2019 GB - DY29 - Marvel Iconic Super Heroes Prestige Book


DY29 [DB5(81)] Marvel Iconic Super Heroes, Prestige Book.

Fully illustrated 24-page Prestige Stamp Booklet featuring a fascinating insight into the history of Marvel Comics tracing the evolution from its origins in 1939 through to the present day.

Contains short illustrated texts on:

  • How the ‘British Invasion’ of editors and illustrators in the 1980s revolutionised Marvel’s stories.
  • A closer look at the process behind making a comic book illustration from pencil sketch to the final colour print.
  • Classic Marvel comic book covers and illustrations
Together with:
  • A classic retro Iron Man front cover
  • Four stamp panes which include all fifteen Marvel stamps as well as a pane of gummed Machin definitive stamps with the iconic Comics Code Authority seal of approval (which used to appear prominently on comic book covers) at the centre.
  • Stamp Panes 1 and 2 contain the main stamp issue of ten stamps featuring Spider-Man, Captain Marvel, Hulk, Captain Britain, Doctor Strange, Peggy Carter, Iron Man, Union Jack, Black Panther, Thor.
  • Stamp Panes 3 and 4 reproduces the stamp Mini Sheet of five stamps, featuring comic strip with Thor, Iron Man, Dr Strange, Hulk, Captain Britain, Spider-Man, Black Panther in action together against Thanos.
  • Stamp Pane 5 contains one £1.45, two each of 1p, £1.25 and three 20p Machin Definitive Stamps with a central "Comics Code Authority seal of approval" label. Normal PVA gum.
The Machin Pane has M18L + M IL overprint codes (missing "P" compared to other similar booklets) and no security slits on all stamps.

Issued 14.03.2019

All Panes are printed in Lithography by International Security Printers (Cartor).

DP553 - Pane from which the single is sourced.

An example (using the £1.45) showing the missing 'A' from MAIL.

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This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 21 April, 2019.

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