TMNT Vol. I #01 1st Printing 40th Anniversary Reproduction (TMNT: A Collection)



$50.00$2,250.00

A full reproduction of TMNT #1 1st Printing created using the TMNT #1 Production Negatives as the source for all 40 pages and scans of the interior covers from an actual 1st printing in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of TMNT. Presented exactly as it was in 1984 using the original dimensions (10 15/16″ x 7 1/2″), interiors, layout, and material (newsprint interiors / lightweight cover paper) – including the unique printing defects and irregularities. This reproduction was even manufactured using the original machinery models (as much as still possible) – including the presses (Goss Community Offset Press), folding machine, and bindery equipment. Additionally, this book was completely printed and manufactured in Maine – exactly like the original TMNT #1 1st & 2nd Printings from 1984.

A total of five (5) variant covers were made for this TMNT #1 1st Printing Reproduction but the interiors (including interior covers) all are exactly the same; only the exterior covers vary between them. The TMNT: A Collection Exclusive available here is the original classic red TMNT #1 1st Printing cover by Kevin Eastman – see all variants here.

PLEASE NOTE: These reproductions, just like the originals, contain flaws, defects and printing variations. Due to the manufacturing equipment and processes used for this reproduction, the entire print run (across all 5 variants) reflects a unique, minor crease running lengthwise near the page edge of the front cover. This was caused by the 50+ year old bindery equipment used to replicate the exact process the original book went through in 1984. DO NOT ORDER THIS IF YOU ARE EXPECTING TO GET A 9.8. NM condition is 9.2-9.7; VF is 7.5-9.0

  • SINGLE COPIES: Single copies come bagged/boarded. Two options:
    • NM (9.2-9.7) – incredible collectible copies
    • VF (7.5-9.0 with some form of minor damage – see examples here) – excellent reader copies
  • FULL CASE DAMAGES: Full Cases of DAMAGED copies (50 copies – see examples here) come in their original shipping box without being bagged or boarded (although that box will be shipped inside a larger box for protection). 

Orders will ship out as quickly as possible and you’ll be notified via email with tracking when your book(s) ship.

Description

A full reproduction of TMNT #1 1st Printing created using the TMNT #1 Production Negatives as the source for all 40 pages and scans of the interior covers from an actual 1st printing in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of TMNT. Presented exactly as it was in 1984 using the original dimensions (10 15/16″ x 7 1/2″), interiors, layout, and material (newsprint interiors / lightweight cover paper) – including the unique printing defects and irregularities. This reproduction was even manufactured using the original machinery models (as much as still possible) – including the presses (Goss Community Offset Press), folding machine, and bindery equipment. Additionally, this book was completely printed and manufactured in Maine – exactly like the original TMNT #1 1st & 2nd Printings from 1984.

A total of five (5) variant covers were made for this TMNT #1 1st Printing Reproduction but the interiors (including interior covers) all are exactly the same; only the exterior covers vary between them. The TMNT: A Collection Exclusive available here is the original classic red TMNT #1 1st Printing cover by Kevin Eastman – see all variants here.

PLEASE NOTE: These reproductions, just like the originals, contain flaws, defects and printing variations. Due to the manufacturing equipment and processes used for this reproduction, the entire print run (across all 5 variants) reflects a unique, minor crease running lengthwise near the page edge of the front cover. This was caused by the 50+ year old bindery equipment used to replicate the exact process the original book went through in 1984. DO NOT ORDER THIS IF YOU ARE EXPECTING TO GET A 9.8. NM condition is 9.2-9.7; VF is 7.5-9.0

  • SINGLE COPIES: Single copies come bagged/boarded. Two options:
    • NM (9.2-9.7) – incredible collectible copies
    • VF (7.5-9.0 with some form of minor damage – see examples here) – excellent reader copies
  • FULL CASE DAMAGES: Full Cases of DAMAGED copies (50 copies – see examples here) come in their original shipping box without being bagged or boarded (although that box will be shipped inside a larger box for protection). 

Orders will ship out as quickly as possible and you’ll be notified via email with tracking when your book(s) ship.

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