Wordsmith Renegade 1,2,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12 Caliber 1,4,9 Doc Savage, 13 bk lot VF

Category Collectibles Comics Copper Age (1984-1991) Independent & Small Press

Current price $45.75

Buy It Now price $59.50

Listing type Chinese

Location Oregon, Wisconsin 535** US

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Seller gymwarrior (697)

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Country/Region Of Manufacture United States

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Main Character Clay Washburn

Grade 8.5 VF+

Signed No

Publisher Renegade Press

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These are in very good shape, probably VF - VF+.
This is for Wordsmith #1,2,4,5,6,7,9,10,11, and 12 from Renegade Press and Wordsmith #1,4, and 9 from Caliber Comics. If you love the pulp heroes like Doc Savage, The Shadow, The Avenger and The Spider, then you'll enjoy this very unique series.
From Renegade:
* WORDSMITH #1 - MEET CLAY WASHBURN, WHO IN THE 1930S AND 1940S, TRIES TO MAKE A LIVING BY CRANKING OUT FICTION FOR THE POPULAR "PULP" MAGAZINES OF THE DAY AND STRUGGLES WITH WHATEVER LIFE PUTS IN HIS PATH. IN ADDITION TO CLAY'S WORLD, IN EACH ISSUE, YOU ALSO OFTEN SEE THE ADVENTURES OF THE FICTIONAL CHARACTERS THAT HE IS WORKING ON. IN THIS ISSUE, A TWO-CHAPTER STORY, "TOUGH MEN AND TENDER MOMENTS" AND "DEATHTRAPS AND BREADLINES," CLAY STRUGGLES TO WRITE HIS FICTIONAL CHARACTERS, TOMBSTONE TUNNEY AND CONGO CARSON, OUT OF JAMS AND MEET HIS WRITING DEADLINES. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAD ONE-PAGE TEXT FEATURE ON THE PULP MAGAZINES, B&W. COVER PRICE $1.70.
* WORDSMITH #2 - IN THIS ISSUE, "A DASH OF CHAOS – A PINCH OF ORDER," CLAY STRUGGLES WITH ETHICAL DOUBTS ABOUT HIS WRITING AND HIS GIRL FRIEND'S SNOBBISHNESS AS HE WORKS ON THE ADVENTURES OF BRASS-KNUCKLES BENDIX. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY LES TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAS A MULTI-PAGE TEXT FEATURE AND ART ON THE OLD PULP MAGAZINES. COVER PRICE $1.70.
* WORDSMITH #4 - IN THIS ISSUE, "JIMMY CARTER," CLAY BEFRIENDS A KID WHO IS THE VICTIM OF CHILD ABUSE AS HE WORKS ON THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN STRONG. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAS A MULTI-PAGE TEXT FEATURE AND ART ON THE OLD PULP MAGAZINES. COVER PRICE $1.70.
* WORDSMITH #5 - IN THIS ISSUE, "EVEN HEROES HAVE TO TAKE A JOKE," CLAY LEARNS ABOUT THE NAZI PARTY AND IS THEN ASKED TO WORK ON A NEW MAGAZINE AS HE WRITES THE ADVENTURES OF THUNDERBOLT BONNER AND SPECIAL AGENT O'CONNOR. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAS A MULTI-PAGE TEXT FEATURE AND ART ON THE OLD PULP MAGAZINES. ALSO HAS A BONUS SHADOW PIN-UP BY RON HOBBS. COVER PRICE $1.70.
* WORDSMITH #6 - IN THIS ISSUE, "HAUNTED BY GHOSTS," CLAY'S GIRL FRIEND IS DISGUSTED WITH HIS WRITING AS HE WORKS ON THE ADVENTURES OF HUNTER HAWK. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAS MULTI-PAGE TEXT FEATURE AND ART ON THE OLD PULP MAGAZINES. COVER PRICE $1.70.
* WORDSMITH #7 - IN THIS ISSUE, "TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY" HAS CLAY LOW ON FUNDS AND STRUGGLING FINANCIALLY WHILE THE CHRISTMAS SEASON APPROACHES AND HE WORKS ON THE ADVENTURES OF CONGO CARSON. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAS MULTI-PAGE TEXT FEATURE AND ART ON THE OLD PULP MAGAZINES AND A WORDSMITH PORTFOLIO. COVER PRICE $2.00.
* WORDSMITH #9 - IN THIS ISSUE, AFTER AN AGENT SEES CLAY'S WESTERN STORY, "THE CACTUS EXPRESS," HE OFFERS CLAY A HIGH-PAYING WRITING JOB. BUT WILL CLAY TAKE IT AND IN SO DOING, NEVER WRITE THE OTHER CHARACTERS THAT HE CREATED? SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. COVER PRICE $2.00.
* WORDSMITH #10 - IN THIS ISSUE, "CASTLES IN SPAIN," CLAY TRIES TO HELP A FRIEND WHOSE BROTHER WANTS TO JOIN THE ARMY AND GO TO WAR, GOES ON A DATE WITH HIS NEW GIRL FRIEND AND DISCOVERS COMIC BOOKS WHICH ARE STARTING TO BECOME POPULAR. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. COVER PRICE $2.00.
* WORDSMITH #11 - IN THIS ISSUE, "HI'LO JOE. HOW GOES THE BATTLE," CLAY, NOW MARRIED AND WRITING MOVIE SCREENPLAYS, DEALS WITH A FRIEND'S DEATH, HIS WIFE'S PREGNANCY, WRITING A NOVEL, AND DOING RESEARCH FOR A STORY. SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. COVER PRICE $2.00.
* WORDSMITH #12 - IN THIS ISSUE, "OLD DOGS AND NEW TRICKS," WITH THE WAR LOOMING AND THE PULP MAGAZINES STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE, CLAY HELPS OUT SOME WRITING FRIENDS AND THEY ENTER THE WORLD OF COMIC BOOKS. LOOK FOR A CAMEO BY LEGENDARY COMIC ARTIST JACK KIRBY (REFERRED TO AS JAKE CORBY IN THE STORY). SCRIPT BY DAVE DARRIGO AND ART BY R.G. TAYLOR. ISSUE ALSO HAS MULTI-PAGE TEXT FEATURE AND ART ON THE OLD PULP MAGAZINES. CONTAINS FULL PAGE PORTRAITS OF THE BLACK BAT AND OPERATOR #5. COVER PRICE $2.00.
FROM CALIBER:
* WORDSMITH #1 - STORY BY DAVE DARRIGO. ART AND NEW COVER BY R.G. TAYLOR. REPRINTS OF THE ACCLAIMED SERIES FROM RENEGADE, FEATURING THE LIFE OF 1930S PULP-MAGAZINE WRITER CLAY WASHBURN. CLAY STRUGGLES TO MEET DEADLINES ON HIS JUNGLE AND WESTERN CHARACTERS, WHO HAVE MUCH MORE EXOTIC LIVES; HIS GIRLFRIEND LOOKS DOWN ON HIS CHOICE OF CAREER. 48 PAGES, B&W. COVER PRICE $2.95.
* WORDSMITH #4 - STORY BY DAVE DARRIGO. ART AND NEW COVER BY R.G. TAYLOR. REPRINTS OF THE ACCLAIMED SERIES FROM RENEGADE, FEATURING THE LIFE OF 1930S PULP-MAGAZINE WRITER CLAY WASHBURN. WASHBURNS GIRLFRIEND IS UNABLE TO HIDE HER DISGUST AT HIS LOWBROW WRITING CAREER. 32 PAGES, B&W. COVER PRICE $2.95.
* WORDSMITH #9 - STORY BY DAVE DARRIGO. ART AND NEW COVER BY R.G. TAYLOR. REPRINTS OF THE ACCLAIMED SERIES FROM RENEGADE, FEATURING THE LIFE OF 1930S PULP-MAGAZINE WRITER CLAY WASHBURN. NOW MARRIED AND A SUCCESSFUL SCREENWRITER, WASHBURN DEALS WITH HIS WIFE'S PREGNANCY AND THE SUDDEN DEATH OF A FRIEND, AND DECIDES ITS TIME TO WRITE THAT NOVEL. FINAL ISSUE OF THE SERIES. 32 PAGES, B&W. COVER PRICE $2.95.
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