The Return Of Marvel Value Stamps, Announced At 2017 Diamond Summit

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Marvel Value Stamps ran in Marvel Comics during 1974-1976, Series A and Series B. Series A saw 100 "stamps" featuring images of Marvel characters that could be cut out from the letters pages of various Marvel comics and then taped into a 16-page book that Marvel sold separately.

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While the Series B stamps were 100 puzzle pieces that could be pieced together to form ten larger images in another stamp book.

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And, in the process, destroying the value of the comics for future collectors.

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Now, announced at the Diamond Summit today to comic book retailers, we have the news that Marvel is bringing the promotion back… somehow.

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I expect collectors would prefer this to be a digital promotion…

You can follow more of our Diamond Summit coverage here.

 

 

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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