Dark Dominion 1 uncut and unstapled

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Dark Dominion 1 uncut and unstapled

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I have discovered the existence of a Dark Dominion 1 uncut and unstapled copy. It will soon exist in my residence. This has to be (relatively) far rarer than the unstapled Plasm 0.
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That's pretty awesome. I was aware of the Plasm 0 but had no idea there was an unstapled Dark Dominion out there. I would definitely love to have that one over the Plasm. Congrats!

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Thanks Michal! As far as I’m concerned, it’s the only uncut and unstapled Dark Dominion 1 known to exist!
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Is it a "make-ready"? Most comics have one or two for pre-production double-checking, but they tend to get thrown out. :thumb:

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Yeah. This is the only Defiant one I’ve seen survive other than the Plasm 0s, with this one being obviously far rarer.
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Here’s the most interesting one on eBay.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/SUPERMAN-75-Bl ... Sw~E5dOwPc" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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That is pretty cool. Millions of copies of Superman #75, but there probably aren't many uncut make-ready copies. It was a major media event, though, so there might be a few of those.

It looks like Malibu Ultraverse made some of these types of books for Prime #1 calling them "printer's proofs".

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Yes, I’ve seen a bunch of those Prime 1s. Have you seen any Valiant issues of these?
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I ran across this. It has the color bars on the pages.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/VEI-X-O-Manowa ... SwT55dBcPt" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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StarBrand wrote:Yes, I’ve seen a bunch of those Prime 1s. Have you seen any Valiant issues of these?
A few original 1990s Valiant printer's proofs have been seen.

Here is an old post where Sonicdan had Rai #20 for $30.
http://www.valiantfans.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=36654" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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I have a couple printers proofs for Valiant issues. One is a Mirage, and I can’t recall the other one. I have a couple VEI as well for the early issues, like the X-O one above.

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I love printer proofs. Congrats on this one. I've got some myself, mainly Valiants (including a nice deal rather recently here on the boards), but also three Defiants (Plasm 0, Plasm 2 and Splatterball).

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magnusr wrote:I love printer proofs. Congrats on this one. I've got some myself, mainly Valiants (including a nice deal rather recently here on the boards), but also three Defiants (Plasm 0, Plasm 2 and Splatterball).

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Thanks magnusr! I love them as well. I was unaware a Warriors of Plasm 2 and a Splatterball uncut proof survived. That’s so cool!
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i would like to see pictures of Plasm 0, Plasm 2 and Splatterball.
that would be awesome

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corvettejim1968 wrote:
Thu Dec 30, 2021 8:11:02 am
i would like to see pictures of Plasm 0, Plasm 2 and Splatterball.
that would be awesome
Realized I also have a Genesis and some extra Plasms.

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That's really neat thank you for sharing.
It looks like almost all of the 50 one staple plasm zero books are accounted for now. I've been trying to keep track.
There was only 100 of those unstamped splatter ball issues. Somebody must have a stack of them because you don't see them for sale very often so they've got to be tucked away somewhere.

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magnusr wrote:
Sat Jan 01, 2022 12:05:05 pm
corvettejim1968 wrote:
Thu Dec 30, 2021 8:11:02 am
i would like to see pictures of Plasm 0, Plasm 2 and Splatterball.
that would be awesome
Realized I also have a Genesis and some extra Plasms.

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image

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Some incredible stuff here, Magnus.
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