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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