The Hero Trade: A Brief Case

Low $80
Mid $200
High $850
  • Standalone reprint of a story originally printed as a backup feature in Eniac #1, limited to 154 copies
  • The first wave of 50 has been sent randomly to collectors who redeemed a ‘final five’ sticker that was obtained by pre-ordering Bad Idea’s final solicited titles
  • Each copy has a word balloon, printed by hand on page 7 that reads "DO NOT CGC ME!"
  • Interior features a mock advertisement for The Hero Trade, inspired by the TMNT #1 ad from Gobbledygook
  • The back cover has a logo for Buttoned Up Comics, scribbled out and replaced with "BAD IDEA". Buttoned Up Comics is the fake publisher used to disguise the true origin of The Hero Trade
  • Standalone reprint of a story originally printed as a backup feature in Eniac #1, limited to 154 copies
  • The first wave of 50 has been sent randomly to collectors who redeemed a ‘final five’ sticker that was obtained by pre-ordering Bad Idea’s final solicited titles
  • Each copy has a word balloon, printed by hand on page 7 that reads "DO NOT CGC ME!"
  • Interior features a mock advertisement for The Hero Trade, inspired by the TMNT #1 ad from Gobbledygook
  • The back cover has a logo for Buttoned Up Comics, scribbled out and replaced with "BAD IDEA". Buttoned Up Comics is the fake publisher used to disguise the true origin of The Hero Trade

Issue Details

Publisher Bad Idea
Artist David Lapham
Writer Matt Kindt
Published November 2021