Thursday, August 16, 2018

New from George Pratt, 2018 Dawn Sketchbook, Bettie Page in Hollywood, Deadman, Zorro, Timely Comics, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, new sale books and more!

This week we have two handsome new art books from veteran artist (and teacher) George Pratt, regular and remarqued. The 2018 Dawn Sketchbook is here, the second Bettie Page in Hollywood trade paperback, a new Deadman, a Zorro prose novel by Peter David, artist Allen Bellman's inside look at Timely Comics, The Dark Phoenix Omnibus, and two unusual new sale books we've never handled before. And...Lady Death La Muerta...

New from George Pratt  |  Michael Linsner  |  Graphic Novels  |  Prose Fiction
Now on Sale  |  Ant-Man Masterworks and X-Men Dark Phoenix Omnibus

Comics Related  |  Statues  |  Coming in November
Bargain Books  |  Rare & Out of Print  |  Mature Readers  |  News & Notes  |  Website Index

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New from George Pratt

 
MURMURS By George Pratt Signed
Signed! By George Pratt. A 36-page book of selections from George Pratt's sketchbooks all scanned by George. This volume includes material from various years in no particular order according to George. Mubeat Brouhaha, 2017...More.

Item Code: MURGS
Soft Cover, 7x9, 36pg, Partial Color
$20.00

 
MURMURS BY GEORGE PRATT Signed with Drawing
Signed with original drawing! (example pictured left) By George Pratt. A 36-page book of selections from George Pratt's sketchbooks all scanned by George. This volume includes material from various years in no particular order according to George. His work is exquisite-moody and compelling. Mubeat Brouhaha, 2017...More.

Item Code: MURGD
Soft Cover, 7x9, 36pg, Partial Color
$65.00

 
WORKS By George Pratt Signed
Signed! By George Pratt. Works collects 40 full color pages of George Pratt's personal explorations in oils, watercolors, pastels, and monotypes with a foreword written by Nicolas Uribe, and an afterword by Dorian Vallejo, two powerful painters. Mubeat Brouhaha, 2017...More.

Item Code: WORGS
Soft Cover, 9x8, 40pg, Full Color
$20.00

 
WORKS BY GEORGE PRATT Signed with Drawing
Signed with original drawing! By George Pratt. Works collects 40 full color pages of George Pratt's personal explorations in oils, watercolors, pastels, and monotypes with an original drawing plus a foreword written by Nicolas Uribe, and an afterword by Dorian Vallejo, two powerful painters. Mubeat Brouhaha, 2017...More.

Item Code: WORGD
Soft Cover, 9x8, 40pg, Full Color
$65.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
JEFFREY JONES SKETCHBOOK
Compiled by Jeffrey Jones and George Pratt. Beautiful pen and ink sketches by renowned artist Jeffrey Jones, with a sprinkling of his painted work interspersed throughout. Interior is black and white, with rich color dust-jacket. Compiled with the help of George Pratt and David Spurlock, with an intro by Michael Friendlander. Includes a conversation with Jeffrey Jones and George Pratt. Vanguard, 2000. . Very Fine. Jacket has a small fold and a few scuffs and scratches. The jacket has a protective plastic cover....More.

Item Code: RB471
Hard Cover, 7x10, 124pg, b&w
$85.00

We also have a second copy of this in softcover, RB725, for $65.00. It was compiled by George Pratt and includes a conversation with Jeff Jones and George. It's relatively scarce. See our website for more in-print and rare books by Jeffrey Jones.

 

Michael Linsner's New Sketchbook

 
DAWN 2018 Sketchbook Signed
Signed! Highly Recommended. By Joseph Michael Linsner. Linsner proves himself once again a master of the female form. A slew of wonderful Dawn images in various seductive garments, including his patented skin-tight outfits that might as well be nude. Here too is new work including Wonder Woman, Batman, Batgirl and a stunning reheaded Robin. Most from 2017 and 2018. The centerfold and covers are both double page/wrap around illustrations. Entirely in full color. Linsner, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: DAW18S
Soft Cover, 5x8, 24pg, Full Color
$20.00

Still available is the 2017 sketchbook, also $20 [DAW17S]. We have just three left of the out of print 2016 sketchbook at $30 [DAW16S].

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
DAWN FEMME FATALE GODDESS PVC Diorama Statue
Recommended. Designed by Joseph Michael Linsner. Sculpted by Sam Greenwell. The ephemeral Dawn, star of Joseph Michael Linsner's comic books of the same name, returns to the Femme Fatales PVC statue line with this 9-inch sculpture of her in her Executive Goddess attire! Made of high-quality plastic with collectible-quality paint applications, this statue comes packaged in a full-color window (on 3 sides) box. A Diamond Select Toys Release. Diamond Select Toys, 2018...More.

Item Code: DAWFF
9 tall, Full Color
$55.00

Due in this month is the Dawn Statue [JOSDA. $189.99]. Also the Dawn & Vampirella graphic novel, Regular Hardcover [DAWVH. $24.99], and Deluxe Signed Hardcover (Gold Foil-logo and signed bonus plate) [DAWVD. $39.99].

 

Graphic Novels

 
BETTIE PAGE #2 Model Agent
Collects Bettie Page #5-8. By David Avallone. Art by Esau Figueroa, Matt Gaudio and Bane Wade. Cover art by Joseph Michael Linsner. You know that thing where your flight back to NYC is interrupted so you can be debriefed at a secret government base, only to find that base under attack by giant radioactive monsters? And you can't get another flight back home until you defeat the giant radioactive monsters? Sucks, right? But our Bettie can handle it. Dynamite, 2018...More.

Item Code: BP02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 112pg, Full Color
$17.99

We're running low on the variant cover sets of the comics #2-8 [BP02P, etc. $11.99}. All are now out of print. We have only six of #2 and four of #4. #1 is sold out, but you can find the story in the first trade paperback collection in this series, collecting issues #1-4 and 16 pages of variant covers: [BP01. $17.99].

See our other Bettie Page collections on the website.

 
DEADMAN
By Neal Adams. In 1967, a blazingly talented young artist helped bring the strange adventures of Deadman to life--and redefined what comics could do. Now Neal Adams has reunited with this haunting hero to solve the mystery of his murder once and for all! Boston Brand was just a circus performer when an assassin cut him down in his high-flying prime. Given an eerie afterlife as the spectral superhero called Deadman, he has the power to possess the living in order to fight for justice...and find his own killer. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: DEADM
Soft Cover, 7x10, 160pg, Full Color
$16.99 $15.50

 

Prose Fiction

 
ZORRO AND THE LITTLE DEVIL
By Peter David. In the early 1800s, California was still under Spanish rule. Some military commanders plundered and won riches at the expense of the peace-loving settlers, until one man gave them the spirit to resist tyranny. That man was Zorro! Zorro Productions, 2018...More.

Item Code: ZORRL
Soft Cover, 6x9, 202pg, Text Only
$19.95

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
SONG OF OPAR Signed
First Printing, limited to 100. By Jim Malachowski. Cover by Joe Jusko. Song of Opar is an update of Tarzan and La's adventures beginning in the early twentieth century. Working with new information, the Opar stories have been enhanced and updated. This places more emphasis on the origins of Opar, adventures of Tarzan and La not documented anywhere else, and the demise of the lost city. 115,000 words. Features a spectacular cover featuring the talent of well-known ERB artist, Joe Jusko. Also thirty interior illustrations newly created, by the author, expressly for this book. Nudity. Seti Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: SONOPA
Soft Cover, 6x9, 380pg, Text/b&w
$29.95

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
BEST OF SPICY MYSTERY Volume 1
By Henry Kuttner, Lew Merrill, Robert Leslie Bellem et al. Edited by Alfred Jan. Carefully selected stories break out of formula pulp fiction. 11 tales complete, uncut, and with the original (usually racy) illustrations. Introduction by editor Alfred Jan, one of the leading experts on the series. Here's Indiana Jones gone bad, overzealous adventurers who bring home forbidden idols. And a man who falls far too hard for a seductive woman. A locked-room mystery! And SF master Kuttner doing a weird menace! Altus, 2012. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: BSM01
Soft Cover, 6x9, 188pg, Text/b&w
$17.95

Volume 2 is also available at the same price.

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
AVENGERS OF THE MOON A Captain Future Novel
Highly Recommended. By Allen Steele. An old-fashioned, SF pulp adventure with a modern sensibility. The author of Arkwright reprises the popular Edmond Hamilton series from the 1940s pulps. Curt Newton has spent his life hidden from humankind, raised by a robot, an android, and the disembodied brain of a renowned scientist. Curt's innate curiosity and nose for trouble inadvertently lead him into a plot to destabilize the Solar Coalition and assassinate the president. To uncover the evil mastermind--Curt must become Captain Future. TOR, 2018...More.

Item Code: AVENM
Soft Cover, 6x9, 300pg
$16.99

I really enjoyed this new take on Captain Future and highly recommend it. See our Pulp Fiction section for all of our prose novels, from Tarzan and Burroughs spin-offs to The Green Lama, Dr. Yen-Sin. The Phantom novels are now up to volume 8.

 

Now on Sale

 
LOVE IN VAIN Robert Johnson 1911-1938
Closeout Price! By Jean-Michel Dupont. Art by Mezzo. A graphic novel look at his life and songs. From "Crossroads Blues" to "Sweet Home Chicago", "Hellhound on My Trail" to "Come On In My Kitchen", Robert Johnson wrote some of the most enduring and formative songs of the original blues era, songs that would go on to help shape the birth of rock 'n' roll in the 1960s. Exploring the stories and legends that surround his life and death, his childhood, his womanizing, his pact with the devil at the crossroads, Mezzo and DuPont have produced a creative and beautiful depiction of this most extraordinary life. Faber and Faber, 2016...More.

Item Code: LOVVH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x8, 73pg, b&w
$29.95 $14.95

 
COMICS ART
Closeout Price! By Paul Gravett. Richly illustrated with many images taken from original artwork and rare artifacts, Comics Art gives a fascinating, accessible guide to some of the special properties of sequential art, such as panels, page layouts, speech balloons and wordless "narration". It addresses concerns about how comics perpetuate stereotypes and support the status quo, while assessing their growing significance, notably through autobiography and reportage, as vehicles for provocative voices often silenced in other media. Tate Publishing, 2013...More.

Item Code: COMART
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 144pg, Text/Partial Color
$24.95 $14.95

We have not offered either of these before. Love In Vain is from an offbeat publisher so we missed it when it came out. Comics Art...not sure what happened on that one, but it's new to us and now remaindered.

See all of our newest on-sale items here.

 

Ant-Man Masterworks and Dark Phoenix Omnibus

 
MARVEL MASTERWORKS ANT-MAN/GIANT-MAN Volume 3
By Mike Friedrich, Roy Thomas, Tony Isabella et al. Art by Herb Trimpe, P Craig Russell, George Tuska et al. Because you demanded it! The Marvel Masterworks are proud to bring you the continuing adventures of Ant-Man — and not just one Ant-Man! Hank Pym's never-before-reprinted Marvel Feature series with the Wasp leads the way. Then comes Pym's former assistant, Bill Foster, who becomes an all-new Giant-Man under the codename Black Goliath. His adventures continue into Champions in a story featuring the power of the Infinity Gems. Next comes the debut of Scott Lang, the man who stole the mantle of Ant-Man -- literally! Marvel, 2018...More.

Item Code: MMWAN03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 376pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

See more of Ant-Man on the website.

 
X-MEN Dark Phoenix Saga Omnibus
Collects X-Men #97-105, 107-108, 125-138 and parts of ten other comics. Highly Recommended. By Chris Claremont and Jo Duffy. Art by Dave Cockrum, John Byrne et al. The greatest comic book saga ever told, in one cosmic-sized Omnibus! It begins with a shocking story in which Jean Grey/Marvel Girl sacrifices herself...only to be reborn as Phoenix! But when a galaxy-spanning adventure reveals that Jean Grey has somehow attained power beyond conception, Cyclops and the X-Men can only watch as Phoenix is corrupted absolutely. As the team faces the Shi'ar Empire, Hellfire Club and more, can Jean be redeemed? Marvel, 2018...More.

Item Code: XMDARKH
Hard Cover, 688pg, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
PHOENIX RESURRECTION Volume 1 The Return of Jean Grey
Collects #1-5, 2017-18. Recommended. By Matthew Rosenberg. Art by Leinil Francis Yu, Carlos Pacheco and Joe Bennett. Years ago, Jean Grey died at the hands of a villainous mutant -- and the X-Men mourned her. Jean's teammates have lived without her, and some have died. But now, when strange and mysterious events start happening all over the world, an unmistakable pattern forms, and the X-team can only come to one startling conclusion. Impossible as it seems -- the one true Jean Grey is back from the dead! We liked this; a stand-alone story which doesn't require you to be current on the X-Men universe, with many original X-Men members: Beast, Kitty Pryde (now team leader), Iceman, Scott and Logan. Bonus: 13 variant covers! Marvel, 2018...More.

Item Code: PR01
Soft Cover, 6x10, 136pg, Full Color
$17.99 $15.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
JOHN BYRNE'S X-MEN Artifact Edition
By Chris Claremont. Art by John Byrne. John Byrne's run on the X-Men began with issue #108 and lasted until #143. This Artifact Edition includes more than 100 pages of X-Men covers, splashes, and pages from this run. The team of Claremont, Byrne, and Austin made the X-Men (which was already a hit series under Dave Cockrum) soar to #1 in new comics sales. They introduced Alpha Flight, and then created the near mythical storylines “The Dark Phoenix Saga” and “Days of Future Past.” IDW, 2018...More.

Item Code: JBXAEH
Hard Cover, 12x17, 144pg, b&w
$125.00

Orders for this Artist's Edition are already strong. See more X-Men on our website.

 

Comics Related

 
TIMELY CONFIDENTIAL When the Golden Age of Comics was Young
By Allen Bellman. One day in 1942, a kid who liked to draw responded to an advertisement in the New York Times. He carried his portfolio to a young, upstart publishing company, landing a job on the spot. That company would become Marvel Comics ... Allen Bellman participated in the early years of popular characters like Captain America, the Human Torch, and the Sub-Mariner. One day he left the comics field and never looked back. Five decades later, an intrepid Golden Age comic book collector located him. Allen received a hero ‘s welcome from comic book historians, and now appears at conventions nationwide! Herewith, his circuitous journey back to comics. Bold Venture, 2017...More.

Item Code: TIMC
Soft Cover, 7x10, 166pg, Full Color
$39.95

Coming soon: we will have a signed version of this for $5 more, signed by Timely artist and author Allen Bellman [TIMCS. $44.95]. Allen's is not a well-known name, but he was a long-time Timely and Atlas artist. He's been interviewed in Alter Ego. He's one of our last surviving 1940s comics artists.

 
ALTER EGO 154
Edited by Roy Thomas. In Alter Ego, Allen Bellman, artist in the original early-1940s Timely/Marvel bullpen, tells Dr. Michael J. Vassallo everything he didn't discuss in their 2004 interview, with art by Shores, Burgos, Brodsky, Sekowsky, Everett, Pfeufer, Klein, Burlockoff, Jaffee, Fago, et al. Plus, a spotlight on Marvel's trio of early-'70s heroine comics, featuring talks with Linda Fite and Paty Cockrum (The Cat), Carole Seuling (Shanna the She-Devil), and Roy Thomas (Night Nurse), with art by Severin, Fradon, Andru, and Mortimer! Twomorrows, 2018...More.

Item Code: AE154
Soft Cover, 8x11, 96pg, Full Color
$9.95

Issues #150-153 are also available at the same price. And check out the special Alter Ego Barbarian Bundle. Issues #80, 83, and 89 from 2008-2009...discounted [ALTBP. $23.85 , your price $16.95].

 
COMICS REVUE PRESENTS AUG 2018
Front cover by Jeremy Macpherson. Highly Recommended. By Russ Manning, Wilson McCoy, V.T. Hamlin, Stan Lynde, Roy Crane et al. America's longest-running magazine of classic comics now has twice as many pages of strips as the earlier version, on better paper, including 8 pages of full-color comic strips, and features Flash Gordon by Harry Harrison, Rick O'Shay by Stan Lynde, The Phantom by Wilson McCoy, Gasoline Alley by Dick Moores, Alley Oop by V. T. Hamlin, Tarzan by Russ Manning, Steve Canyon by Milton Caniff, and Casey Ruggles by Warren Tufts, plus stories in black and white. Manuscript Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: CR0818
Soft Cover, 8x10, 128pg, Partial Color
$19.95

See all previous issues back to 2016 on the website.

 

Statues

 
LADY DEATH LA MUERTA Statue
Numbered & limited, 1000! Art by Brian Pulido. Sculpted by Clayburn Moore. Brian Pulido's signature character pays homage to the Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations in this breathtaking, limited-edition, cold-cast porcelain sculpture by Clayburn Moore for The CS Moore Studio. Paint design based on the Lady Death cover artwork by Richard Ortiz! Every aspect of this hauntingly beautiful statue has intricate detail that makes each viewing a pleasure -- her flowing tattoos, the gorgeous hibiscus flowers in her hair, the Mexican stylized skulls and flowers on the ornate base, and the powerful staff adorned with a polished skull. Don't miss this unbelievable new Dia de los Muertos take on Lady Death. CS Moore Studio, 2018...More.

Item Code: LADLM
18 tall, Full Color
$249.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
LADY DEATH Naughtier!
Limited, 1000. By Richard Ortiz, Monte Moore, David Harrigan et al. Lady Death is fierce and powerful, but even the diva of death has a naughty nature. Feast your eyes on fantastic imagery depicting Lady Death's sensual side by today's top illustrators with this all new 48 page, 9" x 12" limited edition hardcover art book! Features artwork by Marc Silvestri, Greg Horn, Richard Ortiz, Mike DeBalfo, Mike Krome, Dawn McTeigue, David Harrigan, Lorenzo Sperlonga, Paolo Pantalena, Sabine Rich, Monte Moore, Eric Basaldua (Ebas) and many more! Hand picked and art directed by Lady Death creator Brian Pulido. Coffin Comics, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: LDNAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 48pg, Full Color
$40.00

There is also a deluxe edition which comes with a signed print [LDNAHS. $60].

 

Coming in November

 
THE NASA ARCHIVES 1958-2018
Special Order! By Andrew Chaikin. Journey through the U.S. space program's fascinating pictorial history. On October 1, 1958, the world's first civilian space agency opened for business as an emergency response to the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik a year earlier. Within a decade, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, universally known as NASA, had evolved from modest research teams experimenting with small converted rockets into one of the greatest technological and managerial enterprises ever known, capable of sending men to the moon aboard gigantic rockets and of dispatching robot explorers to Venus, Mars, and worlds far beyond. In spite of occasional, tragic setbacks in NASA's story, the Apollo moon project remains a byword for American ingenuity; its winged space shuttles spearheaded the International Space Station and its dazzling array of astronomical satellites, robotic landers, and earth sciences programs have transformed our understanding of the cosmos, and our home world's fragile place within it. Taschen, 2018. Due Nov. ...More.

Item Code: NASAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 13x13, 492pg, Full Color
$150.00

 
WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE The Complete Story
By David Gerstein, J.B. Kaufman. Celebrate Mickey's complete legacy with volume two of one of the most expansive illustrated publications on the Disney universe: 1,500 images including behind-the-scenes shots and rare animation sketches that salute the art behind all of Mickey's 121 cartoons, his timeless comic adventures, and the world of Mickey merchandise and memorabilia. The landmark volume also spans the legendary Mickey Mouse Club as well as unfinished projects. Taschen, 2018. Due Nov. ...More.

Item Code: WALMMH
Hard Cover with CD - No Dustjacket, 11x16, 480pg, Full Color
$200.00 $185.00

On the website you will find out-of-print rare books, like the Mickey Mouse Merchandise Catalog, a pirate edition of the rare 1938/1939 edition ($150) , Mickey Mouse in Color ($60) and an original Mickey Mouse Magazine from 1939 ($135). Plus Timeless Tales collections, Disney Masters collections, and many more wonderful Disney books.

 
STAR WARS ARCHIVES EPISODES IV-VI 1977-1983
Star Wars exploded onto our cinema screens in 1977, and the world has not been the same since. After watching depressing and cynical movies throughout the early 1970s, audiences enthusiastically embraced the positive energy of the Star Wars universe as they followed moisture farmer Luke Skywalker on his journey through galaxies, meeting extraordinary characters like mysterious hermit Obi-Wan Kenobi, space adventurers Han Solo and Chewbacca, bumbling droids C-3PO and R2-D2, bold Princess Leia and the horrific Darth Vader, servant of the dark, malevolent Emperor. Taschen, 2018. Due Nov. ...More.

Item Code: STARWH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x16, 600pg, Full Color
$200.00 $185.00

More Star Wars on the website, both US newspaper strips and British strips.

 
BATMAN The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 6
By Edmond Hamilton, Bill Finger et al. Art by Bob Kane, Dick Sprang et al. A comprehensive collection of the Dark Knight's Golden Age adventures from some of the creative titans of the comic book industry! In these tales from the late 1940s, the Dynamic Duo continues to fight crime as they encounter villains including Two-Face, The Joker, the Penguin and more! This new Omnibus hardcover also includes the debut appearance of the Riddler, a retelling of Batman's origin and an unusual tale in which Batman and Robin reenact the story of Frankenstein. DC, 2018. Due Nov. ...More.

Item Code: BATG06H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 792pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

See the website for previous Batman Omnibus collections and softcover editions. And much more Batman.

 
WONDER WOMAN The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 3
Sensation Comics #49-67, Wonder Woman #16-24 and Comics Cavalcade #14-22. By Robert Kanigher, Joyce Murchison, William Moulton Marston. Art by Harry G. Peter. Wonder Woman, the best-known female superhero in the world and star of her own monthly comics, faced the evil of the Axis powers in these World War II-era tales. In these stories, Wonder Woman protects Man's World, using her bracelets and lasso of truth to stop injustice. These tales include Wonder Woman's battle to keep innocents from being drawn into a land of nightmares and see her sending a gangster to Paradise Island to be reformed, attending a costume party to prevent a murder and much more! DC, 2018. Due Nov. ...More.

Item Code: WWGA03H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 784pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

The first two omnibus volumes are still available. See all our Wonder Woman on the site.

 

Bargain Books

These books are generally very low in stock, as few as two or three copies--too few to list in our regular clearance sale. This may be your last chance at this special price. Don't miss out, act now.

 


ELFQUEST The Art of the Story [ELFAH. $50.00 $29.95].

INSIDE THE WORLD OF GERRY ANDERSON [INSGH. $27.95 $23.95].

JOHNNY HAZARD Volume 2 [JH02H. $49.99 $24.99].

LOUIS ICART The Complete Etchings [LOUISHC. $79.99 $39.99].

ART OF HARLEY QUINN [ARTHQH. $45.00 $24.95].

CAPTAIN EASY Soldier of Fortune Volume 1 [CE01H. $39.99 $24.99].

CAPTAIN EASY Soldier of Fortune Volume 3 [CE03H. $39.99 $24.99].

THE LOST WORK OF WILL EISNER [LOWEH. $24.99 $14.95].

MEKA By Bengal [MEKH. $19.99 $5.99].

RUSSIAN ART OF THE AVANT-GARDE [RUSAR. $27.95 $18.95].

You can see all of our discounted items on the website, under Closeouts at the end of each category (such as Artists and Illustration, Comics Related, etc). To get on our email list for Sales & Specials, click here.

 

Rare & Out of Print

This week we have many hardcover novels and collected stories by Edger Rice Burroughs. The Monster Men, Escape on Venus, I am a Barbarian, Synthetic Men of Mars and A Fighting Man of Mars.

Still available is the slipcase set of Edgar Rice Burroughs 100 Year Art Chronology.

Also this week from Robert E. Howard, The Hour of the Dragon. Click here to see other books from Robert E. Howard, including the first two books of the Conan of Cimmeria series.

Lastly we have two copies of King of the Khyber Rifles, both illustrated by Joseph Clement Coll. One copy is a true first edition from 1916, and the other is a Donald M. Grant reprint from 1978.

 

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Mature Readers

Taschen has produced a new, less expensive version of their big Bettina Rheims books. Rheims is a female photographer of nudes, on the cutting edge.

And coming in November is a nude photography collection by Laurent Benaim. Edited by Dian Hanson. “I've always been fascinated by sex, the diversity of practices, the will and perseverance of people to realize their fantasies,” says Paris photographer Laurent Benaïm.

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News and Notes

I am on vacation this week and next, so I have not been able to see, review and edit the new items above. I put together this email from Connecticut. I’ll catch up with these when I get back, adding more details and my personal recommendations.

I’ve been shopping for Golden Age and Silver Age comics for my collection from several of my favorite dealers: Richard Evans at Bedrock City in Houston, Ted Van Liew at Superworld in Holden, MA, and Jim Payette’s Rare Books and Comics in New Hampshire. All have their own online sites and I recommend them. MyComicShop.com is also a great place to look for comics right up to the present day.

~Bud

 
 
 

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