Friday, March 27, 2015

Weird Love! Wonder Woman Amazon/Hero/Icon, Complete Zap Super Deluxe/signed, Sheriff of Bullet Valley, EC Slipcase 2, Harvey Horrors/Phantom Lady $9.95 Sale, Warehouse Find: more Moebius

New this week!

Big news this week: 21 different PS Art Books—Harvey Horror titles and The Phantom Lady—are now 60% off cover price. These are all excellent, Highly Recommended collections of great pre-code stories. Also here: A special Complete Zap edition with five Giclee prints. A handsome new Wonder Woman illustrated history. Carl Barks, EC, Vampirella, Batman 66 Meets the Green Hornet, a new Green Lama—and the strangest Italian erotic comics EVER!

Our brand new catalog is now downloadable (5mb): Little Nemo cover (see it below). It’s mailing right now.

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Art Books

 


WONDER WOMAN AMAZON HERO ICON -- By Robert Greenberger. Foreword by George Pérez.
Recommended. A fine illustrated look at the first lady of comics: 250 best covers, interior pages, and sketch treatments, beginning with her inception in the early 1940s, and every decade since then, right up to present-day. Lots of fine work by Terry Dodson, Alex Ross, Jim Lee, George Perez, and Brian Bolland, to name only a few. And a complete exploration of the many faces of DC's #1 super-heroine.....More.

Item Code: WWAMH
Your price: $19.99
Publisher: Chartwell, 2015
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Dimensions: 9x12
Pages: 208pg
Color: Full Color throughout
We have a lot more fun Wonder Woman material. I highly recommend a couple favorites:
The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore. $29.95, your price $24.95
Wonder Woman Complete Newspaper Comics 1944-45 $49.99, your price $39.99
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COMPLETE ZAP COMIX Deluxe Boxed Set -- By R. Crumb, Rick Griffin, Paul Mavrides, Victor Moscoso, Spain Rodriguez, et al.
Recommended. Limited, 250 with Giclee Prints Signed! There scarcely was an underground comics world before Robert Crumb's classic solo first issue of Zap in 1968. By Zap #2, he had begun assembling a Seven Samurai of the best, the fiercest, and the most stylistically diverse cartoonists to come out of the countercultural kiln. All of them were extremists of one sort or another, from biker-gang member Spain Rodriguez to psychedelic surfer Rick Griffin. Mature Readers....More.

Item Code: COMZD
Your price: $750.00
Publisher: Fantagraphics, 2015
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Dimensions: 9x12
Pages: 920pg
Color: PC
Still available is the “regular” boxed edition: COMZH. $500, your price $429 (and we pay the postage). As always, any order over $300 (in the U.S.) is shipped postpaid at our cost.
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Harvey Horrors & Phantom Lady Softcover Sale

Now available: Every volume of these five excellent titles is now just $9.99--60% off cover price. In the interest of saving space, I've pictured and described just the first in every series. See our website for all details on all volumes. Act now--like the last PS Artbooks sale, our supply is limited.
 


HARVEY HORRORS: WITCHES TALES Volume 1 -- By Rudy Palais, Bob Powell, John Giunta, Howard Nostrand, et al.
Highly Recommended. Collects #1-5, 1951. I've said elsewhere that the horror comics created by Harvey in the early 1950s came close to rivaling EC's own titles. This is the very beginnings of their horror line. Here is "Launched in Blood," "The Dead Won't Due," "Phantoms in the Flames," "Tombstones to Tibet," "The Forest of Skeletons," "The Sewer Monsters," and much, much more--28 stories in all.....More.

Item Code: HHW01
Published at $24.99
On Sale! Save $15!
Your price: $9.99
Publisher: PS Artbooks, 2013
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 180pg
Color: Full Color throughout
Also available: Volumes 2-5. $9.99 each
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HARVEY HORRORS BLACK CAT MYSTERY Volume 1 -- By Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Rudy Palais, Warren Kremer, et al.
Recommended. Collects #30-34 (the first five issues), 1951-52. Harvey Comics is best known for kid-friendly hits like Richie Rich and Little Dot. But like Atlas (Marvel) and EC, Harvey were perfectly happy to pull out all the stops on horror. Before the Comics Code, they produced many of the meatiest and wildest stories of gore and terror, ghosts and sudden death, strange creatures and madmen and madwomen. Comics fans consider their short but sweet run of horror next in line after EC, and equal to or better than the somewhat pedestrian fare from Atlas.....More.

Item Code: HHB01
Published at $24.99
On Sale! Save $15!
Your price: $9.99
Publisher: PS Artbooks, 2013
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 180pg
Color: Full Color throughout
Also available: Volumes 2-5, $9.99 each
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HARVEY HORRORS: CHAMBER OF CHILLS Volume 1 -- By Bob Powell, Rudy Palais, Lee Elias, et al.
Highly Recommended. Collects #1-5. Here's is Harvey's first horror title which kicked off in June, 1951. Five complete issues offer superlative artwork by Bob Powell, who contributes the lead-off stories in three issues. This is some of his best horror work, with shrunken heads, evil witches and the walking dead. Rudy Palais is the next talent here with two stories, and Lee Elias is here with stories as well as the beginning of his long stint as the principal cover artist for all the Harvey line.....More.

Item Code: HHC01
Published at $24.99
On Sale! Save $15!
Your price: $9.99
Publisher: PS Artbooks, 2013
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 180pg
Color: Full Color throughout
Also available: Volumes 2-5, $9.99 each
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HARVEY HORRORS: TOMB OF TERROR Volume 1 -- By Bob Powell, Rudy Palais, Lee Elias, et al.
Highly Recommended. Collects #1-5, 1952. Here are the first five wild issues of the horror stories that would give EC a run for their money. Here is Bob Powell, in stories like "Cavern of the Doom." "The Rat Man" and "The Dead Awaken," doing work that was every bit as powerful as anything at EC. Here is Rudy Palais in stories like "The Crypt of Death" and "Head of the Medusa," doing over-the-top Frankenstein-like monsters, tortured prisoners on a rack and his trademark, profusely sweating victims. Here is Lee Elias, doing most of the covers as well as stories including "The Thing From the Center of the Earth."....More.

Item Code: HHT01
Published at $24.99
On Sale! Save $15!
Your price: $9.99
Publisher: PS Artbooks, 2013
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 180pg
Color: Full Color throughout
Also available: Volumes 1-3 (this completes this shorter run), $9.99 each
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PHANTOM LADY Volume 1 -- By Arthur Peddy, Rudy Palais, Joe Kubert and Frank Borth
Highly Recommended. The Phantom Lady, today widely known as the sexiest comic heroine of the Golden Age, actually began her comics career long before the Matt Baker-drawn issues that Fox began in 1947, the most widely known. She began as a back-up feature in Police Comics, which is where Jack Cole's Plastic Man and Will Eisner's The Spirit were the headliners and cover features. This first softcover collection compiles 23 excellent stories from Police. This first Phantom Lady was also quite a sexy heroine, and none of these stories have ever before been collected in full color.....More.

Item Code: PHL01
Published at $24.99
On Sale! Save $15!
Your price: $9.99
Publisher: PS Artbooks, 2013
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 180pg
Color: Full Color throughout

Also available: Volumes 2-3, $9.99 each

See our website for hardcovers and complete boxed sets in slipcase (still cover price). Search Harvey Horrors and Phantom Lady.

Also from PS Art Books: A few months ago we scored several hardcover volumes at sale prices. It turned out to be a one-shot deal and we are unable to restock them. Here are the titles still available, in very limited supply. Planet Comics Vol 1 sold out and is again cover price:

Adventures Into the Unknown Vol 1-3 $48, your price $19.95 each

Skeleton Hand Vol 1 $48, your price $19.95

Capt. Video Vol 1 $48, your price $19.95

Forbidden Worlds Vol 1-3 $48, your price $29.95 each

Witches Tales Vol 2-4 $48, your price $34.00

Chamber of Chills Vol 4 $48, your price $34.00

Reminder: the Hardcover editions have extra features, and often include one or more issues than the softcovers. For instance, the two Phantom Lady hardcovers contain all the material in the THREE softcovers, plus extra features.

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Graphic Novels & Archives

 


WEIRD LOVE: You Know You Want It -- Art by George Evans, Mark Swayze, Ogden Whitney, Jack Sparling et al.
Highly Recommended. From Yoe! Books. Your Valentine likes it hardcover...here's the must-give book for them (or just get it for your depraved self)! Weird Love collects the first three issues of the so-bad-it's-good comic book that is the buzz of geekdom! Plus a raging bonus showcase of the most bizarre and sexy romance comic book covers!....More.

Item Code: WEILH
Published at $29.99
On Sale! Save $3!
Your price: $26.99
Publisher: IDW, 2015
Binding: Hardcover without dustjacket
Dimensions: 8x11
Pages: 160pg
Color: Full Color throughout
See our website for more weird and wonderful collections from Craig Yoe and IDW Books.
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WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK Volume 2: Sheriff of Bullet Valley -- By Carl Barks.
Highly Recommended. One of Donald Duck's most famous adventures in this new line of affordable, kid-sized books. Filled with that Barks magic, one long adventure story (from the Four Color one-shot), plus a hilarious ten-pager with Gladstone Gander (Mr. Lucky), plus single pagers. Donald and the kids head west for wild adventure, battling Blacksnake McSquirt. Donald as sheriff, sporting a six-gun? Watch out!....More.

Item Code: WDDD02
Your price: $9.99


Publisher: Fantagraphics, 2015
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x5
Pages: 96pg
Color: Full Color throughout
 

ALSO AVAILABLE

WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK Volume 1: Ghost of the Grotto -- By Carl Barks.
Highly Recommended. One of Donald Duck's most famous adventures leads off Fantagraphics' new line of affordable kid-sized Donald Duck books: just-right half-height with that Barks magic, both long adventure stories and shorter ten and single pagers. Each story is complete with all the original story and art (no panels have been dropped or altered).
Item Code: WDDD01
Your price: $12.99
Publisher: Fantagraphics, 2014
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 7x5
Pages: 128pg
Color: Full Color throughout
See the website for many more Carl Barks Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge collections, as well as Don Rosa's Scrooge books.
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EC COMICS SLIPCASE SET #2 -- By Al Feldstein and Ray Bradbury. Art by Craig, Feldstein, Ingles and Kamen.
Recommended. Four book set: Sucker Bait (horror) and Child Of Tomorrow (sci-fi) by Al Feldstein and Ray Bradbury, art by Graham Ingles, Fall Guy For Murder by Feldstein, Bradbury, art by Johnny Craig, and Zero Hour by Feldstein, Jack Oleck & Bradbury, art by Jack Kamen. Individually, these books retail for $116. Discounted with handsome slipcase. Each book features one of EC's finest artists drawing their best stories.....More.

Item Code: EC02HP
Published at $99.99
On Sale! Save $20!
Your price: $79.99
Publisher: Fantagraphics, 2015
Binding: Hardcover without dustjacket
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 810pg
Color: Full Color throughout
 

ALSO AVAILABLE

EC COMICS SLIPCASE SET #1 -- Four book slipcased set: Came the Dawn by Wood, 50 Girls 50 by Williamson, Tain't the Meat, It's the Humanity by Davis, and Corpse on the Imjin by Kurtzman. Individually, these books retail for $116. Now discounted and with a handsome slipcase. Each book features one of EC's finest artists drawing their best stories.
Item Code: EC01HP
Published at $94.99
On Sale! Save $15!
Your price: $79.99
Publisher: Fantagraphics, 2013
Binding: Hardcover without dustjacket
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 832pg
Color: Full Color throughout
See the website for individual volumes and for more EC Archives and collections.
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SERAPHIM 266613336 WINGS -- By Mamoru Oshii and Satoshi Kon.
Two of the most acclaimed anime directors of all time, Mamoru Oshii (Ghost in the Shell), and Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue) came together to create a manga: Seraphim: 266613336 Wings. Written by Oshii and drawn by Kon, Seraphim is the story of a future Earth devastated by the “Angel Plague,” a pandemic that induces apocalyptic visions in the afflicted, even as it ossifies their bodies into dead, seraphic forms. A cult-ridden, army-backed medical unit journeys into the heart of a dying Asian city accompanied by Sera, a mysterious girl linked to the phenomenon itself. Have they come here to kill or cure--and is the Angel Plague a withered branch on the tree of life, or somehow a new flowering of existence?....More.

Item Code: SERAP
Published at $19.99
On Sale! Save $2!
Your price: $17.99
Publisher: Dark Horse, 2015
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 6x8
Pages: 268pg
Color: black and white
 

ALSO AVAILABLE

SATOSHI KON'S OPUS --By Satoshi Kon.
Highly Recommended. Brilliant anime director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Paranoia Agent, Tokyo Godfathers, Millennium Actress, Perfect Blue) was a manga artist before he became a director. OPUS shows his mastery of both realism and surrealism that made Kon famous. A manga artist becomes drawn into his own work—participates in his own story, brings to life his own beautiful heroine, and realizes the deadline he's up against is to stop a vicious serial killer—but in whose reality?
Item Code: SATO
Published at $19.99
On Sale! Save $3!
Your price: $16.99
Publisher: Dark Horse, 2014
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 6x8
Pages: 384pg
Color: black and white
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VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES Volume 11 -- By Bruce Jones, Steve Englehart, Len Wein et al. Art by Azpiri, Russ Heath, Maroto, Mayo, Nino, Starlin, Alcala, Jose Gonzales et al.
Recommended. Vampirella Magazine #72-79. More exciting horror and science fiction tales, many of them beautifully drawn by a new generation of artists, including the fine Spanish imports like Gonzalez and Esteban Maroto. These classic Warren-era storylines showcase Vampirella's acting career as she meets supernatural menaces both on-screen and off, plus tales of ghosts, dragons, zombies, yetis, and all matter of unearthly danger.....More.

Item Code: VAM11H
Published at $49.99
On Sale! Save $7!
Your price: $42.50
Publisher: Dynamite, 2015
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Dimensions: 8x11
Pages: 400pg
Color: PC
All back volumes are available. Also see the website for more Vampirella collections.
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BATMAN 66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET -- By Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman. Art by Ty Templeton, covers by Alex Ross.
Collects Batman '66/Green Hornet #1-6.
In 1967, television history was made when two masked crime fighters met in a historic crossover. Now, superstar filmmaker Kevin Smith and actor/comedian Ralph Garman join forces with artist Ty Templeton (Batman ‘66) to bring these two iconic characters and their famous partners together again.....More.

Item Code: BATMGH
Published at $22.99
On Sale! Save $3!
Your price: $19.99
Publisher: DC, 2015
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 144pg
Color: Full Color throughout
More Batman 66: The Lost Episode BAL01. $9.99 and The TV Stories BATV. $14.99
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Moebius Hardcovers

 


MOEBIUS METALLIC MEMORIES -- Recommended. Warehouse Find, from 1992. Rare and little-seen work displaying many different styles. Sketches, finished color paintings, short stories, as well as a chapter devoted to "Erotic Dreams." This contains the most adult material we've seen in these now-scarce Epic (Marvel) produced collections. Oversized, square format. Extremely limited supply. Copies are nearly as-new, but may have a slightly dented corner and/or minor scuffing--I'd still call them Fine condition.....More.

Item Code: MOEBMET
Your price: $125.00
Publisher: Epic, 1992
Binding: Hardcover without dustjacket
Dimensions: 10x12
Pages: 92pg
Color: Full Color throughout
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MOEBIUS CHAOS -- Recommended. Warehouse Find, from 1991. Sketches, paintings, and even Marvel poster art (by Moebius!) in one elegant, oversized collection. Excellent, previously unseen work in a variety of media, from pen & ink comics stories, to water colors, both preliminary studies and finished works. Some erotica. The first English-language edition of the original French art album. Extremely limited quantity available. Although virtually as-new, these have minor scuffs or the occasionally minor corner dent or spine slant.....More.

Item Code: MOEBCHC
Your price: $175.00
Publisher: Epic, 1991
Binding: Hardcover with dustjacket
Dimensions: 10x12
Pages: 90pg
Color: Full Color throughout
We have just 12 copies of Metallic Memories, and just 8 of Chaos. Our last Moebius warehouse find, Moebius Fusion, sold out 21 copies within 3 days of being listed. Fair warning... See our website for more Moebius.
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Pulp

 

THE GREEN LAMA: Unbound -- By Adam Lance Garcia. Cover art by Mike Fyles.
The stars have aligned and the sunken city is rising. The pulp and comic book hero with strange transcendental powers returns in this new, fully authorized novel. Racing across the world to rescue his beloved Jean Farrell, the Green Lama faces off against Nazis and demons from the deep, only to discover the terrifying truth behind his powers and his connection to the ancient evil known as Cthulhu.....More.

Item Code: GLU
Your price: $12.99

Publisher: Moonstone, 2015
Binding: Softcover
Dimensions: 6x9
Pages: 273pg
Color: text only
 

ALSO AVAILABLE

OF MONSTERS & MEN --Edited by Tommy Hancock and Joe Gentile.
The Green Lama, Captain Future, Green Ghost, Moon Man, Richard Knight, and more pulp heroes in nine brand new illustrated fiction stories, Plus this special hardcover edition includes 100 extra pages not in the soft cover edition, collecting comic books Domino Lady vs Mummy, Black Bat vs Dracula, and Phantom Detective vs Frankenstein, all sporting covers by Dan Brereton!
Item Code: OFMH
Your price: $24.99
Publisher: Moonstone, 2014
Binding: Hardcover without dustjacket
Dimensions: 7x10
Pages: 282pg
Color: black and white
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Statue

 


HERA GREEK MYTH Statue -- By Wei Ho.
Recommended. 1/6 scale. A large sized, handsomely done statue of the mythic goddess, complete with all the details to make this an over-18 adult-themed statue. Nice coloring and good details on her dress, jewelry and bow. She has all the curves of a Playboy centerfold. We really like the work of sculptor Wei Ho, whose Red Assassin statue is already in stock. Mature Viewers....More.

Item Code: HERST
Your price: $219.99
Publisher: Yamato, 2015
Dimensions: 15" tall
Color: Full Color throughout
Also by Wei Ho, the Highly Recommended Red Assassin REDA. $219.99.
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Mature Readers

Four new items offer something for everyone. My favorite is Sex and Horror: The Art of Emanuele Taglietti. I've got a couple issues of his 1960s horror title, Zora. But little did I know about all the deviate stuff being done in Italian comics in the 1960s and 70s. You have to check this out—it's a beautifully drawn mash-up of all the wild depravity of 1930s horror pulps, men's sweat mags, Universal Monsters, and those kinky adult Hammer films... Whew!

Fraulein is an oversized coffee table book of the wildest erotic photography, the work of former super-model turned photographer Ellen von Unwerth. Her imagination knows no bounds, from naked super-models getting frisky with one another, to kinky bondage and over-the-top fetish scenes.

And we have two new DVDs this week: no need to describe the Hot n' Sweaty Workout Hotties...the title says it all. And Nazi Basterds & Bombshells is 7 hours, with FOUR complete films, plus a Naziploitation documentary. Pretty wild! Banned by the BBC!

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