Thursday, May 17, 2018

Illustrators Quarterly #21, The Astounding Illustrated History of Science Fiction, the last Valerian collection, Hollywood Beach Beauties, the life story of Superman, The Black Panther Epic collection, Barbarella and more!

Illustrators Quarterly #21, the art magazine from England, bats a home run with four outstanding artists examined. The Astounding Illustrated History of Science Fiction is just that, and bargain priced too. We have the last Valerian collection; vintage photography with Hollywood Beach Beauties; a fascinating graphic novel telling the life story of Superman by creator Joe Shuster; and The Black Panther Epic collection is back. Also a new Barbarella set, a fine Pre-Raphaelite art book, on sale; Supergirl Silver Age Omnibus; 1960s & ‘70s Archie, The Shadow, Michael Moorcock and Howard Chaykin, and the History of Pin-Up Magazines. Good week!

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Our latest catalog just went to the printers--you can download it right now, right here. If you are a customer, a copy should be in your hands early to mid-June. It has a special Moebius section, available Underwood Books Publisher File Copies and Underwood sale books. Cover is from The Art of Harry Anderson.

Highly Recommended. Featuring Rodney Matthews, Stevan Dohanos, J. Allen St. John and Lucy Kemp-Welch. An outstanding issue! Enter the world of Rodney Matthews' fantasy art, his career, and what made him one of the most enduring visionary illustrators. Next, the post-war world of one of America's greatest editorial illustrators, the legendary Steven Dohanos. Famous Edgar Rice Burroughs artist J. Allen St. John is covered, with some fine original drawings and paintings reproduced. Finally, a classic children's book illustrator, Lucy Kemp-Welch, best known for her fine Black Beauty edition and her superb renderings of people and horses. Book Palace, 2018...More.

Item Code: IQ21
Magazine, 9x11, 96pg, Full Color

See available back issues on our website.


Comics and Graphic Novels

Highly Recommended. By Julian Voloj. Art by Thomas Campi. Everyone knows Superman, but not everyone knows the secret origins of this American legend. Based on archival material and original sources, all incredibly well documented with extensive notes, here is told the very personal story of the friendship between illustrator Joe Shuster and writer Jerry Siegel, and how creating Superman changed their lives both for the better and for the worse. Super Genius, 2018...More.

Item Code: TRUJU
Soft Cover, 6x9, 180pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

THE ARTIST BEHIND SUPERMAN The Joe Shuster Story Hardcover
Highly Recommended. By Julian Voloj. Art by Thomas Campi. Told from Shuster's perspective, beginning with a policeman who gives him a meal after finding him hungry on a park bench, homeless, this offers us a fascinating graphic novel about geeks and gangsters. It puts Superman's creation into the wider context of the American comic-book history.

What's amazing about this is even though I've read the history of these two creators before, this offers new material. And it is also as well documented as anything I have ever seen. 14 illustrated pages at the end of the book carefully detail the sources and direct quotes that are used on the specific pages of this story. Super Genius, 2018...More.

Item Code: TRUJUH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x9, 180pg, Full Color

Closeout Price! Back in stock. Highly Recommended. Art by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Edited by Thomas Andrae and Mel Gordon. The little-known super-heroic invention by the creators of Superman, their first project after leaving DC Comics. Included are complete stories and runs of the rare dailies and Sundays (in full color). Siegel and Shuster struggled to come up with a new superhero, one that would right their wrongs and prove that justice, fair-play, and zany craftsmanship were the true American way. But Funnyman failed miserably, even though it's a lot of fun to read today. And the art is very good, too. It's a must-have collection for any comic fan. Feral House, 2010...More.

Item Code: SNDS
Soft Cover, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$24.95 $9.95

Jerry and Joe's story is also examined in Masterful Marks: Cartoonists Who Changed the World (three copies left) and Superboy. See our website for Joe's Superman in archives and omnibus collections.

VALERIAN AND LAURELINE Memories from the Futures
Book 22 in the series. Original edition 2013. Highly Recommended. By Pierre Christin. Art by J.C. Mézières. Even though Valerian and Laureline's adventures have come to an end in Book 21, there are many chapters that haven't been told yet. Simple episodes, post-scripts to their main stories, moments of their lives seen through the eyes of their friends, their allies, or even their enemies. Here's a collection of vignettes that will cast a new light – sometimes funny, sometimes touching – on the saga of our heroes. Both sequential panels and some very nice full page paintings of our heroes and the alien cast. Cinebook, 2018...More.

Item Code: VAL22
Soft Cover, 8x11, 56pg, Full Color

More Valerian graphic novels, as well as The Complete Valerian Hardcovers, are on our website.

THE MICHAEL MOORCOCK LIBRARY The Swords of Heaven, The Flowers of Hell Erekosë
Finally available again, the classic graphic novel from 1979. Highly Recommended. By Michael Moorcock, art by Howard Chaykin. Moorcock himself wrote the outline for this adaptation of his story especially for Chaykin, whom he greatly admired. This was early in Howard's career and he pulled out all the stops on this. It's fully painted--before digital computer work became the norm in comics--and it's wonderful work. An adult fantasy novel (with occasional nudity) starring Urlik Skarsol, an incarnation of Moorcock's famous Eternal Champion. He is now Clen of Clen-Gar, a knight of the Dream Marches. His soul-drinking sword makes him the protector of...Heaven. Titan, 2018...More.

Item Code: MMEMSHH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x10, 80pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

Moorcock and Chaykin are both well represented on our website.

Set of four variant covers--interior is the same--by Dave McCaig, Brent Schoonover, Marguerite Sauvage & Ricardo Jaime. By Mike Carey. Art by Kenan Yarar. The great R.U.S.T. rush has pitted Barbarella against fellow prospectors, the Glain family as the old west meets the final frontier (and please, no "Cowboys and Aliens jokes)!  With an inconceivable fortune at stake the fighting is getting dirty, and Barbarella finds herself on the defensive in a maze where time and space have no meaning! But the heart of the maze is stranger still... Dynamite, 2018 ...More.

Item Code: BAR06P
Soft Cover, 7x10, 32pg ea, Full Color

Sets 1-5 are all still available at the same price. Also see the original Barbarella and a graphic novel from Humanoids.


Comic Book Archives

SUPERGIRL The Silver Age Omnibus Volume 2
Action Comics #308-376, 1964-69. Recommended. By Leo Dorfman et al. Art by Jim Mooney, Kurt Schaffenberger et al. Fun stories from a kinder, gentler time....part of the complex Mort Weisinger/Superman mythos of the Silver Age. In these 1960s Supergirl adventures, the Girl of Steel meets the Tot from Nowhere, learns more about the fate of her hometown Argo City and encounters Lex Luthor's sister, Lena Thurol. Linda Danvers enrolls in Stanhope College and considers leaving Earth for a planet of super-powered women! Collects stories from Action Comics #308-333, 335-340, 342, 344-346, 348-350, 353-354, 356-359, 361-372, 374-376. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: SGSOM02H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 704pg, Full Color
$99.99 $85.00

SUPERGIRL The Silver Age Omnibus Volume 1
Collects Action Comics #252-307, 1959-63. Highly Recommended. By Otto Binder, Leo Dorfman and Jerry Siegel. Art by Jim Mooney and Al Plastino. I find these vintage stories charming and fun to read. This was back when Superman was still keeping Supergirl a secret--she had to hide her very existence from the world while also doing super-heroic deeds, much like Superboy did in the early seasons of Smallville. Superman creator Jerry Siegel worked on these, along with the talented Otto Binder and they are quintessential Silver Age stories, fun, innocent, each one complete in itself. These are all backup stories from the back pages of Action Comics. DC, 2016...More.

Item Code: SGSOM
Hard Cover, 6x8, 688pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

BLACK PANTHER Epic Collection Volume 1 Panther's Rage
Back in stock. Fantastic Four #52-53 & Jungle Action #6-24, 1966-76. Recommended. By Don McGregor, Rich Buckler, Billy Graham, Gil Kane, Keith Polland et al. In the 1960s, Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created an unprecedented string of classic comic book heroes, including the high-tech king of Wakanda, The Black Panther. For his own solo series, Don McGregor strove to meet the same high standard with "Panther's Rage." It was an epic adventure so huge it ranged across the savannah, into the deepest jungles and up snow-topped mountains, to explore and expand the life and culture of Wakanda and their African kingdom in compelling detail. Marvel, 2016...More.

Item Code: BPE01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 400pg, Full Color
$34.99 $29.99

Collects Black Panther #1-4, 2016, and Fantastic Four #52, 1968. Recommended. By Ta-Nehisi Coates. Art by Brian Stelfreeze. A new era begins for the Black Panther! MacArthur Genius and National Book Award-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates takes the helm, confronting T'Challa with a dramatic upheaval in Wakanda that will make leading the African nation tougher than ever before. When a superhuman terrorist group that calls itself The People sparks a violent uprising, the land famed for its incredible technology and proud warrior traditions will be thrown into turmoil. Plus BP's 20-page origin story, complete, from Fantastic Four #52. Marvel, 2016...More.

Item Code: BLPAN01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 144pg, Full Color
$16.99 $14.50

Recommended. By Dan DeCarlo, Stan Golldberg, Chic Stone, Bob Bolling, Jon D'Agostino et al. 72 complete stories, plus six fun "cover galleries" capture each part of the two decades. Every story source is documented. New introduction by Hal Lifson. If you are a boomer like me, this is the Archie you were reading and still feel closest to. The sixties... a time of dreams, hopes, revolution and social change! Even in Riverdale! At the forefront of the decade were the nation's youth--enjoying the latest fads, speaking their minds and defining a generation. And the swinging seventies--enjoying the latest fashions as our heroes stay hip to the times. Archie Comics, 2018...More.

Item Code: BESSA
Soft Cover, 5x7, 414pg, Full Color

More Archie, Betty and Veronica, and Sabrina can be found on our website.


Art & Photography

Movies - Art - Comics - Pulps - Fiction - Fantasy - Horror. Highly Recommended. By Dave Golber, Jess Nevins et al. A fine all-new illustrated history of science fiction. Using timelines, online links, illustrations, movie posters & well-selected stills, book covers, and more, this amazing new book propels us into the well of modern imagination, from its roots in Frankenstein, through Verne, H.G. Wells, the late gothic and weird horror of Lovecraft to the mass market Pulps. Then a new generation of writers (Bradbury, Bloch, Asimov, Philip K. Dick), televison and film, right up to the present day. Flame Tree, 2017...More.

Item Code: ASTIH
Hard Cover, 12x11, 192pg, Full Color
$35.00 $24.99

Recommended. By David Wills. 150 stunning vintage photographs featuring beloved female celebrities, models, and stars from the 1930s through the 1970s. Highlights the sexy, carefree attitude of the summer, the elegant seaside couture, and the enchanting and alluring beauty of the female form. Candid and stylish photographs featuring Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Sharon Tate, Raquel Welch, Sophia Loren, Dorothy Dandridge, Nancy Sinatra, etc. Plus period original film posters, magazine covers and fashion advertisements. Dey St., 2018...More.

Item Code: HOLBBH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x10, 224pg, Partial Color
$30.00 $24.99

FORD MADOX BROWN Pre-Raphaelite Pioneer
Closeout Price! A massive volume. Recommended. By Julian Treuherz. Ford Madox Brown had already pioneered a style of painting which came to be known as Pre-Raphaelite before the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded in 1848. His beautifully observed landscapes anticipated the open-air effects of the Impressionists. His art was anti-academic, rejecting easy solutions, prettiness, and conventional Victorian formulae. He depicted children without sentimentality and poor people without condescension. This major monograph provides a general introduction to Brown's art based on new research; all of his important paintings are included, and each one is illustrated and described. Philip Wilson Publishing, 2011...More.

Item Code: FORDH
Hard Cover, 8x11, 336pg, Full Color
$58.00 $29.95

FRANK DICKSEE 1853-1928 His Art and Life
Highly Recommended. By Simon Toll. Victorian painter and illustrator Frank Dicksee gets the full treatment, a history of his life and works with a catalog raisonné—many pictures previously unpublished. He was born with the first wave of Pre-Raphaelitism and he inherited the romantic spirit of the movement. If you like the work of fellow PRB members Waterhouse and Watts, this is your painter. Knights, beautiful ladies, mythology, in wonderfully detailed oil paintings. He became one of the most popular artists of the late 19th-century, painting in a sumptuous and dramatic style. Antique Collectors Club, 2016...More.

Item Code: FRADH
Hard Cover, 8x12, 240pg, Full Color
$95.00 $85.00

See our website for more 19th Century artists, such as G.F. Watts, Burne-Jones, Voysey, Arthur Hughes, William Morris,  and Alma-Tadema. And books on the Pre-Raphaelites, and Victorian art and photography.


Pulps & Pin-Ups

By Walter B. Gibson. Art by Tom Lovell. The Dark Avenger teams with an ally from his own wartime secret origins. First, as rackets take over New York, The Shadow recruits wrongly convicted ex-con Cliff Marsland to put “Mobsmen on the Spot." Then, the Master of Darkness and Marsland follow a “Murder Trail” of stolen millions to unmask a hidden mastermind. Classic color pulp covers by George Rozen plus the original interior illustrations by Tom Lovell, commentary by popular culture historian Will Murray, and 8-page Nick Carter comic book story by Bob Powell. Antique Collectors Club, 2016....More.

Item Code: SHT129
Soft Cover, 7X10, 128pg, Text/b&w

We keep all issues from #100 up in stock, plus graphic novels and more.

Back in Stock. Highly Recommended. By Dian Hanson. The definitive annotated and illustrated history of pin-up magazines--1900-1969. You're about to learn everything you could ever want to know about the world history of men's magazines--not magazines about sports, hunting or fishing or how to build a birdhouse, but those titillating periodicals embracing the subject dearest to all heterosexual men's (and some women's) hearts--and other body parts: the undraped female form. Taschen, 2013. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: HISP01
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x9, 816pg, Full Color

See our entire Pin-Up art section on our website.


Coming in August

X-MEN Dark Phoenix Saga Omnibus
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. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: XMDARKH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 688pg, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

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

MICHAEL ALLRED MADMAN Artist Select Deluxe Signed
Signed, numbered & limited, 999! By Michael Allred. This special IDW Limited Artist Select edition of Madman features nearly 500 pages of Allred's hand-picked favorite issues. From Frank Einstein's first appearance to his amazing flip-book adventure and beyond. Oversized hardcover chock full of Madman. Included is a comprehensive new interview with the artist conducted by IDW's Chris Ryall. Each copy of this 999-copy limited edition is slipcased, hand-numbered, and signed. IDW, 2018. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: MAMASH
Hard Cover, 9x14, 468pg, Full Color

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-qualiy plastic with collectible-quality paint applications, this statue comes packaged in a full-color window box. A Diamond Select Toys Release. Diamond Select Toys, 2018. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: DAWFF
9 tall, Full Color

We keep all Linsner collections in stock: sketchbooks, Dawn graphic novels and statues, and also see here his work in other places, such as on Vampirella, Conan, Bettie Page, Green Hornet, Harley Quinn et al.

Collects #123-127, 1980-81. Recommended. By Nicola Cuti, Roger McKenzie, Bruce Jones. Art by Alex Toth, Alfredo Alcala, Carmine Infantino et al. More bloodcurdling terror than you can shake a crucifix at. Along with the names above, nearly every issue has covers by Ken Kelley and stories by Herb Arnold and Rudy Nebres, plus work by Dan Adkins, Alex Nino, Auraleon, and a cover by Segrelles. Exhume more of the complete annals of the most renowned horror series in comics history! Nearly 300 pages of graphic ghoulishness by the finest writers and artists published in hardcover format. Dark Horse, 2018. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: CRE26H
Hard Cover, 9x11, 296pg, b&w
$49.99 $39.99

All back volumes are either in stock or can be backordered for you.


Coming in September

Issues #1-12, 1968-69. Recommended. By Joe Gill and Sam Glanzman. This poplar comic from publisher Charlton is collected for the first time! Joe Gill (Flash Gordon, House of Mystery) and Sam Glanzman (Our Army at War, Star Spangled War Stories, USS Stevens, Jungle Tales of Tarzan) brought this Roman hero/god to life, the son of Zeus in Roman mythology. Marvel also had their version of Hercules, appearing in Thor, but like Robin Hood, anyone could publish their own take on famous characters or legends of history. Glanzman is always a delight to read. Dark Horse, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: HERCAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 240pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

Recommended. By Bill Sienkiewicz. Bill Sienkiewicz is a modern master, having worked on some of Marvel's most iconic comics of the 1980s: Moon Knight, The New Mutants, Elektra: Assassin, and much more! His unique style can't be replicated, yet so many artists have been inspired to emulate him. This collection is filled with some of his finest covers, pin-ups, and exceptional pages. All have been meticulously scanned from the original art and reproduced to the exacting artist's edition standards that have won IDW Publishing five highly coveted Eisner Awards (to date)! IDW, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: BSMAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 144pg, Full Color

More by Bill, including his 2012 Sketchbooks, Monsters & Dames and in the Strength of Man signed Portfolio, here.

This title showcases a wide range of dark and fetish art works created by 40 contemporary artists from over the world. Categories of artworks include “Dark Art”, “Fetish Art”, “Photography”, “Body Art”, “Sculpture” and more. All artworks show a rich and glamorous decadence and beauty. This is the third title in the “Erotica in Contemporary Art” series. The first two titles, Erotica in Japanese Contemporary Art and Erotica in Japanese Contemporary Art II, were the dark art collections of Japanese artists. PIE, 2018. Due Sept. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: DARFE
Soft Cover, 7x10, 352pg, Full Color

Eerie #114-118, 1980-81. Art by Victor de la Fuente, Carlos Jimenez, E.R. Cruz, Rudy Nebres, E.R. Cruz et al. 300 pulse-pounding pages of adventure, horror, and wonder in a deluxe hardcover collector's edition, with stories unavailable for over 35 years. Also features sword and sorcery and sci-fi by Fernando Fernandez, Fred Redondo, and "The Executioners" by Carlos Jimenez. Covers by Erich Torres and Sanjulian. Issue #115 is a book-length story, "Night of the Jackass," by Jose Ortiz. De La Fuente's fine sword and sorcery strip, Haxtur, is serialized in these issues. Dark Horse, 2018. Due Sept. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: EER24H
Hard Cover, 9x11, 296pg, Partial Color
$49.99 $39.99


Warehouse Find

RIP KIRBY Volume 10 Hurt
Closeout Price! 1970-73. Recommended. By Fred Dickenson. Illustrated by John Prentice. The longest-running modern adventure strip continues in thirteen new stories starring the debonair private detective, first created by Alex Raymond. More than 800 sequential comics from April 27, 1970 to January 20, 1973 reproduced from the original King Features Syndicate proofs, insuring that every daily will look even better than when it was first published. Prentice continues his superb work, carrying on the fine line style and exciting storytelling that Alex Raymond began. IDW, 2017. . Note: These copies may have one bumped corner and/or wrinkled or a slightly torn dust jacket.....More.

Item Code: RK10HR
Hard Cover, 11x10, 296pg, b&w
$49.99 $24.99

See all available volumes on our website: Volumes 1-5 and 8-10 [$49.95, your price $39.95]. 6 & 7 are out of print and sold out.


Bargain Books

These books are low in stock, and may have already been marked down once. I've marked them down even further just for this listing, to clear them out to make way for new items. First come, first served.


BARNABY Volume 3 [BAR03H. $39.99 $17.50].

DEJAH OF MARS 1 [DJ01. $15.99 $9.99].


BARON BEAN The Complete First Year 1916 [LOA01H. $19.99 $12.99].

THE GUMPS The Saga of Mary Gold [LOA02H. $19.99 $11.99].

SHADOW YEAR ONE Omnibus [SHAY. $29.99 $17.99].

STEVEN GORDON 2014 Signed Sketchbook [ST14S. $20.00 $5.00].



WARRIORS OF MARS Volume 1 [WARRM. $19.99 $7.99].

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

A few books from classic line art illustrators, Gustave Dore Adrift on Dreams of Splendor, Joseph Clement Coll A Legacy in Line, and three copies of Joseph Clement Coll The Art of Adventure.

Another addition to the DC archive collections with Bob Kane's Batman Archives Volume 1.

Lastly we found another copy of Glamour International Volume 11, Paris. Click here to see the other Glamour International volumes available.

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Mature Readers

Nearly on top of the first volume, we have a new collection of Pussycats. Volume two is again signed by the illustrator but this time $5 less, just $12.99. "Pussycats mixes Sons of Anarchy with Charlie's Angels to produce ass-kickin' girls going against gangsters and world governments." Nudity, mature themes. Volume One cover was by Ray Lago [PUS01. $17.99].

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News and Notes


The Complete Sky Master Sundays

I spent much of last weekend trying to get more copies of this—our lead feature last week. Long story short, it turned out we had some of the very few copies in the U.S. Diamond Comic Distributors had solicited it, but the book was so late they cancelled their order. We got ours direct from a contributor, and expected we could reorder more without a problem. But he had no more copies. The publisher and all copies are in Spain. We now must wait until a new container shipment gets here by boat...which means August before we see more copies. On top of that, the print run may not allow all orders to be filled, so we don’t know how many we will be getting. We sold out of this by last Friday afternoon, 24 hours after it went up on our email.
I am recommending that if you want one, go ahead and order it from us. That way you will get priority for when our new shipment arrives, and if we get shorted, earliest orders will be filled first. If you read my description, you’ll see how enthusiastic I am about this book. I gave it my highest recommendation.
Sky Masters The Complete Dailies is currently out of stock because we sold out our entire stock last week. More are on the way, these are from a publisher here in the U.S. and it remains in print.


The new film opens this weekend. Here are our two Deadpool items. Click here to see our two Omnibus (and Minibus) collections.

Spring/Summer Sale

Our new sale email went out Monday night and response has already been very good. You can see the entire sale on our blog by clicking here. We’re also giving away up to two free James Bama books with every order, with a limit one each with each order. See them here. And I might as well mention Free Comic Day...we still have some free comics for you, click here to see what you can score with any size order...

San Diego Comic-Con

My announcement that we would not be exhibiting at San Diego Comic-Con went viral a bit...I was interviewed by the San Diego Times. You can read the article here if you like. Heidi McDonald posted excerpts on her blog Newsbeat, and I left a comment there. And I’m still trying to catch up with all the comments on Facebook. It’s nice to be appreciated! Everyone seems to understand and sympathize.
You can see my comments here on the blog if you missed them (scroll to the bottom). The headline of the SD Times article could be construed to mean I am retiring, but that’s not the case...We are full steam ahead here at the warehouse, filling orders and all. Just no more exhibiting at Comic-Con.

You can find us at our next show, The Rose City Book & Paper Fair in Portland, Oregon, June 15-16.
I'll be at the Terrificon at the Mohegan Sun Expo Center on August 17, but only to attend, we will not be setting up.
After that, our next shows will be in September-October. We'll be exhibiting at book fairs in Sacramento and Seattle, and comic book shows in Oklahoma City (OAF) and Sacramento (Sac-Con).



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Monday, May 14, 2018

Spring/Summer Sale!

Spring/Summer Sale!


Here are 80 closeouts—60 of which are listed here for the very first time at new discounted prices. As always, we have very limited quantities available, sometimes as few as two or three copies. Act now for the best selection. For more sale items, click on the special CLOSEOUT links at the very bottom of this email.

James Bama Personal Works ($45) and The James Bama Sketchbook ($24.95) are both available FREE with any order from this list. Just order one regular sale item for each one Bama book that you want. Limit one of each book per order.

In our last Spring Sale I offered a special reduction on the signed and limited Art of Jeffrey Jones ($140, now $99) and the hand-colored Age of Innocence print ($200, now $125). Both are still available for a limited time. Also see these other Underwood Books at half price by clicking here.

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1952-55. Highly Recommended. By Jack Williamson. Art by Lee Elias. Written by renowned science fiction author Jack Williamson and superbly drawn by Lee Elias (in his best Milton Caniff/Harvey Horrors style), Beyond Mars is one of the rarest Sunday strips--it only appeared in a single newspaper, The New York Sunday News. This oversized book presents the complete series--all 161 pages from 1952 to 1955--in their original color! IDW, 2015...More.

Item Code: BEMAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 160pg, Full Color
$49.99 $35.00


KIRBY KING OF COMICS (Anniversary Edition)
Highly Recommended. By Mark Evanier. Introduction by Neil Gaiman. Almost everything that was different about comic books began in the 1940s on the drawing table of Jack Kirby. This is his story by one who knew him well—Mark Evanier. Originally issued in 2008, Kirby: King of Comics was the first overview of the legendary comic book creator's career. It is now available in a smaller, more affordable package, revised and expanded for Kirby's centennial. Abrams Comicarts, 2017...More.

Item Code: KIRKC
Soft Cover, 7x10, 240pg, Partial Color
$24.99 $17.50


SUPERMAN The Golden Age Sundays 1946-1949
Highly Recommended. By Alvin Schwartz and Jerry Siegel. Art by Wayne Boring. In a full eighteen adventures, Superman goes around the globe as well as through time and space. He solves the case of the Curiosity Crimes, becomes a rival for Cleopatra's affections in ancient Egypt, is exposed to radiation that turns him into Superbaby, encounters an ancient civilization in a lost valley, reprises the "Superman's Service to Servicemen" and more. IDW, 2014...More.

Item Code: SUSG02H
Hard Cover, 10x13, 180pg, Full Color
$49.99 $35.00


Good Girls, Cheesecake, and Other Delectable Things. Collects #9-12, 1949 & more. Recommended. By Jack Kamen, Matt Baker, Dale Messick et al. Introduction by Dale Messick. Featuring artwork by the legendary Iger Studio and Brenda Starr creator Dale Messick, this presents the remaining four Brenda Starr Pre-Code comics, issues #9-12, and the very mod and 1960's Dell Comics Brenda #1 drawn and scripted by Messick. Plus lots of back-up features, including an interview and cool, rare art and ephemera. Hermes, 2015...More.

Item Code: BSP02H
Hard Cover, 8x11, 176pg, Full Color
$60.00 $34.95

BRENDA STARR, REPORTER The Collected Daily and Sundays Volume 1
1940-46. Recommended. By Dale Messick. This collects the earliest newspaper strips featuring that fashionable and hard-hitting journalist, Brenda Starr! This post-Depression, pre-War hero taught America that a woman can be both sexy and empowered. Creator Dale Messick was the first female cartoonist to write and draw a daily strip. This collects Brenda's early adventures in black and white along with the first two Sunday storylines in full color. Two new introductions, one by the renowned Trina Robbins.  Hermes, 2011. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: BS01H
Hard Cover, 8x11, 208pg, Partial Color
$60.00 $34.95


COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 47th Edition 2017-18 Batman
Cover art by Jim Steranko. Highly Recommended. By Bob Overstreet et al. The Bible of serious collectors, dealers, and enthusiasts since 1970. One of the most influential comic book artists ever, Jim Steranko, brings us new cover art and a new nicely illustrated interview. More special features: Interview with CBCS's Steve Borok; CGC, how it has grown and how it works; the strange story of the IW/Super Reprints; The R..F. Outcault Legacy; Anniversary celebrations of Black Canary, Captain Marvel, The Question, and Spider-Woman, with lots of color repros. Gemstone, 2017...More.

Item Code: CB47B
Soft Cover, 7x10, Partial Color
$29.95 $19.95


Recommended. With Raina Telgemeier, Bob Kane, Sonny Liew, Drew Friedman et al. Spotlight on Kelley Jones! From the early years as inker at Marvel Comics to his rise to present-day greatness at DC depicting Batman, Deadman, and Swamp Thing, massively comprehensive interview chockful of rarely-seen artwork! Plus Will Murray examines the nefarious legacy of Batman co-creator Bob Kane in a feature-length investigation into tragic ghosts (artists and writers) and rapacious greed. They also look at Raina Telgemeier's comics for kids and her magnificent army of devotees. TwoMorrows, 2017...More.

Item Code: CBCR14
Soft Cover, 8x11, 80pg, Full Color
$8.95 $5.95


Highly Recommended. By Charles Dickens. Art by Reed Crandall and George Evans. Outstanding art, drawn in 1961 by EC Comics veterans Reed Crandall and George Evans. Set in 1830s England, Oliver escapes to London where he meets Jack Dawkins, a boy his own age, and a career criminal by the name of Fagin who trains orphan boys to pick pickets for him. Jack Lake, 2009...More.

Item Code: CI23
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color
$9.99 $6.99

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #134 Romeo and Juliet
Recommended. By William Shakespeare. Art by George Evans. Wonderful artwork by EC mainstay George Evans, who first drew this in 1956, just after EC's demise. Romeo (a Montague) and Juliet, (a Capulet) are the star-crossed lovers who rise above the feuding and pronounce their love for each other. Thought provoking and beautifully illustrated, this classic comic graphic novel captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading. Jack Lake, 2008...More.

Item Code: CI134
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color
$9.99 $6.99

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #144 The First Men in the Moon
By H.G. Wells. "No title in the Classics Illustrated series boasted a more distinguished roster of collaborating artists than First Men in the Moon. EC veterans Al Williams, George Woodbridge, Angelo Torres and Roy Krenkel all contributed..." Full history of this title by William Jones, plus the original Gerald McCann painted cover. Jack Lake, 2012...More.

Item Code: CI144
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color
$9.99 $6.99

By Homer. Art by Alex A. Blum. First published in 1950 and still a classic. In the tenth and final year of the Trojan war, Chryses, priest of Apollo, attempts to ransom his daughter from Agamemnon, leader of the invading Aecheans who has taken her captive while on a raid. Enter the immortal literary heroes on both sides: Achilles, Hector, Patroclus and Priam, the King of Troy. Jack Lake, 2013...More.

Item Code: CI77
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color
$9.99 $6.99

CLASSIC COMICS #22 The Pathfinder
By James Fenimore Cooper. Art by Louis Zansky. Cover art by Norman Nodel. An early classic, all the way back from 1944. This features the one and only Deerslayer as chronicled in Last of the Mohicans and The Deerslayer, part of the trilogy of novels known as the Leatherstocking Tales. Here our hero is again caught between Indian, British and French in the war of the early 1700s. Jack Lake, 2016...More.

Item Code: CLC22
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color
$10.00 $6.99

CLASSIC COMICS #79 Cyrano de Bergerac
By Edmond Rostand. Art by Alex A. Blum. Quintessential Golden Age classics adaptation, this one from 1951 and drawn by the artist most closely associated with the series, Alex Blum. Blum also was a regular at Fiction House, probably the best known of their talented artists. He was a regular on the Eisner-created Hawk of the Seas. Here he tackles the classic novel of humor and pathos, the hero of the long nose and the unmatched skill at swordplay. Jack Lake, 2016...More.

Item Code: CLC79
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color
$10.00 $6.99


Collects #9-12. By Mark Rahner. Art by Jethro Morales. Covers by Jay Anacleto. She's faced the cannibal Thark, Voro, and he's dead. She's stopped his plot to terrorize Helium and destroy the peace between red and green people. Now, consumed with survivor's guilt, Dejah Thoris does something beyond reckless: joins a team of Thark warriors formerly under Voro's command for a suicide mission. Dynamite, 2014. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: DEJG03
Soft Cover, 7x10, 120pg, Full Color
$16.99 $10.99


Replica Edition. Originally published 1951. Highly Recommended. By Dana Dutch. Art by Matt Baker, Carmine Infantino and Everett Raymond Kinstler. This is an exact replica of Teen-Age Romances #14, 1951, published by St. John. All editorial and ads are included. The cover image by Matt Baker is one of the most recognizable and classic covers from this genre. Writer Dana Dutch rose above all others to create realistic, excellent stories, perfect for master good-girl artist Matt Baker to draw. Canton Street, 2016...More.

Item Code: TR14
Soft Cover, 7x10, 36pg, Full Color
$14.99 $9.99


Recommended. Edited by Paul Karasik. Fletcher Hanks wrote, penciled, inked, and lettered all of his own stories. He completed approximately 50 stories between 1939-1941, all unified by a unique artistic vision. Whether it's the superhero Stardust doling out ice cold slabs of poetic justice, or the jungle protectress Fantomah tearing evildoers limb from ragged limb, contemporary readers--and fans today--are stunned by the surrealism and outright violent mayhem of Hanks' work. Originally featured in two paperback volumes, this deluxe hardcover collects—for the first time—all of Hanks' previously published material, including stories newly discovered for this volume, plus rare early non-comics artwork. Fantagraphics, 2016...More.

Item Code: TURLH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 376pg, Full Color
$49.99 $29.99

Collects #1-12, 1992-93. By Alan Grant. Art by Tim Sale, Norm Breyfogle et al. Batman isn't the only masked crusader in town—and Arkham Asylum has many, many cells beyond those detaining the Penguin, the Joker, and Poison Ivy. And now he's been committed! But this is not the dark, dismal Arkham Asylum of old—this modern Arkham is run by the son of the original founder, Jeremiah Arkham. He is determined to improve on his father's methods, and in doing so walks perilously close to the abyss of madness himself. DC, 2016...More.

Item Code: BATSB01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 320, Full Color
$24.99 $14.99


Four book set! Our Highest Recommendation. By Bill Watterson. This includes all Calvin and Hobbes daily and Sunday strips that have ever appeared in syndication--3,160 total strips! In addition, you'll find color cover and spot art from Watterson's classic book collections. The heaviest and most expensive book ever to hit the New York Times bestseller list. Now in a new affordable format in four volumes instead of three, and in a slightly smaller size. Andrews McMeel, 2012...More.

Item Code: CALV
Soft Cover, 11x10, 1456pg, Full Color
$100.00 $75.00


FORTY WHACKS and Other Stories
Recommended. By Al Feldstein with Ray Bradbury. Art by Jack Kamen. Kamen's precise, clean style was subversively perfect for EC Comics tales of seemingly normal men and women who coolly act on the rage, jealousy, and greed just below their glamorous façades. "Contract for Death" (a suicidal man agrees to accept $5,000 for his fresh corpse, then changes his mind), "The Neat Job!" (Her "neat freak" husband drove her crazy, so she chopped him up into little pieces...), "Just Desserts!" (A madman bent on revenge hosts a dinner for his victims). Fantagraphics, 2015...More.

Item Code: FORWH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 188pg, b&w
$29.99 $19.99


Collects Star Wars #24-38, Annual 1, Star Wars Weekly (UK) 94-99, 104-115, 1979-80. Recommended. By Mary Jo Duffy, Archie Goodwin, Michael Golden, and Chris Claremont. Art by Carmine Infantino, Mike Vosburg, et al. Marvel's original exploration of the Star Wars galaxy continues! Luke and Leia are trapped in a siege at Yavin! Obi-Wan Kenobi fights alone! Cyborgs clash when Darth Vader takes on bounty hunter Beilert Valance! And Han and Chewie answer the question, "Whatever happened to Jabba?" Lightsabers clash, there's thunder in the stars, and a red queen rises as the Dark Lord of the Sith finally discovers the identity of the young Jedi who destroyed the Death Star! Includes the rarely seen Star Wars Weekly serial in black and white, as first published in the U.K. Prepare for a Skywalker showdown setting the stage for The Empire Strikes Back! Marvel, 2017...More.

Item Code: SWLE02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 448pg, Full Color
$39.99 $24.99


KA-ZAR Savage Dawn
Collects #1-5, 1981. Recommended. By Bruce Jones. Art by Brent Anderson. A new world for the jungle lord! A hunt for his faithful sabre-tooth Zabu takes Ka-Zar beyond the Savage Land...into the ancient paradise of Pangea! But from shining citadels to the lofty heights of the Aerie Shalahn, it's filled with newfound friends -- such as Leanne, queen of the crystal city--and Shanna the She Devil, Marvel's own version of Sheena and now part of a romantic triangle. Uh, oh... Anderson shows his Neal Adams influences, nicely so, with bird-people and pterons aplenty. Marvel, 2017...More.

Item Code: KAZSA
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 120pg, Full Color
$15.00 $9.99


Collects Supergirl #10-20, 1997-98, and Annual #2. By Peter David. Art by Leonard Kirk and Greg Land. Can Supergirl defeat Leesburg's toughest villains, or will her battle with her own identity cause her to fail? After being kidnapped and left near death, Linda Danvers was saved when she was fused with Matrix, a protoplasmic version of Supergirl. Struggling to balance her life between her two identities, Supergirl must learn to be Linda while fighting some of her toughest foes—like the soul-stealing Silver Banshee, the mind-controlling giant Despero and the ultimate agents of destruction, the Extremists. DC, 2017...More.

Item Code: SUGB02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 312pg, Full Color
$29.99 $19.99

Supergirl #1-9, Annual #1, Plus #1 and a story from Showcase ‘96 #8: 1996-97. Highly Recommended. By Peter David. Art by Gary Frank. The start of the classic series that created a revolutionary new identity for the Maid of Might! Who is Linda Danvers? To her parents, Linda is a former good girl who now dabbles on the wrong side of the law. To her friends, she's a struggling artist and the ultimate Supergirl fan. To her boyfriend, Buzz, she's an eager accomplice as they try to harness dark forces more powerful than either of them can control. And after Buzz tries to use her to summon a demon, Linda Danvers is...dead? DC, 2016...More.

Item Code: SUGB01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 144pg, Full Color
$24.99 $14.99


MAN-THING The Complete Collection Volume 2
By Steve Gerber. Art by Mike Ploog, John Buscema, Alfredo Alcala, et al. Continuing the definitive collection of Man-Thing's macabre misadventures by his signature writer! The lumbering behemoth goes truly giant-size in one of the most notorious Marvel titles of all time, with stories ranging from a battle of the swamp monsters against the Glob to a portentous flashback to the life of Ted Sallis before he was transformed. Those who know fear burn at the Man-Thing's touch, but what will happen when he joins Daredevil, the Man Without Fear, in battle with Death-Stalker? Marvel, 2016...More.

Item Code: MANT02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 408pg, Full Color
$34.99 $19.99

WALKING DEAD Coloring Book
By Robert Kirkman. Art by Charlie Adlard. This oversized adult coloring book features art from throughout the long-running series. Sure, The Walking Dead has never had color, but don't let that stop you from coloring in all your favorite survivors and zombies! Just make sure to stock up on plenty of red... Image Comics, 2016...More.

Item Code: WDCOL
Soft Cover, 8x12, 96, b&w
$14.99 $5.00

MARVEL MASTERWORKS Sub-Mariner Volume 6 Variant Cover
Collecting Sub-Mariner #39-49, 1968 and Daredevil #77, 1964. Recommended. By Gerry Conway and Roy Thomas. Art by Gene Colan, Gil Kane et al. The Lady Dorma is dead, and the Sub-Mariner is on a rampage that will leave a swath of destruction across the surface world! But in his pursuit of vengeance, Namor learns that his father--the long-thought-dead Capt. Leonard MacKenzie--is still alive! In the quest to find his father, Namor will cross paths with Spider-Man, Daredevil and the Human Torch before he faces a gathering of his greatest enemies. Marvel, 2014...More.

Item Code: MMT6H
Hard Cover, 7x10, 280pg, Full Color
$75.00 $39.00

Highly Recommended. By Will Gould. Red Barry was one of the most visually innovative adventure strips of the mid-1930s, combining fluid brushwork and noir shadows (in bold blues and purples) with figures that were constantly in motion. And a level of violence that brought cries of protest from its syndicate. Red Barry and Secret Agent X-9 were King Features' answers to the Tribune's Dick Tracy. While X-9 continued for decades, Red Barry by Will Gould (no relation to Chester) was an auteur's vision that lasted less than four years. IDW, 2016...More.

Item Code: RBU01H
Hard Cover, 9x11, 284pg, Full Color
$49.99 $29.99


MARVEL COMICS INDEX Volume 1 #4 Fantastic Four
Warehouse find, 1977. Jim Steranko cover! Well-known fan George Olshevsky began a series of indices of Marvel comics runs, in which this was the 4th volume. It lists full credits for every issue of FF from #1 through 179, plus 11 Annuals, Silver Surfer #1-18 and a bit more. Includes all credits, storylines, guests, first appearances, and commentary on each issue, with a b&w picture of each cover. Marvel, 1977. Out of Print.. Note: Scuffed covers, more so on the back but still somewhat on the Steranko front cover....More.

Item Code: MARV04
Soft Cover, 8x11, 100pg, b&w
$20.00 $5.00


Highly Recommended. By Mike W. Barr. In the Silver Age of Comics, space was the place, and this book summarizes, critiques and lovingly recalls the classic DC Comics science-fiction series edited by Julius Schwartz and written by Gardner Fox and John Broome! The pages of DC's science-fiction magazines of the 1960s, Strange Adventures and Mystery In Space, are opened for you, including story-by-story reviews of complete series such as Adam Strange, Atomic Knights, Space Museum, Star Rovers, Star Hawkins and others! TwoMorrows, 2007...More.

Item Code: SLVER
Soft Cover, 8x11, 160pg, b&w
$19.95 $12.95


By Angus Allan et al. Art by Harry Lindfield, Mike Noble, Ron Turner et al. Published in the U.S. for the first time! In 1969, six months before the Star Trek TV series premiered in England, British comics readers were introduced to the characters in an original comic-book series. The stories were serialized, generally 2 to 3 pages at a time, in 257 weekly magazines spanning five years and 37 storylines. Handsome painted artwork in the style of Frank Bellamy. 17 complete adventures. IDW, 2016...More.

Item Code: STC01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 244pg, Partial Color
$49.99 $29.99


Artist & Illustration


HARVEY DUNN Illustrator and Painter of the Pioneer West
Our Highest Recommendation. By Walter Reed. Harvey Dunn was one of twentieth century America’s most powerful illustrators, painters and teachers. This comprehensive volume covers a major portion of his illustrations and paintings for the first time. Content includes illustration art, pioneer and western works, and his powerful World War I pieces inspired by his battlefield sketches. Also included are rarely seen nudes, portraits, and murals. Paintings from museums and private collections showcase the full range of this talented American artist. Flesk, 2010...More.

Item Code: HDH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 304pg, Full Color
$50.00 $29.95


TRANSCENDENT LUXURY German Art Deco Poster Masterpieces 1912-1927 Deluxe
Includes set of 10 mini-print postcards. By Thomas Negovan. Variant edition includes ten separate, full size prints on heavy paper, with postcard backs. Rare and beautiful artworks from the Golden Age of Vintage Poster Art. During and immediately following The First World War, advertisers in Germany presented romantic elegance in a manner that bridged the sinuous lines of Art Nouveau and the hard lines of the Art Deco period to achieve a unique style that would inform the rest of the century as a pinnacle of graphic design. Century Guild, 2016...More.

Item Code: TRLUXD
Soft Cover, 6x8, 92pg, Full Color
$40.00 $29.00


The 2003 Novel with a new Preface and Artwork. By Doug Chiang and Orson Scott Card. A captivating prose novel of action, romance, and betrayal, Robota features breathtaking illustrations that add a cinematic scope to every page. Orson Scott Card, author of the award-winning bestseller Ender's Game, collaborates with artist Doug Chiang. A visionary work with additional, never-before-seen art that Chiang developed for a prospective Robota film. Plus, Gareth Edwards, the director of both Godzilla (2014) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, provides a new Preface. Dover, 2016...More.

Item Code: ROBO
Soft Cover, 8x11, 222pg, Full Color
$24.95 $14.95


Featuring Mel Odom and Eric Pape. Highly Recommended. Eric Pape (1870-1938), a golden age American artist, teacher, book and magazine illustrator, with a realist style. He studied in France under the famous master artists Jean-Leon Gerôme and Benjamin-Constant. Trips to Egypt and the Near East cemented his love of Orientalism and exoticism, which became a key part of his work for paintings in the Paris Salons, in magazines like Scribners, and in fabulous books including Lew Wallace's The Fair God (author of Ben Hur). Never before has there been coverage like this of his career and work. Illustrated Press, 2016...More.

Item Code: IL53
Magazine, 8x11, 112pg, Full Color
$15.00 $8.95


RAVILIOUS & CO The Pattern of Friendship
By Andy Friend. Introduction by Alan Powers. Eric Ravilious was one of the best-known twentieth-century British artists, but this is also a biography of the group of fellow creators with whom he associated--men and women who inspired, challenged, and influenced one another--from their student days up through the Second World War. For many, his watercolors capture the spirit of midcentury England, as do his wood-engraved works, recalling the work of Lynd Ward and Clare Leighton. Here are his fellow students at the Royal College of Art such as Edward Bawden, Barnett Freedman, Enid Marx, Percy Horton, Peggy Angus, and Helen Binyon. Thames & Hudson, 2017...More.

Item Code: RAVILH
Hard Cover, 7x9, 336pg, Partial Color
$40.00 $25.00


ART OF MOUSE GUARD 2005-2015 Signed
Signed illustrated bookplate! Highly Recommended. By David Peterson. Since its debut in 2005, Mouse Guard has become a New York Times bestseller, Eisner-Award winner, and an influential staple of comics. In honor of the ten-year anniversary of the series' debut issue, a stunning celebration of the world, characters, and artistic process of David Petersen's beloved series, with his personal commentary throughout. Exclusive: each copy comes with a full color, specially illustrated bookplate David created and signed for us. Archia, 2015...More.

Item Code: ARMGHS
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x12, 224pg, Full Color
$59.99 $45.00


Recommended. By Robert Dance. Published to accompany the exhibition "Illustrated by Lynd Ward, From the Collection of Robert Dance," on view at the Grolier Club November 19 2015-January 16 2016. Probably in a limited printing. Expensive, but a rare glimpse at some fine and very scarce Ward pieces, some from the original artwork. 246 bibliographic entries, 36 color and b&w reproductions. Impermanent & Grolier, 2015...More.

Item Code: ILLWA
Soft Cover, 7x10, 160pg, Text/Partial Color
$55.00 $35.00


Signed! Recommended. By Dan Brereton. A twenty year retrospective celebrating Brereton's Eisner-nominated series of dark pulp heroes, the Nocturnals. Packed with many never-before-published illustrations, special commissions, as well as paintings and drawings spanning the twenty year history of this influential "monster noir" series. Big Wow, 2014...More.

Item Code: NOLH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 176pg, Full Color
$39.99 $29.99

ART FOR ALL The Color Woodcut in Vienna Around 1900
Enormous 10x15 inches, 414 pages. Recommended. Edited by T.G. Natter, M. Hollein et al. With Kolomon Moser, Carl Otto Szescha, Marcus Behmer et al. At the turn of the 20th century, Secession artists reclaimed the humble woodblock, short-lived and long overlooked by established art histories. Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts and particularly Japonisme all influenced this bold style. Through prints, books, magazines, calendars and pages from Ver Sacrum, the official magazine of the Vienna Secession, this offers figure studies, portraits of animals, landscapes, patterns, and typographical treasures, with detailed captions and essays. In German, French and English. Taschen, 2016...More.

Item Code: ARALH
Hard Cover, 10x15, 414pg, Partial Color
$69.99 $35.00

IMAGINATION The Art & Technique of David A. Cherry
Warehouse find, 1987. David Cherry's best science fiction and fantasy book covers and other work. An entire section is devoted to his technique. There are many paintings for his sister C.J. Cherryh's novels (they spell their names differently), including the Chanur series plus a look at astronomical paintings. 43 full-page color plates, plus b&w drawings. Donning, 1987. Out of Print.. Note: Scuffed covers and bumped corners....More.

Item Code: IMAG
Soft Cover, 8x11, 112pg, Full Color
$12.95 $5.00


PERFECT NONSENSE The Chaotic Comics and Goofy Games of George Carlson
Highly Recommended. Edited by Daniel F Yezbick. Harlan Ellison calls Carlson "a cartoonist of the absurd," whose work stands alongside that of Winsor McCay, Rube Goldberg, George Herriman, or Gary Larson. I'm also a huge fan and eager to dig into this massive, unparallelled collection.--Bud. Here is the complete story behind one of the most innovative and under-rated Golden Age artists, classic children's illustrators, and nonsense poets in American history. For more than 50 years, George Carlson created thousands of distinctive and dynamic cartoons, comics, riddles, and games that thrilled both children and adults with their fanciful spirit and nonsensical humor. Fantagraphics, 2014. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: PERNH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 316pg, Full Color
$49.99 $24.99

Warehouse find, 1993. By L. Frank Baum and W. W. Denslow. The timeless tale of Dorothy and her motley crew is retold in this charming reproduction of the 1934 classic tale for children of all ages. The graceful pen and ink illustrations of Denslow adorn many pages and even the original large-sized type is faithfully recreated here. Includes illustrated instructions for how to make a Waddle, which was a popular toy when the book was originally produced. Includes a four bookplate set by Oz illustrator Eric Shanower. Applewood, 1993. Out of Print....More.

Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x9, 211pg, Text/b&w
$24.95 $7.50


J. GARCIA Paintings, Drawings and Sketches
By Jerry Garcia and David Hinds. Jerry Garcia's (1942-1995) artwork is collected here! Marvelous and brilliant--and this is what he did for fun! This collection offers these wonderful drawings to Deadheads and art lovers alike, as Jerry's soul shines through in each charming landscape, each pleasant dreamscape, and each whimsical and insightful portrait. Visual improvisations of great sensitivity, this is the first published collection of his sketches and watercolors. Celestial Arts, 2005...More.

Item Code: JGAR
Soft Cover, 11x9, 96pg, Full Color
$19.95 $3.00

Highly Recommended. By J. Scott Campbell. The Ruff Stuff comes back bigger and showing the best compilation of art in rough form in landscape format. More than 400 scribbles, sketches, thumbs, pencil from one of the hottest artists in the graphic scene. Packed with multiple images on every page, from nudes to long-legged heroines to Wolverine, Jungle girls and Spider-Man. Mafufo, 2014...More.

Item Code: JSCR03S
Soft Cover, 6x8, 48pg, b&w
$35.00 $17.50


DAVE STEVENS Selected Sketches & Studies Volume 2
Limited, 1500. Highly Recommended. By Dave Stevens. The second-ever sketchbook produced by the premier good-girl artist of recent times. Dave created The Rocketeer and was the prime mover in Bettie Page being rediscovered. Published by Dave himself, here are the last copies (Dave didn't sign them all, thus these are unsigned), full of amazing full nudes, character studies, unpublished art--good girls to die for. Bulldog Studios, 2003. Out of Print. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: DAVE02
Soft Cover, 9x11, 32pg, b&w
$20.00 $7.50

GLENN FABRY Sketchbook 3
Recommended. The very first sketchbook by Fabry we've handled, very sharp--and also already out of print. Supply is very limited. This comes from the U.K., with 100 illustrations--half in full color and fully finished. Many unseen Preacher, Hellblazer, and Batman paintings straight out of Glenn's personal collection. Plus Hellboy, story thumbnails, Death from the Sandman series, Judge Dredd, Domino, and a simply wonderful cover packed with characters. Minor nudity. Berserker, 2015. Out of Print. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: GFS03
Soft Cover, 6x9, 54pg, Full Color
$20.00 $7.50


Graphic Novels


NOCTURNALS Black Planet Signed
Highly Recommended. By Dan Brereton. Lush, innovative, action-packed stories of supernatural menaces and cool heroes. Doc Horror knows there are sinister forces at work trying to bring the downfall of the human race. An outcast, Doc Horror is forced to live by the dark of night, and there he finds compatriots who must also shun the light of day. Polychrome, The Gunwitch, Starfish, Firelion, Komodo, and The Raccoon join Doc in his mission--and they don't care how many monsters stand in their way! Big Wow, 2015...More.

Item Code: NOCT
Soft Cover, 7x10, 208pg, Full Color
$24.95 $12.00


Recommended. Art by McKean, Mignola, Bissette et al. Six classic stories from Gaiman's early years at DC. Ranging from playful to somber to strangely chilling, these eloquent tales showcase the depth and range that have become a hallmark of their acclaimed author. Artwork from some of comics' finest artistic talents, including Teddy Kristiansen, John Totleben, Richard Piers Rayner, Sergio Aragonés and more. Collects: Swamp Thing Annual #5, Hellblazer #127, Welcome Back to the House of Mystery #1, Sandman Midnight Theatre, 1989-98. Vertigo, 2016...More.

Item Code: NGMI
Soft Cover, 7x10, 200pg, Full Color
$16.99 $10.99


Collects #1-11, 1995-96. Recommended. By C. J. Henderson and Wendi Lee. Art by Wendi Lee, Michael Netzer, Dan Brereton et al. From the mind of New York Times best-selling and Eisner Award-winning author Neil Gaiman, Lady Justice is the living embodiment of justice. She's a spirit who takes over the mind and body of beautiful but abused women, different in each story, and makes them judge, jury and executioner against crime and injustice. Violent, sexy, and well drawn. Super Genius, 2015...More.

Item Code: NGLJ01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 272pg, Full Color
$14.99 $5.00


Collects #1-3, 5-8, 11, 28-29. By Neal Adams. Flowing through Blood's veins is an arcane, unfathomable power whose origins stretch back to the very dawn of human history. An ancient struggle will come to a head in a single fiery night of war! Collecting Neal's original stories from Dark Horse Presents, this unique book features an genuinely amazing animated 3D lenticular cover. Dark Horse, 2016...More.

Item Code: NAB
Soft Cover, 7x10, 88pg, Full Color
$14.99 $8.99


Collects #1-6, 2016, plus new bonus material. Recommended. By Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti. Art by Palmiotti, Neal Adams, Simon Bisley, Joseph Michael Linsner et al. The fan-favorite creative team of Conner and Palmiotti joins forces with a slew of superstar creators—including Neal Adams, Simon Bisley, Joseph Michael Linsner, Billy Tucci, and John Timms. With the Joker firmly in her rearview mirror, Harley Quinn has become an antihero like no other. But sometimes she runs into threats too, uhh, threatening for any one person to beat. That's when she turns to a who's who of the biggest, baddest, most bodacious heroes in the whole universe!  Superman. Wonder Woman. Green Lantern. Zatanna. Lobo!? DC, 2017...More.

Item Code: HARLBH
Hard Cover, 7x10, 256pg, Full Color
$29.99 $19.99


Collects #1-10, 2015-16. Recommended. By Brian K. Vaughan. Art by Cliff Chiang and Matt Wilson. From Brian K. Vaughan, New York Times bestselling writer of Saga, and Cliff Chiang, legendary artist of Wonder Woman, this gorgeous, oversized deluxe hardcover is the perfect way to experience the first two storylines of the smash-hit series that The Chicago Tribune named one of the "Best Books of the Year."  In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time--think H.P. Lovecraft and aliens! Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this critically acclaimed story about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood. Image, 2017...More.

Item Code: PAP01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 320pg, b&w
$34.99 $22.50


Recommended. By Regis Loisel. For the first time in English, collecting the entire 6-volume series that's sold over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. Before he became Peter Pan, before his arrival to Neverland, he was a boy fighting for survival. Born into the harsh Dickensian London suburbs, Peter's only retreat from reality was the fantastical stories given to him by a friendly neighbour...then Tinkerbell arrives! Soaring Penguin, 2014. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: PETPH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 336pg, Full Color
$49.95 $29.95


Recommended. By Jorge Zentner. Art by Ruben Pellejero. The first English translation of the most famous work of the Angoulême award-winning team of Jorge Zentner and Rubén Pellejero. Dieter Lumpen is a man of the world, an adventurer who wants no part of adventure. Nonetheless, he is swept along to exotic locations from Turkey to the Caribbean, from China to Venice. As written by Zentner, Dieter's irony is gentler, more subtle, more reflective, and more tongue-in-cheek than hard or bitter. Collects all eight short stories and the three graphic novels. Foreword by Tim Sale. IDW, 2016...More.

Item Code: ADDL
Soft Cover, 8x11, 264pg, Full Color
$49.99 $29.99


JAMES BOND 007 Volume 1 Vargr
By Warren Ellis. Art by Jason Masters. Dynamite presents VARGR, the debut storyline in the all-new James Bond comic book series, as crafted by masterful writer Warren Ellis (TransmetropolitanThe Authority) and artist Jason Masters (Batman Incorporated, Guardians of the Galaxy). Well-drawn, fast-paced, and Bond-violent! It's vintage Bond. A new mission involving tainted drug trafficking starts in Berlin, but there is far more to this story. Bond is walking into a killing field. 27-page BONUS section of MANY variant covers by guest artists. Dynamite, 2016...More.

Item Code: JB01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 176, Full Color
$19.99 $12.99


Artist Editions


Highly Recommended. Of every comics story Alex Toth ever drew, the only one that he kept the complete original art to was Bravo for Adventure. This is a virtual "how-to" course in drawing comics. We see how he would draw all the detail in a scene, from thumbnails to pencils to inks--only to black it out in order to focus the reader's eye on what really counted. Also included are variant versions of the Bravo saga, dozens of never-before-seen pencil roughs, preliminary drawings, and story fragments, and twelve pages of Toth's own coloring for an edition that never saw print--until now. IDW, 2016...More.

Item Code: ATBAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x17, 136pg, Partial Color
$125.00 $99.00


DRAWING BEAUTIFUL WOMEN Studio Edition Deluxe Signed
Signed and numbered, 500! The Frank Cho Method. Highly Recommended. By Frank Cho. This deluxe edition has an extra 16-page section with bonus artwork, an exclusive Frank Cho interview, and an alternate cover featuring a new painting of a nude woman. Two gatefolds are included. Frank Cho, the acclaimed creator of Liberty Meadows, shares his secrets to drawing the lovely women he is renowned for. Flesk, 2014. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: DRBWDS
Hard Cover, 12x17, 140pg, Full Color
$200.00 $150.00


New cover for this printing. Recommended. By Mike Mignola. Features the first five issues of Hellboy in Hell as well as a wealth of historic supplementary material: the first three Hellboy stories, the two initial four-pagers produced for promotional purposes, and the 10-page story from John Byrne's Next Men #21, plus "The Corpse," and two other tales selected by Mignola for inclusion. All but three pages of Mike Mignola's Hellboy Artist's Edition have been shot from the original art to showcase Mignola's gorgeous work. IDW, 2017...More.

Item Code: MMHAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x17, 200pg, b&w
$150.00 $110.00


Recommended. In this millennium, every page Hernandez draws is die-cut flawless and ready for reproduction; but it wasn't always that way. Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Jaime Hernandez collects almost 200 pages of the raw, un-retouched original art, via select stories from the first fifty issues of the Love and Rockets comic book. These include such classic and beloved stories as “The Death of Speedy,” “Chester Square,” and “Wigwam Bam.” Plus a new interview conducted by Gary Groth and 30 pages of never-before-published material in various stages of completion. Fantagraphics, 2017...More.

Item Code: JHSTH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x14, 192pg, Full Color
$150.00 $110.00


Walt Disney


The Don Rosa Library 4. Recommended. By Don Rosa. In this new volume we meet characters like Magica De Spell and learn about Scrooge's youth, his teen adventures, his first paddle-boat race and much more! Uncle Scrooge, the world's richest duck, knows exactly where he got every coin he ever earned. And in this fourth book of Duck epics by Don Rosa, that story begins to unfold at last! Relive Scrooge's Scottish boyhood as "Last of the Clan McDuck," then his teenage years as "Master of the Mississippi" on Uncle Pothole's steamboat! Witness Scrooge's first fights with the Beagle Boys and Flintheart Glomgold--and in a bonus "Chapter 0," his earliest meeting with Magica De Spell! Fantagraphics, 2015...More.

Item Code: WDU04H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 192pg, Full Color
$29.99 $19.99


WALT DISNEY UNCLE SCROOGE and DONALD DUCK Volume 5 The Richest Duck in the World
The Don Rosa Library 5. Recommended. By Don Rosa. More new stories about "The Richest Duck in the World," as the brilliant Don Rosa carries on--and fills in the gaps--for Carl Barks' Uncle Scrooge. Scrooge's youth as a Klondike Gold Rush participant begins this, and then Scrooge halts the invasion of Fort Duckburg, teams up with the Junior Woodchucks to hunt down the legendary Library of Alexandria, is the Billionaire of Dismal Downs, travels to Lillehammer, is the Empire-builder from Calisota, and complete stories. Fantagraphics, 2016...More.

Item Code: WDU05H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 192pg, Full Color
$29.99 $19.99


WALT DISNEY UNCLE SCROOGE and DONALD DUCK Volume 6 The Universal Solvent
The Don Rosa Library 6. Recommended. By Don Rosa. Uncle Scrooge accidentally digs a tunnel to the center of the earth in the latest collection of the world-famous Duck stories, and risks destroying the world in the sixth complete, chronological book of Duck adventures by Don Rosa! Plus here are "Hearts of the Yukon" (an untold tale of Scrooge, Glittering Goldie, and the Klondike Mounted Police), "The Lost Charts of Columbus" (featuring the evil Azure Blue), and the Beagle Boys face bug-size battlers in "The Incredible Shrinking Tightwad!" Plus 50 pages of strong>Bonus Features! Fantagraphics, 2016...More.

Item Code: WDU06H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 208pg, Full Color
$29.99 $19.99


WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE Volume 9 Rise of the Rhyming Man
Daily Strips, 1946-48. Highly Recommended. By Floyd Gottfredson. Mickey and the space and time traveling alien Eega team up to save Mouseton from the Rhyming Man... a poetic master spy with an arsenal of chemical weapons! And 35 more stories, plus all kinds of cool additional material, profusely illustrated Afterward  with storyboards, pencilled art, international all-original covers of various Mickey Mouse magazines, and a complete full-color story with Eega, "Lost in the Microcosmos," from the Italian Mickey magazine Topolino from 1957. Fantagraphics, 2016...More.

Item Code: WLT09H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x9, 286pg, b&w
$35.00 $24.99

WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE Volume 5 Outwits the Phantom Blot
Daily Strips, 1938-40. Highly Recommended. By Floyd Gottfredson. Mickey's greatest villain steals the spotlight! The vile Phantom Blot--dressed head-to-foot in his ghostly black cloak--is leaving a trail of danger and destruction! Can Mickey thwart his plans? Also, Mickey battles "Mighty Whalehunter" Peg-leg Pete on the high seas and meets a powerful genie in "Mickey Mouse and the Magic Lamp," as well as Robinson Crusoe, and the Miracle Master, and he even gets a sidekick, Thursday, in three more great episodes. Fantagraphics, 2014...More.

Item Code: WLT05H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x9, 288pg, b&w
$34.99 $24.99

WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE Volume 6 Lost in Lands of Long Ago
Daily Strips, 1940-42. Highly Recommended. By Floyd Gottfredson. Decades before Jurassic Park, Doc Dustibones brings Mickey to Cave-Man Island--a lost world where fossil monsters survive alive! From stampeding brontosaurs to saber-tooth tigers, all of Goofy's least favorite Stone Age scares are here... and Dustibones is building a blimp to carry them to America! What could possibly go wrong? Fantagraphics, 2014...More.

Item Code: WLT06H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x9, 272pg, b&w
$34.99 $24.99

WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE Volume 7 March of The Zombies
Daily Strips, 1942-44. By Floyd Gottfredson. It's World War II, and Uncle Sam wants Mickey Mouse's "'Lectro Box," an amazing ray cannon that can shapeshift living matter! But also hot on Mickey's trail is gruesome Dr. Grut, who wants to use the ray to turn humans into plants--so Grut's mind-controlled "Aberzombies" can rule the world! Fantagraphics, 2015...More.

Item Code: WLT07H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x9, 262pg, b&w
$34.99 $24.99


Statues and Prints


Limited, 3,000! Recommended. Sculpted by Clayburn Moore. I don't recommend every statue, but this one is pretty cool. I may have to take one for myself. On the TV classic Batman: The Animated Series, Harley Quinn played dress-up almost as often as she wears her costume. This all-new 12-inch resin statue depicts one of her most memorable clothing swaps -- a nurse's disguise! Nurse Harley blows a kiss--holding a tiny red heart in her hand. She's wearing a delightfuly short white mini-dress and standing on a black, red and white logo base. Numbered both on the base bottom and again on a full color Certificate of Authenticity. Diamond Select Toys, 2016...More.

Item Code: BANHQ
12" tall, Full Color
$150.00 $105.00


Recommended. By Bruce Timm, sculpted by Varner Studios. This is nice! Gotham City's gorgeous guardian is the new Femme Fatales PVC Statue from Batman: The Animated Series! Based on Bruce Timm's perky design, this 9-inch tall statue depicts Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon, in full crimefighting mode with excellent coloring. Diamond, 2015...More.

Item Code: BATBGS
9" tall, Full Color
$45.00 $35.00


Designed by Adam Hughes. Sculpted by Jack Mathews. Wonder Woman takes her lasso in hand in this new Designer Series statue envisioned by Eisner Award-winning artist Adam Hughes, whose work has appeared on so many issues of Wonder Woman. DC, 2017...More.

Item Code: DCDWW
12" tall , Full Color
$130.00 $99.00


Highly Recommended. By Mark Schultz. Colored by Jim & Ruth Keegan. Mark Schultz returns to Xenozoic Tales with this fine art print from Flesk Publications. This new illustration depicts Jack and Hannah in a terrific battle against a swarm of dinosaurs. Schultz's exquisite brushwork brings this scene to life. Flesk, 2008...More.

Item Code: MSXT
18x24, 1 print, Full Color
$20.00 $15.00


Pulps & Pulp Related


TOMORROW The Complete Saga Deluxe
Limited, 50! By Arthur Leo Zagat. The complete saga of Dikar and The Bunch is collected for the first time in a single volume. Set in a decimated post-invasion United States, Dikar and The Bunch fight to restore America to its former glory. A classic post-apocalyptic saga from the pages of the highly regarded pulp magazine Argosy, published between 1939 and 1941. The stories begin with “Tomorrow”: What will they be like—those Lost Children of Tomorrow, the survivors of Armageddon? Altus, 2017...More.

Item Code: TOMD
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 184pg, Text/b&w
$85.00 $59.00


JUSTICE INC The Avenger Volume 1
Collects #1-6, 2015. By Mark Waid and Christopher Sequeira. Art by Ronilson Freire. Cover by Alex Ross. In the raging flame of tragedy, millionaire adventurer Richard Henry Benson was forged into something more than human... the ultimate master of disguise and deadly scourge of the underworld known as The Avenger! As world war rages in 1940, The Avenger dedicates his fortune to building a crack team of scientists and thrill-seekers, sworn to protect the homeland from gangsters and terrorists... but in this dangerous world, even the headquarters of Justice, Inc. can be infiltrated! Dynamite, 2016...More.

Item Code: JUSAV
Soft Cover, 7x10, 152pg, Full Color
$19.99 $12.99


SHADOW Master Series Volume 3
Collects The Shadow (1987 series) #14-19 and Annual 1&2. Recommended. By Andy Helfer. Art by Kyle Baker and Joe Orlander. The Shadow is dead, a victim of a biological weapon... but his soul survives! Believing that his ultimate fate rests in the hidden city of Shambala, the twins Chang and Hsu-Tei carry The Shadow's body deep within the Tibetan mountains, only to find themselves hunted by Chinese authorities. Meanwhile, without their master's guidance, the agents of The Shadow struggle to find their place in a violent, corrupt world. Dynamite, 2015...More.

Item Code: SHM03
Soft Cover, 7x10, 264pg, Full Color
$24.99 $14.99


Special Interest


Highly Recommended. By Kathryn Dixon. A mini-book of photos, both black and white and color, of Taylor as Cleopatra, a cowgirl, at an award ceremony with Bette Davis, meeting the Queen, with husband Mike Todd and little daughter Liza in 1957, in Ivanhoe in 1952 and hundreds more glamour shots. Here she is as leading lady, jetsetter and adulterer as well as a pretty, down-to-earth person seeking happiness. TAJ, 2014...More.

Item Code: ELITH
Hard Cover, 6x6, 96pg, Text/Partial Color
$14.95 $3.00

By Susan Kelly. This book brings together excellent, high quality photographs and commentary celebrating Elizabeth Taylor's beauty, on-screen and off. From rare early teen-aged shots and first films, to her marriages with actors and creators, to high glamour Hollywood gowns and jewelry. A&C Black, 2011. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: ELIZH
Soft Cover, 9x11, 128pg, Partial Color
$29.99 $9.99


By Stuart Gallagher and Helen Smith. The rich and storied legacy of Porsche, one of Germany's greatest automobile manufacturers, is told here in exacting detail. From the humble beginnings of Ferdinand and Ferry Porsche through to the record-breaking 911s and Targas, this is an unexpurgated story of automotive precision. Loaded with great color photos, stats and technical data, this book is as exciting as a trip down the autobahn. Parragon, 2002. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: UTIH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x13, 192pg, Text/Partial Color
$34.95 $10.00


Pin-Up & Adult


Limited, 500! Art & story by Rob Durham. Cover by Budd Root. The conclusion of "The Return" has our girl battling Maggie, who's now a slavering beast, and a modern-day invasion of reptiles. And that's behind a handsome Budd Root All Audiences Cover. Bagged & boarded, with a certificate of authenticity! Amryl, 2015. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: CAVTR04
Soft Cover, 7x10, 24pg, b&w
$10.00 $6.00


Highly Recommended. The masters of European comics lend their talents to an erotic anthology that is as classy as it is titillating. In keeping with European and French sensibilities, many of these are quite humorous. 50 spicy short stories from Altuna ("Sweet Ride"), Bilal ("B.K.'s Panties"), Forest (creator of Barbarella), Varenne ("Hot Line" and "Chic Destroy"), Beltran ("Smutty"), George Pichard, Victor de la Fuente ("Fantasy Compartment"), Caza, Gillon, Loustal and many, many others. Humanoids, 2014. Adult Material...More.

Item Code: ERGOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 310pg, Full Color
$44.95 $29.95


From 1973. By James Chiara. With Uschi Digard and Rene Bond. Hot adult film starlets Uschi Digardand Rene Bond appear in this crazy fantasy-themed erotic feature. Harry is a clumsy sad sack who works at the “Internally Yours” feminine hygiene company. Destined to remain eternally alone, Harry meets “The Magician." He gives Harry a pill that will make all his dreams come true. Soon, Harry is making beautiful women appear and do his bidding, but there’s a catch! Just as soon as he gets aroused, the women vanish! Impulse, 2014. Adult Material...More.

Item Code: HONB
DVD, 1 disc, Full Color
$24.95 $14.95

VA VOOM Hot Rods & Killer Bods In Amazing 3D
Features fast wheels and high heels in this unique poster-book featuring 3D photos of some very rare vehicles and even harder to find nude girls! From cover to cover, each of the 12 pages (folding out to a huge poster) is stuffed full of new, full-color 3D photos of classic hot rods and vintage cruisers, along with fast girls and naughty nudes Sarah Heartbreaker and Trixie. Shh!, 2009. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: VAV
Soft Cover, 9x11, 12pg, Full Color
$9.95 $4.95


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