Thursday, May 24, 2018

Twixt Two Worlds #3: The ERB Drawings of Thomas Yeates, Art of Fantasy by Unno, Skippy Vol 4, Conan, Disney Masters, Pre-Code Classics, Bettie Page , Madman, Dejah Thoris and more!

We've got a special book for you this week, which we co-published: Twixt Two Worlds #3: The ERB Drawings of Thomas Yeates. Also, a new art book by Unno, Art of Fantasy, Sci-Fi and Steampunk; Skippy Vol 4, Conan Omnibus 4, two new Disney Masters, four new Pre-Code Classics, Bettie Page in Hollywood softcover, the outstanding—and signed & limited--Madman Artist Select, Dejah Thoris Omnibus 2, and two interesting new graphic novels, The Wormwood Saga and Hasib and the Queen of Serpents. Plus a bit more, including ERB-related items in short supply. See News & Notes.

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TWIXT TWO WORLDS #3 By Thomas Yeates Signed
Signed and numbered from 1,000! Highly Recommended. Art by Thomas Yeates. Edited by Dwayne Covey. Thomas Yeates' third sketchbook has pen & ink and pencil drawings of Tarzan, John Carter, Dejah Thoris, and many other lesser known Edgar Rice Burroughs characters; plus Sheena, Domino Lady, Doc and Pat Savage, Zorro and more. Jane, La of Opar, Dejah Thoris and others are often partially nude and very attractively done. These are mainly spontaneous convention sketches of characters and scenes, selected by the customer, drawn by hand in pencil and finished by hand in wet india ink. Yeates is the current artist on the Prince Valiant Sunday strip—who also appears here with Aleta. Thomas started his career illustrating with The Swamp Thing for DC Comics in the 1980s. Bud Plant, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: TWIS
Soft Cover, 9x11, 48, b&w

As mentioned in the full description, we co-published with book with collector Dwayne Covey, who commissioned the artwork, and with Thomas Yeates. We have very early numbers, first come, first served, beginning with every other number from #4 to #60. These appeared in the Diamond Previews for June, but the book will not be available in selected comic stores until July. We will not have enough copies to solicit them again with Diamond; otherwise they are exclusively available from ourselves and from Yeates at the shows he attends.

Bud Plant, Thomas Yeates & Dwayne Covey.   


Art Books

Our Highest Recommendation. By Hiroshi Unno. The history of fantasy, science fiction and the origins of steampunk--from Romanticism in the 18th century to the modern era. This looks at writers, books and artists, exploring and illustrating masterpieces by William Blake, John Martin, Albert Robida, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, Rackham, Charles and Heath Robinson, Lefler & Urban, the Oz books, Little Nemo and more. Nothing modern here, this begins and ends in the last two centuries, packed with really great artwork. PIE, 2018...More.

Item Code: ARTFAN
Soft Cover, 7x10, 360pg, Full Color

See all the Unno art books on our website.
Back in stock, new printing. By Edward Abbey. Illustrations by Robert Crumb. Abbey's comical masterpiece, featuring for the first time all of R. Crumb's artwork drawn for the book and calendar. Also includes the previously deleted chapter, "Seldom Seen at Home." This classic of revolutionary fiction tells the story of George Washington Hayduke III and his gang of ecological activists running amok in the Southwestern desert. From 1975, this was probably the inspiration for the creation of the environmental group, Earth First. Illustrated color jacket and dozens of b&w illustrations by Crumb. Dream Garden, 2008...More.

Item Code: MNKH
Hard Cover, 6x9, 356pg, Text/b&w

See lots more Crumb on our website, including The Book of Genesis and the latest sketchbooks.


Comic Book Archives

MICHAEL ALLRED MADMAN Artist Select Deluxe Signed
Signed & limited, 999! Highly Recommended. By Michael Allred. Wow--this is really impressive. An enormous seven-pound volume in a fancy metallic-striped slipcase! Celebrate a quarter-century of the best-known retro-art hero in comics, Michael Allred's Madman! This special IDW Limited Artist Select edition features nearly 500 pages of Allred's hand-picked favorite issues--complete stories, from Frank Einstein's first appearance to his amazing flip-book adventure and beyond. Plus: lots of special covers and pin-up pages, a comprehensive new interview and more. IDW, 2018...More.

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

We still have one copy each of the Sal Buscema Incredible Hulk [IHASD, $125] and Herb Trimpe Incredible Hulk [IHHASD. $169] in stock. Bill Sienkiewicz New Mutants is sold out.

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT The Complete Collection Volume 3
Recommended. By Doug Moench, Bill Mantlo et al. Art by Yong Montana, Don Perlin, Frank Robbins, Infantino, Sienkiewicz et al. Complete your collection of the classic adventures of Marvel's legendary lycanthrope! But can even Jack Russell survive when he battles the silver-clad stalker known as Moon Knight? There are plenty more candidates lining up to wrestle the Werewolf, including the Hangman, Brother Voodoo, Iron Man and Fire-Eyes, the man with the gaze of doom! Whether it's super heroes or supernatural threats Jack is facing, he and Spider-Man -- and Ghost Rider too -- fight to the death. Marvel, 2018...More.

Item Code: WERE03
Soft Cover, 6x10, 464pg, Full Color
$39.99 $34.99

Both previous volumes are still available.

Bargain-priced new Omnibus series. Highly Recommended. By Mike Mignola and John Byrne. Art by Mike Mignola. The story moves from Hellboy's mysterious World War II origin to his 1994 confrontation with the man who summoned him to earth, and the earliest signs of the plague of frogs. Avoiding his supposed fate as the herald of the end of the world, Hellboy continues with the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense, fighting alongside Abe Sapien, Liz Sherman, and drafting Roger Homunculus into his own ill-fated service with the B.P.R.D.  Five complete stories in chronological order for the first time. Dark Horse, 2018...More.

Item Code: HELLBOM01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 368pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

See all our Hellboy books here.

CONAN OMNIBUS Volume 4 Mercenaries and Madness
Bargain-priced Omnibus series. Recommended. By Timothy Truman and Roy Thomas. Art by Tomás Giorello, Truman et al. Covers by Dave Stewart and Cary Nord. Timothy Truman's adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "Iron Shadows in the Moon" and the long-awaited return of the original Conan the Barbarian comics scribe, Roy Thomas, in "Road of Kings." Also work by Joe Linsner and Joe Kubert. Collects Dark Horse's Conan the Cimmerian #14 and 16-25, "Conan and the Mad King of Gaul" from MySpace Dark Horse Presents #28 and 29, Conan: Weight of the Crown and Conan Road of Kings #1-6, 2019-2012. Dark Horse, 2018...More.

Item Code: COOM04
Soft Cover, 7X10, 464pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

The first three volumes are still available. Also see below, Rare and Out of Print, for two great titles from Wandering Star.

WARLORD OF MARS Dejah Thoris Omnibus Volume 2
Collects Warlord of Mars Dejah Thoris #20-37, 2014-15. Recommended. By Robert Place Napton. Art by Carlos Rafael and Debora Carita. Cover art by Jay Anacleto. Dejah Thoris confronts Helium's Criminal Underworld, the former Jeddak of Yorn who returns leading an unstoppable army of Machine Men and in the future she finds a world all but conquered by invaders from the planet Earth. This collects three full graphic novels: Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris Vol. 5: Rise of the Machine Men, Vol. 6: Phantoms of Time, and Vol. 7: Duel to the Death. Includes a variant cover gallery of 36 covers by Jay Anacleto, who we are big fans of, Neves, Renaud and Reis. Dynamite, 2018...More.

Item Code: WARDOM02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 456pg, Full Color
$39.99 $34.99

WARLORD OF MARS Dejah Thoris Omnibus Volume 1
Collects #1-19. By Arvid Nelson and Robert Place Napton. Art by Carlos Rafael et al. Four hundred years before John Carter would arrive on the Red Planet, the long-lived Dejah Thoris must unite the forces of Greater and Lesser Helium, two warring city-states, to fend off the greatest threats ever to plague their lands: a rampaging colossus, pirate raiders, the dreaded Boora Witch, invading vampires from Saturn, and even more unspeakable menaces! Solo adventures in her first massive Omnibus edition; includes Bonus: 59 variant covers, reproduced four to a page, by a who's who of artists. Dynamite, 2017...More.

Item Code: WARDOM01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 480pg, Full Color
$39.99 $34.99


Disney Masters

DISNEY MASTERS Volume 2 Donald Duck Uncle Scrooge's Money Rocket
In English for the first time, from Topolino, 1960, 1963 and 1995. Recommended. By Luciano Bottaro. The second entry in the new Disney Masters series spotlights one of the all-time great Disney Duck artists, Luciano Bottaro! When Scrooge rockets his money to the moon to save it from the Beagle Boys, Donald Duck stows away — and gets stranded on an asteroid! With Rebo, Warlord King of Saturn, suddenly in the picture, can Donald save himself and rescue Scrooge's fortune? Italian comics maestro Luciano Bottaro (1931–2005), building on the Carl Barks tradition, spun wild, thrilling, and near-psychedelic Duckburg tales for decades! Fantgraphics, 2018...More.

Item Code: DM02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x10, 192pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

DISNEY MASTERS Volume 3 Mickey Mouse The Case of The Vanishing Bandit
Collected from Walt Disney's Comics & Stories #152-175, 1953-55. Recommended. By Paul Murry. Hop on board — Fantagraphics new Disney Masters collections continues! Each of these seven classic and fun stories was serialized in three successive issues of WDC&S and are collected here for the first time together. Join Mickey on the trail of cops-and-robbers capers — from shady doings at “The Last Resort” to Black Pete's raucous wrangles with a Rajah in “The Lost Legion!” Murry's first seven Mickey serials are all here — newly recolored in the warm colors from the originals. Fantagraphics, 2018...More.

Item Code: DM03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

Available both individually and in two-volume slipcased sets. See below. Set 3/4 is not yet published but you can reserve it now, it should be here in June.

DISNEY MASTERS Volume 1 Mickey Mouse The Delta Dimension
Three complete adventures from Topolino, 1959-61. Recommended. By Romano Scarpa. Never before published in English. Fantagraphics launches a new series of books devoted to fine Disney creators rarely seen in the U.S. Here are three Mickey Mouse classics drawn by the great Italian artist, Romano Scarpa (1927-2005): "The Delta Dimension," "The Bleep-Bleep 15," and "The Fabulous City of Shan-Grilla." When Disney Legend Floyd Gottfredson stopped creating new Mickey Mouse adventures in 1955, Scarpa picked up the Mickey mantle and quickly proved himself a worthy successor, spinning out decades' worth of new Mickey action epics. Fantagraphics, 2018...More.

Item Code: DM01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x10, 200pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

DISNEY MASTERS Volumes 1 & 2 Boxed Set
By Romano Scarpa Luciano Bottaro. Volume 1: Fantagraphics launches a new series of books devoted to Disney's greatest cartoonists, beginning with this volume of Mickey Mouse classics drawn by the great Italian artist, Romano ScarpaVolume 2: This spotlights one of the all-time great Disney Duck artists, Luciano Bottaro! When Scrooge rockets his money to the moon to save it from the greedy Beagle Boys, Donald Duck accidentally stows away — and gets stranded on an asteroid! Fantgraphics, 2018. Due Oct. ...More.

Item Code: DM01HP
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x10, 392pg, Full Color
$59.99 $49.99

See Rare and Out of Print below for several newly-added Disney books.


Pre-Code Classics

Collects #8-14, 1954-55. Recommended. Art by Sid Check, Frazetta, Jay Disbrow, Myron Fass and Harry Harrison. Frazetta puts in a rare apperance, collaborating with Sid Check on an amazing cover. There are also stories of "a heart torn out," "blood drainage" and that's only what Overstreet is pointing out. One of the weirder titles of the time, as the filled newstands meant publishers had to outdo the competiton with bloodier, darker, stranger stories of horror. Sid Check provides two exceptional stories here and also Jay Disbrow, who is clunky but always fun. PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCB02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 256pg, Full Color

Collects #1-6, 1951. Recommended. Art by Lou Cameron, Gene Colan, Mike Sekowsky et a Here comes the first volume of Ace Comics' horror title, one that I personally like quite a bit. Artist Lou Cameron is an unsung name from this time; his Time Machine for Classics Illustrated is his best known work, but early on he was doing superior and imaginative artwork sometimes as good as a Frazetta or Williamson. And here's Mike Sekowsky, between his career beginning at Timely and ending up at DC Comics. PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCW01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 216pg, Full Color

Collects #1-5, 1952. Recommended. Art by Pete Morisi (PAM), Gus Ricca, George Tuska, Charles Sultan et al. St. John's criminally overlooked Weird Horrors has a cover style that's a riff on Marvel's later and much-loved Amazing Adult Fantasy. And believe me, you'll have to go a long way to match this first volume, with work from Gus Ricca, George Tuska, Charles Sultan, Bob Forgione, Enrico Bagnoli, Rafael Astarita, Paul Gattuso, Don Perlin and Albert Tyler, many of whom are not household names though their styles deserve for them to be right up there with the very best. #3 has a hashish story! PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCWH01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

Collects #7-12, 1952-53. Recommended. Art by Harry Harrison, A.C. Hollingsworth, Hy Fleishman, Doug Wildey et al. Some of the most weirdest and most esoteric stories and covers of the time. Skeletons, anyone? They loved them on every cover. And busty, Wally Wood-ish ladies--on the covers and inside, too. Dismemberment, hypo blood drainage, cannibalism, witch burning, severed heads...even a horror witch hostess clearly stolen from EC. And that's all noted in Overstreet! As shown on the cover here, artist Hy Fleishman was obviously influenced by Wood and he has plenty here. Also so does Hollingsworth, also a Woody clone. PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCD02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 216pg, Full Color

See the website for previous volumes and all the Pre-Code Classics. We still have sale-priced copies of many titles.


Comic Strip Collections

PERCY CROSBY'S SKIPPY Daily Comics 1934-1936
Recommended. Edited by Jared Gardner and Dean Mullaney. Here we are, at the height of Percy Crosby's cartooning career, but also during his one-man political and social crusade. Crosby influenced cartoonists from Charles Schulz to Walt Kelly to Garry Trudeau, and, perhaps more than any other cartoonist before him, brought philosophy and politics to the American newspaper comic strip. Bonus materials include a 14--page introduction with scads of Skippy merchandise--he was huge, promoting furnace oil, Mazda lamps, games, dolls, cereal and bread! IDW, 2018...More.

Item Code: SK04H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x9, 330pg, Partial Color
$49.99 $39.99

See the website for the previous volumes, all still available.


Graphic Novels

BETTIE PAGE #1 Bettie in Hollywood
Collects #1-4. Recommended. By David Avallone. Art by Colton Worley. She's more modest than Ms. Blaise, but peels more than Ms. Emma. She out-vamps Vampirella, but she's sweeter than Honey West. Now the world can know the truth: her classified adventures back in 1951 Hollywood have been declassified. The secret diary of Bettie Page, model-turned-feisty girl adventurer! Includes a bonus and exclusive short story illustrated by Joseph Michael Linsner, originally published in Playboy Magazine, with an introduction by writer David Avallone. Cover gallery with 16-pages of variant covers, all full page. Dynamite, 2018...More.

Item Code: BP01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 32pg, Full Color

See all our Bettie items, including the ongoing comic series with variant covers, on our website.

A TALE OF A THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS Hâsib & The Queen of Serpents
Recommended. By David B. When his greedy companions abandon him in the middle of the forest, the young woodcutter Hâsib meets the Queen of Serpents. She then tells her story, a fabulous adventure filled with gods and demons, princes and prophets. From Kabul to Cairo, journeys intertwine with intrigues and spiritual quests. An enchanting and intricately designed interpretation of the story of Hâsib Karîm ad-Dîm, through which David B. opens for us the gates of the Thousand and One Nights. For Mature Readers. NBM, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: HASIH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 112pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

WORMWOOD SAGA Volume 1 The Journey Begins
Recommended. By Daniel Lieske. This gorgeous fantasy epic follows Jonas, a young boy from our human world, who stumbles into an alternate universe through a painting in his grandmother's attic. When the portal closes behind him Jonas must find another way home and begins a journey through this strange and fascinating land. Along the way he meets Raya, who becomes his guardian in the new world. But there are many things Raya is not telling Jonas, and this world is not peaceful. Lion Forge, 2018...More.

Item Code: WORS01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 128pg, Full Color


Coming in September

Collects Amazing Adventures #18-39, 1973-76 and Marvel Graphic Novel #7, 1983. Recommended. By Don McGregor, Roy Thomas et al. Art by P. Craig Russell, Neal Adams et al. The Martian invasion of Earth has left our world shattered and its population enslaved. Into this post-apocalyptic nightmare comes Killraven, a man obsessed with his mission: to free Earth! Don McGregor and P. Craig Russell crafted some of the most compelling and nuanced work of the era. The band of Freemen rebels strive, grow, battle and love with a humanity that's as touching as it is exciting. The complete Killraven sci-fi action opus, restored and featuring an amazing selection of behind-the-scenes material! Marvel, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: MMK01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 488, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

By John Byrne, Chris Claremont et al. Art by Jack Kirby and Ron Wilson. It was the world's greatest comic magazine -- again! Not since the days of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby had a creator so perfectly captured the intense mood, cosmic style and classic sense of adventure of Marvel's First Family. Fresh off an earth-shattering and reputation-making run as penciler on Uncanny X-Men, John Byrne proved his writing talent was every bit the equal of his art as he pulled double-duty on Fantastic Four, launching Reed, Sue, Ben and Johnny into realms of imagination and wonder into which few creators had dared to travel before. Marvel, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: FFJOM01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 1096pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

New printing. Collects: #1-30, 1961-64; Annual #1, 1963. Our Highest Recommendation. By Stan Lee. Art by Jack Kirby. They were visionaries. Explorers. Imaginauts. They were Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. And like the Fantastic Four, they continually strove to overcome the impossible and achieve the extraordinary. Now, the first three years of their landmark run are collected in one oversized volume. This keepsake edition also includes all original letters pages and pinups, critical commentaries, a historical overview, and other DVD-style extras. The title that kicked off the entire Marvel Age of Comics in December, 1961. Stan and Jack's masterpiece!! Marvel, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: FFOM01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 848pg, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

Collects Weird Horrors #6-9,1953; Do You Believe in Nightmares #1-2,1957-58. Highly Recommended. Art by Joe Kubert, Steve Ditko, Dick Ayers, Lou Cameron et al. This one has it all: super weird covers by Ekgren (2), plus two covers by Kubert and one by Ditko. An Atomic Bomb story, primo arwork by Joe Kubert (3 stories), Steve Ditko (almost the entire issue of Nightmares #1), and Dick Ayers. All from the hallowed publisher St. John, who was always a step or two above most of the others for story and art quality (they did all the wonderful Matt Baker work so collectible today). PS Artbooks, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: PCWH02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 216pg, Full Color

Volume 1 is just in and listed above.

Recommended. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean. A Diamond Select Toys release! Harley Quinn is the woman of the hour, the year and the decade, and this all-new PVC diorama captures her latest comic book appearance, with her corset, trademark hammer and red-and-blue pigtails! Sitting atop a crate of dynamite, Harley measures approximately 8 inches tall, and is made of high-quality PVC plastic with collectible-quality painted details. Packaged in a full-color window box and at what we consider a pretty good price. Diamond Select Toys, 2018. Due Sept. ...More.

Item Code: DCGSHQ
8 tall, Full Color

See more Harley statues and graphic novels, including two in Bargain Books, on our website.


Warehouse Finds

Warehouse find, 1980. By Denny O'Neil, Robert Kanigher, et al. Art by Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson, Neal Adams, Dick Giordano et al. Super Heroes Monthly reprints some of the best DC stories for a British audience. Issue #1 includes: "Planet of the Angels" (Superman) by Denny O'Neil, Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson; "Target Wonder Woman" by Robert Kanigher, Don Heck and Bob Oksner; and "The Secret of the Waiting Graves" (Batman) by O'Neil, Neal Adams and Dick Giordano. Also includes Bat Facts and an ad for Batman and Superman pocketbooks. DC, 1980. . Overall fine condition....More.

Item Code: SUPH01
Magazine, 8x11, 50pg, b&w

When I was prowling the back corners of the warehouse in search of something vintage for Free Comic Book Day, I stumbled onto a small stack of these vintage issues, circa 1981. This was a very well-done attempt of a British publisher to collect prime, early DC stories from the beginning of the Silver Age, in oversized black and white magazines. It was unique in its day.

We have just six copies each of #9 (SUPH09) and #10 (SUPH10), and 4 copies of #1. We already have offered #8 (SUPH08. six copies left) and #11 (SUPH11. 11 copies left) and the two volume set (SUPHEP. many copies left).


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.


HARLEY QUINN Volume 2 Power Outage (The New 52) [HQU02. $16.99 $9.99].

HARLEY QUINN Volume 3 Kiss Kiss Bang Stab (The New 52) [HQU03. $16.99 $9.99].

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA Playing Cards [JLAPC. $5.99 $3.99].

ZORRO The Complete Dell Pre-Code Comics Adventures [ZOCDPH. $60.00 $49.95].

LIVING MUMMY And Other Stories [LIVMH. $29.99 $19.99].

THE NEW DEAL [NEWDH. $16.99 $9.99].

PEANUTS EVERY SUNDAY Volume 1 [PES01H. $49.99 $29.99].

VOODOO VENGEANCE and Other Stories [VOODH. $29.99 $19.99].

WALT DISNEY'S MICKEY MOUSE Volume 1 Race to Death Valley [WLT01H. $29.99 $12.99].


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

We have a few Walt Disney items this week starting with two copies of Mickey Mouse Merchandise, The Life of Donald Duck collector's box and Uncle Scrooge His Life & Times by Carl Barks. From 1939 the Mickey Mouse Magazine with a classic Goofy cover, and from 1398, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 96 Page Story Book. Also we have the original souvenir program from the movie release of Walt Disney's Fantasia.

For classic art lovers we have copies of Louis Icart The Complete Etchings, Howard Pyle The Artist & His Legacy, and another Coll book, The Magic Pen of Joseph Clement Coll.

For Pin-Up lovers we have the 700 page Best of American Girlie Magazines, and from the Taschen Icon series, Pin-Ups.

Lastly, we found a few softcover copies of Chroma The Art of Alex Schomberg, a copy of R. Crumb's Head Comix and signed, slipcased copies of Conan of Cimmeria Volume 1 with art by Mark Schultz and Volume 2 with art by Gary Gianni.


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Mature Readers

Vanessa del Rio and Samantha Fox star in Her Name Was Lisa, a 1979 docu-thriller from director Roger Watkins. DVD/Blu-Ray combo. See all our adult DVDs on our website.

A new Cavewoman variant cover by Budd Root, Return to the Labrinth #1. Not topless, mind you, but bottomless. Starting a new trend perhaps? Here's all of our Cavewoman comics and Budd's art book, Cave Paintings.

And a warehouse find from the Taschen Icon series, Paris-Hollywood, erotic photos from Serge Jacques.

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News and Notes


Signed books from ERB Inc

At the Edgar Rice Burroughs show last weekend, we got several books that will be going up on the website, but not in time for this week. We have a new title, Untamed Pellucidar by Lee Strong, signed and in hardcover. The softcover ($19.95) is not yet out, and will not be signed. We have the only available copies of Tarzan of the Apes/Johnny Weismueller cover, of which there are only 50 copies in existence, produced for a special event in Los Angeles. It's the classic novel with a specially-done cover of the famous actor. The rest of the run sold at the event; we bought the remaining copies.

We got just four and six signed copies of two more hardcovers, which we previously listed as unsigned: Swords Against the Moon Men and Tarzan Trilogy. And finally, a new DVD, Tarzan: Lord of the Louisiana Jungle. Back in stock is Joe Jusko's Art of Edgar Rice Burroughs, to which we are adding signed bookplates we still had from the original release in 1996!
All this is first come, first served. If you really want a copy of any of these that are low in stock, get your order in asap Thursday night, or Friday morning, or call after 9am PST on Friday and make sure we have signed copies left for you.

The Edgar Rice Burroughs 100 Year Art Chronology

[ERB100SD. Leatherbound $299, and ERB100D, Clothbound $219] are nearly here. I saw an unslipcased advance set at the ERB show and they look very, very good. As far as we know, we still can reorder sets, and we have more than spoken for coming in, but beware...they could sell out once people see how nice they are. Act accordingly. We expect them very soon, early to mid-June.

The Graveyard Book goes to the movies

Ron Howard is discussing doing a film based on the Neil Gaiman story. Ron took over the Director role on the Han Solo movie. His films are always top notch. I love this Gaiman book and it has long received my Highest Recommendation for both the prose edition, which won the coveted Newbery Award for Best American Literature for Children aka Best Young Adult Novel, and the follow-up graphic novel by P. Craig Russell and others.

It is available from us in a bargain-priced set of three paperbacks in a slipcase, which also contains the original prose novels Coraline and Fortunately the Milk. It is also available as a graphic novel, first done in hardcover as two volumes, then done in softcover. We still have these editions available. Also available in a handsome combined hardcover in jacket. The deluxe signed edition of the graphic novel is also still in print, as far as I know. We have a two on hand and are ordering several more.

The first edition of the prose Graveyard Book in hardcover sells for around $50+ unsigned, $100+ signed. My partner Anne (Bud Plant and Hutchison Books, has an unsigned edition on hand for $45.



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