Thursday, July 5, 2018

Little Nemo, The Far Side, Absolute Sandman, Bombshells United, Max Collin’s Quarry's War, Cosmo the Merry Martian, vintage Frazetta and much more.

Dream Another Dream, a wonderful Little Nemo spin-off, goes on sale at 1/3 cover price. Gary Larson & The Far Side, Absolute Sandman, Bombshells United, Max Collin's Quarry's War, Legion of Superheroes Omnibus 2, Cosmo the Merry Martian, vintage Frazetta and much more.

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Pulp Reprints and a DVD  |  2019 Calendars  |  Statues  |  Coming in October
Bargain Books  |  Mature Readers  |  News & Notes  |  Website Index
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LITTLE NEMO Dream Another Dream
Back in Stock at a great new Sale Price! Our Highest Recommendation. By Bill Sienkiewicz, Charles Vess, P. Craig Russell, David Mack et al. Contemporary artists pay tribute to this beloved and imaginative Sunday page. They have created 118 entirely new Little Nemo pages, all full Sunday page size! Contributors also include Paul Pope, J.H. Williams III, Carla Speed McNeil, Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Farel Dalrymple, Marc Hempel, Nate Powell, Jeremy Bastian, Jim Rugg, Ron Wimberly, Scott Morse, David Petersen, J.G. Jones, Mike Allred, Dean Motter, Yuko Shimizu, Roger Langridge, Craig Thompson, and Mark Buckingham, among many others. Locust Moon, 2014...More.

Item Code: LNDRH
Hard Cover, 16x21, 144pg, Full Color
$124.99 $45.00

We just announced this in our Independence Day sale on Tuesday night, and it’s already selling briskly!

Two more Sunday Page size collections are also on sale: Mr. Twee Deedle [MRTH. $75, your price $45]--just four left now, but the Sale on the 4th may have sold the last copy out, and Prince Valiant: An American Epic Vol 2 (1938) [PV02SC. $150, your price $49.95].

Also a recent addition to our warehouse finds is a oversized Little Nemo Calendar from 2010, with full Sunday pages. [RB791. $30.00]. We only have two copies of this available.

 
GARY LARSON AND THE FAR SIDE
By Kerry D. Soper. Art by Gary Larson. Kerry D. Soper reminds us of The Far Side's groundbreaking qualities and cultural significance in the 1980s, In this first full study of Larson's art, Soper follows the arc of the cartoonist's life and career, describing the aesthetic and comedic qualities of his work, probing the business side of his success, and exploring how The Far Side brand as a whole--with its iconic characters and accompanying set of comedic and philosophical frames--connected with its core readers. University Press of Mississippi, 2018...More.

Item Code: GARL
Soft Cover, 6x9, 218pg, Text/b&w
$25.00

 

Graphic Novels

 
ABSOLUTE SANDMAN OVERTURE
Deluxe oversized leatherette embossed binding, in full color slipcase. Highly Recommended. By Neil Gaiman. Art by J.H. Williams III.Neil Gaiman returned recently to his award-winning creation, after seventeen years away, with his first new Sandman story by renowned artist J.H. Williams III. Here we are treated to that fine novel, which offers a prequel to the entire series, explaining how Morpheus came to be a prisoner in his own universe in an exclusive deluxe format! This collects the entire story, plus sketches, interviews, design concepts and an abundance of never-before-seen bonus material. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: ABSSH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x12, 416pg, Full Color
$125.00 $110.00

See our website for the original hardcover and softcover of this, and other Sandman material. And also see more from Neil Gaiman.

 
BOMBSHELLS UNITED Volume 1
Collects #1-6, 2017-18. Cover by Terry Dodson. By Marguerite Bennett. Art by Marguerite Sauvage, Marcelo Dichlara, Siya Oum et al. The first softcover collection of this offbeat new series, collecting the women of DC Bombshells in an alternate history tale with Wonder Woman on the front lines of battle. The year is 1943, smack in the middle of WWII, and Wonder Woman is called to Arizona for help by two young girls named Cassie Sandsmark and Donna Troy! The girls' friends and families are being displaced from their homes and forced into internment camps! To save them, can Wonder Woman fight against the same people she once fought alongside? DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: BOMU01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 144pg, Full Color
$16.99 $15.50

Bombshells Statues, Magnets, Tapestry Blankets, six volumes of the first series and more, all on our website.

 
QUARRY'S WAR
From the author of "Road to Perdition." Collects Quarry's War #1-4 By Max Allan Collins. Art by Szymom Kudranski and Edu Menna.1970s Chicago and the grim brutality of the Vietnam War collide in this brand new comic title featuring Max Allan Collins’ assassin, the expert marksman and former Vietnam vet Quarry, as he receives details of his latest target from The Broker. It’s an assignment that will see his past as a U.S Marine sniper come back to haunt him... Author Collins provides two Afterwords about this highly successful series of Quarry novels, in print and in film and television series. It all started back in 1974. Adult themes, violence. Titan, 2018...More.

Item Code: QUAR
Soft Cover, 7x10, 112pg, Full Color
$16.99

One last copy of the Road to Perdition Big Little Book goes to the first to order it. Max also wrote the introductions to The Complete Dick Tracy series.

 
DREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY Volume 2 Dreaming A Revolution
Conclusion (?) of this handsomely drawn fantasy epic. Highly Recommended. By Richard Marazano. Art by Luo Yin. Tutu is trapped in a valley of eternal winter, populated by talking animals and ruled by an oil-sputtering robot Emperor. She's sick of doing the Emperor's bidding, toiling in a factory that only hurts the valley with its pollution. Does the mysterious butterfly that follows her in dreams and waking life, the one that everyone is desperate to get their hands on, hold the key to the valley's future? If she can band together with a talking cat, rabbit spies, and a masked daredevil known as the Flying Bandit, her dreams could have the power to reshape the world! Lion Forge, 2018...More.

Item Code: DREB02
Soft Cover, 9x7, 112pg, Full Color
$12.99

Volume 1 is also in stock [DREB01. $12.99].

 
TIME GRUNTS Volume 1 The Monsters Within
Collects #1-4, 2018. By Evan K. Pozios. Art by Alex Sanchez. October, 1944. Nazi fortunes appear bleaker by the day as the Allied noose around Germany tightens.  But in the bowels of the Wenceslas Mines, a terrible threat has emerged . . . The Nazis have discovered the ability to conquer time itself with the help of an ominous new Device! Now a rag tag group of American GIs must stop this threat to the past, present, and future . . . While dealing with their past, prejudices, and own fears in the process. Lovecraftian monsters are also part of the mix. Caliber, 2018...More.

Item Code: TIMG01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 104pg, Full Color
$18.99 $16.99

 

Frank Frazetta

 
Special offer: Order any Frazetta book below or from our website, and add a free copy (one per order) of this 1998 Icon Brochure, below.
FRAZETTA BOOK ONE
Back in stock, published by the Frazetta family. Recommended. Art by Frank Frazetta. Edited by Ellie Frazetta. Listed as high as $75 on Amazon, here we have mint, still-in-shrink-wrap copies. The Frazetta family published this second collection of Frank's work--the first was Living Legend. Edited by his wife Ellie Frazetta, with an introduction by Frazetta expert David Winiewicz, this is a thin but handsome collection of mostly later work, including several Death Dealer variations, Jaguar God I and II, Tarzan, Headless Horseman I and II, Fire and Ice, Huns, Moonrider, and Beauty and the Beast. This is the second printing done in 1998. Sun Litho-Print, 1998...More.

Item Code: FRAZBO
Soft Cover, 8x11, 72pg, Full Color
$29.95

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
TELLING STORIES The Comic Art of Frank Frazetta Hardcover Slipcased
Now bargain-priced. Highly Recommended. Art by Frank Frazetta. Fantasy art's most popular painter was also one of the most popular comic book illustrators during the industry’s golden age. Telling Stories: The Comic Art of Frank Frazetta celebrates the rare and largely forgotten stories created five decades ago by this iconic artist. These jungle adventures, true-life tales of heroism, and dreamy love stories not only exhibit the skill of a master craftsman but also provide tantalizing glimpses of where the young artist’s career would ultimately take him. Hardcover in slipcase! This was the ONLY trade edition of this book. Underwood Books, 2008...More.

Item Code: TELSH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 192pg, Partial Color
$49.95 $24.95

This has been our bestselling Frazetta since the price reduction.

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
THE FRAZETTA SKETCHBOOK Deluxe
Highly Recommended. By Frank Frazetta and J. David Spurlock. This deluxe edition is hardcover, comes in a handsome slipcase and contains 16 extra pages of bonus artwork unavailable in the regular edition! Frazetta artwork we've never seen before! There have been dozens of book devoted to Frank's amazing work, but this is truly like no other. Here you will find preliminary color studies, working sketches for figures from finished pieces, unpublished finished works from Frazetta's youth, personal works never before seen, including an entire chapter of nude figure studies. Vanguard, 2013...More.

Item Code: FRASKD
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 176pg, Full Color
$69.95

Also available in a softcover, with a different cover. We also have Volume 2 in a deluxe and softcover.

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
SENSUOUS FRAZETTA
Our Highest Recommendation. By J. David Spurlock. Art by Frank Frazetta. Vampirella, Dejah Thoris, The Egyptian Queen, The Golden Girl: No one renders exotic women better than Frazetta. And until now, only the most ardent collectors possessed the elusive grail items Frank drew for early-1960s men's magazine and "soft-core" paperbacks interiors--here are ALL of these rarebies. Also five complete stories all from the original art AND from the color comic appearance, including "Untamed Love." Little Annie Fanny. Sexy movie posters. Unpublished sketches. There's a LOT here! Moderate nudity. Vanguard, 2016...More.

Item Code: SENF
Soft Cover, 8x11, 160pg, Partial Color
$24.95

The Deluxe Edition is still available, but we are currently awaiting a new shipment. You are welcome to reserve a copy. The hardcover [SENFH. $39.95] is also in stock.

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
FRANK FRAZETTA ICON PROMOTIONAL BROCHURE
FREE WITH THE PURCHASE OF ANY FRAZETTA book here or from our website. When Underwood Books produced Icon, the first of three books they devoted to Frank Frazetta, they pulled out all the stops. To promote the book to retailers, they produced this 12-page, 9x12, full color glossy brochure, complete with testimonials from fellow artists, book sample pages, and full page paintings. This was pre-publication, done prior to the book itself. It notes the book will be published in October, 1998, with a first printing of 30,000 copies. ...More.

Item Code: FFIB
$0.00

When you search our site, you'll find 45 items with Frazetta in the primary credits. There are even more books he's a minor contributor to.

From the Underwood File Copies we still have Limited Deluxe Editions of Telling Stories, Testament and Legacy. First hardcover printing of those plus Icon and Rough Work. A Death Dealer statue and Snow Globe. Also the Frazetta Retrospective, Art and Remembrance, The Definitive Reference, Funny Stuff regular and Deluxe editions, Frazetta Sketchbook 1 and 2, Boxed Pint Glasses, Playing Cards and even Coasters. If it’s by Frank, we try hard to offer it.

 

Comic Book Archives

 
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES The Silver Age Omnibus Volume 2
Collects Adventure Comics #329-360 and Superboy #124-125, 1965-67. By Jim Shooter, Edmond Hamilton, and Jerry Siegel. Art by Curt Swan, John Forte, and Jim Mooney.This second omnibus features the tales that established this futuristic super-team as one of the most enduring and appealing in comics. These stories begin as the Legion runs into trouble when it rejects a new applicant: Bizarro-Superboy, the comically imperfect duplicate of the Teen of Steel. The team also faces the menaces of Lightning Lord, the Time Trapper, Computo and far more! Also, two of the Legion's founders, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl, get married, and the team must escape the Super Stalag of Space. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: LEGS02H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 680pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES The Silver Age Omnibus Volume 1
Adventure #247 on and Superboy #86 on, 1958-65. By Otto Binder. Jerry Siegel, Edmond Hamilton et al. Art by Al Plastino with Jim Mooney, Curt Swan et al. One of the most beloved series of the Silver Age is finally collected in a massive omnibus. First introduced in 1958 as a team of super-powered teenagers from the disparate worlds of the 30th century, each with his or her own powers, unique to their planets of origin. Together, they stood against evil across the galaxy, recruiting Superboy to help, and appearing off-and-on in both titles. Originally made up of Saturn Girl, Lightning Lad and Cosmic Boy, but soon numbering in the dozens--they fought for justice as they dealt with adolescent insecurities. DC, 2017...More.

Item Code: LEGS01H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 680pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

 
HELLBOY OMNIBUS Volume 2
Strange Places.1998-2005. Bargain-priced. Our Highest Recommendation. By Mike Mignola and Gary Gianni. Art by Mike Mignola, Gary Gianni et al. Hellboy loses faith in the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense when they strap a bomb to one of his fellow not-quite-human agents. He gets answers about his destiny, like it or not, in over 400 pages of fine, chronological stories--seven of them--mostly drawn by Mike Mignola, but also featuring award-winning single tales by Gary Gianni (the recent retro story, "Into the Silent Sea," in paperback for the first time) and Richard Corben. Dark Horse, 2018...More.

Item Code: HELLBOM02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 416pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

Volume 1 is the same price and discount. Also part of the series is the Complete Short Stories [HELLB01. $24.99, your price $21.99].

 
COSMO The Complete Merry Martian
Collects #1-6, 1958-59, and five more stories from 2014-18. Recommended. By Dan Parent, Tom DeFalco et al. Art by Parent, Jim Amash, Bob White, Terry Szenics et al. The complete, chronological collection featuring the Golden Age alien and his pals, a spoof of all things sci-fi from the Sputnik era--published by Archie Comics, who would have thunk it. Join Cosmo, Orbi, Astra, and all their wacky friends as they explore the unknown and discover all-new life forms. What adventures will these Martian explorers find on Jupiter, or Venus, or even on Earth?! Put on your spacesuit and find out! They use flying saucers, of course. Archie Comics, 2018...More.

Item Code: COSC
Soft Cover, 5X8, 224PG, Full Color
$10.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
COMPLETE SABRINA The Teenage Witch 1962-1971
Recommended. By George Gladir, Frank Doyle et al. Art by Dan DeCarlo et al. It's back to the beginning with Sabrina in this first of a new series compiling the entire history of everyone's favorite Teenage Witch! This black and white graphic novel chronologically collects all the stories starring Sabrina the Teenage Witch from 1962 to 1971, beginning with #22 of Archie's Madhouse which todays commands premium prices in the back issue world. It's fun stuff, kind of Archie meets Bewitched except our heroine is a slinky teen-ager and is drawn by the wonderful Dan DeCarlo. Archie Comics, 2017...More.

Item Code: COMSA
Soft Cover, 5x7, 512pg, b&w
$9.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
BEST OF ARCHIE'S MAD HOUSE
Highly Recommended. By Dan DeCarlo, Wally Wood, Bob Bolling, Joe Edwards et al. Edited by Craig Yoe. Hey Humbugs! Don't Panic! It's Madder, it's crazier, it's sicker, it trumps them all! You'll crack up with this lampooning book! Brilliantly combine satire magazines, super-hero send-ups, monster magazines, sexy teenage girls a la Betty and Veronica, surrealism, beatniks, hippies, and wackiness and you've got the inimitable Madhouse, which kicked off in 1962. The birthplace of the bewitching Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Captain Sprocket... Yoe, 2011...More.

Item Code: BESAMH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 204pg, Full Color
$34.99 $29.99

See our website for The Best of Bettie and Veronica, Betty and Veronica by Adam Hughes and more Archie.

 

Pulp Reprints and a DVD

 
THE SHADOW #131
Vanished Treasure and Isle of Gold, 1938 and 1939. By Walter B. Gibson. Art by Tom Lovell and Edd Cartier. The Dark Avenger searches for Revolutionary War treasures in two never-reprinted pulp thrillers. First, The Shadow confronts a ghost when a deadly inheritance dating back to the American Revolution sets cousins against each other in their pursuit of “Vanished Treasure." Then, the Master of Darkness follows a dead man’s map on a deadly treasure hunt that leads to the “Isle of Gold." Classic color pulp covers by George Rozen and Graves Gladney plus Edd Cartier's original interior illustrations, historical commentary by Will Murray. Sanctum, 2018...More.

Item Code: SHT131
Soft Cover, 7X10, 128pg, Text/b&w
$14.95

We keep The Shadow reprints back to #100 in stock, plus all related graphic novels and other books.

See all our other pulp titles and reprint series on the website:  The Spider, Spicy Mystery, Dusty Ayres, Wu Fang, Dr. Yen Sin, Black Bat, George Chance Ghost, Cap Fury, Green Lama, and Sheena.

 
24X36 A MOVIE ABOUT MOVIE POSTERS DVD
Directed by Kevin Burke. A 2016 documentary that explores the birth, death and resurrection of illustrated movie poster art. Through interviews with a number of key art personalities from the past 4 decades, including Joe Dante and Thomas Hodge, 24x36 aims to answer many questions: What happened to the illustrated movie poster? Where did it disappear to, and why? A Fantastic Fest World Premiere, 24x36 examines the lost art of movie poster illustration and makes a compelling argument for the art form's continued cultural relevance. Includes 30 minutes of additional interviews. Filmrise, 2016...More.

Item Code: 24XMOV
DVD, 82 min, 1 DVD, Full Color
$19.95

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
VOLUPTUOUS TERRORS 120 Horror & Sci-Fi Film Posters from Italy
Recommended. Edited by G.H. Janus.120 film posters by a wide range of acclaimed Italian artists, created for both indigenous and foreign-language (some U.S.) film productions. Classic science fiction and pulp horror in full-color, full-page reproductions showcasing exploitation horror films unique to Italy. From the post-war period through to the 1980s, compositions almost invariably included curvaceous female figures in jeopardy, juxtaposed with the iconography of fantasy and terror. Minor nudity, major violence. Deicide Press, 2017. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: VOLTE
Soft Cover, 8x11, 128pg, Full Color
$29.95 $26.95

See much more about movie posters on our website.

 

2019 Calendars

 
FRACTAL COSMOS The Mathematical Art of Alice Kelley 2019 Calendar
Highly Recommended. By Alice Kelley. Fractals, visual depictions of mathematical equations — the ones behind natural phenomena such as crystal growth, galaxy formation, plant shapes, and weather patterns — prove that math is indeed beautiful, especially when you use it to create art. More than one Fractals calendar has been done, but this one by Alice Kelley remains the first and the best, each year featuring innovative, sometimes psychedelic computer-generated abstract designs, paired with quotes from luminaries in the fields of mathematics and science. Amber Lotus, 2018...More.

Item Code: FRA19
12x12, 24pg, Full Color
$14.99

 
WOMEN OF MYTH AND MAGIC Kinuko Craft 2019 Calendar
Highly Recommended. By Kinuko Y. Craft. From mythical archetypes to historical figures, beautiful women have inspired great literature, poetry, and, above all, magnificent works of art. Among contemporary artists inspired by ladies of legends, none shines brighter than Kinuko Y. Craft. In this elegant calendar she presents 12 opulent and richly detailed portraits of enchantresses, goddesses, brave warriors, and fairy-tale princesses, each weaving a spell of breathtaking feminine beauty. Amber Lotus, 2018...More.

Item Code: WOME19
12x12, 24pg, Full Color
$14.99

The sole additional 2019 calendar in stock is the adult-themed Lorenzo Sperlonga Wings 2018-2019 Calendar Signed [LSW19. $19.95], which is an 18- month that begins with July 2018, so you can begin using it immediately...

 

Statues

 
WOMEN OF DYNAMITE Dejah Thoris B&W Diorama Statue By J Scott Campbell
Numbered, Limited to 199! Recommended. By J. Scott Campbell. Sculpted by Steve Kiwis. Comes with a certificate of authenticity and the base itself hand-numbered. This is a very impressive piece, with lots of detail and a delightful young and voluptuous Dejah by the fine J. Scott Campbell. Based on his cover to the seminal 2010 Warlord of Mars #1, this cold-cast resin statue comes with gold-colored micro-link metal chain details. Highly detailed from top to bottom. In a handsome full-color display box. Extra large base, this is quite the statue and with a surprisingly small production run. Dynamite, 2018...More.

Item Code: WODDTJB
9" tall, b&w
$249.99

The regular edition just came in last week and remains available [WODDTJ. $199.99].

 
WOMEN OF DYNAMITE VAMPIRELLA Bust By Arthur Adams Artist Proof
Limited, 99. Recommended. By Arthur Adams. Sculpted by Jason Smith. Presenting the rare "Proof" Vampirella bust variant, inspired by the artwork of comic book master Arthur Adams! Dynamite continues to build upon its relationship with creative partner rvckvs and skillful sculptor Jason Smith for this very limited proof edition of the second offering in the Women of Dynamite bust series, a limited edition poly-resin bust with cast-metal details measuring 7-1/2 inches in height. Packaged in a four-color display box, each of these highly-detailed busts celebrates the vampiric vision of one of the industry's finest artists. Dynamite, 2018...More.

Item Code: WODBVA
7.5" tall, Full Color
$149.99

The regular edition is out of print—we have just one left [WODBV. $89.99]. Also in stock is the black & white variant, limited to 299 [WODBVB. $149.99].

 

Coming in October

 
NUKE 'EM! Classic Cold War Comics Celebrating The End of The World
Collects Atomic War! #1-4,1952-53 and World War III #1-2,1952-53. Recommended. Art by Ken Rice, Lou Cameron et al. Back in the 1950s during the “Cold War” every new day hinted at the possibility of the end of the world. Kids grew up in the shadow of bomb shelters and were treated to daily lessons at school on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack.  Americans were besieged by constant reminders to police our borders, to carefully watch out for “foreigners” who might be spies, and to be ever vigilant in preparing to combat the “red” menace of communism. Lou Cameron's fine artwork is featured in almost every issue. Hermes Press, 2018. Due Oct. ...More.

Item Code: NUKH
Hard Cover, 192pg, Full Color
$49.99 $42.50

 
DC COMICS BEFORE SUPERMAN Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson's Pulp Comics
Introduction by Jim Steranko. Highly Recommended. By Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson and Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson. The Major’s granddaughter and noted comics historian contributes a historical essay that provides an in depth look at the formation of National Allied Publications, which would become DC Comics...and the man behind New Fun, New Comics, and more. The extremely rare series collected here, all written by the Major, include Barry O'Neill and Fang Gow (art by the superlative Leo O'Mealia), Blood Pearls (art by the innovative and sometimes delightfully bizarre Munson Paddock), Foe of the Borgias (art- Sven Elven), The Golden Dragon (art- Tom Hickey) and more! Hermes Press, 2018. Due Oct. ...More.

Item Code: DCBEFH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 192pg, Full Color
$60.00 $54.95

 
J.W. GODWARD 1861-1922 The Eclipse of Classicism
New Revised Edition. Highly Recommended. By Vern G. Swanson. Art by J.W. Godward. John William Godward (1861-1922) was among the brightest stars of the late Graeco-Roman painters during classicism's twilight years. Some believe he equalled Alma-Tadema in his depiction of marble and flowers and Frederic Leighton in his depiction of drapery. I like to compare him to Maxfield Parrish, since he also discovered the appeal of nude or appealing young women, and that became a favorite subject, just as Parrish did the same a generation later. Acc Art Books, 2018. Due Oct. ...More.

Item Code: JWGODH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 368pg, Full Color
$95.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
VICTORIAN GIANTS The Birth of Art Photography
Recommended. By Phillip Prodger. The work of Oscar Rejlander(1813-75), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-79), Lewis Carroll(1832-98) and Lady Clementina Hawarden (1822-65) embodies the very best of photography from the Victorian era. These giants of 19th-century photography experimented with new approaches to picture-making and shaped attitudes toward photography that have informed artistic practice ever since. Discover the images that made the case for the photograph as a work of art in this beautiful book. National Portrait Gallery, 2018...More.

Item Code: VICGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x10, 240pg, Partial Color
$49.95

See more Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite artists on our website.

 

Bargain Books

Below is a list of items that are on sale or warehouse finds that were chosen for the Independence Day Sale, but we did not have the room. Many of these are down to only one copy.



BLACK BEAUTY [BLAB. $15.00].

DE LEMPICKA [DELE. $11.95].

BOUGUEREAU Hurt [BOUGR. $30.00 $15.00].

SUPER WEIRD HEROES Volume 1 Outrageous But Real! Hurt [SWH01HR. $39.99 $19.99].

FILM POSTERS OF THE RUSSIAN AVANTE-GARDE [FPRA. $24.95].

GRATEFUL DEAD COMIX Number 1 1991 HURT [GDC01H. $19.00].

IS ART - ART OF INSIGHT STUDIOS [ISH. $29.95 $14.95].

SANTA'S TWIN [SANTASHC. $20.00 $15.00].

ALL ABOUT P’GELL The Spirit Casebook 2 [AAPG02. $25.00].

SHAPING AN AMERICAN LANDSCAPE The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt [SHAAL. $48.00 $19.95].

SPIRIT JAM [SPIJ. $20.00].

THE STORY OF MY LIFE [STOR. $15.00].

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.

 

Mature Readers

The DVD of the week is 2069: A Sex Odyssey. It's a spoof on sci fi, with alien women coming to earth to harvest men for their planet. Who wouldn't go along with these ladies. From 1974, with some nudity but not x-rated.

Below is a list of adult items that are on sale or warehouse finds that were chosen for the Independence Day Sale, but we did not have the room. Many of these are down to only one copy. You can see all of the adult items choosen for the sale here.

HUSTLER COMIX Volume 1 Number 4 Winter 1998 [HUS104. $15.00].

HUSTLER COMIX PRESENTS XXX Volume 1 Number 1 1999 [HUSPX101. $15.00].

PARIS-HOLLWOOD [PARH. $25.00].

SUICIDE GIRLS #1 HARD GIRLS SOFT LIGHT [AB05. $100.00 $75.00].

CAVEWOMAN MUTATION SET #1&2 [CAVMSB. $20.00].

CAVEWOMAN MUTATION SET #1&2 [CAVMSM. $20.00].

DAHMANE [DAHMANEH. $11.95 $9.95].

CAVEWOMAN FEEDING GROUNDS #2 [CAVF02. $10.00].

EARLY EROTIC PHOTOGRAPHY [EEPR. $40.00].

BUNNY YEAGER'S FOTO FILE #3 USCHI [FOTO01. $40.00].

BUNNY YEAGER'S FOTO FILE #3 USCHI [FOTO03. $25.00].

MILO MANARA'S Gullivera Hurt [GULLH. $20.00].

RICHARD KERN MODEL RELEASE [MODRH. $75.00].

CASA HOWHARD [CASA. $15.00].

 

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News and Notes

 

Edgar Rice Burroughs 100-Year Chronology

The good news is our reorder came in for the trade edition, so we have these in stock now —we’d run through all of our initial copies. On the other hand, we are still waiting for the leatherbound edition to get here. And we don’t know how many we will be getting quite yet, so don’t know if we’ll have extras to sell. We honored the pre-pub price until July 1, but now, if we end up with any beyond copies already reserved, they will be $400. The publisher says he’s out of copies.

 

Independence Day Sale

In case you missed it, we sent out a special email on Tuesday with new sale items, hurt copies, and warehouse finds. See it on our blog, or shop the items here. Also, too late to add to it, we have just one copy each of three Artist’s Editions and a Chris Ware Monograph, all hurts that we just put online.

~Bud

 

Our Catalog and Contact Info

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Independence Day Sale!

Independence Day Sale!

 

We lead off with several items discounted here for the very first time. I'm especially enthusiastic about the big Nemo book—this is a wonderful book, but obviously $125 was a stiff price. It was subsequently collected in an abridged, smaller-sized edition with just 30 pieces, as Little Nemo's Big New Dreams, now sold out. The publisher decided to reduce their inventory on this original edition, so you are the winner here. $45 is still a bit, but that's nearly 2/3 off a really, really GREAT book.

Also here we have a mix of slightly hurt items at half price or less, and vintage Warehouse Finds. Most of these have been listed just once before, in one of the weekly emails. Virtually none of these ever appeared in a catalog, since we rarely have enough copies for that. Quantities are VERY limited, so order soon to avoid disappointment.

 
New on Sale  |  Art & Illustration  |  Comics Related
Miscellany  |  Mature Readers
 

New on Sale

 
LITTLE NEMO Dream Another Dream
Back in stock. Our Highest Recommendation. By Bill Sienkiewicz, Charles Vess, P. Craig Russell, David Mack et al. Many of the world's finest cartoonists pay tribute to the master and his masterpiece by creating 118 entirely new Little Nemo strips. All full Sunday page size! Contributors also include Paul Pope, J.H. Williams III, Carla Speed McNeil, Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Farel Dalrymple, Marc Hempel, Nate Powell, Jeremy Bastian, Jim Rugg, Ron Wimberly, Scott Morse, David Petersen, J.G. Jones, Mike Allred, Dean Motter, Yuko Shimizu, Roger Langridge, Craig Thompson, and Mark Buckingham, among many others. Locust Moon, 2014...More.

Item Code: LNDRH
Hard Cover, 16x21, 144pg, Full Color
$124.99 $45.00

Also on sale is the oversized Mr. Twee Deedle (only 4 copies left) and the extra large Prince Valiant Volume 2 1938. Click here to see our other Little Nemo offerings.
 
A PRINCESS OF MARS HURT
New Variant Printing. Highly Recommended. By Edgar Rice Burroughs. Illustrated by Michael Kaluta. This book has been a sleeper from the very beginning. Once seen, fans embrace it since it's a superbly illustrated, deluxe edition version of one of ERB's finest stories, profusely illustrated from front to back cover. This new printing drops the problematic pebbled binding and instead offers a very cool, rust-colored marbled binding, with silver titles and rules and a die-cut full color plate embossed into the cover, and another on the back cover. IDW, 2015. Books have bumped corners and or scuffed covers....More.

Item Code: PRINR
Hard Cover, 9x14, 124pg, Full Color
$29.99 $14.99

 
ART OF HORROR AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Highly Recommended. Edited by Stephen Jones. Foreword by Neil Gaiman. Amazingly, there has never been a book quite like this--a celebration of frightful images, compiled and presented by some of the genre's most respected names. Editor Stephen Jones and his stellar team of contributors have sourced visuals from archives and private collections (including their own) worldwide, ensuring an unprecedented selection that is accessible to those discovering the genre, while also including many images that will be rare and unfamiliar to even the most committed fan. Applause, 2015...More.

Item Code: ARHOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x11, 256pg, Full Color
$40.00 $24.95

 
WALLY WOOD JUNGLE ADVENTURES With Jim King & Animan
Variant Cover, Added Endpapers not in Softcover. Recommended. Vanguard continues their Wood Classics series, following Wally Wood Strange World, Wally Wood Eerie Crime & Horror and Wally Wood Torrid Romance, with 176 pages of Wood jungle comics from the 1950s Golden Age through the 1960s including Animan, Jim King, Sabu, and much more. Featuring Animan, Wood's very own creation for his self-published Witzend Magazine, plus some fun obscure stuff for Gold Key and King Comics. Vanguard, 2016...More.

Item Code: WWJAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 176pg, Partial Color
$39.95 $24.95

This is also available in softcover and deluxe.
 
NOCTURNALS Black Planet Hardcover Signed with Drawing
Highly Recommended. By Dan Brereton. Laid in loose is a 6 inches x 8 inches original drawing in three color, in pencils. 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. 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: NOCTD
Hard Cover, 7x10, 208pg, Full Color
$100.00 $65.00

Click here to see other books by Dan Brereton, many signed, and some on sale.
 
MEZOLITH BOOK 1
Warehouse Find, 2016. Stone Age Dreams and Nightmares By Ben Haggarty. Art by Adam Brockbank. MeZolith is a graphic novel for older children and adults, written by a world-renowned performance storyteller, with extraordinarily immersive illustrations by one of Britain's top film concept artists. Set in what is now North East Yorkshire, before Britain became an island, stories of one tribe's daily struggle for survival are seamlessly interwoven with some of humankind's most ancient myths, fairytales, and legends. Grounded in detailed archaeological research, this is a book of action and adventure, horror and magic, dreams and nightmares. Archaia, 2016...More.

Item Code: MEZOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 195pg, Full Color
$24.99 $12.99

 
THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY
Recommended. By Oscar Wilde. Art by Henry Keen. A wonderful facsimile editon of the 1925 illustrated classic, beginning with a beautiful embossed gilt cover. This splendid full cloth hardcover edition with 12 rich black-and-white illustrations plus wonderfully evocative double-page endpapers and decorative initial letters, head and tail pieces. A narcissistic young man falls under the influence of a hedonist who declares that beauty and sensual fulfillment are all that matters. Calla, 2016...More.

Item Code: PIDGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 252pg, Text/b&w
$30.00 $19.95

 

Art & Illustration

 
FORD MADOX BROWN Pre-Raphaelite Pioneer
A massive volume. Recommended. By Julian Treuherz. Ford Madox Brownhad 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. Note: These copies are slightly bumped and scuffed and may have slightly creased covers....More.

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

 
BURNE JONES
Warehouse find, 1998. By Debra N. Mancoff. Art by Burne Jones. Curator and art historian Mancoff offers here a fresh and illuminating portrait of one of the most famous, and most accessible, of the Pre-Raphaelite artists. 96 illustrations, 64 in color, "carries us into a realm of beauty and enchantment envisioned by one of the most beloved artists of the nineteenth century." This explores the enduring themes of his art--often fairy tale images or high chivalry and romance--that took viewers into a land "that never was, never will be." Pomegranate, 1998. Out of Print. ...More.

Item Code: BURNJ
Soft Cover, 9x12, 64pg, Full Color
$30.00 $19.95

 
ART OF FRED GAMBINO Dark Shepherd
By Fred Gambino. Fred Gambino has worked as a diverse illustrator and artist, providing high-profile sci-fi concept art for a wide array of television, films and video games, as well as his own creator-owned multimedia projects like "Dark Shepherd". Men and women in battle gear, deep space warships, dragons and creatures, alien landscapes and cities, and much more. Introduction by John A. Davis, director of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, for which Gambino created concept art. Introduction by Gambino himself. Titan, 2014...More.

Item Code: DARSH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 160pg, Full Color
$34.95 $17.50

 
BEFORE THE ANIMATION BEGINS
Warehouse find, 1996. Highly Recommended. By John Canemaker. This is the absolute best collection of rare, never-before-seen art by all of the masters of the early Disney cartoon. Disney's pioneering animated films began in the imaginations of the "inspirational sketch artists." Allowed to work with an unprecedented degree of creative freedom, these talented artists attempted to conjure the "look" of a film: appearance of characters, the action's locale, mood and use of color. Hyperion, 1996. Out of Print.. Note: Some wrinkles to dust jackets, bumped corners--overall fine plus condition. Out-of-print, first edition, never reprinted....More.

Item Code: BEFOREHC
Hard Cover, 12x12, 210pg, Full Color
$60.00 $30.00

 
REVOLUTION The Art of Jon Foster Deluxe Signed
Signed & limited, 300! In slipcase. Highly Recommended. Art by Jon Foster. Edited by Cathy and Arnie Fenner, and Irene Gallo. Jon Foster creates irresistibly dark demimondes populated by retro robots, Star Wars villains, and creepy goth-inspired creatures that recall the work of James Gurney (Dinotopia), Rick Berry, H. R. Giger, and past masters of the grotesque like Goya. Yet his work is inimitably his own, from the noirish lighting, off-kilter angles, and kinetic sense of movement to his singular technique of starting a project with oils and then scanning it into a computer to add more startling visual effects. Underwood Books, 2006. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: REVOD
Hard Cover, 9x12, 128pg, Full Color
$125.00 $75.00

 
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
A Creative Tale from the Collection Once Upon a Time. Warehouse find, 2000. By Madame d'Aulnoy. Art by Etienne Delessert. Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast. Presented in a superb, high quality format with the fine artwork by this award-winning French artist. Onlaid full color cover plate on the jacket, embossed binding, heavy card-stock dust jacket, illustrated throughout in full color. A work of art from the prestigious publisher, Creative Editions. Creative Editions, 2000...More.

Item Code: BEATBH
Hard Cover, 8x11, 48pg, Text/Full Color
$30.00 $14.99

 
ART NOUVEAU BY GABRIELE FAHR-BECKER
By Gabriele Fahr-Becker. Fifteen chapters explore this artistic movement in architecture, interior decor, furniture design, silver and gold smithery, ceramics and glasswork, graphic arts and painting. The wonderful turn-of-the-century style is examined by city and country: Berlin, Paris, England, Vienna, Belgium, even New York and Chicago. All the major names are touched on, and 24 pages of capsule biographies further explore all the creators mentioned here. Each reproduction includes full details, putting in the proper perspective. H.F. Ullmann, 2015. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: ARTNOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x10, 425pg, Full Color
$29.99 $16.99

 
FILM POSTERS OF THE RUSSIAN AVANTE-GARDE
Warehouse find, 1995. Recommended. Russian film posters of the 1920s and 1930s bear witness to the artistic creativity of the former Soviet Union in the years before Soviet Realism became the official art doctrine under Stalin. This book represents a survey of these works, displaying a unique avante-garde style that proved influential on the rest of fthe world. Strangely surreal and odd juxtopositions of people, architecture, even abstract designs with influences of Art Deco and sometimes Dali-style strangeness. Taschen, 1995...More.

Item Code: FPRA
Hard Cover, 10x13, 320pg, Full Color
$24.95

Click here to see more books with poster art.
 
ILENE MEYER Paintings Drawings Perceptions Deluxe
Signed & Limited 500! Highly Recommended. By Ilene Meyer. Edited by Cathy and Arnie Fenner. From the editors and publisher of Spectrum, a stunning art book on a unique and superlative creator whose imagination knows, quite literally, no bounds. Rich and expressively rendered, Ilene Meyer's oil paintings wrap viewers in the mists and myths of creation, exploring fantastical creatures and imaginary landscapes with piercing clarity and passion. As surreal as Picasso or Dali, this glossy gallery introduces sci-fi and New Age visualists to the first full-scale retrospective collection of Meyer's work. Underwood Books, 2004. Out of Print.. As New....More.

Item Code: ILENED
Hard Cover, 9x12, 129pg, Full Color
$75.00

 
ART OF CHIODO COLLECTED EDITION
Warehouse find, 1997. Highly Recommended. By Joe Chiodo. 1997 from Wildstorm Productions. a 93 page retrospective on the artists' work. A review in Spectrum #5 describes it as, "Beautifully displayed, the work of an under-appreciated talent: those familiar only with Chiodo's cute pin-up styling were surprised at the breadth and depth of his range." Joe Chiodo is a colorist in the comics industry, while this is filled with full colour illustrations. Intergalactic girls in hot uniforms and superheroes. We're overdue for a new book of his work, so in the meantime... Wildstorm Productions, 1997. Out of Print. Mature Readers. Note: Slight scuffing to dust jackets, otherwise as new....More.

Item Code: ARTCH
Hard Cover, 9x11, 160pg, Full Color
$19.95

 
ARTHUR RACKHAM Masterpieces of Art
Highly Recommended. By Joseph Simas. Art by Arthur Rackham. Arthur Rackham was the most famous book illustrator of his time, and influenced much of the book illustration of the first half of the 20th century. The impishness of his drawings brought humor and detail to the fairy stories and classic tales which were popular at the time, from the Brothers Grimm and Peter Pan to his exquisite work on Alice in Wonderland. Long introduction/biography, b&w and color artwork from throughout his career and his most famous books, as well as obscure magazines. Flame Tree, 2015. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: ARRAMH
Hard Cover, 8x9, 128pg, Partial Color
$18.00 $12.95

 
IMPRESSION TRANSFORMED The Paintings of Edmund C. Tarbell
Warehouse find, 2002. Recommended. Impressionism Transformed addresses the cultural context in which Tarbell developed as a leading painter of his day. Written by noted historians of American art and based in part on newly-available family papers, it features a select group of 42 paintings, including several recently-rediscovered works, which reflect the breadth of Tarbell's artistic achievements. Edmund C. Tarbell (1862-1938) was renowned for his refined and distinctly New England interiors as well as vibrant outdoor paintings of his family. His work and his mentorship of two generations of artists came to define the Boston School. University Press of New England, 2002...More.

Item Code: IMTRA
Soft Cover, 9x11, 172pg, Text/Partial Color
$35.00

 
MALEFIC By Luis Royo
Warehouse find, 1995. Before Royo began spending more time on personal and comission works, he was a popular illustrator of book covers and fantasy art. Here is work published internationally (he lives in Spain), many with his favorite theme, powerful fantasy women. Royo has devised a special personal mix of media that makes his work so uncannily real and beguilingly engaging. Each piece includes his personal commentary in German, Spanish, French and English. Preliminary pencils for many works are included as spot illustrations. Norma Editorial, 1995. Mature Readers. Note: These copies have bent corners....More.

Item Code: MALELR
Soft Cover, 9x12, 80pg, Full Color
$15.00

Also in stock are three statues by Royo and two signed books.
 
MOEBIUS CHAOS
Almost Gone! Warehouse find, 1991. Recommended. By Moebius. Sketches, paintings, and even Marvel poster art (by Moebius!) in one elegant, oversized collection. Excellent, previously unseen work in a variety of media, from pen & ink comics stories, to water colors, both preliminary studies and finished works. Some erotica. The first English-language edition of the original French art album. Epic, 1991. Out of Print.. Fine. Book has spine slant, minor tear in cover at spine and scratches on both covers....More.

Item Code: MOEBCHC
Hard Cover, 10x12, 90pg, Full Color
$175.00 $150.00

Many more Moebius books available here.
 
MAKING THEIR MARK
Art, Craft and Design at the Central School 1896-1966. Warehouse find. Recommended. Edited by Sylvia Backemeyer. Handsomely illustrated in both black and white and full color, this traces the history of the Southhampton's Central School of Art, which, like The Art Institute in the U.S., was instrumental in developing educational theories, gathered great teachers and spun out brilliant students who would have far-reaching effects on the development of arts and crafts in Britain. Book illustrators Robert Gibbings and John Farleigh are among the noted artists produced. Illustration, ceramics, jewelry, textile, poster and advertising designers were taught here who would dramatically influence 20th century arts. Herbert Press, 2000...More.

Item Code: MTMACD
Soft Cover, 9x11, 160pg, Text/Partial Color
$40.00

 
THE POST-PRE-RAPHAELITE PRINT
Warehouse find, 1995. Limited, 1500. Etching, Illustration, Reproductive Engraving, & Photography in England In And Around The 1860s. Recommended. The first purpose of the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue were to demonstrate to an American audience the beauty and interest of British prints from the decade of the 1860s and the PRB Brotherhood who took art and design in new directions. Engraving, illustration, etching, and photography each flourished in the period, and each has been studied, collected, and exhibited in strict isolation from the other three, as if the others, for all intents and purposes, did not exist. This catalogue features and discusses instead, where they are related and what distinguishes them: their technical possibilities, economic underpinnings, traditions, and audiences. Some of the many artists in this collection include Dante Gabriel  Rossetti, John Everett Millais, Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Walter Crane, Paul Tabor, John Tenniel and James McNeill Whistler. Wallach Art Gallery. . Note: Copies may have slightly soiled covers and may have bumped corners....More.

Item Code: POPRERP
8x11, 156pg, Text/b&w
$30.00

 
PRE-RAPHAELITE PRINTS The Graphic Art of Millais, Holman Hunt, Rossetti and Their Followers
Warehouse find, 1995. Recommended. By Rodney Engen. Focuses on the etchings, engravings and book illustrations of the Pre-Raphaelites, such as Arthur Hughes, Rossetti, Frederick Sandys (a favorite of ours), Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Brown, Millais and Burne-Jones. Wonderfully rare illustrations from the most obscure books of the 1800s, little gems that featured the wood engravings of the all-important PRB artists, doing essentially illustration instead of the paintings that most books examine. Lund Humphries, 1995...More.

Item Code: PRERP
Hard Cover, 9x11, 128pg, Text/b&w
$25.00

 
SPECTRUM Volume 7 Hardcover
Almost Gone! The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. Edited by Cathy Fenner and Arnie Fenner. The year's most exciting fantastic illustrations, from science fiction imagery to futuristic erotica, by artists from around the world. The Spectrum annual has established itself as the premier venue for science-fiction art. Drawn from work created for advertisements, books, comics, magazines, art galleries, and the portfolios of some of the finest fantastic artists working today, the illustrations in this collection extend the boundaries of the imagination and explore new realms of creativity. Underwood Books, 2000. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: SPE07H
Hard Cover, 9x11, 195pg, Full Color
$45.00

 
SPECTRUM Volume 12 Hardcover
Almost Gone! The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. Highly Recommended. Edited by Cathy Fenner and Arnie Fenner. The increasing popularity of fantasy and science fiction themes in art is celebrated in the annual Spectrum series. The premier venue for such art, each lavishly illustrated volume is an invaluable resource, eagerly awaited by art directors, illustrators, and readers alike. Drawn from books, comics, magazines, art galleries, advertisements, and portfolios, the collection represents a who‘s who in fantasy today. With a wider reach than any previous edition. Underwood Books, 2005. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: SPE12H
Hard Cover, 9x12, 205pg, Full Color
$45.00

Click here to see all available volumes of Spectrum.
 
TIKVAH Children's Book Creators Reflect on Human Rights
Warehouse find, 1999. Introduction by Elie Wiesel. More than 40 of America's most distinguished children's book illustrators, including fourteen Caldecott Medalists and Honor-winners, contribute thoughtful words and outstanding original art to this one-of-a-kind volume. Natalie Babbit, Eric Carle, Trina Schart Hyman, Jerry Pinkney, Ed Young, and many others bring their own unique insight to questions of human rights. Originally published as a special limited edition.

SeaStar, 1999...More.

Item Code: TIKVAH
Hard Cover, 9x11, 112pg, Full Color
$25.00 $14.99



 
A WONDER BOOK FOR GIRLS & BOYS
Warehouse find, 1996. Reproduced from the original 1893 edition. Recommended. By Nathaniel Hawthorne. Art by Walter Crane. Here are the stories of King Midas, Pandora, Medusa, Hercules, and the other inhabitants of Mount Olympus told by one of America's greatest writers. Written in 1851 as a money-maker for the struggling Nathaniel Hawthorne, A Wonder Book has become a favorite for generations of children everywhere. Oxford University, 1996...More.

Item Code: WBFGB
Soft Cover, 6x9, 256pg, Text/Full Color
$25.00

 
NESSIE AND FRIENDS Print Signed
Warehouse find. Signed & numbered. By Ken Anderson. A fun print by a longtime Disney animator. Nessie blows on the bagpipes with her little friend sitting on her head. Pen and ink, crayola and color wash. Printed on acid-free Lithofect Plus paper. Stabor, 1992. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: NESPRD
18x24, 1 print, Full Color
$59.95 $15.00

 
GIORGIO KIENERK Tra Simbolismo e Liberty
Warehouse find. By Piero Pacini. Giorgio Kienerk's illustrations are Symbolist and also touch on 1890s French poster design. He created many wonderful book and magazine illustrations, as well as some highly imaginative calligraphy (sometimes incorporating human forms) with Jugenstil influence. All are featured here, from very detailed images using tonal art to the extreme using broad washes of color for strong contrasts in simple but elegant forms. 216 illustrations. Import. Cantini, 1989. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: GIOR
Soft Cover, 7x9, 127pg, Partial Color
$17.00 $5.00

 

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COMICS REVUE Tarzan FEB 2010 Hurt
Recommended. By Russ Manning, Stan Lynde, Harry Harrison et al. America's longest-running magazine of classic comics now has twice as many pages of strips as the earlier version, on better paper, and includes 8 pages of full-color comic strips. See The Phantom in "Return of the Sky Band," Flash Gordon in "Axe of Mongo," Mandrake the Magician in "The Doorway to Z," and Tarzan in "Korak and the Madmen." Plus other favorites like Little Orphan Annie, Steve Canyon, and Modesty Blaise. Manuscript Press, 2010...More.

Item Code: CR0210
Soft Cover, 8x10, 128pg, Partial Color
$16.00 $8.00

Click here to see other issues of Comics Revue.
 
Will Eisner's PS MAGAZINE Hurt
Highly Recommended. By Will Eisner. Selected and with overview by Eddie Campbell. Preface by Ann Eisner. Will Eisner believed in the teaching power of comics, and after his run on The Spirit, from 1951 to 1971 he produced PS magazine for the U.S. Army. It was aimed at teaching American soldiers about safety and maintenance for vehicles, aircraft, firearms, etc. Eisner used both comic book stories (full color, starring the sexy bombshell, "Connie Rod") and illustrated tutorials. Even pinups played a part. Abrams, 2011. na.. Note: These copies have bumped corners and slightly scuffed covers....More.

Item Code: PSMHR
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 6x8, 272pg, Full Color
$21.95 $12.95

 
JUNGLE GIRL Omnibus Hurt
Recommended. By Frank Cho and Doug Murray. Art by Adriano Batista. Experience adventure like never before as notorious good-girl artist Frank Cho, along with writer Doug Murray (Red Sonja, The 'Nam) and artist Adriano Batista (Red Sonja, Jennifer Blood), present the new Jungle Girl! Excitement, twists and thrills await as Jana, the undisputed queen of the jungle, travels to the depths of an uncharted sea to battle dinosaurs, cannibals, mermen and sea monsters in an attempt to save a band of stranded outsiders on the savage island that she calls home! Dynamite, 2013. . Note: These copies have slight bumps to corners....More.

Item Code: JUNGOR
Soft Cover, 7x10, 230pg, Full Color
$29.99 $14.99

 
UNCLE SCROOGE TIMELESS TALES Volume 1 Hurt
Recommended. By Rodolfo Cimino et al. Art by Romano Scarpa, Bas Heymans et al. Jumpin' jacksnipes! The first six issues of IDW's epic Uncle Scrooge come together in a giant collectors' hardback edition--with all the variant covers, and even a Beagle-busting extra or two! Enjoy international tightwad tales--first published in Europe--by fan favorites Romano Scarpa, Mau and Bas Heymans, Giorgio Cavazzano, Freddy Milton, Marco Rota and more... brought into Duck English by Jonathan Gray and other prized Carl Barks pundits. What Scrooge McDuck fan could resist a bargain like this? IDW, 2016. Note: These copies have slightly bumped corners....More.

Item Code: USTT01HR
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 240pg, Full Color
$29.99 $14.99

 
SHERLOCK HOLMES OMNIBUS Volume 1 Hurt
By Leah Moore, John Reppion. Art by Aaron Campbell et al. Presenting three captivating mysteries of Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, in the first-ever Omnibus: "Trial of Sherlock Holmes", "Year One", and "Liverpool Demon" storylines. From young Holmes' first encounter with Dr. Watson, to his role reversal as a suspect for murder, to a rash of Liverpool killings seemingly committed by a supernatural entity. Well drawn in dark, detailed styles, well-suited to capturing the Victorian era of narrow alleys, gas-lit streets, dark jails and nasty villains. Dynamite, 2016. . Note: Copies may have scuffed covers and/or bumped corners....More.

Item Code: SHEROH
Soft Cover, 7x10, 400pg, Full Color
$34.99 $17.99

 
GRIMM FAIRY TALES ALICE IN WONDERLAND Action Figure White
Limited supply; only one of these available per case. By Raven Gregory. Art by Robert Gill and Jason Emery. Sculpted by Clayburn Moore. This variant figure features a silver dress on Alice, and different, more detailed colors on the bottle, mallet and mushrooms. Zenescope's adult-themed Alice is the subject of an attractive action figure, complete with a stand and accessories, including a miniature white rabbit, a "Drink Me" bottle, a croquet mallet. The stand includes mushrooms. And you also get a complete full color comic, the sold-out Wonderland #1, featuring an exclusive cover available only with this figure. Zenescope, 2018...More.

Item Code: GFTALW
6" tall, Full Color
$39.99 $24.99

 
ART OF THE SIMON AND KIRBY STUDIO Hurt
Highly Recommended. By Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Afterword by Jim Simon and Mark Evanier. Selected by Mark Evanier, the foremost authority on S&K, artwork photographed from the original art in Joe Simon's private archive. Showcases their amazing work as it has never been seen before, from the Golden Age to the early 1960s. Here are lots of wonderful Stuntman pages, sci-fi, horror and crime comics from 1950s, Boy's Ranch, Bullseye, The Fly and Double Life of Private Strong--and far, far more. Many complete stories. A monster of a book, thick and packed with never-before-seen original artwork. Abrams, 2014. Out of Print.. Note: These copies have bumped corners....More.

Item Code: ARSKHR
Hard Cover, 9x12, 384pg, Partial Color
$60.00 $19.95

 
THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE
Collects #1-12, 2017-18. Highly Recommended. By Neal Adams, Eastman, Jurgens, Lopez, Conner, Sook, Janson, Simonson, Rude et al. Kamandi, Jack Kirby’s beloved post-apocalyptic Last Boy on Earth, fights for his survival and the fate of all humankind in a world overrun by intelligent tigers, giant robot leopards, edible plant people and even more wonders. But this is no ordinary comics story. Each all-star creative team leaves Kamandi in a death-defying cliffhanger, and it’s up to the next storytellers to pick up the gauntlet and figure out how Kamandi will survive! The result is a wild 12-issue ride that’s worthy of the King himself! We like it!! DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: KAMCH
Hard Cover, 7x10, 360pg, Full Color
$39.99 $34.99

 
JACK KIRBY PENCILS AND INKS Artisan Edition Hurt
Side-by-side images. Recommended. By Jack Kirby. Inks by Mike Royer. Kirby's art in a new and unprecedented way, side-by-side examples of his work, on the left the original pencils, on the right after inking! Three Key first issues are showcased: The Demon #1, Kamandi #1 and Omac #1, along with a number of additional works. This is a perfect way to see Kirby art in its rawest form, reproduced from the original pencils as each page was completed, then next to it, the finished inks. "We would almost call this a textbook of comic art except it's too much fun!" IDW, 2016. . Note: Copies may have scuffed covers and/or bumped corners....More.

Item Code: JKPIAEHR
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x12, 160pg, Full Color
$49.99 $24.99

 
R CRUMB SKETCHBOOK Volume 1 1964-1968 Hurt
Very limited supply. Recommended. By Robert Crumb. When Taschen released the first limited edition of Crumb Sketchbooks 1982–2011, fans drooled over the gorgeous packaging of this six-volume boxed set, the artist's thoughtful editing, the hand-written introduction, and signed art print. But not everyone could afford the $1000 price. Demand increased when the second boxed set, 1964–1982, was released. This combines the two earliest volumes from the first limited edition, direct from the original artwork, into one fat 440-page Crumb feast, for an irresistible price. Taschen, 2016. Mature Readers. Note: These copies have bumped corners....More.

Item Code: RCSBR
Hard Cover, 9x11, 440pg, Partial Color
$39.99 $24.99

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RIP KIRBY Volume 10 Hurt
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

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THE PHANTOM The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume 7 Hurt
1946-47. Recommended. By Lee Falk and Ray Moore. Mystery, suspense, tragedy, and even humor in four complete episodes, including the last artwork by Wilson McCoy on "Princess Valerie." Also "Queen Asta of Trondelay," "Mister Hog," and "Romance and the Vesta Pirates." The very first masked hero meets a beautiful queen who first throws him to the lions, then sacrifices herself to save him; fights rivals for Diana's affections, travels to exotic lost cities, battles lions in an arena, and far more. Hermes, 2013. . Note: These copies have slightly bumped corners and slightly torn and scuffed dust jackets....More.

Item Code: PH07HR
Hard Cover, 9x11, 306pg, b&w
$60.00 $30.00

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PHOTO JOURNAL GUIDE TO COMIC BOOKS Set Volumes 1 & 2
Warehouse find, 1990. Volumes 1 & 2. Our Highest Recommendation. By Ernst W. Gerber. Published in 1990, Ernst and Mary Gerber's Photo-Journal Guide to Comic Books is still one of the most comprehensive and exhaustive forays into the history and art of comic books. Featuring over 20,000 cover images across two oversized volumes, The Photo-Journals document comic books published during the Golden Age (1938-45) and into the dawn of the Silver Age (mid-1950s), reproducing each cover in full-color, photographed from the best possible copies of each issue available. In addition, each series listing features supplemental information noting publication year, creators, scarcity guide, and more. No comic collector's reference library is complete without these massive, informative tomes. Gerber, 1990. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: PJGCHP
Hard Cover, 10x14, 856pg, Full Color
$150.00

 
THE PHOTO JOURNAL GUIDE TO MARVEL COMICS Set Volumes 3 & 4
Warehouse find, 1991. Volumes 3 & 4. By Ernst W. Gerber. What the first Photo-Journal volumes did for the classic comics of the Golden and Silver Ages, these beautiful hardcovers do for Marvel Comics, reproducing over 7,700 covers from the dawn of the Marvel Age to 1986! Here are the classic runs of fan-favorite and forgotten titles — reproducing each cover in full-color, photographed from the best possible copies of each issue available. Gerber, 1991. . Note: The following conditions may apply to the jacket: scuffed, slightly worn/torn, wrinkled laminate, an uncut page. Otherwise, book & interior as new....More.

Item Code: PJGMCHP
Hard Cover, 10x14, 506pg, Full Color
$65.00 $45.00

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EC ARCHIVES Vault of Horror Volume 1
Collects #12-17 (actual #1-6), 1950-51. Highly Recommended. Art by Johnny Craig, Wally Wood, Kurtzman, Al Feldstein, Graham Ingels, Jack Davis The next release in the continuation of the fine series that was started by Gemstone, and is now being carried on by Dark Horse! Twenty-four terrifying tales illustrated by the timeless talent at EC, with digitally remastered colors, based on the originals by Marie Severin. The first issue here ties with Crypt of Terror as the first EC horror title. Includes a morphine story and a classic werewolf cover, but that is just the beginning of the delightfully macabre tales in store for you. Lots of cool early Wood and Craig, as well as Kurtzman’s own art. Dark Horse, 2018...More.

Item Code: ECV01H
Hard Cover, 8x11, 200pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

 
CARL BARKS WALT DISNEY'S UNCLE SCROOGE One-Pager Art Calendar 1996
Warehouse find, 1995. Have you ever seen a calendar by Carl Barks? From Europe, this is an amazing project, enhanced by its extra-large size. Here are collected twelve wonderful Uncle Scrooge one-page strips, from the back pages of the 1950s Dell Scrooge comic books. You get a gag a month, and panels of wonderful Barks art. And a collectible to boot, since these were done in Europe, imported by ourselves and probably very few others at the time. Glossy paper, full color, spiral bound. Brockman, 1996. . Note: Some of these copies have one or two slightly bumped corners, best copies will go out first.....More.

Item Code: WDUS96
Wirebound, 13x19, 12pg, Full Color
$60.00

 
ANGRY CHRIST COMIX The Angry Works of Joseph Michael Linsner Signed
Signed booklplate! Warehouse find, 1994. Angry Christ Comix is a collection of short stories written and illustrated by bestselling comic book creator Joseph Michael Linsner. True to its name, Angry Christ Comix contains tales of false loves, dangerous sex, illicit drugs, decaying vampirism, eternal sacrifices and violent death. These stories are collected from Cry for Dawn, one of the most popular, cutting-edge indie comics of the1990s. Sirius, 1994. Mature Readers. Note: These copies have bumped corners and slightly scuffed covers....More.

Item Code: ANGRYCHS
Soft Cover, 7x10, 144pg, b&w
$25.00

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BOMBSHELLS #7 A Terry Dodson Sketchbook Signed HURT
Signed! Long out of print from 2013. Highly Recommended. By Terry Dodson. Bombshells 7 showcases his most recent commissions, preliminary work for personal projects and material from his private sketchbooks. All artwork has been hand picked by Terry and designed to meet the standards of his critical eye. Signed on the cover by Dodson. "Head Down Under" is a double-page centerfold spoofing travel ads for Australia. Black Widow, Red One prelims, girls on bikes, as performers, in costume, in Victorian dress and in a fun Mucha-inspired work, possibly for a Christmas card? Flesk, 2013. . Note: Copies have a minor but noticeable quarter inch bump in the lower right-hand corner--still fine or fine minus overall....More.

Item Code: BOM07H
Soft Cover, 5x8, 16pg, Partial Color
$45.00

 
BERNI WRIGHTSON The Macabre
Almost Gone! Warehouse find, 1983. Highly Recommended. Introduction by Allan Asherman, stories by Robert Kanigher et al. The Masterworks Series of Great Comic Book Artists #3. Published by DC Comics and Seagate (Phil Seuling) Distributors. In a rare collaboration, comics pioneer Seuling went to DC and arranged to co-publish a collection of Berni's first stories. Four classic stories in full color. Overstreet value is $6.00. DC, 1983. Out of Print.. Note: Corners may have minor corner bend or backcover scuff, but overall grade is Very Fine or better. These have been stored away by us since they first were published in 1983....More.

Item Code: BWMA
Soft Cover, 7x10, 16pg, Full Color
$5.00

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DICK TRACY FEATURE BOOK #9 And The Famon Boys
Almost Gone! Warehouse find, 1982. Limited edition reprint. By Chester Gould. With the huge popularity of Dick Tracy, Dell quickly jumped on the comics bandwagon and began collecting the daily strips. The results were these Feature Books, published by Dell Comics in 1937 and 1938 and collecting complete or nearly complete episodes in one issue. Although the interiors were still black & white, like the strips themselves, the covers were in glorious color and the size, 9x12, was striking for fans of the times. This is a facsimile reprinting of the original comic. Pacific Comics Club, 1982...More.

Item Code: DTFB09
Soft Cover, 8x11, 72pg, b&w
$14.95

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ART OF ARCHIE THE COVERS
Recommended. Edited by Victor Gorelick and Craig Yoe. From the notorious Craig Yoe, a beautifully-designed celebration of over 70 years of comic book covers featuring America's reigning cartoon high school icons. Featuring full-color artwork by fan favorite artists Dan DeCarlo, Harry Lucey, Bob Montana, Dan Parent and many more, with an insider's look at their inspiration, creation and ongoing cultural legacy. Sections include celebs, fashion, rock 'n' roll, first appearances, artist's bios, swimsuits, Fine Art, sports, superheroes, The Archies, cheerleaders, kissing, and monsters! Archie, 2013. . Note: These books have slight corner dents and may have slightly dirty covers....More.

Item Code: ARACH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 158pg, Full Color
$29.99 $14.99

 
WILL EISNER'S GLEEFUL GUIDE TO OCCULT COOKERY
Warehouse find, 1974. Recommended. Brimful with tasty, enchanting recipes anyone can make in any average modern kitchen -- each carefully selected to be used in casting spells, leveling curses, and causing supernatural results in money and sexual affairs. Profusely illustrated in black and white by Will Eisner, with multiple drawings on every page. Published by his own imprint, one of four books that he did to dabble in the world of offbeat genre books. Eisner of course is best known for creating The Spirit. Recipes by Judy Mann. Poorhouse, 1974. . Note: The copies have slightly scuffed covers. Some are slighly bumped or creased....More.

Item Code: WEGGOC
Soft Cover, 8x11, 64pg, b&w
$35.00

 
HOGAN'S ALLEY #5
Warehouse find, 1998. Highly Recommended. This issue features Krazy Kat, Hal Foster and interviews with Disney legend Marc Davis, Gasoline Alley's Jim Scancarelli and Barry Windsor-Smith, with reproductions of his then-current Freebooters. He talks about storytelling specifically, and constructing the comic book page to best carry the tale forward. Plus much more. The Hal Foster piece examines artist Howard Pyle's influence on Foster in a unique essay. Also Clare Brigg's Real Folks at Home, cartoonists doing advertising, and lots more. Original cover price. Bull Moose, 1998...More.

Item Code: HA05
Soft Cover, 8x11, 144pg, b&w
$5.95

 
KABUKI Circle of Blood
Warehouse find, 1996. Kabuki, an operative of the Noh, a Japanese government policing agency, becomes deeply affected by the death of her mother and can only relate to the world through the security of a mask. Jim Steranko doesn't often write introductions, but he does here, for this popular new series (then) already nominated for a Kirby award, and widely praised by folks including artists Mike Grell and Marvel head Joe Quesada (their testimonials are on the back cover). Collects the very first six issues published by Caliber 1994-95. Caliber, 1996. Mature Readers. Note: Bumped corners....More.

Item Code: KACB
Soft Cover, 7X10, 272pg, b&w
$14.95

 
PRINCE VALIANT HAL FOSTER FINAL PAGE
Hand-numbered from 1500! By Hal Foster. In 1971, Hal Foster wrote and drew his final page for his legendary Sunday page. Strip #1788, the culmination of his work that began in 1938, featured a huge final panel showing Val and his friends looking off into the distance, ready for new adventures. And they would see them, as the strip was carried on first by John Cullen Murphy, then by Gary Gianni, and finally, to current times, by Thomas Yeates. Manuscript Press, ca 1998...More.

Item Code: PVLP
na, 17x22, 1pg, Full Color
$50.00

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THREE-DIMENSIONAL SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT #2
Signed and numbered, 100 by editor Cat Yronwode! Warehouse find, 1983. By Alex Toth, Nick Cardy, Mike Peppe, Matt Baker et al. A special 2-D printing that is signed and numbered by editor in chief, Catherine Yronwode. With an awesome color cover by Berni Wrightson, this comic contains the stories infamous as targets of Wertham's ire: More Deadly Then the Male by Vic Federa, Trophies of Doom by Nick Cardy, The Monster in the Maze by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito, and The Man Who Was Always on Time by Alex Toth. Eclipse Comics, 1986. Out of Print.. Note: Corners may have minor corner bend or backcover scuff, but overall grade is Very Fine or better. These have been stored away by us since they first were published in 1983....More.

Item Code: SEDU
Soft Cover, 7x10, 32pg, Full Color
$20.00

 
TOM by Daniel Torres
Warehouse find, 1995. Recommended. Tom is an adventurous dinosaur who one day finds himself paddling into New York Harbor. The Big Apple is big, but Tom is bigger. In ways large and small (but mostly large), Tom makes his indelible mark on New York in a fun, all-ages story by this renowned French illustrator, better known for his adventure characters like Rocco Vargas. Konemann, 1995. Out of Print.. Note: Bumped corners....More.

Item Code: TOMTH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x11, 60pg, Full Color
$25.00 $15.00

 
BUCK ROGERS IN THE 25TH CENTURY The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume 3 Hurt
1932-34. Recommended. By Ron Goulart. Six complete story arcs, this picks up where the previous book left off featuring strips from 1932-1934. Includes a foreword and afterword by noted comics historian Ron Goulart. Buck Rogers was the first, best, and original science-fiction newspaper strip and started the national craze for sci-fi, jet packs, ray guns, fantastic adventures and paved the way for Flash Gordon. These tales have it all, space ships, underwater cities, damsels in distress, invaders from other worlds, nefarious villains and heroes. Hermes, 2009. Out of Print.. Note: These copies have bumped corners and/or slight creasing to the dust jacket bottom edge....More.

Item Code: BUC03HR
Hard Cover, 12x9, 288pg, b&w
$39.99 $17.99

 
MIKE HAMMER The Complete Dailies and Sundays Hurt
Recommended. By Mickey Spillane. Art by Ed Robbins. For the very first time, every single Mike Hammer daily and Sunday page. Film Noir was hot in the late 1940s and early 1950s, and so were hard-fisted, cynical detectives. Mickey Spillane actually began his career writing for Timely Comics and his byline was often on their text stories. He moved on to create the most famous hard-boiled detective ever, books filled with violence and sex that sold millions. Hermes, 2013. . Note: These copies have bumped corners....More.

Item Code: MHCOMHR
Hard Cover, 10x12, 160pg, Partial Color
$49.99 $17.99

 
THE SUPER HEROES MONTHLY Volume 1 No. 1
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
$20.00

 
THE SUPER HEROES MONTHLY MAGAZINE Set
Warehouse find, 1981. Set includes Vol. 1 #12 and Vol. 2 #3. Recommended. Someone at publisher Egmont knew their comics, and compiled some of DC's most iconic works into these great magazine-size issues, reproducing the stories in crisp black and white, behind cool new painted covers. "Invasion of the Ice People" (Superman and Wonder Woman) by Martin Pasko, Joe Staton and Jack Abel; "Ghost of the Killer Skies" (Batman meets Enemy Ace) by Neal Adams; and "Menace of the Matter Master!"—an early Brave and the Bold Hawkman tryout story by Gardner Fox and Joe Kubert. Also includes a word search puzzle and a Brian Bolland DC heroes pinup. DC, 1981. . Overall very fine or better condition....More.

Item Code: SUPHEP
Magazine, 8x11, 50pg ea., b&w
$8.95

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TOM SAWYER
Second Printing. Warehouse find, 1973. By Samuel Clemens. Art by E.R. Cruz. Emulating the highly successful Classics Illustrated series, upstart publisher Pendulum Press started their "Now Age" line of books, aimed particularly at classrooms, "Bringing the Classics to Life." Vincent Fago was contracted to put together the series; he was an editor with Stan Lee at Timely Comics in the 1940s and a veteran of comics. Having trouble recruiting artists, he contacted Filipino artist Nestor Redondo, who in turn helped Fago recruit other Filipino artists for this unique project. Pendulum Press, 1973. Out of Print.. Note: Some copies have bumps or rubbing on the spine and may have a small price sticker in the upper right of the cover....More.

Item Code: TOMS
Soft Cover, 5x8, 62pg, b&w
$15.00

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AMRA II #60 Swords and Sorcery Fanzine
Warehouse find, 1973. Recommended. By John Brunner. Art by Roy G. Krenkel, Tim Powers, Tim Kirk, and Ray Capella. AMRA was a Science Fiction and Fantasy fanzine devoted to the Swords and Sorcery genre, published by George H. Scithers, publisher of Cities and Scenes of the Ancient World by Roy Krenkel. AMRA won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in the years 1964 and 1968. Contents in this issue include lots of art by Roy G. Krenkel, plus Tim Powers, Tim Kirk, Ray Capella, and stories by John Brunner, F.C. Adams, Lee Burwasser, Valdis A. Agustkalns, John Myers Myers, George Barr, Robert Grant, W. Paul Ganley, Lin Carter, L. Sprague de Camp and others. Owlswick Press, 1973...More.

Item Code: AMRA60
Comic, 7x10, 24pg, Duotone
$8.00

 
PULP ART
Warehouse find, 1997, first printing. Original Cover Paintings For the Great American Pulp Magazines. By Robert Lesser. The first book to feature the original paintings created for American pulp magazine covers, this unique reference offers an authoritative text, historical surveys, vintage letters, 125 full-page images, and much more. From Norman Saunders to Virgil Finlay, E.F. Ward to George Gross. This offers both a detailed overview of pulps and their illustrators, and a look at the best covers reproduced directly from the original paintings. First Edition, reprinted in 2009 with a different cover. Gramercy, 1997. . Note: These copies have slightly bumped corners....More.

Item Code: PULPAH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 184pg, Full Color
$35.00

 
WORMS OF THE EARTH By Robert E. Howard
Warehouse find, 1974. REH's Pict stories, for the first time in one volume. Worms of the Earth is a short story, one of seven pieces collected here, including the all-time classic "Dark Man." This is a best-of, with many of the stories first appearing in Weird Tales in the 1930s, then selected again for such classic early anthologies as Skullface and Others and The Dark Man and Others from Arkham House. Two of the pieces first appeared in Bran Mak Morn, a 1979 Dell paperback, and are here in hardcover for the first time. Color wrap-around jacket and four b&w plates by Ireland. Grant, 1974...More.

Item Code: WOTHRH
Hard Cover, 5x8, 234pg, Text/b&w
$40.00

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MAKING GHOSTBUSTERS
Warehouse find, 1st edition, 1985. Recommended. Edited by Don Shay. The very first book about the making of the cult movie, now a highly collectible little gem. We just turned up a handful of copies, all new except for a bumped corner that occured in shipping. These sell for a small fortune online, starting around $150 for a well-worn copy, and jumping quickly to $250 for one in this condition, and $500 for nicer copies. We've priced these below the market to try and offer a reasonable deal if you've been looking for one. Written by the editor of Cinefex Magazine, with the complete screenplay, shooting script, annotated by the director, producers and writers, illustrated with 200 behind-the-scenes photographs and drawings. New York Zoetrope, 1985. . Note: These copies have bumped corners....More.

Item Code: MAGHB
Soft Cover, 8x11, 223pg, b&w
$125.00 $75.00

 

Mature Readers

 
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED EXPOSURE Hurt
By Raphael Mazzucco. It happened at Harbour Island in the Bahamas--a reunion of cover girls, Rachel Hunter, Rebecca Romijn, Daniela Pestova, Elle MacPherson, Yamila Diaz-Rahi, Elsa Benitez, Veronica Varekova and Carolyn Murphy. Time, 2006. Out of Print. Mature Readers. Note: These copies have slight bumps to corners....More.

Item Code: SIXHR
Hard Cover, 10x14, 144pg, Full Color
$29.95 $14.95

 
PENTHOUSE COMIX Volume 2 Number 26 October 1997
Penthouse Magazine is both famous and infamous as one of the leading adult magazines published throughout the world. In 1994, they launched Penthouse Comix, combining two great strengths: a love for the naked female form, and stories featuring work from top artists such as Boris Vallejo, Arthur Suydam, and Mark Texeira. Each issue contains six to seven stories that have been written and/or drawn by many different creators. Art is uniformly excellent, but the stories can sometimes suffer from an emphasis more on prurience than on plot. Artists include Earl Miller, Luis Royo, Tony Salmons, Paolo Parente, Michael Lopez, Merv, Dave Johnson, Adam Hughes, John Burns, Ron Embleton. Penthouse International, 1997. Out of Print. Adult Material. Note: These copies may have bent corners and or torn or wrinkled covers....More.

Item Code: PENX126
Soft Cover, 8x11, 80pg, Full Color
$12.00

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JULIE STRAIN'S Greatest Hits
By Julie Strain. In this, her third photo-diary styled book, Julie Strain gives the reader the whole enchilada on her life growing-up, her expansive career and of course, those awesome images of Julie herself. Gives a long history of her childhood, photos of her Penthouse covers, and awesome images from some of the best comic and fantasy artists. Heavy Metal, 2001. Out of Print. Adult Material. Fine. Fine. Book has a sloping spine....More.

Item Code: AB06
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 160pg, Partial Color
$40.00

 
SCREAM QUEENS ILLUSTRATED Volume 1 #2
Edited by John Russo. 70 page glossy staple bound magazine covering queens of the b-movies. Color photos, interviews & articles. This issue includes: Kent Steine's Hollywood Glamour, John Carpenter Body Bags, Olivia fantasy artist portfolio, Michelle Bauer centerfold, Fantasy Girl Julie Wallace. Imagine, 1994. Out of Print. Adult Material. Note: These copies may have bent corners and or torn or wrinkled covers....More.

Item Code: SQI102
Magazine, 8x11, 70pg, Full Color
$10.00

We also have issue #7, and the Tammy Parks Signed Posterbook.
 
DRAGON SONG Wings of Conquest
Almost Gone! By Pelaez, Fastner & Larson, James Hottinger, Dave Dunstan, Carlos Valenzuela et al. Dragon Song takes a loving look (from a safe distance) at that most special relationship between a girl and her dragon! A magnificent oversized collection of paintings and illustrations by Pelaez, Fastner & Larson, James Hottinger, Dave Dunstan, Carlos Valenzuela and many more. SQP, 2010. Adult Material...More.

Item Code: DRAS
Soft Cover, 9x12, 64pg, Full Color
$19.95 $14.95

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