Thursday, February 7, 2019

Fantasy World-Building, a HUGE Mickey Mouse collection, WWII battle at Midway, Alter Ego, Rusty Riley, Batman, Catwoman, Ploog, Krenkel and Stan Lee!

Mark A. Nelson adds a fine new how-to AND art book to the rarified world of the best in this area: Fantasy World-Building. Taschen's Mickey Mouse is another awe-inspiring enormous collection. We have a new Firefly archive, a look at the WWII battle at Midway, a new Alter Ego featuring the female ghost writers of Wonder Woman in the 1940s; a new Digest Enthusiast; Rusty Riley; Batman and Catwoman statue; and a host of important new coming books, from a second Art of Ploog and a collection from The Savage Sword of Conan, to a new edition of The Stan Lee Story, The Complete Little Nemo Volume 2, and an all-new book on Roy Krenkel!!

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FANTASY WORLD-BUILDING A Guide to Developing Mythic Worlds and Legendary Creatures Signed
With a signed card. Our Highest Recommendation. By Mark A. Nelson. Foreword by Todd Lockwood. When artists and designers explore or create a fictional setting, the milieu must be completely fleshed out, explained, and designed. In this book, comic and gaming art veteran Mark A. Nelson explores and demonstrates his methods for fashioning visually stunning, believable environments for fantasy creatures and characters. Scores of images and step-by-step examples illustrate how variation and experimentation lead to fresh, original designs for otherworldly beings, their environments, and their stories. Dover, 2019...More.

Item Code: FANTW
Soft Cover, 8x11, 152pg, Full Color

Here are more how-to, world building and character creation books in stock now. Also from Mark Nelson:

INNSMOUTH The Lost Drawings of Mannish Sycovia Signed
Signed postcard! Highly Recommended. By Mannish Sycovia. Comes with a limited signed postcard. Alaxis Press, publishers of The Leaning Girl, have teamed up with artist Mark Nelson to publish a new book in the form of a discovered volume of lost horror drawings based around the Lovecraft mythology...but actually by Mark himself. 192 pages of full-color along with the artist's own diary entries, Nelson's comments, and more. Alaxis, 2017...More.

Item Code: INNSH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 192pg, Duotone

There is also a deluxe edition [INNSHS. $75].

A masive, oversized volume packed with rare and never-befre-seen art. Highly Recommended. By David Gerstein, J.B. Kaufman. Celebrate Mickey's complete legacy with volume two of one of the most expansive illustrated publications on the Disney universe: 1,500 images including behind-the-scenes shots and rare animation sketches that salute the art behind all of Mickey's 121 cartoons, his timeless comic adventures, and the world of Mickey merchandise and memorabilia. The landmark volume also spans the legendary Mickey Mouse Club as well as unfinished projects. Taschen, 2018...More.

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

More Mickey and Disney can be found on our website. Good news: We announced From All of Us to All of You: The Disney Christmas Card had gone out of print suddenly, but apparently that was incorrect information we received. We were able to get more copies and we currently have eight copies in stock [FROMAH. $50].


Back in stock and On Sale

Closeout Price! Back in stock. Dailies, 1948-49. Highly Recommended. By Frank Godwin. Classic Comics Press presents the first volume of Frank Godwin's masterful comic strip Rusty Riley. First appearing on January 26, 1948, this follows the adventures of orphan Rusty Riley and his faithful dog, Flip. Leaving the orphanage, Rusty is hired by wealthy racehorse owner Mr. Miles in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Soon Rusty is thrust into the world of horse racing--as well as danger, lost treasure, criminals, and a beautiful comrade! Classic Comics, 2013...More.

Item Code: RR01H
Hard Cover, 8x10, 344pg, Partial Color
$49.95 $29.95

Volume 2 is on order, but it is not due to arrive until August.

More Frank Godwin is on our website. Two sale-priced Connie sets [Connie Volume 1 & 2 and Connie Volume 3 & 4, $29.90 $14.95 per set]. Godwin inspired the style that Everett Raymond Kinstler works in, the fine line also embraced by James Montgomery Flagg. More Godwin can be found in Images Magazine #12 and in The Golden Age Masterworks [GOAG03H. $44.95].

This is from Classics Comics Press. Their most recent success story is Lance by Warren Tufts, which is selling very, very briskly even given the $100 price tag [WARTH]. Because it's well worth it, believe me.

All their books are worth your attention: Casey Ruggles [CASR01H. $59.95], also by Tufts; Cisco Kid [CIS01, CIS02 etc. Vol 1 & 2 $24.95 $15.95; Vol 3 & 4 $25.95 each]; and Leonard Starr's Mary Perkins On Stage [LE12. $24.95, on sale at $15.95].


Graphic Novels/Archives

By Joss Whedon, Zack Whedon et al. Art by Georges Jeanty, Karl Story et al. From the heart of the Whedonverse comes the next chapter of Firefly! Picking up where the critically acclaimed film Serenity left off, the ‘Verse is on the brink of war, and Captain Mal and his crew are on the run from the Alliance and an old, unstoppable foe. Babies are born, friends are lost, and there's a new sheriff in town to lead the Browncoats into battle. With the crew scattered to the far ends of the ‘Verse, it'll take quite a gamble to pull them back together . . . but when the chips are down, never bet against Captain Malcolm Reynolds! Boom!, 2019...More.

Item Code: FIRE02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 336pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

Unfortunately Volume 1 is already unavailable from our supplier. We have complained to the publisher, Boom, that several of their titles lately become unavailable very shortly after they first come in...this also happened on Boom's Planet of the Apes Archives Volumes 1 and 2.

By Paul S. Newman. Art by Sam Glanzman. Each Combat one shot features true stories from World War II, illustrated by comic book legend, WWII vet, and Eisner Award-nominee Sam Glanzman! This Midway issue features the main story: "Battle of Midway" plus the back-up story "Out the Gate", 1-page story "High Ground," and essays about General George Patton, Jr. and Sam Glanzman. It's Alive!, 2019...More.

Item Code: MIDW
Soft Cover, 7x10, 48pg, Full Color

Almost Gone! By Paul S. Newman. Art by Sam Glanzman. Cover art by Russ Heath. Each Combat one shot features true stories from World War II, illustrated by comic book legend, WWII vet, and Eisner Award-nominee Sam Glanzman! This Midway issue features the main story: "Battle of Midway" plus the back-up story "Out the Gate", 1-page story "High Ground," and essays about General George Patton, Jr. and Sam Glanzman. Incentive cover by comic book legend Russ Heath! It's Alive!, 2019. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: MIDWV
Soft Cover, 7x10, 48pg, Full Color

We have only two of this variant in stock. Also from this publisher is Voyage of the Deep [regular $24.99, signed $68], which we just got in a few weeks ago, and Dunkirk.

Reprints Dell's Combat #10, 1963. Highly Recommended. Edited by Jon B. Cooke. First in a series of reprints of this famous title from the 1960s, entirely illustrated by Sam Glanzman. Includes restored story pages and lots of extra content, including the original painted cover. Four complete stories carry us through this hallowed battle, as the Nazis pushed the entire British army, before the United States entered the war, right onto the shores of France. Only by mobilizing every private boat and anything that floated to carry them off, did they stave off a horrible defeat that might have changed the course of World War II. It's Alive, 2018...More.

Item Code: DUNKI
Soft Cover, 7x10, 48pg, Full Color

USS STEVENS The Collected Stories
Closeout Price! Highly Recommended. By Sam Glanzman. Legendary Golden Age artist Sam Glanzman set many of his tales aboard the USS Stevens, the actual World War II destroyer on which he served. This full-color, hardcover treasury collects every single Stevens tale he ever published, more than 60 short adventures from Our Army at War, G. I. Combat, and other 1970s DC war comics as well as longer pieces from Marvel's 1986 revival of Savage Tales magazine and the more recent Joe Kubert Presents. Plus, this outstanding collection also includes the final, four-page story about the warship, newly written and illustrated by Glanzman himself. Dover, 2016...More.

Item Code: UST
Hard Cover, 7x10, 384pg, Full Color
$39.95 $19.95

See our website under Special Interest/History for more wartime historical works including Knights of the Skull, Days of Wrath, Days of Darkness, World War II Posters and more.

Edited by Roy Thomas. From 1945 to 1948, just a few years into her 75-year career, the phenomenally popular Wonder Woman had a female scriptwriter: Joye Murchison, assistant to WW co-creator Dr. William Marston! In Alter Ego #157, you'll revel in her interview conducted by Richard Arndt—featuring rare artwork by H.G. Peter and several previously-unknown art assistants! Plus: Barbara Friedlander, 1960s writer and editor, spills the secrets of DC's love comics—with art and/or anecdotes of Jack Miller, John Romita, Gene Colan, Jay Scott Pike, Tony Abruzzo, Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Joe Orlando, Carmine Infantino, Mort Weisinger, Julius Schwartz, and many more! Extra: FCA—John Broome—Michael T. Gilbert—Bill Schelly, and more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Twomorrows, 2019...More.

Item Code: AE157
Soft Cover, 8x11, 96pg, Full Color

Back issues #150 up are still in stock, plus this compilation book, now on sale:

ALTER EGO Volume 1 The Best of Alter Ego
Publisher File Copies. Highly Recommended. Edited by Roy Thomas and Bill Schelly. In 1961, Jerry Bails and Roy Thomas launched Alter Ego, the first fanzine devoted to comic books and their colorful history. This very special collection, published by Bill Schelly's own Hamster Press, was the first to collect some of that amazing material. It appeared in 1997 with very limited distribution. Packed with informative and fun articles and art, all from the original 11 issues from 1961-78. All new introductions by Julius Schwartz, AND Jerry Bails AND Roy Thomas! Then it's packed with articles on Golden Age and Silver Age heroes, new artwork by a host of pros and fans, vintage interviews with Gil Kane, Bill Everett, and Joe Kubert and much more. Hamster, 1997. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: BESA01
Soft Cover, 9x11, 192pg, Text/b&w
$17.95 $8.95

Edited by Richard Krauss. Filmmaker and author Susan Emshwiller reveals the inside story on her films, the work of her parents, Ed Emshwiller and Carol Emshwiller, along with nearly two dozen rare photographs of her famous family. Larque Press, 2019...More.

Item Code: DIGE09
Soft Cover, 5x8, 160pg, Text/b&w

Issues #1-8 all remain available at the same price. See them on our website for full details and pictures of each issue.


Special Order

Special Order - takes 3-4 weeks! Numbered & limited, 5,000. Designed by Ant Lucia. Sculpted by Jack Matthews. This DC Bombshells statue presents a 1940s spin on a comic book romance that has spanned generations. Inspired by the art of internationally renowned designer and illustrator Ant Lucia and sculpted by Jack Mathews, this statue may look like Catwoman's going in for a kiss, but a closer look at her hands shows her sights set on the Batmobile! Inspired by vintage pinup art, the DC Bombshells statue line features DC superheroes during World War II and launched the DC Comics series of the same name. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: DCBBATC
11" tall, Full Color

Special order items tend to be more expensive, specialty items that we have chosen not to keep in stock. Like this item, they are now available to us and we will order a copy for you. This adds about 3 weeks to the time it will take for you to get it from us. Here are other special order items that you might have missed. We often don't include these in a catalog, but only list them once or twice in this email, and keep them listed on our website.

See more Bombshells, Batman and Catwoman statues on our website.


PS Artbooks

We have an amazing 226 titles in stock! This certainly represents an incredible wealth of Golden Age material, the likes of which we may never see again. The good news is that a huge number of these are on sale, in both regular and slipcased editions. The other good news is, if you act quickly, you can score a great many of these—because we are getting VERY low on a LOT of titles, with as few as 2 or 3 copies left at these sale prices. We'll keep all the regular-price titles in stock. But once a title goes on sale, we usually discontinue it after we sell out.

Here are links to groupings of titles, to break these down for you to browse through:

All PS Artbooks on Sale

All PS Artbooks including sale books

All slipcased editions

Adventures Into the Unknown Vols 1-12

Forbidden Worlds Vols 1-12

Out of the Night (ACG) Vols 1-3

Planet Comics Vols 1-14

Pre-Code Classics: (Ghost, Hand of Fate, Beyond, The Unseen, Tom Corbett, Voodoo, Web of Evil, Web of Mystery, Weird Horrors, Strange Terrors, Space Busters, Journey Into Fear, Baffling Mysteries, and Avon's Eerie, Witchcraft, Amazing Adventures and Strange Worlds, and more)

Roy Thomas Presents: (Frankenstein, Rulah/Jungle Goddess, Captain Video, Phantom Lady (SC and HC), Sheena/Jungle Queen. The Heap, the Lost World compilation (from Planet Comics), etc.

Harvey Horrors: Tomb of Terror, Chamber of Chills, Witches Tales, Black Cat Mystery

Coming in March

Numbered & limited, 1500. By Alexandro Jodorowsky. Art by Moebius. The Sci-Fi masterpiece by Moebius and Jodorowsky about the tribulations of the shabby detective John Difool as he searches for the precious and coveted Incal. Humaniods, 2019. Due Mar. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: INCAD
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x13, 324pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

See the website for more Jean Giraud, including Inside Moebius, The Art of Edena, World of Aedena, Someday Funnies, Eyes of the Cat, and several Rare and Out of Print collections: Orbar Stardom Print [RB883. $200], Un Singulier Pluriel [RB388. $150], Histoire D'X  Textes & Dessins [RB63. $300] and Strength of Man Portfolio, signed by 13 artists, [STMAN. $250].

By Michael Friedlander. Art by Michael Ploog. This 352-page second volume of Ploog goodness will give an even more in-depth look at the career of Mike Ploog. Like the first volume, this is also a “Best of” selection of hundreds of pieces of art hand-chosen by the artist.  FPG, 2019. Due Mar. ...More.

Item Code: ARTMP02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 352pg, Full Color

THE ART OF PLOOG Volume 2 Deluxe Signed
Signed & numbered, 325! By Michael Friedlander. Art by Michael Ploog. This 352-page second volume of Ploog goodness will give an even more in-depth look at the career of Mike Ploog. Like the first volume, this is also a “Best of” selection of hundreds of pieces of art hand-chosen by the artist. This is the limited, signed and numbered hardcover edition of The Art of Ploog: Volume Two. Features an exclusive, padded cover that reproduces Mike's painting, Hunting Tales, which is an homage to his work on the film John Carpenter's The Thing! FPG, 2019. Due Mar. ...More.

Item Code: ARTMP02D
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 352pg, Full Color

Highly Recommended. By Mike Ploog et al. A massive, oversize 9x12 retrospective that covers every aspect of Ploog's career, from his earliest days of working with Warren's Creepy and Eerie, and Marvel's magazine Crazy, to his extremely popular Werewolf by Night, Monster of Frankenstein, Ghost Rider and Man-Thing, and film character creation and storyboards, right up through his latest work on Goliath. FPG, 2015...More.

Item Code: ARTMPH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 320pg, Full Color

The deluxe edition of this first collection is also still available [ARTMPD. $175]. Signed & numbered from 250. Special Order. See the website for sixteen more collections with Mike's work.


Coming in April

By Alex Toth and John Buscema. Hermes Press presents the comic book adventures of Roy Rogers, King of the Comics, originally published by Dell. This 256 page collection exclusively features the work of two of the Silver Age's most important artists, Alex Toth and John Buscema, and each story was hand picked by Roy's son, Dusty and include his favorite tales. This book brings together not only the best western tales of America's favorite cowboy but also presents these stories by two of the most noteworthy artists of the period. This volume also includes, original artwork, documentary material, an introduction by Roy "Dusty" Rogers, Jr. and and an extensive essay. Hermes Press, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: BESRRH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x10, 272pg, Full Color
$60.00 $54.95

See our web site for more work by Buscema and by Alex Toth.

By Dan Jurgens. The unthinkable has happened. The Man of Steel is dead. Sacrificing his life to against an unstoppable global threat, the people of Earth must now accept that the world they live in is a world without Superman. Legendary writer Dan Jurgens (Superman: Action Comics) brings to you the epic saga in its entirety that that bubbled to the forefront of popular culture in this oversize omnibus edition! DC, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: DEARH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 1000pg, Full Color
$150.00 $125.00

BATMAN AND SUPERMAN World's Finest The Silver Age Omnibus Volume 2 Hardcover
Collects #117-158. By Edmond Hamilton. Art by Curt Swan, Dick Sprang et al. Superman and Batman first teamed up in these stories from comics' Golden Age, reprinted here for the first time in one massive hardcover. DC, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: BSF02H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 688pg, Full Color
$99.99 $85.00

Volume 1 is in stock now [BSF01H. $75, your price $65]. Also available in two softcover collections, both now on sale. In Rare Books we have a copy of Batman: The World's Finest Archives Volume 1 in hardcover, from 2002. It collects the Batman stories from WF's #2-16 from the early 1940s [RB978. $75].

THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 1
By Roy Thomas, Stan Lee, Gerry Conway et al. Art by Barry Windsor-Smith, John Buscema et al. Crom! This inaugural volume ushers in Marvel's line of definitive Savage Sword of Conan collections. Full-color covers, letters pages, pinups, extensive articles and reviews on Conan, his world and his creator -everything's included just as no one is spared the vengeance of Conan! After the breakout success of Conan's color comic, Marvel brought the legendary sword-and-sorcery saga of Robert E. Howard's hero to its black-and-white magazine line. In lushly illustrated novel-length adventures with all the drama, violence and allure the comic book medium can offer, writer Roy Thomas and Marvel's greatest artists craft a host of Conan classics like Barry Windsor-Smith's "Red Nails" and John Buscema's "Black Colossus" and "A Witch Shall Be Born" featuring the infamous Tree of Death are just the beginning! Marvel, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: SAVS01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 1072pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

Edited by Alison Smith. Starting as an outsider in British art and spending much of his life in isolation, Edward Burne-Jones (1833–1898) became a key figure in the art world at the end of the 19th century and a pioneer of the symbolist movement. He challenged society by disengaging his art from the modern world, offering a parallel universe based on myth, legend, and the Bible. Working in a wide range of materials, he pioneered a radical approach to narrative in works created for both public and intimate settings. Tate, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: EDBURH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 224pg, Full Color


Coming in May

By Roy Thomas and Stan Lee. First published as a signed Collector's Edition and sold out within a week, this is an unparalleled account of the life and times of Stan “the Man” Lee, written and edited with his full cooperation. His tale is told by Roy Thomas, who brings "you are there" insights to Lee's journey alongside never-before-seen photographs, original comic art, and rare comicbook facsimilies,-- a tribute worthy of the Man. Taschen, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: STANLH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x18, 444pg, Full Color
$200.00 $179.00

This is a smaller, less deluxe version of the $1500 edition that sold out within days of Stan's passing.

By Colum McCann. It has been called the single most historic event of the 20th century: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins met John F. Kennedy's call for a manned Moon landing by the end of the 1960s. A decade of tests and training, a staff of 400,000 engineers and scientists, a budget of billions, and the most powerful rocket ever launched all combined in an unprecedented event watched by millions the world over. And no one captured the men, the mood, and the machinery like Norman Mailer. Taschen, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: MOONFIH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x13, 348pg, Full Color

WINSOR MCCAY The Complete Little Nemo 1910-1927
By Alexander Braun. Little Nemo may be a diminutive hero of comic narrative, but he sure stands tall as one of the greatest voyagers of the 20th century. The master creation of Winsor McCay (1869–1934), this small and restless sleeper inspired generations of artists with his weekly adventures from bed to Slumberland, a dream realm of colorful companions, elaborate architecture, psychedelic scenery, and thrilling adventures. Taschen, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: WIMC02H
Hard Cover, 13x17, 344pg, Full Color

1905-1909. Our Highest Recommendation. A portion of the $200 Taschen volume now at a bargain price. Meet Little Nemo, the greatest dream voyager of the 20th century. The master creation of Winsor McCay (1869-1934), both the art and the wildly imaginative stories have inspired generations of artists. Here are those first weekly adventures from bed to Slumberland, a realm of colorful companions, psychedelic scenery, and thrilling escapades. Huge oversized edition, and the first 145 pages provide an illustrated introduction to McCay's career with Nemo and the first cartoons. Taschen, 2016...More.

Item Code: WIMLLH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 13x17, 360pg, Full Color
$80.00 $70.00

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

LITTLE NEMO The Master Series Print Set
Initialled by the colorist and numbered from 1500. Sunday pages from 1905-08. Highly Recommended. By Winsor McCay. Eight magnificent full color prints of seminal Nemo pages. Using the original art from the Woody Gelman collection, now at Ohio State University, modern colorist Michael Kelleher has newly colored each page. Here are bright, lush colors and fine details true to McCay's own vision--it's the finest printing and coloring of any Nemo page ever. The published pages were often muddy and colors varied from one newspaper to another. This set captures the finest of Nemo's fantasy art in exquisite detail. Each set features matching numbers and is initialled by Kelleher, who is a professional colorist for the DC Archives series. 8 prints-- Six Little Nemo restorations and 2 Original Art/Tear Sheet reproductions to show the process from b&w to printed to this modern coloring. Kellustration, 2018...More.

Item Code: LITNP
8 prints, 18x24, Full Color
$120.00 $99.00

See the website for Airship Adventures of Little Nemo [AIRLN. $15], the Nemo 2010 Calendar (Oversized [RB791. $30], one left), and Return to Slumberland Hardcover [LNRH. 21.99 $19.99].


Coming in July

Highly Recommended. By Andrew Steven Damsits, Barry Klugerman. Roy G. Krenkel was one of the most renowned fantasy artists of the 20th century. His far-reaching influence on artists like Frank Frazetta, Al Williamson, Michael Kaluta and Jeffrey Jones--to name but a few--was immeasurable and cannot be overerstated. IDW, 2019. Due July. ...More.

Item Code: ROYKH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x13, 304pg
$59.99 $49.99

Oh, boy, does this look good. I've only seen the cover, but Barry Klugerman manages Roy's estate and would thus have the most amazing collection of unpublished work to drawn upon. Klugerman's other published works, including a very limited book on Norman Lindsay, have always been first rate and I expect no less with this book, co-published by IDW.

More work from Krenkel, from REH's Road to Azrael Deluxed (signed, $125) to Amra magazine ($5 and $12), new ERB facsimile novels, and pre-code comics collections, see our website.

Our Highest Recommendation. By Roger Hill. Remember the days of fabulous, high quality fanzines like Squa Tront, filled with fascinating new information about EC artists, and never-before-seen artwork. Well, look no more, long-time fan Roger Hill brings it all back: new information about Max Gaines' death, amazing details about the unsung Sid Check and his work with Frazetta and others, Roy Krenkel memoirs by Angelo Torres and Al Williamson! Roger Hill, 2015...More.

Item Code: ECF03
Soft Cover, 8x11, 71pg, Partial Color

Issue #2 is also available at $20. We are eagerly awaiting #4, due any time...


Rare & Out of Print

Signed by Harvey Kurtzman, Playboy's Little Annie Fanny found its way into our warehouse.

Zorro, The Complete Classic Adventures by Alex Toth, Volumes 1 and 2.

Lastly, we found a few more copies of Virgil Finlay books, Phantasms, Strange Science, and Women of the Ages.

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Milo Manara's The Golden Ass is back in a new oversized edition from Humanoids. “The Golden Ass is as strong a story as Manara has produced. The art is lush and gorgeous...” Young Lucius is transformed from a nubile young man into a donkey--and subject to the vicissitudes of a life of wandering and lust! An array of thieves, sorcerers and beautiful women cross his path, challenging him in more ways than one...

See more of Manara's erotic work on our website: Pandora's Eyes, Gullivera, Caravaggio 1: The Palette and the Sword, The Manara Library Volumes 1-6, and in several long out-of-print issues of Glamour International.

From Euro-publisher Goliath comes Tattooed Beauties. Not just ladies with tats, these are gorgeous ladies, as hot as any models featured in any Goliath book...but in this case, beautifully and imaginatively tattooed.

Next up is another Goliath book, Super Nylon Parade, a companion to Young Nylon Beauties which remains available. But this is indeed super, a monster collection of more than 500 full-page photos of girls in nylon stockings, garters, brief and little else. Explicit.

Lost Girls is a oversized, 350-page collection, a new edition of the classic erotic fantasy by Alan Moore (yes, our Alan Moore of Watchmen fame) and Melinda Gebbie. The young ladies featured in Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, and the Land of Oz have grown up. “...and are ready to guide us again, this time through the realms of our sexual awakening and fulfillment. Through their familiar fairy tales they share with us their most intimate revelations of desire in its many forms...”

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