Thursday, January 24, 2019

Pastoral by J.A.W. Cooper, Sergio Toppi, Frank Schoonover, new Classics Illustrated, Women of Dynamite Statues and more!

Pastoral is a fine new art book from J.A.W. Cooper, with all-new work. Enchanted World begins a seven-volume series by Sergio Toppi. Frank Schoonover is back in stock; we have six new Classics Illustrated titles, two drawn by John Severin and Lou Cameron; new statues include a Dawn by Linsner; Ring of the Nibelung by Russell is finally in one thick volume; Jack Kamen's exceptional work may surprise you in these early EC sci-fi tales, The Martian Monster & Other Stories. We also have Ms. Marvel from her first appearance, a new Comics Journal, first in a new series, and Uncle Scooge in Disney Masters.

Comic Book Archives  |  New Classics Illustrated  |  Women of Dynamite Statues
Linsner's New Dawn Statue  |  Coming in April  |  Coming in July
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Recommended. By J.A.W. Cooper. Pastoral is filled with Cooper's energetic, expressive pencil and ink drawings of wildlife and their stewards in soft, subtle colors. Gouache works from her travels and her most recent gallery paintings also appear. Over 170 previously unpublished works are collected. Includes two 10x10 prints, laid in.   Some nudity. Oversized square format."She has the perfect mixture between the informed sciences and the surreal as she stretches reality into an abundance of unique views that constantly amazes. The intelligence and cleverness of her drawings are simply extraordinary." Flesk, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: JAWPH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x12, 128pg, Partial Color

Flesk did three smaller softcovers of Cooper's work. Two are entirely sold out. We have just five copies left of the 3rd one, which is also out of print:

Almost Gone! Highly Recommended. Dinosaurs, nudes, fantasy creatures, skulls, skeletons, erotica..."a journey into the violent, steaming innards of making art—raw, spontaneous and unfettered—Viscera explores instinct and intuition as the spark of artistic creation, to delight the feral child at our core." This edition contains 70 artworks and includes moderate nudity. Cooper works in the animation industry while moonlighting drawing all manner of lovely creatures. Her work has echoes of Amano, Vess, James Jean and Claire Wendling, but it is uniquely her own. Flesk, 2017. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: JAWV
Soft Cover, 9x12, 64pg, Full Color

COLLECTED TOPPI Volume 1 Enchanted World
Highly Recommended. By Sergio Toppi. Introduction by Bill Sienkiewicz. Eleven amazing stories of fantasy, myth and legend, newly translated. This is the first of a seven-volume library of works by master illustrator Sergio Toppi. Consider this from Bill Sienkiewicz: "...his name comes up constantly in headshaking, hushed tones. His talent and oeuvre cast a long shadow, eliciting equal parts awe, reverence, and intimidation...Other artists were amazing, but to me this man's work was on an entirely different level...powerful, elegant, musical, and as realistic..." Lioin Forge, 2019...More.

Item Code: COLT01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 168pg, b&w

We also have three copies left of Glamour International #11 with Toppi, from 1987. However, it reprints the story “Hortruge” which is in this new collection. One copy at $50, two at $60 each.

With folding floor plan of the Crystal Palace in pocket at rear. By Anthony Hamber. Foreword by Tristram Hunt. The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, held in London from May to October of 1851, was the genesis of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Published to accompany the opening of the V&A Photography Centre, this book makes extensive use of the V&A collections and archival material related to the 1851 Great Exhibition. It is the first comprehensive study of the seminal gathering of photographs and photographic equipment that marked the global launch of the form. Oak Knoll Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: PHOGH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 396pg, Text/Partial Color

I also recommend Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography [VICGH. $49.95]. Click here for nude photography.

FRANK E. SCHOONOVER Catalogue Raisonne
Back in stock. Recommended. By John. R. Schoonover, Louise Schoonover Smith with LeeAnn Dean. This two-volume, slip-cased Catalogue Raisonné encompasses Schoonover's entire career, from his earliest sketches to his last easel paintings. Included are over 3000 images, many in full color, and a detailed biography. A student of Howard Pyle, Frank E. Schoonover (1877-1972) is recognized as one of the foremost illustrators of his time. His prolific contribution to American illustration spanned more than 40 years. This will stand as the pre-eminent record of Schoonover, his life, and his work. While many of the illustrations must be kept small, there are a good, satisfying number of works reproduced full page size, from the original paintings. Oak Knoll, 2009...More.

Item Code: FAKH
Hard Cover, 9x13, 1244pg, Full Color

Schoonover also appears in Images #3 [IMA03. $20] and in the excellent Underwood Books collection of pulp artwork: Strange Days: Aliens, Adventurers, Devils and Dames [STRDH. $17.95, your price $9.95].

Also from the Howard Pyle school of art (and fellow students of his): N.C. Wyeth, Harvey Dunn, the Red Rose Girls, Gloria Koll Starn. Click here for all Howard Pyle-related art collections, including the giant two volume collection, Howard Pyle His Life—His Work, [RB1025. $150].


Comic Book Archives

Collects The Ring of the Nibelung: The Rhinegold #1-4, The Valkyrie #1-3, Siegfried #1-3, and Gotterdammerung #1-4, 2000-01. Our Highest Recommendation. By Richard Wagner. Adapted and drawn by P. Craig Russell. This amazing epic of the Norse Gods, based on Wagner's opera is presented in a massive 448-paqe graphic novel. Giants plot against gods, who in turn tear human lovers apart, while the lives of great warriors are ruined, and murder after murder is committed in the name of love and gold. This is Russell at his finest. He revels in the dragons and beasts, the epic battles, the beautiful norse maidens and mermaids, and the mighty gods. Includes behind-the-scenes production art, Russell's description of adapting Wagner, and scans of original art. Dark Horse, 2018...More.

Item Code: RINN
Soft Cover, 7x10, 448pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

Artist's Editions: We have just one left of his Strange Dreams Artist's Edition [PRSAEH. $125, your price $99]. Still available are P. Craig Russell's Jungle Book and Other Stories [PJUNGH] and P. Craig Russell's Salome and Other Stories [PSALOH]. $125 each

See the website for more than 20 more books entirely drawn by or containing work by Russell.

All from Weird Science and Weird Fantasy #1-10 Highly Recommended. By Al Feldstein. Art by Jack Kamen.Jack Kamen's first 22 complete stories for Weird Science and Weird Fantasy. He and writer Al Feldstein explore the unexpected twists and turns that arise from the unintended consequences of new inventions such as matter transmitters, molecular duplicators, shrinking rays, time machines, and too-perfect robots. Usually with a pretty girl involved, whether being duplicated, shrunk or zapped through time! Well-known for his sure hand and slick line and his chic depictions of 1950s-style glamour, Kamen delights in bringing Feldstein's wicked scripts to graphic life—with stories that foreshadow climate change and the perils of artificial intelligence. Fantagraphics, 2019...More.

Item Code: MARMH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 176pg, b&w
$29.99 $26.99

See our website for many more EC Libraries from Fantagraphics, as well as Dark Horse EC Archives and Russ Cochran Complete EC sets in our Rare Books department. We currently have Valor/Impact/MD set, Shock Suspense, Aces High/Piracy/Psychoanalysis/Extra set, two of these, and MD. Also still in print at the original price is:

Special Order - takes 3-4 weeks! Original 2006 Edition! Our Highest Recommendation. At long last, the final component of The Complete EC Library! Seldom seen and highly sought-after for decades, Shock Illustrated, Terror Illustrated, Crime Illustrated, and Confessions Illustrated are among the hardest-to-find EC titles--because this experiment using magazine format and text & illustrations, wonderful as it was, didn't sell on the newsstands. Includes the rare Shock Volume 3 (only 200 subscriber copies were ever distributed), but here too are 18 previously unpublished Picto-Fiction stories. Gemstone, 2006...More.

Item Code: CECHP
Hard Cover, 9x13, 240pg, b&w

Collects Ms. Marvel #1-14; Marvel Team-Up #61-62; Defenders #57, 1977-78. Recommended. By Chris Claremont, Gerry Conway et al. Art by Jim Mooney, John Buscema et al. In 1977 Marvel debuted their latest and greatest new super heroine. NASA Security Chief Carol Danvers' life had long been intertwined with the alien Kree's interventions on Earth. But now it was time to take on a new persona--Ms. Marvel! As editor of Woman magazine, Danvers must contend with the Marvel Universe's biggest blowhard, J. Jonah Jameson, while discovering her identity and origins as a super hero. Chris Claremont, continuing the series begun by Gerry Conway, brings to bear all the craft and character development of his renowned X-Men run, while Jim Mooney, John Buscema and John Byrne supply some of the most stunning art of the era. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: MSME01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 312pg, Full Color
$34.99 $29.99

By Dr. Sheena C. Howard, Ben Passmore, Antoine Cossé, Tomi Ungerer, Gary Groth et al. The Comics Journal, renowned for its in-depth interviews, criticism, and thought-provoking editorials, features Gary Groth in frank and often hilarious discussion with the satirist and children's book author Tomi Ungerer. Ungerer talks about his life and career: growing up in France during the Nazi occupation, creating controversial work, being blacklisted as a children's book author. First new issue in its new twice-a-year format.  Also quite a few other features, including the “new mainstream” in American comics — how the marketplace and overall perception of the medium has drastically shifted since the “graphic novel boom” of the early 2000s and massive hits like Persepolis, Fun Home, and Smile. Fantagraphics, 2019...More.

Item Code: CJ303
Soft Cover, 8x10, 176pg, Text/Partial Color

DISNEY MASTERS Volume 6 Uncle Scrooge King of The Golden River
By Giovan Battista Carpi. Way back in the Duck Family Tree lurks King Dondorado, ancient ruler of a pre-Columbian South American empire. Now Scrooge wants to find Dondorado's treasure! But the King's ghost demands his vast wealth go only to the pure of heart. Is that why Huey, Dewey, and Louie have come, too? How many ways can this go wrong? This first-ever English language anthology also includes “Me, Myself—and Why?”  in which Scrooge adopts two aliases to confuse the taxman — only to develop an actual split personality -- and two stories in the Wild West saga of “Mickey the Kid and Six-Shot Goofy!” Fantagraphics, 2018...More.

Item Code: DM06H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 192pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

Click here for more Disney Masters as well as two-volume slipcased sets. And click here for more Uncle Scrooge by Carl Barks and others.


New Classics Illustrated

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #4 The Man in the Iron Mask
From Classics Illustrated #54, 1948. By Alexandre Dumas. Art by Ken Battlefield. Dumas's quasi-sequel to "The Three Musketeers", featuring a plot to overthrow the tyrannical king of France with his secret twin brother. Palace intrigue, unjust imprisonment and escape, classic musketeer swordplay--this has it all. This edition also includes a biography of Alexandre Dumas, theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom or at home to further engage the reader in the story. Classic Comic Store, 2011...More.

Item Code: CLA04
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color

Published as #46, 1948. Cover from the 1956 edition. By Robert Louis Stevenson. Art by Robert H. Webb. Stevenson's tale of the adventures of David Balfour, sold into slavery at sea, and his daring escape. Artist Robert Webb was a mainstay with Classics, and also a regular contributor to the early Fiction House comics on renowned strips like Hawks of the Seas and Sheena. This edition also includes a biography of Robert Louis Stevenson, theme discussions and study questions. Classic Comic Store, 2010...More.

Item Code: CLA24
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #31 Around the World in 80 Days
Published as CI #69, 1950. Cover from the 1957 edition. By Jules Verne. Art by Henry C. Kiefer.Jules Verne's tale of Phileas Fogg and his bet to travel around the world in 80 days. It's always been a favorite story of mine, one of Jules Verne's pure adventure stories rather than science fiction. Kiefer was a stalwart of the Golden Age, although his work here is adequate at best. But he worked for nearly every comics company in his day. Born in 1890, he had already had a long illustration career before comics came along. Includes details about Verne's story and the very popular 1956 film. Classic Comic Store, 2011...More.

Item Code: CLA31
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #33 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
First published redrawn and with a new painted cover in 1953. Recommended. By Robert Louis Stevenson. Art by Lou Cameron. Cover by Mort Kunstler! Stevenson's tale of horror featuring Dr. Jekyll and the potion that transforms him into the brutal and terrifying Mr Hyde! Outstanding art by Lou Cameron, who is best known for his artwork for The Time Machine, as well as pre-code horror stories for Hand of Fate, The Beyond, and other titles from Ace. Includes bonus material. Classic Comic Store, 2016...More.

Item Code: CLA33
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color

CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED #34 The Last of the Mohicans
First published as CI #4, 1942. Recommended. By James Fenimore Cooper. Art by John P. Severin and Stephen L. Addeo. This edition incorporates a fine new painted cover done in 1957, and an all-new rendering of the story. EC veteran artist John Severin collaborates with (unknown to us) artist Stephen Addeo. Here is Cooper's very famous tale of Hawkeye and Chingachgook, which has interesting parallels and departures from the wonderful 1992 film with Daniel Day Lewis--one of my all-time favorite films. This was part of Cooper's "Leatherstocking Tales" of the great American frontier. Classic Comic Store, 2011...More.

Item Code: CLA34
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color

First published as CI #10, 1943 By Daniel Defoe. Art by Sam Citron. This features the fine painted cover by John Parker done in 1956, and the interior art by Sam Citron from the new 1957 rendering of the story. This has always been one of the most popular of all the Classics, going through 21 printings. Every kid for several generations grew up reading either this or the original story, or both. A classic by Daniel Defoe, of the shipwrecked hero and his lonely adventure marooned on an island. Then he has adventures with pirates and is joined by his dedicated companion, Friday. Classic Comic Store, 2016...More.

Item Code: CLA43
Soft Cover, 6x9, 48pg, Full Color

Click here to see our the latest titles from the new publisher, Classic Comic Store. We now have 31 new titles from them.

And click here for all 29 earlier titles from publisher Jack Lake, including three on-sale titles:

Oliver Twist (CI23. $10, your price $6.99)

The Rough Rider—100 pages[CI141, $14.99, your price $8.99)

War of the Worlds—Hardcover [CI124H. $14.99, your price $7.99]


Women of Dynamite Statues

WOMEN OF DYNAMITE DEJAH THORIS Bronze Diorama Statue By J Scott Campbell
Limited, 99. Recommended. By J. Scott Campbell. Sculpted by Steve Kiwis. This beautiful "faux bronze" variant nicely captures the style of a real bronze statue. Sculpted by Steve Kiwis of Rvckvs International and based on J. Scott Campbell's cover to the seminal 2010 Warlord of Mars #1. Measuring approximately 8.75 inches high, with a base measuring 9 by 6.5 inches, this cold-cast resin statue comes with gold-colored micro-link metal chain details. Full-color display box with additional hand-drawn art, a Certificate of Authenticity, individually numbered as part of a limited edition run. Dynamite, 2018...More.

8.75" tall, Full Color

Also available in the Black and White version, limited to 199 [WODDTJB. $249.99] and Diamond Eye edition, limited to 99 [WODDTDE. $399.99, introductory price $249.99].

See more Women of Dynamite statues and variants on our website:

Vampirella regular, limited to 1969 [WODV. $189.99] and Diamond Eye. limited to 199 [WODVD. $249.99]

Red Sonja Blood Spattered Bust, limited to 499 [WODBRSB. $124.99]

Vampirella Bust by Arthur Adams: regular, limited to 600 [WODBV. $89.99], Artist Proof, limited to 99 [WODBVA. $149.99], and on sale is the Black and White Variant, just three left [WODBVB. $149.99, your price $75].


Linsner's New Dawn Statue

Individually numbered from 705 on certificate and statue base. Good Girl artist Linsner presents his amazing and so-seductive character Dawn with an excellent new statue packed with fine detail and brilliant coloring. Dawn has been one of the most enduring characters in independent comics since her creation in the late 1980s. With sculpting by Steve Kiwus of RVCKVS International, and continued guidance from her creator, Dynamite has spared no detail in bringing this iconic comic book idol to life. Resin casting, hand painted, 12 inches high, 6 inches in diameter. Beautifully illustrated large box. Dynamite, 2018...More.

Item Code: JOSDA
12" tall, Full Color

Recommended. Designed by Joseph Michael Linsner. Sculpted by Sam Greenwell. The ephemeral Dawn, star of Joseph Michael Linsner's comic books of the same name, returns to the Femme Fatales PVC statue line with this 9-inch sculpture of her in her Executive Goddess attire! Made of high-quality plastic with collectible-quality paint applications, this statue comes packaged in a full-color window (on 3 sides) box. A Diamond Select Toys Release. Diamond Select Toys, 2018...More.

Item Code: DAWFF
9" tall, Full Color

Signed! Gold Foil logo and signed bonus plate! Recommended. By Joseph Michael Linsner. Signed by Linsner, the celebrated creator of Dawn, who writes and illustrates the first-ever crossover event for his beloved goddess, teaming her -- and pitting her against -- horror icon Vampirella! When the silver-tongued demon Masodik kidnaps these beautiful, powerful women, he demands that the two engage in a catfight to prove which is best suited as his new paramour. The ladies suggest combat in a more sophisticated and feminine way: by engaging in a storytelling contest. Dynamite, 2016...More.

Item Code: DAWVD
Hard Cover, 7x10, 144pg, Full Color

Closeout Price! The Pin-Up Art of Joseph Michael Linsner. Highly Recommended. By Joseph Michael Linsner. Wow, have we got a bargain for you. Linsner's first art collection, in hardcover, at half price! Well known for his Dawn graphic novels, portfolios, convention books and prints, Linsner has taken his sexy girls one step further in this ode to female beauty. He captures the voluptuous, perfect female form, the goddess among women, much like fellow good-girl illustrator Dave Stevens once did. Beautiful, artfully done pin-ups in an assortment of skin-tight costumes and poses. Luscious curvy beauties and hard bodied heroines as vampires and bad girls! Plus full nudes. Linsner's art is fun and sexy, and these are all superbly finished paintings. Image, 2007. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: GLSH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 112pg, Full Color
$29.99 $15.95

Girls and Goddesses just went on sale in November. Click here for more Linsner on our website.


Coming in April

Collects Crime Clinic #1-5, 1951-52. Highly Recommended. All painted covers by Norman Saunders. Art by Leonard Starr, John Prentice, Gerald McCann et al. Publisher Ziff Davis's much overlooked Crime Clinic offers more outstanding comics work--the story is they paid more than anyone else at that time, and they got the best writers and artists on their staff. This includes the offbeat Dr. Tom Rogers, Prison Psychiatrist as one of the features. Also includes artwork by Bill Molno, Vic Martin, Joe Genovese, the outstanding and barely known Mike Suchorsky, Wally Littman, Irv Novick, Arthur Peddy, and Frank Kramer. #4 is a SOTI issue. PS Artbooks, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: PCCC01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

We have eight more collections from this exceptional publisher, Ziff Davis:

Amazing Adventures Volume 1 [PCAA01H. $59.99, your price $39.99]

Lars of Mars/Crusader from Mars/Eerie Adventures [PCLMH. $59.99, your price $39.99]

Space Busters/Space Patrol [PCSB01H. $59.99, your price $39.99]

Nightmare Volume 1 [PCN01H. $59.99, your price $39.99]

Unknown World and Strange Tales From Another World [PCEU01H. $44.99]

Coming very soon: Ziff-Davis Slipcase Set (with Amazing Adventures, Space Busters—both above—and Weird Adventures), all three in their own slipcases for the special price of [PCZD. $99.99].

Collects #15-19, 1953-54. Highly Recommended. By Lou Cameron, Jim McLaughlin, Charles Nicholas et al. More unusual horror stories with the most tasteful Ace Publishing slant. Highlighted here are three stories over three issues by the great Lou Cameron, who was really coming into his own in these and the final issues of the Ace run. Jim McLaughlin is another neglected talent who, until recently, even I'd overlooked, but his work here is often as good as Cameron's. Also here are Charles Nicholas, Lin Streeter, Louis Zansky, Ken Rice, Dick Beck, Marvel's own Al Hartley, Sy Grudko, and Ace Baker, the nom de plume for the unknown artist who emulated Matt Baker's style. PS Artbooks, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: PCBM03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

Collects #5-9,1951-52 (this began with #5). Recommended. By Mike Sekowsky, Lou Cameron, Gene Colan, Maurice Gutwirth et al. "The only baffling thing about this is why we didn't bring it out sooner!" Mike Sekowsky, Maurice Gutwirth, George Appel, Gene Colan, Jim McLaughlin, Ace Baker, Lou Cameron (Wood-ish art), Bill Molno, Chic Stone and all of 'em from the frightful freakin' fab 'n' fantastic fifties! Hey, throw another log on the fire and let's get down to business! PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCBM01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

This is in stock now; Volume 2 came in last week but after filling backorders, and taking out bumped copies, we only have one left. We expect replacements shortly and will formally announce it when it comes in.

By Jim Starlin, Tom Defalco et al. Art by Ron Lim, Paul Ryan et al. The epic sequel to The Infinity Gauntlet. Adam Warlock's dark half has resurfaced. As the Magus schemes for ultimate power, an army of evil doppelgangers overwhelms Earth's heroes, Dr. Strange and Galactus seek answers and Thanos enters the fray--alongside the Infinity Watch! Can the Avengers, X-Men and more turn the tide? To defeat the Magus, Eternity must be awakened...and the Infinity Gauntlet reassembled! Marvel, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: INFWH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 1352pg
$125.00 $105.00

Highly Recommended. By Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill. At last, Volumes 1 and 2 of Alan Moore's League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen are collected in a single, hardcover edition! As the twentieth century approaches, there is a need for a new kind of champion -- adventurers not bound by the chaste order that characterizes the Victorian Era. The enigmatic Campion Bond of British Intelligence has begun a recruiting mission. But as Allan Quatermain, Mina Murray, Captain Nemo, Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, and Hawley Griffin, the Invisible Man discover, British Intelligence has plans for them that go far beyond mere spying. DC, 2019. Due Apr. ...More.

Item Code: LEOGJH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 616pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

Special Order - takes 3-4 weeks! Complete stories from #1-6. By Kevin O'Neill and Alan Moore. This Smythe-sewn, enormous hardcover edition includes all of Kevin O'Neill's artwork, original art size, from the original six-issue The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen miniseries Vol. I from 1999-2000. Scanned in full color from the original art boards. Also included are the covers, back covers and special League artwork in a 22-page gallery. DC, 2015...More.

Item Code: LEGGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x17, 184pg, Full Color


Coming in July

New Printing and new cover! Highly Recommended. Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out of his teens, and within a decade, rose to prominence as the preeminent horror artist of his generation. This loving tribute to comics' Master of the Macabre will showcase Wrightson's groundbreaking work in the DC Comics Mystery books, such as House of Mystery, and his legendary artistic turn on the very first issues of Swamp Thing. Plus a number of rarely seen and completely (until now) unseen treasures. 152 pages plus three foldouts with six oversized pieces of art! IDW, 2019. Due July. ...More.

Item Code: BWAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x17, 144pg, b&w

This first appeared in 2017 in two editions, which both sold out long ago. This features an entirely different cover.

Still in stock is Bernie's Monstrous Collection [MONSC. $24.99] with Steve Niles; Two 1976 posters: Horror and Fantasy #6: Change, just two left, [WR06. $15] and Horror and Fantasy #8: Breakfast [WR08. $12]. Click here for lots more by Wrightson, including several Rare and Out of Print items.

We have a Cycle of the Werewolf Portfolio [RB384. $800], also signed by Stephen King, Frankenstein hardcover first edition [RB396. $250], and Creatures Featured [RB439. $50] published in 2000.

We also still have Bernie Wrightson The Macabre, a warehouse find from 1983 in as-new condition [BWMA. $5] and this, which we just put on sale last week:

BERNIE WRIGHTSON Art and Designs For The Gang of Seven Animation
Closeout Price! Highly Recommended. Preface by Michael Wm. Kaluta. Bernie Wrightson's extensive design work for the Gang of Seven Animation Studio has never before been documented and if you are like we are, this is going to be entirely new material to you. And what fine, fine work it is. This in-depth monograph utilizes the archives of the studio and features concept drawings, model sheets, and hundreds of designs for projects including Biker Mice From Mars, The Juice, and Freak Show. All of the artwork in this book has been scanned directly from the original artwork so fans can savor Wrightson's genius up close and personal. Hermes, 2017. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: BWADH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 240pg, Full Color
$60.00 $45.00


Mature Readers

Penthouse: Hottest Girls Since 1969 is back in print in a new lower-priced softcover edition. It came out in hardcover at $50 back in late 2013, and was a very steady seller for us until it sold out in mid-2018.

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News and Notes


Our January Clearance Sale

Click here for the entire selection of seventy plus titles, most of which are just newly discounted. Supply is limited.

Out of Print Report

Tony DiTerlizzi's Never Abandon Imagination is down to one copy left. We still have his signed sketchbook [DITSKS. $20] and the Realms regular and deluxe editions, both on sale, are still here; one copy of the regular, two of the deluxe.

From All of Us to All of You: The Disney Christmas Card has gone OP. We have seven copies left, with a few more on the way. It's very cool, with dozens of removable cards and extras.

Pasadena and Oakland

I hope to say hello to many customers at these two shows, we had links to both a couple weeks ago. Pasadena Feb 1 and 2, and Oakland Feb 8-10. We'll have a mix of fine antiquarian books and some of the latest and best from here. Next up, in March we will exhibit at both the Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair and Sac-Con, the comics show, in Sacramento.



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