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Thursday, April 28, 2016

J. Scott Campbell Expanded, Doctor Strange Way of the Weird, Silly Symphonies, Uncle Scrooge Timeless Tales, Dark Shadows & more on sale, Pulp Cover Gallery 5, Phantom Sundays, Steve Ditko, Lil’ Abner, Dave Stevens Posterbook

Spring has sprung and we finally have a big week of excellent new items. I really like the new Doctor Strange, the Silly Symphonies Volume 1:1932-35, and the expanded J. Scott Campbell Danger Girl Sketchbook. We also scored file copies of the wonderful Just Teasing by Dave Stevens from 1991!

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Art Books

 


J. SCOTT CAMPBELL'S DANGER GIRL Sketchbook Expanded -- Highly Recommended. J. Scott Campbell's long out of print Danger Girl Sketchbook is back and with all-new additional content! Campbell's gorgeous preliminary drawings, layouts and sketches are showcased in this beautifully designed, over-sized hardcover. Lovely renditions of Abbey Chase, Sydney Savage, Natalia Kassle and more are lusciously delineated--in the patented Danger Girl style! Featuring a brand new cover by Campbell as well as an extra 16 pages of never-before-seen-material! Minor nudity....More.

Item Code: JSCH
$24.99 $21.99
Publisher IDW
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 8x12
# Pages 80
Color Full Color
More J. Scott on our website, including two of his Ruff Stuff collections on sale.
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PULP COVER GALLERY Volume 5 The Spider, G8, Operator #5 -- Limited & numbered, 300! Recommended. The Spider (118 covers), G8, (110 covers) and Operator #5 (48 covers), 1933-43. The complete collection of every cover from three classic "hero" pulps: The Spider, G8 and his Battle Aces and Operator #5. Full color throughout, bonded leather binding with one of three variant images of classic covers inset. A mix of full page scans, original pulp size, as well as many stilll-large but 4 per page. Brief introduction by Neil Mechem about the cover art and artists, as well as a title checklist with issue number, date, and cover artist where known.....More.

Item Code: PCG05H
$150.00

Publisher Girasol
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 9x11
# Pages 134pg
Color Full Color
 

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PULP COVER GALLERY Volume 4 Fantastic Adventures and Planet Stories -- Limited & numbered, 300! Highly Recommended. Collects Planet Stories (71 covers) and Fantastic Adventures (129 covers), 1939-55. Full leather binding. A mix of full page and some 4 per page scans present the entire runs of both these important pulp titles. Planet was THE heroic space adventure pulp of the 1940s, sister to Planet Comics, and published by Fiction House. Fantastic was the long-running sister to Amazing Stories, featuring more wonderful sci-fi and fantasy and great cover art. Note: This is not a comprehensive book about the pulps, but rather, a visual reference to the complete run of both title’s covers.
Item Code: PCG04H
$150.00
Publisher Girasol
Publish Date 2015
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 9x11
# Pages 138pg
Color Full Color

Volumes 1-3 are all still available as I write this.

Vol 1 (Weird Tales)

Vol 2 (Thrilling Wonder, Startling Stories and Captain Future)

Vol 3 (Weird Menace, Dime Mystery and Terror Tales)

Each collection has EVERY cover from each of the named pulp titles, generally 225 to 279, as in the case of Weird Tales).

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IRON MAIDENS How to Draw Fantasy Pin-up Art Volume 1 Signed -- The Illustrated Works of David Miller. Signed! By David W. Miller. "Barbarians have scars, the sky was once filled with fantastic beasts, and the female body is a collection of fascinating interlocking curves and angles." So David begins both a look at his fantasy, pin-up and sword and sorcery artwork, and a how-to on creating these voluptuous, realistic characters from body basics to lighting. He quotes Frank Frazetta, an obvious inspiration, and offers images of Conan, of early inspirations in the Tolkien stories, of trolls and Gandalf and demons. And lots of lovely ladies....More.

Item Code: IRMS
$24.95
Publisher David Miller
Publish Date 2016
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 8x11
# Pages 120pg
Color b&w
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Comic Book & Comic Strip Archives

 


STEVE DITKO ARCHIVES Volume 6 Outer Limits -- 1958-59. Highly Recommended. Edited by Blake Bell. More than 200 meticulously restored, full-color comics pages by Ditko in his early prime, all pre-Marvel Comics. Along with suspense and mystery stories, there's quintessential space travel epics. Ditko rocketed into the vast outer reaches of the universe to craft tales that tapped into the fears and aspirations of middle America coming to terms with the Cold War and the beginning of the space race with Soviet Russia. All from the Charlton group, from titles like Space Adventures, Outer Space, Black Fury, Unusual Tales...More.

Item Code: SRA06H
$39.99 $31.99
Publisher Fantagraphics
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 216pg
Color Full Color
Lots more in this series and collecting Ditko’s work, on our website.
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THE PHANTOM The Complete Sundays Volume 3 -- 1945-49. Highly Recommended. By Lee Falk, Ray Moore and Wilson McCoy. Third volume of the reprint of the entire run of Lee Falk's full color Phantom Sundays. Seven complete adventures: “Queen Pera the Perfect,” "King of Beasts," "The Scarlet Sorceress," "The 12 Tasks," (to save Diana from a fate worse than death), "The Dragon God," "The Marshall Sisters," The Phantom Trophy, " and “The Haunted Castle.”  Plus original art reproduced, documentary material and a detailed essay by the publisher. Don’t miss it!...More.

Item Code: PHS03H
$60.00 $54.95
Publisher Hermes
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 13x9
# Pages 192pg
Color Full Color
Volume 1 is out of print.
 

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THE PHANTOM The Complete Sundays Volume 2 -- 1942-45. Highly Recommended. By Lee Falk, Ray Moore and Wilson McCoy. The long-anticipated second volume of the entire run of Lee Falk's full-color Phantom Sundays! Eight dynamic storylines carry The Ghost Who Walks into World War II as well as further his relationship (and many rescues) of his lovely girlfriend, Diana. Includes "Castle in the Clouds," The Childhood of The Phantom," "The Golden Princess," "The Ismani Cannibals," and two more stories. Falk is also interviewed, from 1983.

Item Code: PHS02H
$60.00 $49.95


Publisher Fantagraphics
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 216pg
Color Full Color
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THE PHANTOM Sundays Archive Full Size Newspaper Strips -- 1939-42. Highly Recommended. By Lee Falk and Ray Moore. Imagine waking up in 1939 and reading the first Phantom full color Sunday page in your newspaper. Now, for the first time, these rare Phantom Sundays are being collected at their full size in a huge archival reprint of the first six Phantom stories, including his origin! These Sundays were created in a half page format, so this reprint is faithful to the originals and reproduces every detail.
Item Code: PHSA01H
$129.99 $109.00
Publisher Hermes
Publish Date 2015
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 17x12
# Pages 160pg
Color Full Color
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AL CAPP LI'L ABNER Volume 8 -- Evil-Eye Fleagle, Kigmies, Fearless Fosdick--1949-50. Recommended. By Al Capp. "Start the day right--kick a Kigmy and avoid a fight!" Introducing the hilarious Kigmy, the critter that loves to be kicked in order to relieve the world's frustrations! Plus, Abner takes on Evil-Eye Fleegle and Battlin' McNoodnik, while Wolf Gal, Hawk Gal, and Pig Gal create a frantic Sadie Hawkins Day. Then Abner goes out west in search of Three-Gun Carson and tours the sights in the republic of El Passionato....More.

Item Code: ALL08H
$49.99 $39.99
Publisher IDW
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 9x12
# Pages 272pg
Color Partial Color
 

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AL CAPP LI'L ABNER Volume 7 -- The Coming of the Shmoos. Recommended. By Al Capp. Shmoo's Who?! What has been called "the greatest run of Li'l Abner ever" begins with Abner and Daisy Mae on a quest to locate the elusive Stanley Steamer. Meanwhile, Kickapoo Joy Juice prevents atomic disaster, while Fearless Fosdick tackles Anyface and the Chippendale Chair. "Evil Eye" Fleegle and Stupefyin' Jones make their inaugural appearances (not together, thank goodness), and Tenderleif Ericson creates a memorable Sadie Hawkins Day, by Yiminy!
Item Code: ALL07H
$49.99 $39.99
Publisher IDW
Publish Date 2014
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 9x12
# Pages 272pg
Color Partial Color
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Disney Ducks

 


WALT DISNEY'S DONALD DUCK Volume 10 Terror of the Beagle Boys -- Book 14 in the series.15 stories, 1951. Highly Recommended. By Carl Barks. Sea monsters, millionaires, spies, and the first appearance of the Beagle Boys. Full-length Four-Color adventures take the ducks to the Riviera in "Dangerous Disguise," to Loch Ness with Uncle Scrooge in "No Such Varmit," and to "Old California" in Barks' own favorite adventure! Plus twelve more "10-page" stories from Walt Disney's Comics and Stories. The latest volume of Carl Barks’s internationally beloved Donald Duck comics.....More.

Item Code: WD10H
$29.99 $25.99
Publisher Fantagraphics
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 232pg
Color Full Color
See our website for all other volumes in this and the Uncle Scrooge series.
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WALT DISNEY'S SILLY SYMPHONIES Volume 1 1932-1935 -- 1932-35 Sunday Pages. Highly Recommended. By Earl Duvall. Art by Al Taliaferro et al. This first of four volumes includes all the strips featuring Bucky Bug, the first Disney character to be originated in newspaper comics. The book also includes the very first Donald Duck newspaper strip, an adaptation of The Wise Little Hen. Other classic adaptations are Birds of a Feather, Penguin Isle, The Boarding School Mystery (with the Tortoise and the Hare), The Robber Kitten, and Cookieland, an Alice in Wonderland spin-off. Plus, the Mickey Mouse Movies bonus toppers & animated panels, play money and more....More.

Item Code: WDSS01H
$49.99 $39.99
ITEM CODE WDSS01H
Publisher IDW
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 12x9
# Pages 192pg
Color Full Color
This is part of the same series collecting the Donald Duck Daily Strips and the Donald Duck Sunday Pages, all by Taliaferro from the 1930s. See them on our website.
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UNCLE SCROOGE TIMELESS TALES Volume 1 -- 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?....More.

Item Code: USTT01H
$29.99 $26.99
Publisher IDW
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 240pg
Color Full Color
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New on Sale

 


THE FUTURE WAS FAB The Art of Mike Trim -- By Anthony Taylor with Mike Trim. Fans of British science fiction television—Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90, UFO—will instantly recognize the work of designer and illustrator Mike Trim. Working with special effects director Derek Meddings, Trim designed many of the characteristic spacecraft, aircraft, and ground vehicles for these and other programs and feature films. He also created the dramatic images of the Martian invasion for Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds. All this and more in 150 captioned color plates....More.

Item Code: FUTUR
$29.99 $14.99

Publisher Hermes
Publish Date 2006
ISBN 9781932563825
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 11x8
# Pages 127
Color Partial Color
Anne and I are just going through a large collection which includes one copy of the signed & numbered edition of this Mike Trim book. It’s limited to 550 and somewhat scarce. It’s $175—the cheapest copy on the web is $200 and in lesser condition. Call Anne at 530-273-9762 or email her at bpandhbooks@me.com if you are interested.
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DARK SHADOWS The Complete Original Series Volume 4 -- Closeout Price! Collects #22-28, 1973-74. By Donald Arneson and Arnold Drake. Art by Joe Certa. Here is the fourth of five volumes collecting the complete Gold Key Comics series. A fun television tie-in of the legendary supernatural suspense series, with painted covers. New introduction by Jeff Thompson, talking about the show and each comic book issue, plus photographs of the show stars....More.

Item Code: DS04H
$49.99 $19.99
Publisher Hermes
Publish Date 2012
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 8x10
# Pages 192pg
Color Full Color
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DARK SHADOWS The Complete Original Series Volume 5 -- Closeout Price! 1975-76. Collects Dark Shadows #29, 1974, #30-34, 1975, #35, 1976. By Donald Arneson and Arnold Drake. Art by Joe Certa. The fifth and final volume collecting the complete Gold Key Comics' television tie-in. Here is the legendary supernatural suspense series including the cool painted covers, a special introduction, and the original art for two of the fine George Wilson cover paintings. The collected comic books, #29-35, are completely digitally restored, and present archetypal tales of vampires, werewolves, and the supernatural that captivated the television audiences back in the seventies....More.

Item Code: DS05H
$49.99 $19.99
Publisher Hermes
Publish Date 2012
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 8x10
# Pages 192pg
Color Full Color
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MY FAVORITE MARTIAN The Complete Series Volume 1 -- Closeout Price! By Paul S. Newman, Russ Manning, Dan Spiegle et al. The original Gold Key comics inspired by the hit TV show are compiled in this great collection! Featuring top-notch artwork by Manning and others, these stories are brimming with the humor and mystery of the original show. This collects issues 1-7 of the Gold Key My Favorite Martian series along with rare promotional material and more. "Uncle Martin" the Martian was a household favorite in the 1960s; share the fun with this book!....More.

Item Code: MY01H
$49.99 $16.99
Publisher Hermes
Publish Date 2011
Binding Hard Cover
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 192pg
Color Full Color
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Dave Stevens File Copies

 


JUST TEASING: Frameable Poster-Size Fantasy & Pin-Up Art by Dave Stevens -- Warehouse Find, from 1991. Our Highest Recommendation. Long, long out of print. A wonderful selection of Dave's finest ladies: Sheena (2), Bettie Page (2), Fay Wray almost disrobed by King Kong, Sexy space sirens, a pirate girl, a cowgirl, and the kinky "Bound to Please." Not since the glory days of Alberto Vargas and George Petty has a single artist attracted the attention of devotees of pin-up art as has Dave Stevens. Playful, provocative, and with more than a little sly humor, Steven's paintings are a glorification of the female form. Mint condition publisher file copies. Mature Readers. ...More.

Item Code: DSPOSTER
$30.00
Publisher Ursus
Publish Date 1991
Adult Rating Mature Readers
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 11x15
# Pages 32pg
Color Full Color
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JUST TEASING Frameable Poster-Size Fantasy & Pin-Up Art by Dave Stevens Deluxe Signed -- Signed from 1500. Highly Recommended. Special hardcover with gold-embossed cover artwork and an extra plate with a full nude in color, not in the trade edition. Our copies, while signed, for some reason were not individually numbered as called for. Dave passed away in 2008. Not since the glory days of Alberto Vargas and George Petty has a single artist attracted the attention of devotees of pin-up art as has Dave Stevens. Playful, provocative, and with more than a little sly humor, Steven's paintings are a glorification of the female form. Mature Readers....More.

Item Code: DSPOSD
$125.00
Publisher Ursus
Publish Date 1991
Adult Rating Mature Readers
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 11x15
# Pages 32pg
Color Full Color
 

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DAVE STEVENS Selected Sketches & Studies Volume 2 -- Closeout Price! Limited to 1500 copies. Highly Recommended. By Dave Stevens. The second-ever sketchbook produced by the premier good-girl artist of recent times. Dave created The Rocketeer and was the prime mover in Bettie Page being rediscovered. Published by Dave himself, here are the last copies (Dave didn't sign them all, thus these are unsigned), full of amazing full nudes, character studies, unpublished art--good girls to die for. Mature Readers.
Item Code: DAVE02
$20.00 $7.50
Publisher Bulldog Studios
Publish Date 2003
Out of Print Out of Print
Adult Rating Mature Readers
Binding Soft Cover
Dimensions 9x11
# Pages 32pg
Color b&w
 
BETTIE PAGE Girl of Our Dreams Mini Statue -- Recommended. By Dave Stevens. Sculpted by Kent Melton. Pin-up starlet Bettie Page springs to life with this great, sexy mini statue! Based on the iconic Girl Of Our Dreams pin-up drawn by Dave Stevens, this shows a coy, barely-clothed Bettie in silky thigh-high stockings, dazzling pink bikini and sexy pink gloves. Sculptor Melton was a personal friend of artist Stevens and every nuance is captured perfectly.
Item Code: BETEP
$59.99
Publisher Dark Horse
Publish Date 2011
Dimensions 7" tall
Color Full Color
 
BETTY'S BATH Print (Damaged) -- Closeout Price! Publisher File Copy. Highly Recommended. By Dave Stevens. This print is one of if not the first to feature Bettie Page as beautifully portrayed by the late Dave Stevens. Bettie, coy as always, is standing in the tub in a perfect pin-up pose, with red flowers in her hair. Note: There is a small amount of waviness in the wide white margin outside the image, at the bottom left., from this batch of prints having gotten very slightly damp in one corner, long ago.
Item Code: BBPRZ
$25.00 $15.00
Publisher Graphitti
Publish Date 1983
Out of Print Out of Print
Dimensions 14x23
# Pages 1 print
Color Full Color
We also have just four copies left of Dave Stevens Sketchbook #4 (2005), as I write this [DAVE04. $25]. We handle just about everything in print with Dave’s work, along with long-scarce some surprises, like the Betty’s Bath Print. See our website.
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Graphic Novels

 


BOUNCER -- Highly Recommended. By Jodorowsky. Art by Francois Boucq. If you are a fan of Moebius's Lt. Blueberry, this may be perfect for you. An enormous 400 pages of three long adventures, a Western tale turned on its ear and filled with strange characters and surreal situations and "an overflow of rarely seen levels of violence." From what could only have originated from the mind of El Topo director and Metabarons author Alexandro Jodorowsky, Bouncer follows a one-armed gunslinger and sometimes saloon bouncer, in one of the Wild West’s most dangerous and vice-infested towns. Drawn in a gritty and realistic style.....More.

Item Code: BOUNH
$44.95 $39.95
Publisher Humanoids
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 8x11
# Pages 412pg
Color Full Color
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DOCTOR STRANGE Volume 1 The Way of the Weird -- Collects #1-5, 2015. Recommended. By Jason Aaron. Art by Chris Bachalo. Who do you call when things are coming out of your dreams and trying to kill you? Or when your daughter is cursing in Latin and walking like a spider? Or when your dog keeps screaming at you to strangle your neighbors? Doctor Strange, of course. He's the only person standing between us and the forces of darkness, but has he been paying his tab? Every act of magic has a cost and Jason Aaron (Thor, Original Sin) and Chris Bachalo (Uncanny X-Men) are going to put Stephen Strange through hell to even the scales....More.

Item Code: DRS01H
$24.99 $21.99

Publisher Marvel
Publish Date 2016
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 7x10
# Pages 136
Color Full Color
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Coming in June & July

 

NEXUS CHRONICLES Signed -- Bookplate signed by Mike Baron. Recommended. By Steve Rude and John Fleskes. The Nexus Chronicles focuses on Steve Rude’s role as artist and co-creator of this award-winning series. Three dedicated years have gone into assembling the original art for eight of The Dude’s favorite creations, including Nexus: Wages of Sin #1 and Next Nexus #1, both shown with their pencils AND finished inking. Also Nexus #50 and the rarely seen eight-page “All in Sundra” are reproduced from their inked originals. And previously unpublished--Nexus #99 in pencils, the fully painted Sundra story “When She Was Young,” and more. Due June....More.

Item Code: NEXCH
$50.00
Publisher Flesk
Publish Date 2016
Coming Date June
Binding Hard Cover - No Dustjacket
Dimensions 9x12
# Pages 304pg
Color b&w
Mike’s Nexus Omnibus collections, from Dark Horse, are in short supply but still available. Volume 1 [NEXU01. $24.99]. Volume 2 [NEXU02. $24.99, your price $12.50]. Each one comes with a signed bookplate.
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SHI KIREINA IN KIMONO ACTION DOLL US Version -- 1/6 scale. It's the iconic Shi with 21 separate parts, including two heads, six hands, two lengths of swords and many other weapons. Born of an American mother and raised a Catholic, Ana Ishikawa is a conscripted outcast of the Kyoto sohei, a renegade from a society of renegades. Trained from childhood and drafted for war by her paternal grandfather Yoshitora, Ana assumes the guise of death incarnate, Shi, to avenge the death of her father and brother against the yakuza oyabun, Masahiro Arashi. Due July.....More.

Item Code: SHIAD
$149.00
Publisher Phicen
Publish Date 2016
Coming Date July
Dimensions 12" tall
Color Full Color
 


SPIDER ACTION Statue -- 1/6 scale. Created by Harry Steeger. With 16 separate & variant parts, including two guns and two capes, extra hands, underarm holster, two suits, etc. The Spider, foremost action hero in pulp fiction, was created by Harry Steeger as an avenging knight in a black cape.  First appearing in The Spider magazine in 118 epic novels mainly written by the legendary Norvell W. Page, of whom the Library Journal said, "...just may have inspired the Iron Man...." if not Spider-Man himself, according to Stan Lee! Due July....More.

Item Code: SPIDD
$169.99
Publisher Phicen
Publish Date 2016
Coming Date July
Color Full Color
See our website for more of The Spider including the new Spider pulp reprint series from Sanctum, now up to #8. $14.95 each.
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Mature Readers

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SEARCH - The general search on our website is not as tuned up yet as it will be. If you don’t find what you want using it, scroll to the bottom of the page, under QUICK LINKS and click on ADVANCED SEARCH. This allows you to search within every field, i.e. within title, author, description, price, publisher, recommendation, out of print. You can further limit your search by putting entries in two or more fields, such as any book by Alex Raymond that is out of print.

Once you have search items, you can click options in the SORT BY box to arrange items by TITLE (Alphabetically), NEWEST, and PRICE, both from lowest or from highest price [click on the arrow to the right of the box to reverse order). Since we transferred all our inventory in at one time, most items currently will be mixed up and not in NEWEST order—but from now on, all new items as we add them will come up properly by the latest releases.
Once you reset this SORT BY, it will stay that way for further searches until you change it again.

Two last things about our general SEARCH. First, I’m not happy with it, I don’t find it as “smart” as on our previous site. But we are working on it right now and will fix this. Second, I’m told it “learns” from use, so that it WILL get smarter and have better relevance to what you have searched for.


JUST ARRIVED
- If you are looking for the latest items, we don’t have an across-the-board new items category now. But each of our six major categories, which appear in boxes on the home page, have a JUST ARRIVED section within them. Just hover over each category and all the sub-sections of that category come up, first of which is JUST ARRIVED.

ALMOST GONE - We’ve added a new comment at the start of some descriptions. This means that this item either cannot (because it’s out of print) or will not (because we have discontinued it) be restocked. This is your last chance to get this from us, so this is our way of alerting you to that fact.

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On all items, LOW STOCK tells you we have 4 copies or less on hand. On normal items, we’ll have more copies coming in, but on CLOSEOUTS or ALMOST GONE items, this is it, that’s all we have left.

DESCRIPTIONS AND DETAILS - When you look at an item on our site, now you see the first paragraph only of the description You need to scroll down to see the entire description. Then right next to that, is a box titled ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. Click on this to get the item code, size, page count, date published, publisher, etc. There’s also a box for reviews, which is where my occasional ones will go, or yours and others, if you’d like to contribute.

Alex Raymond: An Artist's Journey
I told you a week or two ago that this had sold out from the publisher and we didn’t expect it would make it into our next catalog, because our copies would be gone before then. We went back to the publisher and he agreed to let us have a small additional quantity. So it is indeed going to be gone soon, but we have enough (I hope) to satisfy orders, so I am delighted to make it the cover feature on our upcoming catalog. I’s a wonderful book and deserves it. Act soon if you want one, because once this is gone, a new reprinting is NOT currently planned. [ALRAH. $75].
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