Thursday, November 15, 2018

William Stout’s Fantastic Worlds, Bob Foster's Christmas Card book, Illustrators Quarterly #23, Bill Sienkiewicz's Artifact Edition, H.R. Giger, Hedy Lamarr and so much more...

William Stout's massive art book is here and it is indeed Fantastic and a Highest Recommendation. Bob Foster was here, delivering and signing his amazing and delightful Christmas Card book. He immediately snapped up a copy of the Stout as we unpacked copies. Small world indeed.

Illustrators Quarterly #23 has features on N.C. Wyeth and Virgil Finlay—a double hitter. The Bill Sienkiewicz Artifact Edition is here and selling briskly. We also have a bargain-priced Giger hardcover for just $15, Hedy Lamarr in a graphic novel, the softcover edition of George Herrriman's life, three new Pre-Code Horror Archives...and Behaving Madly, Yoe's book about the Mad-imitation magazines, is back in stock.

Our new catalog is now downloadable right here, right now. Hard copies will be in customer hands by late November.

Comic Book Archives & Graphic Novels  |  New PS Pre-Code Classics  |  Artifact Edition
New Bargain-Priced & On Sale  |  Comics Related  |  2019 Calendars

DC Collectibles Statues  |  Coming in December
Bargain Books  |  Rare & Out of Print  |  Mature Readers  |  News & Notes  |  Website Index

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FANTASTIC WORLDS The Art of William Stout Signed
Signed color extra-illustrated bookplate! Our Highest Recommendation. By Ed Leimbacher Introduction by Robert Williams. From his cult movie posters to his epic paleoart, from Underground comics to ERB, from dinosaurs to mermaids, celebrate the life and work of William Stout with this stunning monograph featuring the most iconic artwork from the multi-talented muralist, illustrator, and designer. Bill has created a body of work that transcends genre, medium, and industry during his astonishing forty-year career. He has designed album covers for The Who and the Rolling Stones, worked on films ranging from Ralph Bakshi's Wizards to Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth, and brought the world of the dinosaurs to life through highly acclaimed paleoart. Insight Editions, 2018...More.

Item Code: FANTWHS
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x13, 304pg, Full Color

A super deluxe edition will also be available, with extra prints, a clamshell box, signed, and limited to 310 copies [FANTWD. $525]. We don't have a firm delivery date as yet, or more details on the extras in this edition.

Signed wih a small original drawing, hand-tints, two extra blow-ins, and two tip-ins! Highly Recommended. Foreword by William Stout. Testimonials by Sergio Aragones, Willie Ito and Daan Jippes A collection of personal holiday greeting cards that Bob sent out to fewer than 40 friends and family members spanning the years 1974 - 2018. Most cards were written in quirky rhymes and illustrated with amusing cartoons. Plus two more surprises inserted inside the back cover. Bob's writing, illustrating and editing career has spanned the decades with Disney and Hanna-Barbera, and he was Art Director at Egmont, Disney's comics licensee in Denmark. Bob Foster, 2018...More.

Item Code: BOBFS
Soft Cover, 7x9, 44pg, b&w

Highly Recommended. By Diego Cordoba and Peter Richardson. Art by N C Wyeth, Virgil Finlay et al. Features in this exceptionally great issue include N. C. Wyeth: One of America's greatest ever illustrators; Virgil Finlay: the iconic American pulp fantasy, science fiction and horror illustrator; Bobby Chiu: Canadian digital artist extraordinaire (whose sketchbooks we've handled), and Anne & Janet Grahame Johnstone: A glimpse into their world of myths and legends in their illustrated books from the 1950s and 60s. Outstanding reproductions and lots of fine images, many new to us. Book Palace, 2018...More.

Item Code: IQ23
Magazine, 9x11, 96pg, Full Color

See back issues and the discounted sets of #1-3 and #4-6 on our website.


Comic Book Archives & Graphic Novels

By various. All the tie-in stories to Crisis On Infinite Earths are finally collected in this massive compendium. In 1985, DC Comics dramatically altered comics' original universe with this 12-issue series that rocked comics. This landmark graphic novel collects one of the most nuanced, sweeping sagas ever told--all the action that spilled over into numerous other comics, including tales with the Justice League, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and the New Teen Titans, as well as cult classic characters like the Omega Men and Firestorm and the JSA reincarnation, The All Star Squadron. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: CRIS01H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 576pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

Back in Print. Our Highest Recommendation. By Steve Ditko, Jack Davis, Basil Wolverton, Russ Heath, Jack Kirby, Joe Maneely et al. Second Printing. When “Mad” was turned into a magazine in 1954, every publisher and his uncle came up with his own version, often using the same talented creators!! 200 pages of never before reprinted material! Looking for a little more excitement in your life? Get mad and get Snafu, Lunatickle, Cockeyed, Crazy, Thimk, Frenzy, Frantic, Loco, Panic, and Zany, too! Besides the names above, also here are Bill Elder, John Severin, Al Jaffee, Ross Andru, Joe Kubert, Bob Powell, Howard Nostrand, Lee Elias, and many others. IDW, 2017...More.

Item Code: BEHMH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 208pg, b&w
$34.99 $29.99

More about Mad, from Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad [$34.99] to the complete EC Archives [$275], The Mad Artist's Edition ($175) and Feldstein: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein Deluxe Signed [$150] and regular edition [$49.99, your price $44.99].

EC ARCHIVES Incredible Science Fiction
Almost Gone! Collects Weird Science Fantasy #27-29, Incredible Science Fiction #30-33. Our Highest Recommendation. By Otto Binder, Al Feldstein et al. Art by Wally Wood, Jack Davis, Al Williamson, Frank Frazetta, Reed Crandall et al. EC was proudest of their sci-fi titles. When they combined the two into one, they became Weird Science-Fantasy, then with a name change Incredible Science Fiction. This was EC's last hurrah, and they went out with some of their very finest stories and art. Frazetta's only solo-EC cover, the incredible WSF #29, the amazing "Food For Thought" by Williamson and Roy Krenkel; three Adam Link stories, Wood's stunning cover for the last issue, Crandall doing sci-fi, Jack Davis doing cover AND stories. Oh, man, this is top drawer! Dark Horse, 2017. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: ECISFH
Hard Cover, 8x11, 230pg, Full Color

To the best of our knowledge this remains out of print at the moment, we just got four copies back in and already sold one. See more about Dark Horse and EC Archives below in News and Notes.

HEDY LAMARR An Incredible Life
Recommended. By William Roy. Art by Sylvian Dorange. From a childhood filled with curiosity and ambition despite the stereotypes imposed on her, to an abusive marriage that she ingeniously escaped from, to finding her way to Hollywood stardom in the 1930s and 1940s... Hedy was billed as the world's most beautiful woman but faced rampant sexism and harassment. But as well as a glamorous star of the Golden Age of Hollywood, alongside Judy Garland and Clark Gable, she was an unparalleled inventor. Her designs revolutionized planes built by Howard Hughes, and her secret communication system helped the Allies against the Nazis, a technology that would become the blueprint for today's Wi-Fi! Humanoids, 2018...More.

Item Code: HEDYL
Soft Cover, 8x10, 176pg, Full Color
$19.95 $17.95


New PS Pre-Code Classics

Collects #22-26, 1953. Recommended. Art by L.B.Cole, Jay Disbrow, Rudy Palais et al. Star Comics was run by L.B. Cole, a man who put great faith in bright colors and striking cover designs. A typical Star issue would have--as all five of these issues do--an eye-opening surreal cover by Cole. Inside there's pre-code horror, in these issues by the unique and fun Jay Disbrow, along with Ken Battefield, George Peltz, Rudy Palais (whose work is a highlight of the Crime Does Not Pay run), Vernon Henkel, and Howard Larsen, whose work for Avon and Fox make him an over-the-top artist to remember. Wild stuff all around. PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCS01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

Collects #13-18, 1953-4. Recommended. Art by Joe Orlando, Walter Johnson, Harry Harrison, A.C. Hollingsworth et al. Hy Fleishman and A.C. Hollingsworth were both Wally Wood-insipired artists, not up to him certainly but interesting and funky also-rans. So was this company, Master/Merit, doing their utmost to imitate and cash in on EC's horror line. Skeletons sell? Ok, let's put them on EVERY cover! Can we outdo EC for gore and violence? Sure, why not? Here is some very weird and esoteric material, including dismemberment, hypo blood drainage, cannibalism, witch burning, severed heads...and that's just the stuff noted in Overstreet! PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCD03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 216pg, Full Color

Collects Weird Horrors #6-9,1953; Do You Believe in Nightmares #1-2,1957-58. Highly Recommended. Art by Joe Kubert, Steve Ditko, Dick Ayers, Lou Cameron et al. This one has it all: two super weird covers by Ekgren, two magnificent covers by Kubert and one by Ditko. An Atomic Bomb story, primo artwork by Joe Kubert (3 stories), Steve Ditko (almost the entire issue of Nightmares #1), and Dick Ayers. Plus two killer stories by Lou Cameron, an unsung great from this era. All from the hallowed publisher St. John, who was always a step or two ahead most of the other publishers for story and art quality--St. John did all the wonderful Matt Baker books that are so hot right now, and the first graphic novel. PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

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

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

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

See all the on-sale Pre-Code Classics on our website.

Artifact Edition

One of our best-selling Artifact Editions. Recommended. By Bill Sienkiewicz. Bill Sienkiewicz is a modern master, having worked on some of Marvel's most iconic comics of the 1980s: Moon Knight, The New Mutants, and Elektra: Assassin. His unique style can't be replicated, yet many artists have been inspired to emulate him. This collection is filled with some of his finest covers, pin-ups, and exceptional pages. All have been meticulously scanned from the original art and reproduced to the exacting artist's edition standards that have won IDW Publishing five highly coveted Eisner Awards (to date)! IDW, 2018...More.

Item Code: BSMAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 144pg, Full Color

Here's more by Sienkiewicz, from The Spirit Jam ($20) to Kirby 100 ($17.99) and The Strength of Man Portfolio ($250).


New Bargain-Priced & On Sale

Bargain-priced new collection. Recommended. Foreword by Timothy Leary. For decades H.R. Giger (1940—2014) reigned as one of the leading exponents of fantastic art. His work ranged from surrealistic dream landscapes created with a spray gun and stencils to album cover designs for famous pop stars to sculptures. In addition, Giger's multi-faceted career included designing two bars, located in Tokyo and Chur, as well as work on various film projects—his most famous, the set design and title figure for Ridley Scott's film Alien, won him not only international fame but also an Academy Award for Best Achievement for Visual Effects (1980). Taschen, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: GIGEH
Hard Cover, 8x10, 96pg, Partial Color

In Rare Books we have four different out of print Giger books including Biomechanics ($225),  another edition ($100), and N.Y. City ($150). See full details on our website.

Closeout Price! Our Highest Recommendation. The work of book cover artist extraordinaire Don Maitz, illustrated profusely with examples of his original cover paintings and with a brand-new interview by Gary Lovisi. Accompanied by dozens of gorgeous reproductions from original paintings as well as classic book covers. Then we have pen & ink artist Dan Beard, and his collaboration, c.1889, with Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Finally, the packaging illustrations of Charles Clarence Dawson, created for the line of Val-Mor products in the 40s and 50s for an exclusively black customer base. Illustrated Press, 2017...More.

Item Code: IL55
Magazine, 8x11, 96pg, Full Color
$15.00 $7.50

See the website for all back issues, and see rare books for the complete collection we are just listing this week.

Closeout Price! Highly Recommended. Edited by Roy Thomas. A special issue dedicated to Joe Petrilak's All-Time Classic New York Comic Book Convention, held in June 2000—with the greatest lineup of Golden & Silver Age talent ever assembled at a single con! Panels (on the 60th anniversaries of Flash & Green Lantern, etc., etc.), art and photos featuring Infantino, Kubert, 3 Schwartzes (Julie, Alvin, & Lew Sayre), Nodell, Hasen, Giella, Cuidera, Boltinoff, Buscema, Ayers, Sinnott, Marie Severin, Goulart, Thomas, and a host of others! Plus—you've never seen anything like Russ Rainbolt's 60-foot comics mural, presented in a spectacular layout! Twomorrows, 2018...More.

Item Code: AE148
Soft Cover, 8x11, 96pg, Text/Full Color
$9.95 $4.95

We're handling all issues from #150 on. Great reading for any fan of Gold and Silver.


Comics Related

KRAZY George Herriman, A Life in Black and White
Now in softcover. By Michael Tisserand. An epic and revelatory biography of Krazy Kat creator George Herriman explores the turbulent time and place from which he emerged—and the deep secret he explored through his art. The creator of the greatest comic strip in history finally gets his due—in an eye-opening biography that lays bare the truth about his art, his heritage, and his life on America's color line. Although fitfully popular with readers of the period, his work has been widely credited with elevating cartoons from daily amusements to anarchic art. Harper, 2016...More.

Item Code: KRABW
Soft Cover, 6x9, 548pg, Text/b&w
$19.99 $17.99

Closeout Price! Warehouse find Recommended. The day that we got word that Stan had passed away, we stumbled across this small stash of posters. I liked it so much, we used it for our website notice that Stan was no longer with us. Anyway, we have about 15 copies of this, and as a big fan of Stan myself, I think it's fun. Strangely, it has no date and no publisher. It was clearly a picture taken in the 1970s or 80s, since Stan is standing before a display of Fireside Marvel compilations, perhaps as a free promotional poster of some sort? . Out of Print....More.

Item Code: STANP
19x25, 1 poster, b&w


2019 Calendars

VINTAGE SCI-FI 2019 Calendar
Highly Recommended. Every year this is the most popular of the "Vintage" line, and we find each year fresh and fun with cool images from the pulps. This year we have two classic 1940's Planet Stories, a 1931 issue of Wonder Stories Quarterly, four Startling Stories including one of the all-time classic covers, an unusual Captain Future, plus an Astonishing, Two Complete Science-Adventure Books (still a pulp!), and one digest, a fun 1956 Imagination. Perforated pages, which can be removed and used as prints after each month. Asgard, 2018...More.

Item Code: VINS19
Wirebound, 9x13, 24pg, Full Color

This came in late after the other Vintage titles. See them here, and see all the 2019 calendars on our website. As mentioned before, we're starting to run low on some titles that have gone out of print.


DC Collectibles Statues

Recommended. DC Collectibles gets you to the core of some of DC's most beloved characters. DC Core is a line of 9" premium PVC statues, priced far below the usual cold-cast statues, which feature dynamic poses atop integrated character-specific bases. This comes in a handsome window display box and is a nice large and colorful image. We like it. A feisty red-haired Batgirl in striking blue and yellow custume shows her smile and her grit in a great pose. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: DCCBAT
9" tall, Full Color

Recommended. Sculpted by Dave Cortes. Wonder Woman, Amazon royalty and the protector of Earth, comes to life in this stunning statue from the DC Core line, sculpted by Dave Cortes. Wonder Woman stands battle-ready in this impressive, large PVC statue. It's nicely colorful, features excellent detail, right down to the mini-explosions of bullets hitting her magic bracelets! The statue captures Diana's majesty and courage in the face of attack, wearing her warrior outfit including her signature tiara and double-W insignia. In a window-display box. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: DCCWON
9" tall, Full Color

Looking for more DC statues and the new Diorama series. See our website.


Coming in December

Collects #1-5,1956-57. Highly Recommended. By Steve Ditko, Dick Giordano and Rocco Mastroserio. With issue #2 Ditko practically took over this title, and by #4 and 5 was doing it literally cover to cover, with 3-4 stories. Prelude to Doctor Strange? You be the judge. But us Ditko fans find this pre-Marvel era still marvelous, as Ditko developed his unique style and gave, in this case, one of his very few early continuing characters. A clear inspiration to the hugely popular Amazing Adult Fantasy and all those fun Lee & Ditko morality tales, The Mysterious Traveler is surely the original "adult" comic and the one that's still worth a deep read. PS Artbooks, 2018. Due Dec. ...More.

Item Code: SATM01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

Collects #8-12 (actually #1-5),1951-52. Recommended. By Lou Cameron, Mike Sekowski, Ken Rice et al. I consider Ace a good step above most of the EC competitors. They offered offbeat stories tied together by the character "Fate," who provided narration. It's all about the living and the dead--and the undead, as well as getting what you shouldn't wish for, and the inevitable figure of death himself. This veritable sleeper from the Ace stable also includes work by Jim McLaughlin, Maurice Gutwirth, George Appel, Louis Zansky, Bill Molno, and Marvel's own Chic Stone. PS Artbooks, 2018. Due Dec. ...More.

Item Code: PCHF01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color

Recommended. By Brian Azzarello, Darwyn Cooke, Len Wein et al. Art by Joe Kubert, Amanda Conner, Adam Hughes et al. Dive deeper into the world of Watchmen by following the famous characters around in their own solo stories. Witness Rorschach's story to see how one of the most dangerous vigilantes in the comics world started down his dark path. Find out how the Vietnam War and the Kennedy assassination revolve around the Comedian. Take an introspective look at Silk Spectre as she struggles with her overbearing superhero mother and her scattered path toward taking the mantle of the Silk Spectre. DC, 2018. Due Dec. ...More.

Item Code: BEFWOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 1064pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

BEFORE WATCHMEN Minutemen and Silk Spectre
Closeout Price! Collects Minuteman #1-6, Silk Spectre #1-4, 2012-13. Recommended. By Darwyn Cooke. Art by Amanda Conner. The controversial, long-awaited prequels to the best-selling graphic novel of all-time are finally here! For over twenty years, the back stories of the now-iconic characters from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbon's landmark graphic novel had been the subject of much debate and theorizing. Now, DC Comics assembles their top creators to delve deeper into the world of Watchmen, starting with this first volume about the surprisingly sensual and confused Silk Spectre, and the first days of the retro superhero team, The Minutemen. DC, 2016. Out of Print. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: BEFWH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 264pg, Full Color
$29.99 $24.99

Just three copies left of this, if you'd like a taste of what is in the Omnibus. We also have the first printing of the original Watchmen in stock [RB540. $50].

BLACK HAMMER Library Edition Volume 1
By Jeff Lemire. Art by Dean Ormston. Mysteriously banished from existence by a multiversal event, the old superheroes of Spiral City now lead simple lives on a bizarre farm from which there is no escape! But as they employ all of their super abilities to free themselves from this strange purgatory, a mysterious stranger works to bring them back into action for one last adventure. The first chapter of the highly acclaimed, Eisner Award-winning superhero saga. "I don't read many comics these days, and I can't remember the last time I read a superhero comic, but I'm loving Black Hammer." - Mike Mignola Dark Horse, 2018. Due Dec. ...More.

Item Code: BLH01H
Hard Cover, 8x12, 408pg
$49.99 $39.99


Bargain Books

We have a shortened bargain books list this week, but your reward is coming. Our pre-Thanksgiving Clearance Sale will be in your inbox on Tuesday, November 20. It will feature new on sale offerings of graphic novels, Taschen specials including some adult books, and signed books about comics fandom from Bill Schelly. And much more. You can catch some of these by clicking to see our new Just Arrived section.

The Black Bat – We are closing out this series which ended with #9. I've just put #5 and #7 on sale at half price of $7.50, and all other issues at 1/3 off, #1-4, 6, and 8-9 at $9.95 each. Act now, we have very few in stock. [BLB01, BLB02, etc].

THE BLACK BAT #5 [BLB05. $14.95 $7.50].

THE BLACK BAT #7 [BLB07. $14.95 $7.50].

I’ve just put these four titles on sale, all with gorgeous vintage covers by Reginald Heade. The last is the story of author Hank Jansson and his publisher and their trial ad prosecution by the authorities, for violence in sex. This was in England in the 1950s.

BLONDE ON THE SPOT [BLOSP. $14.95 $9.95].


TORMENT [TORME. $14.95 $9.95].


You can see all of our discounted items on the website, under Closeouts at the end of each category (such as Artists and Illustration, Comics Related, etc). To get on our email list for Sales & Specials, click here.


Rare & Out of Print

We recently acquired a full set of Illustration Magazine, and we’ve just now listed these on the website. A few issues still need cover scans and descriptions, so if you are not seeing the issue you want, please inquire (

We also have a full set of Will Eisner's Spirit Archives Volumes 1-26 that are in excellent condition.

We also just brought in every volume of The Complete Chester Gould's Dick Tracy, volumes 1-25. These we keep listed as “special order” items, which means we don’t keep them in stock but will order them for you. But as long as these last, these are available right now to fill any gaps in your collection.

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Mature Readers

We received word that our Mystique calendars have cleared customs, are in transit to us, and should be here next week.

Our pre-Thanksgiving Clearance Sale will be in your inbox on Tuesday, November 20, but you can see many of the adult items already on sale by clicking here.

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News and Notes

Stan the Man

Like all of you, we were saddened to hear that the most famous creator in comics had passed away. I have little doubt that I owe my career in comics retailing to Stan—it was those amazing Marvel comics, which I discovered at the beginning of 1964, that turned me from an occasional comics fan into a passionate collector. I subscribed to titles, scoured bookstores and the San Jose Flea Market for back issues, which led me to find other collectors with the same passion. Together we opened comic book stores, drove to comic-cons across the country, published comics and fanzines, and became life-long friends that I still am close to MORE than 50 years later. If it wasn't for those amazing stories in The Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, The Avengers, The X-Men, The Mighty Thor, Tales of Suspense, Tales to Astonish, I hesitate to think what I'd be doing today. Stan, thank you with all sincerity, for how much you brought to the world of comics and to all of us readers.

The Stan Lee Story Deluxe Signed Edition

24 hours after we placed our second order for this, Tashen announced copies would no longer be available. As I write this, we have exactly three copies (coming) that are available for your reservation [STANLD. $1500.00]. See our website if you'd like to find slightly more affordable work from Stan.

Dark Horse Continues the EC Archives Series

I got a surprising letter from my friend Mike Richardson at Dark Horse, asking where we got the idea that they might be losing the license to do the EC Archives, which I mentioned here last week. Well, it came from someone working at Dark Horse, but it turned out to be incorrect. Dark Horse and EC are continuing their plan to bring all the EC comics back into print. I am more than pleased to let you know, since I think they are doing a great job with these. We will continue to handle each new title and keep all the available backlist in stock.

Bob Foster

Bob's Chrismas Cards book is an unlikely item to appeal to a wide audience. But I think you should know, it's a darned fun book. I first met Bob when he published Myron Moose, back in the 1970s, at a San Diego Comic-Con we were both attending. He and I share an interest in classic book illustrators, in vintage comics, in the greats of animation. I went into retailing. Bob became an illustrator and animator and is an unsung creator behind a great many projects, as you will see from the biography I included with his book.

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This promises to be the first in a line of labor-of-love projects he's working on. Next up is a sketchbook that he's kept since 1973, when he was hanging out with famous comic book artists and working at Disney and Hanna-Barbera. He has some of the most amazing drawings by creators that I've had the privilege to see in a sketchbook of any kind. So stay tuned, and get in on the ground floor with his first VERY limited project above.

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Dover/Calla White Sale

We featured these in our last clearance sale and they have done extremely well. Because they are very, very good books now at half price or less. Just a reminder to check these out. They also make excellent Christmas gifts—there's a right title for just about anyone of any age on your list, from Pen Drawing and Pen Draughtsmen by Joseph Pennell, to The Bells and Others by Edgar Allen Poe, illustrated by Edmund Dulac, to Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne, illustrated by Virginia Sterrett.



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