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Thursday, February 28, 2019

A new Marvel’s Decades, new Captain Marvel before the film hits, Corto Maltese, Barbarella, Neil Gaiman, plus pin-up enamel pins by Olivia.

Marvel's Decades collects all the 1950s Atlas Captain America stories. The Captain Marvel film hits theaters March 7—we have two new books on this new Marvel lady. Also a very strange Corto Maltese, Pratt's most surreal story. The second collection of the Dynamite Barbarella series. Neil Gaiman is examined. Yoe Books' latest Haunted Horror. Olivia has created two new pin-up enamel pins. Plus new Crepax, Exquisite Mayhem on sale, new Warehouse Finds and Coming. And an advance peek at next week's March Sale.

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DECADES MARVEL IN THE 50'S Captain America Strikes!
Young Men #24-28, Capt. America #76-78, Men's Advs #27-28, 1954, and Theater of War, 2008. Highly Recommended. Art by John Romita, Bill Benulis, Mort Lawrence, Jack Abel and Howard Chaykin. Edited by Stan Lee. As Atlas Comics revived their super hero titles, the star-spangled Sentinel of Liberty took on a new mission -- smashing the rise of Communism across the globe! But an old enemy lies in wait: the Red Skull! In this complete collection of ALL of their 1950s revival, Cap and Bucky charge into action against fifth columnists, Soviet spies, secret agents from around the globe, and fearsome foes from Electro to the Executioner! Plus, a modern-day story by Howard Chaykin features our 1950s-era Cap, as he teams up with none other than Nick Fury! 16 pages of Bonus material. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: DEC50
Soft Cover, 7x10, 176pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

 
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DECADES MARVEL IN THE 40'S THE HUMAN TORCH VS THE SUB-MARINER
Collects The Torch v. Subby from Marvel Mystery #7-10 and Human Torch 5, 8 and 10, 1940-43. Recommended. By Bill Everett, Carl Burgos, et al. Covers by Alex Schomberg. Celebrate 80 years of Marvel Comics, decade by decade -- beginning with the first two superstars of the Flying Forties! The original Human Torch and Namor the Sub-Mariner get along as well as fire and water, and Timely's greatest cross-overs feature the twin titans clashing in fantastic feature-length fisticuffs! A rivalry for the ages is born when Namor, mistreated by the surface world, attacks New York -- and the Torch stands in his way! Marvel, 2018...More.

Item Code: DEC40
Soft Cover, 7x10, 232pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

 
CORTO MALTESE Volume 9 The Secret Rose
Highly Recommended. By Hugo Pratt. Visiting the writer Hermann Hesse while researching alchemists with his old friend Professor Steiner, Corto drinks from the "source of the Alchemy Rose" and becomes immersed in a surreal and dreamlike adventure that involves Klingsor, the quest for the Holy Grail, Death, the Devil, and the Sandman, among others. This is surely the strangest Corto story ever written...complexly plotted with Hugo Pratt's most philosophical ruminations on the imagination and packed with strange fictional characters come to life...sort of.< IDW, 2019...More.

Item Code: CORU09
Soft Cover, 9x11, 80pg, b&w
$19.99 $17.99

All volumes in this series are still available, all discounted. #1-3 and 5 are $29.99, $25.99 ea, #4 $24.99, $21.99, #6 and 8 are $19.99, $17.99 ea, #7 is $34.99, $29.99 [CORU01. ect]. Each one varies in price based on its page count.

 
BARBARELLA Volume 2 Hard Labor
By Mike Carey. Art by Kenan Yarar and Donny Hadiwidjaja. Barbarella's quest to repair her ship and be on her way takes a detour to Falladim, where there's a rush on for R.U.S.T.-Radically Unstable Space-Time! The rarest and most valuable stuff in the universe, even Barbarella can't resist its mighty call. But competition brings out the worst in humans and aliens alike, and the Siren of Space is about to see what the worst really is! Includes 15 variant covers by Michael Kaluta, Butch Guice, Natali Sanders, Brent Schoonover, et al, plus all four covers by Yarar. Dynamite, 2019. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: BAR02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 128pg, Full Color
$17.99 $16.50

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
BARBARELLA Volume 1 Red Hot Gospel
Collects #1-4, 2017 Recommended. By Mike Carey. Art by Kenan Yarar and Jorge Fornes. The original 1960s space heroine from France, who was portrayed in the film by a young sexy Jane Fonda, returns in all new adventures. When Barbarella wanders into a war zone, the theocratic rulers of Parosia arrest and imprison her. A prison break is brewing, but now that she knows what the Parosians do to their own citizens Barbarella decides to make this fight her own... This collects the first four issues of her new title, along with 22 different, full page-size variant covers. Dynamite, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: BAR01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 128pg, Full Color
$17.99 $16.50

See our website for the original variant comics sets for the above books [Barbarella Comics #1-7, 4-comic sets, $15.99 each [BAR01P, etc]. And for the original Barbarella and the Wrath of the Minute Eater. Just one copy left. [BARWH. $34.95, $29.95].

 
THE ARTISTRY OF NEIL GAIMAN Finding Light in the Shadows
Edited by Joseph Michael Sommers and Kyle Eveleth. Despite Neil Gaiman's incredible contributions to comics, his work remains underrepresented in comics studies. Here thirteen essays and two interviews, by a host of writers including the two editors, examine Gaiman's works, his frequent collaborators P. Craig Russell, Dave McKean, and his many other illustrators. This examines qualities that make his work unique in his eschewing of typical categories, his proclamations to “make good art,” and his own constant efforts to do so however the genres and audiences may slip into one another. Modestly illustrated with b&w reproductions. University of Mississippi Press, 2019...More.

Item Code: ARTNG
Soft Cover, 6x9, 300pg, Text/b&w
$30.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
GRAINS OF SAND 25 YEARS OF THE SANDMAN
Recommended. By Yoshitaka Amano, Barron Storey, J.H. Williams III, Dave McKean et al. The Cartoon Art Museum presents a stunning 144-page full-color catalog showcasing over 100 pieces of original artwork from CAM’s historic exhibition Grains of Sand. Highlights include 20 pages from the groundbreaking first issue; eight pages from "The Sound of Her Wings," featuring the first appearance of Death; full-color paintings by Yoshitaka Amano, Barron Storey, J.H. Williams III, and series cover artist Dave McKean; beautiful, un-retouched pencil artwork by famed illustrator Michael Zulli; and highlights from Neil Gaiman's personal collection of Sandman artwork. Mature Readers. Cartoon Art Museum, 2014...More.

Item Code: GRASA
Soft Cover, 9x12, 145pg, Partial Color
$40.00

 

Captain Marvel

 
CAPTAIN MARVEL Liberation Run
By Tess Sharpe. Cover by Phil Jimenez and Marte Gracia; back cover by Jaime McKelvie. An all-new original prose novel--the most powerful hero in the Marvel Universe must free Inhuman slaves imprisoned on a distant world. Carol Danvers--Captain Marvel--narrowly stops a spacecraft from crashing. Its pilot Rhi is a young Inhuman woman from a group who left for a life among the stars. Instead they were imprisoned on a planet where an enslaved Inhuman brings her owner great power and influence. Horrified by the account, Carol gathers a team--including Ant-Man, Mantis, and Amadeus Cho--and they set out to free Rhi's people. Titan, 2019...More.

Item Code: CAPLRH
Hard Cover, 6x10, 284pg, Text Only
$24.95 $22.95

 
CAPTAIN MARVEL MS. MARVEL A Hero is Born
Collects Ms Marvel #1-23 and LOTS more, 1977-92. By Chris Claremont et al. Art by Jim Mooney et al. When NASA Security Chief Carol Danvers' genetic structure was melded with alien Kree DNA, Danvers was imbued with amazing powers — and an all-new Marvel hero was born! But before she became Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers was Ms. Marvel -- with X-Men writer Chris Claremont weaving together complex plots and compelling characterization to craft her highly original adventures! Witness her first meeting with the Avengers, debuts of Mystique and Rogue, and battles with Ronan the Accuser, Sabretooth and the Guardians of the Galaxy! Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: CAPMH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 720pg, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

The movie opens March 7th. See more Captain Marvel on our website. And for the original Captain Marvel, see Shazam on our website.

 

Haunted Horror & more Yoe! Books

 
HAUNTED HORROR Volume 7
Chilling Archives of Horror Comics #25. Recommended. Art by Alex Toth, Rudy Palais, Bob Powell et al. Horror comics from the early 1950s that the Senate and do-gooders reviled. Lovingly restored, this striking, full-color tome showcases terrifying stories of dead walking and ghouls stalking, collected from long-lost comics like Black Cat, Mysterious Adventures, Web of MysteryStrangeWeb of EvilWeird TerrorWeird Mysteries, and other titles. Additional artists here include Bernard BailyManny Stallman, Joe Giunta, Lou Cameron, A.C. HollingsworthDon Heck, Harry Lazarus, Mike Sekowsky et al. IDW, 2019...More.

Item Code: HAUH07H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 152pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

Volumes 4-6 are all available at the same discounted price [HAUH04H, etc]. See our website for more Yoe! books, from Super Weird Heroes, Super Patriotic Heroes and several Weird Love albums, to We: Spoke Out: Comic Books and the Holocaust, Best of Archie's Mad House, Behaving Madly, Alice in Comicland. Yoe also compiled Walt Kelly's Fairy Tales [WKFAH. $39.99, $34.99] and Frazetta's Funny Stuff.

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
FRAZETTA FUNNY STUFF
Our Highest Recommendation. By Frank Frazetta. Frank Frazetta! He's been rightfully called "The Grand Master of Fantasy Art"! But, it's little known that Frazetta also conquered other worlds in the Golden Age of Comics, as shown in his Donald Duck-ish funny animal and hilarious hillbilly comic book stories. Even those aware of this wonderful Frazetta art don't know the complete extent and incredible range of this wonderful, seminal and charming work. IDW, 2012...More.

Item Code: FSFFH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 256pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

The deluxe edition of this, signed by Yoe, slipcased in a special binding, and limited to just 100, is amazingly still available by special order, direct from the publisher! [FSFFD. $100]. Since these two editions are Frazetta items, they qualify for the free Frazetta Icon brochure [FFIB. $0], just include it with your order.

On sale are Art of Archie Covers [ARACH. $29.99, $14.99] –four copies left, and Jay Disbrow's Monster Invasion, which just went on sale [JDMIH. $24.99, $14.99] –three left.

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
LOU CAMERON'S UNSLEEPING DEAD
Chilling Archives of Horror Comics #23. Highly Recommended. Edited & Preface by Tillmann Courth, with Craig Yoe. Lou Cameron was a groundbreaking artist in the 1950s Pre-Code comics era but all the work here is little known. He's far better known for Classics Illustrated like The Time Machine, a far more conventional work. His work here is simply amazing, with details and nuances that I think are worthy of Frazetta during the same period! With his innovative experimental layouts and frequent use of surrealism, his horror comics have been described as “Jim Steranko meets Graham Ingels.”

Yoe Books, 2018...More.

Item Code: LOUCH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 144pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
CHILLING ADVENTURES IN SORCERY
Chilling Adventures in Sorcery #1-5 and Red Circle Sorcery #6-7, 1972-74. Highly Recommended. By Gray Morrow, Alex Toth, Dan Decarlo, Howard Chaykin et al. Presented by the newly minted Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Archie gathered a top list of talent for their new horror title. Collected for the first time in graphic novel form, in black and white. Featuring an all-new cover by comic artist extraordinaire Francesco Francavilla (Afterlife With Archie)! Also work by Frank Thorne, Marv Wolfman, Dick Giordano, Alcazar, Bruce Jones...even Phil and Carol Seuling! Introduction by Jack Morelli. There's LOTS of fine work by the fine Gray Morrow, and overall it's a fine little collection. Archie Comics, 2017...More.

Item Code: CHAS
Soft Cover, 7x10, 192pg, b&w
$19.99 $17.99

 

Olivia

 
OLIVIA MASUIMI MAX SCORPION PIN
Recommended. By Olivia De Berardinis. This striking enamel pin by Olivia De Berardinis features the nude, highly tattooed likeness of model Masuimi Max in a wonderful round format! This sturdy pin is made of stainless steel and measures about 2 inches in diameter. Rich red, orange and yellow colors give this a warmth and class unique to pins. Features 2 posts and backs so it always stays upright! Produced by Olivia herself, not a licensed product from another source. Oliva doesn't stint on top quality for her products like this. Ozone, 2019...More.

Item Code: OLIVMM
2" in dia, Full Color
$12.00

 
OLIVIA BETTIE PAGE MOVIE POSTER PIN
Recommended. By Olivia De Berardinis. A handsome--well, make that sexy--enamel pin by Olivia De Berardinis features icon Bettie Page in lingerie and boots, complete with a riding crop! It's dominatrix Bettie! This sturdy pin is made of stainless steel and measures about 2 inches high, with a bright red background. Includes 2 posts and backs so it always stays upright and secure! Produced by Olivia herself, not a licensed product from elsewhere. Ozone, 2019...More.

Item Code: OLIVBP
1x2, Full Color
$12.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
BEAUTIES BEASTS Signed
Signed by both. Recommended. By Olivia De Berardinis and Jordu Schell. Bargain-priced softcover also signed by both creators! This is wild! Lovely Naked Ladies by pin-up legend Olivia De Berardinis. And Menacing Monsters from creature creator Jordu Schell. Foreword by Elvira. A unique blending of the beautiful and the dark and sinister, in an entirely new collection. As you open each page, you get a monster impeccably created in 3D on one side, and a lovely lady on the other. Includes many never-before-collected works by Olivia, many full nudes. Baby Tattoo, 2016. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: BEABE
Soft Cover, 7x10, 104pg, Full Color
$25.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
OLIVIA'S LUCKY LADIES II Playing Cards
Highly Recommended. By Olivia De Berardinis. Here are 25 entirely new images not seen in the long-sold-out first set. A great way to enjoy the sexy pin-up art of Olivia and your favorite vintage vixen, Bettie Page. This poker deck features 53 different images, one for each card including the jokers. Great selection of paintings, from wicked bondage queen in leather and whips to sexy bedroom princess in black stockings and pink feather boa. So much Bettie! Ozone...More.

Item Code: OLIL
3x4, 54 cards, Full Color
$9.95

 

Warehouse Finds

 
ACCIDENTAL AMBASSADOR GORDO
Warehouse find, 2000. Special bookplate illustrated and signed by Harvey and Arriola. Recommended. By Robert C. Harvey and Gus Arriola. The comic strip Gordo was published in U.S. newspapers for 44 years (1941-1985). For almost all of this run its creator Gus Arriola was the most visible American of Mexican descent working as a syndicated cartoonist. Gordo recounts the humorous adventures and amorous preoccupations of a portly Mexican bean farmer, his perspicacious nephew, the menagerie of their farm animals, and citizens of their village. University Press of Mississippi, 2000...More.

Item Code: AAGO
Soft Cover, 8x11, 248pg, Partial Color
$75.00

 
HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE SET
Warehouse find, 1997. By Kevin Eastman. Art by Luis Royo, Simon Bisley, Richard Corben, Arthur Suydam et al. This is a set of 4 issues of Heavy Metal Magazine. This set contains Greatest Hits December 1994, Horror Special June 1997, September 1997, and September 2001. These were stored unprotected in a warehouse: most have some minor wear, a few have torn or scuffed covers. This science fiction and fantasy comics magazine was known primarily for its blend of dark fantasy/science fiction and erotica. Artists include Luis Royo, Simon Bisley, Richard Corben, Arthur Suydam, Bilal, Azpiri, Caza, Chichoni, Juan Gimenez, Horacio Altuna and others. Heavy Metal, 1994-2001. Out of Print. Adult Material...More.

Item Code: HMSET
Soft Cover, 8x11, 300+pg, Partial Color
$50.00

 
IMAGINATION The Art & Technique of David A. Cherry Signed Hurt
Signed & limited, 1200. By David A. Cherry. Foreword by Stephen R. Donaldson. David Cherry's best science fiction and fantasy book covers and other work. An entire section is devoted to his technique. There are many paintings for his sister C.J. Cherryh's novels (they spell their names differently), including the Chanur series plus a look at astronomical paintings. 43 full-page color plates, plus b&w drawings. This slipcased version is signed and limited to 1200 copies. Donning, 1987. Out of Print.. Note: All copies have a bumped corner....More.

Item Code: IMAGS
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 112pg, Full Color
$75.00

 
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JUST TEASING Frameable Poster-Size Fantasy & Pin-Up Art by Dave Stevens
Warehouse find, 1991. Our Highest Recommendation. By Dave Stevens. 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. Ursus, 1991. Out of Print. Mature Readers. Note: Slightly bent covers or scratches to covers. Last copies of these warehouse finds....More.

Item Code: DSPOSTER
Soft Cover, 11x15, 32pg, Full Color
$30.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
FRANK FRAZETTA FANTASY ILLUSTRATED #1
Almost Gone! Warehouse find, 1998. Art by Richard Corben, William Stout, Joseph Michael Linsner, Alex Horley, Tony Daniel, Joe Jusko et al. Twenty years ago, inspired by the popularity of Frank Frazetta, a new magazine of illustrated fantasy and sci-fi was lauched, directly in competition with Heavy Metal. This first issue started off with a fine cover painting and an introduction by Frank himself. Then we have all-new fantasy comic art stories by the names above, as well as Wendy Pini with an Elfquest piece, and Elio Leone and illustrated poetry (of dinosaurs, of course) by William Stout. The David Mack piece is very different, a Kabuki tale in atypical narration. And from Corben we have a photo-real horror story Quantum Cat, 1998. Out of Print.Note: These copies have slightly bumped corners and/or slightly curled spines, but are overall fine condition....More.

Item Code: FFRAZIL
Soft Cover, 8x10, 96pg, Full Color
$7.50

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
HEROES, INC PRESENTS CANNON
Warehouse find, 1969. 50% off Overstreet Guide Value. Our Highest Recommendation. By Wally Wood, Steve Ditko and Ralph Reese. First of a two-issue comic book series that represents one of the earliest independent comics. Produced in 1969 by the publishers of Overseas Weekly and sold in Army PX's. That was where Wood's adult-themed Cannon and Sally Forth were appearing at the time. A second issue was published by CPL Gang Publications in 1976. This 32-page, color comic book, in as-new condition from a stash of uncirculated copies, features three stories with original characters. Cover price was 15 cents. Wally Wood, 1969. Out of Print. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: HERIN
Comic, 7x10, 32pg, Full Color
$7.50

We have 77 more titles in this category of Warehouse Finds. These are often bargain-priced and always older, long unavailable titles. Click here for them, beginning with the latest that we have added.

 

Bargain Books

March/April Sale

Up until recently, we were including newly discounted items as BARGAIN BOOKS, in the weekly email. But this email is already pretty large and we thought they were getting lost there. So from now on, we'll now gather up a batch and put them all into a special mailing, every 4-6 weeks. We have our first going out next week, March 5th. You only get this if you have signed up for our email specials—not just because you are signed up for THIS email. You can do that here.


In this new list, ALL books are deeply discounted for the first time.

You can get an advance look and perhaps score something that may sell out. Just click on each of the categories for all Closeout titles, sorted by newest. You can also sort by price, starting with the lowest.

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Coming in May

 
LADY DEATH PVC DIORAMA Statue
Brian Pulido's creation comes to life in a new Femme Fatales PVC Diorama. Lady Death is wielding a ball of blue flaming energy, with one hand resting on a massive broadsword. 9-inch sculpture is made of high-quality vinyl with exacting paint details, packaged in a full-color window box. Diamond Select Toys, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: LADYDE
9" tall, Full Color
$55.00

 
AVAILABLE NOW
LADY DEATH LA MUERTA Statue
Numbered & limited, 1000! Art by Brian Pulido. Sculpted by Clayburn Moore. Brian Pulido's signature character pays homage to the Mexican Day of the Dead celebrations in this breathtaking, limited-edition, cold-cast porcelain sculpture by Clayburn Moore for The CS Moore Studio. Paint design based on the Lady Death cover artwork by Richard Ortiz! Every aspect of this hauntingly beautiful statue has intricate detail that makes each viewing a pleasure -- her flowing tattoos, the gorgeous hibiscus flowers in her hair, the Mexican stylized skulls and flowers on the ornate base, and the powerful staff adorned with a polished skull. Don't miss this unbelievable new Dia de los Muertos take on Lady Death. CS Moore Studio, 2018...More.

Item Code: LADLM
18" tall, Full Color
$249.00

Also available is the latest Lady Death collection, Naughtier! [LDNAH. $40] and Naughtier/signed [LDNAHS. $60].
 
DC GALLERY BATWOMAN PVC Diorama Statue
Designed by Ceasar. Sculpted by Jean St. Jean. Never send a Batman to do a Batwoman's job! Kate Kane, of the Gotham City Kanes, drops into the spotlight in the newest comic-inspired DC Gallery PVC Diorama. With her striking red hair and black costume, Batwoman is ready to leap into action in this approximately 8-inch sculpture. Made of high-quality vinyl with exacting paint details, it comes packaged in a full-color window box. Diamond Select Toys, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: DCGBW
8" tall, Full Color
$55.00

 
WONDER WOMAN BY BRIAN AZZARELLO & CLIFF CHIANG Omnibus
By Brian Azzarello. Art by Cliff Chiang. The entire run of writer Brian Azzarello (100 Bullets) and artist Cliff Chiang's (Paper Girls) bold new imagining of one of comics' most iconic characters is now collected in its entirety in this giant-size omnibus edition! Raised as a daughter by the Queen of the Amazons, the warrior princess called Diana is different from the rest of her countrywomen. They've all heard the legend of how she was formed from clay to give the childless queen the daughter she dreamed of--and they treat her like an outsider and outcast because of it. But Diana is different than everyone else, just not for the reasons everyone thinks. DC, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: WWBAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 928pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

See the latest Wonder Woman statues and collections here.
 
HOW TO PAINT CHARACTERS THE MARVEL STUDIOS WAY
Have you ever wanted to create characters that look like they belong on the big screen? Here you'll learn tips and tricks from some of the industry's best concept artists. Ryan Meinerding, Andy Park, and the other artists behind Marvel Studios' Visual Development department share their methods for creating characters, from Captain America to Black Panther. Learn their favorite tools of the trade, tips for visual character development and their process of collaborating with other artists on the team and with the costume and props departments to create seamless film design. Marvel, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: HOWPH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 240pg, Partial Color
$50.00 $39.95

See our Reference and How-To section for more books in this mode.
 

Coming in June

 
DC COVER GIRLS WONDER WOMAN Statue
Limited, 5000. Designed by Joëlle Jones. Amazonian by birth and a leader by trade, Wonder Woman--as designed by Joëlle Jones---is a natural addition to the DC Cover Girls statue line. Wonder Woman is armed with the Lasso of Truth as well as a smoldering glare; her legendary beauty, grace and power make her standout in any space she inhabits, be it a battlefield, the Hall of Justice or a Joëlle Jones-drawn comic book cover. DC, 2019. Due June. ...More.

Item Code: DCCGWW
11" tall, Full Color
$125.00

 
AVAILABLE NOW
DC COVER GIRLS CATWOMAN Statue
Limited, 5,000. Highly Recommended. Designed by Joëlle Jones. Sculpted by Jack Mathews. From Joëlle Jones, the superstar artist who took Catwoman into battle, comes this brand-new statue from the DC Cover Girls line. Selina Kyle lounges on a nicely detailed safe she's ready to crack open. Sexy and fun. Inspired by the powerful women of the DC Universe, DC Cover Girls is a long-running line that features dynamic depictions of the most famous superheroines and super-villains in premium statues. Individually numbered. DC, 2018...More.

Item Code: DCCGCAT
7" tall, Full Color
$125.00

 

Mature Readers

The Complete Crepax Volume 4 is here. It collects nearly ten of the first Valentina stories, which are a bit more tame than his later works (nudity, not explicit sex). You get that in Volume 3, which is available in the Slipcased Vol 3 & 4 set, also just here. The first two volumes are also available at the same discounted price, but the slipcased set of 1 & 2 is sold out.

Exquisite Mayhem first appeared as a deluxe Taschen book, then as this bargain $30 volume. Thanks to a new White Sale, we now have these at just $18.95. From fabled masked Mexican wrestlers, to naked ladies engaged in bondage and girlfights, this covers the world of wrestling, with an abundance of its fringe erotic sub-genre of girls battling one another, just like Eric Stanton loved to draw in his fetish illustrations.

And also new this week is MENAGE À 3 Volume 3. We like the art--which reminds us of the Hernandez Brothers and Dan DeCarlo, fun and polished, sexy but not explicit. From the Introduction by Bedside Press publisher Hope Nicholson: "...the characters aren't static, one-note characters, they grow and shift and make mistakes just like real people." Volumes 1 and 2 are available, also $19.99 each.

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Incal Deluxe by Moebius, Stardust by Gaiman and Vess, Eliza Ivanova, Conan Chronicles, Life of Captain Marvel and Jim Starlin collections.

The Incal Deluxe is big and impressive, in a super-deluxe 3-part slipcase--six albums in one. Stardust by Gaiman and Vess is back in a new edition with bonus material. We also have Mister Miracle, Jumbo Mumbo (it's weird, but I quite like it), Conan Chronicles One, a delightful Life of Captain Marvel—Carol Danvers, not Billy Batson. TWO Jim Starlin collections. Bestselling Pixar animator Eliza Ivanova's artbook is here, signed. And discover the art of Der Orchideengarten, the bizarre German fantasy magazine that pre-dates Weird Tales. And more, of course.

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Moebius

 
THE INCAL Deluxe
Numbered & limited, 1500. Highly Recommended. By Alexandro Jodorowsky. Art by Moebius. An oversized, deluxe slipcased limited edition of the science fiction classic, collecting all six original albums. Bonus material includes an 8-page original out of print Moebius story. John Difool's life in a future world dystopia is turned upside down when he discovers an ancient, mystical artifact: "The Incal." His adventures carry him into conflict with the galaxy's greatest warrior, the Metabaron, and the awesome powers of the Technopope. These encounters and many more make up a tale of comic and cosmic proportions, one of the finest series that Moebius created. Humaniods, 2019. Mature Readers...More.

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

 
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THE ART OF EDENA
Moebius Library. Highly Recommended. By Moebius. A companion volume to the critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling World of Edena graphic novel, this collects four Edena-related short stories and a motherlode of Moebius illustrations, including some of the Star Watcher series which were so fine, they were also published as signed/limited prints. A celebration of the imagery and creative enthusiasm Moebius held for his Edena universe--which was at times biographical. Includes “Seeing Naples,” “Another Planet,” “The Repairmen,” and “Dying to See Naples.” Dark Horse, 2018...More.

Item Code: ARTEDH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 176pg, Full Color
$34.99 $29.99

 
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WORLD OF EDENA
Moebius Library. Highly Recommended. By Moebius. Working closely with Moebius Productions in France, Dark Horse is putting the work of the master storyteller back in print—with some material in English for the first time. Stel and Atan are interstellar investigators trying to find a lost space station and its crew. When they discover the mythical paradise planet Edena, their lives are changed forever. The long out-of-print Edena Cycle from Moebius gets a deluxe hardcover treatment! Moebius's World of Edena story arc is comprised of five chapters—Upon a Star, Gardens of Edena, The Goddess, Stel, and Sra—which are all collected here. Dark Horse, 2016...More.

Item Code: WOEDH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 344pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

Also available are Inside Moebius Volume 1-3 [INSM01H, INSM02H, etc. $39.99, $34.95 ea]. Plus the signed Strength of Man Portfolio [STMAN, just reduced to $200], Moebius Orbar Stardom Print [RB883. $200], and more, on the website.

 

Jim Starlin

 
THE ART OF JIM STARLIN A life in Words and Pictures
Recommended. Jim Starlin's creations Thanos, Gamora and Drax the Destroyer occupy prominent roles in Marvel's cinematic universe. The "father of the cosmic soap opera," Jim Starlin's name is synonymous with the larger-than-life epic, which is why AfterShock is proud to bring back into print this epic 328-page retrospective on the career of one of the most popular and prolific comic book artists of the last 40 years! Covering everything from his humble beginnings to his rise as one of the industry's top creative talents, this oversized volume includes glimpses into Starlin's files and sketchbooks, as well as images of his personal favorites with insights into his life and creative process. Aftershock, 2018...More.

Item Code: ARTJSH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 328pg, Full Color
$49.99 $44.99

 
INFINITY GAUNTLET
Collects #1-6, 1991. The Definitive Thanos Story. By Jim Starlin. Art by George Perez and Ron Lim. For the Dark Titan, Thanos, the Infinity Gauntlet was the Holy Grail -- the ultimate prize to be coveted above all else. With it came omnipotence: the absolute control of all aspects of time, space, power, reality, mind and soul. But his gaining of supreme power meant the beginning of a black nightmare for the entire universe. Now, on the edge of Armageddon and led by the mysterious Adam Warlock, Earth's super heroes join in a desperate attempt to thwart this nihilistic god's insane plunge into galactic self-destruction. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: INFGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 304pg, Full Color
$34.99 $29.99

 
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JIM STARLIN'S MARVEL COSMIC Artifact Edition
With Starlin's own very personal introduction, acknowledging his debt to Neal Adams! Recommended. Jim Starlin was one of the driving creative forces at Marvel in the 1970s and '80s. His turns on Warlock, Captain Marvel, and others laid the groundwork for much of the Marvel Universe for decades. Beautiful pages scanned from the original art, including art from the first appearances of Thanos and Drax the Destroyer, both created by Starlin. Several pages from each issue from CM #25-34 and 17 covers from CM, Strange Tales, Warlock, Avengers Annual, Iron Man and Marvel Two-in-One. IDW, 2018...More.

Item Code: JSMAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x17, 144pg, b&w
$125.00

There are more than a dozen other collections and appearances by Starlin on our website.

 

Eliza Ivanova

 
RAW MATERIAL v.1 By Eliza Ivanova Hardcover Signed
Signed! Highly Recommended. By Eliza Ivanova. We previously handled a sketchbook with the same name, which was an intro to the far greater selection of work here. A carefully curated selection of drawings from the last 5 years, while Eliza was also working in the film industry as an animator at Pixar. The book took a good six months to compile--she decided to include drawings of different techniques and subject matter she has experimented with throughout the years to show you what inspires her to create. Two fold-outs. Nude figure studies. Powerful work. 2017. . Note: These have very slightly bumped corners....More.

Item Code: RAWM01HS
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x8, 200pg, b&w
$50.00

 
RAW MATERIAL v.1 By Eliza Ivanova Signed
Signed! Highly Recommended. By Eliza Ivanova. We previously handled a sketchbook with the same name, which was an intro to the far greater selection of work here. A carefully curated selection of drawings from the last 5 years, while Eliza was also working in the film industry as an animator at Pixar. The book took a good six months to compile--she decided to include drawings of different techniques and subject matter she has experimented with throughout the years to show you what inspires her to create. Two fold-outs. Nude figure studies. Powerful work. 2017. . Note: These have very slightly bumped corners....More.

Item Code: RAWM01S
Soft Cover, 8x8, 200, b&w
$35.00

We've sold quite a number of copies of her first sketchbook [RAWMS. $15] but it is presently unclear if we can get any more. Stay tuned or inquire. We have three left but it's in the new catalog which is just hitting this week, so it may be gone by the time you read this. We'll backorder it for you if we find we can get more.

 

Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess

 
NEIL GAIMAN AND CHARLES VESS' STARDUST
The illustrated story the film was based on. Our Highest Recommendation. By Neil Gaiman. Art by Charles Vess. It is here in Wall that young Tristran Thorn loses his heart to the town beauty--a woman as cold and distant as the star she and Tristran see fall from the sky on a crisp October evening. To gain the hand of his beloved, Tristran rashly vows to fetch the fallen star and embarks upon a lover's quest that will carry him over the ancient wall and into a world beyond his wildest imagings...a world of witches and demons, of a star-become-human, of true love. Bonus: 38 pages including six all-new works by Vess, and an image from a proposed sequel! DC Vertigo, 2019...More.

Item Code: NGSTAR
Soft Cover, 7x10, 160pg, Text/Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

 
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AMERICAN GODS Volume 1 Shadow
Collects #1-9, 2017. By Neil Gaiman, P. Craig Russell and Scott Hampton. Cover by David Mack. One of Gaiman's best-known stories is adapted to comics by all-star creators. This supernatural American road trip fantasy tells the story of a war between the ancient and modern gods. This novel won the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula awards, and has been adapted as a Starz television series! The first in a three-volume adaptation! Includes work by Walt Simonson, Colleen Doran, and Glenn Fabry. 36-page Bonus Section of original art, layouts, alternative covers, character guides. Dark Horse, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: AMG01H
Hard Cover, 7x10, 208pg, Partial Color
$29.99 $26.99

 
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BOOKS OF EARTHSEA The Complete Illustrated Edition Signed
Signed bookplate! 992-pages!! Our Highest Recommendation. By Ursula K. Le Guin. Art by Charles Vess. Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea novels are some of the most acclaimed and awarded works in literature—they have received prestigious accolades such as the National Book Award, a Newbery Honor, the Nebula Award, World Fantasy Award and many more honors, commemorating their enduring place in the hearts and minds of readers and the literary world alike. Now for the first time ever, they're all together in one volume—including the early short stories, Le Guin's “Earthsea Revisioned” Oxford lecture, and a new Earthsea story, never before printed. New introduction by Le Guin herself, fifty illustrations in both b&w and color, some double-page, by Charles Vess, specially commissioned and selected by Le Guin. Saga Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: BOOKEHS
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x9, 1008pg, Partial Color
$59.99

 
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THE BOOK OF BALLADS AND SAGAS Signed
Signed! Expanded new edition. Our Highest Recommendation. By Neil Gaiman, Charles De Lint et al. Art by Charles Vess. This award-winning compendium of English and Scottish fairy tales and folklore returns to print in a sumptuous new collection! Beautifully illustrated by Charles Vess and featuring adaptations by Neil Gaiman, Charles De Lint, Jeff Smith, Elaine Lee and acclaimed children's writer Jane Yolen. This new edition also collects for the first time since 1995, Vess' unfinished epic saga Skade, and 10 additional pages of art never seen in print before. "Each ballad is a little gem sparkling with restored vitality. It is all here: lust and humor, ghosts and demons, passion and terror, all the things that keep us up at night. What more could the fantasy reader desire?" - SciFiDimensions Titan, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: BBSAGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 240pg, b&w
$29.99 $26.99

Discover much more by Gaiman and also many books with art by Charles Vess, on our website.

 

New from Century Guild

 
INFERNAL CREATURES A Collection of Rare Occult Artworks 1880-1970
Recommended. By Thomas Negovan. Sultry witches, handsome devils, and all manner of sinister, mystical creatures! Over seventy extremely rare occult posters from the Century Guild museum archive in a handsome clothbound hardcover. Rare visions conjured by the hands of Gustav Klimt, Carlos Schwabe, Josef Fenneker, and more are shown in full-color images, alongside commentary from historian and museum director Thomas Negovan. Each image was professionally photographed, meticulously color corrected, and printed for you to enjoy at the highest resolution possible. Some nudity. Century Guild, 2018. Adult Material...More.

Item Code: INFCREH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x9, 88pg, Full Color
$35.00

 
DIABOLICAL FANTASIA The Art of Der Orchideengarten Volume 1
Collects #1-6, 1919. Recommended. By Thomas Negovan. Art by Heinrich Kley, Otto Leitz, Otto Nuckel, Alfred Kubin et al. This collects the entirety of the magnificent and macabre illustrations in issues #1-6 of Der Orchideengartenbmagazine from the year 1919. This bizarre German fantasy magazine is acknowledged as a predecessor of Weird Tales, collecting outré stories and art. Published after the First World War when German art was at its height of decadence and debauchery, the magazine included a wide selection of new and reprinted stories by both German-language and foreign writers ranging from suspense and terror to crime and the eerily-erotic. Century Guild, 2018...More.

Item Code: ARTD01
Soft Cover, 5x9, 88pg, Partial Color
$29.00

 
SINISTER HARVEST The Art of Der Orchideengarten Volume 2
Collects #7-12, 1919. Recommended. By Thomas Negovan. This collects the entirety of the magnificent and macabre illustrations in issues #7-12 of the twice-monthly magazine Der Orchideengarten, from the year 1919. This bizarre German fantasy magazine is acknowledged as a predecessor of Weird Tales, collecting outré stories and art. Published after the First World War when German art was at its height of decadence and debauchery, the magazine included a wide selection of new and reprinted stories by both German-language and foreign writers ranging from suspense and terror to crime and the eerily-erotic. Century Guild, 2018...More.

Item Code: ARTD02
Soft Cover, 5x9, 80pg, Partial Color
$29.00

 
ELDRITCH BLOOM The Art of Der Orchideengarten Volume 3
Collects #13-18, 1919. Recommended. By Thomas Negovan. Artwork from issues #13-19 of the twice-monthly magazine Der Orchideengarten. This bizarre German fantasy magazine is acknowledged as a predecessor of Weird Tales, collecting outré stories and art. Includes work by Heinrich Kley, Beardsley, Tony Johannot, and a host of names entirely unknown to us. While the literary content is historically significant, many of the stories have been reprinted, so the focus here is on what has gone undocumented: the incredible artworks that illustrated these stories--ranging from peculiar medieval etchings to occult woodblocks to expressionist visions -- all balancing the romantic and the gothic with hyper-elegant sophistication. Century Guild, 2018...More.

Item Code: ARTD03
Soft Cover, 5x9, 80pg, Partial Color
$29.00

 
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TRANSCENDENT LUXURY German Art Deco Poster Masterpieces 1912-1927
Almost Gone! Recommended. By Thomas Negovan. Rare and beautiful artworks from the Golden Age of Vintage Poster Art. During and immediately following The First World War, advertisers in Germany presented romantic elegance in a manner that bridged the sinuous lines of Art Nouveau and the hard lines of the Art Deco period to achieve a unique style that would inform the rest of the century as a pinnacle of graphic design. This book presents a collection of gorgeous, beautiful, high resolution photographs that gives insight to the opulent aesthetics of the era. Century Guild, 2016...More.

Item Code: TRLUX
Soft Cover, 6x8, 92pg, Full Color
$29.00

We have just three copies left of Flowering Lines: Rare Art Nouveau Graphics 1883-1911, [FLOWL. $29].

 

Comics, Archives & Graphic Novels

 
JUMBO MUMBO
The best work collected from the 1980s-2015. Highly Recommended. By David Tosh. I like this strange little mash-up collecting the fanzine-like Mumbo, which has delighted a very small group of comics fans for many years. Containing interviews, sketchbook pages, his short history of starting a comic store, his Dad's personal diary of combat in WWII Pacific, takes on classic comics from Nancy and Archie's Ginger, to Harvey kid comics, and comic strips from the likes of famous artists like R. Crumb, Denis Kitchen, Jay Lynch and Walt Kelly among others. Jumbo Mumbo collects David Tosh's personal comics journal for the first time. Tinto Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: JUMBM
Soft Cover, 6x9, 222pg, Partial Color
$24.99

 
CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION Volume 1 Out of the Darksome Hills
Collects Conan the Legend #0 and Conan #1-19, 2003-05. Highly Recommended. By Kurt Busiek with Fabian Sicieza. Art by Cary Nord, Thomas Yeates & Greg Ruth, Tom Mandrake, John Severin and Bruce Timm. The legend returns! Conan the Barbarian stars in epic tales by comic book veteran Kurt Busiek -- including classics adapted from the works of original author Robert E. Howard! The story of "The God in the Bowl" is presented in all its terrifying detail, introducing Conan's notorious adversary, Thoth-Amon! But who is Janissa the Widowmaker, and what role will she play in the Cimmerian warrior's life? Beware the Horror on Uskuth Hill and the Thing in the Temple! Lots of bonus interviews, forewords and artwork. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: CCE01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 496pg, Full Color
$39.99 $34.99

See our website for Conan Omnibus and Chronicles volumes, and more Conan and Robert E. Howard material.

 
THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN MARVEL
Collects #1-5, 2018. Recommended. By Margaret Stohl. Art by Carlos Pacheco. A very attractively drawn, hip new look at the origins of this heroine is is due shortly in a movie of her own. She's one of the mightiest heroes not just on Earth, but in the entire galaxy! Now learn exactly how Carol Danvers became the woman she is -- the Avenger she is -- in the definitive origin of Captain Marvel! When sudden, crippling anxiety attacks sideline Carol in the middle of a fight, she finds herself reliving memories of a life she thought was far behind her. And her super-heroine mother! With three pages of variant covers. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: LIFCM
Soft Cover, 7x10, 120pg, Full Color
$15.99

There's more Captain Marvel (and Shazam) on the website—including the original Shazam Archives from 2003, from DC (RB467. $50).

 
MISTER MIRACLE
Collects the limited series #1-12 and Director's Cut 1, 2017. By Tom King. Art of Mitch Gerads. Eisner Award Winner: Best Writer, Best Artist. No prison can hold him. Something has gone horribly wrong with the perfect life that Scott and his wife Big Barda have made for themselves on Earth. With war raging between their homeworlds of Apokolips and New Genesis, Scott's cruel adoptive father, Darkseid, seems to have finally found the Anti-Life Equation--the weapon that will give him total victory. But can he pull off the ultimate trick--and escape death itself? DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: MISMIR
Soft Cover, 7x10, 320pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

 
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JACK KIRBY'S MISTER MIRACLE
Collects #1-18, 1971-73. Highly Recommended. Jack Kirby reinvented the superhero genre with his sprawling saga of the Fourth World, beginning with he most down-to-earth title of the series, which also does well as a stand-alone series. Always one of our favorite titles from his new DC career, just after he left Marvel and The Fantastic Four for his new beginning. Here began a bold storytelling vision that was decades ahead of its time. DC, 2017...More.

Item Code: JKMM
Soft Cover, 7x10, 440pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

The Mister Miracle Artist's Edition is still available by special order [JKMAEH. $150]. See the website for more Kirby.

 

Coming in May

 
EERIE ARCHIVES Volume 26
Collects #126-131, 1981-82. By Victor de la Fuente. Art by Jim Starlin, Wally Wood et al. Enter a howling maelstrom of gut-churning horror, mind-bending science-fantasy, and breathtaking adventure, all from the hallowed pages of James Warren's Eerie magazine. Featuring over 300 pages of gripping stories by Archie Goodwin, Howard Chaykin, Jim Starlin, Wally Wood, Victor de la Fuente, and many others. #130 is a special Vampirella issue with a 54-page story, plus Pantha, Van Helsing, Huntress, and Rook. #131 is an all-Wally Wood issue. Dark Horse, 2019. Due May. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: EER26H
Hard Cover, 9x11, 320pg, Partial Color
$49.99 $39.99

Most back volumes are available, also discounted. See the latest Creepy releases here. And you can still complete your Vampirella Archives. We don't stock these, but we can special order volumes 2-15, and all are discounted [VAM02H, etc $49.95, $42.50 each].

Don't miss the highly recommended new book about publisher James Warren by Bill Schelly--see last week's email.

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS WEB OF MYSTERY Volume 5
Collects #25-29, 1954-55. Art by Jim McLaughlin, Ken Rice, Lou Cameron et al. Hey, don't worry about that creak from the staircase, it's nothing to worry about. If you don't believe me, then get out of that chair and see for yourself. Hmm, just one minute, though; it seems to be getting a little louder. And is that hoarse rustling actually breathing? Maybe you barricaded the door a mite too late and now you're gonna meet up with a bevy of moldering corpses, all of them delivered up by pens and brushes wielded by the likes of Jim McLaughlin, Ken Rice, Lou Cameron, Sy Grudko, Ace Baker, Jerry Grandenetti, Richard Case, Rudy Palais, Louis Zansky, and Paul Parker. PS Artbooks, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: PCW05H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

Vol 1 and 2 are in stock at $49.99, Volume 3 at $54.99; Volume 4, also $54.99, is due in February. Full details of each on our website.

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS TALES OF HORROR Volume 2
Collects #5-9, 1953-54. Art by Morris Marcus, Frank Giacoia, Rocco Mastroserio et al. Small is beautiful and don't let anyone tell you different. Case in point, Toby Press, which also used the imprint Minoan and found fame (of a sort) by getting their knuckles rapped by the EC crew for using Gaines & Co.'s title "Tales of Terror." But they didn't need to pilfer from others with Tales of Horror, the (retitled) magazine's noteworthy homage to the likes of prose stylist John Collier. So take a bow guys, we're in the presence of greatness. Let's all doff our beanies to Moe Marcus, Ben Brown, Bernard Baily, Frank Giacoia, Rocco Mastroserio, Jack Sparling, Mel Keefer,  Howard Rosenberger, Bill Molno and George Olesen, heroes one and all. PS Artbooks, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: PCCT02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

Volume 1 is due in February. Same price.

 
MARVEL MASTERWORKS THE SAVAGE SHE-HULK Volume 2
Collects Savage She-Hulk #15-25, Marvel Two-In-One #88, 1981-82. By David Anthony Kraft, et al. Art by Alan Kupperberg and Mike Vosburg. The Savage She-Hulk is back in a second Marvel Masterworks edition concluding her original series! Conflict rages not just between She-Hulk and the many super-powered enemies we have in store, but between Jennifer Walters and She-Hulk! Our heroine's two halves are in a battle for control as She-Hulk fights transforming back into Jen Walters, while Jen risks losing herself in the She- Hulk's power. And each persona has her own romantic interest - it ain't easy being green! It all leads to a new status quo that will carry the She-Hulk into the decades of success ahead. Topping it off is a Two-In-One adventure starring She-Hulk and the Thing by Shulkie scribe David Anthony Kraft, that tilts the green gal-iath toward her future comedic exploits! Marvel, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: MMSSH02H
Hard Cover, 7x10, 304pg, Full Color
$75.00

Volume 1 is not in stock. If you missed it, we'll special order it for you.

 
KIRBY IS? FANTASTIC! King Sized
Collects Fantastic Four #4, 12, 25-26, 52-53, 66-67, 84-87 & Annual #6, 1961-69. Recommended. By Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Art by Jack Kirby. Kirby is the greatest storytelling mind in comic book history. Kirby is an architect of the world's most-famous universe of characters. Kirby is...Fantastic! The first in a line of super-giant "King-Size" hardcovers celebrating the incomparable talent of Jack "The King" Kirby, Kirby is...Fantastic! brings together a selection of all-time great issues from his tenure on Fantastic Four. Marvel, 2019. Due May. ...More.

Item Code: KIRIH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 14x21, 400pg, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

 

Rare & Out of Print

First off is a signed and numbered, Golden Girl print by Frank Frazetta. Limited to 2000, this beautiful lithograph was produced in 1970 from Russ Cochran, and is in near mint condition.

A 1944 collection of World War II cartoons by Bill Mauldin in Star Spangled Banter.

From 1978, a collection of art by Marvel Comics artist Frank Brunner, Alter Image.

Signed (by Jonathan Bacon) and limited, a collection of letters by Robert E Howard in Runes of Ahrh-Eih-Eche.

A massive collection of fine art from nineteenth century American artists studying in France, The Lure of Paris.

Lastly, Charles Vess illustrates various stories from Neil Gaiman and others in Ballads.

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Mature Readers

Girls, Girls, Girls! of St. Petersburg is first class, and a first collection by this young Russian photographer. Very well done. Large format. See more nude photography here, beginning with the latest releases.

Marquis De Sade: 100 Erotic Illustrations collects all of De Sade's specially commissioned artwork, first published in 1897, in a deluxe small hardcover. It's kinky, bizarre and even disturbing. All this was even imagined, 200 years ago?? I don't recall the last time I saw this work collected. See more erotic art here, beginning with the newest.

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Out of Print Report

FRAZBO – Frazetta Book One – six left, $29.95

NEVABS – Never Abandon Imagination, The Fantastical Art of Tony Diterlizzi – 5 copies left, $27.50

CUR01 – Cursed Comics Cavalcade – 4 left, $9.95

AOBV – Art of Baron Von Lind – 7 left, $14.95, $7.50. The second Von Lind collecion is available at the same discount [AOBV02. $14.95, $7.50].

VAL06H, VAL07H – Valerian and Laureline: The Complete Collection 6 & 7 – 2 left of each, $29.99 ea

 

Upcoming Shows

March 7-10 - I'll be a guest, but not exhibiting, at Comic Fest in San Diego.

March 17, Sunday - Sac-Con, where I'll have my huge 10x24 booth with lots of new and discounted material, and perhaps some comics too.

March 23, Saturday - The Sacramento Antiquarian Book Fair - we'll have our usual 10x10 booth of new and old material. See you there. Send me an email for a free pass.

If there is anything you'd like me to bring, email me. bud@budplant.com

~Bud

 

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