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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Taschen’s Complete Little Nemo part 2, new work by nekosuke, Jodorowsky, and Humberto Ramos. Plus new editions of Watchmen, Moonshadow and Batman.

The second part of Taschen's Complete Little Nemo is very handsome, and completes the series with Sunday pages never before collected. We have new work by nekosuke, Jodorowsky, and Humberto Ramos' Marvel Monograph. There are new editions of Watchmen (revised with Absolute Edition coloring) and Moonshadow. Also a new Batman The Golden Age, Marvel Decades, Neil Gaiman's Lucifer, and a graphic novel of the upcoming Disney film, Artemis Fowl. Also four more 2020 calendars, and coming soon, a very cool Marvel Golden Age Omnibus collecting Marvel Mystery #1-12.

On Tuesday, June 25, we sent out our latest (#4) Adult Email, complete with new items, like The Erotic Art of Wally Wood (we're virtually out of copies, so it'll be a couple weeks before you see it in this email). The Adult Email is an opt-in list—if you would like to see it, click here. Due to its content, we can't post it on our blog. You can sign up for it, and also our other opt-in email, Rare and Out of Print Books, both on our home page. Click on EMAIL SUBSCRIPTIONS.

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Little Nemo Completed!

 
WINSOR MCCAY The Complete Little Nemo 1910-1927
Our Highest Recommendation. By Alexander Braun. This second volume collects, in glorious full color and superior resolution, all 329 of Nemo's escapades from 1910 to 1927. Through them, we delight not only in the splendor of Slumberland, a surreal benchmark, but also McCay's pioneering panel layout and storytelling techniques, his timing and pacing, and extraordinary architectural detail. Rarely collected before: 1910-11, then McCay's jump to a new publisher and new title, "In the Land of Wonderful Dreams," from 1911-14. Then the return of Nemo in proper strips from 1924-27. Huge and sturdy hardcover format, perfect to delight in these detailed masterpieces. Taschen, 2019...More.

Item Code: WIMC02H
Hard Cover, 13x17, 344pg, Full Color
$80.00

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

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

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
LITTLE NEMO Dream Another Dream
Closeout Price! Our Highest Recommendation. By Bill Sienkiewicz, Charles Vess, P. Craig Russell, David Mack et al. Contemporary artists pay tribute to this beloved and imaginative Sunday page. They have created 118 entirely new Little Nemo pages, all full Sunday page size! Contributors also include Paul Pope, J.H. Williams III, Carla Speed McNeil, Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Farel Dalrymple, Marc Hempel, Nate Powell, Jeremy Bastian, Jim Rugg, Ron Wimberly, Scott Morse, David Petersen, J.G. Jones, Mike Allred, Dean Motter, Yuko Shimizu, Roger Langridge, Craig Thompson, and Mark Buckingham, among many others. Locust Moon, 2014...More.

Item Code: LNDRH
Hard Cover, 16x21, 144pg, Full Color
$124.99 $45.00

Dream Another Dream is now a bestseller for us at the new low price. We take copies to each book show we exhibit at and they always sell out.

Also in stock is the Airship Adventures of Little Nemo [AIRLN. $15.00]. We still have two sets of the very special Little Nemo Master Series Print Set [LITNP. $120.00, $99.00].

 

The New Fantasy Art

 
SOIRÉE Art Collection of nekosuke
Highly Recommended. By nekosuke. nekosuke (her name is not capitalized) is one of the most popular illustrators on social media in Japan. Superb drawings of beautiful manga-style girls, anthropomorphic animals, fairies, and nudes have made the illustrator an instant internet sensation with more than 60,000 followers on Twitter. This book contains excerpted illustrations from nekosuke's first four Dojinshi (a self published magazine or publication that caters to a specific group of people) and also features original artworks. Moderate erotica and tasteful nudity. Beautifully rendered art. PIE, 2019. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: SOIR
Soft Cover, 7x10, 160pg, Full Color
$30.00

Here are four other recommended collections by fine new women illustrators:
 
ALSO AVAILABLE
J.A.W. COOPER PASTORAL
Recommended. By J.A.W. Cooper. Pastoral is filled with Cooper's energetic, expressive pencil and ink drawings of wildlife and their stewards in soft, subtle colors. Gouache works from her travels and her most recent gallery paintings also appear. Over 170 previously unpublished works are collected. Includes two 10x10 prints, laid in. Some nudity. Oversized square format."She has the perfect mixture between the informed sciences and the surreal as she stretches reality into an abundance of unique views that constantly amazes. The intelligence and cleverness of her drawings are simply extraordinary." Flesk, 2018. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: JAWPH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x12, 128pg, Partial Color
$35.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
DESCANTS & CADENCES The Art of Stephanie Law Signed
Signed! Recommended. A new artist to us but one with superlative fantasy work and fine, fine technical skills. From fairies and beautiful fantasy women, to--really--the most amazing illustrations of insects such as bees and dragonflies we have seen. We can only compare this side of her work to the great E.J. Detmold, who could actually romanticize insects with his high level of skill at water color and capturing the exact moment of dynamics. Law does this also, along with excellent design and creativity. Shadowscapes, 2016...More.

Item Code: DESCS
Soft Cover, 10x11, 132pg, Full Color
$35.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
THE SKETCHBOOK OF LOISH Art in Progress
Recommended. By Lois van Baarle. Following the success of her first art book, Loish returns with an inspiring book dedicated to her beautiful b&w and full color sketches with an emphasis on cute young women, from figure studies to handsome fantasy pieces. Also here are guys, animals, landscapes and offbeat subjects like fantasy animals, faeries, even doodles. A unique look into Loish's creative processes and idea generation, accompanied by her own comments. Discover how she explores gesture, stylization, and sketching for animation. 3dtotal, 2018...More.

Item Code: SKELH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x10, 152pg, Partial Color
$34.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
SUGGESTIVISM RESONANCE
Recommended. By Nathan Spoor. The catalog to the exhibition at Spoke Art's San Francisco and New York City galleries, this takes the viewer on a journey through alternate worlds with contemporary, cutting-edge fantasy and surreal illustrators. Hyper-realism and details to phantasmagoric scenes. 40 artists from around the world include: Alex Pardee, Andy Kehoe, Audrey Kawasaki, Esao Andrews, Fulvio Di Piazza, Greg “CRAOLA” Simkins, Heiko Muller, Ken Garduno, Meghan Howland, Meredith Marsone, Scott Musgrove, Skinner, Tran Nguyen and Wendy Ortiz. Minor nudity. Paragon Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: SUGGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 232pg, Full Color
$45.00 $39.95

 

Graphic Novels and More

 
MARVEL MONOGRAPH The Art of Humberto Ramos Spider-Man
Highly Recommended. Mexican artist Humberto Ramos is one of the most immediately recognizable and innovative talents in modern comic books. Seamlessly blending both Eastern and Western styles, Ramos has worked on many of Marvel's most iconic characters -- including Spider-Man, Wolverine and the X-Men -- as well as kinetic runs on the fan-favorite Runaways, and the next generation of heroes, The Champions! This volume presents a gorgeous gallery of many of the finest pages and covers that Ramos has ever drawn, from 2001 to today. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: MARMHR
Soft Cover, 9x11, 112pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

 
LUCIFER Volume 1 The Infernal Comedy
7-page sketchbook bonus. Recommended. By Dan Waters and Neil Gaiman et al. Art by Max and Sebastian Fiumara et al. An all-new chapter in the saga of one of the Sandman Universe's most mesmerizing characters--and very well drawn. The Prince of Darkness is missing, and from the look of things he's not coming back. Blind, crippled, and without a penny to his name, the onetime ruler of Hell is now a wizened, unkempt old man trapped in a small town where sinister forces torment him at every turn and nothing is as it seems. He has no memory of how he got here, no hope of escape, and no way to track down his child--the only entity capable of preventing the end of the world. DC Vertigo, 2019...More.

Item Code: LUC01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 200pg, Full Color
$16.99 $15.50

 
EOIN COLFER'S ARTEMIS FOWL The Graphic Novel
Recommended. By Eoin Colfer and Michael Moreci. Art by Stephen Gilpin. In 2001, audiences first met a twelve-year-old criminal mastermind named Artemis Fowl. Since then, the eight-book series has sold over twenty-five million copies. To coincide with the major motion picture coming from the Walt Disney Studios in August 2019, here is an all-new graphic novel adaptation with crisp, accessible storytelling and clear, cinematic perspectives. Readers of all ages can now follow the siege at Fowl Manor between Artemis and the fairies--fairies until now hidden to the real world but also its protectors. But Artemis is out to rip off their gold. Disney-Hyperion, 2019...More.

Item Code: EOINC
Soft Cover, 6x9, 128pg, Full Color
$12.99

 
EOIN COLFER'S ARTEMIS FOWL The Graphic Novel Hardcover
Recommended. Also available in handsome jacketed hardcover. Disney-Hyperion, 2019...More.

Item Code: EOINCH
Hard Cover, 6x9, 128pg, Full Color
$21.99 $19.99

See our website for more all-ages graphic novels, great for gifts (or for you...I like them).

 
JODOROWSKY'S & BOUÇQ'S TWISTED TALES
All new! By Alejandro Jodorowsky. Art by François Boucq. The playful collaboration of two masters of the medium, where the thoughts of one guided the hand of the other. The result is a unique blend of prose and graphic storytelling--Jodorosky's narrative on the left-hand page, and a full color rendition of each twisted tale on the right. And these are twisted all right. Dozens of short tales or even phrases or thoughts--of beauty and brutality, wisdom and humor. Boucq expands each in a visual reality. Some nudity, adult situations and general creepiness! Humanoids, 2019. Adult Material...More.

Item Code: JODTH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x11, 88pg, Tritone
$34.95 $29.95

See more from Jodorowsky on our website.

 

Comic Book Archives

 
BATMAN The Golden Age Omnibus Volume 7
Batman stories from Detective #154-173, Batman #56-66 and World's Finest #43-53, 1949-51. Highly Recommended. By Bill Finger, Edmond Hamilton, William Woolfolk et al. Art by Dick Sprang, Jim Mooney, Sy Barry, George Roussos, Stan Kaye et al. In these tales from the start of the 1950s, the Dynamic Duo encounter villains including The Joker, the Penguin and Catwoman. There are debut appearances of Killer Moth, Deadshot, the introductions of a new Batmobile and a new Batplane. The origin of the Joker and Catwoman is retold; we have a flying saucer story and Batman in the future; WF #44 is a SOTI issue, which Frederic Wertham used to insinuate Batman & Robin were gay (!). And much more, including a slew of incredible covers by the unsung Win Mortimer! DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: BATG07H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 824pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

See our website for more in this series.

 
DECADES MARVEL IN THE 90'S The Mutant X-Plosion
By Alan Davis, Larry Hama, et al. Covers by Marc Silvestri et al. Celebrate 80 years of Marvel Comics, decade by decade - and see how Marvel's mighty mutants dominated the Notorious Nineties! As the X-Men's popularity exploded, the X-books were the place to be. From Excalibur to the radically revised X-Factor, to two (count 'em, two) books for the X-Men alone! Generation X learned the ropes, while X-Force kicked butt! Wolverine searched for secrets of his past, Cable struggled with his destiny, X-Man explored our strange new world, and Deadpool began his rise to superstardom! Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: DECA90
Soft Cover, 7x10, 240pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

All Decades are in stock, same price: 40s, 50s, 60, 70s, 80s and coming soon, the 00's and the 10's.

 
MOONSHADOW The Definitive Edition
Highly Recommended. By J.M. DeMatteis. Art by Jon J. Muth et al. Known as America's first fully painted graphic novel, the poetic, philosophical, and groundbreaking Moonshadow gets a deluxe hardcover treatment, with a new introduction by writer J.M. DeMatteis and a new bonus section featuring concept art and early notes from the creative team. A romantic, unreliable narrator leads us through his interplanetary coming-of-age story, as an older Moonshadow recounts his strange mixed-species birth in outer space, his escape from a deep-space zoo, and his struggles to survive in a war-torn universe. Beautifully painted, in a very handsome new edition. Minor nudity. Dark Horse, 2019...More.

Item Code: MOONH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 512pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

 
MARVEL MASTERWORKS The Spectacular Spider-Man Volume 2
Massive extra large edition, collects #16-31, 1978-79. By Bill Mantlo, Elliot S. Maggin. Art by Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney, Frank Miller, Mike Zeck. Peter Parker's second SPECTACULAR serving is even greater than the first! The Beetle kicks it off, then Peter heads west to cover the demise of the Champions, leading to a battle between Spider-Man, Angel and Iceman. The White Tiger enters for an extended guest role. The Lightmaster, the Enforcers and the Scorpion turn up the tension. Then, Moon Knight helps Spidey fight the Maggia/Masked Marauder. Here is a multipart epic pairing Spidey and Daredevil, featuring Frank Miller's first DD artwork! It culminates in the seven-part saga of Carrion. Plus 14 pages of bonus material, from original art to unpublished work. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: MMSS02H
Hard Cover, 7x10, 320pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

Volume 1 is also available, same discounted price.

 
WATCHMEN
New edition. 28 pages of bonus material. Our Highest Recommendation. By Alan Moore. Art by Dave Gibbons. This edition of Watchmen, the groundbreaking series from Alan Moore, the award-winning writer of V For Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke, features art from industry legend Dave Gibbons, with the high-quality, recolored pages found in Watchmen: Absolute Edition. Now an HBO original series. A world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history--the U.S. won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the Cold War is in full effect. Considered the greatest graphic novel in the history of the medium, the Hugo Award-winning story chronicles the fall from grace of a group of superheroes plagued by all-too-human failings. DC, 2014...More.

Item Code: WATCM
Soft Cover, 7x10, 416pg, Partial Color
$24.99 $21.99

Also in stock is Before Watchman Omnibus, compiled in 2018 [BEFWOH. $125.00, $105.00]. Prequel tales of each of the Watchmen characters, by an all-star cast of creators.

 

2020 Calendars

 
THE ART OF MAGIC 2020 Calendar
Vintage Magician Posters. Recommended. This dazzling collection of images capture the golden age of magic (1875–1930), when sleight of hand, death-defying feats, and glimpses of the devil and the paranormal inspired a popular trend in poster art. These hypnotic images, produced by renowned illustrators and lithographers, celebrated the mysterious powers of magicians such as Houdini, Thurston, Jansen, Carter, Adelaide Herrman, Balabrega, Blackstone, Powell, and the Wanda's: Goddess of Mystery! Great images, virtually all fresh and new to us. Amber Lotus, 2019...More.

Item Code: ARTM20
12x12, 24pg, Full Color
$14.99

Also see The Magic Book from Taschen, an outstanding collection of more great imagery and photos [MAGIH. $40.00]. See our website for more magic, from Magic Realism in Weimar Germany, 1919-33, to Mandrake the Magician, and Doctor Strange. We also have just two copies left of Neil Gaiman's Books of Magic, now on sale [BOMA01. $34.99, $24.99].

 
FRACTAL COSMOS The Mathematical Art of Alice Kelley 2020 Calendar
Highly Recommended. Fractals are visual depictions of mathematical equations — the ones behind natural phenomena such as crystal growth formation, plant structure, weather patterns...and even galaxy formation! It's proof that math is indeed beautiful while still being unearthly and fantasy-like. The Fractal Cosmos wall calendar features the organic computer-generated designs of Alice Kelley. Hers is not the only fractals calendar--it's just the best, and a bestseller each year for us. Always entirely new and fascinating. Amber Lotus, 2019...More.

Item Code: FRA20
12x12, 24pg, Full Color
$14.99

We have one copy of her 2018 calendar, and two of her 2017 calendars, at $3.99 each.

 
WILD WOMAN RISING GODDESS. WARRIOR. HEALER. REBEL. 2020 Calendar
New this year! By Angi Sullins and Sophie Wilkins. Who is the wild woman? She's the grit and grace inside that insists we claim our voice, trust our instinct, and fearlessly cast off forces that insist on perfection and oppression. Images of strong women with great mythological details, from wild animals to elaborate headrdesses and far more. Amber Lotus, 2019...More.

Item Code: WILD20
12x12, 24pg, Full Color
$14.99

 
WOMEN OF MYTH AND MAGIC Kinuko Craft 2020 Calendar
One of our very favorite calendars each year. Highly Recommended. From mythical archetypes to historical figures, women have inspired great literature, poetry, and, above all, magnificent works of art. Among contemporary artists inspired by ladies of legends, none shines brighter than Kinuko Y. Craft. In this elegant calendar she presents 12 opulent and richly detailed portraits of enchantresses, goddesses, brave warriors, and fairy-tale princesses, each weaving a spell of breathtaking feminine beauty. Stunning detail, great elaborate framing, and many images new to us. Amber Lotus, 2019...More.

Item Code: WOME20
12x12, 24pg, Full Color
$14.99

We also have exactly three copies left of her 2019 calendar [WOME19. $14.99 $3.99].

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Kinuko Craft Signed
Signed full color bookplate! Our Highest Recommendation. By Mahlon F. Craft. Art by Kinuko Craft. Kinuko Craft has created an entirely new illustrated bookplate exclusively for us. A gorgeous and vivid retelling of the classic story in this stunningly illustrated picture book, with all-new full color paintings. One of today's finest fantasy artists, her work all comes together here--double page spreads, brilliantly ornate borders, highly detailed costumes, jewery, exotic settings, and very personable characters--the charming, innocent beauty and the startling beast. Harper Collins, 2016...More.

Item Code: BEBEH
Hard Cover, 9x11, 32pg, Text/Full Color
$17.99

See our website for four mature/adult calendars that came in last week. And see our website for the last few copies of the 2019 calendars, on sale for $3.99 and up. Very few left.

 

Warehouse Finds

 
PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES
Warehouse find, 2015. From the Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection. Recommended. By Meghan Melvin, Ben Weiss, and Nonie Gadsen. This deluxe exhibit catalogue showcases vehicles from the extensive collection of longtime Norton supporters Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf. The exhibition focused on the art of 20th-century transportation design. Featuring more than 200 items, including design drawings, concept sketches, renderings, advertising art, and posters, as well as model trains, planes, and automobiles. Highlights the designers who created the look of the 20th-century vehicles that transported us and transformed the way we travel. Unknown, 2015...More.

Item Code: PLTRA
Hard Cover, 11x9, 64pg, Full Color
$30.00

Only three copies are available.
 
BRITAIN CAN MAKE IT
Warehouse find, 2012. By Frederic A. Sharf, Sheldon Steele, and Anne Vallely. Postwar progress through determination, innovation and exploration. The war in Europe ended in 1945. It took the British auto industry more than three years to prepare and to manufacture new models. Here are the trials and tribulations of that period, with wonderful vintage pictures of the cars themselves, cutaways of the car designs and details, period ads...all in full color. Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 2012. . May have slightly bumped corner....More.

Item Code: BRCMI
Hard Cover, 11x9, 64pg, Full Color
$30.00

Also just three copies are available. See our website for more warehouse finds, including two more exhibit catalogs based on the legendary Sharfs collection: Figure Fabric Fantasy, and Beauty as Duty: Textiles on the Homefront in WWII Britain, now $19.95 and $24.95 respectively.

 

Coming in August

 
KIRBY RETURNS KING SIZED
Complete stories in full color and giant-size. Recommended. Kirby Returns presents a selection of all-time classics from "King" Kirby's 1970s return to Marvel. With Jack Kirby as both writer and artist, these stories are a live wire hooked into the imagination of comics' most powerful creative dynamo. Captain America battles the Red Skull and the bizarre Arnim Zola, the mad scientist who has reanimated Hitler's brain. The Black Panther faces the super-evolved creature from Hatch-22 in a generation-spanning Wakandan saga! Machine Man and Devil Dinosaur are here, too. Marvel, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: KRKH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x16, 328pg, Full Color
$100.00 $85.00

See our website for more King-Size Kirby that is available right now.

 
GOLDEN AGE MARVEL COMICS OMNIBUS Volume 1
Collects Marvel Comics #1 & Marvel Mystery #2-12, 1939-1940. Our Highest Recommendation. In 1939 a new voice hit the newsstands and changed the comic-book world forever: Marvel Comics #1, with its blazing Human Torch cover, and the first appearance of The Sub-Mariner inside, had arrived! And this 64-page pulp package wasn't your typical assortment of super-powered, straight-laced, do-gooders--this was something completely new. They're flanked by more eclectic heroes: The Angel, Electro, The Ferret, Masked Rider, Ka-Zar...plus three Subby/Torch battle issues, #8-10, Alex Schomberg's first covers, and a classic Angel cover by Jack Kirby on #12. Marvel, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: GOLM01H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 848pg, Full Color
$150.00 $125.00

DC announced a similar project, Detective #1-26, then cancelled it before we began taking orders. It's not that I expect Marvel to bail out too, but I suggest we support this from the get-go. I placed a big order for Detective, and I'll do the same for this. It's a great opportunity to see these seminal comics in their entirety. As always, use your charge card and you will not be billed until the day the book ships from us to you.

 
BATMAN The Animated Series Batcycle And Action Figure
Gotham City is a dense, sprawling city with tall buildings, busy highways and dark alleys. In his quest to protect the city, sometimes Batman needs a vehicle to go where the Batmobile cannot. Enter the Batcycle. Based on the design from the beloved Batman: The Animated Series, this stylish figure set comes with a sleek, art deco-inspired light-up Batcycle and an exclusive Batman figure. DC. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: BATCY
6 tall, Full Color
$70.00

See our website for more Batman, including the previous two 3D Batmobile collections.

 
CONAN THE BARBARIAN THE ORIGINAL MARVEL YEARS OMNIBUS Volume 2
1972-74. Recommended. By Roy Thomas et al. Art by Gil Kane et al. Tired of the thieving life, Conan signs on as a mercenary for the warring kingdom of Turan. The enemy will tell of Conan's legendary skill in battle but palace intrigue may prove more dangerous to the barbarian. After all, it's never wise to bed a wizard's woman. Then, Conan joins with Red Sonja for a multipart adventure. Also Roy Thomas and Gil Kane's never-before-reprinted Giant-Size adaptation of "The Hour of the Dragon," the iconic story of how Conan became king and met the woman who would become his wife. Marvel, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: CONB02H
Hard Cover, 12x16, 856pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00

Volume 1 is available now [CONB01H. $125.00, $105.00]. Also available is the STORY, told by Roy himself, of how this all came to be in his tenure at Marvel:

 
AVAILABLE NOW
BARBARIAN LIFE A Literary Biography of Conan The Barbarian Volume 1
Almost Gone! Recommended. In thousands of four-color panels for Marvel Comics, Roy Thomas told the tale of Robert E. Howard's greatest creation, Conan the Barbarian. Now, in this definitive biography and analysis, Roy chronicles Conan's comic-book life, issue by issue, plot by plot, and artist by artist. For ten years, from October 1970 when Roy and artist Barry Smith assembled the first issue of Marvel's Conan the Barbarian, to October 1980 when Roy and artist John Buscema completed their last issue together on the series, Thomas wrote of Conan's gigantic melancholies and gigantic mirth—as well as the wars, the wenches, and the wizardry that bedeviled the Cimmerian from one issue to the next. Pulp Hero Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: ROYB01
Soft Cover, 5x8, 322pg, Text/b&w
$19.95

We are unable to reorder this, it's from a very small print-on-demand publisher. We have just nine copies left. It just came in May but it probably won't last long enough to appear in a catalog.
 
DC DESIGNER SERIES WONDER WOMAN Statue By Jenny Frison
Numbered & limited, 5,000! Designed by Jenny Frison. Sculpted by Jack Matthews. The DC Designer Series Statue line is born from the imaginative vision of the comics industry's top artists. This statue, taken from a celebrated, Jenny Frison-illustrated cover from the Rebirth era of the Wonder Woman comics series, takes Frison's vision and expands it into three dimensions for a highly detailed showpiece. Cast in polyresin, the statue captures a Wonder Woman who is prepared for battle, armed with her shield, an Amazonian spear and the Lasso of Truth on her hip. DC, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: DCDWWJ
16 tall, Full Color
$150.00

See more Wonder Woman statues and collections on our website.

 

Rare Books/ Frank Cho

 
LIBERTY MEADOWS BIG BOOK OF LOVE Signed
By Frank Cho.
Insight Studios Group, 2001.
Out of Print.
As New.

Item Code: RB1115.
Hard Cover, 9x12, 112pg, Partial Color
$60.00

 
LIBERTY MEADOWS BOOK 2 CREATURE COMFORTS
By Frank Cho.
Image Comics, 2003.
Out of Print.
As New.

Item Code: RB1116.
Hard Cover, 9x12, 144pg, Partial Color
$60.00

 
LIBERTY MEADOWS EDEN BOOK 1
By Frank Cho.
Image Comics, 2002.
Out of Print.
As New.

Item Code: RB1117.
Soft Cover, 9x12, 128pg, b&w
$30.00

 
LIBERTY MEADOWS COLD, COLD HEART BOOK 4
By Frank Cho.
Image Comics, 2006.
Out of Print.
As New.

Item Code: RB1118.
Soft Cover, 9x12, 144pg, b&w
$30.00

 
FRANK CHO'S LIBERTY MEADOWS Brandy Statue
Limited #634/1500
By Frank Cho, Claybourn Moore.
CS Moore Studio, 2005.
Out of Print.
Butterfly not attached and damaged. Click Link for full description.

Item Code: RB854.
13 tall, Full Color
$275.00

 

Mature Readers

Two new DVDs this week. First is Jess Franco's classic, Justine, co-starring Jack Palance, Akim Tamiroff, Maria Rohm and Klaus Kinski as the Marquis de Sade. “One of the most lavish and bizarre erotic shockers” by this notorious director.” “...wanton nudity, sexual perversion and an all-star cast.”

Also here is Eugenie...the story of her journey into perversion, also starring Maria Rohm (Justine), Marie Liljedahl and, get this, Christopher Lee! Both of these have adult themes and nudity, but are less graphic than today's R-rated films.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

DC Artgerm collection is here, the latest Monsters & Dames collection, Bernie Wrightson is back in City of Others, Vampi meets Dejah Thoris, new Pre-Code Classics and more!

Our first Artgerm collection is here and it's very sharp. Also new is the latest Monsters & Dames collection, filled with all-new art by guest artists at the Emerald City Show. This is an exclusive we offer each year. Detective Comics #1000 is available now in hardcover and we have a very few left of the variant covers.

Frank Cho's large Drawing Beautiful Women is now signed and on sale. Bernie Wrightson is back in City of Others. Plus Vampi meets Dejah Thoris, three new Pre-Code Classics, Comics Revue, Warehouse Finds, and some great Coming Items.

Frank Cho—signed and on sale!  |  New Pre-Code Classics  |  Bernie Wrightson
Warehouse Finds  |  Coming in July  |  Coming in August
 Rare & Out of Print  |  Mature Readers  |  News & Notes  |  Website Index

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DC POSTER PORTFOLIO Stanley "Artgerm" Lau
Highly Recommended. By Stanley Lau. DC spotlights top cover artists with the new Poster Portfolio series, starting with superstar cover illustrator Stanley "Artgerm" Lau! This collection includes 20 of Artgerm's most memorable DC covers starring Supergirl, Catwoman, Batman, Wonder Woman and more! DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: DCPOS
Soft Cover, 12x16, 42pg, Full Color
$24.99

 
MONSTERS & DAMES 2019
Numbered, limited, 750! By Aaron Lopresti, Aaron McConnell et al. Cover by Joy Ang. The annual Monsters & Dames art book returns with a mythical menagerie of 88 mind blowing images! Featuring over 88 pieces of stunning Monsters & Dames artwork, all done exclusively as a fund raiser for the Emerald City Comic-Con, and it looks like we are the only remaining source for it. A full-color, 9x12 inch hardcover art book featuring contributions from guests and artists including Aimee Dan, Alex Cabal et al. ECCC, 2019...More.

Item Code: MNST19H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 88pg, Full Color
$40.00

We have just three back volumes: 2018 (with a signed bookplate, only 12 left), 2016 (two left), 2015 (eight left). All three are out of print and cannot be restocked.

 
VAMPIRELLA / DEJAH THORIS
Collects #1-5. By Erik Burnham. Art by Ediano Silva. The encounter that was destined to happen! When an alien scout ship crashes on Mars, Dejah Thoris must risk reigniting war with the Green Martians and becoming dinner for the white apes. But the stakes are raised so much higher when the ship is revealed to carry Vampirella, who is on a desperate mission of survival--one that might end before it truly begins! Dynamite, 2019...More.

Item Code: VAMDJ
Soft Cover, 7x10, 132pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

See more Vampirella and Dejah Thoris, including more cross-overs, on our website.

 

Frank Cho—signed and on sale!

 
DRAWING BEAUTIFUL WOMEN Studio Edition Signed
Signed! Artist's Edition-size. Highly Recommended. By Frank Cho. This deluxe edition has an extra 16-page section with bonus artwork, an exclusive Frank Cho interview, and an alternate cover featuring a new painting. Two gatefolds are included. Frank Cho, the acclaimed creator of Liberty Meadows, shares his secrets to drawing the lovely women he is renowned for. A storytelling chapter is highlighted by an all-new, eleven-page adventure premiering Cho's Jungle Queen. The majority of the art shown here has been created specifically for this collection. This is as much an art book, beautifully displaying Frank's work, as it is a how-to-book. Enhanced by Frank Cho's wit in his personal comments, for a fun and playful experience.  Mature Readers. Flesk, 2014...More.

Item Code: DRBWD
Hard Cover, 12x17, 140pg, Full Color
$150.00 $50.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
LIBERTY MEADOWS Cover Girl
Closeout Price! Our Highest Recommendation. By Frank Cho. The complete collection of all of Cho's covers for all Liberty Meadows comics and books, starring the gorgeous Brandy--and far more. An all-new cover on the dust jacket, a silver-embossed red cloth binding, and a behind the scenes look at the development of some of the favorite pin-up style images of Brandy and the gang. Each color piece is accompanied by the original b&w version. Also includes a special pin-up section. Frank continues to be one of the most in-demand and popular good-girl artists in comics.Image, 2006...More.

Item Code: LIBMH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 128pg, Partial Color
$24.99 $12.50

This Liberty Meadows collection—more correctly called the Brandy Pin-Up Collection—also just recently came in. It is now bargain-priced because of a publisher white sale. See our website for more of Frank's fine work: statues, Artist Editions, comics archives, and more art books.
 

New Pre-Code Classics

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS BAFFLING MYSTERIES Volume 1
Collects #5-9,1951-52 (this began with #5). Recommended. By Mike Sekowsky, Lou Cameron, Gene Colan, Maurice Gutwirth et al. Mike Sekowsky, Maurice Gutwirth, George Appel, Gene Colan, Jim McLaughlin, Ace Baker, Lou Cameron (Wood-ish art), Bill Molno, and Chic Stone all contribute stories to this collection from small but excellent publisher Ace. Like sister title The Beyond, this is another offbeat Ace Publications title that offered reasonably written stories without going over the top like other comics of the era, and yet keeping a good overall quality of story. Not unlike what Richard Hughes was doing over at ACG, but Ace had generally better artists! PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCBM01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS BAFFLING MYSTERIES Volume 2
Collects #10-14, 1952-53. Recommended. By Mike Sekowsky, Gene Colan et al. Is there no shame? We have a Crypt-Keeper swipe from EC on the cover, no less, of #10. Mainstay Ace contributor Lou Cameron is here, with Atlas and Marvel Comics stalwart Gene Colan, as well as Chic Stone, covers by Jim McLaughlin, Avon Comics' notorious Howard Larsen, a rare "Ace" Baker cover, Lou Zansky, the bizarre Paul Gatusso, Blue Beetle artist Charles Nicholas, and DC's own Mike Sekowsky. Read 'em and shake your head in pure astonishment. PS Artbooks, 2018...More.

Item Code: PCBM02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS Hand of Fate Volume 3
Collects #18-22, 1953-54. Recommended. By Lou Cameron, Ken Rice, Chic Stone et al. Maybe a little wild and certainly a whole heap wacky, here is PS's third volume of pulp style stories from this Ace title, chock full of stolen pagan religious relics and mysterious cults in odd corners of the world plus, of course, the inevitable shuffling cadavers, vampires, ghouls and all manner of similar undead, half-dead or just down with a bad headache monster-types. Plus bondage, hypo needle scenes, and four wonderful Lou Cameron stories. PS Artbooks, 2019...More.

Item Code: PCHF03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

Also in stock at the same price are Volumes 1 and 2; Volume 4 is due in August, also at $44.99.

See all of our Pre-Code Classics on the website, including many still on sale. And see all the PS Artbooks archives here.

 
COMICS REVUE PRESENTS JUN 2019
Cover by Reno Maniquis. By Russ Manning, Milton Caniff et al. America's longest-running magazine of classic comics now has twice as many pages of strips as the earlier version, on better paper, etc. With an all-new cover by Reno Maniquis, featuring The Phantom. Manuscript Press, 2019...More.

Item Code: CR0619
Soft Cover, 8x10, 128pg, Partial Color
$19.95

Back issues are available, twelve issues at the same price. Also four more from 2016 and 2017 discounted to $11.95 each, while they last.

 
DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 Hardcover
Cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Alex Sinclair. By Scott Snyder, Kevin Smith et al. Art by Neal Adams, Jim Lee et al. After 80 years, it's here--the 1000th issue of Detective Comics, the title that defines DC! This incredible landmark issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman's past, present and future...plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Knight! But who is under the mask? And why do they want Batman dead? The incredible future of Batman adventures begins here! DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: DETCOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 176pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

We have the regular edition and two variant cover editions, all at $9.99 each. The Steranko (ten left) & Timm (5 left) are out of print.

Steve Rude, 1930s
Bruce Timm, 1940s
Jim Steranko, 1960s

We also still have Action #1000 in stock.

 

Bernie Wrightson

 
CITY OF OTHERS 10TH Anniversary Edition
Collects #1-4. By Steve Niles and Bernie Wrightson. Art by Bernie Wrightson and Jose Villarrubia. From the writer who created 30 Days of Night and the artist who created Swamp Thing comes a horror graphic novel like no other! Stosh Bludowski is a killer, born with the capacity for no apparent human emotion other than rage. Killing comes easy for Blud, and he makes a good living doing what's easy--until the day he meets two jobs in an alley who just won't die, and a grotesque mystery unfolds right in front of him. Soon, the remorseless killer is confronted by a reality he could never imagine, and he will be invited to make a decision once and for all . . . is he human, or is he Other? Dark Horse, 2019...More.

Item Code: CITYH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 8x12, 128pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
BERNIE WRIGHTSON Artifact Edition
New Printing and new cover! Our Highest Recommendation. Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out of his teens, and within a decade, rose to prominence as the preeminent horror artist of his generation. Showcases his early groundbreaking work in the DC Comics Mystery books, such as House of Mystery (14 plates), and his legendary artistic turn on the very first issues of Swamp Thing (73 plates), plus work from House of Secrets, Batman: The Cult, Unexpected, Spectre... Plus a number of rarely seen and completely (until now) unseen treasures. 152 pages plus three foldouts with six oversized pieces of art, including full color work. IDW, 2019...More.

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

This Artifact Edition just came back into print a few weeks ago. See all our other Wrightson books on the website.

 

Warehouse Finds & Hurts

 
THE MERCENARY The Cult of the Sacred Fire & The Formula Hurt
Warehouse find, 1983. By V. Segrelles. In a lost and long forgotten valley high up in the mountains, The Mercenary has been contracted to save a woman from the mysterious and powerful Cult of the Sacred Fire. Each volume is complemented with articles at the back about the history and the making of this series over its gloried, decades-long history. NBM, 1983. Mature Readers. Bent corners and/or cracked spines, slightly scuffed....More.

Item Code: MERCR
Soft Cover, 8x11, 96pg, Full Color
$10.00

 
WARBIRD PINUP GIRLS A Tribute to the 1940's Nose Art Pinup Girls
Warehouse find, 2013 By Christian Kieffer. Edited by Gili Kieffer. In late 2008, artist and creative director Christian Kieffer began his retro revival, when he brought WWII nose-art pinups to life. He began shooting some of his handpicked beauties with a P-51 Mustang and the sky was the limit from there. With the successful release of his 2011 Warbird Pinup Girls calendar, featuring all flight worthy WWII fighter planes and authentic classy pinup girls, they took the retro world by storm. With the help of his wife and creative partner, Gili Kieffer, they became renowned for recreating the most authentic pinup girls. Now in their 5th year of production comes the release of this special edition book featuring many unseen works by the creative duo. Binary, 2013. Bumped corners....More.

Item Code: WARBPW
Soft Cover, 8x11, 106pg, Full Color
$34.99 $19.99

 
WARBIRD PINUP GIRLS A Tribute to the 1940's Nose Art Pinup Girls Hurt
By Christian Kieffer. Edited by Gili Kieffer. In late 2008, artist and creative director Christian Kieffer began his retro revival, when he brought WWII nose-art pinups to life. He began shooting some of his handpicked beauties with a P-51 Mustang and the sky was the limit from there. With the successful release of his 2011 Warbird Pinup Girls calendar, featuring all flight worthy WWII fighter planes and authentic classy pinup girls, they took the retro world by storm. With the help of his wife and creative partner, Gili Kieffer, they became renowned for recreating the most authentic pinup girls. Now in their 5th year of production comes the release of this special edition book featuring many unseen works by the creative duo. Binary, 2013. Bumped corners and/or slightly cracked spines....More.

Item Code: WARBPR
Soft Cover, 8x11, 106pg, Full Color
$34.99 $17.50

 
DICK TRACY FEATURE BOOK #6 The Detective
Warehouse find, 1982. Limited edition reprint. By Chester Gould. The very first DT Feature Book from 1937, and one of the earliest-ever DT collections as a complete comic book. With the huge popularity of Dick Tracy, Dell quickly jumped on the comics bandwagon and began collecting the daily strips. The results were these Feature Books, published by Dell Comics in 1937-38 and collecting complete or nearly complete episodes in one issue. Although the interiors were still black & white, like the strips themselves, the covers were in glorious color and the size, 9x12, was striking for fans of the times. This is a facsimile reprinting of the original comic. Pacific Comics Club, 1982...More.

Item Code: DTDET06
Soft Cover, 8x11, 72pg, b&w
$14.95

Still available are matching Feature Book reprints #4, 8 and 9. We have just two to five copies of each, then they'll be gone.

See more Warehouse Finds and more discounted Hurt books on our website.

 

Coming in July

 
FROM SUNBEAMS TO SUNSET The Rise And Fall of the Australian Comic Book 1924-1965
By Graeme Cliffe. In 1954 there were about seventy-two million comic books being sold in Australia. Seventy-two million! Today a variety of entertainment media are offered to Australians, and there are very few local artists working in the industry. What led to this decline? What were some of the titles that were so popular years ago? Graeme Cliffe's book seeks to answer all these questions.... and a whole lot more! This is the story of Australia's original comic book industry, from its origins in humorous strips which were published in Sydney early in the twentieth century, to the industry's demise in the nineteen sixties, when other entertainment sources proved more popular. Nat Karmichael, 2019. Due July. ...More.

Item Code: FROMSH
Hard Cover, 12x10, 250+, Partial Color
$45.00

Don't miss our two exclusive books on Canadian Comics History, Heroes of the Home Front and the WECA Priceguide. Both are out of print and almost gone.

Also check out:

 
AVAILABLE NOW
THE CANADIAN ALTERNATIVE Cartoonists, Comics and Graphic Novels
Edited by Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman. This overview of the history of Canadian comics explores acclaimed as well as unfamiliar artists. In contrast to the United States' melting pot, Canada has been understood to comprise a social, cultural, and ethnic mosaic, with distinct cultural variation as part of its identity. This volume reveals differences that often reflect in highly regional and localized comics such as Paul MacKinnon's Cape Breton-specific Old Trout Funnies, Michel Rabagliati's Montreal-based Paul comics, and Kurt Martell and Christopher Merkley's Thunder Bay-specific zombie apocalypse. University of Mississippi Press, 2018...More.

Item Code: CANALT
Soft Cover, 6x9, 288pg, Text/b&w
$30.00

See more about the history of U.S. Comics in our Comics Reference section.

 

Coming in August

 
RETROSPECTIVE SCENES FROM A SENTIMENTAL WORLD
Background Illustrations and Scenes by Up-And-Coming Artists. This third book in the background illustration series takes readers on a sentimental journey through the scenes of their most cherished memories. In a departure from the first title in the series, this title focuses on more touching, delicate and emotional scenes, gathering together a collection of cityscapes, countryside, a beach, a classroom after school, and a building rooftop at dawn and dusk, sunrise and sunset. PIE, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: RETSC
Soft Cover, 10x10, 160pg, Full Color
$39.95

This is from the same series as Beautiful Scenes from a Fantasy World, and Everyday Scenes from a Parallel World. Both are also $39.95, same oblong format.

 
THEY DREW AS THEY PLEASED The Hidden Art of Disney's Early Renaissance Volume 5
By Didier Ghez. Foreword by Don Hahn. In the 1970s and 1980s, the Disney animation studio redefined its creative vision in the wake of Walt Disney's death. This latest volume from renowned Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles Ken Anderson and Mel Shaw, whose work defined beloved classic Disney characters from films like The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Robin Hood, and The Rescuers. With vivid descriptions of passages from the artists' autobiographies and interviews, accompanied by never-before-seen images of their art and process, this visually rich collection offers a rare view of the Disney legends whose work helped shape the nature of character and story development for generations to come. Chronicle, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: THD05H
Hard Cover, 11x9, 208pg, Partial Color
$50.00 $42.50

See previous “They Drew as They Pleased” releases on our website.

 
CREEPY ARCHIVES Volume 29
Collects #140-145, 1983. By Roger McKenzie, Alex Niño, Don McGregor et al. From 1964 to 1983, Creepy magazine set the standard for horror in graphic fiction. Featuring the work of Roger McKenzie, Alex Niño, Don McGregor, Victor de la Fuente and many more, with hair-raising tales of bloodthirsty vampires, ruthless grave robbers, invisible men, alien creatures, and homicidal maniacs, these are still the comics that give you the creeps! Dark Horse, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: CRE29H
Hard Cover, 9x11, 248pg, b&w
$49.99 $39.99

See all available Creepy Archives on our website, as well as Eerie Archives.

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS TALES OF HORROR Volume 3
Collects Tales of Horror #10-13, 1954 and The Black Knight #1, 1953. Art by Ben Brown, George Olesen et al. Coming from Toby Press just a couple of years shy of Showcase #4 and the whole industry getting turned on its head, the third PS volume of Toby's Tales of Horror includes a bonus comic book, 1953's debut issue of The Black Knight. This one has just got to be one of the absolute best covers from the Golden/Silver Age, and the interiors are pretty nifty, too with the roster of artists and writers including Ben Brown, George Olesen, Chas. Kuhn, Art Helfant, Myron Fass, Ellis Eringer, Sal Trapani, Al Gordon, and H.L. Larsen. PS Artbooks, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: PCCT03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

 
PRE-CODE CLASSICS HAND OF FATE Volume 4
Collects Hand of Fate #23-25,1954 and Challenge of the Unknown #1, 1952. By Ken Rice. Art by Lin Streeter, Ken Rice et al. Ace were turning out class acts of four-colour nastiness for several years and the fourth volume of Hand of Fate goes one step further with a bonus 1950 title in the shape of issue 1 of Challenge of the Unknown. And funksters, that's quite a shape! Artists include Lou Cameron, Sy Grudko, Richard Case, Jim McLaughlin, Ken Rice, Louis Zansky,Lin Streeter, Larry Woromay and Warren Kremer. PS Artbooks, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: PCHF04H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
$44.99

See previous releases, available now, here.

 
RIP KIRBY Volume 11
By Fred Dickenson. Art by John Prentice. In these 11 stories, Rip Kirby takes part in an old-style shoot-out in a nearly-deserted Western ghost town, battles the deadly Owl and the Pussycat over a hidden stash of heroin, and rubs a magic lamp the wrong way in a Turkish bazaar. After learning he is the doppelganger of the crown prince of a postage stamp-sized country, the bespectacled detective follows the trail of a counterfeit two million before being framed by a paroled con man who wants to get even with Rip for making him play second fiddle in the prison orchestra. Plus--the long awaited return of the Rip's original girlfriend, Honey Dorian, as well as his arch-nemesis, the deadly Mangler! IDW, 2019. Due July. ...More.

Item Code: RK11H
Hard Cover, 11x10, 296pg, b&w
$49.99 $39.99

Volumes #1-5 and 8-10 are also either in stock or can be special ordered for you, at the same discounted price. They are drawn by Alex Raymond and John Prentice.

 
MARVEL ART OF CONAN THE BARBARIAN
Art by Barry Windsor-Smith, Gil Kane et al. The Hyborian Age meets the Marvel Age in this stunning gallery of classic Conan comic art! The Cimmerian warrior made his comics mark at Marvel, and would hack and slash his way through three decades of phenomenal full-color storytelling in Conan the Barbarian and its many sister comics. This hardcover highlights the very best covers, pages and pinups from legendary titles such as Conan the Barbarian, Giant-Size Conan, King Conan and more - from the seminal masterworks of Barry Windsor-Smith, to stunning interpretations by Gil Kane and Neal Adams, to a character-defining legacy by John Buscema, to gorgeous latter-day illustrations by Silvestri, Kaluta, Mignola and more! As Conan makes his highly anticipated return to the House of Ideas in 2019, immerse yourself in the vibrant and vivid world of Conan the Barbarian, and experience sensational sword-and-sorcery sagas in the Mighty Marvel Manner! Marvel, 2019. Due Aug. ...More.

Item Code: MARACH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 224pg, Full Color
$50.00 $39.99

See more Conan archives and art inspired by Robert E. Howard on our website.

 

Rare & Out of Print

 
PRINCE VALIANT Book 5 And The Golden Princess Hardcover
First printing.
By Hal Foster with Max Trell.
Hastings House, 1955.
Out of Print.
Fine. There is some minor wear to the spine, edges and jacket. Bottom edge and top corner have a small bump..

Item Code: RB291.
Hard Cover, 6x10, 128pg, b&w
$75.00

 
THE DUNWICH HORROR
Scarce first appearance in paperback.
By H.P. Lovecraft.
Bart House, 1945.
Out of Print.
Very Good. Creases in the spine and book has waves. Small bump and cover crease to the bottom corner. .

Item Code: RB480.
Soft Cover, 4x6, 190pg, Text Only
$75.00

 
KINGDOM COME GOLD FOIL EDITION
Collects Kingdom Come #1-4
By Mark Waid. Illustrated by Alex Ross.
DC, 1997.
Out of Print.
As New. Still in the original shrink wrap..

Item Code: RB474.
Hard Cover, 7x10, 43pg, Full Color
$75.00

 
WATCHMEN
By Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
DC, 1995.
Out of Print.
Very Fine. Cover has some scratches and slight rubbing..

Item Code: RB540.
Soft Cover, 7x10, 416pg, Full Color
$50.00

 
THE GREAT BOOK OF BRITAINS
100 years of Britains Toy Soldiers.
By James Opie et al.
Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 1993.
Out of Print.
Very good in very good, unclipped dj, shelfwear to board edges..

Item Code: RB895.
Hard Cover, 11x12, 640pg, Full Color
$150.00

 
H.R. GIGER N.Y. CITY
Ugly Publishing, 1981.
Out of Print.
Good. There is a lot of wear to the covers and spine. Covers are scuffed and slightly creased. Slight curling to the corner pages..

Item Code: RB238.
Soft Cover, 11x16, 48pg, Partial Color
$150.00

 

OFFERINGS THE ART OF BROM
By Brom. Introduction by Arnie Fenner.
Paper Tiger, 2001.
Out of Print.
Fine. Cover has some minor wear and scratches. Bottom edge has a couple tiny dings.

Item Code: RB275.
Soft Cover, 9x11, 128pg, Full Color
$60.00

 

Mature Readers

First, Ms. Sands Peep Show, a new hardcover from Goliath with 500 photos of drop-dead gorgeous girls who strip and pose in full nudity.

Second we have a new DVD collection, 42nd Street Forever: Peep Show Collection #29. See more adult items on our website: DVDs, Nude Photography, Pin-Up, and erotic art.

Scheduled for next week is our fourth adult email. This will contain many sale items, out of print books, magazine sets and statues. You can take an early look at some of the items by clicking here. Be sure you are signed up to the Adults Only email list.

Nude Photography  |  Erotic Art   |  Erotic Films: DVDs  |  Adult Graphic Novels  |  All Pin-Up & Adult

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News and Notes

 

I'm on the road this week, returning from the Rose City Book Fair in Portland, so I have not had a chance to edit the descriptions and make my personal recommendations yet. I'll do that next week as time allows.

You should have our latest catalog by now, see the cover below, if you are a customer. If you didn't get one, ask for a free copy with or without an order, by mail, email, phone, any way.

If you missed our most recent special email, Rare and Out of Print Books, you can see it HERE and you can sign up for future mailings HERE. Coming up soon is an Adult/Mature Readers email with new items and specials. You can sign up for that also, HERE.

~Bud

 

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