Because we are in transition from our old website to our new, you may find links in older eblasts not functioning. We apologize for the inconvenience. You can go to our website and look under Just Arrived for the latest items, or search by item code.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran, Age of Conan: Belit, Ogden Whitney’s Romance Stories; Marvel, Phantom, Batman and Ducks!

My highest recommendation goes to Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran. The first Age of Conan: Belit is here; Ogden Whitney's Romance Stories; Marvel Horror; Phantom Sundays; Hollywood's Age of Glamour; Chris Ware; Christmas in Duckburg is Barks collection #21; Charlotte Bronte; The Unknown Omnibus; Mother Goth; Asia Ladowska; Daredevil Born Again; Batman 100 Greatest Moments. And The Pulpster!

Graphic Novels  |  Comic Book Archives  |  Art Books and more
Pulps and Pulp History  |  Back in Stock  |  2020 Calendars
Rare & Out of Print  |  News & Notes  |  Website Index

Click here to see ALL New Arrivals, beginning with the latest and going back 30 days.

Like us on FacebookFollow us on Instagram
 
SNOW, GLASS, APPLES Signed
Signed bookplate! Our Highest Recommendation. By Neil Gaiman. Art by Colleen Doran. A chilling fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale by New York Times bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran! A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter, Snow White--who literally murders the king. Roles are reversed and this evil creature cannot be destroyed. We added an illustrated bookplate signed by Colleen before I knew just how beautiful a work this is. Colleen's art and design (there are very few actual panels) are inspired by Art Nouveau illustrator and stained glass designer Harry Clarke. This is gorgeous, page after page!! Adult situations and nudity throughout. Dark Horse, 2019. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: SNOHS
Hard Cover, 7x10, 64pg, Full Color
$17.99

I briefly mentioned this a few weeks ago. I thinks it's one of the finest graphic novels I've seen, but we blew through our copies and it went out of print overnight. Our sales were even more because artist Colleen Doran mentioned on her website that we'd done a bookplate with her, and that we might still have copies.

Bottom line, the new printing is here and I'm so pleased to finally feature this. I have 25 copies in stock and have already ordered more. See our website for more by Colleen Doran and by Neil Gaiman.

 

Graphic Novels

 
THE SEVENTH VOYAGE
Recommended. By Stanislaw Lem. Art by Jon J Muth. "... J Muth's hilarious and gentle masterpiece." - Neil Gaiman. Alone in his broken spaceship--with no one there to help him--Tichy could remain trapped in space indefinitely! But soon something strange begins to happen: Tichy's past and future selves appear. And rather than helping one another, they bicker and fight as they crowd into the tiny vessel. What interdimentional madness is going on? A sharply comical story by renowned sci-fi writer Lem, adapted by Caldecott Honor and Eisner Award-winning artist Jon J Muth (Moonshadow, Sandman: The Wake, Swamp Thing: Roots). Graphix, 2019...More.

Item Code: SEVEH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 80pg, Full Color
$19.99

 
RUSTY BROWN
Recommended. By Chris Ware. From Chris Ware, the brilliant and beloved author of Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth and Building Stories. From childhood to old age, the entangled stories of a child who awakens without superpowers, a teen who matures into a paternal despot, a father who stores his emotional regrets on the surface of Mars and a late-middle-aged woman who seeks the love of only one other person on planet Earth. Ware's trademark superlative design and zillions of panels offer an intimate look at these and more. Knopf Pantheon, 2019...More.

Item Code: RUSBH
Hard Cover, 9x7, 356pg, Full Color
$35.00 $29.95

More with Chris Ware, including the Walt and Skeezix books that he so beautifully designed, are on our website. He's also featured in In the Studio: Visits with Contemporary Cartoonists [ITH. $29.95, your price $14.95]. Just four copies left. We have just one copy of his Chris Ware: Monograph left [CWMH. $60, your price $49.95].

 
CHARLOTTE BRONTË BEFORE JANE EYRE
Recommended. Art by Glynnis Fawkes. Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre is a beloved classic, celebrated today by readers of all ages and revered as a masterwork of literary prowess. But what of the famous writer herself? Charlotte, like her sisters Emily and Anne, was passionate about her work in a time when women authors were nearly unknown--and looked down upon. But since childhood she and her sisters composed stories, and through hardship (losing both mother and later on, their father) they worked as teachers and governesses while continuing to write. Disney-Hyperion, 2019...More.

Item Code: CHARBH
Hard Cover, 7x10, 112pg, b&w
$17.99

 
STRONGHOLD Volume 1 The Primacy
Collects #1-5. Recommended. By Phil Hester. Art by Ryan Kelly. Michael Grey thinks he's an average person, living out an average life on Earth. But he couldn't be more wrong. Michael is really a being of incalculable power, stranded with no memory, protected and jailed by The Stronghold, a secret group that has only one goal: keep Michael Grey from regaining his power and facing the Adversary.
When one of their own falls in love with Grey, all bets are off. Slowly, Grey regains his powers. What happens next could destroy Earth as we know it. Aftershock, 2019...More.

Item Code: STR01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 120pg, Full Color
$14.99

 
AGE OF CONAN BELIT
Collects #1-5. Recommended. By Tini Howard. Art by Kate Niemczyk. Bêlit - her name conjures fear up and down the coasts of the Hyborian Age. And the sight of her ship, the Tigress, is an omen of despair for any town in the pirate queen's path! Conan and she would become partners in piracy and renowned across the inland seas. This new series, Age of Conan, offers an all-new story revealing how she became the Queen of the Black Coast. Teenage Bêlit is obsessed with the sea, as well as the monsters and treasures she thinks are summoning her there! Includes seven variant covers. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: AGECB
Soft Cover, 7x10, 112pg, Full Color
$15.99

This is the first in a new series. We're just ordering the second graphic novel. See our website for much more on Conan, the new prose stories collection, graphic novels and archives.

 
SMEDLEY
By Jeff McComsey. Publisher Dead Reckoning presents another true story of military history. Smedley Butler, one of the most decorated Marines of all time, is a man in his element as he recalls his toughest scrapes to an eager audience of World War I veterans, who we discover have a few war stories of their own. Coming from a background of privilege, he became a Marine to prove his worth. Through conflicts like the Philippine-American War, the Boxer Rebellion, the Banana Wars, and the War to End All Wars, he helped define what the Marine Corps is today. Dead Reckoning, 2019...More.

Item Code: SMEDL
Soft Cover, 7x10, 176pg, Full Color
$26.95

See more war history books from Dead Reckoning on our website. Several are highly recommended.

 

Comic Book Archives

 
WALT DISNEY'S Donald Duck Christmas in Duckburg
Book 21 in the series. Our Highest Recommendation. By Carl Barks. 17 complete stories from 1958-59. When Donald decides to let the boys pick their own Christmas present, they choose — a Ferris Wheel! Only Uncle Scrooge can pay for it, --if Donald will go to Canada to pick up a 100-foot Christmas tree. Oh, if only it were that easy! Then, Donald becomes a firefighter and dreams of rescuing a damsel in distress and proving he is brave and noble. And, when Uncle Scrooge notices an unidentified island in the South Pacific, the race is on for him to claim it for himself! Fantagraphics, 2019...More.

Item Code: WD21H
Hard Cover, 8x10, 200pg, Full Color
$29.99 $26.99

See our website for all other Carl Barks collections, and Don Rosa collections also.

 
THE UNKNOWN OMNIBUS
Collects The Unknown #1-4 and Devil Made Flesh, 2009-2010. Recommended. By Mark Waid. Art by Minck Oosterveer. Introduction by Gail Simone. Revered as the smartest person alive, Catherine Allingham is the world’s most famous private investigator. Stricken with a brain tumor and given six months to live, Cat copes the only way she can—by solving the greatest mystery of all: what happens to us after we die? Collecting the entire critically acclaimed series in one definitive collection. Mark Waid is the legendary author of the multiple Eisner Award-winning series Kingdom Come and Daredevil. Internationally renowned artist Minck Oosterveer offers us realistic artwork with deep, rich coloring that sets an Eisner-The Spirit type atmosphere.Boom!, 2019...More.

Item Code: UNKOM
Soft Cover, 7x10, 208pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

 
MARVEL HORROR OMNIBUS
Recommended. By Steve Gerber, Doug Moench et al. Art by John Buscema, Pablo Marcos et al. Marvel's creepiest characters in this titanic tome of terror! A who's who of horror of the Marvel Universe, from the 1950s to now. Collects the complete 1970s (plus a few earlier prototype stories from the 1950s and 1960s) adventures of The Zombie (17 stories), Brother Voodoo (16), the Living Mummy (11), It! The Living Colossus (9), The Golem (5), Gabriel the Devil Hunter (7), The Scarecrow 93) and Modred the Mystic (6) -- including their encounters with Werewolf by Night, Doctor Strange, The Hulk, the Thing, the Avengers, The Fantastic Four. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: MARHOH
Hard Cover, 8x11, 1328pg, Full Color
$150.00 $125.00

 
DC COMICS BATMAN 100 Greatest Moments
Bargain-priced new collection. Recommended. By Robert Greenberger. To mark Batman's 80th anniversary, this volume encapsulates the most memorable moments from his first appearance in Detective Comics #27. Favorite covers, sequences, guest appearances, origins, various Robins, love interests from Catwoman to Poison Ivy...this is packed with fine art from selected moments pivital in the long history of the Dark Knight. See top examples of his sharp wit and ability to think his way out of traps, the amazing Bat-Cave, spectacular vehicles and gadgets, outrageous villains and gorgeous femme fatales. Chartwell Books, 2019...More.

Item Code: DCBMH
Hard Cover, 10x12, 304pg, Full Color
$29.99

We have the previous three 100 Greatest Moments books: DC Comics Super-Villains [DCSVMH] and DC Super Heroines [DCSGMH] at $24.99 each. Justice League 100 Greatest Moments is on sale at $24.99, your price $14.99. Just five left at this price.

 
MARVEL VISIONARIES Jack Kirby
Our Highest Recommendation. By Jack Kirby and Stan Lee. Celebrate the career of THE Marvel Visionary! Comics' premier storyteller for over 40 years, Jack "King" Kirby brought new vitality and imagination to the medium, and set the standard for every artist to follow! This volume collects Jack's most monumental moments from 1940, '41, '57, '60, '62 (two stories), '64 (3), '66 (SIX stories), up to 1978. Including his earliest Marvel work, Red Raven #1 and Captain America #1. And the coming of Galactus in the FF, Cap's return in Avengers #4, Thor, Sgt. Fury, etc. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: MARVJK
Soft Cover, 7x10, 352pg, Full Color
$34.99 $29.99

Others in this series look at Ditko (upcoming), John Buscema (in stock), Roy Thomas (in stock), Stan Lee (in stock), John Romita, Sr. (in stock). All are $34.99, your price $29.99 each.

 
RETURN TO ROMANCE The Strange Love Stories of Ogden Whitney
1959-64. Highly Recommended. By Richard Hughes. Introduction by Liana Finck, Afterword by Dan Nadel. Nine stories by turns amusing and disturbing, a provocative window into male-female power dynamics as conceived by one of mid-century America's foremost comic book writers (stories are uncredited but we expect most were by ACG editor/writer Richard Hughes) and his go-to artist. Both Hughes and artist Ogden Whitney were masters of American comics. Both also wrote & drew Adventures Into the Unknown, Forbidden Worlds and the Fat Fury, Herbie. But their romance comics were just as offbeat and unique. New York Review of Books, 2019...More.

Item Code: RETURR
Soft Cover, 7x10, 112pg, Full Color
$19.95 $17.95

Here are more archives collecting romance comics, including Yoe's Weird Love series.

 
DECADES MARVEL IN THE 10'S Legends and Legacy
By Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue Deconnick, et al. Art by Chris Samnee, Greg Land et al. As Marvel's heroes enjoyed worldwide cinematic success, a diverse array of young champions stole the spotlight in the pages of ever more dramatic stories! Outstanding adventures from the best modern creators, offering fresh new takes on Iron Man, Black Panther, Spider-Man, The Human Torch, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor, the beautiful new Captain Marvel...to Thanos! Discover Miles Morales; Gwen "Spider-Woman" Stacy; Thor, Goddess of Thunder; The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl; and far more innovations. Marvel, 2019...More.

Item Code: DECA10
Soft Cover, 7x10, 248pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

See our website for previous Decades books: ‘40s, ‘50s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s, ‘90s, ‘00s. All are the same discounted price.

 
THE PHANTOM The Complete Sundays Volume 6
1956-60. Recommended. By Lee Falk. Art by Wilson McCoy. Fans of The Ghost Who Walks have waited for years to have a complete series of full size hardcover volumes featuring the complete Phantom Sundays. Every strip here is digitally reconstructed. Thirteen storylines encompass “The Rattle,” "Dangler," "A Lesson for Prince Org," "The Frame Up," "The Monster of Green Valley," "The Plant God of the Massau," "Conley's Good Mark," and “The Childhood of the Phantom." Hermes, 2019...More.

Item Code: PHS06H
Hard Cover, 13x9, 208pg, Full Color
$65.00 $57.50

Volumes 1 and 3 are out of print. We still have Vol 2 [PHS02H. $60, your price $54.95], and Vols 4 and 5 [PHS04H, PHS05H. $65, your price $57.50 each].

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
THE PHANTOM Sundays Archive Full Size Newspaper Strips
1939-42 Highly Recommended. By Lee Falk and Ray Moore. Imagine waking up in 1939 and reading the first Phantom full color Sunday page in your newspaper. Now, for the first time, these rare Phantom Sundays are being collected at their full size in a huge archival reprint of the first six Phantom stories, including his origin! These Sundays were created in a half page format, so this reprint is faithful to the originals and reproduces every detail. Hermes, 2015...More.

Item Code: PHSA01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 17x12, 160pg, Full Color
$129.99 $109.00

 
PORTRAITS FROM HOLLYWOOD'S GOLDEN AGE OF GLAMOUR
Recommended. By Melissa J. Hayes. Art by Colin Slater. Stills of Hollywood's leading ladies reverently rendered into color. They evoke a treasured past of beauty and glamour, chosen not only for their sensuality, but also for how the discrete addition of color to older portraits elevates a former black and white still to a kind of artistic grace. Julie Andrews, Anna Mae Wong, Audrey Hepburn, Ingrid Bergman, Bette Davis, Carole Lombard, Carroll Baker, Joan Crawford, Angie Dickinson, Eva Marie Saint, Ava Gardner, Greta Garbo and many others. Lyons Press, 2019. Mature Readers...More.

Item Code: PORHH
Hard Cover, 10x10, 160pg, Full Color
$35.00 $29.95

Want more Glamour? Here's more on our website, including several issues of Glamour International, Matt Baker: The Art of Glamour [MBARTH. $39.95, your price $34.95] and here's a broader selection.

 

Art Books and more

 
DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI'S DAREDEVIL BORN AGAIN Artisan Edition
Collects Daredevil #227-233, every cover, every page, even special acetate overlays Recommended. By David Mazzucchelli, story by Frank Miller. This was first released as an Artist's Edition format in 2012 and became the best-selling Artist's Edition of all-time. It received the prestigious Eisner Award for Best Archival Project, as well as a Harvey Award! It soon sold out and has been the single most requested AE book to date. So it is fitting that IDW launch its new smaller, bargain-priced Artisan books with this award-winner. Same scans--entirely from the original art--each painstakingly done by David Mazzucchelli himself to ensure the finest quality possible. IDW, 2019...More.

Item Code: DAVDAEH
Soft Cover, 9x12, 216pg, b&w
$49.99

See more Artisan Editions on our website: Dave Steven's Rocketeer [in stock: DSRAE. $39.99], Jack Kirby Pencils and Inks [Special Order: JKPIAEH. $49.99], and Wally Wood's EC Stories [Special Order: WWEAE. $49.99].

 
SKETCH WITH ASIA Manga Inspired Art and Tutorials by Asia Ladowska
Recommended. By Asia Ladowska. Following on from Asia Ladowska's hugely popular online and weekly #SketchwithAsia challenge, with 900,000 followers, is a book filled with Manga-inspired art, tips, and tutorials--and a collection of Asia's finished artwork, including pieces created especially for this publication. The first major publication from the art phenomenon. She blends her talent for hyper-realism with her passion for manga into a distinctive artistic style.  A beautifully presented 168-page art book--detailed exploration of Asia's processes as she creates her art. 3DTotal, 2019...More.

Item Code: SKEAH
Hard Cover, 8x10, 168pg, Partial Color
$34.99 $31.99

See more manga and anime-related art and graphic novels on our website.

 
MOTHER GOTH RHYMES
Highly Recommended. By Kaz Windness. Mother Goth invites you into her world of grim and gruesome new takes on thirty classic nursery rhymes and stories. All with a decidedly dark twist now! Each cool illustration (reminding us of Gris Grimly a bit) is a double-page piece, with short prose. "Ring Around the wreckage/Fish are feeling peckish/Shark bite! Shark bite!/They all chow down!" and "There was an old widow/With eight spindly legs/She unzipped her husband/And out poured her eggs." "Baddy Vladdy/Vampire Guy/Kissed the Girls/and made them die."Hermes Press, 2019...More.

Item Code: MOTHGH
Hard Cover, 8x8, 62pg, b&w
$24.99

I tried to think of some other books like this to tie in—best I can come up with is other “macabre” art and illustrated books—the terms brings up a very eclectic selection! See our website under “macabre”!

 

Pulps and Pulp History

 
THE PULPSTER 26
The annual PulpCon publication. Recommended. Dangerous Dames. and pulp historians Ron Goulart and Bill Pronzini look at the few female detectives from the pulps, and women authors whose fiction could be found on the pages of the detective pulps. A profile of Robert Bloch. Detective Fiction Weekly. Horror author and poet Mary Elizabeth Counselman. And very cool full color ads from pulp publishers and dealers illustrating all the best new and old pulp artwork. Mike Chomko, 2017...More.

Item Code: PULP26
Soft Cover, 8x11, 40pg, Text/Partial Color
$12.00

 
THE PULPSTER 27
The annual PulpCon publication. Cover art by Rudolph Belarski. Edited by Tony Davis. The Great War in the Pulps. A battle-scarred 27th issue tied to the themes of PulpFest 2018 — World War I and Grand Master of Science Fiction Philip José Farmer. Tom Krabacher takes a look at editor Arthur Sullivant Hoffman's World War I-era ADVENTURE and how it showed that pulps could be more than just escapist fiction. There's also an article by Hoffman himself where he recounts the creation of the original American Legion in the pages of his magazine. And illustrator and cartoonist George Evans looks back at growing up reading air-war pulps. Mike Chomko, 2018...More.

Item Code: PULP27
Soft Cover, 8x11, 48pg, Text/Partial Color
$12.00

 
THE PULPSTER 28
Children of the Pulps, 100 Years of Romance and The Thrill Book. Recommended. Edited by Tony Davis. Like PulpFest 2019, this number focuses on the “Children of the Pulps,” with looks at how the pulpwood magazines influenced today's pop culture, from Star Wars and comics (think Batman in particular, written by Will Murray) to Japanese anime and tokusatsu. In addition to those cover stories, The Pulpster celebrates the 100th anniversaries of two fabled pulps: Romance and The Thrill Book. There's also a profile of fictioneer Bertrand Sinclair, whose pulp career spanned almost 50 years. Mike Chomko, 2019...More.

Item Code: PULP28
Soft Cover, 8x11, 44pg, Text/Partial Color
$12.00

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
FICTION HOUSE FROM PULPS TO PANELS
Our Highest Recommendation. By Mitch Maglio. Art by Matt Baker, Lou Fine et al. From sexy jungle girls to even sexier ray gun toting space women and beyond, Fiction House Comics had it all! Now for the first time the entire history of Fiction House, the leading purveyor of Good Girl art during the Golden Age of Comics, is told in a single volume! Stuffed with breathtaking cover reproductions, original artwork, dozens of cover preliminaries by Joe Doolin (!) and even full length stories. The story of one of the most successful publishers ever, from their pulp origins on, with artwork by Matt Baker, George Tuska, Lou Fine, Bob Lubbers, Murphy Anderson, Lily Renee and many others. IDW, 2017...More.

Item Code: FICHOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x11, 300pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

 
ALSO AVAILABLE
ART OF THE PULPS An Illustrated History
Our Highest Recommendation. Experts in each of the ten major pulp genres, such as Detective, Hero, Spicy, Science Fiction, Adventure, Aviation, chart for the first time the complete history of pulp magazines–the stories and their writers, the graphics and their artists, and, of course, the publishers and their readers. Illustrated with more than 400 examples of the best pulp covers and graphics. Plus two special chapters: David Saunders on artists Norman Saunders and Walter Baumhofer and Ed Hulse looks at H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard. IDW, 2017...More.

Item Code: ARTPIH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 10x11, 240pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

See our Pulp section for much more.
 

Back in Stock

 
SEVEN WILD SISTERS Hardcover
Back in stock. Our Highest Recommendation. By Charles de Lint. Art by Charles Vess. A full-color, profusely illustrated companion novel to The Cats of Tanglewood Forest. A captivating adventure about magic, family, and the power in believing in both. When it comes to fairies, Sarah Jane Dillard must be careful what she wishes for. She may have thought she wanted to meet the fairies of the Tanglewood Forest, but that was before she knew the truth about them. When she discovers a tiny man wounded by a cluster of miniature poison arrows, she brings him to the reclusive Aunt Lillian (star of Cats, when SHE was a young girl) for help. Little Brown, 2014...More.

Item Code: SEVWH
Hard Cover, 6x9, 260pg, Text/Full Color
$18.00

This is also available in softcover [SEVW. $9.99]

 
THE CATS OF TANGLEWOOD FOREST
Back in stock. Our Highest Recommendation. By Charles de Lint. Illustrated by Charles Vess. Lillian spends her days exploring the Tanglewood Forest, a magical, rolling wilderness that she imagines to be full of fairies. The trouble is, Lillian has never seen a wisp of magic--until the day the she's bitten by a deadly snake, and the magical cats must reveal themselves to her to save her life, by transforming her into a kitten. Now Lillian must set out on a perilous adventure that will lead her through untamed lands of fabled creatures--from Old Mother Possum to the fearsome Bear People--to find a way to make things right, to return to human form. Little Brown, 2013...More.

Item Code: CATT
Soft Cover, 6x8, 312pg, Full Color
$11.99

I mentioned in August that Charles Vess had just won the Hugo for Best Professional Artist. His book with Ursula Le Guin, The Books of Earthsea, also won best Art Book. So I decided to bring back in two of my favorite books of his, in time for Christmas gift-giving. See our website more more beautiful art books by Charles

 
SKY MASTERS OF THE SPACE FORCE Complete Sundays 1959-1960 Signed
An absolutely must-have book. Publisher File Copy. Our Highest Recommendation. By Jack Kirby and Wally Wood. Introduction by Jon B. Cooke. From renowned letterer and comic expert Ferran Delgado, in collaboration with the Kirby Museum, comes this oversized deluxe book compiling for the first time ever the complete Sunday pages of Jack Kirby and Wally Wood's Sky Masters of the Space Force. Presented in meticulously remastered color along with dozens of never-before-reprinted panels often dropped from the page! And more extras, like twenty original color guides by Kirby himself, a huge section with original art, rare pieces and essays by experts. Oversized. Signed and dated by Ferran Delgado. Amigo, 2018. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: SKYMSH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x13, 128pg, Full Color
$125.00

Good news, the publisher in Spain sent us another 12 copies of this, of which we have five copies left, after filling backorders. If you would like one, act now. We may get more, but we are dependent on his schedule, when he wants to sell another case to us. We also have one copy with one corner bashed—it got dropped—at $100, but you'll have to call for this, it's not online. Ask for Diane or LaDonna.

We also have Sky Masters of the Space Force: The Complete Dailies—kind of. We're out but waiting on a reorder, sometimes the publisher is a bit slow. Feel free to reserve a copy, as always, you won't be billed until any backordered item actually ships to you.

 

2020 Calendars

 

We just got 15 new titles in. We'll list part of these next week and more the following. They are already all listed in the latest catalog, downloadable now. They are also all now on the website.

The titles below cannot be reordered, this is our one-and-only stock.

Lingerie (three different), Hot Buns, Farmer's Daughter, Beach Babes, Wings of Angels, American Beauties (Hildebrandt), Bikini Beach, Myths and Monsters, Fantasy Art of Frazetta, Fantasy Art of Royo, Pin-Up Girls (Elvgren), Retro Pin-Ups (two different), and Girls.

Rare & Out of Print

On Tuesday we sent out our Rare and Out of Print List #6. Click here if you would like to see it on our blog.

We listed three warehouse finds this week (pictured above). Underground comixs Zap #4, Anomaly #4, and Robert E Howard's Conan: Tower of the Elephant portfolio, illustrated by Stephen E. Fabian.

All  |  New Arrivals   |  Artists & Illustration  |  Fantasy & Sci-Fi  |  Illustrated Fiction

Comic Book Archives  |  Comic Strip & Cartoon   |  Comic Artists  |  Pin-Up  |  Erotic Art

Click here to add yourself to our Rare & Out of Print mailing list.

 

Mature Readers

No new items this week. Click on the links below to view more mature items on our website.

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

Click here to add yourself to our Adult's Only mailing list.

 

News and Notes

 

Austin Briggs blind-sided us and sold out almost immediately. Fortunately the publisher is nearby in San Francisco, so we should have more by the time you read this or soon thereafter.

Bettie Page Unbound variant cover sets are fast going out of print and our stock is very limited. Act now.

 

Out of Print Report


HELLBOY INTO THE SILENT SEA STUDIO EDITION HC W/ SIGNED BOOKPLATE — gone

The original graphic novel, with a bookplate signed by Gary Gianni, is still available [HELINTS, $14.99]. We have just one in stock but more are due any day.

FRANKENSTEIN ALIVE, ALIVE! 4 [FRAL04. $4.99] — 7 left

The Frankenstein Alive Trio, which collects this issue and the rest of the series, is available [FRALH. $24.99, your price $21.99].

ELVIRA MISTRESS OF THE DARK SPRING SPECIAL ONE SHOT — gone


VELVET LOVE GIRL ON GIRL 1 SC [VEL01. $7.50] — 13 left

JAMES WARREN EMPIRE OF MONSTERS THE MAN BEHIND CREEPY, VAMPIRELLA, AND FAMOUS MONSTERS HC — gone


SNI 2020 CALENDAR [SNI20. $15.99] — 24 left

ALL ABOUT THAT BASS 2020 CALENDAR [ALL20. $15.99] — 19 left

BUSTIN' BABES 2020 CALENDAR [BUS20. $15.99] — 10 left

FANTASTIC 12 2020 CALENDAR [FAN20. $15.99] — 15 left

BIG BIG COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 49TH EDITION 2019-20 SC — gone

SAVAGE PELLUCIDAR THOMAS GRINDBERG COVER DLX — gone

SAVAGE PELLUCIDAR BOB EGGLETON COVER DLX [SAVPEH. $120.00] — 2 left

J.A.W. COOPER PASTORAL HC [JAWPH. $35.00] — 1 left

JOHN CARTER OF MARS TWO-BOOK SET DLX W/ COIN — gone

JOHN CARTER OF MARS KLAUBA COVER DLX (Skeleton) [JOHNOD. $120.00] — 5 left

JOHN CARTER OF MARS EGGLETON COVER DLX SET OF TWO BOOKS W/ COIN [JOHNED. $120.00] — 1 left

WALT DISNEY UNCLE SCROOGE AND DONALD DUCK 7 & 8 SLIPCASED SET W/ SIGNED BOOKPLATE (Rosa) — gone

40 DAYS DANS LE DESERT B HC (40 DAYS IN THE DESERT) — gone, but we are expecting 2 copies to arive shortly. Please inquire.
The other two Moebius books from France: Le Major, and Le Faune de Mars, which came out at the same time, are still available.


Upcoming shows

 

As previously announced, I will be at OAFCon in Norman, Oklahoma October 4-6.

Meanwhile, Anne is exhibiting at Rare Books LAX in Los Angeles, on the same days.

On October 12-13, we'll both be exhibiting at the Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair.

October 27, I'll be exhibiting at the Roseville, California Comic Con.

Then that's it until February, with the ABAA show in Pasadena, California.

~Bud

 

Our Catalog and Contact Info

We publish a color catalog every two months—if you’ve placed an order in the last 12 months, you will receive it hot off the press. If this is your first order, or if you’d like an extra copy, you can add one to your order: click here. Or call or send us your address and we’ll mail one to you. You can also download it here

Place your order before noon PST, Monday through Friday for SAME DAY shipping (for in-stock items).

Note: FREE SHIPPING OVER $300. If your order total is $300 or more and you are in the U.S., we pay the standard shipping cost.

Contact us: csr@budsartbooks.com or 530-273-2166 Mon-Fri 9-4

Download Catalog
 

Website Index

See our website for thousands of books of the Unusual and Hard-to-Find ~ Hundreds on Sale!

~ Just Arrived

~ Artists & Illustration

~ Comic Related

~ Coming Soon

~ Pulps & Fiction

~ Nostalgia & Special Interest

~ Rare & Out of Print

~ Pin-Up & Adult

~ Collector's Supplies