Thursday, December 5, 2019

Rachel Rising by Terry Moore, H.P. Lovecraft, 1952 I Go Pogo facsimile, Vampirella, new Frank Schoonover and more Doc Savage!

The popular Dawn/Vampirella by Linsner is out at last in a trade edition—and Vampi also gets a Poster Book. The complete Rachel Rising by Terry Moore signed, at a new lower price. Animal Farm by George Orwell. HPL's Mountains of Madness. The 1952 I Go Pogo in facsimile from Dover. A new Frank Schoonover. Our Sanctum Sale continues with the complete Doc Savage #1-87. And several Special Sale items for this month only.

Graphic Novels  |  Newspaper Strip Collections  |  Poster Books  |  About Comics
Sanctum White Sale: Doc Savage  |  The Shadow  |  Brandywine School/Howard Pyle

Harvey Dunn  |  N.C. Wyeth  |  Collins Crime Club  |  Statues
Special Sale Items  |  Coming in January

Rare & Out of Print  |  Mature Readers  |  News & Notes  |  Website Index

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Graphic Novels

New from the master of good-girl art. Recommended. By Joseph Michael Linsner. Joseph Michael Linsner, the celebrated creator of Dawn, writes and illustrates the first-ever crossover event for his beloved goddess, teaming her -- and pitting her against -- horror icon Vampirella! When the silver-tongued demon Masodik kidnaps these beautiful, powerful women, he demands that the two engage in a catfight to prove which is best suited as his new paramour. The ladies suggest combat by a more sophisticated and feminine means: by engaging in a storytelling contest. Dawn and Vampirella take us a on journey to the bloody shores of Drakulon, post-apocalyptic New York, and worlds beyond imagination. Dynamite, 2019...More.

Item Code: DAWVA
Soft Cover, 7x10, 128pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

The signed/deluxe edition of this came out in 2016. We are out of copies and it's not quite clear from our supplier if we can get more. But I'm listing it here, in case we can; you can reserve a copy and we'll either ship it within 2-3 weeks, or we'll let you know it's sold out [DAWVD. $39.99].

Adapted and illustrated by Odyr. A full painted graphic adaptation of George Orwell's timeless allegorical novel. “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” In 1945, George Orwell, called “the conscience of his generation,” created an enduring, devastating story of new tyranny replacing old, and power corrupting even the noblest of causes. Today it is all too clear that Orwell's masterpiece is still fiercely relevant wherever cults of personality thrive, truths are twisted by those in power, and freedom is under attack. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019...More.

Item Code: ANIFH
Hard Cover, 8x10, 175pg, Full Color
$22.00 $19.99

RONIN ISLAND Volume 1 Together in Strength
Together in Strength By Greg Pak. Art by Giannis Milonogiannis. After a mysterious attack devastates a great swath of 19th century Japan, Korea, and China, survivors from all three lands find refuge on a hidden island and build a new society. Hana, the orphaned daughter of Korean farmers, and Kenichi, son of a great samurai leader, have little in common except for a mutual disdain for the other. But these young warriors will have to work together when an army invades the island with shocking news: the Shogun has returned and the Island is expected to pay fealty in exchange for protection from a new threat...a mutated horde that threatens to wipe out all humanity. Boom!, 2019...More.

Item Code: RONISL
Soft Cover, 7x10, 112pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99

RACHEL RISING Omnibus Signed
Signed! Recommended. By Terry Moore. Rachel rises from the grave to track down her own murderer in this chilling tale of violence and suspense, from the creator of Strangers in Paradise and Echo. A complete and massive softcover, specially signed for us by Terry Moore. With the help of a 10-year old serial killer carrying the remains of Satan's sword, and a sister who is literally the first woman ever to exist, Rachel uncovers the wicked secrets of small town Manson. Can Rachel learn from her past in time to save the future? Abstract, 2016...More.

Item Code: RROS
Soft Cover, 7x10, 900pg, b&w

Also by Terry: Motor Girl Vol 1, Strangers in Paradise XXV: Hide and Seek, and The Chase, all signed, and the Strangers in Paradise Gallery Edition [TMSGEH. $125]

The conclusion, second of two parts. Recommended. By Gou Tanabe. Dyer and Danforth from the Miskatonic University research team take their small plane through the unknown Antarctic mountain range--and land to explore the vast, cyclopean alien city that lies beyond it. Here at last they will discover the hideous secret of all life on Earth--amidst the ruins of its first civilization, built by the alien Elder Things with the help of their bioengineered monstrosities, the shoggoths. But can they escape these uttermost vaults at the bottom of the world, and keep sanity enough to warn mankind? Dark Horse, 2019...More.

Item Code: HPLAT02
Soft Cover, 5x7, 336pg, b&w
$19.99 $17.99

Volume One is gone out of print, at least for the moment. We have just three left. [HPLAT01. $17.99]. More Lovecraft, from graphic novels to his complete prose works in two different editions, and related items...are on our website.

Find more of the latest graphic novels on our website.


Newspaper Strip Collections

Signed & numbered by the author. Recommended. By Cecil Jensen. Introduction by Frank M. Young. Created by journeyman political cartoonist Cecil Jensen, Elmo hit the American comics page in the fall of 1946. With an absurd cool worthy of Nathanael West and dust-dry humor on par with W. C. Fields or S. J. Perelman, Elmo was the right idea at the wrong time. Exiled from his own strip within two years, this can-do Candide shoulda been a contender. Though a blip on the national radar, Elmo offered readers quirky humor, surprising violence and a cast of craven, conniving and quixotic characters--including a bevy of beautiful young ladies, both good and bad. Labor of Love, 2019...More.

Item Code: EL01S
Soft Cover, 8x8, 175pg, b&w

Facsimile of the 1952 first edition. Highly Recommended. By Walt Kelly. This compilation features comics from the election year of 1952, during which Pogo's neighbors encouraged the reluctant possum to run for president. Their rallying cry, "I Go Pogo," parodied Dwight D. Eisenhower's "I Like Ike" slogan and provided real-life fans with a write-in candidate. Kelly's sly humor and flair for creative language replete with malapropisms and nonsense verse retain their imaginative verve for comics enthusiasts of the twenty-first century. Dover, 2019...More.

Item Code: IGOPO
Soft Cover, 6x9, 180pg, b&w

The Pogo newspaper strips (now up to Volume 6) and the seminal Pogo comic books (also now at Volume 6) are all being handsomely collected, including slipcased sets. All are on our website.

We also just purchased a very large Pogo & Walt Kelly collection, including all the original 1950s softcovers (such as I Go Pogo) and some scarce ephemera. Inquire with Todd, who is in charge of these, if you are looking for anything in particular.


Poster Books

ART OF VAMPIRELLA 50th Anniversary Posterbook
Highly Recommended. By Frank Cho, Alex Ross, Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, Adam Hughes, Joe Jusko, Joseph Michael Linsner et al. Poster-sized and ready to detach and put on your wall. It was very hard to choose which of these images to feature (we usually offer 3 inside scans) because the choices are so good here. 20 big and beautiful Vampirella posters by Frank Cho, Alex Ross, Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, Adam Hughes, Joe Jusko, Joseph Michael Linsner, Joshua Middleton, J. Scott Campbell, Billy Tucci, and more! Each poster is printed on heavy card stock paper at 12x16 Inches. Dynamite, 2019...More.

Item Code: ARTVPO
Soft Cover, 12x16, 21pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

20 removable posters. DC Comics presents the artwork of superstar illustrator Frank Cho, featuring 20 of his most stunning pieces starring some of the greatest characters in comics history. From Harley Quinn to Wonder Woman and Batman, the art collected in this poster book showcase is perfect for framing and display. DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: DCPOF
Soft Cover, 12x16, 42pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

Recommended. This collection includes 20 of Jim Lee's most memorable DC covers starring Batman, Catwoman, Wonder Woman, Harley Quinn, Aquaman, The Joker, the Flash, Green Lantern, plus epic battles between Superman and Batman, and JLA multi-character pictures! Printed on heavy cardstock paper at a massive 12 by 16 inches, the pages of the Poster Portfolios are easily pulled out and are perfect for framing and display! Super heavy backcover to keep this stiff and upright. DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: DCPOJ
Soft Cover, 12x16, 42pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99

DC POSTER PORTFOLIO Stanley "Artgerm" Lau
Highly Recommended. The first book in an all-new DC series: DC Poster Portfolio. Stanley "Artgerm" Lau showcases his gorgeous art, showing very clearly why he is already one of the most popular cover and good-girl artists in comics. This huge softcover works as an art book or remove the pages to have 20 individual scenes, Artgerm's most memorable DC covers starring Supergirl, Catwoman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Harley, Zatanna, Mera, Powergirl, Harley Quinn, and more! DC, 2019...More.

Item Code: DCPOS
Soft Cover, 12x16, 42pg, Full Color
$24.99 $21.99


About Comics

Highly Recommended. Edited by Roy Thomas. Has Alter Ego uncovered “A Prophecy in Four Colors?” Will Murray presents an amazing array of possible prototypes of Batman (by artist Frank Foster—in 1932!)—Wonder Woman (by Star-Spangled Kid artist Hal Sherman)—Tarantula (by Air Wave artist Lee Harris)—and others! Plus a rare interview with Hal Sherman! Michael Gilbert with still more on "the other Stan Lee--Charles Biro". FCA looks at early DC and Fawcett artist--1930s early—Sven Elven. Japan's "Dark Samurai" of 1931 in "The Golden Bat." Twomorrows, 2019...More.

Item Code: AE162
Magazine, 8x11, 80pg, Full Color

Back issues begin with #150, same price.

All-new Eric Powell cover. Highly Recommended. Edited by Jon B. Cooke. Eric Powell celebrates 20 years of his signature character, The Goon! In a comprehensive career-spanning interview, the creator talks about his background, development of the two-fisted character, and plans for the next quarter-century—including a mouth-watering gallery of rarely seen artwork. Plus CBC editor and author of the new retrospective The Book of Weirdo, Jon B. Cooke, conducts a rare new interview with R. CRUMB, about the artist's work on that legendary humor comics anthology. TwoMorrows, 2019...More.

Item Code: CBCR21
Magazine, 8x11, 80pg, Full Color

Back issues offer cover features from Frazetta (CBRC19. #19, $9.95) to Wood (#17, $9.95), Mark Schultz (#15, $8.95) and Michael Kaluta (#13, $8.95). #6 is the special Swampmen: Muck-Monsters and Their Makers [CBRC06. $21.95, $18.95]. See all available issues on our site.


Sanctum White Sale:


Doc Savage

We've been busily getting the rest of the Doc Savage books input, which should be all online as you read this. We'll have every issue #1-87, plus all TWENTY Bama variant covers. Note: Doc #82 is available ONLY in the variant edition. Originally all $14.95, now $5.95 each.

Some of the variant covers, plus bonus prints, are in the Doc Savage multi-packs #1 and 3, on sale, and #2, still full price.

The Shadow

The Shadows #1-115 are all available now, same $5.95 price. #116 and up are still normal price, $14.95. We are missing just one Shadow. #29. And we have a variant cover, in addition to the regular cover, for #9.

The Shadow series will end with #151; the last four issues will be $19.95, bigger issues because they are collecting the longer Shadow novels. We hope to see all of these in stock by February, as he is speeding up publication to complete the series.

Later this month we will be listing Sanctum's short run series: Black Bat, Phantom Detective, The Whisperer, The Avenger, etc.

Brandywine School/Howard Pyle and His Students

Highly Recommended. Foreword by Andrew J. Sordoni, III and Preface by Robert T. Horvath. A wonderful new exhibition catalog from the Norman Rockwell Museum. The exhibition features Schoonover's paintings for such classic stories as Kidnapped, Robinson Crusoe, Swiss Family Robinson, and Ivanhoe, illustrations for the novels of Zane Grey and Edgar Rice Burroughs. Schoonover's long teaching career is examined, as is his role in establishing the Delaware Art Museum and obtaining seminal Pyle works for its collection--as one of the original Pyle students himself. Original paintings, drawings, and studies, archival photographs and examples of the artist's daybooks and personal effects. Norman Rockwell Museum, 2018...More.

Item Code: FRANAV
Soft Cover, 8x9, 120pg, Full Color

Our Highest Recommendation. By Jeff A. Menges. The most comprehensive book of its kind, this gorgeous edition presents more than 500 reproductions by famous and even more interesting, lesser-known artists from the heyday of book and magazine llustration. Featured artists include Edmund Dulac, Maxfield Parrish, Howard Pyle, Arthur Rackham, N. C. Wyeth, and many others — but also lesser-recognized greats like Will Crawford, Helen Stratton, Edward Penfield, E.J. Sullivan, Charles E. Chambers, 101 in all. Several examples of each artist's finest illustrations are accompanied by well-written biographical comments and career notes. Dover, 2017...More.

Item Code: 101GR
Soft Cover, 8x11, 256pg, Partial Color
$34.95 $31.95

We have just one copy left of the Frank Schoonover Catalog Raisonne, a two-volume, slipcased set with 1244 pages. This is the original publication price. Oak Knoll, 2009 [FAKH. $195].

Frank Schoonover also appears in:
A Princess of Mars Deluxe Signed [APRIND. $199.99] – Due this month
Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator Definitive Edition [NRMYH. $40]
Images #3 – just four copies left. [IMA03. $20]
The Golden Age: Masterworks from the Golden Age of Illustration Volume 2 -out of print, we have just one left [GOAG02H. $75]
Visions of Adventure: N.C. Wyeth and the Brandywine Artists – just one available. Watson-Guptill, 2000 [RB677. $50]

Harvey Dunn
HARVEY DUNN Illustrator and Painter of the Pioneer West
Closeout Price! Our Highest Recommendation. By Walter Reed. Harvey Dunn was one of twentieth century America's most powerful illustrators, painters and teachers. This comprehensive volume covers a major portion of his illustrations and paintings for the first time. Content includes illustration art, pioneer and western works, and his powerful World War I pieces inspired by his battlefield sketches. Also included are rarely seen nudes, portraits, and murals. Paintings from museums and private collections showcase the full range of this talented American artist. Flesk, 2010...More.

Item Code: HDH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 304pg, Full Color
$50.00 $29.95

HARVEY DUNN Illustrator and Painter of the Pioneer West Deluxe Signed
Signed & limited, 350! Slipcased with two bonus tipped-in plates. Our Highest Recommendation. By Walter Reed. Special edition previously only available from the museum. Specially bound with a matching green cloth slipcase, onlaid color cover plate blocked in gold. Extra full page photo of Dunn tipped-in on the limitation page, which is signed by Walter Reed and hand-numbered; facing this is an extra tipped-in color plate of an unpublished experimental painting, "Romance," from the 1920s. Harvey Dunn was one of twentieth century America's most powerful illustrators, painters and teachers. Flesk, 2010...More.

Item Code: HDHM
Hard Cover, 9x12, 304pg, Full Color

We also have the very well received Harvey Dunn: An Evening in the Classroom [ANEVH. $19.95, $17.95].

N.C. Wyeth
N.C. WYETH New Perspectives
Highly Recommended. By Jessica May and Christine B. Podmaniczky. N. C. Wyeth (188-1945) was widely renowned for his iconic paintings of characters such as King Arthur, Robin Hood, and Robinson Crusoe that were reproduced as illustrations for books and magazines. The patriarch of the Wyeth family, father of Andrew Wyeth and grandfather of Jamie, his later work includes impressionist views of the Pennsylvania countryside and 1930s modernist interpretations of Maine coastal scenes. This newly collects work from his entire career, from early magazine ads, to adventure novels, to idyllic scenes of life in New England. Yale University, 2019...More.

Item Code: NCWY
Soft Cover, 10x11, 216pg, Partial Color

N.C. WYETH Great Illustrations
Highly Recommended. Edited by Jeff Menges. Before Andrew and Jamie, there was N.C. Wyeth, the star pupil at Howard Pyle's Brandywine School. This features more than 100 of Wyeth's most iconic images in full color including scenes from The Last of the Mohicans, Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe, Rip Van Winkle, King Arthur and more. These dramatic visions are loaded with incredible color and dramatic hubris--a must for fans of the golden age of illustration. Dover, 2011...More.

Item Code: NCWGR
Soft Cover, 8x11, 110pg, Full Color
$22.95 $19.95

Wyeth is also featured in:
Illustration Magazine #62 -This looks at the Pyle artists doing wartime posters and art, in a 69-page special, with Harvey Dunn, Wyeth and others [IL62. $15].
Illustrators Quarterly #23 - Cover feature article on N.C. Wyeth [IQ23. $24.99].
Robin Hood by N.C. Wyeth and Howard Pyle – facsimile of the classic 1917 edition, with all the color plates plus Howard Pyles' 1889 drawings. Calla Books [ROBHH. $39.95, $34.95].

Howard Pyle

We have no NEW books specifically on Howard Pyle right now, but check our website for his appearances in nearly 30 books and magazines. However, we DO have a very fine selection of older, out of print books on Pyle. These are NOT on the website, so you'll need to call and check with Todd for more details or to purchase one.

Howard Pyle by Henry Pitz, 1974 - still the only art book/biography on Pyle, very highly recommended. We have two copies, a first printing from Potter, inscribed to crime writer Joe Gores by his wife, fine in jacket $150, and a Bramhall reprint, virtually the same book, fine in vg jacket, w/ couple small chips out, for $100.

Howard Pyle: A Chronicle by Charles Abbott - his first biography from 1925. We have three copies, one for $120, one with five pages of pencil notes talking about Pyle and his family history by family friend by Mary R. de Vau, with her gift card. Near Fine $350.
And a copy in scarce illustrated jacket (the others have no jackets), Bright near fine in VG jacket with 1/2 inch trimmed off of the top edge $375.
Howard Pyle's Book of the American Spirit, Harpers 1st edition, 2nd printing 1923 vg/fn, some edge wear $150
Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates, Harpers, 1922 printing (1st edition was 1921) spine titles a bit faded, otherwise near fine $150
The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle, 1923 edition (first published in 1883) near fine $75


Collins Crime Club

Recommended. By John Curran. A lavish full-color celebration of the 2000 books by more than 250 authors published by the iconic Crime Club between 1930 and 1994. From Agatha Christie to Reginald Hill, the Hooded Gunman was a guarantee of a first-class crime novel for almost 65 years, and those books are now as sought after and collectable as any book series, with many commanding high prices and almost impossible to find. Pictures the jacket art of every book published over seven decades, descriptive blurbs of every book, facts, figures and lists, and drawing on rare archival photos, correspondence and marketing materials. 350,000-word text. Collins Crime Club, 2019...More.

Item Code: HOODGH
Hard Cover, 9x11, 400pg, Text/Full Color
$50.00 $42.50

We do have more Crime! See it all here.



Recommended. Tweeterhead presents the newest edition from the Super Powers Collection of DC Maquettes: Catwoman! This is BIG, and the box is even bigger, almost two feet tall. The statue is an impressive 16 inches tall, bullwhip in hand and with a heavy, nicely detailed base. It's got a ladder, a cat, a treasure chest of money and jewels. Alluring yet devious, with a nicely painted face and figure. We think it's very nicely done, and it's one of the largest statues we've handled. A classic Batman femme fatale nemesis in the grand old comics style. TWEETERHEAD, 2019...More.

Item Code: BACAT
16" tall, Full Color

Closeout Price! 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 $95.00

Just three left at this sale price. See our website for more statues, many on sale—just use the sort tab, by price. And we have a few more Catwoman archives, too, and many more collections with Catwoman included.


Special Sale Items

Sale ends Jan 1. I included these these first two specials in our pre-cyber sale on November 24th. Click here to see the entire sale, in case you missed it. These other titles are newly discounted here.
Closeout Price! Highly Recommended. Often referred to as the "artist's artist," Brian Bolland has produced some of the most memorable and inspiring illustrations--primarily cover art--ever. This handsome volume is a retrospective of this astonishing artist's career and a look at the man himself. It begins with his rarely-seen British series, including Judge Dredd and Tank Girl, but quickly moves into iconic U.S. work on 63 covers for Animal Man, the legendary Camelot 3000, Wonder Woman, The Invisibles, Batman: Killing Joke. Every cover he's done is powerful, a knockout, minutely detailed. Image, 2006...More.

Item Code: ARTBBH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 9x12, 176pg, Partial Color
$49.99 $14.99

Closeout Price! Signed bookplate! Limited, 500! Highly Recommended. By Lawrence Blackmore. Art by Jim Holdaway, Enric Romero et al. The first edition published in 2005 sold out and now sells for a premium. Here is a new updated edition in a very limited softcover edition, already massively popular for us. We don't expect our supply to last much longer. Includes a new introduction and obituary of Peter O'Donnell by Laurence Blackmore, plus these new features not in the first edition: full index of the Titan Book reprints, 9 missing strips not in the Titan Books, three radio play adaptations, Info on the Tarantino DVD “In the Beginning.” Plus Modesty, from novels to newspaper strips, full story outlines, 2,000 character descriptions, 1800 illustrations by Jim Holdaway, Enric Romero, John M Burns, Neville Colvin and Patrick Wright. Book Palace, 2019...More.

Item Code: MODBC
Soft Cover, 8x12, 444pg, b&w
$55.00 $39.00

Also availabe are #26 [MB26. $19.95), #28, 29, 30 [MB27, etc. $19.95, $16.95 ea]

DINOMANIA The Lost Art of Winsor McCay
Closeout Price! The Secret Origins of King Kong, and the Urge to Destroy New York! Highly Recommended. By Ulrich Merkl. An impressive, king-sized book that was rather expensive originally, but now a true bargain. Merkl explores the influences McCay brought to this genre--including McCay's own Gertie the Dinosaur animated shorts-- the animation in 1933's King Kong, tracing our love of dinosaurs and monster movies down through the decades. Wonderful reproduction, dozens of previously unseen "lost" full color McCay pages from 1937, plus wonderful "Dino" strips direct from proofs. Breathtakingly designed, each page is overflowing with amazing imagery--most rarely seen or never seen before. Very, very cool. Fantagraphics, 2015. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: DINOMH
Hard Cover, 12x16, 304pg, Partial Color
$95.00 $34.95

STORMS AT SEA Deluxe Signed
Closeout Price! Signed & numbered, 500! By Mark Schultz. This hardbound deluxe edition is limited to 500 copies. It is slightly larger size, 14x11, with a cloth spine and decorated covers with an onlaid color plate with embossed titles. Special "weathered" slipcase. Numbered and signed. This is the heavily illustrated novella that explores the border between what we want to believe is true and the reality that we'd prefer to keep concealed. From a crime-fiction framework, it opens up into a breathtaking journey through cryptic history, cautionary science-fiction and a speculative vision of the deep future. Flesk, 2016...More.

Item Code: STOSED
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 14x11, 80pg, b&w
$100.00 $60.00

COMICS JOURNAL LIBRARY Volume 4 Drawing the Line
Closeout Price! Recommended. By Gary Groth. The fourth volume in this ongoing series of lavish coffee-table-books. Far-ranging and introspective interviews drawn from the Utne Award-winning magazine's archives, this volume gathers together four of the sharpest social commentators of our times: Ralph Steadman, Jules Feiffer, Edward Sorel, and David Levine. Each definitive conversation is complimented with generous amounts of illustration. Plus a full-color gallery of rarely seen work. Fantagraphics, 2004. Out of Print....More.

Item Code: CJL04
Soft Cover, 12X12, 120pg, Text/Partial Color
$22.95 $12.50


Coming in January

Plus MANY bonus features. Highly Recommended. By Neil Gaiman. From the pages of Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman's The Sandman comes the young, pale, perky, fan-favorite character Death in a new Absolute Edition collecting her solo adventures in and outside the original Sandman series! Featuring the miniseries Death: The High Cost Of Living #1-3 in which Death befriends a teenager and helps a 250-year old homeless woman find her missing heart. Also Death: The Time of Your Life together with "The Sound of Her Wings" and "Façade" from The Sandman #8 and #20, the P. Craig Russell-illustrated "Death and Venice" from The Sandman: Endless Nights, and the never-before reprinted stories "A Winter's Tale" and "The Wheel." DC Comics Vertigo, 2019. Due Jan. ...More.

Item Code: ABSDH
Hard Cover, 8x12, 360pg, Full Color
$99.99 $85.00

See our website for the shortlist of Sandman titles, five more. But there's a lot more by Neil Gaiman, so take a look in case you've missed any of his books or his contributions to others.


Rare & Out of Print

DRAWING WITH PEN AND INK - Arthur Guptil $175.00

GUSTAV ADOLF MOSSA LA SCENE SYMBOLISTE - Sylvie Lafon and Anne-Marie $75.00


BURNE-JONES - Martin Harrison & Bill Waters $100.00

THE WOOD AND THE GRAVER - Fritz Eichenberg $80.00

THE DINOSAURS DELUXE - William Stout $150.00

21ST CENTURY FOSS - Chris Foss & Alejandro Jodorowsky $85.00

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News and Notes


Flesk's new The Art of Frank Cho: A Twenty-Year Retrospective will be available for your advance order very soon. We're just hammering out the details.

Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., has announced the release of the first four volumes of the Edgar Rice Burroughs Authorized Library. This new series presents for the first time the complete catalog of Burroughs' literary works in handsome uniform, hardcover editions, featuring dust jacket art by renowned artist Joe Jusko, and rare and previously unpublished supplementary material. The new jackets look great! These are under our minimum to advertise them in advance, but they are on order now, and we'll be offering a special price for the set of 4.

From Sunbeams to Sunset: The History of Australian Comics hasn't flown off our shelves, but it has done pretty well. I quite like it, and it features work by Stanley Pitt and Arthur Dixon (Catman), two standouts that fans like me have always liked. Anyway, our U.S. supplier immediately sold out. We have just four left as I write this. But we're working directly with the Australian publisher now to get more, and additionally, we may get some of the limited signed editions, two different, that were only available on their Kickstarter program. So stay tuned for more details.



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