Thursday, February 25, 2021

A new Traveling with Your Octopus, Neil Gaiman takes on Pirates, a new Illustration Magazine, Black Panther, Toppi and Wally Wood is back!

Time Traveling with Your Octopus is my favorite new item. Neil Gaiman is back with a picture book about pirates, kind of… We have a new Illustration which examines W.W. Denslow and Ken Riley. Plus a graphic novel about The Black Panther Party, Steve Niles, a new Collected Toppi and The Erotic Art of Wallace Wood is back in print! Enjoy!

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Signed! Our Highest Recommendation. By Brian Kesinger. Our favorite Victorian beauty and her pet are back!! A lavishly illustrated travelogue through time chronicling the fourth-dimensional journeys of history-hoppers Victoria Prismall and her pet land octopus Otto. A plethora of panoramic, full-page illustrations (in an oblong, extra-wide hardcover) reveal Victoria and Otto's heretofore unknown participation in famous and infamous past, present, and future goings-on. Baby Tattoo, 2020....More.

Item Code: TIMTHS
Hard Cover, 14x7, 64pg, Full Color
Part of the same series: Walking Your Octopus, Traveling with Your Octopus, (these two are in the same cool oblong format, $29.95 ea), Dressing Your Octopus [DREO. $25 & Deluxe DREOH. $60), and Coloring Your Octopus – only 2 left [COLWO. $12].

Brian has also done two sketchbooks: Inked Tails and Penned Dragons ($25 ea), and The Fabulous Contraptions of Jasper J. Pumpkinhead [FANTHS. $25].

Every one is signed by him. Brian is an Annie-award-winning story artist, illustrator and author. His 20+ year career at Disney has spanned both hand drawn and CG animated films from Tarzan to Frozen 2.


Highly Recommended. Featuring the work of W.W. Denslow, best known for his illustrations for very first edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and other notable children's books of the early 1900s. Next featuring the work of Ken Riley, best known for his wonderfully authentic pictures of Horatio Hornblower by C.S. Forester, as well as other fiction that appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and Colliers, from the 1950s to the early 1970s. His realism, design and unique color work is very fine, "following in the footsteps of Howard Pyle and Norman Rockwell." Illustrated Press, 2021....More.

Item Code: IL71
Magazine, 9x11, 80pg, Full Color
Here all the available back issues. And here is the latest artbook from the same publisher:

Limited, 900. Highly Recommended. By Daniel Zimmer. Saul Tepper (1899-1987) was a life member of the Society of Illustrators and was elected to its Hall of Fame in 1980. His work is most closely compared to that of Dean Cornwell, and he worked for all the same popular, nationally selling magazines as Cornwell. He eventually did an almost equal proportion of fiction and advertising assignments, for both magazines and for many national accounts, such as Mobil Oil, Texaco, Packard, General Motors and Coca-Cola. This is the first-ever collection of his work. Tepper began his career working with Albert Dorne, studied under Harvey Dunn and, like Dunn, went on to teach after a long and successful career. Illustrated Press, 2020. ...More.

Item Code: ARTSTH
Hard Cover, 9x12, 224pg, Full Color
We have seven copies left of The Art of Rafael DeSoto [ARTRDH. $44.95]. All of their other art books are out of print and sold out.

Recommended. By Neil Gaiman. Art by Chris Riddell. A brand-new, oversized picture book for all ages. Long John has a whole crew of wild pirates in tow, and — for one boy and his sister — he's about to transform a perfectly ordinary evening into a riotous adventure beneath a pirate moon. It's time to make some Pirate Stew. Marvelously silly and gloriously entertaining, this is a tale of flying ships, doughnut feasts and some rather magical stew. With a deliciously rhyming text from master storyteller Neil Gaiman and bold, double-page full color illustrations by the supremely talented Chris Riddell. Quill Tree Books, 2020....More.

Item Code: NGPIRSH
Hard Cover|na, 10x12, 48pg, Full Color
Gaiman’s newest is the first two volumes of The Neil Gaiman Library [NGLIB01H, NGLIB02H $49.99, $39.99 ea]. See MUCH more by Gaiman on our website.

By David F. Walker. Art by Marcus Kwame Anderson. A serious, fact-packed look the origins and life of the Black Panther Party, founded in Oakland, Calif in 1966. It was a radical political organization that stood in defiant contrast to the mainstream, non-violent, non-armed civil rights movement. This gripping illustrated history explores the impact and significance of the Panthers, from their social, educational, and healthcare programs that were designed to uplift the Black community, their attempt to curb police brutality through citizen patrols, and finally, to their violent clashes with the FBI, which targeted the Party from its outset. Ten Speed Press, 2021....More.

Item Code: BLAPAN
Soft Cover, 7x10, 192pg, Full Color
$19.99 $17.99
Speaking of Black History, be sure that you don’t miss this:

INVISIBLE MEN The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books
Our Highest Recommendation. By Ken Quattro. Art by Matt Baker, Adolphe Barreaux, A.C. Hollingsworth, Cal Massey, E.C. Stoner, Owen Middleton, et al. Read the riveting stories of Black artists who drew—mostly covertly behind the scenes—superhero, horror, and romance comics in the early years of the industry. An in-depth, highly original look at each of these important illustrators, offering intimate details of their life and work like never done before. This is a gem of a book, put together by the incredibly painstaking researcher who's offering all comic fans new ground to be enjoyed. Yoe Books. 2020....More.

Item Code: INVMEH
Hard Cover, 9x11, 240pg, Partial Color
$34.99 $29.99

Steve Niles


Highly Recommended. By Steve Niles. Art by Gyula Nemeth. Horror master Steve Niles pairs up with his Criminal Macabre artist, Gyula Nemeth, on this poignant and terrifying tale of a Jewish grandfather driven to rage and vengeance he's willing to die for. In Nazi-occupied Budapest, a very young girl sees her mother and father brutally murdered by an SS Officer. She escapes with her Grandfather. Filled with rage and hatred, the Grandfather asks a Rabbi of questionable character for help. In an ancient box lives a demon, filled with hate and violence, who'll help them live...and exact vengeance. But with a price. Very well drawn and a unique story. Clover Press, 2021....More.

Item Code: POSSES
Soft Cover, 7x10, 80pg, Full Color

FRANKENSTEIN ALIVE, ALIVE! TRIO The Complete Collection Hardcover
Collects #1-4 in a deluxe oversized hardcover. Bonus Gallery. Our Highest Recommendation. By Steve Niles. Art by Bernie Wrightson, with Kelley Jones. Inspired by Mary Shelley's immortal gothic horror tale, Frankenstein Alive, Alive brings new life to the Promethean monster, courtesy of Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) and Bernie Wrightson (Frankenstein, Swamp Thing). Victor Frankenstein's cobbled together creature continues his adventures, embarking on a journey to discover his own humanity. Bonus 18-page gallery section of never-before-seen layouts and pencils by Wrightson, some with the original text, all scanned from the original art. All-new Introduction by Steve Niles, a tribute to his friend Bernie. IDW, 2018....More.

Item Code: FRALH
Soft Cover, 7x10, 104pg, Partial Color
$24.99 $21.99

CITY OF OTHERS 10th Anniversary Edition
Collects #1-4, 2007. 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 by Steve Niles is John Carpenter’s Night Terrors, and he writes the Afterword in the excellent Rattle of  Bones by Robert E. Howard.

Comics & Comic Book Archives


THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 4
Recommended. Collects #45-60, 1979-1981. By Roy Thomas. Art by John Buscema, Gil Kane et al. Conan battles a massive winged monster that guards a tower holding a weather-controlling gem — then finds himself surrounded by an army of Picts. In "The Treasure of Tranicos", Conan matches wits with a band of pirates with Thoth-Amon stalking them all. And the four-part epic "Conan the Liberator" sees Conan realize his destiny as he raises an army to overthrow the mad king Numedides! Marvel, 2021....More.

Item Code: SAVS04H
Hard Cover, 7x11, 944pg, b&w
$125.00 $105.00
Volumes 1-3 are in stock, same discounted price. And here is all things Conan. Also see:

Highly Recommended. By John Rhett Thomas and Roy Thomas. The best art of the legendary Savage Sword in a deluxe art book, and narrated by Roy himself, who wrote, edited and oversaw the artists from the beginning. With Conan's success as a color comic and a test run in mag Savage Tales, the decision was made to spin Conan off into his own magazine—with longer, more mature stories and art in black and white, behind beautiful painted covers. Conan took on a new savagery under masters such as Barry Windsor-Smith, John Buscema and Ernie Chan. The series' fully painted covers offered gorgeous illustrations by Boris Vallejo, Michael Kaluta, Earl Norem and many others. Marvel, 2020....More.

Item Code: MARVASH
Hard Cover, 8x11, 224pg, Full Color
$50.00 $39.95

THE MICHAEL MOORCOCK LIBRARY Elric The Eternal Champion Collection
Oversized Hardcover. Recommended. Seminal sword-and-sorcery author Michael Moorcock weaves a stunning blend of magic, heroism, and wonder as his legendary Eternal Champion Elric features in two rarely seen adventures, featuring artwork from legendary French artist Phillippe Druillet and James Cawthorn, from 1973 and 1976. New 2020 introduction by Moorcock himself and also by Druillet!! Elric and the Artists is a fully -illustrated, 8 page feature with rare early art, an unpublished Druillet adaptation, and art by Robert Gould, P. Craig Russell, & Walt Simonson. Titan, 2021....More.

Item Code: MMEECCH
Hard Cover, 10x12, 56pg, b&w

Here’s more by Michael Moorcock.


SUPERMAN By Grant Morrison Omnibus
Collects Action Comics #0-18 and Annual #1, 2012-14. Recommended. Grant Morrison, one of the greatest storytellers of his generation, weaves the history of Clark Kent's early days in Metropolis (in his earliest adventures, clad in jeans and a t-shirt!) in this Man of Steel cornerstone of the DC Universe. The compelling Superman stories in this collection showcase his quintessential character and determination — in a world that doesn't know what to make of him. Packed with action, adventure, shocking secrets, parallel Earths, deadly encounters with the Anti-Superman Army, Luthor, Vyndktux, Brainiac, Metal-zero and more. DC Comics, 2021. ...More.

Item Code: SUPGMH
Hard Cover, 7x11, 680pg, Full Color
$75.00 $65.00

See our website for more by Grant Morrison: JLA Grant Morrison Omnibus, JLA 60 Years, Future Shock, Batman: Arkham Asylum, Wonder Woman Earth 1 Vols 1 and 2, The British Superhero and The British Comic Book Invasion...

MYTHS & LEGENDS QUARTERLY Gretel Witch Hunter: Igor Vitorino Cover
By Dave Franchini. Art by Alessio Martani, Guillermo Fajardo et al. Cover art by Igor Vitorino. Cursed with powers that grant her a long life that spans centuries, Gretel must consume human hearts to sustain herself — at the cost of her own humanity. Recently, she has teamed up with Calabar, a mercenary who is part of a secret faction determined to rid the world of all witches. But now, a new coven of witches is forming, and at its center a new evil rises, something so ancient that they may not be enough to protect mankind. Book-length horror story. Zenescope, 2021....More.

Item Code: MYTHGA
Comic, 7x10, 72pg, Full Color
Here’s more comics from Zenescope.

The Collected Toppi


THE COLLECTED TOPPI Volume 4 The Cradle of Life
Our Highest Recommendation. By Sergio Toppi. This fourth volume contains five tales set in Africa, India, and Australia, presented in English for the first time: The Kokombo Dossier, Bwuma, My Son, Warramunga 1856, M'Felewzi, and Pacific Island, first published in 1976, '85,'91,'97 and 2011. The stories are intriguing and poignant, looking at indigenous tribes and peoples, and yet offering us tales of adventure, violence, greed and retribution from more primitive times. Most of these adventures are either somewhat timeless, or take place in the 19th or very early 20th century, with unique characters in abundance. Minor nudity. Magnetic Press Inc, 2020....More.

Item Code: COLT04H
Hard Cover, 9x12, 156pg, b&w
We had a difficult time getting our full order of these, but they are finally in stock. We have just two copies of volume 1 now, but we are pretty sure more are on their way now. Volume 2 is gone but we also expect more in a week or two. Volume 3 is in stock now. Volume 5 [COLT05H. $24.95] should be in any day. Volume 6 is due in July. See them here.

Now on Sale


H.P. LOVECRAFT He Who Wrote in the Darkness
Closeout Price! Highly Recommended. By Alex Nikolavitch. Art by Gervasio-Aon-Lee. Beginning with his move to Brooklyn in 1925, this factual graphic novel follows HPL on his many moves, his introverted lifestyle, his initial failed attempts to break into Weird Tales and their later attempt to hire him as editor! Interspersed through the bio are pieces of several of his most famous stories, as he daydreams or writes them up and we see related art with Cthulhu, mythical Arkham and The Necronomicon, his "alter ego," Randolph Carter, Charles Dexter Ward, etc. HPL liked hanging out in graveyards at night, and always seemed to return to his beloved Providence. Pegasus Books, 2018....More.

Item Code: HPLHH
Hard Cover, 9x11, 112pg, Full Color
$25.95 $11.95
This has a small ½” felt-tip remainder mark on the bottom edge. On our website, nine more HPL books including his complete works in hardcover [CFHOH. $21.99] and slipcase, hardcover [CWHPH. $35].

New Imperfect Editions (aka Hurts!)


French graphic novel. Highly Recommended. By Claire Fauvel. A fascinating new graphic novel, translated from the French, and an absolutely true story. She rebelled against the ancient tribal rules (read: women are the property of their husbands) of India. At the age of 11 she became wife for a much older man. She ran away when he raped her. From that point on, there were few choices for her, but there was her ambition and thirst for revenge. She was saved from death by a handsome young bandit, which was her entry into becoming the Robin Hood of India—albeit, a bit more blood-thirsty. NBM, 2020. Condition: Slightly bumped corners. Mature Readers....More.

Item Code: PHOOHR
Hard Cover, 9x11, 224pg, Full Color
$34.99 $17.50

Recommended. By Francesco Francavilla. The iconic masked crime fighter created by the legendary Will Eisner returns in an all-new tale by Eisner Award winner Francesco Francavilla. Unexpected disappearances and deaths hit Central City—with no apparent connection between the victims. The police just file them as runaways or natural deaths. But when someone close to Ebony disappears, The Spirit is on the case. Set in the 1940s pulpish world of the original Spirit stories, complete with Dolan and a beautiful and capable new supporting character, P.I. Lisa Marlowe. Dynamite, 2018. Condition: Bumped edges....More.

Item Code: WESPCHR
Hard Cover, 7x10, 128pg, Full Color
$19.99 $7.99

By John Byrne. Master storyteller John Byrne's groundbreaking Fantastic Four run continues! From a mysterious Wakandan adventure to the chilling return of Galactus, Byrne orchestrates epic adventures that capture the spirit of what makes the FF Marvel's greatest super-team. Each issue explores the essence of these beloved characters while also putting them in unexpected places - like side by side with Doctor Doom in a battle for Latveria! Byrne also recognizes the power of Sue Richards, has changes in store for Nova and the Thing and returns to the X-Men for a super-sized FF 250 extravaganza! Plus: John Byrne's Silver Surfer collaboration with Stan Lee, an alternate-universe exploration of an FF without super-powers and a rare Mister Fantastic story. Marvel, 2020. Condition: Bumped corners....More.

Item Code: MMFF12HR
Hard Cover, 7x10, 360pg, Full Color
$75.00 $37.50

Almost Gone! An all-new sequel. Recommended. By Steven Grant. Art by Jesus Portaveritas. Savage, the star of Gil Kane's 1968 graphic novel, is back! He is the ultimate spy and de facto enforcer reining in the intelligence community's illegal excesses. But he's been framed by an international criminal cabal and is now on the run from the very government he's sworn to protect. Hmm, sure sounds like Jason Bourne!! Savage is the original anti-hero, the cure that could be worse than the disease.Looks like a good story, lots of action and violence, as with Kane's original story. ComicMix, 2019. Out of Print. Condition: Slightly bumped corners. ...More.

Item Code: HISNA01R
Soft Cover, 7x10, 90pg, Full Color
$19.99 $9.99
We now have a special section just for these, called, you guessed it, Imperfect Editions. It’s under CLOSEOUTS on our home page top tool bar. As we list these, they will also now appear below in the CLOSEOUTS/NEW ARRIVAL section. Often we don’t list these in an eblast (certainly not in a catalog) because we have so few, sometimes just 2 or 3. So keep an eye on these and act quickly.

2021 Calendars


We have 17 titles still in stock, but many are down to just a copy or two. All are half price with the exception of three that we have just one copy of each left: Naked, Pin-Up History, and Dragons by Ciruelo.

All others, at half price, we have between 1 (of several) or 2 (several more) and five or six at the most. Act now! We sold out or came close to selling out more calendars this year than ever before, so I don’t intend to lower the prices any further on these few remaining titles.

Click here for older calendars for as little as $2.99: HOT RIDES, GIRLS, LINGERIE, MARILYN MONROE, FANTASMAGORICK, BATMAN 2018, STAR WARS VII — all these are $2.99.

Coming in April


SILVER AGE CLASSICS KONA Monarch of Monster Isle Volume 2 Hardcover
Collects Kona #5-8, 1963 and Reptilicus #2, 1961. By Don Segall. Art by Sam Glanzman. Covers by Victor Prezio and Gil Kane (#6). Kona saves the lives of Dr. Henry Dodd, his daughter Mary and his grandchildren Mason and Lily after the group crashes their army surplus airship on the prehistoric Pacific island Monster Isle. Kona becomes their protector and saves them from a huge array of monsters, including giant cats, strange and dangerous creatures from the ocean depths, and giant red ants. PS Artbooks, 2021. Due: Apr. ...More.

Item Code: SAKM02H
Hard Cover, 7x10, 184pg, Full Color
The first Kona is in stock now [SAKM01H. $46.99]. This series is also being collected by It’s Alive — so far they have done one much smaller collection, with a choice of two covers.

USS STEVENS The Collected Stories Hurt
Closeout Price!  Highly Recommended. By Sam Glanzman. Legendary Golden Age artist Sam Glanzman set many of his tales aboard the USS Stevens, the actual World War II destroyer on which he served. This full-color, hardcover treasury collects every single Stevens tale he ever published, more than 60 short adventures from Our Army at War, G. I. Combat, and other 1970s DC war comics as well as longer pieces from Marvel’s 1986 revival of Savage Tales magazine and the more recent Joe Kubert Presents. Plus, this outstanding collection also includes the final, four-page story about the warship, newly written and illustrated by Glanzman himself. Dover, 2016. Condition: At least two corners bumped, slight scuffing or soiling to covers. ...More.

Item Code: UST
Hard Cover, 7x10, 384pg, Full Color
$39.95 $24.95

Recommended. By Geoff Johns, et al. Barry Allen wakes up to a world that is not his own. A place where the Flash never existed! The people he cares about most are now strangers or vanished. This altered universe is on the brink of a cataclysmic war. There is no Green Lantern, no Superman, and Batman has as much blood on his hands as his enemies do. America's last hope is...Cyborg. Barry desperately tries to hold on to his memories and if there is any hope of setting things right, he must convince this world's strange, dangerous heroes to help him fix what was broken. DC Comics,2021. Due: Apr. ...More.

Item Code: FLASPH
Hard Cover, 7x11, 1512pg, Full Color
$150.00 $125.00

Specially designed with signed page printed on vellum. Limited, 1,200 copies. Monsters is the legendary project Barry Windsor-Smith has been working on for over 35 years. A 360-page tour de force of visual storytelling, Monsters' narrative canvas is vast and deep. The year is 1964. Close-mouthed, damaged, innocent, trying to forget a past and looking for a future, it turns out that Bobby Bailey is the perfect candidate for a secret U.S. government experimental program — an unholy genetics program discovered in Nazi Germany during World War II... Fantagraphics, 2021. Due: Apr....More.

Item Code: BARMD
Hard Cover, 8x11, 380pg, Full Color
The regular edition is due in May [BARMH. $39.99 $34.99]. See our website for more collections with work by Barry Windsor-Smith.

THE PHANTOM The Complete Newspaper Dailies Volume 22 1969-1970
By Lee Falk. Art by Sy Barry. Continues the Sy Barry Years. Five complete continuities: "Rex, the Missing Heir," "The Gladiator," "The Missing Daddy," "Luaga's Undercover Tour," and "The Mission." Strips from this issue are taken directly from King Feature's proofs. Included in the volume is a comprehensive essay and documentary materials. Hermes Press, 2021. Due: Apr....More.

Item Code: PH22H
Hard Cover, 12x8, 272 pg, b&w
See all available Phantom collections on our website.

The greatest Superman team-up tales from the 1980s are collected in hardcover for the first time. The Man of Tomorrow faces evil with the help of Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Mister Miracle, Batgirl, Black Canary, the Flash, and even Santa Claus. And others! Includes an early appearance by the galaxy-conquering villain known as Mongul. Collects DC Comics Presents #5, 9-12, 14, 19, 28, 30, 35, 38, 39, 45, 50, 58, 63, 67, 71, and 97. DC Comics, 2021. Due: Apr. ...More.

Item Code: SUPGTH
Hard Cover, 7x10, 400pg, Full Color
$49.99 $39.99

A thorough introduction to the process of creating various masterpiece characters from "Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress" to "Mobile Suit Gundam: 0080 War in the Pocket", "Gunbuster", and "Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway." Handwritten comments by famed creator Haruhiko Mikimoto are featured next to character images, detailing character designing process. Plus: rough sketches of character designs, character illustrations, and original cell illustrations of animation masterpieces that Haruhiko Mikimoto has contributed. More than 300 character design illustrations. Pie, 2021. Due: Apr. ...More.

Item Code: HARUH
Hard Cover, 8x12, 208pg, Full Color|na
You’ll find more on Character Design in these two books, now in stock:

Metamorfx: The Art of Consantine Sekeris – just 3 left [MEFX. $22.95]

The Art of Creature and Character Design by Sandy Collara – just 4 left [ARTC05S. $40, $24.99].


Art book or how-to? It's both. Highly Recommended. Delve inside this beautifully presented artist showcase filled with the works and useful advice from popular visual artist Pernille Orum. Pernille is well known and respected in the animation industry, having worked for clients such as Disney Publishing, Nickelodeon Jr., Mattel, and DreamWorks, and she was the Lead Character Designer on Warner Brothers’ DC Superhero Girls. In this uniquely colorful and vibrant volume, Pernille shares her artwork over the years, from earliest drawings to her latest work. Lots of cute girls and pin-up style. 3D Publishing, 2020....More.

Item Code: SPARH
Hard Cover, 9x10, 152pg, na

Coming in May


SPIDER-MAN By Roger Stern Omnibus
Collects Spectacular Spider-Man #43-61, Amazing Spider-Man #224-252 1980-84 7 more issues. Roger Stern's celebrated 1980s run on Spectacular Spider-Man and Amazing Spider-Man all in one Omnibus edition. Paired with John Romita Jr. and a cast of other top art talents, Roger Stern reinvigorated the life of everyone's friendly neighborhood Spider-Man with definitive battles with the Juggernaut, the Vulture and the Kingpin, the fan-favorite tale of "The Kid Who Collects Spider-Man," the 1st appearance of Monica Rambeau (a.k.a. Captain Marvel), and introduction of the Hobgoblin! And Black Cat, Amy Powell, and Mary Jane Watson are all vying for our hero's attention. Marvel, 2021. Due: May. ...More.

Item Code: SPIDRSH
Hard Cover, na, 1296pg, Full Color
$125.00 $105.00
Here’s another dozen items with Roger Stern’s workincluding Speedball, Marvel Masterworks: Spider-Man, Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange, Mephisto: Speak of the Devil, and the on-sale Marvel Comics in the Eighties [MARVCO. $27.95, $13.95].


Here's another batch of 30 items that are going away soon, down to just one, two or three copies left. You can now see the latest 3…2…1 items in a new section on our website, called ALMOST GONE, at the top of the home page, right next to CLOSEOUTS.

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We have a hot one this week: Cons De Fee: The Erotic Art of Wallace Wood. Fantagraphics published this in late June of 2019, but was completely sold out in less than two months. It never made it into our catalog. In fact, it looks like I don’t have enough now, so I’m just reordering again. Act now, we have 12 copies as I write this, but we’ll backorder beyond those and ship them out asap. See our website for more Wally Wood collections.

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Rowena Morrill 1942-2021

Rowena A. Morrill passed away February 11 after a long illness. She was 76. Rowena was an American artist known for her science-fiction and fantasy illustration, and is credited as one of the first female artists to impact paperback cover illustration. Her notable artist monographs included The Fantastic Art of Rowena, Imagine (in France) Imagination (in Germany), and The Art of Rowena, and her work has also been included in a variety of anthologies including Tomorrow and Beyond and Infinite Worlds.

Rowena is featured in a chapter of her own in Taschen’s 2020 collection, Masterpieces of Fantasy Art [MASFH. $200, $180].

Masterpieces is in the same enormous format as The History of EC Comics w/ signed, full color bookplate [HISECH. $200].


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