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Comic Book Archives
|TWILIGHT ZONE Volume 2 The Way In|
Collects #5-8, 2014. Highly Recommended. By J. Michael Straczyinski. Art by Guiu Vilanova. Nothing special has ever happened to Diana Westby. She has a comfortable relationship, a decent job, and vague dreams for the future. But now she is suddenly able to hear people's thoughts and see glimpses of the future... a future that includes the threat of a mushroom cloud rising over downtown Manhattan! As someone who has never had to stick her neck out, Diana must choose between her own safety and the lives of millions of others. Excellent writing, we really enjoyed reading this and hope to see more. Stand-alone and a complete story, though it loosely ties into Volume 1. Dynamite, 2014. Out of Print....More.
Item Code: TWIZ02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 120pg, Partial Color
Here's more Twilight Zone, including The Twilight Man: Rod Searling and the Birth of Television [TWILM.
|QUANTUM AGE Volume 1 From the World of Black Hammer|
Collects #1-6, 2018. Recommended. By Jeff Lemire. Art by Wilfredo Torres. In the world of the Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer series—but a thousand years in the future—a collection of superheroes, inspired by the legendary heroes of Black Hammer Farm, must band together to save the planet from an authoritarian regime. A young Martian must find a way to reform The Quantum League to save the world, while solving the riddle of what happened to the great heroes of the twentieth century. And flashbacks to our original heroes are here to tease the reader, too. 10-page bonus sketchbook with notes by Wilfredo Torres. Dark Horse, 2019....More.
Item Code: QUAN01
Soft Cover, 7x10, 176 pg., Full Color
|AQUAMAN The Atlantis Chronicles|
Collects #1-7, 1990-91. Recommended. By Peter David. Art by Esteban Maroto. Eisner Award-winning author Peter David gives us an entirely new and epic history of not only one of DC's most iconic characters, but also of the mythical Atlantis. The Atlantean society had been shrouded in mystery, with readers barely aware of its existence—until Aquaman came along. Atlantis had been beneath the surface of the ocean for thousands of years. Discover that secret history, discover why Atlantis sank, and far more. All beautifully drawn by one of Vampirella's and the Warren's magazines finest artists, Spanish creator Esteban Maroto. DC, 2017....More.
Item Code: AQAH
Hard Cover, 6x8, 344pg, Full Color
|See more Aquaman on the website.|
|SECRET INVASION Rise of the Skrulls |
By Stan Lee, Roy Thomas et al. Art by Jack Kirby, John Buscema, John Byrne, Ron Lim, Lee Weeks et al. Chart the history of the Skrulls, from their first visits to Earth, in FF #2, 1962, to their devastating Secret Invasion! Meet the Super-Skrull who wields all the Fantastic Four's powers! Witness the Kree/Skrull War's cataclysmic climax alongside the Avengers! The legendary Mar-Vell returns from the dead — or does he? And Carol Danvers is swept up in the alien intrigue as the Secret Invasion begins! Plus: 19th century and 1950s infiltration attempts! Galactus targets the Skrull throneworld! And more! Marvel, 2018....More.
Item Code: SECINV
Soft Cover, 7x10, 496pg, Full Color
|GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY SOLO CLASSIC Omnibus|
By Various. Cover art by Alex Ross. Who were they before they met? Find out in this complete collection of their earliest appearances! Drax's solo mission is to destroy Thanos—with the Avengers' help. Plus, the space-faring adventures of the legendary Star-Lord! Rocket Raccoon's quest in the Keystone Quadrant! And Groot tries to conquer Earth?! Marvel, 2015. Out of Print....More.
Item Code: GUAGH
Hard Cover, 8x11, 1122pg, Full Color
|Y THE LAST MAN OMNIBUS|
Collects #1-60, 2002-07,. Highly Recommended. By Brian K. Vaughn. Art by Paul Chadwick, Pia Guerra et al. In 2002, when all living mammals with a Y chromosome suddenly die simultaneously, Yorick Brown and his pet male monkey Ampersand must figure out why they were the only two males to survive. And while this makes Yorick the most important person in the world, he treks 10,000 miles around the world for 3 years in search of the most important person in the world to him. But as he learns the facts behind his lost fiancee, he also finds out the shocking truth behind his own survival. A brilliant series that I greatly enjoyed the first time around, now complete in one huge volume. Vertigo, 2019....More.
Item Code: YLASH
Hard Cover, 7x11, 1440, Full Color
|JOHNNY CANUCK Signed|
The complete stories, 1942-46. Bookplate signed by Rachel Richey. By Leo Bachle. Edited by Rachel Richey. Forward by Seth. Outside of a few pages reprinted in The Great Canadian Comic Books anthology in the 1970s, these stories have been out of print since World War Two, when they were at the frontline of the war against Hitler and of a very young Canadian pop culture. A fearless flying ace and daredevil who singlehandedly foils Nazi schemes and narrowly escapes again and again. Plus a biography of the artist/writer and extra features. Comic Syrup, 2015....More.
Item Code: JOCAH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 152pg, b&w
|Here's more Canadian Comics, from Brok Windsor and Wow Comics, to War Bears by Margaret Atwood!|
|THOUGHT BUBBLE Anthology Collection 10 Years of Comics|
By Kate Beaton et al. Art by Charlie Adlard et al. Commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Thought Bubble Festival, which takes place in Leeds, Northern England, from Nov 1-6, 2016, this collection features short stories and art by: Charlie Adlard, Gabriel Bautista, Gabriel BÃ¡, Kate Beaton, Jordie Bellaire, Ivan Brandon, Jeffery Brown, Mark Buckingham, Clark Burscough, Adam Cadwell, Mike Carey, Emily Carroll, Cliff Chiang, Becky Cloonan, Boo Cook, Farel Dalrymple, Rufus Dayglo, Andy Diggle, D'israeli, Marc Ellerby, Ming Doyle, Warren Ellis, Gary Erskine, Carlos Ezquerra, Ray Fawkes, Duncan Fegredo, Robin Furth, Leigh Gallagher, Stuart Gordon, Brandon Graham, Nicholas Gurewitch, Tony Harris, Will Morris, Antony Johnston, Barry Kitson, Ales Kot, Emi Lenox, Tula Lotay, Sarah Mcintyre, Fabio Moon, Stephen Mooney, Ramon Perez, Sean Phillips, Rick Remender, Emma RÃos, Tim Sale, Fiona Staples, Cameron Stewart, Richard Starkings, Babs Tarr, Emma Vieceli, Annie Wu & Skottie Young. Image Comics, 2016. Out of Print....More.
Item Code: THOUB
Soft Cover, 7x10, 136 pg, Full Color
|THE JOKER His Greatest Jokes |
Almost Gone! Recommended. Art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Tom Mandrake, Garcia-Lopez, Don Newton et al. Since his debut in Batman #1 in 1940, the Joker has been the Dark Knight's greatest foe, and has appeared on television in live action and animated series, in blockbuster movies and in video games. Now, just in time for the fall 2019 Warner Bros. film starring Joaquin Phoenix, DC publishes a new "best of" collection of the Joker's greatest stories. In these stories, the Clown Prince of Crime challenges Batman, Robin and the rest of Gotham City's heroes, creating chaos with every step he takes. DC, 2019....More.
Item Code: JOKHG
Soft Cover, 7x10, 216pg, Full Color
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Comics & Graphic Novels
|HORIZONTAL COLLABORATION |
By Navie. Art by Carole Maurel. "Horizontal Collaboration" is a term used to describe the sexual and romantic relationships that some French women had with members of the occupying German forces during World War II. In this poignant, female-centered graphic novel created by writer/artist duo Carole Maurel and Mademoiselle Navie, the taboo of "sleeping with the enemy" is explored through the story of a passionate, and forbidden, affair. In June 1942, Rose (whose husband is a prisoner of war) intervenes in the detainment of her Jewish friend and then accidentally embarks on a secret relationship with the investigating German officer. There is only one step between heroism and treason, and it's often a dangerous one. Korero Press, 2019....More.
Item Code: HORIZH
Hard Cover, 7x10, 144pg, Full Color
|Here's more World War II stories.|
|DREAM OF THE BUTTERFLY Volume 2|
Dreaming A Revolution. Conclusion of this handsomely drawn fantasy epic. Highly Recommended. By Richard Marazano. Art by Luo Yin. Concluding volume. Young Tutu wanders away from her home town in a snowstorm, ending up trapped in a valley of eternal winter, populated by talking animals and ruled by an oil-sputtering robot Emperor. Soon she's sick of doing the Emperor's bidding, toiling in a factory that only hurts the valley with its pollution. Does the mysterious butterfly that follows her in both dreams and waking life hold the key to the valley's future? If she can work together with a talking cat, rabbit spies, and the Flying Bandit, her dreams could have the power to reshape this world... Lion Forge, 2018....More.
Item Code: DREB02
Soft Cover, 9x7, 112pg, Full Color
|KNIGHTS OF THE SKULL Tales of the Waffen-SS |
By Wayne Vansant. A third collection of gripping war tales of the infamous German Panzer divisions. Tank Killers looks at young soldiers who commanded these mighty tanks. Witches' Caldron tells of the German troops on the Eastern Front at Kursk when, while attempting to retreat, they were cut off and surrounded by the Soviet army. Battle Group Peiper chronicles the events that led to the Malmedy massacre, when American POWs who surrendered at the Battle of the Bulge were massacred by the infamous Nazi, Joachim Peiper. Caliber Comics, 2017....More.
Item Code: KNSKU
Soft Cover, 7x10, 96 pg, b&w
|VALERIAN AND LAURELINE The Future is Waiting|
Book 23. Another new story by the original creators. By Pierre Christin. Art by Jean-Claude Mézières. After the events of The Time Opener, Valerian and Laureline reverted to childhood, and are now living with Mr. Albert on 21st century Earth. But in a universe where time travel is a reality, words like "after" or even "now" can be somewhat ... hazy, and elsewhere, in other times, our young but nonetheless adult agents are still working tirelessly to maintain a galactic peace threatened as always by greed and the thirst for power. Cinebook, 2019....More.
Item Code: VAL23
Soft Cover, 8x11, 56pg, Full Color
|VALERIAN AND LAURELINE Memories from the Futures|
Book 22 in the series. Original edition 2013. Highly Recommended. By Pierre Christin. Art by Jean-Claude Mézières. Even though Valerian and Laureline's adventures have come to an end in Book 21, there are many chapters that haven't been told yet. Simple episodes, post-scripts to their main stories, moments of their lives seen through the eyes of their friends, their allies, or even their enemies. Here's a collection of vignettes that will cast a new light – sometimes funny, sometimes touching – on the saga of our heroes. Both sequential panels and some very nice full page paintings of our heroes and the alien cast. Cinebook, 2018....More.
Item Code: VAL22
Soft Cover, 8x11, 56pg, Full Color
|Here's one more Valerian, Book 20: Order of the Stones [VAL20. $11.95].|
|RETURN OF SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS |
Highly Recommended. The adventures of Disney's Snow White continue in four complete all-new stories, first published in Italy from 1954-1960, and drawn by renowned master artist Romano Scarpa, who went on to do superb work on the Disney Ducks. Prince Charming leaves Snow White in the care of the Seven Dwarfs while he goes on an expedition with the king. But the Evil Queen is back! Then, the Dwarfs build a special diamond throne for the Princess, but when it vanishes, they set out to find the thief. Also: what is the secret of the eighth dwarf? Fantagraphics, 2017....More.
Item Code: RETSW
Hard Cover, 9x11, 164pg, Full Color
|Don't miss Neil Gaiman's dark and different take on the classic story, with a big twist: Snow, Glass, Apples by Colleen Doran, with a color signed bookplate [SNOHS. $17.99]. Bargain priced!|
Collects #1-4, 2010. By Doug Murray. Art by Fabiano Neves. Zeus sends those he loves most to the human world, but with no memory of who they really are and what they can do. The Goddess Athena, shorn of her powers and knowledge, wakes up next to the Parthenon and ends up working for the District Attorney in New York. She finds herself interacting with others very much like her, and when danger threatens, someone out there is watching over her. A unique story that feels new and different. Dynamite, 2010....More.
Item Code: ATHE
Soft Cover, 7x10, 104pg, Full Color
|WONDER WOMAN 77 MEETS THE BIONIC WOMAN|
Collects #1-6 from 2017. By Andy Mangels. Art by Judit Tondora. The most beloved female icons of 1970s television come together for globe-trotting action against their worst enemies! They team up to fight a rogue cabal bent on wreaking havoc and stealing deadly weapons. And what three familiar villains threaten the unbeatable combination of bracelets and bionics? Bestselling author Andy Mangels (Star Trek, Star Wars) and artist Judit Tondora (Grimm Fairy Tales) join forces for a celebration of the original Girl Power! Includes Variant covers. Dynamite, 2017....More.
Item Code: WWBW
Soft Cover, 7x10, 160pg, Full Color
|Here's more Wonder Woman, many on sale.|
A surreal story of one door closed, another opened. Recommended. By Lewis Trondheim. Art by Hubert Chevillard. Roland has planned the perfect vacation for Fabienne to discuss their future. And he has it all mapped out, every day, every event, in his notebook. But when unimaginable tragedy strikes, Fabienne is left alone to process this immediate and unexpected change in her life. While most people would abandon the trip out of grief, she decides to stay...is it shock? What is going on in her head, as she pursues each of Roland's agenda items, bumping into strangers and stranger people along the way. Beautifully drawn, translated from the French. Lion Forge, 2019....More.
Item Code: STAYH
Hard Cover, 7x10, 128pg, Full Color
Recommended. By Thierry Smolderen. Art by Alexandre ClÃ©risse. Tomorrow... is just 121,000 years away! An astonishing and captivating original graphic novel from France. A brain teaser and a space opera immersed in the fluid and aerodynamic imagery of 1950s sci-fi. Fun graphics, offbeat characters, a little sex, drugs and hallucinations, mental telepathy—it's like nothing we've read before. But it includes references to real life sci-fi novels and pulp magazines, which is cool. It's just 1953, but Paul is in telepathic contact with a galactic space warrior and hero from the far, far distant future and thousands of light years away. IDW, 2018....More.
Item Code: ATOMH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x9, 144pg, Full Color
|SHEENA QUEEN OF THE JUNGLE Volume 2 |
Collects #6-10, 2018. By Marguerite Bennett & Christina Trujillo. Art by Maria Sanapo. The start of a bold new adventure—the forest is beset by a terrible plague that sickens the very jungle, but this deadly evil is not the only danger Sheena must face. A ruthless huntress prowls the forest, seeking a girl with golden hair, and the mark of the jaguar... Are we meeting Sheena's mother, or is this a grand deception by a swarthy jungle woman who may or may not be who she says she is. Sheena's friend, the lovely Lilio, suspects not. And in this modern-day tale, we also encounter a Cthulhu-type creature from an ancient crypt. Bonus: variant covers. Dynamite, 2019....More.
Item Code: SHEQ02
Soft Cover, 7x10, 144pg, Full Color
|Here are more Sheena, in Archives, a graphic novel and a statue.|
|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! 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! Stories and art by: Neal Adams, Brian Michael Bendis, Greg Capullo, Becky Cloonan, Tony S. Daniel, Paul Dini, Warren Ellis, Steve Epting, Geoff Johns, Joëlle Jones, Kelley Jones... DC, 2019....More.
Item Code: DETCOH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x11, 176 pg., Full Color
|See more Detective #1000 variants here.|
|ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT|
By Erich Maria Remarque. Art by Wayne Vansant. Hailed by many as the greatest war novel of all time and publicly burned by the Nazis for being “degenerate,” Erich Maria Remarque's masterpiece, All Quiet on the Western Front, is an elegant statement on a generation of men destroyed by war. Caught up by a romantic sense of patriotism, Paul Bäumer and his classmates join the fighting in the trenches of the Western Front in World War I. He is soon disenchanted by the constant bombardments and ruthless struggle to survive. Through years in battle, Paul and those he serves with become men defined by the violence around them, desperate to stay as decent as they can while growing more and more distant from the society for which they are fighting. Dead Reckoning, 2019....More.
Item Code: ALLQ
Soft Cover, 7x10, 176 pg., Full Color
|NOTES ON A CASE OF MELANCHOLIA, OR A LITTLE DEATH|
By Nicholas Gurewitch. Death becomes a patient of a recently-bereaved psychoanalyst. The topic of discussion? His frolicsome child, who has no apparent interest in grim-reaping! Featuring an unfathomable number of lines which have been hand-chiseled into inked clay (aka wood-engraved), this labor of love by Nicholas Gurewitch invokes the morbid humor of his comic strip (The Perry Bible Fellowship) and the spooky silent-film qualities of the late Edward Gorey. Dark Horse, 2020....More.
Item Code: NOTEH
Hard Cover, 12x9, 48 pg., Partial Color
Comic Strip Collections
|BARNABY Volume 1|
Daily Strips, 1942-43. Recommended. By Crockett Johnson. The long-lost comic strip masterpiece by Crockett Johnson, legendary children's book author and creator of Harold and the Purple Crayon, collected in full! Here is Barnaby's talking dog and Fairy Godfather, Mr. O'Malley. Fantasy characters that clearly set the standard for Calvin and his invisible (to everyone but him) pet tiger, Hobbes. Here the fantastic and the surreal meld perfectly into the "modern" life of the young and naive Barnaby. Not matter how fantastic, he accepts every oddity and craziness that comes his way, all just another day in the life... Fantagraphics, 2013....More.
Item Code: BAR01H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x7, 320pg, b&w
|BARNABY Volume 2|
Daily Strips, 1944-45. Recommended. By Crockett Johnson. Collected in full and designed by Daniel Clowes. Like Calvin 40 years later, here is 5-year-old Barnaby Baxter and his invisible Fairy Godfather J.J. O'Malley...and their misadventures. The bumbling con-artist and fast-talker O'Malley takes Barnaby on a trip to D.C. to serve his term in Congress. Also, Gus the Ghost and O'Malley follow the Baxters to their seaside cottage, enlisting Barnaby to join them on a treasure hunt. Plus Wall St., ermine hunters, soap salesmen and more! Barnaby has a deft balance of fantasy, timeless humor and elegant cartooning. Fantagraphics, 2014....More.
Item Code: BAR02H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x7, 376pg, b&w
|BARNABY Volume 3|
Daily Strips, 1946-47. Recommended. By Crockett Johnson. In its combination of Crockett Johnson's sly wit and O'Malley's amiable windbaggery, a child's feeling of wonder and an adult's wariness, highly literate jokes and a keen eye for the ridiculous, Barnaby is a classic. Bumbling but endearing, Mr. O'Malley rarely gets his magic to work—even when he consults his Fairy Godfather's Handy Pocket Guide. Barnaby expanded our sense of what comics can do. This volume also features essays by comics historians including Coulton Waugh, as well as Johnson biographer Philip Nel. Fantagraphics, 2016....More.
Item Code: BAR03H
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 11x7, 371pg, b&w
|ALTER EGO #156 |
Highly Recommended. Edited by Roy Thomas. More from the All Time Classic New York Comic Convention in 2000. All-star panels from Joe Petrilak's legendary con, showcasing the Golden Age (Cuidera, Hasen, Schwartz [Lew & Alvin], Boltinoff, Lampert, Gill, Flessel), and Silver Age Marvel, DC, & Gold Key (Severin, Sinnott, Ayers, Drake, Anderson, Fradon, Simonson, Green, Bolle, Thomas, et al.), and plenty of rare and unseen art! Plus still more on John Broome, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) interviews Dick Lupoff, Mr. Monster's comics crypt presents unseen Larry Ivie work, including unpublished tryout page proposing to revive the 1940s JSA, submitted to Julius Schwartz (they are NICE)! Twomorrows, 2018....More.
Item Code: AE156
Soft Cover, 8x11, 100 pg, Full Color
|ALTER EGO #151|
Features on the Golden Age Owl and superheroes of Dell and Gold Key Comics. Edited by Roy Thomas. It's The Owl! The Eye! Dr. Hypno! Solarman! Fantom of the Fair! These are just some of the fabulous Golden Age heroes drawn by Frank Thomas, whose life and times are celebrated by Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt's Michael T. Gilbert! Also: from Captain Midnight to Korak”from Magic Morro to Magnus, Robot Fighter”the scintillating (and often offbeat) Golden & Silver Age super-heroes of Western Publishing's Dell & Gold Key comics, annotated by Stuart Fischer! Art by Manning, Ditko, Kane, Marsh, Gill, Spiegle, Springer, Norris, Santos, Thorne, et al.! Plus FCA, Bill Schelly, & more! Twomorrows, 2018....More.
Item Code: AE151
Magazine, 8x11, 96 pg, Text/Full Color
|Here's more AE back issues.|
|COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 49th Edition 2019-20 Batman's Rogue Gallery|
Cover art by Tony Daniel. Highly Recommended. By Bob Overstreet et al. Batman's 80th anniversary, Zorro's 100th anniversary, and a remembrance of Stan Lee are just three highlights this year. Your source for prices, new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, new market reports and more. Gemstone, 2019....More.
Item Code: CB49B
Soft Cover, 7x10, 1200pg, Partial Color
|COMIC BOOK PRICE GUIDE 48th Edition 2018-19 Flash Green Lantern|
Cover art by Ethan Van Sciver. Highly Recommended. By Bob Overstreet et al. Among more than 1200 pages of data, special features include Marvel's critical 1968 expansion and the 50th anniversary of Planet of the Apes, and former DC President and Publisher Paul Levitz looks at the history of Action Comics. The Bible of serious comic book collectors, dealers and historians returns with its newest edition! It includes new feature articles, new additions to the Overstreet Hall of Fame, more special anniversary features, 2018 Market Report, key sales by era and genre, and more. Gemstone, 2018....More.
Item Code: CB48F
Soft Cover, 7x10, 1200pg, Partial Color
|Here's more Price Guides, current, past and coming In August.|
Artists & Illustration
|QUEENS OF HAVANA|
The Amazing Adventures of Anacaona, Cuba's Legendary All-Girl Dance band. By Alicia Castro. In this evocative memoir, saxophonist Castro looks back on the dazzling history of Anacaona, from their unlikely inception to their international successes. This daring group of sisters played with Dizzy Gillespie, Cab Calloway and an international A-list of jazz stars as they toured the world. This buoyant, first-hand account describes everything from the atmosphere in '30s Cuba to their success at survival during the Communist Revolution. Grove, 2007. Out of Print....More.
Item Code: QUEEH
Hard Cover, 7x9, 394pg, b&w
|METAMORFX The Art of Constantine Sekeris|
Recommended. By Constantine Sekeris. Sekeris is a master of both prosthetic make-up design (faces and heads) and full creature design, and here he offers you a plethora of his best characters, with full commentary on each. Blade 2. Spider-Man 2 & 3. Where the Wild Things Are. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. The Golden Compass. Hellboy 2. Terminator 3. These are just some of the major films Sekeris has worked on. Design Studio, 2012....More.
Item Code: MEFX
Soft Cover, 9x12, 96 pg, Full Color
|MODERN GOTHIC The Photographic Art of Jamie Mahon|
By Jamie Mahon. Welcome to the fantasy-made-flesh that is Jamie Mahon's imagination. Weaving together sublime locations, superb photography, and striking models, this award-winning photographer has created true artwork of the alternative subculture. He and a clique of extraordinary creators have labored to produce images of beautiful women, expertly made up and professionally styled in fantastic surroundings. Ethereal otherworldliness of Gothic heroines and villiainesses, provocative postures of fetish performers, adrenaline-charged action of his fantasy characters... Schiffer, 2018....More.
Item Code: MODGH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 7x10, 176 pg., Full Color
Recommended. By Michel Draguet. In this beautifully illustrated book, Michel Draguet, an internationally recognized authority on fin-de-siècle art, offers an enlightening examination of the life and art of Belgian Symbolist painter Fernand Khnopff (1858–1921). Khnopff achieved widespread acclaim during his lifetime for his moody, dreamlike paintings, as well as his numerous commissioned portraits, designs for costumes and sets for the theater and opera, photography, sculpture, book illustrations, and writings. Nudity. Mercatorfonds, 2020....More.
Item Code: FERNH
Hard Cover, 9x10, 304pg, Full Color
|Here are more Symbolist painters, and here are their direct forerunners, The Pre-Raphaelites.|
|SIMON & KIRBY THE BULLSEYE ACTION PORTFOLIO|
Warehouse find, 1979. Recommended. By Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Four great action prints by the greatest creative team in comics, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, featuring their revolutionary Western Comics star Bullseye, in original illustrated envelope. Missing is the fifth print, and also a small sheet that contains a short illustrated essay. We've priced this appropriately—complete portfolios are listed online for $50-$99. Mainline Publications, 1979. Out of Print. Condition: Fine. Many of the prints are sun damaged with a white line down the center....More.
Item Code: BULLS
na, 11x15, 4pg, b&w
|Click here for all of our Jack Kirby offerings.|
|FROM SHADOW TO LIGHT The Life And Art of Mort Meskin |
Our Highest Recommendation. By Steven Brower. Part coffee-table art book, part investigative biography, this studies Meskin's career from the Golden Age of Comics to his advertising and fine art done near the end of his life. Hugely influential but still obscure to most fans, Meskin profoundly influenced artists like Jim Steranko, Joe Kubert, Alex Toth, Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby. He shared a studio and some of his best strips with Batman artist Jerry Robinson. He was first to draw Sheena of the Jungle, he created The Vigilante and Johnny Quick, and did brilliant work on both of these DC heroes, as well illustrated here. Fantagraphics, 2010....More.
Item Code: FROSH
Hard Cover, 10x13, 220pg, Full Color
The companion volume to this is Mort Mesking: Out of the Shadows [OUTSHA.
|BETWEEN WORLDS |
Free Augmented Reality Animated App. Highly Recommended. By Skip Brittenham. Art by Jay Anacleto, Brian Heberlin, Doug Sirois. This Young Adult fantasy novel brings fantasy to life with an entirely new technology that I can only relate to Pokeman Go. Using cutting-edge augmented reality technology (a free downloadable app, which I put on my iPhone), fully animated creatures and objects are added to each of 12 color plates, with interactive 3D—moving, talking, growling. It's WAY COOL. Two high schoolers get lost inside the Mystery Forest and come upon Nith, a dangerous alternate universe. As they explore this strange new land, they discover magical powers they didn't know they had! Putnam, 2016....More.
Item Code: BEWOH
Hard Cover, 6x9, 240pg, Text/Full Color
|STAR WARS Artifact Edition|
By Roy Thomas. Art by Howard Chaykin and Carmine Infantino. The first Star Wars Artifact Edition! Featuring scans of original artwork, mainly from the initial 10 issues of Marvel Comics' groundbreaking Star Wars comics, circa 1977, and from other early issues. There is a wealth of extras, including a cover gallery showcasing some of the very earliest work. IDW, 2015. Out of print....More.
Item Code: SWAEH
Hard Cover - No Dustjacket, 12x17, 160pg, b&w
|Here's a look at more Star Wars collections.|
|MICKEY MOUSE From Walt to the World|
Official Catalog to the new exhibit at the Walt Disney Family Museum. Recommended. By Andreas Deja. Since his modest debut in 1928, Walt Disney's creation Mickey Mouse has become one of the world's most recognized and beloved characters. This gorgeous collection gathers original art, drawings, animation cels, and artifacts from a groundbreaking, original exhibition at The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, with text by noted Disney animator Andreas Deja. Lavishly illustrated with gorgeous art, some of it never before seen. Impressive, oblong oversized art book. Walt Disney Family, 2019....More.
Item Code: MICKMH
Hard Cover, 12x10, 168pg, Partial Color
|Here's more of Mickey and of Walt Disney's works.|
|BOMBSHELLS #7 A Terry Dodson Sketchbook Signed Hurt|
Signed! Long out of print from 2013. Highly Recommended. By Terry Dodson. Bombshells 7 showcases his most recent commissions, preliminary work for personal projects and material from his private sketchbooks. All artwork has been hand picked by Terry and designed to meet the standards of his critical eye. Signed on the cover by Dodson. "Head Down Under" is a double-page centerfold spoofing travel ads for Australia. Black Widow, Red One prelims, girls on bikes, as performers, in costume, in Victorian dress and in a fun Mucha-inspired work, possibly for a Christmas card? Flesk, 2013. Out of Print. Condition: Copies have a minor but noticeable quarter inch bump in the lower right-hand corner—still fine or fine minus overall....More.
Item Code: BOM07H
Soft Cover, 5x8, 16pg, Partial Color
|Terry Dodson is one of our personal favorite artists. Here's all of his work that we handle.|
|TOMART'S DISNEYANA Volume 3 Disney Collectible and Memorabilia Hurt|
Warehouse find, 1994. A high quality glossy collector's magazine (cover price was $6) devoted to Disney collectibles. Marks Brothers Games, Disney Goebels, animation art, vintage Disneyana, Theme Park collectibles, Disney Hummels, International Fast Food Premiums, Disney Store Exclusives, U.K. Disneyana, Watches. Click here to see more Disney items. Edited by Tom Tumbusch. Illustrated throughout in full color. A look at Disney collectibles 25 years ago. Tomart Publications, 1994. Condition: Copies have slight bumps to corners....More.
Item Code: TOMDIS
Soft Cover, 8x11, 50 pg., Partial Color
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|BETTIE THE INCOMPARABLE BETTIE PAGE Archives of Irving Klaw|
Recommended. By Irving Klaw. Written by Cara Winter. The collaboration between Bettie Page and Irving Klaw produced photographs that are far more than mere pin-ups, embracing fetish themes like bondage, girl fights, spanking, and all the fetish clothing, from seamed stockings to high heels. Here are satisfying large, full page photos, most of them very high quality, crisp and sharp. They have given generations of people something to admire, by showing one strong, unapologetic woman, at home in her curvaceous body, with flashing eyes and a killer smile. PSG, 2017. Mature Readers....More.
Item Code: BETINH
Hard Cover, 10x14, 158pg, b&w
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|THE BIBLE EDEN
Highly Recommended. By David Elliott, Keith Giffen. Art by Scott Hampton. With Dave Elliott and Keith Giffen scripting, award-winning creator Scott Hampton produced this beautifully painted adaptation of the original tale of innocence, temptation and lust for the pages of Penthouse magazine. The creation of the world, of Adam and Eve, the snake and the forbidden fruit, and the angels coming down to expel the lovers from Eden. Collected here for the first time. Brings to vivid full-color life one of the world's classic stories. Never-before-seen 8-page bonus story of Daniel in the lion's den by Hampton. Abundant nudity, adult themes.. IDW, 2010. Out of Print. Condition: Glue is weak and pages might come unglued from cover. Mature Readers....More.
Item Code: BIBED
Soft Cover, 9x11, 112pg, Full Color
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|MARQUIS DE SADE'S JUSTINE DVD|
By Jesse Franco. Romina Power (18-year-old daughter of Tyrone Power) stars as Justine, a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess (Mercedes McCambridge), bondage, and one supremely sadistic monk (an outrageous performance by Jack Palance). It's a twisted tale of strange desires, perverse pleasures and the ultimate corruption of innocence.Adult themes and nudity, but less graphic than today's R-rated films. Blue Underground, 2015. Mature Viewers....More.
Item Code: MARJU
|WOMEN IN PRISON DVD|
Originally released, 1978. Directed by Nobuaki Shirai. Starring Erina Miyai, Natsuko Yashiro et al. The Nikkatsu Films Collection, designed to shock and titillate fans of Japanese erotic cinema. Thinking she is soon to be a bride, young Ryoko instead learns that her would-be fiancé is already married to the precocious Jun. An act of vengeance sends Ryoko behind bars, where she shares a cell with a group of sexually frustrated women. Then her nemesis, Jun, moves into her cell—after suffering a similar fate at the hands of the same man! Ryoko has to decide who the real enemy is—and what she wants to do about it! Impulse Pictures, 2019. Adult Material....More.
Item Code: WOMPR
|TRUE STORY OF A WOMAN IN SOAPLAND TEAR DVD|
Originally released 1987. Directed by Takashi Kodama. Starring Shinobu Wakana, Miki Higuchi et al. While engaging with his young mistress (he's still married), Kikuta learns that his high school flame Hasekura has taken up residence as a prostitute at the local soapland. With his curiosity sparked, Kikuta tracks Hasekura down and into bed they go. While Kikuta promises each lover that he'll break up with the others, he continues on with all of them, increasing his kinks and desires along the way... This takes you behind the curtain and up close and personal with the prostitutes in Soapland Tear! Impulse Pictures, 2020. Adult Material....More.
Item Code: TRUET
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|CAVEWOMAN RETURN TO DANNIKEN Nude Cover D|
Limited, 450. Art & story by Devon Massey. Cover by Budd Root. Meriem follows Ankha and her sister to her mysterious home world but as she passes through the portal she meets the sexy gate keeper on the other side who isn't too happy about the intruder. Meriem must avoid the gatekeeper to continue onward and explore this new incredible and dangerous world and learns more about Ankha than she ever thought possible. Budd Root's Special Edition Mature Cover - Limited to just 450 copies, each book is bagged & boarded and comes with a certificate of authenticity! Amryl, 2019. Mature Readers....More.
Item Code: CAVRDD
Comic, 7x10, 24pg, b&w
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|Also free is our Hot Rides 2017 Calendar, and we still have a few copies of the JIM SILKE SKETCHBOOK. Free with any order, add item to your cart or order form. Please limit 2 free items per order.|
BATMAN 2018 Calendar
FANTASMAGORIK ART OF NICOLAS OBÉRY 2017 Calendar
THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES 2005 CALENDAR
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