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  1. ARCHIE RIVALS IN TEEN COMICS 1940-1970s An Illustrated History Signed
    $39.95

    This is the first book to comprehensively examine the multitude of non-Archie teen humor comic books, including girls and boys such as Miss America, Patsy Walker, Hedy Wolfe, and Millie the Modelfrom Atlas/Marvel; Judy Foster, Buzzy, Binky and Scribbly from DC; Candy from Quality Comics; Ginger aand Suzie from MLJ/Archie, Jetta, Slick Chick, Teena, Farmer's Daugher, Hap Hazard and dozens of others. It covers, often for the first time, the history of the characters, who drew them, why (or why not) they succeeded. Highlights and unusual stories, major plotlines and a history of the development of each series. 70 cover reproductions. Learn More
  2. THE ART OF ALEX NINO Signed
    $50.00

    Born in the Philippines, Alex Niño is today considered one of the best comic artists in the United States. He began working for DC Comics during the 1970s "Filipino Invasion" but quickly revealed himself to be totally unique in his imaginative work. Fans used to wonder what drugs he was taking, but he claims everything comes from his amazing imagination. His first "Art of" book, Satan's Tears, quickly sold out and became a legend, rare to find and highly sought-after. He offers innovation, superb draftsmanship, and breathtaking design that defies the imagination. Learn More
  3. CARL OTTO CZESCHKA ILLUSTRATIONS 1895-1900 Deluxe Signed
    $65.00

    Carl Otto Czeschka (pr. cheska) started his career at the beginning of the Art Nouveau movement in Austria and quickly became one of its most celebrated illustrators, working alongside Klimt and Kolomon Moser, both better known today. By 1908, he had moved with his peers into a style that heralded the coming of Art Deco. His designs are celebrated and presented in major museums including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Neue Galerie, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, and virtually every major museum worldwide. Learn More
  4. MICHAEL T. GILBERT'S THE COMPLETE WRAITH! Signed
    $14.99

    The Wraith was a cult classic during the early days of indie comics in the 1970s, and a training ground for Michael T. Gilbert's later work on Elric and Mr. Monster. Created as spoof of Will Eisner's Spirit, Wraith fans included Eisner himself. He wrote "The Wraith has a lot of originality. Your style and approach are very vigorous!" The Wraith appeared in all six issues of Star*Reach's Quack! Here is every story, scanned from the original art, plus a wealth of unpublished art and photos, and an intro by Mr. Monster himself! Gilbert's commentary provides a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the 1970s comic book scene. Learn More
  5. THE ART OF FRANK CHO A Twenty-Year Retrospective Signed
    $59.95

    This edition is ONLY available from the publisher. By special arrangement, we are the only retailer getting copies, to which we've added a bookplate signed by Frank, with a special drawing taken from the book. Frank Cho and Flesk have partnered again to create a big, career-spanning art book. It features over 300 pages and includes over 400 pieces of art, his first full career overview. This features work from early student days, personal paintings and a section on his creator-owned properties like Liberty Meadows and Brandy, followed by an extensive overview of his adventure and superhero work for Marvel and DC on major characters from Harley Quinn to Batwoman. Frank provides fresh commentary throughout to reveal great insight into his art and his creative process. An interview covers his recent projects. Learn More
  6. TARZAN CONQUEROR OF MARS Hardcover Signed
    $65.00

    Cool wrap-around cover by Romas Kukalis. Bookplate signed by Doug Murray, Kukalis, and ERB in facsimile. Bonus 11-page afterword by Murray, detailing how this story came to be written, including his complete original premise, along with preliminary pencil roughs for various incarnations of the final cover. Mysteriously teleported to Mars just as John Carter once was, Tarzan searches for the one man who could show him the path home—The Warlord of Mars!

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  7. KATURRAN ODYSSEY Signed

    Regular Price: $34.95

    Sale Price $29.95

    A fantasy odyssey illustrated by an artist whose designs appeared in such films as Jumanji and Dragonheart, and who was the principal creature designer for Star Wars: Episode One: The Phantom Menace. This is a profusely illustrated fantasy adventure, presenting the lemur-populated world of Kattakuk, where a courageous youngster is banished by corrupt priests and challenged to save his village and the other animals of their remote island from an unending winter. Learn More
  8. PS BOOK OF FANTASTIC FICTIONEERS Volume 1
    $69.00

    An unprecendented, profusely illustrated compendium celebrating over 100 writers and artists behind our rich legacy of fantasy, horror, and science fiction in comic books, literature, and cinema. 75 contributors give us major, original essays--contributors as distinguished as their subjects! For example, Bill Stout writes about L. Frank BaumWill Murray on John W. Campbell; Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. on Frank Frazetta; Harlan Ellison on Frank Herbert; David Gerrold on Robert Heinlein; Roy Thomas on Robert E. Howard; etc. Learn More
  9. ART OF NOTHING 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of Patrick McDonnell Signed
    $40.00

    Mooch, the curious cat, and Earl, the ever-trusting dog, are just two of the characters who inhabit the world of Mutts.The award-winning author and illustrator’s beloved comic strip is celebrated as well as his bestselling children’s classics, including Me . . . Jane, The Gift of Nothing, South, Just Like Heaven, Hug Time, and Wag!, all shot from the original art. Also included are rare and never-before-seen artwork, proposals, outtakes, and developmental work, along with autobiographical commentary, and a brand-new career-spanning interview conducted by artist Lynda Barry. Learn More
  10. GLADYS PARKER A LIFE IN COMICS, A Passion for Fashion

    Regular Price: $59.99

    Sale Price $52.50

    Explores the history behind Mopsy, the 1940s-60s comic strip star, who also was in her own comic book series, and her creator Gladys Parker! This beautiful book will also provide a rarely seen collection of Mopsy stories and many of Parker’s earlier strips. Parker was unique in comics. As with Frida Kahlo, it was impossible to tell where her art left off and its creator began. Parker mixed fashion and comics, also creating hand-made clothes for film stars--and the lovely and strong-willed Mopsy was an exact double for Parker herself. Learn More

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