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A diverse collection of books with themes ranging from space travel, cars, and pirates to popular celebrities and national pasttimes.

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  1. JUMBO MUMBO
    $24.99

    I like this strange little mash-up collecting the fanzine-like Mumbo, which has delighted a very small group of comics fans for many years. Containing interviews, sketchbook pages, his short history of starting a comic store, his Dad's personal diary of combat in WWII Pacific, takes on classic comics from Nancy and Archie's Ginger, to Harvey kid comics, and comic strips from the likes of famous artists like R. Crumb, Denis Kitchen, Jay Lynch and Walt Kelly among others. Jumbo Mumbo collects David Tosh’s personal comics journal for the first time. Learn More
  2. CULT MAGAZINES A TO Z A Compendium of Culturally Obsessive & Curiously Expressive Publications
    $34.95

    Pulps, obscure digests, slicks, nudist mags, monster and men's magazines. This wonderfully illustrated book covers the great, the classic and the bizarre of magazines that thrived beneath the mainstream between 1925 and 1990. How thousands of these specialized magazines were produced, gratifying the secret life of every fad, taste, obsession, and hush-hush desire. Nothing was beyond the scope of the imaginative publishers and eccentric editors; we go behind the scenes of titles such as Amazing Stories, Doctor Death, Gee-Whiz, Jaybird, Film Fun, Confidential, Eyeful, Manhunt, Paris Nights, Focus, Murder Tales, and True Thrills. Full-color reproductions of hundreds of distinctive cover images. Learn More
  3. SUBURBAN AMERICA 1930-1970 An Architectural Perspective
    $25.00

    Presentation design drawings of buildings which changed the appearance of suburban America. From an exhibition in Massachusetts May 13 to November 25, 2001. Handsome full color architectural drawings begin with gas stations and diners (with streamlining) in the 1930s, highways and overpasses that offer Art Deco overtones, bridges, gas trucks, drive-ins and theatres...all the architecture that once was influenced by Art Deco and fifties styling and the automobile. With essays. Learn More
  4. GROOVY When Flower Power Bloomed in Pop Culture

    Regular Price: $39.95

    Sale Price $34.95

    It’s all too beautiful! From Woodstock to “The Banana Splits,” from “Sgt. Pepper” to underground papers, comix and rock concert art...Groovy is a far-out trip to the era of lava lamps and love beads. This profusely illustrated hardcover book, in psychedelic color, features interviews with icons: Peter Max, Brian Wilson, Peter Fonda, Melanie, David Cassidy, members of the Jefferson Airplane, Cream, the Doors, the Cowsills and Vanilla Fudge; and cast members of TV shows “The Monkees,” “Laugh-In” and “The Brady Bunch.” Learn More
  5. WOODSTOCK Three Days That Rocked the World 50th Anniversary

    Regular Price: $29.95

    Sale Price $24.95

    A special 50th anniversary edition of a lavishly illustrated look at Woodstock, with a day-by-day, act-by-act account of everything that went down on Yasgur’s farm—along with interviews and quotes from those who were there. Woodstock defined a generation and exemplified an era: the three-day concert that took place on Yasgur’s farm in Bethel, New York, from August 15–17, 1969, was unlike anything that happened before or since. Relive the moment and go “back to the garden” with this account of each of the 33 acts, and a wealth of photographs and graphic memorabilia. Learn More
  6. GREAT MONSTER MAGAZINES
    $29.95

    This is a critical overview of the first 30 years of monster magazines, a blanket term to describe both magazines that focus primarily on popular horror movies and magazines that contain comics stories featuring monsters. The book describes the rise and fall of these magazines, examining the contributions of Warren and their iconic Famous Monsters, Marvel, Skywald, Heavy Metal, 1994, House of Hammer and many others. Full appendix. All genres, from Zombies to Conan to Kung Fu to "The Bloody Pulps." Learn More
  7. GRATEFUL DEAD FAMILY ALBUM

    Regular Price: $39.95

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    A treasure trove of memorabilia, photos and writings--both a candid family history of one of America's most enduring rock bands and a time capsule of '60s rock culture and counterculture. Anecdotes and never-before-seen photos of the most famous personalities of the time, compiled by a band insider. For the 30th anniversary of the original publication. "...an intimate, elaborate scrapbook, a celebration painstakingly assembled from the private memorabilia of the Grateful Dead's extended family, band members, relatives, working associates, and friends." Learn More
  8. FUTURE SHOCK! The Story of 2000 AD DVD
    $14.99

    Great Britain, end of the '70s: with the birth of indie upstart 2000AD, fans were introduced to visionary talent like Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and Mark Millar, and Rogue Trooper, Halo Jones and Judge Dredd. Yet what happened next to this nihilistic, ultra-violent universe may be the biggest shocker of all. This is the "brilliant" (Flickfeast), "essential" (ScreenAnarchy.com) and "scurrilous" (Empire) story of the galaxy's greatest comic, featuring interviews with editors, writers, artists and fans. Learn More
  9. ZAPPED BY THE GOD OF ABSURDITY The Best of Paul Krassner

    Regular Price: $26.99

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    At the age of six, Paul Krassner became the youngest concert artist in any field ever to perform at Carnegie Hall. But a minor incident during his performance of Vivaldi’s Concerto in A minor led him to a profound revelation that changed his life. Krassner ultimately traded performing music for performing stand-up comedy and went on to found The Realist, the provocative magazine of news and satire whose motto was “Irreverence Is Our Only Sacred Cow.” Learn More
  10. WOODSTOCK 3 Days of Peace & Music

    Regular Price: $59.95

    Sale Price $54.95

    This is the official 50th-anniversary celebration of Woodstock, very personally compiled by the festival's co-creator and co-founder, Michael Lang. A large illustrated edition, it includes hundreds of photographs and documents accompanied by Lang's memories and insights into the most famous and influential festival of all time, with images of Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Crosby, Stills Nash & Young, Richie Havens, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Santana, Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, Country Joe McDonald and the Grateful Dead. Plus all kinds of behind the scenes pictures, and a chapter on creating the film. Learn More

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