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Comic Art in America

By Stephen Becker, Rube Goldberg (introduction by)

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959. 387pp. Index. Original boards. Nearly 400 illustrations. Stated First Edition. Pages are clean (unmarked) but yellowed with age. Hinges are slightly creased but inner text block is tight and secure. Boards have slight fraying to corners, bumping to head/heel of spine, some dust soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities. DJ is clipped. Wear to dust jacket (4" x"4 piece missing as well as another 2.5 x 1" piec emissing from lower front edge, head/heel of spine are chipped, fraying to corners, several smalll tears to edges, heavy rubbing to panels and extremities. DJ has been mtylared to prevent further damage. Book has an "old" smell. Reading copt. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good -/Poor. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Wonder Woman the Complete History
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Wonder Woman the Complete History

By Daniels, Les

San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2000. A nice reading copy. Pages are clean and bright. Binding is a little loose but the pages are secure. Book and jacket show some shelfwear. Jacket has been mylared for protection. Decorative endpages. Color illustrations throughout.. First Edition, 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Good +/Good +. Mylared.


From Aargh! to Zap!: Harvey Kurtzman's Visual History of the Comics

By Harvey Kurtzman, Michael Barrier

Prentice Hall Press, 1991. 96pp. Original stiff pictorial wraps. A Byron Preiss Book. Pages are yellowing with age. Hinges are creased but still secure. Inner text block is tight and sound. Covers are sunned/finger soiled. Heavy shelfwear (denting to head/heel of spine, bumping/nicking to edges, corners bumped/curled, heavy rubbing to extremities. Reading copy. . 2nd Printing. Oversized Softcover. Fair/No Jacket as Issued. Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall.


Dick Tracy The Detective Feature Books No. 6

By Chester Gold

Chicago, IL: Chicago Tribune, 2003. 72pp. Original stiff laminated wraps.Inside cover states "Chicago Tribune Very Limited Editiom Reprint 1982 with another line pcc 2003 Reprint". B/W illustrated comic book. Pages are clean (unmarked). Binding is tight and secure. Covers are scuffed, moderate rubbing to corners. Nice reading copy. . Facsimile Reprint. Staple-bound. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


The Best Comics of the Decade Volume 1

By Editors of The Comics Journal (selected by)

Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 1990. 122pp. Original illustrated stiff wraps. Stated First Fantagraphics Books edition: June, 1990. 1st Printing (with complete number line). Pages are clean (no writing) but a bit dull witha ge. Binding is tight adn secure. Covers are scuffed, light bumping to head/heel of spine, slight rubbing to extremities. Nice copy. . First Edition, 1st printing. Oversized Softcover. Good +/No Jacket as Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Barnaby and Mr O'malley

By Johnson, Crockett

New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1944. 328pp. Original blue cloth with red lettering. Copyright page states "Copyright, 1943, 1944, by field Publications." Fully illustrated with black and white cartoons by the author. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting) but yellowed with age. Binding is slightly cracked (and text block is pulling away from boards) but pages are still secure/attached. Covers are scuffed/slighlty ink-rubbed/lightly sunned/lightly finger soiled. Shelfwear (bumping/denting to head/heel of spine and rubbing to extremities). This is not a remainder or ex-library. No previous owner markings. With Mr. O'Malley's help, Barnaby's Victory Garden doesn't exactly flourish. They do, however, manage to foil an OPA hold-up and they meet a circus lion, Atlas (the "mental giant"), and Gorgon's father. The latter portion of the book chronicles Mr. O'Malley's run for congress, offering sly satire on electoral politics. Nice reading copy of this collectible book. . First Thus, Collectible. Hard Cover. Good -/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.



By Martin, Joe

Chicago, IL: Turnbull & Willoughby Publishers, 1986. Stated First Printing (March 1986). Original illustrated glossy wraps. 8.5" x 5.25 (oblong softcover). 110pp. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting) but yellowing with age. A few pages are dogeared. Binding is tight with no cracks or breaks. Covers have some minor scuffing/finger soiling. Corners are rubbed and laminate is beginning to slightly peel from paper. Edges and head/heal of spine have some minor bumping. This is not a remainder or ex-library. Nice reading copy. . First Edition, Collectible. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket as Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.


Dennis the Menace: Dennis and the Bible Kids, David

By Toole, Fred

Waco, TX: Word Books, 1977. Original wraps. Cover price $.49. Pictures by Hank Ketcham. Stories by Fred Toole. Deninis has discovered that the Bible has stories about kids like him. This one (of six), deals with David. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting) but yellowing with age. Some minor scuffing/soiling to wraps. Covers creased. Rubbing to corners and spine. A few pages dogeared. The usual cast of characters reading (and sometimes partly acting out) the stories of Joseph, Moses, David, Esther, Jesus, and other Biblical characters. These were sold through Christian bookstores and related outlets. Each issue contained several inspirational renderings by Hank Ketcham himself. Nice reading copy.. Comic Book. Staple-bound. Good -/No Jacket as Issued. Illus. by Ketcham, Hank. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.