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Golden Age Captain America. Volume 1: Nos. 1-12.
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Golden Age Captain America. Volume 1: Nos. 1-12.

By Simon, Joe; Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Al Avison

New York: Marvel Worldwide, 2014. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Super 8vo. 821pp. Red, black & white paper-covered boards. All comics in color. Illustrated dj. covered in protective mylar. Extra shipping charge may be necessary due to weight. 10-8-19

$80.00

EC Comics: Shock SuspenStories. Complete three volume boxed set.

By Various

West Plains, MO: Russ Cochran, 1981. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 4to. Illustrated paper covers. B&W illustrated stories with full color plates of the original cover artwork interspersed. Vol. 1: No.1-6. Vol. 2: No. 7-12. Vol. 3: No.13-18. Light rubbing to spines & bottom of slipcase, else fine. An extra shipping charge will be requested due to weight.

$150.00

EC Comics: Crime Patrol & War Against Crime. Complete four volume boxed set.

By Various

West Plains, MO: Russ Cochran, 1993. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 4to. Illustrated paper covers. B&W illustrated stories with full color plates of the original cover artwork interspersed. Crime Patrol Vol. 1: No. 7-11. Crime Patrol Vol. 2: No.12-16. War Against Crime Vol. 1: No.1-6. War Against Crime: No. 7-11. Bottom of slipcase rubbed, else fine. An extra shipping charge will be requested due to weight. 7-11-19

$125.00

Heavy Metal: 15 Years of The World's Foremost Illustrated Fantasy Magazine

By Simmons-Lynch, Julie (editor)

New York: Kevin Eastman, 1992. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to. Unpaginated. Illustrated paper covers. No dj. as issued. Full color graphics throughout. Special Limited Edition. Volume 6, Number 4 in a series of special editions published four times annually by Heavy Metal Magazine. Stories & artwork by Richard Corben, Vaughn Bode, Joost Swarte & others. 7-8-19

$100.00

EC Picto-Fiction: Terror Illustrated, Shock Illustrated, Crime Illustrated & Confessions Illustrated. Complete four volume boxed set.
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EC Picto-Fiction: Terror Illustrated, Shock Illustrated, Crime Illustrated & Confessions Illustrated. Complete four volume boxed set.

By Various

West Plains, MO: Gemstone Publishing, 2006. First edition thus.. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4to. Illustrated paper covers. B&W illustrated stories with full color plates of the original cover artwork interspersed. Terror: No.1-3. Shock: No.1-4. Crime: No.1-3. Confessions: No. 1-3. All near fine including slipcase. An extra shipping charge will be requested due to weight. 7-8-19

$150.00

Marvel Masterworks: Atlas Era Strange Tales Vol. 1 (Nos. 1 - 10)

By Various and Joe Quesada (editor)

New York, NY: Marvel Publishing, 2007. first edition thus. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Super 8vo. 259pp. Black paper-covered boards with red-giltstamped title to upper cover & spine. Full color illustration throughout. Features Joe Maneely, John Romita, Gene Colan, Joe Sinnott, Bill Everett, Russ Heath, Dick Ayers & Bernie Krigstein. Illustrated dj. covered in protective mylar. 6-23-19

$60.00

Feldstein: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein!
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Feldstein: The Mad Life and Fantastic Art of Al Feldstein!

By Geissman, Grant

San Diego, CA: Futurism: IDW Publishing, 2013. First edition . Hardcover. Fine/near fine. 4to. 416pp. Navy buckram-covered boards with gilt title to spine. 1/4" closed tears to both bottom fore-edge corners of the dj. Illustrated dj. covered in protective mylar. Full color illustration throughout. 6-23-19

$50.00

The Art of Al Williamson

By Van Hise, James

San Diego, CA: Blue Dolphin Enterprises, 1983. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 4to. 144pp. Illustrated paper wraps. Covers rubbed. B&W illustrations throughout. 6-21-19

$35.00

Roy Thomas Presents Planet Comics Volume Two: May to August 1940 Issues 5 - 8

By Various and Roy Thomas (forward)

UK: PS Artbooks, 2013. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. Super 8vo. 288pp. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Color illustrations throughout. No dj. as issued.

$50.00

Pre-Code Classics: Weird Tales of the Future

By Various

UK: PS Artbooks, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Super 8vo. Unpaginated. Lower corners lightly bumped, else fine. Full color comics throughout, color frontis & B&W plates of facsimile ads throughout. No dj. as issued. Features March 1952 - July 1953, issues 1-8. Features the artists Basil Wolverton, Ross Andru, Ed Smalle, Tony Mortellaro, Bernard Baily and Hy Fleishman. 6-14-19

$150.00

From AARGH! to ZAP!, Harvey Kurtzman's Visual History of the Comics

By Kurtzman, Harvey and Michael Barrier

Princeton, WI: Kitchen Sink Press, 1991. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio. 95pp. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Corners bumped. Foxing to title page. Signed by Kurtzman to tipped-in plate on ffep. Handnumbered 686 out of a limited edition of 1250 signed & numbered copies. No dj. 6-10-19

$60.00

Where Hats Go
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Where Hats Go

By Wolfgang, Kurt

Canton, CT: Bertrand Island Press, 2001. First edition, as stated. Paperback. Very Good. 18mo. Unpaginated. Illustrated wraps have ight edgewear. Minor soiling to edge of text block. Comics printed in brown ink.

$20.00

Kabuki Dreams

By Mack, David

Orange, CA: Image Comics, 2001. Limited signed and numbered edition. Hardcover. Very Good -/very good +. 4to. Unpaginated. Signed with sketch and kanji stamp by author. This is #171 out of 500. Foot of last page splitting from binding, otherwise a wonderful copy. Dj. covered in protective mylar.

$45.00

Dans le Sillage des Sirenes

By Thiebaut, Michel; Francois Bourgeon

12 Bis, 2010. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dj. as issued. 4to. 160pp. Paper-covered boards lightly scuffed. One corner slightly bumped. TEXT IN FRENCH. A hard to find copy of this book from Charles Vess's personal library.

$45.00

The History of the Comic Strip: The Nineteenth Century Vol. II

By Kunzle, David

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1990. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. 4to. 391pp. Beige cloth covered boards. Illustrated Dj. covered with protective mylar. Text and B&W comic reproductions throughout. A fabulous, like new copy of this rather hard to find book.

$475.00

Il Grande Lupo Alberto Vol. 1: Tutte le Prime 1000 Strisce

By Silver

Milano, Italy: Rizzoli, 1990. No additional printings indicated. Hardcover. VG-/No Dj. as issued. 4to. 205pp. Illustrated paper-covered boards. Boards lightly scuffed. Edges rubbed. Slight H20 damage to tail of text block. 1,000 B/W comic strips. TEXT IN ITALIAN.

$25.00

Amore Amore

By Mordillo, Guillermo

Milano, Italy: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1994. Hardcover. VG+/No dustjacket. Large 4to. Unpaginated. Minor shelfwear and some scuffing to boards. Color illustrations. Foreword in Italian by Giovanni Mariotti. Guillermo Mordillo, known simply as Mordillo is an Argentine cartoonist and animator. From his official website comes this description: His drawings remain perpetually and decidedly silent, understandable all over in the same manner and entrusted only to the universal language of images.

$40.00