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cover of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (Signed First Edition)

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay (Signed First Edition)

by Michael Chabon

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Published
2000
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679450047
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$285.00

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New York: Random House, 2000. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED by the author on the title page, with the author's trademark illustration of a key. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and the genre-busting book that rocketed Michael Chabon to the heights of both critical and popular success from which he has yet to come down. … Read more
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cover of Blade (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

Blade (Original screenplay for the 1998 film)

by Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson (starrine); Stephen Norrington (director); David S. Goyer (screenwriter)

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Published
1996
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$650.00

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Burbank, CA: New Line Cinema, 1996. Revised Draft script for the 1998 film, copy belonging to Master Lead Painter Charlie Palazzo, with the annotations in holograph ink of "Charli P. / Print Dept." and copy number "301" on the front wrapper. "Blue Rev.1" script on blue paper, dated 12/11/96, with copy number "707" in holograph ink on the top… Read more
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$650.00
cover of Original photograph of Charles M. Schulz, 1967

Original photograph of Charles M. Schulz, 1967

by Charles M. Schulz (subject)

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Published
1967
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$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1967. Vintage photograph of cartoonist and "Peanuts" creator Charles M. Schulz, with a drawing of his most famous character, Charlie Brown, just to his left. Stamp of Sun Mag on the verso. Schulz created "Peanuts" in 1950, as a daily strip published in seven newspapers, including Schulz's hometown paper, the Minneapolis Tribune. 10… Read more
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$325.00
cover of The Complete Terry and the Pirates, Volume 2: 1937-1938 (Hardcover)

The Complete Terry and the Pirates, Volume 2: 1937-1938 (Hardcover)

by Milton Canniff

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Published
2012
ISBN
9781600101427
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$95.00

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San Diego: IDW Publishing / The Library of American Comics, 2012. Hardcover. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket (New). Unread.
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cover of The Complete Terry and the Pirates, Volume 5: 1943-1944 (Hardcover)

The Complete Terry and the Pirates, Volume 5: 1943-1944 (Hardcover)

by Milton Canniff

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Published
2012
ISBN
9781600102479
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$150.00

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San Diego: IDW Publishing / The Library of American Comics, 2012. Hardcover. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Unread.
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cover of Batman (Original promotional photograph of Tim Burton from the 1989 film)

Batman (Original promotional photograph of Tim Burton from the 1989 film)

by Tim Burton (director); Bob Kane (character); Murray Close (photographer); Sam Hamm, Warren Skaaren (screenwriters); Michael Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Kim Basinger (starring)

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Published
1989
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$25.00

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N.p.: DC Comics, 1989. Vintage publicity photograph of director Tim Burton from the 1989 film. Richard Donner directed the highly successful superhero film "Superman" (starring Christopher Reeves) in 1978, but it was Burton's dark and semiserious anti-hero take on the DC Comic character "Batman" that would be repeatedly emulated over the next three decades, and is largely… Read more
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$25.00
cover of Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies (First Edition)

Tijuana Bibles: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies (First Edition)

by Bob Adelman; Art Spiegelman (introduction)

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Published
1997
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684834610
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$125.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997. First Edition. First Edition. An exploration of Tijuana bibles, explicit underground comics produced from the 1930s through the 1950s. Included with the book is an example of a Tijuana bible, titled "The 4 Marx Brothers," following the sexual exploits of Chico, Groucho, Harpo, and Zeppo. Book: Near Fine in a Very… Read more
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$125.00
cover of That Certain Feeling (Original photograph of cartoonist Al Capp from the 1956 film)

That Certain Feeling (Original photograph of cartoonist Al Capp from the 1956 film)

by Al Capp [Alfred Gerald Caplin] (starring); Melvin Frank (director, screenwriter); Norman Panama (director); Eleanor Brooke (play); William Altman, I.A.L. Diamond (screenwriter); Bob Hope, Eva Marie Saint, George Sanders (starring)

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Published
1956
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$375.00

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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1956. Vintage promotional reference photograph of Al Capp from the 1956 film. "Culver Pictures, Inc." and "131242" stamps and two later date "Culver Pictures, Inc." labels on verso. Based on the 1954 Broadway play "King of Hearts" by Jean Kerr. Al Capp, famed cartoonist for his long-running satirical comic strip "Li'l Abner," portrays… Read more
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$375.00
cover of The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1974 film)

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (Collection of eight original photographs from the 1974 film)

by Robert Taylor (director, screenwriter); Robert Crumb (novel); Fred Halliday, Eric Monte (screenwriters); Skip Hinnant (starring)

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Published
1974
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$125.00

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Los Angeles: American International Pictures [AIP], 1974. Collection of eight vintage black and white studio still photographs from the 1974 adult animated film. Based on R. Crumb's 1965-1972 comic strip. Fritz, an irresponsible, womanizing leftist, finds himself married and drowning in domesticity, and escapes through a drug-fueled fantasy about his "nine lives." The first animated feature film… Read more
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$125.00
cover of The Demi-Bride (Original photograph from the 1927 silent film)

The Demi-Bride (Original photograph from the 1927 silent film)

by Robert Z. Leonard (director); Terrence Daugherty, F. Hugh Herbert, Paul Perez, Florence Ryerson (screenwriter); Norma Shearer, Lew Cody, Lionel Belmore, Carmel Myers (starring)

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Published
1927
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$350.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1927. Vintage reference photograph from the set of the 1927 silent film, showing actress Carmel Myers and vaudevillian-cartoonist Bert Levy (here visiting the set in a cartoonist capacity). With a mimeo snipe on the verso. A light romantic comedy following a young woman who blackmails her prospective beau into marriage. Now considered… Read more
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$350.00
cover of The Invincible Iron Man: Marvel Masterworks Volume 9 (First Edition)

The Invincible Iron Man: Marvel Masterworks Volume 9 (First Edition)

by Jim Starlin, George Tuska, Mike Friedrich, and Steve Gerber

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Published
2015
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780785191902
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$150.00

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New York: Marvel Comics, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, first printing. Brand new in dust jacket, still in original shrinkwrap.
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cover of Original artwork for Nancy comic strip, October 11, 1977

Original artwork for Nancy comic strip, October 11, 1977

by Ernie Bushmiller (artist)

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Published
1977
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$1,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Original three-panel artwork by Ernie Bushmiller for the October 11, 1977 daily strip of his seminal comic strip Nancy. This particular strip features Nancy and Sluggo enveloped in a fog created with Ben Day dots in a very stylish Pop Art manner. As with American cinema, it was the French who first championed the… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Original artwork for Priscilla's Pop comic strip, September 9, 1969

Original artwork for Priscilla's Pop comic strip, September 9, 1969

by Al Vermeer (artist)

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Published
1969
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$75.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1969. Original three-panel artwork by Al Vermeer for the September 9, 1969 daily strip of "Priscilla's Pop," featuring Priscilla, her friend Hollyhock and Priscilla's dog Oliver. Albert (Al) Herman Vermeer began his newspaper career as a sports writer while growing up in Oakland, California. He began doing sports illustration for the San Francisco News, and in… Read more
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$75.00
cover of Original artwork for Mark Trail comic strip, December 12, 1988

Original artwork for Mark Trail comic strip, December 12, 1988

by Ed Dodd (cartoonist); Jack Elrod (artist)

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Published
1988
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$175.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1988. Original three-panel artwork by Jack Elrod, dated December 12, 1988, of Ed Dodd's preeminent comic strip Mark Trail. "13244 MON 12 - 12 - 88" written in holograph non-photo blue pencil in upper left margin. Edward Benton "Ed" Dodd, hailed from Lafayette, Georgia, and spent most of his life in Georgia. As a teen he… Read more
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cover of Original artwork for Li'l Abner comic strip, June 25, 1936, inscribed to Ed Dodd

Original artwork for Li'l Abner comic strip, June 25, 1936, inscribed to Ed Dodd

by Al Capp (artist); Ed Dodd (cartoonist)

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Published
1936
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$3,500.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1936. Original four-panel artwork by Al Capp, dated June 25, 1936, of his seminal comic strip Li'l Abner. INSCRIBED to fellow cartoonist Ed Dodd in holograph ink on bottom margin: "To Ed Dodd / with good wishes / Al Capp." Holograph notation in pencil along top margin: "4. It'll Do - Plenty!" and "6-25" in blue holograph… Read more
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cover of The Fenouillard Family [La famille Fenouillard] (Original program for the 1961 film)

The Fenouillard Family [La famille Fenouillard] (Original program for the 1961 film)

by Yves Robert (director, screenwriter); Christophe (comic strip); Jean Ferry (screenwriter); Sophie Desmarets, Jean Richard, Annie Sinigalia, Marie-Hose Ruiz (starring)

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Published
1961
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$75.00

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Paris: Gaumont, 1961. Original program for the 1961 French film, here under the original French title. Illustrated in red, black, and white, and stills from the film, with laid-in synopsis sheets featuring the "Fenouillard" family and oversize umbrella illustration on the rectos. Based on the 19th century French comic by Marie Louis Georges Colomb (Christophe), one of… Read more
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cover of Original artwork for Nancy Sunday comic strip, January 31, 1971

Original artwork for Nancy Sunday comic strip, January 31, 1971

by Ernie Bushmiller (artist)

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Published
1971
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$850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1971. Original eight-panel artwork by Ernie Bushmiller for the January 31, 1971 deluxe Sunday installment of his seminal comic strip Nancy. This strip features Nancy and her dog Poochie. As with American cinema, it was the French who first championed the studied simplicity of Bushmiller's un-deconstructible combination of rigid artistic style and even more rigidly… Read more
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$850.00
cover of The Amazing Spider-Man (Archive of 5 scripts for the 1977 television show belonging to actor Michael Pataki)

The Amazing Spider-Man (Archive of 5 scripts for the 1977 television show belonging to actor Michael Pataki)

by E.W. Swackhamer, Ron Satlof, Fernando Lamas (directors); Alvin Boretz, Robert James, John W. Bloch (screenwriters); Nicholas Hammond, Robert F. Smith, Michael Pataki (starring)

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Published
1977
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$1,500.00

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Los Angeles: Charles Fries Productions, 1977. Archive of five scripts for four episodes from Season One of "The Amazing Spider-Man" television series in 1977. All belonging to actor Michael Pataki, who played police captain Barbera in the series, each with his holograph name on either the front wrapper or title page, and his lines and stage directions circled throughout,… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Doc Savage (Collection of 10 DC comic books, all signed by writer Mike W. Barr)

Doc Savage (Collection of 10 DC comic books, all signed by writer Mike W. Barr)

by Mike W. Barr (writer); Rod Whigham, Steve Montano, Gabriel Morrissette, Mike Bair, Ed Barretto, et. al (artists)

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Published
1990
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$450.00

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New York: DC Comics, 1990. A collection of ten original comics featuring Doc Savage, published by DC, all SIGNED by writer Mike W. Barr on the front wrappers. Doc Savage was featured by DC Comics beginning with a four-issue mini-series in 1987, followed by twenty-four issues, including an annual issue. Other characters throughout the run included Doc's… Read more
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$450.00
cover of Happiness Is a Rat Fink / Unhappiness Is a Dirty Dog (First Edition, two volumes)

Happiness Is a Rat Fink / Unhappiness Is a Dirty Dog (First Edition, two volumes)

by Jackie and Alex Roman; Kannon Rochelle Davis , Robert Pernecky, Peggy Hurley, Don Hockstein (copy); Ken Rinciari, George Botich (illustrations)

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Published
1963
Edition
First Edition
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$95.00

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New York: Kanrom, 1963. First Edition. First Edition. Two volumes, oblong 16mo, illustrated paper boards. Published by controversial comedian and singer, Jackie Kannon, and his friend Alex Roman, about whom not much is known. The two entrepreneurs also published the "JFK Coloring Book" and a book of poetry called, "Poems from the John" (largely written by television writer, Sol… Read more
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