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The Diary of a Teenage Girl: An Account in Words and Pictures (Signed First Edition)

by Phoebe Gloeckner

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2002
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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Berkeley, CA: Frog, 2002. First Edition. First Edition. Fine and unread in a Fine dust jacket. One of 500 copies SIGNED by the author.
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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 himself in a cameo… Read more
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$375.00
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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 to receive… Read more
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$125.00
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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 a lost… Read more
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$350.00
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Fantastic Four: Marvel Masterworks, Volume 15 (First Edition)

by Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler, Gerry Conway, Len Wein

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2009
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780785166252
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$375.00

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New York: Marvel Comics, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, first printing. Brand new in dust jacket, still in original shrinkwrap.
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$375.00
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Warlock: Marvel Masterworks Volume 2 (First Edition)

by Jim Starlin

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
2009
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780785158851
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$125.00

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New York: Marvel Comics, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, first printing. As New in dust jacket (Fine), unread.
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$125.00
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The Invincible Iron Man: Marvel Masterworks Volume 9 (First Edition)

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

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Royal Books, Inc.
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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$150.00
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Deathlok: Marvel Masterworks Volume 1 (First Edition)

by Rich Buckler, Doug Moench, Bill Mantlo, J.M. DeMatteis, Mike Zeck

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Published
2009
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780785130505
Item Price
$85.00

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New York: Marvel Comics, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, first printing. As New in dust jacket (Fine), unread.
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$85.00
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Original artwork for Nancy comic strip, August 19, 1977 (and November 6, 1971)

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 August 19, 1977 daily strip of his seminal comic strip Nancy. This particular strip features Nancy watching television, where a newscaster excitedly reports that a gorilla has escaped the zoo. In the final panel, the newscaster is confronted by the escaped gorilla. In the original 1971 artwork, the three-frame… Read more
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$1,500.00
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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 studied simplicity… Read more
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$1,500.00
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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 1945 he… Read more
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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 went to… Read more
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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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$3,500.00
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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 the earliest… Read more
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$75.00
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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 governed humor.… Read more
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$850.00
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Parade of Pleasure: A Study of Popular Iconography in the USA (First Edition)

by Geoffrey Wagner

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Published
1955
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$1,500.00

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New York: Library Publishers, 1955. First American Edition, originally published in the UK by Derek Verschoyle the previous year. Photo illustrated throughout, with different images than the UK edition. An early examination of the negative influence of pop culture on the American public, with sections on film, pin ups, pulp novels, television, and, most importantly, comic books, which Wagner… Read more
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$1,500.00
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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
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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 love interest… Read more
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$450.00
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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
Item Price
$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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$95.00
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Modesty Blaise (Original photograph from the 1966 film)

by Joseph Losey (director); Peter O'Donnell (novel); Norman Hargood (still photographer); Evan Jones (screenwriter); Monica Vitti, Terence Stamp, Dirk Bogarde (starring)

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Published
1966
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$45.00

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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1966. Vintage black-and-white studio still photograph from the 1966 film. A split still showing Vitti in two different guises, as a brunette spy and as a seductive blonde who is actually a brunette spy. 8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
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