Comic Strips & Cartoons

 
Sergio Aragones, VG+ (short inscription on first page, mild wear), Aragones, Sergio, Kanrom, 1965, 1st, wraps, English

Fanny's girls cavort with politicos in another 45 full-page cartoons by an uncredited Sergio Aragones.

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Sergio Aragones, Aragones, Sergio, Signed by the artist with a drawing and dated "06", Very Fine, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 1998, 1st, 978-1-56971-343-3, 9 inches, 6 inches, 160 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps

A Mint first printing signed by the artist with an original self-portrait drawing, dated "06", on the first page. Over 150 pages of pantomime cartoons....

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Sergio Aragones, Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragones, Aragones, Mark Evanier, Sergio, Aragones, Sergio, Signed by the artist with a drawing and dated "06", Very Fine, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse, 1999, 1st, 978-1-56971-374-7, 9 inches, 6 inches, 112 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

A Mint first printing signed by the artist with an original self-portrait drawing, dated "06", on the first page. From the publisher: Finally, the...

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Peter Arno's Man in the Shower
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Peter Arno, Arno, Peter, A few spots to the topedge otherwise Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine sunned), Duckworth, London, 1976, 1st thus, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, over 110 black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth, English

A reprint of the New Yorker cartoonist Peter Arno's topnotch 1944 collection with a new introduction by the artist's daughter.

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Peter Arno's Sizzling Platter
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Peter Arno, Arno, Peter, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Duckworth, London, 1977, 1st thus, 11.2 inches, 8.75 inches, xiii, 118 pages, over 113 black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth, English

A reprint of the topnotch 1949 collection by the New Yorker cartoonist. Peter Arno From the dustjacket: A revised volume of Peter Arno's collected...

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A presentation copy warmly inscribed and dated by the artis, Very Good+ (top of spine bumped, corners rubbed, small dent to fore edge of rear board, 1/4" scratch on back cover), Gus Arriola, Harvey, R.C., Arriola, Gus, University of Mississippi Press, 2000, 1st, 157061601, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 256 pages, 460 black & white strips, 8pp of Sundays in color, Softcover, pictorial boards (without dust jacket as issued), English

A history of the long-running humor strip (1941 - 1985) as well as a biography of Arriola who was an animator at MGM, worked on Army training films, and...

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Very Fine, Gus Arriola, Arriola, Gus, University of Mississippi Press, 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 256 pages, 460 black & white strips, 8pp of Sundays in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The most comprehensive history of the strip (1941-1985) and the only biography of Arriola. "Profusely illustrated with runs of the strip from various...

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Gordo (Signed With A Drawing)
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Gus Arriola, Inscribed by Arriola with a drawing of Gord, VG+/VG+ (lower corners rubbed with boards peeking thru, tips of upper corners bumped, generally tight & clean, dustjacket edgeworn with a bit of loss at the spine ends, dustjacket spine sunned), Arriola, Gus, Doubleday, 1950, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The very first collection of Arriola's strip. Redesigned for the book format with additional artwork and decorative elements. Inscribed by Arriola with a...

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Gordo's Cat
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VG+ (corners slightly rubbed, crease to front cover, pages flat, spine tight), Gus Arriola, Arriola, Gus, Oak Tree, 1981, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

122 Gordo Sundays featuring Poosy Gato. Foreword by Charles Schulz.

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Time for Frank and His Friend
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Kirstie Shepherd, Cesare Asaro, Shepherd, Kirstie, Asaro, Cesare, Signed by the author, Very Fine, Vienna, Curio & Co, 2012, 1st, 9783950296624, 7 inches, 4.25 inches, 108 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"Previously unpublished work by Clarence "Otis" Dooley." As advertised, "It was easy to love Frank and his Friend, with its ice cream smudged logic and...

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Kyle Baker Cartoonist, Vol. 2
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Kyle Baker, Baker, Kyle, Very Fine, Kyle Baker Publishing, Woodstock, 2005, 1st, 10 inches, 6 inches, 128 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

"Now With More Bakers!" A collection of cartoons and comic strips by Baker featuring cartoon versions of himself, his wife and children.

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Kyle Baker, Baker, Kyle, Fine, New York, Kyle Baker, 2006, 1st, 9780974721439, 9.25 inches, 6.28 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of cartoons and comic strips by Baker featuring cartoon versions of himself, his wife and children. From the back cover: Lil, Ike,...

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Toshio Ban, Tezuka Productions, Ban, Tezuka Productions, Toshio, Very Fine, Berkeley, Stone Bridge Press, 2016, 1st, 978-1-61172-025-9, 9 inches, 7 inches, 928 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the Publisher: This graphic-format biography of Osamu Tezuka Japan's "God of Manga" looks at one of the twentieth century's great creative artists...

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From The Very Big Desk Of...
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Charles Barsotti, VF/Fine, Barsotti, Charles, Bulfinch, 2006, 1st, boards

A collection of business cartoons from The New Yorker cartoonist.

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Kings Don't Carry Money
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Charles Barsotti, Fine/NF. One signature is repeated--none are missing, Barsotti, Charles, Dodd, Mead, 1987, 1st, cloth

Barsotti's second cartoon collection.

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Kings Don't Carry Money
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Charles Barsotti, VF/Fine, Barsotti, Charles, Dodd, Mead, 1987, 1st, boards

The New Yorker cartoonist's second cartoon collection.

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Dave Berg's Mad Trash
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Dave Berg, NF (a few cover dents otherwise VF), Berg, Dave, Warner, 1977, 4th 1991, wraps

A retrospective collection of the best of the late Mad cartoonist. The Lighter Side and other articles 1958-1976.

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Dave Berg's Mad Trash
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Dave Berg, NF, Berg, Dave, Warner, 1977, 3rd 1981, wraps

A retrospective collection of the best of the late Mad cartoonist. The Lighter Side and other articles 1958-1976.

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Dave Berg's Mad Trash
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Dave Berg, NF (very light shelfwear, no thumb creases), Berg, Dave, Warner, 1977, 3rd 1981, wraps

A retrospective collection of the best of the late Mad cartoonist. The Lighter Side and other articles 1958-1976.

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Missing pp111-112 otherwise Good (spine frayed, corners bumped and worn with boards showing, gift inscription on verso of front free end paper), Louis Biedermann, Lait, Jack, Biedermann, Louis, The World Today, Inc., 1926, 1st, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, cloth with onlaid color plate

A prose story featuring every King Feature Syndicate character circa 1926. Despite this copy's flaws, the title is quite famous and genuinely scarce.

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Fine, George Booth, Booth, George, Avon Flare, 1976, 1st Paperback Edition, 10.25 inches, 7 inches, 128 pages, 112 cartoons, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of Booth's New Yorker cartoons 1969-1975.

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George Booth, VG+/VG+ (top edge foxed, white dustjacket slightly darkened), Booth, George, Dodd Mead, 1975, 5th, 396072097, boards

A collection of his New Yorker cartoons 1969-1975.

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Who Invited You?
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George Booth, VF/VF, Fleming, Candace, Booth, George, Atheneum, 2001, 1st, 396072097, pictorial boards

A children's picture book by the New Yorker cartoonist.

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James F. McCarty, Jim Borgman, McCarty, James F., Borgman, Jim, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (only light shelfwear), Cincinnati, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 1986, 1st, 0960963235, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 134 pages, over 120 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: On June 9, 1986, Cincinnati Enquirer reporter James F. McCarty and Enquirer editorial cartoonist, Jim Borgman, flew out of Greater...

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Berkeley Breathed, Breathed, Berkeley, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Little Brown, Boston, 1986, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white strips, hardcover, cloth spine, English

The first big Bloom County collection encompassing highlights from the first five years of the syndicated comic strip.  

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Berkeley Breathed, Breathed, Berkeley, Limited to 400 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2016, 1st, 10 inches, 12 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Limited to 400 copies signed by the artist. Berkeley Breathed's Pulitzer Prize-winning Bloom County ran from 1980 until 1989, when Breathed walked away...

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The Last Basselope
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Berkeley Breathed, Fine/Fine, Breathed, Berkeley, Little Brown, 1992, 1st, pictorial boards

A children's picture book featuring Opus the penguin and Bill the cat.

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Near Fine, Clare Briggs, Briggs, Clare, Dover, 1975, 1st, 0486231488, 9.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 121 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Clare Briggs (1875 – 1930) was one of the greatest newspaper cartoonists of the early twentieth century. Spanning many kinds of strips in many...

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Very Good (several tears to paper over spine, two horizontal creases to front cover otherwise sharp & unread), Dik Browne, Browne, Dik, Sunridge Press/Grosset & Dunlap, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A Hagar collection in a graphic novel format.

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Most
  $75.00
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Dik Browne, Fine/VG (slightly edgeworn) price-clipped dustjacket, Walker, Mort, Browne, Dik, Windmill, 1971, 1st, cloth

"Most is the name of a Princess who always got her own way and did everything she wanted, from driving the royal locomotive into the cotton candy machine to...

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Most
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Dik Browne, VG+/VG (dustjacket edgeworn with several tears and a piece missing from the back), Walker, Mort, Browne, Dik, Windmill, 1971, 1st, cloth

"Most is the name of a Princess who always got her own way and did everything she wanted, from driving the royal locomotive into the cotton candy machine to...

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The Best Of Hi And Lois
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Dik Browne, NF (slightly shelfrubbed otherwise sharp & unread), Walker, Mort, Browne, Dik, Comicana/Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1986, 1st, color wraps

A retrospective treasury of the family strip by Mort Walker & Dik Browne. Almost 300 dailies & over 80 Sundays 1954-1985. With commentary, other...

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David Innes Of Pellucidar
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John Coleman Burroughs, NF (edges slightly soiled otherwise Fine--flat, tight & clean), Burroughs, Edgar Rice, Burroughs, John Coleman, House of Greystoke, 1968, 1st, wraps

Book illustrations and comic book stories of Pellucidar by John Coleman Burroughs.

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The Genius Of Wilhelm Busch
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Wilhelm Busch, VF/VF, Busch, Wilhelm, University of California Press, 1982, 1st, cloth

German graphic artist Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908) is a seminal figure in the history of comics and sequential art. This anthology is the first to make...

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The Genius Of Wilhelm Busch
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Wilhelm Busch, Fine/Fine, Busch, Wilhelm, University of California Press, 1982, 1st, cloth

German graphic artist Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908) is a seminal figure in the history of comics and sequential art. This anthology is the first to make...

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Very Fine, Ernie Bushmiller, Bushmiller, Ernie, Kitchen Sink, 1991, 1st, 96 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Dailies & Sundays from the 1950s-70s.

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How Sluggo Survives (Nancy #2)
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Ernie Bushmiller, VF, Bushmiller, Ernie, Kitchen Sink, 1989, 1st, wraps

Dailies & Sundays from the 1950s-70s.

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Nancy's Pets (Nancy #5)
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Ernie Bushmiller, VF, Bushmiller, Ernie, Kitchen Sink, 1991, 1st, wraps

Dailies & Sundays from the 1950s-70s.

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Very Fine, Scott C. (Scott Campbell), C. (Scott Campbell), Scott, Nerdcore, 2009, 1st, Softcover, French wraps, French

"The first 300 of the original Double Fine Action Comics by Scott C (occasionally in full-color splendor) plus tons of behind the scenes extras like: a...

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More Cuties In Arms
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E. Simms Campbell, VG+/VG+ (light bump to top corners, dustjacket lightly edgeworn), Campbell, E. Simms, David McKay, 1943, 1st, illustrated boards

E. Simms Campbell's popular syndicated panel cartoons of young single women. This volume collects 96 wartime themed panels. "You’ve admired his...

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April Kane And The Dragon Lady
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Very Good+, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Whitman, 1942, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 252 pages, 21 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

A "Terry and the Pirates" Adventure. A Whitman juvenile novel based upon the comic strip.

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Caniff: A Visual Biography
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Milton Caniff, Mullaney, Dean, Caniff, Milton, IDW, 2011, 1st, 11.4 inches, 11.4 inches, 360 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: "Produced with full access to Caniff's extensive personal archives at The Ohio State University, and with the cooperation of the Caniff...

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Cartoonews #18
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Milton Caniff, Fine, Caniff, Milton, 1978, 1st, wraps

"A Tribute to Milton Caniff....Armchair Marco Polo." This issue reprints Sigma Chi magazine's 1945 tribute to Caniff. Specialty art by Hal Foster, Fontaine...

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Milton Caniff, Signed & numbered by the artist, VF, Caniff, Milton, Collectors Press, 1978, 1st, 12 inches, 16 inches

Milton Caniff created this 12" x 16" plate for the National Cartoonists Society Portfolio. The "Hero Image" depicts the heroic male through the ages....

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Male Call (1945)
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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (a few nicks to edges of bright, clean dustjacket), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1945, 3rd, 7.75 inches, 10 inches, 64 pages, 112 black & white strips, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy of the original collection from 1945! The original dustjacket was tape re-enforced on the backside at some time, leading to some...

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Fine, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Kitchen Sink, 1987, 2nd, 0878160272, Softcover, wraps, English

The definitive collection of Caniff's sexy strip (featuring Miss Lace) which was published exclusively in the armed forces newspapers. The strip is as...

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Very Fine, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Kitchen Sink, 1987, 2nd, 0878160272, Softcover, wraps, English

The definitive collection of Caniff's sexy strip (featuring Miss Lace) which was published exclusively in the armed forces newspapers. The strip is as...

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Milton Caniff, VF/VF, Harvey, R.C, Caniff, Milton, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st, pictorial boards

2008 Eisner Award Nominee for Best Comics-Related Book. "Milton Caniff was one of the most influential American cartoonists of the 20th century. He rose to...

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