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R.C. Harvey, Murphy Anderson, Harvey, R.C., Anderson, Murphy, Very Fine, TwoMorrows, Raleigh, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. The Life and Art of Murphy Anderson is a lavishly illustrated autobiographical memoir of the artist's varied career in cartooning. His...

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Fine, Alfred Andriola, Saunders, Allen, Andriola, Alfred, Blackthorne, 1987, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of this long-running adventure comic strip reprinting a 1946 anti-drug story.

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Mark Evanier, Sergio Aragones, Evanier, Mark, Aragones, Sergio, Very Fine, Raleigh, TwoMorrows Publishing, 2002, 1st, 9781893905153, 1893905152, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 200 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

The out-of-print collecton of Mark's POV columns. From the back cover: Mark Evanier has been writing comic books since 1969 when he apprenticed...

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American Way Vol. 15, #12
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Fine, Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, 1982, 1st, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

"Just Ducky": a four-page interview and profile of Carl Barks. Also: "Their Chemistry Is Critical" (Siskel & Ebert), "A Winning Streep" (Meryl...

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The Carl Barks Library #3
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Carl Barks, 3 VF vol. in NF slipcase (light wear to slipcase), Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1984, 1st, pictorial cloth

The Carl Barks Library is the ultimate archival collection of Carl Barks' justly famous duck stories. This set reprints Uncle Scrooge Comics #1-20...

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The Carl Barks Library #4
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Carl Barks, 3 VF volumes in VG slipcase (moderate overall wear to slipcase), Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1985, 1st, pictorial cloth

One of the scarcer sets in this series. Reprints Uncle Scrooge Comics #21 - 43 and Barks' original pencil art for The Lemonade King. Also includes essays by...

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The Carl Barks Library #8
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3 Very Fine vol. in Near Fine slipcase (slight shelfwear to slipcase), Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1983, 1st, 744, color and B&W, Hardcover, pictorial cloth

Walt Disney's Comics & Stories #95-166.

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#461 of 1875 copies signed by Barks, Fine in Near Fine slipcase (slight shelfwear to bottom of slipcase), Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Another Rainbow, 1981, 1st, Hardcover, blue leather in matching slipcase, English

While well-heeled collectors can buy the original paintings (I witnessed a money bin painting sell at auction for over $250,000!), this book is the only...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, #642 of 1875 copies signed by Barks, Fine in Fine slipcase, Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1981, 1st, 13 inches, 11 inches, 311 pages, 135 color plates (12 gate-folds), numerous black & white illustrations and photographs, Hardcover, maroon leather in matching slipcase, English

While well-heeled collectors can buy the original paintings (I witnessed a money bin painting sell at auction for over $250,000!), this book is the only...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, #51 of 100 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Another Rainbow Publishing, Scottsdale, AZ, 1983, 1st, 24 inches, 20 inches, color

A beautiful lithograph of this iconic image, conceived and painted by the duck man himself Carl Barks, of Uncle Scrooge posing with a bag of gold. This...

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The Toon Treasury of Classic Children's Comics
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Art Spiegelman, Francoise Mouly. ed., Carl Barks, John Stanley, Sheldon Mayer, Walt Kelly, Basil Wolverton, George Carlson, et al, Spiegelman, Francoise Mouly. ed., Art, Barks, John Stanley, Sheldon Mayer, Walt Kelly, Basil Wolverton, George Carlson, et al, Carl, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 2009, 1st, 9780810957305, 11.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 352 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

At last - the greatest kid's comics stories of the past can be treasured by kids today! Some of the twentieth century's finest children's literature...

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The Shazam! Archives, Volume 1
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C.C. Beck, Beck, C.C., Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 1992, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 208 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints the Captain Marvel stories from Whiz Comics #2-15. When young radio reporter Billy Batson speaks the name of an ancient wizard "SHAZAM!" he is...

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Limited to 1250 copies, Fine, Frank Bellamy, Butterworth, Michael, Bellamy, Frank, Book Palace Books, 2009, 1st, 9781907081002, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the publisher: For the first time ever, Michael Butterworth's epic series of articles recounting the history of the First World War collected...

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Arnold Drake, Bob Brown, Drake, Arnold, Brown, Bob, Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2008, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 527 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Penciled and inked by Bob Brown. Written by Arnold Drake. From the publisher: Thrill to more than 500 pages of comic action collected from...

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The Golden Age Starman Archives, Volume 1
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Gardner Fox, Jack Burnley, Fox, Gardner, Burnley, Jack, Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 219 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Starman stories from Adventure Comics #61-76 (1941–-1942).

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Stan Lee, John Buscema, Lee, Stan, Buscema, John, Very Fine/Very Fine, Marvel, New York, 1991, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, viii, 327 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

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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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Nick Cardy, Signed by the artist, VF, Cardy, Nick, Little Eva Ink, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards, English

Nick Cardy was with the 3rd Armored Division and kept a sketchbook from training in Florida, battle in Belgium and Germany, to post V-E Day duty in Paris....

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Nick Cardy: Wit-Lash
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Fine, Nick Cardy, Cardy, Nick, Hot Attack, 2012, 1st, 9781467504768, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Includes a DVD featuring a sit-down interview and sketch tutorial with Cardy, packaged with the book. From the publisher: "Renowned commercial...

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#438 of 600 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine, Nick Cardy, Cardy, Nick, Vanguard, 2001, 1st thus, 11.125 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, 60 color and over 290 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Deluxe Hardcover Edition is signed by Nick Cardy and includes a 16-Page Bonus Portfolio. From the publisher: Nick Cardy has been both a...

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Tom Field, Gene Colan, Field, Tom, Colan, Gene, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, TwoMorrows, Raleigh, NC, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.7 inches, 192 pages, black & white, hardcover, boards, English

This Limited Hardcover Edition features 16 extra black-and-white pages and 8 extra color pages. Out of print in hardcover and paperback. From the...

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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Fine, DC, New York, 2001, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.75 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and illustrator Art Spiegelman joins forces with designer Chip Kidd to pay homage to the comic book hero Plastic Man and his...

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Plastic Man Archives, Volume 1
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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Fine/Fine, DC Comics, New York, 1998, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints Plastic Man stories from Police Comics #1-20 (1941-43).

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Plastic Man Archives, Volume 3
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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2001, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints Police Comics #31-39.

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Plastic Man Archives, Volume 4
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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2003, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints Plastic Man stories from Plastic Man #3 and Police Comics #40-49 (1945-46).

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Plastic Man Archives, Volume 5
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Jack Cole, Cole, Jack, Upper corners bumped otherwise Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2003, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 203 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints Police Comics #50-58 and Plastic Man #4.

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The Best of EC: Artist's Edition, Volume 1
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Very Fine, Johnny Craig, Al Feldstein, Frank Frazetta, Roy Krekel, Bernie Krigstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Alex Toth, Al Williamson, Wally Wood, Craig, Al Feldstein, Frank Frazetta, Roy Krekel, Bernie Krigstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Alex Toth, Al Williamson, Wally Wood, Johnny, IDW, 2013, 1st, 9781613776506, 22.25 inches, 15.25 inches, 168 pages, full-color reproductions of original black & white art, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Includes art from Johnny Craig, Roy Krenkel, Bernie Krigstein, Harvey Kurtzman, Joe Orlando, Alex Toth, Wally Wood and Al Williamson. From the publisher:...

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Classic Adventure Strips #5
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Fine, Roy Crane, Crane, Roy, Dragon Lady Press, 1986, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Wash Tubbs from 11/12/32 - 4/25/33.

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Sport Drawings
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Percy Crosby, This is out of series of a limited run of 1000 signed numbered copies, but this copy is neither signed nor numbered, Fine in a VG+ slipcase. A bright pristine copy of this book., Crosby, Percy, Percy Crosby, 1933, 1st, cloth with onlaid plate

Crosby's most elaborate self-published book is this collection. Six color plates and 43 monochrome plates of drawings in charcoal, watercolor, oil,...

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Jack Davis' EC Stories Artist's Edition
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Very Fine in a Very Fine box, Jack Davis, Davis, Jack, IDW, 2013, 1st, 22.25 inches, 15.25 inches, 144 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Jack Davis is one of the founding fathers of EC Comics; he is a master of horror, humor and nearly every other genre EC published....

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Jack Davis, Davis, Jack, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 2011, 2nd, 9781606994474, 13.4 inches, 10.4 inches, 192 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The first comprehensive collection of a national artistic treasure. Jack Davis arrived on the illustration scene in the euphoric post-war America of the...

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Billy DeVorss, DeVorss, Billy, Near Fine (corners lightly rubbed otherwise no dents, Fine, flat tight, clean), Collector's Press, Portland, 1997, 1st, 14 inches, 10 inches, 48 pages, 16 color plates, 26 color and 2 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A poster book featuring 16 excellent large reproductions from the original paintings. With a long introduction by Max Allan Collins with an additional 26...

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VF/Fine, Steve Ditko, Lee, Stan, Ditko, Steve, Marvel, 1989, 1st, Hardcover, leatherette

Collects Amazing Spiderman #21 - 30 and Amazing Spiderman Annual #1.

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VF/Fine, Steve Ditko, Lee, Stan, Ditko, Steve, Marvel, 1989, 1st, Hardcover, leatherette

Collects Amazing Spiderman #21 - 30 and Amazing Spiderman Annual #1.

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VF/Fine, Steve Ditko, Lee, Stan, Ditko, Steve, Marvel, 1987, 1st, Hardcover, leatherette

A superb copy of the first printing of the first Masterworks volume. Amazing Fantasy #15 and Amazing Spider-Man #1 - 10.

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Fine/NF, Steve Ditko, Lee, Stan, Ditko, Steve, Marvel, 1988, 1st, Hardcover, leatherette

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Out of This World
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Steve Ditko, Ditko, Steve, Limited to 1000 copies, Fine, Robin Snyder, Bellingham, WA, 1986, 1st, 8.75 inches, 5.6 inches, 84 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of 13 Ditko horror stories from Charlton's Out of This World 1957-58. Super clear reproduction from the original art. Also, "Steve Ditko - A...

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Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko
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Very Fine/Near Fine, Steve Ditko, Bell, Blake, Ditko, Steve, Fantagraphics, 2008, 1st, 9781560979210, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Steve Ditko is best known as the co-creator, with Stan Lee, of Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, and other classic Marvel and DC characters....

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Very Fine, Steve Ditko, Bell (ed.), Blake, Ditko, Steve, Fantagraphics Books, 2009, 1st, 9781606992890, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print.   From the publisher: Before the Amazing Spider-Man, before the mysterious Dr. Strange, before the black-and-white world of the Ayn...

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The Action Heroes Archives Vol. 1: Captain Atom
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Steve Ditko, Ditko, Steve, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2004, 1st, 1401203027, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 226 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: At the height of comics' Silver Age, artist Steve Ditko was winning praise for his spectacular work on Marvel's Amazing Spider-Man...

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The Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2
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Steve Ditko, Ditko, Steve, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2007, 1st, 9781401213466, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: Collecting classic stories by master artist Steve Ditko from the pages of CAPTAIN ATOM #83-89, BLUE BEETLE #1-5, MYSTERIOUS...

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The Steve Ditko Reader
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Steve Ditko, Ditko, Steve, Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 2002, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. 22 comic book stories from 1954-1963 and an extensive article on Ditko's life and detailing his creation & abandonment of Spider-Man...

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Blake Bell (ed.), Steve Ditko, Bell (ed.), Blake, Ditko, Steve, Very Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2010, 1st, 9781606992890, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: More great crime, horror and sci-fi work by one of comics’ greatest stylists. As the original artist and co-creator who...

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Stan Drake, Light bump to bottom edge otherwise Very Fine, Starr, Leonard, Drake, Stan, Dargaud, 1984, 1st, wraps, English

An original graphic novel made for the European comics market by the creators of The Heart of Juliet Jones and Mary Perkins On Stage . A hard boiled noir...

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Stan Drake, Very Fine, Drake, Stan, Classic Comics Press, 2008, 1st, color wraps

Dailies from March 9, 1953 to August 13, 1955. Long biographic essay by Armando Mendez. Introduction by Leonard Starr.

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Stan Drake, VF, Drake, Stan, Classic Comics Press, 2009, 1st, color wraps

A great comic strip with fast moving storylines about good people in a small town. I read this new volume cover to cover within days of receiving it. Stan...

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Stan Drake, VF, Drake, Stan, Classic Comics Press, 2010, 1st, color wraps

Dailies from December 2, 1957 to January 23, 1960. Introduction by Bill Sienkiewicz.

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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, Kitchen Sink, Northampton, 1985, 1st Kitchen Sink printing, 9 inches, 5.75 inches, 192 pages, monochrome illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Inscribed by the artist. The groundbreaking graphic novel--Eisner's re-entry into comics. "Go back to where graphic novels all started, on the Bronx...

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