Animation & Film

 
Very Fine, Phil Mendez, Mendez, Phil, Bliss on Tap, 2009, 1st, 9780982509807, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

The first sketchbook by this veteran animation character designer and storyboarder and creator (Kissyfur) focuses on mice: hundreds of cartoon mice, in many...

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Very Fine, Phil Mendez, Mendez, Phil, Bliss on Tap, 2015, 1st, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A new collection of Phil Mendez's cartoon animals, this second volume focuses on pigs and hogs.

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Signed by the artist, Fine, Jeff Merghart, Merghart, Jeff, 2012, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. Jeff Merghart's first collection of sketches has a little bit for everyone. Merghart draws pirates, monsters, and creatures from different...

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John Canemaker, Otto Messmer, Canemaker, John, Messmer, Otto, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (Universal Cartoon Studios business card affixed to the front end paper, light rubbing to dustjacket), Pantheon, New York, 1991, 1st, 9.5 inches, 8.25 inches, xi, 178 pages, over 200 illustrations with 8 pages in color, hardcover, cloth spine, English

The story of Otto Messmer, Pat Sullivan and Felix the Cat, the wonderful wonderful cat. From the dustjacket: Handsomely illustrated - with more than...

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Fusion Junction
  $75.00
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Fine, Josh Middleton, Eric Canete, et al, Middleton, Eric Canete, et al, Josh, ABDOTC, 2006, 1st, 0978542908, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 124 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"A Collection of Contemporary Character Art" with equal helpings of Americans Josh Middleton and Eric Canete and South Koreans Nox and Maggi. Out-of-print.

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Roy Thomas, Mike Mignola, Thomas, Roy, Mignola, Mike, 1, Very Fine, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2019, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.7 inches, 136 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Collects Dracula #1-4 from 1992. Art by Mike Mignola. Inks by John Nyberg. Updated with all-new colors! New cover by Mignola! Plus 16 pages of Mignola's...

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Haruhiko Mikimoto, Mikimoto, Haruhiko, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tokyo, Pie International, 2020, 1st, 9784756253132, 11.7 inches, 8.3 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The ultimate illustration collection of Haruhiko Mikimoto, one of the greatest character designers in Japanese animation, now...


Hayao Miyazaki Catalogue
  $50.00
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, DelMonico Books/Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, New York, 2021, 9781942884811, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, boards, English

The catalogue to the Hayao Miyazaki exhibition at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles. Artwork by Miyazaki and from his films. Essays by...

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Starting Point 1979-1996
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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine, Viz Media, San Francisco, 2014, 9781421505947, 9 inches, 6 inches, 464 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The first of a pair of memoirs in collection form, featuring essays, interviews, and even a brief comic on the history of airline food, from the master...

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Hayao Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Hayao, Very Fine, San Francisco, Viz Media, 2021, 1st, 9781974724505, 9 inches, 6 inches, 452 pages, 8 pages of color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The second volume of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki's career memoir continues with essays, interviews, and discussions...


Hayao Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Miyazaki, Moebius (Jean Giraud), Hayao, Near Fine (light wear to the white vinyl covers otherwise Fine), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, 2004, 1st, 12 inches, 9.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations throughout, softcover, vinyl wraps

The exhibition catalogue for the first joint art exhibition of Hayao Miyazaki and Moebius. It was held in Paris in from December 1st, 2004 to March 13th,...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Limited to 1500 copies, Near Fine (light shelfwear), Los Angeles, GDC Entertainment Ltd., 2002, 1st, 9628660314, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 115 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A lavish glossy full-color book on THRU THE MOEBIUS STRIP; the independently produced, computer animated film based upon an original story and designs by...

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Gary Montalbano, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Montalbano, Gary, Sarka-Navon Design, 2010, 1st, French wraps

Gary has worked in animation and live-action as a visual development artist, conceptual designer, and art director (Marvel Productions, Universal Studios,...

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Koji Morimoto, Morimoto, Koji, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Naomichi Doi, Tokyo, 2004, 2nd 2009, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 264 pages, color, softcover, wraps

A phonebook-sized collection of artwork by Japanese animator, designer & director Koji Morimoto. Concludes with a Curriculum Vitae and a conversation...

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The Ancient Book of Myth and War
  $150.00
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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, Richmond, VA, Red Window / Adhouse Books, 2007, 1st, 9780977471515, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Taking their inspiration from the Provensens' 1950s classic children's book, Golden Treasury of Myths & Legends, these four Pixar artist-designers began...

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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, This copy has an original painting by Scott Morse on the front endpaper signed and inscribed "for Michael", Near Fine with Fine obi band (light rubbing to the corners), Red Window/Adhouse, Emeryville, 2007, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This copy has an original painting by Scott Morse on the front endpaper signed and inscribed "for Michael." Taking their inspiration from the Provensens'...

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Mouse, and Kelley
Mouse, Kelley, Mouse, Kelley, Fine (factory folded, unused), Universal Pictures, Los Angeles, 1979, 1st, 41 inches, 27 inches, color

Mouse & Kelley create a psychedelic graphic in the style of their '60s San Francisco rock posters for this one-sheet for the sequel to George Lucas'...

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Futurelog
  $60.00
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Range Murata, Murata, Range, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Portlant, OR, Denpa Books, 2018, 1st, 9781634429221, 11.7 inches, 9.3 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: This full-color collection compiles more than twenty years of comics, cover art, promotional art and character designs from legendary...

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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Paul Murry, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Murry, Paul, Very small bump to upper corner otherwise Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white with 8 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps

Scarce. Profili Album Paul Murry: Mice, Ducks and Cheesecake (Glamour International, 2002) features a generous selection of Murry's girlie cartoons done in...

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Eadweard Muybridge, Fine in near fine dust jacket, Muybridge, Eadweard, Dover, 1979, 1st, cloth

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Canapazzi
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Max Narciso, Narciso, Max, Very Fine, CTN, Burbank, 2015, 1st, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Max (Massimilano) Narciso is a freelance character design / visual development artist. He has worked for companies such as Disney, Disney Publishing, Laika,...

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Project: Bazooka - Inscribed
  $28.00
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Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Eric Ng, Ng, Eric, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 10.5 inches, 156 pages, over 175 color photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

A full color 156 page book featuring 175 color photographs of over 65 cosplayers. From the kickstarter: My name is Eric Ng. I am a cosplay...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped with boards peeking otherwise Fine, very tight, very sound), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's name on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine, 3/8-inch tear to the back cover of the dustjacket otherwise very clean and bright), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. This copy belonged to a veteran animation background painter with forty years' worth of credits and he wrote his name on the front...

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