Comic Strips & Cartoons

 
The Addams Family: an Evilution
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H. Kevin Miserocchi, Charles Addams, Miserocchi, H. Kevin, Addams, Charles, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Petaluma, Pomegranate, 2010, 1st, 978-0764953880, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 224 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

The 'evilution' of Charles Addams's singularly eccentric family began long before the television and film interpretations made them icons of American...

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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 Parade
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Peter Arno, Arno, Peter, Very Good+ (mild scuffing to front cover, mild rubbing to corners, cloth front and back covers quite bright, small interior tear to half-title page) lacking dustjacket. an above average copy of this title, Horace Liveright, New York, 1929, 3rd 1929, 12 inches, 9.2 inches, 128 pages, over 100 full-page black & white cartoons, hardcover, cloth, English

An above average copy of this topnotch, early collection by the New Yorker cartoonist. Over 100 full-page black & white cartoons.

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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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Kirstie Shepherd, Cesare Asaro, Shepherd, Kirstie, Asaro, Cesare, #23 of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist with an extra print and certificate of authenticity, Fine, Curio & Co, Vienna, 2010, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 108 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An early production from Curio & Co. This copy is signed by Cesare and dated "CA 2010" with an original sketch. The extra print and certificate of...

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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, Jackie...

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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, VF/Fine, Barsotti, Charles, Dodd, Mead, 1987, 1st, boards

The New Yorker cartoonist's second cartoon collection.

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Frank Bellamy, Bellamy, Frank, Fine in Near Fine slipcase (very light shelfwear), London, Book Palace Books, 2010, 1st, 9781907081026, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 380 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, leather, English

This is the Deluxe Leatherbound Limited Edition in its own matching embossed red leather slipcase. It is marked "P. Proof" (for Publishers Proof) on the...

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Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Frank Bellamy, Martin Honeysett, Lolly Honeysett, Paul Buckle, Jones, Michael Palin, Terry, Bellamy, Martin Honeysett, Lolly Honeysett, Paul Buckle, Frank, Fine with Fine obi band, London, Eyre Methuen, 1974, 1st, 0413327740x, 9.875 inches, 7.5 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A beautiful copy--with the obi band still intact--of Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys And Girls, a 1974 humor book written by Monty Python's Terry Jones and...

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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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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 100 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2018, 1st, 827714016093, 10 inches, 12 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The is the 2018 SDCC exclusive hardcover edition limited to 100 copies and signed by the artist. No other hardcover edition exists. Collecting year three...

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Berkeley Breathed, Breathed, Berkeley, Limited to 400 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2017, 1st, 10 inches, 12 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The exclusive hardcover edition limited to 400 copies signed by the artist.  The latest collection of Berkeley Breathed's recently revived Bloom...

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Berkeley Breathed, Breathed, Berkeley, Inscribed by the artist on the title pag, Fine, San Francisco, Cartoon Art Museum/IDW, 2011, 1st, 9781613770085, 8.625 inches, 11 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Inscribed by the artist on the title page: "For Gary, Thanks for everything!" From the publisher: A one-of-a-kind collection of artwork from the...

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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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Steve Brodner, Brodner, Steve, Near Fine (mild shelfwear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, WA, 2003, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 240 pages, over 350 illustrations, most in color, softcover, wraps, English

Over 350 cartoons, illustrations, and comic strips, from the seventies through the nineties, hand-picked by the artist. Brodner's illustrations appeared...

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Most
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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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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories
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Tim Burton, Burton, Tim, Remainder mark otherwise Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Morrow, 1997, 7.75 inches, 5.25 inches, 117 pages, 80 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A collection of 23 macabre poems written & illustrated by director Tim Burton, such as: The Boy with Nails in His Eyes, Stainboy's Special Christmas,...

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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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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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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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Philip Nowlan, Dick Calkins, Nowlan, Philip, Calkins, Dick, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to corners), Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2008, 1st, 9871932563191, 9.375 inches, 11.75 inches, 320 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. With this deluxe volume Hermes Press launches a complete reprinting of THE original science-fiction newspaper strip, the strip that...

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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...

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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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Male Call (1959)
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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Very Good+ (moderate cover and edge wear, binding is tight, interior sound), Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1959, 1st thus, 7.4 inches, 10 inches, 80 pages, 152 black & white strips, softcover, wraps, English

"The first complete collection of the uninhibited adventures of every GI's dream girl--Miss Lace" This is the "new, enlarged" 1959 edition of the...

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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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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2011, 1st, 9781932563580, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 144 pages, black & white with 4 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Miss Lace is back and she's with Hermes Press! Milton Caniff's famous good girl, created just for servicemen during WW II, known to...

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Milton Caniff, VF, Caniff, Milton, Glamour International, 2001, 1st, wraps

An overview of Caniff's career, a personal history, and a comprehensive listing of his comic strips. "Steve Canyon," "Male Call," and "Terry and the Pirates"...

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Milton Caniff: Conversations
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Milton Caniff, Fine, Harvey, R. C, Caniff, Milton, Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2002, 1st, 1578064384, color wraps

"In this collection of more than a dozen interviews one of the giants of American comic strips talks about his life and his craft. The years spanning 1937 to...

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Steve Canyon #12 (Fine)
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Fine, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Kitchen Sink, 1985, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Squarebound issue. Oct. 9, 1950. Reprinting dailies and Sundays from Caniff's own proofs and artwork. Plus: Notes on Scorchy Smith by Ron Goulart and Noel...

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Steve Canyon #12 (VG)
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Very Good, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Kitchen Sink, 1985, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 72 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Squarebound issue. Oct. 9, 1950 to Jan 27, 1951. Reprinting dailies and Sundays from Caniff's own proofs and artwork. Plus: Notes on Scorchy Smith by Ron...

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Steve Canyon 1947
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Very Fine, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Checker, 2003, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Four full stories. Strips from 1/13/1947 through 11/24/47.

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Steve Canyon 1948
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Very Fine, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Checker, 2003, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 168 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Five full stories. Strips from 11/25/1947 through 2/9/1949.

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Steve Canyon 1949
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Very Fine, Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Checker, 2004, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Three full stories. Strips from 2/9/1949 through 2/18/50.

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Milton Caniff, NF (small creases on back cover), Caniff, Milton, Comic Art Publishing, 1977, 1st, color wraps

From the first daily: 1/13/47-5/11/47. Dailies and Sundays complete and uncut. Two dailies per oblong page. Sundays are spread over two pages. (Similar to...

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