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Arlen Schumer, Neal Adams, Schumer, Arlen, Adams, Neal, #1553 of 1600 deluxe hardcover copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (small closed tears ), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1999, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 116 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Limited hardcover edition has two extra bonus plates not found in the other editions. The sketches come from a variety of sources and vary widely in...

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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Good+ (numerous light creases and bends, mild wear, lies very flat, interior sound), Sal Quartuccio, Brooklyn, 1975, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"A collection of Neal Adams artwork never before seen by fandom." Rare superhero, advertising and film work by Neal Adams. With an all-new original...

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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Good+ (numerous light creases and bends, mild wear, lies very flat, interior sound), Sal Quartuccio, Brooklyn, 1977, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"A collection of Neal Adams artwork never before seen by fandom." Rare superhero, advertising and film work by Neal Adams. Three pencil pages for "War...

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Dennis O'Neil, Neal Adams, O'Neil, Dennis, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Near Fine slipcase (light shelfwear to the slipcase), DC Comics, New York, 2001, 1st, 10.75 inches, 7.2 inches, 354 pages, color, hardcover, leather, English

The complete saga in a deluxe printing. Printed on a good uncoated white paper stock that really shows off the artwork. Collects the Deadman stories from...

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Roy Thomas, Neal Adams, Thomas, Roy, Adams, Neal, Fine, Marvel, New York, 1996, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.7 inches, 196 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Reprints X-Men #56-63 and 65, including covers. Adams inked by Tom Palmer. Introduction by Tom Palmer. The first time these Adams X-Men stories were...

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Larry Young, Charlie Adlard, Young, Larry, Adlard, Charlie, Inscribed by the autho, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket lightly rubbed), San Francisco, AiT/Planet Lar, 2003, 1st, 9781932051124, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 288 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

This is the omnibus edition of Astronauts in Trouble, and includes the graphic novels Live from the Moon, Space: 1959, and One Shot, One Beer.

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Marv Wolfman, Sal Amendola, Murphy Anderson, Gray Morrow, Joe Orlando, Wolfman, Marv, Amendola, Murphy Anderson, Gray Morrow, Joe Orlando, Sal, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2011, 1st, 9781595826213, 10.25 inches, 6.625 inches, 112 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

A pristine copy of this out of print ERB comic collection. From the publisher: Since his serialized debut in All-Story magazine in 1912, the...

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Murphy Anderson, Anderson, Murphy, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2014, 1st, 9781613450697, 14.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Murphy Anderson was one of the seminal comic book storytellers who defined the Silver Age. In addition to his work on the Buck Rogers...

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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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Mike Esposito, Dan Best, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Esposito, Dan Best, Mike, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Fine, Hermes Press, Nesshanock, PA, 2006, 1st thus, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 161 pages, over 160 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This title is sold out in all versions! From the publisher: Penciler Ross Andru and inker Mike Esposito were one of the most famous, prolific, and...

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Mike Esposito, Dan Best, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Esposito, Dan Best, Mike, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Near Fine (lower front corner bent, with diminishing bend to first 49 pages, otherwise Fine), Hermes Press, Nesshanock, PA, 2006, 1st thus, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 161 pages, over 160 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This title is sold out in all versions! From the publisher: Penciler Ross Andru and inker Mike Esposito were one of the most famous, prolific, and...

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Andru + Esposito: Partners for Life (Near Fine)
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Mike Esposito, Dan Best, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Esposito, Dan Best, Mike, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Very Good+ (thumbdents to front and back covers, otherwise only light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Hermes Press, Nesshanock, PA, 2006, 1st thus, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 161 pages, over 160 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This title is sold out in all versions! From the publisher: Penciler Ross Andru and inker Mike Esposito were one of the most famous, prolific, and...

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Suicide Squad: The Silver Age Omnibus Vol. 1
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Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Kanigher, Robert, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket), New York, DC, 2016, 1st, 9781401263430, 11.5 inches, 8 inches, 336 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

This omnibus reprints over 300 pages of never-before-collected material from 1959 to 1966. Discover the great, silly soldiers vs. dinosaurs comics that...

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The Metal Men Archives, Vol. 1
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Robert Kanigher, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Kanigher, Robert, Andru, Mike Esposito, Ross, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, DC Comics, New York, 2006, 978-1401207748, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 248 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Out of print. From the publisher: One of the most beloved (and unusual) band of heroes from DC's Silver Age makes its triumphant return in this...

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Dick Wood, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, Frank McLaughlin, Bill Lignante, Wood, Dick, Aparo, Pat Boyette, Frank McLaughlin, Bill Lignante, Jim, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Neshannock, PA, Hermes Press, 2012, 1st, 978-1613450062, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 224 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print! The late 1960s comic book adventures of The Phantom return in full, glorious color! Hermes Press is collecting, all 74 issues of The...

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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 with...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, 3 Very Fine volumes in Near Fine slipcase (mild wear to slipcase), Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1986, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 690 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The Carl Barks Library is the ultimate archival collection of Carl Barks' justly famous duck stories. This is the second of two sets reprinting long...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, 3 Very Fine volumes in Near Fine slipcase (light shelfwear to slipcase), Another Rainbow, Scottsdale, AZ, 1985, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 746 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The Carl Barks Library is the ultimate archival collection of Carl Barks' justly famous duck stories. Chronologically reprints the ten-pagers that...

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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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Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Lost in the Andes
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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2011, 9781606994740, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 240 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Carl Barks' Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge comics are considered among the greatest artistic and storytelling achievements in the...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2016, 1st, 9781606999202, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: There are sea monsters, millionaires, spies, and more in the latest volume of Carl Barks’s internationally beloved Donald Duck...

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Carl Barks, Barks, Carl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2015, 1st, 9781606998748, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 228 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Of keen interest to Carl Barks fans, our lead-off story, “Trick or Treat,” is the master cartoonist’s adaptation of the Donald Duck...

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The Shazam! Archives, Vol. 1
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C.C. Beck, Beck, C.C., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 1992, 1st, 9781563890536, 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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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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The Shazam! Archives, Volume 2
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C.C. Beck, Beck, C.C., Very Fine/Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 1999, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 232 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Reprints the Captain Marvel stories from Special Edition Comics #1, Captain Marvel Adventures #1, and Whiz Comics #15-20.

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The Shazam! Archives, Vol. 4 - First Printing
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C.C. Beck, Mac Raboy, Beck, Mac Raboy, C.C., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, DC Comics, New York, 2003, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 196 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Art by C.C. Beck and Mac Raboy. From the publisher: A stunning new hardcover archive collecting the classic CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES #4 and #5,...

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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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Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom Archives Vol. 2
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Paul S. Newman, Frank Bolle, Newman, Paul S., Bolle, Frank, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wrinkles to bottom edge of dustjacket), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2005, 1st, 978-1-59307-327-5, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 200 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

When Physicist Doctor Phillip Solar's experimental nuclear power caused him to absorb a dangerous amount of atomic radiation, the scientist miraculously...

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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 CHALLENGERS...

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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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Brian Peck, John Buscema, Peck, Brian, Buscema, John, Very light bump to the top of the spine and the upper front corner otherwise Fine, Hermes Press, New Castle, 2010, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 200 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Spanish English

Over 200 pieces of original art are reproduced: early Timely art, Avengers covers and pages, Sub-mariner, Silver Surfer, Fantastic Four, Thor, Conan,...

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Al Milgrom, John Buscema, Milgrom, Al, Buscema, John, Direct Market Edition limited to 689 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Marvel, 2009, 1st, 9780785137788, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects Mephisto vs. the Fantastic Four #1, Mephisto vs. X-Factor #2, Mephisto vs. the X-Men #3, Mephisto vs. the Avengers #4, originally...

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Chris Claremont, Ann Nocenti, Fabian Nicieza, John Byrne, John Bolton, Mark Bright, Claremont, Ann Nocenti, Fabian Nicieza, Chris, Byrne, John Bolton, Mark Bright, John, Direct Market Edition limited to 894 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Marvel, 2009, 1st, 9780785137696, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 128 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Collects X-Men #125 - 128, Classic X-Men #32 - 33, #36, originally published in 1979, 1989. This is the Direct Market Edition with a variant...

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Edmond-François Calvo, Calvo, Edmond-François, Limited to 1500 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2020, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 208 pages, over 180 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This is the catalogue to the museum exhibition ("Calvo: un maître de la fable" or "Calvo catalog: a master of the fable") mounted for the Angouleme...


Victor Dancette, Edmond-Francois Calvo, Dancette, Victor, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, minimal wear, very flat, tight, clean), Abi Melzer, France, 1984, 1st thus, 12.1 inches, 8.8 inches, 92 pages, 75 pages in color and 6 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The only English language edition of the classic bande dessinee La Bête est Morte. Long out of print. A technicolor graphic novel retelling the...

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Victor Dancette, Edmond-Francois Calvo, Dancette, Victor, Calvo, Edmond-Francois, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, lower corners lightly rubbed, mild wear to covers, very flat, tight, clean), Abi Melzer, France, 1984, 1st thus, 12.1 inches, 8.8 inches, 92 pages, 75 pages in color and 6 pages in black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The only English language edition of the classic bande dessinee La Bête est Morte. Long out of print. A technicolor graphic novel retelling the...

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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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Alberto Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Milton Caniff, Becattini, Antonio Vianovi, Alberto, Caniff, Milton, Fine, Glamour International, Florence, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 144 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations with 16 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

A profile of the legendary creator of Terry & the Pirates and Steve Canyon, with numerous illustrations from the span of Caniff's career, with a full...

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The Complete Steven Canyon, Vol. 1: 1947-1948
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Milton Caniff, Caniff, Milton, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781613771259, 9 inches, 11.5 inches, 338 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Steve Canyon like you've never seen it before -- reproduced directly from Milton Caniff's personal set of syndicate proofs! For the...

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Neil Gaiman, Al Capp, Gaiman, Neil, Capp, Al, Very Good to Near Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2003-2004, 1st, 12.3 inches, 9.2 inches, 512 pages, color, Softcover, pictorial boards, English

From the library of Nelson Lyon (1939-2012), writer-director of the 1972 sex comedy "The Telephone Book," and a staff writer on "Saturday Night Live."...

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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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John Coates, Nick Cardy, Coates, John, Cardy, Nick, #254 of 1000 copies signed by Cardy, Fine, Atlanta, Coates Publishing, 1999, 1st thus, 096738480X, 10.875 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, 57 color and hundreds of black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Nick Cardy has been both a creative and dynamic cartoonist and illustrator for over 50 years. The artist's contributions to the comic book industry earned...

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Bob Haney, Nick Cardy, Bruno Premiani, Haney, Bob, Cardy, Bruno Premiani, Nick, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, DC, New York, 2003, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 216 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: The Silver Age Teen Titans Archives Vol. 1 reprints the earliest adventures of the world's greatest team of teenaged super-hero...

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Daredevil by Mark Waid, Vol. 2 - Hardcover 1st
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Mark Waid, Greg Rucka, Marco Checchetto, Chris Samnee, Khoi Pham, Michael Allred, Waid, Greg Rucka, Mark, Checchetto, Chris Samnee, Khoi Pham, Michael Allred, Marco, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel Comics, 2014, 1st, 9780785184799, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 296 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Daredevil and Spider-Man form a shaky alliance with not one, but two Punishers to obtain the invaluable Omega Drive - which contains...

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Essential Tomb of Dracula, Vol. 1
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Marv Wolfman, Gene Colan, Wolfman, Marv, Colan, Gene, Fine, New York, Marvel Comics, 2003, 1st, 9780785109204, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 560 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This volume of the Essential Dracula contains Tomb of Dracula #1-25, Werewolf by Night #15, and Giant-size Chillers #1.

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