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Alex Toth, Fine, Toth, Alex, Eclipse, 1988, 1st, 913035513, color wraps

Six vintage Toth stories (110 pages) from Dell Comics' Zorro. Introduction by Toth.

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The Spirit #19
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Will Eisner, NF, Eisner, Will, Kitchen Sink, 1978, 1st, color wraps

Eisner’s The Spirit and Life on Another Planet (the first chapter), Klaus Nordling’s Lady Luck, Jules Feiffer’s Clifford, and extras. Spirit stories in...

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The Spirit #22
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Will Eisner, NF, Eisner, Will, Kitchen Sink, 1979, 1st, color wraps

Eisner’s The Spirit and Life on Another Planet, Wally Wood & Feiffer’s Outer Space, The Spirit Checklist, and extras. Spirit stories in beautiful black &...

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The Spirit #22
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Will Eisner, NF, Eisner, Will, Kitchen Sink, 1979, 1st, color wraps

Eisner’s The Spirit and Life on Another Planet, Wally Wood & Feiffer’s Outer Space, The Spirit Checklist, and extras. Spirit stories in beautiful black &...

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The Spirit #23
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Will Eisner, NF, Eisner, Will, Kitchen Sink, 1980, 1st, color wraps

Eisner’s The Spirit and Life on Another Planet, Wally Wood & Feiffer’s Outer Space, The Spirit Checklist, and extras. Spirit stories in beautiful black &...

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The Spirit #23
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Will Eisner, NF, Eisner, Will, Kitchen Sink, 1980, 1st, color wraps

Eisner’s The Spirit and Life on Another Planet, Wally Wood & Feiffer’s Outer Space, The Spirit Checklist, and extras. Spirit stories in beautiful black &...

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The Spirit #40
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Will Eisner, NF, Eisner, Will, Kitchen Sink, 1983, 1st, color wraps

Eisner interviews Joe Kubert. Spirit stories in beautiful black & white with 16 pages in color.

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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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National Comics #1
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Fine, Blackthorne, 1986, 1st, color wraps

Reprints Jerry Iger's golden age classic from 1940.

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Dick Locher, Fine, Collins, Max Allan, Locher, Dick, Dragon Lady Press, 1987, 1st, color wraps

Reprints a daily storyline "Dick Tracy Meets Big Brother".

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Superman At Fifty!
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Dennis Dooley and Gary Engle, VF, Dooley and Gary Engle, Dennis, Collier, 1988, 1st PB, wraps

"The Persistence of a Legend!" an anthology of essays, histories, and creators’ perspectives (Curt Swan, Dennis O’Neil), even Harvey Pekar and R. Crumb.

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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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A Haunt of Fears
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Very Fine, Martin Barker, Barker, Martin, Univ. Press of Mississippi, 1992, 1st US, xxii, 239 pages, 44 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

“The Strange History of the British Horror Comics Campaign.” British frenzy over US horror comics and links to Communist propaganda in the Cold...

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The Comic Book Marketplace #52
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NF, 1997, 1st, wraps

In this issue: "Everything's Archie!" "Esoteric Archie!" "Golden Girls! The Greatest Super Heroines of the Golden Age." Julius Schwartz. "Fandom Flashbacks:...

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Very Fine, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 2011, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

Catalog for a 2011 art exhibition celebrating comic book art. From the exhibition website: Few artforms have gone as unchanged and unrespected...

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Tales to Astonish
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Ronin Ro, Ro, Ronin, Very Fine/Very Fine, Bloomsbury, New York, 2008, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 306 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Tales to Astonish tells the spectacular life and times of Jack Kirby, the legendary forefather of American comic books. In the 1960's, Kirby joined with...

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A Life Force
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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Fine, New York, DC Comics, 2001, 1st, 6194122401, 10 inches, 7.5 inches, 139 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the back cover: A Life Force is a graphic novel about the lives and dreams, hopes and fears of ordinary people enduring and surviving the...

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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 9780810997486, 8 inches, 6 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

Will Eisner-- best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God - believed in the...

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Essential Fantastic Four, Vol. 1
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Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Lee, Stan, Kirby, Jack, Very Good+ (crease to the back cover and last pages, light crease to front cover, very sound, flat, spine unbroken), New York, Marvel Comics, 2001, 2nd, 978-0785106661, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 528 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This volume of the Essential Fantastic Four includes Fantastic Four #1-20, and Annual #1.

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The Green Arrow (2001)
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Bill Finger, Dave Wood, Ed Herron, Robert Bernstein, Jack Kirby, Finger, Dave Wood, Ed Herron, Robert Bernstein, Bill, Kirby, Jack, Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2001, 1st, 10.125 inches, 6.75 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: It was 1958, and hard as it may be to believe, Jack Kirby was looking for work! Comics had fallen on hard times, but Jack had a...

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Zorro Unmasked: The Official History
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Sandra Curtis, Curtis, Sandra, Near Fine (crease to front cover, light rubbing), New York, Hyperion, 1998, 1st, 978-0786882854, 9.25 inches, 6 inches, 282 pages, 75 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Zorro Unmasked follows the character through the years, surveying comic books and toys, contemporary live action and animated television series, and even...

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Jon Fury #1 - Jon Fury In Japan
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Alex Toth, VF, Toth, Alex, Paul Power, 2010, 1st, English

This special edition reproduces 31 weeks of Alex Toth's legendary Jon Fury strip, created in the mid-fifties! The first action-packed story follows Jon...

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DC Showcase Presents: The Atom, Vol. 1
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Gardner Fox, Gil Kane, Murphy Anderson, Fox, Gardner, Kane, Murphy Anderson, Gil, Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2007, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 526 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Penciled by Gil Kane. Inked by Murphy Anderson. From the publisher: From the Silver Age of Comics comes this collection of science-fiction tales...

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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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The Name of the Game
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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Near Fine (small dent in front cover otherwise Near Fine), New York, DC Comics, 2001, 1st, 1563898691, 10.25 inches, 7.5 inches, 176 pages, sepiatone, softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: In The Name Of The Game, master storyteller and comics innovator tells an epic tale spanning three generations of power and...

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Brent Frankenhoff, Maggie Thompson, Frankenhoff, Maggie Thompson, Brent, Very Fine, Iola, Krause Publications, 2012, 1st, 978-1-4402-3499-6, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: "WOW!" The cover stopped you in your tracks when you saw it in the store. It made you hand over your money. This one and...

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The Essential Spider-Man, Vol. 1
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Stan Lee, Steve Ditko, Lee, Stan, Ditko, Steve, Very Good+ (mild wear to the covers, very sound, flat, spine unbroken), New York, Marvel Comics, 1996, 3rd, 978-0785102861, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 528 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This first volume of The Essential Spider-Man contains over 20 issues of continuity, and also includes Amazing Fantasy #15, Amazing Spider-Man #1-20, and...

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The Essential Iron Man, Vol. 1
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Stan Lee, Don Heck, Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, Lee, Stan, Heck, Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, Don, Very Good+ (light wear to the covers, very sound, flat, spine unbroken), New York, Marvel Comics, 2000, 1st, 978-0785107590, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 528 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This first volume of The Essential Iron Man contains Tales of Suspense #39-72. Bruce Timm cover and full-page pin-up illustration inside.

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The Big Book of Big Little Books
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Bill Borden, Borden, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Francisco, Chronicle, 1997, 1st, 9780811817417, 7.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 120 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the back cover: "In the thirties and forties a new breed of comic book hit the stands - spiffy miniature hardcover editions known as Big Little...

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The Fantastic Four (#72-111)
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Lee, Stan, Fine unread, Lancer, 1966, wraps

Art by Jack Kirby.

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The Comic Book Makers
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Fine, Joe Simon, Simon, Joe, Crestwood/II, 1990, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 208 pages, 19 color and over 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A first printing of the original edition of this memoir of Comic Books' Golden Age. `The Young men in the golden age of Comic Books were as bizarre as the...

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Blue Bolt
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Very Fine, Jack Kirby, Simon, Joe, Kirby, Jack, Verotik, 1998, 1st, 10.13 inches, 6.6 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

Reprints of the golden age Simon & Kirby sci-fi comic.

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VG+, NCS, 1974, 1st, color wraps

Specialty drawings by Chester Gould, Gordon Bess, Russell Myers, Bud Blake, Milt Caniff, Charles Schulz, Mort Walker, Willard Mullin, Hank Ketcham, Johnny...


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VG+, NCS, 1976, 1st, color wraps

Specialty drawings by Noel Sickles, Bud Blake, Chester Gould, Milt Caniff, Mort Walker, Hal Foster, Charles Schulz, others. Text pieces. Photo essays.


Superman At Fifty!
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A bit of spotting to the top edge otherwise VF/VF, Dennis Dooley and Gary Engle, Dooley and Gary Engle, Dennis, Octavia, 1987, 1st, Hardcover, leatherette

"The Persistence of a Legend!" an anthology of essays, histories, and creators’ perspectives (Curt Swan, Dennis O’Neil), even Harvey Pekar & R. Crumb.

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Monster Of The Year
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Fine, Harvey Kurtzman, Coville, Bruce, Kurtzman, Harvey, Minstrel/Pocket, 1989, 6th, 7.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 138 pages, 8 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Kurtzman illustrates this young readers’ fiction book.

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Very Fine, John Forte, Wayne Boring, Curt Swan, Siegel, Jerry, Forte, Wayne Boring, Curt Swan, John, DC Comics, 2000, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 192 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Collects the Bizarro stories from Adventure Comics #285-299 (1961-1962). Beautiful muted high quality color on a flat non-coated stock.

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Will Eisner's Shop Talk
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Very Fine, Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, Dark Horse, 2001, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 336 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps

Eisner interviews with Neal Adams , CC Beck, Milton Caniff , Jack Davis, Lou Fine , Gil Kane , Jack Kirby , Joe Kubert , Harvey Kurtzman , Phil...

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The Cisco Kid
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NF (cover rubbed near spine), Jose Luis Salinas, Reed, Rod, Salinas, Jose Luis, Ken Pierce, 1983, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

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Connie: Unseen Avenger
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VF, Frank Godwin, Godwin, Frank, Pacific Comics Club, 2010, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

Four complete daily storylines from 1937: The Unseen Avenger, The Kimberly Curse, Race to Yucatan, and Death in Stone. Reproduced one daily strip per page....

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Connie: Menace of Mo Tung
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VF, Frank Godwin, Godwin, Frank, Pacific Comics Club, 2010, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

An epic daily storyline from 1937-8: The Menace of Mo Tung! Reproduced one daily strip per page.   From the back cover:"A friend's inventor...

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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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DC Showcase Presents: The Phantom Stranger, Vol. 1
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Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2006, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 543 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Over 500 pages of supernatural phenomena with tales from the Phantom Stranger and his skeptical counterpart Dr. 13! This volume...

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DC Showcase Presents: The Phantom Stranger, Vol. 2
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Very Fine, DC Comics, New York, 2008, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 496 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: The adventures of the Phantom Stranger continue in this volume collecting stories from Phantom Stranger #22-41, Justice League of...

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Fine, DC, New York, 1997, 1st thus, 10.2 inches, 6.75 inches, 352 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Twenty-six classic Batman tales spanning the entire 50 years of the Caped Crusader's history in comics is included in this full-color collection.

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Wallace Wood, Wood, Wallace, Fine, Sea Gate, Brooklyn, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first edition of this Wood elf quest story. This graphic novel was colored by Wood's wife, Tatjana Wood.

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine, Milwaukie, Dark Horse Books, 2015, 1st, 9781616557638, 9.75 inches, 6.5 inches, 88 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Informed by WW2 propaganda, Frank Frazetta's earliest work is still as artistically nuanced and socially complex as it is innocent. Now, for the first...

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Dan Raviv, Raviv, Dan, Very Fine/Fine, New York, Broadway Books, 2002, 1st, 9780767908306, 9.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 306 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the dustflap: Embarrassed billionaires tried to keep a lid on this story, but it cried out to be told: how America's greatest comic-book company was...

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