Pin-up Art

 
Reid Stewart Austin, George Petty, Austin, Reid Stewart, Petty, George, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Gramercy, New York, 1997, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, 152 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, boards, English

The only monograph on this popular pin-up artist (1894-1975) who made significant contributions to Esquire and True magazines and Jantzen Swimwear ads. A...

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Alberto Becattini, Bob Lubbers, Becattini, Alberto, Lubbers, Bob, Fine (unread, tight, and clean), Glamour International Associated, Firenze, 2001, 1st, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English, Italian


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Alberto Becattini, Becattini, Alberto, Fine-Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Glittering Images, Florence, 1994, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 168 pages, over 450 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Book One covers sexy pulp & girlie magazines: Margaret Brundige , Enoch Bolles , Peter Driben ; and Brown & Bigelow : Moran , Elvgren ,...

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Lady: Lisa Lyon - Inscribed 1st
  $150.00
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Bruce Chatwin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Chatwin, Bruce, Mapplethorpe, Robert, Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyo, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (some slight yellowing to pages edges, some slight yellowing and wear to dustjacket), New York, Viking Press, 1983, 1st, 0670430137, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 115 black & white photographs, Hardcover, boards, English

Warmly inscribed by Lisa Lyon on the half-title: "For Kent with Love XX / Lisa Lyon / LA '83" Robert Mapplethorpe's photographic celebration of...

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The Glamor Girls of Don Flowers
  $60.00
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Alex Chun, Don Flowers, Chun, Alex, Flowers, Don, Near Fine (mild cover wear, mild rubbing to lower front corner, spine sound, interior clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2005, 1st, 9781560977131, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 296 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

When the life of Don Flowers was cut short in 1968 by the ill effects of emphysema, he left behind a career in newspaper cartooning that spanned more than...

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward
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Alex Chun, Bill Ward, Chun, Alex, Ward, Bill, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the edges of the vellum dustjacket), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975311, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 176 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print in hardcover. Over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color. The majority of the images in this volume were drawn between...

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The Glamour Girls of Bill Ward
  $60.00
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Alex Chun, Bill Ward, Chun, Alex, Ward, Bill, Near Fine (light one-inch crease to the front cover, otherwise Fine), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st paperback, 9781560978466, 12 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, with 72 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

The paperback edition of this gorgeous monograph on Bill Ward. The majority of the images in this volume were drawn between 1956 and 1963 when Ward was...

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The Pin-Up Art of Bill Wenzel
  $80.00
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Alex Chun, Bill Wenzel, Chun, Alex, Wenzel, Bill, Fine, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2005, 1st, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 200 pages, black & white with color highlights, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. One of the most prolific pin-up artists of the 20th Century finally gets his due. No other pin-up cartoon artist over a 30-year period...

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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Very Fine, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st, 9781560978794, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, over 200 two-color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: For more than 40 years, Dan DeCarlo was best known for his definitive rendition of Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica, two of comics'...

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Alex Chun, Dan DeCarlo, Chun, Alex, DeCarlo, Dan, Very Good+ (mild crease to the back cover and light bend to the last 20 pages, otherwise only light wear to the covers, very flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2007, 1st, 9781560978794, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, over 200 two-color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: For more than 40 years, Dan DeCarlo was best known for his definitive rendition of Archie Comics' Betty and Veronica, two of comics'...

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The Pin-Up Art of Humorama
  $90.00
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Alex Chun, Jacob Covey, Chun, Jacob Covey, Alex, Very Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Seattle, Fantagraphics Publishing, 2011, 1st, 9781560979593, 7.75 inches, 5.75 inches, 216 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: During the 1950s, Abe Goodman -- brother of Marvel Comics publisher Martin Goodman -- was the largest buyer of cartoons in the world....

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Signed by the artist, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley .From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket lightly rubbed), Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley. From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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The Art of Pin-Up - Boxed Edition
  $400.00
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Dian Hanson, Sarahjane Blum, Louis Meisel, Hanson, Sarahjane Blum, Louis Meisel, Dian, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in a Near Fine carrying box, Cologne, Taschen, 2014, 1st, 978-3836535700, 19.5 inches, 13.5 inches, 546 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Out of print. This copy is new and unopened. Armstrong, Bolles, Elvgren, Frahm, Medcalf, Moran, Mozert, Petty, and Vargas. The Art of Pin-Up is one of...

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Very fine in very fine dust jacket, in original shrinkwrap, Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, Karen Essex and James L. Swanson, General Publishing Group, 1996, 1st, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 288 pages, over 500 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

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Eric Kroll, Bill Ward, Kroll, Eric, Ward, Bill, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine belly band, Koln, Taschen, 2006, 13.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This massive tome on Ward includes the most extensive and intimate biography of the artist extant. Out of print. From the publisher: "Ward's women...

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Bill Morrison, Dan DeCarlo, Morrison, Bill, DeCarlo, Dan, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2006, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Long out of print. The first career retrospective of the great Archie comics artist: a fitting tribute to the life and art of one of the world's...

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Oh, Wicked Wanda!
  $175.00
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Frederic Mulally, Ron Embleton, Mulally, Frederic, Embleton, Ron, Very Good+ (mild cover wear, edges lightly rubbed, pages flat & bright, binding tight), Penthouse, New York, 1975, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Penthouse's answer to Little Annie Fanny. Written by Frederic Mullally and stunningly illustrated by Ron Embleton. This serial was featured in Penthouse...

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Eric Nolen-Weathington, Frank Cho, Nolen-Weathington, Eric, Cho, Frank, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild thumbdents to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, sharp corners and edges, bright, glossy), Raleigh, NC, TwoMorrows, 2007, 1st, 9781893905849, 1893905845, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, over 150 black & white illustrations and 8 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. A book-length interview with over 150 black & white illustrations. From the publisher: Monkeys! Dinosaurs! Beautiful women!...

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Stefano Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Franco Saudelli, Piselli, Riccardo Morrocchi, Stefano, Saudelli, Franco, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Florence, Glittering Images, 1998, 1st, 9788882750008, 8882750000, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 126 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A big beautiful hardcover monograph on the Italian comic book artist. The focus here is on his bondage and foot fetish illustrations. Contents:...

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Varga
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Tom Robotham, Alberto Vargas, Robotham, Tom, Vargas, Alberto, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to topedge of dustjacket), North Dighton, MA, World Publications Group, 2004, 13 inches, 9.75 inches, 128 pages, over 90 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An 18-page well-illustrated biography of the artist and 90 color plates of Esquire Varga girls in a large format.

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Very Fine, Bruce Simon, Simon, Bruce, Bruce Simon, 2019, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Perhaps the largest collection of vintage Burlesque advertising ever offered between two scorching covers! Burlesque advertising...

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The Betty Pages Annual
  $35.00
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Greg Theakston, Theakston, Greg, Near Fine (mild thumbdent to the back cover, very light rubbing to the rear corners, very flat, tight, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 168 pages, 17 color and over 200 black & white photos, softcover, wraps, English

A full-size squarebound slick paper companion to the digest sized Betty Pages magazine. This annual features: Introductions from Greg Theakston and Harlan...

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The Betty Pages Annual, Book 2
  $35.00
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Greg Theakston, Bettie Page, Theakston, Greg, Page, Bettie, Very Fine, Pure Imagination, New York, 1993, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 14 color and over 200 black & white photos, softcover, wraps, English

A 68-page interview with Betty. A 36-page interview with Betty's first husband. 14 color and over 200 black & white photos.

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The Betty Pages Annual, Book 2
  $25.00
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Greg Theakston, Bettie Page, Theakston, Greg, Page, Bettie, Near Fine (thumbdents to the back cover, very flat, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1993, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 144 pages, 14 color and over 200 black & white photos, softcover, wraps, English

A full-size squarebound slick paper companion to the digest sized Betty Pages magazine. This annual features: A 68-page interview with Betty. A 36-page...

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John Rhett Thomas, Frank Cho, Thomas, John Rhett, Cho, Frank, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, New York, Marvel, 2020, 1st, 9781302924164, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A selection of Frank's most crowd pleasing artwork for marvel: 26 inked pages prior to coloring, penciled pages and sketches, in addition to a selection of...

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Vargas - Paperback
  $30.00
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Alberto Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Reid Austin, Alberto, Vargas, Alberto, Fine (bright, tight and unread), New York, Harmony, 1984, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 illustrations, over 60 in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A comprehensive retrospective of the artist's career and a complete biography of the artist. Vargas himself contributes a step-by-step description of his...

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The Betty Page 3-D Picture Book
  $15.00
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Ray Zone, Zone, Ray, Near Fine (mild spine creases), Los Angeles, The 3-D Zone, 1989, 1st, 0925300012, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 32 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

3-D King Ray Zone published this collection of long-lost 3-D cheesecake photos of Betty Page. They were shot during the 1950s 3-D boom and forgotten. Get an...

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Ray Zone, Zone, Ray, Near Fine (light foxing to edges, otherwise Fine, books are flat and tight with 3-D glasses still bound in), The 3-D Zone, Los Angeles, 1989, 1990, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.75 inches, 32, 32 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

3-D King Ray Zone published these collections of long-lost 3-D cheesecake photos of Betty Page. They were shot during the 1950s 3-D boom and forgotten. The...

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B. Kliban, Kliban, B., Near Fine, Chicago, Playboy, 1960s-1980s, 11 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, English

A collection of over 100 different full-page color cartoons by B. Kliban from Playboy magazine, dating from the 1960s to 1985. These are full magazine pages...

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1998 Pin-Up Calendar
  $12.00
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Very Fine, Christine Karas, Karas, Christine, Girlieworld, 1997, 1st, 28 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Paintings by Karas.

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1998 Pin-Up Calendar
  $15.00
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Very Fine, Christine Karas, Karas, Christine, Girlieworld, 1997, 1st, 28 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Paintings by Karas.

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Bill Presing, Josh Cooley, Very Fine in Very Fine box, Presing, Josh Cooley, Bill, 2021, 2nd, 4 inches, 3 inches, color, English

NOW IN STOCK! Ladies and Gentlemen, this is your captain speaking... Please buckle your safety restraints and place all trays in their upright...

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A Nostalgic Look at Bettie Page
  $25.00
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Fine, Eros Publishing, Wilmington, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, over 250 photographs, Softcover, color wraps, English

This 1976 one shot, featuring over 250 photographs, predates the first appearance of Dave Stevens' Rocketeer in 1982 which would introduce Bettie Page to a...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Andrew Tarusov, Tarusov, Andrew, 2016, 1st, 16.5 inches, 11.75 inches, color illustrations, Softcover, spiralbound, English

Andrew Tarusov is a Russian pin-up and animation artist now living in Los Angeles. His pin-ups have been appeared in Maxim, Rolling Stone, Cosmopolitan and...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Image, Berkeley, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. A collection of illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings & sketches. Includes works from Jungle Queens and Mars Maidens.

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Art of Chiodo
  $45.00
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Joe Chiodo, Chiodo, Joe, Very slight thumb-dents otherwise Fine, Image, Fullerton, CA, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 93 pages, over 140 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A 1997 retrospective leaning heavily on chiodo's manga-inspired pin-up art.

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Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, Playboy Enterprises, Chicago, 1963, 1st, 8 inches, 11 inches, color

An autograph from possibly the twentieth century's foremost pin-up artist. A Vargas girl page trimmed from the July 1963 issue of Playboy magazine and...

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Alberto Vargas, Vargas, Alberto, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, Playboy Enterprises, Chicago, 1963, 1st, 8 inches, 11 inches, color

An autograph from possibly the twentieth century's foremost pin-up artist. A Vargas girl page trimmed from the October 1963 issue of Playboy magazine and...

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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, #97 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2002, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This deluxe edition has cloth covers and a dustjacket and is signed & numbered with an extra full-page illustration. This stylish Spanish artist is...

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Bettie Page, Queen Of Hearts
  $20.00
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Fine, Jim Silke, Silke, Jim, Dark Horse, 1995, Later, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

"An Illustrated Review of the Fabulous World of 1950s Glamour Art and the Paper Girl Who Sat on its Throne." From the publisher: Bettie Page sent the...

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Betty Page Private Peeks Vol. 2
  $60.00
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Near Fine (light wear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Belier Press, New York, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, over 120 black & white photos, 10 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

From the Belier Press, a 1979 collection of rare black & white and color photos of Bettie Page from shoots with Irving Klaw and Bunny Yeager, as well as...

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Betty Page Private Peeks Vol. 3
  $60.00
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Near Fine (light wear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Belier Press, New York, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, over 120 black & white photos, 10 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

From the Belier Press, a 1979 collection of rare black & white and color photos of Bettie Page from shoots with Irving Klaw and Bunny Yeager, as well as...

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Betty Page Private Peeks Vol. 4
  $60.00
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Near Fine (light wear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Belier Press, New York, 1980, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, over 120 black & white photos, 14 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

From the Belier Press, a 1980 collection of rare black & white and color photos of Bettie Page from shoots with Irving Klaw and Bunny Yeager, as well as...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Fine slipcase, Nevada City, Underwood, 2008, 1st, 9781599290317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This Diamond Exclusive Collector's Edition has 16 extra pages of art (28 images) and a slipcase and was limited to 2000 copies. It quickly sold out. Brush...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight rubbing to white dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book, just a bit of wear to the dustjacket. Reproduces most of Adam's DC Comics covers from 1990 to 2010...

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Dawn Genesis Edition
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Joseph Michael Linsner, Linsner, Joseph Michael, Near Fine, Wizard Entertainment, Congers, NY, 1999, 1st, 10.125 inches, 6.5 inches, 16 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This comic-book format gallery was published as a supplement to Wizard magazine #93 to promote Linsner's Dawn mini-series, Dawn: Return of the Goddess." The...

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Eldon Dedini, Dedini, Eldon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket (CD poscket is unopened), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2006, 1st, 9781560977278, 1560977272, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 240 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: For over 45 years, Eldon Dedini has been one of Playboy's most recognizable full-page gag cartoonists. With a masterful watercolor...

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