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Comic Book Reprint Collections And Graphic Novels for sale are listed in alphabetical order by title. Almost all are Out of Print (O/P) editions. Many squarebound comic book sized graphic novels are listed in the Comic Books section under their respective publishers. However, all collected series are listed here. Titles beginning with "Collected" or "Complete" are listed under the characters name, ex: "The Complete Bone Adventures" is listed under B for Bone. Please see the Condition guide for grading codes. "As New" is the equivalent of NM or better condition for comics. To purchase anything, see the How To Order page.


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ALIEN NATION TELEVISION SPECIAL: THE LOST EPISODE by Bill Spangler and Terry Pallot, based on the script "Soul Train" by Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider. Softback, As New (NM- comic book grading), 1992, Unstated Edition/Printing, Malibu Graphics, ISBN: 1-56398-044-4, size 6 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches, 56 pages, O/P. B&W Graphic Novel adaptation of the unaired second season opening episode, photo cover. As this story resolves the cliffhanger ending to the final episode of season one, fans of the TV series will definitely want this book! See covers  $10

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ALIEN: THE ILLUSTRATED STORY by Archie Goodwin and Walter Simonson. Softback, As New-, 1979, Unstated First Edition and First Printing, Heavy Metal Communications/Simon & Schuster, ISBN: 930-36842-8, size 8 1/8 x 10 7/8 inches, 64 pages, O/P. Based on the screenplay by Dan O'Bannon for the 20th Century Fox film that has become a science fiction classic. Goodwin and Simonson's faithful adaption includes a few moments in the original screenplay that are not in the the film. This graphic novel was the first to make the New York Times Bestsellers list! See covers  $35

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ALIENS BOOK ONE by Mark Verheiden and Mark A. Nelson. Hardback (As New) with Dust Jacket (VG/FN+ due to noticeable scuffing on front cover), June 1990, Unstated First Edition/Printing, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN: 1-878574-08-6, size 7 x 10 3/8 inches, 168 pages plus endpapers, O/P. This volume collects all six issues of the Aliens black and white comic book series, plus the short story from Dark Horse Presents #24. Also included are all of Nelson's frontispieces from all printings of the series. Wraparound dust jacket artwork by Mark Nelson. See covers  $30

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(STAN LEE PRESENTS) THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN (MARVEL COMICS SERIES) by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Paperback, As New-, September 1977, First Printing, Pocket Books 81443, ISBN: 0-671-81443-5, 160 pages, O/P. Color reprints of Amazing Fantasy #15 and Amazing Spider-Man #1 - 6 with covers, includes the origin of Spider-Man and origins/first appearances of The Chameleon, The Vulture, Doctor Octopus, The Sandman, and The Lizard. The artwork and text are not retouched or altered (so Doc Ock does call Spider-Man "Super-Man"), as they are in later reprint volumes. The Fantastic Four guest star. Prologue and Epilogue by Stan Lee. Cover artwork by Steve Ditko. See covers  $28

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(STAN LEE PRESENTS) THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOLUME #2 (MARVEL COMICS SERIES) by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko with Jack Kirby. Paperback, As New-, February 1978, First Printing, Pocket Books 81444, ISBN: 0-671-81444-3, 160 pages, O/P. Color reprints of Amazing Spider-Man #7 - 13, includes origins/first appearances of Electro, The Enforcers, and Mysterio. The artwork and text are not retouched or altered, as they are in later reprint volumes. The Fantastic Four guest star. Prologue and Epilogue by Stan Lee. Cover artwork by John Romita. See covers  $26

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AXA by Donne Avenell and Enrique Badía Romero. Softback, As New-, 1985, First (and only) U.S. Edition and Printing, First American Edition Series, Ken Pierce Inc., Distributed by Eclipse Comics, ISBN: 0-912277-27-0, size 8.25 x 10.75 inches, 48 pages, O/P. Full color science fiction-fantasy graphic album (novel), originally published in Spanish in 1983-84. Axa exists in a dystopian future and attempts to survive the freakish challenges presented to her in a post nuclear holocaust world. She does so mostly topless or nude, which is why this book is for readers 18 years of age or older. Romero's artwork, presented in color for the first time in this story, is gorgeous. See covers  $22

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BATMAN FROM THE 30'S TO THE 70'S edited by E. Nelson Bridwell. Hardback with Dust Jacket, Book is As New, Dust Jacket has minor edge wear but the coating used on the paper cover has bubbled in vertical lines on the front and on the back, on the inside flap the $10 price has been lined through and $5.95 is written. The $7.95 pre-publication special price tag has NOT been clipped, as it is on many copies. Published 1971, February 1972, Second Printing, Crown Books, size 7.75 x 10.75 inches, 388 pages, O/P. Cover art by Carmine Infantino & Murphy Anderson and Introduction by E. Nelson Bridwell. This memorable volume collects stories from Detective and Batman comics, as the title says, from the thirties to the seventies. The bulk of the book is crisp black & white reproduced artwork with 36 pages in color. Naturally, the books begins in 1939 with Batman's first appearance in Detective #27 (in color) and ends in 1970 with Batman #227. In between, you get everything from Robin's first appearance to the silly Bat-Mite, Bat Girl, Batwoman phase to the gorgeous renderings of Neal Adams. The Joker, The Riddler, Two-Face, and other villains appear. Plus, the book wouldn't be complete without Superman showing up. If it's not already, this volume should be on the shelf of every DC fan. See covers  $50

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BIG LITTLE BOOKS - graded using Overstreet BLB grades

AQUAMAN: SCOURGE OF THE SEA by Paul S. Newman. FN-, #2017 (#17), Hardback, 39¢ edition, Color, 1968, Whitman Publishing, 254 pages. DC supporting characters Aqualad and Mera also appear. See covers  $20

FRANKENSTEIN, JR.: THE MENACE OF THE HEARTLESS MONSTER by Carl Fallberg. FN+ with a 2 inch tape repair on the title page, #2015 (#15), Hardback, 39¢ edition, Color, 1968, Whitman Publishing, 254 pages. Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters, Buzz and Professor Conroy also appear. See covers  $18.50

SHAZZAN: THE GLASS PRINCESS by Don Christensen. Good, #2024 (#24), Hardback, 39¢ edition, Color, 1968, Whitman Publishing, 254 pages. Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters designed by Alex Toth. Nancy, Chuck and Kaboobie also appear. See covers  $5

SPACE GHOST: THE SORCERESS OF CYBA-3 by Don R. Christensen. FN-, #2016 (#16), Hardback, 39¢ edition, Color, 1968, Whitman Publishing, 254 pages. Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters designed by Alex Toth. And of course, Jan, Jace, Blip, and most importantly, The Phantom Cruiser, all appear. See covers  $30

WARNER BROTHERS CARTOONS LOT of 4 BLBs: All B&W, 79¢ Whitman Softback 1980 editions, 256 pages, includes The Road Runner & Wile E. Coyote in The Lost Road Runner Mine (5767-2) by Carl Fallberg, Fine, 1974, 1980, (includes a flip-book cartoon) and The Road Runner And The Unidentified Flying Coyote (5784-2) by George S. Elrick, VG/F, 1980; Bugs Bunny (with the Tasmanian Devil and Elmer Fudd) in Bugs Bunny in Double Trouble On Diamond Island (5757-2) by Don Christensen, VG, 1967, 1980; and Tweety And Sylvester: The Magic Voice (5777-2) by Laura French and Rita Ritchie, G, 1976, 1980. See Road Runner Mine covers  See Road Runner UFC covers  See Bugs covers  See Tweety covers  Lot of 4 for $16

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BODYGUARD by David DeVries and Glenn Lumsden. Softback, FN-, 1991, First Printing, Malibu Graphics, ISBN: 0-944735-18-5, size 6 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches, 80 pages, O/P. A B&W collection of short graphic adventure stories with a touch of humor, first published in Australian Penthouse in 1989. Cover and frontispiece drawn by Paul Gulacy. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $8.50

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THE COMPLETE BONE ADVENTURES VOLUME 1 by Jeff Smith. Softback, As New, First Printing, August 1993, Cartoon Books, ISBN: 0-9636609-0-X, size 6 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches, 144 pages, O/P edition. Begin the multi-award winning Bone saga with a collection that reprints issues #1 - 6 of the B&W comic book. Foreword by Will Eisner. Original softback publication in large format with wraparound cover art. See covers  $15

THE COMPLETE BONE ADVENTURES VOLUME 2 by Jeff Smith. Softback, As New, First Printing, July 1994, Cartoon Books, ISBN: 0-9636609-2-6, size 6 3/4 x 10 1/8 inches, 144 pages, O/P edition. The Bone saga continues with a collection that reprints issues #7 - 12 of the B&W comic book. The Great Cow Race. Foreword by Neil Gaiman. Original softback publication in large format. See covers  $15

BONE VOLUME THREE: EYES OF THE STORM by Jeff Smith. Hardback (As New) with Dust Jacket (As New-), First Printing, 1996, Cartoon Books, ISBN: 0-9636609-7-7, size 7 x 10.5 inches, 184 pages plus endpapers, O/P edition. The continuing saga of Bone with reprints from issues #12 - 19 of the B&W comic book. After the great cow race, the three Bone cousins are separated and lost. They eventually find their way into a deep forested valley and a new adventure. This volume completes the first story arc and contains five new unpublished story pages and nine new illustrations! Plus, over 40 additional pages have been retouched from the original comic book publication. These original publication, large format, hard cover books are the best way to read these stories. BONE is the winner of the 1996 National cartoonist Society Award for Best Comic, Frances's 1996 Angouleme Alph-Art Award, and Germany's 1995 Prix Vienne Best Book Award. See covers  $29

BONE VOLUME FOUR: THE DRAGONSLAYER by Jeff Smith. Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New-, First Printing, 1997, Cartoon Books, ISBN: 1-888963-01-8, size 7 x 10.5 inches, 184 pages plus endpapers, O/P edition. The continuing saga of Bone with reprints from issues #20 - 26 of the B&W comic book. The tale of the Dragonslayer with Fone Bone and Thorn clashing against the hideous rat creature Kingdok. This volume contains the four page "Stick-Eater" prologue published in a Heavy Metal Special Edition. These original publication, large format, hard cover books are the best way to read these stories. BONE is the winner of the 1996 National cartoonist Society Award for Best Comic, Frances's 1996 Angouleme Alph-Art Award, and Germany's 1995 Prix Vienne Best Book Award. See covers  $29

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BUCK GODOT - ZAP GUN FOR HIRE #1 by Phil Foglio. Softback, As New, May 1986, First Printing, Starblaze Graphics, Donning, ISBN: 0-89865-365-7, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 72 pages, O/P. Travel through full color science fiction space adventures with mercenary-bounty hunter-zap gun for hire, Buck Godot, as he drinks and shoots his way across the galaxy. Heavy doses of humor in both Foglio's writing and artistic style make this collected graphic novel one you will laugh your way through from start to finish. See covers  $16

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BUTTERSCOTCH (THE FLAVOR OF THE INVISIBLE) by Milo Manara, translated by Tom Leighton. Softback, As New, First Catalan Edition published in December 1987, 1991, Fourth Printing, Catalan Communications, ISBN: 0-87416-047-2, size roughly 8.25 x 11 inches, 72 pages, O/P edition. An adults only fantasy tale in a B&W graphic novel format that explores what could happen if someone had the power of invisibility, with the only drawback being that you smelled like butterscotch! You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $16

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CATWOMAN: HER SISTER'S KEEPER by Mindy Newell, J.J. Birch and Michael Bair. Softback, As New, May 1992, Second Printing, Warner Books, ISBN: 0-446-39366-5, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 104 pages, O/P. Trade paperback that reprints the color 1989 Catwoman #1 - 4 mini-series. Cover illustration by Brian Stelfreeze. Introduction by Archie Goodwin. Excellent story that reworks Catwoman's origin and mythos. Naturally, Batman appears. Over 30% off Guide Value. See covers  $10

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CHALLENGES by Michael Dooney. Softback, FN: black back covers show some light shelf wear or scuffs, 1991, First Printing, Mirage Studios, size 5 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches, 96 pages, O/P. B&W graphic novel with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. TMNT origin retold, each turtle and Splinter have a chapter and challenge to face. (2 copies available) See sample covers  $12

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THE CRACKED GUIDE TO THE MOVIES Softback, As New, 2001, First Printing, NBM Publishing, ISBN:1-56163-286-4, size approximately 8.5 x 11 inches, 96 pages, O/P. Loaded with B&W comic book parodies of modern movies including The X-Men, Star Wars Episode One, Titanic, Toy Story 2, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, Austin Powers, George Of The Jungle, Tarzan, Galaxy Quest, Rocky & Bullwinkle, The Patriot, Shaft, Gladiator, Charlie's Angels, and more! Features the artwork of John Severin, Dick Ayers, Frank Cummings, Bruce Bolinger, Walt Brogan, Tom Richmond, Rich Heddon, and others. Also, a few fumettis tossed in for good measure, all with the typical doses of Cracked humor. Cover artwork by Dick Kulpa. See covers  $12

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CREEPSHOW by Stephen King (story) and Berni Wrightson (artwork). Softback, As New- (NM- using comic book grading), July 1982, First Edition, First Printing, Plume/New American Library, ISBN: 0-452-25380-2, size 8 3/8 x 10 7/8 inches, 64 pages, O/P edition. Graphic novel adaptation of the George A. Romero film. Cover art by E.C. veteran Jack Kamen. Creepy photo of King on the back cover. See covers  $95

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HERE COMES...DAREDEVIL - MIGHTY MARVEL COLLECTOR'S ALBUM by Stan Lee and Bill Everett, John Romita and Gene Colan. Paperback, G-: "Stop Whatever You're Doing" sticker (Topps/Fleer/Donruss) on back cover, 1967, First Printing, Lancer Books 72-170, 160 pages, O/P. B&W Daredevil reprints from DD #17 (Spider-Man guests, Masked Marauder), #1 (Origin story) and #20-21 (The Owl). Cover artwork by John Romita and Steve Ditko. These Lancer paperbacks were Marvel Comics' first venture into super-hero book reprints. See covers  $8.75

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DAVID CHELSEA IN LOVE by David Chelsea. Softback, As New-, 1992, First Edition, Eclipse Books, ISBN: 1-56060-195-7, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 192 pages, O/P edition. Engaging "autobiographical" story of David and his two-year relationship with Minnie. The back cover says it's true and the inside says the stories are fictional - go figure! Fact or fiction, if you are a fan of the slice of life storytelling in Pekar's "American Splendor," then you'll enjoy this B&W graphic novel. Collects David Chelsea In Love #1 - 4. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $20

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DC ARCHIVE EDITIONS - listed under characters' titles

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DC GRAPHIC NOVEL (These are all graded using Overstreet Comic Book grading)
DC Comics Inc., All Softbacks, Color, All First Printings, size roughly 8.25 x 11 inches, O/P.

#1 STAR RAIDERS by Elliot S! Maggin (writer) and José Luis García-Lopez (artist). F/VF, 1983, 64 pages. Adapted from the Atari game. See covers  $7.50

#3 THE MEDUSA CHAIN by Ernie Colón (writer/artist). VG, 1984, ISBN: 0-930289-00-5, 64 pages. See covers  $4

#5 ME & JOE PRIEST by Greg Potter (writer) and Ron Randall (artist). NM/M, 1985, ISBN: 0-930289-04-8, 48 pages. In a dystopian future, only one man has the ability to sire children. He happens to be a priest and also happens to be the target of a bizarre religious cult. Cover artwork by Howard Chaykin. See covers  $18.75

#6 METALZOIC by Pat Mills (writer) and Kevin O'Neill (artist). NM, 1986, ISBN: 0-930289-10-2, 64 pages. In a future world, living robots replicate organic forms and battle for survival. From the creative minds behind Judge Dredd and many other UK comics. Cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz. See covers  $18.75

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DC SCIENCE FICTION GRAPHIC NOVEL (These are all graded using Overstreet Comic Book grading)
DC Comics Inc, All Softbacks, Color, All First Printings, size roughly 8.25 x 11 inches, O/P.

#SF-2 NIGHTWINGS by Robert Silverberg, adapted by Cary Bates (writer), Gene Colan (pencils) and Neal McPheeters (painting). NM-, 1985, ISBN: 0-930289-06-04, 48 pages. In a post-apocalyptic future Rome, three survivors meet on the eve of an invasion that one of them is secretly leading. Cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz. See covers  $14

#SF-3 FROST AND FIRE by Ray Bradbury, adapted by Klaus Janson (writer/artist). NM, 1985, ISBN: 0-930289-07-2, 48 pages. Cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz. See covers  $17.50

#SF-4 THE MERCHANTS OF VENUS by Frederik Pohl, adapted by Neal McPheeters and Victoria Petersen (writers) and Neal McPheeters (artist). NM, 1986, ISBN: 0-930289-08-0, 48 pages. See covers  $17.50

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DEBBIE DOES DALLAS VOLUMES 1 - 2 SET: Debbie Does Dallas (Volume One) by Bern Harkins and John Coctoasten (writers) and Dennis Clark, Darryl Young and Valdir Fernandes (artwork), Softback, As New, 1991, First Printing, Malibu Graphics, ISBN: 1-56398-026-6, 112 pages, O/P. Reprints issues #1 - 4 of the B&W comic book series with an Introduction by Jim Korkis. Goin' Coconuts! (Volume Two) by John Coctoasten and Valdir Fernandes, Softback, As New-, 1992, First Printing, Malibu Graphics, ISBN: 1-56398-043-6, 104 pages, O/P. Reprints issues #5 - 8 of the B&W comic book series. Cover art by Dennis Clark. Claims to be based on the adult film character and series, but you gotta decide on that one for yourself. You must be 18 years of age or older to order these books. See Volume 1 covers  See Volume 2 covers  Both for $40

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DISNEY MOVIE BOOK NO. 1: ROGER RABBIT IN "TUMMY TROUBLE" Softback, As New-, 1989, Unstated Edition/Printing, WD Publications, ISBN: 1-56115-000-2, size roughly 8.5 x 11 inches, 56 pages, O/P. Pull-out movie poster still intact. Features Roger & Jessica Rabbit and Baby Herman in a full color graphic retelling of the original cartoon, using original animation images from the Walt Disney production. Includes interviews with animators Rob Minkoff, Mark Kausler, Bill Kopp, Pat Ventura, and Kevin Harkey; an interview with Charles Fleischer (Roger's voice) and film credits for the Maroon Cartoon. See covers  $12

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DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE adapted by Guido Crepax, translated by Stefano Gaudiano. Softback, As New-, First Catalan Communications Edition, March 1990, First Printing, ISBN: 0-87416-079-0, size roughly 8.75 x 11.75 inches, 80 pages, O/P. An adults only B&W adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson classic story with the cruelty of Hyde being much more heightened and explicit. Introduction by Maurice Horn. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. By clicking the "See covers" link, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older. See covers  $15

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ECLIPSE GRAPHIC ALBUM SERIES (These are all graded using Overstreet Comic Book grading)
Eclipse Books, All Softbacks, All First Printings, O/P.

#3 DETECTIVES, INC. by Don McGregor (writer) and Marshall Rogers (artist). NM-, May 1980, size 8 x 11 inches, B&W with gray tones, 48 pages. "A Remembrance Of Threatening Green" is the first hard boiled detective yarn in the Detectives, Inc. series. Color photo of Marshall and Don on the back cover. Contains nudity, so you must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $12

#4 STEWART THE RAT by Steve Gerber (writer), Gene Colan (pencils) and Tom Palmer (inks). NM-, November 1980, size 8 x 11 inches, B&W with gray tones, 48 pages. More anthropomorphic action from the folks who gave you Howard the Duck. For mature readers. See covers  $12

#9 THE SACRED & THE PROFANE by Dean Motter (writer) and Ken Steacy (artist). NM-, 1987, ISBN: 0-913035-17-3, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 128 pages. Collects the color stories that originally ran in Epic Illustrated. Great science fiction tale, done partially tongue in cheek, about a badass kung fu nun on a mission in space. Introduction by Archie Goodwin and an Appendix by Dean Motter. See covers  $16

#12 SILVERHEELS by Bruce Jones (writer) and Scott Hampton (artist). NM, July 1987, ISBN: 0-913035-22-X, size 8.5 x 11 inches, color, 64 pages. See covers  $12.50

#17 VALKYRIE: PRISONER OF THE PAST by Chuck Dixon (writer), Paul Gulacy (pencils) and Willie Blyberg (inks). VG/F: due to cover scuffing and cover handling wear, December 1987, ISBN: 0-913035-36-X, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 76 pages. The three issue comic book mini-series collected into one full color volume. Wraparound cover art by Steve Leialoha. See cover  $2

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EMMANUELLE by Emmanuelle Arsan (story) and Guido Crepax (writer/artist). Softback, VG+ (interior and back cover are As New-, but the front cover has color lifts causing the VG+ grade - ironically the lifts are on the back cover of Crepax' Justine offered below), Grove E-765, 1980, First Evergreen Paperbound Edition, First Printing, Grove Press, ISBN: 0-8021-4316-4 (back cover incorrectly shows the hardcover edition ISBN -0206-9), size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches, 144 pages, O/P (NBM/Catalan published later editions with different edits/page counts). Crepax adapts and illustrates the classic French erotic novel of a woman in search of exotic pleasure in this the first English translation of the graphic album to come to the U.S. This is the bound edition, not a loose leaf copy. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $35

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EMPIRE by Samuel R. Delaney and Howard V. Chaykin. Hardback with Dust Jacket, Book is As New and the Dust Jacket is VG due to surface wear and small edge tears, First Berkley/Windover Edition, October 1978, Berkley Books, SBN: 399-12245-1, size approximately 9.25 x 12.25 inches, 116 pages, O/P. Science Fiction graphic novel by Hugo and Nebula Award winner Samuel Delaney with full color illustrations by Howard Chaykin. An epic tale of adventure in the 61st century centering around a quest for freedom in a galaxy of fantastic worlds. This was Howard's first major work following his adaptation of Star Wars. Introduction by Samuel R. Delaney and Foreword by Byron Preiss. Cover artwork by Howard Chaykin. See covers  $40

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ERMA JAGUAR/ERMA JAGUAR 2 (SET) by Alex Varenne, translated by (1)Tom Leighton and (2)Elizabeth Bell. Softback, (1) As New / (2) FN: light 9 inch stress line on the back cover only (possibly manufactured this way), First Catalan Communications Editions, April 1990/February 1991, First Printings, Catalan Communications, ISBN: 0-87416-099-5/-117-7, size roughly 8.25 x 11 inches, 48 pages, O/P. Is Erma a man or a woman or something more? Read the stories and decide for yourself. Adults only fantasy tales in B&W graphic novel formats that tip their hats to McCay's Little Nemo. Sold as a 2 volume set. You must be 18 years of age or older to order these books. By clicking the "See covers" links, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older. See volume 1 covers  See volume 2 covers  Both for $25

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(STAN LEE PRESENTS) THE FANTASTIC FOUR (MARVEL COMICS SERIES) by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Paperback, As New-, November 1977, First Printing, Pocket Books 81445, ISBN: 0-671-81445-1, 160 pages, O/P. Color reprints of Fantastic Four #1 - 6, includes the origin of the F.F., first Dr. Doom, and the reintroduction of the Sub-Mariner. The artwork and text are not retouched or altered, as they are in later reprint volumes. Prologue and Epilogue by Stan Lee. Pinups by Jack Kirby and John Romita. Cover artwork by Gil Kane (swipe of his FF #143 cover). See covers  $25

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FIRST COMICS GRAPHIC NOVEL (This is graded using Overstreet Comic Book grading)
First Comics Inc., Softback, Color, All First Printings, size roughly 8 x 11 inches, O/P.

#2 TIME BEAVERS by Timothy Truman (writer/artist). VF-, May 1985, ISBN: 0-915419-01-7, 48 pages. Timothy Truman wraparound cover artwork. Abraham Lincoln and Adolph Hitler appear. See covers  $6

#9 TIME² THE EPIPHANY by Howard Chaykin (writer/artist). NM, November 1986, ISBN: 0-915419-07-6, 48 pages. Indicia incorrectly lists this as volume 8 in the series. Maxim Glory exists in a twisted future version of New York City. Loaded with film noir elements of sex and murder as only Howard Chaykin can deliver them. For mature readers. See covers  $18.75

TIME² THE SATISFACTION OF BLACK MARIAH by Howard Chaykin (writer/artist). No number on this graphic novel, NM, September 1987, ISBN: 0-915419-23-8, 48 pages. The second and unfortunately last story in the Maxim Glory saga. For mature readers. See covers  $14

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THE FLASH VOLUME 1 DC ARCHIVE EDITIONS Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), 1996, First Edition, First or Second Printing (only the third printing had the DC Archives logo font and since this is factory sealed I can't determine exact printing without breaking the seal), DC Comics, Direct Sales, ISBN: 1-56389-139-5, size 6 7/8 x 10 3/8 inches, 224 pages, O/P. Reprints the earliest Silver Age Flash stories from Showcase #4, 8, 13, 14 and The Flash #104 - 108 written by John Broome with artwork by Carmine Infantino. See covers  $70

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THE GOLDEN AGE OF MARVEL COMICS, VOLUMES 1 & 2 SET Volume 1: Softback, As New- (back cover has minor pressure mark), October 1997, First Printing, First Edition, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-7851-0564-6, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 176 pages, O/P. Cover painting by Ray Lago with an introduction by Roy Thomas. Reprints 17 classic full color Timely Golden Age and Atlas Silver Age stories from 1939 to 1957. Volume 2: Softback, As New, January 1999, First Printing, First Edition, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-7851-0713-4, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 176 pages, O/P. Cover painting by Greg Theakston after Jack Kirby with an introduction by Mickey Spillane. Reprints 16 classic full color Timely Golden Age stories from 1939 to 1942. Both volumes feature artwork by pioneering greats Bill Everett, Carl Burgos, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Russ Heath, Joe Maneely, John Romita, Syd Shores, Al Avison, Al Gabrielle, Ben Thompson, Mike Sekowsky, and others. Historic tales from Marvel Comics #1, Marvel Mystery #8, 13, 17, 23, 25 - 27, 42, Captain America #1, 7, 22, Red Raven #1, All-Winners #1, 12, USA Comics #1, Daring Mystery #1, Comedy #9, Young Men #24, 26, plus more. Starring the big three, The Human Torch, Sub-Mariner and Captain America with The Angel, The Vision, The Destroyer, Red Raven, Black Marvel, The Whizzer, The Fin, Citizen V, Black Knight, Venus, and others. A few issue covers are reproduced, as well. Travel back in time and read the stories that formed the Marvel Universe. See Volume 1 covers  See Volume 2 covers  Both volumes sold as a set for $45

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GOLGO 13 ANIME by Takao Saito. Softback, As New Book with As New- Dust Jacket, no date, but circa-1982, Compix SP Comics, Japanese Import, size approximately 5 x 7.25 inches, 162 pages, O/P. Full color images taken directly from the anime. If you are not familiar with the character, he's a professional assassin who's stories are loaded with violence and nudity. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. All in Japanese. Rare edition for anime collectors. See covers  $30

GOLGO 13 BOOK #58 by Takao Saito. Softback with Dust Jacket, As New (includes the paper inserts and bookmark), 1982, Japanese Import, size approximately 5 x 7.25 inches, 254 pages, O/P. B&W with some orange tint on the first 20 pages. If you are not familiar with the character, he's a professional assassin who's stories are loaded with violence and nudity. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. Arabs and Russians are the villains in this beautifully illustrated story. All in Japanese. Rare edition for manga collectors. See covers  $30

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GOOD-BYE AND OTHER STORIES by Yoshihiro Tatsumi. Softback, As New-, published 1987, First English Edition, January 1988, First Printing, Catalan Communications, ISBN: 0-87416-056-1, size approximately 8.25 x 11 inches, 112 pages, O/P. Categorized as Gekiga, not Manga, this outstanding collection of eight B&W stories from Tatsumi's early work show the subtleties of human nature in Japanese culture. Translated into English for the first time, experience all the physical and emotional problems some individuals had with daily life in postwar Japan. Due to mature subject matter, you must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. Introduction by Jose Maria Carandell. Cover artwork by Yoshihiro Tatsumi. See covers  $22

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GRENDEL: DEVIL BY THE DEED by Matt Wagner (writer/pencils) and Rich Rankin (inks). Softback, As New, published 1986, April 1988, Second Printing, Comico The Comic Company, ISBN: 0-938965-01-8, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 48 pages, O/P edition. Color reprints of Grendel back-up stories from Mage #6 - 14. Introduction by Alan Moore. Pin-up gallery with artwork by Steve Rude, Steve Bissette, John Totleben, Arnold Pander, and Jay Geldhof. Wraparound cover artwork by Matt Wagner. See covers  $12

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HAWKMAN by Gardner F. Fox and Joe Kubert. Softback, FN, 1989, First Printing, DC Comics, ISBN: 0-930289-42-0, size 6 5/8 x 10 3/16 inches, 160 pages, O/P. Full color reprints from issues #34-36, 42-44 of Brave and the Bold, first published in 1961-62. These stories are recognized by many as some of the finest work Fox and Kubert did on Hawkman. Selected covers are reproduced, Hawkgirl appears in all stories. Wraparound Joe Kubert cover artwork. Introduction by Julius Schwartz. See covers  $15

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HAWKMOON - JEWEL IN THE SKULL by Gerry Conway and Rafael Kayanan with Rico Rival and Alfredo Alcala. Softback, VG, 1988, First Printing, First Publishing, ISBN: 0-915419-32-7, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 116 pages, O/P. Adaptation of the Michael Moorcock novel from 1967. Collects the 4 issue mini-series into one, full color, 114 page volume. Reprints the 4 original comic book covers, as well. See cover Published at $9.95. Due to cover scuffing and minor edge dings take 50% off, my price is only $5

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HEAVY METAL - 15 YEARS OF HEAVY METAL by Various. Softback, As New (NM using Comic Book grading), December 1992, Volume 6, #4 in the Special Edition series, Heavy Metal, ISBN: 0-70989-38340-1, size roughly 8 x 10.75 inches, 144 pages, O/P. Richard Corben front cover and Moebius back cover artwork; Story & art by Richard Corben, Paolo Serpieri, Gaetano Liberatore, Jeff Jones, Drew Friedman, Daniel Torres, Angus McKie, Antonio Navarro, Juan Gimenez, Miguel Prado, and many others in color and B&W. 36 HM covers reprinted on the inside front and back covers/end pages, Subscription card still bound in, massive art lovers volume! You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $19

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THE HORNS OF ELFLAND by Charles Vess. Softback, Graded VG-: a FN copy with a 2 inch diagonal upper right corner ding, small reprice sticker on back cover, July 1979, First US Edition, First Printing, Archival Press, ISBN: 0915822-25-3, size roughly 8.5 x 11 inches, 64 pages, O/P. Three short stories that utilize both standard graphic storytelling and the text with B&W images approach. The delicate line work of Vess is well reproduced on heavier than normal paper stock. Introduction by Ragan Reaves. Wraparound cover artwork by Vess. If fairy and elf stories intrigue you, give this one a try. See covers  $4.50

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(STAN LEE PRESENTS) THE INCREDIBLE HULK (MARVEL COMICS SERIES) by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. Paperback, As New-, April 1978, First Printing, Pocket Books 81446, ISBN: 0-671-81446-X, 160 pages, O/P. Color reprints of The Incredible Hulk #1 - 6, includes the origin of the Hulk. The artwork and text are not retouched or altered, as they are in later reprint volumes. Prologue and Epilogue by Stan Lee. Two page pinup by Herb Trimpe. Cover artwork by John Buscema. See covers  $25

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(STAN LEE PRESENTS) THE INCREDIBLE HULK by Harlan Ellison, Roy Thomas, Sal Buscema, Jim Mooney, Herb Trimpe, Sam Grainger, and John Severin. Paperback, As New-, January 1982, First Edition, Marvel Illustrated Books 02832, ISBN: 0-9604146-9-X, 160 pages, O/P. Color reprints of The Avengers #88 and The Incredible Hulk #140 and 142, includes the first appearance of Jarella. Cover art by Bob Larkin. See covers  $15

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JEREMY BROOD PART ONE: RELATIVITY by Richard Corben and Jan Strnad. Softback, FN- due to cover scuffing (an As New/NM book with surface scuffs dropping it a grade and a half), November 1982, First Printing, Fantagor Press, 56 pages, O/P. Color SF-Fantasy graphic album for mature readers. This long unavailable first printing includes an introduction, complete with B&W illustrations by Rich Corben, not included in later editions - not to mention the full color front and back covers that have gone unreprinted. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $30

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JOHN CONSTANTINE HELLBLAZER: ORIGINAL SINS by Jamie Delano, John Ridgway and Alfredo Alcala. Softback, As New, Original 1992 Edition, First Printing, DC Comics, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, ISBN: 1-56389-052-6, 256 pages, O/P edition. Color reprints of Hellblazer comic books #1 - 9 including the Dave McKean covers. Suggested for mature readers. Jamie Delano also writes the introduction for this collection of his earliest horror stories for the spin-off series from Swamp Thing. Later editions of this book have a different cover and contents. See covers  $26

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JUDGE DREDD'S CRIME FILE VOLUMES ONE, THREE & FOUR Lot of 3 books, Volume 1 As New- and Volumes 3 - 4 As New, August/September 1989, First Quality Editions, First Printings, 48 pages, O/P. Written by John Wagner, Alan Grant and Pete Milligan with artwork by John Higgins, Bryan Talbot, Jose Ortiz, Ian Gibson, Carlos Ezquerra, Enrique Romero, Brendan McCarthy, Tony Riot, Brett Ewins, and Brian Bolland. Adventure with Judge Dredd into his dystopian future world through these beautifully produced and gorgeously colored volumes. Complete stories, Judge Anderson and Judge Death appear. Also includes a Rogue Trooper adventure. Cover art by Brian Bolland on all three books. See Volume 1  See Volume 3  See Volume 4  All 3 for $35

JUDGE DREDD'S HARDCASE PAPERS VOLUMES ONE, TWO & THREE Lot of 3 books, Volume 1 VG+ due to edge abrasions and Volumes 2 - 3 As New-, 1991, Unstated Editions and Printings, Fleetway Publications, 48 pages, O/P. Written by John Wagner, Alan Grant, Pat Mills, and Ian Rogan with artwork by Carlos Ezquerra, Arthur Ranson, Massimo Belardinelli, Mark Farmer, Mike McMahon, Robin Smith, Kevin O'Neill, Ian Gibson, and Mick Austin. Adventure with Judge Dredd through Megacity and the Cursed Earth in his dystopian future world stories from 2000 A.D. Beautifully produced and gorgeously colored volumes. Complete stories, Judge Anderson appears. Also includes Rogue Trooper, Strontium Dog, Torquemada, and Ace Trucking Co. adventures. Cover art by William Maher on all three books. See Volume 1  See Volume 2  See Volume 3  All 3 for $25

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JUSTINE by The Marquis de Sade (story) and Guido Crepax (writer/artist). Softback, VG+ (interior and front cover are As New-, but the back cover has color lifts causing the VG+ grade - ironically the lifts are from the front cover of Crepax' Emmanuelle offered above), Grove E-782, 1981, First Evergreen Edition, First Printing, Grove Press, ISBN: 0-8021-4358-X, size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches, 160 pages, O/P (NBM/Catalan published later editions with different edits/page counts). Crepax adapts and illustrates the classic French erotic novel of two sisters on diverse journeys through life in this the first English translation of the graphic album to come to the U.S. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. By clicking on the "See covers" link, you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older. See covers  $45

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LANN by Frank Thorne. Softback, As New, January 1986, First U.S. Edition, Ken Pierce Books, size 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 0-912277-31-9, 64 pages, O/P. Thorne's B&W "adult fantasy album" with his buxom heroine Lann, who appears nude as much as she does clothed, in a space-fantasy adventure. Frank provides a fumetti and introduction to the graphic novel, plus a photo and concept sketch filled piece at the end showing Lann's development into video format. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $65

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LICENCE TO KILL from the screenplay by Michael Wilson and Richard Maibaum, adapted and breakdowns by Mike Grell, script by Richard Ashford, pencils by Chuck Austen, Tom Yeates and Stan Woch, inks by Tom Yeates and Stan Woch. Softback, As New-, 1989, First Printing, Eclipse Books/Acme Press, ISBN: 0-913035-91-2, size approximately 8.5 x 11 inches, 48 pages, O/P. James Bond 007 in the official full color comic book adaptation of the movie. Timothy Dalton picture cover, partial film credits inside and 2-page James Bond 007 movie text piece with photos. See covers  $10

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MAD'S GREATEST ARTISTS - THE COMPLETELY MAD DON MARTIN by Don Martin, edited by Greg Jones. Hardback, As New, 2007, First Edition, First Printing, Running Press, ISBN: 978-0-7624-3050-5, size 10 x 13.25 inches, 1,000 pages, O/P. Massive, two volume, slipcased edition that compiles all of Don Martin's Mad Magazine work from 1956 to 1988. Volume One spans 1956 to 1974 in 500 pages plus endpapers and features a Foreword by Gary Larson, an Introduction by Al Feldstein, an Essay by Nick Meglin, and remembrances by Al Jaffee, Jack Davis, Peter Bagge, Frank Jacobs, and others. Volume Two spans 1974 to 1988 in 500 pages plus endpapers and features remembrances by Sergio Aragones, Dick DeBartolo, Jim Davis, Sam Viviano, Paul Coker Jr., Drew Friedman, Mort Drucker, Bob Clarke, Tom Karbunkle, John Caldwell, and others. Original idea sketches by Duck Edwing are also reproduced. Both volumes feature Don's artwork as originally published in color or black and white with gray tones. The slipcase feature full color Don Martin pinup artwork and still has most of the original factory shrinkwrapping around it. If you love Don's EC work or are a fan of Mad Magazine, this collection will bring you hours of laughter. Published at $150. Weighs about 15 pounds!!! See covers  See slipcase  $125

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MAD PAPERBACKS (All pre-1973 B&W editions. MAD Magazine Collectors: Please keep in mind that magazine grades differ from book grades.) SPECIAL: Buy 3 or more Mad Paperbacks and take 20% off your total Mad Paperback order.


THE BROTHERS MAD: VG, March 1969, Fourth revised (12th overall) printing, Ballantine Books 01567, SBN: 345-01567-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. "Pop Art" cover, MAD Comic Book reprints from the 1950s, artwork by Bill Elder (including his Wonder Woman parody), Jack Davis, Wally Wood (including his Blackhawk parody), and others. See covers  $15

THE IDES OF MAD: VG-: spine color break, light pencil marks on the college entrance exam, 1961, Eleventh printing, Signet Books P3492, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. Kelly Freas cover art, MAD reprints from the 1950s & '60s, artwork by Joe Orlando, Bob Clarke, Don Martin, and others. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $9

INSIDE MAD: VG-: spine color break, March 1969, Fifteenth printing, Ballantine Books 01565, SBN: 345-01565-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. "Pop Art" cover, MAD Comic Book reprints from the 1950s, artwork by Bill Elder, Jack Davis, Wally Wood (including his Batman parody), and others. Backword by Stan Freberg. See covers  $14

THE MAD BOOK OF MAGIC AND OTHER DIRTY TRICKS: VG, February 1970, First Printing, Signet Books P4163, SBN: 451-P4163-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. All Al Jaffee inside and cover artwork. Foreword by Nick Meglin. Edited by Jerry DeFuccio. See covers  $20

MAD IN ORBIT: VG, 1962, Eleventh Printing, Signet Books P3494, SBN: 451-P3494-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. Kelly Freas cover art, MAD reprints from the 1950s and 1960s, artwork by Wally Wood, Joe Orlando, Dave Berg, Bob Clarke, and Don Martin. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $12

MAD POWER: VG, October 1970, First Printing, Signet Books P4398, SBN: 451-P4398-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. Norman Mingo cover art, MAD reprints from the 1960s, artwork by Paul Coker Jr., Bob Clarke, George Woodbridge, Dave Berg, Don Martin, Antonio Prohias, Sergio Aragones, Joe Orlando, Al Jaffee, and Mort Drucker. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $20

MAD'S DAVE BERG LOOKS AT THE U.S.A.: FN, 1964, Eighth Printing, Signet Books T5043, SBN: 451-T5043-075, 192 pages, 75¢ O/P edition. All Dave Berg inside and cover artwork. Midword by Al Feldstein.
See covers  $14

MAD'S DAVE BERG LOOKS AT THINGS: FN-, 1967, Fifth Printing, Signet Books T5070, SBN: 451-T5070-075, 192 pages, 75¢ O/P edition. All Dave Berg inside and wraparound cover artwork. Foreword by Jerry DeFuccio. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $14

MAD'S DON MARTIN COOKS UP MORE TALES: VG-: 3 back cover abrasions, July 1969, First Printing, Signet Books P3914, SBN: 451-P3914-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. All Don Martin inside and cover artwork. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $12

MAD'S MORE SNAPPY ANSWERS TO STUPID QUESTIONS: VG, February 1972, First Printing, Signet Books T4899, SBN: 451-T4899-075, 192 pages, 75¢ O/P edition. All Al Jaffee inside and cover artwork. Foreword by Nick Meglin. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $20

MAD'S SPY VS. SPY FOLLOW-UP FILE: VG+, 1968, Second Printing, Signet Books P3480, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. All Antonio Prohias inside and cover artwork. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $14

THE PORTABLE MAD: VG-: spine color break, April 1970, First Printing, Signet Books P4222, SBN: 451-P4222-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. Norman Mingo cover art, MAD reprints from the 1960s, artwork by Paul Coker Jr, Bob Clarke, George Woodbridge, Dave Berg, Don Martin, Jack Rickard, Sergio Aragones, Joe Orlando, Al Jaffee, and Mort Drucker. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $18

RAVING MAD: VG, 1966, Sixth Printing, Signet Books P3490, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. Kelly Freas cover art, MAD reprints from the 1960s, artwork by Bob Clarke, Antonio Prohias, George Woodbridge, Dave Berg, Don Martin, and Joe Orlando. Edited by Al Feldstein. See covers  $12

THE RETURN OF A MAD LOOK AT OLD MOVIES: VG-: spine color break, March 1970, First Printing, Signet Books P4200, SBN: 451-P4200-060, 192 pages, 60¢ O/P edition. All Jack Davis inside and cover artwork. Written by Dick DeBartolo, Foreword by Nick Meglin. See covers  $18

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THE MAN FROM HARLEM by Guido Crepax, translated by Tom Leighton. Hardback, G because of an upper right corner ding (1.25 inches diagonally at its largest point) and a 3/4 inch gouge near the front cover spine, Unstated English Language Edition, May 1987, First Printing, Catalan Communications, ISBN: 0-87416-040-5, size roughly 9 x 11.75 inches, 60 pages, O/P. For mature readers, this period story interweaves jazz, interracial relations, boxing, gangsters, and a host of other subjects into one tale in color, which is unusual for Crepax. See covers  $4.50

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MANGA PAPERBACKS/SOFTBACKS (JAPANESE COMICS) All imports in Japanese.

BOOK "PART 1" by unknown. Softback Book FN- with Dust Jacket VG+, small faint "Printed In Japan" stamped on bottom edge, not dated, early to mid-1980s, size 5 x 7 1/8 inches, 272 pages, O/P. B&W with gray tones and some orange tint added. Detective story with a wolf character that keeps appearing, contains violence and brief nudity, for mature readers.  See covers  $14

BOOK #3/VOLUME 212, "STAR WARS GAME" by Hayao Takatsuki. Paperback, VG-: inside is FN with cover wear and a 3/8 inch front cover abrasion causing the overall VG- grade, April 1985, Saito Inc., ISBN: 4-7916-0212-9, 170 pages, O/P. B&W Science fiction space adventure with a lot of space ships in this one, wraparound cover artwork. The title translates as "Star Wars," but there is no association with the film. Registration card still bound in and original bookmark included, plus a blue promo sheet for other volumes. See covers  $12

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MANGA by Various Writers and Artists, translated into English by Satoshi Hirota. Softback, FN+: minor bottom spine corner ding keeps this out of an As New grade, 1984, Unstated First English Edition and Printing, Metro Scope, ISBN: 4-946427-01-5 C0079, size approximately 8.25 x 11 inches, 88 pages, Japanese import, O/P. Manga of every sort, from feudal samurais to futuristic outer space operas, are represented in this color and B&W early introduction of Manga into the American market. Also featured is a color portfolio of paintings by Noriyoshi Olai, including 2 pages of his Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back artwork. This volume, printed on slick paper stock, collects nine stories and artwork by Hiroshi Hirata, Yousuke Tamori, Yukinori Hoshino, Katsuhiro Ootomo, Keizo Miyanishi, Noboru Miyama, Youji Fukuyama, Masaichi Mukaide, and Masayuki Wako, with English adaptations provided by Mike Friedrich, Larry Hama, Steven Grant, Lee Marrs, and Michael T. Barlow. Introduction (appropriately placed at the back of the book) by Tadashi Ookawara. Cover artwork by Hajime Sorayama. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $35

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MARVEL COMICS PRESENTS WOLVERINE by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller. Softback, As New (NM/M using comic book grading), July 1987, Volume 1, Number 1, First Printing, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-87135-277-X, size 7 x 10 inches, O/P edition. Signed by Chris Claremont and dated ‘87 in blue ink on the title page (at a convention, right in front of me in 1987). New Miller cover art, Introduction by Chris and Afterword by Frank. Joe Rubinstein inks the series. Trade paperback that reprints the four color issue, 1982, Wolverine limited series. Includes the four comic book covers as pure art without any text. See covers  See signature  $40

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MARVEL GRAPHIC NOVELS (These are all graded using Overstreet Comic Book grading)
Marvel Comics Group, All Color Softbacks, All First Printings, size roughly 8.25 x 11 inches, All O/P.

#2 ELRIC THE DREAMING CITY by Roy Thomas (writer) and P. Craig Russell (artist). F/VF, 1982, ISBN: 0-939766-12-4, 64 pages. Adapted from the original story by Michael Moorcock. See covers  $9.50

#6 STAR SLAMMERS by Walt Simonson (writer/artist). VG+: front and back cover price sticker spots, 1983, ISBN: 0-939766-21-3, 64 pages. Outer space science fiction action story. See covers  $4

#8 SUPER BOXERS by Ron Wilson (creator/pencils), John Byrne (writer) and Armando Gil (inks). VF, 1983, ISBN: 0-939766-77-9, 64 pages. Front cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz and back cover by Mark Bright. See covers  $8

#10 HEARTBURST by Rick Veitch (writer/artist). NM, 1984, ISBN: 0-939766-82-5, 48 pages. Well written and beautifully illustrated dystopian science fiction tale. Gorgeous color reproduction throughout. For mature readers. See covers  $15

#11 VOID INDIGO by Steve Gerber (writer) and Val Mayerik (artist). NM, 1984, ISBN: 0-87135-001-7, 48 pages. Wraparound cover artwork by Mayerik. Insert card for the Epic series still bound inside. One of Marvel's most controversial series begins here. For mature readers. See covers  $15

#16 THE ALADDIN EFFECT by Jim Shooter (plot), David Michelinie (writer), Greg LaRocque (pencils) and Vince Colletta (inks). NM, 1984, ISBN: 0-87135-081-5, 64 pages. Marvel characters Storm, She-Hulk, Tigra, and The Wasp team-up in this fantasy story. See covers  $18.75

#22 THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN IN HOOKY by Susan Putney (writer) and Berni Wrightson (artist). NM+, 1986, ISBN: 0-87135-154-4, 64 pages. Wraparound cover artwork by Wrightson. See covers  $33

#24 DAREDEVIL - LOVE AND WAR by Frank Miller (writer) and Bill Sienkiewicz (artist). NM/M, 1986, ISBN: 0-87135-172-2, 64 pages. The Kingpin appears. See covers  $33

#25 THE ALIEN LEGION - A GREY DAY TO DIE by Carl Potts, Alan Zelenetz (plot), Alan Zelenetz (writer), Frank Cirocco (pencils) and Terry Austin (inks). NM, 1986, ISBN: 0-87135-207-9, 64 pages. See covers  $15

#27 EMPEROR DOOM - STARRING THE MIGHTY AVENGERS by David Michelinie (writer) and Bob Hall (artist) and Keith Williams (inking assists). F/VF, 1987, ISBN: 0-87135-256-7, 64 pages. This story takes place before West Coast Avengers #1. Dr. Doom vs. The Avengers with Sub-Mariner guest starring. See covers  $8

#29 THE BIG CHANCE by Jim Starlin (writer) and Berni Wrightson (artist). NM, 1987, ISBN: 0-87135-299-0, 64 pages. The Incredible Hulk and The Thing team up with the help of The Watcher. See covers  $18.75

No # RICK MASON, THE AGENT by James Hudnall (writer) and John Ridgway (artist). F/VF: due to cover scuffs, 1989, ISBN: 0-87135-545-0, 80 pages. Espionage agent Rick Mason battles corruption in a foreign country known as a drug-running haven for international criminals. See covers  $7

No # ARENA by Bruce Jones (writer/artist). VF/NM due to minor cover scuffs, 1989, ISBN: 0-87135-557-6, 48 pages. Feel the terror with deranged hillbillies and dinosaurs! See covers  $10

No # RIO RIDES AGAIN by Doug Wildey (writer/artist). VF/NM, 1990, ISBN: 0-87135-656-2, 72 pages. Wildey's western hero uncovers the secret of Jesse James. See covers  $12

No # NIGHTRAVEN - HOUSE OF CARDS by Jamie Delano (writer) and David Lloyd (artist). F, 1991, ISBN: 1-85400-288-0, 64 pages, UK Import. Cover art by J. David Jackson. Crime drama with a British superhero twist. See covers  $6

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MARVEL MASTERWORKS - Any Volumes 1 - 27 Offered Here Are All Original First Series, First Editions From the Year Of Publication!

VOLUME 8: THE INCREDIBLE HULK: Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New (NM-M comic book grade), September 1989, First Edition, First Printing (Provenance: Original $24.95 price printed on the inside flap [not $34.95 as incorrectly listed in many sources!] and Volume 11 is the latest issue listed for sale), Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-87135-594-9, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 164 pages, O/P. Reprints "The Incredible Hulk" numbers 1 - 6 with stories by Stan Lee and artwork by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. Contents comparable to The Incredible Hulk Volume 1 in the Masterworks series. While not shrinkwrapped, this book has never been read! I know, because I removed the factory shrinkwrap to determine printing! When you handle it, you'll know! See covers  $55

VOLUME 11: THE UNCANNY X-MEN: Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), November 1989, First Edition, Marvel Comics, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 176 pages, O/P. Reprints "The Uncanny X-Men" numbers 94 - 100 and Giant-Size #1 with stories by Chris Claremont and artwork by Dave Cockrum. Contents comparable to The Uncanny X-Men Volume 1 in the Masterworks series. Original sealed volumes like this one are getting harder to find. Any glare on the image is from the shrinkwrap. See covers  $65

VOLUME 12: THE UNCANNY X-MEN: Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM comic book grade - this copy appears to have had the dust jacket shift upward when it was factory shrinkwrapped so the jacket overlaps the top edge by less than an eighth of an inch), August 1990, First Edition, First Printing, Marvel Comics, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 192 pages, O/P. Reprints "The Uncanny X-Men" numbers 101 - 110 with stories by Chris Claremont and artwork by Dave Cockrum and John Byrne. True First Editions, like this one, have no "by line" on the cover. Contents comparable to The Uncanny X-Men Volume 2 in the Masterworks series. Original sealed volumes like this one are getting harder to find. Any glare on the image is from the shrinkwrap. See covers  $85

VOLUME 14: CAPTAIN AMERICA: Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), October 1990, First Edition, Marvel Comics, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 272 pages, O/P. Reprints silver age Captain America stories from "Tales Of Suspense" numbers 59 - 81 with writing by Stan Lee and artwork by Jack Kirby with George Tuska, John Romita and Dick Ayers. Contents comparable to Captain America Volume 1 in the Masterworks series. Sealed volumes like this one are getting harder to find. See covers  $75

VOLUME 15: THE SILVER SURFER: Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), 1990, First Edition, First Printing, Marvel Comics, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 206 pages, O/P. Reprints "The Silver Surfer" numbers 1 - 5 with stories by Stan Lee and artwork by John Buscema. Be aware that the cover on later editions lists reprinting issues #1 - 6. This edition is permanently O/P and has no modern day comparable edition. Sealed volumes like this one are getting harder to find. Any glare on the image is from the shrinkwrap. See covers  $95

VOLUME 24: THE UNCANNY X-MEN: Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), September 1993, First Edition, First Printing, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-87135-991-X, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 192 pages, O/P. "Direct Edition" and "Printed in Canada/Bound in the USA" stickers are still on the back shrinkwrapping! Reprints "The Uncanny X-Men" numbers 111 - 120 with stories by Chris Claremont and artwork by John Byrne. True First Editions, like this one, have issue #111 reprinted on the cover. Be aware that the cover on later editions lists reprinting issues #111 - 121 with issue #112 reprinted on the cover. This edition is permanently O/P and has no modern day comparable edition. Original sealed volumes like this one are getting harder to find. Any glare on the image is from the shrinkwrap. See covers  $95

VOLUME 64: CAPTAIN AMERICA: Variant Edition Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), July 2006, First Edition, First Printing, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-7851-2064-5, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 288 pages, O/P. Gold Variant with printing limited to only 1,575 copies. Reprints silver age stories from "Captain America" numbers 101 - 113 with writing by Stan Lee and artwork by Jack Kirby and Jim Steranko. Contents comparable to Captain America Volume 3 in the Masterworks series. Sealed volumes like this one are getting harder to find. See covers  $75

THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN VOLUME 4: Regular Edition Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New/Still in the original shrinkwrapping! (NM-M comic book grade), April 2007, First Edition, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-7851-2678-3, size 7.25 x 10.25 inches, 256 pages. Reprints silver age Iron Man stories from Tales of Suspense #84 - 99, Iron Man & Sub-Mariner #1 and Iron Man #1 with writing by Stan Lee and artwork by Gene Colan. $54.99 published price. See covers  Only $45

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MARVEL VISIONARIES: JIM STERANKO: Softback, As New-, September 2002, First Edition, First Printing, Marvel Comics, ISBN: 0-7851-0944-7, size approximately 6.75 x 10 inches, 128 pages, O/P. Reprints complete color stories with Jim Steranko artwork from X-Men #50 - 51, Captain America #110, 111 & 113, Tower Of Shadows #1, and Our Love Story #5, plus a nice selection of Steranko's 1970s Marvel Comics covers are reproduced one per page at the back of the book. A great overview of Jim's Marvel work away from Nick Fury and SHIELD. See covers  $20

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MAUS II: A SURVIVOR'S TALE, AND HERE MY TROUBLES BEGAN by Art Spiegelman. Hardback with Dust Jacket, As New, First Hardback Edition, Sixth Printing, 1991, Pantheon Books, ISBN: 0-394-55655-0, size 6 1/2 x 9 3/8 inches, 136 pages plus endpapers, O/P edition. Pantheon collects the last five B&W chapters of the multi-award winning Maus story in this volume. Presented is the conclusion of an epic story of survival by Vladek Spiegelman, during World War II, from the Nazi Germany created Jewish holocaust. A powerful work that earned Art Spiegelman a Pulitzer prize. This is an unread volume just opened to determine printing. See covers  $24

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THE MUTANTS by Berni Wrightson. Softback, As New-, Unstated Edition and Printing (but it's a First and only), 1980, Mother of Pearl Publishing, ISBN: 0-937848-00-X, size 8 1/2 x 11 1/8 inches, 96 pages, O/P. Collects some of Berni Wrightson's earliest published story artwork from 1969 to 1972, along with a "portfolio" of 16 full page plates spanning early illustrations to his absolutely stunning artwork on Frankenstein. "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" story includes art assists by Jeff Jones and Alan Weiss. Forward by Bruce Jones. Suggested for mature readers. Black covers make this book difficult to locate in high grade copies. See covers  $75

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MY NAME IS GIRLS (THE TROUBLE WITH GIRLS, VOLUME TWO) by Will Jacobs, Gerard Jones and Tim Hamilton. Softback, FN-, 1989, First Printing, Malibu Graphics, ISBN: 0-944735-27-4, size 6 3/4 x 10 3/16 inches, 96 pages, O/P. Reprints issues #4 - 6 of the B&W action, humor and adventure comic book series in one volume. Cover artwork by Paul Gulacy. Includes chapter 4-7 from the original Lester Girls novel. Introduction by Angela Bocage. See covers  $7.50

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THE NEXT NEXUS by Mike Baron and Steve Rude. Softback, G/VG, October 1989, First Printing, First Publishing, ISBN: 0-915419-72-6, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 112 pages, O/P. Collects the 4 issue comic book mini-series into one full color volume with a new introduction added. (2 copies available) See cover Published at $9.95, due to cover scuffs and corner dings take 60% off, my price is only $4

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NUTS! edited by Harvey Kurtzman. NM-, No #, 1985. This is a mini-comic preview for the short-lived Byron Preiss/Bantam paperback series helmed by Kurtzman. It is not Book 1. Steve Fastner color cover art (same image used on Book 1) and 16 pages of B&W interior work by Kurtzman, Bob Fingerman and Christopher Browne. Dimensions are the same as the paperback. See covers  $6

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THE COLLECTED OMAHA THE CAT DANCER, VOLUME 2 by Reed Waller and Kate Worley. Softback, As New-, published 1988, October 1992, Third Printing, Kitchen Sink Press, ISBN: 0-87816-049-3, size 8 3/8 x 10 3/4 inches, 128 pages, O/P. Reprints issues #3 to #6 of the award-winning adult comic book series. Introduction by Trina Robbins. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $18

THE COLLECTED OMAHA THE CAT DANCER, VOLUME 3 by Reed Waller and Kate Worley. Hardback, FN (upper right corner cover 1/8 inch tip compression), 1989, Signed and Numbered Limited Edition, #1548 of 1,750 copies, signed by Reed Waller and Kate Worley (who died in 2004) on a tipped in plate attached to the front endpaper, plate features new Omaha artwork, Kitchen Sink Press, ISBN: 0-87816-085-X, size 8 5/8 x 11 inches, 136 pages plus endpapers, O/P. Reprints issues #7 to #10 of the award-winning adult comic book series with a new 8-page story. Introduction by Kate Worley. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers and signed book plate  $60

THE COLLECTED OMAHA THE CAT DANCER, VOLUME 5 by Reed Waller and Kate Worley. Hardback, As New (note: this volume was produced with glue stained interior covers near the binding), 1993, Signed and Numbered Limited Edition, #0628 of 1,500 copies, signed by Reed Waller and Kate Worley (who died in 2004) on a tipped in plate attached to the front endpaper, plate features new Omaha artwork, Kitchen Sink Press, ISBN: 0-87816-258-5, size 8 5/8 x 11 inches, 128 pages plus endpapers, O/P. Reprints issues #15 to #18 of the award-winning adult comic book series with a new 8-page story. Introduction by Neil Gaiman. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers and signed book plate  $80

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(FIRESIDE BOOK SERIES) ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS / SON OF ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS by Stan Lee (and many others). This is the 1976 slipcased edition with both books, ISBN: 0-671-22391-7. "Origins": Softback, As New, 1974, Sixth Printing, Fireside/Simon & Shuster, ISBN: 0-671-21863-8, size 7 x 10 inches, 256 pages, O/P. "Son": Softback, FN+, 1975, Third Printing, Fireside/Simon & Shuster, ISBN: 0-671-22166-3, size 7 x 10 inches, 254 pages, O/P. Box Slipcase VG+ with scuffing at the top and on back side. Cover artwork on both books by John Romita. "Origins" reprints Fantastic Four #1 & #55, Incredible Hulk #1 & #118, Amazing Fantasy #15 & Amazing Spider-Man #72, Journey Into Mystery #83 & Thor #143, and Strange Tales #110, #115 & #155. "Son" reprints X-Men #1, Tales of Suspense #39 & #97, The Avengers #1, Daredevil #1 & #47, Strange Tales #135, unidentified Watcher story, and Silver Surfer #1. Stan provides introductions to each character before the reprint and only the Dr. Strange and Watcher stories don't have cover reproductions. Artwork by Marvel greats Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Gene Colan, Don Heck, John Buscema, John Romita, Marie Severin, and Herb Trimpe. These were the color volumes that Marvel used to introduce its comics to mainstream readers and they are also fondly remembered by collectors. See both covers and slipcase sides  Both editions in slipcase for $116

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THE COMPLETE POGO COMICS, VOLUME 2: AT THE MERCY OF THE ELEPHANTS by Walt Kelly. Softback, FN with a lessening 3/4 inch lower right corner crimp, 1990, First Edition, Eclipse Books, ISBN: 1-56060-021-7, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 64 pages, O/P. Color comic book reprints from Animal Comics #10 - 14, first published in 1944-1945. Covers are reproduced along with the charming Pogo and Albert stories. Excellent stories for both children and adults! See covers  $7.50

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THE RARE BOOK PORTFOLIO Limited Edition published by Sparkle City Comics in 1979, As New/NM condition - both comics and slipcase, Portfolio #55 of an unstated 500 copy print run, both the included Certificate of Authenticity and the portfolio slipcase are dated June 10, 1979. The "Sold To" line has my name on it, so you know you are getting an original owner copy. Included in the set are four black and white reprints of the very rare propaganda comic books: Blood Is The Harvest (1950), If The Devil Would Talk (1950), The Red Iceberg (1960), and How Stalin Hopes We Will Destroy America (1951). All but the last title were issued by the Catechetical Guild. Also included is the "A Brief History Of These Rare Books" original letter explaining the portfolio's contents. This is the original 1979 printing of the portfolio, not the reprint from 2008, in the condition it was issued in over 30 years ago. Yes, these are not really "books," but the portfolio's title makes this a good place to place the listing. See slipcase cover, COA and all 4 issue covers  $225

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THE REN & STIMPY SHOW: PICK OF THE LITTER and TASTES LIKE CHICKEN by Dan Slott (writer) and Mike Kazaleh & Ken Mitchroney (artists). Softbacks, both As New (NM using comic book grading), 1993, Marvel Comics, approximate size 7 x 10 inches, 96 pages, O/P. PICK OF THE LITTER (July 1993, First Printing, ISBN: 0-87135-970-7) reprints The Ren & Stimpy Show comic books #1 - 4 with a new Bill Wray cover; TASTES LIKE CHICKEN (November 1993, First Printing, ISBN: 0-87135-982-0) reprints The Ren & Stimpy Show comic books #5 - 8. Collected here in two volumes are the first 8 outrageous issues of the color comic book series that includes many of the cartoon TV series favorites, Commander Höek, Cadet Stimpy, Powdered Toast Man, Muddy Mudskipper, Mr. Horse, Log, The Shaven Yak, Sven Höek, Beaver Fairy, and meet Frankenstimpy. Spider-Man even guest stars in one issue! Sold as a pair of books. See "Pick" covers  See "Tastes" covers  Both for $29

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ROCK N ROLL COMICS ENCYCLOPEDIA METALLICA Softback, As New- (NM- using comic book grading), 1990, Unstated Edition/Printing, Revolutionary Comics, ISBN: 1-879353-00-8, size 6.5 x 10 inches, 96 pages, O/P. Combines the comic book biographies of Guns n' Roses (issue #1), Metallica (issue #2), Motley Crue (issue #4), and Aerosmith (issue #11) into one B&W volume. Todd Loren and Dean Hsieh write while Larry Nadolsky, Stuart Immonen, Greg Fox, and Dave Garcia provide the artwork for this book. Read the unauthorized histories of your favorite metal bands! Original comic book covers, with artwork by Scott Jackson, reproduced on the book cover. See covers  $12

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THE SANDMAN: PRELUDES & NOCTURNES by Neil Gaiman and Sam Kieth, Mike Dringenberg and Malcolm Jones III. Softback, As New (NM using comic book grading), 1991, Second Printing, DC Comics, ISBN: 1-56389-011-9, size 6 5/8 x 10 1/8 inches, 240 pages, O/P edition. Book one in the series collecting the first 8 issues, including covers, of The Sandman comic book in one color edition. John Constantine, The Demon, Martian Manhunter, and others make guest appearances. Wraparound cover painting by Dave McKean. Introduction by F. Paul Wilson and Afterword by Neil Gaiman. For mature readers. See covers  $22

THE SANDMAN: DREAM COUNTRY by Neil Gaiman and Kelley Jones, Charles Vess, Colleen Doran, and Malcolm Jones III. Softback, As New (NM using comic book grading), 1991, Second Printing, DC Comics, ISBN: 1-56389-016, size 6 5/8 x 10 1/8 inches, 160 pages, O/P edition. Book three in the series collecting issues #17 - 20, including covers, of The Sandman comic book in one color edition. Includes Neil Gaiman's original script for the "Calliope" story. Wraparound cover painting by Dave McKean. Introduction by Steve Erickson. For mature readers. See covers  $20

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SCIMIDAR BOOK 1: PLEASURE & PAIN by R. A. Jones and Rob Davis, Albert Val, and James Baldwin. Softback, As New/Sealed (Assumed NM: still sealed in the original factory polybag!), 1989, First Printing, Malibu Graphics, ISBN: 0-944735-29-0, size 6 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches, 128 pages, O/P. Collects the first 4 issues (a complete story) of the mature reading comic book series in one B&W volume with a new prologue. Includes bonus Rob Davis sketchbook pages. Two cover variations are available for you to select from, "Hot" and "Sexy" (sexy bag has a small tear in it). Scans are of the polybagged copies, so focus and color may be a bit soft. See sexy covers  See hot covers  $12.50

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SECRET ORIGINS by Various. Softback, FN-, 1990, Second Printing, DC Comics, ISBN: 0-930289-50-1, size approximately 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 140 pages, O/P. Color reprints from Secret Origins #32 (Justice League of America), #35 (Martian Manhunter), #36 (Green Lantern), Annual #2 (Flash), Man of Steel #6 (Superman), and a new Batman story by Denny O'Neil and Dick Giordano. Cover artwork by Brian Bolland and an Introduction by Mark Waid. Interior artwork by John Byrne, Dick Giordano, M.D. Bright, Ken Steacy, Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson, and Eric Shanower. Nice collection of origin stories for some of DC's most famous characters. See covers  $5

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SHATTER by Peter B. Gillis and Michael Saenz. Softback, VG/FN (front cover only top/bottom edge dings), March 1988, First Edition, First Printing, Fawcett Columbine (Ballantine Books), ISBN: 0-449-90288-9, size 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 208 pages, O/P. Full color graphic novel that reprints the earliest First Comics stories on quality paper, includes Shatter Special #1, Jon Sable, Freelance #25 - 30, and Shatter #1 - 4, first published from 1985 to 1986. Cover artwork by Michael Saenz and an Introduction by Peter B. Gillis. Stories by Gillis, Saenz and Steven Grant. Interior artwork by Saenz, Steve Erwin and Bob Dienethal. Shatter holds the historical distinction of being the first commercial comic book created on an Apple Macintosh computer. Detective stories in a dystopian future, slanted toward mature readers. See covers  $8

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(FIRESIDE BOOK SERIES) THE SILVER SURFER by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. Softback, As New- with 1 inch black remainder mark on bottom edge near spine, 1978, Second Printing, Fireside/Simon & Shuster, ISBN: 0-671-24225-3, size 7 x 10 inches, 128 pages, O/P. Preface by Stan Lee and short bios for Stan, Jack, Joe Sinnott, John Costanza, and Glynis Wein appear in the back of the book. Cover painting by Earl Norem. The first publication of a classic color Silver Surfer vs. Galactus story, Shalla Bal appears, First appearance and death of Ardina. See covers  $65

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THE 6 VOYAGES OF LONE SLOANE by Philippe Druillet, translated by Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier. Softback, As New-, 1991, NBM, ISBN: 0-918348-97-8, size 9 x 12 inches, 64 pages, O/P edition. The science fiction-fantasy adventures of cosmic traveler Lone Sloane. Volume 4 in the Stories Of The Fantastic series with gorgeously colored oversized pages on heavy paper stock. Due to its large size, the cover images are slightly cropped in the scans. See covers  $49

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SPEED RACER CLASSICS, VOLUME ONE by Tatsuo Yoshida. Softback, As New- (NM- using comic book grading), December 1988, First Printing, Now Comics, approximate size 6.75 x 10.25 inches, 226 pages, O/P. Collects stories from the original B&W Japanese manga "Mach Go Go Go" in English. Features the classic original adventures of Speed Racer, along with Pops, Trixie, Spritle, Chim-Chim, and Rex as the mysterious Racer X. Speed takes the Mach 5 through four complete adventures in this volume. Wraparound cover art by Mitch O'Connell. See covers  $12

SPEED RACER MACH GO GO GO: VOLUMES 1 and 2, THE COMPLETE ORIGINAL MANGA by Tatsuo Yoshida, translated by Joyce Aurino. Hardbacks (As New) with Dust Jackets (As New-, manufactured that way) and Slipcase (As New), February 2008, First Edition, First Printing, Digital Manga Publishing, ISBN-10 1-56970-731-6, ISBN-13 978-1-56970-731-9, book size 6 1/8 x 8 1/2 inches, slipcase slightly larger, Vol. 1 304 pages with endpapers and Vol. 2 332 pages with endpapers, O/P. Part of the DMP Platinum Series, these superbly produced books present the complete original Japanese manga adventures of Speed Racer, some for the first time in the U.S. in English. Each volume faithfully reprints the original format of the manga without flipping or reversing pages. A few pages of color are included in each volume reprinting original covers and some scenes from the anime. Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Speed Racer with these earliest adventures of Speed, the Mach 5, Pops, Trixie, Spritle, Chim-Chim, and Rex the mysterious Racer X. Introduction by Peter Fernandez, the U.S. cartoon voice of Speed Racer. Includes the advertising insert issued with the box set. Published at $39.95. See both covers and slipcase  $30

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SQUEAK THE MOUSE by Massimo Mattioli. Hardback, As New-, December 1984, First American Edition, Catalan Communications, ISBN: 2-226-02067-5, size 8.5 x 11.5 inches, 52 pages, O/P. Includes both the original "Adults Only" sticker on the front cover and the seized shipment sticker on the inside front cover from Bernd Metz, informing the buyer that this copy was seized by U.S. customs at JFK airport and was part of the obscenity trial held in 1985. This volume collects color stories previously published in Europe that depict "funny animal" characters in situations of extreme violence and graphic sex. If you are old enough to remember "Kit & Kaboodle" in the National Lampoon, then this is the next step. If you don't, I guess you could call it Tom & Jerry on steroids and acid. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers and inside note  $59

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STORY OF O by Pauline Réage (story) and Guido Crepax (writer/artist). Hardback, VG+ (FN copy with a 1/2 inch bottom right front corner tip depression (cover only) and some roughness on the corresponding back cover corner tip), Grove GP-0159, published 1978, First Casebound Edition, 1979, Third Printing, Grove Press, ISBN: 0-8021-0159-3, size 8 3/4 x 11 1/4 inches, 144 pages plus endpapers, O/P (NBM/Catalan published later editions with different edits/page counts). Crepax adapts and illustrates the classic French erotic masterpiece of "sexual slavery" that shocked its generation in this the first English translation of the graphic album to come to the U.S. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $49

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SUPERMAN by Various. Paperback, Fair: "reading copy" with upper right corner water stain throughout the book, book store name stamped on inside back cover, "22" inked on page one upper right corner, May 1966, First Printing, Signet Books D2966, 160 pages, O/P. B&W Superman reprint stories from 1956 to 1961 with Luthor, Titano, Cosmic Man, and Brainiac featured. Supergirl appears. See covers  $3

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SUPERMAN FROM THE 30'S TO THE 70'S edited by E. Nelson Bridwell. Hardback with Dust Jacket, Book is As New, the Dust Jacket coating used on the paper cover has bubbled vertical lines from top to bottom on the front and back. The $7.95 pre-publication special price tag has NOT been clipped, as it is on many copies. Published 1971, January 1972, Second Printing, Crown Books, size 7.75 x 10.75 inches, 388 pages, O/P. Introduction by E. Nelson Bridwell. This memorable volume collects stories from Action and Superman comics, as the title says, from the thirties to the seventies. The bulk of the book is crisp black & white reproduced artwork with 36 pages in color. Naturally, the books begins in 1938 with Superman's first appearance in Action #1 (in partial color) and ends in 1971 with Action #400. In between, you'll see everyone you've come to know, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Lex Luthor, Superboy, Supergirl, Bizarro, The Prankster, Mr. Mxyztplk, and of course, Batman. All the memorable artists are represented from Joe Shuster and Wayne Boring to Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson. If you're a DC fan and it's not already on your shelf, then it should be! Just for grins, the original receipt is still in the book! See covers  $50

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SUPERWEST COMICS #1 by Massimo Mattioli, translated by Tom Leighton. Hardback, Graded VG-: FN+ copy with a 3/4 inch diagonal upper right corner compression, Unstated English Language Edition, January 1987, First Printing, Catalan Communications, ISBN: 0-87416-035-9, size roughly 8.75 x 11.5 inches, 52 pages, O/P. Full color adult cartoon adventures of Superwest loaded with extreme violence and sex. SW watches adult videos in Porno Massacre. The parody with a gun toting Huey, Dewey and Louie didn't make Disney happy, but the same story also uses Disney's Three Little Pigs and Walter Lantz' Woody Woodpecker in a less than flattering way. A solid, much better than average reading copy. You must be 18 years of age or older to order this book. See covers  $7.50

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THE SWORDS OF HEAVEN, THE FLOWERS OF HELL by Michael Moorcock, adapted by Howard Chaykin. Softback, As New, 1979, Unstated Edition/Printing, HM Communications, ISBN: 0352-306-815, size roughly 8.25 x 11 inches, 64 pages, UK import, O/P. Introduction by Michael Moorcock. Moorcock adds to his John Daker/Eternal Champions cycle of stories with this book. Chaykin, still relatively early in his career, really hit his stride with the tight pacing and gorgeous full color illustration in this volume. For adults only. See covers  $30

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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES VOLUME 1 by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Softback, As New (NM- using comic book grading), 1988, First Printing, Mirage Studios, size 7 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 560 pages, O/P. The Mirage site lists this as "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Collected Book Volume One," though "Collected Book" is nowhere to be found on the title page. When these first sold in 1988, they were advertised as Limited Editions. This was the first book to collect TMNT #1 - 11 and the four solo issues for Raphael, Michaelangelo, Donatello, and Leonardo in one softback volume. Wraparound cover artwork by Eastman and Laird, who also provide introductions. See covers  $95

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THIEVES WORLD GRAPHICS #1 - 6 SET adapted by Robert Lynn Asprin and Lynn Abbey, artwork by Tim Sale. Softback, As New (NM-NM/M using comic book grading), 1985 - 1987, All First Printings, Starblaze Graphics, Donning, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 72 pages - except #4 is 64 pages, O/P. Complete set of six graphic novels based on the Thieves World anthologies, published by Ace Books, featuring characters and stories created by over 15 premiere authors in the science fiction and fantasy field. Enter the town of Sanctuary and experience the exciting, and entertaining, stories of its inhabitants. Tim Sale's B&W artwork adds a touch of documentary realism to these otherwise amazing tales. Introductions in all volumes and an Afterword in the first three. If you enjoy the Ace series, you will absolutely love these graphic novels. If you've never read the Sanctuary anthologies, but know the works of Robert Asprin, Lynn Abbey, Poul Anderson, A.E. Van Vogt, Philip Jose Farmer, and Joe Haldeman, to name a few contributors, then this series will also grab you. See all covers  All 6 for $90

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THE WILDERNESS PARFLECHE by Timothy Truman. Softbacks in Slipcase, As New/Still Factory Sealed in Original Shrinkwrap (Assumed NM-M using comic book grading), 1990, Limited Slipcase Edition, 4Winds Publishing Group, ISBN: 0-922173-09-5/-05-2, size roughly 8.75 x 11.25 inches, O/P. This special slipcased edition includes both Book 1: The Borderland and Book 2: Bloody Ground of the Simon Girty saga with an 8.5 x 11 inch print signed by Tim Truman. The biographical story of Girty, labeled a frontier renegade, is meticulously researched and drawn in these books. A great gift for any U.S. historian or simply to add to your collection. See slipcase covers  $50

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THE WORLD OF GINGER FOX by Mike Baron (writer) and Mitch O'Connell (artist). Softback, As New (NM/M using comic book grading), November 1986, First Edition, First Printing, Comico The Comic Company, ISBN: 0-938965-02-6, size 8.5 x 11 inches, 66 pages, O/P. Full color, action and adventure with Ginger Fox and friends, plus a dose of kung-fu thrown in, too. This story was the precursor to the comic book series. For mature readers. See covers  $14

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