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SAVAGE ART 20TH CENT GENRE ARTIST DEFINED IT HC

(W) Arnie Fenner (A) VARIOUS (CA) Na

Now at a special sale price! Savage Art showcases the popular period illustration which prefigured and helped create the violent visual language in today's popular aboveground cinema, comic books, and ultra-violent multi-million copy video games. Featuring disturbing illustration by pulp artists Walter Baumhofer, Rafael de Soto, Jerome Rozen, and others, this beautifully produced full-color collection documents Depression-era masculine violence, in fantasy and reality, as depicted on the covers of popular literature.

SHAM #2

(W) Tim Fuller (A) VARIOUS

Golden Age "Classics" Get Riffed! Irreverent cartoonist, Tim Fuller, takes public domain funny books from the 40s and 50s and rewrites them with hilarious results. New stories for you, the hip, cynical reader. (You know who you are.) This issue features the rise and fall of a Hollywood icon, some college campus trouble, dangerous internet addictions, a postman's obsession with a girl on his route, and more!

SHAMELESS ART 20TH CENT GENRE ARTIST DEFINED IT HC

(W) Arnie Fenner (A) VARIOUS (CA) Na

Now at a special sale price! Unrepentant, unapologetic, unbridled and under-appreciated, genre art from the first half of the 20th century reflected subconscious urges of a economically deprived and sexually depressed generation. This popular art set the stage for the advertised expression of today's more liberated consumer culture. Shameless Art explores the influential work of imaginative illustrators who helped create the visual language for everything from today's comic books, magazine and television advertising, as well as imaginative movies like Avatar and sensual films like Y Tu Mama Tambien.

SILVER AGE CLASSICS OUTER SPACE HC #1

(W) VARIOUS (A) Rocco Mastroserio (CA) Na

You're gonna  have to trust me on this gem (formerly THIS MAGAZINE IS HAUNTED) from Charlton  Comics cos it's a bona fide brute and one not to be missed a jot. But, hey, don't listen to me, just take a look at the cover of this issues in this sumptuous volume and then try convince both me and your own good self that, nah, you won't bother with this one. Yeah, right, with writers and artists including Rocco Mastroserio, Pat Masulli, Charles Nicholas, Paul Reinman, Dick Giordano, Maurice Whitman, Sol Brodsky, Matt Baker, Bill Molno, and Ernie Hart plus the ever dependable Al Williamson and Steve Ditko. There's gold in them there interstellar asteroid hills, astronaut-lovers, further evidence that there were plenty of other houses of ideas way beyond Stan and Marvel. Gee whiz, it's a great world. Collects Outer Space #17-21 (May 1958 to March 1959).

SILVER AGE CLASSICS OUTER SPACE SLIPCASE ED #1

(W) VARIOUS (A) Rocco Mastroserio (CA) Na

You're gonna  have to trust me on this gem (formerly THIS MAGAZINE IS HAUNTED) from Charlton  Comics cos it's a bona fide brute and one not to be missed a jot. But, hey, don't listen to me, just take a look at the cover of this issues in this sumptuous volume and then try convince both me and your own good self that, nah, you won't bother with this one. Yeah, right, with writers and artists including Rocco Mastroserio, Pat Masulli, Charles Nicholas, Paul Reinman, Dick Giordano, Maurice Whitman, Sol Brodsky, Matt Baker, Bill Molno, and Ernie Hart plus the ever dependable Al Williamson and Steve Ditko. There's gold in them there interstellar asteroid hills, astronaut-lovers, further evidence that there were plenty of other houses of ideas way beyond Stan and Marvel. Gee whiz, it's a great world. Collects Outer Space #17-21 (May 1958 to March 1959).

SPIDER-MAN POSTCARD BOOK HC

(A) VARIOUS

If you find yourself far from home, what better way to keep in touch with loved ones than by sending them a spectacular Spider-Man postcard? An array of Spidey legends from throughout Marvel history capture your friendly neighborhood hero in amazing art featuring his deadliest foes and most iconic moments. So whether you prefer Ditko or McFarlane, Romita Sr. or Romita Jr., we have just the postcards for you! You can stick them on your wall or frame them for display - or put them in a photo album and pretend they're Peter Parker snapshots! The possibilities are limitless! All Ages

SPIRIT HUNTERS TP #1

(W) Dave Franchini (A) VARIOUS (CA) VARIOUS

Ghosts and spirits have been with us since man first started walking the earth. What are they and what do they want? Why do some haunt places and seem to only mean us harm? One team of paranormal investigators sets out to answer that question, hunting the vengeful spirits that cross over into our world and facing the most terrifying hauntings man has ever known. Collects Spirit Hunters Issue #1-12

STAN LEE STORY TASCHEN HC

(W) Roy Thomas (A) VARIOUS

This is the big one, True Believers! The mostly true tale of Stan Lee: a Giant-Size extravaganza, nearly ten years in the making, about the one and only Godfather of Comics. From his childhood in Depression-era New York, to transforming Marvel into the number one comics publisher in the world, to his 21st-century reinvention as Chief Creative Officer of global entertainment company POW! Entertainment, Stan "the Man" Lee stands the test of time as the most legendary name in comicbook history. His tale is told by his successor at Marvel, renowned comics writer, editor, and historian Roy Thomas, who brings "you are there" insights and wide-eyed clarity to key moments of Lee's journey to pop culture immortality. Featuring hundreds of treasures of comic book art, intimate photographs sourced straight from his family archives, a foreword written by Lee himself, a novel-length essay and new epilogue by Thomas, and an appendix with complete reprints of Stan's comics from throughout the decades, this is a titanic tribute worthy of the Man.

STRANGE DAYS ALIENS ADVENTURERS DEVILS & DAMES POSTERBOOK

(W) Arnie Fenner (A) VARIOUS (CA) Na

Now at a special sale price! For a quarter of a century, pulp magazines were the most popular entertainment medium in America. Their sensational and often lurid cover illustrations were considered low-grade trash by the literary and artistic standards of their day, but time has a funny way of changing things. Strange Days presents 32 full-color, framable examples of this gaudy but appealing genre. Included are works by some of its most renowned artists, including Virgil Finlay, Hannes Bok, Edd Cartier, Margaret Brundage, Jerome Rozen, Enoch Bolles, and Walter Baumhoffer. Presented in an oversized 11" x 15" format and printed on heavy stock, Strange Days is a must-have collection for any pulp or period art fan.

STREET FIGHTER 2019 PINUP SPECIAL #1

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(A) VARIOUS (CA) David Liu

Laura! Juri! Blanka! Cody! The girls and guys of Street Fighter enjoy the summer in this playful pin-up special! See 22 artists new to UDON show their love of Street Fighter with their first-ever UDON illustrations!

STREET FIGHTER 2019 PINUP SPECIAL #1

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(A) VARIOUS (CA) Asia Ladowska

Laura! Juri! Blanka! Cody! The girls and guys of Street Fighter enjoy the summer in this playful pin-up special! See 22 artists new to UDON show their love of Street Fighter with their first-ever UDON illustrations!

STREET FIGHTER 2019 PINUP SPECIAL #1

CVR C BLANK SKETCH

(A) VARIOUS

Laura! Juri! Blanka! Cody! The girls and guys of Street Fighter enjoy the summer in this playful pin-up special! See 22 artists new to UDON show their love of Street Fighter with their first-ever UDON illustrations!

VALIANT UNIVERSE HANDBOOK 2019 #0

(W) VARIOUS (A) Doug Braithwaite (CA) Felipe Massafera

An essential reference to the entire Valiant Universe of heroes and villains. Learn the origins, secrets, alliances, and vendettas of all of your favorite characters. You'll find everything you need to know-from Bloodshot's first firefight, when Archer met Armstrong, the secrets of the Deadside with Doctor Mirage, all the way to the true origin of the X-O Manowar armor and everything in between-all right here!