Hardcover. New York , Random House , 1st, 1937, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, black cloth spine and green paper-covered boards.A nice collection of b&w cartoons from The New Yorker. No dust jacket.
Hardcover. London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., Reprint, 1964, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Non-paginated. Hardcover. Previous owners inscription on inside front cover. Full color illustrations by Tomi Ungerer. Dust jacket with dime size piece of paper missing at top of spine, light chipping along edges. Jacket now protected with clear plastic cover. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Kansas City, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1st, 2010, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover in a slipcase. Extensive b&w and color illustrations throughout. Illustrated frontispiece. Includes decorative slip case. Light rubbing to bottom corner, otherwise clean, tight copy. What began as Bull Tales in the Yale Daily News in 1968 became Doonesbury when it debuted as a Universal Press Syndicate feature in 1970. The strip followed the lives of college roommates B.D. and Mike Doonesbury from their first encounter through the intricate life turns they experience, along with the cadre of eccentric and engaging characters they encounter over the next forty years. Always political, relentlessly pointed, expertly drawn and written, Doonesbury is a classic in its own time, and this book commemorates that special place in cartoon history it holds.
Softcover. New York, Workman Publishing, 1st, 1980, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, unpaginated, A collection of b&w cartoons that previously appeared in various publications. Clean copy.
Hardcover. New York, Grove Press, Inc, 1st, 1966, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Unpaginated. Hardcover with dust jacket. A clean, unmarked copy with wear to dust jacket edges. A tight copy. Bright illustrations by Guy Peellaert throughout.
Softcover. Berkeley CA, Cartoonist's Co-op Press, 1st, 1974, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, Very good. 32 pages with semi-glossy color covers, b/w interiors. Cover price is $.75. An adult comic, also a seminal work in the field of both Underground, and Autobiographical comic storytelling and collaboration, by two of the most influential figures in Underground comics.
Softcover. Berkeley CA, Last Gasp Eco-Funnies, 1st, 1977, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover. Comic Book. Standard Format and Size. First Printing. This is the #2 issue of the series, published December 1977 with a washtub on the cover. Cover price $1.00. Art by R. Crumb and his longtime girlfriend, Aline Kominsky.
Hardcover. New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1st, 1944, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 101 pages. Illustrated with black & white drawings by William Steig. Dust jacket shows wear with small chunks missing at top and bottom of spine and chipping along edges. Dust jacket now protected with clear plastic cover.
Hardcover. Bobbs-Merrill, 1st, 1967, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, unpaginated. The cartoonist's first book is rich with his portrayal of people's foibles, goofs, and misinterpretations, as seen originally in the New Yorker, Playboy, and Punch. Introduction bu Whitney Balliett. Dust jacket with small tape repair, price-clipped.
Hardcover. US, Dark Horse Books, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. All in color, large format. Introducing the first in a series that will collect, in chronological order, all the Sunday pages of this popular newspaper strip! Go back in time to the prehistoric kingdom of Moo and follow the fantastic, whimsical -- and often cleverly satirical -- Stone Age adventures of V. T. Hamlin's irrepressible caveman, Alley Oop! This oversized volume collects every Alley Oop Sunday strip from 1934 through 1936, in full color.
Hardcover. Milwaukie OR, Dark Horse Books, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover. Like new in original shipping material. Presenting the second in a series that collects, in chronological order, all the full color Sunday pages of the classic newspaper strip! Go back in time to the prehistoric kingdom of Moo, and follow the strange, hilarious and outlandish Stone Age antics of V. T. Hamlin's intrepid caveman, Alley Oop! This beautiful oversized volume collects every Alley Oop Sunday strip from 1936 through 1938.
New York , Harper & Brothers, 1st, 1926, Book: Very Good, Hardcover, red cloth covers with color illustration on cover paste-down. Unpaginated (about 120 pages). Tipped-in color frontispiece, every other page with a full page b&w cartoon, every other page with a smaller b&w image. Book of satiric humor using anthropomorphic cats to illustrate various human foibles. Light wear to cloth with some fading and mottling to rear cover.
Hardcover. Seattle, Fantagraphics, 1st, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. Eldon Dedini has been one of Playboy's most recognizable full-page gag cartoonists. With a masterful watercolor technique that burlesques a broad range of subjects, from East and West Coast urban and suburban adult-hipster to classical Japanese erotic prints, Dedini's most personal cartoons rely on mythology and legend. They evoke a bucolic sexually-liberated paradise that leaves his readers lingering over the imagery long after the gag registers. The Art of Playboy's Eldon Dedini is the first retrospective collection of his work, and gathers in one volume the most sophisticated, elegant, and funny gag panels of the past six decades.
Hardcover. New York, McGraw-Hill, 1st, 1960, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 128 pages illustrated in b&w by the Berenstains. Decorated boards with orange cloth spine. Missing dust jacket.
Hardcover. UK, Virgin Books, 1st, 1989, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 336 pages, Culhane was the Disney animator who drew The Seven Dwarfs for Snow White. In this rather amazing book he endeavors to instruct in all the many aspects of cartoon film-making; all the tricks and techniques and the art involved in producing compelling animated cartoons. Illustrated throughout with more than 130 illustrations from the work of leading animators worldwide, in black and white, with a four-page full color section.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1st, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, 46 pages. Hardcover. Full color illustrations by Bill Peet. Small stain at top right corner of front cover. Shallow diagonal crease on rear endpaper. Dust jacket with lower corner clipped, areas of darkening, tape repaired tears - jacket now protected with clear plastic cover. Clean, unmarked pages.
Softcover. Los Angeles, The 3-D Zone, 1st, 1989, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Rare comic book, stapled softcover. Comics are drawings only, with no text. 3-D glasses are still attached to inside, as issued. Book has slight shelf wear on spine side. 64 pages. Mild waviness to pages.
Softcover. Berkeley CA, Print Mint, 1st, 1975, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 44 pages. An anthology comic. Cover art by R. Crumb. Sawney Beane bio. Let's Talk Sense About This Here Modern America, script and art by Robert Crumb; Crumb rants about America. Gilbert Shelton's Advanced Motoring Tips. Where Are They Now?, script and art by Kim Deitch; A reporter learns about a practical joker. A Couch in the Sun, script and art by Bill Griffith; biography of Henri Rousseau. Who Killed Lenny Bruce? article, art by Crumb. Goethe's Faust, script and art by Justin Green.
Softcover. Berkeley, Print Mint, 1st, 1976, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover comic, 8.25 x 10.75", with 52 pages, including semi-glossy color wraps and b/w interior. An anthology comic. Cover art by Jay Lynch. Crybaby's Blues, script and art by Robert Crumb; the harshness of life. Comedia Dell' Zippy starring Zippy The Pinhead, script and art by Bill Griffith; Outlawed clowns put on a show. The Great Ajeeb, Chess Playing Automaton, script and art by Kim Deitch; fake chess playing machine. The Corpse Gobblin' Ogre of Columbite Mountain, script and art by S. Clay Wilson. A Modern Mystery starring Arnold Peck, script and art by Willy Murphy. Some Boxes for the Salvation Army, script and art by Art Spiegelman. The Calvin Coolidge Story, script by Jim Hoberman, art by Kim Deitch. Gotterdammerung, script and art by Spain Rodriguez.
Hardcover. US, Dark Horse Books, 1st thus, 2015, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 247 pages. Color illustrations throughout. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. You know Jughead as Archie's loyal sidekick, but wait until you see the trouble he can get up to on his own! Cheer as Jug matches wits with Archie's rival Reggie, gasp as he tests nutty experiments with his Uncle Herman, and marvel as he eats dozens upon dozens of burgers and shakes! With twice the mischief, twice the pranks, and twenty times the food, Jughead Archives takes you to the weirder side of Riverdale, in this uproarious volume illustrated by beloved Archie artists Samm Schwartz and George Frese! Collects Jughead #1#8 from 1949 to 1950.
Softcover. Seattle, Fantagraphics, 1st, 2001, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 120 pages. All cartoonists are geniuses, wrote John Updike, "but Arnold Roth especially so. He's an American original; irreverent, tireless, manicky, and secretly efficient... his work jumps with joy." You won't find better proof of this argument than this book, a generous, career-spanning collection of Roth's best cartoons and painted illustrations, originally created to serve as a catalog for a long-overdue gallery exhibition of this master cartoonist's work. From his early cartoons through his eye-popping and imaginative color illustrations for such magazines as Playboy, Esquire, TV Guide and Sports Illustrated, this book will delight any fan of superior cartooning. Color and black-and-white illustrations throughout
Softcover. Rockville ID, Rockville Republican, 1st, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, stapled binding, a collection of b&w cartoons that ran in the Rockville Republican newspaper in Indiana depicting small town and rural life in the 1930s and 40s, much in the style of John McCutcheon. No date but last cartoon suggests it was 1943 and issued by the paper as a Christmas keepsake to it's readers. Clean.
Hardcover. San Francisco, Ten Speed Press, 1st, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket. Color, b&w illustrations. THE ART OF S. CLAY WILSON is the long-awaited career retrospective of the most extreme of the Zap cartoonists of the late 1960s. A self-described "graphic agoraphobe," Wilson draws manically dense scenes of lurid mayhem that rank among the seminal works of underground, counterculture American art. It's all here, from the classic chronicles of the Checkered Demon to salacious stories about the pirates, prostitutes, and poets that inhabit Wilson's divinely depraved world.The definitive collection of the art of legendary Zap comic artist S. Clay Wilson.Features 200 full-color images, including new work and previously unpublished prints commissioned for private collections.Introduction by R. Crumb touts Wilson's role as one of the originators of underground comix."Wilson was the strongest, most original artist of my generation that I had yet met. . . . There was something very familiar about the drawings, yet something entirely new, never before seen! It looked like folk art, like old-time tattoos, like some high school hotrodder's notebook drawings. They were rough, crazy, coarse, deeply American."
Hardcover. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1st, 2014, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 384 pages. Like new in publisher's shrink-wrap. In the 1940s Joe Simon and Jack Kirby started their partnership and created memorable characters such as Captain America and Sandman. This book includes artwork from Joe Simon's private archive, some of them have never been seen.
Softcover. San Francisco, Golden Gate Publishing, 1st, 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, comic book. Standard Format and Size. First Printing (75 cent cover price). Color illustrated covers with black/white interior art. Without page numbers. All work by R Crumb.
Hardcover. Ames IA, Iowa State College Press, 1st, 1954, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 139 pages. Introduction by W.W. Waymack. 53 b&w cartoons by Ding. Dust jacket with light edgewear, chipping. INSCRIBED BY DING on the front fly leaf and signed both Jay Darling and Ding. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Seattle, Fantagraphics Books, 1st, 2004, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 240 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Color/ Black and white pictures throughout. Edited by Greg Sadowski, illustrated w/ comic book stye artwork in color, on almost every page, 15 pages of comics, sketches, and photos in black and white. Bernard Krigstein, was a comic book pioneer of the 20th century, The vast majority of his work has been unavailable since it's original publication.
Hardcover. New York, Dodd, Mead, 1st, 1983, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. Non-paginated. Features black & white cartoons by Barney Tobey. Dust jacket with short closed tears along edges. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Macmillan, 1st, 1956, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, illustrated boards with a red cloth spine. 140 pages illustrated with b&w cartoons by the Berenstains. Minor wear to covers otherwise clean, very good. No dust jacket.
Hardcover. NY, Nan A. Talese, 1st, 2010, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 440 pages, in a bright, unclipped dust jacket. The legendary cartoonist's candid, self-deprecating, and beautifully written memoir describes his childhood in the Bronx, evolution from "smart-ass kid into an enraged satirist" (with inspiration from a stint in the Army) and his later successes as a pioneer of the graphic novel and a collaborator with the likes of film greats Robert Altman, Mike Nichols and Jack Nicholson. SIGNED by Feiffer on title page.
Hardcover. New York, Windmill Books/Simon and Schuster, 1st, 1970, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Non-Paginated. Boards. Illustrated by William Steig. Price clipped dust jacket has small area of sticker residue on cover and 2 small closed tears. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. San Francisco, Paul Elder, 1st , 1907, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Fair, 79 pages. Hardcover. Color illustrations by Merle Johnson. Paper on spine chipped. Light lettering on spine. Some wear to front cover. All pages clean and legible. Gutter cracked.
Hardcover. NY/London, Overlook Duckworth, 2nd pr., 2007, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 93 pages, illustrated throughout in color by Ronald Searle. Light wear o pictorial dust jacket with small tear to lower edge of spine. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Harper & Row, 1st, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Non-Paginated. Hardcover. Full color illustrations by Margaret Bloy Graham. Some faint areas of soiling on front cover. Pages are clean, unmarked.
Hardcover. New York, Macmillan, 1st, 1951, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, color illustrated boards with a maroon cloth spine. 92 pages illustrated in b&w by the Berenstains. Cover with light edgewear, rubbing, previous owner's signature on front fly leaf. Lacks dust jacket.
Hardcover. New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1st, 2011, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 332 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Color, black and white pictures throughout. Features excerpts from graphic novels, newspapers, webcomics, and other sources and features work by up-and-coming contributors as well as such established artists as Joe Sacco, Jeff Smith, and Dash Shaw. Last 16 pages have a light tan stain (coffee or tea?) along bottom edge, about 1/4'' at worst down to just a sliver. Otherwise clean, unmarked.
Hardcover. New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2nd pr., 2013, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 400 pages. Hardcover with no dust jacket. Clean, unmarked copy. Color, black and white pictures throughout. Showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming contributors. Editor Jeff Smith--creater of the classic comic Bone, a comedy/adventure about three lost cousins from Boneville--has culled the best stories from graphic novels, pamphlet comics, newspapers, magazines, mini-comics, and web comics to create this cutting-edge collection. Color and b&w illustrations.
Hardcover. NY, Crown, 1st, 1955, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 120 pages. 300 cartoons from the time when they were at their peak in the magazine age. Light edgewear to dust jacket, chip to top of spine, price-clipped. Previous owners name on front fly leaf, otherwise clean.
Hardcover. New York, Holt Rinehart Winston, 1st, 1961, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, unpaginated (about 94 pages), b&w cartoons by Hoff from The New Yorker and Look Magazine. Dust jacket with rubbing, edge wear. Clean.
Hardcover. New York, Random House, 1st, 1944, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover. Unpaginated, a collection of b&w cartoons previously published in The Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, The New Yorker and Esquire. Previous owner's inscription on front fly leaf.
Softcover. San Francisco, Rip Off Press, 1st, 1969, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, Regular Sized Comic Book. First Edition. (matte finish cover with blue shoes and pants). Contains tale of Dale Steinberger, Jewish Cowgirl, Eggs Ackley among the Vulture Demonesses and others.
Hardcover. Chicago, A.C. McClurg & Co., 1st, 1904, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, folio size, unpaginated, profusely illustrated in b&w by the author. A fictitious chronicle in newspaper prose with cartoon illustrations satirizing society in a small mid-west community. Corners and edges show wear. Interior clean.