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The New American Splendor Anthology: From Off the Streets of Cleveland.
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The New American Splendor Anthology: From Off the Streets of Cleveland.

By Pekar, Harvey.

New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, September 1991. First Edition, First Printing Paperback AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (8-1/2 x 11), Black and White autobiographical and observational graphic stories, pages not numbered, AS NEW in glossy pictorial wraps.This is the First Edition, First Printing from September 1991, SIGNED on the title page by Harvey Pekar -- all stories are by Harvey Pekar, but this is also an anthology of recognition for Mr Pekar with art done by many other cartoonists, including: Chester Brown, Kevin Brown, Greg Budgett, R. Crumb, Gary Dumm, William Fogg, Drew Friedman, Rebecca Huntington, Paul Mavrides, Val Mayerik, Alan Moore, Spain Rodriguez, Geryy Shamray, Carole Sobocinski, Frank Stack, J.R. Stats, Colin Upton, Ed Weslolowski, Jim Woodring, Joe Zabel, and Mark Zingarelli. COver art (in color) done by Mr Pekar and Drew Friedman shows Mr Pekar saying, in word balloons: "When I was younger I thought about women constantly ... I was always running around looking for a good time... now I've matured , my priorities have changed. I'm aware of what's really important: CRUSHING MY ENEMIES." Very few copies made in the first printing. Quite collectible.

$142.50

Maahvelous! Princess Puut and Dali Do Venice.
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Maahvelous! Princess Puut and Dali Do Venice.

By Chambliss, Scott; With Introduction, Preface, and Kind Words by Katrina Markoff, Isabella Rossellini and Jennifer Garner.

New York: Glitterati, Inc., 2005. First Edition Board book AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (10 x 10), 48 pp. Book is AS NEW still in original shrinkwrap -- Unmarked with wraparound band in place. Over-the-top story of Princess Puut , one-time queen of Infomercials, now cancelled and on the loose doing Venice, told in drawings with photo-collages including flying naked men's bums providing reality relief. Pages are boards. All in color. Unique and a delight. B8

$14.50

Maahvelous! Princess Puut and Dali Do Venice.
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Maahvelous! Princess Puut and Dali Do Venice.

By Chambliss, Scott; With Introduction, Preface, and Kind Words by Katrina Markoff, Isabella Rossellini and Jennifer Garner.

New York: Glitterati, Inc., 2005. First Edition Board book AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (10 x 10), 48 pp. Book is AS NEW, Unmarked with wraparound band in place. Over-the-top story of Princess Puut , one-time queen of Infomercials, now cancelled and on the loose doing Venice, told in drawings with photo-collage including flying naked men's bums providing reality relief. Unique and a delight. B8

$12.50

Manga Design (Includes DVD).
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Manga Design (Includes DVD).

Cologne, Germany: Taschen GmbH, 2004. First Edition Glossy Pictorial Wraps AS NEW in WRAPS 4to (8 x 10), 575 pp including Glossary, Websites, and Credits. Massive, encyclopedic comprehensive coverage of the world of Manga is FINE -- AS NEW in stiff card paper wraps with french flaps (bumps on corners as found new on shelf.) Text in English, French, and German. Presents 140 artists from Koji Aihara to Sensha Yoshida with biographical material and examples of work (usually 4 full pages) in color and B&W. (h) Manga sample run the gamut from shcoolgirls and space monsters to nightmare fantasies and action-adventure. Some mild nudity in a few but nothing even close to hard-core. Includes a DVD which has interviews with artists, a tour of a Tokyo Manga-shop, and 900 Manga covers (plastic pocket inside back cover has been opened, but DVD appears intact). A beautiful book, weighs nearly 5 pounds.

$34.50