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THE COMICS JOURNAL #53

Gary Groth, editor

We poked our bargepoles into the nookiest and cranniest corners of the Last Gasp vault... And turned up a haul of treasures and oddities! Comics Journal #53! This 1980 issue features: •A Hell-Raising...

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THE MILLION YEAR PICNIC

Will Elder, Al Feldstein, Jack Mendelsohn, Ray Bradbury, Nick Meglin

A collection of rare humor and sci-fi comics from the Maddest cartoonist. New from Fantagraphics! With his obsessive attention to detail and his larger-than-life personality, Will Elder set the standard...

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BUZ SAWYER VOL.4: ZAZAROF'S REVENGE

Roy Crane

Frontier Oil, believing that the mysterious Mr. Zazarof is behind the sabotage of their oil wells, sends Buz Sawyer, their top troubleshooter, to Switzerland to investigate. Zazarof, it turns out, is all...

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CHESTER GOULD'S DICK TRACY

Chester Gould, Peter Maresca

Gorgeous new book featuring Chester Gould's Dick Tracy! Available now from Sunday Press. "My only thought is to keep my strip faithfully realistic and powerful enough so that it will stand out from...

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THE COMPLETE PEANUTS VOL. 6: 1961-1962

Charles M. Schulz

Now available in a beautiful new softcover edition! From Fantagraphics. Launching into the 1960s, Schulz adds another new cast member. Two, in fact: The obnoxious Frieda, of "naturally curly hair" fame,...

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COMPLETE PEANUTS BOX SET 1999-2000

Charles M. Schulz

Gift box set featuring the two final hardcover volumes in The Complete Peanuts series: Volume 25 (1999-2000) and Volume 26 (Comics & Stories). The 25th volume of The Complete Peanuts collects the very...

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THE COMPLETE PEANUTS VOL. 26: 1950-2000

Charles M. Schulz

While the 50-year run of the Peanuts newspaper strip (1950–2000) is obviously the heart and soul of Charles Schulz’s career, he also created a large amount of Peanuts material that didn’t run in...

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THE GAZE OF DRIFTING SKIES

Jonathan Barli, Various

If any ol’ picture is worth a thousand words, then a panoramic bird’s eye view should be worth a million! Depicting the bustling crowds of humanity from magisterial heights was once a popular visual...

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THE COMICS JOURNAL LIBRARY VOL. 10: THE EC ARTISTS PART 2

Gary Groth, Mike Dean, Various

No comics publisher has had a greater impact —or generated more controversy —than the immensely influential EC Comics. The second and concluding volume of conversations with the creators behind the...

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WILDCAT ANARCHIST COMICS

Donald Rooum, Jayne Clementson, Jay Kinney

Wildcat Anarchist Comics collects the drawings of Donald Rooum, mostly (but by no means entirely) from the long-running “Wildcat” cartoon series that has been published in Freedom newspaper since 1980....

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THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE

Sonny Liew

Meet Charlie Chan Hock Chye. Now in his early 70s, Chan has been making comics in his native Singapore since 1954, when he was a boy of 16. As he looks back on his career over five decades, we see...

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DONALD DUCK: "TERROR OF THE BEAGLE BOYS"

Carl Barks

It’s the greatest get-rich-quick scheme ever! When a twister scoops up Scrooge’s cash and rains it back down, Donald becomes an instant millionaire …but so does everyone else! And when a mighty ship...

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