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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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EVERYTHING IS TEETH

Evie Wyld, Joe Sumner

An intimate and unique visual memoir by the multi-prizewinning Evie Wyld! Evie Wyld was a girl obsessed with sharks. Spending summers in the brutal heat of coastal New South Wales, she fell for the...

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PRIESTESS OF MORPHINE

Marie-Madeleine, Ronald K. Siegel, Eric A. Bye, Stephen J. Getz, Amy Shapiro

Here are the erotic writings of a Jewish lesbian who met fame in Germany before and during the Nazi era. Marie-Madeleine was a German Jew, lesbian poet and novelist whose eroticism and love for morphine...

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THE BEATS ABROAD

Bill Morgan

The Beat Generation is one of the great homegrown countercultures of the United States, but in fact its writers traveled widely and most of them lived abroad for periods of time. Their travels were a vital...

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EXTRA GOOD STUFF

Dennis P. Eichhorn

Awardwinning author Dennis Eichhorn is back with a new collection of autobiographical comix! For Extra Good Stuff Eichhorn has enlisted the best comic artists of our time to illustrate stories that...

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BUKOWSKI FOR BEGINNERS

Carlos Polimeni, Miguel Rep

Charles Bukowski, poet, novelist, short-story writer, journalist, and cult figure of the dissident and rebellious was born in Germany in 1920 and died in the USA in 1994. During his life he was hailed...

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HARVEY KURTZMAN

Bill Schelly

Harvey Kurtzman was the original editor, artist and sole writer of Mad —and Mad revolutionized humor in America. But how did Kurtzman invent Mad, and why did he leave it shortly after it burst onto the...

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AGAINST CONTROL

Jack Sargeant

Against Control is a collection of essays by author Jack Sargeant that explore the multiple influences of William S. Burroughs and various aspects of the wider Burroughs Universe. This collection highlights...

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HOWARD ZINN: A LIFE ON THE LEFT

Martin Duberman

Published to great acclaim in hardcover, Martin Duberman’s Howard Zinn was described by Michael Kammen in the Los Angeles Review of Books as “biography at its best, written by a master of the craft...

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MAURICE SENDAK

Maurice Sendak, Justin G. Schiller, Dennis M. V. David, Leonard S. Marcus, editor

The preeminent children’s book artist of the twentieth century, Maurice Sendak and his sixty-year career are celebrated in this full-color catalog of more than two hundred images being exhibited at the...

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JACK'S BOOK

Barry Gifford, Lawrence Lee

First published in 1978, Jack's Book gives us an intimate look into the life and times of the "King of the Beats." Through the words of the close friends, lovers, artists, and drinking buddies who survived...

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GONZO

Will Bingley, Anthony Hope-Smith

Over the course of Hunter S. Thompson's extraordinary life he was publicly branded a bum, a vandal, a thief, a liar, an addict, a freak, and a psychopath. Some of which were true. Yet even when compared...

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