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DESIRABLE ITEMS FOR DISCRIMINATING COLLECTORS OF ADVENTURE, MYSTERY AND MELODRAMA.  ALL PRICES INCLUDE THE COST OF SHIPPING (USPS) AND HANDLING. VINTAGE ITEMS ARE SOLD AS IS; ALL SALES ARE FINAL! NEW LISTINGS WILL BE ADDED FREQUENTLY, SO COME BACK OFTEN!


H.P. Lovecraft, AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Extremely scarce Arkham House item!

This small booklet, published by Arkham House for London’s Villiers Press, reprints Lovecraft’s Autobiography: Some Notes on a Nonentity, which originally appeared in the 1943 Arkham collection Beyond the Wall of Sleep. August Derleth annotates Lovecraft’s essay for this version, disputing and/or rebutting some of HPL’s statements. It was not an official Arkham House release […]

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WONDER STORIES, April 1936, last Gernsback issue

The final issue of WONDER STORIES published by Hugo Gernsback, who sold the magazine to Ned Pines’ “Thrilling Group,” which re-christened it THRILLING WONDER STORIES later that year and enjoyed considerable success with it. This number’s most interesting story is “Earth’s Lucky Day,” a collaboration between Francis Flagg and 19-year-old Forrest J Ackerman, already known […]

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RADIO MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE, Jim Harmon, o.o.p. OTR reference book

Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company Inc., 1992. Octavo, cloth w/o DJ (as originally issued). First edition. A revised and expanded version of Harmon’s 1967 book THE GREAT RADIO HEROES. Informative and evocative historical essays covering such classic radio shows as I LOVE A MYSTERY, THE SHADOW, THE LONE RANGER, SUPERMAN, JACK ARMSTRONG, DICK TRACY, […]

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TERRY AND THE PIRATES, 1975 reprints of Milton Caniff comic strip

Woody Gelman’s Nostalgia Press was in the forefront of the Seventies movement to reprint classic comic strips and comic books of the ’30s and ’40s for a new audience. These two trade paperbacks in landscape format—reprinting consecutive 1936 adventures from Milton Caniff’s TERRY AND THE PIRATES—boast superior reproduction. They also feature the first appearances in […]

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PULP TALES #1 and #2, forerunners of New Pulp movement

Canadian pulp fans Neil and Leigh Mechem produced two issues of Pulp Tales, one in 1999 and the other in 2000. Designed to resemble vintage pulp magazines—7×10 inches, 112 two-column pages of text with wraparound color covers—these publications featured newly written stories in the old pulp tradition, making them arguably the first entries in the […]

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THE ART OF HARVEY KURTZMAN, 1st edition hardcover

New York: Abrams Comicarts, 2009. Coffee-table book in landscape format. Hardcover in dust jacket. First edition. This lovingly assembled retrospective of “the Mad Genius of Comics” boasts an outstanding array of original Kurtzman art along with reproductions of his comic-book and MAD magazine work. Beautifully designed and reproduced, with incisive text by Denis Kitchen and […]

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BURROUGHS BULLETIN #94, Spring 2015, Tarzan serials

For this issue of the premier journal for fans of Edgar Rice Burroughs and his immortal creations, Blood ‘n’ Thunder editor Ed Hulse contributed articles on two cliffhanger serials featuring ERB’s Ape Man: the long-lost silent TARZAN THE MIGHTY (1928) and the Burroughs-produced NEW ADVENTURES OF TARZAN (1935). Each article contains much previously unpublished information […]

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DVD: FILM NOIR CLASSIC COLLECTION, VOLUME 3, unopened box set

Unopened shrink-wrapped copy of 2006 Warner Home Video DVD box set collecting a quintet of classic films noir: Raymond Chandler’s LADY IN THE LAKE (with Robert Montgomery), HIS KIND OF WOMAN (Robert Mitchum and Jane Russell), BORDER INCIDENT (Ricardo Montalban and George Murphy), ON DANGEROUS GROUND (Robert Ryan and Ida Lupino), and THE RACKET (Mitchum […]

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DVD: G-MEN (1935), James Cagney, unopened

After years of playing gangsters, James Cagney switched to the other side of the law while keeping his tough-guy persona intact. One of the best Warner Brothers crime movies of the ’30s, a real rip-snorter. This is the official 2006 Warner Home Video release, never used and still in its original shrink wrap. PRICE INCLUDES […]

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