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The Art of Popeye a Masterwork of the Medium by R.C. Harvey; ISBN #978-1-61345-219-6; $65; deluxe hardcover with special endpapers; full color; 10 inches x 10 inches; 304 pages; over 350 illustrations.
When cartoonist Elzie Segar created Popeye, as a minor character ten years into the run of the Thimble Theatre strip in 1929, little did he know that the world's most famous sailor would still be around over ninety years later and still being offered as a Sunday feature.
To celebrate Popeye, the character, the comic strip and his universe, a feature cartoonist Charles M. Schulz described as “perfect... consistent in drawing and humor,” Hermes Press is publishing the definitive art monograph on the subject.
This 300 plus page book features a comprehensive essay written by pop culture historian R.C. Harvey accompanied by over 350 illustrations of original strip and comic book art, animation art, illustrations, advertising art, products, the Robert Altman film, and everything Popeye. Every aspect of Popeye is explored, from Olive Oyl and Eugene the Jeep to Wimpy and Bluto.
So, if you've ever read the strip, watched the cartoons, seen the movie, or ever eaten spinach and wondered if you'll have super-powers, this new comprehensive history is a must.
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COMING WINTER 2021
This deluxe hardcover includes a curated selection of Bob Scott's comic strip Bear with Me, presented for your enjoyment! There will be an introductory essay and never-before-seen art included in this beautiful book!
Molly has real-world problems; Bear has problems with the real world!
It can be tough being a tween. You want to do big things, change the world, and right some wrongs. But you also have to deal with math homework, getting enough sleep and the drama between your dad and pet bear. This is Molly’s world.
Being a tween is so much easier when your BFF is an 800 pound bear.
Bear is no ordinary bear. He sheds like a normal bear, he snores like a normal bear, but he is afraid of absolutely everything. Plus, he is allergic to fur. His own. But with Molly holding his paw, he can muddle through.
About the Creator:
Bob Scott lives in both the world of comic strips and animation. Born in Detroit, Bob began drawing at a young age, copying what he saw in the funny pages. Acceptance and graduation from California Institute of the Arts opened the world of character animation for Bob. He has worked over 35 years in the industry as an animator, character designer, storyboard artist and voice talent. His credits can be found on projects from Warner Brothers’ Bugs Bunny in Box Office Bunny (1990), Turner Animation’s Cat’s Don’t Dance and Pixar’s The Incredibles. He has worked for Jim Davis, co-penciling U.S. Acres and co-directing Garfield: His 9 Lives. Bob has always wanted a comic strip of his own, and so Bear with Me (aka Molly and the Bear) was born and became a syndicated webcomic in 2010.
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Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint #2, “Victoria Winters,”; ISBN 978-1-61345-191-5; $14.99; written by Marilyn Ross; paperback; 6 x 9 inches; printed text; archival edition; second in a series of 32 novels; available in March, 2020.
The second book in this reprint series, “Victoria Winters,” will feature the original painted cover depicting Victoria Winters and the complete text, re-proofed and error free.
These reprints will present each installment in the series with its original cover, but, unlike the Paperback Library books will present the titles in a larger 6 inch by 9 inch format, printed on archival paper and bound to be read and enjoyed without cracking or coming unbound. Each book in the series was written by William Edward Daniel Ross who used the pen name Marilyn Ross.
Still believing that the clue to her own identity lies hidden in Collins House, Victoria Winters stays on as a companion and governess – despite danger from someone in the isolated mansion trying to destroy her.
But Victoria’s determination to remain is shaken by the unexpected arrival of four mysterious strangers who begin a series of terrifying attacks on her life.
As a ghostly figure stalks her in the shadows, Victoria becomes convinced that staying at Collins House is a mistake that could well prove fatal!
Subsequent reprints of books #2-32 will follow in pairs on a bi- monthly basis throughout 2020-21.
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COMING JANUARY 2021
Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint #13, “ Barnabas Collins and the Mysterious Ghost,”; ISBN978-1-61345-221-9; $14.99; written by Marilyn Ross; paperback; 6 x 9 inches; printed text; archival edition; thirteenth in a series of 32 novels; available in Jan 2021.
The thirteenth book in this reprint series is titled “Barnabas Collins and the Mysterious Ghost.” Each book in the series was written by William Edward Daniel Ross who used the pen name Marilyn Ross.
Collinwood is plagued with a series of menacing events when a ballet troupe arrives there to perform for the summer tourists. One girl in particular, the beautiful Diana Samson, whom Barnabas has come to love, is repeatedly attacked by a mysterious, invisible presence.
When the star of the ballet is murdered, everyone is suspect -- including Diana and Barnabas. And when several graves are found opened, the old legend of the invisible ghost of Collinwood is revived.
As the attacks on Diana continue, Barnabas must find a way to stop them before she is murdered. But will he have to fight a human enemy -- or a supernatural force with powers greater than his own?
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AVAILABLE JANUARY 2021
Dark Shadows the Complete Paperback Library Reprint #14, “Barnabas Collins and Quentin's Demon,”; ISBN978-1-61345-227-1; $14.99; written by Marilyn Ross; paperback; 6 x 9 inches; printed text; archival edition; fourteenth in a series of 32 novels.
The fourteenth book in this reprint series is titled “Barnabas Collins and Quentin's Demon.” Each book in the series was written by William Edward Daniel Ross who used the pen name Marilyn Ross.
When Quentin Collins invited Lara Balfour to Collinwood, they knew each other only from the correspondence that had grown out of Quentin's admiration for the haunting waltz her father had composed.
Soon Quentin professes to love Lara -- but is his love really a threat? His first wife's throat was torn out by a wolflike creature who escaped capture. Since then, other young women have died in the same grisly fashion...in the full of the moon, when Quentin's mysterious "attacks" occur.
Lara faces the terrifying possibility that her brooding, sensitive host is a werewolf. She won't leave Collinwood, for that would mean leaving Barnabas, whom she has come to love. But will Barnabas be able to save her, if she stays?