Humor & Cartoons

Humor & Cartoons


  • 4 volumes, plus 2 letters. 4to. Archive of Socks manuscripts from the mind of one of America's most talented and incorrigible comedians, Michael O'Donoghue, and the multi-talented J.C. Suares: (1) Socks Home Alone in the White House. In blue paper covered three-ring binder, with manuscript title label to cover. 24 leaves, typescript, manuscript and photocopy, with mannuscript edits and additions throughout. (2) 2 TLs (typed letters signed) from Michael O'Donoghue to J.C. Suares, discussing Socks and other cat-related material, merchandising, and including a scrap of original poetry. Also, one sign-off: 'Christ, who do I have to fuck to get off this planet/ '. Unruly, funny, charming. (3) Socks Goes to Washington: Proposal for a half-hour animated special. Padbound wrappers. Photocopy. 4 pp. (4) Don't Blame Me I'm Just the Cat: Sock's Diary - Part II. Dated May 2nd 1994. Spiral bound. Photocopy. 15 leaves. (5) If Cats Ruled the World. Spiral bound. Dated October 20th 1992. 27 leaves. Also includes two staple bound photocopies of manuscripts for O'Donoghue magazine pieces, 'Maid in Japan' and 'Match Girls'. All in very good condition. An incredible archive of unpublished original material from one of comedy's most brilliant, untamed and under-recognized minds. O'Donoghue was the founder of the Harvard Lampoon, the first head-writer for Saturday Night Live (his love/hate relationship with the show is the stuff of legend), and one of the true original voices in the entertainment business. VG. THE SET:
  • R. Crumb Comics: The Story O' My Life People...Ya Gotta Love 'Em

    By R. Crumb

    Our Price: $450.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112549584
    • Publisher: Black Sparrow Press
    • Published: 1990
    4to. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. One of 26 lettered copies (of 226 total). Lightest of rubbing to cloth boards. Fading and rubbing to cloth bound slipcase with slight wear to corner. NF in VG slipcase.
  • The End Is Near! Visions of Apocalypse Millennium and Utopia : Works From the American Visionary Art Museum

    By Dilettante Press

    Our Price: $250.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110854161
    • Publisher: Dilettante Press
    • Published: 1998
    (Los Angeles). (1998). Square 4to. 1st edition. INSCRIBED by Roger Manley, Howard Finster (and his daughter Beverly), Joe Coleman, Leonard Knight, William Thomas Thompson, Paul Laffoley, Christine Sefolosha, Stephen A. Powers, Frank Bruno, Sanford A. Wilson, with Slap City postcard laid-in, also SIGNED by Leonard Knight. Very minor shelfwear to d.j. NF/NF.
  • Alan Moore's Light of Thy Countenance

    By Alan Moore

    Our Price: $225.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112403558
    • Publisher: Avatar Press
    • Published: N.D.
    [Ranoul]. 8vo. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Deluxe edition. SIGNED by Moore and Massafera. Leather bound with gilt title and design to boards and spine. Miniscule rubbing to boards. Glue barely exposed to front hinge. Binding slightly exposed to gutter of verso of r.f.e.p. NF.
  • Mondonomicon: MONDO Poster Book, Vol. 3

    By MONDO

    Our Price: $200.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112346381
    • Publisher: MONDO
    • Published: n.d.
    [2013]. 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED edition. 1 of 100 hand bound copies. Clean, bright copy. VG.
  • L'oeuvre inedit de Gavarni

    By Leon Marotte

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111058346
    • Publisher: H. Floury
    • Published: 1912
    4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, one of 50 copies on Japon (of 350 total). Rebound in blue library cloth without wrappers. Pages 237-248 detached but present. VG.
  • Crime: Suspense Stories

    By Max Allan Collins

    Our Price: $175.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112450729
    • Publisher: Russ Cochran
    • Published: N.D.
    5 volumes. 4to. Bumping and wear to spine ends with some shelfwear to edges of boards. Some soiling to top edge of text block of volume 2 with miniscule spots of dampstaining to top edge of text block of volume 5. Shelfwear to edges of slipcase, especially to bottom board. VG in VG slipcase. THE SET:
  • Tales From the Crypt (Including The Crypt of Terror)

    By William M. Gaines

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789110761797
    • Publisher: Russ Cochran
    • Published: 1979
    5 volumes. 4to. Bumping to extremities of boards of set with fading to spines of set. Some scratching and previous owner's price sticker adhered to rear board of volume 4. Some edgewear to slightly rubbed slipcase with abrasion to spine of slipcase. VG in VG slipcase. THE SET:
  • Harvey Kurtzman's Jungle Book

    By Harvey Kurtzman

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111220521
    • Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
    • Published: N.D.
    4to. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION. One of 175 copies. SIGNED by Kurtzman. Slightest of fading to cloth spine. Gentle fading to edges of slipcase. NF in NF slipcase.
  • Crawl to Me

    By Alan Robert

    Our Price: $130.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112409420
    • Publisher: IDW Publishing
    • Published: 2012
    (San Diego). (IDW Publishing). (2012). 4to. SIGNED NUMBERED EDITION. One of 25 copies. Original drawing in separate envelope SIGNED by Robert. Gentle rubbing to boards. with slight scratches and minor soiling. Some shelfwear to clamshell box. VG/NF in VG clamshell box.
  • Big Questions or Asomatognosia : whose hand is it anyway ?

    By Anders Brekhus Nilsen

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112535730
    • Publisher: Drawn & Quarterly
    • Published: 2011
    Thick 8vo. SIGNED and numbered tipped-in plate., one of 1000. Tipped-in plate detached, mild glue-burning to margins. NF.
  • Hatcher

    By Ted Kooser

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Wrappers
    • ISBN-13: 9789112202250
    • Publisher: Windflower Press
    4to. Mild rubbing to edges of wrappers and text block. VG in wrappers.
  • Pictures That Tick

    By Dave McKean

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781499245523
    • Publisher: Hourglass
    (California). (Hourglass). 4to. LIMITED EDITION, one of 4000 copies, signed by McKean on bookplate. Slight wear to ends of spine and bottom corners of boards. VG.
  • Fight Club 2 : Tranquility Gambit

    By Chuck Palahniuk

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789112095432
    • Publisher: Dark Horse Books
    (Milwaukie). (2016). 4to. 1st library edition. SIGNED by Palahniuk. NF in NF slipcase.
  • Secrets in the Shadows : The Art & Life of Gene Colan

    By Tom Field

    Our Price: $125.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789111667081
    • Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
    • Published: 2005
    (2005). 4to. 1st edition, hardcover issue with additional materials. INSCRIBED by the artist. Slight edgewear to boards, with small crack to tail of spine at rear joint. Mild edgewear to dust jacket, with small dampstain to bottom of front panel on verso. VG/VG.