Comics, Pulps, and Paperbacks: Why such a discrepancy in values?
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Some wild British-ness. Post-nuclear age alarm-ism. I really love Glama, who was on the back cover of countless British Sci-Fi titles

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Does anyone know what goody is buried in this otherwise obscure 50's issue of Esquire?

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14 hours ago, Arkadin said:

Does anyone know what goody is buried in this otherwise obscure 50's issue of Esquire?

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The Gift by Ray Bradbury, with an incredible fold-out illo by master illustrator Ren Wicks.

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Where do you feel pop-up books fall?

Here’s a more modern signed Wrightson. Didn’t realize/remember the two pieces went together until today. Smiling. 

 

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19 hours ago, Arkadin said:

Does anyone know what goody is buried in this otherwise obscure 50's issue of Esquire?

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Esquires are really interesting.  The interior illustrations are very cool and they often featured very high quality writers.  Good stuff!

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7 hours ago, Marty Mann said:

A MAN CALLED SPADE

DELL #411

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Sweet - welcome :)

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SHANE

BANTAM WESTERN #1297

February 1955

5th Printing

 

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SHANE

BANTAM WESTERN #1297

February 1955

5th Printing

 

 

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RIPLEY'S SECOND BELIEVE IT OR NOT!

POCKET BOOK #426

April 1948

1st Printing

 

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8 hours ago, Marty Mann said:

RIPLEY'S SECOND BELIEVE IT OR NOT!

POCKET BOOK #426

April 1948

1st Printing

 

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Sweet copy... Marty, are these paperbacks you bought when they came out? or shortly thereafter?

Guys my generation love the fact that paperbacks were the internet of the 20th century = inexpensive, widespread knowledge & entertainment :)

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8 hours ago, Surfing Alien said:

Sweet copy... Marty, are these paperbacks you bought when they came out? or shortly thereafter?

Guys my generation love the fact that paperbacks were the internet of the 20th century = inexpensive, widespread knowledge & entertainment :)

As with all of my PARK AVENUE COLLECTION these paperback's were bought from the newsstand or newsrooms when they first

came out....thanks for asking.

Marty

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Here's a fun assortment of paperbacks from a flea market last fall. The two most collectible ones might be Perelandra and The Dain Curse, but I also think they're the most common. I was glad to pick up a few of the other ones I didn't have.  :shy:

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DRAGNET, CASE NO. 561

POCKET BOOK  #1120

1st Printing  July 1956

Chapter 1

It was Wednesday, April 25th.  It was warm in Los Angeles.  We were working the day watch out of

Homicide Division.  My partner's Frank Smith.  The boss is Captain O'Neill.

My name's Friday.

I'm a cop.

 

 

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