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Gene Day's Black Zeppelin (5 issues)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Renegade Press:

Seller ID: 009638

Condition: Very Good to Fine


#1 April 1985 through #5 October 1986. For a number of years Gene Day wanted to publish his own comic magazine, and in 1978 took a few steps in that direction, producing and collecting material. Unfortunately, circumstances conspired against the magazine's release at that time, and it was shelved indefinitely. Then, suddenly, in September of 1982, Gene was dead of a massive heart attack, and it looked as though the magazine had died with him. But through an odd set of circumstances, the dream eventually became a reality, and in April of 1985 the first issue of Black Zeppelin rolled off the ... View more info

Gene Day's Black Zeppelin, #3, August/Aug. 1985

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Burbank, Renegade Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015702

Condition: Good


The third issue of the black-and-white horror comic originally intended to publish early art and stories by Gene Day, but which eventually included material by other people, too. This issue contains a story written and illustrated by Day, a story by him illustrated by Bruce Conklin, and a story by A. Funnell, illustrated by Day. General handling wear. These don't appear to be terribly common. View more info

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An AFB 4-book SF anthology multi-pack: The Stakes are High, The Best of Planet Stories #1, The Supernatural Reader, If This Goes On

By: Ashabranner, Brent, Leigh Brackett, Groff Conklin, Charles Nuetzel (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pennant P64, Ballantine 24334, Collier AS 392 V, Book Co. of America 015:

Seller ID: 018314

Condition: Good Reading Copies


Four science fiction/fantasy anthologies featuring more than 60 stories by such writers as William Saroyan, D.H. Lawrence, Nelson Algren, James Thurber, Anton Checkhov, Damon Runyon, Ben Hecht, Poul Anderson, Leigh Brackett, Ray Bradburn, Fredric Brown, Raymond Z. Gallun, Basil Wells, Lord Dunsany, Keith Bennett, Ross Rocklynne, F. Marion Crawford, H.H. Munro, Saki, Ambrose Bierce, John Collier, A.E. Coppard, Philip Fisher, H.F. Heard, Will Jenkins, E. Nesbit, Edgar Pangborn, May Sinclair, Theodore Sturgeon, M.R. James, Fitz James O'Brien, Richard Matheson, Fritz Leiber, Isaac Asimov, Roald Da... View more info

The Cry from Street to Street

By: Bailey, Hillary

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Constable: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011296

Condition: Very Good


Mary Kelly, a rich woman after fleeing the horrors of 1880's Whitechapel to become a brothel-keeper on the Canadian frontier, has returned to London to find and rescue her two sisters, but it's now 1888, and a monster who would later become known as Jack the Ripper is just embarking on his bloody mission; (the author writes in a note at the beginning of her book, "The murderer known as Jack the Ripper killed six women in one square mile of East London between 7 August and 9 November 1888. These women were Martha Tabram, or Turner, Polly Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine E... View more info

The Boy Who Kicked Pigs

By: Baker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008733

ISBN: 0 571 19771 X

Condition: About Very Good


Baker is best known as television's Doctor Who. Here he gives us the grotesque and horrific story of an evil thirteen-year-old who despises the human race and enjoys kicking pigs. A grisly little tale with a ratty ending not for the faint-of-heart. Illustrated boards, 126 pages. Scuffed boards, impressions to covers, tanned edges, moderate general wear. View more info

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The Feast of the Wolf

By: Blackburn, Thomas

Price: $18.50

Publisher: London, MacGibbon & Kee: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008296

ISBN: 0-261-63214-0

Condition: Very Good


Renowned poet's first novel (after five books of verse, a critical study of Robert Browning, and a work of autobiography), in which a newly appointed Professor of English at a metropolitan university is "victim of an unusual psychosis--haunted by vampire, werewolf, all the twittering fauna of nightmare." Dust jacket design by Kinneir Calvert Tuhill. Mild slant, light corner wear, two 1"-square sticker shadows to front free end paper. Dust jacket w/lightly sunned spine, light edgewear, small soil marks. View more info

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Brother Theodore's Chamber of Horrors

By: Brother Theodore and Marvin Kaye (editors)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Pinnacle Books: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018198

ISBN: 0-523-00718-3

Condition: Near Fine


Brother Theodore (born Theodore Isidore Gottlieb), is, for some reason, mainly forgotten today, but in his prime he had a pretty serious cult following due primarily to his sometimes comedic, sometimes dark, stream-of-consciousness monologues. He appeared on The Merv Griffin Show dozens of times, was on Johnny Carson's The Tonight Show, The Dick Cavett Show and The Joey Bishop Show. He died in 2001, at the age of 94. (His tombstone boasts one of the all-time great inscriptions: "Known as Brother Theodore / Solo Performer, Comedian, Metaphysician / "As Long as There Is Death, There ... View more info

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Consumed

By: Cronenberg, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Canada: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018133

ISBN: 0670069000

Condition: Fine


The director of such feel-good films as Dead Ringers, Scanners, Videodrome, Rabid, and many similiar heartwarming tales, presents the timeless story of a husband-and-wife pair of French intellectuals, the wife found dead and partially eaten in their Paris apartment, the husband deciding that a little trip to Tokyo might be a real good idea. When a young journalist travels to Tokyo to interview the hungry little bugger, her boyfriend seduces a cancer patient and gets a sexually transmitted disease whose origin he traces to a ritzy community in Toronto. Just a light-hearted romantic romp, real... View more info

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Moon Magic

By: Fortune, Dion

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Star 39704 / Wyndham Publications: 1976

Edition: 1st Star edition

Seller ID: 018307

ISBN: 0352397047

Condition: Very Good


Sequel to 'The Sea Priestess,' this is Fortune's last novel, unfinished at the time of her death, and completed by a protege before being published posthumously in 1957. 202 pages + five pages of advertisements for other Star titles. Ingternally tight and clean w/moderate edge wear, faint remainder stripe to top edge, another to bottom edge, short ink mark to "N" of "Dion" on front cover, otherwise light general wear. (Notice how you don't have to *wonder* what the flaws may be? None of that laziness that manifests itself in such comments as "MAY have" this flaw or other, or "MIGHT BE ex-l... View more info

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The Winged Bull

By: Fortune, Dion (Pseudonym of Violet Mary Firth)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Star 39720 / Wyndham Publications: 1976

Edition: 1st Star edition

Seller ID: 018311

ISBN: 0 352 39720 9

Condition: Good to Very Good


First published in hardcover in 1935 by Williams and Norgate. A man plunged "into a fearfully unfamiliar world" must save a woman "from the malignant influence of a black magician" who plans "to use her in a dangerous, obscene ritual." 185 pages + seven pages of advertisments for other Star-published titles. Edgewear, impressions, small flake to bottom left area of front cover, faint remainder stripe to top edge, split between pages 6/7. View more info

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MONSTER, MONSTER, The Complete Illustrated Skywald Horror-Mood Masterpiece

By: Funnell, Augustine

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Somewhere deep in the heart of Horror-Mood country, superggraphics/George Warner/A Horror-Mood Magazine: 2016

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Funnell

Seller ID: 018237

Condition: Fine


Collects all nine stories that went into the Monster, Monster series, here wonderfully restored from the originals and edited by superggraphics' George Warner. A limited edition of 60 copies, of which this is #27. The short synopsis: a less-than-attractive boy is bullied, transforms into a bloodthirsty werewolf (as opposed to those vegan werewolves striking mild dread into everyone's heart), then exacts revenge. A lot of it. On a lot of people. Some of it even makes sense. Originally published by Skywald Publishing in the 1970s, and edited by the incomparable "Archaic" Alan Hewe... View more info

Bending the Landscape: Horror

By: Griffith, Nicola, and Stephen Pagel (editors)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Woodstock & New York, The Overlook Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011680

Condition: Near Fine


Although the front flap copy clearly states that this is "Volume II: Horror" (following "Volume I: Science Fiction"), the editors state in their Introduction that, "This is the third volume in the Bending the Landscape series. For each--Fantasy, then Science Fiction, and now Horror--we asked a variety of writers, gay and straight, mainstream and genre, new and well established, to create original stories with gay or lesbian characters, set in a milieu or landscape bent slightly out of true." In this instance the editors would seem to either know more than the publishers... View more info

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THE WILD NIGHT COMPANY, Irish stories of fantasy & horror

By: Haining, Peter (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018216

ISBN: 0-8008-8335-7

Condition: Very Good to Fine


A collection of 22 stories, one traditional, and one each by Ray Bradbury (who also contributed a foreword) Giraldus Cambrensis, Daniel Defoe, Charles Robert Maturin, T. (Thomas) Crofton Croker, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Lady Wilde, Oscar Wilde, Charlotte Riddell (Mrs. J. H. Riddell) William Carleton, George Moore, W. B. Yeats, A. E. Coppard, Francis (F.) Marion Crawford, James Joyce, Lord Dunsany, William Hope Hodgson, Shane Leslie, Elliott O'Donnell, H. P. Lovecraft, and Sinead de Valera. Green cloth w/blackspine lettering, 287 pages. Mild wear to corners/spine ends, in dust jacket w/light ... View more info

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Nightmare No. 22, October/Oct. 1974/'74 (signed)

By: Hewetson, Alan (editor)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Skywald Publishing Corporation: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Funnell, at his story

Seller ID: 017690

Condition: Good


Illustrated horror stories from the delightfully demented mind of the sadly departed (and much-missed at this address) Archaic Al Hewetson, as well as pieces by Horror-Mood alums Ed Fedory, and Augustine Funnell. 66 pages. General wear. View more info

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The Brotherhood of Satan

By: Jones, L.Q.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Award Books A842S / Universal-Award House Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018221

ISBN: 0441083013

Condition: Near Fine


A family driving to Gramma's place for a birthday celebration becomes trapped in a small town where Satanists are abducting children and indoctrinating them into their little circle of Satan worshippers. Tension ensues. Novelization of the 1971 movie of the same name (tough to believe that the nominees for best picture that year were The French Connection -- which won -- A Clockwork Orange, Fiddler on the Roof, The Last Picture Show, and Nicholas and Alexandra, and this one didn't even get an honourable mention -- what WAS the Academy thinking? I mean, c'mon, this had Strother Martin and Ger... View more info

Carrie

By: King, Stephen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Editions J'ai Lu 835: 1978

Edition: 1st J'ai Lu edition

Seller ID: 008285

ISBN: 2 277 11835 4

Condition: Very Good


French-language edition of the 1974 story that launched Stephen King's career, and made him one of the best-selling writers of all time. Translated by Henri Robillot. Cover illustration by Jean Mascii. Moderate general wear. View more info

Monster Madness, No. 2 (#2)

By: Lee, Stan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marvel: 1973

Seller ID: 009561

Condition: Very Good to Fine


A collection of old horror movie stills embellished with humourous captions. Cover features Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi and Basil Rathbone in a scene from Universal's 1939 release, "Son of Frankenstein." Horizontal crinkle (printing imperfection) to back cover; View more info

Monster Madness, No. 3 (#3)

By: Lee, Stan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Marvel: 1973

Seller ID: 009567

Condition: Very Good


A collection of old horror movie stills embellished with humourous captions. Also contains movie reviews from Don McGregor and Tony Isabella, an article on "The Creature From The Black Lagoon," a look at the flesh-eating Wendigo, a Tony Isabella-written profile of horror master Robert Bloch, and other features. Cover reproduces a scene from the film, "Bride of Frankenstein." View more info

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AT THE MOUNTAINS OF MADNESS, A Graphic Novel

By: Lovecraft, H.P. (Howard Phillips) and I. (Ian) N.J. Culbard (adapted by)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling: 2010

Edition: 3rd printing

Seller ID: 018238

ISBN: 1402780427

Condition: Near Fine


Lovecraft's class tale of Antarctic horror is here adapted and illustrated by Culbard in graphic novel format. 124 pages. 1.5" x .5" date stamp to rear end paper, a hint of general wear. Internally tight and clean. View more info

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Rhea

By: Martin, Russ

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Playboy Press 16683: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018257

ISBN: 0-872-16683-X

Condition: Very Good


A young woman desiring eternal youth and beauty makes an unholy covenant with a certain creature who grants such twisted little wishes, and decides to descend upon Hollywood, "where the men would be handsomer, richer, and possibly even more depraved." 319 pages + 1-page advertisement for Playboy Press. Mild slant/roll, a few impressions, 1" tear to bottom right spine edge, thin reading crease to spine, light rubbing. View more info

La maison des damnes

By: Matheson, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J'ai Lu 612: 1975

Edition: 1st J'ai Lu edition

Seller ID: 008307

Condition: Near Fine


French-language edition of Matheson's 'Hell House', originally published in the US in 1971, and translated here by Patrick Reumaux. Eerie candelabra cover illustration by Tibor Csernus. Some sunning to spine, light general wear. A very nice copy, internally tight and clean. View more info

Burn Witch, Burn

By: Merritt, A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Avon 43: 1944

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: 008047

Condition: Good


An eminent brain specialist finds himself examining patients who die suddenly, leaving no trace of a cause. A classic of the genre, originally published in 1933 by Liveright Publishing. Reading crease, vertical crease to back cover, tanning, crease to corner of pages 127/8, light smudging, moderate general handling wear. View more info

Unholy Flame

By: Rosmanith, Olga

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gold Medal 273: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010958

Condition: Very Good


paperback original; a woman uncertain whether she will find peace or madness in orgiastic rites finds herself the intended sacrifice to a nameless god of evil; some edgewear, impressions, moderate general wear; internally tight; View more info

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FILMFAX, The Magazine of Unusual Film and Television, April/May 1991, No. 26

By: Stein, Michael, and Sharon Lind Williams (editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Evanston, Michael Stein: 1991

Seller ID: 017731

Condition: Very Good


Contains articles on B-movie, "The Twonky," horror film legend Rondo Hatton, Boris Karloff and Harry Cohn of Columbia Studios, and Marion Michael Morrison (that would be John Wayne, kids) and his time at Monogram, as well as a profile of Lionel Stander and interviews with Clarence "Ducky" Nash (the voice of Donald Duck), Soupy Sales and Sam Arkoff. 98 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

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FILMFAX, The Magazine of Unusual Film and Television, October Oct./November Nov. 1992, No. 35

By: Stein, Michael, and Sharon Lind Williams (editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Evanston, Michael Stein: 1992

Seller ID: 017743

Condition: Very Good


Contains articles on Colin Clive and his torment "by his own closet monsters, repressed homosexuality and alcoholism"; Horace Liveright; "Universal's house physician of Horror," Edward Van Sloan; Helen Chandler; and Dwight Frye, as well as interviews with Jack Pierce and Dwight D. Frye. Also contains reviews of movies and filmbook literature. 98 pages, illustrated. Moderate general wear. View more info

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FILMFAX, The Magazine of Unusual Film and Television, June/July 1993

By: Stein, Michael, and Sharon Lind Williams (editors)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Evanston, Michael Stein: 1993

Seller ID: 017745

Condition: Very Good


Contains articles on Realart, the re-releasing company; the makeup secrets of Lon Chaney, Sr.; submarine movies, and the television series Sea Hunt; articles/interviews about child star Jay North of Dennis the Menace fame; Lita Grey Chaplin about her husband, Charlie, and Ian Wolfe. 98 pages, illustrated. Slight mustiness, moderate general wear. View more info

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Scarlet Street, No. 48

By: Valley, Richard (editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Glen Rock, Scarlet Street Inc. / Richard Valley: 2003

Seller ID: 017746

Condition: Very Good


Contains a variety of articles on a variety of genre films, including horror, mystery and film noir. This one contains American film magazine that primarily specialized in the genres of horror, mystery and film noir. 82 pages, illustrated. Light general wear. View more info

The House of Fear (signed)

By: Williamson, Chet

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Footsteps Press: 1989

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 010691

Condition: Very Good to Fine


#272 of 500 numbered/signed copies. Top right corner bent. View more info