The history of the Hollies is enigmatic at best. Their squeaky clean images kept them out of the spotlight. The Beatles hogged the British scene in the 60s, while The Rolling Stones thrived on their enfant terrible image. This might be the reason why not much is written on The Hollies. The Hollies: Riding The Carousel by Malcolm C. Searles promises to shed light on perhaps of the greatest 60s band.
Most of us give little thought to the back of the book—it’s just where you go to look things up. But as Dennis Duncan reveals in this delightful and witty history, hiding in plain sight is an unlikely realm of ambition and obsession, sparring and politicking, pleasure and play. In the pages of the index, we might find Butchers, to be avoided, or Cows that sh-te Fire, or even catch Calvin in his chamber with a Nonne. Here, for the first time, is the secret world of the index: an unsung but extraordinary everyday tool, with an illustrious but little-known past.
This comprehensive collection of the original trading card series—timed to publish alongside the release of Jurassic World: Dominion—includes the fronts and backs of all of these classic cards, plus the special chase cards and rare promotional material. The book also includes text and commentary by Gary Gerani, editor of the original series, and an afterword by Chip Kidd, who created and designed the cover of Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park, which became the iconic logo for the franchise.
Hogan’s Alley #23 features a long examination of the legendary Frank Frazetta’s time working for Li’l Abner creator Al Capp, with gorgeous Frazetta artwork (some supplied by his family). The issue also features an in-depth look at the lawsuit that led to two versions of the seminal comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids, with new research into the legal archives. The issue has a feature on a short-lived attempt to produce a live-action sitcom based on Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy. This issue also has a long interview with Golden Age comic book and comic strip artist Bob Fujitani.
All four books collecting Charles M. Schulz’s original comics of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang are now in one special box set. Find the meaning of friendship, love, and comfort in all the little things around us in I Need All the Friends I Can Get, Happiness Is a Warm Puppy, Security Is a Thumb and a Blanket, and Love Is Walking Hand in Hand. The box set also comes with four collectible cards with a Peanuts quote!
Join Paul, John, George, and Ringo as they take a journey on a yellow submarine to Pepperland to save the music-loving inhabitants from the Blue Meanies! Premium playing cards featuring fan-favorite characters and artwork from the iconic animated musical adventure. The decks are illustrated with remarkable details and colorful, vibrant imagery. “It’s all in the mind y’know!”