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Interested in finding books in print which explore the realms of vintage paperback and pulp fiction books cover art and various aspects of American 20th-Century Pop Culture, like my line of Pulp Fiction Postcards do? I've done quite a bit of "surfing" on AMAZON.COM'S Website bookstore in search of books on these themes, both for myself and as further suggested readings for anyone interested in Pulp Fiction, Pop Culture, Noir Books and Film, the Graphic Arts and related issues. Herewith you'll find a listing of books on such topics as:

Vintage Paperbacks
Pulp Fiction
Book Noir
Pop Culture
1950s Culture
1960s Culture
Television and Culture
Gay & Lesbian Art & Culture
Pin-Up Art
Pulp & Illustration Art
Erotic Art
Movie Poster Art
Freak Shows and Banner Art
Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Films
Film and Film Noir
The Sociology of Film
The History of Magazines
Magazine and Record Album Cover Art
The Funnies, Comics & Super Heroes
R[obert] Crumb

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Modernism
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Pulp Art
Retro Style
 

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Books on Vintage Paperbacks & Magazines
Title Author Publ. Date
COLLECTIBLE PAPERBACK BOOKS: A New Vintage Paperback
Price Reverence
 
Jeff Canja 2002
PULP: A Collectors Book of [Australian] Pulp Fiction

 

Dr. Toni
Johnson-Woods
2004
THE GREAT AMERICAN PAPERBACK: An Illustrated Tribute
to Legends of the Book
 
Richard A. Lupoff 2001
THE CLASSIC ERA OF AMERICAN PULP MAGAZINES  Peter Haining 2001
IT'S A MAN'S WORLD  Adam Parfrey, et al 2003
HARDBOILED AMERICA: Lurid Paperbacks and the Masters of Noir Geoffrey O'Brien 1997
OVER MY DEAD BODY: The Sensational Age of the American
Paperback: 1945-1955
Lee Server 1994
PAPERBACK TALK Ray Walters 1985
PUTTING DELL ON THE MAP: A History of the Dell Paperbacks William H. Lyles 1984
TV TIE-INS: A Bibliography of American TV Tie-In Paperbacks Kurt Peer 1997
TWO-BIT CULTURE: The Paperbacking of America Kenneth C. Davis out-of-print
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Books on Pulp Fiction
Title Author Publ. Date
THE ADVENTURES OF RACE WILLIAMS:
A Dime Detective Book (Dime Detective Pulp Classics)
Carroll John Daly 1989
ALL IN COLOR FOR A DIME: Richard A. Lupoff et al 1997
AMERICAN PULP Edward Gorman et al 1997
ART OF IMAGINATION Frank M. Robinson et al 2002
DANGER IS MY BUSINESS: An Illustrated History of the Fabulous Pulp Magazines/1893-1953 Lee Server 1993
MAMMOTH BOOK OF PULP ACTION Maxim Jakubowski 2001
MAMMOTH BOOK OF PULP FICTION Maxim Jakubowski 1996
THE BIG BOOK OF BIG LITTLE BOOKS Bill Borden & Steve Posner 1997
BIG LITTLE BOOKS: A Collector's Reference & Value Guide Larry Jacobs 1996
THE CLASSIC ERA OF AMERICAN PULP MAGAZINES Peter Haining 2001
CULT FICTION: Popular Reading and Pulp Theory Clive Bloom 1996
THE GREAT PULP HEROES Don Hutchinson 1996
PULP CULTURE: The Art of Fiction Magazines Frank M. Robinson 1998
PULP SCIENCE FICTION VOICES: Interviews with
6 Writers and Editors
Jeffrey M. Elliot 1983
PULP VOICES: Interviews with Pulp Magazine
Writers and Editors
Jeffrey M. Elliot 1982
THE PULP WESTERN: A Popular History John A. Dinan 1983
PULPING FICTIONS: Consuming Culture Across the
Literature\Media Divide
Deborah Cartmell et al 1986
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Books on Book Noir
Title Author Publ. Date
CHANDLER: Stories and Early Novels Raymond Chandler &
Frank MacShane
1995
DASHIELL HAMMETT Dashiell Hammett &
Steve Marcus
1999
CRIME NOVELS: American Noir of the 1950s Jim Thompson et al 1997
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FICTIONAL PEOPLE: The Most Important
Characters of the 20th Century
Seth Godin 1996
GETTING HOOKED: Fiction's Opening Sentences 1950s-1990s Sharon Rendell-Smock 1996
GUILTY PARTIES: A Mystery Lover's Companion Ian Ousby 1997
HARDBOILED: An Anthology of American Crime Stories Bill Pronzini & Jack Adrian 1997
A CENTURY OF NOIR Mickey Spillane,
Max Allan Collins
2002
THE BIG BOOK OF NOIR Lee Server et al 1998
PULP MASTERS Edward Gorman et al 1997
MYSTERY, DETECTIVE AND ESPIONAGE FICTION: A Checklist
of U.S. Pulps 1915-1974
Michael L. Cook 1988
PULP CULTURE: Hardboiled Fiction and the Cold War Woody Haut 1996
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Books on Pop Culture
Title Author Publ. Date
1940s: (Fashion Sourcebook) John Peacock 1998
21st CENTURY DICTIONARY OF SLANG Princeton Language Institute 1994
OXYMORONICA Mardy Grothe 2004
THE BIG BOOK OF URBAN LEGENDS Jan Harold Brunvand et al 1994
THE BIG BOOK OF LOSERS Paul Kirchner & Irwin Chusid 1997
THE BIG BOOK OF WEIRDOS Carl A. Posey & Gahan Wilson 1995
THE BIG BOOK OF THE UNEXPLAINED Doug Moench 1997
BOYS' TOYS OF THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES Thomas W. Holland 1997
MORE BOYS' TOYS OF THE FIFTIES AND SIXTIES Thomas W. Holland 1998
BOARD GAMES OF THE '50S, '60S & '70S David Dilley 1996
BUZZWORDS: L.A. Fresh Speak J. T. Steiny 1997
COCKTAIL NATION: Cosmic Cocktails, Space Age Shots and Other Rituals of Release... Beverly West & Kim Doi 19??
DRIVE IN MEMORIES: Popcorn and Romance Under the Stars Don & Susan Sanders 2000
CRUISIN' Michael Karl Witzel et al 1997
THE AMERICAN MOTEL Michael Karl Witzel 2000
GOING HOME TO THE FIFTIES Bill Yenne 2002
EASTERN TIME ZONE: A Guide to Asian Influence on American Culture Jeff Yang et al 1997
FUTURE TOYS: Robots, Astronauts, Space Ships, Ray Guns Antoni Emchowicz et al 2000
GROWING UP WITH DICK AND JANE: Learning and Living the
American Dream
Carole Kismaric &
Marvin Heiferman
1996
HIGH AND LOW: Modern Art and Popular Culture Kirk Varnedoe & Adam Gopnik 1990
HOME AWAY FROM HOME: Motels in America John Margolies 1995
IDIOM SAVANT: Slang As It Is Slung Jerry Camarillo Dunn 1997
MODERN RETRO: Living With Mid-Century Modern Style Neil Bingham et al 2000
LIPSTICK TRACES: A Secret History of the 20th Century Greil Marcus 1990
OUT OF TIME: Designs for the Twentieth-Century Future Norman Brosterman 2000
BLAST OFF! Rareties from the Golden Age of Space Toys S. Mark Young  et al 2001
RAY GUN: The History of Ray Guns and Space Toys Over 40 Years Eugene W. Metcalf et al 1999
RED SCARED!: The Commie Menace in Propaganda and Popular Culture Steven Heller & Michael Barson 2001
RETRO HOME Suzanne Trocme et al 2001
SAUCER ATTACK: UFO Phenomenon from the Golden Age
of Flying Saucers
Eric Nesheim & Leif Hesheim 1997
SEX, AMERICAN STYLE: An Illustrated Romp Through the
Golden Age of Heterosexuality
Jack Boulware 1997
A TASTE FOR POP: Pop Art, Gender and Consumer Culture Cecile Whiting 1997
TEENAGE CONFIDENTIAL: An Illustrated History of the American Teen Michael Barson & Steve Heller 1998
VAMPS: An Illustrated History of the Femme Fatale Pam Keesey 1997
VINTAGE TOYS: Robots and Space Toys Jim Bunte et al 2000
YESTERDAY'S TOMORROWS: Past Visions of the American Future Joseph J. Corn et al 1996
WHAT A CHARACTER!: 20th Century American Advertising Icons Warren Dotz et al 1996
WHERE THE GIRLS ARE: Growing Up Female With the Mass Media Susan J. Douglas 1995
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1950s Culture
Title Author Publ. Date
THE 1950S: (Fashion Sourcebooks) John Peacock 1997
ALL-AMERICAN ADS OF THE 50S Warren Dotz et al 2002
ALL THAT HOLLYWOOD ALLOWS: Re-Reading Gender in 1950s Melodrama Jackie Byars 1991
AMERICA'S 5 & 10 CENT STORES: The Kress Legacy Bernice L. Thomas 1997
AS SEEN ON TV: The Visual Culture of Everyday Life in the 1950s Karal Ann Marling 1996
THE BEAT GENERATION IN NEW YORK: A Walking Tour of Jack Kerouac's City Bill Morgan 1997
THE BEAT GENERATION IN SAN FRANCISCO: A Literary Tour Bill Morgan 1997
CAR HOPS AND CURB SERVICE: A History of American Drive-In Restaurants 1920-1960 Jim Heinmann 1996
DESIGN IN THE FIFTIES: When Everyone Went Modern George H. Marcus 1998
FABULOUS FABRICS OF THE 50S Gideon Bosker et al 1992
FABULOUS FIFTIES: Designs for Modern Living Sheila Steinberg et al 1993
FIFTIES FURNITURE Leslie A. Pina 1996
GOOGIE: Fifties Coffee Shop Architecture Alan Hess 1986
THE BOOK OF TIKI Sven Kirsten 2003
TIKI ROAD TRIP: A Guide to Tiki Subculure in Northe America James Teitelbaum, Sven Kirsten 2003
HI-FI'S & HI-BALLS: The Golden Age of the American Bachelor Steven Guarnaccia et al 1997
PAD: The Guide to Ultra-Living Matt Maranian 2000
THE ART OF SHAG Shag 2001
SHAG PARTY Adam Roche, Shag 2002
RETRO BARBEQUE: Tasty Recipes for the Grillin' Guy Linda Everett 2002
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IN THE '50S: Sun, Fun and Fantasy Charles Phoenix 2002
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIALAND: Mid-Century Culture in Kodachrome Charles Phoenix 2004
MID-CENTURY MODERN: Furniture of the 1950s Cara Greenberg et al 1995
MILLER'S COLLECTING THE 1950s Madeleine Marsh 1997
MOM 'N' POP'S APPLE PIE 1950S COOKBOOK: Over 300 Great Recipes from the
Golden Age of American Home Cooking
Barbara Stuart Peterson 1997
THE OTHER FIFTIES: Interrogating Midcenury American Icons Joel Foreman 1996
PATIO DADDY-O: '50s Recipes With a '90s Twist Gideon Bosker et al 1996
RETRO STYLE: The '50s Look for Today's Home Marion Haslam et al 2000
RETRO HAPPY HOUR: Drinks and Eats With a '50s Beat Linda Everett 2003
ATOMIC COCKTAILS: Mixed Drinks for Modern Times Karen Brooks et al 1998
HIGHBALLS HIGH HEELS: A Girls Guide to the Art of Cocktails Karen Brooks et al 2001
RETRO BEACH BASH: A Sunlover's Guide to Food and Fun Linda Everett 2003
RETRO DINER: Comfort Food from the American Roadside Linda Everett 2002
RETRO LUAU: Drinks and Eats With a '50s Beat Richard Perry 2004
RETRO BREAKFAST: Memorable Meals Morning, Noon or Night Linda Everett, Richard Perry 2004
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1960s Culture
Title Author Publ. Date
THE 1960s: (Fashion Sourcebook) John Peacock 1998
60s! John Javna & Gordon Javna 1988
THE ART OF THE FILLMORE: The Poster Series 1966-1971 Garle Lemke & Gayle Lemke 1997
BENEATH THE DIAMOND SKY: Haight-Ashbury 1965-1970 Barney Hoskyns 1997
COVERING THE 60S: George Lois, the Esquire Era George Lois 1996
SPACE TOYS OF THE '60S James H. Gillam 1999
TOYS OF THE '60S William R. Bruegman 1996
I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER: The Psychedelic Era 1965-1969 Charles Berry et al 1997
THE MINI-MOD SIXTIES BOOK Samantha Bleikorn 2002
SWINGING CHICKS OF THE '60S Chris Strodder 2000
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Television and Culture
Title Author Publ. Date
THE BOX: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961 Jeff Kisseloff 1997
CHANGING CHANNELS: America in TV Guide Glenn C. Altschuler & David I. Grossvogel 1996
COLLECTOR'S GUIDE TO T.V. Memorabilia of the 1960's and 1970's Greg Davis & Bill Morgan 1996
COMIC VISIONS: Television Comedy and American Culture David Marc & David Bianculi 1997
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISIONS Philip Collins 1997
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Books on Gay & Lesbian Art & Culture
Title Author Publ. Date
BIKE BOYS, DRAG QUEENS & SUPERSTARS: Avant-Garde, Mass Culture
and Gay Identities in the 1960s
Juan Antionio Suarez 1967
BUTCH/FEMME: Inside Lesbian Gender Sally R. Munt et al 1998
LESBIAN ART IN AMERICA: A Contemporary History Harmony Hammond 2001
THE LESBIAN MENACE: Ideology, Identity and the Representation
of Lesbian Life
Sherry A. Inness 1997
MONSTERS IN THE CLOSET: Homosexuality and the Horror Film Harry M. Benshoff 1997
OUT IN CULTURE: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Essays on Popular Culture Corey K. Creekmur &
Alexander Doty
1995
PASSION AND PENANCE: The Lesbian in Pulp Fiction Dawn B. Sova 1998
QUEER PULP: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of Paperbacks Susan Stryker 2001
A QUEER ROMANCE: Lesbians, Gay Men, and Popular Culture Paul Burston &
Colin Richardson
1995
STRANGE SISTERS: The Art of Lesbian Pulp Fiction 1949-1969 Jaye Zimet 1999
PULP FRICTION: Uncovering the Golden Age of Gay Male Pulps Michael Bronski, ed. 2003
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Books on Pin-Up Art
Title Author Publ. Date
BAD GIRLS OF PULP FICTION  (has images from our line of Pulp
Fiction Postcards)
Thomas Campbell  et al 1999
THRILL-MAD PUSSYCATS  (has images from our line of Pulp
Fiction Postcards)
Prion Press 2002
UNCOVERED Douglas Ellis 2003
1000 PIN-UP GIRLS Burkhard Riemscneider, ed. 2002
ALBERTO VARGAS: The Esquire Years Michael Goldberg 1996
BOMBSHELLS: Glamour Girls of a Lifetime Steve Sullivan 1998
FOR THE BOYS: The Racy Pin-Ups of World War II Max Allan Collins 2003
CALENDAR GIRL: Sweet and Sexy Pin-Ups of the Postwar Era Max Allan Collins 2003
THE GREAT AMERICAN PIN-UP Charles G. Martignette & Louis K. Meisel 2002
ELVGREN: His Life & Art Max Allan Collins & Drake Elvgren 1998
GIL ELVGREN: All His Glorious American Pin-Ups Chas. G. Martignette & Louis K. Meisel 2000
GIL ELVGREN: The Wartime Pin-Ups Max Allan Collins 1997
PETTY: The Classic Pin-Up Art of George Petty George Petty & Reid Stewart Austin 1997
PIN-UP POSTER BOOK: The Billy DeVorss Collection Max Allan Collins 1997
PIN-UP POSTER BOOK: The Edward Runci Collection Charles G. Martignette & Louis K. Meisel 1997
PIN-UP POSTER BOOK: The Elvgren Collection Marianne Ohl Phillips 1995
VARGA Tom Robotham 1995
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Books on Pulp & Illustration Art:
Title Author Publ. Date
THE ART OF RICHARD POWERS Jane Frank et al 2001
BELARSKI PULP ART MASTERS Rudolf Belarski 2003
WALTER BAUMHOFER PULP ART MASTERS Walter Baumhofer 2004
INFINITE WORLDS: The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art Vincent Di Fate & Ray Bradbury 1997
MASTER PIECES: The Art History of Jigsaw Puzzles Chris McCann 1999
THE MUSEUM OF BAD ART: Art Too Bad to Be Ignored Tom Stankowicx & Marie Jackson 1996
PAPERBACK COVERS OF ROBERT McGINNIS: Art Scott & Wallace Maynard 2001
PULP ART: Original Paintings Robert Lesser & Roger Reed 1997
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Books on Erotic Art:
Title Author Publ. Date
ARS EROTICA: An Arousing History of Erotic Art Edward Lucie-Smith 1997
EROTICA: An Illustrated Anthology of Sexual Art and Literature  Charlotte Hill & William Wallace 1992
EROTICA II: An Illustrated Anthology of Sexual Art and Literature  Charlotte Hill & William Wallace 1993
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF EROTICA Charlotte Hill & William Wallace 1997
THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HISTORICAL EROTICA Maxim Jakubowski 1998
THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF INTERNATIONAL EROTICA Maxim Jakubowski 1996
THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF EROTICA Maxim Jakubowski 2000
SUBLIMINAL ADVENTURES IN EROTIC ART Wilson Bryan Key 1993
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Books on Movie Poster Art:
Title Author Publ. Date
ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS' MOVIE POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 1997
CARTOON MOVIE POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 1997
MORE COWBOY MOVIE POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 1998
CRIME MOVIE POSTERS Richard Allen 1997
CRIME SCENES: Movie Poster Art of the Film Noir: 1941-1959 Lawrence Bassoff 1997
FILM POSTERS OF THE 50s: The Essential Movies of the Decade Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh 2001
FILM POSTERS OF THE 60s: The Essential Movies of the Decade Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh 1998
ROCK, POP & CLASSIC CINEMA POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 1999
SPORTS MOVIE POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 1997
VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD POSTERS Richard Allen 1998
VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD POSTERS II Bruce Hershenson 1999
VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD POSTERS III Bruce Hershenson 2000
WAR MOVIE POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 2001
WHO GOES THERE? 1950s HORROR AND SCI-FI MOVIE POSTERS Bruce Hershenson 2001
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Books on Freak Shows and Banner Art:

Title Author Publ. Date
FREAK SHOW: Presenting Human Oddities for Amusement and Profit Robert Bogdan 1990
FREAK SHOW: Sideshow Banner Art Carl Hammer & Gideon Bosker 1996
FREAKS, GEEKS AND STRANGE GIRLS: Sideshow Banners of the
Great American Midway
Randy Johnson et al 1996
 
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Books on Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror Films:
Title Author Publ. Date
THE A-Z OF HORROR FILMS Howard Maxford 1997
CHEAP TRICKS AND CLASS ACTS: Special Effects, Makeup and Stunts from
the Films of the Fantastic Fifties
John J. J. Johnson 1995
CREATURE FEATURES: The Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Movie Guide John Stanley 1997
CULT HORROR FILMS: From Attack of the 50 Foot Woman to
Zombies of Mora Tau
Welch Everman 1993
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MONSTERS Jeff Rovin 1990
FANTASTIC CINEMA SUBJECT GUIDE: A Topical Index to 2500 Horror,
Science Fiction, and Fantasy Films
Bryan Senn & John Johnson 1992
THE FEARMAKERS: The Screen's Directorial Masters of Suspense and Terror John McCarty 1994
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF HORROR AND SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS: The
Classic Era, 1895-1967
Carlos Clarens & J. Hoberman 1997
IMMORTAL TALES: European Sex & Horror Movies 1956-1984 Cathal Tohill & Pete Tombs 1995
LAUGHING SCREAMING: Modern Hollywood Horror and Comedy William Paul 1994
THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF VINTAGE SCIENCE FICTION: Short Novels of the 1950s Isaac Asimov et al 1990
MEN, MAKEUP, AND MONSTERS: Hollywood's Masters of Illusion and FX Anthony Timpone 1996
THE OFFICIAL SPLATTER MOVIE GUIDE: More than 400 of the Goriest, Grossest,
Most Outrageous Movies Ever Made
John McCarty 1989
OFFICIAL SPLATTER MOVIE GUIDE II: Hundreds More of the Grossest, Goriest,
Most Outrageous Movies Ever Made
John McCarty 1992
RATIONAL FEARS: American Horror in the 1950s Mark Jancovich 1996
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Books on Film and Film Noir:
Title Author Publ. Date
CLASSIC GANGSTER FILMS Robert Bookbinder 1993
FILM NOIR: An Encyclopedia Reference to the American Style Alain Silver & Elizabeth Ward 1993
FILM NOIR READER Alan Silver 1996
HARD-BOILED: Great Lines from Classic Noir Films Peggy Thompson et al 1996
THRILLERS: Seven Decades of  Classic Film Suspense John McCarty & John McCrary 1992
365 FOUR-STAR VIDEOS YOU (PROBABLY) HAVEN'T SEEN Leslie Hamilton 1996
THE 100 BEST FILMS TO RENT YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF: Neglected Classics,
Hits from By-Gone Eras, and Hidden Treasures
David N. Meyer 1997
2004 LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE/FILM GUIDE Leonard Malton 2004
2005 LEONARD MALTIN MOVIE/FILM GUIDE Leonard Malton 2005
ROGER EBERT'S MOVIE YEARBOOK 2005 Leonard Malton 2005
LEONARD MALTIN'S MOVIE ENCYCLOPEDIA: Career Profiles of More Than
2,000 Actors and Filmmakers, Past and Present
Leonard Malton et al 1995
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Books on the Sociology of Film:

Title Author Publ. Date
ATTACK OF THE LEADING LADIES: Gender, Sexuality and Spectatorship
in Classic Horror Cinema
Rhona J. Berenstein 1995
GRINDHOUSE: The Forbidden World of  'Adults Only' Cinema Eddie Muller & Daniel Faris 1996
MOVIE PSYCHOS AND MADMEN: Film Psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde
to Hannibal Lecter
John McCarty 1993
REEL TO REAL: Race, Sex and Class at the Movies Bell Hooks 1996
THE SLEAZE MERCHANTS: Adventures in Exploitation Filmmaking John McCarty 1995
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Books on the History of Magazines:
Title Author Publ. Date
THE BOOK OF 'ZINES: Readings from the Fringe Chip Rowe 1997
GOOD DAYS AND MAD: An Hysterical Tour Behind the Scenes
of MAD Magazine
Dick DeBartolo 1994
HEAVY METAL: A Cultural Sociology Deena Weinstein 1991
HIGH TIMES GREATEST HITS: Twenty Years of  Smoke in Your Face Editors of High Times 1994
LIFE SIXTY YEARS: A 60th Anniversary Celebration 1936-1996 The Editors of LIFE [Magazine] 1996
MAD ABOUT THE FIFTIES: The Best of the Decade [of MAD Magazine] The Editors of MAD Magazine 1997
MAD ABOUT THE SIXTIES: The Best of the Best Decade [of MAD Magazine] The Editors of MAD Magazine 1995
MAD ABOUT THE SEVENTIES: The Best of the Best Decade [of MAD Magazine] The Editors of MAD Magazine 1996
MAD ABOUT THE EIGHTIES: The Best of the Best Decade [of MAD Magazine] The Editors of MAD Magazine 2001
A MAGAZINE OF HER OWN?: Domesticity and Desire in the Woman's
Magazine, 1800-1914
Margaret Beetham 1996
NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND: 'Zines and the Politics of
Alternative Culture
Stephen Duncombe 1997
THE PLAYBOY BOOK: Forty Years Gretchen Edgren et al 1994
THE PLAYBOY BOOK: Five Decades of Centerfolds Gretchen Edgren 1996
PLAYBOY FIFTY YEARS: The Photographs James R. Petersen 2003
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Books on Magazine & Record Album Cover Art:
Title Author Publ. Date
1000 RECORD COVERS Michael Ochs 1997
THE ALBUM COVER ART OF SOUNDTRACKS Frank Jastfelder & Stefan Kassel 1997
THE ART OF THE NEW YORKER: 1925-1995 Lee Lorenz 1995
BLUE NOTE: The Album Cover Art [of Blue Note Records] Graham Marsh et al 1991
BLUE NOTE 2: The Album Cover Art: The Finest in Jazz Since 1939 Graham Marsh et al 2002
THE BLUE NOTE YEARS: The Jazz Photography of Francis Wolff Francis Wolff et al 1995
EXOTIQUARIUM: Album [LP] Art from the Space Age Jennifer McKnight-Trontz 1997
IN THE GROOVE: Vintage Record Graphics 1940-1960 Eric Kohler & Tony Bennett 1999
FOR THE RECORD: The Life and Work of Axex Steinweiss Alex Steinweiss et al 2000
COVER STORY: The Art of American Magazine Covers 1900-1950 Steven Heller & Louise Fili 1996
VIXENS OF VINYL: The Alluring Ladies of Vintage Album Covers Benjamin Darling 2001
NAKED VINYL: Bachelor Album Cover Art Tim O'Brien, Mike Savage 2003
VINYL HAYRIDE: Country Music Album Covers 1947-1989 Paul Kingsbury 2001

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Books on the Funnies, Comics & Super Heroes:
Title Author Publ. Date
AMERICA'S GREAT COMIC-STRIP ARTISTS: From the Yellow Kid to Peanuts Richard Marschall 1997
THE ART OF THE FUNNIES: An Aesthetic History Robert C. Harvey 1994
THE CLASSIC ERA OF AMERICAN COMICS Nicky Wright & Joe Kubert 2001
COMIC BOOK NATION: The Transformation of Youth Culture in America Bradford W. Wright 2001
COMIC BOOKS AND AMERICA, 1945-1954 William W. Savage 1990
COMICS AND SEQUENTIAL ART Will Eisner 1985
COMICS UNDERGROUND JAPAN Kevin Quigley 1996
MARVEL MASTERWORKS: Presents the Amazing Spider-Man Vol. 2 Stan Lee & Steve Ditko 2002
MARVEL UNIVERSE: A Tour of the World of Marvel Comics Peter Sanderson & Les Marvel Daniels 1996
TIJUANA BIBLES: Art and Wit in America's Forbidden Funnies, 1930s-1950s Bob Adelman, Richard Merkin &
Art Spiegelman
1997
UNDERSTANDING COMICS Scott McCloud 1994
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Books by R[obert] Crumb:
Title Author Publ. Date
BOOK OF MR. NATURAL R. Crumb 1995
CARLOAD O' COMICS R. Crumb 1996
COMPLETE CRUMB: We're Livin' in the Lap of Luxory (Vol 12) R. Crumb  1997
COMPLETE CRUMB: Mr Sixties R. Crumb  1989
ODDS AND ENDS Robert Crumb  2001
THE R. CRUMB COFFEE TABLE ART BOOK Peter Poplaski & Robert Crumb 1997

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