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Book Review: How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way

Publisher: Atria Paperback / Simon & Schuster Year: 2019 (1978) Pages: 160 Type: Softcover ISBN: 978-1-9821-3013-8 (First Edition) “…the one book that Marvel fans everywhere always ask for.” – Stan Lee I’ve wanted a copy of this book for a long time. But original printings … Continue reading

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New Book Shelves for My Ever Expanding Collection

I have a primary book shelf in my living room with my most valuable Disney books, along with many other collectible hardcover editions covering many other subjects. But I also have a large cabinet with doors on it in my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mickey Mouse – My Life in Pictures

Publisher: Disney Press Year: 1997 Pages: 66 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-7868-3150-2 “Three thumbs up! Way up!” – The Three Little Pigs This is a cute little book that gives a good primer to any new Disney enthusiasts while also giving quite a few interesting likely … Continue reading

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The Four Wonderful Worlds of Walt Disney – UPDATE

BOOK SET WITH PROVENANCE This is what collecting is all about. Nothing is as stimulating for a collector than finding something that adds to an existing item already in their collection! Years ago (2016) I found a book set at … Continue reading

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Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

At last it’s time for a last looky-loo at one of Disney’s most successful schemes to get our money: The Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s Gift Set (2005). Yes, it’s everything you had done without for so long but couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Aladdin Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

And we’re back with another item from the wonderful minds of Disney marketing that you just didn’t know you needed until you knew you needed it: the Aladdin Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set (2004). I’ve shared my Lion King … Continue reading

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The Lion King Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

For awhile, Disney was playing a game with movie collectors. First they would release a regular DVD version of the movie. This would have one disc and not many extras. Keep in mind, this was before the days of Blu-ray. … Continue reading

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Places: ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ Promotional Booklet

Old promotional booklets are a wonderful way to see what a place in the world was like ‘back in the day’, as it were. Hawaii has always been an exotic location that many want to visit, me included, but likely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mr. Laurel & Mr. Hardy

Publisher: New American Library Year: 1968 Pages: 176 Type: Softcover ISBN: N/A “For Stan – The onlie begetter.” – Shakespeare (in part) There have been countless comedy teams since the days of Vaudeville brought slapstick humor to the masses. Some teams added members to become … Continue reading

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Book Review: Great Moments from the films of Walt Disney

Publisher: The Rutledge Press Year: 1981 Pages: 94 Type: Softcover ISBN: 0-8173-3975-4 “Each minute of Disney animation requires 1,440 drawings.” This is a huge publication, which is perfect considering that it is basically a poster book. You could take it apart and frame the beautiful … Continue reading

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