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A special selection of disc guides and discographies, music history, record art books, graphic novels, and some nicely-priced remainders!


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Fantagraphics, 2016. New Copy
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... Book
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Ebury Press (UK), 2005. New Copy
Jeff Chang's epic history of the cultural force of hip hop – one of the most acclaimed hip hop chronicles ever published – and well worth it! Chang has dug deeper for this book than any crate diggin' DJ ever could, and for that he deserves to take a deep bow. The book starts out ... Book
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Hermes, 2005. New Copy
Newspaper comics historian Ron Goulart has turned us onto many great strips over the years, and this time around he presents an overview of the key decade of the 30s – which gave rise to some of the best adventure work to grace newsprint in the 20th century – a long legacy that includes ... Book
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Steidl (Germany), 2016. New Copy
A beautiful book that brings together two different collaborations between these two key figures in postwar African-American culture – writings by Ralph Ellison, with supporting photographs from Gordon Parks – the award-winning journalist who also went onto a much larger role in film ... Book
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Hermes, 2012. New Copy
Groundbreaking work from the world of the newspaper comic strip – one of the first important strips to feature a female lead character, created and presented by a female artists as well! Brenda Starr opened plenty of doors when it first appeared in 1940 – and this book presents a ... Book
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Hermes, 2010. New Copy
A huge run of work from the best science fiction comic strip ever – the mighty Buck Rogers, which managed to pack a hell of a lot of narrative into a surprisingly small space six days a week! Sure, there were other space operas, but none could ever match Buck Rogers in terms of storytelling ... Book
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Hermes, 2009. New Copy
A huge run of work from the best science fiction comic strip ever – the mighty Buck Rogers, which managed to pack a hell of a lot of narrative into a surprisingly small space six days a week! Sure, there were other space operas, but none could ever match Buck Rogers in terms of storytelling ... Book
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Hermes, 2012. New Copy
A huge run of work from the best science fiction comic strip ever – the mighty Buck Rogers, which managed to pack a hell of a lot of narrative into a surprisingly small space six days a week! Sure, there were other space operas, but none could ever match Buck Rogers in terms of storytelling ... Book
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Hermes, 2013. New Copy
A huge run of work from the best science fiction comic strip ever – the mighty Buck Rogers, which managed to pack a hell of a lot of narrative into a surprisingly small space six days a week! Sure, there were other space operas, but none could ever match Buck Rogers in terms of storytelling ... Book
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Rap Year Book
Abrams, 2016. New Copy
The history of hip hop – served up in a very cool book that picks out the most important song from the years 1979 onward – and expands on the record for each year in a well-written, well-illustrated chapter that also includes lots of additional information too! The approach is very ... Book
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Fantagraphics, 2015. New Copy
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... Book
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Fantagraphics, 2015. New Copy
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... Book
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Fantagraphics, 2015. New Copy
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... Book
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Fantagraphics, 2015. New Copy
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... Book
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Fantagraphics, 2015. New Copy
The comic series that tells the tale of the early days of hip hop – but presents the story in the style of a Marvel Comics tabloid from the 70s! Ed Piskor's approach to the material is really unique – and he extrapolates historical details into an extended narrative of the scenes with ... Book
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Primary Information, 2011. New Copy
Much more of an art book than the usual music book on a band – as the pages are filled with a beautiful range of artwork created by Destroy All Monsters during their brief time together as a group! The full color book features over 300 images – photos, drawings, prints, paintings, and ... Book
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Hermes, 2014. New Copy
One of our favorite sci-fi comics artists ever – presented here in a short but wonderful run on the Buck Rogers Sunday pages of the late 50s! Murphy Anderson is a genius – an artist whose work on DC titles like Hawkman, Strange Adventures, Mystery In Space, and even Superman helped ... Book
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Back Beat, 2013. New Copy
One of the greatest soul music TV shows ever (and one that originated in Chicago, too!) – presented here in deep detail with loads of interesting stories and anecdotes too! The book's almost a more personal history of the show than a technical one – but that's OK with us, because it ... Book
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Lion, 2010. New Copy
The story of gospel music, from the 19th Century to the present – set out in a vivid book that's got as many photos and images as it does historical text! The author traces the development of gospel from a number of different strands – and weaves together stories of churches and ... Book
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University Of California Press, 1984/2009. New Copy Book/CD
A much-needed look at the amazing underground jazz scene in LA – the richly creative spiritual and avant underground that flourished strongly in the 60s, 70s, and 80s! Although the city's best known for its cool jazz of the 50s, there's an even greater amount of left-field jazz that's come ... Book
 
Updated June 01, 2016


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