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About meI have over thirty–five years of collecting and investing in original art, comic books, US stamps, coins, and illustrated books. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Art History and Music, from California State University, Long Beach. As an Art History major in college, I conducted independent field studies in Europe and have visited most of the major art museums in Europe and United States.
About my librarySo many books... so little time *sigh*.... Illustrated books Berni(e) Wrightson, Franklin Booth, Charles Vess, Michael Golden, Willy Pogány, and many others... from the early 20th century, the usual classics, Steinbeck, etc. Graphic novels, comic books, National Geographics, many art books...
Favorite authorsForrest J. Ackerman, Arthur Adams, Sergio Aragonés, Manuel Auad, Tex Avery, Carl Barks, Franklin Booth, Lester G. Brookman, John Buscema, Kurt Busiek, Milton Caniff, Frank Cho, James Christensen, Chris Claremont, Gene Colan, Joseph Clement Coll, Roald Dahl, Frank Darabont, Honoré Daumier, Albert Einstein, Gil Elvgren, Mark Evanier, Guy Fieri, James Montgomery Flagg, Harold Foster, Frank Frazetta, Errol Fuller, Rick Geary, Charles Dana Gibson, Michael Golden, William Goldman, Edward Gorey, Gris Grimly, Adam Hughes, Max G. Johl, Chuck Jones, Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr., Michael William Kaluta, Buster Keaton, Jack Kent, Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Winsor McCay, Frank Miller, Alphonse Mucha, Robert M. Overstreet, Michael Palin, Maxfield Parrish, Willy Pogany, Antonio Prohias, Howard Pyle, Arthur Rackham, Carl Reiner, James Whitcomb Riley, Don Rosa, Alex Ross, P. Craig Russell, Stan Sakai, Shel Silverstein, Dave Stevens, J. Allen St. John, William Stout, William M. Timlin, Charles Vess, Tim Walsh, Bill Watterson, Al Williamson, R.S. Yeoman (Shared favorites)
Favorite bookstoresBarnes & Noble Booksellers - Huntington Beach, Braun Books, Bud Plant/Hutchinson Books (by appointment only), Comics Unlimited, Edward Gorey House and Bookstore, Frank Frazetta Museum and Bookstore, J. Paul Getty Museum Bookstore, Norman Rockwell Museum and Bookstore, Powell's City of Books (Portland), Stuart Ng Books, The Society of Illustrators
Favorite librariesNational Postal Museum Library - Smithsonian Libraries, The Huntington Library
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