About Comics Publishing and Packaging

About Comics On Demand

We now publish various books via Print On Demand process. These books are not available through Diamond (in some cases, they are titles previously available through Diamond, but no longer.)

Wholesale terms

For US comic book and book retailers, we offer these volumes at 50% off list price, plus $8/order shipping. Order at least $98 list (i.e., $49 wholesale), and the cost of shipping is subtracted from the cost of the books, giving you an effective 50% with free shipping. Orders will generally arrive about 2 weeks after payment is received

Orders can be paid for either by Paypal to nat@aboutcomics.com, or by check to: About Comics, 1569 Edgemont Dr., Camarillo, CA 93010

California retailers, please include your sales tax ID.

Please note: the books listed as "list price" rather than "cover price" do not have a price printed on the cover, and will need to be stickered.

     

Available for wholesale order

COMIC BOOK COLLECTIONS

The Liberty Project cover

The graphic novel that started the great space adventure series. Steven Barnes, Steve Gallacci, Lela Dowling.

Fusion: The Soulstar Commission

Cover price $9.99

7x10", black & white on white paper, 108 pages

The Liberty Project cover

Kurt Busiek's first original series, complete in one volume.

The Liberty Project Cover price $11.95

5.5" x 7.5"
Black & white on cream paper
232 pages

The Misadventures of Prince Ivan cover

Best-selling author Diane Duane's graphic novel, collected with a new sequel chapter.

The Misadventures of Prince Ivan
Cover price: $9.99

7.5" x 9.75"
Black & white on white paper
108 pages

Weasel Patrol cover

Complete collected of family-friendly fun short stories

The Weasel Patrol.
List price: $9.99

7" x 10", Black & white on white paper, 104 pages

Roadways cover

High-adventure miniseries collected for the first time. Jeff Lang, Ted Slampyak.

Roadways.
Cover price: $9.99

6" x 9", Black & white on cream paper, 128 pages

The LIcensable BearTM Big Book of Officially Licensed Fun cover

All four issues and more of the little critter who just wants to be licensed for products.

The Licensable BearTM Big Book of Officially Licensed Fun.
List price: $9.99

7" x 10", Black & white on white paper, 148 pages

Trypto the Acid Dog cover

Bill Mumy, Miguel Ferrer, and Steve Leialoha

Trypto the Acid Dog. Cover price: $9.99

7" x 10", Black & white on white paper, 92 pages, No spine title

Trypto the Acid Dog cover

a fill-in-the-blank comics dialoguing game produced by Nat Gertler

The Most Adjective Romance Comics Ever! Cover price: $6.99

6" x 9", Black & white on white paper, 64 pages, No spine title

You'll All Be Sorry! cover

The full run of Evanier & Spiegle's Tinseltown detective series, collected for the first time

Hollywood Superstars
Cover price: $9.99

7" x 10", Black & white on white paper, 148 pages

You'll All Be Sorry! cover

Not comics, but hilarious prose pieces by comics writer extrordinaire Gail Simone!

You'll All Be Sorry!
Cover price: $11.99

6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
Black & white on white paper
160 pages

You'll All Be Sorry! cover

Not a reprint, but a full comic book proposal by Nat Gertler and Tess Fowler, including two finished 10 page stories, scripts for two more tales, and more.

Jenny's City
List price: $5.99

7" x 10"
Black & white on white paper
54 pages
No spine title

You'll All Be Sorry! cover

The satirical New York Times best-seller from 1962, with a whole second book added. All political caricatures drawn by Mort Drucker, writing by Alexander Roman, Paul Laikin, Jackie Kannon, Rochelle Davis.

JFK Coloring Book
Cover price: $7.99

8.5" x 11"
Black & white on white paper
76 pages
No spine title

For comic strip fans

It's Only a Game color cover

From the creator of "Peanuts"! In an unusual flip-page-up (like a calendar) format.

It's Only a Game: The Complete Color Collection Cover price: $14.95

11" x 8.5", full color, 64 pages. Note: no spine title.

Bridge Mix cover

Bridge Mix: the bridge cartoons of Charles M. Schulz.
Cover price: $8.99

5" x 8"
Black & white, cream paper, 64 pages
Note: no spine title.

Small World cover

An odd 1950s comic strip; is it kids pretending to be adults, or adults drawn as kids?

Small World.
List price: $7.99

6" x 6"
Black & white on cream paper
128 pages

Bridge Mix cover

They Called Him Sparky: Friends' Reminscences of Charles M. Schulz.
Cover price: $14.95

6" x 9"
Black & white, white paper, 116 pages

Bridge Mix coverHappiness is a Rat Fink and Unhappiness is a Dirty Dog: Two 1960s unauthorized parodies of Happiness is a Warm Puppy, collected for the first time.

List price: $7.99

6" x 6"
Black & white, white paper, 128 pages

For aspiring comics creators

Panel Two cover

Example scripts by Peter David, Gail Simone, Scott McCloud, and more

Panel Two: More Comic Book Scripts by Top Writers. List price: $19.95

8.5" x 11"
Black & white on white paper
216 pages

Panelbook cover

Pages and pages of blank squares for getting down your comics ideas.

The Blank Comic Book Panelbook: Basic
63 page edition:
List price: $6.99

127 page edition:
List price: $8.34

7" x 10"
Black & white on white paper
No spine title

Panelbook cover

Pages and pages of alternating tiers of small panel/wide panel, wide panel/small panel for getting down your comics ideas.

The Blank Comic Book Panelbook: Staggered

127 page edition:
List price: $8.34

7" x 10"
Black & white on white paper
No spine title

 

 

Gridbook cover

Each page has a light grid to help comic planners lay out a variety of panel arrangements.

The Blank Comic Book Gridbook
63 page edition:
List price: $6.99

127 page edition:
List price: $8.34

7" x 10"
Black & white on white paper

No spine title

Prop books

8.5"x11" books intended to be carried as part of costumes

 

To Serve Man cover

Yes, it's a cookbook (for entertainment use only).

To Serve Man
List price $6.99

8.5" x 11"
Black & white on white paper
108 pages

(An unauthurrrrrrized parrrrrrrody)

The Complete Zombie's Guide to Eating the Living
List price $6.99

8.5" x 11"
Black & white on white paper
108 pages

How to Fool Voters

Good with almost any political costume

How to Fool Voters
List price $6.99

8.5" x 11"
Black & white on white paper
108 pages

For the witches and wizards in training. (The contents are actually a reprint of an 1850s book on witchcraft.)

Advanced Potion-making
List price $6.99

8.5" x 11"
Black & white on cream paper
108 pages

Israel Bond, Oy-Oy 7

Classic Jewish parody, originally from Playboy.

Loxfinger cover

The first Oy-Oy 7 novel.

Loxfinger
Cover price: $9.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
116 pages

Matzohbal cover

The second novel.

Matzohball
Cover price: $9.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
126 pages

On the Secret Service of His Majesty, the Queen cover

The third novel.

On the Secret Service of His Majesty, the Queen
Cover price: $12.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
170 pages

You Only Live Until You Die cover

The fourth and very final novel.

You Only Live Until You Die
Cover price: $14.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
160 pages

 

Israel Bond Omnibus cover

All four novels under a single cover.

The Israel Bond Omnibus
Cover price: $29.95

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
560 pages

Robert Mayer

prose novels by the author of Superfolks

The Ferret's Tale cover

The Ferret's Tale
List price: $14.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
334 pages

Danse Macabre cover

Danse Macabre
List price: $12.99

6" x 9"
Black & white, cream paper
232 page

The Origin of Sorrow cover

The Origin of Sorrow
Cover price: $19.99

6" x 9"
Black & white, cream paper
578 pages

Confessions of a Rain God cover

Confessions of a Rain God
Cover price: $14.99

6" x 9"
Black & white, cream paper
236 page

eyes
Cover price: $14.99

6" x 9"
Black & white, cream paper
264 pages

Other prose works

Capt Billy's Whiz Bang cover

Reprint of the February 1922 issue of the notorious humor magazine.

Capt. Billy's Whiz-Bang
List price: $5.99

5.25" x 7.5"
Black & white on cream paper
64 pages
No spine title

 

Reality-Adjacent cover

A humorous novella of Hollywood hijinx by Nat Gertler.

Stand-in Superstar. Cover price: $5.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
84 pages
No spine title

Reality-Adjacent cover

The short stories of Nat Gertler.

Reality-Adjacent. List price: $5.99

6" x 9"
Black & white on cream paper
90 pages
No spine title

Capt Billy's Whiz Bang cover

Reprint of a quadruple-length issue of the notorious humor magazine.

Capt. Billy's Whiz-Bang Winter Annual: Pedigreed Follies of 1921-22
List price: $12.99

5.25" x 7.5"
Black & white on cream paper
260 pages
No spine title

 

 

 

 

 

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