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contemporary pop art & artists • graffiti
Greg “Batman” Davis: Original Gangster.
Roger Gastman. The Crips are the largest and
most notorious black gang. Now with an esti-
mated 250 sets nationwide, the Crips started in
1969 with just 10 members in South Central Los
Angeles. Gregory "Batman" Davis was one of
these founding members. This is the true story
of an Original Gangster.
Size:81/2"x11"•140 images•144pp.
The Worst of While You Were Sleeping.
The Worst of WYWS
includes some of the
greatest stories ever told—and many that are
not so good. From stories on admirable serial
killers and interviews with child stars to photos
of graffiti and people’s naked sisters, this book
takes you into the dirty minds of Roger Gastman
and his team of juvenile delinquents. You’ve
been warned.
Size:9"x11"•901 images•496pp.
Vicious, Delicious, and Ambitious: 20th
Century Women Artists.
Sherri Cullison.
Over 250 color images present the artwork of
twenty talented contemporary female artists who
have claimed the outsider art genre Lowbrow
Art, once dominated by men, for their own. In
the text, each artist’s story is presented along
with her work and essays from Chris Pfouts and
Anthony Ausgang.
Index • 160 pp.
Put the Needle on the Record: The 1980s
at 45 Revolutions Per Minute.
Chojnacki. The definitive guide to 7- and 12-
inch vinyl artwork from the 1980s, the most
musically distinctive and visually provocative
era of the last millennium. Includes more than
250 vinyl single covers and commentary from
designers and the biggest ‘80s pop artists.
Size: 9 1/8" x 8 1/8" • 250+ b/w & color images
• Index•272pp.
The Sweet Rot.
Joe Simko. 46 color
illustrations explore the world of Pollilop
Drop in this sugar-rush-of-a-quest tale.
Encounter unusual characters, including
shy guitarist Pukeboy. A sweet treat
for graphic novel and underground art
enthusiasts, and anyone interested in
popular culture and the illustrator’s art.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-3406-1 • hard cover
The Sweet Rot, Book 2: Raiders
of the Lost Art.
Joe Simko. Join little
rot-rocker Pukeboy and graffiti artist
Gumshoe in this second book from
The Sweet Rot series as they search
for Gumshoe’s missing paintings. This
lost art quest leads our two heroes
through the vividly lush town of Pollilop
Drop encountering a fresh new batch
of little rotters.
Size:11"x81/2"•44color illustrations•80pp.
The Sweet Rot, Book 3: The Purple
Joe Simko. Panic envelops
Pollilop Drop whenMystic Miz. using her
crystal ball, foresees a purple apocalypse
sweeping through the town. As she
hurries to warn the other little rotters of
this forthcomingpurplemeltdown,a few
of the kids give their own interpretations
of what this violent violet vision could
be. Fear mongering, finger pointing,
and general paranoia ensue. Grades 6 and up.
Size:11"x81/2"•15color illustrations•32pp.
Surf, Skate & Rock Art of Jim Phillips.
Phillips. 1000s of artistic graphic illustrations,
from motorcycles to health food and including
rock posters, surf, and skateboard art, jump
off these pages. Jim Phillips delights in original
imagery to convey his unique reflections of the
popular world. Since 1962, he has published
award-winning graphic designs for cartoons,
skateboards, t-shirts, stickers, rock posters,
and ad art.
Size:9"x12"• thousandsofcolor illustrations
Index • 208 pp.
The Skateboard Art of Jim Phillips.
Phillips. This retrospective of Jim’s skateboard
art bombards the reader with colorful decks,
logos, ad art, ad layouts, photos, and stickers
to illustrate the history of skateboarding, from
the urethane revolution to the present. The story
traces the roots of skateboarding with more than
half a century of Phillips’ involvement.
Size:9"x12"•100sofcolor illustrations•208 pp.
Rock Posters of Jim Phillips.
Jim Phillips.
A retrospective of 100s of stunning rock post-
ers by Jim Phillips made over 40 years, from
1965 to 2005. Phillips tells his life story and
records an evolution of Rock Age music. Iconic
images advertise concerts featuring emerging
and established musicians. His ground-break-
ing computer painted posters and old-world
style are sure to bring a smile. A bonus section
presents Phillips’s son Jimbo’s rock posters.
The Uncolored Book for You to Color.
French. This 80-page coloring book will both
delight and entertain. Drawn in pen and ink,
these “uncolored” images for your kids to color
will open their imagination and inspire their own
creativity. Children will love it and even adults will
get into the action trying to decipher all the little
details in each of the drawings. Grade 6 and up.
Size:81/2"x11"•80b&w illustrations•80pp.
Positive Creations: The Visionary Art of
Chris Dyer.
Chris Dyer. This narrative compi-
lation presents work by Peruvian artist Chris
Dyer, whose globetrotting, multi-cultural, spir-
itual adventures and discoveries are referenced
in hundreds of images of his work including
paintings, sculptures, sketches, skateboard art,
murals, graffiti, and more.
Size:9"x12"•1,000+ images•256pp.
New York City Horsepower: An
Oral History of Fast Custom Ma-
Michael McCabe. The stories
behind NYC car and motorcycle builders,
filled with passion, creativity, and high-
speed thrills. Based on interviews with
nearly 40 legendary custom builders and
young builders, McCabe offers unique
access to their lives in garages and work-
shops throughout the five boroughs.
Size:113/4"x9"•796b/w&color images•304pp.
A Weird-Oh World: The Art of Bill Camp-
Mark Cantrell. In over 700 photos and witty
text, you’ll learn how the Weird-Ohs came to be,
what followed them, and how Bill Campbell’s
Much of what you’ll see is presented here for
the very first time.
The Unofficial Guide to the Art of Jack T.
Chick: Chick Tracts, Crusader Comics, and
Battle Cry Newspapers.
Kurt Kuersteiner. A
witty text with over 580 images plunge readers
into the fascinating world of cartoonist Jack
T. Chick. Photos display common and the rare
images among Chick’s 170 titles, including
cover art and interior pages. Chick literature
displayed is both reviewed and valued.
Price Guide • 192 pp.
New Attitude: An Adult Paper Doll Book.
Tom Tierney. Meet more than 40 outrageous,
sexy, glamorous swinging singles at a fabulous
This parade of gay and lesbian stereotypes
includes hairdressers, movie stars, millionaires,
models, drag queens, and others, each nearly
naked in seductive loungerie, and with mix and
match clothing.
Size:81/2"x11"•81color illustrations•80pp.
Gartel: The Art of Fetish.
Laurence M. Gartel. An
artist brings his own creative input and adds his twist
to the storyline, becoming a participant through the
creative process of working with the imagery. This
book is loaded with provocative imagery, including
103 set pieces plus many of the posters and other
graphic art for which Gartel has received much acclaim.
It will entertain and confront as all great art will do.
Size:6"x9"•131color images•160pp.
Blade: King of Graffiti.
andRogerGastman,editor.More than fortyyears
into his career, BLADE reflects on growing up in
the Bronx in the turbulent 1970s and recounts the
highs and lows of his storied career. Considered
“The King of Graffiti,” BLADE painted more than
5,000 wildly creative trains. This book parallels
the New York graffiti movement almost from its
inception, in the mid-1970s, to today
Size:81/2"x11"•653 images•256pp.
Don1, The King from Queens: The
Life and Photos of a NYC Transit
Graffiti Master.
Louie "KR.ONE"
Gasparro. The Italian-American rock
and roller who wrote “DON 1 MAFIA”
blasted onto New York’s graffiti scene
like a meteorite, but his descent from
the top was just as swift, and for years
DON1 has lived in obscurity. Here are
nearly 200 never before seen graffiti
photos and an even rarer glimpse at work from DON1’s black book.
New York City Graffiti: The Destiny Chil-
This true story and retrospective of The
Destiny Children (TDC) graffiti crew documents
their works from 1985 to 2000. See more than
500 works including burners on handball courts,
tractor trailer pieces, and subway top to bot-
toms. Rare action shots and personal accounts
complete the journey.
Morris Park Crew: The Official
John F. Lorne. This official
history of the Morris Park Crew (MPC)
tells the stories behind the group with
never-before-published photos, oral
histories fromMPCmembers,anddetails
on the 2009-2010 MPC revival. Starting
in 1977, when founding members Slip,
Wedge, and Speed started the crew, this
account details how Cap 1 took over
and led the crew down its unforgettable path in the 1980s.
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