February 13th, 2013

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The Color of Earth trilogy by Kim Dong Hwa

Originally published at Con or Bust by Kate Nepveu. Please comment there ( comment(s)).

Item Name & Description: The Color of Earth, The Color of Water, The Color of Heaven by Kim Dong Hwa (trade paperbacks).

Ay-leen the Peacemaker calls the trilogy “a gorgeous set of books about a young girl’s coming of age in a rural village by one of Korea’s most acclaimed manhwa artists.” In a starred review of the first, Publishers Weekly said the book “is a work of great humanity that sucks the reader in.”

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Starting Bid: $10.

Notes: Donated by Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho). (If you’re reading this on or before February 19, check out Beyond Victoriana’s giveaways to celebrate its fourth anniversary!) Ships anywhere.

Bidding is now open and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.

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Heart Transplant by Andrew Vachss and Frank Caruso

Originally published at Con or Bust by Kate Nepveu. Please comment there ( comment(s)).

book cover Item Name & Description: Heart Transplant by Andrew Vachss and Frank Caruso (hardcover).

Ay-leen the Peacemaker says that this graphic novel “tells a story about teenage bullying and redemption that feels like it draws straight from the headlines”; its format “offers a unique reading experience that presents a way for teenagers and adults alike to address the subject in a nuanced and insightful way.”

Starting Bid: $10.

Notes: Donated by Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho). (If you’re reading this on or before February 19, check out Beyond Victoriana’s giveaways to celebrate its fourth anniversary!) Ships anywhere.

Bidding is now open and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.

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Some New Kind of Slaughter by A. David Lewis and Marvin Mann

Originally published at Con or Bust by Kate Nepveu. Please comment there ( comment(s)).

book coverItem Name & Description: Some New Kind of Slaughter by A. David Lewis and Marvin Mann (hardcover).

Ay-leen the Peacemaker says that it tackles the archetypal tale of the Flood, as seen through different world mythologies, “with a cast of heroic characters and . . . breathtaking artwork.” Publishers Weekly calls it “powerful and gorgeous.”

Starting Bid: $10.

Notes: Donated by Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho). (If you’re reading this on or before February 19, check out Beyond Victoriana’s giveaways to celebrate its fourth anniversary!) Ships anywhere.

Bidding is now open and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.

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The Salon by Nick Bertozzi

Originally published at Con or Bust by Kate Nepveu. Please comment there ( comment(s)).

book cover Item Name & Description: The Salon by Nick Bertozzi (trade paperback).

Here’s the description of this out-of-print graphic novel:

In 1907 Paris, when someone starts tearing the heads off avant-garde painters, Gertrude Stein and her brother, Leo, realize that they might be next on the killer’s list. Enlisting the help of their closest friends and colleagues, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Erik Satie, Alice B. Toklas, and Guillaume Apollinaire, they set out to put a stop to the ghastly murders. Filled with danger, art history, and daring escapes, this is a wildly ingenious murder-mystery ride through the origins of modern art.

Publisher Weekly says it “has a brilliant, daffy premise executed with wit and flair.”

Starting Bid: $10.

Notes: Donated by Ay-leen the Peacemaker (Diana M. Pho). (If you’re reading this on or before February 19, check out Beyond Victoriana’s giveaways to celebrate its fourth anniversary!) Ships anywhere.

Bidding is now open and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.

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fixed (was: comment subscriptions not working)

Originally published at Con or Bust by Kate Nepveu. Please comment there ( comment(s)).

Comment subscription problem seems to be solved, but if you’re missing any, please do check your spam folders and whitelist wordpress@con-or-bust.org if possible (I’ve put a note to that effect by the checkbox).

If you ever have any technical problems or questions, please feel free to comment anywhere or email me at knepveu@steelypips.org. Thanks.

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Galaxy Quest Vox Communicator & Ion Nebulizer

Originally published at Con or Bust by Genevieve Valentine. Please comment there ( comment(s)).

Item Name & Description: Officially-Licensed Galaxy Quest Vox Communicator & Ion Nebulizer

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Starting Bid: $20

Notes: Calling all Questerians! After years of attending Galaxy Quest conventions (who can forget Questeria 2004? Best ever!), I finally managed to score this amazing Galaxy Quest officially-licensed Ion Nebulizer and Vox Communicator! (Someone said it looks like Cmdr. Taggart’s Nebulizer from the first season, but it might actually be a Dr. Lazarus or Lt. Madison issue – you never see that grip on Taggart’s!) The bad news: the box has been slightly sneezed on by a rock monster, so there’s some mild shelf damage to the bottom and front of the box. (The photo above is the official Pegasus product photo.) The good news: the box is unopened and the items are mint, so if you’ve been hoping to add the finishing touch to your cosplay, or possibly communicate through time and space with NSEA officials trying to save several worlds at once, you are still golden! Fellow Questerians, here’s your chance to support a great cause and show your love for the best TV show EVER at the same time! By Grabthar’s Hammer, by the sons of Warvan, you should totally bid on this.

Bidding is now open and closes Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. More Information.