News-Antique.com - Sep 29,2015 - IOLA, Wis. ó Pickerís Pocket Guide Ė Hot Wheels and Pickerís Pocket Guide Ė Comic Books are written by two of the best in the business, Mike Zarnock and David Tosh, respectively. Both are long-time collectors and seasoned authors in their areas of expertise, which follows the focus of the Pickerís Pocket Guide line: Invaluable references written by collectors, with collectors in mind.
In the Pickerís Pocket Guide Ė Hot Wheels, the author includes tips for starting a collection or expanding an existing Hot Wheels collection; provides a list of the Perfect 10 Hot Wheels; discusses the Red Line era of Hot Wheels history including listings of Redline era cars; examines the Sweet Sixteen of Hot Wheels, and explores the Blackwall era. In addition to the wealth of details, the photographs and design of this new reference capture the essence of Hot Wheels and offer a detailed view of each car not achieved in other similar guides.
With Pickerís Pocket Guide Ė Comic Books the authorís devotion to providing an easy-to-understand and user-friendly collectorís guide is without question. The presentation of information, including methods of starting and building on a collection, and understanding condition, grading and the ďanatomyĒ of a cover, include both historical details and practical and tested collecting tips.
All these aspects contribute to an examination of the evolution of comic books, from the Golden Age to the present, which is unmatched in thoroughness and entertainment value.
Published by Krause Publications, an imprint of F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company (fwmedia.com), the Pickerís Pocket Guide Ė Hot Wheels and Pickerís Pocket Guide Ė Comic Books both retail for $14.99. Print and eBook versions are available for purchase from booksellers nationwide, and directly from the publisher at KrauseBooks.com (bit.ly/AT_NAT092915b).
In addition to a discount price, by using Discount Code ATPROMO during checkout at KrauseBooks.com, free standard shipping to U.S. addresses will be applied with purchase of either of these books