Bud Plant began collecting and selling comic books as an adolescent, and later owned comic shops and organized comic-related events throughout California. In 1972 his interests expanded to include book illustration, and he began attending antiquarian book fairs. Bud established his first book business in 1987 and became a member of the ABAA in 2006. Bud Plant & Hutchison Books operates out of Cedar Ridge, CA, and specializes in Art Reference, Children’s, and Illustrated Books. ABAA Member since 2006. Interviewed by Michael Ginsberg on November 18, 2012 at the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair.