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  • Issue #2-1ST
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    Volume 2 - 1st printing.

    Art by Akihiko Yoshida.

    Revisit the characters, combat, and environment that enchanted players with stunning action and profound adventure from video game director Yoko Taro. Discover the intricacies of the Flooded City, learn more about the characters and enemies with the Data Library, and master the Androids' arsenal! Also featuring concept art and commentary, this second volume of the NieR:Automata World Guide is a must-have item for fans of the game!

    Dark Horse Books and Square Enix come together again to present this adaptation of the original Japanese volume, officially offered in English for the first time! DIAP

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 12-in., 304 pages, full color.

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. Written by Douglas A. Nason, Doug Harvey, and Jeff Fox. No lounge is complete without tiki torches and a soothing tiki cocktail. This coffee-table book surveys the tiki world in full color, from its origins in Oceanic art to contemporary expressions. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, Text (with Color and B&W Photographs) Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Night of the Tiki SC (2005) 1-REP
    Published 2005 (est.) by Last Gasp.

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    2nd and later printings. Written by Douglas A. Nason, Doug Harvey, and Jeff Fox. No lounge is complete without tiki torches and a soothing tiki cocktail. This coffee-table book surveys the tiki world in full color, from its origins in Oceanic art to contemporary expressions. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, Text (with Color and B&W Photographs) Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Night Owl Art Book HC (2019 Big Wow Art) By Daniel Brereton 1-1ST Night Owl Art Book HC (2019 Big Wow Art) By Daniel Brereton 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Text By Daniel Brereton and James A. Moore. Art and cover by Daniel Brereton.

    A new volume of recent paintings and drawings by illustrator and comics-creator, Dan Brereton. Collecting illustrations ranging from spooky to heroic, fetching to monstrous. Features art inspired by characters from 'Nocturnals' in lush full color. Includes a Q and A with Dan, and Nocturnals flash-fiction by acclaimed novelist, James A. Moore.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. A collection of artwork from artist Alvin Lee, known for his work on Street Fighter comics and Agent X! Softcover, B&W.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Nix and Scratches SC (2008-2013) By Alvin Lee 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. A collection of artwork from artist Alvin Lee, known for his work on Street Fighter comics and Agent X! This volume features Akuma from Street Fighter and other Udon characters, Wolverine and Gambit of the X-Men, the Avengers, characters from StarCraft and many more! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 8 1/2-in. x 5 1/2-in., 48 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #2S-1ST
    Nix and Scratches SC (2008-2013) By Alvin Lee 2S-1ST

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    Signed by Alvin Lee - Volume 2 - 1st printing. A collection of artwork from artist Alvin Lee, known for his work on Street Fighter comics and Agent X! This volume features Akuma from Street Fighter and other Udon characters, Wolverine and Gambit of the X-Men, the Avengers, characters from StarCraft and many more! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 8 1/2-in. x 5 1/2-in., 48 pages, B&W. NOTE: Does not include a certificate if authenticity.

  • Issue #1
    No Hero Sketchbook (2008 Avatar) 1

    Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Juan Jose Ryp. Warren Ellis and Juan Jose Ryp are revolutionizing masked heroes yet again in the hottest new series of the summer. Artistic maestro Juan Jose Ryp did so much stunning design work for the No Hero series - character designs for three generations of the incredibly detailed NO HERO world - that we just had to make it available! Featuring 16 pages of all-new pinup material that wont be seen anywhere else, this sketch collection is a special sneak peek at the characters of Ellis and Ryps new super-human series! 16 pages, B&W. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1-CHICAGO
    No Hero Sketchbook (2008 Avatar) 1-CHICAGO
    Published Jun 2008 by Avatar.

    Wizard World Chicago exclusive cover. Written by Warren Ellis. Art and Covers by Juan Jose Ryp. Warren Ellis and Juan Jose Ryp are revolutionizing masked heroes yet again in the hottest new series of the summer. Artistic maestro Juan Jose Ryp did so much stunning design work for the No Hero series - character designs for three generations of the incredibly detailed NO HERO world - that we just had to make it available! Featuring 16 pages of all-new pinup material that wont be seen anywhere else, this sketch collection is a special sneak peek at the characters of Ellis and Ryps new super-human series! 16 pages, B&W. Cover price $5.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    No Plan B: The Art of Michael Avon Oeming HC (2017 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Michael Avon Oeming never prepared for any way to make a living other than drawing. Now the cocreator of Powers, United States of Murder Inc., Takio, Mice Templar, and more offers an in-depth look into his artistic archives, the creative process, and a career that has touched every corner of the comics industry over the last thirty years. This book also features an interview with John Siuntres of the Word Balloon podcast about long-term creative partnerships and explores the secrets of thriving through the ups and downs of the comics industry. Previously unpublished artwork includes whole pages from Powers, The Victories, and other series, as well as collaborations with Mike Mignola, Eric Powell, Kevin Smith, Douglas Rushkoff, Gerard Way, and video-game developer Valve. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 184 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Nocturnals Anniversary Art Book SC (2018 Hero Initiative) 1-1ST Nocturnals Anniversary Art Book SC (2018 Hero Initiative) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    By Daniel Brereton.

    Incredible rarities of Dan Brereton's Nocturnals are showcased in this amazing book benefiting Hero Initiative! Hero commissioned 50 top artists including Arthur Adams, Glenn Fabry, Stan Sakai, Bill Sienkiewicz, Mark Texeira, and more to create new Nocturnals art for this book, and amazing rarities from the past including Mike Allred, Mike Mignola, and Bruce Timm are also included! In addition, two amazingly rare Nocturnals stories previously available only in one-shots and never reprinted are presented here. This book is a must for Nocturnals fans and art fans of all stripes!

    Softcover, 136 pages, full color.

    Featuring art by Arthur Adams, Mike Allred, Dan Brereton, Howard Chaykin, Tomm Coker, Gene Colan, Ronnie Del Carmen, Jay Descallar, Kieron Dwyer, Glenn Fabry, Matt Frank, Mike Hampton, Gene Ha, John Heebink, James R. Jaculina, Dave Johnson, Drew Johnson, Jeff Johnson, Casey Jones, Viktor Kalvachev, Nicolas Keramidas, Gilbert Leiker, Chartruz Lovelace, Evan Lovelace, Jim Mahfood, Ruben Martinez, Mike Mignola, Ted Naifeh, Phil Noto, Kevin Nowlan, Dan Parsons, Thomas Perkins, Steve Purcell, Alex Ross, Craig Rousseau, Steve Rude, Stan Sakai, Bill Sienkiewicz, Walter Simonson, Matt Smith, Mark Texeira, Jill Thompson, Bruce Timm, Nate Watson, David Williams and Kelly Williams. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Nocturnals Legend HC (2014 Big Wow Art) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Art by Daniel Brereton. A twenty year retrospective celebrating Dan Brereton's Eisner-nominated series of dark pulp heroes, the Nocturnals. Packed with many never-before-published illustrations, as well as paintings and drawings spanning the twenty year history of this influential "monster noir" series. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 152 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #0
    Norm Breyfogle Sketchbook (2003) 0

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    This book is a dynamic showcase for many of Norms unpublished convention sketches and illustrations commissioned by fans. 52 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Notes to Draw From: Comic Book Illustration SC (2003-2006 Blue Line) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Comic Book Illustration!" By Mitch Byrd. Mitch Byrd's incredible charming artwork comes to life with this ultimate handbook on illustrating comic concepts. Notes To Draw From, inspired by Byrd's years of professional work and column in Sketch Magazine, displays the processes and important ideas central to comics such as page layout/composition, character design, perspective, and much more. All this is achieved with complete and precise narratives complimenting step by step visuals that combine to paint a full understanding of comic drawing concepts. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 104 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
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    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. "Comic Book Illustration!" By Mitch Byrd. Mitch Byrd's incredible charming artwork comes to life with this ultimate handbook on illustrating comic concepts. Notes To Draw From, inspired by Byrd's years of professional work and column in Sketch Magazine, displays the processes and important ideas central to comics such as page layout/composition, character design, perspective, and much more. All this is achieved with complete and precise narratives complimenting step by step visuals that combine to paint a full understanding of comic drawing concepts. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 104 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Notes to Draw From: Comic Book Illustration SC (2003-2006 Blue Line) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. By Mitch Byrd. Mitch Byrd's incredible charming artwork comes to life with this ultimate handbook on illustrating comic concepts. Notes To Draw From, inspired by Byrd's years of professional work and column in Sketch Magazine, displays the processes and important ideas central to comics such as page layout/composition, character design, perspective, and much more. All this is achieved with complete and precise narratives complimenting step by step visuals that combine to paint a full understanding of comic drawing concepts. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 104 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Nothing but a Smile SC (2000 XXXenophile Books) The Pinup Art of Mark Rogers 1-1ST

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    1st Printing. Martian Princesses, Prehistoric Cave Girls and fantastic Warrior Women abound in this collection of lush pinup paintings by Author/Screenwriter Mark Rogers. The author's tongue-in-cheek annotations to each painting give the reader cues as to what the artist is trying to say, as well as a laugh or two along the way. Those who know Mark as only the creator of "Samurai Cat" will delight in this new proof of his amazing range of talents, and long-time fans and collectors will certainly want to make space for these lovely women on their bookshelf. -Adults Only- Softcover, 8.5" x 11", 62 pages, full color. Cover price $18.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Nothing is Golden SC (2011 Last Gasp) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Brooksie.

    We live in a savage society of imperfect endings veiled by a thin veneer of civility. Nothing Is Golden is a line of irreverent postcard books and merchandise for adults that parody, among other things, famous children's book brands. Inspired by real life slices of life, the front of each postcard in the books sports an imaginary children's book illustration and title with an accompanying editorial comment on the backside, such as the illustrated cover title, "Punch the Bunny" with the editorial comment, "A Touch and Feel Book for the real world."

    Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 60 pages,PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $11.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Object 15 HC (2016 Alternative Comics) Works by Kilian Eng 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Story and art by Kilian Eng. Object 15 is the third collection in Kilian Eng's successful monograph series, following the acclaimed books Object 5 and Object 10. Kilian's images present alternate worlds and vibrant surreal and hard science fiction environments. A Floating World Production. Hardcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Object Compendium HC (2020 Floating World Comics) 1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    Collects the first three sold-out monographs by Swedish illustrator, Kilian Eng. This definitive edition collects all of Eng's otherworldly landscapes and retro-futuristic illustrations in one massive volume, including previously unpublished works. Each dreamlike image transports the viewer to a unique environment, full of engrossing detail and surreal beauty.

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 256 pages, full color.

    Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #1
    Odyssey (1980) fanzine 1

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    Limited to 500. Fanzine by John Lister compiling over twenty signature art pieces from Frank Frazetta, Jim Steranko, Al Williamson, Jack Kirby, Jeff Jones, Wendy Pini, Neal Adams, Barry Windsor Smith, Bernie Wrightson, Hal Foster, and Fabian. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 50 pages (art on front side only), black and white.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Off the Wall Art of the Absurd HC (2018 Gingko Press) 1-1ST Off the Wall Art of the Absurd HC (2018 Gingko Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Art by Alex Gamsu Jenkins, Chau Luong, Craigio Hopson, Dan Woodger, Dave Calver, DERRENGUETA, Duch, Emil Sellström, ESTOCAFICH, Gary Taxali Studio, George(s), Josh Freydkis, Kelly Puissegur, Kyung Me, Lai Tat Tat Wing, Laurina Paperina, Loïc Movellan, Marianne Gretteberg Engedal, Nadine Redlich, Paola Ciarska, Paul Paetzel, Roberts Rurans, Roman Klonek, Roope Eronen, Sarah Haug, Sebastian Schwamm, Soña Lee, Stefhany Y. Lozano, Toby Leigh and Zhang Liang.

    A vivid exploration of peculiar art, Off the Wall is a funhouse tour through the darkly comedic minds of more than twenty-five artists from around the world. From representational to barely recognizable, the illustrations and comics showcased here never fail to evoke the special blend of humor and horror that the subconscious mind finds so irresistible. Talking pets, repurposed pop-culture icons and troubled eroticism are only a few of the odd themes you'll find recurring within this one-of-a-kind collection. Short interviews with the artists allow a peek behind the curtain, and offer insight into the creative processes that lead to such off-kilter, unsettling and strangely compelling art.

    Hardtcover, 7-in. x 9-in., 256 pages, full color. Cover price $34.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Offerings The Art of Brom HC (2001) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Brom. Brom's characteristic and potent brand of sinister, disturbing fantasy imagery comes to life through this selection of his very best paintings and concept work of recent years. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Official Art of Big Trouble in Little China HC (2017 Boom Studios) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Cover by Jay Shaw. Celebrating the 30th anniversary of John Carpenter's cult classic film, this is the first-ever look at the artistic world behind the beloved movie and its expanded universe. Packed with never-before-seen images, including costume designs by Oscar nominee April Ferry; original set designs by Production Designer John J. Lloyd; storyboard art; concept art from the comic book series; development art from Funko's "Big Trouble" series; and exclusive new pieces by the film collectible gurus at MONDO. Plus, an exclusive interview with artist Drew Struzan and a look at his early pencils for the iconic film poster. Features a Foreword by John Carpenter and an Afterword by Big Trouble in Little China comics writer and cover artist Eric Powell. Hardcover, 12-in. x 12-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #0
    Official Art of the Five Star Stories (1996) 0

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    Newtype 1992-1996 Special Edition. Mostly Japanese text.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Official Marvel Comics Try-Out Book (1983-1996) 1-1ST

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    Spider-Man Cover - 1st printing.

    Cover by John Romita Jr and Al Milgrom.

    The book is broken down into sections on coloring, inking, lettering, scripting, pencilling, and plotting. Plenty of examples in blue line for inking, coloring, etc. It is printed on very heavy paper just like the real artists use. This is an informative look at what goes into the making of a comic book and a nice collectible to boot.

    Softcover, 11-in. x 17-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Note: A couple of pages got switched around in production and each book had a nice apology letter slipped into the book explaining the error. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Official Marvel Comics Try-Out Book (1983-1996) 2-1ST

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    X-Men Cover - 1st printing. "New Official Marvel Comics Try-Out Book!"

    Cover by Art Thibert. Introduction by Mark Bagley.

    The book is broken down into sections on coloring, inking, lettering, scripting, pencilling, and plotting. Plenty of examples in blue line for inking, coloring, etc. It is printed on very heavy paper just like the real artists use. This is an informative look at what goes into the making of a comic book and a nice collectible to boot.

    Softcover, 11-in. x 17-in., 32 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Often Wrong TPB (2019 Image) 1-1ST Often Wrong TPB (2019 Image) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Farel Dalrymple.

    THE OFTEN WRONG is a meaty collection of new and old comic stories, paintings and illustrations, "behind-the-scenes" concept art for The Wrenchies, PROXIMA CENTAURI, POP GUN WAR, IT WILL ALL HURT, and over 100 sketchbook drawings by comic book creator FAREL DALRYMPLE.

    Softcover, 360 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Okja The Art of Making the Film HC (2018 Titan Books) 1-1ST Okja The Art of Making the Film HC (2018 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful company from kidnapping her best friend - a fascinating animal named Okja. This is the official art book to celebrate the beautiful movie from Director Bong Joon Ho and Netflix. Featuring concept art, VFX insight and exclusive interviews with the director, Tilda Swinton and more, this is a one of a kind book for a one of a kind movie. Hardcover, 10-in.x 12-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Olivia's Cheesecake Chronicles SC (2000 Ozon) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. The first in a series of books focusing on Olivia's art of popular models, this volume features Olivia's favorite cheesecake pin-up girl, Rhonda Ridely (cover girl for Olivia'Beginning with Let Them Eat Cheesecake, through Second Slice, The Cheesecake Chronicles, American Geisha, and now Bettie Page by Olivia, the acclaimed The Art of Olivia series of "night table" art books have set a consistently high standard. For imaginatively conceived and masterly rendered settings and situations, for the lusciousness she brings out in her models, for the pure spirit of revelry infused in all her art, Olivia de Berardinis transcends the "pin-up" genre and joins the great master artist celebrants of the female... Titian, Boucher, Vargas, OLIVIA!" s first book Let them Eat Cheesecake). This editiBeginning with Let Them Eat Cheesecake, through Second Slice, The Cheesecake Chronicles, American Geisha, and now Bettie Page by Olivia, the acclaimed The Art of Olivia series of "night table" art books have set a consistently high standard. For imaginatively conceived and masterly rendered settings and situations, for the lusciousness she brings out in her models, for the pure spirit of revelry infused in all her art, Olivia de Berardinis transcends the "pin-up" genre and joins the great master artist celebrants of the female... Titian, Boucher, Vargas, OLIVIA!" on includes both classic works and new paintings shown as works in progress, and an exclusive interview with Olivia that examines her techniques. Softcover, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Omaha Beach on D-Day HC (2015 First Second Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Jean-David Morvan. Art by Séverine Tréfouël and Dominique Bertail. The first volume of a new series dedicated to exploring iconic moments in World War II history, Omaha Beach on D-Day is a fresh and captivating new take on one of the most important moments in World War II: the Allied forces storming the beach at Normandy. The photograph at the heart of this book is Robert Capa's world-famous shot of the Allied landing in 1944, and the authors of this remarkable work have gathered interviews, testimonials, contact sheets, and over forty pages of photographic archives from the Magnum Photos agency to fill in the history behind a single moment, captured forever on film. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 7-in., 100 pages, B&W. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art HC (2016 Regan Arts) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Mitch Putnam. Mining the archives of OMG Posters, founder Mitch Putnam has gathered over 400 of today's most beautiful concert posters and art prints in one collection. Launched in 2007, OMGPosters.com has since become one of the world's favorite art blogs, showcasing thousands of handmade prints by independent artists and printmakers. OMG Posters features works by 40 different artists that sparked the explosive growth of the gig poster scene. In the book, you'll get to know each artist, see other works in their portfolio, and learn about their techniques and inspirations. Hardcover, 11-in. x 14-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $50.00.

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    1st printing. By Robert Fawcett. Featuring over 100 illustrations. Hardcover, 10-in. x 12-in., 136 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-REP
    On the Art of Drawing HC (1958) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. By Robert Fawcett. Featuring over 100 illustrations. Hardcover, 10-in. x 12-in., 136 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    One Thousand Years of Manga HC (2014 Flammarion) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Brigitte Koyama-Richard. In recent years, Manga has seen phenomenal success, not only in Japan, where it dominates the publishing industry, but also in the West. As swift and sudden as the popularity of this graphic art form may seem, Manga has, in fact, deep roots in Japanese culture, drawing on centuries-old artistic traditions. Today there is little doubt as to the meaning of the term Manga, but few in the West understand the long artistic history that gave birth to this phenomenon and the social factors that continue to shape it today. One Thousand Years of Manga is both an informative account of the genesis of the form and a visual delight. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 248 pages, full color. Cover price $19.98.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Only Visiting This Planet: The Art of Danny Flynn SC (1994 Paper Tiger) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke. Danny Flynn combines his love of nature with eye-popping, mind-blowing mythological and fantasy motifs in this collection of beautiful artwork. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Only What's Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and the Art of Peanuts HC (2015 Abrams ComicArts) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear. Art and cover by Charles M. Schulz. Charles M. Schulz's approach to cartooning was to take out the extraneous details and leave in "only what's necessary." For fifty years, Schulz wrote and illustrated Peanuts, the single most popular and influential comic strip in the world. In Only What's Necessary: Charles M. Schulz and Peanuts, renowned designer Chip Kidd assembles the long-awaited follow-up to Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz, by focusing on Schulz's artistry. Reproducing the best of the Peanuts newspaper strip, all shot off the original art by award-winning photographer Geoff Spear, the book features ancillary images from the archives, including exclusive, rare and unpublished original art and developmental work-many never seen before their inclusion in this book. Only What's Necessary is sure to give Peanuts fans the world over a reason to celebrate. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 12-in. x 9-in., 304 pages, full color. Cover price $40.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Original Art of Basil Wolverton HC (2007 Last Gasp) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Edited by Glenn Bray. The hilarious spaghetti-and-meatball style caricature art of Basil Wolverton has been influential on such art luminaries as Robert Crumb, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, Robert Williams, and Drew Friedman. This publication represents the first time that the work of one of comicdom's major talents will be presented in a fine art tome. Much of this work has never been published before. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 272 pages, B&W. Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Original Art: Daniel Clowes HC (2020 FB) Fantagraphics Studio Edition 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Fantagraphics' latest Studio Edition turns the spotlight to the great Daniel Clowes, author of Ghost World, Patience, Wilson, David Boring, The Death Ray, Like a Velvet Glove Cast In Iron, and many other books.

    This collection features over 150 pages of exact facsimiles of the original art, at original size, to best showcase the artist's cartooning process. Curated by Clowes himself, this career overview collects raw original pages from the very beginning of his one-man anthology, Eightball, and up through his best-selling 2016 graphic novel, Patience.

    Plus new covers, endpapers, and more by Clowes himself, including five pages of a never-before-published aborted graphic novel.

    Hardcover, 15-in. x 22-in., 150 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Original Grin The Art of Ron English HC (2019 Cernunnos) 1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    Through his highly subversive art Ron English (b. 1959) has bombed the global landscape with striking and often unsettling imagery. He coined the term" POPaganda" to describe his signature and darkly satirical renderings of corporate branding icons. His work is populated with a vast and constantly growing arsenal of original characters such as MC Supersized; the obese fast-food mascot featured in the movie Supersize Me; and Abraham Obama, which fused America's 16th and 44th Presidents.

    This book is the first complete retrospective of English's work, compiling his paintings, illustrations, toys, sculpture, street art, and "agit-pop." Additionally, it contains a lengthy and comprehensive interview with the artist conducted exclusively for this publication.

    Hardcover, 11-in. x 8-in., 500 pages, full color.

    Cover price $59.95.

  • Issue #2
    Ornithopter (2002 8 Eye Press) Annual 2

    Annual 2 - 2002. Softcover, 8.5" x 11", 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Osamu Tezuka: Anime and Manga Character Sketchbook HC (2015 Udon) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. The grandfather of manga and anime, Osamu Tezuka created hundreds of unforgettable characters during his 40+ year career as an illustrator and animator. His influence on generations of artists has been immeasurable, and is still felt today across Japan and beyond. OSAMU TEZUKA: ANIME & MANGA CHARACTER SKETCHBOOK collects rough concepts from several of Tezuka's anime and manga projects. Included are characters from Mighty Atom (Astro Boy), Jungle Emperor (Kimba the White Lion), and many more. Hardcover, 144 pages, B&W. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Osamu Tezuka: Anime Character Illustrations HC (2015 Udon) 1-1ST

    1st printing. The grandfather of manga and anime, Osamu Tezuka created hundreds of unforgettable characters during his 40+ year career as an illustrator and animator. His influence on generations of artists has been immeasurable, and is still felt today across Japan and beyond. OSAMU TEZUKA: ANIME CHARACTER ILLUSTRATIONS collects the character designs from several of Tezuka's animation projects. Included are characters from Mighty Atom (Astroboy), Jungle Emperor (Kimba the White Lion), Black Jack and many more. Hardcover, 224 pages, B&W. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #NN
    Our Artist in Cuba, Peru, Spain and Algiers (1877) NN

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    Leaves from the Sketch-Book of a Traveler During the Winter of 1864-1868 by George W. Carleton. This book of sketches documents the artist's "chance results of leisure moments" in Cuba, Peru, Spain, and Algiers. "Let observation, with expansive view, Survey mankind, from China to Peru." 144 pages, softcover, B&W. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Our Patterned World SC (2016 IDW) A Coloring Journey Through Nature 1-1ST

    1st printing. Art and cover by Carla Jennings. Inspired by the stunning scenery and majestic countryside of Cornwall, Our Patterned World is a beautiful coloring book illustrated and designed by renowned English artist Carla Jennings. Within the pages of this exquisite coloring book, discover unique and intricate patterns found in nature, each illustrated for coloring enthusiasts to add their own stamp of creativity and imagination. With over 80 pages to color, Our Patterned World provides hours of calm, creative enjoyment. " High-quality 180 GSM uncoated paper stock holds color and prevents bleed-through - " Foil stamped uncoated dust jacket with reversible coloring page - " Lay flat, sewn binding - " 80+ garden and nature themed illustrations and flourishes to color!Softcover, 84 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Outlaw Bible of American Art HC (2017 Last Gasp) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. The Outlaw Bible of American Art is a 700-page revolutionary art world shocker: a Who's Who alternative canon of marginalized or famed audodidactic paint-slinging loners who followed their own outrageous, sometimes catastrophic visions to the heights of fame or the depths of Hell. Hardcover, 6-in.x 9-in., 688 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Overstreet Guide to Cosplay HC (2015 Gemstone) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Missy Bowersox and Carrie Wood. Over the last few years, as comic book conventions have exploded into massively popular pop culture events, one of the biggest reasons for that has been the rise of cosplay. The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay takes an in-depth look at this vibrant hobby with "how to" articles on the various ways to get a costume together, things to expect at conventions, the issues facing cosplayers today, and a wide variety of topics that even the most seasoned seamstress will find thought-provoking. Cosplay newbies and veterans alike will find a lot to love in this book, particularly since it's packed cosplayer photos. Hardcover, 192 pages, full color. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Overstreet Guide to Cosplay SC (2015 Gemstone) 1A-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Missy Bowersox and Carrie Wood.

    Over the last few years, as comic book conventions have exploded into massively popular pop culture events, one of the biggest reasons for that has been the rise of cosplay. The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay takes an in-depth look at this vibrant hobby with "how to" articles on the various ways to get a costume together, things to expect at conventions, the issues facing cosplayers today, and a wide variety of topics that even the most seasoned seamstress will find thought-provoking. Cosplay newbies and veterans alike will find a lot to love in this book, particularly since it's packed cosplayer photos.

    Softcover, 192 pages, full color.

    Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Overstreet Guide to Cosplay SC (2015 Gemstone) 1B-1ST

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    1st printing.

    By Missy Bowersox and Carrie Wood.

    Over the last few years, as comic book conventions have exploded into massively popular pop culture events, one of the biggest reasons for that has been the rise of cosplay. The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay takes an in-depth look at this vibrant hobby with "how to" articles on the various ways to get a costume together, things to expect at conventions, the issues facing cosplayers today, and a wide variety of topics that even the most seasoned seamstress will find thought-provoking. Cosplay newbies and veterans alike will find a lot to love in this book, particularly since it's packed cosplayer photos.

    Softcover, 192 pages, full color.

    Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    Overstreet Guide to Cosplay SC (2015 Gemstone) 1S-1ST Overstreet Guide to Cosplay SC (2015 Gemstone) 1S-1ST

    Signed Edition

    1st printing.

    By Missy Bowersox and Carrie Wood.

    Over the last few years, as comic book conventions have exploded into massively popular pop culture events, one of the biggest reasons for that has been the rise of cosplay. The Overstreet Guide to Cosplay takes an in-depth look at this vibrant hobby with "how to" articles on the various ways to get a costume together, things to expect at conventions, the issues facing cosplayers today, and a wide variety of topics that even the most seasoned seamstress will find thought-provoking. Cosplay newbies and veterans alike will find a lot to love in this book, particularly since it's packed cosplayer photos.

    Featuring a special variant cover previously only offered at the Virginia Comicon, this edition of The Overstreet Guide To Cosplay is signed by author Carrie Wood, contributor and designer Mark Huesman, and contributor Richard Ankney.

    Softcover, 192 pages, full color.

    NOTE: Limited to 100 copies.

    Cover price $19.95.