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Comic books in 'Art Instruction'

  • Issue #1-1ST
    A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup SC (2012-2020 Titan Books) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Conceptual Creations by Japanese Makeup Artists!"

    Acclaimed as one of the best books ever published on the subject, A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup covers everything from basic facial makeup styles, and simple scars and gashes, to masks, molds and cast-making: everything you need to know to create vampires, zombies and other fantastical characters. With clear step by step instructions and hundreds of color photos!

    Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 136 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup SC (2012-2020 Titan Books) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Introduction to Dark Fantasy and Zombie Makeups!"

    The acclaimed follow-up to one of the most widely heralded special effects makeup tutorial books ever published. A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup Volume 2 incorporates a variety of supernatural and sci-fi character and creature designs, from zombies to dark fantasy, with step-by-step tutorials and materials guides, as well as an extended gallery section showcasing work by the best of the best!

    Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 152 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup SC (2012-2020 Titan Books) 3-1ST A Complete Guide to Special Effects Makeup SC (2012-2020 Titan Books) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Realistic Scar Makeups!"

    Uncover the secrets of horror makeup in the third volume of the acclaimed special effects makeup series. Learn how to apply gory, realistic, and captivating scar and wound makeup from leading Japanese special effects makeup artists. Discover the hidden tricks behind special effects makeup, mask-making, and more.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 152 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Alan Moore's Writing for Comics SC (2003 Avatar) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Written by Alan Moore. Art by Juan Jose Ryp and Jacen Burrows. Cover by Juan Jose Ryp.

    The master of comic book writing shares his thoughts on how to deliver a top-notch script!

    The main essay was originally written in 1985 and appeared in an obscure British fanzine, right as Moore was reshaping the landscape of modern comics, and has been tragically lost ever since. Now Avatar brings it back in print, collected for the first time as one graphic novel, and heavily illustrated by Jacen Burrows.

    Alan Moore also provides a brand new essay on how his thoughts on writing have changed in the two decades since he first wrote it. For fans of Moore's work, new writers, or anyone who wants a peak behind the mental curtain of one of the greatest living writers, this is a can't-miss book!

    Softcover, 48 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Alan Moore's Writing for Comics SC (2003 Avatar) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings.

    Written by Alan Moore. Art by Juan Jose Ryp and Jacen Burrows. Cover by Juan Jose Ryp.

    The master of comic book writing shares his thoughts on how to deliver a top-notch script!

    The main essay was originally written in 1985 and appeared in an obscure British fanzine, right as Moore was reshaping the landscape of modern comics, and has been tragically lost ever since. Now Avatar brings it back in print, collected for the first time as one graphic novel, and heavily illustrated by Jacen Burrows.

    Alan Moore also provides a brand new essay on how his thoughts on writing have changed in the two decades since he first wrote it. For fans of Moore's work, new writers, or anyone who wants a peak behind the mental curtain of one of the greatest living writers, this is a can't-miss book!

    Softcover, 48 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #1
    Art of Cartooning, The (1937) 1

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    Written and Illustrated by Chuck Thorndike. Instructional Cartooning book cover the basics of Caricature, Anatomy, and Animated Cartoons. Saddle Stitched, 8 1/2-in x 11-in, 40 Pages, B&W Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of Comic Book Inking SC (1997-2002 Dark Horse) 1st Edition 1-1ST

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    1st Edition - Volume 1 - 1st printing.

    Written by Gary Martin. Art by Steve Rude, Gary Martin, Terry Austin, Brian Bolland, Mark Farmer, Rudy Nabres, Kevin Nowlan, Jerry Ordway, Tom Palmer, Joe Rubinstein, P. Craig Russel, Mark Schultz, Dave Stevens, Karl Story, Bill Stout, and Scott Williams.

    What does a comic-book inker do? Is an inker responsible for the coloring? Does an inker just trace over the lines? How much of the line work is done by computer? Learn the answers, and the stylized techniques, from the professionals!

    This book, full of tips from the comics industry's greatest living inkers, is for aspiring inkers, untrained professional inkers, pencillers who want to become more inker-friendly, and the majority of editors who work in comics today.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., B&W.

    Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Art of Comic Book Inking SC (1997-2002 Dark Horse) 1st Edition 1-REP

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    1st Edition - Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings.

    Written by Gary Martin. Art by Steve Rude, Gary Martin, Terry Austin, Brian Bolland, Mark Farmer, Rudy Nabres, Kevin Nowlan, Jerry Ordway, Tom Palmer, Joe Rubinstein, P. Craig Russel, Mark Schultz, Dave Stevens, Karl Story, Bill Stout, and Scott Williams.

    What does a comic-book inker do? Is an inker responsible for the coloring? Does an inker just trace over the lines? How much of the line work is done by computer? Learn the answers, and the stylized techniques, from the professionals!

    This book, full of tips from the comics industry's greatest living inkers, is for aspiring inkers, untrained professional inkers, pencillers who want to become more inker-friendly, and the majority of editors who work in comics today.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., B&W.

    Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Art of Comic Book Inking SC (1997-2002 Dark Horse) 1st Edition 2-1ST

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    1st Edition - Volume 2 - 1st printing.

    Written by Gary Martin. Art by Brent Anderson, Randy Green, Terry Dodson, Adam Warren, Mike Royer, Hilary Barta, Steve Leiahola, Al Gordon, Michael Bair, Randy Emberlin, Alex Garner, Rachel Dodson, and Karl Kesel.

    Gary Martin's The Art of Comic-Book Inking has become an industry-standard how-to guide for ink artists, but Gary hasn't been resting on his laurels. Since AoCBI's release, Gary has discussed his book with hundreds of inkers, aspiring and professional, and now he's produced an accompanying volume to fulfill inkers' most common requests.

    The Art of Comic-Book Inking II includes new sections regarding the inking of animation-styled pencils and how to problem-solve a myriad of common inking headaches, plus a handy compendium of textures and effects to give any inking assignment variety and verve. And in this volume, another small army of top professional black-fingered maestros -- Martin, Karl Kesel, Alex Garner, Al Gordon, Rachel Dodson, Steve Leialoha, Randy Emberlin, Michael Bair, and Mike Royer -- tackle the pencil art of four artists -- Terry Dodson, Brent Anderson, Adam Warren, and Randy Green -- each with vastly different styles that create diverse embellishing challenges. And each of these penciled pages is included, reproduced in non-photo blue on full-size, high-quality art board so that every aspiring inker can try their own approach and have potential professional samples ready for action!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of Comic Book Inking SC (2005 Dark Horse) 2nd Edition 1-1ST

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    2nd Edition - 1st printing.

    Written by Gary Martin. Art by Steve Rude, Gary Martin, Terry Austin, Brian Bolland, Mark Farmer, Rudy Nabres, Kevin Nowlan, Jerry Ordway, Tom Palmer, Joe Rubinstein, P. Craig Russel, Mark Schultz, Dave Stevens, Karl Story, Bill Stout, Scott Williams, Brent Anderson, Randy Green, Terry Dodson, Adam Warren, Mike Royer, Hilary Barta, Steve Leiahola, Al Gordon, Michael Bair, Randy Emberlin, Alex Garner, Rachel Dodson, and Karl Kesel.

    Gary Martin's two volumes of The Art of Comic-Book Inking have become the industry-standard manuals for aspiring inkers seeking to take their work to the next level or for working professionals looking to broaden their skills base.

    Now, these two textbooks have been combined into a single value-priced volume and expanded with new material, including three additional blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by master comics illustrators Jack Kirby, John Buscema, and Gil Kane. Gain insights into the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest delineators in comics today, including Terry Austin, Mark Farmer, Scott Williams, Alex Garner, and many more. When putting pen or brush to paper, no tool is more helpful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking.

    Includes eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by some of the top illustrators in the comics industry, present and past, to use for practice and/or to use as samples to show to editors and publishers.

    Combines volumes one and two of the acclaimed Art of Comic- Book Inking!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Art of Comic Book Inking SC (2005 Dark Horse) 2nd Edition 1-REP

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    2nd Edition - 2nd and later printings.

    Written by Gary Martin. Art by Steve Rude, Gary Martin, Terry Austin, Brian Bolland, Mark Farmer, Rudy Nabres, Kevin Nowlan, Jerry Ordway, Tom Palmer, Joe Rubinstein, P. Craig Russel, Mark Schultz, Dave Stevens, Karl Story, Bill Stout, Scott Williams, Brent Anderson, Randy Green, Terry Dodson, Adam Warren, Mike Royer, Hilary Barta, Steve Leiahola, Al Gordon, Michael Bair, Randy Emberlin, Alex Garner, Rachel Dodson, and Karl Kesel.

    Gary Martin's two volumes of The Art of Comic-Book Inking have become the industry-standard manuals for aspiring inkers seeking to take their work to the next level or for working professionals looking to broaden their skills base.

    Now, these two textbooks have been combined into a single value-priced volume and expanded with new material, including three additional blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by master comics illustrators Jack Kirby, John Buscema, and Gil Kane. Gain insights into the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest delineators in comics today, including Terry Austin, Mark Farmer, Scott Williams, Alex Garner, and many more. When putting pen or brush to paper, no tool is more helpful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking.

    Includes eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by some of the top illustrators in the comics industry, present and past, to use for practice and/or to use as samples to show to editors and publishers.

    Combines volumes one and two of the acclaimed Art of Comic- Book Inking!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of Comic Book Inking SC (2019 Dark Horse) 3rd Edition 1-1ST Art of Comic Book Inking SC (2019 Dark Horse) 3rd Edition 1-1ST

    3rd Edition - 1st printing.

    Written by Gary Martin. Art by Steve Rude, Gary Martin, Terry Austin, Brian Bolland, Mark Farmer, Rudy Nabres, Kevin Nowlan, Jerry Ordway, Tom Palmer, Joe Rubinstein, P. Craig Russel, Mark Schultz, Dave Stevens, Karl Story, Bill Stout, Scott Williams, Brent Anderson, Randy Green, Terry Dodson, Adam Warren, Mike Royer, Hilary Barta, Steve Leiahola, Al Gordon, Michael Bair, Randy Emberlin, Alex Garner, Rachel Dodson, and Karl Kesel.

    Learn the techniques, tools, and approaches of some of the finest inkers in comics, and use the included eight full-sized blue-lined art boards featuring pencil art by top comics illustrators for practice or as samples to show editors. This expanded edition includes new art and text by Gary Martin and a bonus chapter on digital inking. Along with pen, brush, and stylus, no inking tool is more useful than The Art of Comic-Book Inking.

    Softcover, 208 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Art of the Graphic Memoir SC (2018 Griffin Books) 1-1ST Art of the Graphic Memoir SC (2018 Griffin Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Tom Hart.

    New York Times-bestselling author and Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart has written a poignant and instructive guide for all aspiring graphic memoirists detailing the tenets of artistry and story-telling inherent in the medium. Hart examines what makes a graphic memoir great, and shows you how to do it. With two dozen professional examples and a deep-dive into his own story, Hart encourages readers to hone their signature style in the best way to represent their journeys on the page. With clear examples and visual aids, The Art of the Graphic Memoir is emotive, creative, and accessible.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 9-in., 176 pages, PC.

    Cover price $25.99.

  • Vol. 2 #3
    Artist's Magazine (1984-current F&W Publications) Magazine Vol. 2 #3

    Vol. 2, #3. Mar. 1985. 8.5" x 11", 88 pages, color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Vol. 2 #6
    Artist's Magazine (1984-current F&W Publications) Magazine Vol. 2 #6

    Vol. 2, #6. June 1985. 8.5" x 11", 88 pages, color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Vol. 2 #8
    Artist's Magazine (1984-current F&W Publications) Magazine Vol. 2 #8

    Vol. 2, #8. August 1985. 8.5" x 11", 88 pages, color. Cover price $2.00.

  • Issue #1
    Automobile Cartoons (1940 Philadelphia Automobile Show) 1

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    Art and Cover by Frank Webb. Simple cartoonist instruction book using letters of Automobile Company names as bases for cartoon drawings. 24 pages, B&W

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ballpoint Beauties HC (2019 Flesk) Deluxe Edition 1-1ST Ballpoint Beauties HC (2019 Flesk) Deluxe Edition 1-1ST

    Volume 1, 1st Printing - Autographed by Frank Cho. Frank Cho's first book collecting his major ballpoint pen art while also revealing his step-by-step ballpoint pen techniques. Hardcover, 9" x 12", 120 pages, full color, book with slipcase. Cover price $90.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Basic Perspective for Comics and Illustration SC (2003 Blue Line Art) By Pat Quinn 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Pat Quinn. Artistic technician Pat Quinn dissects every aspect of perspective in comics for this ultimate handbook on creating the illusion of space on a flat surface. With this handbook, the mystery behind the techniques and principles of perceptive will be painstakingly revealed and fully broken down with step-by-step visuals. Simple concepts such as vanishing points and horizon lines will be demonstrated as the basic framework for placing anything in perspective as well as creating time honored dynamic storytelling effects. Softcover, 56 pages, full color. Cover price $12.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beginner's Guide to Creating Manga Art SC (2013 3dtotal) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written by Steven Cummings and Gonzalo Ordonez. Art by Steven Cummings. With the recent influx of Far East games, anime, and comics into the western world, manga is becoming an increasingly popular art form. Beginner's Guide to Creating Manga Art explores the core aspects of this emerging artistic style and takes you through the process of designing manga-style characters from the initial concept to full-color images. These talented artists open a window into their world and present tutorials covering everything from drawing features, anatomy, and expressions to designing clothing, perfecting poses, and coloring characters with a mixture of traditional and digital artistic tools. Softcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 8 1/2-in., 240 pages, full color.

    Note: May or may NOT include plastic sleeve. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop: Characters SC (2015) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Charlie Bowater and Derek Stenning. Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting: Characters is a comprehensive guide for artists wishing to create convincing and detailed characters. It features established artists such as Charlie Bowater (concept artist at Atomhawk) and Derek Stenning (freelance concept artist and illustrator, with clients such as Marvel Entertainment and Nintendo) who share their industry experiences by covering such aspects as posing characters, choosing the correct costumes, conveying emotions, and creating suitable moods. Conclusive step-by-step instructions make this an invaluable resource for artists looking to learn new skills, as well as those pursuing the next level. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 224 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beginner's Guide to Fantasy Drawing SC (2020 3dtotal) 1-1ST Beginner's Guide to Fantasy Drawing SC (2020 3dtotal) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Art by Martin J. Abel, Valentina Remenar, Johan Egerkrans, Roma Gewska, Maria Wejs Henriksen, Marion Kivits, Carissa Kaye Powell, Leon Ropeter, Audre "Charamath" Schutte, Khoa Tran Viet and Frank William. Cover by Martin J. Abel. Back Cover by Roma Gewska.

    Delve into the enchanting world of dragons, wizards, and warriors with Beginner's Guide to Fantasy Drawing, an accessible, entertaining introduction to creating fantasy concepts with only a few simple traditional tools and no prior drawing knowledge needed. Beginning with the key subjects of draftsmanship, anatomy, and poses, before venturing into the step-by-step creation of quintessential fantasy subjects such as elves and orcs, this book enables readers of any skill level to draw magical characters and epic monsters with confidence.

    Softcover, 7-in. x 9-ion., 180 pages, full color.

    Cover price $20.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Characters, Creatures and Concepts SC (2015 3dtotal) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. The ability to sketch confidently is an integral part to the beginning of any concept artist's workflow! The Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Characters, Creatures and Concepts teaches the fundamentals of sketching, showing how important concept sketching is to artists of all levels. Established artists such as Rovina Cai, Justin Gerard, Nick Harris, and Rebeca Puebla explain how and when to use a variety of sketching materials, before moving on to warm-up exercises and top tips. The book also features master projects that show how to progress from early concepts, through poses, designs and costume elements, to a completed scene. Softcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 8-in., 208 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $37.99.

  • Issue #SET
    Best of Draw! TPB (2004-2008 TwoMorrows) SET

    Set Include Vol. 1 and 3 - Printings May Vary.

    Take a crash course in comic art with this two-book bundle, compiling tutorials, interviews, and demonstrations from DRAW Magazine!

    Volume 1 features Dave Gibbons (layout and drawing on the computer), Bret Blevins (figure drawing, drawing hands, lighting, and sketching), Jerry Ordway (detailing his working methods), Klaus Janson and Ricardo Villagran (inking techniques), Genndy Tartakovsky (animation), Steve Conley (creating web comics and cartoons), Phil Hester and Ande Parks (penciling and inking), and more!

    Volume 3 features Mike Wieringo (penciling), Dan Brereton (illustration), Paul Rivoche (design), Bill Wray (cartooning), Mike Manley (inking), Stephen DeStefano (comics & animation), Celia Calle and Alberto Ruiz (digital illustration), Zach Trenholm (caricature), and much more!

    Softcover (Includes 2 Volumes), 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 456 pages (Total), B&W.

    Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects Draw Magazine (2001-Present) #1-2.

    This book compiles material from the first two issues of Draw!, and contains a wealth of interviews and tutorials with top professionals in the industry!

    Featured are demonstrations by Dave Gibbons (layout and drawing on the computer), Jerry Ordway (detailing his working methods), Steve Conley (creating web comics and cartoons), and others. Each artist presents their work step-by-step to follow its progress from concept to finished form.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 200 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $21.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Best of Draw! TPB (2004-2008 TwoMorrows) 1-REP

    Volume 1 - 2nd and later printings. Collects Draw Magazine (2001-Present) #1-2.

    This book compiles material from the first two issues of Draw!, and contains a wealth of interviews and tutorials with top professionals in the industry!

    Featured are demonstrations by Dave Gibbons (layout and drawing on the computer), Jerry Ordway (detailing his working methods), Steve Conley (creating web comics and cartoons), and others. Each artist presents their work step-by-step to follow its progress from concept to finished form.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 200 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Best of Draw! TPB (2004-2008 TwoMorrows) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Collects Draw Magazine (2001-Present) #3-4.

    Cover by Kevin Nowlan.

    The Best of DRAW! Volume Two compiles material from the sold-out issues #3 and #4 of Draw!, the professional "How-To" magazine on comics and cartooning!

    Featured here are tutorials by, and interviews with, the top artists in the comics industry, including: Erik Larsen, Dick Giordano, Bret Blevins, Kevin Nowlan, Mike Manley, Dave Cooper, and more! Includes over 25 pages of new, never-before published material!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 200 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Best of Draw! TPB (2004-2008 TwoMorrows) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Collects Draw Magazine (2001-Present) #5-6.

    The Best of DRAW!, Volume Three collects more of the best tutorials and interviews from DRAW!, the professional "How-To" magazine on comics and cartooning!

    Featured here are the top artists in the comics and animation fields - penciling by Mike Wieringo, illustration by Dan Brereton, design by Paul Rivoche, cartooning by Bill Wray, inking by Mike Manley, and much more! Watch as the pros present their work step-by-step, offering valuable tricks and tips for both beginning and experienced artists. Editor Mike Manley has loaded this colossal volume full of invaluable information, making it a must-have item for anyone interested in improving their art skills!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 200 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Best of Sketch Magazine SC (2015 Afterburn Comics) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Robert Wayne Hickey. Sketch has been honored to serve the comic book creative community with helpful how-to demos and top-tier industry pro interviews. Now, re-mastered tutorials from some of Sketch's greatest issues have been collected for this essential volume of instructional comic-book techniques. This never dated information includes articles on penciling, digital coloring, and inking. Interviews include Michael Turner, Todd McFarlane, and Marc Silvestri, alongside how-to articles by Beau Smith, Tom Bierbaum, Joe Corroney, Dan Davis, Paul Sizer, Steve Oliff, and Flint Henry. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bravest Warriors Things to Doodle and Do SC (2015 Kaboom) Cartoon Hangover 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Alan Brown. A collection of games, activities and drawing prompts inspired by Bravest Warriors. Holy Hardcore Hill Midgets! This book is so stuffed with stuff it's bad-doo crazy! Draw! Butter Lettuce, Catbug, Little Danny's Unitards. Do! Finger puppets, games, laugh at Little Danny's Unitards. Quit spooning in the bouncy house and get to drawing! And doing! Note: This book does not contain unauthorized cashews. Country pork rinds, however, are another matter entirely. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W (Purple and White to be exact. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing from Life SC (2009 Sterling Edition) 1-REP

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    2009 Edition - 2nd and later printings. By George B. Bridgman. The timeless classic on drawing human figures is back! This new, redesigned version of George W. Bridgman's landmark work combines six well-known books by the celebrated artist and lecturer, who taught figure and anatomy drawing for many years at New York City's Art Students League. This edition preserves Bridgman's lessons and original sketches, but now features a nostalgic, eye-catching cover that distinguishes it from the competition. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 356 pages, B&W. Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #NN
    Buster Brown's Painting Book HC (1916) NN

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    1st printing. Buster Brown's Painting and Drawing Book: A Child's Book of Fun and Work is a fun art instruction book for children to practice drawing and coloring. It introduces young artists to the primary colors with a series of sketches, starting with basic geometrical shapes and advancing to more complex shapes. The layout of the book is mostly side by side comparisons, with some full page examples, and is a mix of finished (sometimes colored) examples, rough sketches to be finished, and blank areas for creating a new drawing. Hardboard covers with cloth binding, b&w/color, oblong format 11" x 9", 54 pages.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Cartooning and Commercial Art HC (1941) 1-1ST

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    1st Printing. Written by E.C. Matthews and Phillip Albaum. An Encyclopedia of Commercial Art and Advertising Crafts, Complete with Layouts, Lettering, Monograms and Fashion Design. Studies in Anatomy and Expression by the Great Masters. Hardcover, 382 Pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Cartooning SC (1992 Prentice Hall Press) By Polly Keener 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Polly Keener. Foreword by Jim Davis. CARTOONING combines basic and advanced techniques - highlighted by advice from top professionals. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 284 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Jack Hamm. Here are tried and proven methods that explain, simplify and teach every one, regardless of age, the art of cartooning. Step-by-step procedures with more than 3,000 illustrations! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Cartooning the Head and Figure SC (1967 Grosset & Dunlap) By Jack Hamm 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. By Jack Hamm. Here are tried and proven methods that explain, simplify and teach every one, regardless of age, the art of cartooning. Step-by-step procedures with more than 3,000 illustrations! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals SC (2008 Watson-Guptill) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Christopher Hart. Through simple, step-by-step drawings, The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals shows young artists how to capture every cartoon emotion, from cutesy-sweet to begging to scheming, and how to create every box-office type, from baby animals to villain animals to clueless animals, and much more. Faces, bodies, paws, feet, wings, tails - every part of dozens of animals is explained in this bumper book by the world's leading author of instructional art books. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 224 pages, PC/B&W. Cover price $21.95.

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    1st printing. By David Macaulay. CASTLE was a Caldecott Medal Honor Book and ALA Notable Book. With typical zest and wry sense of humor, David Macaulay has traced the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town from the hiring of skilled master engineer to the actual test of castle defenses when hundreds of Welsh soldiers launch a direct attack. Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Castle SC (1977 Houghton Mifflin) By David Macaulay 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. By David Macaulay. CASTLE was a Caldecott Medal Honor Book and ALA Notable Book. With typical zest and wry sense of humor, David Macaulay has traced the step-by-step planning and construction of both castle and town from the hiring of skilled master engineer to the actual test of castle defenses when hundreds of Welsh soldiers launch a direct attack. Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

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    1st printing. By David Macaulay. CATHEDRAL received the distinguished German Jugendbuchpreis, was a New York Times Beast Illustrated Book of the Year, a Caldecott Medal Honor Book, and an ALA Notable Book. Since its publication in 1973, David Macaulay has acquired national and international acclaim. His books have been translated into a dozen different languages, and he has been honored by countless awards, including a medal from the American Institute of Architects for being "an outstanding illustrator and recorder of architectural accomplishments." Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

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    Cathedral The Story of Its Construction SC (1973 Houghton Mifflin) By David Macaulay 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. By David Macaulay. CATHEDRAL received the distinguished German Jugendbuchpreis, was a New York Times Beast Illustrated Book of the Year, a Caldecott Medal Honor Book, and an ALA Notable Book. Since its publication in 1973, David Macaulay has acquired national and international acclaim. His books have been translated into a dozen different languages, and he has been honored by countless awards, including a medal from the American Institute of Architects for being "an outstanding illustrator and recorder of architectural accomplishments." Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 80 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

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    1st printing. By David Macaulay. The superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information that distinguished all of David Macaulay's books is nowhere more evident than in this marvelous creation of the imaginary Roman city of Verbonia. Through his impressively detailed drawings and clear descriptive text, Macaulay shows how superbly the Romans built new and exciting, yet functional, cities for the people who were to inhabit them. Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

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    City A Story of Roman Planning and Construction SC (1974 Houghton Mifflin) By David Macaulay 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. NOTE: Covers on reprints may vary. By David Macaulay. The superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information that distinguished all of David Macaulay's books is nowhere more evident than in this marvelous creation of the imaginary Roman city of Verbonia. Through his impressively detailed drawings and clear descriptive text, Macaulay shows how superbly the Romans built new and exciting, yet functional, cities for the people who were to inhabit them. Softcover, 9-in.x 12-in., 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $8.95.

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    Comic Artist's Essential Photo Reference: People and Poses SC (2016 Krause) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Buddy Scalera. All the photo references you need from the best book on the topic, at a low price! A re-release of a classic on its 10-year anniversary year, artists learning to draw action scenes in comic styles need reference photos and almost all professional comic artists use reference photos. This book contains more than 500 awesome-quality, color photos in poses common to action, comic, fantasy and popular art. A re-design will be applied to the original book to make the most optimized, useful tool possible. You will get a link with the book to access additional reference photos online, as well as the step-by-step demonstrations. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

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    Comic Book Artist's Workbook: Perspective SC (2019 B.E.S.) A Guided Logbook for Beginners 1-1ST Comic Book Artist's Workbook: Perspective SC (2019 B.E.S.) A Guided Logbook for Beginners 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Instruction by Daniel Cooney.

    Aspiring comic book artists and storytellers will thoroughly enjoy this book!

    Seasoned author Daniel Cooney shows readers how to draw credible perspective from any point of view for convincing backgrounds and their relationships with the characters that inhabit them. This instructional book works like a journal filled with exercises for creating scenes in the context of storytelling. Practical demonstrations and interactive workbook grids to complete show readers how to enjoy the process as they develop their drawing mechanics and storytelling "chops."

    Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color.

    Cover price $21.99.

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    Expanded Edition - 1st printing. By Will Eisner. This is the best single book on how to tell a story with words and pictures, by the master of the form and the father of the graphic novel. Legendary comics creator Will Eisner turns a fine eye toward the principles of graphic storytelling in this extraordinary work, based on his popular Sequential Art course at New York's School of Visual Art. One of the most insightful and dynamic examinations of the comic art form to date! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 164 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Comics and Sequential Art SC (1990 Poorhouse Press) By Will Eisner Expanded Edition 1-REP

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    Expanded Edition - 2nd and later printings. By Will Eisner. This is the best single book on how to tell a story with words and pictures, by the master of the form and the father of the graphic novel. Legendary comics creator Will Eisner turns a fine eye toward the principles of graphic storytelling in this extraordinary work, based on his popular Sequential Art course at New York's School of Visual Art. One of the most insightful and dynamic examinations of the comic art form to date! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 164 pages, B&W. Cover price $22.99.

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    Comics Easy as ABC HC (2019 Toon Books) 1-1ST Comics Easy as ABC HC (2019 Toon Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Fran├žoise Mouly.

    Filled with activities, Comics: Easy as ABC is a fun way for young readers to effortlessly and playfully start thinking like writers and artists.

    This simple guide is also aimed at parents, teachers, and librarians: all will enjoy learning the ABCs of this popular and rapidly growing medium. Children kindergarten-age and up are shown how to use basic shapes to make faces, eyes, noses, and design their own characters. Ivan Brunetti's funny and incisive advice on the language of comics (panels, lettering, balloons, and so much more) naturally leads budding artists and writers into thinking about their characters, settings, and prompts.

    A section with essential tips on how to read comics with young children rounds out the package.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 56 pages, full color. All Ages.

    Cover price $16.95.

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    Comics Easy as ABC SC (2019 Toon Books) 1-1ST Comics Easy as ABC SC (2019 Toon Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Fran├žoise Mouly.

    Filled with activities, Comics: Easy as ABC is a fun way for young readers to effortlessly and playfully start thinking like writers and artists.

    This simple guide is also aimed at parents, teachers, and librarians: all will enjoy learning the ABCs of this popular and rapidly growing medium. Children kindergarten-age and up are shown how to use basic shapes to make faces, eyes, noses, and design their own characters. Ivan Brunetti's funny and incisive advice on the language of comics (panels, lettering, balloons, and so much more) naturally leads budding artists and writers into thinking about their characters, settings, and prompts.

    A section with essential tips on how to read comics with young children rounds out the package.

    Softcover, 56 pages, full color. All Ages.

    Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Comics Writing: Communicating with Comic Books SC (2017 Caliber) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Written by Steven P. Jones. Art by Christopher Jones and Aldin Baroza. Cover by Gary Scott Beatty.

    Discover the basics in comics writing from Steven Philip Jones, a veteran comic writer and comic writing instructor. Here is a step-by-step process of creating a comics script and how it is turned into a comic page. With examples and illustrations, if you're a writer and wanted to find out how to write and produce comic books, Comics Writing is for you.

    Softcover, 154 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $14.99.