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Comic books in 'Art Instruction'

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Compendium of Fantasy Art Techniques SC (2014 Barron's) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Artists interested in graphic novels, comic book illustration, or computer game graphics will find a veritable course load of instruction in this mega-fantasy art manual. Combining the best of three of Barron's top fantasy art titles, The Compendium of Fantasy Art Techniques presents easy-to follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations that will teach readers the essential techniques for creating the fantasy world of their dreams. Included is content from Drawing & Painting Fantasy Landscapes and Cityscapes, Drawing & Painting Fantasy Beasts, and Drawing & Painting Fantasy Figures. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By John Adkins Richardson. Now, whether you've had any form training or not, this book offers ou step-by-step directions on how to do all types of cartoons and caricatures. In this practical guide, the author reveals the secrets of composition, characterization, and rendering used by professional cartoonists in such areas as single-panel gags, editorial cartoons, strips, comic books, greeting cards, and even animation. You'll learn what tools and techniques to use in drawing your cartoons, as well as how to prepare them for such printing processes as letterpress, halftone, and color. Including a section on how to get your work published, The Complete Book of Cartooning could be the first step to an interesting and rewarding career. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9-in., 266 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Complete Book of Cartooning SC (1977 A Spectrum Book) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By John Adkins Richardson. Now, whether you've had any form training or not, this book offers ou step-by-step directions on how to do all types of cartoons and caricatures. In this practical guide, the author reveals the secrets of composition, characterization, and rendering used by professional cartoonists in such areas as single-panel gags, editorial cartoons, strips, comic books, greeting cards, and even animation. You'll learn what tools and techniques to use in drawing your cartoons, as well as how to prepare them for such printing processes as letterpress, halftone, and color. Including a section on how to get your work published, The Complete Book of Cartooning could be the first step to an interesting and rewarding career. Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 9-in., 266 pages, B&W. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Crayola Designer Kit Manual SC (1982 Crayola) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Instructional manual that includes several diagrams showing how to build different models of planes, trains, cars, etc. Softcover, 8-1/2-in. x 11-in., 28 pages, text with black, white, and red diagrams.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Creating Comics from Start to Finish SC (2011 Krause) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Readers will discover in detail how comic books are made-from brainstorming, writing and editing to penciling, inking and coloring-as told by top professionals who offer real-world advice for breaking into and staying in the business. Readers will enjoy in-depth interviews with respected industry insiders including: Mike Marts, Mark Waid, Darick Robertson, Chris Eliopoulos, and John Cerilli. Plus, unprecedented interviews with Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Joe Quesada and comics legend Stan Lee. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Creating Stylized Characters SC (2018 3dtotal Publishing) 1-1ST Creating Stylized Characters SC (2018 3dtotal Publishing) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Creating Stylized Characters gives readers a valuable insight into the popular art of character design. Professional illustrators, animators and cartoonists, well versed in creating characters for video games, comics and film, guide the reader through accessible tutorial projects packed with images and advice. Any budding artist will soon be able to draw characters of all ages, shapes and sizes! This entertaining, beginner-friendly book is applicable to both digital and traditional media, and delves into many essential aspects of the character development process, from real-world research, to sketching gestures and poses, to exploring different genres, personalities, and styles.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 248 pages, full color. Cover price $36.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Creative Way to Draw Women SC (1968 Cornerstone Library) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Arthur Zaidenberg. This book provides a basic approach to drawing women in all their grace, charm and beauty. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Dare to Draw in 3-D Cartoon Critters (2002) 1-1ST Dare to Draw in 3-D Cartoon Critters (2002) 1-1ST

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    With Mark Kistler. Draw cool cartoons that POP off the page! Mark Kistler- one of kids' favorite Public Television cartoonists - will give you simple step-by-step tips on drawing imaginative animals, sea creatures, and bugs in THREE DIMENSIONS- like Drooling Dino, Electric Eels, Tearing T-rex, and more! Get the inside scoop on key art words, drawing the hard parts, and inventing your own funny on ferocious cartoon critters. Then prepare for a blast of pencil power! Weather you're a drawing rookie or a cartooning genius, you can draw with Mark Kistler. Softcover, 8 1/2 x 11-in, Red and white interior. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering SC (2002 Watson-Guptill) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    By Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein. Introduction by Jim Steranko.

    America's leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the fourth in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. Acclaimed comic book illustrator Mark Chiarello and award-winning letterer Todd Klein demonstrate dozens of surefire strategies, practical techniques, and professional secrets for dynamic comic book coloring and lettering. They use DC's world-famous characters to demonstrate an array of techniques, covering such topics as the pros and cons of lettering by hand or by computer, creating balloons and fonts, logo designs, working with color, and creating special effects.

    The animated step-by-step instructions are informative, stimulating, and clear enough for even beginners to follow. In addition, every technique shown in this guide conforms to up-to-date industry standards. The perfect how-to on everything coloring and lettering, this one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 10 1/2-in., 144 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering SC (2002 Watson-Guptill) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings.

    By Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein. Introduction by Jim Steranko.

    America's leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the fourth in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. Acclaimed comic book illustrator Mark Chiarello and award-winning letterer Todd Klein demonstrate dozens of surefire strategies, practical techniques, and professional secrets for dynamic comic book coloring and lettering. They use DC's world-famous characters to demonstrate an array of techniques, covering such topics as the pros and cons of lettering by hand or by computer, creating balloons and fonts, logo designs, working with color, and creating special effects.

    The animated step-by-step instructions are informative, stimulating, and clear enough for even beginners to follow. In addition, every technique shown in this guide conforms to up-to-date industry standards. The perfect how-to on everything coloring and lettering, this one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 10 1/2-in., 144 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $21.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    DC Comics Guide to Creating Comics SC (2013) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Written and art by Carl Potts. Cover by Jim Lee. The most exciting and comprehensive book yet in the bestselling DC Comics how-to-draw series! From the bestselling DC Comics Guide series, this is the essential resource for aspiring comics creators looking to make intriguing, action-packed comics like the experts at DC Comics. Going beyond the typical art and writing lessons, this book shows readers how to take full advantage of comics' sequential visual storytelling possibilities. Writer Carl Potts presents key principles and techniques for crafting exciting professional-quality comics. This behind-the-curtain look at the DC Comics creative process is a can't-miss opportunity for aspiring comics creators, whether they want to work for DC Comics or invent their own unique comics creations. Introduction by Jim Lee. Softcover, 8-in. x 10 1/2-in., 192 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics SC (2003 Watson-Guptill) 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    By Klaus Janson. Introduction by Frank Miller.

    Legendary comic book inker Klaus Janson uses DC's world-famous characters - including Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman - to demonstrate an array of inking techniques in this third volume in the authoritative series of books on how to create comics. This one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 10 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics SC (2003 Watson-Guptill) 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings.

    By Klaus Janson. Introduction by Frank Miller.

    Legendary comic book inker Klaus Janson uses DC's world-famous characters - including Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman - to demonstrate an array of inking techniques in this third volume in the authoritative series of books on how to create comics. This one-stop sourcebook is packed with a wealth of tested techniques, practical advice, and professional secrets for the aspiring comic artist.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 10 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $21.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Designing Creatures and Characters SC (2016 FW Media) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Mark Holmes. Ever wondered how you could become a character designer for video games, film or animation? Veteran art director and concept artist Marc Taro Holmes shares proven methods for honing the skills and building the portfolio necessary to become a pro gaming artist. This is the first and only work-at-your-own pace home study program that teaches the crucial insider knowledge needed to break into the entertainment-design industry and develop your own style. The projects within this straightforward guide are constructed to help you apply your existing drawing and digital art skills to character design. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 192 pages, full color. Cover price $27.99.

  • Issue #ITEM#1
    Digital Art Tutorials: Advanced Digital Coloring DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1 Digital Art Tutorials: Advanced Digital Coloring DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1

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    Volume 1 - By Brian Haberlin. Includes: 7 complete lessons, using; 5 unique styles! (Includes modern takes on the airbrush style to bristle brush styles.); Learn to color and use colorized line art effectively. 90 min. | Instructor: Brian Haberlin | For Adobe Photoshop 7 (and up). Newcomers and seasoned pros alike will find fresh inspiration and techniques for their digital art toolbox! Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #ITEM#1
    Digital Art Tutorials: Beginning Coloring DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1

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    Volume 1 - By Brian Haberlin. Watch step by step as Photoshop artist, Brian Haberlin, takes you through the basics of computer coloring. We start with a very basic coloring style then build to a more complex one. Showing how to flat and color with the Gradient tool along the way to learning more complex rendering. Recommended for those that are just starting out coloring or even Photoshop first timers. Cover price $29.99.

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    Digital Art Tutorials: Sketch to Paint DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1 Digital Art Tutorials: Sketch to Paint DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1

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    Volume 1 - By Brian Haberlin. Includes: Mixed digital and analog media workflow. Transform quick sketches into exquisite digital paintings. ~148 min. | Instructor: Brian Haberlin | For Adobe Photoshop 7 (and up). Create artwork that cannot be done wholly through digital or traditional media. Exploit the strengths of each for truly distinctive paintings, step-by-step, by looking over the artist's shoulder! Cover price $29.99.

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    Digital Art Tutorials: Special Effects DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1 Digital Art Tutorials: Special Effects DVD (2015 Image) ITEM#1

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    Volume 1 - By Brian Haberlin. Includes: 25 FREE SPECIAL EFFECTS FILES! Use however you like...no strings attached! Perfect for beginners wanting to jumpstart the sizzle-factor in their work. ~80 min. | Instructor: Brian Haberlin | For Adobe Photoshop 7 (and up). Add sparkle and atmosphere, lasers and more to give the "WHIZ-BANG!" that make comics pop and 3D renders hum! Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 1 offers a comprehensive cross-section of tips and techniques from some of the most accomplished digital artists in the industry today. A wide variety of popular subjects are covered from aliens, creature and humans through to robots, cityscapes and natural environments. The styles covered include speed painting, offering a more traditional impressionistic style and setting up custom brushes that can provide precise, technical and often time-saving techniques. Apply digital painting tutorials from the likes of Marc Brunet, Matt Dixon and Mélanie Delon to your own digital canvas and get inspired by some of the finest examples of digital painting in the stunning gallery section, which features artists such as Daniel Dociu, Jaime Jones, Raphaël Lacoste and Marta Dahlig. With the benefits that digital painting offers – such as the increased speed, freedom to experiment, efficient workflows and the ease of sharing work with online communities – this book has been compiled to help everyone interested in digital art to be the best that they can be. Learn from the masters tutorials, experiment with new tips and tricks and be inspired by the gorgeous artwork! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Digital Painting Techniques: Volume 2 brings together a selection of in-depth tutorials from some of the best digital artists in the industry today. Custom brushes, speed painting, characters, and fantasy are just a few of the topics covered, with each tutorial providing a logical and professional approach to image creation as well as offering valuable tips and advice. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Digital Painting Techniques Volume 3 presents another collection of inspiring and motivational tutorials for artists of all levels. A range of top professionals share the benefits of their experience in the digital art industry and offer tips, tricks, and advice intended to help the next generation of artists reach new heights. Their in-depth tutorials are rich in advice about how to improve workflows and produce portfolio-worthy artwork, making this an essential resource for any digital artist. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Digital Painting Techniques SC (2009-2015 3dtotal) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. The successful Digital Painting Techniques series presents another volume bursting with advice, tips, and techniques for digital artists. Ian McQue (one of the driving forces behind the award-winning Grand Theft Auto franchise), Simon Dominic Brewer, and Serge Birault are just a handful of the talented artists who offer the benefits of their years of experience within these pages. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. The successful Digital Painting Techniques series presents another volume bursting with advice, tips, and techniques for digital artists. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #6-1ST
    Digital Painting Techniques SC (2009-2015 3dtotal) 6-1ST

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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. Now in its sixth year, Digital Painting Techniques Volume 6 continues the tradition of showcasing the latest digital painting trends and techniques from industry experts, including Carlos Cabrera and Jan Urschel. In this latest volume, artists will learn about the development of character moods, creating fantasy battles and environments, building sci-fi worlds, and the fundamental aspects of lighting and atmosphere, forming another great addition for any shelf. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #7-1ST
    Digital Painting Techniques SC (2009-2015 3dtotal) 7-1ST

    Volume 7 - 1st printing. Digital Painting Techniques Volume 7 continues the tradition of showcasing the latest digital painting trends and techniques from industry experts, including Reneé Chio and Cris Delara. In this latest volume, artists will learn how to create robot concepts, scar environments with a natural disaster, sculpt hard-surface air vehicles, craft matte paintings, and design concept cars-another must-have for any artist's shelf! Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Doctor Who Doodle Book SC (2016 Penguin Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Think you can draw Doctor Who? Time to get creative with scribbles of all shapes and sizes in this interactive Doctor Who doodle book! Cover pages with monster footprints, sketch the scariest villains imaginable and design dastardly foes from your own imagination. Design a new scarf for the fourth Doctor, some sand shoes for the tenth Doctor, and dream up a new look for the Master. Doodle new gadgets, outfits, hiding places and battlegrounds. The Whoniverse is yours to design in this awesome Doctor Who book! Softcover, 12-in. x 10-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Dog Man Guide to Creating Comic in 3-D HC (2019 Scholastic) 1-1ST Dog Man Guide to Creating Comic in 3-D HC (2019 Scholastic) 1-1ST

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    Includes Stickers, 3-D Glasses, and Wipe Off Pen

    1st printing.

    Written by Dav Pilkey and Kate Howard. Art and cover by Dav Pilkey.

    Dog Man from the #1 New York Times-bestselling series from Dav Pilkey comes to life in this cool 3-D book!

    George and Harold know a lot about making comic books. (Remember their Captain Underpants comics?) But before they told you that story, first they told you the story of Dog Man: part dog, part man, and all cop! Want to know how George and Harold come up with hilarious heroes like Dog Man and Li'l Petey and Chief? And how do they think up such wretched villains, like Petey and Piggy and Philly? Now's your chance to find out! The boys will give step-by-step instructions on how to draw some of their best Dog Man characters.

    Plus, get advice on how to create your own funny comic-book characters and bring them to life in 3-D!

    Hardcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, full color.

    Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1N-1ST
    Dog Man Guide to Creating Comic in 3-D HC (2019 Scholastic) 1N-1ST Dog Man Guide to Creating Comic in 3-D HC (2019 Scholastic) 1N-1ST

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    Does NOT Include Stickers, 3-D Glasses, and Wipe Off Pen (or is missing at least one of these items) 1st printing. Written by Dav Pilkey and Kate Howard. Art and cover by Dav Pilkey. Dog Man from the #1 New York Times-bestselling series from Dav Pilkey comes to life in this cool 3-D book! George and Harold know a lot about making comic books. (Remember their Captain Underpants comics?) But before they told you that story, first they told you the story of Dog Man: part dog, part man, and all cop! Want to know how George and Harold come up with hilarious heroes like Dog Man and Li'l Petey and Chief? And how do they think up such wretched villains, like Petey and Piggy and Philly? Now's your chance to find out! The boys will give step-by-step instructions on how to draw some of their best Dog Man characters. Plus, get advice on how to create your own funny comic-book characters and bring them to life in 3-D! Hardcover, 5-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $10.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Don Bluth's The Art of Storyboard SC (2004 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Don Bluth. From Don Bluth - master animator, artist, and director of such cartoon classics as The Secret of N.I.M.H., An American Tail, The Land Before Time, All Dogs Go to Heaven, Anastasia, and Titan A.E. - comes Don Bluthís The Art of Storyboard, a one-of-a-kind textbook that describes in detail the technical and artistic processes involved in crafting storyboards for animated films, the visual blueprints that lay the foundation for the animators magic. Don Bluth takes readers on a journey as only an artist of such vast skills and filmmaking experience can, going from the breakdown of a script, through story conferences with Don Bluth Films collaborators Gary Goldman and John Pomeroy, and onto the finished boards. Loaded with technical tips and insights into the tapping of the creative imagination, The Art of Storyboard also features page after page of Bluth's beautiful storyboard illustrations, many in full color. Whether used as an inspiring tool for professional and aspiring animators or just for the sheer joy of seeing how the written word is channeled through the animator's mindscape on its way to the screen, Don Bluth's The Art of Storyboard is a fascinating peek behind the curtain of film's most creative storytelling medium. Softcover, 8-1/2 in. x 11 in., 112 pages, full color. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Draw Alien Fantasies (1998) 1-1ST

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    First printing.Weird alien heroes, helpers, and villains! Space stations, space ships, and astronauts! Step by step instructions show you basic drawing techniques while giving you some great characters to add to your drawing repertoire... Softcover, 8 1/2 x 11-in, Black and white interior. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1
    Draw Comics! Here's How HC (1933 Whitman Publishing Company) 1
    • Writing (interior and exterior). Coloring in with crayon (interior).

    1st Printing - Instruction and Art by George Leonard Carlson. Vintage 1933 instructional guide for beginners into the wonderful world of cartooning! Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 60 pages, Text, with B&W illustrations.

  • Issue #1-1REP
    Draw Furries SC (2009) 1-1REP

    1st printing. By Jared Hodges and Lindsay Cibos. Readers will learn how to draw their favorite anthropomorphic characters including felines, canines, equines, rodents, and birds in this selection of 38 demonstrations covering features, faces, full figures, action poses, variations, and morphing. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., full color. Cover price $22.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    An unparalleled book, the very first of its kind! Taken from uber-rare, never-before reprinted cartooning courses with expert teachings from cartooning's rock stars: Peanuts' Charles Schulz, Little Nemo's Winsor McCay, Superman's Joe Shuster, Flash Gordon's Alex Raymond, Terry and the Pirates' Milton Caniff, The New Yorker's Whitney Darrow, Jr., Betty and Veronica's Dan DeCarlo, Prince Valiant's Hal Foster, Barney Google's Billy Debeck, Plastic Man's Jack Cole, Gasoline Alley's Frank King, Popeye's E.C. Segar, and many more icons of comic art.

    These esteemed geniuses act as life coaches with inspiring stories of how they succeeded and give stirring and wise encouragement to propel you to your own success. For beginners, seasoned professionals, teachers, students in school classes hungry to learn, and even those that are passionate about comics history, this will be an invaluable classic in the field.

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 288 pages, full color.

    Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1ST
    Drawing and Painting Fantasy Figures SC (2003 Barrons) 1ST

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    First edition, 2003. By Finlay Cowan. Simple step-by-step guides and a host of hints and tips, aspiring artists can now unlock the secrets of fantasy drawing and painting. More than 250 illustrations. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $21.95.

  • Issue #1
    Drawing and Selling Cartoons SC (1956) 1

    Art by Jack Markow. A How-To instructional guide to elevating your cartooning skills. Softcover, 64 pages, B&W

  • Issue #1PR-1ST
    Drawing Beautiful Women: The Frank Cho Method HC (2014 Flesk) 1PR-1ST

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    Publisher (Revised) Edition - 1st printing. Frank Cho, the acclaimed creator of Liberty Meadows, shares his secrets to drawing the lovely women he is renowned for. No area is overlooked, as the book begins with demonstrations on how to draw basic anatomy-including the body, legs, arms and hands-plus more through clear, step-by-step procedures. Cho continues by exploring figures in motion utilizing ink, ballpoint pen, paint and watercolor while providing visual answers to an artist's toughest questions. Numerous examples are featured, from rough sketches to finished art, along with helpful tips. Exclusive to the Publisher's Edition is a special sixteen-page section with additional art, photographs and a new interview conducted by publisher John Fleskes. The publisher's edition hardcover includes a new revised jacket and an extra 16 pages. This edition will not be available through the book trade. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 136 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Drawing Beautiful Women: The Frank Cho Method SC (2014 Flesk) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Frank Cho's exquisite line and masterful brushstrokes are explored to give the beginning artist, along with the most advanced professional, all the tools and knowledge to draw beautiful women. No area is overlooked as chapters cover demonstrations on how to draw the overall figure, then continue with the head, hair, neck, torso, back, arms, hands, pelvis and legs through clear, step-by-step procedures. Drawing Beautiful Women is enhanced by Frank's wit and flair for entertainment, as he interjects humor throughout the book for a fun and playful experience. Frank's pen-and-ink and brush styles, plus the ballpoint pen, are each represented. A chapter devoted to painting shows two complete works from start to finish. The process of the cover painting is revealed in detail, followed by a second radiant woman in oils. Examples of his work being digitally colored and two gatefolds are also included. Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 120 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Drawing Cutting Edge Comics SC (2001 Watson-Guptill) By Christopher Hart. 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. By Christopher Hart. Drawing Cutting Edge Comics is the first-ever guide that shows readers, step-by-step, how to draw radical characters and cutting-edge techniques that are the gold standard for designing extreme comics. Dozens of fantastic, how-to illustrations demonstrate the basics as well as how to create such intense coloring techniques as knockouts and glows, plus several leading cutting-edge artists describe how they spin original character designs, many created exclusively for this book. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, PC/B&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Burne Hogarth. Praised by critics and teachers alike for more than 40 years, Burne Hogarth's series of Dynamic rendering is recognized worldwide as the classic, indispensable text on artistic anatomy. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Burne Hogarth. Praised by critics and teachers alike for more than 40 years, Burne Hogarth's series of Dynamic rendering is recognized worldwide as the classic, indispensable text on artistic anatomy. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Drawing Dynamic Hands SC (1988 Watson-Guptill) By Burne Hogarth 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By Burne Hogarth. Praised by critics and teachers alike for more than 40 years, Burne Hogarth's series of Dynamic rendering is recognized worldwide as the classic, indispensable text on artistic anatomy. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $23.99.

  • Issue #1956
    Drawing For Boys (1956) 1956

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    Lessons in basic drawing, including people, animals, perspective, and more. 10.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 64 pages on white paper with cardstock covers. Cover price $1.00.

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    Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art HC (2013) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Comics scholars engage the roles of trust, truth, family memoirs and autobiography in works from such greats as Art Spiegelman, Marjane Satrapi, and Alison Bechdel; from cult-status figures such as Martin Vaughn James; and from lesser-known works by artists such as Frédéric Boilet. Contributing scholars include Jan Baetens, David M. Ball, Lopamudra Basu, Christopher Bush, Isaac Cates Michael A. Chaney, Alisia Chase, Sharon O'Brien, Davida Paens, Yaël Scjlick, Rachel Trousdale, and Benjamin Widiss. Hardcover, 6-in. x 9-in. 272 pages, B&W. Cover price $60.00.

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    Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art SC (2015 UPoM) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art is a collection of essays about autobiography, semi-autobiography, fictionalized autobiography, memory, and self-narration in sequential art, or comics. Contributors come from a range of academic backgrounds including English, American studies, comparative literature, gender studies, art history, and cultural studies. The book engages with such well-known figures as Art Spiegelman, Marjane Satrapi, and Alison Bechdel; with such cult-status as Martin Vaughn James; and with lesser-known works by such artists as Frédéric Boilet. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 324 pages, B&W. NOTE: Indicia says 2013, but this softcover was released 02/2015. Cover price $30.00.

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    Drawing Lesson GN (2016 Watson-Guptill) A Graphic Novel That Teaches You How to Draw 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Mark Crilley. Mark Crilley's YouTube drawing instruction videos have an enormous worldwide legion of fans and have been featured on sites such as Yahoo News and Reddit. In addition, Crilley is an accomplished graphic novelist. Now for the first time, he pairs both strengths resulting in a one-of-a-kind art instruction experience. Through the story of aspiring, overeager young artist-in-the-making David and his helpful, but often flustered mentor, Becky, readers gain a grounding in the basics of drawing and rendering, along with a helping of laughs and poignant entertainment. Each lesson builds off the previous, with sidebars at the end of each chapter that direct readers to tackle some of the very same drawing exercises that David has just completed. Softcover, 144 pages, full color. Cover price $18.99.

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    Drawing Manga SC (2006) 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Selina Dean. Drawing Manga covers everything the beginner needs to know about rendering their favorite manga characters, including people, monsters, and mascots. All the basic and practical techniques are covered with clear instructions and plenty of step-by-step illustrations, including advice on drawing figures, adding expressions, designing clothing, and posing characters, as well as developing storyboards, creating layouts, scripting, and using inking and coloring techniques. Softcover, 7 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 96 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $14.95.

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    Drawing Power SC (1999) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Splash Page!" By Bart Sears. Learn how to draw comics from the artist of Justice League of America andf X-O Man of War. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.95.

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    Drawing the Head and Hands HC (2011 Titan Books) By Andrew Loomis 1-1ST

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    1st printing. By Andrew Loomis. The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists, including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross, for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered. Drawing the Head & Hands is the second in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Drawing the Head and Hands HC (2011 Titan Books) By Andrew Loomis 1-REP

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    2nd and later printings. By Andrew Loomis. The illustrator Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) is revered amongst artists, including the great American painter Norman Rockwell and comics superstar Alex Ross, for his mastery of figure drawing and clean, Realist style. His hugely influential series of art instruction books have never been bettered. Drawing the Head & Hands is the second in Titan's programme of facsimile editions, returning these classic titles to print for the first time in decades. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing. By Burne Hogarth. In 300 extraordinary drawings, Burne Hogarth shows how to draw the head from every angle, age the face from infancy to old age, and delineate every feature and wrinkle. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W.