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Comic books in 'IDW Artifact Edition'

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Bernie Wrightson HC (2017 IDW/DC) Artifact Edition 1A-1ST

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    Swamp Thing Cover - 1st printing.

    Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out of his teens, and within a decade rose to prominence as the preeminent horror artist of his generation. This loving tribute to comics' Master of the Macabre will showcase Wrightson's ground breaking work in the DC Comics Mystery books and his legendary artistic turn on Swamp Thing. Additionally, we have assemble a number of rarely seen and completely (until now) unseen treasures. Featuring art from the preeminent horror artist of the last 50 years! Fabulous Swamp Thing art from the character's co-creator!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1A-REP
    Bernie Wrightson HC (2017 IDW/DC) Artifact Edition 1A-REP Bernie Wrightson HC (2017 IDW/DC) Artifact Edition 1A-REP

    Swamp Thing Cover - 2nd and later printings.

    Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out of his teens, and within a decade rose to prominence as the preeminent horror artist of his generation. This loving tribute to comics' Master of the Macabre will showcase Wrightson's ground breaking work in the DC Comics Mystery books and his legendary artistic turn on Swamp Thing. Additionally, we have assemble a number of rarely seen and completely (until now) unseen treasures. Featuring art from the preeminent horror artist of the last 50 years! Fabulous Swamp Thing art from the character's co-creator!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Bernie Wrightson HC (2017 IDW/DC) Artifact Edition 1B-1ST

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    Variant Cover - 1st printing.

    Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out of his teens, and within a decade rose to prominence as the preeminent horror artist of his generation. This loving tribute to comics' Master of the Macabre will showcase Wrightson's ground breaking work in the DC Comics Mystery books and his legendary artistic turn on Swamp Thing. Additionally, we have assemble a number of rarely seen and completely (until now) unseen treasures. Featuring art from the preeminent horror artist of the last 50 years! Fabulous Swamp Thing art from the character's co-creator!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Frank Miller's Daredevil HC (2015 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Story and art by Frank Miller.

    Frank Miller, multiple Eisner Award-winner, is one of the finest and most influential comics creators of his generation. From Sin City to Dark Knight Returns, to Daredevil: Born Again and Batman: Year One (both of which he wrote and collaborated on with David Mazzucchelli), his contribution to the art form is nearly peerless. But before these incredible works came his groundbreaking turn on Daredevil!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    John Byrne's Marvel Classics HC (2019 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST John Byrne's Marvel Classics HC (2019 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Art and cover by John Byrne.

    John Byrne is one of the true superstars of Marvel Comics. His legendary runs on The X-Men and Fantastic Four are just two of the highlights of his illustrious and storied career (and have each received the award-winning ARTIST'S EDITION treatment!).

    Now we continue to present John Byrne at his finest, in an Artifact Edition that features his work on MARVEL TEAM-UP, CAPTAIN AMERICA, THE AVENGERS, IRON FIST, and more. As you have come to expect from Artist's Edition style books, each page is tracked down and scanned from the original art-perusing this book will be like opening a portal in time and visiting John Byrne in his studio as he painstakingly draws some of his most well-remembered stories-all in one beautiful book!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    John Romita's Amazing Spider-Man HC (2015 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

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    1st printing. Collects material from Amazing Spider-Man (1963-1998 1st Series) #39-53. Written by Stan Lee. Art and cover by John Romita, Sr. This is it, the John Romita Spider-Man book fans have been waiting for-Nearly 200 pages of prime John Romita Spider-Man art from his very earliest days on the title, and every single one is scanned from the original art! This over-sized (it's as big as the recent STERANKO Artist's Edition) Artifact Edition showcases the absolute peak of Romita's tenure on Amazing Spider-Man from his first 15 issues (#39 - #53), and all are twice-up pages-this one is an enormous 15" x 22" tome! Hardcover, 15-in. x 22-in., 200 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Miracleman HC (2015 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Art by Garry Leach. Cover by John Totleben. Miracleman was launched 30 years ago in the now legendary Warrior magazine. It turned the concept of "super-hero" on its ear with big ideas that helped redefine an entire genre... when Miracleman fought Kid Miracleman on the streets of London... well, things would never be the same. And then there was the art. Miracleman had a true knack for bringing out the best work from extraordinary artists. Starting with co-creator Garry Leach, followed by Alan Davis (and others) and finishing with one of the most amazing endings in comics history by the phenomenal John Totleben, Miracleman was a work of art painted on a grand canvas, unlike anything before or since. Hardcover, 15-in. x 20-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Bill Sienkiewicz's Mutants and Moon Knights...and Assassins HC (2018 IDW) Artifact Edition 1-1ST Bill Sienkiewicz's Mutants and Moon Knights...and Assassins HC (2018 IDW) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Art and cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

    Bill Sienkiewicz is a modern master having worked on some of Marvel's most iconic comics of the 1980s: Moon Knight, The New Mutants, Elektra: Assassin, and much more! His unique style is unreplicable, yet so many artists have been inspired to emulate him. This collection is filled with some of his finest covers, pin-ups, and exceptional pages. All have been meticulously scanned from the original art and reproduced to the exacting Artist's Edition standards that have won IDW Publishing five highly coveted Eisner Awards (to date)!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Wars HC (2015 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.97) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    1st printing. Written by Roy Thomas. Art and cover by Howard Chaykin. IDW Publishing is pleased to offer under license from our good friends at Marvel Comics the first Star Wars Artifact Edition! Featuring scans of original art mainly from the initial 10 issues of Marvel Comics' groundbreaking Star Wars comics, as well as from other early issues by Carmine Infantino. As with all Artist's Edition style books, there will be a wealth of extras, including a superb cover gallery showcasing some of the very earliest examples. With the highly anticipated new film being released in December 2015, the fever-pitch for Star Wars has never been higher! Hardcover, 15-in. x 22-in., 160 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    John Byrne's X-Men HC (2018 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST John Byrne's X-Men HC (2018 IDW/Marvel) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Written by Chris Claremont. Art and cover by John Byrne.

    John Byrne's run on the X-Men began with issue #108 and lasted until #143. The team of Claremont, Byrne, and Austin made the X-Men (which was already a hit series under Dave Cockrum) soar to the top of the charts in comics sales. They introduced Alpha Flight, and the created the near mythical storylines "The Dark Phoenix Saga" and "Days of Future Past." These and the rest of their stories remained burned into the memories of collective fandom to this day and have been the basis for several X-Men films. This Artifact Edition will include more than 100 pages of X-Men covers, splashes and pages from Byrne's X-Men run, all have been meticulously scanned from the original art and reproduced to the exacting Artist's Edition standards that have won IDW Publishing five highly coveted Eisner Awards (to date)!

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Watchmen HC (2014 IDW/DC) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Alan Moore. Art and cover by Dave Gibbons. Watchmen has been called the greatest graphic novel of all time. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created a story and graphic narrative unlike anything that preceded it, and revitalized the entire art form that followed. It is the one book that nearly all comics readers know inside and out...or so you thought! Now, with the full assistance and cooperation of Dave Gibbons, comes Dave Gibbons' Watchmen: Artifact Edition, crammed full of high resolution scans shot directly from Gibbons' original art. Covers, interiors, advertisements, portfolio pieces, color guides-this is the ultimate collection of the ultimate graphic novel! Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    1st printing.

    Art by Jim Starlin.

    Jim Starlin was one of the driving creative forces at Marvel Comics in the 1970s and '80s. His turns on Warlock, Captain Marvel, and others have laid the groundwork for much of the Marvel Universe for decades. This Artifact Edition will include beautiful pages that have been scanned from the original art. We've been fortunate enough to track down many key and important pages. This is definitely a book any Jim Starlin fan will want in their library. (I know I want a copy!)

    Featuring art from the first appearances of Thanos and Drax the Destroyer, both created by Starlin!

    Releasing just before Avengers: Infinity War, which is named after and features ideas from Starlin's storylines!

    Hardcover, 15-in. x 20-in., 144 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jim Lee's DC Legends HC (2019 IDW) Artifact Edition 1-1ST

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    1st printing.

    Jim Lee began his career at Marvel comics in the mid-1980s. Rising in popularity at a rapid pace, he soon took over the company's flagship title and made it his own: The X-Men. In the '90s, Lee formed his own company, WildStorm Productions, which was later bought by DC Comics, allowing the artist the opportunity to draw the adventures of some of comics' oldest and most iconic superheroes: Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman, to name a few.

    This Artifact Edition will focus on the last 25 years of Jim Lee's storied career, showcasing his rendition of the Dark Knight Detective, as well as the last Son of Krypton, all the while placing his own unique stamp on each character. As with all Artifact Editions, each page will be scanned from the original art, offering a unique look at the creative process of one of the most popular and creative artists working in the field. The only way you could get a better look at Jim Lee's original art is if you were sitting next to him at his drawing board! Additionally, there will be examples of WildC.A.T.s and other pre-DC work.

    Hardcover, 12-in. x 17-in., 144 pages, B&W.

    NOTE: IDW Publishing pioneered Artist's Edition type books and to date they have won five prestigious Eisner Awards.