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Curt Swan A Life in Comics HC (2002 Vanguard) comic books

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Curt Swan A Life in Comics HC (2002 Vanguard) 1A-1ST

    1st printing. The elegant comic book art of Curt Swan defined the look of Superman for over 30 years. His amazing skills of storytelling, draftsmanship, and design brought a realism and sense of wonder to The Man of Steel's adventures, making them the best-selling comic books of their day. Includes never-before-published Superman art and sketches. Features interviews with notable comics professionals as Julius Schwartz, Carmine Infantino, Alan Moore, Dan Jurgens, and more. Foreword by Mort Walker. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $34.95.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
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    Deluxe Signed Edition (Signed by Julie Schwartz and Murphy Anderson) - 1st printing. Foreword by Mort Walker. The elegant comic book art of Curt Swan defined the look of Superman for over 30 years. His amazing skills of storytelling, draftsmanship, and design brought a realism and sense of wonder to The Man of Steel's adventures, making them the best-selling comic books of their day. Filled with iconic and previously unseen pop art, this fascinating biography traces the artist's career from the beginning on features like "Gangbusters" to his rise as the top Superman artist. Engaging one-on-one interviews with Swan family members as well as comics legend associates like Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson, and dozens more paint a portrait of the man as elegant as the artist's own work. Includes never-before-published Superman art and sketches. Features interviews with notable comics professionals as Julius Schwartz, Carmine Infantino, Alan Moore, Dan Jurgens, and more. Long-time Swan associates Julie Schwartz and Murphy Anderson signed the deluxe hardcover, which comes with a 16-page bonus portfolio/checklist! Also included in this never-to-be-reprinted limited edition is an exhaustive, 16-page portfolio index of Swans comic work! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 212 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $49.95.