SpongeBob Comics Treasure Chest HC (2017 United Plankton Pictures) comic books
1st printing. Written by Stephen Hillenburg. Art by Derek Drymon. SpongeBob Comics: Treasure Chest is a deluxe collection of the best previously published SpongeBob Comics stories, specially selected by creator Stephen Hillenburg, and geared toward the first generation of SpongeBob fans. This deluxe edition features a hardcover slipcase with die-cuts, art by some of the biggest comics creators in the industry (including Tony Millionaire and Al Jaffee), a bonus facsimile reprint of the first SpongeBob Comics issue, and an introduction by Stephen Hillenburg himself. The collection also includes new pinup artwork created specifically for this edition by Nathan Hale, Kaz, Gregg Schiegel Ross MacDonald, Dave Cooper, Renee French, Skottie Young, Sergio Aragones, Hillary Barta and Stephen DeStefano, and James Kochalka. Hardcover (with Slipcase), 8-in. x 11-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.