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Comic Art SC (2002-2007 Buenaventura) Annual/Magazine comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) The premiere issue of a brand-new, full-color, 64-page quarterly magazine, dedicated to the art of the comics! This magazine is produced in association with Illustration Magazine, and shares the same outstanding print quality and lush production values of that publication. This first issue features: Dan Clowes and his collection of original comic art; Frank King's illustrated books; Chris Oliveros, Drawn & Quarterly, and the art of comics publishing; Gary Panter's new Jimbo in Purgatory series; Neal Adams and Carmine Infantino: 1960s superheroes and the counter-culture; R.C. Harvey on Noel Sickles and Milton Caniff; 19th century French and British caricature; the Grand Comic-Book Database; and a new, never-before-published, one-page comic strip by a leading cartoonist! Softcover, 64 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) This second 80-page issue of this new full-color magazine on the art of the comics features 19th-century comic pioneer Rodolphe Töpffer; a portfolio of Jack Cole's Humorama cartoons; Richard Sala; the underground comics of Rory Hayes; "Something Cool": Alex Raymond's Rip Kirby and the rise and fall of the photorealistic comic strip; Hergé and the origins and legacy of the European "clear line" school of cartooning; and much more, including another brand-new one-page strip by a leading contemporary cartoonist! All in majestic full-color! Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) This lavishly produced, full-color art magazine devoted entirely to comics features in-depth and insightful articles showcasing the likes of comics pioneer Rodolphe Töpffer, Mike Sekowsky on the Silver Age Justice League of America, and underground legend Savage Pencil, plus a career-spanning examination on 20th-century comic postcard artist Norman Pettingill, and an "In the Studio" focus on the incomparable Chris Ware. Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #4-1ST
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    Volume 4 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) The most spectacular 80-page issue yet of the lavishly produced full-color art magazine devoted to comics! The cover feature is a career overview of amazing Mexican caricaturist and poster artist Ernesto Cabral, featuring a ton of jaw-dropping, never-before-seen original color art. Also featured: Charles Burns: In the Studio, and substantial articles on Charles M. Schulz's early Peanuts; Carl Barks; and Basil Wolverton's MAD art, including a great deal of original art and never-before-published correspondence between the master of the grotesque and Harvey Kurtzman. All this, and much more, including another brand-new strip insert by a leading cartoonist! Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #5-1ST
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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) The newest 80-page issue of the lavishly produced full-color art magazine devoted to all aspects of the comics, and the only publication on the medium to be nominated for both 2003 Eisner and Harvey awards. This issue's cover article is a lengthy studio visit with Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Art Spiegelman, featuring a great deal of previously unpublished art, including the never-before-seen cover painting. Also included: a major career survey of comic strip artist and book illustrator Crockett Johnson of Barnaby fame, which includes a wealth of artwork from the artist's estate; an interview with Kim Deitch, also featuring unpublished art and sketches; an examination of Glamor Girls pin-up strip artist Don Flowers; Rand Holmes and the Canadian Underground Press by Patrick Rosenkranz, author of Rebel Visions: The Underground Comix Revolution; and a comparison of the early lives of Charles Schulz and F. Scott Fitzgerald. All this and more, including another brand-new strip insert by a leading cartoonist! Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #6-1ST
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    Volume 6 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) The most spectacular and diverse issue yet of the lavishly produced, 80-page, full-color art magazine devoted to all aspects of the comics - the only publication on the medium to be nominated for both 2003 Eisner and Harvey awards! This issue's cover feature is a lengthy studio visit with internationally acclaimed contemporary cartoonist Seth, sporting a wealth of previously unpublished art by him and numerous other artists. Also included: a major career survey of influential gag cartoonist Virgil Partch, including a large amount of never-before-reprinted artwork; an examination of the late-1970s transitional period in the work of cartooning legend R. Crumb, featuring images shot directly from the original art; an interview with The Imp publisher Daniel Raeburn, also including unpublished art from the publication; a career overview of early 20th century British cartoonist and illustrator H.M. Bateman; and musings on painter Philip Guston and his relationship with comics. All this and more, including new writing by American Splendor's Harvey Pekar, tons of beautifully reproduced original artwork, and another brand-new insert by a leading cartoonist! Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #7-1ST
    Comic Art SC (2002-2007 Buenaventura) Annual/Magazine 7-1ST

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    Volume 7 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Magazine) A 2004 Harvey Award winner! The most spectacular and diverse issue yet of the lavishly produced full-color art magazine devoted to all aspects of the comics. This issue's cover highlights EC and MAD legend Harvey Kurtzman, with three articles on the master, including an essay by Denis Kitchen on unrealized story proposals, which includes a wealth of previously unpublished art. Also included is a massive survey of the Dutch underground press by Patrick Rosenkranz, including a large amount of never-before-reprinted artwork shot directly from originals. Plus, a never-before-seen sketchbook detailing the early days of comics by Golden Age pioneer Fred Guardineer; a groundbreaking analysis of the work of Daniel Clowes; and a George Herriman pilgrimage by David Collier. All this and more, including pages of beautifully reproduced original artwork, and another brand-new comic strip by a leading cartoonist! Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #8-1ST
    Comic Art SC (2002-2007 Buenaventura) Annual/Magazine 8-1ST

    Volume 8 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Annual) This first double-sized annual issue includes a wraparound cover by featured artist Richard McGuire; "Drew Friedman: We Can't All Be Movie Stars" by Ben Schwartz; "Cartoonists in Navajo Country" by Jeet Heer, "The Dark Mirrors of Jim Starlin's Warlock" by Douglas Wolk, and more. The magazine comes with "40 Cartoon Books of Interest," an additional exclusive booklet beautifully illustrated by the cartoonist Seth. Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #9-1ST
    Comic Art SC (2002-2007 Buenaventura) Annual/Magazine 9-1ST

    Volume 9 - 1st printing. (Comic Art Annual) The Eisner-nominated and 2004 Harvey Award-winning Comic Art Magazine returns! Issue #9 features an essay by novelist Tom De Haven on Dick Tracy creator Chester Gould; a career-spanning profile of Kaz; a visual biography of Abner Dean; an exploration of Jesse Marsh with Gilbert Hernandez and Adrian Tomine; a visual autobiography by Jerry Moriarty; and an essay on the early cartoons of Lyonel Feininger. This 208 page square bound magazine is shrinkwrapped with a separate 80-page booklet titled"Cartooning" by Ivan Brunetti. Softcover, 80 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.