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  • Issue #1N-1ST
    Great American Pin-Up HC (1996 Taschen) 1N-1ST

    NO Dust Jacket - 1st printing. By Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel. Featuring hundreds of beautiful pin-ups from the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond! This book tells the tale of a genre as utterly American as the paintings of Edward Hopper, describing its origins and development in detail and showcasing the most important artists. With over 500 illustrations, The Great American Pin-Up is a comprehensive studies of the genre. Includes Text in English, French, and German. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 380 pages, full color. Mature Readers NOTE: This book has been printed in Germany, China, Italy France, the U.S. and other countries. All versions are the same.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Great Wall The Art of the Film HC (2017 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Abbie Bernstein. Matt Damon leads humanity's greatest fight for survival in The Great Wall from Legendary and Universal Pictures. When a mercenary warrior (Damon) is imprisoned within The Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of our world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite warriors to confront this unimaginable and seemingly unstoppable force. Internationally renowned director Zhang Yimou assembles a filmmaking team and formidable cast that represents the best of East and West with a unique global production that delivers unmissable spectacle on the grandest scale. Hardcover, 12-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Greetings From the Simpsons SC (1990 HarperCollins) A Postcard Book 1-1ST

    1st printing. 32 full color post cards featuring TV's #1 Family - The Simpsons! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 7 1/2-in. x 4 1/2-in., 32 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #0A
    Grimm Fairy Tales Escape from Wonderland Cover Gallery (2010 Zenescope) 0A
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    (A) Various Offered for the first and ONLY time ever is the critically acclaimed hit indie comic ESCAPE FROM WONDERLAND cover gallery. Features over 30 covers by some of the biggest names in comics from J. Scott Campbell, Sean Chen, Eric Basaldua, Mike Debalfo, Joe Pekar, Adrian Melo, Al Rio and Talent Caldwell as well as many others. This stunning gallery includes all variants, exclusives, and reprint covers from one of the biggest selling titles of 2008. These covers will not be available or reprinted anywhere else so get your copy while you still can. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Grow The Art of Koyamori SC (2018 Pie Books) 1-1ST Grow The Art of Koyamori SC (2018 Pie Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    This is the first art collection by the young Canadian artist/illustrator Koyamori (also known as Maruti_Bitamin). Over the past 5 years, she has gained attention through regularly sharing her fascinating illustrations on her Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter accounts. This work is collected in this book and accompanied by a selection of specially created new illustrations. Using mostly watercolor ink, her highly imaginative but intimate illustrations incorporate colorful natural elements such as plants, creatures, water and stars, and also feature super-cute manga-inspired characters.

    Softcover, 7-in. x 8-in., 192 pages, full color.

    NOTE: A reversible dust jacket includes the cover from the Japanese edition on the rear side. Both covers are new illustrations exclusively drawn for this book.

    Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Guardians of the Galaxy Doodles SC (2017 Marvel Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brandon T. Snider. Art and cover by Tomas Montalvo-Lagos. Kids of all ages can draw, doodle, and create with all their favorite characters from the Guardians of the Galaxy universe. From Star-Lord to Groot, every page is packed with fun doodles. Readers can use their artistic powers to bring these action-packed scenes to life! Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Guardians of the Galaxy The Art of The Movie HC (2014-2017 Marvel) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing.

    The Guardians are back! After saving the universe, Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket and Groot find themselves with expunged records and a new mandate: Guard what needs guarding. Now, go inside the Marvel studios in this new collectible volume! Discover exclusive concept art, production stills, and commentary from cast and crew - including returning director James Gunn and Marvel's extraordinary Visual Development team. Complete your ART OF THE MOVIE collection with this latest installment as the Guardians soar to new heights!

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 240 pages, full color.

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Guide to Fantasy Art Techniques SC (1984 Paper Tiger) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. Softcover, 8" x 11 1/2", 112 pages, full color. Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Guild: The Official Companion SC (2013 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Felicia Day and Abbie Bernstein. Introduction by Felicia Day. Since launching in 2007, the comedy web series The Guild has become an Internet phenomenon, with over 150 million views. Created, written by, and starring Felicia Day, it follows the story of a Guild of online gamers who finally meet in real life. Here at last is the official companion to the show that fans have been waiting for, featuring an introduction from Felicia, in-depth interviews and scores of photos. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Guillermo Del Toro's Pan's Labrynth HC (2016 HarperCollins) Inside the Creation of a Mordern Fairy Tale 1-1ST

    1st printing. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the premiere of the film, Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth will be the definitive account of the making of the film as well as showcase the incredible visuals created for the movie, Del Toro's initial musings in his famed journals, and exquisite concept art and rare photography from the set. This deluxe book explores Guillermo del Toro's breathtaking dark fantasy film in unparalleled detail, from the creation of its sumptuous sets and terrifying creatures to the dark themes interwoven into its story and stunning visuals. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water HC (2017 Insight Editions) Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times 1-1ST

    1st printing. From master story teller Guillermo del Toro comes The Shape of Water, an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. The Art and Making of The Shape of Water chronicles the entire filmmaking journey, from development to design to filming. Featuring interviews and commentary from key actors and members of the creative team, the book also showcases the amazing concept art and design work created for the film. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water HC (2017 Insight Editions) Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times 1-REP Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water HC (2017 Insight Editions) Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. From master story teller Guillermo del Toro comes The Shape of Water, an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. The Art and Making of The Shape of Water chronicles the entire filmmaking journey, from development to design to filming. Featuring interviews and commentary from key actors and members of the creative team, the book also showcases the amazing concept art and design work created for the film. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    H.R. Giger ARh+ SC (1992 Taschen 1st Edition) ARh Plus 1-1ST H.R. Giger ARh+ SC (1992 Taschen 1st Edition) ARh Plus 1-1ST

    1st Edition - 1st printing.

    For decades, H.R. Giger has reigned as one of the leading exponents of fantastic art. Giger's multi-faceted career includes designing two bars, located in Tokyo and Chur, as well as work on various film projects - his creation of the set design and title figure for Ridley Scott's film Alien won him not only international fame but also an Oscar for Best Achievement for Visual Effects (1980).

    Softcover, 9-in. x 11 1/2-in., 96 pages, full color. Mature Readers

  • Issue #1-REP
    Hal Foster Prince of Illustrators SC (2001 Vanguard) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings.

    Written by Brian M. Kane. Art by Hal Foster.

    The award-winning biography on one of the greatest illustrators ever returns, now with previously unknown history and art. Foster illustrated the first realistic, newspaper adventure strip Tarzan. William Randolph Hearst said if Foster would come to King Features, he could do anything and have ownership, and Prince Valiant premiered February 1937. Foster's work inspired hundreds of artists, and this volume features quotes from many of them.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 200 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Harry "A" Chesler Collection of Illustration and Comic Art SC (1974 Pickering Press) 1-1ST

    1st Printing. 18 May - 12 July, 1974. Softcover, 8.5" x 11", 28 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Harry Potter Film Vault HC (2019 Insight Kids) 2-1ST Harry Potter Film Vault HC (2019 Insight Kids) 2-1ST

    Includes Art Print

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Diagon Alley, The Hogwarts Express, and the Ministry!"

    By Jody Revenson.

    Discover the filmmaking secrets behind Diagon Alley, the Ministry of Magic, and the other magical locations of the Wizarding World.

    The Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Fans can get an in-depth look at the illustrations, sketches, and paintings as well as behind-the-scenes photography that helped develop the iconic magical locations seen throughout the Harry Potter films. Included in each book is a collectible art print, making this series a must-have for all Harry Potter fans and collectors everywhere.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #12-1ST
    Harry Potter Film Vault HC (2019 Insight Kids) 12-1ST Harry Potter Film Vault HC (2019 Insight Kids) 12-1ST

    Includes Art Print

    Volume 12 - 1st printing. "Celebrating, Food, Publications of the Wizarding World!"

    By Jody Revenson.

    Harry Potter: Film Vault compiles the filmmaking secrets and visionary artistry behind the Harry Potter films into a series of twelve deluxe collectible volumes. Celebratory gatherings, delicious meals, and books and news¬papers are key elements of the Harry Potter films.

    Packed with concept art and unit photography and featuring striking insights from the filmmakers, this volume gives readers an inside look at many of the props and costumes that help make the Wizarding World feel so richly imagined, from the decor featured at the Yule Ball and Weasley wedding to Hogwarts textbooks.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection SC (2013 Udon) CVO 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Kagamine Rin & Len take center stage in this new Vocaloid character artwork showcase! The world's first bilingual Vocaloid, Megurine Luka, stars in her own character artwork showcase! CV03 collects more than 35 artists' wonderful takes on this pink-haired beauty. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to leisurely fun, spicy pin-ups to musical performance, and more! Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, full color. OTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hellbent The Art of Flint Henry SC (2005 SQP) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Foreword by Chuck Dixon. Art and Cover by Flint Henry. Flint Henry's artwork has graced the pages of many comic companies over the years, including First, DC, and Marvel. With an inky-black sense of the macabre and a devilish delight in detail, Flint can create some of the most nightmarish and densely disturbing images imaginable... but all with a sly wink! In this first collection of his drawings, Hellbent stares into the abyss of Flint's intricate delirium, and refuses to blink! 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. MATURE READERS Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hellboy The Art of the Motion Picture HC (2019 Dark Horse) 1-1ST Hellboy The Art of the Motion Picture HC (2019 Dark Horse) 1-1ST


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    1st printing.

    A gorgeously designed hardcover collecting a dozen chapters of concept art and set photography to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the most anticipated paranormal action thriller of 2019!

    Explore the dark and marvelous world of Hellboy like never before through nearly one thousand pieces of art and photography across 192 full-color pages. This volume offers an inside look at the creation of the newly reimagined cinematic epic based on the long-running comic book masterpiece by auteur creator Mike Mignola, starring David Harbour (Stranger Things), Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil), Ian McShane (John Wick), and Daniel Dae Kim (Lost).

    Features on-set photography and concept art showcasing the development of the highly anticipated motion picture!

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 192 pages, full color.

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hellboy The Art of the Movie SC (2004 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by GUILLERMO DEL TORO and MIKE MIGNOLA. Art by MIKE MIGNOLA, WAYNE BARLOWE, and TY ELLINGSON.

    Since its debut in 1994, Mike Mignola's Hellboy has been one of the most celebrated comics on the shelves. Mignola has won every major industry award for his work, and attracted the attention of Hollywood for a series of jobs on high-profile films, including Disney's Atlantis and Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula. Now the director he teamed with on Blade II, Guillermo del Toro, brings Mignola's creation to the big screen, and Dark Horse provides a unique look into this moment in comics-to-film history.

    This 200-page book features del Toro's complete screenplay, based on Mignola's Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, production art by Mignola, Wayne Barlowe (Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3), and Ty Ellingson (Jurassic Park, Star Wars: A New Hope, The Special Edition), as well as commentary by Mignola and excerpts from del Toro's on-set diary.

    Softcover, 200 pages, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1S-1ST
    Hellboy The Art of the Movie SC (2004 Dark Horse) 1S-1ST

    Signed by Mike Mignola and Guillermo Del Toro - 1st printing.

    Text by GUILLERMO DEL TORO and MIKE MIGNOLA. Art by MIKE MIGNOLA, WAYNE BARLOWE, and TY ELLINGSON.

    Since its debut in 1994, Mike Mignola's Hellboy has been one of the most celebrated comics on the shelves. Mignola has won every major industry award for his work, and attracted the attention of Hollywood for a series of jobs on high-profile films, including Disney's Atlantis and Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula. Now the director he teamed with on Blade II, Guillermo del Toro, brings Mignola's creation to the big screen, and Dark Horse provides a unique look into this moment in comics-to-film history.

    This 200-page book features del Toro's complete screenplay, based on Mignola's Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, production art by Mignola, Wayne Barlowe (Barlowe's Guide to Extraterrestrials, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3), and Ty Ellingson (Jurassic Park, Star Wars: A New Hope, The Special Edition), as well as commentary by Mignola and excerpts from del Toro's on-set diary.

    Softcover, 200 pages, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hello Kitty: Forever Cute, Creative and Collectible SC (2014 A Schiffer Book for Collectors) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Anita Yasuda. Hello Kitty goods have been delighting fans for over 30 years. Celebrate all that is Hello Kitty with this insider's glimpse into her amazing world. Each chapter is charmingly introduced through correspondence between Kitty and her closest friends. 600 gorgeous photographs illustrate the variety of fun, rare, and one-of-a-kind creations that her image has inspired. And for the first time, photographs from the Kitty 30th Anniversary exhibit come to North America in this not-to-be missed book! Softcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 8-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hero's Closet SC (2017 Abrams) Sewing for Cosplay and Costuming 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Gillian Conahan. Cosplayers rejoice! The Hero's Closet is the ultimate DIY guide to creating unique and fantastical homemade costumes. This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to help even the most novices create the costumes of their dreams. Gillian Conahan walks readers through finding inspiration online and through their fandom; shares insight into translating character art into real-world garments; and offers advice on pattern selection, alterations, fabrics, and embellishment techniques. The book also features 11 original step-by-step basic patterns with ideas for mixing and matching these basics to create costumes of all styles, including superheroes, pirates, elves, school girls, and adventurers. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 280 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Heroes & Villians One Approach to Painting 'em (1996 Ray Lago) 1-1ST

    1st Printing. 11" x 8.5", Horizontal format, 22 pages, B&W text pages, with color examples.

  • Issue #57-1ST
    Hi-Fructose SC (2005-Present OuchFactory/Atta Boy) The New Contemporary Art Magazine 57-1ST

    Volume 57 - 1st printing.

    In this issue we have specially selected artists for this issue as well our popular bonus insert on contrasting paper stock in the center!

    Hi-Fructose showcases an eclectic mix of underground artists, pop surrealists, emerging and rediscovered counter cultures, and awe inspiring spectacles from around the world. Hi-Fructose's beautiful layouts feature in-depth features and interviews with cutting edge artists, creators, and many many surprises yet to be revealed all jam packed into one place.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 120 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hirschfeld Century: Portrait of an Artist and His Age HC (2015 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by David Leopold. Art and cover by Al Hirshfeld. Al Hirschfeld, the legendary artist who redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway, Hollywood, and anywhere the performing arts are presented, enchanting generations with his singular mastery of line, is now revealed in more than 370 of his iconic black-and-white and color drawings, illustrations, and photographs. With a rich biographical text by David Leopold, Hirschfeld authority, who's spent more than twenty years documenting the artist's work and life and who has brought all of his knowledge to this new, sumptuous, and ambitious portrait of the artist and his age. Here, through Hirschfeld's pen, are: Ethel Merman, Benny Goodman, Zero Mostel, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Katharine Hepburn, the Marx Brothers, Barbra Streisand, Wynton Marsalis, Mick Jagger, Katharine Cornell, Spencer Tracy, and many more. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 336 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $40.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hobbit The Art of War HC (2015 Harper Design) The Battle of the Five Armies Chronicles 1-1ST

    1st printing. Smaug's fiery attack on Lake-town, the White Council's raid of Dol Guldur, the ferocious Battle of the Five Armies itself - all of the conflicts waged in The Hobbit motion picture trilogy are examined in exquisite detail from the first skirmish to the ultimate conflagration in the trilogy's dramatic conclusion. The Hobbit: The Art of War brings together all of the special effects imagery in the Weta archives and unprecedented access to Sir Peter Jackson who shares his expertise and encyclopedic knowledge with fans as never before. Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 12-in. x 9-in., 240 pages, full color. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Hollywood Beach Beauties: 1930-1970 HC (2018 Dey Street Books) 1-1ST Hollywood Beach Beauties: 1930-1970 HC (2018 Dey Street Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by David Wills.

    With more than 100 vibrant color photographs, renowned independent curator and photographic preservationist David Wills commemorates the allure and joy of the coastline - the sun, the sand, the ocean, the fashion - with a sizzling collection of images featuring classic female stars at the beach. Beach Beauties features candid and stylish photographs of movie star greats such as Elizabeth Taylor, Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Brigitte Bardot, Sharon Tate, Edy Williams, Linda Christian, and Nancy Sinatra.

    Hardcover, 8-in.x 10-in., 224 pages, full color. Cover price $30.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw and Design Steampunk SC (2012 AP) Pocket Manga 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Rod Espinosa. Whether you want to delineate dynamic derring-do on paper or consider the construction of a cunning costume, this is the book for you! With its fantastic array of steampunk finery, this how-to tome will have you firing up your drawing instruments or the metal press and sewing machine when it fires your imagination. Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    How to Draw and Sell Comic Strips for Newspapers and Comic Books HC (1987 1st Edition) 1-REP

    1st Edition - How to Draw and Sell Comic Strips for Newspapers and Comic Books - 2nd or later printing. By Alan McKenzie. Includes professional tips on content, layout, style, color, and presentation. Hardcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 144 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    How to Draw Anime and Game Characters SC (2001-2003 Graphic Sha) 3-1ST

    English Edition - Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Bringing Daily Actions to Life!" Volume 3 shows how to bring to life common, everyday mannerisms, ranging form impulsive expressions, cuteness, and looks of surprise. Softcover, 156 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Comic Book Bad Guys and Gals SC (1998) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Christopher Hart. Bad guys and gals rule! These egomaniacs are so charismatic, they often overshadow the heroes and heroines against whom they're pitted. In fact, without bad guys and gals, there would be no heroes, no battles, and no story. Bad guys and gals are also fun to draw, and they're an essential part of any comic book artist's repertoire. Author Christopher Hart shows you how to draw all the latest styles of bad guys and gals appearing in comic books today. In clear step-by-step instructions, he provides information on anatomy characters and costumes, perspective and panel composition, lighting and shadows, and atmosphere and storytelling. Everything you need to know is here. Grab a pencil and enter the fantastically insane, diabolical world of bad guys and gals. Includes 230 illustrations (75 in full color). Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way HC (1978 Simon & Schuster) 1-REP
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    2nd and later printings. By Stan Lee and John Buscema. Stan Lee, the Mighty Man from Marvel, and John Buscema, active and adventuresome artist behind the Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian, the Mighty Thor, and Spider-Man, have collaborated on this comics compendium: an encyclopedia of information for creating your own superhero comic strips. Using artwork from Marvel comics as primary examples, Buscema graphically illustrates the hitherto mysterious methods of comic art. Stan Lee's pithy prose gives able assistance and advice to the apprentice artist. Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W. Cover price $13.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way SC (1984 Simon and Schuste) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Step-by-Step Instructions By Stan Lee and John Buscema.

    Stan Lee, the Mighty Man from Marvel, and John Buscema, active and adventuresome artist behind the Silver Surfer, Conan the Barbarian, the Mighty Thor, and Spider-Man, have collaborated on this comics compendium: an encyclopedia of information for creating your own superhero comic strips.

    Using artwork from Marvel comics as primary examples, Buscema graphically illustrates the hitherto mysterious methods of comic art. Stan Lee's pithy prose gives able assistance and advice to the apprentice artist.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Dynamic Comic Books SC (2007 Vanguard) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Rich Buckler. Among the few comics artists to be featured on a US Postage Stamp, Rich Buckler is one of the best-known comic-book artists - He's drawn groundbreaking runs on Fantastic Four, Avengers, Spectacular Spider-Man, X-Men, Teen Titans, and more. Even Stan Lee says, 'From the time he drew his first assignments for Marvel Comics, I've been one of his biggest fans. There are few people better qualified to write a book on the subject than Rich Buckler!' Now, after more than thirty-five years in comic books, Buckler reveals the secrets of drawing the heroic figure, the language of storytelling, narrative technique, building a better page, and much more, in focused chapters that build the reader's skills step by step. Softcover, 144 pages, B&W. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Manga Compilation TPB (2001 AP) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Collects How to Draw Manga (2000-2003) #1-4. AP compiled the first four issues into one easy-to-use trade paperback! Giving you more value, this compilation has 128 pages for a price any pocketbook can handle. See the skills exhibited by Ben Dunn, Fred Perry, Adam Warren, and Joe Wight as they present a comprehensive guide to mastering the manga style. Each featured artist has his own exclusive special comments. Some topics covered in the series include: figure study, costumes, mecha, comic story-telling, and composition. Miss class the first time? Then take the refresher course now, while you still can! Softcover, 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    How to Draw Manga Compilation TPB (2001 AP) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. The blockbuster instructional series from Antarctic Press continues to be in high demand - so much so that they're doing a third informative collection! The manga masters at AP dig up another gold mine of valuable instruction in assorted aspects of the manga medium, 128 more pages worth brought to you by such stellar talents as the Godfather of American Manga, Ben Dunn (Ninja High School, Marvel Mangaverse), multitalented creator/illustrator/animator Fred Perry (Gold Digger, Legacy), Eisner/Ignatz nominee Rod Espinosa (Courageous Princess), American manga sensation David Hutchison (Dragon Arms, Ninja High School), and legendary creator and illustrator Joe Wight (Twilight X). Learn the rules of the school from the people who built it! For anyone who missed out on issues #9-12 of the regular series, this is your chance to catch up on those missed lessons! Softcover, 6 1/2-in. x 10-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Manga More About Pretty Girls SC (Japanese 2001 Graphic Sha) 1-1ST

    NOTE: All Text is in Japanese - 1st printing. By Hikaru Hayashi. The 2nd book in the How to Draw Manga series focues on the art of drawing pretty girls! Softcover (with Dust Jacket), 128 pages, B&W. NOTE: All Text is in Japanese. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Manga TPB (2004 AP) By Ben Dunn 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Ben Dunn. Fred Perry and Ben Dunn, the popular manga-style creators of Gold Digger and Ninja High School, present the first in the series of Antarctic Press guides to creating manga art. Featuring a comprehensive guide to figure drawing, with lessons in anatomy, proportions, facial construction, expression, and poses, especially with regard to the manga style. Dunn whimsically covers the gamut of popular manga characters - from cat-girls to childlike chibi figures. Softcover, 352 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Sci-Fi SC (2012 AP Pocket Manga) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By David Hutchinson and Chris Allen. Do you dream of building a new future on the farthest-spanning reaches of your imagination, but feel like your art skills are somewhere in a black hole? Accept this 128-page mission to the final frontier of sci-fi art! Our intrepid captains of comicdom guide you through the furthest reaches of the possible, from spaceships and ray guns to alien life, other planets, strange stars and galaxies! And with the latest in super-tech, we've miniaturized it to leave you more room and credits to get that new warp coil! Softcover, 5-in. x 7-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Sci-Fi Utopias and Dystopias SC (2016 Watson-Guptill) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Prentis Rollins. DC artist Prentis Rollins shows readers how to conceptualize, draw, colorize, and digitally enhance and finish dozens of sci-fi characters, settings, and scenarios with a comprehensive, step-by-step approach to the entire process. His distinctive and varied styles, coupled with clear instruction, give artists of all levels the inspiration and techniques they need to create the future worlds of their dreams and nightmares whether for fun, graphic novels, comics, video games, movie shorts, etc. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Draw Steampunk SC (2011 Walter Foster) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Bob Berry, Joey Marsocci, and Alison DeBlasio. Enter into a world where fashion is Victorian punk, technology hasn't surpassed the steam engine, and inventors' workshops are filled with bizarre gadgets and contraptions that you haven't imagined in your wildest dreams. This is the world of steampunk - a world that has fueled a growing subculture and is making its presence known in mainstream media. From a crafty villain and steampunk laden woman to a steam-powered pet and a flying zeppelin ship complete with sails and propellers, talented illustrator Bob Berry takes readers through the process of drawing, painting, and digitally illustrating the marvelous players and elements of the steampunk genre. Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    How to Draw Transformers Prime SC (2012 IDW) 1-REP

    2nd or later printing. Softcover, 8" x 10", 32 pages, full color. Cover price $4.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST How to Paint Characters the Marvel Studios Way HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Have you ever wanted to create characters that look like they belong on the big screen? Now you can!

    In this exclusive in-depth hardcover, you'll learn tips and tricks from some of the industry's best concept artists. Ryan Meinerding, Andy Park and the other artists behind Marvel Studios' Visual Development department will share their methods for creating iconic designs for all your favorite characters, from Captain America to Black Panther and more! Learn their favorite tools of the trade, their tips for visual character development and their process of collaborating with other artists on the team, as well as the Costume and Props departments, to create seamless film designs!

    Hardcover, 240 pages, PC/PB&W. All Ages

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    I'd Love to Draw HC (2014 Titan Books) By Andrew Loomis 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Andrew Loomis and Alex Ross. Published for the first time, I'd Love To Draw is Andrew Loomis' lost work. Carefully reconstructed from a unique unpublished original manuscript by a team of experts, including comic book and illustration legend Alex Ross, this facsimile edition completes the Loomis legacy at long last, in the form of an iconic piece of art and illustration history. Part of Titan's top-selling series of all the classic Andrew Loomis art titles! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 128 pages, B&W. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Idle Hands The Art of Coop HC (2012 Baby Tattoo Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. While Chris Coop's previously published works have focused primarily on the artist's illustrations, Idle Hands showcases Coop's work as a fine artist from over the past decade. Using acrylic paint, Coop takes the bold iconography of his past work and re-contextualizes it on a larger scale, examining its individual parts to create a cohesive whole. This book contains everything that his fans love about his work, presented side-by-side with a healthy dose of surprises. Hardcover, 10-in. x 10-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Illustrated Roger Zelazny TPB (1978 Baronet) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Art by Gray Morrow.

    Featuring The Doors of His Face, The Lamps of His Mouth, A Rose for Ecclesiastes, an all new ShadowJack adventure, the Amber Worlds, Doorwaysin the Sand, Rock Collector, and more!

    Equal parts artbook, illustrated book, and graphic novel.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, PC/PB&W. Teen+

    Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Illustrated Star Wars Universe SC (1995 Bantam) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by Kevin J. Anderson. Art and cover by Ralph McQuarrie.

    From Tatooine to Dagobah, Cloud City to the forrest moon of Endor, experience the Star Wars Universe with this stunning visual journey that carries you to the farthest reaches - and into the deepest mysteries - of George Lucas's cinematic masterpiece.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #8
    Illustrating and Cartooning (1922) 8

    Illustrating and Cartooning (1923) are instructional manuals designed to help you develop your artistic talent. These manuals were produced by the Federal Schools Inc. Each booklet, titled Divisions, teaches a different course in illustrating and cartooning. Division 8 includes magazine illustrations, how to compose and illustration, brush line rendering, sense and nonsense and flower studies. 80 pages, B&W, 8.25-in. x 11-in.