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  • 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    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 #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.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Illustrating and Cartooning HC (1959 Doubleday) 1-1ST Illustrating and Cartooning HC (1959 Doubleday) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Arthur Zaidenberg. From the same author of Anyone can Draw! Includes instructions for beginners in which the steps are illustrated as well as clearly described.

    Hardcover, 192 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $4.95.

  • Issue #1A
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 1A
  • Issue #1B
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 1B

    2008 reissue. Written by Bill Vann, Dan Zimmer, Piet Schreuders, Kent Steine, and Todd Hignite. Art by Haddon H. Sundblom, James Avati, and Jack Faragasso. Expanded and revised version of Illustration #1. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pgs, full color. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #2A
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 2A

    Featuring The Art of Norman Blaine Saunders, Frank Frazetta's Little Miracles, an interview with Russ Cochran, and more. 68 pages, full color. Cover price $7.00.

  • Issue #2B
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 2B

    2009 Reissue. Writing by David Saunders, David Winiewicz, Dan Zimmer, M. Todd Hignite, Alfred Jan, Walker A. Martin, Matt Zimmer, and Reid Stewart Austin. Art by Norman Saunders, Frank Frazetta, and Perry Peterson. Revised and expanded version of Illustration #2. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pgs, text w/ PC/PB&W illustrations. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #3BU
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 3BU

    2009 Reissue. Written by Gary Lovisi, Donald Stoltz, Jean Sakumura, Lynda J. Farquhar. Art by Robert Maguire, Eugene Iverd. Expanded and revised edition of the original 3rd issue. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 80 pgs, text w/ full color illustrations. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #4
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 4

    Features include Sam Savitt: Painter, Author, Teacher & Horseman and Stanley Meltzoff: Metamorphoses of a Picture Maker. 52 pages, full color. Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #14
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 14

    Featured on the cover and inside are the works of legendary illustrator John Walter Scott, known primarily for his violent and sadistic pulp magazine covers of the 1930s, and for his later career as a slick magazine artist. The article is profusely illustrated with scores of never-before-seen artwork, rare magazine covers, and photographs. His work for the terror pulps is so deranged and violent that the images are still shocking today! Also featured this issue is the work of A. Leslie Ross, most famous for his pulp illustrations and magazine covers, beautifully reproduced here. Rounding out the issue is a short feature on the long-uncredited artists' work in Film Fun Magazine, book reviews, a guide to events and exhibitions, and much more! Magazine, 8x11, 80pgs, FCSRP: $9.00 Cover price $9.00.

  • Issue #19
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 19

    Featured on the cover and inside are the works of Louis Glanzman, known for his hundreds of paperback covers and magazine illustrations. The issue also includes an extensive feature on pulp artist Ed Emshwiller (EMSH), and the great magazine illustrator Arthur Sarnoff. Also included are book reviews, a guide to events and exhibitions, and much more! Cover price $10.00.

  • Issue #20
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 20

    The works of Jim Flora, best known for his hundreds of incredible jazz record illustrations, is the subject of this month's cover story with an article that presents the inside scoop on the re-discovery of his work with the publication of the new book, The Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora, by Irwin Chusid. The issue also includes an extensive feature on the art of Andrew Loomis, best known for his classic drawing books, and the work of magazine illustrator Andy Virgil. Also included are book reviews, a guide to events and exhibitions, and much more! Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #22
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 22

    The latest issue of Illustration features the most extensive article ever published concerning the pulp art of Frederick Blakeslee, best-known for his brilliant cover work in the aviation pulps of the 1930's and 40's. Noted pulp historian David Saunders explores Blakeslee's work in depth, with over 100 full-color reproductions from every phase of his long career. Also featured in this issue is the work of magazine illustrator Morton Roberts, a wonderful painter who died tragically long. Rounding out the issue is a feature on The Merrill Company Publishers and the discovery and salvation of their archives containing over 600 original paintings originally made for the covers of childrens books from the 1940's and 50's. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #23
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 23

    Dave Stevens In Memoriam page. This issue features an extensive look at the magazine story illustration of Dean Cornwell, "The Dean of Illustrators." Scores of reproductions from his original paintings are included. Also featured in this issue is the work of Cooper Studio artist Murray Tinkelman, whose meticulous line drawings have been world famous for decades. Rounding out the issue is an article on Constantin Alajalov, artist for The New Yorker and The Saturday Evening Post, among others. Also included are the usual book reviews, plus a run down of the latest exhibitions and events related to illustration history. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #26
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 26
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    This issue of Illustration features the spectacular pulp artwork of Graves Gladney, most famous for his covers for The Shadow magazine. The extensive feature showcases many original Shadow paintings, shot directly from the original art, and presented in full-page reproductions. Most of these paintings have not been reproduced in any other book or magazine for over fifty years, and will be new to even the most jaded pulp art aficionado. The second major feature details the history of the American Academy of Art. Finally, children's artist Nan Pollard displays the paper doll and color book illustrations that made her a legend in the field. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #27
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 27

    Illustration is a beautiful, educational, and scholarly magazine devoted to the history of American illustration art. Published quarterly and printed in full color, each issue features the highest quality printing, photography and color reproductions of original art available anywhere. For those with an interest in popular culture, commercial art and design, publishing history, comic books, paperbacks, pulp magazines, or collecting original art, this is the best source for new information on the illustrators of the past. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #28
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 28

    Illustration is a beautiful, educational, and scholarly magazine devoted to the history of American illustration art. Published quarterly and printed in full color, each issue features the highest quality printing, photography and color reproductions of original art available anywhere. For those with an interest in popular culture, commercial art and design, publishing history, comic books, paperbacks, pulp magazines, or collecting original art, this is the best source for new information on the illustrators of the past. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #31
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 31

    This issue of Illustration features the spectacular art of J. Frederick Smith, best known for his sexy editorial illustrations for Esquire, Collier's, and many more fiction magazines of the 40s and 50s. Smith later became a noted glamour photographer, shooting many Playboy centerfolds and other fashion oriented subjects. Also featured are illustrators John Fleming Gould, known best for his black-and-white interior illustrations for numerous pulp and men's adventure magazines, and master painter Clark Hulings. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #33
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 33

    Explore the spectacular science-fiction artwork of Jack Gaughan, best-known for his paperback book and magazine covers of the 1950's and 1960's, with a preview of Luis Ortiz's upcoming book on Gaughan, Outermost, from Nonstop Press. All profiled is legendary illustrator Tom Lovell, best-known for his magazine interiors and cover illustrations. Finally, Walt Reed, author of The Illustrator In America and the first dealer in original illustration art, is interviewed. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #34
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 34

    Jeffrey Catherine Jones In Memoriam page. This issue contains an epic look at prolific painter Tom Lovell and a sizable gallery of his works, as well as a featurette on Nino Carbé. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #35
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 35

    This issue of Illustration features the pulp art of Joe Szokoli, perhaps best known for overpainting a few dozen of H.J. Ward's original pulp paintings. Next up we feature illustrator Rose O'Neill, well known for her Kewpie illustrations. Our final feature is on the legendary Walt Reed, founder of The Illustration House Gallery, and author of the seminal book The Illustrator In America. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #37
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 37

    (W/A) Various This issue of Illustration features the sexy pin-up and science fiction art of H. W. McCauley, showcasing numerous examples of his original art, printed covers, and rare, previously unpublished photographs. Plus, Elaine Duillo, the legendary romance paperback cover illustrator who made Fabio a household name, and Coby Whitmore, famous for his spectacular slick magazine illustrations of the 40s and 50s, round out this issue. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #38
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 38

    (W/A) Various This issue of Illustration features the spectacular art of Jon Whitcomb, best known for his fantastic and influential magazine illustrations of the 1940s and '50s. Next up we feature the second part of our series on Australian illustrator Norman Lindsay, and his adventures in American illustration. Our final feature is on the art of William Teason, known best for his mystery paperback book covers of the '60s and '70s, particularly his Alfred Hitchcock series. Cover price $15.00.