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Comic books in 'Art Book'

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Inside the Box Sketchbook SC (2009 Identity Comics) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Featuring full color artwork of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman ThundeerCats, GI Joe, Vampirella, He-Man, RoboCop, Joker, the X-Men, and more! Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 96 pages, full color.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "Bullets!" By Shirow Masamune. The next volume in Masamune Shirow's best-selling art book series is orbiting cyberspace and preparing to touch down onto bookstore shelves in late summer. This volume concentrates primarily on Shirow's character, robot, and vehicle designs for interactive games. Shirow is world famous for being equally skilled and creative in the realms of computer-generated graphics and traditional drawing and painting. It is logical then that his unique and imaginative studies are among the most interesting being done in the high-tech game field. With commentary in both English and Japanese, this new collection provides a fascinating insight into the creative process of one of Japan's premiere talents. ? Dark Horse has sold over 30,000 copies of the first two volumes of Intron Depot. ? Dark Horse has a complete line of merchandise based on Intron Depot including lunch boxes, statues, T-shirts, a CD-ROM, and more! Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 13-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Invitation to Openness HC (2015 FB) The Jazz and Soul Photography of Les McCann 1960-1980 1-1ST

    1st printing. Throughout Les McCann's incredible jazz career, he took hundreds of photos, documenting the scene between 1960 and 1980. Intimate portraits of icons such as Stevie Wonder, Nina Simone, Sammy Davis Jr., John Coltrane, Aretha Franklin, Nancy Wilson, Quincy Jones, Tina Turner, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, B.B. King and other seminal African-Americans are merely the tip of the iceberg. The book features candid commentary by McCann. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12-in., 240 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Is Art The Art of Insight Studios HC (2010 Insight Studios) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Allen Gross. See eye-popping illustrations, as well as cutting edge cheesecake and gallery-quality images. Get behind-the-scenes observations and details on the creation of the illustrations as well as comments and anecdotal material. This coffee-table art book brims with the very best works from the artists of Liberty Meadows, Radical Dreamer, Sandman, Titanic Tales, and many others! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 112 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    It Must Be Art! Big O Poster Artists of the 1960s and 70s HC (2018 Schiffer) 1-1ST It Must Be Art! Big O Poster Artists of the 1960s and 70s HC (2018 Schiffer) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by Michael Fishel.

    Throughout the 1960s and 70s, London-based Big O Posters helped define the new and democratic art medium of the psychedelic poster, a vehicle for rebellion against the old order that went hand in hand with the music, literature, and film of the time. Included in more than 300 images are works by 19 artists, including Martin Sharp, Roger Dean, H.R. Giger, Robert Venosa, and Vali Myers whose signature styles include sci-fi, fantasy, visionary, botanical, and surrealism. This book digs below the surface to offer insights and anecdotes about the era, the artistic process, and reveals connections to artists from the past (Aubrey Beardsley, Alphonse Mucha, Kay Nielsen) whose spirit chimed with the age of Big O Posters.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 304 pages, full color. Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    It's Alive! HC (2017 Rizzoli) Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Movie Posters 1-1ST

    1st printing. One of the world's premier collections of horror and sci-fi movie posters amassed, not altogether surprisingly, by the dark mind of Metallica's lead guitarist, Kirk Hammett. Before Kirk Hammett assumed the heavy metal mantle of one of the most successful and beloved bands in rock history, he was a geek for the imaginative universe of horror. This generously illustrated book highlights the finest examples from Hammett's personal collection-an astonishing trove of horror and sci-fi film posters that span the history of the genre. In this volume, several intriguing essays cover the history of the film poster, the brain's response to fear, and Hammett's own contributions to the world of the macabre. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 120 pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $30.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    James Bama Personal Works HC (2012 Flesk Publications) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by James Bama, and John Flesk. Art and Cover by James Bama. A living legend's most personal and cherished images, revealed for the first time! Created entirely for personal pleasure over the decades, these portraits capture the lives of the people James Bama encountered during his trips to Tibet, Mexico, Japan, China, and elsewhere. Most of these images have never been published and have only been seen by the artist's immediate circle of family and friends. All are lush, staggeringly beautiful evocations of a moment and place, and they are accompanied by Bama's commentary and an essay by Flesk publisher, John Fleskes. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in, 144 pages, Hardcover. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    James Bond 50 Years of Movie Posters SC (2015 DK) 1-1ST James Bond 50 Years of Movie Posters SC (2015 DK) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Dennis Gassner.

    DK's definitive James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters is updated with posters from Skyfall and the latest Bond film, SPECTRE. This lavish guide boasts the most impressive visual collection of James Bond movie posters to date. Featuring a gallery of rare and sought-after posters, as well as spectacular, unused concept artwork, and unique teasers and lobby cards from virtually every country where Bond movies have screened, James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters is a stunning collection of the images that have defined cinema's most famous superspy.

    Softcover, 9-in. x 13-in., 324 pages, full color.

    Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Japanese Animation HC (2010 Flammarion) From Painted Scrolls to Pokemon 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Brigitte Koyama-Richard. A dominant force in its home country since the 1970s, Japanese animation has become a global phenomenon in recent years. Far from being a contemporary invention, anime draws on the same centuries-old artistic traditions that form the basis of manga. Brigitte Koyama-Richard studies the evolution of Japanese animation through the centuries, retracing its history from painted scrolls to woodblock prints, to animated films, first in black and white, and then in color. Illustrated with over 500 images, this book bridges the gap between art history and pop culture. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 248 pages, PC/B&W. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #1A-REP
    Jeffrey Jones: A Life in Art HC (2010 IDW) 1A-REP

    2nd and later printings. Over the past 40 years, there have been few artists who have received as much acclaim and garnered as much attention as Jeffrey Jones. One of the most significant artists of the 20th Century is now one of the most significant artists of the 21st Century. From his early comic book work for Heavy Metal and National Lampoon, to his popular book covers for such authors as Dean Koontz and Andre Norton, to his move into fine art, Jones has inspired generations of painters and artists. This beautiful volume of his personal favorites will only enhance his reputation and cement his standing as one of America's greatest living artists. From the publishing house and designer of the Eisner Award winning Art of Brian Bolland and Eisner Award nominated The Art of P. Craig Russell. Hardcover, 264 pages, PC/PB&W. Mature Readers Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Jeffrey Jones: The Definitive Reference HC (2013 Vanguard) 1A-1ST

    Regular Edition - 1st printing. By Jeffrey Jones, Patrick Hill, Chad Kolean, Emanuel Maris and J. David Spurlock. Foreword by Bernie Wrightson. Afterword by Michael Wm Kaluta. Vanguard follows Frazetta: The Definitive Reference with Jeffrey Jones: The Definitive Reference. Frazetta called Hugo and World Fantasy Award winner, Jones "the great living painter." This book catalogs all published Jones work: book covers, National Lampoon, Idyl, comics; The Studio (with Wrightson, Winsdor-Smith and Kaluta), prints, portfolios, and more! Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1
    Jem and The Holograms Covers Treasury Edition (2018) 1

    Art and cover art by Sophie Campbell & Various GLAMOUR AND GLITTER, FASHION AND FAME, AND COVERS COVERS COVERS!!! Since the JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS comic debuted, we've had a special cover or two. Now-cover, free from logos and type, at giant size, under one set of covers! Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jews and American Comics: An Illustrated History of an American Art Form HC (2008 New Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Paul Buhle. Readers have long cherished the work of comic masters such as Will Eisner, Jules Feiffer, and Art Spiegelman, all of whom happen to be Jewish. Few, however, are probably aware that the Jewish role in creating the American comic art form is no less significant than the Jewish influence on Hollywood filmmaking. Filled with the most stunning examples of this vital artistic tradition, Jews and American Comics tells us how the people of the book became the people of the comic book. With three brief essays by Paul Buhle, the well-known historian of American Jewish life, Jews and American Comics offers readers a pictorial backstory tracing Jewish involvement in comic art from several little-known strips in Yiddish newspapers of the early twentieth century through the mid-century origins of the modern comic book and finally to contemporary comic art, which has at last found its place in museums, in private collections, and on the bookshelves of both critics and millions of avid readers. Featuring more than two hundred examples of the work of Jewish comic artists going back a century—much of which has been unavailable to the general public for decades—this extraordinary collection will be a major contribution to Jewish and American cultural history. Jews and American Comics is also a gorgeous package, sure to be treasured by comic art lovers and fans of Jewish culture—and destined to become the bar and bat mitzvah gift of the decade. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 9 1/2-in., 196 pages, B&W. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance HC (2019 Insight Editions) Inside the Epic Return to Thra 1-1ST Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance HC (2019 Insight Editions) Inside the Epic Return to Thra 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Daniel Wallace.

    Explore the creation of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Netflix's highly-anticipated new prequel series from The Jim Henson Company, with this all-access look at the show's journey to the screen. Set many years before the events of The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson's classic 1982 movie, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all-new adventure.

    Revealing the incredible creative process behind the new series, this book will show how Jim Henson's Creature Shop, legendary character and costume designer Brian Froud, and director Louis Leterrier brought Thra and its characters to life alongside the artists and puppeteers who are continuing the legacy of the original film.

    Hardcover, 10-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, full color.

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Artist Tribute HC (2018 Archaia) 1-1ST Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Artist Tribute HC (2018 Archaia) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Cover by Mike Huddleston.

    Since its original release in 1982, Jim Henson's groundbreaking fantasy film The Dark Crystal has captured the minds and imaginations of authors, artists, filmmakers, and fans across the world with its ambitious world-building and stunning visuals. Now, return to the world of The Dark Crystal and see the vivid locations, lifelike creatures, and beloved heroes as realized by a collection of uniquely original artistic voices in celebration of one of Jim Henson's most enduring creations. The Dark Crystal Artist Tribute features illustrations from artist luminaries and newcomers alike, including Jae Lee, David Petersen, Mark Buckingham, Cory Godbey, Jeff Stokely, Benjamin Dewey, Sana Takeda, and the film's original concept artist, Brian Froud.

    Hardcover, 112 pages, full color.

    Featuring Art by Michael Allred, Josh Bodwell, Mark Buckingham, Dylan Burnett, Jonathan Case, Hannah Christenson, June Chung, Jorge Corona, Jared Cullum, Simone D'Armini, Brandon Dayton, Benjamin Dewey, Michael Dialynas, Gustavo Duarte, Jay Fosgitt, Brian Froud, Lee Garbett, Cory Godbey, Nicole Gustafsson, Ian Herring, Justin Hilden, Mike Huddleston, Lizzy John, Kimberli Johnson, Derek Kirk Kim, Jae Lee, Sonny Liew, Ashly Lovett, Celia Lowenthal, Ann Marcellino, Kelly and Nichole Matthews, Sas Milledge, Robb Mommaerts, Dan Mumford, Holly Myer, Ramón K. Pérez, David Petersen, Benjamin Schipper, Alex Sheikman, Hayden Sherman, Mac Smith, Matt Smith, Jeff Stokely, Sana Takeda, S.M. Vidaurri and David Jesus Vignolli. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jim Osborne The Black Prince of the Underground SC (2018 FB) 1-1ST Jim Osborne The Black Prince of the Underground SC (2018 FB) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    While many cartoonists in the late '60s and early '70s were "turning on, tuning in, and dropping out," Jim Osborne was cut from a much darker cloth, delving into the extreme underbelly of American popular culture with unsettling comics about murder, conspiracy, and demons, both figurative and literal. Jim Osborne: The Black Prince of the Underground includes a biography of Osborne by Dennis Dread and collects all of the artist's stories and illustrations from formative publications like Yellow Dog, Bijou Funnies, and National Lampoon, many republished here for the first time in decades.

    Softcover, 132 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jim Silke Sketchbook SC (2012 Flesk) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Jim Silke illuminates the previously unpublished gems of his private studio collection. Pouring over the pages of this colorful collection, the soft, rich charcoals of a voluptuous nude give way to the sharp, angular pencil study of a dashing hero's subtle range of expression. Jim Silke furnishes the introduction to the book, and walks the viewer though his work by providing descriptive captioning for each piece. Comprised solely of previously unpublished works, and spanning the last twenty-five years, this lavish collection is a guided tour of the artist's studio, with the creator himself as the guide. Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 64 pages, full color. Mature Readers Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Joe Alves: Designing JAWS HC (2019 Titan Books) 1-1ST Joe Alves: Designing JAWS HC (2019 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Dennis Prince. Foreword by Greg Nicotero.

    Joe Alves: Designing JAWS provides the production designer's view into the development of this world-renowned film. Included are Joes' stunning pre-production illustrations; handwritten location and production notes; on-set photographs; blueprints of the shark's design; and first-time publication of his complete catalogue of storyboards.

    Joe Alves: Designing JAWS is a must-have addition to every film reference library.

    Hardcover, 192 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Joe Jusko Savage Beauty HC (2010 Little Eva Ink) 1B-1ST

    PX Signed and numbered by Joe Jusko with Original Sketch Edition - 1st printing. Joe Jusko. The name conjures images of savage beasts, muscular men, stealthy cats, and beautiful babes. Joe Jusko, self-trained, is the classic oil painter for the comics industry, called on to bring to life everyone from Conan, to Captain America, to Spider-Man to Vampirella. Explore many of Joe's masterpieces, never before printed, as well as glimpses of his sketches from the 2009 convention season for the very first time. In addition to the signed volume, there is also a PREVIEWS Exclusive sketch edition which features a piece of original art by Jusko himself on the inside front cover. Either is a must have for collectors of Jusko art and fine art in general! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 48 pages, full color. NOTE: Signed and numbered on inside of front cover. Cover price $125.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Johnson Sketchbook HC (2004 Devilpig Studios) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Behold the Devilpig unleashed! Fresh off the blockbuster success of Superman: Red Son with Mark Millar; recently recovering from doing time as the cover artist for Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso's Batman: Broken City story arc; and maintaining his run on the landmark Vertigo franchise 100 Bullets, the Reverend Dave "Cornelius" Johnson gives it to us with both barrels, unfiltered and unfettered! The Emmy- and Eisner-Award-winning artist packs this tome with never-before-seen designs and classic unpublished art for comics, television, and motion pictures, including The Animatrix and G.I. Joe! Hardcover, 56 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1
    Josh Adams First Sketchbook Ever (2008) 1

    Art by Josh Adams. 32 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Jungle Girls HC (2010 Flesk) By Jim Silke Limited Edition 1-1ST

    Signed and numbered by Jim Silke - 1st printing.

    Here they are, the most fabulous and provocative creatures in the world of fiction - Jungle Girls, from H. Rider Haggard's She and Edgar Rice Burroughs' Jane to modern, bold, daring and dangerous beauties that prowl his imagination. They're all here, the Jungle Goddesses, Queens, and Slaves as well as Tropic Tramps, Dragon Ladies, Harem Damsels, and semi-clad Barbarians. It's not a history, but a celebration of that impossible, looney, glorious nonsense that Silke somehow finds essential.

    The book includes 52 original pieces of artwork and an extensive selection of movie stills and images from private collections.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 84 pages, full color. Mature Readers

    NOTE: Limited to 500 copies.

    Cover price $44.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Junior Encyclopedia of Animated Characters HC (2014 Disney Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. From Ariel to Zurg, this jacketed hardcover guide features fun facts, tricky trivia, and cool quotes about over 150 Disney heroes (and villains!). Readers will also learn about the stars of the latest Disney and Disney*Pixar films, like Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, The Good Dinosaur, and more! Plus the book jacket reverses to reveal a poster! Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 8-in., 144 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $12.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Juxtapoz Hyperreal HC (2014 Gingko Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Here Juxtapoz curates a book representing a new generation of painters who have excelled at photorealism and hyperrealism, but have taken the mediums and injected them with new styles, techniques, ideas and individual personality. The resulting work is beyond categorization. The selection of works focuses on talent and technique in the figurative realm. Half a dozen works and a mini interview from each artist, including Dan Witz, Hilo Chen, Jonathon Veo, Diego Gravinese, Omar Ortiz, Jenny Morgan, Jenn Mann, Joel Rea, Alyssa Monks, Vigal Ozeri, Glennray Tutor, Ian Cumberland, Aaron Nagel, Lu Cong, Lee Price, Taisuke Mohri and Dan Voinea brings this collection to life. Hardcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 288 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1MUSEUM
    Kabuki Gallery (1995) 1MUSEUM
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($6.75) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    Museum Edition produced by Jay Company Comics and limited to 25 copies with certificate of authenticity. Printed on archival museum stock paper and individually numbered. Gallery pin-ups by various artists. Greg Land, Tim Bradstreet, Colleen Doran, David Mack, Brian Michael Bendis, Kyle Hotz, and many more.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Katabasis I SC (2015 IDW) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Kasra Ghanbari. Art and cover by Menton3. In Greek mythology, a Katabasis was the journey to the underworld and into one's shadow Self to confront and attempt to overcome elements of one's own psyche. KATABASIS I is an art book with mythological and historical references that presents all the works displayed at the sold out menton3 Last Rites Gallery show "KATABASIS I" held during April 2014 in New York City. The book includes developmental works that were part of menton3's inward journey to bring forth the images, as well as in-depth discussion and analysis covering experiences and understandings from the process of creating the pieces along with the presentation of Katabasis from mythology with a focus on the classic story of Orpheus and Eurydice. Softcover, 8-in.x 8-in., 72 pages, full color. Cover price $11.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kawaii Manga: Adorable! SC (2014 Harper Design) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Kawaii Manga is the ultimate guide to how to draw the kawaii (super cute) manga that is popular in cartoons, video games, advertising, and fashion designs around the world. With this playful and comprehensive manual, both new and experienced manga artists will learn all the steps - both freehand and digital - to draw a host of stunning kawaii characters. Detailed step by step instructions will take them from initial character sketches to colorful finished designs, and even reveal how to master things such as the application of digital color and 3-D vectorial drawing. Softcover, 9-in. x 9-in., 352 pages, full color. Cover price $25.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kellogg's 75th Anniversary Fun Book SC (1980 Kellogg) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Kellogg Company. A collection of illustrations to color and puzzles to solve featuring your favorite Kellogg's cereal stars! Softcover (saddle stitched/Stapled), 8-in. x 11-in., 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $0.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Kerry Gammill's Drawing Monsters and Heroes for Film and Comics SC (2001 Vanguard) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By J. David Spurlock and Kerry Gammill. This book reveals Gammill's exodus to fulfill another lifetime desire: to work on monster films. In the last few years, Gammill's name has become familiar to Hollywood as a conceptual artist on Stephen King's Storm of the Century, Virus, Species II, Can of Worms, Phantoms, Stargate SG-1, and The Outer Limits. The Drawings of Kerry Gammill is an autobiographic, career retrospective, filled with classic and unpublished art, and anecdotes about his years at Marvel and DC. Softcover, 112 pages, B&W. Cover price $15.95.

  • Issue #1B
    Kevin Lau Sketchbook (2001 Harris) 1B
    • Signed by Kevin Lau with Anarchy Studios certificate of authenticity.

    Limited to 150 signed copies. By Kevin Lau. Offered for general sale for the first time ever! This special issue was only available through the Vampi Fan Club...until now! It includes never-before-seen artwork by Kevin Lau. 16 pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kids Stick Together HC (2018 A Wave Blue World) 1-1ST Kids Stick Together HC (2018 A Wave Blue World) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Art and cover by Chris Brunner and Rico Renzi.

    Showcasing the very best work from long-time collaborators Chris Brunner & Rico Renzi (AKA The Kickstand Kids). Get an inside look at their process, taking sketches to bold inks then finishing it with vivid, eye-popping color! Featuring covers and interior pages that have appeared across comics for Marvel, DC, and Image.

    Hardcover, 112 pages, full color.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kingsgate The Art of Keith Parkinson SC (1996 FPG) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Foreword byTerry Goodkind. Keith Parkinson's work is immediately recognized as asome of the finest in the field of fantasy art. A long-time collaborator to the work of author Terry Goodkind, Keith has been able to conjure images for such works as ElfLord, Dark Island, Dragonring, Demon Hunter, and many more. With a foreward and additional commentary by Goodkind, Parkinson gives readers a gloriously detailed view of his imagination. Softcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kiss of Death: The Art of Fastner and Larson SC (2000 SQP) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Good girls never looked so naughty - or well-armed! Kiss of Death Volume 1 contains many full-color works by Rich Larson and Steve Fastner, documenting the exquisite airbrush technique of their paintings. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 72 pages, PC/PB&W. Mature Readers Cover price $14.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Kittens and Kulture HC (2016 Schiffer) The Pin-up Photography of Susana Andrea 1-1ST

    1st printing. From custom classic vehicle collectors to vintage reproduction fashion designers and world-renowned pin-up models, Susana Andrea has surrounded herself with some of the best in the industry to create the jaw-dropping photographs in this book. Organized by decade from the 1920s through the 1960s, meet women who prefer stockings, corsets, and high heels - and always wear red lipstick. Let these breathtaking images captivate and tantalize your senses, as you discover a world you never knew existed: modern Kustom Kulture. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Komiks: Comic art in Russia SC (2014) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By José Alaniz. This first study in any language to trace the evolution of Russian comics from Soviet bête noire to post-Perestroika art form focuses on a whole range of creators and creations, iconographers and present-day artists - from those who led the fight underground to those carrying the torch in the open today. Softcover, 6-in. x 9-in., 280 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $30.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Krazy Kat The Comic Art of George Herriman HC (1999 Abradale Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Includes 158 illustrations (48 of which are full color). Hardcover, 9-in. x 11 1/2-in., 224 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Larry Elmore Back to the Drawing Board HC (2003 Elmore) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Larry Elmore. Considered one of the world's best and most revered fantasy artists, Larry Elmore has been conjuring visions of fantasy and science fiction for over twenty-five years. This 64-page sketchbook features several dozen sketches of beautiful women, heroic men, and dangerous monsters as rendered by this master fantasy illustrator. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 68 pages, B&W (with Illustration) Cover price $30.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Larry Elmore Back to the Drawing Board SC (2003 Elmore) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Larry Elmore. Considered one of the world's best and most revered fantasy artists, Larry Elmore has been conjuring visions of fantasy and science fiction for over twenty-five years. This 64-page sketchbook features several dozen sketches of beautiful women, heroic men, and dangerous monsters as rendered by this master fantasy illustrator. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 62 pages, B&W (with illustration) Cover price $20.00.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow HC (2017 Dark Horse) 1-REP Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow HC (2017 Dark Horse) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. Geof Darrow's slick, precise inks and stunning detail have amazed comics fans for decades, from his early work with Moebius to Hard Boiled, his first collaboration with Frank Miller, to the overwhelming success of his current series, The Shaolin Cowboy. Now Darrow provides incredible insight into his process by sharing the pencil drawings behind his meticulous inks in a huge hardcover collection. Featuring well-known covers and never-before-seen drawings alike, Lead Poisoning is a behind-the-scenes look that reveals perfectionism at its best, showing how clean and perfect the initial drawings can be as well as the bizarre alterations that appear to happen on the fly. Featuring commentary by Darrow and his notable peers, Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow is a hardcover that brings you right to Darrow's drawing board. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 128 pages, full color. NOTE: "Geof Darrow is a master . . . His combination of technical ability and a genuinely individual voice is an inspiration for me and for generations of other artists across the world." - Frank Quitely Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Legend of Heroes SC (2014 Udon) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "The Characters!" With a dozen games released over the past 20 years, The Legend of Heroes is a mainstay of Japanese RPGs from pioneering game developer Nihon Falcom. Now, the gorgeous character art from the newest games in this legendary series is collected in this prestigious volume. Included in this collection are rough sketches, character artwork, expression charts, and more from The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue, Trails of Zero, and all three Trails in the Sky chapters. Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 272 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Legend of Heroes SC (2014 Udon) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The Illustrations!" With a dozen games released over the past 20 years, The Legend of Heroes is a mainstay of Japanese RPGs from pioneering game developer Nihon Falcom. Now, the wonderful illustrations from the newest games in this legendary series are collected in this prestigious volume. Included in this collection are pin-ups, story artwork, and rough concepts from The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Blue, Trails of Zero, and all three Trails in the Sky chapters. Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 272 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Legend of Korra: The Art of the Animated Series HC (2013 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. "Air!" Written by Michael Dante Dimartino and Bryan Konietzko. This handsome hardcover contains hundreds of pieces of never-before-seen artwork created during the development of Season 1 of The Legend of Korra. With captions from Mike and Bryan throughout, this is an intimate look inside the creative process that brought the mystical world of bending and a new generation of heroes to life! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Legends of the Blues HC (2013 Abrams) 1-1ST

    Includes CD - 1st printing. By William Stout. Blind Willie Johnson. Willie Dixon. Ma Rainey. We know their music, and of course we recognize their names, but to their fans the faces of these blues legends are equally as intrinsic. Award-winning author and illustrator William Stout presents more than 100 legends of the blues, interpreting their iconic visages in dramatic portraiture that blends graphic design and humor with the stylization of a master illustrator. Legends of the Blues also includes authoritative biographical text, recommended songs, a music CD, and four exclusive bonus trading cards! Hardcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7-in., 240 pages, full color. Cover price $19.95.

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    LEGO Awesome Ideas HC (2015 DK) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Daniel Lipkowitz. From beginners to master builders, LEGO Awesome Ideas encourages LEGO fans to open their imagination and create their own LEGO designs by offering unique tips and techniques that expands their LEGO knowledge and creativity. Beautifully clear photography and informative text demonstrates how entire models are built up while also providing step-by-step visual breakdowns and offering alternative ways to build models. Explore each chapter as it steadily creates a themed world and ultimately showcases a dynamic diorama of the complete build, showing readers that they too can build up an entire LEGO world from scratch. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 200 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $24.99.

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    LEGO I Love That Minifigure HC (2015 DK) 1-1ST

    Includes Exclusive Mini Figure - 1st printing. Have you ever wondered which LEGO minifigure had the first double-sided head? Or which one was the first to have a printed torso or peg leg? Discover all the answers to these questions and more in DK's I Love That Minifigure! Meet more than 200 amazing LEGO minifigures and find out what makes each one special. With stunning images and informative annotations, this encyclopedia features the most unique minifigures in amazing detail, all accompanied by fascinating facts and trivia that bring them to life. Comes with an exclusive "Zombie Skateboarder" minifigure! Hardcover, 7-in.x 9-in., 256 pages, full color. Cover price $18.99.

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    LEGO Star Wars Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy HC (2015 DK) 1-1ST

    1st printing. LEGO Star Wars sets and minifigures come to life in this beautiful photography book. Created by Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimäki using his son's favorite toys, the book features painstaking recreations of classic movie moments and hilarious new takes on fan favorite characters and themes. Informative captions give technical details for each scene, while anecdotes from Lehtimäki offer background insights to his creative process. LEGO Star Wars: Small Scenes from a Big Galaxy is a breathtaking new look at a timeless icon that allows fans to see their favorite minifigures from the classic saga in an exciting new way. Hardcover, 10-in. x 12-in., 176 pages, full color. All Ages Cover price $24.99.

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    Listen, Whitey! HC (2012 Fantagrpahics) The Sounds of Black Power 1965-1975 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Pat Thomas . With 90,000 words of text, accompanied by over 250 full-color reproductions of album covers and 45 rpm singles, Listen, Whitey! Chronicles the images and sounds of the Black Power movement which galvanized black America and struck fear into the heart of the white establishment in the late '60s and early '70s. The work of activists and artists such as Huey Newton, Nina Simone, the Last Poets and many others are examined along with the musical connections between the Black Power movement and Bob Dylan, John Lennon and the Partridge Family (!?!). Hardcover, 10-in. x 10-in., 224 pages, B&W. Cover price $39.95.

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    Little Book of Knowledge: Tattoos HC (2017 IDW) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Jerome Pierrat. Art and cover by Alfred. Never before has the tattoo been spread across the various strata of society with such enthusiasm. In just a few decades this practice dating from the Neolithic period has become a globalized phenomenon. Now retrace the history of the tattoo in this look at its role in fashion, societal standing, and aesthetics. Hardcover, 6-in. x 8-in., 72 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

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    Locke and Key The Covers of Gabriel Rodriguez HC (2014 IDW) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Art by Gabriel Rodriguez.

    Over the six-year run of Locke & Key, series co-creator Gabriel Rodriguez made the transition from promising artist to a celebrated and sought-after talent. Praised for his architect's precision, deftness with subtle details, and his limitless imagination, Rodriguez brought the bright notes and dark beats of L&K to life. Now, enjoy each comic book and hardcover collection cover in this special volume that celebrates one of the most promising artists of our generation.

    Hardcover, 120 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

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    Lone Ranger The Cover Art of John Cassaday SC (2009 Dynamite) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Written by Brett Matthews. Art and cover by John Cassaday. Every Lone Ranger cover produced by John Cassaday is reprinted here in this special edition, treasury size comic! Previously available only at Wizard World Texas 2008, limited quantities available, allocations may occur. Softcover, 10-in. x 15-in., 24 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.