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  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Wars The Force Awakens The Visual Dictionary HC (2015 DK) 1-1ST

    1st printing. The definitive guide to the characters, droids, aliens, and creatures of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Beautiful photography and clear, authoritative text by Lucasfilm insider Pablo Hidalgo names and explains all the details of costumes, weapons, and accessories. Includes three exclusive, specially commissioned cutaway models produced by Industrial Light & Magic model maker John Goodson. Hardcover, 10-in. x 12-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Wars The Last Jedi Incredible Cross Sections HC (2017 DK) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By James Fry and Kemp Remillard. A fantastic hardcover book that goes inside to show the inner workings of 13 vehicles from the upcoming movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Each vehicle is full-color, complete with call outs to all the pertinent features of each ship. Accompanying comprehensive text make this one of the best reference guides for the new craft in the Star Wars galaxy. Hardcover, 10-in. x 14-in., 48 pages, full color. Cover price $22.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Star Wars The Marvel Comics Covers HC (2019-2020 Insight Editions) A Mini Book 2-1ST Star Wars The Marvel Comics Covers HC (2019-2020 Insight Editions) A Mini Book 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing.

    Continue your journey through the complete history of Marvel Comics' Star Wars covers in this miniature art book. Beginning with the thirtieth issue of Marvel's 2015 return to the Star Wars brand, this comprehensive exploration completes the flagship series to date and continues beyond.

    Including the Star Wars: Darth Vader, Star Wars: Vader Down, Star Wars: Han Solo, and Star Wars: Lando series, this collection is an action-packed journey through comics history.

    Hardcover, 3-in. x 4-in., 304 pages, full color.

    Cover price $11.99.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Star Wars The Marvel Covers HC (2015 Marvel) 1A-1ST

    Alex Ross Cover

    1st printing.

    Star Wars has returned to Marvel, and a galaxy of comic-book stars have joined the celebration! Welcome back Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Artoo, Threepio, Darth Vader and the rest as you've never seen them before in this astonishing collection of covers from the likes of John Cassaday, Joe Quesada, Alex Ross, Skottie Young, J. Scott Campbell, Salvador Larroca, Terry Dodson and plenty more!

    Featuring every illustrated variant of the million-selling STAR WARS #1, plus all the covers of STAR WARS #2-6, PRINCESS LEIA #1-5 and DARTH VADER #1-6. Then prepare to be wowed by the new cover art from Marvel's classic STAR WARS collections, including Adi Granov's sensational takes on the original trilogy. It's packed with special features, but this is one book you should judge by its covers!

    Hardcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1B-1ST
    Star Wars The Marvel Covers HC (2015 Marvel) 1B-1ST

    Joe Quesada Cover

    1st printing.

    Star Wars has returned to Marvel, and a galaxy of comic-book stars have joined the celebration! Welcome back Luke, Leia, Han, Chewie, Artoo, Threepio, Darth Vader and the rest as you've never seen them before in this astonishing collection of covers from the likes of John Cassaday, Joe Quesada, Alex Ross, Skottie Young, J. Scott Campbell, Salvador Larroca, Terry Dodson and plenty more!

    Featuring every illustrated variant of the million-selling STAR WARS #1, plus all the covers of STAR WARS #2-6, PRINCESS LEIA #1-5 and DARTH VADER #1-6. Then prepare to be wowed by the new cover art from Marvel's classic STAR WARS collections, including Adi Granov's sensational takes on the original trilogy. It's packed with special features, but this is one book you should judge by its covers!

    Hardcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Star Wars The Original Topps Trading Card Series HC (2015 Abrams ComicArts) 1-REP

    Includes 4 Trading Cards - Volume 1 - 2nd or later printings. By Gary Gerani and Robert Conte. The Topps Star Wars trading cards were originally released in 1977 after the first Star Wars movie hit theaters that May. No one expected the movie to become an instant classic, but as licensors scrambled to satisfy the huge demand for kids of all ages looking to own images of their favorite characters and scenes, Topps was the first Star Wars licensee. The trading card series proved so popular that five different series were released in the same year. Now, for the first time, all five classic trading card series are being reprinted in book form-in a deluxe volume of 516 pages. Each series consisted of 66 cards and 11 stickers. The backs of each card contain additional content including movie facts, story summaries, actor profiles, and puzzle cards. Also includes four exclusive bonus collectible trading cards and an introduction by Gary Gerani, the original editor of the 1977 series of Topps trading cards. Hardcover, 7-in. x 5-in., 548 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Star Wars The Poster Collection MIni Book HC (2020 Insight Editions) 1-1ST Star Wars The Poster Collection MIni Book HC (2020 Insight Editions) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Hold four decades of cinematic history in the palm of your hand with this collectible volume that showcases the most iconic posters from every era of Star Wars!

    Hardcover, 3-in. x 4-in., 304 pages, full color.

    Cover price $11.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Status Factory: Art of Ron English HC (2014 Last Gasp) 1-1ST

    1st printing. A new collection of iconic art by the master of "popaganda," Ron English. English subverts the establishment, using humor as a wake-up call, and renders it in meticulous brush strokes. Over 180 images from his paintings, and more than 100 photographs of English's street art installations, subverted billboards, and other public art. Hardcover, 11-in. x 11-in., 224 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Steampunk The Art of Retro-Futurism SC (2016 Gingko Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. More than just cogs, gears, and goggles, steampunk burst from the pages of science fiction and fantasy inspired by the likes of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells and rapidly grew into one of the most recognizable aesthetic movements of the 21st century. The Art of Steampunk gathers work by the best artists, designers, and craftsmen in the field in a collection sure to fire the imagination of any fan. Its pages overflow with intricate sculpture work, digital and traditional art, and fashion that is at once decadent and utilitarian, perfect for an afternoon fixing your airship or an evening spent at a retro-futuristic Victorian ball. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 192 pages, full color. Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #2007
    Steve Rude Sketchbook (2003) 2007
    • Signed by Steve Rude with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Cover, written and art by Steve Rude. 2007 Sketchbook Commissions by Steve Rude including 8 pages in color. Some sketches include famous characters such as Supergirl, Batman, Thor, Superman and many more. 8" x 10 1/2". Color cover, B&W interior. 64 pages. Cover glossy cardstock, interior standard paper stock.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Strange Days Aliens, Adventurers, Devils, and Dames SC (2019 Underwood Books) Poster Book 1-1ST Strange Days Aliens, Adventurers, Devils, and Dames SC (2019 Underwood Books) Poster Book 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by Arnie Fenner and Cathy Fenner.

    Now at a special sale price! For a quarter of a century, pulp magazines were the most popular entertainment medium in America. Their sensational and often lurid cover illustrations were considered low-grade trash by the literary and artistic standards of their day, but time has a funny way of changing things. Strange Days presents 32 full-color, framable examples of this gaudy but appealing genre.

    Included are works by some of its most renowned artists, including Virgil Finlay, Hannes Bok, Edd Cartier, Margaret Brundage, Jerome Rozen, Enoch Bolles, and Walter Baumhoffer. Presented in an oversized 11" x 15" format and printed on heavy stock, Strange Days is a must-have collection for any pulp or period art fan.

    Hardcover, 11-in. x 15-in., 32 pages, full color.

    Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Street Fighter IV/Super Fighter IV Official Complete Works SC (2011 Udon) 1-1ST

    1st printing. The Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV games rejuvenated the fighting game genre, and solidified Street Fighter once again as the king of all fighting games. Collected in this volume is all the spectacular artwork behind the ultimate fighting game, including character designs, development sketches, promotional art, story boards, creator commentary, and more! Softcover, 176 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1B
    Street Fighter Pin-Up Special (2019 Udon) 1B

    Cover by Asia Ladowska. Laura! Juri! Blanka! Cody! The girls and guys of Street Fighter enjoy the summer in this playful pin-up special! See 22 artists new to UDON show their love of Street Fighter with their first-ever UDON illustrations! Featuring: Kaiju Battle by Alphonso Orozco; Medal Round by Asia Ladowska; Beach Splash by BUG!; Summer Fighters by DasGnomo & El Grimlock; That's My Move by Drake Hernandez; Strongest Sand by Fabiano Santos; Waterfall Chun-Li by Keung Lee; Chan: The Movie by Jason Cardy; Basket Brawl by Javier De la Pava; Surf Fighter by Jon Murakami; Shocking Swim by Fabo; Court of the Ninja by Sven Batz [SvensPron]; Slam Dunk by Kevin Di Pasupil; Elena & Laura by Kosena; Weight Training by David Liu; Floatie-chan by Rafael Caravaca Diaz; Rainbow Mika by Ryusoko; Guy & Cody by Tei Lee; Water Fight by Tovio Rogers; Cammy by Iokigun; Beach Trio by David Liu; Laura by Cutesexyrobutts; and Suikawari by Taka. Plus bonus art: Rose (credits) by Jeffrey "Chamba" Cruz, and Ryu (credits) by Long Vo. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $3.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Street Fighter V Design Collection HC (2016 Capcom) 1-1ST

    1st Printing. This hardcover book contains design layout, sketches, and rough drafts of the characters from Capcom's widely popular video game franchise Street Fighter V. Hardcover, 5.5" x 6.75", 46 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1AR-1ST
    Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia HC (2015 Udon) 1AR-1ST Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia HC (2015 Udon) 1AR-1ST

    Arcade Edition

    1st printing.

    Enter the world of Street Fighter, where fighters of every size, shape, and color collide in a global battle for supremacy. Combatants fight for reasons as diverse as their nationalities, each with their own unique moves and fighting style. Now you can learn the whole story behind the world's greatest fighters in The Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia!

    Inside you will find detailed profiles of every Street Fighter character, including their origins, allies, enemies, fighting styles, and more! Each profile is accompanied by pulse-pounding artwork by UDON's top artists.

    This new edition is updated to include the cast and lore of Street Fighter V!

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

    Cover price $44.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Suicide Squad Behind the Scenes with the Worst Heroes Ever HC (2016 HarperCollins) 1-1ST

    1st printing. It feels good to be bad! Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated super-villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, unstoppable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself? Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 176 pages, full color. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Summer Wars: Material Book SC (2013 Udon) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Brought to life by renowned animation studio MADHOUSE , Summer Wars is the story of an ordinary family going to extraordinary lengths to avert the impending cyber apocalypse! SUMMER WARS: MATERIAL BOOK gives a behind-the-scenes look at this award-winning film's character designs, background artwork, rough sketches, and more. Softcover, 7-in. x 10-in., 208 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe SC (2013 Chronicle Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Tim Leong. The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying ComicCon attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics. Softcover, 9-in. x 7-in., 196 pages, full color. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Super Graphic: A Visual Guide to the Comic Book Universe SC (2013 Chronicle Books) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. By Tim Leong. The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying ComicCon attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world through a collection of pie charts, bar graphs, timelines, scatter plots, and more. From a colorful breakdown of the DC Comics reader demographic to a witty Venn diagram of superhero comic tropes and a Chris Ware sadness scale, this book charts the most arbitrary and monumental characters, moments, and equipment of the wide world of comics. Softcover, 9-in. x 7-in., 196 pages, full color. Cover price $18.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Superman Cover to Cover HC (2006 DC) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Art by Joe Shuster, Neal Adams, Curt Swan, Dave Johnson, Tim Bradstreet, Mike Wieringo, Alex Ross, Jim Lee, Michael Turner, Tim Sale, Gil Kane, and Ed McGuinness. In the tradition established by the spectacular BATMAN: COVER TO COVER HC, DC Comics proudly presents over 270 of the greatest Superman comic covers of all time, showcasing the World's Greatest Super-Hero! The artistic development and image of the Man of Steel unfolds over decades of interpretations by the greatest creators in comic-book history. Special features include a look at the evolution of the Superman S-shield, Superman's fight for social justice, and Superman covers from around the world. Plus, acclaimed writers and artists pick their favorite Superman covers and explain their significance. Contributors include Grant Morrison, Jeph Loeb, Mark Verheiden, Mark Waid, Elliot S. Maggin, Murphy Anderson, Al Plastino, Jim Mooney and Nick Cardy. Also picking their favorites are Superman Returns director Bryan Singer, new Superman actor Brandon Routh, Superman: The Movie director Richard Donner, and TV's first Jimmy Olsen, Jack Larson. A must-have for all pop-culture, graphic design, comic-book and Superman fans, SUPERMAN: COVER TO COVER is the definitive guide to the most memorable comic covers of all time! Hardcover, 240 pages, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Vol. 1 #4-1ST
    Swallow SC (2005-2008 IDW) Vol. 1 #4-1ST
    Tags: Art Book
    Published Nov 2007 by IDW Publishing.

    Volume 1: #4 -1st printing.

    Art by Ashley Wood, Sam Kieth, Teddy Kristianson, Paul Pope, and Kent Williams. Cover by Ashley Wood.

    Presenting the fourth edition of a deluxe magazine devoted to modern illustration and the artists that produce it. Featuring the biggest names in comic book art, as assembled by designer/creator/contributor Ashley Wood (Popbot) and amazing illustrators you need to discover!

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 300 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $40.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Taxidermied The Art of Roman Dirge HC (2011 Titan) 1-1ST

    1st printing. A stunning full-color celebration of the eye-catchingly original artwork creator Roman Dirge, the first anthology of his work available anywhere. This lavish hardback includes an introduction and background commentary information on the imagery by Dirge himself, plus previously unpublished artwork, covers and strips, and paintings. The book also includes fold-out pages, displaying Dirge's work in its full glory, and some brand-new pieces created just for this book! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 112 pages, full color. Cover price $34.95.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Techniques of the World's Great Painters HC (1990 Chartwell Books) A QED Book 1-REP Techniques of the World's Great Painters HC (1990 Chartwell Books) A QED Book 1-REP

    2nd and later printings.

    Consultant Editor: Waldemar Januszczak.

    A unique guide to the techniques of 50 of the world's greatest painters. Most of the full color photographs - over 250 in all - were commissioned especially for this book. They include actual size details from the paintings, In addition, over 300 explanatory diagrams illustrate the painting process.

    Featuring paintings by such legendary artists as Duccio, Leonardo, Bosch, Hilliard, Rembrandt, Blake, Ingres, Monet, Van Gogh, Munch, Mondrian, Picasso, Pollock, Hamilton, and more!

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 11 1/2-in., 192 pages, full color.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Kevin Eastman Covers 2011-2015 HC (2015 IDW) TMNT 1-1ST

    1st printing. IDW Publishing re-launched TMNT in 2011 and since then co-creator Kevin Eastman has been along to co-pilot the series and provide covers for more than 50 comic book issues! This special hardcover edition celebrates that milestone by presenting all of Kevin's IDW TMNT covers together. See sketches, blue lines, inks, finished covers, and even some " alternate takes" that never made it to the final printing. Utrom Empire, Secret History of the Foot Clan, Turtles in Time, and the ongoing... every new Eastman TMNT cover is here! Hardcover, 8-in. x 13-in., 200 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ten Frames Per Second HC (2017 Dynamite) An Articulated Adventure 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and art by Johnny Wu. Instagram Sensation Johnny Wu has amassed a gargantuan following for his photographs depicting action figures starring in glorious, cinematic adventures. This first book collection of Wu's work will take you on a hero's journey through action figure eyes with appearances throughout from some of pop culture's most beloved and recognized toys. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 224 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Terminator Genisys: Resetting the Future HC (2015 Insight Editions) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By David S. Cohen. Go behind the scenes of one of the most anticipated movies of 2015 with Terminator Genisys: Resetting the Future. Capturing the complete creative journey behind the making of the film, the book will also look at the daunting challenges that the team faced in creating a new installment in one of the best-loved sci-fi sagas in cinema history. Terminator Genisys: Resetting the Future will make extensive use of concept art and unit photography from the production, balancing an in-depth and satisfying narrative with a striking visual account of the making of the film. Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Terry Moore's How To Draw TPB (2021 Abstract Studios) Expanded Edition 1-1ST Terry Moore's How To Draw TPB (2021 Abstract Studios) Expanded Edition 1-1ST

    Expanded Edition - 1st printing.

    By Terry Moore.

    Terry Moore's How to Draw Expanded Edition includes lessons on How To Draw Women, Expressions, Beautiful, Funny and a detailed lesson on drawing and making Comic Books.

    Plus, this expanded edition adds new chapters on Body Language, Lettering and Page Layouts with an emphasis on Timing and Visual Effect. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the craft of making comics from an Eisner Award winning cartoonist!

    Softcover, 160 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $18.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Testament Life and Art of Frank Frazetta HC (2001 Underwood Books) 1-1ST
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    1st printing. Edited by Arnie & Cathy Fenner. This final entry in Arnie and Cathy Fenner's Frazetta trilogy features 150 full-color paintings by the renowned artist and illustrator, ranging in subject matter from barbarian battles to erotica to religious art, as well as photos from his personal archives, complete with comments and anecdotes by the artist and the editors, along with testimonials from graphic-art luminaries Dave Stevens, Bruce Timm, and Bernie Wrightson. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11 1/2-in., 160 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    They Drew as They Pleased HC (2015- Chronicle Books) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "The 1940s: Part 1 - The Hidden Art of Disney's Musical Years!"

    By Didier Ghez.

    The 1940s ushered in an era of musical experimentation and innovation at the Walt Disney Studios. Artists from all over the world flocked to California to be part of the magic, and their groundbreaking styles influenced such classics as Dumbo and Bambi as well as shaped the masterpieces that followed such as Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. Author Didier Ghez has unearthed hundreds of enchanting images - from early sketches to polished concepts for iconic features - by five exceptional artists who shaped the style of the Studio's animation during this period of unbridled creativity. With evocative descriptions and excerpts from the artists' journals and autobiographies, this magnificent collection offers a rare look at the visionaries who breathed life into some of the most beloved films of our time.

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 9-in., 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $40.00.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    They Drew as They Pleased HC (2015- Chronicle Books) 5-1ST They Drew as They Pleased HC (2015- Chronicle Books) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "The 1970s and 1980s: The Hidden Art of Disney's Early Renaissance!"

    By Didier Ghez.

    In the 1970s and 1980s, the Disney animation studio redefined its creative vision in the wake of Walt Disney's death. Renowned Disney historian Didier Ghez profiles Ken Anderson and Mel Shaw, whose work defined beloved classic Disney characters from films like The Jungle Book, The Aristocats, Robin Hood, and The Rescuers. With vivid descriptions of passages from the artists' autobiographies and interviews, accompanied by never-before-seen images of their art and process, this visually rich collection offers a rare view of the Disney legends whose work helped shape the nature of character and story development for generations to come.

    Hardcover (Horizontal Format), 11-in. x 9-in., 224 pages, full color.

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1SE
    Tigress Tales Pin-Up Book (2002) 1SE

    Special Edition. Limited to 550 copies. Includes Amryl Entertainment Certificate of Authenticity. Mike Hoffman presents his first-ever watercolor cover painting for this special edition of the Tigress Pin-Up Book! Some of Mike's best work is shown in these pages -- many never before seen -- and also features contributions from luminaries like Bruce Timm, Budd Root, Bill Wray, Don Marquez, Sandy Plunkett, Dan Morton, Dan Parsons, Daren Bader and many more ! A feline feast for the eyes! 32 pages, B&W. Mature Readers.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Tim Bradstreet: The Sketchbook Series SC (2014 IDW) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Tim Bradstreet has been one of the most in-demand comic-book cover artists for two decades. From the Punisher to Star Trek, his stylized illustrations are all beautifully rendered. Now IDW Publishing is releasing an entire sketchbook of Tim's gorgeous pencils and sketches, complete with insightful commentary by the artist. Softcover, 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #NN
    Time Exposure Sketchbook by J. Scott Campbell (2005) NN
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    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($7.58) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    2005 San Diego Comic Con Exclusive. Signed by J. Scott Campbell in the inside front cover. Limited to 1500. Stunning sketches of Princess Leia, Indiana Jones, Hellboy, Vampirella, Edward Scissorhands, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Harley Quinn & Joker, Spider-Man, Kiss, and others drawn in b&w/sepia tone. The full color centerfold features a mix-mash of cartoon mega-sensations like He-Man, TMNT, GI Joe, Transformers, etc. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4", 36 p, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Tintin The Art of Herge HC (2013 Abrams) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Michel Daubert.

    Offering a new and nuanced look into the world of Tintin, journalist Michel Daubert explains how the artist Georges Remi became the world-famous Hergé. The book also includes profiles on the beloved characters, selections from Hergé's earliest work, and chapters that trace the development of a rough sketch into a masterpiece. Lavishly illustrated with photographs, original plates, and ephemera, Tintin: The Art of Hergé offers fresh insight into the story behind this iconic character, with unprecedented access to original sources from the Hergé Museum in Belgium.

    Hardcover (with Slipcase), 8-in. x 11-in., 480 pages, full color.

    Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Tintin The Art of Herge SC (2018 Abrams) 1-1ST Tintin The Art of Herge SC (2018 Abrams) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Michel Daubert.

    Since Tintin first appeared in 1929, he has captivated generations of children and adults alike. Millions followed Tintin's journeys from the wilds of the Congo to the streets of Prague, Moscow, and New York. Published in 2013, Tintin the Art of Herge attracted Tintin fans everywhere by offering insight into this iconic character, with incredible access to original sources from the HERGE mueseum in Belgium. Illustrated by images of this unparalleled collection Tintin the Art of Herge provides a rare glimpse into Tintin and Herge's world. Previously unpublished drawings depict how the beloved characters were created and offer fresh commentary.

    Softcover (with Slipcase), 8-in. x 11-in., 480 pages, full color.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Tolkien Years of the Brothers Hildebrandt SC (2012 Dynamic Forces) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Text by Greg Hildebrandt, Jr. The million-selling Lord of the Rings calendars created during the '70s by renowned fantasy artists Greg and Tim Hildebrandt are now considered artistic masterpieces. The Tolkien Years of the Brothers Hildebrandt tells the untold story behind the creation of those cherished illustrations. Written by Greg Hildebrandt, Jr., Greg Hildebrandt's son, this fascinating book tells the story through the eyes of young Gregory when, at ages five, six, and seven he posed for the various "little people" characters known as the Hobbits. Gregory reminisces about his key role in the development of these calendar paintings and the unique creative ingenuity of his father and uncle. Updated and expanded with all-new pages, commentary, and exclusive material, this book offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the work of two renowned fantasy artists, written through the eyes of their closest family member, providing Tolkien-lovers with a fantastic treasury of Lord of the Rings art. Softcover, 10-in. x 10 1/2-in., 152 pages, full color. Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Tomb Raider The Art and Making of the Film HC (2018 Titan Books) 1-1ST Tomb Raider The Art and Making of the Film HC (2018 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Sharon Gosling.

    Tomb Raider, The Art and Making of the Film is the official companion book to the Warner Bros. Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures movie, starring Alicia Vikander as the young Lara Croft as she takes her first steps toward becoming a global hero. Packed with concept art, behind the scenes photos and contributions from cast and crew.

    Hardcover, 11-in.x 11-in., 176 pages, full color.

    Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Toons! How to Draw Wild and Lively Characters for All Kinds of Cartoons HC (1997 North Light Books) 1-1ST Toons! How to Draw Wild and Lively Characters for All Kinds of Cartoons HC (1997 North Light Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Randy Glasbergen.

    This book will get you started drawing professional-quality cartoons faster than you ever dreamed possible! With more than 20 years of professional cartooning experience, Randy Glasbergen has had time to learn the secrets and shortcuts of his craft - and now he shares them here with you.

    You'll learn how to:
    o Draw funny, expressive faces full of personality, turn simple stick figures into exciting characters that practically spring to life on your drawing pad.
    o Draw comic animals. Learn basic skills that will help you draw any pet, farm critter or zoo animal imaginable.
    o Set the stage for your characters with scenery and props.
    o Choose the right cartooning tools to achieve professional results.
    o Discover great cartoon ideas all around you, everyday, wherever you go.
    o Develop your very own, one-of-a-kind cartooning style that makes your work stand apart from the crowd.

    Hardcover, 7 1/2-in. x 10 1/2-in., 128 pages, B&W.

    Cover price $22.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Topps Star Wars Widevision HC (2017 Abrams Books) The Original Topps Trading Card Series 1-1ST Topps Star Wars Widevision HC (2017 Abrams Books) The Original Topps Trading Card Series 1-1ST

    Includes Bonus Trading Cards - 1st printing. By Gary Gerani and Stephen J. Sansweet. Topps released the first volume of its Widevision series in 1995 based on the first Star Wars movie. These special Widevision cards were just as tall as the standard Topps trading cards but twice as long-a format that better reflected the widescreen dimensions of the films. Now, for the first time, all 130 cards (120 base cards and 10 Chase chromium cards), as well as 13 rare promotional cards and 6 limited edition steel cards, are reprinted in one deluxe collection. Also included are four bonus cards, rare promotional images, an introduction by Gary Gerani, the original editor of the Star Wars Topps series, and an afterword by Star Wars collector Stephen J. Sansweet. Hardcover, 7-in.x 6-in., 432 pages, full color. Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #1
    Totentanz (1992) 1
    Published 1992 by Tome Press.

    Collects Alfred Kubin's artwork on the theme of "The Dance of Death" or "Totntanz" in German. 32 Pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Transformers Legacy: The Art of Transformers Packaging SC (2019 IDW) 1-1ST Transformers Legacy: The Art of Transformers Packaging SC (2019 IDW) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Jim Sorenson and William Forster.

    Remember the thrill of tearing open the wrapping on Christmas morning, discovering a brand new Transformers toy in a shiny new box? While the toys were amazing in their own right, what made the packages stand head-and-shoulders above the competing action figures on shelves was the stunning box art.

    Transformers: Legacy collects hundreds of beautifully airbrushed paintings from the iconic first decade of The Transformers. Essays and interviews from the original illustrators give unprecedented insight into the process behind the art.

    This book is chocked full of extras, including never before seen artwork from toys that never were, original design sketches, catalog artwork, and more.

    Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 304 pages, full color.

    Cover price $29.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Tribute to Michael Turner SC (2008 Aspen) 1-1ST Tribute to Michael Turner SC (2008 Aspen) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Cover by Michael Turner and Alex Ross.

    Join Aspen Comics and a host of the industry's finest comic book writers, artists and creators as they pay special tribute to acclaimed artist, creator, colleague, friend, and Aspen Comics President and founder, Michael Turner.

    The creative force behind such best-selling titles as Fathom, Soulfire, and Witchblade, and the cover artist to numerous mainstream comic events such as Marvel's Civil War and DC Comics' Identity Crisis and Justice League of America, Michael Turner's artistic vision was unlimited.

    In honor of Turner's tremendous spirit and body of work, as well as his countless contributions to the comic book industry, Aspen Comics and the entire comic book community will return the favor by remembering Michael's amazing life both in and outside of comics.

    Softcover, 80 pages, full color.

    Contributing Creators: Agnes Garbowska, Ale Garza, Alex Garner, Alex Konat, Alex Ross, Alex Sinclair, Andy Smith, Beth Sotelo, Billy Tan, Brad Meltzer, Billy Tucci, Brandon Peterson, Buzz, CB Cebulski, Chris Moreno, Christina Strain, Dan Didio, David Finch, Dan Fraga, David Wohl, Dene Mason, Don Ho, Eddie Berganza, Eddie Nunez, Eduardo Francisco, Eric Basaldua, Francisco Herrera, Francis Manapul, Frank Mastromauro, Gary Frank, Geoff Johns, Grace Crick, Greg Pak, Humberto Ramos, Jason Eden, Jason Rubin, Jeph Loeb, J. Scott Campbell, Jim Lee, Jim McLauchlin, Joe Benitez, Joe Madureira, Joe Quesada, Joel Gomez, John Starr, Josh Reed, JD Smith, JJ Kirby, J.T. Krul, Leonardo Olea, Lori Hanson, Marc Andreyko, Marc Silvestri, Marcus To, Mark Roslan, Megan Fox, Micah Gunnell, Michael Birkhofer, Michael Gaydos, Oliver Nome, Paul Jenkins, Peter Steigerwald, Randy Green, Richard Isanove, Richard Starkings, Rob Liefeld, Sam Campos, Sana Takeda, Simone Bianchi, Simone Peruzzi, Stephen Platt, Siya Oum, Talent Caldwell, Tim Townsend, Vince Hernandez.

    Cover price $8.99.

  • Issue #1A
    True Believers Deadpool Variants (2016) 1A

    Reprinting all your favorite Deadpool variants. 28 pages, full color. Parental Advisory Cover price $1.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    True Crime Detective Magazines 1924-1969 HC (2008 Taschen) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by Dian Hanson.

    Introducing the Golden Age of bad girls - gun-toting femme fatales caught in the action! Follow the evolution and devolution of this distinctly American genre from 1924 to 1969. Hundreds of covers and interior images from dozens of magazine titles tell the story, not just of the "detectives," but also of America's attitudes towards sex, sin, crime, and punishment over five decades.

    With text by magazine collector Eric Godtland, George Hagenaur, and True Detective editor Marc Gerald, True Crime Detective Magazines is an informative and entertaining look at one of the strangest publishing niches of all time.

    Hardcover, 9-in.x 11-in., 336 pages, full color.

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #2005
    Udon Summer Sketchbook (2005) 2005

    Features a variety of color and B&W sketches by various artists. Ashcan sized (5.75-in. x 8.25-in) San Diego ComicCon Exclusive

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Udon's Art of Capcom HC (2020 Udon) 1-1ST Udon's Art of Capcom HC (2020 Udon) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing.

    Collecting the early years of Capcom artwork produced by publisher and creative studio UDON Entertainment!

    This epic 320-page hardcover volume gathers more than 60 UDON artists' renditions of the casts of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, and other classic Capcom franchises. Included are comic covers, card game art, video game endings, game box art, tribute illustrations, and much more!

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 320 pages, full color.

    Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Udon's Art of Capcom HC (2020 Udon) 2-1ST Udon's Art of Capcom HC (2020 Udon) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing.

    Cover by Jeffrey Chamba Cruz.

    It's another titanic tome of Capcom artwork produced by publisher and creative studio UDON Entertainment!

    This magnificent 320-page hardcover volume gathers over 40 UDON artists' renditions of the casts of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Strider, and other classic Capcom franchises. Included are book covers, toy designs, video game sprites, game covers, tribute art, and much more!

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 320 pages, full color.

    Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Ultimate Spider-Man 100 Project SC (2007 Hero Initiative) 1-1ST
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    • Paper: White
    • Hero Initiative Variant.
    • Label #64AAAA-085

    1st printing.

    You've seen the amazing art. You've seen the original covers sell for up to $6700! Now you can get your very own copy of all 100 Hero Initiative Ultimate Spider-Man #100 covers! Introduction by Stan Lee.

    This stellar artbook includes great Spidey art from : Mike Allred, Sergio Aragones, Chris Bachalo, Mark Bagley, Kyle Baker, Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Benitez, Joe Bennett, Bret Blevins, Jason Bone, Dan Brereton, Mark Brooks, Mark Buckingham, Sal Buscema, J. Scott Campbell, Jimmy Cheung, Frank Cho, Ryan Cody, Clayton Crain, Alan Davis, Guillermo del Toro, Mike Deodato, Jr., Derec Donovan, Ron Frenz, Neil Gaiman/Joe Rubinstein, Ron Garney, Dick Giordano, Michael Golden, Bob Hall, Jim Hanna, Fred Hembeck, Staz Johnson, J.G. Jones, Dan Jurgens, Leonard Kirk, Scott Kolins, Adam Kubert, Andy Kubert, Andy Kuhn, Mike Kunkel, Greg Land, Michael Lark, Jae Lee, Stan Lee (introduction), Rick Leonardi, Larry Lieber, Joe Linsner, Tom Lyle, Francis Manapul, John McCrea, Ed McGuinness, Bob McLeod, Al Milgrom, Bill Mitchell, Jim Mooney, Terry Moore, Bill Morrison, Pat Olliffe, Rob Osborne, James Owen, Tony Parker, George Perez, Joe Quesada/Danny Miki, Frank Quitely, Humberto Ramos, Darick Robertson, Tone Rodriguez, John Romita, John Romita, Jr., Dave Ross, Luke Ross, Tim Sale, Scott Sava, Alex Saviuk, Tim Seeley, Marie Severin, Dave Sim, Patrick Scherberger, Frank Springer, Jim Starlin, Cameron Stewart, Arthur Suydam, Billy Tan, Ty Templeton, Mark Texeira, Herb Trimpe, Jim Valentino, Tim Vigil, Mike Vosburg, Matt Wagner, Alan Weiss, Mike Wieringo.

    Softcover, 110 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $10.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Uncharted The Poster Collection SC (2016 Insight Editions) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Collect the thrilling art of Uncharted with this exciting new poster collection! Featuring a striking selection of forty removable posters, this collection contains full-color art of the characters, environments, and key scenes from the best-selling Uncharted franchise. With incredible images of fortune hunter Nathan Drake as he navigates territories around the world, embarks on high-stakes expeditions, and faces relentless enemies, this poster book will take fans back to the immersive world of Uncharted. Softcover (Loose-Cover), 12-in. x 15-in., 40 pages (Pull-Out Posters), full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Uzumaki Naruto: Illustrations SC (2015 Viz) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Masashi Kishimoto. Experience Masashi Kishimoto's artwork in all of its colorful glory in this collection of images from the conclusion of the best-selling Naruto manga! Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Kakashi and all your favorite characters appear in nearly a hundred pages of gorgeous full-color images. The book also features commentary from creator Masashi Kishimoto, a beautiful double-sided poster and a sticker sheet! Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/2-in., 160 pages, full color. NOTE: These are Japanese manga-style GNs and are meant to be read right-to-left. Cover price $19.99.