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  • 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 #29
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 29

    This issue of Illustration features the spectacular art of Ellen B.T. Pyle, best known for her beautiful covers for the Saturday Evening Post in the 1930s and 40s. Plus, spotlights on Edwin Georgi, William Meade Prince, and tons of archival photos, drawings, studies, and rare original paintings. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #30
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 30

    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 #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.

  • Issue #42
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 42

    (W/A) Various This issue of Illustration features the spectacular art of Joe Bowler, one of the legendary members of the fabled Cooper Studios. Our feature showcases a lifetime of artwork, from his earliest pictures in the 1950s to his beautiful contemporary paintings and portraiture. Next up we feature the work of Ted Lewin, the former professional wrestler turned illustrator who is best known today for his award winning children's book illustrations. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #43
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 43

    Writing and Art by Various. This issue of Illustration features the spectacular art of Stevan Dohanos, perhaps best known for his many legendary covers for the Saturday Evening Post. Our feature showcases a lifetime of artwork, from sketches and drawings to cover paintings and sculpture. Next up we feature the work of Victor Kalin, whose endlessly inventive paperback covers of the 1950s and '60s are widely collected today. Rare photographs, tear sheets and original artwork are shown. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue! Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #45
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 45

    Edited by Daniel Zimmer. In this Issue of Illustration, we feature the spectacular art of Mead Schaeffer, perhaps best known for his many covers for the Saturday Evening Post and other illustrations for prominent books and magazines of the '30s and '40s. Rare photographs, tear sheets and original artworks are shown. Our second feature concerns the work of Michael Dolas (also on the cover), a noted slick magazine illustrator during the 1940s and '50s. Many rarely seen original paintings are showcased. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #46
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 46

    In this Issue of Illustration, we feature the spectacular art of Charles Dana Gibson, world famous for his creation of the original pin-up-the 'Gibson Girl'. Rare photographs, tear sheets and original artworks are shown. Our second feature concerns the work of cartoonist A.B. Frost, perhaps best known for his Br'er Rabbit illustrations, and other satirical comic strips and illustrations from the early 1900s. Comic strips, drawings, and many rarely seen original paintings are showcased. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue. 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #48
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 48

    In this issue of Illustration, we feature the spectacular art of Rolf Armstrong, best known for his elegant and colorful pastel renderings of pin-up girls in the 1930s and 40s. Our story features rare photographs, tear sheets, and stunning reproductions of original artworks. Next up we feature a new column by David Saunders-each issue will showcase an obscure artist from the history of the pulps, drawn from the extensive archives of his website, www.PulpArtists.com. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue. 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #49
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 49

    In this Issue of Illustration, we feature the lurid and spectacular art of John Newton Howitt, best known for his terrifying covers for Horror Stories pulps in the 1930s, as well as for his superhero pulp covers for The Spider and Operator #5. Our story features rare photographs, tear sheets, and stunning reproductions of original artworks. Our second major feature concerns the work of the legendary illustrator Gustave Doré. While generally known for his black and white art, our story features many reproductions of his less often seen color paintings. Our final story is a new column by David Saunders - each issue will showcase an obscure artist from the history of the pulps, drawn from the extensive archives of his website, www.PulpArtists.com. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue. 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #51
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 51

    Cover by John Gannam. We feature the spectacular art of Ted CoConis, best known for his iconic movie poster illustrations for such films as Hair, Dorian Gray, Fiddler On The Roof, Man Of La Mancha, Labyrinth, and many more. We include dozens of reproductions taken from the original art of his many seminal poster designs, paperback book covers, album jackets, and magazine illustrations. We also look at the work of the legendary illustrator Harry Beckhoff, known for his incredible cartoon illustrations for major magazines of the 1940s and '50s. 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #52
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 52

    We feature the spectacular art of Al Buell, best known for his sexy pin-up illustrations of the 1940s and '50s. Our feature includes dozens of reproductions taken directly from the original art, previously unpublished pencil sketches, and color preliminary studies. Our second feature concerns the work of the legendary illustrator John LaGatta, whose painterly and sophisticated renderings of sexy women in the '30s presents an entirely different perspective on the art of the pin up. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue! 80 pages, full color. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #56
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 56

    In this issue, we feature the spectacular art of Saul Tepper, best known for his evocative and painterly magazine illustrations, reminiscent of his mentor Dean Cornwell. Our feature includes dozens of reproductions taken from Tepper's original art, sketches, photos, and vintage tear sheets. Our second feature concerns the work of illustrator Gilbert Bundy, best known for his loose and comical slick magazine illustrations of the 30s and 40s. Our profile presents a wealth of imagery from his career. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue. 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #58
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 58

    This 'Special Issue' of Illustration features the spectacular art of James Montgomery Flagg, perhaps best known for his iconic 'I Want You!' Uncle Sam poster, one of the most often parodied and imitated images in American history. Our feature showcases dozens of images of original artwork, rare photographs, drawings, preliminary studies, and rarely seen tear sheets and ephemera from Flagg's personal archives. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue. 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #60
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 60

    Cover by Frederic Varady. This issue of Illustration features the sexy magazine illustrations of the brilliant Frederic Varady, best known for his slick magazine work. Our feature showcases numerous examples of his original art, printed tear sheets and covers, and rare, previously unpublished photographs. Next up we feature the work of prolific cartoonist Gilbert Bundy, famous for his humorous slick men's magazine illustrations of the 30s and 40s, whose life was cut tragically short following his return from WWII. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue! 80 pages. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #62
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 62

    Cover by Ron Lesser. This issue features the work of Ron Lesser (on the cover) best known for his fabulous femme fatales as featured in numerous movie posters, as well as noir book covers during the 50s and 60s, as even Hard Case Crime paperback covers today. Our feature showcases numerous examples of his original art, printed tear sheets and covers, and rare, previously unpublished photographs. Next up we feature the work of Peter Helck, famous for his incredible automotive illustrations during the 40s, 50s and 60s. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue! 96 pages, full color. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #64
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 64

    We feature the work of Joe DeMers on the cover, and our story showcases numerous examples of his original art, printed tear sheets, and rare photographs. Next up, we feature the work of E. Simms Campbell, an African-American artist famous for his wonderful cartoon work in Esquire and Playboy magazines. 80 pages, full color. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #67
    Illustration Magazine (2002 1st Series) 67

    We feature the work of Vincent DiFate, best known for his spectacular science-fiction paperback book cover illustrations. Next up we feature the work of James Bingham, known for his remarkable slick magazine illustrations of the '40s and '50s. Our final feature concerns the work of slick illustrator John Fernie, also known for his work in magazines of the 40s and 50s. Book reviews, exhibitions and events, and more round out the issue! 80 pages, full color. Cover price $15.00.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Illustration Now SC (2006- Taschen) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 - 1st printing. Edited by Julius Wiedemann. TASCHEN's regular Illustration Now! series brings you the latest, groundbreaking work from the world's most exciting illustrators. A stimulating mix of established master draftsmen and neophytes, working in a vast range of techniques, this volume features 150 illustrators from over 30 countries, including illustration duo Craig & Karl, reportage artist Sue Coe, upcoming Agata Nowicka, old master James McMullan, and Syrian artist Youssef Abdelké. The spread includes personal work, as well as high-profile projects for clients such as Nike, The New Yorker, Harper's Bazaar, Google, or Time magazine. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 448 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Illustrators 20 HC (1979) The Twentieth Annual of American Illustration 1-1ST

    1st printing. The Society of Illustrators - founded in 1901 - has since 1959 held an Annual National Exhibition of the best current work in six major areas of American illustration: Advertising, Editorial, Book, Institutional, Film, Television. Nearly 500 examples are chosen for the exhibition from thousands of entries,. All of the selections and the awards are made by juries of distinguished artists, designers and art directors. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 310 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $29.50.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Illustrators 27 HC (1986 MSP) The Society of Illustrators Twenty 27th Annual of American Illustration 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    For the past quarter century these Annuals have presented the finest of contemporary illustration. This edition contains over 600 examples of current work in the Editorial, Book, Advertising and Institutional categories.

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 440 pages, full color.

    Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Illustrators SC (2012-Present Book Palace) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Illustrators will entertain and educate readers with articles focusing on the most iconic images to see print. You will read about European artists whose work reached audiences far beyond the confines of their studios. However, with the passing of the years and the ascendancy of new media much of this brilliant and inspirational artwork has been lost and forgotten. Art by Denis McLoughlin, Badia Camps, Cherie Herovard, Ian Kennedy, and Mick Brownfield. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Illustrators SC (2012-Present Book Palace) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. Illustrators quarterly entertains and educates readers with articles on some of the most iconic images to see print. You will read about European artists whose work reached audiences far beyond the confines of their studios. Discover the art of Fortunino Matania, the man who brought history alive in paintings; Peter Maddocks, Fleet Street's most innovative cartoonist; the life and times of Andy Virgil; the Micron Picture Library, its art and history; and the studio of Bernie Fuchs. Truly fabulous artwork abounds in every issue, much of the art taken from scans of the original work. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Illustrators SC (2012-Present Book Palace) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. Featured Articles for this issue include: "The Swinging Sixties Art of Michael Johnson", "The Magical Art of Chris McEwan", "The Cutaway World of Leslie Ashwell Wood" and "The Creepy Cover Art of Pan Horror Stories." Illustrators Quarterly builds into an essential library of the finest illustrators published in the UK and Europe; the first publication to devote itself to the story of European illustration. It guides you through the stories behind the artists with features written by some of the leading auuthorities on this important art form. Truly fabulous artwork abounds in every issue, much of the art taken from scans of the original work. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 10-in., 96 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Imagery from the Bird's Home: The Art of Bill Carman HC (2015 Flesk) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Bill Carman's art is a strange journey of texture, mystery and potential narrative. Using a word, a simple color palette, a moment or nostalgic theme as inspiration, Carman seeks a new discovery with each original work. Imagery from the Bird's Home showcases sketches and drawings but mostly paintings for commissions, galleries and personal work. These works reflect his unadulterated voice. This collection was designed by Carman to best infuse his creativity into the placement and framing of his pictures. Captions and sketchbook accents by Carman further enhance this look into his visual world. Hardcover, 9-in. x 11-in., 192 pages, full color. Cover price $40.00.

  • Issue #1
    Images In Fantasy (2000) 1

    Sketchbook featuring the showcase art of Howard Cobb. 12 Pages, B&W.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    In Your Face A Complete Guide to Drawing Facial Expresssions SC (2012 Neko Press) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Story and Art by Billy Martinez. In Your Face is a comprehensive instructional book on drawing characters and facial expressions. The lessons in this volume are put together step by step so the reader can better understand each stage and the form of what they are drawing. Many of the lessons are put together from Billy's 18 years experience in the teaching field and from experience in the fine art and comic industry. This volume is packed with information from penciling to inking and painting. Softcover, 7-in. x 7-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $13.99.

  • Issue #1-REP
    Industrial Light and Magic The Art of Special Effects HC (1986 Del Rey) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings. Introduction by George Lucas. Superbly illustrated with hundreds of photos, paintings, and frame enlargements, along with technical B&W illustrations, and a complete glossary. Hardcover, 10 1/2-in. x 12-in., 280 pages, full color.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Infected by Art HC (2013-2018 Hermes Press) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. This ground-breaking collector's edition features over 300 pieces of art from the world's best fantasy, Science fiction, and horror artists in a range of various mediums. Each page of this book will feature the name of the artist, the title of the art, the medium in which it was created, and the artist's website. From fantastic scenes of science fiction to the worlds of fantasy and horror, this book has it all, and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the fantastic arts. Artwork included in IBA Volume Two ranges from traditionally drawn and painted art, to artwork done digitally, as well as sculpture. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 304 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Infected by Art HC (2013-2018 Hermes Press) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. From fantastic scenes of science fiction to the worlds of fantasy and horror, this book has it all and will appeal to anyone who appreciates the fantastic arts. Artwork included ranges from traditionally drawn and painted art, to artwork done digitally, as well as sculpture. Each piece of art was hand picked by a select group of judges, With over 100 years of combined experience, each of these artists are uniquely qualified to decide the best of the best in all of the submissions to IBA for Volume Four. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 304 pages, full color. Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Inferno The Art of Tomas Giorello SC (2001 SQP) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Introduced to this country with his stunning work for SQP's Gallery Girls series as well as cover paintings for Heavy Metal, Argentina's young firebrand illustrator Tomas Giorello is heating up the fantasy art world! This initial gallery of Giorello's illustrations includes sketches, studies, and fully- finished pieces produced exclusively for this publication. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $9.95.

  • Vol. 2 #1
    Inks Cartoon And Comic Art Studies (1994) Vol. 2 #1

    Articles: "Picxture Stories: Eric Drooker and the Tradition of Woodcut Novels," "The 'Monumental' Lincol as an American Cartoon Convention," and "The Comic Series of Joseph Pulitzer's New York Sunday World." Also book reviews. Jeff Smith cover. 8.5-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 48 pages on white paper.

  • Vol. 4 #2
    Inks Cartoon And Comic Art Studies (1994) Vol. 4 #2

    May 1997. Volume 4, Number 2. Cover by Thomas Nast. Articles: "Heartbreak Soup: The Interdependence of Theme and Form" by Charles Hatfield, "An Introduction to the Canadian Newspaper Comic" by Kenneth S. Barker and "Nast, Keppler, and the Mass Market" by Roger A. Fischer. Book Reviews: "Drawn & Quartered: The History of American Political Cartoons" by Stephen Hess and Sandy Northrop, Reviewed by Bruce Wheltle; "100 Years of American Newspaper Comics" by Maurice Horn, reviewed by Robert C. Harvey; "The Age of Caricature: Satirical Prints in the Reign of George III" by Diane Donald, reviewed by Katherine Hart; and "Graphic Storytelling" by Will Eisner, reviewed by Joseph Witek. 8.5-in. x 10.75-in.; black and white; 48 pages on white paper.

  • 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! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Movie Posters HC (2017 Rizzoli) 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 #1-1ST
    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-REP
    Jim Fitzpatrick Celtia SC (1975 Mount Salus Press) 1-REP

    2nd or later printing - A collection of posters and drawings in the Celtic style with notes by artist Jim Fitzpatrick. Softcover, 8.5" x 11.5", 34 pages, B&W.