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Comic books in 'Art Book'

  • Issue #1-REP
    Manga Mania How to Draw Japanese Comics SC (2001 Watson-Guptill) 1-REP Manga Mania How to Draw Japanese Comics SC (2001 Watson-Guptill) 1-REP

    2nd and later printings.

    By Chris Hart.

    The only step-by-step guide ever published on drawing this wildly popular style of comic book art for fans of all ages! Illustrator Christopher Hart expands on his impressive track record of popular How-To books, sharing his vast insight on rendering fantasy robots, diabolical monsters, mythical animals, and other exciting visions in the dynamic Manga style. Big, splashy chapters with clear, concise guidance demonstrate how to create exciting martial arts, special effects, and manga-type characters without having to reinvent the art of drawing.

    Softcover, 9in. x 10 1/2-in., 144 pages, full color.

    Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Manga University Presents: Manga without Borders SC (2006-2011) 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. This is a collection of interpretive manga illustrations by artists across the globe. Compiled from the prestigious Manga University contest archives, the works reflect manga's influence on artists. This book also stresses how the artists themselves have brought unique cultural perspectives to the genre. Softcover, 8-in. x 10-in., 64 pages, full color. Cover price $14.99.

  • Issue #1
    Manticore (1976) 1

    Single page stories and pin-ups by 21 students of the Joe Kubert School which includes early published works by Stephen Bisette ("Dark Times" and cover art), Rick Veitch "Video Dream", and Tom Yeates "Song of the Minstrel". Stiff cover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 28 pages, black and white.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mark Brooks' Setlist HC (2014 Marvel) 1-1ST Mark Brooks' Setlist HC (2014 Marvel) 1-1ST

    Signed by Mark Brooks

    1st printing.

    Collecting the Marvel Art of artist Mark Brooks. Each page features gorgeous full-page artwork spotlighting the legendary Marvel Pantheon. Includes the Avengers, Spider-Man, the X-Men, Magneto, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool, and even Doctor Doom!

    Published by Marvel Worldwide Entertainment, LLC. Designed by Leonardo Olea. Packaged by Mafufo. Previously only available at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.

    Hardcover, 8 1/2-in. x 12 1/2-in., 52 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #1DLX-1ST
    Mark of Zorro 100 Years of the Masked Avenger HC (2019 American Mythology) 1DLX-1ST

    Deluxe Edition - 1st printing.

    Text by James Kuhoric. Foreword by Don McGregor. Introduction by Matt Wagner.

    This limited-edition hardcover comes with an exclusive foil emblazoned dust jacket, die-cut with Zorro's trademark "Z" to reveal a visual history of Zorro on the cover beneath! The cover itself is an amazing collage of classic comic book and pulp cover art that celebrates the enduring heart and legend of Zorro. Other special features of this edition include a frameable 8" x 10" reproduction of rare classic Zorro art, perfect for framing, exclusive digital download codes for the original Zorro novel, "The Curse of Capistrano" by Johnston McCulley, and a download of the original Zorro film, "The Mark of Zorro," featuring Douglas Fairbanks!

    Celebrate Zorro's centennial with a massive collector's tome of riches including rare art from Zorro pulp publications, film, television, comics, animation, and pop culture!

    The Mark of Zorro 100 Years of the Masked Avenger is a beautifully crafted love letter to the storied history of one of the most enduring heroes ever to grace popular culture. Zorro rides again with a wonderful collected edition celebrating the rich history and current exploits of Johnston McCulley iconic hero. From his inception in 1919 to the thriving fan following in 2019, this volume treats readers to a reverent romp through a century of masked heroics.

    This edition collects the best artwork, film images, and more from the past 100 years of Zorro fandom in one wonderful volume that is perfect for the holiday gift giving season.

    This is a must-have for hardcore and casual fans of Zorro!

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 224 pages, full color.

    Cover price $69.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel 80 for 80 HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel 80 for 80 HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by Jess Harold and John Rhett Thomas. Cover by Jack Kirby.

    Experience 80 iconic images representing 80 years of Marvel!

    Throughout its eight-decade history, the House of Ideas has published countless unforgettable covers, splash pages, posters, pinups, panels and sequences by an array of timeless talents. This volume celebrates 80 of the best, drawn from every era of Marvel, along with commentaries and appreciations from Marvel's greatest creators and other notables!

    Legendary characters including Spider-Man, Captain America, the X-Men, the Avengers and the Fantastic Four join Marvel monsters, genre stars and modern-day champions like Kamala Khan in the ultimate visual celebration of Marvel Comics!

    Hardcover, 168 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel 80th Anniversary Poster Book SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel 80th Anniversary Poster Book SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Art by Frank R. Paul, Jack Kirby, George Klein, Steve Ditko, Dick Ayers, John Romita, Sr., John Buscema, Frank Giacoia, Gil Kane, Dave Cockrum, John Byrne, Terry Austin, Frank Miller, Klaus Janson, Mike Zeck, John Beatty, Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, George Pérez, Joe Quesada, Jimmy Palmiotti, Adi Granov, Michael Turner, Jamie McKelvie, Sara Pichelli, Brian Stelfreeze and Ryan Stegman. Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Back Cover by Jamie McKelvie.

    Celebrate eight decades of Marvel Comics by building an instant poster collection of some of the finest covers in the history of the House of Ideas - in all their oversized glory! Artistic greats from every era of comics history deliver the defining images of Marvel's greatest heroes, curated from a catalog of thousands! They are the iconic illustrations that are indelibly burned in your mind's eye - and now you can hang them in your home! We just hope you've got enough space on your walls!

    Softcover, 11-in. x 15-in., 40 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Art of Conan the Barbarian HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Art of Conan the Barbarian HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by John Rhett Thomas. Introduction by Roy Thomas. Afterword by Milchael Allred. Cover by Barry Windsor-Smith. Cover by John Buscema.

    Conan Created by Robert E. Howard.

    The Hyborian Age meets the Marvel Age in this stunning gallery of classic Conan comic art!

    The Cimmerian warrior made his comics mark at Marvel, and would hack and slash his way through three decades of phenomenal full-color storytelling in Conan the Barbarian and its many sister comics. This hardcover highlights the very best covers, pages and pinups from legendary titles such as Conan the Barbarian, Giant-Size Conan, King Conan and more - from the seminal masterworks of Barry Windsor-Smith, to stunning interpretations by Gil Kane and Neal Adams, to a character-defining legacy by John Buscema, to gorgeous latter-day illustrations by Silvestri, Kaluta, Mignola and more!

    As Conan makes his highly anticipated return to the House of Ideas in 2019, immerse yourself in the vibrant and vivid world of Conan the Barbarian, and experience sensational sword-and-sorcery sagas in the Mighty Marvel Manner!

    Includes Art by Barry Windsor-Smith, John Bucema, Gil Kane, Neal Adams, Ernie Chan, Howard Chaykin, Jim Starlin, Michael Kaluta, Marc Silvestri, Bill Sienkiewicz, Val Semeiks, Geof Isherwood, Gary Kwapisz, Mike Docherty, Jim Lee, Todd McFarlane, Rafael Kayanan, and many more!

    Hardcover, 224 pages, full color. Rating: Parental Advisory (for strong language and content)

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Art of Joe Quesada HC (2010 Marvel) 1st Edition 1-1ST

    1st Edition - 1st printing.

    Text by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Joe Quesada.

    For the last decade, Joe Quesada has guided Marvel and its characters back to prominence as editor in chief -- along the way changing the manner in which the industry works from the inside out. With those achievements part of his resume, it's perhaps easy to overlook that at the root of all his success is his skill as an artist.

    THE MARVEL ART OF JOE QUESADA doesn't overlook a second of Joe's artistry, featuring his best interior and cover artwork, as well as a wealth of unpublished images and sketches -- plus commentary from Joe himself!

    Hardcover, 11 1/2-in. x 10-in., 240 pages, full color.

    Cover price $49.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Art of Joe Quesada HC (2019 Marvel) Expanded Edition 1-1ST Marvel Art of Joe Quesada HC (2019 Marvel) Expanded Edition 1-1ST

    Expanded Edition - 1st printing.

    Text by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Joe Quesada.

    For the last decade, Joe Quesada has guided Marvel and its characters back to prominence as editor in chief -- along the way changing the manner in which the industry works from the inside out. With those achievements part of his resume, it's perhaps easy to overlook that at the root of all his success is his skill as an artist.

    THE MARVEL ART OF JOE QUESADA doesn't overlook a second of Joe's artistry, featuring his best interior and cover artwork, as well as a wealth of unpublished images and sketches -- plus commentary from Joe himself!

    Hardcover, 11 1/2-in. x 10-in., 240 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Art of Star Wars HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Art of Star Wars HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text By Jess Harrold. Art by John Cassaday, Stuart Immonen, Salvador Larroca, Mike Deodato, Jr., Leinil Francis Yu, Jorge Molina, Terry Dodson, Mark Brooks, Phil Noto, Alex Maleev, Kev Walker, Emilio Laiso and John Tyler Christopher. Cover by Stuart Immonen.

    The Force is strong with the artists who have continued the adventures of Luke, Leia, Han and the rest since Star Wars returned to Marvel!

    This stunning volume celebrates the talents who have illustrated some of the finest covers and stories set in the galaxy far, far away - including John Cassaday, Stuart Immonen, Leinil Francis Yu, Salvador Larroca and Mike Deodato Jr.! Filled with insights from the artists themselves and those who've worked with them, and featuring never-before-seen behind-the-scenes artwork, this gorgeous volume spotlights all your favorites - including Lando, Chewbacca and, of course, Darth Vader - as well as new characters such as Doctor Aphra, Sana Starros and the killer droids Triple-Zero and Beetee!

    Hardcover, 224 pages, full color.

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art HC (2014 DK) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Marvel Comics: 75 Years of Cover Art brings into the spotlight the greatest cover art seen over the course of Marvel Comics' 75-year history.

    It is a beautiful, large-scale poster book from DK that will showcase and celebrate the most impactful, inspiring, and unusual comic cover art in Marvel's long history. Featuring the likes of Spider-Man, Iron Man, and the Avengers, as well as the artists who gave them life, like the legendary Jack Kirby, this book brings together the most-loved Marvel characters in the comic business.

    Hardcover, 10-in. x 14-in., 320 pages, full color.

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Contest of Champions The Art of the Battlerealm HC (2018 Titan Books) 1-1ST Marvel Contest of Champions The Art of the Battlerealm HC (2018 Titan Books) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by Paul Davies.

    Marvel Contest of Champions: The Art of the Battlerealm is the ultimate visual companion for a true collector. Capturing the intensity of Kabam's extraordinary game, this book features amazing concept art, sketches and storyboards, with exclusive commentary from the creators. This incredible collection of art will take you on an exciting journey through the dangerous and mysterious world of Marvel Contest of Champions.

    Hardcover, 208 pages, full color.

    Cover price $39.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups HC (2019 IDW) 1-1ST Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups HC (2019 IDW) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by Craig Yoe. Art by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Jim Steranko, Don Heck, John Byrne, Barry Windsor-Smith, John Severin, Wally Wood, and John Romita. Cover by Steve Ditko.

    An incredible artbook showcasing some of the greatest comic artists of all time! Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Jim Steranko, Don Heck, John Byrne, Barry Windsor-Smith, John Severin, Wally Wood, John Romita, and many more!

    As part of the tremendous fun of Silver Age comics, artists created pin-ups of the most popular Marvel heroes and villains! Now the greatest of those works of art are gathered for the first time in a beautiful large-format hardback book! Included are rare examples of original art of The Thing, Spider-Man, and Dr. Strange.

    True believers, thrill to pulsating pinups of Spidey, Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, The Avengers, Nick Fury, Daredevil, Millie the Model (!), and the ever lovin' blue-eyed Thing-and many marvelous more!

    Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 120 pages, full color.

    Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Monograph: The Art of Adi Granov SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Monograph: The Art of Adi Granov SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Adi Granov.

    Gaze in wonder on the art of modern masters - in the Marvel Monographs! Adi Granov's slick, polished work on Iron Man redefined the character for the modern era, helped set the look of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's first film and catapulted Granov's unique art style into a fan favorite!

    Now one of the most in-demand artists in the business, Granov's work has graced the covers of scores of Marvel books - including Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Thor, the X-Men and more! This volume presents a gorgeous gallery of many of the finest pages and covers Granov has ever drawn!

    Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Monograph: The Art of Art Adams - X-Men SC (2020 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Monograph: The Art of Art Adams - X-Men SC (2020 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Arthur Adams.

    Arthur Adams' incredibly detailed rendering has established him as a fan-favorite artist in Marvel's pantheon of talent.

    From LONGSHOT to UNCANNY X-MEN, HULK, FANTASTIC FOUR and beyond, Adams' distinctive, snappy style has brought innumerable comics and covers to life. The Marvel Monograph series captures the magic of Arthur Adams' oeuvre from every angle in an artist study that will be a keepsake for your art book collection.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 112 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Monograph: The Art of Declan Shalvey SC (2020 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Monograph: The Art of Declan Shalvey SC (2020 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Declan Shalvey.

    Declan Shalvey has left an indelible mark on Marvel's comic book library! His kinetic and expressive style depicts the Marvel Universe in as dramatic, brutal and brilliant a style as it has ever been depicted. Shalvey's work on MOON KNIGHT, DEADPOOL, DAREDEVIL, RETURN OF WOLVERINE and more - not to mention innumerable covers - has cemented his status as a comic book hotshot. Now the Marvel Monograph series captures the magic of Declan Shalvey from every angle - in an artist study that will be a keepsake for your art book collection!

    Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Monograph: The Art of Ed McGuinness SC (2019 Marvel 1-1ST Marvel Monograph: The Art of Ed McGuinness SC (2019 Marvel 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Ed McGuinness.

    The powerful pencils of Ed McGuinness spectacularly combine all the energy of classic comics artwork with 21st-century flair - establishing him firmly as one of Marvel's modern masters!

    McGuinness first caught the eyes of True Believers with his collaboration with Joe Kelly on DEADPOOL, which helped propel the Merc with a Mouth to superstardom. But the artist's larger-than-life visuals were never more bombastic than in his work with Jeph Loeb on HULK! McGuinness reunited with Kelly to team Deadpool with Spider-Man - and together with Jason Aaron, he's amazed with the X-Men and delivered a truly mighty team of Avengers!

    Now McGuinness' unmistakable interpretations of all these heroes - and more - leap from the pages of this action-packed artist study!

    Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Monograph: The Art of Esad Ribic SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Monograph: The Art of Esad Ribic SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Esad Ribic.

    Esad Ribic has few peers as a contemporary comics artist: His lush, painterly style depicts the Marvel Universe in as dramatic and epic a style as it has ever been depicted. His work on SECRET WARS, UNCANNY X-FORCE and THOR: GOD OF THUNDER - not to mention countless covers - has made him a superstar. Now the Marvel Monograph series captures the magic of Ribic's art from every angle in a study that will be a keepsake for your collection!

    Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Monograph: The Art of Sara Pichelli SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Monograph: The Art of Sara Pichelli SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Edited by John Rhett Thomas. Art and cover by Sara Pichelli.

    Gaze in wonder on the art of modern masters - in the Marvel Monographs! Sara Pichelli has left an indelible mark on Marvel's comic book pantheon as the co-creator and original illustrator of Miles Morales, the young Spider-Man. Her energetic and expressive style depicts the Marvel Universe in as dramatic and brilliant a style as it has ever been depicted. Her work on SPIDER-MAN, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY and FANTASTIC FOUR - not to mention countless covers - has marked her as a superstar.

    The Marvel Monograph series captures the magic of Sara Pichelli from every angle in an artist study that will be a keepsake for your art book collection!

    Softcover, 112 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Portfolio: Joe Quesada HC (2020 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Portfolio: Joe Quesada HC (2020 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Legendary creator and artist Joe Quesada has left an indelible mark on comics from Amazing Spider-Man to Daredevil and more! Now, Marvel proudly presents 12 gorgeous, full-color reproductions of some of his most iconic works from the House of Ideas - all in a stunning hardcover case.

    Hardcover, 10-in. x 12-in., 12 pages, full color. Rated T+

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Strike Force Art of the Game HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Strike Force Art of the Game HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Go inside the creative process of the hit mobile game Marvel Strike Force! When Earth comes under attack by the Kree menace Ultimus, in an unholy alliance with A.I.M. and Hydra, Nick Fury recruits an unlikely band of heroes and villains for the Special Tactical Reserve for Interdimensional Key Events - S.T.R.I.K.E.! This volume takes you behind the scenes with the artists who designed Ultimus, the game's version of Fury and, of course, your favorite agents of S.T.R.I.K.E. - including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Gamora, Groot, Daredevil, Ms. Marvel, Miles Morales, Wolverine and Black Panther...not to mention the likes of Crossbones, Carnage, and Loki! From turn-based mobile battles to a genuine page-turner, this is one truly striking Marvel art book!

    Hardcover, 240 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Studios Avengers Endgame The Art of the Movie HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Studios Avengers Endgame The Art of the Movie HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Text by Eleni Roussos.

    Thanos has won. Half of all life in the universe has crumbled to dust. Now, the Avengers must fight the most important battle of their lives. It all comes down to this!

    Featuring concept art and exclusive interviews, The Art of Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame showcases the work behind one of the biggest blockbusters in movie history and the culmination of 22 interconnected films. Explore page after page of script secrets and production designs that highlight the creativity of Marvel's talented filmmakers. With intricate concept art, full-color photography from the set and finished film and commentary from the filmmakers, this collectible will delight new and old fans alike.

    Go behind the scenes of the endgame with this gorgeous keepsake volume!

    Hardcover, 288 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvel Universe of Super Heroes SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvel Universe of Super Heroes SC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Cover by Nick Bradshaw.

    Marvel Comics and Marvel Studios films are not only the enduring voices of the Super Heroes themselves, but also the diverse visions of Marvel's writers, artists, actors and filmmakers. The MARVEL: UNIVERSE OF SUPER HEROES catalog spotlights legendary comics creators, up-and-coming talent, editors, executives, artists, art collectors, actors and showrunners, along with articles about the history and power of Marvel fans, with stories that stretch the mind regarding how we think about heroes-be it through personal history, fandom or fashion.

    Featuring interviews with and articles by some of the legends and stars in the field-including Stan Lee, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Clark Gregg, Joe Quesada, G. Willow Wilson, Chris Claremont, Jeph Loeb, Cheo Hodari Coker and James Marsters.

    Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 240 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross HC (2018 Pantheon) 1-1ST Marvelocity: The Marvel Comics Art of Alex Ross HC (2018 Pantheon) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Compiled and Designed by Chipp Kidd with Geoff Spear. Introduction by J.J. Abrams.

    Thirteen years after his Eisner Award-winning, nationally best-selling Mythology, here is Alex Ross' long-awaited Marvel Comics counterpart, a retrospective celebration of the other half of the comics galaxy that is currently ruling the world: Spider-Man, Iron Man, Captain America, Black Panther, the Avengers, the X-Men, Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Fantastic Four.

    Marvelocity includes more than 50 never-been-published sketches, paintings, photographs and working models, and other preparatory art, and a 14-panel portfolio gallery of Marvel's most beloved characters. And Ross has written a new 10-page story pitting Spider-Man against the Sinister Six, the webslinger's most popular villains, that ends with a stunning twist.

    Hardcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12-in., 312 pages, PC/PB&W.

    Cover price $50.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Marvels Postcard Book HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST Marvels Postcard Book HC (2019 Marvel) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Art and cover by Alex Ross.

    Commemorate 25 years of Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross' MARVELS with this postcard collection curated from Ross' exquisite painted artwork for the landmark series! Ideal for creating your own miniature gallery of masterpieces - or for sending inspiring works of art to your friends and family! Whether you choose Captain America, the Silver Surfer, Spider-Man or any of the other stunning cards in this set, it's guaranteed to be the best-looking piece of mail they've ever received!

    Hardcover, 4 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 84 pages, full color. All Ages

    Cover price $19.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Masquerade The Art of Maren SC (2001 SQP) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. From mighty barbarians to eagle-eyed gunfighters, from macabre vampire lairs to the high seas, SQP presents a fine collection of seductive art spanning the realms of fantasy, science fiction, and beyond! Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 64 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Master Storyteller: An Illustrated Tour of the Fiction of L. Ron Hubbard HC (2003 Galaxy) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By William J. Widder. Preface by Frank Kelly Freas. "Master Storyteller" is a richly informative and colorful tour of L. Ron Hubbard's extraordinary career as a popular fiction author. This comprehensive chronology of his work is replete with factual and detailed information about his novels and stories and the brilliant art they inspired. It is filled with high-quality reproductions ranging from original covers and inside illustrations by the great artists of the pulp fiction magazines of the '30s, '40s and early '50s to the contemporary fantasy and science fiction art created by modern masters of the field. "Master Storyteller" will draw you back again and again to explore the literary and visual landmarks of the life of a great writer whose works continue to entertain generations of readers of popular fiction. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 194 pages, full color. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques SC (2016 3dtotal) 1-1ST

    1st printing. For matte painters and concept artists working in the movie, videogame, and TV industry, it can often be important to be able to quickly and efficiently create artwork, for storyboarding and storytelling purposes. Master the Art of Speed Painting: Digital Painting Techniques aims to be the go-to book for artists training to enter the industry, and for established artists looking to brush up on their knowledge of speed painting. Featuring helpful time-saving tips and techniques from established industry artists, such as how to create and use custom brushes, and how to implement an impressionistic style, there's plenty to offer to help the artist master their craft. Softcover, 10-in. x 8-in., 256 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $34.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mastering Fantasy Art: Drawing Dynamic Characters SC (2014 Krause) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By John Stanko. Readers will get a wide range of reference photos and learn how to best use them to create fantasy art, from pencil sketches to color work in digital media. Readers will enjoy marveling at every finished piece while master gaming artist John Stanko immerses them in a step-by-step demonstrations that teach key concepts such as what makes a good reference vs. a bad one and how to master realistic fantasy. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 144 pages, full color. Cover price $26.99.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Mastering Manga SC (2012-2016 FW Media) By Mark Crilley 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Power Up!" By Mark Crilley. Master the skills to create your very own manga! Expert manga artist Mark Crilley guides you to another level with this powered-up drawing book. Complete your Crilley collection with this third installation, which elevates the instruction to focus on drawing methods to help you create distinctive and detailed professional-level manga art. Through 40 in-depth step-by-step demonstrations not covered in other Mastering Manga books, Mark reveals his secrets for adding color, how to draw manga-style animals, ways to use photo reference, his preferred art supplies and how to fix character inconsistencies. Softcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $24.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Masters of Comic Book Art SC (1978 Images Graphiques) 1-1ST

    1st printing. A collection and look at some of the best sequential artists of the 1970s, including: Frank Bellamy, Richard Corben, Robert Crumb, Philippe Druillet, Will Eisner, Jean Giraud, Harvey Kurtzman, VictorMoscoso, Barry Windsor-Smith, and Wallace Wood. These are names that have gone on to become legends in the industry! Softcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 128 pages, PC/PB&W.

  • Issue #1A
    Masters of Fantasy Just Mermaids (2003) 1A

    Art by Fred Rawles, Don Paresi and Steve Woron. Almost as old as the oceans, the legends of the mermaid have spanned the sea of time. These exotic mystical creatures have captivated generation after generation with their elusive beauty and erotic charm. Featuring nothing but mermaids. 24 pages, B&W. Mature Readers.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Masterworks Defining the New Contemporary Narrative HC (2014 Gingko Press) MXW 1-1ST

    1st printing. Curator and author Nathan Spoor presents Masterworks (MXW), a unique collection of large-scale paintings chosen specifically for the exhibition at the Long Beach Museum of Art. The concept focuses on 14 seasoned painters consistently dedicated to conquering new ground for the last decade or more. While the exhibition seeks to "define the new contemporary narrative" the book goes even further, featuring never before published interviews, artwork and photographs of artists in their studios. Featured artists include: Esao Andrews, Sean Cheetham, Natalia Fabia, Alex Gross, James Jean, Josh Keyes, Mario Martinez, Jeff McMillan, Greg Simkins, Nathan Spoor, Nicola Verlato, Eric White, Aron Wiesenfeld and Martin Wittfooth. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 240 pages, full color. Cover price $45.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Matsers of American Illustration HC (2016 IM) 2nd Edition 1-1ST

    2nd Edition - 1st printing. Text by Fred Taraba. From 1989 to 2001, author Fred Taraba was a regular contributor to the popular graphic arts magazine Step-By-Step Graphics. His column, "Methods of the Masters," documented the lives and working methods of some of America's finest Golden Age illustrators. This book compiles those 41 classic articles, which have been extensively reworked and revised with completely new artwork especially prepared for this volume. This book is a showcase for hundreds of reproductions of original paintings, photographs and vintage printed ephemeral materials. Each artist's life and career is discussed, and their working methods are described in detail. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 432 pages, full color. Cover price $60.00.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Medusa SC (1988 Paper Tiger) 3-1ST

    Volume 3 - 1st Printing. A unique in sight into the working methods through which Chris Achilleos Produces his enormous range of mesmerizing imagery, from seductive Amazonian beauties to fiendish barbaric Aliens. Softcover, 8" x 11.5", 144 pages, full color. Cover price $7.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mega Man Battle Network Official Complete Works HC (2019 Udon) 1-1ST Mega Man Battle Network Official Complete Works HC (2019 Udon) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    Mega Man Battle Network reinvented Capcom's classic franchise as an exciting, action-packed RPG, and reintroduced Mega Man to a whole new generation of gamers.

    Mega Man Battle Network: Official Complete Works collects the unique artwork of the series, and is filled with character designs, concept sketches, location artwork, key visuals, item charts, creator interviews, and more! A must-have for all video game fans and inspired artists!

    Hardcover, 176 pages, full color.

    Cover price $44.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mega Man Official Complete Works HC (2018 Udon) 1-1ST Mega Man Official Complete Works HC (2018 Udon) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    New hardcover edition. With over 100 video games to his name, Mega Man is one of the most recognizable icons of gaming. Mega Man: Official Complete Works showcases 30 years of artwork from this classic series, featuring character designs, box art, promo art and many rarely seen art pieces. Fan favorites Proto Man, Bass & Treble, Rush, Dr. Wily, tons of robot baddies, and of course the blue bomber himself are all packed into this prestigious collection.

    Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 296 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mega Man Tribute HC (2015 Udon) 1-1ST

    1st printing. NEW HARDCOVER EDITION! Hundreds of artists from around the world join forces to pay homage to one of the most iconic figures in gaming with Mega Man Tribute! It's the ultimate celebration of the blue bomber, featuring the characters of Mega Man classic, Mega Man X, Mega Man Zero, Mega Man ZX, and Mega Man Legends in every style you can imagine! Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 304 pages, full color. Cover price $59.99.

  • Issue #2
    Melotoons (1976) R. Crumb Sketchbook Fanzine 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.28) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0225893009

    1st Printing, February 1976. Featuring images from R. Crumb's 1971 sketchbook. In 1972, the barely teen-aged Cleveland resident Peter Kuper traded Robert Crumb a collection of 78-rpm jazz records for the right to publish artwork from Crumb's 1971 sketchbook. The result of that trade was two issues of the amateur, magazine-size publication Melotoons, the first appearing in 1972 and the second in 1976. Melotoons #2 also includes a reprint of Gary Griffith's interesting Cleveland Magazine interview with Crumb from 1972. 8.5" x 10.5", 24 pages, B&W. Print run unknown. Mature Readers.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Memories within Dreams The Art and Concepts of Gary Montalbano HC (2012) 1-1ST

    Signed by Gary Montalbano - 1st printing. Showcasing over 450 pieces of artwork, generally focusing upon sci-fi and fantasy, Memories Within Dreams follows the 25-year career of conceptual designer, illustrator, and fine artist Gary Montalbano. Hardcover, 10-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $35.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Memories within Dreams The Art and Concepts of Gary Montalbano SC (2012) 1-1ST

    Signed by Gary Montalbano - 1st printing. Showcasing over 450 pieces of artwork, generally focusing upon sci-fi and fantasy, Memories Within Dreams follows the 25-year career of conceptual designer, illustrator, and fine artist Gary Montalbano. Softcover, 10-in. x 11-in., 160 pages, PC/PB&W. Cover price $25.00.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Mermaid Song Desires of the Deep SC (2007) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 - 1st printing. Follow the call of the sirens in Mermaid Song, containing an exquisite collection of portraits celebrating these fabled water-breathers in all their sea-foam sexiness, as seen by artists like Arantza, Fastner & Larson, Bruce Colero, Pelaez, James Hottinger, David Dunstan, Malachi Maloney, and many more. Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 12-in., 64 pages, full oclor. Mature Readers Cover price $19.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Metamorphosis HC (2012 Last Gasp) 50 Contemporary Surreal, Fantastic and Visionary Artists 2-1ST

    Volume 2 - 1st printing. Metamorphosis 2 is a collection of imaginative & pop-surrealist figurative art, executed by some of the finest and most influential artists working today. It features 50 contemporary artists, including HR Giger, Ron English, Robert Williams, Chris Mars, Lori Earley, Tiffany Bozic, Shawn Barber, David Bowers, and many others. The Metamorphosis series provides exposure for artists who express themselves imaginatively with exceptional technique and uncompromised individuality. Hardcover, 9-in. x 12-in., 108 pages, full color. Cover price $29.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Michael Fishel: Creations HC (2015 Big Vision) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Since the 1970's the paintings of artist Michael Fishel have been seen worldwide as posters, prints, jigsaw puzzles, calendars, and in books. In 1976 his art was published by the Big O poster company in Britain alongside artists Roger Dean, Rodney Matthews, Robert Venosa, Mati Klarwein, and H.R. Giger among others. During the 1980's Michael illustrated RPG books for TSR's Dungeons & Dragons and later in his career he painted cover art for books by H.P. Lovecraft and Richard Adams. Hardcover, 8-in. x 11-in., 74 pages, full color. Cover price $39.99.

  • Issue #1A-1ST
    Michael Golden: Alchemy Sketchbook SC (2012 Little Eva Ink) 1A-1ST

    Signed Edition - 1st printing. Text by Renee Witterstaetter. Art and cover by Michael Golden. Melding his talents into a work of Alchemy that can only be described as Michael Golden, this sketchbook features page after page of sketches and finished pieces never before featured in any Golden book. A perfect companion piece from this master of sequential art. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 36 pages, B&W. Cover price $16.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Michael Kaluta Sketchbook Series SC (2012-2015 IDW) 1-1ST

    Volume 1 – 1st printing. By Mike Kaluta. Michael Wm. Kaluta has been creating beautiful imagery for more than 40 years. Highlights of his career include what many consider to be the definitive version of The Shadow, the still in-progress Starstruck, and a myriad of stunning covers illustrated for nearly every comics publisher-as well as being part of the legendary STUDIO (along with Jeffery Catherine Jones, Barry Windsor-Smith, and Bernie Wrightson). This sketchbook is the first in a series that will provide a glimpse into the inner workings of this great artist, from the very earliest creative spark to more finished concepts, and nearly completed works. Each image has been scanned from Kaluta's personal sketchbooks and archives, and is accompanied by commentary from the artist. Softcover, 8 in. x 11 in., 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Michael Kaluta Sketchbook Series SC (2012-2015 IDW) 5-1ST

    Volume 5 – 1st printing. This fifth installment of the Kaluta sketchbook series offers more beautiful imagery painstakingly scanned from Kaluta's personal archives! Softcover, 8 in. x 11 in., 48 pages, B&W. Cover price $9.99.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Michael WM. Kaluta Sketchbook HC (1998 Kitchen Sink) 1-1ST

    1st printing. Few artists in the world of comics and book illustration are as respected as Michael William Kaluta, whose graceful pen has delineated fantastic realms ranging from the alien landscapes of Edgar Rice Burroughs to the barbarian lands of Robert E. Howard. Softcover, 96 pages, B&W. Mature Readers Cover price $34.95.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Middle-Earth Journeys in Myth and Legend HC (2019 Dark Horse) 1-1ST Middle-Earth Journeys in Myth and Legend HC (2019 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

    1st printing.

    By Donato Giancola.

    Nearly 200 stunningly realistic paintings and drawings bring the greatest fantasy epic of all time to life. Classical realism unites with contemporary storytelling as artist Donato Giancola explores the mythic grandeur and the iconic characters of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings saga.

    Donato has made it his life's work to translate Tolkien's words into compelling visuals, with gorgeous oil paintings and drawings reminiscent of Rembrandt and Caravaggio. His interpretations of Middle-earth span his entire career, from private commissions to the 2001 edition of the graphic novel adaptation of The Hobbit, all collected in this massive compendium-a must-have for collectors of Tolkien and fantasy.

    o From the illustrator of George RR Martin's 2015 A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar.

    Hardcover, 200 pages, full color.

    NOTE: "Amazing work from an astounding talent." - George R.R. Martin

    Cover price $39.99.