Artist Within HC (2007 Dark Horse) comic books 2007
2nd and later printings. The culmination of more than fifteen years of photography by renowned photographer Greg Preston, this book is a living history of the men and women who have shaped the imaginations of countless millions of people around the world through their work in the fields of animated cartoons, comic books, comic strips, and editorial cartooning. The list of artists includes such luminaries as Frank Miller, Al Hirschfeld, Joe Barbera, Jack Kirby, Joe Simon, Moebius, Walter and Louise Simonson, and many more, all in photographs exclusive and shot expressly for this book. Interest in comics and the people who create them is at an all-time high, and this book provides a unique insider look at the women and men who create this uniquely American artform. Presenting a unique glimpse into the creative mind through never-before-allowed access to the artists' studios, many of these pictures have never been published before, and capture several creators who have passed away, making this book an invaluable resource and window into the history of comics. Hardcover, 12-in. x 11 1/2-in., 210 pages, B&W. Cover price $39.95.