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January 2020 Sales Numbers

Diamond released its January 2020 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s worth reading the additional information under the sales charts. For the purposes of the AE Index, […]

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Test your knowledge: AE firsts!

We’re celebrating 2020 as the 10th anniversary of the Artist’s Edition format. As part of that here’s a quiz to test your knowledge of the books from the last ten years. Read the question and when you think you have the answer click it to expand for the answer.

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales January 2020

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors, almost all of these books are still available for their cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes not available from Diamond, either out of stock or on backorder, […]

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2019 Dunbier Awards: The Winners!

Voting for the 2019 Dunbier Awards concluded at midnight on January 31, 2020. Complete votes can be viewed on the voting page. Here are our 2019 winners. Best Publisher IDW, edited by Scott Dunbier. Best Design John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition. Design by Randall Dahlk. IDW. Best Reproduction and Scanning Quality John Byrne’s Marvel Classics […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 38

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word. This month we take a look at shipping changes, April 2020 Solicitations, 2019 Dunbier Awards, Out Of Print Sales December 2019, and reviews of P. Craig Russell’s The Selfish Giant and Other Stories Fine Art Edition and Ed Piskor: The Fantagraphics Studio Edition. Subscribe everywhere: […]

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Ed Piskor: The Fantagraphics Studio Edition

Ed Piskor: The Fantagraphics Studio Edition highlights the work of this Eisner Award-winning cartoonist, focusing on his two best-known series: Hip Hop Family Tree and X-Men: Grand Design. In addition to excerpts from these two major comics projects, this impressive tome features dozens of other gems from Piskor’s archives, including commercial art, designs for a line of Public Enemy […]

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April 2020 Solicitations

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the February 2020 catalogue, for items shipping April 2020 or later. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist’s Edition format book. It’s been three months since the last AE solicitation. EC Covers Artist’s Edition EC Comics, under the guidance of publisher Bill Gaines, was-according to the editor of […]

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P. Craig Russell’s The Selfish Giant and Other Stories Fine Art Edition

This beautiful 12″X17″ oversized hardcover features complete stories scanned from Russell’s stunning original art. While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in color to recreate as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual originals—including blue pencils, notes, art corrections and more. Pages are reproduced at original size […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales December 2019

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors, almost all of these books are still available for their cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes not available from Diamond, either out of stock or on backorder, […]

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Podcast

Artist's Edition Index Podcast Episode 37

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word. This month we take a look at shipping changes, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales November 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll December 2019, 2019 Dunbier Awards, and reviews of Cerebus Archive Number Five and Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: The Complete Grasscutter Artist Select. Listen […]