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Artist’s Edition Index Poll December 2019

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Superman is the most iconic comic book character of all time. Some of the greatest artists have worked on his adventures, and each decade had its influential artist. What decade deserves an AE format book the most? If an artist was […]

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Cerebus Archive Number Five

Every Cerebus fan loves Jaka! Now, thanks to Sean Robinson’s “Living The Line” you can own this meticulously digitally remastered Artists’ Edition, shot directly from Dave Sim and Gerhard’s original artwork. Comes with an exclusive 11,000-word illustrated essay written by Dave Sim, giving you all of the inside information behind the creation of these pages. Front of […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales November 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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Artist's Edition Index Podcast Episode 36

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word. This month we take a look at shipping changes, October 2019 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales October 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll November 2019, Top ten longest gaps between AE format books, and a review of Roy G. Krenkel: Father of […]

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Roy G. Krenkel: Father of Heroic Fantasy – A Centennial Celebration

Roy G. Krenkel illustrated numerous works by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, Lin Carter, and more. But many of Krenkles works-what he calls his “Doodles,” in a characteristically self-effacing manner-were rarely seen by even his biggest fans. And while many of Roy’s doodles were simple drawings, many were finished illustrations done for the pure […]

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Deal Alert for November 2019

There may be a separate deal alert for Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2019, but this post covers a massive foreign language sale at Amazon Germany. It started on Monday and there were some great limited quantities. Shipping is quite reasonable to North America, and to Europe, it’s a steal at these prices. Berkeley Breathed’s Bloom County […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales October 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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Artist’s Edition Index Poll November 2019

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. In the early ’90s, next to Image comics, Valiant was the other big name. The concept of a shared universe combined with cool characters and amazing art and a mix of old school writers and newcomers made Valiant […]

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October 2019 Sales Numbers

Diamond released its October 2019 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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Top ten longest gaps between AE format books

This year saw AE fans wait what seemed like months between releases. We became complacent during the AE publishing boom of 2016-2018. But waiting has always been the hardest part… Special thanks to Patreon patron F. Omar Telan for this chart. Rank Title Gap Title 1 Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition (8/3/11) 350 […]