Author: Scott VanderPloeg

Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 24

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a look at shipping changes, Baltimore Comic*Con 2018, September 2018 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales September 2018, Frank Cho’s Savage Wolverine Artist’s Edition, and Terry Moore Strangers In Paradise Gallery Edition.

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September 2018 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their September 2018 sales numbers over the weekend and Comichron 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, where we record initial sales month, no Artist Edition style books were published in September 2018.

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 23

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a look at shipping changes, Baltimore Comic*Con, August 2018 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales August 2018, John Byrne’s X-Men Artifact Edition, and P. Craig Russell’s Salome and Other Stories Fine Art Edition.

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Deal Alert for September 2018

We don’t normally cover sales on the Artist’s Edition Index, but perhaps that should change. Things From Another World is having a crazy sale on some IDW volumes that shouldn’t be missed. Click on the price linked to get the deal.

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August 2018 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their August 2018 sales numbers over the weekend and Comichron 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, where we record initial sales month, four Artist Edition style books were published in August 2018, and two made the sales chart.

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 22

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a look at shipping changes, July 2018 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales July 2018, September 2018 Previews Solicitations, Questions from the forums, AE MIA: Missing After Announcing 2018 Edition, and reviews of Jack Kirby’s Marvel Heroes and Monsters Artist’s Edition, and Jim Starlin’s Marvel Cosmic Artifact Edition.

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AE MIA: Missing After Announcing 2018 Edition

In March 2017 I took a look at announced or solicited AE format books that had yet to materialize in AE MIA: Missing After Announcing. Thankfully two from last year’s list have seen publication, so there is hope! If a book is still actively scheduled through Diamond, such as Dynamite’s Best Of Vampirella Art Edition, it won’t be part of this list. As well, if a book hasn’t had any mention since the last MIA it won’t appear here, such as Carl Barks Uncle Scrooge Artifact Edition.

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