Categories
Sundry

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 […]

Categories
Sundry

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 […]

Categories
Sundry

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 […]

Categories
Sundry

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 […]

Categories
Sundry

Artist’s Edition Index Poll October 2019

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Oh, I wish there was more; at least that’s how I feel, as some of my personal favourites have not received a second volume…yet. Honestly, all of them deserve it, but which one would you want the most? […]

Categories
Sundry

Out today: Frank Thorne’s Ghita, An Erotic Treasury Archival Edition Vol 2

Hitting comic shops today, Wednesday, October 16, 2019, is Frank Thorne’s Ghita, An Erotic Treasury Archival Edition Vol 2. Review coming soon! Frank Thorne’s Ghita: An Erotic Treasury Archival Edition Volume 2 In 1978, fresh off his run on Red Sonja, Frank Thorne went on to create the lusty warrior-goddess, Ghita. In 2017, Hermes Press published Frank […]

Categories
Sundry

Out today: John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition

Hitting comic shops today, Wednesday, October 9, 2019, is John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition. Read the review! John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition John Byrne is one of the true superstars of Marvel Comics. His legendary runs on The X-Men and Fantastic Four are just two of the highlights of his illustrious and storied […]

Categories
Sundry

Bob Chapman: First Contact

To view this content, you must be a member of The Artist’s Edition Index’s Patreon at “Patrons Only” or higher tier Unlock with PatreonAlready a Patreon member? Refresh to access this post.

Categories
Sundry

What’s in a name: is Artist’s Edition the format standard?

It all started with the moniker “Artist’s Edition” with IDW’s Scott Dunbier and Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition. A book of scans of original art printed full size, showing “warts and all” from every page. That first volume was released in 2010, followed by Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition in 2011. Then […]

Categories
Sundry

Out today: David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artisan Edition

Hitting comic shops today, Wednesday, September 25, 2019, is David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artisan Edition. This material is exactly the same as the Artist’s Edition (review) but in a smaller softcover. David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artisan Edition David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again was released in the much-lauded Artist’s Edition format in 2012. It […]