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The Artist’s Edition at 10 years: in the beginning

Ten years ago IDW launched the first Artist’s Edition, creating a new format in collected comics and establishing themselves as the preeminent original art publisher. Since then 116 similar volumes from thirteen publishers have hit the market. An astounding achievement…

Artist’s Edition Index Poll November 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Some of the best comics of the past decades came from smaller publishers, yet managed to build an insane following and some already have…

Deal Alert for November 2020

Diamond is currently running their 2020 Sales Blizzard, and just entered the Final Flurry until November 19. Hey, I didn’t name these sales. Right now a large selection of IDW AE format books ( and one Rebellion) are at a…

Artist’s Edition Index Poll October 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. It is October, the weather is getting colder, pumpkin latte is back, and it’s almost time for Halloween. Horror comics deserve recognition for…

Artist’s Edition Index Poll September 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. In 1991 the best and brightest artists from Marvel and DC formed a company and changed the comics forever. These titles were selling…

Artist’s Edition Index Poll August 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Barbarians have been popular for over a century. Everyone loves swords and sorcery. And as such, the ancient civilizations have penetrated the comic industry…
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Comic-Con@Home 2020

The virtual Comic-Con@Home happened over the weekend and two panels pertain to AE format books. IDW Presents: Jim Lee’s X-Men Artist’s Edition Spotlight and IDW Presents: IDW in 2020 and Beyond. A discussion about the upcoming Jim Lee’s X-Men Artist’s…

Artist’s Edition Index Poll July 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Some of the best names in comics also had an amazing career in animation and have created fan-favourite Sunday morning cartoons. Which one was…

Artist’s Edition Index Poll June 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. At the end of the 90s, Wildstorm grew out of Image and changed the industry forever with widescreen stories and mind-blowing art. All…

2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Nominees

The nominees for the 2020 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced, and no AE format books were nominated. Well, maybe one, sort of. AE format books have been appearing in two categories: Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books (at least 20…