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Artifacts for March 11, 2021

What’s new(s) in the AE format world: Steve Rude Nexus size update and new Indiegogo, Bolland Apex Edition in 2022. After reviewing the print samples Steve Rude decided the upcoming Nexus: The Coming of Gourmando Deluxe Edition will increase in…

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Deal Alert March 2021

Anyone in the market for the AE format books from Hermes Press should jump a deal going on right now under Super Sale. They have many books on deep discount, and also have an additional 25% discount at checkout. As…

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Artifacts for February 19, 2021

I keep running across small bits of information or little updates that don’t fit an article and have been struggling to determine how best to share. Quick posts to social media make the most sense, but my focus is this…

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Artist’s Edition Index Poll February 2021

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Spider-Man, Spider-Man, sells comics better than anyone can…and not simply because it’s a cool character, but also due to having some crazy talents…

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2020 Dunbier Awards: The Winners!

Voting for the 2020 Dunbier Awards concluded at midnight on January 31, 2021. Complete votes can be viewed on the voting page. Here are our 2020 winners. Best Overall Dave Cockrum’s X-Men Artifact Edition, IDW Publishing, edited by Scott Dunbier Best…

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2020 Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2020 is complete and we can vote on the Artist’s Edition format books published in the past twelve months. The voting is done through internal polling, which limits votes by IP…

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Artist’s Edition Index Poll December 2020

The Artist’s Edition Index has celebrated 2020 as the tenth anniversary of the Artist’s Edition format. At Scott Dunbier’s request, I’ve put up this poll to close us out: what is your favourite Artist’s Edition? This focuses only on IDW…

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IDW’s Artist’s Edition Numbering 2020

IDW numbers their Artist’s Editions and has for some time. Here is a complete list of all Artist’s Editions sorted by publication date. I originally posted this in February 2017 but a lot has come up since then and there…

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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…

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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…