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AE Index Quiz Featured

Test your knowledge: AE firsts!

We’re celebrating 2020 as the 10th anniversary of the Artist’s Edition format. As part of that here’s a quiz to test your knowledge of the books from the last ten years. Read the question and when you think you have…
AE Index Dunbier Awards Featured

2019 Dunbier Awards: The Winners!

Voting for the 2019 Dunbier Awards concluded at midnight on January 31, 2020. Complete votes can be viewed on the voting page. Here are our 2019 winners. Best Publisher IDW, edited by Scott Dunbier. Best Design John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact…
AE Index Dunbier Awards Featured

2019 Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2019 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…
AE Index Poll Featured

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…
AE Index Deal Alert Featured

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…
AE Index Poll Featured

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…
AE Index Featured

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…
AE Index Poll Featured

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…

Bob Chapman: First Contact

I recently emailed Bob Chapman, publisher of Graphitti Designs, and he graciously answered my questions. Scott VanderPloeg: Output by all the publishers has slowed significantly in 2019, with Sandman: Overture resolicited and now scheduled for November.  Bob Chapman: Yes, regretfully…