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2018 Scott Dunbier Awards: The Winners!

Voting for the 2018 Scott Dunbier Awards concluded at midnight on January 31, 2019. Complete votes can be viewed on the voting page. Here are our 2018 winners. Best Design Will Eisner’s A Contract with God Curator’s Collection, design by John…

2018 Scott Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2018 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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The effects of storing your Artist’s Editions upright

Continuing the 100th Celebration, which started this fall with the 100th AE format edition to be published, I’m looking at the effects of storing your AE format books upright. It’s a topic that has come up frequently among collectors and…

Sandman: Overture Gallery Edition “To be resolicited”

In the DC Entertainment Direct Channel newsletter 10-17-2018, issue #1423 the following was announced. THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE GALLERY EDITION TO BE RESOLICITED DC will resolicit THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE GALLERY EDITION HC. All current orders placed under item code MAY180599 will be cancelled.…

Baltimore Comic*Con 2018

I attended the Baltimore Comic*Con this past weekend, September 28-30, with a group of comic collectors and buyers. I was the odd man out in this group, as I wasn’t going to buy golden and silver age comics: I was…

Road trip to Baltimore Comic Con 2018

The 2018 Baltimore Comic*Con is taking place September 28-30 and I'll be attending. The reasons this convention appeals to me are twofold: a great list of AE creators and a comic-centric show focus.
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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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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…

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Questions from the forums

As part of our celebration of the 100th AE format book, I solicited questions from the forum members. What would people like to know about my experiences with Artist's Edition format books, this site, or anything that fell between. These are the questions followed by my candid answers.
Bernie Wrightson's Frankenstein Artist's Edition cover prelim

SDCC 2018 Artist’s Edition Coverage

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 wrapped up last weekend with very little news about Artist’s Edition format books. We did come away with two items: a press release and the audio portion of a panel. SAN DIEGO, CA (July 20, 2018)…