February 2020 Sales Numbers

Diamond released its February 2020 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s…
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Artist’s Edition Index Poll March 2020

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Shaking things up this month in honour of 2020’s 10th anniversary of the Artist’s Edition format. I had a chance to compare the…
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Artisan Edition versus Artist’s Edition

In 2015 IDW released Wally Wood’s EC Comics Artisan Edition, repackaging the long sold out Artist’s Edition in a smaller affordable package. Adding a third “AE” to their original artbook line. There are three main differences between an Artisan Edition…
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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 39

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word. This month we take a look at the 2019 Dunbier Award winners, shipping changes, May 2020 Solicitations, January 2020 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales January 2020, Test your…
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May 2020 Solicitations

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the March 2020 catalogue, for items shipping May 2020 or later. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist’s Edition format book and one I’m not so sure about. It’s been one month since…
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Original Art: The Daniel Clowes Studio Edition

Original Art: Daniel Clowes turns the spotlight on one of the medium’s most dynamic creators. A vital entry of the Fantagraphics Studio Edition series, this volume draws from Clowes’s nearly 30 years of comics art, ranging from his seminal one-man anthology, Eightball (in which Ghost World was originally serialized), to his most…
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January 2020 Sales Numbers

Diamond released its January 2020 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s…
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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…
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