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Q&A with Scott Dunbier: Session Three

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Q&A with Scott Dunbier: Session Two

For 2018 Scott Dunbier graciously offered to answer our Patreon patron’s questions monthly. Our first batch of questions was substantial and broken into two parts; if you haven’t please see Session One. 10. How do you decide which volumes warrant variant covers? It depends on the artist and the book. Some are no brainers, like […]

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IDW’s Artist’s Edition Numbering

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. Name Ship Date Number Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition 08/18/10 First Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition 08/03/11 Second John Romita’s The Amazing Spider-Man Artist’s Edition 02/01/12 Fourth Wally Wood’s […]

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The Results Are In: The 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards Winners

First and foremost we’d like to thank all those who voted in the 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards. Here are the results; a hearty congratulations to all our winners!   Winner of Best Design: Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection. John Lind, designer. Review.   Winner of Best Reproduction and Scanning Quality: Frank […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 1

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a look at shipping changes, November 2016 Previews solicitations, September 2016 current sales and out of print eBay sales, Jack Kirby Kamandi The Last Boy On Earth Artist’s Edition Volume 2 and Girl Power: Amanda Conner Gallery Edition.

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August 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. Also worth noting is Diamond’s Top Ten Books. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales August 2016

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print. We’re […]

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July 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales: Top 300 Comics Actual and Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s worth reading the additional information under […]