Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 14

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 the year in review, January 2018 Previews,November 2017 out of print sales, November 2017 sales numbers, and a review of Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Black Hole by Charles Burns.


Charles Burns talks Black Hole

Over at Vulture Charles Burns talks about Black Hole. Here’s the salient AE information. Why do this studio-edition reprint? What was the impetus behind it? The impetus behind it was pretty much I’ve got a flat file that’s still filled with my originals, and I look at it periodically. There’s something about just the size, […]


Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Black Hole By Charles Burns

Charles Burns’s graphic novel Black Hole is one of the medium’s most iconic works of the 21st century, a towering achievement by a master cartoonist, and perennial classic some 15 years after its initial release. Set in suburban Seattle during the mid-1970s, it’s the story of a strange plague that has descended upon the area’s teenagers, transmitted […]


Fantagraphics Studio Editions: Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant & Charles Burns’ Black Hole

No need for a preview: read our reviews of Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant and Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Black Hole By Charles Burns. Courtesy of Fantagraphics and Edelweiss come these previews; these are extremely tentative as the Hal Foster is over a year late and the Charles Burns hasn’t been solicited through Diamond yet. Fantagraphics […]