Tag Charles Vess

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AE Index Poll April 2022

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Covers, covers, covers.  Covers sell the comics. A good cover can elevate and make a comic stand out from the rest. Spider-Man has…

Charles Vess talks The Book Of Ballads

Over at CBR Charles Vess talks about The Book Of Ballads, The Original Art Edition. Here’s the salient AE related information. How did this Original Art Edition come about? Titan editor Steve Saffel asked. Then we had to get permission…


Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 13

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 December 2017 Previews, October 2017 Out Of Print Sales, and reviews of P. Craig Russell’s Jungle Book And Other Stories Fine Art Edition, The Book Of Ballads, The Original Art Edition, Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition, Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Jaime Hernandez, and P. Craig Russell’s Strange Dreams Artist’s Edition.

The Book Of Ballads, The Original Art Edition

Twenty-two years ago, superstar artist Charles Vess teamed up with an all-star ensemble of ground-breaking and award winning writers including Neil Gaiman (Sandman), Jane Yolen (Lost Girls), Sharyn McCrumb (The Ballad of Frankie Silver), and Jeff Smith (Bone) to produce THE BOOK OF BALLADS – which reimagined the greatest English, Irish, and…


May 2017 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the May 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition format book and one new Original Art Edition. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index.   The…


AE MIA: Missing after Announcing

The Artist’s Edition format has only been around for seven years, but it’s already garnered some missing in action volumes. Publishers like to announce upcoming books at conventions or through advance book solicitations, but then they never materialize. Let’s take…