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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 19

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 April 2018 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales April 2018, and reviews of Walter Simonson’s Battlestar Galactica Art Edition and The Art of the Simon And Kirby Studio.

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Reviews

Walter Simonson’s Battlestar Galactica Art Edition

Walter Simonson’s Battlestar Galactica Art Edition commemorates the master draftsman’s senses-shattering work on the Battlestar Galactica comic book series published by Marvel Comics from 1979 to 1981. Truly, the adventures of brash pilots Apollo and Starbuck were never so epic as they were under Simonson’s skillful hand, as demonstrated in this gorgeous hardcover collection. Scanned […]

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Previews

Dynamite’s Battlestar Galactica Art Edition

No need for a preview: go read our review of Walter Simonson’s Battlestar Galactica Art Edition. Courtesy of Dynamite and Diamond comes this preview of Walter Simonson’s Battlestar Galactica Art Edition, currently scheduled for a November 29 release. For a list of all Artist Edition style books, upcoming and published, please see our AE Index. Includes stories […]

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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 a look at what has been announced but yet to see print, in chronological order. […]

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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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Sales/Solicits

Defining the AE formats

Beginning in 2010 with Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition, the AE format encompasses the range of books printing scans of original comic book artwork.  IDW continued with the AE moniker with Artifact Editions and Artisan Editions, and along the way, Dark Horse, Titan, Graphitti Designs, Dynamite and Rebellion have joined the fray. Based on […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 3

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 long look at shipping changes, January 2017 Previews solicitations, November 2016 current sales and out of print eBay sales, and a long look at the current AE market.

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2016 Scott Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2016 is complete and we can vote on the Artist’s Edition format books published in the past twelve months. The voting is done through Google Forms and will require you to sign into Google: this allows us to limit the voting to once per person. The […]

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Sales/Solicits

January 2017 Previews & the current state of the AE market

Diamond has updated Previews World with the January 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows no AE format solicitations, not a one. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Publishers have been slowing down with Artist’s Edition format books throughout 2016, with Dark Horse only publishing one, Dynamite publishing one, […]

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Reviews

Frank Thorne’s Red Sonja Art Edition Volume 3

The third and final volume in Dynamite Entertainment’s Red Sonja Art Edition line dedicated to fantasy illustration’s shining star, Frank Thorne! The defining She-Devil artist shares his original storyboards from the issue #7 through #11 of the acclaimed 1970s Red Sonja comic book series. Scanned in high-resolution color and printed at original size, this gorgeous […]