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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,…

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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.

Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Jaime Hernandez

This Fantagraphics Studio Edition illuminates Jaime’s distinctive artistic process. Collected here is nearly 200 pages of raw, unretouched original art comprising complete stories, selected from among his most critically acclaimed, including “Chester Square,” “In the Valley of the Polar Bears,” and “Wigwam Bam.”…

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September 2017 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their September 2017 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…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 11

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 state of the new website, October 2017 Previews, August 2017 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales August 2017, a preview of IDW’s Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition, and a review of Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant.

Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant

Fantagraphics’ recent reprints of the Prince Valiant strip, scanned from original colour engraver’s proof sheets, have received international acclaim, and now we are printing the Holy Grail of comics art. Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant Artist’s Edition is a 192-page collection scanned from…

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September 2017 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the September 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows two new Artist’s Edition format books. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Charles Burns’ Black Hole Charles Burns’s…

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August 2017 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the August 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows three new Artist’s Edition format books. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Jaime Hernandez Fantagraphics Studio Edition: Jaime…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 7

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition: April 2017 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales April 2017, June 2017 Previews, previews of Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor: The Return Of Beta Ray Bill Artist’s Edition and Fantagraphics Studio Editions: Hal Foster’s Prince Valiant & Charles Burns’ Black Hole, and reviews of Deadman: Kelley Jones Gallery Edition and Reed Crandall’s EC Stories Artist’s Edition.