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Batman: Secrets – Sam Kieth Gallery Edition

Sam Kieth’s unforgettable depiction of the Dark Knight fills the pages on the new BATMAN: SECRETS—SAM KIETH GALLERY EDITION. Focusing on Kieth’s artwork from the 124-page BATMAN: SECRETS series, this large-format, Smythe-sewn hardcover edition is sourced from and captures the look and feel of the original boards. Rounding out this 248- page presentation is the […]

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Bob Chapman talks Graphitti Designs Gallery Editions

Felix Lu interviews Bob Chapman about Graphitti Designs and their Gallery Edition line. Well worth the listen. A few key points in the interview. A Batman: Year One David Mazzucchelli Gallery Edition will be published at some point. Chapman was asked by DC to wait for the Absolute Batman: Year One to run its course. […]

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February 2018 Previews

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the February 2018 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. Jack Kirby’s Marvel Heroes And Monsters Artist’s Edition A collection of beautiful stories featuring some of Jack “King” Kirby’s most iconic and enduring heroes: Captain […]

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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.

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April 2017 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their April 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 Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s worth reading the additional information under the sales […]

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Deadman: Kelley Jones Gallery Edition

The unmistakable art of Kelley Jones sets the mood for two gothic thrillers in the new DEADMAN: KELLEY JONES GALLERY EDITION. Collecting Jones’ artwork from DEADMAN: LOVE AFTER DEATH #1-2 and DEADMAN: EXORCISM #1-2, this Smythe-sewn hardcover edition is sourced from the original boards and showcases the boldly dramatic line art that established Jones’ creative […]

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March 2017 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the March 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows three new Artist Edition format books, including a new publisher entering the fold. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index.   Batman: Secrets – Sam Kieth Gallery Edition Sam Kieth’s unforgettable depiction of the Dark Knight […]

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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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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.