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Bob Chapman: First Contact

Bob Chapman: First Contact

I recently emailed Bob Chapman, publisher of Graphitti Designs, and he graciously answered my questions. Scott VanderPloeg: Output by all the publishers has slowed significantly in 2019, with Sandman: Overture resolicited and now scheduled for November.  Bob Chapman: Yes, regretfully…

2018 Scott Dunbier Awards

2018 Scott Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2018 is complete and we can vote on the Artist’s Edition format books published in the past twelve months. The voting is done through internal polling, which limits votes by IP…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 26

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 shipping changes, March 2019 Solicitations, November 2018 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales November 2018, Thicker Than Blood: Collected Artwork Edition, and Neal Adams' Thrillkill: Artist's Edition Portfolio.
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March 2019 Previews Solicitations

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the January 2019 catalogue. Scouring the full list this month shows one resolicited Artist’s Edition format book. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. The Sandman: Overture – J.H. Williams III Gallery Edition J.H.…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 24

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 shipping changes, Baltimore Comic*Con 2018, September 2018 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales September 2018, Frank Cho’s Savage Wolverine Artist’s Edition, and Terry Moore Strangers In Paradise Gallery Edition.
Sandman: Overture Gallery Edition "To be resolicited"

Sandman: Overture Gallery Edition “To be resolicited”

In the DC Entertainment Direct Channel newsletter 10-17-2018, issue #1423 the following was announced. THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE GALLERY EDITION TO BE RESOLICITED DC will resolicit THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE GALLERY EDITION HC. All current orders placed under item code MAY180599 will be cancelled.…

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August 2018 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their August 2018 sales numbers over the weekend and Comichron has extrapolated those and determined actual unit sales. 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 charts. For the purposes of the AE Index, where we record initial sales month, four Artist Edition style books were published in August 2018, and two made the sales chart.
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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 22

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 shipping changes, July 2018 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales July 2018, September 2018 Previews Solicitations, Questions from the forums, AE MIA: Missing After Announcing 2018 Edition, and reviews of Jack Kirby’s Marvel Heroes and Monsters Artist’s Edition, and Jim Starlin’s Marvel Cosmic Artifact Edition.
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May 2018 Previews Solicitations

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the May 2018 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. Jim Lee’s DC Legends Artifact Edition Jim Lee began his…