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Sales/Solicits

April 2020 Solicitations

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the February 2020 catalogue, for items shipping April 2020 or later. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist’s Edition format book. It’s been three months since the last AE solicitation. EC Covers Artist’s Edition EC Comics, under the guidance of publisher Bill Gaines, was-according to the editor of […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales December 2019

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors, almost all of these books are still available for their cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes not available from Diamond, either out of stock or on backorder, […]

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Podcast

Artist's Edition Index Podcast Episode 37

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word. This month we take a look at shipping changes, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales November 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll December 2019, 2019 Dunbier Awards, and reviews of Cerebus Archive Number Five and Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: The Complete Grasscutter Artist Select. Listen […]

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2019 Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2019 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 address and cookie. Voting is open from January 1 to January 31, with the winners […]

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Reviews

Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo: The Complete Grasscutter Artist Select

Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo has been critically acclaimed worldwide since the character’s debut in 1984. This Artist Select volume collects both storylines of the Eisner Award-winning Grasscutter epics (Usagi Yojimbo issues 13-22, 39-45) in their entirety. Each interior page has been scanned from Stan Sakai’s personal archives and is printed “Artist’s Edition” style. Each copy […]

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Sales/Solicits

Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales November 2019

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors, almost all of these books are still available for their cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes not available from Diamond, either out of stock or on backorder, […]

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Podcast

Artist's Edition Index Podcast Episode 36

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word. This month we take a look at shipping changes, October 2019 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales October 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll November 2019, Top ten longest gaps between AE format books, and a review of Roy G. Krenkel: Father of […]

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Roy G. Krenkel: Father of Heroic Fantasy – A Centennial Celebration

Roy G. Krenkel illustrated numerous works by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, Lin Carter, and more. But many of Krenkles works-what he calls his “Doodles,” in a characteristically self-effacing manner-were rarely seen by even his biggest fans. And while many of Roy’s doodles were simple drawings, many were finished illustrations done for the pure […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales October 2019

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors, almost all of these books are still available for their cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes not available from Diamond, either out of stock or on backorder, […]

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Sales/Solicits

October 2019 Sales Numbers

Diamond released its October 2019 sales numbers over the weekend and ICv2 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, […]