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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 35

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, Artist’s Edition Index Poll October 2019, January 2020 Solicitations, September 2019 Sales, Out Of Print Sales September 2019, and reviews of John Byrne’s Marvel […]

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Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales September 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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John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition

John Byrne is one of the true superstars of Marvel Comics. His legendary runs on The X-Men and Fantastic Four are just two of the highlights of his illustrious and storied career (and have each received the award-winning ARTIST’S EDITION treatment!). Now we continue to present John Byrne at his finest, in an Artifact Edition […]

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Out today: John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition

Hitting comic shops today, Wednesday, October 9, 2019, is John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition. Read the review! John Byrne’s Marvel Classics Artifact Edition John Byrne is one of the true superstars of Marvel Comics. His legendary runs on The X-Men and Fantastic Four are just two of the highlights of his illustrious and storied […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 34

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, December 2019 Solicitations, August 2019 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales August 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll September 2019, and a review of Spawn: Vault Edition II. […]

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What’s in a name: is Artist’s Edition the format standard?

It all started with the moniker “Artist’s Edition” with IDW’s Scott Dunbier and Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition. A book of scans of original art printed full size, showing “warts and all” from every page. That first volume was released in 2010, followed by Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition in 2011. Then […]

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Out today: David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artisan Edition

Hitting comic shops today, Wednesday, September 25, 2019, is David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artisan Edition. This material is exactly the same as the Artist’s Edition (review) but in a smaller softcover. David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again Artisan Edition David Mazzucchelli’s Daredevil: Born Again was released in the much-lauded Artist’s Edition format in 2012. It […]

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December 2019 Solicitations

Diamond has updated Previewsworld with the October 2019 catalogue, for items shipping December 2019 or later. Scouring the full list this month shows two new Artist’s Edition format books. Dave Cockrum’s X-Men Artifact Edition By 1975 the X-Men had been relegated to reprint status for a number of years, and the title was not a safe […]

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Deal Alert for September 2019

Wayne Alan Harold Productions is clearing out stock to make room for new books. Salome and Other Stories Fine Art Edition is on sale for $50! Here’s the relevant info: Unfortunately, our Salome and Other Stories Fine Art Edition did not sell nearly as well as our big Jungle Book (which is somewhat understandable thanks to the […]

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August 2019 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their August 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, […]