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Artist’s Edition Index Poll October 2019

Welcome to our monthly poll, where we ask for all loyal AE fans to cast their votes. Oh, I wish there was more; at least that’s how I feel, as some of my personal favourites have not received a second volume…yet. Honestly, all of them deserve it, but which one would you want the most? […]

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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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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 America, the X-Men, Ant-Man, and Sgt. Fury! Included in this glorious Artist’s Edition are complete stories of each, and all drawn in the old Twice-Up format (meaning this is a BIG book!). Additionally, several of Kirby’s best monster […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 21

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, June 2018 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales June 2018, August 2018 Previews Solicitations, SDCC 1018 Artist’s Edition Coverage, and reviews of Lone Wolf and Cub Gallery Edition, Michael Golden’s G.I. Joe Yearbook: Artist’s Edition Portfolio, and The Prisoner – Original Art Edition.

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The Prisoner – Original Art Edition

Drawn by two of the greatest comic book legends, Jack Kirby and Gil Kane, this is an art-sized, hardcover collection of the ‘long lost’, previously unpublished comic books based on the cult classic 1967 British TV show, The Prisoner. The first six pages of the Jack Kirby strip were inked and lettered by Mike Royer. […]

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The Art of the Simon And Kirby Studio

The names Joe Simon and Jack Kirby are synony­mous with comic books, and their partnership ush­ered in the Golden Age of comics starting in the 1940s. Together they created memorable characters such as Captain America and Sandman, invented romance com­ics, and raised the standard for the genres of western, crime, and horror comic books. Over […]

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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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Summer 2018 Advance Solicits

Summer 2018 catalogs have gone online and perusing the usual Artist’s Edition format publishers reveals two upcoming projects. These will not be added to the AE Index until they’re solicited through Diamond: this is more a preliminary look at what we may see next year.

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Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four The World’s Greatest Artist’s Edition

Jack Kirby was the undisputed King of Comics and IDW is proud to present the second Artist’s Edition focusing on his Fantastic Four work. And, even better, this collects his earlier, “twice up” art–Kirby-sized!! This massive collection includes issues 33, 45, 47, and 60 of the Fantastic Four, plus a stellar gallery with many classic covers and incredible […]

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Scott Dunbier Discusses Jack Kirby and Artist Editions on Word Balloon

Head over to Word Balloon and give a listen to Scott Dunbier discussing Artist Editions and Jack Kirby with John Siuntres. Here is the show excerpt: Scott shares info about this year’s Kirby releases from IDW including 2 60’s Fantastic Four collections and from his DC Fourth World 70s period, The Forever People. We also […]