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Jack Kirby The Forever People Artist’s Edition

Continuing IDW’s yearlong celebration of the centennial of Jack “King” Kirby’s birth! Jack Kirby’s classic Fourth World Epic told the story of a group of New Gods sent to Earth to oppose Darkseid. Featuring Beautiful dreamer, Big Bear, Moonrider, and others, this was Kirby’s take on super-powered flower children! Included in this volume are issues […]

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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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January 2017 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their January 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. Also worth noting is Diamond’s Top Ten Books. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 4

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 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards, Defining the AE formats, shipping changes, February 2017 Previews solicitations, December 2016 current sales, out of print eBay sales, Chris Samnee’s Daredevil Artist’s Edition, Sergio Aragones Groo The Wanderer Artist’s Edition, and Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition.

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Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition

Jack Kirby’s Fantastic Four. World-shattering events, cosmic calamities, and Kirby Krackle—does it get any better? Jack Kirby is the most important creator in the history of comics, and the Fantastic Four is one of his greatest achievements. First published in 1961, the adventures of Mr. Fantastic, the Human Torch, the Invisible Girl and the ever-loving […]

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December 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their December 2016 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. Also worth noting is Diamond’s Top Ten Books. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the […]

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Jack Kirby Pencils And Inks Artisan Edition

Jack Kirby has been called the King of Comics, and rightfully so. For more than 40 years he was the most vital and groundbreaking artist in the medium. There have been dozens of books on Kirby over the years, including several oversized Artist’s Editions showcasing his original art. This book will present Kirby’s art in […]

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December 2016 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the December 2016 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition book, advance solicited for April 2017 shipping. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Jack Kirby The Forever People Artist’s Edition Continuing IDW’s yearlong celebration of the centennial of Jack “King” Kirby’s birth! […]

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Jack Kirby Kamandi The Last Boy On Earth Artist’s Edition Volume Two

Jack Kirby’s epic story of Kamandi, The Last Boy on Earth continues! Collecting six consecutive complete issues (11-16) which includes the incredible story of Klikklak, the giant grasshopper! In a world full of talking animals, Kamandi struggles to make a life for himself as he searches for his fellow humans in a post-apocalyptic landscape! The […]

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September 2016 Previews

Diamond has updated Previews World with the September 2016 catalog. Scouring the full list this month show two new Artist Edition format books. both advance solicited for January 2017 shipping. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index.   Deadman: Kelley Jones Gallery Edition The unmistakable art of Kelley Jones sets the mood […]