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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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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: 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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Gabriel Rodriguez’ Locke & Key Artist’s Edition Covers Portfolio

Presenting a selection of some of the finest and most inventive cover images from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’ best-selling and critically acclaimed horror series, all in the IDW award-winning Artist’s Edition format. 12 intricate and thought-provoking images by Rodriguez, all scanned directly from the original art and delivered in a lovely hardcover case. IDW […]

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Bernie Wrightson’s The Muck Monster: Artist’s Edition Portfolio

Bernie Wrightson is one of the most acclaimed horror artist’s of all time. His work on Swamp Thing and many DC mystery books are hailed as classics of the form, but his undisputed masterpiece is Frankenstein, illustrated from the Mary Shelley novel. Leading up to Frankenstein, Wrightson did a series of breathtaking stories for Creepy […]

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Walter Simonson’s Lawnmower Man: Artist’s Edition Portfolio

Stephen King‘s The Lawnmower Man is a classic short story that was the basis for a hit motion picture. But, more importantly, it was adapted for comics by King himself, and drawn by legendary comics artist Walter Simonson. Only published once, in a rare Marvel magazine, this is the first time since 1981 that The […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 28

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, May 2019 Solicitations, Artist’s Edition Index Poll March 2019, Out Of Print Sales February 2019, Wally Wood T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Artist’s Edition Portfolio, and EC Covers Portfolio Artist’s Edition.

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EC Covers Portfolio Artist’s Edition

From IDW Publishing. The EC Covers Artist’s Edition Portfolio is available only from IDW Publishing and features 8 classic EC Covers, each one printed on heavy stock and printed to the same exacting standards as all Artist’s Editions: Crime Suspenstories #22 by Johnny Craig; Tales from the Crypt #46 by Jack Davis; Weird Fantasy #15 […]

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Wally Wood T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents Artist’s Edition Portfolio

Wally Wood is recognized as one of the finest talents to ever grace the comics medium. In the 1950s, he was one of the brightest stars in the legendary EC stable of artists, including being one of the key artists on the ground breaking MAD! In the 1960s, Wood reinvigorated Marvel’s Daredevil, including designing the […]

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Russ Heath’s Yellow Heat Artist’s Edition Portfolio

Russ Heath is one to the finest artists in comic book history. In a career that began more than 70 years ago, he has worked for nearly every publisher. This Artist’s Edition Portfolio prints one of Heath’s most beautiful and notorious stories, “Yellow Heat!” Originally published in Vampirella #58 in 1977, “Yellow Heat” has been […]