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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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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 33

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, November 2019 Solicitations, Out Of Print Sales July 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll August 2019, and a review of Walter Simonson Star Wars Artist’s Edition.

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Walter Simonson Star Wars Artist’s Edition

Comics legends Walter Simonson and Tom Palmer collaborated on a wonderful run of Star Wars comics in the early 1980s, before the release of The Empire Strikes Back. Like all Artist’s Editions, each page has been meticulously scanned from the original art (from the personal archives of both artists) and presented at 100 percent of […]

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Out today: Walter Simonson Star Wars Artist’s Edition

Hitting comic shops today, Wednesday, August 7, 2019, is Walter Simonson Star Wars Artist’s Edition. Read the review! Walter Simonson Star Wars Artist’s Edition Comics legends Walter Simonson and Tom Palmer collaborated on a wonderful run of Star Wars comics in the early 1980s, before the release of The Empire Strikes Back. Like all Artist’s […]

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 32

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, 2019 Eisner Award Winners, SDCC 2019 Announcements, October 2019 Solicitations, June 2019 Sales Numbers, Out Of Print Sales June 2019, Artist’s Edition Index Poll July 2019, and a review of Hellboy: Into The Silent Sea Studio Edition.

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SDCC 2019 Announcements

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 occurred July 17-21 and of interest to our readers was a panel held by IDW’s Scott Dunbier. Let’s discuss the AE related news. IDW Publishing: Artist’s Editions & More!Sunday, 7/21/19, 3:00p.m. – 4:00p.m.Room: 32ABAccept no substitutes! The one and only Artist’s Edition panel is here! The format pioneered by Scott Dunbier has blossomed […]

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2019 Eisner Award Winners

Here are the 2019 Eisner Award winners, as related to AE format books, with the category and winner in bold. Congratulations to Scott Dunbier and John Lind. If you’re unfamiliar with these please read the reviews: Bill Sienkiewicz’s Mutants and Moon Knights… and Assassins… Artifact Edition, and Will Eisner’s A Contract with God Curator’s Collection. […]

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Berkeley Breathed’s Bloom County Artist’s Edition

The Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of one of the most cherished and fondly remembered comic strips of all time showcases his art in this deluxe oversized edition. You’ve read all the strips, now see the art! This Artist’s Edition features an incredible selection of daily and Sunday comic strips, as well as a selection of sketchbook […]