A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time: Dark Horse Insider September 1989. Dark Horse Insider was the publisher’s second newsletter and was eight pages of news and…
A decades spanning collection of underappreciated work, Joe Kubert’s Tor Artist’s Edition deserves your attention. Legendary creator Joe Kubert was responsible for an amazing stream of great works, for more…
A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time: DC Releases July ’86. Cover spotlight on Graphic Novel #7: Metalzoic, by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill. Interior highlight on Son…
A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time: DC Releases June ’86. Cover spotlight on The Blue Beetle, with interior emphasis on Star Trek, Elvira’s House Of Mystery and…
John Buscema is often referred to as the definitive Silver Surfer artist and this edition only serves to strengthen that statement.
A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time: DC Releases Feb ’86. Booster Gold graces the cover, with interior emphasis on Ambush Bug, Aquaman mini-series by Neal Ponzer…
Late 1960s war art at its finest, Joe Kubert Enemy Ace Artist’s Edition presents a completely different facet of Kubert’s work to this auspicious line.
While cleaning out my comic library I came across a substantial amount of old comics solicitations from DC, Marvel, Comico, First, Dark Horse, Valiant, and more. In the old days…
Now that 2014 is over I can post my list of the five best comics I read last year. This list is selected from my own reading and is completely biased, since it’s limited to the sixty-seven collected editions, reprints and graphic novels I read and therefore based solely on my personal tastes.
A wonderfully engaging genre-blending tale, Brass Sun: The Wheels Of Worlds is required reading.
A strong effort for Graphitti Designs first foray into the original art edition market, Batman: Kelly Jones Gallery Edition brings unique newer material to this market.
IDW is launching a new imprint called Artisan Edition that is offering Artist’s Editions in an 8″ x 12″ paperback format for $50.
A massive collection in terms of sheer size and creator input, Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream brings together a veritable who’s who to pay tribute to Winsor McCay’s most enduring creation.
The first in Dynamite’s Art Edition library, Frank Thorne’s Red Sonja Art Edition is a boon for fans but suffers visually, be it ever so slightly.
A different kind of Lovecraft tale skillfully adapted by I.N.J. Culbard, The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath is a worthy addition to this line of graphic works.
A mighty collection of awesome DC material, Walter Simonson Manhunter and Other Stories Artist’s Edition is a must-have volume.
A long delayed edition finally available, Basil Wolverton’s Weird Worlds Artist’s Edition shines a light on the artist’s career in comics.
Being a fan of the artist’s edition line from IDW and all the other publishers that have followed, releasing books in the same format, I’ve started an index of all current and solicited volumes. Please use it as a reference and let me know what other information you’d like to see listed. I own most of these so it’s been fairly easy to collect the information, but as more publishers join in information will have to be gathered from solicitations and online reviews.
IDW continues to diversify its Artist’s Edition line with Marvel Covers Artist’s Edition, a collection of nothing but.