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Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print, sorted by publisher. We’re only tracking…

Last updated on June 22nd, 2017 at 02:34 pmDiamond has updated Previews World with the June 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition format book, but with two covers. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. Bernie Wrightson Artifact Edition Bernie Wrightson began his career in the late 1960s, just barely out…

Diamond released their April 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. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s worth reading the additional information under the sales charts. For the purposes of…

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print, sorted by publisher. We’re only tracking…

April 28, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print, sorted by publisher. We’re only tracking…

April 21, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Last updated on April 28th, 2017 at 03:15 pmDiamond has updated Previews World with the May 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition format book and one new Original Art Edition. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. The Book Of Ballads, The Original Art Edition Artist Charles Vess comes together with…

April 14, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond released their March 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. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s worth reading the additional information under the sales charts. For the purposes of…

March 31, 2017 / / AE News 5 Comments

The Artist’s Edition format has only been around for seven years, but it’s already garnered some missing in action volumes. Publishers like to announce upcoming books at conventions or through advance book solicitations, but then they never materialize. Let’s take a look at what has been announced but yet to see print, in chronological order. At SDCC 2013 a slew…

March 24, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond has updated Previews World with the April 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition format book and one new printing. And for the first time a self-published AE book will be available, after having successfully met its Kickstarter goal. If you want one get in there quick! For complete details and daily updates visit…

March 17, 2017 / / AE News 4 Comments

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print, sorted by publisher. We’re only tracking…

March 10, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond released their February 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. These numbers are for Diamond’s direct sales in North America only and don’t include Diamond UK or the bookstore market. It’s worth reading the additional information under the sales charts. For the purposes of…

February 24, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Last updated on March 6th, 2017 at 01:29 pmDiamond 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…

February 23, 2017 / / AE News 1 Comment

Last updated on March 5th, 2017 at 07:20 pmDiamond 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…

February 17, 2017 / / AE News 2 Comments

IDW numbers their Artist’s Editions, and has for some time. Here is a complete list of all Artist’s Editions sorted by publication date. Name Ship Date Number Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition 08/18/10 First Walter Simonson’s The Mighty Thor Artist’s Edition 08/03/11 Second John Romita’s The Amazing Spider-Man Artist’s Edition 02/01/12 Fourth Wally Wood’s EC Stories Artist’s Edition 02/22/12…

February 10, 2017 / / AE News 2 Comments

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print. We’re only tracking out of print…

February 2, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Last updated on March 30th, 2017 at 07:27 pmFirst and foremost we’d like to thank all those who voted in the 2016 Scott Dunbier Awards. Here are the results; a hearty congratulations to all our winners! Winner of Best Design: Frank Miller’s Sin City: The Hard Goodbye Curator’s Collection. John Lind, designer. Review.   Winner of Best Reproduction and Scanning…

January 27, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Diamond has updated Previews World with the February 2017 catalog. Scouring the full list this month shows one new Artist Edition book, advance solicited for June 2017 shipping. For complete details and daily updates visit our AE Index. The fate of Earth and Asgard hang in the Balance as Thor, Beta Ray Bill, and tons of guest-stars do battle Surtur and his…

January 20, 2017 / / AE News 0 Comments

Last updated on February 21st, 2017 at 08:39 amDiamond 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…

January 13, 2017 / / AE News 3 Comments

Luckily for most Artist’s Edition readers and collectors almost all of these books are still available for cover price from Diamond through your local comic shop. For the full list with Diamond order codes please see our AE Index. The following are those volumes no longer available from Diamond and thus out of print. We’re only tracking out of print…

January 9, 2017 / / AE News 6 Comments

Last updated on January 16th, 2017 at 02:07 pmBeginning in 2010 with Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition, the AE format encompasses the range of books printing scans of original comic book artwork.  IDW continued with the AE moniker with Artifact Editions and Artisan Editions, and along the way Dark Horse, Titan, Graphitti Designs, Dynamite and Rebellion have joined the…