Tag Artist’s Edition

Comic Book Heaven!

It’s amazing how many times on Facebook, or different message boards someone gets made out to be the bad guy. I tend to take most of  these comments as nothing more than someones opinion, not necessarily fact. I have also …

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Hyperbole,…Shmyperbole

Last week I traveled back in time. It was a simpler time. I drank water from the outdoor water hose. I watched Saturday Morning cartoon shows and I read “The Worlds Greatest Comic Magazine”! I stepped back in time to wonderment and surprise…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 1

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 2016 Previews solicitations, September 2016 current sales and out of print eBay sales, Jack Kirby Kamandi The Last Boy On Earth Artist’s Edition Volume 2 and Girl Power: Amanda Conner Gallery Edition.
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August 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their 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…

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July 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their 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…

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An Artist’s Edition Index For All Publishers

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.
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Limited Fan Expo Coverage: No Big Deal

I don't believe Fan Expo needs or really wants any press coverage: they have 100,000 or more email addresses of people who attend their show. A built-in captive audience they can sell to whom they know like the product they offer. One free pass means one body in the show who didn't pay and is taking a spot in a packed convention centre that could have been occupied by a paying customer.
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#3: Steranko’s Fury

Unfortunately Jim Steranko is a name fading from the collective comic book memory, to its detriment. Exploding onto the comics scene in the late 1960s and then quickly leaving the medium, he stands out as a master of page layout, design and motion.
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