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2018 Scott Dunbier Awards: Voting Open!

A new year is upon us and that means 2018 is complete and we can vote on the Artist’s Edition format books published in the past twelve months. These annual awards are named for Scott Dunbier, who at IDW created the Artist’s Edition format in 2010. They are meant to shine a spotlight on the format and the works published in the previous year.

Review | Lone Wolf and Cub Gallery Edition

Kazuo Koike’s samurai epic is a tour-de-force of graphic fiction, and the Lone Wolf and Cub Gallery Edition features selections of the late Goseki Kojima’s spectacular illustration reproduced at original size on heavy-stock art paper to preserve the work in detail as…

Defining the AE formats

Beginning 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…

Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 3

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 long look at shipping changes, January 2017 Previews solicitations, November 2016 current sales and out of print eBay sales, and a long look at the current AE market.

2016 Scott Dunbier Awards

A new year is upon us and that means 2016 is complete and we can vote on the Artist’s Edition format books published in the past twelve months. The voting is done through Google Forms and will require you to…

November 2016 Sales Numbers

Diamond released their November 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…

Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 2

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 long look at shipping changes, December 2016 Previews solicitations, October 2016 current sales and out of print eBay sales, reviews of Usagi Yojimbo: The Artist and Other Stories Gallery Edition and Jack Davis’ EC Stories Artist’s Edition.