Tag Dynamite

AE MIA: Missing After Announcing

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…

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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…

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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.
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YW2s? The Shadow: Volume 2 #2

Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul. Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a…

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Garth Ennis

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Garth Ennis takes center stage this week, bringing along his violent and twisted nature with him.
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The Dynamite Art Of Alex Ross

Comic art coffee table books are hard to gauge without a good thumbing, so I looked forward to an opportunity to get my hands on The Dynamite Art Of Alex Ross and flip through to determine its worth. [quote]Alex Ross’…

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A (Half) Week of Thoughts

So I'm trying something a little different this week. I usually write the column in one shot and then go away for a few hours and come back and edit before setting it to post. This week, I'm going to write and add as the week goes on up until Wednesday night (regular posting time for me so the editors have time to make sure I'm doing an ok job).
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