Sketchbooks

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Alastair Graham, Bookplate SIGNED by the artist laid in, VF, Graham, Alastair, Jazz Folio, 2002, 1st, wraps

Alastair Graham is a professional commercial illustrator in England and this is his first self-published book. Incredibly detailed ink drawings of jazz...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Adi Granov, Granov, Adi, 2013, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.75 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A slick collection of illustrations including Captain America, Fantastic Four, Hulk, Wolverine, Black Widow, X-Men, the Avengers, some fantasy females, and...

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Print run of 1000 copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine, Adi Granov, Granov, Adi, 2014, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.75 inches, 26 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Adi's slick 2014 collection of illustrations has 15 full-color pieces and 14 greyscale pieces. Avengers, Spider-Man, Galactus, Black Cat, Iron Man, Scarlet...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Adi Granov, Granov, Adi, 2014, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.75 inches, 28 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Direct from NYCC! Adi's Fall 2014 collection of illustrations. This sketchbook has 34 pieces: Avengers, Spider-Man, Galactus, Thanos, Darth Vader,...

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Around L.A. in 30 Days
  $25.00
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Print run of 50 copies, Very Fine, Nic Gregory, Gregory, Nic, 2016, 1st, 5.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Plein Air paintings by Nic Gregory, plus 10 essential Plein Air tips. Over 100 works, mostly in gouache. Nic Gregory, a pastel & gouache enthusiast,...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tony Guaraldi-Brown, Guaraldi-Brown, Tony, 2017, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Drawings and paintings. Works in oil, watercolor, ink, pen and ink, and graphite. Tony Guaraldi-Brown is an artist and art instructor. He was the lead...

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VF, Guaraldi-Brown, Tony, Tony Guaraldi-Brown, 2010

Drawings and paintings, plus An Homage to the Undead: Drawings for the role-playing book Zombacalypse as well as other images.

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Blacksad: The Sketch Files
  $100.00
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Juan Diaz Canales, Juanjo Guarnido, Diaz Canales, Juan, Guarnido, Juanjo, Very Good+ (corners rubbed, moderate wear), iBooks, New York, 2005, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.1 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The making of Blacksad Book One. Character designs, preliminary drawings, page roughs, color studies, and other drawings for every single page of the first...

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Limited to 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Guarnido, Juanjo, Big Wow, 2014, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, 1 color and 34 black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Juanjo's 2014 SDCC sketchbook. From the acclaimed artist behind Blacksad, a collection of commissioned convention sketches. Of course, Blacksad and many...

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Signed by Juanjo and four other artists, Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, et al, Guarnido, et al, Juanjo, Big Wow, 2015, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Animation drawings from the Freak Kitchen music video. Entitled "The Freaks Behind the Kitchen", this sketchbook was produced as an extra for the...

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#21 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (covers lightly rubbed), Rodolphe Guenoden, Guenoden, Rodolphe, 2005, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Girls girls girls. Lovely incredible stuff. Rodolphe's self-published sketchbook from 2005. Rodolphe Guenodon, also known as Rodguen, is a longtime...

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#216 of 500 copies signed by the artist, Fine, Rodolphe Guenoden, Guenoden, Rodolphe, 2008, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"Sketches & Fan Art by Rodolphe Guenodon." Rodolphe, also known as Rodguen, is a Dreamworks animator and a contributor to Flight and the Cafesale...

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#34 of 250 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Rodolphe Guenoden, Guenoden, Rodolphe, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

"Sketches & Fan Art by Rodolphe Guenodon." Lots of fun drawings of miscellaneous characters including a numerous homages to French & American comic...

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The Art of Rodolphe Guenoden
  $12.00
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Very Fine, Rodolphe Guenoden, Guenoden, Rodolphe, The Art of Fiction, 2011, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A brand new color collection of work by Rodolphe Guenoden. It has a wide range of subjects (Marvel superheroes, chibis, character design) and finishes...

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Erich Haeger, SIGNED by the artist, VF, Haeger, Erich, 2005, 1st, wraps

A color portfolio by this young artist-cartoonist (Hard Eight). Signed by the artist.

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Maidens & Monsters - Signed
  $20.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Ben Hale, Hale, Ben, 2016, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Ben Hale is a Concept Artist, 3d Modeler, and Texture Artist in the game industry. This is "an assemblage of alluring and absurd specimens."

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Life Wants to Live
  $50.00
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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine/Very Fine, Phil Hale, Hale, Phil, Donald M. Grant/Imbroglio/Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, 2015, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

"Life Wants to Live" contains all 15 paintings exhibited at Phil's Gallery Show at Jonathan Levine's Gallery as well as pencil drawings, an introduction by...

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Rough Beasts (Signed)
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Bill Halliar, SIGNED by the artist, VF, Halliar, Bill, 2006, 1st, color wraps

A fun collection of illustrations and sketches: A batch of Lovecraft monsters, a lot of funny monsters, Kolchak, and a smattering of nice miscellaneous...

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Rough Beasts 4 (Signed)
  $7.00
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Bill Halliar, Signed by the artist, VF, Halliar, Bill, 2009, 1st, wraps

Bill Halliar inked Ben Caldwell's DRACULA All Action Classic, contributed some ink and color on Dare Detectives issue 2, and is artist on an upcoming All...

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One of 100 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF, Bill Halliar, Halliar, Bill, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, color wraps, English

Another fun collection of illustrations and sketches, mostly creatures, monsters, and animals, from Bill Halliar (inker on Ben Caldwell's DRACULA All Action...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Peter Han, Han, Peter, 2016, Revised 2nd, 10 inches, 8 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Peter has signed and added a full-page brushpen drawing to each book! From Peter: I am an instructor for the Artcenter College of Design, Concept...

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Signed by the artist, Fine, Peter Han, Han, Peter, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 9 inches, 336 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Peter has added an original brush pen drawing on a blank page! A thick 336-page volume collecting a year's worth of Peter Han's sketches...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Richard Peter Han, Han, Richard Peter, 2012, 1st, Softcover, color wraps, English

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Very Fine, Katy Hargrove, Hargrove, Katy, 2012, 1st, 9781105575518, Softcover, wraps, English

Katy says "I model monsters for Guild Wars 2 by day and draw monsters for fun by night." Her fourth sketchbook is a thick juicy affair with over 500...

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Very Fine, Amber Harris, Harris, Amber, 2013, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Our own Amber Harris is a mild-mannered bookstore clerk by day, but after we close shop she's a fantasy artist, character designer, and illustration major...

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Drifters V.2 (Signed)
  $15.00
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Tom Haubrick, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Haubrick, Tom, 2011, 1st, wraps, English

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Love & Rockets Sketchbook Two
  $20.00
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Los Bros Hernandez, Hernandez, Los Bros, Near Fine (light rubbing to the corners otherwise Fin, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1992, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of drawings & sketches by Beto and Jaime.

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Raul Garcia, Cornelia Funke, Francisco Herrera, Garcia, Cornelia Funke, Raul, Herrera, Francisco, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Magnetic, Chicago, 2015, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Francisco kindly signed all of our copies of Bitten: The Full Moon Book! Order your copy today while supplies last! A hardcover preview of the...

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Megabox (4-Volume Boxed Set)
  $80.00
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Very Fine set in a Very Fine slipcase, Francisco Herrera, Herrera, Francisco, Trinquette, 2013, 1st, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 192 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of all four Sketchbox volumes, long out of print, newly reissued for collection in this great looking box! Herrera's first four full-color...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Michael Herrera, Herrera, Michael, 2016, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A trove of color drawings and illustrations by Michael Herrera. About the artist: Michael grew up in Southern California. He has always had a passion...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Michael Herrera, Herrera, Michael, 2014, 1st, 7 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, black & white & red, Softcover, wraps, English

A trove of really charming drawings by Michael Herrera. in addition, Michael has drawn a nice original on the inside cover! From the first page: I...

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The Business of Monkeys #2
  $5.00
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Very Fine, Brian Herrick, Herrick, Brian, 2011, Softcover, wraps, English

Brian Herrick is an artist and public school teacher living in San Francisco. The Business of Monkeys #2 is a 12 page all-color booklet containing "37...

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Brian Herrick, Herrick, Brian, Signed by the artist with a little drawing, Very Fine, San Francisco, 2013, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 28 pages, black & white with 4 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

Brian Herrick is an artist and public school teacher living in San Francisco. The Business of Monkeys #3 is a 28-page booklet of "process, drawing, and...

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The Business of Monkeys #4
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Brian Herrick, Herrick, Brian, Signed by the artist with a little drawing, Very Fine, San Francisco, 2013, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 28 pages, black & white with 4 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A 28-page sketchbook collection. Two-page spreads of jellyfish (all manner of), astronauts, heads that also work upside-down, silhouette monsters, heads...

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L'Inedit #22
  $20.00
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Herval, Jean Barbaud, Frank, et al, VF, Herval, Jean Barbaud, Frank, et al, 2006, 1st, wraps

Subtitled "the drawings that you doubtless never would not have seen," this Belgian fanzine features sketchbook drawings of bande dessinée artists....

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Samuel Hiti, Hiti, Samuel, Signed and dated 2006 by the artist with a drawing, Near Fine (light shelfwear), La Luz Comics, Minneapolis, 2006, 1st, 8 inches, 6 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This copy is signed and dated 2006 by the artist with a large beautiful ink drawing of a female ghoul. A sketchbook. "A collection of inky...

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Very Fine, Dan Howard, Howard, Dan, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the back cover: Dan Howard is a freelance illustrator in Los Angeles whose past clients include Ubisoft, Rocket Games, Gaia Interactive, DeNA...

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8-9-3 (Signed)
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jack Hsu, Hsu, Jack, Automaton, 2009, 1st, 144 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps

A graphic novel about rivals within a yakuza clan. The second book by storyboard artist Jack Hsu (Spiderman 2, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs)....

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Annlyn Huang, Huang, Annlyn, 2014, 1st, 5.5 inches, 7 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Annlyn Huang is an Animation/Illustration graduate from SJSU currently work as a designer for Blue Sky Studios. Her work here is distinctive and charming.

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*Not Actual Size
  $175.00
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Very Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2003, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

The second sketchbook produced by the Adam Hughes Discussion Group. This book consists entirely of commissioned convention sketches. The majority are...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Adam Hughes' 2017 sketchbook marking his 30th anniversary in comics. A full size 8.5" x 11" 32-page full-color book. 21 full-page color illustrations, 6...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Signed by Adam Hughes on the cover page, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

This out-of-print hardcover reproduces nearly all of Adam's covers from his first 20 years with DC Comics (through 2010). From the publisher:...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Signed by Adam Hughes on the cover page, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the dust jacket edges), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A first printing of Adam's DC art book. This out-of-print hardcover reproduces nearly all of Adam's covers from his first 20 years with DC Comics (through...

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Faust Impressions - Signed
  $60.00
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2011, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Adam's out-of-print 2011 sketchbook. Made up almost entirely of his justifiably famous convention sketches rendered in copic marker: Supergirl, Wonder...

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Greatest Hits (Signed)
  $30.00
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Adam's fifth annual sketchbook. Catwoman, Batgirl, Star Wars, Power Girl, Scarlet Witch, Serenity, Mary Jane, etc. Zatanna sketch & finish. Out of print.

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Greatest Hits (Signed)
  $25.00
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Adam's fifth annual sketchbook. Catwoman, Batgirl, Star Wars, Power Girl, Scarlet Witch, Serenity, Mary Jane, etc. Zatanna sketch & finish. Out of print.

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How to Draw Boobs - Signed
  $100.00
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Signed, Very Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Adam's fourth sketchbook. Out of print. Wonder Woman, Power Girl, Red Sonja, Catwoman, Star Wars, etc.

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Signed, Near Fine (light vertical crease to the center of the book), Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Adam's fourth sketchbook. Out of print. Wonder Woman, Power Girl, Red Sonja, Catwoman, Star Wars, etc.

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