Animation & Film

 
Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Very Good+ in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped with boards peeking otherwise Fine, very tight, very sound), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This extraordinary volume examines the life and animation philosophy of Maurice Noble, the noted American...

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Todd Polson, Maurice Noble, Polson, Todd, Noble, Maurice, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (previous owner's name on the front free endpaper otherwise Fine, 3/8-inch tear to the back cover of the dustjacket otherwise very clean and bright), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2013, 2nd, 9781452102948, 1452102945, 11.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. This copy belonged to a veteran animation background painter with forty years' worth of credits and he wrote his name on the front...

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A Kiss Goodnight
  $20.00
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Richard M. Sherman, Floyd Norman, Adrienne Norman, Sherman, Richard M., Norman, Adrienne Norman, Floyd, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Disney Editions, 2017, 1st, 978-1-4847-8228-6, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A Kiss Goodnight is a valentine to Walt Disney from the legendary songwriter Richard Sherman. Opening with a touching story about...

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Natalie Nourigat, Nourigat, Natalie, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Boom! Studios, 2018, 1st, 978-1684152919, 9 inches, 6 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a Mint condition First Printing of Natalie's book, which is still in print, but now in later printings. A breezy, informative graphic...

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Calling Monster Island #10
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2007, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #11
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2008, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #12
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #13
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2010, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #14
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2011, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #15
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Calling Monster Island #16
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2013, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. This issue is devoted to...

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Calling Monster Island #17
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2014, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. This issue is devoted to...

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Calling Monster Island #9
  $6.00
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Mark Okui, Okui, Mark, Very Fine, Long Beach, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This fanzine devoted to the classic monster movies is produced solely by Long Beach artist and horror enthusiast Mark Jiro Okui. A retro-style cut-and-paste...

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Hopscotch (La Marelle) (Signed)
  $20.00
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Signed by all four of the artists, Very Fine, Lindsey Olivares, Stevie Lewis, Priscilla Wong, Floriane Marchix, Olivares, Stevie Lewis, Priscilla Wong, Floriane Marchix, Lindsey, 2012, 1st, 8 inches, 5 inches, 78 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A collection of personal works by four visual development artists from Dreamworks PDI in Northern California.  Lindsey Olivares is from a family of...

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The Art of Pernille Orum
  $35.00
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Pernille Orum, Orum, Pernille, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781912843152, 10.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 156 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Pernille's first hardcover collection. This new book has no overlap with the artwork in her self-published art books: Blush and Coral! From the...

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The Art of Steamboy
  $400.00
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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Kodansha, Tokyo, 2004, 1st, 10.7 inches, 11.9 inches, 272 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

A collection of artwork from the production of Steamboy, Katsuhiro Otomo's 2004 animated film, his second major anime release, following Akira.  Ten...

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The Art of Steamboy (Near Fine)
  $300.00
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Katsuhiro Otomo, Otomo, Katsuhiro, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild bump to the top of the front board, mild wear to the bottom edge of the boards and text block, covers lightly rubbed, binding tight, interior clean), Kodansha, Tokyo, 2004, 1st, 10.7 inches, 11.9 inches, 272 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards

A collection of artwork from the production of Katsuhiro Otomo's anime Steamboy, over 500 color illustrations. Text in Japanese.

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Andy Lane, Paul Simpson, Nick Park, Lane, Paul Simpson, Andy, Park, Nick, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Titan, 2005, 1st, 978-1845761363, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, over 500 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Chronicles the story behind the making of "Wallace & Gromit, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit" with behind-the-scenes information as well as concept art,...

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One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, Wendy Park, Park, Wendy, 2016, 8 inches, 8 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is Wendy's second collection of her personal works. Beautiful digital images of nature-scapes and six pages of pen drawings. Wendy was background...

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Joe The Wounded Tennis Player
  $25.00
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Virgil Partch, VG+, Thompson, Morton, Partch, Virgil, Doubleday Doran, 1945, 1st, cloth

True stories from Hollywood, including a bit about the employees at Disney.

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Sanjay Patel, Emily Haynes, Sanjay Patel, Patel, Emily Haynes, Sanjay, Patel, Sanjay, Very Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2015, 9.5 inches, 10 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The bold, bright colors of India leap right off the page in this fresh and funny picture book adaptation of how Ganesha came to write...

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Sanjay Patel, Patel, Sanjay, With a Little India picture postcard signed by Sanjay with a drawing, Open corners very lightly rubbed otherwise Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Ghee Happy, Oakland, 2005, 2nd, 8.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Sanjay Patel's first book, self-published in 2005. The following year, Plume Books (an imprint of Penguin) would publish his book The Little Book of Hindu...

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Sanjay Patel, Chris Sasaki, et al, Patel, Chris Sasaki, et al, Sanjay, Signed by the artists, Very Fine/Very Fine, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2015, 1st, 8.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 130 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

These copies of The Art of Sanjay's Super Team were signed exclusively for Stuart Ng Books at the Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, California, on...

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Bill Peet: An Autobiography
  $45.00
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Bill Peet, Peet, Bill, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lower corners lightly bumped, mild edgewear and a small tear to price-clipped dustjacket), Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1989, 0395509327, 10.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, over 250 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The Disney story man and bestselling children's book author's own story from his midwestern childhood to his many years at Disney, his falling out with...

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Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Paul Pelletier, Abnett, Andy Lanning, Dan, Pelletier, Paul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel, 2008, 1st, 9780785133261, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: With the fabric of the universe torn, all that stands between us and invading horrors is a team of cosmic misfits. Led by Star-Lord,...

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Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Paul Pelletier, Brad Walker, Carlos Magno, Wes Craig, Abnett, Andy Lanning, Dan, Pelletier, Brad Walker, Carlos Magno, Wes Craig, Paul, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Marvel, 2009, 1st, 9780785139829, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 152 pages, color, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: If the Guardians have broken up, who will save the galaxy from the Church of Universal Truth, the Badoon and King Blastaar? First...

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The Young Minotaur
  $30.00
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, 2008, 1st, 9.35 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Short stories told in full page illustrations with a title underneath. Our hero is a brave young sword-wielding minotaur in an epic fantasy world with...

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A Dragon on the Hill Road
  $40.00
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Richard Huemer, Walt Peregoy, Huemer, Richard, Peregoy, Walt, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Valley Village Press, North Hollywood, 1958, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is...

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Richard Huemer, Walt Peregoy, Huemer, Richard, Peregoy, Walt, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small closed tear along the top edge otherwise only light wear), Valley Village Press, North Hollywood, 1958, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.25 inches, 80 pages, 8 full-page and 2 smaller black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Written and illustrated in 1958 by two veteran Disney animation artists, a narrative poem in which Lancelot, by the magic of Merlin's horn Oliphant, is...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Thomas Perkins, Perkins, Thomas, The Art of Fiction, 2011, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A great collection of creatures, aliens, robots (and the occasional super hero). Mostly very finished color pieces. From the back cover: "Thomas N....

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without a dustjacket, David Pimentel, Pimentel, David, David Pimentel, 2010, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 100 pages, 140 black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

David Pimentel was a story artist at Disney and Dreamworks and most recently Head of Story on Moana. He is currently co-directing the animated feature...

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Pixoloid Studios, Pixoloid Studios, Signed by artists Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, France, Editions Caurette, 2019, 1st, 9791096315338, 8.5 inches, 12 inches, 282 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Mark Molnar and Gaspar Gombos! Art by Gaspar Gombos, Mark Molnar, David Metzger, Janos Gardos, Zsolt 'Mike' Szabados, Orsolya Villanyi,...

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L. Frank Baum, Michael Ploog, Baum, L. Frank, Ploog, Michael, Corners lightly bumped otherwise Fine, Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1992, 1st American, 13.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 84 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Longtime comic book and animation artist Michael Ploog's graphic novel adaptation of Baum's children's book.

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, One of 250 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A prsitine Mint copy of this Signed & Numbered variant edition. From the publisher: A very special signed and numbered edition of The Art of...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped, upper corners lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A 9" x 12" Signed & Numbered color print...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped, corners sharp, interior Very Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A set of five 8" x 10" high-quality,...

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Bill Plympton, David B. Levy, Bill Plympton, Plympton, David B. Levy, Bill, Plympton, Bill, Signed by the artist on the dustjacket, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (spine ends lightly bumped, otherwise new and unread), Universe, New York, 2011, 1st, 11 inches, 9.75 inches, 264 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by the artist on the front of the dustjacket. Out of print. From the publisher: The life and art of "the King of Indie Animation." The only...

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Bill Plympton, VF, Plympton, Bill, Regan Books, 1999, 1st, wraps, English

Bill Plympton merges his mainstream cartoons with his men’s magazine stuff to create the illustrations for this epic poem about the plump sexpot.

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Bill Plympton, Plympton, Bill, Very Fine, New York, Bill Plympton, 1996, 1st, 0965207501, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 80 pages, black & white with 32 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

"...here readers and fans, are my best sex toons from the 70s and 80s." Out of print. Animation cartoonist extraordinaire Bill Plympton cartoons for...

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Dailies - Signed
  $60.00
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear to the front corner, otherwise very flat, tight, clean), Bobby Pontillas, Pontillas, Bobby, 2017, 1st, 8.1 inches, 8.1 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Bobby is an Animator and Character Designer, formerly at Disney. He was Director / Art Director of the Oscar Nominated Animated Short Film, One Small Step....

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Bobby Pontillas, Pontillas, Bobby, Inscribed by the artist "To Jon! Hope you enjoy the book!", Fine, Blurb!, Los Angeles, 2012, 1st, 9.75 inches, 7.75 inches, 60 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Bobby Pontillas is an animator and visual development artist at Disney, working on such projects as Moana. In 2012 he self-published this gallery of color...

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#13 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This long out-of-print deluxe edition includes a signed & numbered color bookplate with an extra illustration of a sexy blonde! A second collection...

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Lucky Boy - Coquin de sort
  $30.00
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Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Ankama, 2021, 1st, 9791033512653, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The French edition of Bill Presing's new graphic novel. Click here if you prefer the English language edition. From the publisher: Who knew that a...

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Rex Steele: Nazi Smasher
  $70.00
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Matt Peters, Bill Presing, Peters, Matt, Presing, Bill, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light wear to the covers, very flat, tight, clean), New York, Monkeysuit Press, 2004, 1st, 0967328918, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 132 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Bill Presing and Matt Peter's action-packed 85-page graphic novel. A pastiche of movie serials with a square jawed hero, his plucky Girl Friday, and an uber...

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Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, Very Fine, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2016, 1st, 9781452145372, 1452145377, 7 inches, 4 3/4 inches, 6 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, English

A collection of temporary tattoos based on strong women such as astronauts, athletes, pilots and more. Bill Presing is a story artist at Pixar and also...

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The Artist Within: Book 2
  $60.00
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Greg Preston, Preston, Greg, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Las Vegas, Sampsel Preston, 2017, 1st, 9780692917565, 12 inches, 12.625 inches, 266 pages, over 400 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the artist/publisher: The Artist Within Book 2 is a book of portraits of Comic Book Artists, Cartoonists, Animators and Illustrators. I love...

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Darren Quach, Quach, Darren, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2014, 1st, 978-1-62465-015-4, 5 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Darren Quach is a Los Angeles–-based concept designer who has contributed his creativity to numerous video games, including Hawken,...

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Chromaphile
  $50.00
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Ragnar is a designer in the animation industry but he still has time to create posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. This was his...

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