Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Jon Foster, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Foster, Jon, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2006, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"Like the great Frazetta (and St. John before him) Jon Foster has the ability to freeze time, to capture action in mid-swing and mid-air. That is a great...

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Revoir Paris - L'Exposition
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Benoit Peeters, Francois Schuiten, Peeters, Benoit, Schuiten, Francois, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Casterman, Paris, 2014, 1st, 13.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 98 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

The out-of-print catalog of the great exhibition at la Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine. This exhibition explored the urban...

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Reves & Portraits
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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Sibylline Meynet, Meynet, Sibylline, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2022, 1st, 9781912843381, 9.7 inches, 7.8 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations throughout, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: For the first time, talented French illustrator and character designer Sibylline Meynet not only shares her beautiful artwork in this...

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Rockin' Jelly Bean, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Limited to 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Justin Ishmael, Los Angeles, 2020, 1st, 30 inches, 15 inches, color, English

Revenge Of The Galligantus by Rockin' Jelly Bean and officially licensed by Famous Monsters of Filmland. Screenprinted poster. Edition of 200. Hand...

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Kevin Macpherson, Macpherson, Kevin, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Taos, Studio Escondido Books, 2005, 1st, 978-0976609100, 11.3 inches, 12.4 inches, 260 pages, over 400 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The "Pond Project" was a series of 368 paintings, documenting a pond at different times of day and night, in all seasons, produced over five years. From...

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Red Flag!
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Curt Merlo, Merlo, Curt, Very Fine, Saboteur Press, Santa Ana, CA, 2017, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, 8 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

I discovered this fantastic illustrator/graphic designer and his books at WonderCon 2022. The creator's description: RED FLAG! is a Cold War...

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Tony DiTerlizzi, DiTerlizzi, Tony, Signed by the artist, Small bump to the lower corner otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tony signed this copy for us at the 2015 San Diego Comic Con. Out of print. From the publisher: "Tony's work has a distinct flair, a love for...

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James Johnson, Johnson, James, Very Fine, James Johnson, Detroit, 2017, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Detroit-based artist James Johnson is noted for his elaborately-rendered portraits of dorks... not your everyday dorks, but prime uberdorks like Edswine...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Robert Chew, Chew, Robert, 2016, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 42 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert Chew is a Dallas-based illustrator and concept artist working in video games. This book "contains various pieces of art created over the past few...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (four small indentations to the edges of the boards, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

After the first printing sold out in record time, Ashley put out this second printing with a new front and back cover. Ashley's self-published collection...

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Ray Troll, VF/VF, Troll, Ray, University of California Press, 2004, 1st, cloth

A thick collection of the environmentally minded artist-illustrator's work. With commentary by the artist and an Introduction by Brad Matsen.

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Ramon Pla Artbook
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Ramon Pla, Pla, Ramon, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Ominiky Ediciones, Palma de Mallorca, 2020, 1st, 12.8 inches, 9.3000000000000007 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Beautiful full color illustrations by Ramon Pla. Pla is a children's book illustrator as well as a designer of Fallas and Hogueras, the elaborate wooden...

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Ramon Kelley, Fine/NF, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

This art technique book focuses on advanced techniques in oil, pastel, and watercolor as used by Ramon Kelly, who is famous for his dazzling, bravura...

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Ramon Kelley, NF/NF (dustjacket, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

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Ramayana: Divine Loophole
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Sanjay Patel, Patel, Sanjay, Very Fine in Very Fine dust jacket , Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2010, 9780811871075, 8.25 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: Artist and veteran Pixar animator Sanjay Patel lends a lush, whimsical illustration style and lighthearted voice to one of Hindu...

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R. Crumb Sketchbook 1966-'67
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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Fine with Fine German translation booklet in Very Good cardboard slipcase, Zweitausendeins, Frankfurt, 1981, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 360 pages, black & white, 39 pages in color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

The second book in this series of facsimile Crumb sketchbooks. Filled with life drawings, still lifes, street scenes, cartoons, hand-drawn copies of photos...

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Limited to 300 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Limited to 300 copies. Out of print. From 2012, a collection of personal works, both traditional watercolor and digital paintings, full of warmth...

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Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!
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Hajime Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Hajime, Very Fine/Very Fine, Tokyo, Editions Treville, 2014, 1st, 9784309920221, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A large format book full of big, in your face artworks! Hajime Sorayama : 22 pages, 20 full page color pieces, 1 double page color piece! Rockin...

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Mathieu Lauffray, Lauffray, Mathieu, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2004, 1st, 11.25 inches, 11 inches, 168 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

This French artist may be best known in the United States for his cover paintings for Dark Horse's Star Wars comics. This is an art book devoted to his...

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Prose And Cons / Rhyme And Reason
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R. Kenton Nelson, VF in a VF slipcase, Nelson, R. Kenton, Pasadena Museum of California Art, 2005, 1st, cloth spine, pictorial boards

"A collection of R. Kenton Nelson's paintings titled Rhyme and Reason, Prose and Cons. "It consists of two 10" x 10" hardcover, 80-page books in a black...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Jon Foster, Foster, Jon, Cartouche Press, 2002, 1st, 9781556346262, 10.875 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Jon Foster's art is dark, beautiful, and visually overpowering. From his Dark Horse Comics Star Wars covers to his...

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Drew Friedman, Friedman, Drew, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Near Fine (light wear to lower corner), New York, St. Martin's Press, 1993, 1st, 978-0312093662, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 80 pages, 70 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This copy is from the collection of longtime Mad Magazine editor Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity "Madly Yours, From The Estate Collection of...

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Terryl Whitlatch, Whitlatch, Terryl, Fine, Design Studio Press, Culver City, 2015, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Designing a captivating creature simply for it to exist against a white background and going no further is a purely academic...

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