Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Berkeley, Image, 2006, 1st, 9781582405957, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, hardcover, cloth, English

A glossy hardcover collection of Frank's illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings and sketches. Long out of print. Selected from Frank's two limited...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Francisco Herrera, Herrera, Francisco, Mafufo, 2021, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Two hardcover art books in a custom slipcase. 96 pages full of Art, Toy & Character Design,Comics, Sketches and more! Francisco Herrera has been...

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Alex Gross, Gross, Alex, Limited to 1000 copies with an illustrated bookplate signed & numbered by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Berkeley, Gingko Press, 2019, 1st, 9783943330427, 8 inches, 10.25 inches, 216 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of Transformations: The Cabinet Card Paintings of Alex Gross 2012 - 2019 with a color illustrated...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Image, Berkeley, 2007, 1st thus, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

A glossy collection of Frank's illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings and sketches. Selected from Frank's two limited edition convention sketchbooks:...

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Denis Zilber, Zilber, Denis, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Trinquette, 2013, 1st, 9781934623169, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

In this 48-page full color hardcover, Denis Zilber shows off his experience as a freelance illustrator, character designer and visual storyteller in print,...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, NJ, 2014, 2nd, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: A follow-up to last year's best-selling hit, Frazetta Sketchbook, Vol. I, with more classic and unseen material by the acclaimed,...

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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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Bob Haney, Jim Aparo, Haney, Bob, Aparo, Jim, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401233754, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 512 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Jim Aparo is one of my favorite DC artists. He had an amazing run in the seventies, creating beautiful elegant pages (penciling and inking himself) for...

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Batman: Odyssey
  $45.00
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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Burbank, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401236830, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 368 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Batman: Odyssey, a singular and epic Batman tale, collects Batman: Odyssey #1-6 (Vol. 1) and #1-7 (Vol. 2). Out of print except in a $100 omnibus. From...

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Steve Rude: Artist in Motion
  $75.00
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Steve Rude, Rude, Steve, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, San Jose, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: The book explores Rude's versatility in several subjects and mediums. Chapters cover his comics and illustration...

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Peter Frank, Gottfried Helnwein, Frank, Peter, Helnwein, Gottfried, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (upper corners have small bumps, light rubbing to covers, interior Fine), New York, Friedman Benda, 2010, 1st, 9780982911204, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Approximately 60 paintings and an interview with the artist. From the publisher: I Was a Child is the first full-scale exhibition of Helnwein's work...

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Crazy by the Letters
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Warmly inscribed by the artist with two lovely little animal drawings, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Joey Chou, Chou, Joey, Choo Choo Clan, 2006, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 60 pages, color, hardcover, cloth, English

Inscribed by the artist: "To Gabe, (and your awesome lion dog)Enjoy the book! Joey Chou" with two lovely little animal drawings in ink: a bird and a lion...

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Mugs & Beards
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Brian Ajhar, Ajhar, Brian, Picturia Press, 2010, 1st, 7 inches, 7 inches, 40 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

"Mugs and Beards" was designed specifically for Illustrator/Character Designer Brian Ajhar's first appearance at the 2010 CTN Animation Expo. The book...

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Colin McInnes, Dave Cooper, McInnes, Colin, Cooper, Dave, Near Fine (light rubbing to the lower corners, light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2002, 1st, 1569716927, 7.5 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

A first printing of this collection of stories from various anthologies. Out of print. From the publisher: Pip & Norton have been together for...

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James Christensen, Christensen, James, Fine, The Greenwich Workshop Press, Shelton, CT, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 38 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A sharp copy of James Christensen's volume in The Greenwich Workshop's New Century Artists Series. 38 paintings with commentary by the artist. From...

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Shawn Barber, Barber, Shawn, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to covers, otherwise Fine), San Francisco, 9mm Books, 2008, 1st, 978-0-9766325-5-9, 12 inches, 10 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Barber was a successful illustrator and oil painter before adding tattoo artist to his repertoire in 2002. Since then, he's been creating oil paintings of...

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Slight rubbing to the cover, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse Comics, Milwaukie, OR, 2009, 9781595822222, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Loss, love, and loneliness. Altered forms and transfigured ideas. Power and vulnerability. Parallel universes of...

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, OR, Dark Horse Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781595828552, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Gods and devils. Flesh and spirit. Sacred and profane. One of the leading lights of Pop Surrealism, Tara McPherson...


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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2008, 1st, 9781595821027, 11.4 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Lonely Heart, released in 2006, has gone through at least four printings. The first printing of this book sold out almost immediately. Tara's work has been...


Greg Theakston, Jack Kirby, Theakston, Greg, Kirby, Jack, Near Fine (light rubbing to the front corners, one thumbdent, very flat, tight, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

196 pages of art and story by the King of Comics, plus a biography and analysis of the work. The art has been Theakstonized for maximum clarity. This...

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, Near Fine (slight rubbing to the covers, very flat, tight, clean), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2020, 1st, 9781640410312, 12 inches, 8 inches, 208 pages, over 260 illustrations, mostly in color, softcover, wraps, English

A massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art. From the publisher: Bruce Timm has been creating elegant drawings of women for over 30 years,...


Frank Cho: Pencil and Ink
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine, Santa Cruz, CA, Flesk Publications, 2021, 1st, 9781640410497, 11.9 inches, 8.9 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Pencil and Ink is a new collection of Frank Cho's personal works that focuses primarily on his exceptional pencil and ink drawings....

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Gutsie Gator 1 - Signed
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Bambaland, Warwick, Australia, 2005, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

An early self-published full color art book by Wood. Excellent production values. A mixture of drawings, digital/paintings, and undigitized paintings. Some...

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Gutsie Gator 1.5 - Signed
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Signed by the artist, Fine, Bambaland, Warwick, Australia, 2005, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 24 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

An early self-published full color art book by Wood. Excellent production values. A mixture of drawings, digital/paintings, and undigitized paintings....

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