Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Fine, CFSL Ink, Paris, 2010, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, French wraps

A fantastic collection of pencil and ink sketches and drawings by 17 Cafe Sale artists. Includes websites and email addresses for each of the artists....

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2008, Softcover, vinyl wraps, Japanese, French, Spanish, English

Since its inception in 2002, the Café Salé website and association has grown to over 15,000 members and become the largest community of...

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Very Fine, CFSL Ink / Ankama, 2012, 1st, Softcover, vinyl wraps, English, French

The sixth edition of this excellent illustration anthology is a real winner with a ton of crowd-pleasing images. More than 600 works by 185 artists are...

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Character Design Quarterly 14
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Very Fine, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 978-1-912843-04-6, 191284303X, 10.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: On the pages of issue 14, discover a collection of fascinating artwork, interviews, and tutorials from some of the industry's finest...

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Character Design Quarterly 15
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Very Fine, 3dtotal Publishing, Worcester, 2021, 1st, 10.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the back cover: Issue 15 is unashamedly packed with romance, magic, and fantasy. You'll discover an incredible cast of characters, each with their...

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Character Design Quarterly 16
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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2021, 1st, 9781912843060, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is a lively, creative magazine bringing inspiration, expert insights, and leading techniques from...

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Character Design Quarterly 17
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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2021, 1st, 9781912843299, 10.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 104 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Inside this action-packed issue, we bring you a step-by-step tutorial from the talented Shannon Hallstein, who creates a cast of Las...

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Character Design Quarterly 19
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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2022, 1st, 9781912843404, 10.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 104 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: CDQ 19 is packed with tutorials and step-by-step guides, fascinating insights into working in the industry, and pages and pages of...

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Character Design Quarterly 20
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Very Fine, Worcestershire, 3dtotal Publishing, 2022, 1st, 9781912843442, 10.6 inches, 8.2 inches, 104 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: CDQ 20 is packed with tutorials and step-by-step guides, fascinating insights into working in the industry, and pages and pages of...

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Charles Vess Sketchbook
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Charles Vess, Vess, Charles, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Tundra, Northampton, MA, 1991, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.75 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations throughout with 9 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

9 full-page color illustrations and numerous black & white illustrations.

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Chris Ware: Monographics
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Daniel Raeburn, Rick Poyner, Chris Ware, Raeburn, Rick Poyner, Daniel, Ware, Chris, Fine, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2004, 1st, 0300102917, 9.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 112 pages, 100 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

As one of today's most renowned cartoonists, Chris Ware is widely considered an artist of genius. Combining innovative comic book art, hand lettering,...

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Chromagination
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Andrew Mar, Angeline Thong, Carlyn Lim, Ciaee Ching, Emerson Tung, Gue Yang, Hyunwoo Lim, Irys Ching, Isabella Kung, Petur Antonsson, Pierre Roussel, Quincy Boyd, Robert Chew, Xiau-Fong Wee, VF, 8.75

An artwork anthology featuring Academy of Art University of San Francisco students Andrew Mar, Angeline Thong, Carlyn Lim, Ciaee Ching, Emerson Tung, Gue...

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Chromaphile - Inscribed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed "To Gary: Best Wishes, Ragnar." Laid in is a 5.25" x 4.25" card promoting Ragnar's exhibition at the Wax Poetic Gallery. Ragnar is a designer...

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Ragnar, Ragnar, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st thus, 9780972938891, 11 inches, 8.7 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Ragnar's first published collection. Illustrations for posters and prints in a fifties nostalgic flat retro style. An...

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Chunky Bits
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (tail of the spine and open corners bumped, interior is sound), threeA, Hong Kong, 2010, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations on every page, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of new paintings by Ashley. This book was made for the Gathering art show in Beijing. "This books has the best color and detail reproduction so...

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Ian Lambot, Greg Girard, Lambot, Ian, Girard, Greg, Near Fine (very light bumps to spine ends and corners, very sharp, tight, clean), Surrey, Watermark, 1993, 6th 2007, 9781873200131, 10.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 216 pages, over 320 color photographs, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Girard and Lambot spent four years exploring the notorious Walled City of Kowloon (Hong Kong), before it's final clearance in 1992....

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Clyde Aspevig, Aspevig, Clyde, Near Fine (very light shelfwear), Juniper Ridge Studios/Steamboat Art Museum, Billings, MT/Steamboat Springs, CO, 2008, 1st, 9.25 inches, 10.75 inches, v, 54 pages, 54 full page color plates, Softcover, French wraps, English

This rare, out-of-print 2008 publication reproduces 54 landscape paintings by Clyde Aspevig as full page color plates. Essays by Clyde Aspevig and Peter...

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Jakob Westman, One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, VF/VF, Westman, Jakob, 2004, 1st, wraps

A full-color collection of finished work by this hip young graphic designer and art director (think Rian Hughes). Includes the "Girl Power" set: a series...

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Jakob Westman, One of 500 numbered copies SIGNED by the artist, VF/VF, Westman, Jakob, 2009, 1st, wraps

A beautiful new full-color collection of finished works by this hip young illustrator/graphic designer/art director. Highly appealing, modern, graphic...

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Coloring With Your Octopus
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Brian Kesinger, Kesinger, Brian, Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo Books, 2014, 7 inches, 14 inches, 48 pages, 48 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

A wonderful line art book by Disney story artist and steampunk enthusiast Brian Kesinger! From the publisher: A cinematically proportioned coloring...

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Comic Book Artist Vol. 2, #2
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One light thumbdent to the back cover otherwise Very Fine, Top Shelf, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: With lots of never-otherwise-published artwork by Frank Cho and Alex Ross! Frank "The Monkey Boy" Cho speaks!...

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Comic Book Artist Vol. 2, #4
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Near Fine (light thumbdent to the back cover), Top Shelf, 2004, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, black & white with 16 pages in color, softcover, color wraps, English

A special issue devoted to Filipino artists and comics. Interviews with Alex Nino, Tony DeZuniga, Manuel Auad. Guides to Filipino artists and comics....

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Communication Arts Alan.35, #2
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Michael Paraskevas, Fine, Paraskevas, Michael, 1993, 1st, wraps, English

Portfolio: Michael Paraskevas profile (24 illustrations).

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Charles Burns, Fine, Burns, Charles, 1989, 1st, wraps

Charles Burns is the artist for a two-page advertising insert: a deluxe color lithograph on a heavy linen stock. A Portfolio: illustrator John Hersey (24...

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Complete World War Robot
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2009, 1st, 9781600106491, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 104 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Complete World War Robot in one oversize (one foot long by one foot wide!) hardcover volume. Epic paintings of soldiers and robots. Out of print....

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Signed by the artist on a tipped-in color plate, Near Fine (light surface wear), Gary Gianni, Gianni, Gary, Hieronymus Press, 2002, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 60 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Gianni's self-published collection of Monster Men (originally serialized in Hellboy) and a William Hope Hodgeson short story illustrated by Gianni.

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Cosplay in America V2
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Ejen Chuang, Chuang, Ejen, Very Fine, Optiknerve, Los Angeles, 2015, 1st, 10.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 288 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Cosplay in America V2 takes a reader on a visual journey through the culture of cosplay in the United States. Photographer Ejen Chuang spent two years...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 6th, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations throughout, hardcover, boards, English

A sharp flawless copy of Adam's only cover art collection. Reproduces most of Adam's DC Comics covers from 1990 to 2010 along with tons of sketches and...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations throughout, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Adam drew a head sketch across the first two pages in this sharp first printing of his only cover art collection. Laid in is a beautiful Zatanna postcard...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light crease to the top edge of the dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A very sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book--and signed by the artist! Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of...

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Coverama: Alternate Worlds
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Marc Simonetti, Simonetti, Marc, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Bragelonne, 2015, 1st, 9782811216290, 12.8 inches, 9.7 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps

Marc Simonetti (born in 1977) is a French conceptual artist and illustrator. He worked on Valérian and the city of a thousand planets with Luc Besson...

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Cozy Days: The Art of Iraville
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Ira "Iraville" Sluyterman van Langewedye, Sluyterman van Langewedye, Ira "Iraville", Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2018, 2nd, 9781909414631, 9.75 inches, 11 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Ira "Iraville" Sluyterman van Langewedye is a popular contemporary illustrator beloved for her charming watercolour illustrations of...

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Craig Drake Collection Book Set
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Craig Drake, Drake, Craig, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Very Fine slipcase, Los Angeles, Hero Complex, 2019, 1st, 9781732772809, 9.2 inches, 11.5 inches, 210 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

These three volumes showcase Craig Drake's Patrick Nagel-inspired illustrations of film and television, sci-fi and fantasy characters. Craig Drake...

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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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Creature Mix & Match - Signed
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Bobby Chiu, Chiu, Bobby, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Imaginism, Toronto, 2014, 1st, 6 inches, 8.5 inches, 44 pages, color, softcover, ringbound, English

Bobby's creature sketchbook was a 2014 Comic-Con exclusive. It's a book that is split into 4 sections so you can mix and match the different parts of the...

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Cromwell End Zone
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Cromwell, Cromwell, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2020, 1st, 9791096315307, 10.1 inches, 8.4 inches, 220 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

From the publisher: Obviously, you're already familiar with Cromwell! Cromwell the provocateur, Cromwell the subversive! Well in this artbook you'll find...

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Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Mike Yamada, Victoria Ying, Yamada, Victoria Ying, Mike, Extra Curricular Activities, 2013, 1st, 9780985770730, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A picture story book for all ages. This follow-up to the bigger hardcover has several short pieces in distinct styles. Beautifully illustrated with lots of...

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Cursed Pirate Girl
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Jeremy A. Bastian, Bastian, Jeremy A., Very Fine, Archaia, Los Angeles, 2016, 9781608868339, 10.2 inches, 6.6 inches, 144 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: Adventures on and under the high seas lead a cursed pirate girl to encounter mythic creatures, gnarled and crusty pirates, and...

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Daisies: Affogato all'Amarena
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (light wear to the covers), Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print.</p><p>Foreword by Ashley Wood. One page bio and...

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Taï-Marc Le Thanh, Rebecca Dautremer, Le Thanh, Taï-Marc, Dautremer, Rebecca, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Editions Tishina, Paris, 2015, 1st, 13 inches, 11.75 inches, 160 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of published and unpublished finished works, illustrations, designs, drawings, sketches by the French graphic designer and illustrator. Over...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2003, 2nd, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Subtitled "Paintings & Drawings of Mostly Pillowy Girls," OVERBITE is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's gorgeous oil paintings, each...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975502, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Overbite is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's gorgeous oil paintings, each focusing on the female form. Cooper's vibrant use of color in...

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Daydream: The Art of Ukumo Uiti
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Ukumo Uiti, Uiti, Ukumo, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, PIE International, Tokyo, 2021, 9784756254634, 10 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, 170 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This book showcases 170 color illustrations. An original cover illustration laminated with gorgeous foil stamping. Text in Japanese, some English. From...

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Daydreams
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine , Soleil, Toulon, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10.3 inches, 135 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of art by Nicoletta Ceccoli. Daydreams is the second book by Nicoletta Ceccoli published in France, and the second artbook worldwide....

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Les Daniels, Daniels, Les, Very Fine, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 2003, 9780823079193, 0823079198, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 272 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An updated edition (2003) with 16 additional pages. From the publisher: Now updated, expanded, and available in paperbackthe definitive chronicle of...


One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tula Lotay, Lotay, Tula, 2020, 1st, 5.7 inches, 5.7 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

One of Tula Lotay's three limited edition art books for 2020. Includes a series of images of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. Interior: 160gsm Splendorgel...

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One of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Mike Egan, Egan, Mike, DKE Toys, 2013, 1st, 8.4 inches, 8.3 inches, 52 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Fifty paintings by Mike Egan. Pop culture characters in Day of the Dead portraits: Bart, Homer, Carebear, Yoda, Chewbacca, The Hulk, Dracula, Frankenstein,...

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