Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Stan Sakai, Sakai, Stan, 2016, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Back in stock! In addition to his 2016 sketchbook (#13), Stan released a second book: this coloring book! A collection of full-page illustrations...

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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...

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Art of Lee / Daniel Toledo 01
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Very Fine, Bryan Lee, Daniel Toledo, Lee, Daniel Toledo, Bryan, 2016, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Bryan Lee and Daniel Toledo are digital painters and illustrators. Lee showcases beautiful new studies in pencil and ink, and digital paintings. Toledo...

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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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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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Around L.A. in 30 Days - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Nic Gregory, Gregory, Nic, 2016, 2nd 2019, 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 with a drawing, Very Fine, Portlynn Tagavi, Tagavi, Portlynn, 2015, 1st, 7.5 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Portlynn Tagavi is a Cal Arts grad and a Character Designer at Paramount Animation. This is a collection of autobiographical gag cartoons, strips, and...

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Doodle Vol. 1 - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Yannan Connie Kang, Kang, Yannan Connie, 2016, 6.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Originally from Shanghai, China, Yannan Connie Kang is a concept artist/illustrator/designer, involved in various media, such as book, animation, games....

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Sundar Bans
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Naveen Selvanathan, Selvanathan, Naveen, 2016, 1st, 6 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 33 color illustrations, Softcover, boards

Naveen is a visual development artist with over 4 years experience in games and feature animation. He is currently based in Los Angeles working at Sony...

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Airshow
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Philip Castle, Castle, Philip, Near Fine (slight cover wear, tight, bright, clean), Surrey, Paper Tiger, 1989, 1st, 978-1850280453, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 141 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

From 1989, Philip Castle's second art book with plenty of his trademark slick shiny warplanes, vintage and modern, and pin-up angels flying through blue...

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Do Something 18x24 Poster
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Eliza Frye, Frye, Eliza, 2017, 24 inches, 18 inches, color

"I never thought I'd make a piece of political art but America is being made 'great' again so terrifyingly quickly that I have to join my fellow activists...

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Loose Joints 1
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Fine, Jonny Negron, Negron, Jonny, Space Face Books, 2014, 978-0-9838005-5-2, 8 inches, 6 inches, 52 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A 52 page collection of comics from artist Jonny Negron.

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Women in Love
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Jack Vettriano, Vettriano, Jack, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Pavilion, London, 2009, 978-1-86205-855-2, 8.5 inches, 7.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

From the dustjacket: Over the last twenty years Jack Vettriano has had a meteoric rise to fame. Emerging from the unlikely background of the Scottish...

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Maurice Vellekoop, Vellekoop, Maurice, Fine, Montreal, Drawn & Quarterly, 1997, 1st, 1896597106, 12 inches, 9 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

Maurice Vellekoop is a Canadian artist and regular contributor to Drawn and Quarterly since its beginning. "Vellekoop's style is in the style of the...

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Rick Geary, Geary, Rick, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 2001, 1st, 9781561632749, 9.25 inches, 6.375 inches, 80 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy includes two black-and-white postcards, one reproducing the cover art and one with a map of 1841 New York. Out of print. From the...

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Flight, Vol. 5
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Fine, New York, Villard, 2008, 1st, 9780345505897, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 364 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

STORIES BY: JP Ahonen Graham Annable Chris Appelhans Bannister Matthew Bernier Scott Campbell Svetlana Chmakova Tony Cliff...

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Hark! A Vagrant - 1st Printing
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Kate Beaton, Beaton, Kate, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Montreal, Drawn and Quarterly, 2011, 1st, 9781770460607, 8.75 inches, 8.125 inches, 168 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A high grade first printing of Kate Beaton's bestselling first book. From the publisher: Hark! A Vagrant is an uproarious romp through history and...

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Rick Geary, Geary, Rick, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, NBM, 1995, 1st, 9781561631247, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Hardcover, boards, English

This copy includes two black-and-white postcards, one reproducing the cover art and one with a map of Whitechapel. Out of print. From the...

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Lovers and Other Strangers
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Jack Vettriano, Vettriano, Jack, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (Some wear to the spine of the dustjacket), Fall River Press, New York, 2009, 9781435118928, 8.5 inches, 6.75 inches, 160 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

The painter Jack Vettriano emerged from unlikely beginnings as an apprentice mining engineer in Fife- unknown and untutored- to see his paintings acquired...

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Wendy Pini, Pini, Wendy, #742 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2013, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: A Flesk Exclusive, limited to 1000 signed copies. Richard and Wendy Pini, along with John Flesk, are working on two new art books...

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Ragnar, Ragnar, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2005, 1st, 9780972938822, 7 inches, 7 inches, 32 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

With a bookplate illustrated by Ragnar ("exclusive to Bud Plant") and signed by Ragnar. An illustrated children's book by the noted designer/illustrator.

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Ragnar, Ragnar, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Van Nuys, Baby Tattoo Books, 2004, 1st, 9780972938818, 7 inches, 7 inches, 36 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Inscribed by the artist: "To Andre." A picture story book by the noted designer-illustrator. A game of Got Your Nose between two brothers spins out of...

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Stones
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Sebastian Kruger, Kruger, Sebastian, Very Good (the cover has separated from the sewn textblock, the textblock itself is in excellent condition, the cover has only mild wear to its edges, is flat and without thumb dents), Beverly Hills, Morpheus International, 1996, 1st American, 1883398274, 14 inches, 10.5 inches, 94 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Kruger's first book is this full color collection of portraits-caricatures of the Rolling Stones. Kruger's work most resembles Erich Sokol with a healthy...

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Very Fine, Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, 2008, 1st, 7 inches, 5 inches, 218 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This is the 2008 annual compilation by LA's Society of Illustrators presenting some 250 winning pieces from their "Illustration West" competition. The works...

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Lawrence Noble, Noble, Lawrence, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dreams and Visions Press, Modesto, 2018, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The first art book devoted to this illustrator. From the publisher: Lawrence Alan Noble is an artist/sculptor, best known for his magazine cover...

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Fish Girl
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Donna Jo Napoli, David Wiesner, Napoli, Donna Jo, Wiesner, David, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Clarion Books, New York, 2017, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.6 inches, 188 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The triple Caldecott winner David Wiesner brings his rich visual imagination and trademark artistry to the graphic novel format in a...

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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2008, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 96 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From IDW: In this special edition of the Sparrow art book series, internationally acclaimed artist and designer Ashley Wood showcases a collection of...

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Sparrow #1: Ashley Wood
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2006, 2nd, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A first printing of this hardcover collection of Ashley Wood paintings. From IDW: Introducing an entirely new way of looking at comic...

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Sparrow #7: Ashley Wood Vol. 2
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2008, 1st, 978-160010223-3, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. The third Sparrow volume showcasing the work of Ashley Wood.

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Near Fine (top edge and spine faded, covers lightly rubbed), Seattle, WA, Fantagraphics, 2003, 1st, 9781560975502, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2003, the first collection of Dave Cooper's paintings. From the publisher: Overbite is a hardcover art book featuring over 40 of Cooper's...

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Fine, issued without dustjacket, with original band & fairy cut-out, Brian Froud, Terry Jones, Brian Froud, Froud, Terry Jones, Brian, Froud, Brian, Barnes & Noble, 1998, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 64 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This perennial bestseller never loses its charm. It really happened - a hoax perpetrated by two girls who claimed to have...

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Spectrum 9: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Near Fine (light cover wear, no thumbdents, very flat, tight, clean), Underwood Books, Nevada City, CA, 2002, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The ninth installment in the best-selling Spectrum series once again sets the standards for the field of fantastic art. This...

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Bocetto
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Alberto Ruiz, Ruiz, Alberto, Very Fine, Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, NY, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 74 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Alberto's eighth sketchbook/artbook collects the best pieces from his previous seven sketchbook/artbook, including more full color artwork than any of...

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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Tundra, Northampton, 1991, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 44 color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. From 1991, the comic book artist and painter's first art book. A selection of 44 figurative drawings and monoprints--in some cases accompanied...

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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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Near Fine (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2010, 1st, 978-1-933492-94-0, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is a fantastic collection of the personal artwork of 49 DreamWorks Animation Art Directors, Character Designers, Production Designers, and Visual...

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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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Lu Ming, Ming, Lu, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Saint Louis, MO, Magnetic Press, 2021, 1st, 9781951719098, 12.0 inches, 9.0 inches, 120 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A career-spanning survey of beautiful, meticulously rendered paintings, sketches and drawings by the multi-talented, prolific artist, Lu Ming. From the...

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Humberto Ramos, Ramos, Humberto, Very Fine, New York, Marvel, 2019, 1st, 9781302917579, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 112 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Gaze in wonder on the art of modern masters - in the Marvel Monographs! Mexican artist Humberto Ramos is one of the most immediately...

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Robert E. Howard, John Watkiss, Howard, Robert E., Watkiss, John, Very Fine, Ballantine, New York, 2011, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, xxiv, 552 pages, 1 color and 7 full-page and over 30 smaller black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Eighteen short stories and poems illustrated by John Watkiss. One of the later collections in the Complete REH series, this volume sadly did not get the...

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Mean Girls Club: Pink Dawn
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Ryan Heshka, Heshka, Ryan, Fine, issued without dustjacket, London, Nobrow Press, 2018, 1st, 9781910620229, 10.25 inches, 8 inches, 96 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

From the publisher: The Mean Girls are out for blood in this timely revenge fantasy that speaks to our deepest desires for awful, corrupt men to get...

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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Good+ (cut out, light edge wear and browning), Hollywood, United Artists Records, 1972, 12.4 inches, 12.4 inches, color, English

An original LP album with record sleeve art by Neal Adams. This elaborate record sleeve opens up and out to create a four page comic story. The four...

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Tales from Outer Suburbia
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Shaun Tan, Tan, Shaun, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Scholastic, New York, 2008, Later, 9.75 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Breathtakingly illustrated and hauntingly written, Tales from Outer Suburbia is by turns hilarious and poignant, perceptive and...

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Very Fine, Nobrow, London, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the Publisher: As with every year, we have given over 45 artists a theme and four way colour palette to unleash their creative wizardry. This years...

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Apple Collection: Volume 3
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Ontario, Udon Entertainment, 2009, 1st, 9781897376096, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 272 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From back cover: Straight from Korea comes an all-new breathtaking anthology/artbook series! From video games to animation, to comics, Korean...

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Apple Collection: Volume 4
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Ontario, Udon Entertainment, 2010, 1st, 9781897376096, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From back cover: Straight from Korea comes an all-new breathtaking anthology/artbook series! From video games to animation, to comics, Korean...

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Very Fine, Nobrow Press, London, 2018, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the Publisher: The long awaited return of our beloved anthology series, just in time for Nobrow's 10th anniversary, NOBROW 10 features a wealth of...

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Future Tense: Paintings by Alex Gross 2010-2014
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Alex Gross, Gross, Alex, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gingko Press, Berkeley, 2014, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.75 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of forty paintings on canvas, panel and paper, along with dozens of details, covering the last five years of Gross's career. From the...

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