Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, One of 450 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2016, 1st, 9781506701097, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out of print limited edition hardcover's 12 x 16 page size is 45% larger than the trade edition (an 8.5 x 11 inch paperback)! From the publisher:...

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Elian Black'Mor, Carine-M, Black'Mor, Carine-M, Elian, Fine, Insight, San Rafael, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 12 inches, 96 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher Élian Black'Mor is a writer, illustrator, and graphic designer who chose to disappear behind his penname to better play with...

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Blitt
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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Riverhead Books, 2017, 1st, 9780399576669, 11.5 inches, 9 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

"One of the great political cartoonists of our time." --David Remnick A gorgeous, hilarious, and provocative compendium of the award-winning artist's...

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Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2003, 2nd printing (1st revised enlarged edition) 2011, 7.25 inches, 5.25 inches, 110 pages, color, Hardcover, leather, English

A larger format to better appreciate the paintings within.  From the publisher: The 'Blood Exhibition Book - 2nd Edition' features details,...

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Blue Collar / White Collar
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Sterling Hundley, Hundley, Sterling, Very Fine, Richmond, VA, AdHouse Books, 2011, 1st, 9781935233152, 1935233157, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Blue Collar / White Collar collects the art of award-winning illustrator and painter Sterling Hundley. This retrospective monograph...

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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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Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Gutiérrez, Jorge R., Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2018, 1st, 978-2374950419, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 192 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Signed by Jorge Gutierrez! From the publisher: The acclaimed director of The Book of Life returns with an original art book celebrating the...

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Broken - Signed
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Jeff Soto, Soto, Jeff, Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Potatostamp Press, Riverside, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color 28-page booklet of paintings self-published by the artist. Jeff Soto is a painter, illustrator and muralist who has exhibited in galleries...

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Bunnies & Bees
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Limited edition of 8000 copies, Very Fine in shrinkwrap, Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2002, 1st, 12 inches, 9 inches, 50 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A book of paintings & drawings from Ryden's third solo exhibition. With essays on each painting by Ryden and an introductory essay/profile by Mike McGee.

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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...


Burning Inside: The Art of Jean-Sébastien Rossbach
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Very Fine, Jean-Sebastien Rossbach, Rossbach, Jean-Sebastien, CFSL Ink, 2012, 1st, 9782359470321, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A ten-year retrospective of the French illustrator, known for his work for Magic: The Gathering, Marvel and Dark Horse. From the publisher: Whether...

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Cages (NBM HC 1st)
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Very Fine, Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, NBM, 2002, 1st printing of the NBM edition, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 496 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the 1st printing of the NBM edition after the 1998 Kitchen Sink edition. Collecting Cages #1-10 (1990-96). A graphic novel. Publisher's...

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Calaveras - Signed
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Signed by the artists, Near Fine, Jeff Soto, Maxx242, Soto, Maxx242, Jeff, 2012, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 20 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A full color 20-page booklet of paintings self-published by the artists. Jeff Soto is a painter, illustrator and muralist who has exhibited in galleries...

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Limited to 800 numbered copies, Very Fine, Comic & Entertainment Expo, 2008, 1st, 9781934623756, 193462375X, 12.25 inches, 9 inches, 40 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The annual yearbook for this Canadian convention. Features full-page color illustrations by Bruce Timm, Bobby Chiu, Kei Acedera, Stuart Immonen, Bill...

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Cameraworks
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David Hockney, Hockney, David, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Abrams, 1984, 1st, 0394537335, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 287 pages, 117 color plates, 53 black & white text illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The definitive survey of Hockney's fascinating and dizzying photocollages created during the years 1981-1983. 117 color plates and 53 black & white text...

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Capturing the Essence: Techniques for Bird Artists
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William T. Cooper, Cooper, William T., Very Fine, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2011, 1st, 7.75 inches, 10.25 inches, 128 pages, 139 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A great book with fantastic paintings. This book features three detailed step-by-step demonstrations of the artist creating a painting in watercolors, in...

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Carnet Sauvage
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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, St. Egreve, Mosquito, 2016, 1st, 978-2-35283-426-7, 9.5 inches, 6.9 inches, 120 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

An art book from a young female artist in mainland China. Her work may well remind you of Manu Arenas. From the publisher: Born in the 1990s in...

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Caza: Les Mois sont de papier 2
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Philippe Caza, Caza, Philippe, Near Fine (only light wear), Le Pythagore, Chaumont, 20, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, French

A Caza sketchbook. Unlike the first volume, this volume is 100 pages of preparatory drawings for an animated film "Les Enfants de la Pluie" ("Children of...

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Jean-Baptiste Monge, Monge, Jean-Baptiste, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Goblin's Way, Wentworth-Nord, QC, Canada, 2016, 2nd 2018, 13.25 inches, 10 inches, 148 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth, English

Jean-Baptiste Monge's first fantasy art book in English! Self-published by Monge, this art book is beautifully designed and lushly produced, with...


Stuart Immonen, Immonen, Stuart, Very Fine, Richmond, Adhouse, 2008, 10.75 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. Stuart Immonen is a Canadian comics and cover artist working for DC and Marvel. This is a big beautiful collection of his sketches, short...

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

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, French, English

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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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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Chipp Kidd: Book Two
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Chip Kidd, Kidd, Chip, Very Fine, Rizzoli, New York, 2017, 9780847860081, 9.25 inches, 12.5 inches, 320 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: According to the Huffington Post, "Chip Kidd is the Meryl Streep of book design." At the forefront of a revolution in publishing,...

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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
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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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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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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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Very Fine, Buenaventura Press, Oakland, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, softcover, wraps

This copy retains the separate, exclusive 80-page booklet, titled Cartooning: Philosophy & Practice, by Italian comics master Ivan Brunetti. This...

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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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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, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners bumped, with a 1/4 inch split to the cover, otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket). We removed the shrinkwrap to assess the bumps., New York, DC Comics, 2010, 6th, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

An unopened copy until we removed the shrinkwrap to assess the bumps to the upper corners. Reproduces most of Adam's covers from his first 20 years with...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Fine 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. Reproducing most of Adam's covers from his 20 years (at the time of publication) with DC...

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Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (slight rubbing to white dustjacket), New York, DC Comics, 2010, 1st, 9781401227821, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

A sharp first printing of Adam's out-of-print art book, just a bit of wear to the dustjacket. Reproduces most of Adam's DC Comics covers from 1990 to 2010...

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