Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Lebanon, NJ, Vanguard, 2000, 1st, 9781887591141, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 112 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the cover: Echoes: The Drawings of Michael Wm. Kaluta spans the career of one of the most adventurous fantasy artists of our time. From Robert E....

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Ragnar, Ragnar, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light bump along the spine, light shelfwear), Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo Books, 2013, 1st, 9781614040057, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

The fourth art book from designer/illustrator Ragnar. From the publisher: Fourth in a series of popular, affordable art collections by modern master...

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Sparrow #14: Ashley Wood Vol. 3
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2010, 1st, 9781600105678, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Sparrow volume showcases 43 Ashley Wood paintings. Extreme nudes, Astroboy, ZVR, etc. Out of print. From the publisher: The latest volume of...

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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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Time 01
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Sterling Hundley, Hundley, Sterling, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Richmond, VA, Legendeer Press/AdHouse Books, 2020, 1st, 9781935233565, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of incredible pencil drawings by Sterling Clinton Hundley. From the publisher: Time O1 collects the time-based journals of acclaimed...

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Allan Gross, Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Gross, Allan, Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley, Frank, Signed by the artist, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket lightly rubbed), Baltimore, Insight Studios Group, 2001, 1st, 188931711X, 9.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 112 pages, over 200 illustrations, most in color, hardcover, cloth, English

A retrospective and detailed discussion of the careers of three artists:Frank Cho, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley. From the publisher: See eye-popping...

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Mark Ryden, VF, Ryden, Mark, Last Gasp, 2010, 1st, pictorial boards

"A showcase of pieces from Mark Ryden's 2009 solo exhibition at the Tomio Koyama Gallery in Tokyo, The Snow Yak Show Exhibition Book features many color...

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Annette Marnat, Marnat, Annette, Very Fine, Paris, Mame, 2016, 10 inches, 13 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, French

Annette Marnat illustrates this majestic pop-up Advent calendar! Three 13-inch wide panels open up to create a standing tabletop manger scene. To...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dean Stuart, Stuart, Dean, 2018, 1st, 10.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Dean Stuart is a gallery artist and an illustrator for magazines and books since 2007. This is a surreal fairy tale story illustrated with his wonderful...

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Graphic L.A., 2nd Edition
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Robh Ruppel, Ruppel, Robh, Very Fine, Design Studio Press, Eagle Rock, CA, 2021, 9781624650581, 8 inches, 8 inches, 176 pages, color and black & white illustrations throughout, Softcover, wraps, English

This second edition includes sixteen new images and their accompanying words of wisdom. From the publisher: Graphic L.A. is part practical...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Very Fine, Nevada City, Underwood Books, 2004, 1st, 9781887424820, 1887424822, 12 inches, 9 inches, 208 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This book is from the estate of Dave Stevens (1955-2008) artist and creator of The Rocketeer.

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Robbie Conal, NF, Conal, Robbie, Pasadena Art Alliance, 1990, 1st, wraps

An exhibition catalogue on this contemporary guerilla poster artist. His scabrous political posters skewering the right-wing began appearing during the...

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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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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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The Skillful Huntsman
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Very Fine, Culver City, Design Studio Press, 2005, 9780972667647, 0972667644, 10 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 1012 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Visual Development of a Grimm tale at Art Center College of Design." Artwork by Khang Le, Mike Yamada & Felix Yoon. Commentary by the artists and...

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Very Fine, Joe Sorren, Sorren, Joe, Grand Central Press / Gingko Press, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Joe Sorren’s oil paintings redefine naturalist scenery such as caves, reefs, and seashores, inserting a surreal mood through...

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Spectrum Fantastic Art Live!
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Very Fine/Very Fine, Flesk Publications, 2012, 1st, 9781933865454, Hardcover, pictorial boards with dust jacket, English

From the publisher. "This Spectrum Fantastic Art Live! commemorative hardcover art book explores the work of the five special guests at this year's event....

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Very Fine, Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts / Beeldbeeld, 2003, 1st, 096420696X, Softcover, French wraps, Dutch, English, French

Includes color and black & white drawings, and photograph collages. From the Publisher: "Includes paintings, pictures, movie shots, drawings,...

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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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Very Fine, Zhao, Vincent, Cypi Press, 2010, 9780956288042, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

From the Publisher: The Fantasy+ Series of illustration focuses on the recent output of an international selection of professional illustrators....

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Very Fine, Brian Kesinger, Kesinger, Brian, Baby Tattoo Books, 2013, 1st, 9781614040064, 7 inches, 14 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This wonderful book by Disney story artist and steampunk enthusiast Brian Kesinger has been a runaway hit selling out its first print run in less than two...

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Fine/Near Fine (dustjacket lightly rubbed at the corners), Paul & Gaetan Brizzi, Brizzi, Paul & Gaetan, Polistampa, 2005, 1st, 8883048849, Hardcover, cloth, Italian

A large format picture book of the story of Ariosto’s epic opera. Paul & Gaetan Brizzi create together huge lushly shaded pencil drawings. The...

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Traveling With Your Octopus
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Brian Kesinger, Kesinger, Brian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo Books, 2014, 7 inches, 14 inches, 64 pages, 30 full page color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A wonderful book by Disney story artist and steampunk enthusiast Brian Kesinger featuring 30 new illustrations of Victorian lady, Victoria Prismall, and her...

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Sparrow #13: Camilla d'Errico
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Camilla d'Errico, d'Errico, Camilla, Very Fine, IDW, San Diego, 2009, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, 32 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This out-of-print volume features 32 paintings reproduced as full page or double page illustrations. From IDW: Camilla d'Errico is a Canadian visual...

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Plano
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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Paris, Futuropolis, 1988, 1st, 2737656931, 10 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A nicely printed collection of Swarte's posters, magazine covers, illustration, etc. Text in French. 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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Joost Swarte, Swarte, Joost, Limited to 750 copies, Very Fine, Griffioen Graffiek, Hilversum, 2011, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.5 inches, 8 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A luxurious little production of "a tiny graphic novel" by Joost Swarte (originally published in the annual report of the Dutch Booksellers Association in...

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The Young Minotaur
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Gabriele Pennacchioli, Pennacchioli, Gabriele, 2008, 1st, 9.35 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Short stories told in full page illustrations with a title underneath. Our hero is a brave young sword-wielding minotaur in an epic fantasy world with...

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Thierry Martin
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Thierry Martin, Martin, Thierry, Fine, Libourne, Editions Charrette, 2011, 1st, 978-2-915478-14-3, 6.3 inches, 4.75 inches, 64 pages, 2 color and 59 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, French

A scarce out-of-print collection of ink cartoons of girls, nudes, and couples coupling by the French bd creator, illustrator, and storyboard artist Thierry...

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Lucio Perinotto Artbook 3
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Lucio Perinotto, Perinotto, Lucio, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Geneva, Paquet, 2016, 1st, 978-2888907749, 12.7 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of 30 paintings made for the covers of the magazine Le Fana de l'Aviation, as well as over 100 incredible pencil drawings published for the...

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Zao Dao, Zao Dao, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket in publisher's shrink wrap, Mosquito, St. Egreve, 2016, 978-2-35283-302-4, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 118 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A beautiful debut graphic novel--that looks like an art book--from a young female artist in mainland China. With minimal text and grand illustrations, often...

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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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Phil Hale, Rick Berry, Hale, Rick Berry, Phil, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (mild wear to dustjacket), Hampton Falls, NH, Donald M. Grant, 1992, 1st, 978-1880418055, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, x, 119 pages, over 103 color and 34 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: The publication of this seminal art book first brought to public awareness the visionary art of Rick Berry and Phil Hale. Going well...

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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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The Book of Grickle
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Graham Annable, Annable, Graham, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Milwaukie, Dark Horse, 2010, 1st, 9781595824301, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 200 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Get ready for the most extensive journey ever into the brilliant mind of Graham Annable! A classically trained...

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Phantoms of the Louvre
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Enki Bilal, Bilal, Enki, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, NBM Publishing, 2014, 1st, 978-1561638413, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Enki Bilal went to the Louvre... There, he photographed hundreds of the museum's treasures, often from original vantage points and...

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Above the Timberline
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Gregory Manchess, Manchess, Gregory, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Saga Press, New York, 2017, 1st, 9.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 240 pages, over 120 full-page color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: From renowned artist Gregory Manchess comes a lavishly painted novel about the son of a famed polar explorer searching for his...

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Wayne Anderson, Anderson, Wayne, Near Fine (spine sunned, very light shelf wear), Paper Tiger, Surrey, 1992, 9781850282129, 11.5 inches, 8.325 inches, 190 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Through a Glass collects together for the first time Wayne Anderson's imaginative and finely-crafted pictures. Exploring the...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper corners lightly bumped, light wear to dustjacket edges), Underwood Books, Nevada City, NV, 2003, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

This tenth anniversary edition of the award-winning Spectrum series continues the tradition of brining the best and brightest practitioners of fantastic art...

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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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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood Books, 2000, 1st, 1887424555, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, over 300 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This seventh annual collection of the best in contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and horror art is a treasure trove of imaginative work by many of the...

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Chris Brunner, Rico Renzi, Brunner, Rico Renzi, Chris, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, A Wave Blue World, 2019, 1st, 9780982453995, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Showcasing the very best work from long-time collaborators Chris Brunner & Rico Renzi (AKA The Kickstand Kids). Get an inside...

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The Art of Stephen Hickman
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Stephen Hickman, Hickman, Stephen, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, London, Titan Books, 2015, 1st, 9781783298457, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 144 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: A lavish, full-colour hardcover art book taking readers on a visual guide through Stephen Hickman's artwork. The collection focuses...

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Raymond Lemstra, Lemstra, Raymond, Limited edition of 2000 hand numbered copies, Near Fine (Small Bend on Top Corner), London, Nobrow Press, 2014, 1st, 9781907704772, 16.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Back on our shelves is the fourth title in Nobrow’s Big Mother series. This time it's the turn of Dutch artist Raymond Lemstra to...

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Vox
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Matteo De Longis, De Longis, Matteo, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Soleil, Toulon, 2013, 1st, 11.8 inches, 11.8 inches, 88 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

From the publisher: The VOX artbook is an example of true graphic design, presented in an electric yellow, transparent slipcase. Resonance between...

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Underbelly (Weasel #7)
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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (spine faded, covers lightly rubbed), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 2005, 1st, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 44 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From 2005, the second collection of Cooper's gallery paintings & drawings. Out of print. From the publisher: A collection of luscious oil...

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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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Ilya Kuvshinov, Kuvshinov, Ilya, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2017, 9784756248756, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The first collection of works by the Japan-based Russian illustrator, Ilya Kuvshinov Ilya Kuvshinov is a Russian illustrator with...

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