Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
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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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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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...


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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