Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (four small indentations to the edges of the boards, 3A Publishing, Kowloon, 2012, 2nd, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 100 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

After the first printing sold out in record time, Ashley put out this second printing with a new front and back cover. Ashley's self-published collection...

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Bob Haney, Jim Aparo, Haney, Bob, Aparo, Jim, Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401233754, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 512 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Jim Aparo is one of my favorite DC artists. He had an amazing run in the seventies, creating beautiful elegant pages (penciling and inking himself) for...

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Batman: Odyssey
  $45.00
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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Burbank, DC Comics, 2012, 1st, 9781401236830, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 368 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Batman: Odyssey, a singular and epic Batman tale, collects Batman: Odyssey #1-6 (Vol. 1) and #1-7 (Vol. 2). Out of print except in a $100 omnibus. From...

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Steve Rude: Artist in Motion
  $75.00
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Steve Rude, Rude, Steve, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Flesk, San Jose, 2007, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: The book explores Rude's versatility in several subjects and mediums. Chapters cover his comics and illustration...

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Peter Frank, Gottfried Helnwein, Frank, Peter, Helnwein, Gottfried, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (upper corners have small bumps, light rubbing to covers, interior Fine), New York, Friedman Benda, 2010, 1st, 9780982911204, 13.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Approximately 60 paintings and an interview with the artist. From the publisher: I Was a Child is the first full-scale exhibition of Helnwein's work...

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Crazy by the Letters
  $50.00
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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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James Christensen, Christensen, James, Fine, The Greenwich Workshop Press, Shelton, CT, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 38 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A sharp copy of James Christensen's volume in The Greenwich Workshop's New Century Artists Series. 38 paintings with commentary by the artist. From...

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Shawn Barber, Barber, Shawn, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light rubbing to covers, otherwise Fine), San Francisco, 9mm Books, 2008, 1st, 978-0-9766325-5-9, 12 inches, 10 inches, 256 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Barber was a successful illustrator and oil painter before adding tattoo artist to his repertoire in 2002. Since then, he's been creating oil paintings of...

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Tara McPherson, McPherson, Tara, Slight rubbing to the cover, otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse Comics, Milwaukie, OR, 2009, 9781595822222, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 112 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, padded pictorial boards, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Loss, love, and loneliness. Altered forms and transfigured ideas. Power and vulnerability. Parallel universes of...

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Greg Theakston, Jack Kirby, Theakston, Greg, Kirby, Jack, Near Fine (light rubbing to the front corners, one thumbdent, very flat, tight, clean), Pure Imagination, New York, 1997, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 224 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

196 pages of art and story by the King of Comics, plus a biography and analysis of the work. The art has been Theakstonized for maximum clarity. This...

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Frank Cho: Pencil and Ink
  $25.00
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Very Fine, Santa Cruz, CA, Flesk Publications, 2021, 1st, 9781640410497, 11.9 inches, 8.9 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Pencil and Ink is a new collection of Frank Cho's personal works that focuses primarily on his exceptional pencil and ink drawings....

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Gutsie Gator 1.5 - Signed
  $50.00
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Signed by the artist, Fine, Bambaland, Warwick, Australia, 2005, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 24 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

An early self-published full color art book by Wood. Excellent production values. A mixture of drawings, digital/paintings, and undigitized paintings....

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