Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Kelsey Eng, Eng, Kelsey, 2019, 8.8 inches, 8.3 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Dragon Dance is Kelsey Eng's second collection of paintings and drawings. This book features 96 pages of artwork from 2017-2019 fully annotated with the...

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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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Beatrice Blue, Blue, Beatrice, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9780955153099, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Wander into the immersive illustrated mind of Beatrice Blue. Filled with playful characters, enchanting natural scenery, and...

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Grow: The Art of Koyamori
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Koyamori, Koyamori, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2018, 978-4-7562-5121-3, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 192 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: This is the first art collection by the young Canadian artist/illustrator Koyamori (also known as Maruti_Bitamin). Over the past 5...

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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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The Art of Pernille Orum
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Pernille Orum, Orum, Pernille, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9781912843152, 10.5 inches, 8.7 inches, 156 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Pernille's first hardcover collection. This new book has no overlap with the artwork in her self-published art books: Blush and Coral! From the...

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Ilya Kuvshinov, Kuvshinov, Ilya, Very Fine, PIE International, Japan, 2019, 9784756252357, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 224 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

This second book from Ilya Kuvshinov collects over 300 new artworks. -From the publisher: Ghost in the Shell was Ilya Kuvshinov's first encounter with...

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Josh Alan Friedman, Drew Friedman, Friedman, Josh Alan, Friedman, Drew, From the collection of Nick Meglin with a Certificate of Authenticity, Very Good+ (moderate wear to rear corners, light wear to covers, interior sound), Seattle, Fantagraphics, 1994, 1st thus, 978-1560971436, 7.4 inches, 7.8 inches, 88 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, 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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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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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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The Call of Cthulhu
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H. P. Lovecraft, François Baranger, Lovecraft, H. P., Baranger, François, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket (small dent to the back of dustjacket in manufacturing), Eagle Rock, CA, Design Studio Press, 2019, 1st, 978-1-62465-044-4, 14.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Who can resist The Call of Cthulhu? An oversize illustrated book version of H.P. Lovecraft's classic tale of cosmic horror.   From the...

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Three Trees Make A Forest
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Enrico Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Casarosa, Ronnie Del Carmen, Tadahiro Uesugi, Enrico, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gingko, Corte Madera, 2007, 1st, 9.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 95 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

29 pieces by Enrico (a mixture of digital, pencil & watercolor, acrylic, and mixed media). 28 pieces by Ronnie (an equal mixture of digital, watercolor,...

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Limited to 3000 copies. Signed by both artists., Near Fine (upper corner of pages bent otherwise 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

Signed by both Michael Yamada and Victoria Ying. A picture story book for all ages. This follow-up to the bigger hardcover has several short pieces in...

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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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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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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 #3: Kent Williams
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Kent Williams, Williams, Kent, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2007, 2nd, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Kent Williams paintings and drawings.

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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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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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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Signed by the artist on the first plate, Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (mild staining, toning, and wear to the folder), De Danann Press, Dublin, 1981, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight 12" x 16" color plates in a color illustrated folder, signed by the artist on the first plate. Eight scenes from Celtic mythology. Some nudity.

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Jim Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick, Jim, Signed by the artist on the first plate, Near Fine-Fine plates in a Near Fine folder (light wear and mild toning to the folder), De Danann Press, Dublin, 1982, 1st, 16 inches, 12 inches, color illustrations, English

Eight 12" x 16" color plates in a color illustrated folder, signed by the artist on the first plate. Eight scenes from Celtic mythology. Some nudity....

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Sparrow #6: Rick Berry
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Rick Berry, Berry, Rick, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2008, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

48 pages of paintings by Rick Berry.

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Sparrow #2: Phil Hale Vol. 1
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Phil Hale, Hale, Phil, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2007, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Paintings, photographs, and drawings.

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Sparrow #5: Phil Hale Vol. 2
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Phil Hale, Hale, Phil, Spine sunfaded otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2007, 2nd, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A second volume of Phil Hale paintings, drawings and photographs.

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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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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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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2019, 978-1-50670-801-0, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 336 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The journey through the creation of the groundbreaking video games continues with this breathtaking volume, featuring hundreds of...

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The Well
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Aron Wiesenfeld, Wiesenfeld, Aron, Near Fine (moderate rubbing to spine ends and covers, interior Very Fine), Kowloon, 3A Publishing, 2014, 1st, 9781631400742, 12.5 inches, 12.5 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An oversize 12"x12" full color collection of paintings and drawings by Aron Wiesenfeld. "Aron Wiesenfeld makes paintings and charcoal drawings in which...

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Donato Giancola, Giancola, Donato, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Dark Horse, Milwaukie, 2019, 978-1-50671-086-0, 14 inches, 10 inches, 200 pages, 200 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Nearly 200 stunningly realistic paintings and drawings bring the greatest fantasy epic of all time to life. Classical realism unites...

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Bill Sienkiewicz Revolution
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Sienkiewicz, Sienkiewicz, Bill, Six Foot Press, 2019, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid color plate, English

A collection of artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz, marred by mediocre reproduction. From the publisher: The legendary comic book artist Bill Sienkiewicz is...

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Sparrow #8: Glenn Barr
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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2008, 1st, 6.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A collection of 30 paintings and 11 drawings.

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William Wray, Wray, William, Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2009, 1st, 6.5 inches, 6.25 inches, 48 pages, 44 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. A collection of 44 of Wray's fine art paintings. From the publisher: This edition of Sparrow focuses on William Wray, an American...


Rockin' Jelly Bean, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Limited to 200 numbered copies, Very Fine, Justin Ishmael, Los Angeles, 2020, 1st, 30 inches, 15 inches, color, English

Revenge Of The Galligantus by Rockin' Jelly Bean and officially licensed by Famous Monsters of Filmland. Screenprinted poster. Edition of 200. Hand...

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Gorillaz: Rise of the Ogre
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Cass Browne & Gorillaz, Jamie Hewlett, Zombie Fresh Eaters, Browne & Gorillaz, Cass, Hewlett, Zombie Fresh Eaters, Jamie, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Riverhead Books, 2006, 1st, 1594489319, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 300 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The complete, illustrated story of Jamie Hewlett's conceptual band Gorillaz. Illustrated throughout with illustrations by Hewlett and images from the videos.

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96 Nudes +
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine, issued without dustjacket, San Diego, IDW, 2009, 1st, 9781600103421, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 112 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out-of-print. Ashley's explicit paintings & drawings of the female figure. This hardcover collects the 48 Nudes and 48 More softcover art books and...

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Flash by Benjamin
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Benjamin, Benjamin, Fine, Paris, Xiao Pan, 2008, 12.6 inches, 9.6 inches, 160 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, French

This is the long out of print art book devoted to Chinese comic artist and illustrator Benjamin (artist-writer of Orange, Remember, and One Day). A large...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Very Good+ (small bump to the bottom edge, light wear to the covers) issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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Daisies: Affogato all'Amarena
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Soleil, Toulon, 2010, 1st, 14.7 inches, 11.75 inches, 64 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

This oversized 2010 French edition of our own Claire Wendling art book is long out of print and quite scarce.  Sketches and finished poster art by...

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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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Gary Baseman, Baseman, Gary, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (top edge of dustjacket rubbed), San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2004, 1st, 978-0811844239, 8.5 inches, 11.75 inches, 336 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English Japanese

From the publisher: Mucking up the pages of the New Yorker, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Forbes, the Atlantic Monthly, Blab, and more, Gary Baseman...

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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Our copies include an Exclusive  SNB  Bookplate,  Signed & Numbered by Dave,  with an unpublished illustration,  and...


Pillowy: The Art of Dave Cooper (Very Good+)
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Dave Cooper, Cooper, Dave, Spine ends and corners lightly bumped otherwise Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Cernunnos, 2019, 1st, 978-2374951225, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 384 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Spine ends and corners lightly bumped in shipping otherwise Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap. Dave Cooper's first comprehensive monograph with over...

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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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The Art of Alex Nino
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Alex Nino, Nino, Alex, Near Fine (covers lightly rubbed, very flat, tight, clean), Auad, San Francisco, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 160 pages, black & white with 40 pages in color, softcover, wraps, English

I love Alex's stuff. This is a great 2008 collection of new and classic drawings and artwork by this distinctive Filipino artist. This was Alex's first art...

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Tom Kidd, Kidd, Tom, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (mild shelfwear, moderate rubbing to topedge of dustjacket, 1/2 inch closed tear to dustjacket), Paper Tiger, London, 2005, 1st, 11.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 128 pages, over 150 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Tomm Kidd has become renowned as an artist of wondrous imagination and skill. His Orwellian visions of a future world, as depicted in his War of the Worlds...

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The Art of Darksiders
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Joe Madureira, et al., Madureira, et al., Joe, Near Fine (very light shelfwear, flat, tight, clean), Richmond Hill, Ontario, Udon, 2010, 1st, 9781926778105, 11.5 inches, 8.5 inches, 288 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Deceived by the forces of evil into prematurely bringing about the end of the world, WAR - the first Horseman of the Apocalypse - battles both Heaven and...

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Swallow #2
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Near Fine (light shelfwear, tight, flat, clean), IDW, San Diego, 2006, 2nd, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, color, softcover, French wraps, English

"It's about pictures." This second volume features portfolios of new works by Jason Alexander (eight images), Glenn Barr (18 images), Bengal (28 images), Jo...

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