Contemporary Illustrators

Nobrow Press

 
Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, #829 of 1000 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lebanon, NJ, Vanguard, 2000, 1st, 9781887591133, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 128 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Signed and numbered hardcover edition with 16 extra pages of illustrations. From the dustjacket: Echoes: The Drawings of Michael Wm. Kaluta spans the...

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Rian Hughes, Hughes, Rian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Image, Berkeley, 2013, 1st, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 360 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: Rian Hughes (Yesterday's Tomorrows, Tales From Beyond Science) has created a unique series of portraits of...

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Sam Kieth, Kieth, Sam, Very Fine, IDW Publishing, San Diego, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

A familiar story: after the publisher overprinted the first volume, they under-printed the follow-up volume, making the latter volume sought after. From...

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Sam Kieth, Kieth, Sam, Very Fine, San Francisco, Cartoon Art Museum / IDW, 2013, 1st, 9781613777688, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Samplings and Dabblings serves as an 80-page retrospective of Sam Kieth's work, coinciding with a major exhibition at the Cartoon Art...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket ((light rubbing to the covers otherwise new and unread), Image, Berkeley, 2013, 9781607066361, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 80 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. Foreword by Geoff Darrow with a self-portrait! From the publisher: Highlighting the latest covers, pin-ups, illustrations, paintings,...

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Peter de Sève, de Sève, Peter, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Talence, Akileos, 2009, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 240 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A career retrospective book on this fantastic illustrator and designer. A large format coffee table art book in full color on a heavy mat stock. With a...


Daydreams
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine , Soleil, Toulon, 2013, 1st, 12.4 inches, 10.3 inches, 135 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A new collection of art by Nicoletta Ceccoli. Daydreams is the second book by Nicoletta Ceccoli published in France, and the second artbook worldwide....

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1997, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, xvi, 144 pages, over 250 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

As the clock ticks down on the 20th century people with a sense of wonder speculate on what the future may bring. If the artistic visions presented in...

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Play with Me
  $55.00
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Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ceccoli, Nicoletta, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Toulon, Soleil, 2018, 1st, 978-2-302-06479-9, 12.75 inches, 10.75 inches, 120 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

A new art book from Nicoletta Ceccoli--her third--collecting her paintings from 2014 to 2018. Text in both English and French. From the introduction:...

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Butcher Billy's Strange Fantasy
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Frederic Claquin, Butcher Billy, Claquin, Frederic, Butcher Billy, Very Fine, Herscher, Paris, 2018, 9782733504017, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 192 pages, 500 color illustrations, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, French

From the publisher: Illustrator Butcher Billy specializes in pop culture mashups between post-punk icons and comic book superheroes. A great lover of...

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Aron Wiesenfeld, Wiesenfeld, Aron, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Clover Press, San Diego, 2021, 1st, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is a Kickstarter Exclusive edition. This hardcover is wrapped in a Kickstarter Exclusive Dustjacket which features Wiesenfeld's painting "The Line" as...

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Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Kill!
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Hajime Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Sorayama, Rockin’ Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Hajime, Very Fine/Very Fine, Tokyo, Editions Treville, 2014, 1st, 9784309920221, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A large format book full of big, in your face artworks! Hajime Sorayama : 22 pages, 20 full page color pieces, 1 double page color piece! Rockin...

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Wendell Minor, The limited edition SIGNED by Minor on a tipped in page, Fine/NF (rubbed) Dust jacket, Minor, Wendell, Harcourt Brace, 1995, 1st, cloth, English

Twenty-Five Years of Book Cover Art. By a well-respected master of the form. Over 100 book cover paintings are reproduced with commentaries by the...

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Ramon Kelley, Fine/NF, Kelley, Ramon, Watson-Guptill, 1977, 1st, cloth

This art technique book focuses on advanced techniques in oil, pastel, and watercolor as used by Ramon Kelly, who is famous for his dazzling, bravura...

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The Tree Show
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Mark Ryden, VF, Ryden, Mark, Last Gasp, 2009, 1st, 1931955085, pictorial boards, English

This 9" x 12", 180-page hardcover Mark Ryden book is the exhibition catalog from "The Tree Show" at the Michael Kohn Gallery in Los Angeles. It features...

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William Stout, One of 600 numbered copies signed by the artist, VF/VF, Stout, William, Flesk, 2009, 1st, cloth, English

This deluxe edition is signed & numbered and has an extra pen & ink illustration of a tyrannosaurus rex. This is a great book featuring large...

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Reves & Portraits
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Very Fine, Yoshitaka Amano, Amano, Yoshitaka, Zanpano, 2010, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

A collection of original illustrations. Portraits offers us a series of drawings on exhibition for six months at Le Maison Autrique in Brussels....

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World War Robot Illustrated #1
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Ashley Wood, Very Fine, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2008, 1st, French wraps

Epic paintings of soldiers and robots. "Award-winning designer/artist Ashley Wood (Popbot, Zombies vs. Robots) continues the World War between a...

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Wondertoonel
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Limited edition of 5,000 copies, Near Fine (very light bump to upper corner otherwise Very Fine), Mark Ryden, Ryden, Mark, Porterhouse, 2005, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

The catalogue for Mark's retrospective exhibition at Seattle's Frye Museum and the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

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Limited to 50 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Orlando, Orlando, Nobrow, 2010, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 16 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: "International borders were no deterrent when we had the opportunity to collaborate with Berlin based illustrator Orlando. His...

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Derek Hess, Hess, Derek, One of 500 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Strhess Press, Cleveland, 2013, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed and Numbered Limited Edition of 500 Hardbound Copies. Forward by Playboy Executive Editor Jason Buhrmester. He Ain't No Vargas is a limited...

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Roustan Body Paint - Signed 1st
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paul Roustan, Roustan, Paul, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 290 pages, over 300 color photographs, hardcover, decorative cloth, English

From the artist: Dive into the world of an Award Winning Body Painter in this unique hardcover photographic art book featuring over 300 photographs,...

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Hullabaloo Indiegogo Print Set
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James Lopez, Signed by the artist, Fine, Lopez, James, 2014, 1st, 14 inches, 11 inches, color

A set of seven limited edition prints by veteran Disney animator and teacher at CalArts James Lopez. A set of four blueprints (two vehicles, a ray gun,...

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Brian Stelfreeze, Stelfreeze, Brian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Boom Studio, Los Angeles, 2016, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 192 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A Pristine Mint copy of a book that--with its white soft touch covers--is hard to find without some scuffing or dirt. This copy is guaranteed to be clean...

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David Hartman, Hartman, David, Fine, Sideshow Monkey, Simi Valley, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

David Hartman's only sketchbook. Clearly a horror fan, his imaginative illustrations are full of zombies, ghouls, and other monsters, but they all share a...

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Pierre Louys, Claire Wendling, Louys, Pierre, Wendling, Claire, Very Fine, Hollywood, Humanoids Publishing, 2000, 1st, 1930652046, 11.7 inches, 9 inches, 64 pages, 26 full-page color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Twenty-six color plates by Wendling illustrate this portion of Louys' erotic poem. Wendling used this opportunity to go wild exploring various media and...


The Art of Tomorrow Kings
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Ashley Wood, Wood, Ashley, Fine, San Diego, IDW Publishing, 2016, 1st, 978-1631405501, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 200 pages, about 200 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A collection of Ashley Wood's paintings and drawings 2006-2016 curated by the artist. From the publisher: The vibrant and mysterious world of Ashley...

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Fatales: The Art of Ryan Heshka
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Ryan Heshka, Heshka, Ryan, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, New York, Cernunnos, 2017, 1st, 9782374950495, 11.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 288 pages, over 250 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The first complete monograph of contemporary painter Ryan Heshka. His Nobrow comic Mean Girls Club was a bestseller for us and here we have a great...

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Elizabeth Butterworth, Butterworth, Elizabeth, Fine, Abrams, New York, 1994, 9780810925854, 14.5 inches, 10.5 inches, 64 pages, 32 color and 3 black-and-white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

English artist Elizabeth Butterworth is renowned for her paintings of parrots and related birds. This oversized book presents 31 beautiful paintings of the...

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The Garden of Eye Candy
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Very Fine in Very Fine Slipcase, Corte Madera, CA, Gingko Press, 2009, 1st, 9781584233121, 11.5 inches, 8.25 inches, 188 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Between the boundaries of fine and popular art and high and low culture, reside id- driven impulses and alter egos as toys, cartoon...

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, CA, Underwood Books, 2000, 1st, 1887424555, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 200 pages, over 300 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, 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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Timothy Bradstreet, Bradstreet, Timothy, Inscribed by the artist on the title pag, Very Fine, Ontario, CA, Alderac Entertainment Group, 1998, 1st, 1887953027, 11 inches, 9 inches, 128 pages, 32 color and about 200 black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed by the artist on the title page: "For Patrick-- Timothy Bradstreet - 2000" Illustrations from the popular film and comic artist. Five...

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Vernaculis - Signed 1st
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Ragnar, Ragnar, Signed by the artist, Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2006, 1st, 9780977894994, 0977894991, 11 inches, 8.75 inches, 80 pages, color, softcover, color wraps, English

This is Ragnar's out-of-print second collection of images for posters and prints.

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Cathy Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Fenner, Arnie Fenner, Cathy, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Grass Valley, Underwood Books, 1999, 1st, 9781887424462, 1887424466, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 176 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The sixth annual collection of the best in contemporary fantasy, science fiction, and horror art is a celebration of ideas, a wonderfully colorful...

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Chip Kidd, Alex Ross, Kidd, Chip, Ross, Alex, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Pantheon, 2018, 1st, 9781101871973, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 312 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the team that brought you the Eisner-Award winning Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross. Here is the beloved Marvel Universe of comics...

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Antonio Lapone, Lapone, Antonio, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (mild wear to covers, interior Fine), Paris, Kennes, 2018, 1st, 978-2875806161, 10 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

The first hardcover art book devoted to the stylish graphics and illustrations of Antonio Lapone. The Comix Trip review: Inspired by 1950s imagery,...

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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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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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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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Toi8 Art Works
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Toi8, Toi8, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Japan, Media Factory, 2009, 1st, 9784840127356, 11.75 inches, 8.5 inches, 104 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, Japanese

Toi8 (born October 8, 1976) is a Japanese artist who was most known for working on anime like .hack//The Movie and video games like Tokyo Mirage Sessions...

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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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Laurent Durieux, Durieux, Laurent, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, New York, Cernunnos, 2020, 1st, 9782374951492, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 254 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Laurent Durieux is a famous Belgian illustrator who is well known by pop culture fans and collectors for his cult movie poster...

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Kilian Eng, Eng, Kilian, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Portland, OR, Floating World Comics, 2020, 1st, 9781942801788, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 280 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the Publisher: This definitive edition collects all of Kilian Eng's otherworldly landscapes and retro-futuristic illustrations in one massive...

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Tokyo Sweet Gwendoline
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Hajime Sorayama, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Sorayama, Rockin' Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Hajime, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Editions Treville, Tokyo, 20, 1st, 14.5 inches, 10.25 inches, 72 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A large format book full of big, in your face artworks by Hajime Sorayama, Rockin' Jelly Bean and Katsuya Terada! Text in English and Japanese. From the...

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The Michael WM. Kaluta Treasury
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Michael Kaluta, Kaluta, Michael, Near Fine (very slight bump to upper corner, otherwise only light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Glimmer Graphics, Trenton, NJ, 1988, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, 3 full-page color, 128 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A great collection of rare Kaluta artwork. Lots of sketches. The Shadow and DC characters. Pencil prelims for paintings. Includes the most extensive Kaluta...

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Haruhiko Mikimoto, Mikimoto, Haruhiko, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Tokyo, Pie International, 2020, 1st, 9784756253132, 11.7 inches, 8.3 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: The ultimate illustration collection of Haruhiko Mikimoto, one of the greatest character designers in Japanese animation, now...

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Apollonia Saintclair, Saintclair, Apollonia, Very Fine, Encre Sympathique, Zurich, Switzerland, 2018, 9783952480359, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 148 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

From the publisher: Ink is my Blood is a series of artbooks showcasing most of Apollonia Saintclair's graphic work. The Volume 3, ending the first...