An Illustrators Special Edition / Book Palace reprinting of the 2019 Big Wow Art Books original. Limited to 600 copies worldwide.
This copy includes the signed Sanjulian bookplate from the 2019 Big Wow Art Books Edition--with a color illustration of Vampirella.
Legendary Spanish painter and illustrator Sanjulian (Manuel Perez Clemente) is renowned the world over for his incredible covers for Famous Monsters of Filmland, Vampirella, Conan, Warren's Eerie and Creepy, as well as book covers, posters, private commissions and much more.
This lavishly illustrated book celebrates the full breadth of Sanjulian's amazing career with an introduction by Joe Jusko (one master talking about another), hundreds of beautiful full color paintings and pencil sketches, unpublished illustrations and rarely seen early work along with exclusive photos and artwork from the Master's own personal archives.
In the Beginning (10 pages of early works: newspaper advertising, comic book pages)
Covers Uncovered (32 pages of book cover art)
Screen Dreams (26 pages of film and TV characters)
Here Be Monsters (24 pages of Universal monsters, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, King Kong)
Legends & Icons (14 pages of film and rock stars)
Classic Characters (14 pages of literary & fantasy characters)
Swords & Sorcerers (58 pages of Conan and Red Sonja)
Blood Lust (32 pages of Vampirella)
Savage Beauty (42 pages of pinups and nudes)
Strange & Spooky (25 pages of Warren art)