Sketchbooks

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Budd Root, Root, Budd, Signed and dated 2009 by the artist, Very Fine, Amryl Entertainment, Murrieta, CA, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white with 4 color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Black & white with 4 color illustrations. Three-quarters of this book is entirely different than the "Mature Edition." About a quarter are clothed...

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Signed by the artist, Rear corner wear otherwise Very Fine, Melody Wang, Wang, Melody, 2016, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. The Casebook of Nips and Porkington is Melody Wang's 2d student short film and this is her great little artbook for the film. It includes...

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The Business of Monkeys #4
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Brian Herrick, Herrick, Brian, Signed by the artist with a little drawing, Very Fine, San Francisco, 2013, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 28 pages, black & white with 4 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

A 28-page sketchbook collection. Two-page spreads of jellyfish (all manner of), astronauts, heads that also work upside-down, silhouette monsters, heads...

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Brian Herrick, Herrick, Brian, Signed by the artist with a little drawing, Very Fine, San Francisco, 2013, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 28 pages, black & white with 4 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

Brian Herrick is an artist and public school teacher living in San Francisco. The Business of Monkeys #3 is a 28-page booklet of "process, drawing, and...

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The Business of Monkeys #2
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Very Fine, Brian Herrick, Herrick, Brian, 2011, Softcover, wraps, English

Brian Herrick is an artist and public school teacher living in San Francisco. The Business of Monkeys #2 is a 12 page all-color booklet containing "37...

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The Black Frog's Doodles
  $15.00
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Igor-Alban Chevalier, Chevalier, Igor-Alban, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Culver City, CA, Design Studio Press, 2006, 978-1-933492-22-3, 1-933492-22-8, 6 inches, 6 inches, 208 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: The Black Frogs first published sketchbook, Doodles, is a compilation of 200 original pencil doodles featuring teapots, monsters,...

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The Big Kopinski Vol. 1
  $85.00
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Karl Kopinski, Kopinski, Karl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2019, 2nd 2020, 9791096315178, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 296 pages, 56 color and over 250 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

NEW PRINTING! IN STOCK NOW ! The Big Kopinski sketchbook is 296 pages full of warriors, goblins, dragons, vikings, pirates, swashbucklers, soldiers,...

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The Big Fat One
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Coop, Coop, Near Fine in Near Fine slipcase (light stain to foreedge otherwise flat, tight, clean, mild shelwear to slipcase), San Francisco, Aperiant Press, 2002, 1st, 9780971237438, 0971237433, 8.5 inches, 6 inches, 1000 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps in die-cut slipcase, English

Take a peek into Coop's brain! Over a thousand pages of drawings compiled from the artist's private sketchbooks! Nothing but pencil sketches!...

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The Art of Zentropa - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, John Mahoney, Mahoney, John, 2018, 1st, 9781532365812, 9 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

A new 40 page book, containing the best Zentropa art that has been created since the first book was published. "Within these bizarre worlds this Sci-Fi mind...

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The Art of Yasushi Suzuki
  $75.00
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Yasushi Suzuki, Suzuki, Yasushi, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Fremont, CA, Dr. Master Productions Inc, 2007, 1st, 9781597960694, 8.5 inches, 10 inches, 84 pages, over 100 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

This artbook showcases Yasushi Suzuki's commercial illustration work from 1997 to 2007. It includes his art from the Japanese release of A Song of Ice and...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Thomas Perkins, Perkins, Thomas, The Art of Fiction, 2011, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A great collection of creatures, aliens, robots (and the occasional super hero). Mostly very finished color pieces. From the back cover: "Thomas N....

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The Art of Rudy D. Nebres
  $35.00
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Rudy Nebres, Nebres, Rudy, Very Fine, Howell, NJ, SQP, 2000, 1st, 086562027X, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 2 color and 64 full-page black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Long out of print. An excellent collection of drawings in pencil or ink by the phenomenal Filipino artist best known for his inking of Marvel comics in...

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The Art of Rodolphe Guenoden
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Rodolphe Guenoden, Guenoden, Rodolphe, Very Fine, The Art of Fiction, Burbabk, 2011, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A brand new color collection of work by Rodolphe Guenoden. It has a wide range of subjects (Marvel superheroes, chibis, character design) and finishes...

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Mike Ploog, Ploog, Mike, Limited to 725 copies with all these extras including a signed & numbered print, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (top of the spine bumped, upper corners lightly bumped, interior Very Fine), Pittsburgh, FPG, 2015, 1st, 978-0996668903, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of The Art of Ploog includes the following Kickstarter Exclusives limited to just 725 copies: A 9" x 12" Signed & Numbered color print...

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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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The Art of Neal Adams Vol. 2
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Neal Adams, Adams, Neal, Fine, Sal Quartuccio, Brooklyn, 1977, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

"A collection of Neal Adams artwork never before seen by fandom." Rare superhero, advertising and film work by Neal Adams. Three pencil pages for "War...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Morghan Gill, Gill, Morghan, 2017, 9 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, 41 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Contemporary pin-ups by Los Angeles artist and designer Morghan Gill: "40 unique paintings completed in 2016 featuring pinup girls (of all types!) with...

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The Art of Mia - Inscribed
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Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine, Enrico Casarosa, Casarosa, Enrico, 2002, 1st, 8.4 inches, 6 inches, 40 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Long out-of-print. Early on, Enrico self-published two issues of a comic book about an aviatrix catgirl: Mia. This book collects concepts &...

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Loish (Lois van Baarle), Loish (Lois van Baarle), #3866 of the First Printing, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Worcester, 3DTotal Publishing, 2016, 1st, 978-1909414280, 190941428X, 10.4 inches, 10.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, wraps, English

This was the Kickstarter copy which comes with a deck of playing cards and a bookmark. The book itself is a first printing and individually numbered....

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Lenord Robinson, Signed by the artist, Fine, Robinson, Lenord, The Art of Fiction, 2011, 1st, pictorial boards

Over 100 illustrations ranging from pencil sketches to finished ink work. Lenord has worked in the animation industry for over 30 years for both Disney...

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The Art Of Kevin Nelson
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Kevin Nelson, Nelson, Kevin, Very Fine, The Art of Fiction, Burbank, 2011, 1st, 8 inches, 5.25 inches, 64 pages, over 100 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Kevin Nelson is a visual development artist at Disney Feature Animation, working his way up from layout and clean-up. This is a full color collection of his...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Juanjo Guarnido, Guarnido, Juanjo, Essential Sequential, 2019, 1st, 9781948606134, 11 inches, 7.5 inches, 96 pages, over 50 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

A thick sketchbook from the acclaimed artist behind Blacksad. With over 55 color pieces and over 100 ink or pencil pieces. Finished illustrations,...

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Ragnar, Ragnar, Very Fine, Burbank, The Art of Fiction, 2013, 1st, 9781937048105, 8.5 inches, 5.25 inches, 48 pages, color , Softcover, spiralbound, English

This is artist Brandon Ragnar Johnson's first book with The Art of Fiction. It has more pencil drawings than any of his other books. There are a series of...

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Erich Haeger, SIGNED by the artist, VF, Haeger, Erich, 2005, 1st, wraps

A color portfolio by this young artist-cartoonist (Hard Eight). Signed by the artist.

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The Art of Cory Loftis
  $150.00
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine (light cover wear, interior Fine), Cory Loftis, Loftis, Cory, 2013, 1st, 9780615910109, 11 inches, 8 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. This was Cory's first solo book (after the group book Catra Sees All) and it is full of wonderful pieces created in his off hours,solely...

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Signed by the artist with a small dog head sketch, Very Fine, Chelsea Kenna, Kenna, Chelsea, 2016, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 54 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Chelsea Kenna is "particularly inspired by animals and loves drawing colorful, cute, and whimsical things." Most of her works are painted digitally using...

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The Art of Brad Rader
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VF, Brad Rader, Rader, Brad, The Art of Fiction, 2011, 1st, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Super hero drawings and sketches, storyboards, character designs, noir characters and scenes, and on-the-spot drawings. From the back cover: "Brad Rader...

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The Art of Alex Nino
  $150.00
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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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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, This copy has an original painting by Scott Morse on the front endpaper signed and inscribed "for Michael", Near Fine with Fine obi band (light rubbing to the corners), Red Window/Adhouse, Emeryville, 2007, 1st, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This copy has an original painting by Scott Morse on the front endpaper signed and inscribed "for Michael." Taking their inspiration from the Provensens'...

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The Ancient Book of Myth and War
  $150.00
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Scott Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Morse, Lou Romano, Don Shank, Nate Wragg, Scott, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Fine, Richmond, VA, Red Window / Adhouse Books, 2007, 1st, 9780977471515, 12 inches, 9.25 inches, 80 pages, color, Hardcover, boards, English

Taking their inspiration from the Provensens' 1950s classic children's book, Golden Treasury of Myths & Legends, these four Pixar artist-designers began...

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The Adventures of Mia #2
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Very Fine, Enrico Casarosa, Casarosa, Enrico, Monkeysuit, 2004, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.75 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Enrico's comic story inspired by Miyazaki's comics and films, especially Porco Rosso: A 1930s action adventure featuring an aviatrix catgirl named Mia. This...

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The Adventures of Mia
  $60.00
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Very Fine, Enrico Casarosa, Casarosa, Enrico, Monkeysuit Press, 2001, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.75 inches, 46 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

The first publication of Enrico Casarosa's comic book stories, inspired by Miyazaki's comics and films, especially Porco Rosso: a 1930s action adventure...

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Greg Ruth, Ruth, Greg, Signed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, Pacific Grove, 2011, 1st, 9 inches, 8.25 inches, 120 pages, black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This Kickstarter Edition is signed by the artist on the title page and has a special illustrated bookplate with the supporter's name written in by the...

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Includes an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Terry Dodson, Dodson, Terry, 2016, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Each book comes with an illustrated bookplate signed by the artist! Terry's second hardcover collects images from his out-of-print sketchbooks 4-7...


Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315208, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2018, 1st, 9791096315116, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Buhl, Editions Caurette, 2017, 2nd, 9791096315109, 12 inches, 8.5 inches, 176 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

366 days, 366 sketches telling 366 stories, some smaller, some greater. Shared with the community, first online, and now as a series of books: TEGN -...

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Tall Sketchbook - Signed
  $175.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, J. Scott Campbell, Campbell, J. Scott, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 4.25 inches, 36 pages, color, softcover, wraps

From 2009 and long out of print. A suite of 17 lovely full-length pin-up illustrations: Shanna the She-Devil, Black Cat, Danger Girl Abby Chase, Batgirl,...

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TajaLapiz Uno: Libro de Bocetos
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Very Fine, Bogota, Tajalapiz, 2016, 1st, 9789584695499, 8 inches, 8 inches, 106 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Spanish

Sketches by twenty-five members of the Tajalapiz art collective of Bogota, Colombia. Ana Maria Ospina Archila, Andrea Castro Naranjo, Andres Pinzcon...

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Flesk, Santa Cruz, 2015, 1st, 7 inches, 5.5 inches, over 90 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A pristine Mint copy of this limited edition collection of Bruce Timm pin-ups and nudes. Limited to 1000 copies and long out of print. From the...

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Supermonsterama
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Ted Seko, NF, Seko, Ted, Momo Taro Comics, 2010, 1st, wraps, English

"It's got super monsters, super robots, superheroes and supervillains!" A vibrant comic story inspired by 1950s B-movies and Stan Lee's overheated monster...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, Lau, Stanley "Artgerm", 2018, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

The fifth compilation of Artgerm's best original artworks done with ink and markers: Batman & Catwoman, The Little Mermaid, Spider-Gwen, and numerous...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, Lau, Stanley "Artgerm", 2017, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

The fourth compilation of Artgerm's best original artworks done with ink and markers: Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, Black Cat, X-Women, Mary Jane, and more....

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, Lau, Stanley "Artgerm", 2015, 1st, 8.25 inches, 6 inches, 24 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

The third compilation of Artgerm's best original artworks done with ink and markers: Supergirl, Phoenix, Mary Jane, Wonder Woman, Rhonda Rousey, Princess...

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Eric DeSantis, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very fine, DeSantis, Eric, 2010, 1st, wraps

"A collection of sketches, doodles, and artwork of various degree by Eric DeSantis." Eric is an senior artist and designer in the game industry. Signed by...

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One of 1000 numbered copies stamped with GM's "chop", Very Fine, Glen Murakami, Murakami, Glen, 2002, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

From 2002, the third sketchbook by the art director and co-producer of Batman Beyond and Justice League and producer of Teen Titans, Ben 10, and Beware The...

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Sundar Bans
  $20.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Naveen Selvanathan, Selvanathan, Naveen, 2016, 1st, 6 inches, 9 inches, 32 pages, 33 color illustrations, Softcover, boards

Naveen is a visual development artist with over 4 years experience in games and feature animation. He is currently based in Los Angeles working at Sony...

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Suit Up! - Signed
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Signed by the artists, Very Fine, Jie Deng, Jing Ouyang, Deng, Jing Ouyang, Jie, 2017, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A showcase of character paintings by two young animation artists, Jie Deng and Jing Ouyang. The book is printed double-sided, with the second half inverted;...

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