Sketchbooks

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Jesse Aclin, Aclin, Jesse, 2015, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

This sketchbook features a variety of observational drawings along with character designs and studies from mid-2014 to mid-2015 by Brooklyn-based artist and...

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Signed & dated 7.2005" by the artist, Near Fine (some tiny nicks to the bottom edge, light edge and corner wear, generally flat, tight, clean), Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Arthur's fourth self-published collection. Mostly finished pieces in pen & ink reproduced fullpage. A suite of monster pin-ups and lots of superheroine...

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Signed and dated by the artist, Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2018, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Back in stock! Arthur's 2018 sketchbook which debuted at San Diego Comic-Con. Covers, variants, and commissions include a Scooby Doo...

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Signed and dated 1.11 by the artist, Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

From 2009, Arthur's eighth sketchbook. This collection includes: Arthur's exquisitely detailed pen & ink commission pieces of super-heroine...

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Signed & dated 7.10 by the artist, Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2010, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 56 pages, 4 color and 51 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

Incredible never-before-published color pencil and watercolor illustrations highlight this great collection of 55 full-page pieces (51 ink and 4 pencil...

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Arthur Adams Sampler V - Signed
  $195.00
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Signed & dated "12.07" by the artist, Near Fine (some tiny nicks to the bottom edge, light edgewear, generally flat, tight, clean), Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Arthur's fifth self-published "sampler" from 2006. Composed mainly of Arthur's exquisitely detailed pen & ink commission pieces of super-heroine...

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Arthur Adams Sampler Vol. VI
  $195.00
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Signed and dated 7.07 by the artist, Five tiny nicks to the bottom edge otherwise Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Arthur's 2007 sketchbook containing exquisitely detailed pen & ink commission pieces of super-heroine cheesecake and superhero pin-ups: Wonder Woman,...

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Signed and dated 9.11 by the artist, Six small nicks to the bottom edge otherwise Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Arthur's sketchbook from 2010 is a winner with 46 full-page finished ink pieces of which 24 are his highly detailed cheesecake pin-ups (Scarlet, Witch,...

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Signed and dated 8.11 by the artist, Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2011, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Arthur's sketchbook from 2011 is another winner with 41 full-page finished ink pieces of which 24 are his highly detailed pin-ups (Slave Leia, Dejah Thoris,...

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Signed and dated 10.14 by the artist, Very Fine, Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2014, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Arthur's 2014 sketchbook. Each year, Art produces a number of incredibly detailed specialty pieces for his sketchbook. Star Wars, Avengers, X-Men,...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st, 978-91-87243-07-3, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 192+144+144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

All three volumes of Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks wrapped with a cardstock dustwrapper with a wraparound color illustration on both sides. This copy has...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine in Very Fine obi band, New York, Boom! Studios, 2012, 1st, 9781608862771, 9.5 inches, 6 inches, 128 pages, color, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

Out of print. From the publisher: The mad scientist of the Moleskine, European illustrator Mattias Adolfsson's lush sketchbook drawings are collected...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st, 978-91-87243-08-0, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 144 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! From the publisher: A new, redesigned...

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Very Fine, Steve Ahn, Ahn, Steve, 2015, 10.125 inches, 7.25 inches, 60 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Steven Ahn is the creator of the independent animation project, Blossom Detective Holmes, and a storyboard artist with extensive credits with Dreamworks,...

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Very Fine, Steve Ahn, Ahn, Steve, 2017, 10.125 inches, 7.25 inches, 60 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the artist: A 60-page art book, featuring the collection of Steve Ahn's work in 2016-2017. This sketchbook is loaded with line work, fan art, quick...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Brian Ajhar, Ajhar, Brian, 2016, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Ajhar has added a full-page ink sketch the inside front cover. From the artist: This book of sketches and characters Ajhar Drawings Volume Two was...

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Limited to 1200 copies SIGNED by the artist, Very Fine, Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, Stuart Ng Books, 2007, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A new collection of beautiful artwork by the former Disney animator and current bande dessinée artist. A quarter of the book features pin-ups of...

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Pierre Alary, Alary, Pierre, One of 1200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, Stuart Ng Books, Torrance, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This collection of beautiful artwork by the former Disney animator and current bestselling bande dessinee artist has been out of print for over a decade....

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, 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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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, 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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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Even Mehl Amundsen, Amundsen, Even Mehl, 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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Artbook Liana Anatolevich
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Liana Anatolevich, Anatolevich, Liana, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ominiky Ediciones, Mallorca, 2018, 1st, 12.2 inches, 8.9 inches, 80 pages, over 160 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Liana Anatolevich is a digital illustrator living in Irkutsk, Russia. This is her first art book. Over 160 illustrations and drawings and two pages of...

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Kris Anka Vol. 1 - Signed
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Limited to 500 copies. Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Kris Anka, Anka, Kris, 2016, 1st, 10 inches, 8.5 inches, 50 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Kris Anka's first self-published collection. Illustrations, character drawings, costume re-designs, fashion, and more. Wonder Woman, Captain America,...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine, Mia Araujo, Araujo, Mia, 2017, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Mia is a graduate of Otis College of Art and Design. Her work has been published in Suggestivism, Hi-Fructose Magazine, Juxtapoz, Imagine FX, Spectrum 16...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Mia Araujo, Araujo, Mia, 2019, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From Mia: My re-telling of this classic story takes place in a fantastical African world, and is the story of two sisters who see the White Rabbit. One...

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Lubomir Arsov, Arsov, Lubomir, Inscribed by the artist "Arsov Lubomir. Thanks Trevor!/Best Wishes.", Fine, Lubomir Arsov, Toronto, 2010, 1st, 7.5 inches, 11 inches, 60 pages, color illustrations, softcover, French wraps, English

Signed and inscribed by the artist! Self-published sketchbook by the Bulgarian-born character designer and illustrator now residing in Canada.

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Kirstie Shepherd, Cesare Asaro, Shepherd, Kirstie, Asaro, Cesare, #23 of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist with an extra print and certificate of authenticity, Fine, Curio & Co, Vienna, 2010, 1st, 8.75 inches, 11.25 inches, 108 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

An early production from Curio & Co. This copy is signed by Cesare and dated "CA 2010" with an original sketch. The extra print and certificate of...

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Chris Ayers, Ayers, Chris, Inscribed by the artist, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Culver City, CA, DesignStudio Press, 2008, 1st, 9781933492322, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 160 pages, 366 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A presentation copy from Chris Ayers to fellow animation artist Pres Romanillos. Inscribed on the title page: "Dear Pres, May your journey be filled with...

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Limited to 1000 copies, Very Fine, Francois Ayroles, Ayroles, Francois, Beguiling Books, 2009, 1st, 7 inches, 5.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

A collection of 44 cartoons about comic strip and book creators, mostly American and European, and really only for the initiated. The humor is very dry...

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Azpiri
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Very Fine, Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, Big Wow Art, 2008, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

Azpiri is a Spanish comic book creator best known for his graphic novel series featuring the blonde adventuress Lorna. This is a slick collection of new...

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Azpiri Sketchbook
  $95.00
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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2002, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

Out of print. This stylish Spanish artist is best known for his SF series featuring the sexy Lorna. 88 pages of pencil drawings for covers, comic book...

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Azpiri Sketchbook
  $60.00
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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, Very Good+ issued without dustjacket (corners and the top of the spine lightly bumped, mild rubbing to covers, interior Fine), Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2002, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards

Out of print. This stylish Spanish artist is best known for his SF series featuring the sexy Lorna. 88 pages of pencil drawings for covers, comic...

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50/50
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Fine, Serge Baeken, Baeken, Serge, Uitgeverij Xtra, 2011, 8.25 inches, 5.8 inches, 400 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Dutch

Serge Baeken is one of the most productive and multi-faceted artists in Flanders.  He appears as a strip artist, graphic artist, graphic designer,...

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Very Fine, Serge Baeken, Baeken, Serge, Uitgeverij Xtra, 2008, 8.25 inches, 5.8 inches, 416, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Dutch

4444 sketches by Serge Baeken, a multi-faceted Flemish artist. He is a strip artist, graphic artist, graphic designer, illustrator and instructor. PreFab...

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Shuffle
  $50.00
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Very Fine, Serge Baeken, Baeken, Serge, Uitgeverij Xtra, 2010, 8.25 inches, 5.8 inches, 408, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, Dutch

Serge Baeken is one of the most productive and multi-faceted artists in Flanders.  He appears as a strip artist, graphic artist, graphic designer,...

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Bagger43, Bagger43, Limited to 50 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, San Francisco, 8 inches, 8 inches, 24 pages, two-color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a remixed reprint of one of Bagger 43's risograph printed zines, with a new color combination and more art. It features a lot of Bagger43's personal...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Kyle Baker, Baker, Kyle, 2003, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 24 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Inscribed by the artist with a small self-portrait drawing. Kyle created this modest b&w sketchbook exclusively for sale at the 2003 San Diego...

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Flore Silvestri - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Kaley Bales, Bales, Kaley, 2015, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 24 pages, 16 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Kaley is a young artist studying animation at CCA. This small booklet shows off some of her illustrative/design work.

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Vectormania - Signed
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Robert Ball, Ball, Robert, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, London, 2015, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 100 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Robert M. Ball is an illustrator, designer and comic maker, living and working in London. His clients include HBO, Disney, ESPN, Sony, Wired and Conde Nast....

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Tony Bancroft Sketchbook
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Tony Bancroft, Bancroft, Tony, Very Fine, La Citta delle Nuvole Edizioni / Nemo Academy, Florence, Italy, 2016, 1st, 8.25 inches, 11.75 inches, 58 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Produced by the Florence animation school Nemo Academy, a full color collection of artwork by Tony Bancroft, Animator (Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The...

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Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (small bump to the upper corner otherwise fine), Royal Oak, MI, 1997, 1st, 8.5 inches, 7 inches, 24 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A small self-published chapbook/sketchbook by the lowbrow painter. This volume is a single wordless story. A black comedy: a spirit watches his lifeless...

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Very Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, Tin Man Alley, 2003, 1st, 0972938710, Softcover, color wraps, English

A great collection of sketchbook drawings. A companion volume to Barr's painting collection Lowlife Paradise. Out of print.

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One of 400 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Jeremy Bastian, Bastian, Jeremy, 2019, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Jeremy Bastian's 2019 collection of incredibly intricate, weird and wonderful pen drawings and illustrations. Fairies, Severus Snape, Dementors, Fin Fang...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Tom Baxa, Baxa, Tom, Blood Rituals, 2010, 1st, 112 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps

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Brett Bean, Bean, Brett, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Chicago, Trinquette, 2013, 1st, 9781934623275, 8.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 48 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Creatures, characters, environments and visual development art in full color.


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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Brett Bean, Bean, Brett, 2017, 1st, 9 inches, 7 inches, 72 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An all new black & white sketchbook from the character designer, visual development artist, and children's book illustrator. Creatures, characters,...


Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Brett Bean, Bean, Brett, 2014, 1st, 12.3 inches, 8.75 inches, 116 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Two best friends trying to find their place in the galaxy filled with robots, bounty hunters, and an overbearing boss. A Graphic Novel by the popular...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Brett Bean, Bean, Brett, 2019, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

An all new collection of traditional and digital art from the character designer, visual development artist, and children's book illustrator. Great...

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