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 by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Jesse Aclin, Aclin, Jesse, 2017, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 40 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Jesse Aclin is a character designer working in Los Angeles. He works on feature and TV animation projects as well as teaching character design at CalArts....

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Signed and dated 7.09 by the artist, Near Fine (light wear to the covers), Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

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

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Signed and dated 8.08 by the artist, Near Fine (mild wear to the covers), Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2008, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Arthur's 2008 sketchbook. A "sampler" composed mainly of Arthur's exquisitely detailed pen & ink commission pieces of super-heroine cheesecake and...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2014, 1st, 978-91-87243-03-5, 16.5 inches, 11.5 inches, 24 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: 24 colour pages,...

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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-06-6, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 192 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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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2015, 1st thus, 978-91-87243-07-3, 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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Mattias Adolfsson, Adolfsson, Mattias, Very Fine in Very Fine case, Strangnas, Sweden, Sanatorium Forlag, 2013, 1st, 978-91-87243-01-1, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 112+32 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Mattias Adolfsson's sketchbooks are being stocked in North America for the very first time--by yours truly! The first edition of this book, published in...

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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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Crescent
  $25.00
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Steve Ahn, Saera Hwang, Heejin Park, Very Fine, Ahn, Saera Hwang, Heejin Park, Steve, 2016, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 68 pages, color and black & white illustrations, color wraps

From the artists' website: Introducing a new illustration art book, Crescent. Steve Ahn, Saera Hwang and Heejin Park are animation artists working at...

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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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Out of stock
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...


Garage Days, Vol. 2 - Signed
  $25.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Rafael Albuquerque, Albuquerque, Rafael, Stout Club, 2016, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

The Eisner and Harvey award-winning artist of the acclaimed series American Vampire opens his sketchbook in this second volume of GARAGE DAYS. Divided...

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Mariah McCourt, Aaron Alexovich, McCourt, Mariah, Alexovich, Aaron, Very Fine, New York, Charmz/Papercutz, 2017, 1st, 9781629917740, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 96 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

From the publisher: Crimson Volania Mulch has a problem; she just woke up in a crypt and, besides her name, has no idea of who, where, or what she is....

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#214 of 240 copies, Very Fine, Elliot Alfredius, Alfredius, Elliot, Peow! Studios, 2014, 2nd, 978-91-87325-12-0, 5.25 inches, 7 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Out of print. Risograph illustrations, printed at Peow! Press on a Riso RD3700.

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Olga "Asu Rocks" Andriyenko, Andriyenko, Olga "Asu Rocks", 2017, 1st, 5.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Olga Andriyenko is a Concept & Comic Artist based in Hamburg, Germany. From the introduction: I am a character designer, illustrator, animator,...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Olga "Asu Rocks" Andriyenko, Andriyenko, Olga "Asu Rocks", 2017, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.75 inches, 56 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Olga Andriyenko is a Concept & Comic Artist based in Hamburg, Germany. From the introduction: I am a character designer, illustrator, animator,...

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Kris Anka Vol. 1 - Signed
  $30.00
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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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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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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
  $20.00
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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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50/50
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Very 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, 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....

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Shuffle
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Very Fine, Serge Baeken, Baeken, Serge, Uitgeverij Xtra, 2010, 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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Signed by the artist, VF, Volkan Baga, Baga, Volkan, 2009, 1st, Softcover, wraps

A beautifully produced full-color catalog of five oil paintings and the preliminary drawings and studies. "Volkan Baga is a contemporary painter born in...

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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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David Baldeon, Baldeon, David, Fine, Ominiky, Palma de Mallorca, 2017, 1st, 11.7 inches, 8.25 inches, 56 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

David Baldeon (1976-  ) started his career in the Fanhunter franchise. He spent some years in the animation industry in storyboards, layout,...

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Vectormania - Signed
  $30.00
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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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Signed by the artist, Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, 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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Heep #4 - Signed
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Limited to 1000 copies. Signed by the artist., Very Fine, Glenn Barr, Barr, Glenn, 2011, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 24 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Glenn began publishing this small chapbook back in the day. #3 came out eleven years ago! Heep #4 is a 24-page b&w book printed on a nice cream stock...

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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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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,...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Brett Bean, Bean, Brett, 2016, 1st, 7.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 100 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

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

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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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Sugar Bits Vol. 2 - Signed
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Mary Bellamy, Bellamy, Mary, 2017, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 120 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Mary Bellamy: Sugar Bits Volume 2 is a 120 page black and white sketchbook. Over the last 6 years I've accumulated mountains of sketches, line art, art...

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Limited to 600 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Simone Bianchi, Bianchi, Simone, 2013, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Wolverine, Thanos, Thor, Avengers, Batman and more in this action-packed sketchbook from Simone Bianchi. Layouts, tight pencils, finished pages and...

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Limited to 600 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Simone Bianchi, Bianchi, Simone, 2015, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Spider-Man, Wolverine, Dr. Doom, Darth Vader, Avengers, Thanos, Secret Wars, Original Sin, Elektra, Batman and more in this action-packed sketchbook from...

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Limited to 700 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Simone Bianchi, Bianchi, Simone, 2016, 1st, 9.5 inches, 6.5 inches, 40 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Spider-Man, Dr. Doom, Avengers, Thanos, Star Wars, Batman and more in this action-packed sketchbook from Simone Bianchi. Layouts, tight pencils, finished...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Randy Bishop, Bishop, Randy, 2017, 1st, 9781532355080, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 74 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Randy Bishop is a character and visual development artist working in animation, gaming, and publishing. He writes: I've received several requests to...

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Little Black Book
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Very Fine, Steven Russell Black, Black, Steven Russell, 2014, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 140 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

Steven Russell Black is an illustrator and painter based in San Rafael, CA. His meticulously rendered images lean toward the unsettling and bizarre. This...

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Denis Bodart, Bodart, Denis, One of 200 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Atomik Strip, Andenne, 2017, 1st, 11.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 36 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, French

This sketchbook signed and numbered by Denis Bodart is limited to 200 copies! The book features his personal work and tributes to favorite artists and...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Anton Bogaty, Bogaty, Anton, 2013, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.9 inches, 68 pages, 194 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Between 2006 and 2012, Anton Bogaty made 21 animated short films. This book reproduces 194 key frames from those films. It's a cool concept and the images...

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Anton Bogaty Drawings 3 2014
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Anton Bogaty, Bogaty, Anton, 2014, 1st, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 40 pages, 40 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps

Animated filmmaker Anton Bogaty presents 40 individual art pieces. Pretty cool.

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A Hannes Bok Sketchbook
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Gerry de la Ree, Gene Nigra, Hannes Bok, de la Ree, Gene Nigra, Gerry, Bok, Hannes, Limited to 1000 copies, Near Fine (light wear), Gerry de la Ree, Saddle River, NJ, 1976, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, over 100 illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of over 100 doodles, roughs and designs from Bok's earliest years to his last. Two essays by de la Ree: Opening Pandora's Box and...

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Very Fine, Paul Bonner, Bonner, Paul, Stuart Ng Books, 2012, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

This is Paul Bonner's first ever sketchbook featuring Paul's hand-picked favorite drawings and sketches. Published to coincide with his only U.S....

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Limited edition of 500 copies, signed by the artist, Very Fine, Paul Bonner, Bonner, Paul, Stuart Ng Books, 2013, 1st, 8 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

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Limited edition of 500 copies, Very Fine, Paul Bonner, Bonner, Paul, Stuart Ng Books, 2013, 1st, Softcover, wraps, English

Filled with dragons and dwarfs, goblins and trolls, Paul has hand-picked some of his favorite drawings and sketches, many from the last year, for his second...

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