Sketchbooks

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With a color print signed by the artist, Very Fine, Andrea Bochicchio, Chiara Benedetti, Bochicchio, Andrea, Benedetti, Chiara, 2018, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, 28 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Chiara Benedetti is an Italian illustrator and concept artist based in Dublin, currently working at Boulder Media. Woozy and the Flute Player is a...

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Zoo - La Visite
  $70.00
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Philippe Bonifay, Frank Pe, Bonifay, Philippe, Pe, Frank, Very Fine/Very Fine, Marcinelle, Dupuis, 2009, 10.75 inches, 11 inches, 120 pages, color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, French

An art book exploring the work of animalier Frank Pe and the world of Zoo, the best-selling comic series by Frank Pe and Philippe Bonifay. From the...

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Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Brubaker, Ed, Phillips, Sean, A color print signed by the author is laid in, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Image, Portland, 2018, 1st, 10.4 inches, 6.8 inches, 72 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This hardcover first printing includes a color print signed by the author. From the publisher: Teenage Ellie has always had romantic ideas about drug...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Near Fine bellyband (small nick to edge of belly band), Ada Cole, Kevin Dart, Cole, Ada, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2009, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Inscribed by the artist with a very nice drawing dated in the year of publication. An entertaining imagined history of the 1960s Yuki 7...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Ada Cole, Kevin Dart, Cole, Ada, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2009, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Signed with a Drawing! An entertaining imagined history of the 1960s Yuki 7 franchise! The books, the films, the phenomenon! This book...

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Bill Crouch, Bill Pearson, Wallace Wood, Crouch, Bill Pearson, Bill, Wood, Wallace, Limited to 1500 copies. This copy is signed by Nicola Cuti who wrote the introduction, Very Fine, Bill Crouch, Bridgeport, CT, 1981, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 52 pages, over 120 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, wraps, English

Truly the best copy I've seen. A beautiful copy of this Wallace Wood Sketchbook edited by Bill Pearson, the publisher of Witzend's later issues,...


Raul Garcia, Cornelia Funke, Francisco Herrera, Garcia, Cornelia Funke, Raul, Herrera, Francisco, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Magnetic, Chicago, 2015, 1st, 11.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Francisco kindly signed all of our copies of Bitten: The Full Moon Book! Order your copy today while supplies last! A hardcover preview of the...

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Fine (tight, bright, clean), John Hitchcock, Alex Toth, Hitchcock, John, Toth, Alex, Octopus, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 256 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

An out-of-print collection of 25 years of postcards and sketches from Alex Toth. Hundreds of previously unpublished doodles, sketches and roughs; doodle...

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Bran Mak Morn Sketchbook
  $25.00
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Robert E Howard, Gary Gianni, Howard, Robert E, Gianni, Gary, Limited to 3000 copies, Very Fine, Wandering Star, Kent, 2000, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 16 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This limited edition chapbook preceded the the Wandering Star deluxe edition collection. A collection of sketches by Gianni, primarily pencil drawings...

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Alison Inches, Jim Henson, Inches, Alison, Henson, Jim, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (small bump and 1/8-inch tear to the top of the spine, otherwise only light wear to the exterior, interior Very Fine), Abrams, New York, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 128 pages, 30 color and 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A collection of drawings & sketches by the noted puppeteer. Out of print. From the publisher: Before there were Muppets, there were Jim Henson's...

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Signed by the artist with a drawing, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Elizabeth Ito, Kevin Dart, Ito, Elizabeth, Dart, Kevin, Fleet Street Scandal, 2011, 1st, 9 inches, 12 inches, 72 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Signed by the artist with a great drawing! This is the out-of-print Yuki 7 illustrated novelette featuring beautiful artwork on every page by Kevin Dart...

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Jeffrey & George Pratt Jones, Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey & George Pratt, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to the dustjacket), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, iv, 124 pages, 2 color and about 216 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This copy is not signed but has the 16-page bonus portfolio of illustrations of the special hardcover edition. Over 200 drawings and sketches, mostly...


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Jeffrey Jones, George Pratt, Jeffrey Jones, Jones, George Pratt, Jeffrey, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Fine, Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, iv, 108 pages, 2 color and about 200 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

A great collection of 200 sketches and drawings, mostly in ink, showing his mastery in that medium even in quick sketches. A long interview conducted by...


Signed by both the artist and the author, Very Fine, Barbara Randall Kesel, Ryan Odagawa, Kesel, Barbara Randall, Odagawa, Ryan, 2017, 1st, 7.5 inches, 11 inches, 44 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

SHADOWZONE tells the story of KANDORA and CORINA, two sisters separated by years and distance after the tragic day their parents were killed. Kandora was...

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Nikita Mandryka, Massimiliano Frezzato, Mandryka, Nikita, Frezzato, Massimiliano, #90 of 500 numbered copies signed by both the artist and the author, Near Fine (mild wear to corners), Heavy Metal, Rockville Centre, NY, 1999, 1st, 17 inches, 12.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white with 1 page in color, Softcover, spiralbound

"This custom-bound sketchbook presenting the final pencils for the complete story of 'The Keepers of the Maser 4' is a limited edition of five hundred...

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Johnny Wander Presents: Cuttings
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Ananth Panagariya, Yuko Ota, Panagariya, Ananth, Ota, Yuko, Johnny Wander, 2014, 1st, 10.4 inches, 7 inches, 136 pages, color and black & white, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Color fiction short comics and never-before-seen art from Yuko Ota. Selected work from 2008-2014. Of interest to process junkies over half the book is...

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Smoke
  $15.00
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Very Fine, Joshua Pruett, Richard Pose, Pruett, Joshua, Pose, Richard, 2003, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 24 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

A comic book story by Pruett and Pose. Pin-ups by Pruett, Justin Ridge, and Mike Roush.

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Where is Dead Zero?
  $40.00
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Near Fine (light shelfwear), Jeff Ranjo (ed.), Ranjo (ed.), Jeff, 2012, 1st, 9780615702063, 9 inches, 6 inches, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The out-of-print third full-color comics anthology self-published by Walt Disney Animation Studio's Story Artists. In this installment of the Who, What,...

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Where is Dead Zero?
  $75.00
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Signed by the editor and contributor Jeff Ranjo with a drawing, Very Fine, Jeff Ranjo (ed.), Ranjo (ed.), Jeff, 2012, 1st, 9780615702063, 9 inches, 6 inches, 152 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

Signed by the editor and contributor Jeff Ranjo with a drawing. The out-of-print third full-color comics anthology self-published by Walt Disney...

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Neal Adams: The Sketch Book
  $30.00
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Arlen Schumer, Wallace Wood, Schumer, Arlen, Wood, Wallace, Near Fine (light wear, very flat, tight, clean), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1999, 2nd printing (1st paperback printing), 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 112 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

The sketches come from X-Men, Avengers, Superman vs. Muhammad Ali, Batman #251, Conan #37, Thrillkill, and other iconic comics. Adams' commentary...

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Arlen Schumer, Neal Adams, Schumer, Arlen, Adams, Neal, Very Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket edgeworn with several closed tears), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1999, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 116 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This limited hardcover edition has two extra bonus plates not found in the other editions. The sketches come from a variety of sources and vary widely in...

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Arlen Schumer, Neal Adams, Schumer, Arlen, Adams, Neal, Inscribed by the artist, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1999, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 116 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This limited hardcover edition has two extra bonus plates not found in the other editions. It is signed and inscribed by Adams. The sketches come from a...

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Arlen Schumer, Neal Adams, Schumer, Arlen, Adams, Neal, #1553 of 1600 deluxe hardcover copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (small closed tears ), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1999, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 116 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

Limited hardcover edition has two extra bonus plates not found in the other editions. The sketches come from a variety of sources and vary widely in...

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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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Al Williamson Sketchbook
  $60.00
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J David Spurlock, Al Williamson, Spurlock, J David, Williamson, Al, Very Fine, Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1998, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 96 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

The Al Williamson Sketchbook (1998) was the first book published by Vanguard. It was also the first book in their Sketchbook series--followed by Neal Adams,...

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J David Spurlock, Al Williamson, Spurlock, J David, Williamson, Al, #14 of 600 deluxe hardcover copies signed by Williamson, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1998, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This limited edition, signed & numbered hardcover includes a bonus signature plate illustrated and signed by Al Williamson. The Al Williamson...

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J David Spurlock, Al Williamson, Spurlock, J David, Williamson, Al, #345 of 600 deluxe hardcover copies signed by Williamson, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 1998, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 96 pages, black & white illustrations, Hardcover, leatherette, English

This limited edition, signed & numbered hardcover includes a bonus signature plate illustrated and signed by Al Williamson. The Al Williamson...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine without dust jacket, as issued, Vanguard Publications, Lakewood, NJ, 2013, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This collection is brimming with rare and previously unpublished drawings and painting preliminaries of the subjects Frazetta is best...

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J. David Spurlock (ed.), Frank Frazetta, Spurlock (ed.), J. David, Frazetta, Frank, Fine, Vanguard, Lakewood, NJ, 2014, 2nd, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: A follow-up to last year's best-selling hit, Frazetta Sketchbook, Vol. I, with more classic and unseen material by the acclaimed,...

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J. David Spurlock and Bill Pearson, Wallace Wood, Spurlock and Bill Pearson, J. David, Wood, Wallace, One of 1200 numbered hardcover copies with an extra plate signed by Spurlock, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Lebanon, NJ, Vanguard, 2000, 1st, 1887591079, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 114 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

One of the deluxe hardcover copies with an extra plate signed by Spurlock. This sketchbook is packed with unpublished works including sci-fi art, Mad,...

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Wally Wood Sketchbook
  $15.00
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J. David Spurlock, Bill Pearson, Wallace Wood, Spurlock, Bill Pearson, J. David, Wood, Wallace, Fine, Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2000, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 112 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

This sketchbook is packed with unpublished works including sci-fi art, Mad, Tower, extremely rare Fireball XL-5 designs as well as production art for Wood's...

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J David Spurlock, John Romita, John Romita, Spurlock, John Romita, J David, Romita, John, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ, 2001, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7 inches, 112 pages, black & white, Hardcover, leatherette, English

From the publisher: John Romita Sr. has drawn every major Marvel character including landmark runs on Daredevil, Captain America, Fantastic Four and...

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Dave Stevens, St. John, Aaron, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, IDW, San Diego, 2011, 1st, 12.25 inches, 8.25 inches, 256 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: For several years, Dave Stevens self-published four sketchbooks to sell at the San Diego Comic Con. These were very limited editions...

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Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, One of 2500 numbered copies, Fine in a Near Fine slipcase (slight smudges to the slipcase), Applewood, Bedford, MA, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.8 inches, 84 pages, 12 tipped-in color plates, over 100 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Early character studies and exploratory drawings by Joe Grant, Ollie Johnston, Frank Thomas, Milt Kahl, John Lounsbery and others, and 12 pre-production...

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Frank Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Thomas, Ollie Johnston, Frank, A limited edition of 2500 copies. With a numbered limitation plate laid in. This copy signed by Mary Costa, Marc Davis, Al Dempster, Eyvind Earle, Ollie Johnston, Don Lusk, and Frank Thomas., Fine in Fine slipcase, Applewood, Bedford, MA, 1998, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.8 inches, 84 pages, 12 color plates, numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This is one of the special autographed copies offered by the Howard Lowery Gallery in Burbank signed by Mary Costa (the voice of Aurora) and six of...

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Conrad Schwiering, Long warm inscription dated 29 June '73 by the artist on the front free end paper and another warm inscription dated 29 June '73 by the author on the title page, Fine, Wakefield, Robert, Schwiering, Conrad, North Plains Press, 1973, 1st, cloth

54 color and black & white illustrations, plus numerous sketches from Schwiering’s sketchbooks. Inscribed by the artist; also inscribed by...

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Yakuza Rising
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Patricia White, Kenny Yen, White, Patricia, Yen, Kenny, Very Fine, Red Cat Tales, Culver City, 2014, 1st, 10.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 30 pages, black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Yakuza Rising by Patricia White (writer) and Kenny Yen (artist) is the first in a series of sexy action-oriented graphic novels set in the Asian American...

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Renee Witterstaetter, Arthur Suydam, Witterstaetter, Renee, Suydam, Arthur, #1772 signed by the artist, Very Fine, Berkeley, Image, 2005, 1st, 709853002741, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: A welcome addition to the illustrative history of the "barbarian" character in art and literature. For the first time ever, here are...

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Renee Witterstaetter, Arthur Suydam, Witterstaetter, Renee, Suydam, Arthur, #1081 signed by the artist, Very Fine, Image, Berkeley, 2006, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

This book explores Suydam's work on a myriad of barbarian characters from Conan to Tarzan to Death Dealer... Includes an in-depth interview with Arthur...

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"Break"
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Maria Isabel Lopez, Lopez, Maria Isabel, Very Fine, Bogota, Pezlobo Books, 2013, 1st, 9789584635259, 6 inches, 4 inches, 28 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

An illustrated chapbook about taking some time off. By Colombian artist Maria Isabel Lopez. Full of sketches of coffee-break equipment and accoutrements....

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Very Fine, Eric Powell, Powell, Eric, Albatross Funnybooks, 2021, 1st, 10.2 inches, 6.7 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

A collection of Eric Powell's preliminary sketches and concept art for his "Did You Hear What Eddie Gein Done?" graphic novel. Best selling true-crime...

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"Jazz" (Signed & Numbered)
  $120.00
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One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine/Very Fine, Dave McKean, McKean, Dave, Spyglass, 2014, 1st, 8.25 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This was a SDCC Limited Edition Exclusive from Dave McKean! "JAZZ" is a collection of new work from McKean, inspired by quotes from some of his favorite...

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#Things That I Hear
  $35.00
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Fine, issued without dustjacket, Avner Geller, Geller, Avner, 2019, 1st, 9.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 136 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

People say the funniest things when they think no one is listening. Whether mumbled on the bus, whispered in a cafe, or yelled at the club, "private"...

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108 Drawings
  $50.00
Very Fine, Pacific Grove, Allen Spiegel Fine Arts, 2006, 1st, 1, 9 inches, 8 inches, 108 pages, black & white, softcover, French wraps, English

Out of print. Drawings by Dave McKean (12 drawings), Jon J Muth (11 drawings), Kent Williams (14 drawings), Phil Hale (13 drawings), George Pratt (10...


Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Andy Ristaino, Ristaino, Andy, 2012, 1st, 4.25 inches, 11 inches, 20 pages, color, Softcover, wraps

The original risograph-printed, self-published art book by Andy Ristaino, limited to 188 signed & numbered copies. Like it says, 121 different...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Andy Ristaino, Ristaino, Andy, 2013, 2nd, 4.25 inches, 11 inches, 20 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

The full title is "140 people from the future, 12 cavemen, one old-timey muscle man, nine beach bums, five pirates, a dog, and a monster." All are...

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Fine, Ryan Lang, Lang, Ryan, 2015, 1st, 10 inches, 8.5 inches, 56 pages, over 100 color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

This is a compilation of wonderful digital paintings of characters from comics, film, and TV. Plus, Ryan includes very detailed step-by-step...

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2017, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 32 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Adam Hughes' 2017 sketchbook marking his 30th anniversary in comics. A full size 8.5" x 11" 32-page full-color book. 21 full-page color illustrations, 6...

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