Sketchbooks

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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, an Artist's Proof signed by the artist and marked "AP", Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, Hardcover, boards, English

A rare Artist's Proof of the Signed & Numbered Slipcased Hardcover Edition of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art--the only...

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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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Bruce Timm, Timm, Bruce, Tiny bend to the tip of the corner of the cover, otherwise Very Fine - new and unread, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, clean, tight, bright), Santa Cruz, Flesk, 2011, 1st, 9781933865317, 12 inches, 9 inches, 304 pages, over 325 illustrations, mostly in color, softcover, wraps, English

Out of print. A very sharp copy of this massive collection of Timm's nudes and good girl art. It would be hard to find another copy as nice as this one....

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One of 2500 numbered copies, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Bedford, MA, Applewood, 1997, 1st, 978-1557093448, 12.2 inches, 9.8 inches, 112 pages, 12 color plates, numerous black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Ron Clements and John Musker's beloved classic film that initiated Disney's renaissance. Early character studies and exploratory drawings by animators...

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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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#796 of 1000 copies signed by the artist in pencil, Very Fine (bright, flat, tight, clean), Michael Mignola, Mignola, Michael, 2001, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Mignola's first self-published chapbook which debuted & sold out at the 2001 San Diego Comic-Con. 25 full-page pen & ink drawings crisply reproduced...

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Le Major - First Edition
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Print run of 1000 copies, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Stardom, Paris, 2011, 1st, 6.25 inches, 4.25 inches, 312 pages, black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial cloth, French

This is the out-of-print original edition from 2011 with a small 4 x 6 inch sketchbook format that reproduces the original's actual size. This reproduces...

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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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Some Drawings - Signed & Numbered
  $300.00
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#130 of 750 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, Mike Mignola, Mignola, Mike, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps

From 2006, a collection of all-new pen & ink drawings by Mignola, divided into two sections: Part 1: Devils and Monsters Part 2: Other Odd Persons...

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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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Signed by the artist, Near Fine, Frank Stockton, Stockton, Frank, 2004, 1st, 8.5 inches, 7 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Frank Stockton's incredible very first sketchbook, self-published by the artist while a student at Art Center. Comic strips and sketches. New York-based...

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Frank Cho's Sketchbook - Signed
  $250.00
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Signed and dated 2003 by the artist, Very Fine, Frank Cho, Baltimore, MD, 2001, Revised & enlarged 3rd printing, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Frank's long out of print first sketchbook. Before his more recent offset-printed, color-covered sketchbooks, Frank self-published this photocopy collection...

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Frank Cho's Sketchbook - Signed
  $250.00
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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Signed and dated 2002 by the artist, Very Fine, Frank Cho, Baltimore, MD, 2001, Revised & enlarged 3rd printing, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 120 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

From 2001, Frank's long out of print first sketchbook. Before his more recent offset-printed, color-covered sketchbooks, Frank self-published this photocopy...

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Peter de Seve, de Seve, Peter, Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Akileos, Paris, 2009, 1st, 12.25 inches, 11 inches, 240 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by Peter with a drawing of Scrat! A career retrospective book on this fantastic illustrator and designer. A large format coffee table art book...

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More Drawings - Signed & Numbered
  $250.00
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One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Mike Mignola, Mignola, Mike, 2008, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Mike's self-published collection of pen & ink drawings created in 2007 & 2008 of Hellboy and associated characters. With five pages of Jack Kirby...

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Will Eisner, Eisner, Will, #29 of 500 deluxe copies signed by Eisner, Very Fine without dustjacket as issued, Kitchen Sink, Northampton, MA, 1995, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 128 pages, black & white, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This collection from 1995 is completely different from the later 2003 book published by Dark Horse.

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One of 150 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in publisher's shrinkwrap, Gris Grimly, Grimly, Gris, Mad Creator Productions, 2004, 1st, 8 inches, 8 inches, color illustrations, Hardcover, stiff wraps bound with two screwposts, English

A very limited edition collection of drawings and sketches for Grimly's 2005 picture book--Little Jordan Ray's Muddy Spud--published by Baby Tattoo Books....

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Signed by the artists with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), CreatureBox, 2012, 1st, 9780615668543, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Signed by both artists, and each has added a quick monster sketch. Out of print. This copy includes FOUR 8" x 12" limited edition prints, a...

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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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Signed & dated 7.2005" by the artist, Fine (flat, tight, clean), Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2005, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

From 2005, Arthur's fourth self-published collection. Mostly finished pieces in pen & ink reproduced full-page. A suite of monster pin-ups and lots of...

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Signed by the artists with a drawing, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in Fine slipcase, Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), Creaturebox (Greg Baldwin & Dave Guertin), CreatureBox, 2012, 1st, 9780615668543, 12.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 140 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. This copy is signed by both artists and inscribed "Ted! Thanks for everything!" It includes: an original 4.25" x 5.5" sketch card, a...

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Limited to only 500 copies signed by Travis. This copy has been signed a second time by Travis in red ink on the cover, Very Fine, Travis Charest, Charest, Travis, 2005, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Travis' first self-published collection. Finished drawings, predominantly comic book characters in pin-up-style poses, in Travis' unique style. Nice! Out...

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#13 of 150 deluxe editions signed by the artist on an extra color plate, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Bill Presing, Presing, Bill, 2008, 1st, 7.25 inches, 6 inches, 192 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

This long out-of-print deluxe edition includes a signed & numbered color bookplate with an extra illustration of a sexy blonde! A second collection...

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Drawers 2.0 (Fine)
  $200.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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Signed by the artist, Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2003, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Adam's second sketchbook from 2003. Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Scarlet Witch, Emma Frost, League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, X-Women, Lara Croft, Harley...

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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Very Fine in Near Fine pressboard slipcase with printed label (light shelfwear) with Near Fine German translation booklet (newsprint is yellowed), Zweitausendeins, Frankfurt, 1984, 1st, 10 inches, 8 inches, 382 pages, black & white, Hardcover, three-quarter leather, with cloth-covered boards, English

I find these facsimile Crumb sketchbooks produced in Germany highly preferable to the Fantagraphics or Taschen edited sketchbooks. Rather than merely a...

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Alfonso Azpiri, Azpiri, Alfonso, #97 of 1000 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear to dustjacket edges), Heavy Metal, Rockville Center, NY, 2002, 1st, 12.75 inches, 9.6 inches, 88 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This deluxe edition has cloth covers and a dustjacket and is signed & numbered with an extra full-page illustration. This stylish Spanish artist is...

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#377 of 500 copies signed by the artist twice, with an original sketch. This copy has a great, very detailed ink and marker head sketch of Jonni Future!, Very Fine, Ryan Sook, Sook, Ryan, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps

"Preliminary Sketches & Drawings by Ryan Sook." Part One shows four covers and a splash page "from prelim to print." Part Two is unpublished drawings...

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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Torrance, Stuart Ng Books, 2018, 1st, 978-0-9788904-8-3, 8.3 inches, 6 inches, 104 pages, over 240 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

Inscribed by the artist with a charming drawing of a little girl. Claire Wendling offers a peek inside her sketchbooks! A new collection of over 240...

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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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Juan Gimenez Sketchbook 1
  $200.00
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Juan Gimenez, Gimenez, Juan, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Barcelona, Ediciones 1, 2005, 1st, 8460980022, 12.75 inches, 9.5 inches, 88 pages, black & white illustrations throughout with 24 pages in color, Softcover, stiff oversize wraps, English

An excellent, jam packed collection of Gimenez' unpublished pencils. From the cover: This three-volume series allows us to unveil the most primitive...

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Signed & dated "7.02" by the artist, Near Fine (light shelf wear), Arthur Adams, Adams, Arthur, 2002, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 54 pages, 54 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Arthur Adams' first self-published sketchbook! It debuted at 2002's San Diego Comic-Con. Mostly finished pieces in pen & ink. Some pencil...


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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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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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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Limited to 1000 copies, signed by 5 artists, Near Fine, 2008, 1st, 9 inches, 6 inches, 144 pages, color, softcover, wraps, English

The first full-color comics anthology from the story artists at Disney Feature Animation. It sold out quickly and is now out-of-print. Signed by Don...

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Paper Biscuit - Inscribed 1st
  $195.00
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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Fine, Ronnie del Carmen, del Carmen, Ronnie, 2002, 1st, 8.25 inches, 5.8 inches, 40 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

This was Brandon "Ragnar" Johnson's copy, inscribed by Ronnie: "To Brandon/You do awesome work/Ronnie" with a nice headsketch of Nina signed "R. del...

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Signed and dated 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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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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Signed and dated 7.07 by the artist, 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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Limited, numbered copies signed by each of the artists with a small pen sketch. Includes an original sketch card., Very Fine/Very Fine, Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu, Jennifer Chang, Strijleva, Katy Wu, Jennifer Chang, Daniela, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 102 pages, 45 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps in red slipcase, English

This is one of a limited number with an original color painting by Jennifer C. Chang. All three volumes of Round Robin housed in a red canvas...

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Limited, numbered copies signed by each of the artists with a small pen sketch. Includes an original sketch card., Very Fine/Very Fine, Daniela Strijleva, Katy Wu, Jennifer Chang, Strijleva, Katy Wu & Jennifer Chang, Daniela, 2012, 1st, 7 inches, 8.5 inches, 102 pages, 45 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps in red slipcase, English

This is one of a limited number with an original color sketch card by Katy Wu. All three volumes of Round Robin housed in a red canvas slipcase, with...

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Chris Sanders Sketchbook 1B
  $175.00
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Signed by the artist, Fine, Chris Sanders, Sanders, Chris, 2006, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

Chris' long out-of-print first sketchbook. Quite scarce.

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Drawers 2.0 (Near Fine)
  $175.00
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Claire Wendling, Wendling, Claire, Near Fine (slight rubbing to the tips of each corner otherwise Fine), Le Cycliste, Bordeaux, 2005, 2912249740, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, 144 pages, over 650 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, French English

This is the revised and expanded 144-page edition of Drawers, the retrospective of Claire Wendling's work in comics, games, animation, and illustration....

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The Marat/Sade Journals -Signed
  $175.00
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Barron Storey, Storey, Barron, Signed by the artist on the front free endpaper, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Graphic Novel Art, Asse, 2009, 1st revised, 9.25 inches, 6.5 inches, 136 pages, color, hardcover, boards, English

Barron Storey is an aclaimed illustrator and instructor. This is a new revised edition of Barron's long out-of-print and sought-after book. The...

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Signed by the artist, Fine, J. Scott Campbell, Campbell, J. Scott, 2009, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

A richly printed collection of works by Scott: everything from sketches to finished pencils to ink illustrations. Mostly finished works including a good...

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Signed by the artist, Fine, J. Scott Campbell, Campbell, J. Scott, 2010, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 40 pages, color and black & white, softcover, wraps

Out of print. A richly printed collection of works by Scott: from pencil sketches to finished ink illustrations. Mostly finished works and previously...

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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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