Sketchbooks

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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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Very Fine, Zona Joso, 2011, 9788461477708, Softcover, wraps, Spanish

A thick sketchbook collection of sketches and finished artworks by artists (students and teachers) with a direct relationship with the Barcelona art school,...

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Zero Hero: The Whole Epic Saga
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Very Fine, R. C. Harvey, Harvey, R. C., Perpendicular Pronoun Press, 2018, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 36 pages, two-color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

R.C. Harvey, better known as a comics historian and writer, is also a cartoonist in his own right, with a cult following of ardent fans, myself included....

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Zentropa
  $100.00
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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, John Mahoney, Mahoney, John, 2016, 1st, 9781495173288, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 108 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A new, unread copy of this beautiful wordless graphic novel. Out of print. From the publisher: A new Sci-Fi epic in the tradition of the old Heavy...

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Yakuza Rising
  $8.50
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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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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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Woodcut - Limited Edition
  $10.00
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One of 1000 numbered copies, Very Fine, Shane Pierce, Pierce, Shane, 2016, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 36 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

"Configurations, Delineations, Sketches, Rough Blueprints from the Nomads Vault." A great little book of ink drawings and ink and watercolor pieces....

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Beatrice Blue, Blue, Beatrice, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Worcester, 3dtotal Publishing, 2020, 1st, 9780955153099, 9.2 inches, 7.5 inches, 152 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the publisher: Wander into the immersive illustrated mind of Beatrice Blue. Filled with playful characters, enchanting natural scenery, and...

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Frank Cho, Cho, Frank, Near Fine (light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Image, Berkeley, 2007, 1st thus, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 112 pages, black & white, Softcover, French wraps, English

A glossy collection of Frank's illustrations, covers, pin-ups, drawings and sketches. Selected from Frank's two limited edition convention sketchbooks:...

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William Wray, Wray, William, Fine, issued without dustjacket, 3A Publishing, Hong Kong, 2015, 1st, 12.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A 12 x 12 inch, 48 page collection of new paintings by William Wray. Limited printing and distribution and out of print.

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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Adam Hughes, Hughes, Adam, 2015, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps, English

Adam Hughes' 2015 sketchbook contains drawings, line art, and COPIC marker art. Bettie Page, Wonder Woman, Star Wars, Catwoman, Medusa, and more.

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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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William Stout, Stout, William, One of 950 copies signed by Stout, Fine, Terra Nova Press, Pasadena, 2001, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This volume includes character designs for Disney's "Dinosaur", illustrations for a Chinese dinosaur museum, Jurassic Park, and more.

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William Stout, Stout, William, One of 950 numbered copies signed by the artist, Fine, Terra Nova Press, Pasadena, 2000, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

This out-of-print volume includes character designs for Disney's "Dinosaur", illustrations for the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, Walt Disney's...

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Wildest Dream
  $25.00
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Gary Panter, Panter, Gary, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Desert Island, Brooklyn, 2019, 1st, 6.4 inches, 4.25 inches, 174 pages, monochrome illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Gary Panter, punk cartoonist from Slash magazine and Pee-Wee's Playhouse unleashes 174 pages of sketchbook mayhem from the years 1973 to 2018. Wildest...

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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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Limited to 1000 copies, signed by 3 artists, Near Fine (very slight wear to the two lower corners), 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. This copy is...

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White Hot - Signed First
  $75.00
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J. Scott Campbell, Campbell, J. Scott, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio, New York, 2011, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

A pristine first printing signed by the artist. A large format, full color, hardcover collection of J. Scott Campbell works 1998-2011. Comic book...

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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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When You're Around - Signed
  $20.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Minnie Phan, Phan, Minnie, 2018, 1st, 9 inches, 6.5 inches, 24 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

A beautifully illustrated and poignant short story by Minnie Phan. About the artist: Minnie Phan is an illustrator, cartoonist, and all around busy...

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Limited to 1000 copies and signed by over 30 artists, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2018, 1st, 978-1-61404-113-9, 9.25 inches, 6.25 inches, 280 pages, color, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the limited hardcover edition signed by 31 contributing Disney story artists.  In 2008, a group of Walt Disney Feature Animation's Story...

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When is High Moon?
  $30.00
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Very Fine, Los Angeles, Baby Tattoo, 2018, 1st, 978-1614040248, 9 inches, 6 inches, 280 pages, color, Softcover, wraps, English

In 2008, a group of Walt Disney Feature Animation's Story Artists challenged themselves to create their own comic stories that they would self-publish as an...

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Inscribed by the artist with a drawing, Fine, Natalie Hall, Hall, Natalie, 2013, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, color and black & white, Softcover, wraps

Inscribed by the artist with a drawing: "To ___ Thanks so much! You made this happen! Natalie Hall" A very winning sketchbook from this L.A. illustrator...

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What
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Derrick Wyatt, Wyatt, Derrick, 2004, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 40 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

When this was published in 2004, Derrick Wyatt was Art Director/Lead Character Designer for Transformers Animated. He had previously worked on Teen Titans...

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Fine, Wesley Burt, Burt, Wesley, Massive Black, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

Concept Art, Illustration and other Sketches by Wesley Burt, a concept artist for games & film, he works full-time with concept art studio Massive...

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Mike Hoffman, Very Fine, Hoffman, Mike, 2003, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, color

Six color plates.

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Wasatch - Signed
  $25.00
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Limited edition signed by the artist, Very Fine, Ty Carter, Carter, Ty, 2015, 1st, 8.5 inches, 11 inches, 48 pages, 22 full-page color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

From the artist: Wasatch is what the natives called the 160 mile mountain range stretching from Utah's north to south. In Ute, it means "mountain pass"...

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#33 of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Walt Simonson, Simonson, Walt, Square 1 Press, 2011, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the artist! The fifth volume in a continuing series of glimpses into the art archives of one of comics' true...

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#98 of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Walt Simonson, Simonson, Walt, Square 1 Press, 2010, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 32 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps

Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the artist! The third volume in a continuing series of glimpses into the art archives of one of comics' true...

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One of 300 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Walter Simonson, Simonson, Walter, Square 1 Press, 2009, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

Simonson's first sketchbook. Limited to 300 numbered copies signed by the artist! Pencil versions and roughs, commissions, and rare or unpublished...

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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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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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Walder the Art
  $25.00
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Very Fine, Johan Walder, Walder, Johan, Trinquette, 2013, 1st, 9781934623671, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Walder is a professional character designer, concept artist and comic book writer and artist, currently living and working between L.A. - Tokyo - Paris....

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#378 of 500 copies signed by the artist. Inscribed by the artis, Fine, AV Publications, Tujunga, CA, 2004, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: 48 pages of drawings from the vault of Voz. Lots of figure studies of many beautiful models, animal sketches, doodles and roughs...

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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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Visual Concepts - Signed
  $60.00
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Signed by the artist, Near Fine, issued without dustjacket (light wear to covers), Franc Reyes, Reyes, Franc, Arik House, 2006, 1st, 0977664600, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Franc Reyes' beautiful self-published art book from 2006. Frank started out in comic books working for DC, including a run of Tarzan, and created his own...

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Version__002
  $100.00
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Very Fine, Jake Wyatt, Wyatt, Jake, 2016, 1st, 8.2 inches, 5.25 inches, 200 pages, black & white with 56 pages in color, Softcover, wraps, English

Jake Wyatt is a comic book penciler (Marvel, DC, and Image), works in animation (Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network), and is creative director at Moonbot Studios....

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Vernacular Drawings
  $60.00
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Seth, Seth, Near Fine in Very Fine printed band (small scrape to the upper front corner otherwise Fine), Drawn & Quarterly, Montreal, 2001, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.25 inches, 208 pages, color and black & white, hardcover, pictorial cloth, English

Vernacular Drawings is a sumptuous, full-color, cloth bound coffee table book collecting the drawings of award-winning cartoonist Seth. A broad range of...

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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 Stan Sakai, Very Fine, Stan Sakai, Sakai, Stan, 2019, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white with 22 pages in color, Softcover, color wraps, English

Stan's new sketchbook for 2019! Numerous specialty drawings featuring UY characters as well as Hellboy and TMNTs, including 22 pages of color illustrations,...

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Signed by Stan Sakai, Very Fine, Stan Sakai, Sakai, Stan, 2018, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Stan's new sketchbook for 2018! Numerous specialty drawings, including 20 pages of color illustrations, as well as some rare material--such as variant cover...


Signed by the artist with a drawing, Very Fine, Stan Sakai, Sakai, Stan, 2016, 1st, 10.5 inches, 7.5 inches, 48 pages, black & white, Softcover, color wraps, English

Back in stock! In addition to his 2016 sketchbook (#13), Stan released a second book: this coloring book! A collection of full-page illustrations...

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Unusual Unicorns
  $25.00
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Bobby Chiu, Chiu, Bobby, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Imaginism Studios, Toronto, 2018, 1st, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 72 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

When we hear the word "unicorn", the first thing that comes to mind is a horse with a single horn, surrounded by rainbows and butterflies. They are supposed...

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Uno Fanta (Signed)
  $125.00
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Ashley Wood, The limited hardcover edition, VF/VF, Wood, Ashley, IDW, 2001, 1st, textured boards, English

A mint copy, signed by Ashley, of the limited hardcover edition of Ashley Wood’s first art collection. Tighter work/painting than his output in...

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One of 500 numbered copies signed and stamped with GM's "chop", Near Fine (mild wear), Glen Murakami, Murakami, Glen, 1997, 1st, 8.5 inches, 5.5 inches, 28 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

From 1997, the second sketchbook by the art director and co-producer of Batman Beyond and Justice League and future producer of Teen Titans, Ben 10, and...

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Uko Smith, Signed by the artist, Very Fine, Smith, Uko, 2010, 1st, color wraps, English

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