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  1. Scorchy Smith and the Art of Noel Sickles

    Scorchy Smith and the Art of Noel Sickles

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    Noel Sickles drew comics for three brief years, yet his groundbreaking work on the 1930s aviation adventure series Scorchy Smith is a milestone in the history of newspaper comic strips. Over the past 70 years, however, readers have seen only occasional excerpts of this seminal work. Now IDW’s Library of American Comics presents Scorchy Smith and The Art of Noel Sickles, a comprehensive, oversized 352-page volume that collects, for the first time, every Sickles Scorchy strip, from December 1933 through November 1936. It also features extensive DVD-style extras examining Sickles’s life and the decades-long influence of his work, while also showcasing the breadth of his career as one of America’s foremost magazine illustrators. Pete Hamill observed, “Sickles was the first comics artist to use the brush boldly, in an impressionistic way” as he pioneered the use of chiaroscuro and Craftint shading in comics. Together with his studio partner, Milton Caniff of Terry and the Pirates fame, Sickles created a method of dramatic comics storytelling and illustration that influenced generations of artists who followed. Longtime Spider-Man artist John Romita noted that during the 1950s, “the whole industry was copying from photostats of the Scorchy Smith dailies by Noel Sickles.” Having blazed a trail through the comics world, Sickles left the medium in favor of a 40-year career as one of America's most successful magazine illustrators. A regular at Life magazine, his work also appeared in Look, Reader’s Digest, National Geographic, and the Saturday Evening Post. Sickles won the National Cartoonist Society’s Advertising and Illustration Award in both 1960 and 1962. He eventually settled in Tucson, Arizona and turned to painting, winning further acclaim for his Western canvases. Learn More
  2. Dave Gibbons' Watchmen: Artifact Edition HC CONVENTION EDITION 2014 PRE-ORDER

    Dave Gibbons' Watchmen: Artifact Edition HC CONVENTION EDITION 2014 PRE-ORDER

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    LIMIT PER CUSTOMER This item is strictly limited to 2 per household/customer. All orders will be reviewed. Any orders suspected to be in violation of this policy will be cancelled and released for sale at IDW's discretion. PICKUP POLICY This item is ONLY available for pick up from the IDW Booth (2643) during the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con. You must bring a print out of your order along with a valid ID matching your customer name, IDW will not release your toy otherwise. SHIPPING IS NOT AVAILABLE. Watchmen has been called the greatest graphic novel of all time. Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons created a story and graphic narrative unlike anything that preceded it, and revitalized the entire art form that followed. It is the one book that nearly all comic readers know inside and out… or so you thought! Now, with the full assistance and cooperation of Dave Gibbons, comes Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen: Artifact Edition, crammed full of high-resolution scans shot directly from Gibbons' original art. Covers, interiors, advertisements, portfolio pieces, and color guides—this is the ultimate collection of the ultimate graphic novel! Brought to you by the same team responsible for the Eisner Award-winning Dave Stevens' The Rocketeer: Artist's Edition and Wally Wood's EC Stories: Artist's Edition. AN ARTIST'S EDITION PRESENTS COMPLETE STORIES WITH EACH PAGE SCANNED FROM THE ACTUAL ORIGINAL ART. While appearing to be in black and white, each page was scanned in color to mimic as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual original art—for instance, corrections, blue pencils, paste-overs, all the little nuances that make original art unique. Each page is printed the same size as drawn, and the paper selected is as close as possible to the original art board. Learn More
  3. Art of Metal Gear Solid

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    From gaming consoles to comic books, Metal Gear Solid has captured the imagination of millions of fans worldwide. And it's little wonder why. In addition to showcasing art from Ashley Wood’s graphic novel adaptations of Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid: Sons of Liberty, this revamped collection features the work Ash did for the Metal Gear Solid: Mobile Portable Ops video game and new, never-before-seen material. Learn More
  4. Art of Joe Jusko HC

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    Re-collecting a volume devoted to one of the more popular fantasy/sci fi painters of the past 25 years - Joe Jusko! This book offers readers and fans a chance to witness Jusko's immense and phenomenal career from start to present, offering glimpses of previously never-before-seen material from his files and sketchbooks, his enormously popular comic work, covers and illustrations from his book publishing career, as well as beautifully reproduced images of his personal favorites and insights into his life and creative process. Learn More

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