Astérix Chez Les Belges Version Luxe Grand Format

Scénario René Goscinny, dessins Albert Uderzo (pour la partie couleur nous avons affaire à la nouvelle colorisation). Toutes les illustrations sont ©Goscinny/Uderzo et Hachette. Pour une liste complète des livres passés en revue dans ce blog consulter l'index.


Dark Knight III The Master Race Collector's Slipcase

The full article dedicated to this HC series will be updated as soon as I have received issues #7 and #8. In the meantime, issue #9 has reached my letter box this week. So here is an advanced view of the slipcase.

Notice that as a standalone purchase, it is not a bad idea to have used this extra "drawer" displaying the rest of the spines illustration.


Article Update June 2017

The French Hellboy B&W oversize hardcover collection has expend with the second volume of Hellboy in Hell The Death Card.

I have updated the related article accordingly, in English et en français.


Spirits Of Place Text Anthology Signed Limited Edition Hardcover

Text anthology edited by John Reppion including essays by Alan Moore, Maria J. Pérez Cuervo, Warren Ellis, Gazelle Amber Valentine, Iain Sinclair, Bryndís Björgvinsdóttir, Vajra Chandrasekera, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Kristine Ong Muslim, Mark Pesce, Dr. Joanne Parker, and Damien Williams. All material is © of their respective authors. For a complete list of all books reviewed in this blog, please visit the index page.


Article Update May 2017

I have upgraded my Ronin Gallery Edition to the signed and numbered version, and I am very, very happy about that. The Graphitti Design Signed Gallery Editions line has in my opinion the most beautiful design on the market (debossed slipcase and debossed taped-spine).

The related article have been updated accordingly.


Watchmen Collector's Edition Box Set

Script Alan Moore, art Dave Gibbons, re-colored by John Higgins. All material is ©DC Comics. For a complete list of all books reviewed in this blog, please visit the index page.


News April 2017

There is a new Alan Moore related kickstarter campaign that has launched this week. It is mainly dedicated to the complete set of Providence hardcovers that will include the Neonomicon collected edition (i.e. Neonomicon + The Courtyard), the three Providence HC, and an exclusive Art Book and slipcase.

Volume 7 of the Hellboy Library Edition is scheduled for October 2017 ...

... and the first volume of B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth HC edition (the follow up to the Plague of Frogs HC collection) will be published in January 2018.

And IDW have announced a Moon Knight: Bill Sienkiewicz Artist Select Edition (no images yet).


Kevin O'Neill Limited Gosh! Exclusive Signed Prints

This article is dedicated to the screenprints/gyclée prints/prints produced by Gosh! London library and featuring art from Kevin O'Neill. All material is ©Kevin O'Neill/Alan Moore/Pat Mills.
For a complete list of all books reviewed in this blog, please visit the index page.

I will begin with the three Nemo Trilogy A3 "four colours screenprints" produced by Gosh! alongside the original publication of each hardcover (they were originally not framed, I have to thanks my lovely wife for that). They are all limited to 250 copies and signed by both Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill.

In order of appearance we have this first "art deco" Heart of Ice screenprint. Some images of the production of this print (White Duck Screen Print) can be seen here.


Mike Mignola's The Amazing Screw-On Head and Other Curious Objects SDCC Variant Edition

Scripts by Mike Mignola (with Katie and Todd Mignola) and Steve Purcell, art by Mike Mignola. All illustrations are ©Mike Mignola. For a complete list of all books reviewed in this blog, please visit the index page.


Article Update March 2017 part 2

I have recently acquired the 2005 hardcover edition of Batman Year One, overseen by David Mazzucchelli and designed by Chip Kidd.

Thus, I have reorganized the articles related to Batman Year One (French B&W edition and Absolute Edition), to have all colored editions compared in only one article.