Art of Elfquest Signed Deluxe Edition by Wendy and Richard Pini Artist Proof Edition

Art of Elfquest Signed Deluxe Edition by Wendy and Richard Pini Artist Proof Edition

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AP Copy. This is an extra publisher copy that is numbered as “AP” (Artist Proof). We have just a few of these copies that have a few bumps. We are making these available at a special price.

Our discounted books are those that have minor bumps, marks, or scratches on the front or back cover, or small dings to the corners. All are great reading copies with some exterior wear. We called these our "bumped books" or "loved books" since they are perfect for those who are looking to score a batch of Flesk titles for 50-80% off the cover price to enjoy. If you are looking for perfect "new" copies please see the individual listings for the titles elsewhere on this website. Thank you! 

Deluxe Limited Edition includes a premium quarter binding with special onlaid plate on the front cover boards with slipcase. Only 500 signed and numbered copies will be printed. It also includes 16 bonus pages totaling in 320 pages.

Since its first appearance in 1978, Elfquest has touched the spirit of multiple generations of readers thanks to the power of Wendy Pini’s captivating storytelling and dynamic art. Fortunately for its fans, nearly every piece of Wendy’s original art—paintings, sketches and notes dating back to the conception of the comics series—has been meticulously catalogued and preserved by her husband-collaborator, Richard. Now, after years of research and with unparalleled access to those archives, we present The Art of Elfquest, a comprehensive overview of the very best artwork spanning nearly forty years. Each piece has been meticulously scanned directly from the original artwork and approved by the Pinis. No other collection has showcased such a tremendous amount of material.

The Art of Elfquest presents a premium sampling of cover art and interior pages spanning nearly four decades of the award-winning series, beginning with historic first concepts in words and pictures. This massive collection also features sections devoted to Elfquest’s many and varied incarnations in print—calendars, portfolios, a coloring book, illustrations for prose novelization, storyboard art for film and newspaper-strip proposals, and much more. Impromptu interviews and conversations with Wendy and Richard Pini infuse the book with revealing comments to supplement Wendy’s art.

Whether you are new to the adventures of the Wolfriders or have been with Elfquest from its earliest days, you will enjoy and cherish this gorgeous retrospective, which definitively high­lights the art of a legendary pioneer in the independent-comics field.

ISBN: 978-1-933865-79-9

320 Pages
9 x 12 inches
Hardcover in Slipcase
By Richard and Wendy Pini
Signed by Richard and Wendy Pini

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