Most popular Comic book & cartoon art books
The most popular Comic book & cartoon art books currently available. Updated weekly.
Featuring 12 touching illustrations of the much-loved characters of Moominvalley, this art calendar depicts all your favourite characters. Informative text accompanies each work and the datepad features previous and next month's views.
Tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe, and his son, a cartoonist coming to terms with his father's story. In this title, Vladek's harrowing story of survival is woven into the author's account of his tortured relationship with his aging father.
The legendary cartoonist and designer tells his life story for the first time.
First published as a signed Collector's Edition and sold out within a week, this is an unparalleled account of the life and times of Stan Lee, written and edited with the Godfather of comics himself. His tale is told by Roy Thomas, who brings "you are there" insights to Lee's journey alongside never-before-seen photographs, original comic art,...
Perhaps best known as the co-creator of and writer for the Goon Show, Spike Milligan has received accolades as a comedian, musician, poet and playwright. This mini wall calendar features a selection of his hilarious cartoons that have been chosen by his Manager, Norma Farnes. The datepad features previous and next month's views.
Learn how to draw 100 super-cute doodles.
Get the ultimate insights on the heyday of DC Comics. Spanning from 1935 to 1956, more than 600 pages of covers and interiors, original illustrations, photographs, film stills, and ephemera chart the creators, the stories, and the game-changing super heroes Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.
The story of manga, a vibrant form of Japanese narrative art, from its historic roots to its place as a contemporary global phenomenon.
Tomokui Kanata has suffered an early death, but his adventures are far from over. He is reborn into a world of monsters and magic - but as a lowly goblin! The now renamed Rou uses his new physical prowess and his old memories to plow ahead in a world where consuming other creatures allows him to acquire their powers.
A look at the history, meaning, and art of comics and cartooning. Using comics to examine the medium itself, the author takes the form of a cartoon character and explains the structure, meaning, and appeal of comics, and provides a running analysis of comics as art, literature, and communication.
Stan Lee is legendary in the history of comic books, the man behind Spider-Man, The X-Men and The Incredible Hulk. A graphic-memoir of his life.
Distilled from thousands of diary drawings begun in her parents' garden shed back in 1996, Sarah Lightman's The Book of Sarah is an alternative bible to the one she moved away from, along with the religious Jewish lifestyle she followed as a teenager.
Art from the world's most popular ninja manga
There's more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style-from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads.
A cooperative card game in which players work to rescue Ren, a young girl locked in a catatonic state. Designed for two players, this game is sure to challenge game and puzzle enthusiasts.
With Instagram star illustrator Yoai as your guide, Chibi Art Class will teach you how to create and color your very own super-cute chibi characters!
Learn to draw charming objects!
Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of DC Comics, these 100 unique postcards feature the incredible art of DC's comic book covers from the 1930s through the 1980's.
Stan Lee, the founding father of Marvel Comics, and John Buscema, artist of the classic Silver Surfer series, give professional advice and instruction for budding comics artists. Learn how to draw the Marvel way, courtesy of this lavishly illustrated, step-by-step guide to all facets of the process.
Chris Hart simplifies the process of drawing dynamic cartoon characters so that anyone can get started right away.
Learn to draw charming characters!
Following on from Asia Ladowska's hugely popular online and weekly #SketchwithAsia challenge, is a book filled with Manga-inspired art, tips, and tutorials.
With a new jacket and an additional 16 pages, this book reveals Ross's lifelong love of these classic superheroes and his vision - combining his dynamic art with Chip Kidd's kinetic design.
Shows how to draw the basic manga head and body, eyes, fashion and more. This book explores dynamic action poses, special effects, light and shading, perspective, popular manga types such as animals, anthros, shoujo and shounen characters.
MOE is a huge cultural phenomenon and one of the driving forces behind the enormous success of Japanese anime and manga not just in Japan now, but throughout the world
A full-color art book showcasing the terrific and terrifying work of Sui Ishida, creator of the hit manga and anime Tokyo Ghoul.
"First published in Japan by Tokuma Shoten Co., Ltd."--Copyright page.
Packed full of fantastic vintage comic images for you to colour in, this postcard book is the perfect way to have fun and relax.
'...it is surprisingly easy and fun, suitable for all ages and levels of art experience and rather addictive.' www.myshelf.com
'You can ban my books, you can ban my cartoons, but you cannot ban my mind. I will keep drawing until the last drop of my ink'- Zunar. First-hand accounts of Zunar's arrests, imprisonment and court charges
The craziest inventions and funniest machines from the pen of Heath Robinson
In a voice that mixes dry humor and clear, concise instruction, McCloud's cartoon narrator shows readers how to master the human condition through word and image in a brilliantly minimalist way. Comic book devotees as well as the most uninitiated will marvel at this journey into a once-underappreciated art form.
For the first time, Geek-Art collects the work of nearly 100 international illustrators, graphic designers, photographers and artists whose inspired interpretations of favourite 'geek' characters celebrate them with creative brilliance and a true fan's passion.
Combining volumes 5 and 6 from the second R. Crumb Sketchbook boxed set and produced directly from the original artworks, this volume includes Crumb's move to rural California, his marriage to Aline Kominsky, the birth of daughter Sophie, as well as Mr. Natural, mischievous Snoids, Arcade comic strips, political discontent, existential angst,...
Experience the world of The Dark Crystal like never before in this art book with over 60 illustrations by the biggest names in comics.
Captain Francis Blake, dashing head of England's MI5. Professor Philip Mortimer, world-renowned nuclear physicist. The most distinguished duo of gentleman-adventurers, battling the forces of evil and their arch nemesis Olrik around the globe, below the earth, even across time itself... The 24th adventure of Her Majesty's finest protectors!