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The Daily LITG – 15th September 2019, Happy Birthday Donny Cates

The Daily LITG – 15th September 2019, Happy Birthday Scott Dunbier

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday Marvel Comics Cancels Their Future…. Foundation “The Orville”: What the Series Can Teach “Star Trek: Discovery” [OPINION] Doomsday Clock #12 – […]


Legacy vs Intent: Steve Ditko's Mr. A Collected Against His Wishes?

Steve Ditko’s Mr. A. Will Be Collected Against His Wishes

As BC reporter Joshua Stone sat in on the IDW Artist’s Editions & More panel Sunday afternoon at San Diego Comic-Con, I was curious to see what news he’d be reporting on regarding their upcoming offerings.  I’m a fan of the Artist Edition format, and the the top shelf in the corner of my office […]

IDW Artist's Edition Wondercon Panel

Running Through IDW’s Artist’s Edition Plans at Wondercon

I am typically not much of a fan of the convention panels where they just announce the new books for the next 6 to 12 months, but the IDW Artist’s Edition Panel is always an exception, and with both Scott Dunbier, Director of Special Projects for IDW and the person behind the concept of Artist’s […]


IDW Artist’s Edition: Jim Lee, Jack Kirby, and More at #WonderCon 2018

Joshua Stone writes from WonderCon 2018: One of my favorite things that has happened in comics in the last 10 years is the creation of the Artist’s Edition books by IDW. Allowing the reader the opportunity to own and look at in person the highest quality scans of some of the most important original comic […]

Will The iPad Pro Make Every Comic An Absolute Comic? Ish?

The Absolute line of comics from DC, pioneered at the publisher by Scott Dunbier, and now replicated by other companies is a format featuring oversized, hardcover comics hitting 15.8 inches in height. The art blown up, the production values and paper quality raised, extras added and maybe even a slipcase. In comparison, reading comic books on […]

Today, For The Comic Industry, Is #ThankYouBob Wayne Day

Today is DC Comics’ last day in New York City as the offices on 1700 Broadway close, the publisher relocating to Burbank/ It is also the last day for 77 DC employees who have declined to make the move west to Burbank. One is Bob Wayne, Senor VP Sales, leaving the company after twenty-eight years. A comic […]

IDW To Publish Original Art From Marvelman/Miracleman As Artifact Edition

Anyone who knows me, who has every talked to me about Marvelman or Miracleman will know that once two pages of original art by Alan Davis were stolen from me on a tube train, half an hour after buying them from Comics Showcase. I guy grabbed my portfolio and ran off as the doors closed. […]

IDW Announces John Buscema Silver Surfer, Walt Simonson Manhunter Artist’s Editions, Stephen King & Simonson Lawnmower Man Portfolio

Joshua Stone reports from Wondercon: IDW has announced their third Artist’s Edition featuring art by Walt Simonson, Manhunter and Other Stories, to be released in September. It will include the Manhunter story from the classic 1973 Detective Comics backups, along with Simonson Batman, Dr. Fate, Metal Men, and Captain Fear material. IDW Special Projects Editior Scott Dunbier shared that […]

Tiny Elves Get Big Comic

At ECCC today, Dark Horse Comics announced that Elfquest would be getting a Gallery Edition, the latest format to copy Scott Dunbier‘s Artists Edition format over at IDW. Effectively this reproduces the look and feel of the original art boards, the comics were originally created on. ElfQuest: The Original Quest Gallery Edition, collects the first five issues […]


Desperately Seeking Strange Tales Original Art

Scott Dunbier, senior editor at IDW, is on the hunt for original art pages for upcoming IDW Artist Editions, that seeks to reproduce artboard pages as closely as possible. Pages he’s after include twelve for the Jim Steranko’s Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Artist’s Edition. Specifically Strange Tales #154, page 2, Strange Tales #159, pages […]

Jack Kirby New Gods Artist’s Edition – Can You Help?

Scott Dunbier of IDW Publishing posted this to the Jack Kirby Fan Group on Facebook, calling for help on missing art for the Jack Kirby New Gods Artist’s Edition. Hello Kirby fans, I’m working on the Kirby New Gods book and I’m looking for four missing pages: New Gods #1, page 8. New Gods #2, […]


IDW To Publish John Byrne Fantastic Four Artist’s Edition

The IDW Artists Edition are works of joy, the product of Scott Dunbier at the publisher, reprinting the artwork for classic stories as close to the original boards as possible, then reproducing them on Bristol board as well, for added authenticity. And they’ve just landed the Fantastic Four, reprinting six classic issues from John Byrne‘s […]

IDW To Publish Cerebus Book Of Covers

This totally has Scott Dunbier’s fingerprints all over it. And justifies further the reason he is on Bleeding Cool Magazine #1’s “list”. But IDW is to publish a book collecting Cerebus’ 300 covers, which do not appear in the Cerebus phonebook collections. Dunbier has gone to Kitchener in Ontario to start scanning in all the […]


When Jim Lee Rode A Camel And Alan Moore Wrote Gen 13

Scott Dunbier of IDW, and ex of Wildstorm, has been having a bit of a tidy. He writes; I feel like an archeologist. Amanda wants to de-clutter, so going through boxes and folders from years ago. Finding all sorts of fun things. Just found some pictures from a New Years party in maybe 1997. JimLee […]

San Diego Debut: Neil Gaiman In Hero Comics 2011

Title: Hero Comics 2011 Creators: Richard Starkings, Dougie Braithwaite, John Layman and Rob Guillory and Neil Gaiman, Mike Dringenberg and Sam Kieth. Covers by J. Scott Campbell or Adam Hughes. Publisher: IDW/Hero initiative Available: Booth #5003 High concept: The new fundraising book features 32 pages of all-new material, including an exclusive “Elephantmen” story by Richard Starkings […]