Saturday, August 30, 2008

Saunders, Brown, Finlay & Monster Scenes!

Norman Saunders by David Saunders

This spectacular new 288-page hardcover (Previews actually lists the book at 368 pages) monograph documents the extensive career of legendary artist Norman Saunders. From his work as one of the top pulp illustrators, to his paintings for men's adventure magazines, paperbacks, pre-code comics, Mars Attacks, Wacky Packages, and numerous others, this book provides a thorough overview of his life's work. Illustrated in full-color with hundreds of images culled from Saunder's extensive archives. The expected publication date is late-2008. $39.95


Reynold Brown: A Life in Pictures by David J. Hornung.

A spectacular 200+ page hardcover book on the life and career of one of America's greatest illustrators is currently in production. This fantastic new volume profiles all facets of Brown's work, from his early days with North American Aviation during WWII, to his work as a paperback and magazine illustrator in New York City, to his prolific career as one of Hollywood's finest movie poster artists (The Creature from the Black Lagoon, Attack of the 50 Foot Woman etc...), to his final years as a western fine-arts painter. Illustrated in full-color with hundreds of images reproduced from the original paintings and drawings, this is a landmark volume not to be missed! The expected publication date is late-2008. $39.95

Click HERE for more info on both of these Illustrated Press collections.


Virgil Finlay Future / Past: Worlds That Never Were edited by Tim Underwood

One of the legendary creators of science fiction and fantasy art finally receives the recognition he so richly deserves. Virgil Finlay Future / Past: Worlds That Never Were gathers all of the illustrator’s classic drawings from the pulps as well as many of his full-color paintings (a first for any Finlay book) to make this a fitting showcase for the influential master. 400 pages! Hardcover $29.95 / Deluxe Slipcase $75.00

Click HERE for more info.



Not enough kick ass new release news for you today? How about this: Monster Scenes are back in fall 2008, in styrene! Not since 1971 have horror kit enthusiasts had the opportunity to mix 'em and match 'em at an affordable price. Now, by an exclusive partnership between Dencomm and Moebius models, your favorite kits will be available again. No glue needed! $24.99 each.

Visit the Moebius models website for more information.


Fred said...

Wow, this monster scenes news is great! Now, I can relive a childhood I never had.

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Karswell said...

Yeah, between the books and the models kits I'm not gonna be seeing much sunlight at the end of '08, or in 2009 apparently as well.