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Vertigo visions : artwork from the cutting edge of comics

Author: Alisa Kwitney
Publisher: New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A selection of cover, trading card, and gallery art from DC Comics' Vertigo imprint, Vertigo Visions showcases the work of seventy-five major artists whose illustrations bring the concepts and storylines of the Vertigo writers to life." "Collectively, the pieces in Vertigo Visions convey a truly astonishing range, in both subject matter and technique: images of surpassing loveliness alongside nightmarish visions of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comics (Graphic works)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alisa Kwitney
ISBN: 0823056031 9780823056033
OCLC Number: 42771925
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 191 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: text by Alisa Kwitney.

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"A selection of cover, trading card, and gallery art from DC Comics' Vertigo imprint, Vertigo Visions showcases the work of seventy-five major artists whose illustrations bring the concepts and storylines of the Vertigo writers to life." "Collectively, the pieces in Vertigo Visions convey a truly astonishing range, in both subject matter and technique: images of surpassing loveliness alongside nightmarish visions of the macabre and grotesque; lighthearted takes on familiar characters next to phantasmagorical landscapes from unnamable worlds; impressionistic watercolors, classical oils, and complex collages; delicate line drawings, stencil art, and sophisticated computer-manipulated creations."--Jacket.

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