P. Craig Russell's Jungle Book and Other Stories Fine Art Edition
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This beautiful 12"X17" oversized hardcover features complete stories scanned from P. Craig Russell's stunning original art. While appearing to be in black & white, each page has been scanned in color to recreate as closely as possible the experience of viewing the actual originals-including blue pencils, notes, art corrections and more. Pages are reproduced at original size on heavy paper stock to provide fans, aficionados and collectors with the best possible reproductions.
This 148-page Fine Art Edition includes the following complete Jungle Book stories:
The King's Ankus
The Spring Running
The "other stories" included are three of P. Craig Russell's most acclaimed early works:
Siegfried and the Dragon
La Sonnambula and the City of Sleep
Breakdown on the Starship Remembrance
Available in three hardcover editions:
Standard Edition - 12"x17" deluxe hardcover
Signature Edition - 12"x17" deluxe hardcover that comes with a bookplate that is PERSONALLY SIGNED AND NUMBERED by P. Craig Russell!
Sketch Edition - 12"x17" deluxe hardcover that comes with a signed and numbered bookplate PLUS an original sketch by P. Craig Russell! The sketch can be kept in the book or framed for separate display. (Sketch is approximately 8"x5" on a separate board)
In addition to the complete stories, this special Fine Art Edition includes artist's notes with background info on each of the stories as well as a bonus gallery featuring even more Jungle Book-related Russell art and covers.
"The book itself is absolutely gorgeous! It was great revisiting the comics I loved when I first bought them. And seeing them the same size as the original art with the markings, blue pencils, notes, registration marks, etc. from the board was like seeing it in a whole new way. Wayne and Craig, you did a great service to PCR fans with the terrific restoration and I look forward to future releases." — Kickstarter Backer