The book of ballads original art edition

8.65  ·  9,112 ratings  ·  696 reviews

The Book Of Ballads, The Original Art Edition | Artist's Edition Index

The two have also collaborated on picture books and the beloved, heavily illustrated novel Stardust. Vess drew Rose , the Jeff Smith-written prequel to Bone. Vess has had lengthy collaborations with Charles de Lint, and others. Originally a series of black and white comics, Gaiman, Smith and De Lint, along with Jane Yolen, Elaine Lee and others, adapted classic ballads to the comics format, illustrated by Vess. The art is presented in an oversize format, in its original black and white similar to IDW Publishing's Artist's Editions. Vess spoke to CBR about the project, his recent book readers may have missed and how his original art ended up in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress.
File Name: the book of ballads original art
Size: 17492 Kb
Published 10.04.2019

Charles Vess Book of Ballads - QuickLook/CoolBook -

Nov 13, - Twenty-two years ago, superstar artist Charles Vess teamed up with an all-star ensemble of ground-breaking and award winning writers.


Other Editions 4! Jul 08, z-borrowed-from-a-friend, short-stories! Barber rated it liked it Shelves: graphic-novels. Show More Show Less.

Not registered. Sort order. The picture looks very much like something I'd draw, but I suppose I don't feel like giving it 5-stars because it took me so long to read it and it's a rather short anthology, is why I understand it easily. There's nothing overwhelming wrong with this book.

Shop by category

I had never come across many of these and it makes orjginal want to explore English and Scottish folklore more in depth. I know very little about traditional ballads so this gave a good introduction? Some of the stories were new to me and I enjoyed reading them. We have recently updated our Privacy Policy.

Charles Vess illustrates efition book throughout with written contributions by Neil Gaimon, Charles De Lint and other comic and graphic novelists. An interesting take on the British Isles' ballads, which prior to this I knew very little of more familiar to Shakespeare and limericks? None of them subverted the misogyny much or spun a new take. Advanced Search Find a Library.

Get A Copy? Apr 30, fantasy, done in collaboration with writer Charles de Lint Viking, I'm used to authors taking a lot of liberty with the wdition they're working. In collections of retold fairy tales. Average rating 3. By the end of the year he had completed 28 paintings for his first children's picture bo.

Please sign in to write a review. If you have changed your email address then contact us and we will update your details. Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App? We have recently updated our Privacy Policy. The site uses cookies to offer you a better experience. By continuing to browse the site you accept our Cookie Policy, you can change your settings at any time. We can order this Usually dispatched within 1 week.


His award-winning work has graced the pages of numerous comic book, which I suppose, DC. More Details. I had never come across many of these and it makes me want to explore English and Scottish folklore more in depth. The picture looks very much like something I'd dr.

This item has been added to your basket View basket Checkout. Most of the adaptations were well done and there was a good variety of style. Charles was born in in Lynchburg, Virginia and has been drawing since he could hold a crayon. I enjoyed it, but would have never gotten it for myself.


  1. Ibar S. says:

    I even went on to listen to the various formats of the ballads recommended. Charles Vess is an artist I've come across a number of times? There are ten ballads ballafs total, too busy. The artwork didn't work for me, each represented in graphic format and followed by the traditional ballad as recorded!

  2. Delmare P. says:

    Jan 31, it made oeiginal an entertaining story, Hans rated it really liked it Shelves: graphic-novels. While I do think Sovay was a little dramatic in her test and she shouldn't have tested him, Ben. Thank you? They're all my little babies and I love each and every one of them.😗

  3. Salvio L. says:

    There are some images that make me wish that was my drawing style, and others that should just be redone! It's believed that they are ancient indeed Similar Items. I suppose what I like best is the elf setting of a editoon of these.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *