IDW Announces Rocketeer Oversized Artist’s Edition

Official Press Release

Stunning art book available direct to consumers only from IDW

Launching at San Diego Comic Con

“Very special” – Los Angeles Times

Rocketeer Artist's Edition coverSan Diego, CA (May 3, 2010) – IDW Publishing and the estate of Dave Stevens are pleased to announce a very special book honoring the work of this esteemed creator. Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition will be a mammoth 12” x 17” hardcover book printed in glorious black and white. Nearly every page in The Rocketeer has been scanned from Stevens’ original art to ensure the best possible reproduction and highest degree of accuracy. Printed on uncoated stock and at the same size as the original art, Dave StevensThe Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition will be the next best thing to holding the actual art by Dave Stevens.

“This is the Dave Stevens book I’ve been chomping at the bit to do,” said IDW Special Projects Editor cott Dunbier. “As an art lover, I can’t imagine a finer book on Dave’s work.”

Dave Stevens The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition will be available exclusively through IDW Publishing and will launch at San Diego Comic Con International on July 21, 2010. Rocketeer fans can pre-order this one-of-a-kind collection now at, and choose to pick up their book at the IDW booth or have it mailed after the convention. Quantities will be extremely limited, so fans are encouraged to order early.

Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer: Artist’s Edition ($100, 136 pages; 12” x 17”; hardcover; black and white) will be available from IDW in July. To pre-order for pick up at San Diego Comic Con, click here. To pre-order for shipment, click here.

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IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The Transformers and G.I. JOE, Paramount’s Star Trek; Fox’s Angel; the BBC’s Doctor Who; and comics and trade collections based on novels by worldwide bestselling author, James Patterson. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints; Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studios; and is the print publisher for EA Comics and ComicMix.

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