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Carrie by Stephen King: Interior Artwork Sample

As I mentioned in a previous post, Cemetery Dance Publications will be publishing a special edition of Carrie by Stephen King later this year. Artist Tomislav Tikulin has been working hard on the artwork and here is a sample of one of the interiors that are exclusive to this special edition:

Stephen King Carrie Sample

Carrie by Stephen King: Interior Artwork Tease

As I mentioned in a previous post, Cemetery Dance Publications will be publishing a special edition of Carrie by Stephen King later this year. Artist Tomislav Tikulin has been working hard on the artwork all spring, and later this month we’ll be posting a few of the finished interiors on the Cemetery Dance website, but in the meantime I wanted to post just PART of one of my favorite images he’s turned in so far:

Carrie by Stephen King

Carrie by Stephen King: The Full Wrap-Around Cover Paintings By Tomislav Tikulin

Later this year, Cemetery Dance Publications will be publishing a special edition of Carrie by Stephen King. Artist Tomislav Tikulin has been hard at work on exclusive color paintings for this edition and I thought it would be nice to show off the two completed wrap-around cover paintings for anyone who hasn’t seen them yet. (Click on each image to load a larger version.)

The Gift Edition:
Carrie Gift Edition Full Cover

The Numbered Artist Edition:
Carrie Artist Edition Full Cover

I’ll be posting some more artwork from the book in June, so stay tuned!

First Photos of The Dark Man by Stephen King Deluxe Oversized Signed Limited Edition Artwork Portfolio

Our slipcase and box maker toiled over several different prototypes for The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio before coming up with a design that would protect the artwork for years to come. The stack of artwork is nearly 1.5 inches THICK, so housing the artwork in a way that didn’t bend or stress each print was our highest priority, which is why it took three tries to get the case just right. We ended up designing a special two piece slipcase system that we’ve never used before and we’re thrilled with how it turned out. This will begin shipping next month, but you can see a few of the first photos below:

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

The Dark Man Artwork Portfolio

Glenn Chadbourne’s Painting Inspired By “The General” By Stephen King

This color painting by Glenn Chadbourne is inspired by “The General” by Stephen King and is featured in the Lettered Edition of Screamplays, which Cemetery Dance Publications is sending to the printer next month:

Screamplays Frontis

Photo of Bluelines for The Influence by Bentley Little

Bluelines (or the “approval proof”) are the pre-publication proof that a printer sends a publisher to look over one last time before the publisher gives the printer the “green light” to start printing the book. This is your very last chance to catch any mistakes in the printer’s set-up, etc. Only one or maybe two sets of bluelines exist for each book.

As shown in my post about It by Stephen King, these days most bluelines are just a digitally printed stack of loose pages, but one of our new printers actually delivered a recent approval proof as a bound (with tape) book, which was a nice surprise. You can see a little bit of the DJ bluelines under the book, too:

The Influence By Bentley Little Proof

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King Deluxe Signed Lettered Edition: First Look!

The Deluxe Lettered Edition of Doctor Sleep by Stephen King is limited to 52 signed and lettered copies and should be finished at our box maker in April. We received the approval case today and thought our collectors might like a sneak peek. I’ve included the Limited Edition (white traycase) and the Gift Edition (red slipcase) in a few of the shots for reference.

The hand-bound, custom-made book features:

* Three-piece hand-binding featuring Cromwell red leather on spine and Asahi Japanese Blue Mohair Bookcloth for front and back boards
* French Marbled endsheets
* pages edged with hand-dipped silver gilding
* hot-stamped with Light Blue Metallic and Silver Bright foils
* Smyth sewn with cotton thread
* cotton hinge cloth, sewn headbands, and red silk ribbon page marker
* dust jacket with a different design than the other editions

The massive hand-made, custom box features:

* Blue Galuchat covering material
* White Ester Foam With Red Satin Covering
* Two color hot foil stamping
* Heavy-duty premium recycled chipboard

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King Lettered Edition

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