In The Phantom: The Art of the Ghost Who Walks Hermes Press has produced a book that represents all the major artists who have worked on The Phantom. This book makes available original art seldom seen outside personal collections and represents the rich 80 year history of The Ghost Who Walks. Within the pages we get to see art by Ray Moore and Wilson McCoy as well as the painted Gold Key cover art by George Wilson. Comic book artists are well represented with art by Lignante, Jim Aparo, Pat Boyette, and Don Newton, with Aparo and Newton featured in complete stories shot from the original artwork. We will also see art from the illustrators who worked on The Phantom overseas in Italy, Australia, and Scandinavia as well as those who worked on the character at DC, Marvel, Moonstone, and Dynamite
Shadows of the Dark Crystal is the first book in a new prequel series set in the world of the Skeksis and Mystics, and is actually the result of Grosset & Dunlap and The Jim Henson Company’s 2013 competition, The Dark Crystal Author Quest. Author J.M. Lee’s winning story was chosen out of nearly 500 submissions, and features cover art by the film’s original creature designer and beloved fantasy artist , as well as illustrations by Cory Godbey. The prequel takes place years before the events of The Dark Crystal and follows the journey of a young Gelfling woman who leaves her secluded home to uncover the truth surrounding the disappearance of her brother, who has been accused of treason by the sinister Skeksis Lords.