Yoe Books Launches Marvel Hardcover Program Spanning Decades of Glorious Art and Comics History
Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups Dazzles as Debut Title in Brand-New Marvel Line from IDW Imprint
SAN DIEGO, CA (April 2, 2019) – IDW Publishing and Yoe Books are proud to announce a new line of Marvel Comics collections, a sensational series of large-format hardcovers curating the finest artwork from the Golden Age’s four-color foundations all the way up to the Marvel Age’s dizzying heights!
Coinciding with the year-long celebration of Marvel’s 80 years of publishing, Yoe Books will debut their retrospective look at the House of Ideas with Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups, which will be followed by additional entries in 2019.
In Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups, the pulsating pin-up artwork of legendary Silver Age creators – including Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Jim Steranko, Don Heck, John Byrne, Barry Windsor-Smith, John Severin, Wally Wood, Dan Decarlo, John Romita, and many more – is collected for the first time ever into a single volume, accompanied throughout with witty wordage, pulse-pounding patter, and zany zingers by Stan “The Man” Lee!
Fans will treasure large, deftly drawn pin-ups by these marvelous artists of Spider-Man, Thor, Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel, The Hulk, The X-Men, the Fantastic Four, and many more, plus nefarious villains led by Doctor Doom – and even Millie the Model by Dan DeCarlo!
“I’m the person that I am (such as that is) because of Stan, Jack, Steve, and the other early Marvel creators inspiring me in my Peter Parker teenage-years,” says multiple Eisner Award-winning editor Craig Yoe. “To take this ‘journey into history’ with this – the first in a line of Marvel books – is an amazing, fantastic, incredible thrill for this proud charter member of the Merry Marvel Marching Society!”
Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups is now available for pre-order via online booksellers and comic book specialty retailers. Visit www.comicshoplocator.com to find a store near you.
Marvel Masterwork Pin-Ups
by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Jim Steranko, Don Heck, John Byrne, et al.
120-page, color squarebound hardcover, 9″ x 12″
Jim Henson once wrote, “Craig (Yoe) brings with him his valuable creativity and enthusiasm. He has a nice mix of business and creative talent.” Mark Hamill has tweeted, “I keep buying books from Yoe Books as gifts, then keeping them for myself.” USA Today opines, “Craig Yoe: The Comic Book genre’s master archaeologist.” ABC News called Yoe “America’s foremost comics historian.” Yoe was Creative Director/Vice President/General Manager of Jim Henson’s Muppets, and a Creative Director at Nickelodeon and Disney. Craig has won multiple Eisner Awards, a Mobius Award, and the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators.