Coffin: The Art of Vampire Hunter D

For over twenty years, the character Vampire Hunter D has haunted the imaginations of people around the world, its image forever etched in the mind's eye through the dazzling artwork of Yoshitaka Amano. As the original novels appear in English for the first time, American readers are clamoring for a more extensive look at this singular creation. Coffin obliges. This gorgeous retrospective embraces the full scope of Amano's work with the character: in the novels, as inspiration for the animators of the two theatrical films, rare paintings, and illustrations created for release as limited edition prints.

* Amano's illustrations for Neil Gaiman's Sandman series and Greg Rucka's Elektra and Wolverine: The Redeemer won him legions of new fans.

* Coffin features an original Vampire Hunter D short story by creator Hideyuki Kikuchi, available nowhere else!

* The definitive Vampire Hunter D art book. 113 black and white illustrations and 72 amazing color images!

* Coffin: The Art of Vampire Hunter D is part of the Locus recommended reading list for 2007.
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Yoshitaka Amano
Features: Review
Publication Date:
October 04, 2006
SC in HC slipcase, 200pg, b&w & FC, 14" x 11"

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