Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Emilio Soltero book signing Sat. Nov 22 at Book Loft, John Buscema book

Emilio Soltero will have a signing and presentation at the Book Loft, located in downtown Solvang, CA, Saturday, November 22, 2008 (note correct date of Saturday). The event is free and part of the Book Loft open house. There will be an art demo, a book signing, and raffle--11am to noon.

An article will appear on Friday, November 14, covering his new art book, and related art projects.

Soltero is accepting a limited number of students for private tutoring.

Book signing at
Book Loft
1680 Mission Dr
Solvang, CA 93463
(805) 688-6010

Monday, September 22, 2008

Article in Natomas Magazine

There is an article on Emilio Soltero in this month's (Sept. 08) Natomas Magazine.

John Buscema a Life in Sketches available from Amazon

John Buscema a Life in Sketches available from Amazon. Order today. You can also find copies at your local library.

A new art journal will appear within 6-8 months.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

New art journal Fall 08 or Spring 09

** a new art journal will appear in a few months, featuring art student's work, Alex Toth, and Eric Shanover's work.

** A feature on Soltero appears this month (Sept. 08) in the Natomas Magazine, as featured artist.

**John Buscema: A life in Sketches, is now available for order from Buds Art Books ( and through Diamond Comics, order code JUN084460, it will go in as backorder (for Diamond) when you order after today.

** Bud was kind enough to leave a wonderful feedback at the site

Saturday, July 12, 2008

John Buscema A life in Sketches 104 pages

The new John Buscema book, John Buscema: A life in Sketches, is now available for order from Diamond Comics, order code JUN084460, it will go in as backorder when you order after today.

There is no overlap with either of the last two Buscema books, 99.99% never before published work. Hundreds of sketches never before printed.

The book is lovingly dedicated to Sal Buscema, who also contributes many beautiful statements about his late brother. His first sketchbook in the 70' was large format, as is this one, and this new one contains hundreds of drawings like the book from a few years back.

An academic monograph on Buscema's work by Dr. Soltero, who received his Ph.D. in Education, with a focus on sequential art. He is also the author of Draw the Line, a how to draw book. John Buscema also did his famous, How to Draw the Marvel Way, along with Stan Lee.

Featuring hundreds of uninked (and some partial inks by Buscema) preliminary works featuring Conan, Silver Surfer, Superman, Tarzan, Skrulls, and many more.

Dr. Soltero has promoted sequential artist and projects for many years. He will teach two cartoon classes the following week at the Crocker Museum.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

New Book on former Silver Surfer and Conan artist

Dr. Emilio Soltero's new book on the famed artist of the original Silver Surfer series, and the longest running Conan the Barbarian artist is now available in the current (June 08) Previews catalog from Diamond, in the book section, on page 409. Order today from your comic book dealer.

It is 104 pages long with loads of images, 8.5 x 11 inches, on nice paper stock, and features commentary by Neal Adams, Juan Gimenez, Kevin Nowlan, and Ernie Chan. Pearl press.

Featuring hundreds of formerly unpublished sketches, preliminaries, and pencil covers and pages.

Excellent for artists, students, teachers, animators, storyboard artist, comic artists, and comic book scholars.

Order # from Previews: June 08 4460

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

New Book from Dr. Soltero

A new book by Dr. Emilio Soltero will hit bookstores this Fall (more info to come). His "Draw the Line" book is sold out but you may still find a few copies at Barnes and Nobles, Borders, Art Ellis (Sacramento), Comic Relief (Berkeley), and at

Soltero will facilitate the afternoon section of a one day Figure Drawing Marathon at the Crocker Museum, May 17, 2008.