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Daniele Serra

"Unique and stunning. Daniele is a fantastic artist."— Joe R. Lansdale

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Cover & interior art © Daniele Serra
Cover & interior art © by Daniele Serra

VEINS AND SKULLS is a beautiful and haunting art book by award-winning illustrator and comic artist Daniele Serra. It brings you all new images of erotic horror that will draw you deep into the artist's amazing world. The dark and moving illustrations depict the confrontation between life and death. VEINS flow warm blood maintaining life. SKULLS are cold and still as in death. Daniele Serra's work can be found on the covers and inside many books and comics. He has worked for some of the biggest publishers in the world and his artwork has also won him the British Fantasy Award.

© Daniele Serra

Introduction by Jeff Mariotte


"Daniele Serra makes art of great sensitivity and subtlety—he can communicate more in the shape of a line and the shade of a tint than many painters convey in an entire canvas. Look into his work and it looks deep into you."
— Ramsey Campbell

Title Details:
SST Art Book Series #1
Publisher: Short, Scary Tales Publications
Subject: Horror / Erotica
Release Date: December 15, 2013 (Hardcover) / February 23, 2016 (Softcover)

ISBN: 978-1-909640-12-2, Hardcover, First Edition, 8.5 x 8.5 inches, 64 pages, £19.95
ISBN: 978-1-909640-55-9, Softcover, First Edition, 8.5 x 8.5 inches, 64 pages, £12.95

Here are the details of our Art Book Series editions:

Hardcover/Softcover Edition
Unjacketed hardcover / softcover with four-colour matte laminated cover
Full four-colour interior
High-quality matte finish interior paper stock
Printed on acid-free paper
High-quality Archival Ink (album/dark storage greater than 200 years)


Trailer by Paul Fry. Special thanks to Eric Red.

Available from:
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon Italy
Barnes & Noble
Angus & Robertson
Tower Books
Mysterious Galaxy

and all good booksellers

SST Publications Directly:

Cover & interior art © Daniele Serra Signature Sheet Edition:
All HARDCOVER art books ordered directly from SST Publications come with a FREE exclusive signature sheet which is signed by the artist. These aren't available anywhere else, so if you'd like something special order your copy direct from us!

Hardcover Edition
Our Price: £19.95

+ Shipping & Handling:

+ £1.65 UK

+ £7.45 US / Canada

+ £5.15 Europe

+ £7.90 RoW

Ships from the UK.

Softcover Edition
Our Price: £12.95

+ Shipping & Handling:

+ £1.68 UK

+ £3.80 US / Canada

+ £3.53 Europe

+ £3.68 RoW

Ships from the UK & US.

Remarqued Lettered Edition

Cover & interior art © Daniele Serra Remarqued Lettered Edition of only 26 copies in the world, signed and hand-lettered by the artist. Each copy includes a unique work of art painted/drawn directly onto the book's endpapers by the artist, making each copy an original.

Each Remarqued Lettered Edition also comes with a bonus signed and matching lettered limited edition art print of the beautiful cover art, which comes immediately suitable for framing.

(A remarque is an original painting or drawing which the artist paints/draws in the actual book, which makes that copy of the book very unique and collectible.)

Price: £79.95

Including Shipping & Handling (Worldwide):

Ships from Italy.

Order Restrictions: Only one Remarqued Lettered Edition per household.

Prints on canvas are available direct from Daniele Serra:

Retail Stockists:
US Stockists
European Stockists

US Retail Stockists

Dark Delicacies
3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505 U.S.A.
Phone: 1-888-DARKDEL / 1-818-556-6660 (for local calls)

Mysterious Galaxy San Diego
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., Suite #302, San Diego, CA 92111
Phone: 858-268-4747


European Retail Stockists

Loriga Fumetti
p.zza Garibaldi, 7/8, 09127 Cagliari, Italy
Phone: +39 070 659364



Artwork © Daniele Serra
Sample Remarque Artwork



Artwork © Daniele Serra
These special Signature Sheet copies are only available from SST Publications.