Suehiro Maruo Maruograph Differences

First released in 1996, Suehiro Maruo's two volume collection of artworks "MARUOGRAPH" is very popular and has been reprinted several times with various expansions and special features. Starting with the first/oldest edition, I will outline the differences below.

Images Title Date Pages Differences
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph I 1st Edition Suehiro Maruo Maruograph II 1st Edition 丸尾画報1
(マルオガホウ1)
Maruo Gahou 1
丸尾画報2
(マルオガホウ2)
Maruo Gahou 2
1996 Vol 1:
122 pages
80 images
Vol 2:
120 pages
62 images
Both books had thick hardcovers with a paper dust jacket.
Pages were a heavyweight vellum texture.
Vol 1 included essays (in Japanese) by Inuhiko Yomota
and Mad George plus an interview with Suehiro Maruo.
Vol 2 included essays (in Japanese) by Aramata Hiroshi,
Tanemura Suehiro, and Nagase Masatoshi.
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph EX I Suehiro Maruo Maruograph EX II マルヲグラフ I
Maruograph EX I
マルヲグラフ II
Maruograph EX II
2005 Vol 1:
123 pages
118 images
Vol 2:
123 pages
112 images
The "EX" or "extra" edition came in a cardboard sleeve with
a paper dust jacket and obi. The actual book was a softcover
protected by a white glassine dust jacket.
Page edges were printed a vibrant red color.
Vol 1 added an essay (in English) by John Zorn.
Vol 2 added many black and white drawings and sketches.
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX I Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX II 丸尾畫報DXI
Maruograph DX I
丸尾畫報DXII
Maruograph DX II
2013 Vol 1:
210 pages
135 images
Vol 2:
210 pages
130 images
The "DX" or "Deluxe" edition was a softcover book with printed
obi and dust jacket with foil accents.
Vol 1 added 32 pages compared to EX version. Gold foil accents
on dust jacket.
Vol 2 added 32 pages also. Silver foil accents on dust jacket.
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Special Edition 丸尾畫報DX
Maruograph DX
Special Edition
2013 426 pages "DX" or "Deluxe" special editions were signed and numbered
edition of 300 pieces which combined vol 1 and vol 2 into one
massive book with the addition of six bonus pages. The book
came in a cardboard sleeve similar to the EX editions.
The paper dust jacket had special hologram foil accents.
Page edges were printed a vibrant lime green.
Numbers 1-30 included a small original drawing.
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX I revision pink Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX I revision green 丸尾画報DX I 改(普及版)
Maruograph DX I
revision - pink
丸尾画報DX I 改
(野戦色装丁本 ミリタリ版)
Maruograph DX I
revision - military green
2018 Vol 1:
230 pages
153 images
A new revision of the DX edition 改 (kai) edition presents a
colorful variation on the EX covers. Books are softcover with
paper dust jacket and obi.
Vol 1 added 20 pages to including 18 new works and an
additional new essay.
Pink edition is the "common" edition found in bookstores
everywhere. Military green edition is limited to sales direct
from the publisher, during exhibitions, and a few specialty
book shops.
Contents of green and pink editions are the same. The only
difference is the dust jacket color.
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX II revision pink Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX II revision green 丸尾画報DX II 改(普及版)
Maruograph DX II
revision - pink
丸尾画報DX II 改
(野戦色装丁本 ミリタリ版)
Maruograph DX II
revision - military green
2018 Vol 2:
230 pages
148 images
A new revision of the DX edition 改 (kai) edition presents a
colorful variation on the EX covers. Books are softcover with
paper dust jacket and obi.
Vol 2 added 20 pages to including 18 new works and an
additional new essay.
Pink edition is the "common" edition found in bookstores
everywhere. Military green edition is limited to sales direct
from the publisher, during exhibitions, and a few specialty
book shops.
Contents of green and pink editions are the same. The only
difference is the dust jacket color.
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX III pink SIGNEDSuehiro Maruo Maruograph DX III green SIGNED 丸尾画報DX III(普及版)
Maruograph DX III
pink
丸尾画報DX III
(野戦色装丁本 ミリタリ版)
Maruograph DX III
military green
2018 200 pages The first ever third volume for the Maruograph series!
Suehiro Maruo Maruograph DX Grandioso SIGNED 丸尾畫報DX
Maruograph DX
Special Edition
2018 ? "DX" or "Deluxe" Grandioso edition is signed and numbered
edition of 300 pieces which combined vol 1, vol 2, and vol 3
into one giant book. (More details coming.)
Numbers 1-30 include a small original drawing.
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