Wednesday, June 29, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Universal Classic Monsters' AP Prints by Nicolas Delort

'Universal Classic Monsters' by Nicolas Delort. an officially licensed AP print release through French Paper Art Club.

18″ x 24″ screenprints in signed and numbered Regular AP editions of 30 for €60, and signed and numbered Variant AP editions of 15 for €80.

Go here to buy.

'Dracula' (Regular Edition) by Nicolas Delort

#CoolArt: 'Die Hard' by Chris Weston

'Die Hard' by Chris Weston

Privately commissioned posters.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Red Riding Hood' by Rhys Cooper

'Red Riding Hood' by Rhys Cooper


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Little Creeps' by Tracy Lewis

'Little Creeps' by Tracy Lewis, part of the 'Sketch Tuesday' print series from Rhino Barking Sparrow.

4" x 6" giclée prints on Cold Press natural heavy 340g/sm Fine Art paper in a timed edition individually for $15 or $50 for the set of 4.

For an additional $3 they will also varnish your print with MOAB Desert Varnish.

On sale Tuesday June 28 at 9am PST until 11.59pm PST.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Pan's Labyrinth' by Becky Cloonan

'Pan's Labyrinth' by Becky Cloonan.

Cover art for the new 10th anniversary Criterion Collection edition out soon.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Predator' by Grzegorz Domaradzki (aka Gabz)

'Predator' by Grzegorz Domaradzki (aka Gabz)


Monday, June 27, 2016

#CoolArt: 'House Targaryen' by Joshua Budich

The 'Game Of Thrones' inspired 'House Targaryen' by Joshua Budich, a print release from The Flood Gallery.

18" x 24" 3 colour screenprint on French 100lb Lemon Drop (Yellow) paper, in a signed and numbered limited-edition of 200 for £30.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Headed Home' by John Hughes

'Headed Home' by John Hughes, a new print release through Poster Posse.

It's an 17" x 11" fine art giclée print on heavy weight archival matte finish paper in a limited edition of 30 for $30.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Il Trono Di Spade' by Fernando Reza

'Game Of Thrones' inspired 'Il Trono Di Spade' by Fernando Reza.

18" by 24" Giclee print on Archival Paper, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 30 for $50.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Preacher' S1 E04 by Barry Blankenship

'Preacher' S1 E04 by Barry Blankenship, a new officially licensed print release through Gallery1988.

18" x 24" screenprint in a numbered limited edition of 150 for $35.

Gallery1988 will be releasing a brand new poster featuring a scene from the latest episode after each episode is aired.
Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'The Sacred Shade' by Pedro Tapa

'The Sacred Shade' by Pedro Tapa

Gallery quality Giclée print on natural white, matte, ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag, acid and lignin free archival paper using Epson K3 archival inks.



#ArtOfTheDay: 'Superman' by Bob Peak

'Superman' by Bob Peak


#CoolArt: 'Game Of Thrones' Prints From Bottleneck Gallery

Bottleneck Gallery have a new print release to coincide with the S6 series finale of 'Game Of Thrones'.
  • 'Battle Of The Bastards' by Andy Fairhurst, 16" x 20" giclee print in a limited edition of 175 for $40. 
  • 'Daenerys' by John Keaveney, 17" x 24" giclee print in a numbered limited edition of 60 for $45.
On sale Sunday June 26 at 8pm EST.


'Battle Of The Bastards' by Andy Fairhurst
'Daenerys' by John Keaveney

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The 2016 Locus Awards Winners

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation announced the winners of the 2016 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 25, during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA.

The Locus Awards are presented to winners of the Locus Magazine's annual readers' poll, first presented in 1971, to recognize excellence in science fiction and fantasy literature.

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL
  • 'Ancillary Mercy', Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK)

FANTASY NOVEL
  • 'Uprooted', Naomi Novik (Del Rey)

YOUNG ADULT BOOK
  • 'The Shepherd’s Crown', Terry Pratchett (Harper; Doubleday UK)

FIRST NOVEL
  • 'The Grace of Kings', Ken Liu (Saga)

NOVELLA
  • 'Slow Bullets', Alastair Reynolds (Tachyon)

NOVELETTE

  • 'Black Dog', Neil Gaiman (Trigger Warning)

SHORT STORY
  • 'Cat Pictures Please', Naomi Kritzer (Clarkesworld, January 15)

ANTHOLOGY
  • 'Old Venus', George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, eds. (Bantam)

COLLECTION
  • 'Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances', Neil Gaiman (Morrow)

MAGAZINE
  • Asimov’s

PUBLISHER
  • Tor

EDITOR
  • David G. Hartwell

ARTIST
  • Michael Whelan
ART BOOK
  • 'Julie Dillon’s Imagined Realms, Book 2: Earth and Sky', Julie Dillon, (self-published)

NON-FICTION
  • Letters to Tiptree, Alisa Krasnostein & Alexandra Pierce, eds. (Twelfth Planet)

The Art Of . . . Dan Dos Santos

I've previously showcased a few of my favourite pop culture and vintage pulp artists, and each weekend I showcase art from more of my favourite artists.

The art of Dan Dos Santos.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Thuvia, Maid Of Mars' by Ossi Hiekkala

'Thuvia, Maid Of Mars' by Ossi Hiekkala.


Friday, June 24, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Game Of Thrones - Beautiful Death: S6 E09' by Robert M Ball

Robert M Ball continues the Season 6 'Beautiful Death' 'Game Of Thrones' episode posters, with the poster of episode 9, 'Battle Of The Bastards'.


#CoolArt: 'The Rose Of Winter' by Rhys Cooper

The 'Game Of Thrones' inspired 'The Rose Of Winter' by Rhys Cooper, a new print release through Spoke Art.

12" x 36" 6 colour screenprint on 100# cover paper in a signed and numbered edition of 150 for $50.

On sale Friday June 24 at 10am PST.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Between Heaven And Earth' by Chrystal Chan

'Between Heaven And Earth' by Chrystal Chan, a new print release from Rhino Barking Sparrow.

8" x 10" giclée print on 10" x 12.5" Cold-Press Natural Heavy Fine Art 340gsm paper in a limited edition of 20 for $40.

This print is available with hand embellished gold mica paint for an extra $5.

For an additional $5 the print will be varnished with MOAB Desert Varnish, a completely clear, matte, invisible spray that will significantly increase the UV resistance and colour longevity of the print, in addition to providing increased water, scratch, and abrasion resistance.

On sale Friday June 24 at 9am PST.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'National Park' Prints From The People's Printshop

Four new 'National Park' prints, which are part of the print series from Fifty-Nine Parks, are now available from The People's Printshop.

18" x 24" screenprints in open editions for $39.95 each.

by Daniel Danger

The 42nd Annual Saturn Awards Winners Announced

The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films have revealed the winners for the 42nd Annual Saturn Awards.

The Saturn Awards are dedicated to honouring the finest in genre entertainment in film, television and home entertainment.

FILM AWARDS


Best Comic Book-to-Film Release
  • 'Ant-Man' (Marvel / Walt Disney)

Best Science Fiction Film Release
  • 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Fantasy Film Release
  • 'Cinderella' (Walt Disney)

Best Horror Film Release
  • 'Crimson Peak' (Universal Pictures)

Best Thriller Film Release
  • 'Bridge of Spies' (DreamWorks / Walt Disney)

Best Action / Adventure Film Release
  • 'Furious 7' (Universal Pictures)

Best Actor in a Film
  • Harrison Ford, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Actress in a Film
  • Charlize Theron, “Mad Max: Fury Road” (Warner Bros.)

Best Supporting Actor in a Film
  • Adam Driver “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Supporting Actress in a Film
  • Jessica Chastain, “Crimson Peak” (Universal Pictures)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Film
  • Ty Simpkins “Jurassic World” (Universal Pictures)

Best Film Director
  • Ridley Scott, “The Martian” (20th Century Fox)

Best Film Writing
  • Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Film Editing
  • Maryann Brandon, Mary Jo Markey, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Film Production Design
  • Thomas E. Sanders, “Crimson Peak” (Universal Pictures)

Best Film Music
  • John Williams, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Costume Design
  • Alexandra Byrne, “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (Marvel / Walt Disney)

Best Film Make-Up
  • Neal Scanlan, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Film Special/Visual Effects
  • Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Neal Scanlan, Chris Corbould, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (Lucasfilm / Walt Disney)

Best Independent Film Release
  • 'Room' (A24)

Best International Film Release
  • 'Turbo Kid' (Epic Pictures)

Best Animated Film Release
  • 'Inside Out' (Walt Disney)

TELEVISION AWARDS


Best Science Fiction Series On Television
  • 'Continuum' (Syfy)

Best Fantasy Series On Television
  • 'Outlander' (Starz)

Best Horror Series On Television
  • 'The Walking Dead' (AMC)

Best Action/Thriller Series On Television
  • 'Hannibal' (NBC)

Best Superhero Adaptation Television Series
  • 'The Flash' (The CW)

Best Presentation On Television
  • 'Doctor Who: The Husbands of River Song' (BBC America)

Best New Media Television Series
  • 'Daredevil' (Netflix)

Best Actor in a Television Series
  • Bruce Campbell, 'Ash vs Evil Dead' (Starz)

Best Actress in a Television Series
  • Caitriona Balfe, 'Outlander' (Starz)

Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series
  • Richard Armitage, 'Hannibal' (NBC)

Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series
  • Danai Gurira, 'The Walking Dead' (AMC)

Best Performance by a Younger Actor in a Television Series
  • Chandler Riggs, 'The Walking Dead' (AMC)

Best Guest Performance in a Television Series
  • William Shatner, 'Haven' (Syfy)

HOME ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS


Best DVD/BD Release
  • 'Burying the Ex' (Image Entertainment)

Best DVD/BD Special Edition Release
  • 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' (The Rogue Cut) (20th Century Fox)

Best DVD/BD Classic Release
  • 'Miracle Mile' (Kino Lorber)

Best DVD/BD Television Release
  • 'X-Files: The Collector’s Set' (20th Century Fox)

Best DVD/BD Collection Release
  • 'Frank Darabont Collection' (Warner)

LIVE STAGE PRODUCTION AWARD


Best Local Live Stage Production
  • 'Tarzan' (3D Theatricals)

SPECIAL AWARDS


The Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Nichelle Nichols

The George Pal Memorial Award
  • Simon Kinberg

The Breakthrough Performance Award
  • Melissa Benoist (Supergirl)

The Dan Curtis Legacy Award
  • Eric Kripke

The Special Recognition Award
  • Brannon Braga

The Spotlight Award
  • 'Better Call Saul' (AMC)

#ArtOfTheDay: 'The Goonies' by Noriyoshi Ohrai

'The Goonies' by Noriyoshi Ohrai


Thursday, June 23, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Game Of Thrones' S6 Episode 9 by Fernando Reza

'Game Of Thrones' S6 Episode 9 'Battle Of The Bastards' by Fernando Reza.

11" by 14" Giclee prints on Archival Paper, in signed and numbered limited editions of 30 for $20 each and $150 for the full set of episode posters once released.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'The Avengers' by Vlad Rodriguez

'The Avengers' by Vlad Rodriguez

24" x 36" 5 colour screenprint on Cougar 100lb smooth white cover stock paper in a signed and numbered AP edition of 5 for $100.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'The Procession' by Becky Cloonan

'The Procession' by Becky Cloonan, used as a poster for the 2016 Roadburn Festival.

18" x 24" Screenprint in a limited edition of 50 for $50

Get 10% off with code BESTBIRTHDAYCHAMP

On sale Thursday June 23 at 12pm CST.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition

#CoolArt: 'Akira' by Kris Miklos

'Akira' by Kris Miklos

420 x 594mm Giclée print on 310gsm Canson Aquarelle rag, 100% cotton textured paper, in a signed and limited edition of 100 for £60.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Mothership' by Remo Lienhard (WES21)

'Mothership' by Remo Lienhard (WES21), a new print release from PangeaSeed, part of their 2016 print series 'Sea of Change: The Year of Living Dangerously - Vol. 2', with proceeds raised through the sale of this print going to support PangeaSeed's ongoing effort to help save our seas through ARTivism.

24" x 18" giclee print on French cold press watercolour paper in a signed and numbered limited edition of 50.

On sale Thursday June 23 at 12pm PDT.

Go here to buy

For more information on how you can help save our seas, please visit PangeaSeed.org.


#CoolArt: 'Solus' by Tom Bagshaw

'Solus' by Tom Bagshaw, part of 'La Lune', a group exhibition focused on mythologies surrounding the moon as well as its artistic interpretations, hosted at the Haven Gallery from June 25.

Artists represented at the exhibition include Sonya Palencia, Chris Mars, Kukula, Scott Fischer, Joseph Weinreb, Zoé Byland, Jacub Gagnon, Kindra Nikole, Janet Cook, Robert Kraiza, Kane Kokaris, SoCar Myles, Sarah Joncas, Michael C Hayes, J.A.W. Cooper, Shannon Bonatakis, Tom Bagshaw, Carisa Swenson, Redd Walitzki, Calliope Bridge, Mab Graves, Alex Garant, Matt Dangler, Andi Soto, Jel Ena, Kelly McKernan, Syd Bee, Scott Radke, Kevin Peterson, Mahlimae, Tina Lugo, Julie Filipenko, Regan Rosburg, Cassie Meder and Nicolas Bruno.

The opening reception is Saturday June 25 from 6-9pm at the Haven Gallery, 155 Main Street, Carriage House Square, Northport, NY 11768 with many of the artists in attendance. The show will be on display until July 31.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Serpent Spirit ' by Lily McDonnell

'Serpent Spirit ' by Lily McDonnell


Wednesday, June 22, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Evoke' by Lioba Brückner

'Evoke' by Lioba Brückner.

7" x 7" fine art print on 8.2" x 11.6" on Hahnemuehle Archival Fine Art paper in a limited edition of 60.

Print is also available in a glitter and golden and silver acrylic paint hand embellished version.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Modern Witcher Noir'' by Ástor Alexander

'Modern Witcher Noir'' by Ástor Alexander


#CoolArt: Mondo presents 'Info-rama'

Mondo Gallery presents 'Info-rama', an art exhibition featuring infographic film posters from Tom Whalen, Kevin Tong and Matt Taylor.

The opening reception is Friday June 24 from 7-10pm at Mondo Gallery at 4115 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751, and will be on display until July 9.

Artwork will be available online at Mondo after the opening.

'The Military Forces of the Galactic Empire' (Regular Edition) by Kevin Tong

#ArtOfTheDay: 'The Shawshank Redemption' by Laurent Durieux

'The Shawshank Redemption' poster concept by Laurent Durieux


Tuesday, June 21, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Jaws' by Phantom City Creative

'Jaws' by Phantom City Creative, on sale at the Alamo Drafthouse Austin's 'Jaws on the Water' screenings.

Go here for tickets for the screenings.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'Caramel Coated' by Glenn Arthur

'Caramel Coated' by Glenn Arthur, a new timed edition print from Rhino Barking Sparrow in their 'Sketch Tuesday' print series.

8" x 10" giclée print on Somerset Fine Art paper with Ultrachrome HDX inks for $20.

For an additional $5 they will varnish your print with MOAB Desert Varnish, a completely clear, matte, invisible spray that will significantly increase the UV resistance and colour longevity of the print, in addition to providing increased water, scratch, and abrasion resistance.

On sale from 9am until 11.59pm PST on Tuesday June 21.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Blink 182 at Richmond, Virginia, June 18 2016' by Maxx242

'Blink 182 at Richmond, Virginia, June 18 2016' by Maxx242, a new limited edition print release from f4d Studios.

12" x 36" 7 colour screenprint in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 for $50.

On sale Tuesday June 21 at 11am PST.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: Two New Prints by James R Eads

Two new prints by James R Eads.

'Dave Matthews at Virginia Beach, June 17 2016' and 'The Language Of Time', 12" x 36" 5 colour screenprints on Neenah Epic Black Paper, in hand signed and numbered AP editions of 60 for $65 each.

On sale Tuesday June 21 at 12pm PST.

Go here to buy.