Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Starship Troopers' by Kilian Eng

'Starship Troopers' by Kilian Eng

Unfortunately not for sale as this was for a private commission. 


Cool Art: 'Road Of Justice' by Kaz Oomori

'Road Of Justice' by Kaz Oomori, inspired by the new 'Mad Max' movie 'Fury Road', is part of the 'I Am The Law / A Life Of Crime', art show from Hero Complex Gallery. A tribute to cops and criminals, authority figures, buddy cop films, cons, prison films, gangsters, heists, The Wire, gangs, westerns, spies, murder, whodunits, private eyes, and so much more.

Go here to buy.

#VallejoTuesday 'Felsa' by Boris Vallejo

Cool Art: 'Rocky' Poster Art From Mondo By César Moreno & Matt Taylor

Originally available at the Alamo Drafthouse's Sylvester Stallone Birthday Celebration, Mondo will be releasing remaining copies of 'Rocky' by César Moreno, and 'Rocky II' and 'Rocky III' by Matt Taylor online at a random time on Tuesday August 19.

Follow them on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

'Rocky' by César Moreno
24" x 36" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 150. $45
'Rocky II' by Matt Taylor
18" x 24"" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 150. $40
'Rocky III' by Matt Taylor
20" x 36" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 150. $40

Cool Art: 'Blade Runner' by Matt Ferguson

'Blade Runner' by Matt Ferguson.


Cool Art: 'There’s a meteorite that hit the ground near here. I want to check it out' by Matt Ferguson

'There’s a meteorite that hit the ground near here. I want to check it out' by Matt Ferguson.


Monday, 18 August 2014

2014 Chesley Award Winners Announced

The Chesley Awards were established by the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists (ASFA) to recognize individual artistic works and achievements in the field of science fiction and fantasy.

The 2014 Chesley Award winners were announced at Loncon 3, during The 72nd World Science Fiction Con, over the weekend at the ExCeL Arena in London.

Check out the list of winners and art below.

Best Cover Illustration: Hardback Book
Todd Lockwood - A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan; Tor, Feb. 2013

2014 Hugo Award & 1939 Retro Hugo Award Winners Announced

2014 Hugo Award
The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955 by the World Science Fiction Society, recognize the best in science fiction and fantasy, and the winners for the 2014 Hugo Awards and the 1939 Retro Hugo Awards (in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the very first World Science Fiction Convention in 1939 - more information here) were announced during Loncon 3 in London over the weekend.

This year's trophy was designed by Joy Alyssa Day.

2014 Hugo Award Nominations

Best Novel
Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (Orbit US/Orbit UK)

Best Novella
“Equoid”, Charles Stross (Tor.com, 09-2013)

Best Novelette
“The Lady Astronaut of Mars”, Mary Robinette Kowal (maryrobinettekowal.com/Tor.com, 09-2013)

Best Short Story
“The Water That Falls on You from Nowhere”, John Chu (Tor.com, 02-2013)

Best Related Work
“We Have Always Fought: Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative”, Kameron Hurley (A Dribble of Ink)

Best Graphic Story
“Time”, Randall Munroe (XKCD)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form
Gravity, written by Alfonso Cuarón & Jonás Cuarón, directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Esperanto Filmoj; Heyday Films; Warner Bros.)

Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form
Game of Thrones: “The Rains of Castamere”, written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, directed by David Nutter (HBO Entertainment in association with Bighead, Littlehead; Television 360; Startling Television and Generator Productions)

Best Editor, Short Form
Ellen Datlow

Best Editor, Long Form
Ginjer Buchanan

Best Professional Artist
Julie Dillon

Best SemiprozineLightspeed Magazine, edited by John Joseph Adams, Rich Horton, and Stefan Rudnicki

Best Fanzine
A Dribble of Ink, edited by Aidan Moher

Best Fancast
SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester

Best Fan Writer
Kameron Hurley

Best Fan Artist
Sarah Webb

The John W Campbell Award for Best New Writer
Award for the best new professional science fiction or fantasy writer of 2012 or 2013, sponsored by Dell Magazines. (Not a Hugo Award, but administered along with the Hugo Awards.)
Sofia Samatar

1939 Retro Hugo Award Nominations

Best Novel
The Sword in the Stone by T. H. White (Collins)

Best Novella
“Who Goes There?” by Don A Stuart [John W. Campbell] (Astounding Science-Fiction, August 1938)

Best Novellette
“Rule 18” by Clifford D. Simak (Astounding Science-Fiction, July 1938)

Best Short Story
“How We Went to Mars” by Arthur C. Clarke (Amateur Science Stories, March 1938)

Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form)
The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells. Written by Howard Koch & Anne Froelick, directed by Orson Welles (The Mercury Theater on the Air, CBS)

Best Editor (Short Form)
John W Campbell

Best Professional Artist
Virgil Finlay

Best Fanzine
Imagination! edited by Forrest J Ackerman, Morojo, and T. Bruce Yerke

Best Fan Writer
Ray Bradbury

#McQuarrieMonday: 'Battlestar Galactica' Art by Ralph McQuarrie

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Cool Art: 'The War Of The Worlds' by Tom Whalen

'The War Of The Worlds' by Tom Whalen, is a 36" x 24" officially licensed screenprint, and is part of Dark Hall Mansion's Seminal Film series and available in signed and numbered regular and variant editions.

They are available first to subscription holders of the new Dark Hall Mansion 10-print “Twilight Zone Series" which goes on sale Tuesday August 19 between 9.30am - 12pm PST at their webstore. #

Follow them on Twitter @DarkHallMansion for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' by Paul Shipper

Odd City, in partnership with the Austin Film Society (AFS) present 'Sin City: A Dame To Kill For' screenprint by Paul Shipper. It's an 18" × 24" 4 colour and 1 metallic ink screenprint, in a numbered limited edition of 200 and costs $45.

The print will be on sale at the Texas premiere after party on Wednesday August 20. To purchase a print that day you must purchase a ticket to the screening. Go here to order your tickets! Tickets to the screening include admission to the after party at The Rattle Inn (610 Nueces). 

If there are any prints available after the event, they will go on sale at the Odd City Store at a random time on Friday August 22. Follow them on Twitter @oddcitynews for the on sale announcement.




Thursday, 14 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Cyberman' by Ron Guyatt

'Cyberman' by Ron Guyatt.

This is an 8" x 24" screenprint in a hand signed and numbered limited edition of 100 and costs $50.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Da Vinci's Demons' by Richard Davies

'Da Vinci's Demons' by Richard Davies.


#FantasyArtThursday 'Heart of Fire' by Cynthia Sheppard

Cool Art: 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' by Grzegorz Domaradzki

'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' by Grzegorz Domaradzki


Cool Art: 'Buck Rogers In The 25th Century' by James White

'Buck Rogers In The 25th Century' by James White, is the second release in a two part series from Grey Matter Art, (you can see the first print by Dave Perillo here) and will be released on Tuesday August 19 at 1pm EST.

This officially licensed print is an 18" x 24" 8 colour screenprint, in a limited edition of 79 for $40.

Also, if you purchase the James White poster, you can get the regular edition Dave Perillo 'Buck Rogers' poster together for $60 or the variant for $65.

Go here to buy.

Follow them on Twitter @greymatterart for future release details.


Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Game Of Thrones' by Richard Davies

'Game Of Thrones' by Richard Davies, based on season 4, is available as a gallery quality giclée print on natural white, matte, ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag, acid and lignin free archival paper using Epson K3 archival inks.



Cool Art: 'Evil Dead II' & 'Army Of Darkness' Posters From Mondo

Mondo will be debuting new posters for 'Evil Dead II' by Randy Ortiz and 'Army Of Darkness' from both Richey Beckett and Tom Whalen.

They go on sale at a random time on Thursday August 14 at Mondo. Follow them on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

'Evil Dead II' (Regular Edition) by Randy Ortiz
24" x 36" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 225. $45
'Evil Dead II' (Variant Edition) by Randy Ortiz
24" x 36" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 100. $65

Cool Art: Hero Complex Gallery presents 'I Am The Law / A Life Of Crime' Art Show

This Friday (August 15), Hero Complex Gallery presents 'I Am The Law / A Life Of Crime', an art tribute to cops and criminals, authority figures, buddy cop films, cons, prison films, gangsters, heists, The Wire, gangs, westerns, spies, murder, whodunits, private eyes, and so much more!!! Where pretty much anything that represents figures of authority and/or criminal intentions counts!

The opening reception for the art show is Friday, August 15, 7-10pm at HCG, 2020 South Robertson Blvd., Studio D, LA, CA 90034

Online sales will begin the day after the opening reception on Saturday August 16 at approx. 1pm Pacific time at the HCG website

Follow them on Twitter @HeroComplexArt and on Facebook for future announcements.

Check out a selection of art that will be at the show below.

Cool Art: 'Like My Father Before Me' by Joshua Budich

The 'Return Of The Jedi' inspired, 'Like My Father Before Me' by Joshua Budich, is the final of his 'Star Wars' Original Trilogy series. Click the links to see his previous 'Star Wars' and 'The Empire Strikes Back' prints from the series.

It's an 18" x 24", 5-colour screenprint on French Madero Beach paper, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100.

The print will be available this Friday, August 15th, 2014, from the Art v Cancer website on 6pm BST (10am PDT / 1pm EST), with proceeds from the sales will be donated to the charities supported by Art v Cancer.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Tiger III' by James Jean

'Tiger III' by James Jean, is an 18" x 24" signed and numbered time-limited edition giclée print on on archival 310 g/m² 100% cotton-rag paper with archival pigment-based ink.

It will be available for 24 hours starting at 8am PDT on Tuesday, August 19 and ending at 7:59 on Wednesday August 20.

Go here to buy.

Cool Art: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by cabinboy100

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by cabinboy100.


Cool Art: Early Gamora 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' concept art by Andy Park

Early Gamora 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' concept art by Andy Park


#WhelanWednesday: 'Alex' by Michael Whelan

'Alex' by Michael Whelan.
Cover art for the novel 'Dying For Tomorrow' by Michael Moorcock.


Sunday, 10 August 2014

Cool Art: 'He Needs To Go Home' by Mark Englert

'He Needs To Go Home' by Mark Englert, is an 'E.T.' inspired print, and is part his 'Director Series 2' solo art show at Gallery1988.

The print is a 20" x 30" 6 colour silkscreen with glow-in-the-dark ink, and is in a signed and numbered limited edition edition of 200 and costs $60.

The art show runs until August 30th at Gallery1988 (West), 7308 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Go here to buy and see the first half of the prints from the show that are available online.

Regular Edition
Glow-In-The-Dark Layer

Cool Art: 'This Is Important' by Mark Englert

'This Is Important' by Mark Englert, is a 'Close Encounters Of The Third Kind' inspired print, and is part his 'Director Series 2' solo art show at Gallery1988.

The print is a 20" x 30" 6 colour silkscreen with glow-in-the-dark and metallic ink, and is in a signed and numbered limited edition edition of 200 and costs $60. The variant glow-in-the-dark edition is already sold out!

The art show runs until August 30th at Gallery1988 (West), 7308 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Go here to buy and see the first half of the prints from the show that are available online.

Regular Edition
Regular Edition Glow-In-The-Dark Layer
Variant Edition Glow-In-The-Dark Layer

Friday, 8 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Murder On The Orient Express' by Johnny Dombrowski

'Murder On The Orient Express' by Johnny Dombrowski, is a new print from Black Dragon Press, and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Agatha Christie classic's release.

It is a 5-colour 24" x 36" hand-pulled screen print on 270gsm Mohawk Superfine Ultrawhite, and available in two flavours; a regular version in a hand numbered limited edition of 110 for £45, and a variant version with metallic inks in a limited edition of 50 for £70.

The prints will go on sale this Tuesday August 12th at 2pm (UK).

Follow them on Twitter @BLCKDRGNPRSS or Facebook for more announcements.


Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#FantasyArtFriday: 'The Land Of Hidden Men' by Roy G Krenkel

Unlettered cover art by Roy G Krenkel for the novel 'The Land Of Hidden Men' by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

#FrazettaFriday: 'Black Panther' by Frank Frazetta

'Black Panther' by Frank Frazetta.

Unlettered cover art for the novel 'The Land Of Hidden Men' by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Big Trouble In Little China' by Hellovon

'Big Trouble In Little China' by Hellovon

This is a 50 x 70cm print, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 200 and is part of the Film4 Summer Screen series from Print Club London.



Cool Art: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by Florey

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by Florey.


Cool Art: 'Mega Man!' by Lastleaf Printing

'Mega Man!' by Lastleaf Printing, is a new featured print release from Hero Complex Gallery.

It's a 23" x 35" 4 colour hand pulled screenprint, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 30 and costs $45.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Lingering Haunts' by Nicole Gustafsson

'Lingering Haunts' by Nicole Gustafsson, inspired by the Super Mario Brothers series of games, this is a new featured print release from Hero Complex Gallery.

It's a 12" x 12" fine art giclée, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 30 and costs $45.

Go here to buy.

#FantasyArtThursday: 'Last Stand' by Julie Dillon

From Julie's 'Imagined Realms' Kickstarter project.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Wisdom' by Rebecca Yanovskaya

'Wisdom' by Rebecca Yanovskaya.

This is available as an 8" x 11" and 12" x 16" gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks.

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: 'Gotham PD' by Tim Doyle

'Gotham PD' by Tim Doyle, is the first in a series of officially licensed 'Batman' prints in a special collaboration between Geek-Art.net, French Paper Art Club, and with Warner and DC Comics for 'One Year of Batman', celebrating 75 years of the caped crusader.

The print is available as a 16" x 36" hand pulled screen print in two editions; a 4 colour Regular version (Red) in a limited edition of 120 for €45 and a 5 colour glow-in-the-dark variant (Blue) in a limited edition of 55 that costs €55. Both are signed and numbered by the artist.

Go here to buy.
Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Cool Art: 'The Last Of Us' by Patrick Brown

'The Last Of Us' by Patrick Brown.
Recently commissioned by Playstation for their Facebook page.

#WhelanWednesday: 'Dragonwriter: A Tribute To Anne McCaffrey' by Michael Whelan

Unlettered cover art by Michael Whelan for the book 'Dragonwriter: A Tribute To Anne McCaffrey' by Todd McCaffrey.


Monday, 4 August 2014

Cool Art: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by Patrick Brown

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by Patrick Brown.


Help Fund Poster Spy's Kickstarter Project - A New Community Website For Alternative Poster Art

If you love cool alternative movie poster art, then you might be interested in helping to fund a Kickstarter project for Poster Spy.

Poster Spy is a UK based website, aimed at the artists of these alternative movie posters, video game posters, pop art posters, events posters, and hopes to build a community of artists, designers and fans from around the globe.

They've been running since early 2013 and now they are planning to upgrade and get a dedicated server to host the website, and that's where the Kickstarter comes into play.

They hope to raise £2500, which will pay for a year's dedicated hosting, marketing of the website and the adding of new features on the site. And being a Kickstarter, there are of course the perks to tempt you with your pledge. The rewards include; HD Desktop wallpaper, limited edition t-shirts, A2 giclée prints and a poster art book.

Take a look at the promo video below and go here to the Kickstarter project page.

#McQuarrieMonday: Art From 'The Empire Strikes Back' by Ralph McQuarrie

Friday, 1 August 2014

Cool Art: 'The Matrix' by Kilian Eng

'The Matrix' by Kilian Eng

Unfortunately not for sale as this was for a private commission. Regular and variant version plus the variant's glow-in-the-dark layer.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition
Variant Edition (Glow-In-The-Dark Layer)

Cool Art: 'Rhizophora' by Dan Mumford

'Rhizophora' by Dan Mumford, is an 18″ x 24″ screenprint in a limited edition of 50, and costs $50. The variant is a limited edition of 20 and will cost $70. 

It's available through PangeaSeed, where the proceeds raised from purchases at the PangeaSeed Emporium go directly towards supporting PangeaSeed's efforts to help save sharks and other marine species in peril.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition