Thursday, 2 July 2015

Cool Art: Black Dragon Press presents 'Narrative' Monthly Art Series

Black Dragon Press presents 'Narrative', a monthly series of art prints curated by art director Nicolas Delort. Showcasing the most exciting young talents alongside the more established names, 'Narrative' invites illustrators around the world to tell a story based around a loosely defined theme. How each artist chooses to depict their stories will form the creative basis for a series that celebrates original illustrative art to its fullest extent.

Each chapter will consist of 6 illustrations released in 3 parts and will be strictly limited to 100 prints, each including a signed certificate of authenticity, and printed on the highest quality paper by the UK’s best fine art printers.

Ashley McKenzie and Dadu Shin kick off the series with 'Narrative' Chapter I - Part 1: 'Let There Be Light'.

Go here to buy.

'Haematopoietic Transpiration' by Ashley McKenzie
12" x 18" print on 310gsm Hahnemühle German Etching,
in a hand numbered limited edition of 100. £60
'Star Stuff' by Dadu Shin
15" x 20" print on 310gsm Hahnemühle German Etching,
in a hand numbered limited edition of 100. £60


#FantasyArtThursday: 'Morgana' by Jason Engle

'Morgana' by Jason Engle.


Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Cool Art: 'The Day The Earth Stood Still by Methane Studios

'The Day The Earth Stood Still by Methane Studios, is a new limited print release from Mondo.

It's an 18" x 24" screenprint in a hand numbered limited edition of 150 and costs $40.

It will be on sale online at a random time on Thursday July 2. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.


Cool Art: 'Flash Gordon' by Kilian Eng

'Flash Gordon' by Kilian Eng, is a new limited print release from Mondo.

It's a 36" x 24" screenprint in a hand numbered limited edition of 300 and costs $50.

It will be on sale online at a random time on Thursday July 2. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.


Cool Art: 'Game Of Thrones' Portraits by Anna Dittmann

'Game Of Thrones' portraits by Anna Dittmann.

#WhelanWednesday: 'Spell of the Witch World' by Michael Whelan

Cover art by Michael Whelan for 'Spell of the Witch World', a collection of short stories by Andre Norton.


Cool Art: 'Aliens' by Kilian Eng

'Aliens' by Kilian Eng, is the cover art for the vinyl album release of James Horner's movie soundtrack from Mondo, available first exclusively at this year's San Diego Comic Con.


Cool Art: 'Ant-Man' by Kevin Tong

'Ant-Man' by Kevin Tong, is a new print release from Mondo, available first exclusively at this year's San Diego Comic Con.


Cool Art: 'Blood Moon' by Android Jones

'Blood Moon' by Android Jones, is a new limited edition print release.

It's a 23" x 30" print on archival paper with a signed and numbered certificate of authenticity in a limited edition of 100 for $97.

Go here to buy.


Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Cool Art: 'Dr Strange' & 'Ghost Rider' by Dave Perillo

'Dr Strange' and 'Ghost Rider' by Dave Perillo, are new officially licensed Marvel print releases from Grey Matter Art.

They are 12" x 24" screenprints both in a limited edition of 225 for $45 each, and go on sale Wednesday July 1 at a random time between 1-2pm EST.

Follow them on Twitter @greymatterart to get a jump on the drop. Also, follow them on Facebook and Instagram, and sign up to their website newsletter for all future news & information.

Go here to buy.

#VallejoTuesday: 'Axe I' by Boris Vallejo


Monday, 29 June 2015

Cool Art: 'Grateful Dead' Concert Posters by Richey Beckett & Android Jones

Posters by Richey Beckett and Android Jones for the 'Grateful Dead' Fare Thee Well 50th Anniversary concert at Santa Clara, California from June 27 and 28.

Richey Beckett's print is an 18" x 24" 6 colour screen print with metallic gold ink and will available soon in a small amount via his webstore at www.richeybeckett.com.

Android Jones' print is a 12.5" x.19.75" print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 200 for $25. 

Go here to buy.

by Richey Beckett
by Android Jones

Cool Art: 'Total Recall' by Chris Skinner

'Total Recall' by Chris Skinner, is a new limited edition print from the Cult Cinema Sunday, commissioned for a screening of the film on Sunday June 21 at Hull's Fruitspace Cinema.

It's a 36" x 26" 7 colour screenprint, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 and costs £40.

It goes on sale Friday July 3 at 6pm UK

Go here to buy.


Cool Art: New Prints by James Flames

James Flames has two new prints out Tuesday June 30.

'Float There And Watch It All' featuring 'Dave Matthews Band' at Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, New Jersey, is an 18" x 24" 5 colour screenprint, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 900.

'I'm In A New York State Of Mind' is an official Billy Joel art print and is an 18" x 24" 6 colour screenprint Artist Proof Edition of 75

These will both go on sale Tuesday June 30 at 2pm EST.

Go here to buy (Dave Matthews Band).



Cool Art: Spoke Art presents 'UnReal Estate IV: The Movie' by Tim Doyle

Spoke Art presents 'UnReal Estate IV: The Movie' by Tim Doyle, the fourth instalment of his solo art show, this time inspired by the pop culture landscape of cult movies.

The opening reception is Thursday July 2, from 6-10pm with Tim also in attendance. There will be an exclusive limited edition give-away print, only available to the first 50 people at the opening. Any remaining prints from the opening reception will be available online after opening night.

The exhibition is on view until July 25.

Blade Runner: 'We Scared Each Other Pretty Good' by Tim Doyle

Cool Art: Morris Everett Jr's Classic Movie Memorabilia Up For Auction

On June 29 and 30, Invaluable Auctions will be teaming up with Profiles in History to auction off a variety of exceptional movie memorabilia pieces from Morris Everett Jr, with over 1,400 lots from his unparalleled historic collection.

The auction will contain some of Morris' exceptional and most valuable pieces, including vintage movie lobby cards, posters and collectibles, many of which have been deemed some of the most significant movie promotional pieces ever made, such as the movie card from the film 'Metropolis' and the Babe Ruth poster from 'Babe Comes Home', plus other original rare pieces from Hollywood classics like 'The Wizard of Oz', 'King Kong', 'Frankenstein', 'Forbidden Planet', 'Star Wars, and much more.

The auction will commence at 11am PST on both days.


#McQuarrieMonday: 'Star Wars' Art by Ralph McQuarrie


Sunday, 28 June 2015

Saturday, 27 June 2015

Cool Art: 'Urban Sprawl' by Chris Thornley (aka Raid71)

The 'Judge Dredd' inspired 'Urban Sprawl' by Chris Thornley, is a new limited edition print release from Vice Press.

It's an 18″ x 24 ″ 5 colour screenprint, in a regular limited edition of 100, and costs £30 and a variant with metallic inks in a limited edition of 50 for £40.

They go on sale July 2 at 6pm UK.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

The Art Of . . . Alexander Iaccarino

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

The art of Alexander Iaccarino.

Cool Art: 'Will The Real Martian Please Stand Up?' by Dave Perillo

'Will The Real Martian Please Stand Up' by Dave Perillo, is a new officially licensed 'The Twilight Zone' limited edition print from Dark Hall Mansion.

It's a 12" x 12" screenprint, with the regular edition in a hand numbered limited edition of 280 and costs $35 and the variant in a limited edition edition of 50 and costs $50.

There will also be two wood editions, a regular in a limited edition of 10 for $95 and a variant edition also of 10 for $95.

They go on sale Tuesday June 30 at 9.30am PST.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

Friday, 26 June 2015

#FrazettaFriday: 'Kane On The Golden Sea' by Frank Frazetta

'Kane On The Golden Sea' by Frank Frazetta. Used as cover art for the novel 'Darkness Weaves', part of the 'Kane' series by Karl Edward Wagner.


Thursday, 25 June 2015

Cool Art: New Horror Prints by Sam Wolfe Connelly

Mondo are releasing three horror themed prints by Sam Wolfe Connelly.

'The Thing' is an 18" x 24" screen print in hand numbered limited edition of 275 and costs $40.

'Scanners' is an 18" x 24" screen print in a hand numbered limited edition of 175 for $40.

'The Brood' is an 18" x 24" screen print in a hand numbered limited edition of 175 and costs $40.

They will be released at a random time on Thursday June 25.

Follow on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

'The Thing' by Sam Wolfe Connelly 
'Scanners' by Sam Wolfe Connelly 
'The Brood' by Sam Wolfe Connelly  

#FantasyArtThursday: 'Beren and Luthien in the Court of Thingol and Melian' by Donato Giancola

'Beren and Luthien in the Court of Thingol and Melian' by Donato Giancola.


Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Cool Art: 'Goldberg Variations' by Nicolas Delort

'Goldberg Variations' by Nicolas Delort, is a new print release by Black Dragon Press, and the first in a new 'Classical Series' timed print subscription by Nicolas, inspired by three quintessential musical pieces from the Baroque, Romantic and Post-Romantic eras - J.S. Bach’s 'Goldberg Variations', Franz Schubert’s 'Die Winterreise' and Sergei Rachmaninoff’s 'The Isle of the Dead'.

A subscription to the standard set costs £135 plus shipping; and the variant set, printed with metallic inks on lush ultra-black paper, will cost £195 plus shipping, and is limited to just 20.

The timed subscriptions are available until Thursday June 26 at 2pm UK. 

'Goldberg Variations' is an 18" x 27" 2 colour hand pulled screen print on 270gsm Mohawk superfine white eggshell paper in a hand numbered limited edition for £50, and in an 18" x 27" variant edition hand pulled screenprint with silver metallic inks on 280gsm Fedrigoni Sirio ultra black paper in a hand numbered limited edition of 50 and costs £70.

They go on sale on Thursday June 26  at 3pm UK.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#VallejoTuesday: 'All Is Well' by Boris Vallejo


Cool Art: Prints From Mondo's 'When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth' Art Show - Part 2

The next round of prints from Mondo's 'Jurassic Park' / 'Jurassic World' themed art show 'When Dinosaurs Ruled The Earth', on display until June 27 at Mondo Gallery, 4115 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78751, will be released at a random time on Tuesday June 13.

Follow on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

'Jurassic Park' by Dan McCarthy
18" x 24" screenprint. Hand numbered limited edition of 325. $45
'Jurassic Park' by Rich Kelly
36" x 24" screenprint. Hand numbered limited edition of 325. $50
'Jurassic Park' by Stan & Vince
24" x 36" screenprint. Hand numbered limited edition of 375. $50

Monday, 22 June 2015

Cool Art: 'The Taxman' by Marko Manev

The 'True Detective' inspired 'The Taxman' by Marko Manev, is a new limited edition print release from Hero Complex Gallery.

It is a 13" x 19" giclée print on velvet fine paper in a limited edition of 60 and costs $35.

Go here to buy.


Gosh! Comics Presents 'Wytches' Launch Party & Exhibition With Jock

To celebrate the launch of the first volume trade paperback edition of 'Wytches', which collects issues #1-6 (and is released June 24), Gosh! will be having a special launch party at their London store on Friday June 26. 

Jock - cover artist, illustrator and co-creator of the series with Scott Snyder, created an exclusive Gosh! bookplate for the collection and will also be exhibiting original design sketches and artwork from Wytches at the launch party! This will be the only opportunity for the forseeable future to buy any original pieces from Wytches!

Jock is best known for his work on 2000 AD, Vertigo's The Losers, and Batman Black Mirror, and will also be in attendance signing at the launch party between 7-9pm. If you can’t make it along to the launch party but would like to have a book put aside for you then get in touch with Gosh! via info@goshlondon.com and they can arrange that for you. They’ll also be offering a mail order service and can post signed books to you anywhere in the UK for a flat rate of £5 with international quotes available on request.


#McQuarrieMonday: 'Return Of The Jedi' Art by Ralph McQuarrie


Sunday, 21 June 2015

Friday, 19 June 2015