Friday, July 29, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Kryptonite' by Giuseppe Velardo

'Kryptonite' by Giuseppe Velardo, a new print release from Rhino Barking Sparrow.

11" x 14" Somerset Velvet heavy 320g/sm Fine Art paper in a numbered limited edition of 10 for $35. For an additional $5 they will also varnish your print with MOAB Desert Varnish.

On sale Friday July 29 at 9am PST.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Finding Dory' by Mei Støyva

'Finding Dory' by Mei Støyva, a new print release from Delve Weekly.

297mm x 413mm giclée print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper for £40.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'It Is Here' by Patrick Connan

'Stranger Things' / 'Poltergeist' inspired 'It Is Here' by Patrick Connan.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Jessica Jones' by Tomer Hanuka

'Jessica Jones' by Tomer Hanuka

Thursday, July 28, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Caesar' by Christina Chung

The 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' inspired 'Caesar' by Christina Chung, a new TIMED EDITION print release from Limited Posters.

A2 (16.5" x 23.4") Offset print on 250 g/m² uncoated fine paper, in a timed release edition that is only available for 7 days, and costs €24.

€1 of each sale will be donated to Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS).

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Let's Go' by Joshua Budich

The 'Pulp Fiction' inspired 'Let's Go' by Joshua Budich.

18" x 24", 4 colour screenprint on French Starch White paper in a signed and numbered limited edition of 150 for $35.

On sale Friday July 29 at 9am EST.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Robocop' by Joe Wilson

'Robocop' by Joe Wilson, part of the series of film posters by Print Club London for the 2016 Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House season.

19.7" x 27.6" print on G.F Smith Naturalis paper in a signed and embossed limited edition of 200 for £50.

Go here to buy.



#CoolArt: 'Dave Matthews Band at Klipsch Music Center' by Erica Williams

'Dave Matthews Band at Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, IN on July 22 2016' by Erica Williams.

24" x 18" 6 colour screenprint in a signed and numbered AP edition of 80 for $40.

On sale Thursday July 28 around 2pm CST. Follow her on Twitter @HookieDuke for the on sale announcement.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'American Gods' by Robert McGinnis

Cover art by Robert McGinnis for a new edition of the novel 'American Gods' by Neil Gaiman, the first in a series of illustrated covers by Robert McGinnis for new paperback editions of books by Neil Gaiman.


#CoolArt: Mondo Prints From SDCC (Part One)

Mondo are releasing the first round of prints they premiered at San Diego Comic Con.

On sale at a random time Thursday July 28. Follow Mondo on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

'The Incal' (Variant Edition) by Florian Bertmer
24" x 18" screenprint in a hand numbered limited edition of 125 for $65

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Gozer' by Tara McPherson

'Gozer' by Tara McPherson

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Hellboy' by Zakuro Aoyama

'Hellboy' by Zakuro Aoyama.

24" x 36" 11 colour screenprint with metallic red ink on Metallic Red Lacquer specialist paper in a limited edition of 75 for £48.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Hardcore Henry' Prints by Dan Mumford & Adam Rabalais

Hero Complex Gallery, in conjunction with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and STX Entertainment, present two new official 'Hardcore Henry' prints by Dan Mumford and Adam Rabalais.
  • 'This Next Part Might Hurt' by Dan Mumford, 24" x 18" screenprint in a limited edition of 125 for $45.
  • 'Hey Henry, It's Jimmy' by Adam Rabalais, 36" x 24" screen Print Edition of 125 for $45.
Go here to buy.
'This Next Part Might Hurt' by Dan Mumford
'Hey Henry, It's Jimmy' by Adam Rabalais

#CoolArt: 'Under Distress' by Timothy Pittides

'Under Distress' by Timothy Pittides.

2 colour front and 1 colour right sleeve screenprinted short sleeve T shirt, on Gilden 2000 Heavy Cotton 'Gravel' coloured tees. Available in sizes S- XXXL for $25.

Every shirt order will come with 'The Original' a 5" x 7", one colour screenprint handbill on Paper Bag Kraft-Tone paper, signed, numbered and hand embellished with white highlighting. (Only 1 handbill per order).

On sale for preorder from 12pm EST Wednesday July 27 until 12pm EST on Monday August 1, after which only the shirt will be available to purchase for $20.

Go here to buy.


'Under Distress' by Timothy Pittides
'The Original' by Timothy Pittides

#CoolArt: 'The Neon Demon' by Nikita Kaun

'The Neon Demon' by Nikita Kaun

Privately commissioned print.


#CoolArt: 'Holtzmann Nouveau' by James Hance

The 'Ghostbusters' / Mucha inspired 'Holtzmann Nouveau' by James Hance.

11" x 14" giclee print on heavyweight Bristol board in a signed edition.

Go here to buy.

The original 22" x 17" charcoal portrait on Bristol board is available here.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Stormlight Shallan' by Michael Whelan

'Stormlight Shallan' sketch by Michael Whelan


Tuesday, July 26, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Sadashiva' by Android Jones

'Sadashiva' by Android Jones.

22" x 37" print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 for $175

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'One Way Trip' by Roby Amor

'The Abyss' inspired, 'One Way Trip' by Roby Amor, a print release from Cult Classic Prints.

24" x 36" 10 colour screenprint with glow-in-the-dark ink on French Construction Blacktop 100#C paper in a limited edition of 45 and 15 AP for £45. (The AP's will be sent first on a first come first served basis. After those have gone the remaining numbered run prints will go out)

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Iceland' by Sam Guay

'Iceland' by Sam Guay, a new timed print release from Rhino Barking Sparrow, part of their 'Sketch Tuesday' print series.

Set of three 5" x 7" giclee prints Cold-Press Natural Heavy Fine Art 340gsm paper using Epson Ultrachrome HDR inks, in a signed, numbered and embossed with gold foil timed edition for $30.

For an additional $5 the print will be varnished with MOAB Desert Varnish.

It goes on sale Tuesday July 26 at 9am PST until 11.59pm PST.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: Print Club London presents 'Film4 Summer Screen' Art Exhibition at Somerset House

For a fourth consecutive year, the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House season has commissioned Print Club London to curate a series of contemporary screenprinted film posters.

Print Club London has hand-picked an assortment of styles and artists, featuring artwork by Louis Carpenter, Jordan Andrew Carter, Joe CruzLucille Clerc, Concepción Studios, MOL (Ministry Of Love)RYCA, Rose Stallard, Daisy Emerson, Jean JullienPeter Strain, Joseph Vass, Lilly LouPaul Wardski,  Joe Wilson, and Cassandra Yap. Each exhibiting artist will reimagine a poster for one of the films in this season’s programme, taking particular scenes, quotes, or characters from their selected titles as inspiration.

Each film poster will be a limited edition and exclusively available to buy from the exhibition at Somerset House.

The opening reception is on Thursday July 28 from 6-9pm at the East Wing Galleries at Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, and the exhibition will be open daily until late throughout the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House season, which runs until August 17.

Go here for more information on the artists involved.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Princess Leia' #1 by Mark Brooks

Cover art by Mark Brooks for 'Princess Leia' #1 from Marvel Comics.


Monday, July 25, 2016

#CoolArt: 'The Shining' by Mike Mahle

'The Shining' by Mike Mahle


#CoolArt: 'Preacher' S1 E08 by Doug LaRocca

'Preacher' S1 E08 by Doug LaRocca, 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: Light Grey Art Lab presents 'Never Odd or Even: Paradox and Duality' Group Art Exhibition

Light Grey Art Lab presents 'Never Odd or Even: Paradox and Duality', a group art exhibition featuring new artwork by 60 artists, illustrators and designers from around the world, combining the unthinkable, flipped the impossible, and inverted concepts, imagery, and perception. Some of the artwork includes optical illusions, palindromes, and visual trickery, others include conceptual duality, love/hate relationships, opposites and attraction. Each piece is a unique and clever example of how these polar objects live together more often than not.

'Never Odd or Even: Paradox and Duality' is on display at Light Grey Art Lab, 118 East 26th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404 until September 9.

Go here to see all the artwork from the exhibit.

by Tara Phillips

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Galadriel' by Magali Villeneuve

'Galadriel' by Magali Villeneuve


Sunday, July 24, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Jurassic World' & 'Batman' Prints From Mondo at SDCC

New print releases from Mondo at San Diego Comic Con.
  • 'Jurassic World' by Shan Jiang: 24" x 36" screenprint in a limited ddition of 325 for $45
  • 'The Batmobile' by Craig Drake: 36" x 24" screenprint in a limited edition of 275 for $45
  • 'Batman Returns' by Nicolas Delort: 24" x 36" screenprint in a limited edition of 375 for $45 
On sale at Booth #835 Sunday July 24.

Follow them on Twitter @MondoNews for updates throughout the weekend.

'Jurassic World' by Shan Jiang
'The Batmobile' by Craig Drake
'Batman Returns' by Nicolas Delort

The Art Of . . . Dani Blázquez

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 Dani Blázquez.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Red Sonja #12' by Jenny Frison

Cover art for 'Red Sonja #12' by Jenny Frison


Saturday, July 23, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Star Trek Beyond' by Christopher Shy

'Star Trek Beyond' by Christopher Shy, a new print release from Wooden Nickel Art Works.

18" x 24" giclee print on Somerset Velvet 255gsm, in a limited edition of 150 for $65, and a 24" x 36" variant edition on Somerset Velvet 255gsm, in a limited edition of 75 for $115.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'The Punisher' by Becky Cloonan & Declan Shalvey at SDCC

'The Punisher' by Becky Cloonan and Declan Shalvey, new print releases from Mondo at San Diego Comic Con.

18" x 24" screenprints in limited editions of 200 for $45 each.

On sale at Booth #835 Saturday July 23.

Follow them on Twitter @MondoNews for updates throughout the weekend.

'The Punisher' by Becky Cloonan
'The Punisher' by Declan Shalvey

The Art Of . . . Dan Scott

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 Scott.

2016 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2016 Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, given for creative achievement in American comic books, often referred to as the Comics Industry's equivalent of the Oscar Awards, have been announced.

The awards were presented in a special ceremony during this year's San Diego Comic-Con.

The Winners:

Best Short Story
  • “Killing and Dying,” by Adrian Tomine, in Optic Nerve #14 (Drawn & Quarterly)


Best Single Issue (or One-Shot)
  • Silver Surfer #11: “Never After,” by Dan Slott and Michael Allred (Marvel)


Best Continuing Series
  • Southern Bastards, by Jason Aaron and Jason Latour (Image)


Best Limited Series
  • The Fade Out, by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips (Image)


Best New Series
  • Paper Girls, by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang (Image)


Best Publication for Early Readers (up to age 8)
  • Little Robot, by Ben Hatke (First Second)


Best Publication for Kids (ages 9-12)
  • Over the Garden Wall, by Pat McHale and Jim Campbell (BOOM! Studios/KaBOOM!)


Best Publication for Teens (ages 13-17)
  • SuperMutant Magic Academy, by Jillian Tamaki (Drawn & Quarterly)


Best Humour Publication
  • Step Aside, Pops: A Hark! A Vagrant Collection, by Kate Beaton (Drawn & Quarterly)


Best Digital/Web Comic
  • Bandette, by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover (Monkeybrain/comiXology)


Best Anthology
  • Drawn & Quarterly, Twenty-Five Years of Contemporary, Cartooning, Comics, and Graphic Novels, edited by Tom Devlin (Drawn & Quarterly)


Best Reality-Based Work
  • March: Book Two, by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell (Top Shelf/IDW)

Best Graphic Album—New
  • Ruins, by Peter Kuper (SelfMadeHero)


Best Graphic Album—Reprint
  • Nimona, by Nicole Stevenson (Harper Teen)


Best Adaptation From Another Medium
  • Two Brothers, by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá (Dark Horse)


Best Archival Collection/Project—Strips (at least 20 years old)
  • The Eternaut, by Héctor Germán Oesterheld and Francisco Solano Lòpez, edited by Gary Groth and Kristy Valenti (Fantagraphics)


Best Archival Collection/Project—Comic Books (at least 20 Years Old)
  • Walt Kelly’s Fairy Tales, edited by Craig Yoe (IDW)


Best U.S. Edition of International Material
  • The Realist, by Asaf Hanuka (BOOM! Studios/Archaia)


Best U.S. Edition of International Material—Asia
  • Showa, 1953–1989: A History of Japan, by Shigeru Mizuki (Drawn & Quarterly)


Best Writer
  • Jason Aaron, Southern Bastards (Image), Men of Wrath (Marvel Icon), Doctor Strange, Star Wars, Thor (Marvel)


Best Writer/Artist
  • Bill Griffith, Invisible Ink: My Mother’s Secret Love Affair with a Famous Cartoonist (Fantagraphics)


Best Penciller/Inker
  • Cliff Chiang, Paper Girls (Image)


Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art)
  • Dustin Nguyen, Descender (Image)


Best Cover Artist
  • David Aja, Hawkeye, Karnak, Scarlet Witch (Marvel)


Best Colouring
  • Jordie Bellaire, The Autumnlands, Injection, Plutona, Pretty Deadly, The Surface, They’re Not Like Us, Zero (Image); The X-Files (IDW); The Massive (Dark Horse); Magneto, Vision (Marvel)


Best Lettering
  • Derf Backderf, Trashed (Abrams)


Best Comics-Related Periodical/Journalism
  • Hogan’s Alley, edited by Tom Heintjes (Hogan’s Alley)


Best Comics-Related Book
  • Harvey Kurtzman: The Man Who Created Mad and Revolutionized Humor in America, by Bill Schelly (Fantagraphics)


Best Scholarly/Academic Work
  • The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art, edited by  Frances Gateward and John Jennings (Rutgers)


Best Publication Design
  • Sandman Gallery Edition, designed by Graphitti Designs and Josh Beatman/Brainchild Studios (Graphitti Designs/DC)


Bill Finger Award For Comic Book Writing
  • Elliot Maggin
 

Russ Manning Awards For Most Promising Newcomer
  • Dan Mora


Will Eisner Spirit of Comics Retailer Award


Bob Clampett Award For Best Humanitarian
  • Matthew Inman (The Oatmeal)

Hall Of Fame
  • Tove Jansson, Carl Burgos, Rube Goldberg, Jacques Tardi, Lynda Barry, Matt Groening

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Sensation Comics #4' by Adam Hughes

Cover art for Sensation Comics #4 by Adam Hughes


Friday, July 22, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Steelbook Cover Art by Dan Mumford

Steelbook bluray cover art for the new 'Ghostbusters' reboot by Dan Mumford. Exclusively available for pre-order from Zavvi at 12pm UK on Monday July 25.


#CoolArt: 'Wonder Woman' Movie Poster Revealed

First poster for the new 'Wonder Woman' movie.


#CoolArt: 'Star Wars' Timed Edition Prints From Mondo & ACME Archives

'Star Wars' inspired TIMED edition prints from Mondo and ACME Archives.
  • 'Rey' by Mike Mitchell: 12" x 16" giclee print in a signed and numbered edition for for $55.
  • 'Into The Garbage Chute, Flyboy!' by Jock: 24" x 36" screenprint in a hand numbered edition for $60.
  • Also available as a twin set for $115.
Available in a timed edition from Friday July 22 at 12pm CST until Monday July 25 at 12pm CST.

Go here to buy.

'Rey' by Mike Mitchell
'Into The Garbage Chute, Flyboy!' by Jock

#CoolArt: '...and you're just in reach, when you and sleep escape me' by Daniel Danger

'...and you're just in reach, when you and sleep escape me' by Daniel Danger.

18" x 36" 6 colour screenprint with a "casual relaxed summertime" timed edition until it hits the press for $60, and 7 colour purple and muted variant editions of 100 for $70 each.

Go here to buy.
Timed Edition
Purple Variant Edition
Muted Variant Edition