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

#CoolArt: 'Stranger Things' by Glen Brogan

'Stranger Things' by Glen Brogan

#CoolArt: 'Come On Down To South Park And Meet Some Friends Of Mine' by Dave Perillo

'Come On Down To South Park And Meet Some Friends Of Mine' by Dave Perillo, a new print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

12" x 36" 7 colour screenprint in a numbered limited edition of 150 for $45.

On sale Friday July 22 at 12pm EST.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Join Starfleet' by Lyndon Willoughby

'Join Starfleet' by Lyndon Willoughby, a new print release from Wooden Nickel Art Works.

36" x 12" screenprint, in a 5 colour Regular edition of 100 for $40, and a 6 colour Variant edition of 50 for $60.

On sale Friday July 22 at 7am PST.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'Caramel Coated' by Glenn Arthur

'Caramel Coated' by Glenn Arthur, a new timed edition print from Rhino Barking Sparrow.

12" x 16" giclée print on Somerset Fine Art paper with Ultrachrome HDX inks for $40.

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 Friday July 22 at 9am PST until 9pm PST on Sunday July 24.

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: New 'Star Wars' Portraits by Mike Mitchell

'Star Wars' portraits by Mike Mitchell, new print releases from Mondo at San Diego Comic Con.

12" x 16" giclee prints in limited editions of 270 for $55 each.

On sale at Booth #835 Friday July 22.

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

'21B' by Mike Mitchell
'Admiral Ackbar' by Mike Mitchell

#CoolArt: 'The BFG' by Kathrin Honesta

'The BFG' by Kathrin Honesta, a new print release from Delve Weekly.

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

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Widespread Panic at Oakland' by Chuck Sperry

'Widespread Panic at The Fox Theater at Oakland, July 14-15 2016' by Chuck Sperry.

20.75" x 35" 7 colour screenprint on cream paper, in a signed and numbered AP edition of 100.

On sale at a random time on Sunday July 24 on Chuck's website.

Follow Chuck on Twitter @yosquirt, Facebook and on Instagram @yosquirt for the on sale announcement.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Eowyn And The Nazgul' by Erin Kelso

'Eowyn And The Nazgul' by Erin Kelso


#CoolArt: Dark Ink Art SDCC 2016 Prints

Dark Ink Art will be releasing exclusive prints at Booth #5629 during San Diego Comic Con.

Go here to see the full lineup from Dark Ink Art.

by James Silvani

Thursday, July 21, 2016

#CoolArt: Gallery Nucleus SDCC 2016 Prints

Gallery Nucleus will be releasing exclusive prints at Booth #2643 during San Diego Comic Con.

Go here to see the full lineup from Gallery Nucleus, and follow them on Twitter @gallerynucleus for updates throughout the weekend.

by Stanley Lau (Artgerm)

#CoolArt: 'Android' by Tim Doyle

'The Simpsons' inspired 'Android' by Tim Doyle, 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 Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Go here to buy.

#CoolArt: 'Ouroborosis' by Lauren YS

'Ouroborosis' by Lauren YS, a new print release by The Peoples Print Shop.

18″ x 24″ screenprint in a signed, numbered and stamped Regular edition of 100 for $29.95 ($159.95 Framed) and a gold hand embellished Variant edition of 40 for $59.95 ($199.95 Framed).

Go here to buy.
Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#CoolArt: New Mondo Prints at SDCC 2016

New print releases from Mondo at San Diego Comic Con.
  • 'The Rocketeer' (Variant Edition) by Kevin Tong: 24" x 36" screenprint in a limited edition of 150 for $65
  • 'The Incal' (Variant Edition) by Florian Bertmer: 24" x 18" screenprint in a limited edition of 125 for $65.
On sale at Booth #835 Thursday July 21.

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

'The Rocketeer' (Variant Edition) by Kevin Tong
'The Incal' (Variant Edition) by Florian Bertmer

#CoolArt: 'Dance' by Rob Rey

'Dance' by Rob Rey.

6" x 8" Oil paint on board, that was originally available on Every Day Original.

#CoolArt: 'King Kong' by Matt Needle

'King Kong' by Matt Needle


#CoolArt: '311 at Cleveland' Concert Poster by James Flames

'311 at Jacob's Pavillion, Cleveland, OH' concert poster and 'Soul Mates' art print by James Flames.
  • 'Soul Mates' art print is a 18" x 24" 4 colour screenprint with a Triple Split-Fountain in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100.
  • The concert posters are 18" x 24" 4 colour screenprints in a signed and numbered Regular AP edition of 31, Lava Holofoil Variant AP edition of 27 and a Sparkle Holofoil Variant AP edition of 28.
On sale Thursday July 21 at 2pm EST.

Go here to buy.

'Soul Mates' by James Flames

#CoolArt: 'Star Trek Beyond' Posters by Matt Taylor & Jeffrey Everett

Gallery1988, in collaboration with Paramount Pictures, have created a series of collectable posters for 'Star Trek Beyond'.

The posters, by Matt Taylor and Jeffrey Everett, will be given away this weekend as opening weekend giveaways at Star Trek Beyond 3D screenings in select US movie theatres. The Generic Collector’s print will be available at these cinemas:
  • B&B Theatres
  • Celebration Cinemas
  • Cobb Theatres
  • Frank Theatres
  • Galaxy Theatres
  • Kerasotes Theatres
  • Santikos Theatres
  • Southern Theatres
  • UltraStar Cinemas
  • Wehrenberg Theatres
And these cinemas will have their own exclusive 'Star Trek Beyond' Collector's prints:
  • Arclight Theatres
  • Carmike
  • Cinemark RealD 3D
  • Cinemark IMAX 3D
  • Showcase
Cinemark IMAX 3D Exclusive by Matt Taylor

#CoolArt: 'Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years' Art Exhibition

'Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years', a new art exhibit created to commemorate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary, featuring Star Trek-inspired works by 50 artists from around the globe, including one by Leonard Nimoy, the franchise’s iconic Spock and a renowned photographer.

The exhibit will include original 2D and 3D pieces by the artists, who selected a variety of mediums - illustrations, photographs, sculptures, paintings, graphics and more - to express their love of the franchise and the inspiration gained from it.

The art exhibition will debut at Michael J Wolf Gallery in San Diego’s historic Gaslight Quarter from July 21-24, during the 2016 San Diego Comic Con weekend, then travelling to Las Vegas, Toronto CA, New York, and Birmingham, UK.

Go here to see the works featured in the art exhibition.

by Rocco Malatesta

#CoolArt: 'Avacyn' by Bastien Lecouffe Deharme

'Avacyn' by Bastien Lecouffe Deharme, created for the Magic: The Gathering 'Innistrad' extension of 'Arena of the Planeswalkers'.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Wish Upon A Triforce' by JP Valderrama

'Wish Upon A Triforce' by JP Valderrama


Wednesday, July 20, 2016

#CoolArt: 'Batman Returns' by Nicolas Delort

'Batman Returns' by Nicolas Delort, a new print release from Mondo at Booth #835 during San Diego Comic Con.

24" x 36" screenprint in a limited edition of 375 for $45.

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

#CoolArt: 'Star Trek Inception: The Cage' by Paul Shipper

'Star Trek Inception: The Cage' by Paul Shipper, for the 'Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years' art exhibition on display at the Michael J Wolf Gallery in San Diego during the 2016 San Diego Comic Con weekend, then travelling to Las Vegas, Toronto CA, NYC, and Birmingham, UK.

Fine art giclee print in AP editions of 16" x 24" for $50 and 24" x 36" for $65.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Stranger Things' by Matt Ferguson

'Stranger Things' by Matt Ferguson.

Limited edition print coming soon.


#CoolArt: 'Emrakul' by Dan Mumford

'Emrakul' by Dan Mumford

Available exclusively at the 'Magic the Gathering: Pro Tour Eldritch Moon' in Sydney, Australia, August 5-7, 2016.


#CoolArt: 'Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center (SPAC)' by James R Eads

'Saratoga Springs Performing Arts Center (SPAC)' by James R Eads.

12" x 36" 4 colour screenprint in a Rainbow Foil Edition on Rainbow Holographic Foil Paper in a hand signed and numbered limited edition of 150 for $85, and a Glow-in-the-dark Edition on Neenah Epic Black paper in a hand signed and numbered limited edition of 100 for $75.

They're also available as a set for $150.

On sale Wednesday July 20 at 9am PST.

Go here to buy.

Foil Edition
Glow-In-The-Dark Editin

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Grand Admiral Thrawn' by Tony Foti

'Grand Admiral Thrawn' by Tony Foti.

Card art from 'Chain Of Command', the fifth Force Pack in the 'Rogue Squadron' cycle for Star Wars: The Card Game from Fantasy Flight Games.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

#CoolArt: 'To Boldly Go' by Joshua Budich

'To Boldly Go' by Joshua Budich, for the 'Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years' art exhibition on display at the Michael J Wolf Gallery in San Diego during the 2016 San Diego Comic Con weekend, then travelling to Las Vegas, Toronto CA, NYC, and Birmingham, UK.
24" x 36" 6 colour screenprint in a Regular edition of 500 for $50 and a special commemorative Iridescent Foil Variant edition of 66 (not available at SDCC) for $80.

On sale Wednesday July 20 at 12pm EST.


Regular Edition
Foil Variant Edition

#CoolArt: Mondo SDCC 2016 Prints

Mondo will be releasing exclusive prints at Booth #835 during San Diego Comic Con.

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

'Captain America: The First Avenger' by Rory Kurtz
24" x 36" Screenprint in a limited edition of 350 for $50