Thursday, September 20, 2018

#CoolArt: New Prints From VicePress at Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival

VicePress will debuting new limited edition prints at this weekend's Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Leeds, UK.

Find Vice Press and Matt Ferguson in the 'Ask For Mercy' Marquee at Tables 1-3, September 22-23.

Any remaining prints will be available on the VicePress website Tuesday September 25 at 6pm UK.

'Batman And Robin' by Michael Cho
Collaborative Thought Bubble edition print release with Bottleneck Gallery

#CoolArt: Prints by Matt Ferguson at Thought Bubble

Matt Ferguson will be bringing a few AP edition prints at this weekend's Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Leeds, UK.

Utter the phrase "You can do anything, you’re the world’s greatest grandma!" to claim a gift (while stocks last).

Matt can be found in the 'Ask For Mercy' Marquee at Tables 1-3 with Vice Press, September 22-23.

He will also be doing signing sessions, from 1-3pm on each day, and will also be giving away 'Escape From New York' and 'They Live' posters on Saturday, 'Prince Of Darkness' and 'The Fog' on Sunday (while stocks last).

Matt's artwork can also be seen at his exhibition, 'The Film and Pop Culture Art of Matt Ferguson' on display from September 17 until October 31 2018 at The Gallery at 164. Duke Street, Leeds LS9 8AG.

#CoolArt: Prints by Chris Thornley (Raid71) at Thought Bubble

Chris Thornley (Raid71) will be bringing a few AP edition prints at this weekend's Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Leeds, UK.

Chris will also be giving away a limited edition set of 'Star Wars' postcards with each poster sold, while stocks last.

Chris can be found in the Originals Marquee at Table 71, September 22-23.

'Stan vs Ditko'

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Thor & Valkyrie' by Kevin Wada

'Thor & Valkyrie' by Kevin Wada


Wednesday, September 19, 2018

#CoolArt: 'Bless Your Heart Rosé' & 'Good Lord Blanc de Blancs' Champagne Bottle Designs by James Jean

'Bless Your Heart Rosé' & 'Good Lord Blanc de Blancs' by James Jean

Champagne bottles from The Grateful Palate, in signed and numbered limited editions of 400 for $150 each.

Available now from The Grateful Palate website.

'Bless Your Heart Rosé' & 'Good Lord Blanc de Blancs'

#CoolArt: 'Drive' print by Fernando Reza for Bottleneck Gallery

'Drive' by Fernando Reza, a new print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

24" x 36" screen print, in a hand numbered limited edition of 350 on foil paper for $65.

On sale Thursday September 20 at 12pm ET from the Bottleneck Gallery.


#CoolArt: 'Beer' print by Timothy Pittides for Bottleneck Gallery

'Beer' by Timothy Pittides, part of his 'Vices' series and a new print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

18" x 24" 11 colour screen print, in a hand numbered Regular edition of 125 on French Lemon Drop Pop-Tone paper for $50, and a hand numbered Foil Variant edition of 40 on Dull Gold Foil paper for $75.

On sale Thursday September 20 at 12pm ET from the Bottleneck Gallery.

Regular Edition
Foil Variant Edition

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' by Ignacio RC

'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' by Ignacio RC


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

#CoolArt: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' prints by Matt Ferguson

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' by Matt Ferguson

Go here for a chance to win one of ten 'Solo' blurays and one of 50 exclusive art prints.


#CoolArt: Mondo 'TMNT' Print Releases (Part Three)

Mondo are releasing the final batch of prints from their 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' art exhibition.

On sale at a random time Tuesday September 18 from the Mondo website (US Only).

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

'TMNT II: The Secret Of The Ooze' by Matt Ryan Tobin
24" x 36" screen print in a numbered limited edition of 275 for $45
'TMNT III: Turtles In Time' (Regular Edition) by Cameron Stewart
24" x 36" screen print in a numbered Regular edition of 225 for $50
'TMNT III: Turtles In Time' (Variant Edition) by Cameron Stewart
24" x 36" screen print in a numbered Variant edition of 125 for $75

#CoolArt: 'Dave Matthews Band at George WA' print by James Flames

'Dave Matthews Band at George WA' by James Flames.

18" x 24" 5 colour screen print, in a signed and numbered limited edition of 1750 (less available online).

On sale Tuesday September 18 at 2pm ET from James' website.


#CoolArt: 'Lost In Translation' print by Matt Taylor for a 35mm Screening at The Roxie Theater

'Lost In Translation' by Matt Taylor, a new limited edition print for a Spoke Art and Midnites For Maniacs presentation of a special 15th anniversary 35mm screening of the film at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on Thursday September 20.

Prints will only be available at the screening and not online.


#CoolArt: 'X-Men' print by Dave Perillo for Grey Matter Art

'X-Men' by Dave Perillo, a new officially licensed Marvel print from Grey Matter Art.

12" x 36" screen print in a limited edition of 225 for $45.

On sale Thursday September 20 at 1pm ET from the Grey Matter Art website.


#CoolArt: 'Foo Fighters at Seattle WA' print by Todd Slater

'Foo Fighters at Seattle WA' by Todd Slater.

18″ x 24″ 4 colour screen print, with 2 metallic inks, in a signed and numbered AP edition of 850 for $50 (less available online).

On sale now from his website.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Red Sonja' by Manuel Perez Clemente (Sanjulián)

'Red Sonja' by Manuel Perez Clemente (Sanjulián)


Saturday, September 15, 2018

#CoolArt: 'Rockwell, Maine' print by Steve Thomas from Gallery1988

'Rockwell, Maine' by Steve Thomas, an 'Iron Giant' print through Gallery1988.

18" x 24" screen print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 100 for $50.

On sale now from the Gallery1988 website.


#CoolArt: 'Heart's Desire' by Kristina Carroll for Every Day Original

'Heart's Desire' by Kristina Carroll, for Every Day Original.

12" x 9" oil on panel, original artwork for $450.

On sale now from the Every Day Original website.


#CoolArt: 'Aviary' by Rovina Cai for Every Day Original Online Auction

'Aviary' by Rovina Cai.

Watercolour and colour pencils on paper with book cloth binding, original artwork, in an online auction at Every Day Original until Saturday September 22 at 5pm ET.

Go here to bid in the auction.

Artist Spotlight: The Art Of . . . Jason Engle

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 Jason Engle

#ArtOfTheDay: 'The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi' by Hugh Fleming

Cover art by Hugh Fleming for the hardcover edition of the novel 'Star Wars: The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi' written by Ryder Windham.


Friday, September 14, 2018

#CoolArt: Modern Eden Gallery presents 'Ephemeral', Group Art Exhibition Curated by beautiful.bizarre

Modern Eden Gallery presents 'Ephemeral', an international group exhibition curated by contemporary art magazine beautiful.bizarre, featuring artwork from over 60 of the world’s best two and three dimensional artists, exploring the theme of ‘Ephemeral’ - the concept of things being transitory, existing only briefly - through a lens that resonates with each individual, their experiences, thoughts and feelings on the world and society today.

‘Ephemeral’ will also showcase the work of the Inaugural Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Art Prize winners; Daniel Bilmes, Kazuhiro Hori and Olga Esther.

The opening reception is Saturday September 15 from 6-9pm at Modern Eden Gallery, 801 Greenwich St. San Francisco, CA 94133, and will be on view until October 6.

#CoolArt: 'Metallica at Winnipeg' print by James White (aka Signalnoise)

'Metallica at Winnipeg' by James White (aka Signalnoise)

18" x 24" screen print in an AP edition for $50.

On sale Friday September 14 at 2pm CT from the Nakatomi Inc website.


#CoolArt: Gallery Nucleus in collaboration with Marvel & Insomniac Games presents 'Marvel's Spider-Man: The Art Of The Game' Art Show

Gallery Nucleus, in collaboration with Marvel and Insomniac Games, presents 'Marvel's Spider-Man: The Art Of The Game', an art exhibition featuring artwork from the new Marvel's Spider-Man PS4 video game.

Opening reception is on Saturday September 15 from 7-10pm PT at Gallery Nucleus, 210 East Main St, Alhambra CA 91801. The game developers and artists will be in attendance and signing the 'Marvel's Spider-Man: The Art of the Game' book from 7-9pm. There will also be a Pop-Up Shop with exclusive limited edition Marvel's Spider-Man merchandise, plus Hourly raffles & photo ops.

Exclusives to debut on opening night to attendees first, and then will be available online from September 16.

The exhibition is on display until September 23 2018.

#CoolArt: 'The Film and Pop Culture Art of Matt Ferguson' Art Exhibition during the 2018 Thought Bubble Festival

In conjunction with the 2018 Thought Bubble Festival, 'The Film and Pop Culture Art of Matt Ferguson: A Retrospective Exhibition' features over 85 posters and pieces of art including rare, sold out posters and also some new surprises.

There will also be a charity auction and an exclusive limited edition Exhibition Catalogue on sale at the Grand Opening, of which the first 100 people get a gift bag version.

The art exhibition will be on display at The Gallery at Munro House on Duke Street, Leeds from September 17 until September 31 2018 with the Grand Opening event taking place on Friday September 21, 6pm until 9pm.

Thought Bubble Festival runs from September 17-23 2018, with the comic con Saturday September 22 and Sunday September 23. For more information visit thoughtbubblefestival.com.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Final Fantasy Dissidia: Warriors Of The Cosmos' by Yoshitaka Amano

'Final Fantasy Dissidia: Warriors Of The Cosmos' by Yoshitaka Amano


Thursday, September 13, 2018

#CoolArt: 'Top Gun' prints by César Moreno for Alternative Movie Posters

'Top Gun' by César Moreno, a new officially licensed print release from Alternative Movie Posters.

24" x 18" 5 colour screen prints in limited editions of 80.

On sale Thursday September 13 at 5pm UK from the Alternative Movie Posters website.

'Maverick' Edition
'Iceman' Edition

#CoolArt: 'Part Man, Part Machine, All Cop' print by Christopher Lovell

'Part Man, Part Machine, All Cop' by Christopher Lovell.

A2 (16.5" x 23.4") print on high quality 200 gsm satin finish paper in a signed edition for £32.99.

On sale now from his website.


#CoolArt: 'The Dark Crystal' print by Taylor Rose for Gallery1988

'The Dark Crystal' by Taylor Rose, a print release through Gallery1988.

13" x 19" digital print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 50 for $35.

On sale now from the Gallery1988 website.


#CoolArt: 'Clawsplay' print by Olivia De Berardinis for Sideshow Collectibles

'Clawsplay' by Olivia De Berardinis, a new officially licensed 'Batman Returns' print release from Sideshow.

15.5" x 30" giclee print on 100% archival heavyweight 300gsm rag art paper, with hand torn edges and embossed seals of authenticity in a signed and numbered Framed limited edition of 150 for $425.

On sale for pre-order Friday September 14 between 12pm-3pm PT from the Sideshow Collectibles website.

Any remaining copies will be available for Pre-Order as an unframed edition for $200 on Monday September 17 between 12pm-3pm PT.


#CoolArt: Mondo 'TMNT' Print Releases (Part Two)

Mondo are releasing the next batch of prints from their 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' art exhibition.

On sale at a random time Thursday September 13 (US Only).

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

'Usagi Yojimbo vs The Turtles' by Stan Sakai
18" x 24" screen print in a numbered limited edition of 225 for $60

#CoolArt: 'Halloween' print by Bob Gleeson for Bottleneck Gallery

'Halloween' by Bob Gleeson, an officially licensed print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

24" x 36" screen print, in a signed and numbered Regular edition of 375 for $150, a signed and numbered Foil Variant edition of 175 for $200, and a signed and numbered 18" x 24" Art Variant edition of 200 for $100.

On sale Thursday September 13 at 12pm ET from the Bottleneck Gallery website.

Regular Edition
Art Variant Edition

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Elspeth, Knight-Errant' by Zack Stella

'Elspeth, Knight-Errant' by Zack Stella.

Card art from the 'Guilds Of Ravnica: Mythic Edition' expansion set from Magic The Gathering.


Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'The Predator' 4K UHD Bluray Steelbook Exclusively from Zavvi

'The Predator' 4K UHD bluray steelbook exclusively from Zavvi for £29.99.

On sale for pre-order now from the Zavvi website.


'Christopher Nolan Collection' 4K UHD 21 Disc Bluray Boxset from Zavvi

'Christopher Nolan Collection' 4K UHD bluray boxset from Zavvi for £99.99.

Features include:
  • 21 bluray disc set (including special features on 7 bonus bluray discs)
  • DUNKIRK: Join director Christopher Nolan and his production team on their epic journey to recreate the miracle of Dunkirk. Equipped with large-format cameras, innovative effects, historic naval and air fleets and scores of actors, the filmmakers surmounted staggering challenges in order to create an accurate authentic and heart-pounding cinematic experience.
  • BATMAN BEGINS: The Dark Knight IMAX Prologue, Tankman Begins: A Batman Begins Spoof, Batman - The Journey Begins: Concept, design and development of the film as well as the casting of Batman himself, Shaping Mind and Body: Observe Christian Bale's transformation into Batman, Gotham City Rises: Witness the creation of Gotham City, the Batcave, Wayne Manor and more, Cape and Cowl: The development of the Batsuit, Batman - The Tumbler: The reinvention of the Batmobile, Path to Discovery: A look at the first week filming on rugged and remote Icelandic locations, Saving Gotham City: The development of miniatures, CGI and effects for the monorail chase scene, Genesis of the Bat: A look at the Dark Knight's incarnation and influencers of the film, Reflections of Writing Batman Begins with David S. Goyer, Digital Batman: the effects you may have missed, The Batman Begins Stunts, Confidential Files: Discover facts and story points not in the film, Stills Gallery and Theatrical Trailer.
  • THE DARK KNIGHT: Blu Ray Movie with focus points - Gotham Uncovered: Creation of a scene: Director Christopher Nolan and Creative Colaborators Unmask the Incredible Detail and Planning Behind the Film, Including Stunt Staging, Filming in IMAX, the Batsuit and Bat-pod...and More!, Special Features; Batman Tech - The Incredible Gadgets and Tools, Batman Unmasked: The Psychology of the Dark Knight - Delve into the Psyche of of Bruce Wayne and the World of Batman Through Real-World Psychology, Gotham Tonight - 6 episodes of Gotham Cable's Premier News Programme, The Galleries - The Joker Cards, Concept Art, Poster Art, Production Stills, Trailers & TV Spots.
  • THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: Over three hours of bonus features including; The Batmobile - Witness all five Batmobiles together for the first time in history. Dive deep into every aspect of the most awe-inspiring weapon in Batman's arsenal as you journey through the birth and evolution of this technological marvel and cultural icon, Ending the Knight - A comprehensive look into how director Christopher Nolan and his production team made The Dark Knight Rises the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight legend, and much more!
  • INCEPTION: The Inception of Inception - Christopher Nolan Shapes His Unusual Concepts for the Movie, The Japanese Castle: The Dream is Collapsing - Creating and Destroying the Castle Sets, Constructing Paradoxical Architecture - Designing the Staircase to Nowhere, The Frieght Train - Constructing the Street-Faring Express Train, And More!
  • INTERSTELLAR: Plotting an Interstellar Journey - Origins, influences and narrative designs, Shooting in Iceland: Miller's Planet/Mann's Planet - Creating two vastly different worlds in one country, Celestial Landmarks - How practical special effects five the illusion of real space travel, Minatures in Space - Explore the large-scale models used in the film, And More!
  • THE PRESTIGE: Director's Notebook: The Prestige - The Cinematic Sleight of Hand of Cristopher Nolan: 5 Making-of Featurettes, The Art of The Prestige: Production Photos, Costumes/Sets, Behind-the-Scenes Photos and Poster Art Galleries.
On sale for pre-order now from the Zavvi website. (Release date October 1 2018).


#CoolArt: 'Serra Angel' print by Scott M Fischer

'Serra Angel' by Scott M Fischer.

Giclee print on 260gsm Velvet Fine Art paper available in a signed 16" x 13" edition for $40 $32, a signed 22" x 17" edition for $80 $64, and a signed limited 22" x 17" edition of 200, hand embellished with gold foil, for $160 $128.

On sale for pre-order now from his website until Tuesday September 18 2018.


#CoolArt: 'The Basis of Hope' print by Kilian Eng for Bottleneck Gallery

'The Basis Of Hope' by Kilian Eng, a new officially licensed 'Star Wars: Rogue One' print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

24" x 36" screen print, in a numbered 14 colour Regular edition of 300 for $50, and a numbered 7 colour Variant limited edition of 175 for $65.

On sale Wednesday September 12 at 12pm ET from the Bottleneck Gallery website.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

'Escape From New York' and 'Prince Of Darkness' 4K UHD Bluray Steelbooks Exclusively from Zavvi

'Escape From New York' and 'Prince Of Darkness' 4K UHD bluray steelbooks exclusively from Zavvi for £24.99 each.

'Escape From New York' features include:
  • Box cover art by Matt Ferguson
  • Region B
  • 3 Discs 
  • Purgatory: Entering John Carpenter’s ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK: A brand new feature-length documentary featuring interviews with Writer Nick Castle, cinematographer Dean Cundey, composer Alan Howarth, production designer Joe Alves, special visual effects artist/model maker Gene Rizzardi, production assistant David De Coteau, photographer Kim Gottleib-Walker, Carpenter biographer John Muir, visual effects historian Justin Humphreys, and music historian Daniel Schweiger.
  • Snake Plissen: Man of Honor – featurette from 2005 featuring interviews with John Carpenter and Debra Hill
  • Intro by John Carpenter - an interview with director John Carpenter originally recorded for a French DVD release in 2003
  • Deleted Opening Sequence “Snake’s Crime” with Optional Audio Commentary
  • Photo gallery incl. Behind the Scenes
  • Original Trailers
  • Audio Commentary with actor Kurt Russell & director John Carpenter
  • Audio Commentary with Producer Debra Hill and production designer Joe Alves
  • Big Challenges in Little Manhatten: Visual effects featurette – from 2015, features interviews with both Dennis Skotak, Director of Photography of Special VFX, and Robert Skotak, Unit Supervisor and Matte Artist
  • I am Taylor - Interview with actor Joe Unger – from 2015
  • Audio Commentary with actress Adrienne Barbeau & DOP Dean Cundey
On sale for pre-order Saturday September 15 at 6pm UK from the Zavvi website. (Release date October 29 2018).


'Prince Of Darkness' features include:
  • Box cover art by Matt Ferguson
  • Region B
  • 3 Discs
  • Malevolent: Unearthing John Carpenter’s PRINCE OF DARKNESS: A brand new feature-length documentary featuring interviews with Cinematographer Gary Kibbe, actor Peter Jason, actor Alice Cooper, composer Alan Howarth, script supervisor Sandy King, visual effects supervisor Robert Grasmere, stunt coordinator Jeff Imada, Carpenter biographer John Muir, film historian C. Courtney Joyner, music historian Daniel Schweiger and Producer Larry Franco
  • Intro by John Carpenter – an interview with director John Carpenter originally recorded for a French DVD release in 2003
  • Scene Analysis by John Carpenter - Director John Carpenter analyses key scenes from Prince of Darkness, in an interview from 2003
  • Audio commentary with John Carpenter and Peter Jason
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Interview with John Carpenter - from 2013
  • Horror's Halloween Hallowed Grounds with Sean Clark - a fun tour of the film’s locations hosted by Sean Clark
  • Trailer
  • Photo gallery including Behind the Scenes
On sale for pre-order Saturday September 15 at 6pm UK from the Zavvi website. (Release date October 29 2018).