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SDCC ’10: Exhibitors and Displays

To say that the San Diego Comic Con is a sensory overload would be an understatement. The top industry names go all out with their displays and booths promoting the latest films, comic books, and toys. Walk a couple of steps in any direction and attendees are taking pictures with a life-size Transformer or Iron Man or Harry Potter character. The immersive experience is unlike any other convention out there. Some of the names AM readers are sure to be familiar with include Last Gasp […]

SDCC ’10: Costumes and Characters

Part of the immersive Comic Con experience for many is dressing up as their favorite character (or just one they strongly resemble) or interacting with and watching others in costume. It’s like the best organized Halloween party ever. Many attendees really go all out with some fantastic get-ups. They all help make the SDCC experience memorable and provide some wonderful photo opportunities. Check out our selection of them after the jump…

SDCC ’10: Sculptures, Toys, and Figures

As we previewed prior to Comic Con, the weekend event featured the unveiling of some fantastic sculptures and figures by artists we all know and love, including those by Jeff Soto, Travis Louie, David Choe, Shepard Fairey, Yoskay Yamamoto, and Luke Chueh. SDCC was your opportunity to nab exclusive pieces, like the Ghost Seeker and a rare colorway of Mr. Spray. It is always great to see and be able to purchase three-dimensional artwork and these editions were affordable enough for almost any fan. See […]

Signings: San Diego Comic-Con 2009

AM’s got you covered for San Diego Comic-Con 2009, from the exclusives to pick up to the art-related events to attend after the floor shuts down. The final piece is of course the artist signings. Print out our list, grab a fresh sketch book, your favorite toy or whatever else you want signed and be at the booth at least a half hour before the signing is scheduled to begin. An overview of the various artist signings we’re excited about after the jump…

Releases: Exclusives at San Diego Comic-Con 2009

Now that you know about all the art-related events happening after the floor shuts down at Comic-Con 2009, AM takes a closer look at all the exclusive releases happening on the show floor (as well as one really close by). From vinyl art figures to book releases to some amazing skate decks, there is definitely something here for everyone. An overview of our favorite Comic-Con 2009 exclusive releases after the jump.

Highlights: Recommended Openings – San Diego Comic-Con 2009

San Diego Comic-Con 2009 officially kicks off this Wednesday and there’s no shortage of art related events happening after the convention center floor shuts down. From the premiere of Mark Murphy’s “Scribble.08″ art documentary and coinciding art exhibition (from which the James Jean (interviewed) piece seen above is from), to a live-painting event put on by our friends at Munky King and Hi-Fructose and much more, there’s no better way to relax after a long day of walking around at the Con. Get a full overview of […]

Releases: James Jean’s “Kindling” Book – San Diego Comic-Con

A limited number of advance copies of James Jean’s (interviewed) book featuring work from his NYC solo show will be released at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Published by Chronicle Books, “Kindling” presents 12 of James’ visual mix of abstract and illustrative works from the show, along with his detailed preliminary sketch for the work on the reverse side, printed in a removable large poster format. Check out the video above for a look through the book and read on for more after the jump…