With a name inspired by a staple of the comic convention scene, DC Collectibles has announced a new line of “Artist Alley” vinyl statues that “merges indie design with the most iconic characters in the DC Universe.” Batman, Superman, Joker, Harley Quinn, Catwoman and more get the 3-D treatment in 2018.
“The motivation to create a line celebrating radical new artists stems from years of visiting cons and being impressed by the raw talent and artwork on display,” said Jim Fletcher, Executive Creative Director, DC Collectibles, in a statement. “When we decided to launch DC Artist Alley, we approached visionaries we felt would best represent the line, while bringing their own creative signature to our classic characters.”
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This week only, the Pittsburgh Indy Comix Expo is selling a limited edition Street Angel T-shirt by Jim Rugg, featuring a sword-wielding Jesse Sanchez ready to kick butt.
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A limited-edition picture disc featuring “Into the Cave We Wander” and a new comics story by Way and Mike Allred will hit record shops April 22.
The Future Heart has a list of this year’s confirmed Record Store Day offerings, and one in particular should appeal to fans of DC’s Young Animal comic: Gerard Way’s ‘Into the Cave We Wander,’ a song about Cave Carson recorded by Way and his former My Chemical Romance band mate Ray Toro.
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Rita Pearl, Petey Boy and more jump from the comics page to the front of your chest.
Many comic creators, especially those on the creator-owned side, have taken merchandising into their own hands and launched their own T-shirt sites through places like Threadless. Joining them this week is Cliff Chiang, who announced a site dedicated to his hit Image comic with writer Brian K. Vaughan, Paper Girls.
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Wear Rita Pearl and Petey Boy proudly by donating to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
At the New York Comic Con, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund delivered a set of pins based on Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang’s Paper Girls — and now they’re offering them on their website.
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From the pages of ‘Saga’ — if it wasn’t colored — leaps the popular, living lie detector.
“Batman and Robin Have an Altercation” offers a different take on the Dark Knight.
Based on designs by Ed Piskor, the set includes Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff and Terminator X.
One of the coolest pieces of merch I saw coming out of San Diego this year (besides that Flex Mentallo towel) was this box set of Public Enemy action figures based on designs by Hip Hop Family Tree creator Ed Piskor. I was afraid they might be an SDCC exclusive, but they are available to the rest of the world as well.
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Archie Comics Creative Consultant Jesse Goldwater joins the judging team as celebrities create cupcakes for a Josie and the Pussycats-themed party.
Josie and the Pussycats’ whirlwind, worldwide tour pulls into Cupcake Wars tonight on the Food Channel.
Celebrities Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermudez, Charlie and Max Carver, Ron Funches, and Katherine McNamara and Emeraude Toubia will create cupcakes for a party celebrating Josie and the Pussycats, whose new ongoing series by Marguerite Bennett, Cameron DeOrdio and artist Audrey Mok debuts in September. Archie Comics Creative Consultant Jesse Goldwater joins the panel as a guest judge.
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