Tuesday, February 21, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Halo Wars 2' Prints by Ian Wilding & Chris Skinner

New 'Halo Wars 2' inspired officially licensed prints from Dark Ink Art.
  • 'Red Team' by Ian Wilding: 18″ x 24″ 6 colour screen print on 100# House Natural paper in a numbered limited edition of 200 for $50.
  • 'Brute Warrior' by Chris Skinner: 18″ x 24″ 5 colour screen print on silver shimmer paper in a numbered limited edition of 200 for $50.
Go here to buy.

'Red Team' by Ian Wilding
'Brute Warriors' by Chris Skinner

#CoolArt: 'The Rocketeer' by Simon Delart

'The Rocketeer' by Simon Delart.

30cm by 60cm giclee print on high quality 220gr fine art paper in a signed and numbered limited edition of 35 for €40.

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#CoolArt: 'The Third Man' by AJ Frena

'The Third Man' by AJ Frena, a new officially licensed print release from Mad Duck Posters.

18" x 36" 6 colour screen print, with metallic silver ink, in a numbered limited of 130 for $65.

On sale Wednesday February 22 at 12pm EST.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Circle Of Life' by Steven Holliday

'The Lion King' inspired 'Circle Of Life' by Steven Holliday, a print release through Galerie F.

18" x 24" 6 colour screen print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 50 for $40.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Eclipse' by Rob Rey

'Eclipse' by Rob Rey.

6" x 6" Oil study, original available at Every Day Original Tuesday February 21 at 11.45am EST.


#CoolArt: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by Guillaume Morellec

'Guardians Of The Galaxy' by Guillaume Morellec, a new officially licensed print release from Bottleneck Gallery, in collaboration with Grey Matter Art.

18" x 24" screen print in a hand-numbered limited edition of 150 for $40.

On sale Tuesday February 21 at 12pm EST.

Go here to buy.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Spaceships and Tentacles' by Galen Dara

'Spaceships and Tentacles' by Galen Dara, art commissioned for author Jennifer Foehner Wells' website.


Monday, February 20, 2017

The 2016 SFWA Nebula Awards Finalists Announced

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the finalists for this year’s Nebula Awards, along with contenders for the Ray Bradbury and Andre Norton Awards.

Each year, the organization’s members vote on which stories they consider to be the best novel, novella, novelette, short story and Young Adult story in the genre, as well as the best outstanding dramatic presentation.

The Nebula Awards Ceremony will be held from Thursday, May 18 through Sunday, May 21 at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center.

Best Novel
  • 'All the Birds in the Sky', Charlie Jane Anders (Tor; Titan)
  • 'Borderline', Mishell Baker (Saga)
  • 'The Obelisk Gate', N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US; Orbit UK)
  • 'Ninefox Gambit', Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US; Solaris UK)
  • 'Everfair', Nisi Shawl (Tor)

Best Novella
  • 'Runtime', S.B. Divya (Tor.com Publishing)
  • 'The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe', Kij Johnson (Tor.com Publishing)
  • 'The Ballad of Black Tom', Victor LaValle (Tor.com Publishing)
  • 'Every Heart a Doorway', Seanan McGuire (Tor.com Publishing)
  • 'The Liar', John P. Murphy (F&SF 3-4/16)
  • 'A Taste of Honey', Kai Ashante Wilson (Tor.com Publishing)

Best Novelette
  • 'The Long Fall Up', William Ledbetter (F&SF May/June 2016)
  • 'Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea', Sarah Pinsker (Lightspeed February 2016)
  • 'Red in Tooth and Cog', Cat Rambo (F&SF March/April 2016)
  • 'Blood Grains Speak Through Memories', Jason Sanford (Beneath Ceaseless Skies March 2016)
  • 'The Jewel and Her Lapidary', Fran Wilde (Tor.com Publishing)
  • 'You’ll Surely Drown Here If You Stay', Alyssa Wong (Uncanny May/June 2016)

Best Short Story
  • 'Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies', Brooke Bolander (Uncanny November/December 2016)
  • 'Seasons of Glass and Iron', Amal El-Mohtar (The Starlit Wood)
  • 'Sabbath Wine', Barbara Krasnoff (Clockwork Phoenix 5)
  • 'Things With Beards', Sam J. Miller (Clarkesworld June 2016)
  • 'This Is Not a Wardrobe Door', A. Merc Rustad (Fireside Magazine January 2016)
  • 'A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers', Alyssa Wong (Tor.com March 2016)
  • 'Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station│Hours Since the Last Patient Death: 0', Caroline M. Yoachim (Lightspeed March 2016)

Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation
  • 'Arrival', Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Screenplay by Eric Heisserer, 21 Laps Entertainment/FilmNation Entertainment/Lava Bear Films/Xenolinguistics
  • 'Doctor Strange', Directed by Scott Derrickson, Screenplay by Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill, Marvel Studios/Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures
  • 'Kubo and the Two Strings', Directed by Travis Knight, Screenplay by Mark Haimes & Chris Butler; Laika Entertainment
  • 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story', Directed by Gareth Edwards, Written by Chris Weitz & Tony Gilroy; Lucusfilm/ Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures
  • 'Westworld: The Bicameral Mind', Directed by Jonathan Nolan, Written by Lisa Joy & Jonathan Nolan; HBO
  • 'Zootopia', Directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore, & Jared Bush, Screenplay by Jared Bush & Phil Johnston; Walt Disney Pictures/Walt Disney Animation Studios

Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • 'The Girl Who Drank the Moon', Kelly Barnhill (Algonquin Young Readers)
  • 'The Star-Touched Queen', Roshani Chokshi (St. Martin’s)
  • 'The Lie Tree', Frances Hardinge (Macmillan UK; Abrams)
  • 'Arabella of Mars', David D. Levine (Tor)
  • 'Railhead', Philip Reeve (Oxford University Press; Switch)
  • 'Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies', Lindsay Ribar (Kathy Dawson Books)
  • 'The Evil Wizard Smallbone', Delia Sherman (Candlewick)

#CoolArt: 'Drive' by Nikita Kaun

'Drive' by Nikita Kaun, a print release through Dark City Gallery.

24" x 36" screen print in a numbered Regular edition of 140 for £55 and a numbered Variant edition of 85 for £75.

Go here to buy.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#CoolArt: 'Daydreamer' by Miranda Meeks

'Daydreamer' by Miranda Meeks

6" x 8" oil painting on canvas panel, originally available on Every Day Original.


#CoolArt: 'True Romance' by Matt Ryan Tobin

'True Romance' by Matt Ryan Tobin, part of the 'Quattro 2' art exhibition at Hero Complex Gallery.

36" x 24" screen print in a Variant AP edition of 5 for $200.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'A Nightmare On Elm Street' by New Flesh

'A Nightmare On Elm Street' by New Flesh, part of the 'Quattro 2' art exhibition at Hero Complex Gallery.

18" x 24" screen print in a limited edition of 50 for $45.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'The Crow' by James Rheem Davis

'The Crow' by James Rheem Davis, part of the 'Quattro 2' art exhibition at Hero Complex Gallery.

24" x 36" screen print in a limited edition for $45.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Hey You Guys!' by Vance Kelly

'The Goonies' inspired 'Hey You Guys!' by Vance Kelly, part of the 'Quattro 2' art exhibition at Hero Complex Gallery.

24" x 36" screen print in a limited edition of 325 for $65.

Go here to buy.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Fables' #122 by João Ruas

Cover art by João Ruas for 'Fables' #122, published in October 2012 by Vertigo Comics.


Saturday, February 18, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Kiki's Delivery Service' & 'Spirited Away' by Joshua Budich

Spoke Art and Midnites For Maniacs present special 35mm screenings of Hayao Miyazaki's 'Kiki's Delivery Service' and 'Spirited Away' (plus 'My Neighbor Totoro' and 'Princess Mononoke') at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco on Saturday February 18 and Sunday February 19.

The posters by Joshua Budich are in signed and numbered limited editions of 150, and will be available at the screening.

Any remaining prints will go online afterwards at the Spoke Art website.

Spoke Art's 'Miyazaki' art show is on display until February 25.


The Art Of . . . Emanuela Lupacchino

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 Emanuela Lupacchino.

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Phantasy Star' by Yoshitaka Amano

'Phantasy Star' by Yoshitaka Amano


Friday, February 17, 2017

#CoolArt: 'A Time To Dance' by Mark Spain

'A Time To Dance' by Mark Spain.

A series of four hand finished framed limited editions on canvas through Whitewall Galleries.

Go here to see the brochure.

Go here to buy.

'Bolero' by Mark Spain
'Caprice' by Mark Spain
'Fantasia' by Mark Spain
'Fiesta' by Mark Spain

#CoolArt: 'The Princess Bride' Prints by Lorelay Bové

'The Princess Bride' inspired prints by Lorelay Bové, a new print release from Bottleneck Gallery.

11" x 26" giclee prints in hand-numbered limited editions of 50 for $35 each or $100 for the set of 3.

On sale Friday February 17 at 12pm EST.

Go here to buy.

'Love At First Sight' by Lorelay Bové
'The Bride' by Lorelay Bové
'As You Wish' by Lorelay Bové

#CoolArt: 'Moonlight' by Marcin Wolski

'Moonlight' by Marcin Wolski, a new print release from Delve Weekly.

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

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: Poster With B&N Exclusive Edition of 'Star Wars: Thrawn'

Grand Admiral Thrawn poster available with the Barnes & Noble exclusive edition of 'Star Wars: Thrawn' novel, written by Timothy Zahn. The opposite side of the poster will include an updated version of the new continuity 'Star Wars' timeline.

On sale April 11.

Go here to pre-order the novel.


#ArtOfTheDay: 'Eowyn And The Witch-King Of Angmar' by Michael Kaluta

'Eowyn And The Witch-King Of Angmar' by Michael Kaluta.


Thursday, February 16, 2017

#CoolArt: 'The Fifth Element' Prints by Cristian Eres

'The Fifth Element' inspired 'Caretakers Of The Stones' and 'Safekeeper Of The Stones' by Cristian Eres, a print release from Cult Classic Prints.
  • 'Caretakers Of The Stones', 24" x 36" screen print on Curious Metallic Ice Silver 300gsm in a limited edition of 75 for £47.
  • 'Safekeeper Of The Stones', 18" x 24" screen print with Metallic Light Blue, Gold and Silver inks in a limited edition of 75 for £39.
Go here to buy.

'Caretakers Of The Stones' by Cristian Eres
'Safekeeper Of The Stones' by Cristian Eres

#CoolArt: 'The Reader' by Charlie Bowater

'The Reader' by Charlie Bowater.

Gallery quality Giclée print on natural white, matte, ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag, acid and lignin free archival paper using Epson K3 archival inks.

Go here to buy.


#CoolArt: 'Lullabies In Haus' by Malleus

'Lullabies In Haus' by Malleus, created for Lullabies, an Italian vinyl shop that recently moved into Haus, in Vimercate, Italy, a space where local artists, cooperating together, share experiences and grow professionally.

'Lullabies In Haus', 7 colour screen print with blacklight red on yellow paper in a limited edition of 128.
On sale Saturday February 18.
Go here to buy.

'Lux', art print edition. 7 colour screen print with 3 blacklight colours on gold paper in a limited edition of 29.
On sale Sunday February 19.
Go here to buy.

'Lullabies In Haus' by Malleus

#CoolArt: 'San' AP Prints by Chris Thornley

The 'Princess Mononoke' inspired 'San' by Chris Thornley (aka Raid71).

24" x 36" screen print, in a numbered Regular AP edition for £40 and a numbered Japanese titled Variant AP edition for £50 and an English titled Variant edition of 50 for £60.

On sale Thursday February 16 at 6pm UK.

Go here to buy.

Regular AP Edition
Japanese Titled Variant AP Edition
English Titled Variant Edition

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Dune' by Bill Sienkiewicz

'Dune' by Bill Sienkiewicz


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

#CoolArt: 'Everglades National Park' by Two Arms Inc

'Everglades National Park' by Two Arms Inc, a new TIMED print release from Fifty-Nine Parks.

24" x 32" 6 colour screenprint on 100# French White paper for $80.

On sale from Wednesday February 15 until Friday February 24.

5% of the print sale will be donated to The National Park Service.

Go here to buy.

by Two Arms Inc

#CoolArt: 'Arrival' by Kevin Tong

'Arrival' by Kevin Tong, a new print release from Mondo.

24" x 36" 12 colour screen print in a Regular edition of 325 for $60 and a Variant edition of 150 for $80.

On sale at a random time on Thursday February 16. Follow on Twitter @mondonews for the on sale announcement.

Regular Edition
Variant Edition

#ArtOfTheDay: 'Eowyn And The Witch-King Of Angmar' by Frank Frazetta

'Eowyn And The Witch-King Of Angmar' by Frank Frazetta. Plate 5 from the 1975 'The Lord Of The Rings' portfolio illustrations.


#CoolArt: 'Space Cowboy' (Valentine Variant) by Alexander Iaccarino

The 'Cowboy Bebop' inspired 'Space Cowboy' (Valentine Variant) by Alexander Iaccarino.

20" x 30" 6 colour screen print in a signed and numbered limited edition of 50 for $45.

Go here to buy.