So while I was in the LA area on previously mentioned Disneyland mini vacation, I decided to spend a free day visiting local comic book shops as well as one of my favorite art galleries – Gallery Nucleus. To my delight, they had a Star Wars exhibit going on, which just seemed too good to be true. Although it ended last weekend, make sure to check out their event schedule as they always have something fun going on!
With that, here are some of my favorite pieces from the exhibit!
I knew that there was something special about Scott Campbell’s art the minute I saw it. I think some of the first pieces I remember seeing were the LOST showdowns and the collection of Spider-Man doing weird stuff. Fun, cute, nostalgia, maybe even kiddish are the words I would use to describe his style. So when the folks at Titan Books asked if I would like a copy of his latest book, The Great Showdowns, I said “HELLZ YES!”, did a happy dance, and waited patiently for my copy.
With the new Muppets movie out and the fact that it’s gotten great reviews (97% on Rotten Tomatoes), it seems like the Muppets are back in action and maybe even popular again. I have always loved the Muppets Continue reading →
Speaking of Scott Campbell’s amazing art, if you’re not familiar with his Famous Showdowns series, I’ve posted a few of my favorites. He has this geeky way of expressing all the movies I’ve ever loved as a kid and as a huge ’80s movies fan, I can’t get enough of his pop culture references. I think one of my favorites by far is the Raiders of the Lost Ark one. He really captured the crazy look on Toht’s face when they open the Ark.
After 2 years of admiring Scott Campbell’s amazing work online, I finally ventured down to the Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA and got a chance to see his “Zombie In Love” exhibit. Not only is admission FREE, but the Gallery … Continue reading →