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SDCC 2014 Wrap Up + Podcast Link

It’s a week since Comic Con ended and for GR’s 20th year there, it was another success. I’m not sure how to measure that word these days, but while we struggle to make sense of “trends” especially in the micro economics of the world around GR, which means toys, figures, art, t-shirts and other coveted objects, we still manage to have a decent time. It’s like a camping trip where you’re together with others, each pulling and pushing in their own ways. It’ll never be perfect, and that’s not how it’s supposed to be. Yet, I know it’s fun when the 6 days we’re away flies by as fast as any week I’ve lived through. Comic Con for me isn’t...

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SDCC X GR 1729 Exclusive 8 – Katsuya Terada Print and T-Shirts

Katsuya Terada has art exhibitions at Giant Robot. In fact he’s scheduled for one at the end of the year at Giant Robot 2 in LA. To hold you over, we’ll be releasing a print in an edition of 50. It’ll be 11×14 and in an edition of 50 for $50. We will also have three T-shirts. One is a Hot Pot Girl shirt from his exhibition last year at Giant Robot 2. It’s a collaboration T-shirt with Giant Robot, and at $23 is economical, yet beautiful. It’s also silkscreened. The second and third are T-shirts he’ll be bringing from Japan. They’re printed larger and if you look closely, are more of a garment. These are in more limited quantity...

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SDCC x GR 1729 Exclusive 7 – Luke Chueh Head Space Series “Father / Fett” 2 Print Set

It’s always great to do something with Luke Chueh. In case you know his work, but don’t know the man, he is one of the most creative persons I know. He can problem solve, come up with ideas, and make what seems to be impossible, work. His Head Space series has been a hit and this set of “Father / Fett” two print set will be in edition of 100. 50 of which will be released at the almighty Comic Con SD, beginning on Preview Night Wednesday. The other 50 will go online on August 4th. Monday at 12 noon PST. It’s 11×14 paper with a 9×12 image. The original paintings currently hang at the Oakland Museum of California: Super Awesome...

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