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#BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE Art Exhibit – Opening Reception, October 7th, 2015

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  • September 3, 2015

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OK, on the “Next Appearance” page of this site we have been hyping the news of the creation of a new Art Gallery Event where Chip Kidd has hired a ton of Artists to create special “Batman: Black and White” book covers. The list of Artists is insane and we recommend you go check it out because we know that you will love most of them and it’s really worth seeing. The list includes about 88 pieces of art and you can see a lot of good examples there too.

The show is available for viewing on September 9th and runs until November 7th. But the important thing we wanted to share here is that the grand opening reception will be on October 7th and that’s just a day or two before New York Comic Con starts so it’s sure to be a grand event! There are going to be a ton of special guests and you will NOT want to miss out! For more information just CLICK HERE!

Remember,  Wednesday, October 7th…. be there!

 


 

VIDEO: Frank Quitely – What Do Artists Do All Day? #DCComics #Superman

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  • July 31, 2015

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In the UK, on the BBC channel, they have a TV Program called, “What Do Artists Do All Day?”. Each episode features a day in the life of a working Artist and the variety of fields covered is pretty interesting. I mean, they feature many people in both the “Fine Art” world and the more commercial “Graphic Artists” world.

In this episode (down below) we get to meet the UK Comic Book Artist, Frank Quitely. He is best known in the United States for having worked on “All-Star Superman” with Writer Grant Morrison that were published by DC Comics. (We would also like to mention that the Designer Chip Kidd created the special “Superman” comic book logo for this series of book covers). Enjoy & please remember to share on your favorite social media ;)


#BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE Parody Comic Book Cover by Ward Sutton

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  • June 25, 2015

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Here’s a quick post to share some totally awesome artwork by the kick ass  Editorial Cartoonist, Ward Sutton. He drew this “MAD BATMEN” parody cover on an actual DC Comics’ BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE Variant Comic Book (blank-white with logo) for a special project that Chip Kidd is creating.

Right now Chip is in the process of collecting many different pieces of original art all revolving around the Batman character and if you want to find out more then stay tuned to CHIPKIDD.COM for future updates.

Oh yeah, in the meantime, if you want to enjoy more artwork by Ward Sutton then please just CLICK HERE!

 


 

Chip Kidd’s DC Comics #CONVERGENCE Variant Comic Book Covers Spotted at Hastings!

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  • May 21, 2015

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Just a quick post to share this fun photo from a friend who saw Chip Kidd’s design work at a Hastings Book Store location! As mentioned here, Chip designed a special set of “Variant” book covers for the CONVERGENCE Story line that is affecting all the superhero characters in the DC Comics universe.

All the books published had two covers, one done with the regular cover, and another printing with Chip’s design. These “Variant” covers featured the characterin a magnified view with a “color shadow” bleeding off the edge. Each week (for 4 weeks, this promo ran a whole month) the colors changed from Cyan (Blue), Fushia (Hot Pink), Bright Yellow, and then to Black.

In this photo we see some of the Cyan Blue ones from the very first week…. so cool!


 

DC Comics #CONVERGENCE Week 4 Continues with More Variant Covers by Chip Kidd!

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  • April 28, 2015

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Here’s some exciting news for comic book fans! DC Comics is releasing all of the brand-new “Week 4″ issues of their CONVERGENCE storyline today, April 29th, 2015. In other words, IN STORES NOW!! Here are all the variant covers that were created by Book Designer Chip Kidd.

For non-comic book collectors: “Variant Covers” are book covers that are published along with the regular issue. In other words, you have a choice to buy the comic book with it’s normal cover or buy a special one with a unique cover. The contents are the same, it’s mostly just a cover variation and they do it to celebrate a certain Artist or Graphic Designer.

 

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DC Comics #CONVERGENCE Week 2 Continues with Variant Covers by Chip Kidd!

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  • April 15, 2015

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Here’s some exciting news for comic book fans! DC Comics is releasing all of the brand-new “Week 2” issues of their CONVERGENCE storyline today, April 15th, 2015. In other words, IN STORES NOW!! Shown here, up above and down below, are all the variant covers that were created by Book Designer Chip Kidd.

For non-comic book collectors: “Variant Covers” are book covers that are published along with the regular issue. In other words, you have a choice to buy the comic book with it’s normal cover or buy a special one with a unique cover. The contents are the same, it’s mostly just a cover variation and they do it to celebrate a certain Artist or Graphic Designer.

Anyways, “Week 1” featured the color CYAN BLUE and this week the covers have MAGENTA PINK! So, check ’em out!!

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