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“Art and Themes: What Should I Collect?”

Last week we discussed the merits of collecting commissions with themes. I want to thank everyone who contributed not only their great comments, suggestions and opinions, but links to their fantastic collections of themed commissions! Some really incredible, creative, fun and wonderful work by some amazing talents. (If you can’t get inspired looking thru even some of those pieces, check your pulse.) Now let’s carry that a bit further: Why not carry the theme of…

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“Are You Avatarted?” Part Two of Two: This ain’t no Star Wars, this ain’t no disco…

  Last time I talked about AVATAR’s 3-D ambitions and why I think the whole 3-D trend is a rip-off and act of desperation on the part of the studios to get you into the theater and away from your TV. (At least, until they perfect 3-D TV and can sell you more equipment along with a new library of films to supplant your existing DVDs and now Blu-Ray discs. Shades of vinyl, 8-Track, cassette…

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FOOM!

Welcome Jim Shooter fans!  If you like comics, there’s lots to enjoy here!  Take a minute or two to browse around!     I found this wonderful old magazine and thought I’d share.  

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“What is RIGHT with RIGHTS?” – Part 2

Last time we discussed (well, I answered, you sat and read) queries regarding copyrights and original artwork. Mainly, what rights you the collector of art have when buying a piece of published artwork. (Short answer: pretty much none, other than displaying it for private purposes or when selling. But there’s over 1350 words more that go into detail.

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“What is RIGHT with RIGHTS?”

I’ve been a member of a Yahoo! Group for comic book art collectors, artists, fans and dealers for probably ten years now. (The group, or “list” as it’s usually referred to, originated long before Yahoo! even had Groups; it’s called “Comicart-L”, and I’m guessing the “L” is for List.) One of the most frequent threads that shows up, usually a couple or more times a year, is about rights. No, it has nothing to do…

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A Picture’s Worth…

Welcome to my Wednesday’s Heroes Art Blog. Number 1: “A Picture’s Worth” Don’t be intimidated by the title: I don’t plan on writing 1,000 words each blog! (I get paid more to draw stuff.) It’s more symbolic than literal. I’ll shoot for half that, give or take a hundred or more.

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