Category Archives: Original Art Store

NEW IN THE ART STORE: Marian Churchland (8house) and Brandon Graham (King City)!

The Beguiling is proud to announce that it will begin selling the original comics artwork of

Marian Churchland
(Beast, 8house)

Brandon Graham
(King City, Prophet, Multiple Warheads)

Original Art Sales Begin Today, July 1st
Including the brand-new 8house #1: Arclight, released today
http://store.beguilingoriginalart.com

8houseArclight01-2x3-300July 1st: The Beguiling is proud to officially announce that it is now representing the original comics art sales of acclaimed Canadian comics creator Marian Churchland, and creator and Canadian transplant Brandon Graham in its art store. This announcement happily coincides with the release of the pair’s newest collaborative effort, 8house #1: Arclight, published today by Image Comics, with originals from the issue already available for sale at http://store.beguilingoriginalart.com/.

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Brandon Graham is probably best known for his signature graphic novels King City and Multiple Warheads, which he wrote and illustrated, and for his reimagining of the Image comic Prophet, which he wrote and drew along with a top team of international artists. His newest projects, the anthology-series Island (launching later this month) and the open-world speculative-fiction series 8house (debuting today) continue to deliver everything his fans have come to love about his work, and then some!

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Joining Brandon for the debut of 8house today is the supremely talented artist Marian Churchland. Creator of the original graphic novel Beast for Image comic, Churchland has also contributed art to series including Elephantmen, Northlanders, Madame Xanadu, and is also co-creating the upcoming series From Under Mountains, due to debut in September 2015.

Speaking of 8house, Marian Churchland has fully illustrated the first two issues of the series, and has made almost all of the original artwork for the first issue available for sale! In addition, Churchland has provided art from several personal projects, and her work on Vertigo’s Northlanders, and it is all currently available in the art store. Brandon Graham has provided a selection of pages from his projects including King City, Multiple Warheads, Prophet, and more, which are now available for sale.

So head over to http://store.beguilingoriginalart.com/ to see all of the available pages by both of these fantastic artists, and look forward to seeing even more in the weeks to come!

The Beguiling would like to thank Robin McConnell of Inkstuds for all of his help getting the art together. Check out his regular podcast at http://www.inkstuds.org/, it’s great, and Chris is on it occasionally.

 

 

The Beguiling Artstore Welcomes Kate Beaton!

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The Beguiling Artstore is very happy to welcome Kate Beaton as the newest creator whose original art we represent! Beaton has provided us with about a dozen pieces of her original art, including strips from Hark, A Vagrant!, available for sale for the first time!

You can find the selection of Original Artwork for sale at our online art store in the brand new Kate Beaton section, at http://store.beguilingoriginalart.com/index.php?cPath=158.

Kate Beaton’s Hark A Vagrant! is an incredible and incredibly popular web comic, and her work has been collected in the New York Times bestselling Hark, A Vagrant from Drawn & Quarterly, and Never Learn Anything From History from Topatoco.

– Chris @ The Beguiling

Beguiling Art Store 2.0

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Hello! We’re quietly relaunching our Original Art Store today. We’ve got a new, fully-functioning e-commerce site, and the import of the items from the previous art store has just been completed, and double-checked.

The Beguiling Original Art Store is where we sell original comics pages and illustrations by a curated selection of great artists, including Lisa Hanawalt, Sammy Harkham, Gabriel Ba & Fabio Moon, Jeffrey Brown, Vanessa Davis, and many, many more!

The new URL is http://store.beguilingoriginalart.com/index.php.

It ain’t pretty, and there might still be a few kinks to work out, but you can now a) register for an account, b) add pieces of art to your cart, and c) buy them, so it’s miles ahead of our previous system. :)

We’ll be keeping you abreast of updates, both to the site and available art, over the next few months. As always, hit up mail@beguiling.com with art store questions and comments.

– Chris

New in the Art Store: Vanessa Davis and Jesse Jacobs

“Back Cover from ‘Make Me A Woman’ by Vanessa Davis”

The Beguiling is proud to announce that we are now selling original comics artwork by creators Vanessa Davis and Jesse Jacobs.

Vanessa Davis is an illustrator and cartoonist originally from West Palm Beach, Florida. Her first book, Spaniel Rage, was published by Buenaventura Press in 2005. Her second, Make Me a Woman, was published by Drawn & Quarterly in 2013. Her comics and illustrations have been published by The New York Times, New York Magazine, Psychology Today, Dissent, The Jewish Daily Forward, Saveur, Lucky Peach, Vice, Spongebob Comics, Seven Stories Press, Chronicle Books, and First Second.

Click here to view Vanessa Davis’ work in The Beguiling Art Store: http://www.beguiling.com/artproductlist.asp?ID=91

“‘By this you shall know him’ Page 24, panel 4, by Jesse Jacobs”

Jesse Jacobs is an illustrator and comics-maker from London, Ontario. His major works include BY THIS YOU SHALL KNOW HIM from Koyama Press and EVEN THE GIANTS from Adhouse. Find more by Jesse Jacobs online at http://onemillionmouths.blogspot.ca/.

Click here to view Jesse Jacobs’ work in The Beguiling Art Store: http://www.beguiling.com/artproductlist.asp?ID=92

New Art: Pascal Girard!

We are quite please to announce that we have added a wonderful selection of new illustrations by Pascal Girard to our art store! Check them out here: http://www.beguiling.com/artproductlist.asp?ID=87

About Pascal Girard

Pascal Girard was born in Jonquière in 1981. He began filling the margins of his notebooks with drawings from his first day of school. As he was never able to rid himself of this good habit he naturally decided to make it his career. He received his interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts from the University of Quebec in Chicoutimi in 2004. Since then he moved to Quebec City and currently divides his time between his illustration career and drawing comics. His first two books, Dans un cruchon and Nicolas, shared the Réal-Fillion prize at the Quebec Francophone Comics Festival in 2006.

Now On Display: New art by Seth

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If you swing by the store over the next few weeks, you’re in for a treat. Our good friend Seth, cartoonist extraordinaire, has lent us all of the original artwork for the recently released novel Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish, by David Rakoff. It’s a gorgeous collection of portraits and incidental works, including the very lovely cover painting.

The artwork will hang through the month of September. We hope you get a chance to see it. :)

– Chris @ The Beguiling

TCAF 2013 Posters, Prints, Shirts, Bags & More Now Available!

You may or may not know, but this year we produced a whole bunch of awesome stuff for TCAF 2013! Purchase of these items supports TCAF and all the good work we do (especially the posters), so we hope you’ll consider buying something pretty and/or useful for your life AND supporting TCAF at the same time.

The full range of items is now available, and we’ll even ship some of the items to you out there in the world! Here’s a quick run-down:

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The Beguiling 25th Anniversary Tote Bag – $10
This sturdy tote is emblazoned with The Beguiling’s 25th Anniversary logo in front, and TCAF logo on the back. It measures 12″ tall x 14″x wide x 6″ deep, is water resistant, features two interior pockets, and is basically the best tote you will ever own. Also available in TCAF 2011 Yellow, and TCAF 2012 Black.

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TCAF 2013 T-Shirt – $20
We have a very limited number of these shirts left, sported by TCAF 2013’s amazing volunteers. American Apparel T, neon green lettering. Available in a variety of Men’s and Womens’ sizes.

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TCAF 10th Anniversary Poster by Maurice Vellekoop – $10
TCAF 2013 Poster by Taiyo Matsumoto – $10
Want to own a little piece of history and keep TCAF going strong? Check out our amazing new posters for 2013! The stunning, detailed 10th Anniversary Poster by Toronto’s own Maurice Vellekoop, and our lovel 2013 poster by Tokyo’s Taiyo Matsumoto. Both posters measure approximately 16″ x 26″, printed on a thick, bright white matte stock. Available in-store and online at http://www.beguiling.com/artproductlist.asp?ID=59

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Gengoroh Tagame – “TORNADO” Risograph Print – $10
TCAF 2013 Featured Guest Gengoroh Tagame created this outstanding original image for us at TCAF, and we’ve turned it into a very limited edition risograph print (11″x17″) with the help of Color Code Printing. Less than 50 of these are left! (Please note, the image shown is a photograph of a framed print, and there are some reflections in the glass.) Available in-store and on-line at http://www.beguiling.com/artproductlist.asp?ID=59.

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TCAF 10th Anniversary Dojinshi Booklet – $10
Produced for TCAF’s exhibition at Kaigai Manga Festa in Japan, the 10th Anniversary book is a wonderful souvenir of the festival! It includes all of the poster-art for TCAF 2003-2012, but it also includes rare and otherwise-unavailable images from Evan Dorkin, Usamaru Furuya, Konami Kanata, Jim Mahfood, Bryan Lee O’Malley, Natsume Ono, Peter Thompson, Noel Tuazon, and Maurice Vellekoop! English/Japanese text.

If you’re a diehard TCAF fan and need us to ship something to you, e-mail mail@beguiling.com and we’ll see what we can do!

– Chris

Thanks to: Model Andrew Townsend (photos 1 & 2), Dustin Harbin for The Beguiling 25th Anniversary Logo Design, Poster/Print artists Matsumoto, Tagame, and Vellekoop, KT for bag & shirt design.

Junko Mizuno Silkscreen Posters – Warehouse Find!

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Wow, are you guys in for a treat or what!? We just unearthed some very rare Junko Mizuno silkscreen posters in the warehouse! These are large posters, screened with up to 6 colours, produced by Junko Mizuno and Vacuum Records. We thought they sold out years ago, but we found some and if you’ve been looking for that rare Mizuno print/poster to own, this is it!

We’ll be putting these in the online art-store on Monday, so if you can make it into The Beguiling this weekend you’ll have first-crack at them.

They are currently selling for $200 each.

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