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Oct 2, 2010

NYCC Giveaways: 6 GID Purple Bacon MadLs at Tenacious Toys booth

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Each of the 3 days of the New York Comic-Con, we will be giving away 2 Glow-in-the-Dark Purple SKET Bacon MadLs, care of Wizard Sleeve Toys. A total of (6) GID Bacon MadLs will be given away over the course of the con!
Here's how it'll work: the first 30 paying customers at the Tenacious Toys booth each morning will receive a number. At 4:30 every afternoon, those 30 people should return to booth 2878 for the drawing. We will use a Random Number Generator to give us 2 numbers between 1 and 30, and those 2 customers get the free GID Bacon MadLs! 
You must be physically present in the afternoon to win. One number per customer.
We owe big thanks to Mike Franco of Wizard Sleeve Toys for sponsoring this excellent giveaway!

Oct 1, 2010

Patricio Oliver solo show & appearance at Genuine Artikle Oct 15

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October 15 at Genuine Artikle:
An intimate evening with Argentinean Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Art Teacher, Kidrobot Artist, Patricio Oliver the macabe creator of "The Tenebrae" & "Cucos". Please join us for a first time exclusive US exhibition and night of kindling spirits & haunting entities. Doors open at 8pm.

Genuine Artikle
527a Hawkins Ave
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

phone: 631-615-2830

Sep 28, 2010

NYCC 2010 Exclusive Travis Louie Art Hustle card at Tenacious booth

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We are SUPER stoked to offer NYCC attendees a very special Exclusive at our booth: one FREE NYCC Exclusive foil-stamped Travis Louie Art Hustle card with the purchase of an Art Hustle pack! Art Hustle packs are just $3.50, making this possibly one of the most affordable NYCC Exclusives out there! You must buy the pack at our booth to qualify. 

Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from Sidekick Lab showing the creation of the special Travis Louie cards using their fancy-pants foil stamping machine:

The Travis Louie card does not appear in the regular Art Hustle packs so this is a very special and sought-after card. Sidekick Lab made us 180 of these foil-stamped NYCC cards so you'll definitely want to stop by our booth early to make sure you get one.

What is the Art Hustle series all about?
The Art Hustle is a boutique set of artist and art-based trading cards exhibiting an international group of 75 artists working in street art, toy art, kaiju, sketch, illustration, painting, aerosol art, poster art, tattoo art, digital art, collage, sculpture, photography and more.
Inspired by trading cards produced from the 1960’s through the 80’s, the set offers up some vintage-inspired flavor including chipboard card stock and the much-loved wax paper wrapper. Cards also come with interesting facts on the backs that you don’t want to miss.

Find out more by checking out the Art Hustle site here or the Sidekick Lab blog here.

Sep 27, 2010

Nolasco / Blamo Project Unveiling at NYCC 2010

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The Brent Nolasco / Blamo Project will be introduced at the Tenacious Toys booth (#2878) at the 2010 New York Comic-Con, October 8-10.

The Nolasco / Blamo resin project is a way for Brent to express himself and to have a non-conventional release. Brent wanted the process of making figures and products to be more of a fine art than mass production. He wanted a more "hands on" approach to making his next figure, like how resin figures were first done by artists.

Brent first sculpted this figure by hand. It's something he had never done before. The figure consists of 6 pieces that are hand casted separately and then put together.  Each piece is hand painted by Brent so there is slight variation in each paint job.  

Each piece is very unique and has it's own characteristics that set them apart from one another. Brent likes that they are more organic and free-formed than pieces from a factory which pumps out products for the masses. It makes each release more personal.  

The runs on these upcoming figures are going to be limited quantities. Some will be just "one-offs". Brent is looking to do some sculpting and other interesting things with these figures to keep the ideas fresh.

Figure Info:
Name: Mijo (My Child)
Medium: Resin, Acrylic Paints
Size: 5.5 inches
Price: $300

For more info please contact Brent at: