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A surplus of geekery by :: Fred Abercrombie

The Cow-Boy Girl: Four Bad Men from Arizona

Spotted this vintage 1910 poster over the weekend and’ve been wondering … is one of ‘em a tranny? Where’s the girl? Notice how dastardly ‘staches and bladed weapons outnumber guns by a longshot (no pun intended).

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Jeremy Fish: Exclusive “Craft Beerds” Print

Here’s a better look at the art Jeremy Fish kindly created to support the CRAFT BEERDS Kickstarter.

***SUCCESS! Order yourself a copy of the CRAFT BEERDS beer label book here »

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Art: Skullphone Releases Limited Edition Print

Digital Red is a new 3-color silkscreened, 18 x 24 print from Skullphone. Signed, limited edition of 100. Gotta love the dots. Grab yours here. ‘Cuz you’re not gonna peel one off a building in this good of shape.

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Silkscreen: SXSW Vintage Beer Can Print

Remember at last year’s SXSW how Pitchfork had those See the rest »

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Silkscreen: New Mike Giant REBEL8 Prints

With the launch of the Spring 2011 REBEL8 line this week came new poster prints, too. Like their clothing, they don’t

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Lo Pan Express: Ed “Big Daddy” Roth Meets Big Trouble In Little China

A reader who commented on the Lo Pan Ate Your Posse sticker pointed me to this amazing print by Jason Chalker of Manly Art. Holy six demon bag!

David Lo Pan is back with two wives and a monkey monster to chauffeur his heavenly hotrod through the hell of the too-cool-to-stay-dead sinners. Lo Pan‘s not such a bad guy… he wants what every red-blooded man wants… to go off and rule the universe from beyond the grave.”

Indeed. Buy “Lo Pan Express” here . (Thanks, Tracey at KOOP!)

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Silkscreen: Muertos Couple 2 by Matt Goldman

Matt Goldman‘s Muertos Couple 1 sold out pretty damn quick. Limited at 100 prints, Muertos Couple 2 should disappear even quicker.

Signed/numbered, 3-Color Silkscreen, 9″ x 12″ – $35
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Arcade Fire: Burlesque Video and Silkscreens

For the latest Arcade Fire print (the sixth, I believe) from Burlesque Design North America, they created this video. The show is Wednesday night in St. Paul. All those who aren’t attending can snag the 4-color print on their site Thursday, September 23rd. (via UP)

Arcade Fire “Ready to Start”

Check out these other Arcade Fire / Burlesque silkscreens still available:

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Tron: New Poster Cool in Japanese, Cooler with Umlauts

Lotta Tron news this week. Not only did they release the Japanese poster for Tron: Legacy, they announced that 30 minutes of the movie will be shown at the Tokyo International Film Festival on October 23rd (via). Start packin’.

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Here’s a look at the necessarily umlauted (örökség means heritage) international poster featuring Beau Garrett.

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Art: New Mike Giant Posters and Spring Line at REBEL8

Dropping today—new Mike Giant screenprinted posters and the Spring 2010 line at REBEL8.   See the rest »

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Glow In The Dark: Silkscreen by Dan McCarthy

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“What Once Was” is a four-color screen print by the talented Dan McCarthy that may or may not be sold out by the time you read this. Check his site for info and more cool prints. Like this other glow-in-the-dark piece for Andrew Bird / Calexico poster. (via OMG Posters)

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Trailer: American Artifact, The Rise of American Poster Art

SPECIAL PRE-RELEASE SNEAK PEEK THIS THURSDAY

Come to the Firehouse art opening at OgilvyWest Thursday night. Showing new, rare, and killer hand-screened prints from Firehouse Kustom Rockart Co. Pouring ice-cold Lagunitas. And rolling a huge chunk of American Artifact. RSVP here.

Then catch the premier at the Red Vic Movie House on Haight. (Make sure to ask for brewer’s yeast on your popcorn … Sooo good.)

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Art: Coop’s Hot Wheels Japan Artist Proofs Available

The original posters Coop designed for the Hot Wheels Collectors Show in Japan sold out. Fast. Now he’s got a limited run of artist proofs for sale. Mmm … silver ink.

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