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Thursday, January 13, 2011
The StatiCCreep Exhibition of Sequential Art Opening
COMIC BOOK ARTISTS FLOOD LAS MANOS GALLERY! Show Runs January 14th-February 6th, 2011. 5220 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60640 773-728-8910
The ladies of the StatiCCreep Show- Lucy Knisely, from left, Nicole Hollander, Corinne Mucha, Sarah Becan and Heather McAdams! The other ladies of StatiCCreep but not seen are Jenny Frison, Alyssa Herlocher and Jill Thompson.
Heather McAdams' "Willie Nelson"
Mitch O'Connell, center, and Bill Reinhold chat during the opening of The StatiCCreep Exhibition of Sequential Art at Las Manos Gallery on Friday evening...
Andrew Pepoy, left, and Bill Reinhold were kind enough to pose for a photograph. Thanks for showing your amazing work gentlemen...
Bill Reinhold's "The Prowler"
Andrew Pepoy's "Simone and Ajax"
Cynthia Plaster Caster, center, spent a little time at the show- looking for a new model perhaps?
Mitch O'Connell, right, and Fam...
Mitch O'Connell's "When we were married" at left.
Thanks to Josh for mixing/playing live music at the event. Sponsorship through good beats is always appreciated!
Steve Krakow of Plastic Crimewave and Secret History of Chicago Music!
Thanks for the great radio plug for the show Steve!
Two of Steve Krakow's screen-printed music posters.
The fabulous Nicole Hollander doodles a little Sylvia action on the wall of paper during the show!
An assortment of Nicole Hollander's strips. Her comic, Sylvia, has been syndicated for nearly thirty years!
Alyssa Herlocher and her friend Jose at the opening...
Alyssa Herlocher's "Cat Calling Vickie a Hussy"
Incredible Artists Doug Klauba, left, and Dave Dorman, right, chat about... paint quality? airbrush technique? brush preference? astrophysics? We wouldn't put it past them!
Doug Klauba's "The Spider Strikes"
Dave Dorman and wife!
Dave Dorman's "Star Wars, Dark Forces"
Dave Dorman takes a stab at a comic doodle...
Lower on-the-spot-sketch by Hilary Barta, upper drawing by Dave Dorman!
Lucy Knisely, center, chats with Sarah Becan & friends...
Lucy Knisely's "Zombies at the Riviera"
Chris Burnham & friend.
Chris Burnham's "Batman & Robin #16"
Sarah Becan and friend!
A panel of Sarah Becan's work.
Hilary Barta, right, points out a few details of his incredible Zombie Wedding
Hilary Barta's - "Zombie Wedding At Slaughter Swamp"
Hilary Barta, left, and Mitch O'Connell hug it out!
Folks take a closer look at Mitch O'Connell's incredible mixed-media pieces. The man is confident- not everyone can pull off using purple glitter in abundance!
Tony Akins with a few fans. Future comic convention goers- wear your platforms if you want to talk to this man!
Tony Akins "Cave of the Gilded Virgins"
Hundreds of comic book fans pushed their way through the gallery on Friday night. Live music, sketches, wine, snacks and comic books kept people shoulder-to-shoulder for several hours. Thanks for the turn-out everyone!
People take a better look at Chris Burnham's Batman and Officer Downe pages!
Alex Wald's "Zip"- seven pages of beautiful drawings!
A few fantastic pieces by Heather McAdams...
A closer look at some of Jenny Frison's pencil on bristol board covers...
Lucy Knisely's amazing and hilariously gruesome "Zombies at the Riviera"
Screen-printed posters by Steve Krakow up top, "Annie" pages by Andrew Pepoy at bottom...
Chris Burnham has as photo taken with a fan on Friday night.
Self-published books, magazines, calendars, sketchbooks, postcards and zines available by Sarah Becan, Doug Klauba, Andrew Pepoy, Heather McAdams, Nicole Hollander & many more!