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Showing posts from November, 2014

A look at the packaging for the AKIRA The Criterion Collection Laser Disc

Ever wonder what the AKIRA The Criterion Collection Laser Disc looks like? Wonder no more, thanks to this Ebay listing :p"LaserDisc or (LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium … The technologies and concepts behind LaserDisc are the foundation for later optical disc formats, including Compact Disc, DVD, and Blu-ray Disc … The standard home video LaserDisc was 30 cm (12 in) in diameter and made up of two single-sided aluminum discs layered in plastic. Although appearing similar to compact discs or DVDs, LaserDiscs used analog video stored in the composite domain (having a video bandwidth approximately equivalent to the 1-inch C-Type VTR format) with analog FM stereo sound and PCM digital audio."Wiki

WIP-sketch of AKIRA by Quiccs

"Pencil work for @kultmagazine's upcoming issue! My tribute to one of the greatest animated movies of all time, Akira (1988)"Shared The Philippines based urban artist Quiccs (Original instagram pic here).

"Akira" themed Artwork for "Kung Fu Theater" @ Hero Complex Gallery

Above Art by Guillaume Morellec
Presenting a quartet of "Akira"-themed artwork for group art show "KUNG FU THEATER" @ Hero Complex Gallery - Opening Nov 14, with these piece available as "prints" with online sales starting from Saturday, November 15th at approx. 1pm (*link will be live on Saturday) will via!"KUNG FU THEATER (*not limited to kung fu) is a pop culture show highlighting original artwork by 50+ international artists, inspired by Asian Influences of all types. Co-curated by Craig Drake & Adam Smasher, the show launches at Hero Complex Gallery with a Opening Reception on Friday, November 14th, 7-10pm. Giveaways include a Craig Drake BAMBOO Print…" (Blogged on TOYSREVIL)
Above Art by Matthew Griffin

Above Art "Amid The Ruins" by Laurie Greasley

Above Art by Greg Storey