Archive for the ‘Cool Convention Swag’ Category

Cool Convention Swag: “Watchmen” Condoms

2014/08/04

You read that right. These were being handed out at a booth at Fan Expo Canada several years ago as a promotional gimmick for the upcoming release of Watchmen on DVD and Blu-Ray. And in case you’re wondering, yes, they’re as blue as Dr. Manhattan is.

Kind of gives the term "blue balls" a whole new meaning, doesn't it? :)

Kind of gives the term “blue balls” a whole new meaning, doesn’t it? 🙂

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Cool Convention Swag: “Neigh and Proud” Print

2011/09/12

In the words of the artist herself: “I just wanted to make something cute which applies to the show in a joking way, and supports a cause I respect greatly.” Mission accomplished, I’d say. 🙂

“Neigh and Proud” by Elizabeth Lee

Check out more of Liz Lee‘s great artwork at her deviantART account, Liz Lee Illustration, or Nimbus the Dragon.

Cool Convention Swag: “Le Gâteau est un Mensonge” Poster

2011/08/27

Even if you don’t speak French, I’m pretty sure that you can guess what the title of this Art Nouveau style poster of Chell and her Companion Cube that I picked up at Fan Expo 2011 translates as.

“Le Gâteau est un Mensonge” by Lauren Rowlands

Check out more of Lauren Rowlands’ artwork at her blog Oh, Hello!

Cool Convention Swag: “Death Note Chronicale” Poster

2010/08/19

While shirtless bishounen really aren’t my cup of tea, I made an exception for the following poster I stumbled upon at Otakuthon 2010 due to its sheer compositional and artistic excellence:

“Death Note Chronicale” by Sakimichan (2009)

This marvelous piece of Death Note fanart comes to you courtesy of Canadian artist (and fellow Montreal, Quebec resident) Yue .W., a.k.a. Sakimichan. Purchase your own watermark-free version from her deviantART website at  http://sakimichan.deviantart.com today!


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