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Artists’ Alley – 4/28/16 – Spotlight on Vinz el Tabanas


Welcome to our weekly

Artists’ Alley!

Each week we highlight some independent artists from DeviantArt.com.  This week, we’re putting the spotlight on artist Livio Ramondelli.

Currently residing in Los Angeles, Livio Ramondelli received a Masters Degree from The Academy of Art University, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Pennsylvania State University.  He is currently drawing various projects for IDW  Publishing. His credits include Transformers: Autocracy, Monstrosity and Primacy (with Blizzard creative director Chris Metzen and Flint Dille), Robots in Disguise, as well as covers for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, G.I. Joe, 30 Days of Night and others.  He has also provided Star Wars covers for  Dark Horse Comics, Battlestar Galactica covers for Dynamite Entertainment, and Pacific Rim for Legendary.

Let’s check out some of his work: Continue reading “Artists’ Alley – 4/28/16 – Spotlight on Vinz el Tabanas”

Interview With Prince Armory (Samuel Lee)


Prince Armory was founded in 2007 in a small home studio by Samuel Lee.  His company has now grown into the premier source for unique custom leather armor, elaborate costumes, props, accessories and general leather products, and much more. He creates original works and replicas for anime, sci-fi, and fantasy conventions, renaissance festivals, LARP combatants, and for theater and film.  His works have also been featured in major commercial and theatrical productions with clients such as Samsung and ‘Cinderella’ on its Broadway Tour.  Prince Armory’s creations have gone viral with great acclaim, and their sensational fantasy superhero spinoff designs are always a hit! (Especially at Ren Fair and Comic Conventions)

We ran into the Prince Armory booth recently at WonderCon 2016, and just HAD to snag an interview with it’s creator.  Samuel Lee was very generous with his time and sat down to answers our DorkUp questions. (Click on each picture for a closer view) Continue reading “Interview With Prince Armory (Samuel Lee)”

The Crew of the USS Eisenhower created their own Force Awakens Trailer and it’s Awesome!

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The Crew of the USS Eisenhower created their own version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer and it’s pretty awesome to say the least.  With a little help from mop bucket and a 65 million dollar fighter jet these guys nail the awesomeness that is Star Wars. Check it out and swing by their Youtube page and give them Props! DorkUp!!

Via: Youtube


Road Wars – The Epic Mad Max/Star Wars Mashup

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With so much online content out there it’s pretty rare to find something that gets me excited especially when it comes to mashups. This one though, got me excited enough to post while I recoup from last nights festivities.  Youtube user Krishna Shenoi brought us the mashup we didn’t think we needed but glad he did it. Check out the video below and let me know what you think.


Via: Krishna Shenoi


Bauer Hockey’s Star Wars Themed Goalie Masks



Release the Power of the Force against your most powerful competitors. Choose from either the Dark or Light side as you do battle on the fields of Ice. Bauer Hockey’s new series of Star Wars themed goalie masks are perfect for those cold games on the planet Hoth. If your a fan of both Star Wars and Hockey then these are worth checking out. If I had a any talent on the Ice and  force like reflexes I’d definitely get one of these. Oh the hell with it, I’m still going to get one. Check out the rest after the Jump.

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Comic and Film Characters get a Native American Twist

Native American Artist Jeffrey Veregge’s  uses a Coast Salish design to add a twist to some of our favorite comic book and movie characters. The results are stunning. I’d love to see more characters in this style.  Maybe even a Doctor Who series?? What do you all think? Hit the jump for more photos and visit Jeffrey’s website for more artwork.

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