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Sketch covers non comic book artist?3691

Collector Savage_Spawn private msg quote post Address this user
A local LCS has one of our local artists sketch on various comic books. This local artist is very talented but is not a comic book artist, writer, inker, etc. Is this a common practice? Seems to me that the artist on these comics should be somewhat involved in their production. He sells them for $20 a pop. Thumbs up or thumbs down?
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Collector rtdcomics private msg quote post Address this user
If you like his/her art then I see no problem with it. If youre trying to flip them then yeah price may not fetch top dollar but if its for personal collection then why not. I had this one done in London a couple of months back by a non-comic artist and couldnt be happier.


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COLLECTOR drchaos private msg quote post Address this user
Whenever you are talking about a sketch done on a blank cover the sketch (and the artist on the sketch) are about 95% of the value. The blank and who worked on it are about 5% of the value or less.

Sure it adds to the value if you get the artists / writer from the comic to sign it but the quality of the sketch is most important.
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@drchaos maybe i should do some of my own sketch covers if its not about the 'comic artist'??

Im an artist and regally draw DC/Marvel characters on custom shoe orders...

maybe i could make a few bucks doing comics?







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Collector Zombie_Head private msg quote post Address this user
Dang my daughter would love those Harley Quinn shoes.
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@Zombie_Head thank you! I made them for Margot Robbie. She was given them as a gift from Cara Delevigne.
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Collector rtdcomics private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 you certainly should do some sketch covers. Nice style of artwork!
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Collector Savage_Spawn private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 uh what can I say but WOW. This artist is talented but you blow him away. If I saw something that good I would have already purchased....😎🏆🥇🍺
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COLLECTOR shrewbeer private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 very cool, nice work!

Although I am not one of them, there is a pretty good market for non-affiliated artist sketch covers on eBay
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@shrewbeer @Savage_Spawn @rtdcomics

Thanks Guys!

I think i may get me some sketch blanks and get to work!
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Collector Pre_Coder private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 WOW,...That is some amazing work!

I have a short box full of various blanks - somewhere.

EDIT: Nope, I was wrong. I went to the other room to check and they are gone. A couple of years ago I sold about 40 short boxes because I wanted to thin my collection and evidently they were part of the fold. CRAP!
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@Pre_Coder Never Mind!!

Im gonna search for a Harley #1 blank and start there!
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COLLECTOR shrewbeer private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 got a link for those kicks? Ive got four littles heading back to school in 6 weeks, would love to know if I can afford your work 😳


Also note if you do some comic blanks you can fill out some paperwork with CBCS to offer yellow labels to your customers
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Collector ONLINE_209 private msg quote post Address this user
i bought a couple off an artist on Instagram they were made to look like my friends one was a Harley Quinn one was a Wonder Woman
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Collector ONLINE_209 private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by rtdcomics
If you like his/her art then I see no problem with it. If youre trying to flip them then yeah price may not fetch top dollar but if its for personal collection then why not. I had this one done in London a couple of months back by a non-comic artist and couldnt be happier.


one of the coolest if not the coolest sketch cover i have ever seen
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@shrewbeer Wow that sounds awesome. I'll get on to them about that!

My company is MyCustomKicks

its www.instagram.com/mycustomkicks

drop me a DM
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COLLECTOR drchaos private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 No reason not to. Those blank covers look much better with a sketch on them.

Most of my sketch covers are from former and current Kubert School students. While I have remarks from artists that actually worked on the books my sketches from Fernando Ruiz, Scott Hanna, Walt Simonson etc. are on blanks they did not actually work on.

I did get Amy Chu to sign my Kiss blank cover but Scott Hanna who did not work on the book drew Gene Simmons on it for me. Will share that one on the boards here in the next week or two. Just got it done at Garden State Comic Fest.
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@drchaos sounds cool... i'd like to see these!!
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Collector Lonestar private msg quote post Address this user
@nikki666666 I love the shoes. Might have to order some from you. I'll be in touch.
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@Lonestar thank you! i'll keep an eye out!
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Collector ONLINE_209 private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by nikki666666
@drchaos maybe i should do some of my own sketch covers if its not about the 'comic artist'??

Im an artist and regally draw DC/Marvel characters on custom shoe orders...

maybe i could make a few bucks doing comics?







how much does a pair go for
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Collector comicsforme private msg quote post Address this user
Give price for shoes? My nieces would love that for Christmas.
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@comicsforme @ONLINE_209

Its approx £145 all in for the Converse, design, painting and postage. This is for cartoon, comic characters etc..

For realistic portrait work its £200.

in dollars...

$190 and $260
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Collector ONLINE_209 private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by nikki666666
@comicsforme @ONLINE_209

Its approx £145 all in for the Converse, design, painting and postage. This is for cartoon, comic characters etc..

For realistic portrait work its £200.

in dollars...

$190 and $260
thank you for the reply i am going to look into getting a pair for my nephew
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CBCS Pressing SteveRicketts private msg quote post Address this user
Awesome artwork, Nikki.
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Collector nikki666666 private msg quote post Address this user
@SteveRicketts thanks dude!!
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