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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Here, artist David Lozeau, who's known for his Day of the Dead works, painted live at the show.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

A plastic tarp protects print after print. This stand featured hundreds of comic books on display.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Some artists, like Amanda Lee (seen here sketching a dragon), sold commissioned pencil drawings of characters on the spot.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Commerce was a huge part of Silicon Valley's inaugural Comic Con and a way for emerging artists, like David K. Wong, to make themselves known.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Art styles varied from delicate inks to fun, wild prints like Levi Craig's watercolor chaos.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

If owning signed, original art is outside your scope, prints and keychains were more wallet-friendly at the T1MCOXART booth.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Art ranged from reinterpretations of canonical characters like Catwoman, like Lin Guo's original watercolors seen here...

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

..."Toy Story's" Woody and "The Walking Dead's" Rick, by Frank L. Gallardo...

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

...to lesser-known fantasy figures, such as these from Carr Imagery Garage.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

An assortment, including wrestlers Dusty Rhodes, The Ultimate Warrior and Kevin Owens, and Star Wars' Grand Moff Tarkin and Darth Vader on display by the Ghost Thunder Collective.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Kraven the Hunter, a Marvel villain drawn by Tom Raney, makes an appearance.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Fantasy was an outlier at this show, but there was still some to be found, including these characters by Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

We love this gorgeous deck of Legend of Zelda playing cards by Soren Kalla.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

OK, it isn't graphic art, but this wall-size Instaprint mosaic was put together in real time at a Target-sponsored event in Los Angeles the weekend before the premiere of The Force Awakens with specially hashtagged Instagram photos.

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Day of the Dead

Comics on display

Pencil drawings

Commerce & Comic Con

Watercolor chaos

Prints and keychains

Lin Guo's original watercolors

Woody & Rick

Carr Imagery Garage

Ghost Thunder Collective

Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

Legend of Zelda playing cards

Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

Rancho Obi-Wan museum

Behind glass in the mini Rancho Obi-Wan museum, you can contemplate the many facets of Darth Vader in this wood block cut.

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