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Beautiful original art from Silicon Valley Comic Con (pictures)

At Silicon Valley Comic Con 2016, come for the cosplay, stay for the art.

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Day of the Dead

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

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Comics on display

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

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Pencil drawings

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

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Commerce & Comic Con

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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Watercolor chaos

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

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Prints and keychains

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

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Lin Guo's original watercolors

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

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Woody & Rick

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

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Carr Imagery Garage

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

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Ghost Thunder Collective

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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Kraven the Hunter by Tom Raney

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

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Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran

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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Legend of Zelda playing cards

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

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Star Wars Instaprint mosaic

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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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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