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Here, artist David Lozeau, who's known for his Day of the Dead works, painted live at the show.
A plastic tarp protects print after print. This stand featured hundreds of comic books on display.
Some artists, like Amanda Lee (seen here sketching a dragon), sold commissioned pencil drawings of characters on the spot.
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.
Art styles varied from delicate inks to fun, wild prints like Levi Craig's watercolor chaos.
If owning signed, original art is outside your scope, prints and keychains were more wallet-friendly at the T1MCOXART booth.
Art ranged from reinterpretations of canonical characters like Catwoman, like Lin Guo's original watercolors seen here...
..."Toy Story's" Woody and "The Walking Dead's" Rick, by Frank L. Gallardo...
...to lesser-known fantasy figures, such as these from Carr Imagery Garage.
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.
Kraven the Hunter, a Marvel villain drawn by Tom Raney, makes an appearance.
Fantasy was an outlier at this show, but there was still some to be found, including these characters by Sze Jones and Matt Corcoran.
We love this gorgeous deck of Legend of Zelda playing cards by Soren Kalla.
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.
Behind glass in the mini Rancho Obi-Wan museum, you can contemplate the many facets of Darth Vader in this wood block cut.