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ART: Supergirl by SquirrelShaver

UPDATED: Two New Shows Opening at Gallery 1988 Locations

This Thursday night, August 30th, from 7-10 PM at our Melrose location, we open "Kings, Queens & Prince," a brand new solo show from G1988 favorite Nathan Stapley. Nathan's most recent piece with Gallery1988, was his stand-out painting at the Avengers Assemble exhibit, and he's been working on this new body of work ever since. Nathan will unveil 20 new pieces and judging by the show's title and showcard, you might now what to expect. Nathan will be in attendance for the opening reception, and the  exhibition will run through September 15th.










Breaking Bad/G1988 AMC spot

Check out this incredible TV spot created by AMC, chronicling the show's private reception for our recent Breaking Bad Art Show. We are so honored to have been part of this project, and so thankful for our buyers' response. Thanks again to everyone involved!WWW.GALLERY1988.COM

'Star Wars: Detours' Clips from Lucasfilm and 'Robot Chicken' Creators

"Star Wars Detours" is an animated comedy that explores what daily life is like in a galaxy far, far away. There are no Empires striking back or attacking clones here. Instead, "Star Wars Detours" focuses on the universe’s regular folks and their everyday problems… which, to be fair, do frequently involve famous bounty hunters, crazed Ewoks, and even a Dark Lord of the Sith.

Welcome to "Star Wars: Detours": the other side of the stars, between the wars.







(Source: Lucasfilm, Ltd)

How The Dark Knight Rises Should Have Ended

Superheroes as Iconic '80s Characters

(source: birdstump)

Aquaman 'Robot Chicken' Variant Cover

On the heals of Adult Swim's 'Robot Chicken' announcement of a DC Comics Special coming on September 9th, DC has released image of a special Aquaman #12 variant cover (Available August 29).
"This is the last thing I ever thought we'd put on an Aquaman cover because it's such a bizarre collision of worlds but I think it's one of the best covers we've ever done...I just love the look on Superman's face!" says DC Comics chief creative officer Geoff Johns,who writes the monthly comicand worked closely withRobot Chicken creatorsSeth GreenandMatthew Senreichon the special. (Johns also wrote forRobot Chicken during Season 4.) "Aquaman will play a pretty big role in the show," promises Johns. "In fact, the title could just as easily beHow Aquaman Got His Groove Back!" There is no actual Robot Chicken content inside Aquaman No. 12. "Our plot is deadly serious," notes Johns. "It's part 2 of our story 'The Other…

History of Batman according to Stephanie Brown

from hellocookie:
I absolutely LOVE this History of Batman according to Stephanie Brown from Issue 15 of Bryan Q. Miller’s run on Batgirl. SO GREAT.

Batman Theme - The Metal Version

Tim Burton's 1989 'Batman' film featured the great work from Danny Elfman for it's theme music. It was so well received that it was also used in 'Batman: The Animated Series'. If you ever wondered, or not, how it would sound with a little more kick wonder no more. Composer/guitarist, Mat Graham, has taken the theme and added a jamming guitar riff to spice it up. Enjoy.

Batman: Puppet Master (Video)

"Someone's been letting inmates out of Arkham Asylum...

In the months following the death of Harvey Dent, Batman, still a wanted fugitive, is pushed to his limits as a new crime wave hits Gotham. Batman's search to find who's responsible leads him to a showdown with the masochistic serial killer Victor Zsasz.

Meanwhile Gotham's newest crime boss, a mysterious figure known as Scarface, has an meeting with Edward Nigma, an FBI agent, sworn to bring down Batman at all costs."

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Finally! Dwight Howard Traded to the Lakers

After months of speculation, rumors and every trade scenario ever imagined Dwight Howard was finally traded to the Los Angeles Lakers from the Orlando Magic. Yesterday, Yahoo Sports reported that a 4-team deal was in the works that would bring Howard to the Lakers. Besides the Lakers and Magic the other teams involved included Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets. Unlike countless other reports over the last several months this report had more weight than others and negotiations were moving fast. Here are some of the details:

Lakers get Howard, Chris Duhon, and Earl Clark from Orlando.Magic get Arron Afflalo, Al Harrington from Denver, Josh McRoberts, Christian Eyenga from Los Angeles Nikola Vucevic, Moe Harkless from Philadelphia, three first-round picks and a second-round pick.Nuggets get Andre Iguodala from Phildelphia.76ers get Andrew Bynum from the Los Angeles and Jason Richardson from Orlando. 
The Lakers landing Howard always made the most sense but inexplicably Howard had his…

Bane vs. Cable Guys

He wants Bruce Wayne to witness the destruction of Gotham on live television, but can he get live television installed in time?

ART: 'Sexy Disney Princesses and Heroines' by Biaani

If you ever wondered what your wife's Victoria's Secret catalog would look like filled with Disney Princesses (weirdo) then these beautiful illustrations by Mexican artist, Biaani (~retipuj-rules) will satiate you. A cleverly designed gallery of classic and newer Princesses wearing sexy lingerie. For the Princes in their lives it certainly is a happy ending.









Disney Parks Unveils New Annie Leibovitz Disney Dream Portraits

Today we’re excited to share two new images by Annie Leibovitz from our ongoing Disney Dream Portrait series. All the portraits feature well-known celebrities transformed into the roles of famous Disney characters, and now, in a first for the series, we’re featuring characters who originated in our parks! But first, Russell Brand stars as Peter Pan’s arch nemesis, Captain Hook, narrowly escaping the jaws of the hungry crocodile who has chased him for years. The caption reads, “Where every moment leaves you hungry for more.” Looking at this one, can’t you almost hear the “tick-tock?”


“There’s a little matter I forgot to mention…beware of hitchhiking ghosts!” From the Haunted Mansion attraction, Jack Black, Will Ferrell and Jason Segel star as Phineas, Ezra and Gus, better known to millions around the world as the Hitchhiking Ghosts. The caption reads, “Where you can go on the ride of your afterlife.” If you’re not careful, one of them may follow you home!


The three latest Disney Dream…

THE DARK KNIGHT RAGES (Batman Plays Video Games) Spoof by CraveOnline

Robin invites Batman to play some video games. It does not end well.
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CRAZY 4 CULT ART SHOW- NEW YORK OPENS NEXT WEEK

Our annual cult movie art show, Crazy 4 Cult, is heading to New York! For the first time in 8 years, Gallery1988 will hold an exhibition in New York at a pop-up gallery for one month.  The show opens on Thursday, August 9th from 6-9pm, and will run through September 1st.  Don't miss this very special occasion, which is also turing out to be the strongest Crazy 4 Cult ever, featuring over 200 artists!!
Gallery1988 NY Pop-Up Store 64 Gansevoort St New York, NY 10014