Giving thanks for all of you!

Hello again, my loyal art addicts! Time to drop some more news on the happenings here at Sequential Treasures HQ for you all.

As I'm sure most everyone is aware, Thanksgiving is almost upon us. It is a time where we pause to reflect and show a little gratefulness to the good things in our lives (before we stuff out bellies full of fattening foods, that is). And it's no different for us here. In fact, artist Randy Kintz has decided not to simply reflect on what to be thankful for, but to extend a little something special to those who've helped give him something to be thankful about, namely all of you.

So, at Randy's behest, starting this coming Monday, all of the pages from Jason and the Argonauts that we currently have in stock will be reduced in price to $20.00 a page, or 6 pages for $100.00! In addition, all of his published and unpublished pin ups will be 10% off (with the exceptions of the recently added Batman and Justice League pieces). This is just his way of thanking all of you for your support this year. This special discount will run from Nov. 23rd (starting at 12:01 AM PST) and go through to Nov. 30th (ending at 11:59 PM PST). So, make sure to check through everything and place those orders quick, if you want to take advantage of Randy's special offer of thanks.

That's all for now. I'll be back soon with more news and info for your, regarding new art available and some other tidbits. Until then, we of Sequential Treasures wish you and yours have a very happy and fulfilling Thanksgiving! Peace out!


Going "batty" at the Portland Comic Show!

Hey there, my faithful art lovers! Well, we are back from the excursion to the Portland Comic Book Show. So, here's a little rundown of how things went...

It was a nice time overall, for those of us at Sequential Treasures. Randy Kintz was kept fairly busy, selling prints and doing sketches. A couple of highlights were his doing a sketch of the Vision for a little boy and a Catwoman for a little girl. In fact, there were quite a few kids at this show, which was something I was happy to see, as I ended up giving out 40 free comics to kids at the show yesterday. It's just a small way I try to help them to foster the love of this great artform and entertainment source.

I got to meet some really great folks at the show, too, including Andrew from the Comics Bronze Age blog and an unexpected visit from my friend, and comic artist extraordinaire, Matt Haley. Then, of course, we had some folks dressed up walking around. I snapped this shot of a lady done up as the television version of Batgirl. I have to say, her costume was pretty well done, too. I also had some nice chats with folks about the finer points of original comic art, as well. I even picked up a few sketches for myself, including this little gem from Jason Metcalf and another one from Gene Ha.

If there was any downside to the show, it would have to be, once again, a lack of sales. As with Seattle the week before, it seems folks just didn't want to open their wallets for us. I really hope this trend is broken soon, because going to shows isn't free for us and we can't keep absorbing losses forever. Hopefully, with the Holidays soon upon us, folks will help us to end the year on a bright economical note.

But while the con season is over for Sequential Treasures until next year, you'll still have chances to meet some of our artists. Randy Kintz will be at the Comic Evolution shop in Puyallup, WA this Wednesday, to help promote the recent release of DRONE #1, from Red 5 Comics. So, if you are in the area, make sure to stop in and pick up a copy. Also, while at the Portland Show, Randy gave me a few new pin up pieces he's done recently, which you can see right here. They feature Batman, the JLA and the gals of the X-Men, respectively. I have to say, with all honesty, I think these pieces are some of the best stuff I've seen from Randy this year (and considering some of what he's done, that's saying something). I hope to have the original art for DRONE #1 within the next few weeks, as well as possibly some new stuff from Richard Moore and the very M.I.A. Chris Ivy. So keep a watch out for that. [Update - 11/17/09: Just thought you all should know that the Hero Initiative's latest round of "Wolverine 100 Project" auctions, including the one donated by Chris Ivy, are ending tomorrow. So, if you haven't bid on it yet, be sure to do so soon!]

Guess that will do it, for now. Make sure to keep tabs on us, as there may yet be some last minute surprises for you all, from those of us at Sequential Treasures, before the end of the year. Until then, peace out!


Sequential Treasures in Portland this Sunday!

Hello again, art lovers! It seems to have been a busy week around the past several days, but that is how we like it. Once again, I have more news for you, regarding Sequential Treasures and it's bevy of talented minds.

Last Sunday we were in Seattle, although the show was not all we would have hoped for it to be. This Sunday, we will be at the Portland Comic Book Show and are hoping for a better turnout. Once again, Randy Kintz will be in tow with me, as we meet, greet, and hopefully sell to, many of you original art followers. Randy will even have a couple of new prints for this show, featuring the JLA and Batman respectively. I've seen them both and they totally rock (especially the Batman one). And Randy is just one of the many talented pros who will be there. Check the link above for a full listing of the guests in attendance. We will, naturally have plenty of original art on hand to purchase, along with sketchbooks, prints and a few other goodies. So, if you are going to be in the Portland, OR area this Sunday, please stop by the show and say hello to us.

Oh, and don't forget that Randy's new mini-series from Red 5 Comics, called Drone, hit comic shops this past Wednesday. So, make sure to pick up a copy (or three) and bring it to the show, where Randy will be happy to autograph it for you.

That's all for now. More to come soon. Until then, peace out!


Get a "Slice" of Chris Ivy from the Hero Initiative!

Hey, my faithful followers. I'm back again, with some more news and info about our awesome array of talented artistic types.

If you might recall several months back, I told you about how our own Chris Ivy had landed himself as on of the many talented artists doing the "Wolverine 100 Project" with the Hero Initiative. I even gave you a special advanced screening of the the cover art he did (which is again shown right here). Well, as of last week, the organization has begun to auction off the many cover contributions, from the artists involved and which can be seen right here, on eBay. Today, Chris Ivy's has been put up on the block. You can view the auction right here.

As many of you know, the Hero Initiative is a charitable organization dedicated to helping out creators in need. Given what a rough year 2009 has been for many people, such efforts are more important than ever. So, I just wanted to bring your attention to this and would ask that you do what you can to support this very worthy cause, either by bidding on some of these awesome covers yourself, or spreading the word about them now being up for grabs. With the Holidays fast approaching, it is the season to start thinking about goodwill towards others. So, please, help out as much as you can.

That's all for now. I'll be back with more news and info soon. Until then, peace out!


Hitting The Shelves: Drone #1

Well, after a long break, there is finally some brand new comic action coming to your local shops from one of Sequential Treasures artistic geniuses.

This time out it is Drone #1 from Red 5 Comics, featuring the manga-esque art stylings of Randy "Rantz" Kintz. Full of political intrigue and hi-tech hijinks, this action packed four issue mini-series is sure to have a little something for everyone. Issue #1 will be at all finer comic selling establishments tomorrow. So, make sure to pick up a copy (or 10). And if your retailer isn't carrying it, scream bloody murder at them until they do. Just look for the cover image shown here. And keep your ear peeled, as I hope to soon have the original art from issue #1 available to purchase very soon, as well. But don't forget about all the great art we still have available to buy right now.

That's all for now. I'll be back later this week, with more info and tidings on the happenings here at Sequential Treasures HQ. Until then, peace out!


Sequential Treasures in Seattle this Sunday!

Hello, everyone! It's been pretty quiet on the Sequential Treasures front for a while, hasn't it? Well, that's all changing, because we are back and bringing it to you, once more.

If you are going to be in the Seattle, WA area this Sunday, make sure to stop by the Seattle ComiCard Show at the Seattle Center. Both Randy Kintz and myself will be in attendance. We'll have a huge supply of original art, prints and sketchbooks available for purchasing, plus maybe a little surprise or two thrown in. If you can make the show, please stop by our table and say hello. We'd love to meet some of you who've supported up the past couple of years. You can get all the info on the show, including the other great guests who will be there, at the link provided above.

That's all for now. I'll have more info for you on other happenings soon. Until then, peace out!