Mike Mitchell will be at the Nucleus Gallery booth number 2743 for this year’s SDCC (July 24th - 27th). Along with a good deal of new, awesome prints Mitchell will also be presenting an action figure, “Lil Mikey,” which he created with Mondo. The figure will be on display at Mike’s booth as well as Mondo’s booth which is booth number 835 and will be available later this year for purchase. Continue reading below to see tons more of Mike’s super cool work:
A New Cast of Characters for Toronto’s Neighborhood Watch Signs
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Where some may have seen only an old sign faded after years of sun exposure, Toronto artist Andrew Lamb (@dcmism) saw an opportunity. Since 2012, Andrew has treated his hometown’s weathered Neighborhood Watch signs as a blank canvas, adorning them with whimsical figures from pop culture.
"My work tends to deal with altering urban infrastructure in a playful manner," explains Andrew. In this case, it’s about repurposing municipal infrastructure to "invoke nostalgic happy memories" with the help of characters as diverse as Zelda, Bruce Lee and the Planeteers.
What are the keys to success when modifying a sign? “Use a laser printer, not an inkjet,” says Andrew, “and don’t fall off your ladder.”