21.05.13 by Jeff

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira aka The Greatest Comic Art Project Ever

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project
I had no idea until yesterday that the greatest project in the history of comics and the Internet was already well underway. More than 300 artists (and counting) are contributing to the Bartkira community project in which Ōtomo Katsuhiro’s manga classic Akira is re-told using characters from The Simpsons.

Artist James Harvey proposed the idea for the project after seeing a bunch of incredible drawings by another artist Ryan Humphrey.

It looks as though the submission period is about to end (I wish I had known sooner!) but if you’re interested you could contact James about the project here.

If you search “Bartkira” on Tumblr (see here) you will see how amazing this project is. I can’t wait to see the finished book all together.

Peep a bunch more of Ryan Humphrey’s drawings below!

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project
The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

The Simpsons + Akira = Bartkira community project

ryanhumphrey.co.uk/Bartkira

harveyjames.tumblr.com













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.







25.07.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Karen Reyes

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Absolutely blown away by these paintings by Monterrey, Mexico-based artist Karen Reyes, who shared her work in our July Reader Submissions post. This is some of the strongest work that’s ever been submitted to us. Have a look at more paintings below.

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25.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Pema Rinzin

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Artist Pema Rinzin creates contemporary works using traditional Tibetan Buddhist painting techniques. Rinzin was born in Tibet and raise in India. More images below.

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25.07.16 by Jeff

Reader Submission: Jhon Douglas

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Drawings by artist Jhon Douglas, found via our July Reader Submissions. More images below!

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25.07.16 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Carlo Cane

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A selection of paintings by Italian artist Carlo Cane. More images below.

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25.07.16 by Staff

Street Artist Erects Tiny Wall Around Trump’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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British-born, Los Angeles-based street artist Plastic Jesus (whose work feels heavily inspired by Banksy) has erected a six inch wall around Donald Trump’s hollywood star in response to the presidential candidate and the absurd wall he’s claimed to build if elected. More images below.

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