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Death's Trophy Wall by Sam Kieth

Artist: Sam Kieth (All)

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Death's Trophy Wall by Sam Kieth Comic Art
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Artwork Details

Title: Death's Trophy Wall by Sam Kieth
Artist: Sam Kieth (All)
Media Type: Mixed Media
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views: 3,919
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Favorited on CAF: 1
Comments: 20
Added to Site: 12/10/2012
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This is more of a Sam Kieth retrospective than anything else. When the opportunity arose to commission Sam I could not pass it up. I've been a fan of his work for 20 years and getting a chance to have a custom made piece by Sam was a real collecting dream come true.

Death seems a good central character for this piece, with trophies of several characters that Sam worked on over the years. He even rendered them in color. That little extra touch really brings the piece to "life", as it were.

Update: Many thanks to Neil Gaiman for the shout out in his Tumblr account. His link let to almost 3,000 people reblogging, sharing, and commenting on the piece in the first 8 hours alone. You can see it here
Neil Gaiman's Tumblr Feed regarding Death's Trophy Wall by Kieth


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Ronan Killack wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
This one is as unique and singular as Mr. Keith is...a very nice piece of work, indeed!
Posted on 12/10/2012

John Bamber wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
That's great, love it....
Posted on 12/10/2012

COMIC PARADISE wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Another great piece Chris. Congrats
Posted on 12/10/2012

Ron Sonenthal wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
The artist's trophy wall? Now, that's a first. Very cool!
Posted on 12/10/2012

Lenny Messina wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Killer..and what I love about Kieth is that his art is instantly recognized ..this is Amazing..Congrats !!!
Posted on 12/10/2012

Malvin V wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Another home run. Your Trophy Wall theme is spectacular and I always look forward to new ones, thanks for sharing this.
Posted on 12/11/2012

* From The Land Beyond wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Congrats! I too got a commission from him. Love it!
Posted on 12/11/2012

Mike W wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Beyond awesome!!!! Congratulations, my friend!!!
Posted on 12/11/2012

William Tervay wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 12/11/2012

aric shapiro wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
I am in total awe of this---just an incredible assition to yhe trophy theme. Like many I have been a fan of Sam's work for years, so this is a real treat.
Posted on 12/11/2012

eewwnuk 1 wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
really great. congrats on getting a kieth piece!
Posted on 12/11/2012

. BRAUNY wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Wow! That is awesome! Great idea. I love Kieth's work!
Posted on 12/11/2012

Alex Johnson wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Yet another really clever use of your theme. Use Death as the wall owner and the heads being other Keith characters was an excellent idea. Congratulations.
Posted on 12/11/2012

J W wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Always loved Sam's style and he pulled this off with flying colors
Posted on 12/11/2012

Lorenzo Fratini wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
You recognize a good theme when it spawns fruits like this, very similar but definitely different from the original idea. Sam Kieth is a genius - but you need two of them to produce such a gem. Money is required, but not enough to get to this level. Congrats.
Posted on 12/11/2012

Eric Seffinga wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Boom goes the dynamite.
Posted on 12/11/2012

Sean Wasielewski wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
I think this is the perfect Kieth commission. The characters are all true to model but are so obviously Sam Kieth. And then the choices of characters just make it so much more special. Well done.
Posted on 12/11/2012

Michael One Minute Later wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
Posted on 12/11/2012

Yoram  Matzkin wrote:     [ Quote & Reply ]
What, no Wolvie, Venom or Sandman? Say, what kind of a career retrospective is this :)
Posted on 12/11/2012

Eric Seffinga wrote: Paid Member    [ Quote & Reply ]
How did this get by me? what a cool one. Love her face!
Posted on 10/13/2014

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