SAN DIEGO – (July 5, 2012) – Dave Dorman, one of the world’s foremost science-fiction artists, is joining up with the Colonial Fleet as ANOVOS Productions, licensed by NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products, introduces Dorman’s first-ever Battlestar Galactica paintings during San Diego Comic-Con International.
Dorman’s first Battlestar Galactica fine-art print, in his famed widescreen format (20” x 36”) will depict multiple characters from the hit Syfy, Universal Cable Productions series as the heroes of Battlestar Galactica prepare for battle with the Cylons.
As he works on the original piece, Dorman and ANOVOS will post photos of the progress online at http://dave.dorman.wordpress.com and at ANOVOS’ Facebook page, with the final creation to be displayed at booth #2913E on the Comic-Con floor.
Limited-edition lithographs of Dorman’s first-ever Battlestar Galactica work will be available to purchase for $110 (including tax) at booth #2913E, as well as the artist’s own booth, #4500. Dorman is also scheduled to sign his work at the ANOVOS booth, with dates and times to be posted on the ANOVOS and Dave Dorman Facebook fan pages.
“When we set out to do Battlestar Galactica fine-art prints, the first artist I thought about was Dave Dorman,” said ANOVOS COO Dana Gasser. “His high-energy compositions and artistic realism provide visually dynamic storytelling that really set him apart.”
Dorman adds: “I was thrilled when I got the call from ANOVOS, because the reimagined Battlestar Galactica was one of the most well-written shows on TV, and I could hardly wait to start painting the scenes that were in my head.”
“As a longtime fan, I can’t tell you how excited I am to help bring Dave Dorman into the BSG fold,” said Chris Lucero, Director of Global Licensing for NBCUniversal Television’s Consumer Products Group. “Dave has brought some of the genre’s greatest icons to life with his epic style and we’re proud to have him on board the Galactica, redefining our characters’ most heroic moments.”
Through its primary website at www.anovos.com and through The Novo Geek (www.TheNovoGeek.com), ANOVOS Productions provides pop-culture, science-fiction and fantasy fans with the world’s most sought-after and screen-accurate costume replicas and functional collectibles. Founded in 2009 by Dana Gasser and Joe Salcedo, ANOVOS works with such enormously popular properties as Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and Dexter.
About Dave Dorman
Eisner- and Inkpot Award-winning artist and illustrator Dave Dorman is celebrating his 30th year in the industry, having painted some of the most iconic licenses for DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, IDW, Dynamite Entertainment, Lucasfilm Ltd., 20th Century Fox and more.
Dorman was voted the No. 1 Star Wars Artist of All Time by the fans and continues to paint sold-out limited edition prints for the fans at Star Wars Celebration. Dorman won his Eisner for Aliens: Tribes, still recognized today for the game-changing design of that graphic novel, mixing full-page art plates with Stephen Bissette’s prose.
Dorman has lectured and taught workshops at schools including Savannah College of Art and Design, the American Academy of Art, Columbia College, The Emerald Coast Advertising Federation, and Hollywood’s Gnomon School of Visual Effects. His pencil illustration and traditional oil painting DVDs are available at The Gnomon Workshop online. Dorman’s autobiography was published in 2010 by IDW and contains what Dorman estimates to be about one-third of the work he’s done in his career. Dorman is most proud of his creator-owned properties, including The Wasted Lands.
Dave Dorman Links:
· Facebook Fan Page: Facebook.com/DaveDormanFanPage
· Twitter: @DaveDorman | Twitter Hashtag: #DaveDorman
· Blog: http://davedorman.wordpress.com
· Website: http://davedorman.com
· Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Dorman
· Deviant Art: http://browse.deviantart.com/?qh=§ion=&q=Dave+Dorman
· Dave Dorman’s I.P.: http://wastedlands.com
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About Universal Cable Productions
Universal Cable Productions creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across multiple media platforms and outlets for domestic and international distribution. UCP produces “Covert Affairs,” “Fairly Legal,” “In Plain Sight,” “Psych,” “Royal Pains” and “Suits” for USA; “Alphas,” “Defiance,” “Eureka” and “Warehouse 13” for Syfy. Universal Cable Productions is a division of NBCUniversal.