Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Kevin Eastman Studios ... Auction Ending!!
Fans of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator have less than twelve hours to place a bid for the contents of his studio. The proceeds (currently going for $8300) will partially benefit the Hero Initiative. Here's a sampling of the contents awaiting today's lucky winner: Kevin Eastman's Drawing Table and Chair (table is as it was when Kevin decided to do this auction). Includes Pens, Shot-Glasses, Empty Red-Bull Cans, etc. Full Original Illustrated Storyboards and Scripts for the HEAVY METAL 2000 animated film. 2 Pages of Original Art from the TMNT Movie Adaptation. Over 600 DVDs - all of them watched while working on art in the studio over the last ten years (includes DVD deck and flat-screen monitor, etc.). Double-Sized Production Prototype of OZZY OSBOURNE "Bark At The Moon" Action Figure sculpted by Digger T. Mesch. Richard Corben Original Art - at least two pieces - there may be more! Signed Elizabeth Hurly Photo from Austin Powers, signed animation cells, prints and movie posters. Kevin Eastman's personal San Diego Comic Con Badges, rare t-shirts and like personal effects going back about 10 years. Toy Guns, Swords, Knives, Props and even a Hand-Grenade (all non-functional) and tons of magazines and reference books used for projects. A Fish tank (formerly held Kevin's gecko) filled with various odds and ends tossed in over a six year period - even Kevin's not sure what's in there??? Box of Original Photos of Playmates & Models (mostly nude) - Photography by Julie Strain. TONS of random Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles goodies . . . prototypes . . . and oddities . . . including things we're sure you *didn't* know existed. Statues & Action Figures - - Pin-Up, Fantasy, Superhero, Horror, Turtles (natch) and more! Various Billiken Models From Japan (Frankenstein, Dracula, Creature, Mummy and MORE) - all MINT in their original boxes! Some of the boxes have not even been opened (Kevin liked the idea that there would be surprises), who knows what lurks inside?!