Tag: Eddie Wires

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 13, 2014
DCCBombshellMera1 I found this one saved in my drafts file from last month, but it’s Jason Wires and it’s DCC’s AWESOME DC Bombshells line, so it’s worth posting late : How do we create such realistic looking statues? It involves some perfectly applied paint! In this exclusive DC Collectibles 101, painter Jason Wires talks us through…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2011
It was a one year ago today that I got the early morning call from Jesse Falcon that our dear friend Eddie Wires had passed away suddenly in the night, at the age of 38, while at his workbench doing what he loved – painting action figure prototypes.   For everyone one that knew him…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 5, 2011
For the past few years on AFi I would always acknowledge my friend Eddie Wires birthday on the front page. This is the first year he won’t see my message. Today would have been prototype painter Eddie Wires 39th birthday.   He’s gone, but not forgotten.   His legacy lives on through his work on all of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2010
This is a blog that I started over a month ago, that I keep putting off, because it was just too painful and finishing it would make it all the more real.  Tonight at a Dave & Busters in Georgia and in a few weeks at New York Comic Con there will be gatherings of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 2, 2010
Today is exactly one month to the day that we received the terrible, tragic news of  the passing of my friend Eddie Wires.   Today it is our honor at AFi to be able to reprint the tribute that Eddie’s best friend Bill "Billy" Mancuso wrote after Eddie’s passing.   Some of you will remember Bill,…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2010
As I mentioned in my tribute post last week,  when I got the news of Eddie’s passing that morning I reached out to a lot of his friends and colleagues to ask them for their thoughts and memories of Eddie.  We’re all still reeling from the news, so I’m sure there will be more of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 16, 2010
Here are the latest and greatest solicitations from the good people at DC Direct.  These products will appear and be available to preorder in the next issue of Diamond’s Previews at your local comic book shop.   All products listed below are scheduled to to ship and be in stores March 2011. For those of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 12, 2010
"My favorite things in life (well, aside from my wife and family) are painting toy prototypes and eliminating the zombie scourge…" – Eddie Wires 1972-2010   I’m absolutely devastated at the news that I received this morning that my friend, pioneering prototype painter Ed Wires ("Eddie" to his friends), passed away last night of an…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 6, 2008
You’ve heard people talk about it, you’ve seen the slide show we  posted, now see the panel in it entirety!   AFI Abby did an amazing job filming the panel and then cutting it together with the slides so all of you can feel like you were there in the room.   We have posted…

 

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