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Hi-Fructose Magazine Vol.10

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Hi-Fructose Magazine Vol. 10, 104 pages full color, ships in January 2009.  The first volume of 2009 of Hi-Fructose starts off with a bang with cover feature Glenn Barr, the art of Chris Scarborough's death clouds, Yosuke Ueno, Camilla d'Errico, the installations of Mandy Greer, Bob Dob's adorable Noir, and Chris Ryniak.  Plus vehicle painter Kevin Cyr, Andrew Hem, the sculptures of Laurie Hassold, and much more from Hi-Fructose editors Annie Owens and Attaboy.  The issue is now available for pre-order and subscriptions at hifructose.com

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Hi-Fructose Volume 9

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Hi-Fructose Vol. 9 will begin shipping this October.  In this issue they will be featuring the art of Netherland painter Chris Berens, Stella Im Hulteberg, the art of Dan May, and they'll also introduce you to Sam Gibbons' symmetrical wood-cut chaos, Tara McPherson, Jeff Gillette, Liz McGrath and the art of Ekundayo. (whoa...okay breathe)  Plus PostlerFerguson examines the Death Weapon, the blood and art of Odani Motohiko, Tom Haubs, toy exposes, reviews and more.

The 100 page, full color magazine is edited by Annie Owens and Attaboy.  And this volume's cover art is from Sam Gibbons.

Hi-Fructose Volume 9 Preview

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As Hi-Fructose is putting the finishing touches on their latest issue - Volume 9 - which is due in stores during the first week of Ocotober. Hi-Fructose Vol.9 features articles on: Netherlands painter - Chris Berens, Stella Im Hultberg, Dan May, Sam Gibbons' chaos in symmetry, Tara McPherson, Jeff
Gillette and Liz McGrath. Plus, Postler Ferguson re-examines the Death Weapon, Tom Haubs, Ekundayo and the art and blood of Motohiko Odani.  And be sure to check out the toy exposes and reviews.

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SDCC 2008: Hi-Fructose

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The Hi-Fructose booth was manned by Attaboy and featured a number of his one-off custom figures.  There were also artist signings, which included free prints to the first 50 people who purchased a shirt or magazine during the signing.

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But if you weren't into free stuff, you always could have picked up some of the already released Hi-Fructose issues, the moleskin sketchbook, resin Qweshun and Pound, customs and tons of artwork.

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Hi-Fructose SDCC Signings

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Hi-Fructose will be giving away an exclusive giclee print by each artist who is signing to the first 50 people with the purchase of a magazine or t-shirt.

Here is their 2008 SDCC signing lineup:

Friday July 25th

1:00PM - Alex Pardee

2:30PM - Attaboy

Saturday July 26th

1:30PM - Travis Louie

3:00PM - Brian McCarty & Ashley Wood (with special Bertie print)

4:00PM - Yoskay Yamamoto & Edwin Ushiro

Sunday July 27th

12:00PM - KMNDZ

New Travis Louie/Pressure Printing Etching at SDCC

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Hi-Fructose magazine has announced a new project with Pressure Printing and artist Travis Louie.  Premiering at the Hi-Fructose Booth at Comic Con and available online exclusively through HiFructose.com, Bride of Stan is a hand printed intaglio etching, individually tea stained, and signed by the artist.

Each etching will be housed in a hand-casted and antiqued resin frame with custom cut solid steel backing for free standing or wall mounted display. The etching will be protected by a high quality "bubble" glass, the same kind used on Louie's originals.

Bride of Stan is limited to 50 pieces. Each package will include an embossed and signed Certificate of Authenticity.  Travis will be flying in from NY for a signing at the HF Booth.

The Hi-Fructose Group Art Exhibition

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Hi-Fructose
is curating a Group Exhibition at LA's CoproNason Gallery featuring an
onslaught of fantastic artists shown in the pages of their counter culture magazine.  If you're looking for a list of the participatng artists, click on the poster above.

The artist reception and opening party will take place on Saturday, July 12, 2008 from 8PM until 11:30PM at CoproNason Gallery in Santa Monica, CA.

Hi-Fructose Volume 8

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Hi-Fructose Vol. 8, published by Ouch Factory Yum Club, is set to arrive in your mailbox (or mail slot) in the beginning of July.  With the cover artwork from Camille Rose Garcia, the issue features articles on Femke Heimstra, Robert Hardgrave, the gigantic wooden onslaught of Mike Rae, McBess, Victor Castillo, Esao Andrews, Oksana Badrack, Barnaby Barford and an in depth interview/feature with Camille Rose Garcia.   Plus the Unorthodox Taxidermy of Dr. Seuss, Yoksay Yamamoto, Ferris Plock, and the legendary Eyvind Earle.

The 100 page, perfect bound, full color publication will run $6.95.

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Hi-Fructose Collected Edition Box Set

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Hi-Fructose magazine is pleased to announce their upcoming Hi-Fructose Collected Edition Box Set.  The set will reprint a "best of" selection from the first four hard to find volumes of Hi-Fructose in one hard cover 250 page edition.

The
book edited by Annie Owens and Attaboy, will be printed by Last Gasp.  It will be packaged in a "candy box" which will include:

  • The Hi-Fructose Collected hardcover book
    (cover art by Ray Caesar) featuring: Kurt Halsey, Greg "Craola" Simkins, Invader, Gary Taxali, Ron English, Ragnar, Mark Ryden, Joe Ledbetter, Wilfrid Wood, Jim Woodring, Alex Pardee, Seen, Tim Biskup, Leslie Reppeteaux, Brian McCarty, Attaboy, Fawn Gehweiler, Saur Kids, Chris Uphues, Michael Salter, Gary Baseman, Jeff Soto, Scott Musgrove, Junko Mizuno, Kaiju Big Battel, Dave Cooper, Chris Uphues, PShaw!, Jenny Bird, Ray Caesar, Cat Chow, Longo Land and many more...
  • 5 beautiful embossed color prints by: Greg "Craola" Simkins, Mars-1, Dave Cooper, Travis Louie, and Joe Ledbetter in a special envelope.
  • A special paper craft toy to construct yourself.
  • A d.i.y. Blood Ghost plush pattern template by Jenny Harada.

The Collected Edition Box Set will be limited to 3,000 copies and followed by the standard book edition.  The pre-order will be available in June at hifructose.com

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