In anticipation of NYCC this week, we've asked Art Toy pioneer extraordinaire PETE FOWLER a few questions about his plans for the show. He'll be there - signing at the DUDEBOX booth and promoting both his new DAI OCEAN vinyl and the ongoing original painting giveaway. Read on...!
CLUTTER: What are you doing at Comic Con this week?
PETE FOWLER: I'll be at booth #2915 with Dudebox, signing toys and doing some drawings, if people are nice to me! I have some new toys Iâve designed that are being released by Dudebox and looking forward to being back in New York. I think itâs the launch for the figures.
CLTR: What are you looking forward to for the weekend in New York?
PF: Catching up with people I haven't seen for a long time, meeting some new people and generally hanging out and having a good time. I've missed enormous breakfasts, so hoping to grab a few of those.
CLTR: Can you tell us a little bit more about what's happening with you at the Dudebox booth?
PF: Well, Iâll be signing there on Saturday, October 13, 11am and 4pm, and Sunday, October 14, 11am and 3pm. Weâll be launching the new toys through including the new Dai Ocean figure.
CLTR: Can you talk about the Pete Fowler & Fiends platform?
PF: Iâve never really been involved with many platform toys, but the idea of designing a batch of them was interesting to me, to try and break away from the forms that Iâve seen over and over again. Also a project to get other artists I admire and up and comers involved. I feel Iâve been away from the world of toy design long enough to get back on the boat again!
CLTR: Anything else you're interested in?
PF: Thatâs an open-ended question! Well, Iâm really into painting at the moment and have a show coming up in December in my hometown of Cardiff in Wales. I love painting and hands-on mark-making in general, so Iâm going to do more of this next year for sure.
I buy a lot of records and make them with Seahawks, who Iâm one half of with my fellow shipmate Jon Tye, so music is always there as an inspiration. I occasionally have a chair dance or five in my studio and music related themes
CLTR: Thanks, Pete! See you at the show!
PF: Cheers, guys!
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