Swatch signing in Vienna!


Coming September 9 and 10 I will be in Vienna for a signing at the SIXXA store (the 9th) as well as the Sneakerness event on the 10th for a meet and greet! more info here:

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http://sixxa.blogspot.com/2011/09/joe-ledbetter-sixxa-store-und.html

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Quick and Painful


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Quick & Painful will feature today’s most elite low brow artists doing original Tattoo Flash. “Flash” is a set tattoo designs classically printed or drawn on an 11″ x 14″ piece of paper or cardboard. Flash is either drawn by the individual tattooer for display and use in his own studio, or traded and sold among other tattooers. By the turn of the new century, most tattoo studios have become custom shops with the flash serving as more of a reference for ideas.

Among the artists and designers that will be presenting Flash Prints for the exhibition are Alex Pardee, Amanda Visell, Brandt Peters, Camilla D’Errico, David Horvath, Devilrobots, Frank Kozik, Greg “Craola” Simkins, Joe Ledbetter, Junko Mizuno, Kathie Olivas, Pete Fowler, Ron English, Sam Flores, TADO, Tara McPherson, and Tokidoki co-founder and Creative Director Simone Legno.

Quick & Painful was curated by Nichole East of Hope Gallery. East reached out to iconic artists from her Pop Art background. Each artist was given the confines of 11 x 14 inch platform to create their own unique set of tattoo flash.

“After years of working in the low brow and pop art scene, I started to see how many fans were getting tattoos of my favorite artists. It seemed a natural urge to make sure it was done right,” said Nichole East.

The first event will take part at Crewest Gallery in Los Angeles on September 3rd; Hope Gallery in New Haven, CT on September 24th; Rotofugi Gallery in Chicago on October 8th; and during Art Basel in Miami December 1st-4th. World renowned tattoo artists likeJoe Capobianco, Eric Merrill, Julio Rodriguez, Jime Litwalk, Dan Smith, Patrick Cornolo, and Sean Adams, will be tattooing fans the night of the opening with their favorite designs chosen right from the wall. The nights will also be filled with events, giveaways, and contests for fans of Tattoos and Pop Art.

All of the Flash Sets created for Quick & Painful will be available for purchase at each of the show dates and available online at The Hope Shop starting October 9th.

Calavera Bunny


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MUTANT BUNNY PRINT SERIES #6:

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We’re happy to continue the “Mutant Bunny Print Series 2011″ with print #6: “CALAVERA BUNNY” (based on Jose Posada’s famous portrait “La Calavera Catrina”). This print series features 12 new 5×7″ Giclee prints (matching the same size of the original Mutant Bunny print series of a few years ago), celebrating 2011 as the year of the rabbit. All prints are signed, numbered and watermark de-bossed for authenticity. It is a limited editions of 99. Click below for the link to Mutant Bunny 2011 print #6: Calavera Bunny.

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NEW 12″ Mutant Bunny FIGURE SERIES


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NEW BUNNIES!!!

Another bit of BIG news, were happy to announce the 12-inch MUTANT BUNNY Figure Series. This series features 40 uniquely customized figures on a brand new 12″ resin bunny sculpt! The first batch of 5 figures is now releasing, while the remainder of the series will be released intermittently for the next year or so.

Now’s your chance to get your hands on a one-of-a-kind Joe Ledbetter objet d’art, which beautifully combines his strong and unique design aesthetic with his absolutely amazing painting skills.

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LAVA edition Wrecks and Dazey


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The third edition of Joe Ledbetter’s ‘Wrecks and Dazey’  2-figure set is about to drop, and it’s the one you’ve been waiting on.  Why?  Lava.  Limited to 100 sets, the Wrecks and Dazey Lava edition features a striking black + lime green color scheme against the awesome skeletal deco of the previous ‘fossil’ edition.   This is perhaps the definitive edition of Wrecks (7”) and Dazey (4”), both of whom made their debut on the cover of Motion City Soundtrack’s ‘My Dinosaur Life’ album.

Produced by Analog Playset and distributed by The Loyal Subjects, Wrecks and Dazey Lava Edition will be released on Wednesday, August 24th 2011Noon PDTexclusively at theloyalsubjects.com for $110.

Sundae Bunny!


We’re happy to continue the “Mutant Bunny Print Series 2011″ with print #5: “SUNDAE BUNNY.” This print series features 12 new 5×7″ Giclee prints (matching the same size of the original Mutant Bunny print series of a few years ago), celebrating 2011 as the year of the rabbit. All prints are signed, numbered and watermark de-bossed for authenticity. It is a limited editions of 99. Click below for the link to Mutant Bunny 2011 print #5: Sundae Bunny.

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“Mutant Bunny Mickey Monster” @ SDCC


Joe will be releasing a beautiful new serigraph print on birch wood with Hi-Fructose Magazine at their booth (#4939).

“Mutant Bunny Mickey Monster” will be available at 12 NOON on FRIDAY (July 22)

Joe will be signing exclusively with Hi-Fructose this year, please click the link for the entire Hi-Fructose signing schedule: http://www.hifructose.com/the-blog/1654-hi-fructose-at-sdcc-schedule-a-exclusives.html

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Mr. Bunny-Fu


Available at San Diego ComiCon:

“Mr. Bunny-Fu” and “Sno Bunny-Fu”

A mix project with Devilrobot’s TO-FU characters, these bunny-fu’s stand 4″ tall (not including the ears), and will be available for the first time in North America at SDCC @ Toy Tokyo’s booth (#5437).

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Pocket Change coins: series 1


Debuting @ San Diego ComiCon:

Introducing Pocket Change Art Coins!

Series 1 is set to debut at San Diego Comic Con 2011 at October Toys booth #4838

featuring coins by Andrew Bell, Frank Kozik, Joe Ledbetter, Scott Tolleson, and 64Colors. Each limited edition, 1.5″ engraved metal coin will be available for $10. Shiny flippable fun included with every collectible coin!

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Wrecks and Dazey FOSSIL EDITION


The Fossil Edition of Joe Ledbetter’s Wrecks & Dazey will be available Today (7/11/11) at 12pm PDT from:

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Limited to only 300 pieces worldwide, get yours before there extinct!FOSSILpress

Magic Bunny!


Here it is! “Magic Bunny” print #4 in the Mutant Bunny Print Series 2011:

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new: Interchangeable Key Charms


I’m not sure where these are available yet. Please ask your favorite retailer about:

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2 sets will be  available. Each set comes with 6 detachable key charms and includes mobile straps.

Wrecks and Dazey release!


Wrecks and Dazey RELEASE!! video and party pics from Meltdown Comics, LA, CA. June 12, 2011:

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