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Notorious Artist. Captivating Writer. Indie Filmmaker. Dashing Professor. Loving Husband. Savvy Entrepreneur. Closet Musician. Passionate Fan-boy. Pizza Connoisseur. Total Primadonna... Not necessarily in that order.
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  • Another detail from the latest STAR WARS limited edition arthellip
    3 hours ago by matt_busch_instagram Another detail from the latest STAR WARS limited edition art print, "40 Years of Cosmic Collectibles!" THE GREAT: both MAD Magazine and the Marvel Comics were super inspirational as a kid. THE RARE: Boba Fett prototype figure with the missile launching backpack. THE STRANGE: Chewbacca Mom Mask! Hey- quit hating on that lady- that video made me laugh. You're just jealous that your own fandom hasn't brought you on late night talk shows. Can't we just laugh, love, and embrace?  #chewbaccamom   #chewbaccamask   #madmagazine   #snaggletooth   #bobafettfigure   #starwarsmarvel 
  • Were going to have a lot of new ALADDIN 3477hellip
    17 hours ago by matt_busch_instagram We're going to have a lot of new ALADDIN 3477 merch at the Star Wars Celebration- just 2 weeks away! Right now our top seller is the Fidgi front and back shirt. We'll have them in black, maroon, and navy blue.  #Aladdin3477   #fidgi   #starwarscelebration   #robot   #80srobot   #radioheads 
  • In addition to all the new STAR WARS fun Linhellip
    1 day ago by matt_busch_instagram In addition to all the new STAR WARS fun Lin Zy and I have in store for Star Wars Celebration, we'll also have some exciting things to share involving our own baby, ALADDIN 3477! And, we will be bring a number of Cast and Crew from the movie for you to meet and join in the fun... Including ALADDIN himself, Mr. Erik Steele! At designated times, we will be giving FREE Movie Posters that you can get signed by cast and crew... ALSO FREE! And- did I mention you'll get a brand new sneak peek at the movie? None of…
  • One of the things I never understood yet fills mehellip
    2 days ago by matt_busch_instagram One of the things I never understood, yet fills me with so much nostalgia, is the original line of  #Artoo  Detoo  #actionfigures  from  #Kenner  . What was up with  #r2d2  's head? The comparative Threepio figure was pretty accurate. Years later for the ESB figure of R2, they added the sweet sensor scope, but still the bizarre head that does resemble R2 at all. Years later, did they change it for the ROTJ a line? Nope! And yet, the nostalgia I get for that dumb head is crazy. I just about died when I saw the  #GentleGiant   #Jumbo  version of…
  • Heres another of the 4 Women of the Rebellion pieceshellip
    3 days ago by matt_busch_instagram Here's another of the 4 "Women of the Rebellion" pieces that Lin Zy and I illustrated for  @jedinewsuk  !  @starwarscelebration  will be giving out a different postcard each day for FREE! Come by booth 3610 to have Linzy and I sign them. Our first time illustrating Carrie since she passed (Kenny Baker as well.) a lot of thought when into how to celebrate the memorable character that will live with us forever.  #starwarsart   #ripcarriefisher   #jedinews   #princessleia   #alderaan 
  • So proud of withlovelinzy and her awesome Journey into thehellip
    7 days ago by matt_busch_instagram So proud of  @withlovelinzy  and her awesome "Journey into the Underworld" limited edition art print, inspired by the evocative fate of Ahsoka, as previously hinted by REBELS director Dave Filoni. I can tell you- Lin Zy will sell out faster than I. If you want to nab one of these vintage Japanese scroll- style prints, lock one in now at MattBuschStore.com

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Testimonials
“Matt’s illustrations are killer.  No, really.”
WIRED Magazine
“Busch soars higher and higher, refusing to be unseen by the industry.”
AXIS Magaine
“Busch flawlessly lays out a story ripe with suspense, action, tragedy, and superb pacing.”
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE Magazine
“From the opening scene to the unexpected revelation at the story’s end, Busch doesn’t skimp on the twists and surprises that keep this story fresh with every development.”
COMIC BUYER'S GUIDE Magazine
“If there’s one thing I know, it’s not to miss a single thing this guy does.”
Rikki RockettPOISON
Matt, you’re a genius.
J.J. AbramsDirectorSTAR WARS: The Force Awakens
“Love Busch. Few people say that. I do.”
Gene SimmonsKISS
“Matt’s work is truly beautiful.”
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EXCLUSIVE MATT BUSCH MIGHTY MUGG FIGURE!

Matt Busch has hand painted one of Hasbro’s Mighty Mugg figurines as  part of a charity for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. 

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July 10, 2016 3:30 pm
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MATT BUSCH “COVERS” THE BEATLES!

A new hardcover art book called The White Album features a number of artists and photographers (including Matt Busch and Paul Michael Kane) paying tribute to The Beatles’ wonderful music!

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July 10, 2016 3:21 pm
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MATT BUSCH SPECIAL GUEST AT DISNEY WORLD!

This weekend at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando Florida is the opening of STAR WARS WEEKENDS! Matt Busch will be a guest signing autographs along with actors Ray Park, Warwick Davis, and James Arnold Taylor.

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July 10, 2016 3:14 pm
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YOU TOO CAN OWN MATT BUSCH’S SLAVE… LEIA!

STAR WARS artist Matt Busch, Actress Carrie Fisher, Lucasfilm, Motor City Conventions and Paul Michael Kane have all teamed up to offer this beautiful lithograph depicting Princess Leia as Jabba the Hutt’s slave. All proceeds from the sale of this print will benefit actress Carrie Fisher’s endorsed charity, the Pajama Program.

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July 10, 2016 3:10 pm
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LUCASFILM AUCTIONS BUSCH ART TO HELP AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS!

In an effort to help the Australian Red Cross aid the Victorian Bushfire Appeal, Lucasfilm is auctioning off an extremely limited print illustrated by Matt Busch.

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July 10, 2016 3:07 pm
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MATT BUSCH’S GENE SIMMONS’ HOUSE OF HORRORS REVIEW!

Legendary KISS singer and bassist, Gene Simmons, is huge fan of Matt Busch’s work. Busch recently created art that is featured on the Season 2 DVD box set of Simmons’ Family Jewels reality show. The two have met on several occasions, one of which can be seen in Busch’s new documentary, ILLUSTRATION NATION, coming soon

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July 10, 2016 3:02 pm
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HASBRO RELEASES NEW ACTION FIGURE NAMED AFTER MATT BUSCH!

Hasbro, the official licensee for STAR WARS toys, has released a new “Droid Factory” collection of action figures, where collecting six figures gives you six extra pieces to create an all-new “Build-a-Droid” figure. The new series lets you build MB-RA-7, a figure somewhat created by and named after artist Matt Busch.

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July 10, 2016 2:58 pm
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WORLD PREMIERE OF ILLUSTRATION NATION!

TONIGHT! At the Main Art Movie Theater in Royal Oak, Michigan: ILLUSTRATION NATION! Tickets $9.25 (General Admission) at the Box Office.

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July 10, 2016 2:53 pm
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MATT BUSCH BECOMES A STORMTROOPER

STAR WARS artist Matt Busch has become the world’s first Honorary Member of the 501st Legion of Stormtroopers to get his armor!

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BUSCH ILLUSTRATES STAR WARS: CLONE WARS POSTER!

Based on the highly anticipated CLONE WARS show coming to Cartoon Network, Matt Busch has illustrated a beautiful montage capturing the turmoil and excitement!

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July 10, 2016 2:43 pm
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LISTEN TO MATT ON WNJC RADIO!

Last week Matt Busch was a guest on a WNJC Radio Show called Fictional Frontiers, hosted by Sohaib Awan. Recorded live at the Comic-con International event in San Diego, Matt discusses his trip to Japan, how he became a STAR WARS artist, current and future comic book projects, and what the heck is a “Rock

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July 10, 2016 2:37 pm
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MATT BUSCH ON CANADIAN TV!

Recently a special guest on Canada’s entertaining comic book talk show, COMIC BOOK SYNDICATE, Matt Busch’s episode segments are now on YouTube!

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July 10, 2016 2:26 pm
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MATT BUSCH IN JAPAN!

Matt Busch is currently on in Tokyo promoting the 30th Anniversary of STAR WARS in Japan! This weekend/next week is the STAR WARS Celebration Japan show at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba.

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July 10, 2016 2:17 pm
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YOU CAN DRAW STAR WARS Volume 2 coming to DVD!

As a follow-up to the original series of tutorial videos that found limited release on DVD in 2007, Lucasfilm Ltd. has authorized a new DVD from DK Publishing and Planetmatt Entertainment: YOU CAN DRAW STAR WARS- VOLUME TWO.

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THE WORLDS OF MATT BUSCH NOW AVAILABLE!

The new art book, The Worlds of Matt Busch, is available now, collecting all the different entertainment genres Busch has been involved with.

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July 10, 2016 1:50 pm
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Fidgi
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MATT BUSCH FEATURED SPECIAL GUEST AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL!

Busch joins other notable Special Guests including horror visionary Bernie Wrightson, Mad Magazine artists Al Jaffee and Sergio Aragones, Comic Artist Giants Jim Lee and J.G. Jones, Animator Dean Yeagle, and award winning writer icons Ray Bradbury, Joe Hill and Dean Koontz.

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July 10, 2016 1:45 pm
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FIGHTING LYMPHOMA, JEDI STYLE!

Matt Busch, Lucasfilm, The 501st Great Lakes Garrison, and Paul Michael Kane have teamed up to produce this beautiful poster commemorating the 25th Anniversary of RETURN OF THE JEDI!

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July 10, 2016 1:40 pm
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BUSCH TO ILLUSTRATE COVERS FOR NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

This June, Avatar Press will release a first annual special George Romero’s NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD book, with the cover illustrated by Matt Busch.

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NEW HOW TO DRAW MANGA SERIES ON STARWARS.COM!

StarWars.com has just released Part One of a new How To Draw Manga series, written and illustrated by Manga Matt Busch! Manga, of course, refers to the Japanese style of comics, and what a better way to prep for the upcoming Celebration Japan show in July than to explore some of their pop culture.

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July 10, 2016 1:27 pm
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YOU CAN DRAW STAR WARS Videos Released on DVD!

Matt Busch was the key illustrator of the critically acclaimed book You Can Draw StarWars (Lucasfilm and DK Publishing) for which the video series is loosely based.

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LORD OF THE RINGS: Masterpieces!

Topps Inc. has just released the new LORD OF THE RINGS Masterpieces 2 series of Trading Cards, which features a collection of today’s top industry artists, including Matt Busch.

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BUSCH SPEAKS AT THE DETROIT / WINDSOR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

This weekend is the Detroit Windsor International Film Festival, showcasing a plethora of new independent films from the world over, and includes workshops and panels on animation and filmmaking from industry professionals. One such guest speaker will be Matt Busch, and he’ll talk about all things STAR WARS, Illustration for the entertainment industry, and his

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July 10, 2008 12:52 pm
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