About Matt
Notorious Artist. Distinguished 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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Testimonials
“Matt’s illustrations are killer.  No, really.”
WIRED Magazine
“Busch flawlessly lays out a story ripe with suspense, action, tragedy, and superb pacing.”
COMICS BUYER'S GUIDE Magazine
Matt, you’re a genius.
J.J. AbramsDirectorSTAR WARS: The Force Awakens
“Love Busch. Few people say that. I do.”
Gene SimmonsKISS
“Busch soars higher and higher, refusing to be unseen by the industry.”
AXIS Magaine
“If there’s one thing I know, it’s not to miss a single thing this guy does.”
Rikki RockettPOISON
“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
“Matt’s work is truly beautiful.”
John DolmayanSYSTEM OF A DOWN

ARTINSIGHTS ANIMATION & FILM ART GALLERY EXHIBITS BUSCH ART!

Hollywood is Dead artist and creator Matt Busch has recently struck a deal with ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery to exclusively represent the zombified parody original paintings.

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July 21, 2016 2:37 pm
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NEW INTERVIEW WITH HOLLYWOOD IS DEAD ARTIST MATT BUSCH!

The Paradise of Horror has a new insightful interview with HOLLYWOOD IS DEAD artist Matt Busch.

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July 21, 2016 2:33 pm
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WIRED MAGAZINE VISITS HOLLYWOOD IS DEAD!

At the massive Comic-Con International show in San Diego, WIRED Magazine payed a visit to Artist Matt Busch’s booth to get the scoop on HOLLYWOOD IS DEAD.

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July 21, 2016 2:30 pm
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MATT BUSCH IS DRAWN BY SUCCESS!

DRAWN BY SUCCESS is a fantastic website designed for aspiring artists and pros alike who are looking to improve their business side by attracting better clients and higher fees.

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July 21, 2016 2:24 pm
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COMEDIAN MIKE BOBBIT INTERVIEWS MATT BUSCH!

Comedian Mike Bobbit and artist Matt Busch share a lot of coincidences, from growing up with an affinity for Star Wars in the suburbs of Michigan to… Well, you’ll just have to check out this fantastic interview!

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July 21, 2016 2:21 pm
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NEW INTERVIEW AT SKETCH CARD ART BLOG!

Matt Busch has a new interview at Jessica Hickman’s fantastic Sketch Card Art Blog, which explores the art and business of sketch cards, both from pro and aspiring artists, to the consumer and collectors that have made this new industry explode in the last in recent years.

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July 21, 2016 2:13 pm
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MATT BUSCH HEADS THE TK PROJECT!

From the International 501st Legion of Strormtroopers and the Make-A-Wish Foundation comes The TK Project: A collection custom crated and painted TK Stormtrooper helmets from around the world.

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July 21, 2016 2:07 pm
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NEW INTERVIEW ON BUSYGAMER.COM!

Matt Busch was recently interviewed in Dallas by the fine folks at Busy Gamer. Matt talked about everything from You Can Draw STAR WARS, sexy drumsticks, working in a freelance industry, artist tips, and what he’s working on now.

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July 21, 2016 2:03 pm
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ZOMBIE WARS POSTERS ON STARWARS.COM

To commemorate the release of the world’s first STAR WARS horror novel, DEATH TROOPERS, StarWars.com is running a special Zombie Week! When Lucasfilm asked to contribute a zombie-inspired poster, artist Matt Busch not only jumped at the chance, he decided to do six of them, one for each movie in the saga.

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July 21, 2016 1:58 pm
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BOBA FETT T-SHIRT BY MATT BUSCH AVAILABLE NOW!

Super department store chain KOHL’s now has an exclusive Boba Fett T-Shirt illustrated by Matt Busch.

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July 21, 2016 1:53 pm
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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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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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