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Capturing Archetypes : Twenty Years of Sideshow Collectibles Art - . SIDESHOW COLLECTIBLES

Capturing Archetypes

Twenty Years of Sideshow Collectibles Art

Hardcover Published: 22nd April 2014
ISBN: 9781608873197
Number Of Pages: 216

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A gallery from Sideshow Collectibles, renowned specialty manufacturer of collectible figures, showcasing intricately designed likenesses of pop culture icons.

A deluxe gallery of Sideshow Collectibles’ best work, Capturing Archetypes: The Art of Sideshow Collectibles showcases the stunning creations produced by one of the world’s premier manufacturers of collectible figures and statues. Featuring iconic and universally beloved characters from franchises such as Star Wars, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, G.I. Joe, and Indiana Jones, this collection celebrates Sideshow’s astonishing ability to capture the essence of archetypal characters in its phenomenal art pieces. A must-have collectible in its own right, this elegant book is the artistic culmination of Sideshow’s incredible ambition and undeniable skill. With a removable acetate belly band over a debossed cover, Capturing Archetypes will delight pop culture enthusiasts and dedicated collectors alike.

Industry Reviews

."..this book is simply gorgeous. As you flip slowly through the pages (this is not a book you should inhale in a single breath), you'll be floored by not just the close-ups on well-made figures but also the way they've been posed and lit."
--Geeks with Curves

"The book is absolutely stunning, as is the work from Sideshow Collectibles, and there's very little getting in the way of displaying these pieces within the book... Is "Capturing Archetypes" Worth Reading? Absolutely, especially for collectors. Sideshow Collectibles create the best statues around, with incredible detail, and this book allows everybody to enjoy an up close and personal look at the figures. That way, you can keep people from poking through all your own collectibles."
--"The Film Reel"
"The book does a fantastic job of capturing the brilliance of the collectible figures that Sideshow has released over the past 20 years. It's safe to say that fans everywhere will be able to find MULTIPLE things to covet and drool over in this hard bound, over-sized tribute to this industry leader... The book features over 200 pages featuring stunning photos of Sideshow Collectibles impressive portfolio and is a MUST have for fans of pop culture."
--"Blurppy"
"Those familiar with Sideshow Collectibles work will appreciate the work that went into making this book, and those who are seeing what the company is capable of for the first time with this book will want to start collecting their art immediately."
--"Complex.com"
..".this book is simply gorgeous. As you flip slowly through the pages (this is not a book you should inhale in a single breath), you'll be floored by not just the close-ups on well-made figures but also the way they've been posed and lit."
--"Geeks with Curves"
"This is a classy volume worthy of your coffee table or home library...a remarkable book. Extremely polished and professionally photographed, "Capturing Archetypes" is an elegant look at Sideshow's fine craftsmanship. Those unfamiliar with our great pastime will marvel at what Sideshow has achieved. The rest of us will gawk over something we already know is awesome. Pop culture newbie or dedicated collector, "Capturing Archetypes: Twenty Years of Sideshow C
"I have been privileged to hold many beautiful art books ranging from the art of movies, to the art of book covers, to the art of paleoartists. None have been as visually stunning as "Capturing Archetypes.""
--"RedOrbit"
"The book is absolutely stunning, as is the work from Sideshow Collectibles, and there's very little getting in the way of displaying these pieces within the book... Is "Capturing Archetypes" Worth Reading? Absolutely, especially for collectors. Sideshow Collectibles create the best statues around, with incredible detail, and this book allows everybody to enjoy an up close and personal look at the figures. That way, you can keep people from poking through all your own collectibles."
--"The Film Reel"
"The book does a fantastic job of capturing the brilliance of the collectible figures that Sideshow has released over the past 20 years. It's safe to say that fans everywhere will be able to find MULTIPLE things to covet and drool over in this hard bound, over-sized tribute to this industry leader... The book features over 200 pages featuring stunning photos of Sideshow Collectibles impressive portfolio and is a MUST have for fans of pop culture."
--"Blurppy"
"Those familiar with Sideshow Collectibles work will appreciate the work that went into making this book, and those who are seeing what the company is capable of for the first time with this book will want to start collecting their art immediately."
--"Complex.com"
..".this book is simply gorgeous. As you flip slowly through the pages (this is not a book you should inhale in a single breath), you'll be floored by not just the close-ups on well-made figures but also the way they've been posed and lit."
--"Geeks with Curves"
"This is a classy volume worthy of your coffee table or home library...a remarkable book. Extremely polished and professionally photographed, "Capturing Archetypes" is an elegant look at Sideshow's fine craftsmanship. Those unfamiliar with our great pastime will marvel at what Sideshow has achieved. The rest of us will gawk over something we already know is awesome. Pop culture newbie or dedicated collector, "Capturing Archetypes: Twenty Years of Sideshow Collectibles Art" is an art book worth owning."
--"Figures.com"
"Through the years Sideshow has put out catalogs of its product--these grew from just a folded pamphlet 20 years ago, to large impressive coffee-table books in the more recent years. Now they've put out a book that captures the best of their collectibles in iconic photography and it is a collectible in itself." and "This is a wonderful book and a work of art in and of itself."
--"SideshowCollectors.com"

I have been privileged to hold many beautiful art books ranging from the art of movies, to the art of book covers, to the art of paleoartists. None have been as visually stunning as "Capturing Archetypes."
"RedOrbit"
The book is absolutely stunning, as is the work from Sideshow Collectibles, and there s very little getting in the way of displaying these pieces within the book Is "Capturing Archetypes" Worth Reading? Absolutely, especially for collectors. Sideshow Collectibles create the best statues around, with incredible detail, and this book allows everybody to enjoy an up close and personal look at the figures. That way, you can keep people from poking through all your own collectibles.
"The Film Reel"
The book does a fantastic job of capturing the brilliance of the collectible figures that Sideshow has released over the past 20 years. It s safe to say that fans everywhere will be able to find MULTIPLE things to covet and drool over in this hard bound, over-sized tribute to this industry leader The book features over 200 pages featuring stunning photos of Sideshow Collectibles impressive portfolio and is a MUST have for fans of pop culture.
"Blurppy"
Those familiar with Sideshow Collectibles work will appreciate the work that went into making this book, and those who are seeing what the company is capable of for the first time with this book will want to start collecting their art immediately.
"Complex.com"
this book is simply gorgeous. As you flip slowly through the pages (this is not a book you should inhale in a single breath), you'll be floored by not just the close-ups on well-made figures but also the way they've been posed and lit.
"Geeks with Curves"
This is a classy volume worthy of your coffee table or home librarya remarkable book. Extremely polished and professionally photographed, "Capturing Archetypes" is an elegant look at Sideshow's fine craftsmanship. Those unfamiliar with our great pastime will marvel at what Sideshow has achieved. The rest of us will gawk over something we already know is awesome. Pop culture newbie or dedicated collector, "Capturing Archetypes: Twenty Years of Sideshow Collectibles Art" is an art book worth owning.
"Figures.com"
Through the years Sideshow has put out catalogs of its productthese grew from just a folded pamphlet 20 years ago, to large impressive coffee-table books in the more recent years. Now they've put out a book that captures the best of their collectibles in iconic photography and it is a collectible in itself. and This is a wonderful book and a work of art in and of itself.
"SideshowCollectors.com"
"

ISBN: 9781608873197
ISBN-10: 1608873196
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 22nd April 2014
Publisher: Insight Editions, Div of Palace Publishing Group, LP
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 33.2 x 24.5  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 1.77

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