MORE “THE KISS” PRINTS by Bob Kessel

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MY HERO! by Bob Kessel

“MY HERO” by Bob Kessel is part of the art series “THE KISS”. These pictures and many others, can be purchased as signed and numbered limited edition original fine art prints.

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ANIME KISS GIRLS by Bob Kessel

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ANIME KISS SEPPUN by Bob Kessel

Bob Kessel’s picture “ANIME KISS SEPPUN” is from the art series “THE KISS”. This picture and many others, can be purchased as signed and numbered limited edition original fine art prints. Contact Bob Kessel for prices and availability.

Email:  b.kessel@snet.net • Phone: (860)334-9438

ASTRO BOY by Bob Kessel

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SPLIT ATOMU by Bob Kessel

Bob Kessel has created a new art series titled, “FUTURISM” based on the works of the Italian art movement featuring pictures of Astroboy. The pictures are available as limited edition fine art prints, signed and numbered by the artist. Contact Bob Kessel for prices and availability.

Other pictures in Bob Kessel’s Italian Futurist art series feature Speed Racer, Racer X, Ultraman, Gigantor, 8thman, Gumby and many more.

Astro Boy (鉄腕アトム Tetsuwan Atomu?, lit. “Mighty Atom”) is a Japanese manga series and television program first broadcast in Japan from 1963 to 1966. The story follows the adventures of a fictional robot named Astro Boy and a selection of other characters along the way.
Astro Boy is the first Japanese television series that embodied the aesthetic that later became familiarized as anime.[2] It originated as a manga in 1952 by Osamu Tezuka, who is often reputed as the “god of manga”.
Astro Boy (鉄腕アトム Tetsuwan Atomu, lit. “Mighty Atom”) is a Japanese manga series and television program first broadcast in Japan from 1963 to 1966. The story follows the adventures of a fictional robot named Astro Boy and a selection of other characters along the way.
Astro Boy is the first Japanese television series that embodied the aesthetic that later became familiarized as anime. It originated as a manga in 1952 by Osamu Tezuka, who is often reputed as the “god of manga”.

MENKO by Bob Kessel

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Menko Samurai by Bob Kessel

Bob Kessel has created a new art series titled, “MENKO” based on the Japanese card game. The pictures are available as limited edition fine art prints, signed and numbered by the artist. Contact Bob Kessel for prices and availability.

Menko is a Japanese card game played by two or more players. It is also the name of the type of cards used to play this game. Each player uses Menko cards made from thick paper or cardboard, with one or both side printed with images from anime, manga, etc. The pictures on these cards reflect the popular culture of their time, and Menko cards from the past reflect important information about their era. In the Edo and early Meiji period, images like ninja and samurai were popular. Before World War II, the most popular images were of the military, like fighter planes and battleships. After the war, characters from anime and manga were popular, as well as baseball players.