The end of con-sketches from Adam Hughes?

#1 Edited by satanmode (295 posts) - - Show Bio

Super-crappy news for all the AH! fans out there.  AH! seem to be calling it quits in regard to con-sketches.  After years of having his con sketches flipped on eBay, the straw that broke the camel's back arrived this past weekend at a Boston Comic Con in the form of a eBay flipper pretending to be a genuine fan ceaselessly begging for a sketch.  Needless to say, the sketch was on eBay 24 hours later. 

What a revolting development.

The infamous sketch:

Adam Hughes - Wonder Woman
#2 Posted by Mercy_ (92767 posts) - - Show Bio

I saw that on Twitter last night. It's a shame, but I understand him not wanting to do it anymore if it's just gonna be thrown right up on eBay. 

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#3 Posted by satanmode (295 posts) - - Show Bio
@The Dark Huntress: Agreed.  His sketches sell on eBay for 4 to 10 times as much as he charges at a con.  I think the only reason he did it so long was because of the (real) fans.
#4 Posted by ARMIV (4140 posts) - - Show Bio

Man...people are such scum...

#5 Posted by Mercy_ (92767 posts) - - Show Bio
@satanmode: It just takes all the niceness out of the gesture. I mean, sure he charges, but what he does is truly a piece of art and he's obviously charging only a fraction of what it's worth. People abusing that must be so disheartening. Which sucks, because he seems like a genuinely really nice guy. 
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#6 Posted by Aiden Cross (15569 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't blame him.

#7 Posted by A_O_N (352 posts) - - Show Bio

'Tis a shame!

#8 Posted by Wonder Princess (138 posts) - - Show Bio

Mr Hughes is such a nice guy. I understand him being tired of this. It is a shame for all of the real fans that a few bad apples messed things up.

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