Mon
Jul 20 2009 4:00am
Tor.com Anniversary Giveaway #4: $30 Gift Certificate for Bud Plant’s Art Books

The Prize: A $30 gift certificate to Bud Plant’s online comic and art store. Art aficionados rejoice! The image here is from the Spectrum 2009 calendar, one of many items that could be yours.

The Rules: To get this giveaway, all you need to do is comment (once—duplicates won’t count) on this post. The winner will be selected at random. You have until 12pm EST on Tuesday, July 21st, to comment here. No geographic restrictions apply. You may enter yourself to win as many of these giveaways as you’d like, but if you are randomly selected as the winner you are ineligible to receive any others, so make sure to pick the ones you want!

188 comments
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2. Dietes
Mmmmmm....art
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3. k.r.harris
Hear hear! Go artists!
Madeline Ferwerda
4. MadelineF
I've been on Bud Plant's emailing list for a dog's age. Their catalog is so dangerous to read... And yet, I will face that danger. I'm sure I can find more shelf space somewhere.
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5. Angel Gris
i want art.
Belldandy Morisatto
10. Xio
Oh wow! It would take me days to choose...
Dietes
12. Phandy
Books? of ART? .... !! :)
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13. HR Kelly
I'd like to win this one too
Paul Weimer
15. PrinceJvstin
It reminds me somewhat of Martiniere's work.
Pawel Martin
18. pawel_z_wrocka
A nice album by, say, Vallejo or Royo would be nice.
Dietes
19. mycrea
How can I resist?
Dietes
20. bonnieclyde
can't you just see yourself in these pictures sometimes?
Dietes
21. isnochys
Please, pick me!
\o/
Frank Nagy
22. fjnagy
So I was 20 when Apollo 11 landed... will I ever record my birthdate as 20 BA (Before Apollo)?
Glennis LeBlanc
23. Glennis
Bud Plant always has cool stuff to buy. These giveaways make it very hard to choose which ones you want to enter.
Dietes
24. Garyfury
Grand work, all of it.
Scott Murphy
25. MurphyIllustration
Bud Plant is the best! Can't wait to raid the booth at SDCC this weekend!
Dietes
27. Melonie
It's like Christmas only it's July and 118 degrees outside and the birds are dropping on my porch from heatstroke. But hey, presents!!
Dietes
32. klio911
awesome selection of posters and pretty books.
Dietes
33. klio911
want. apologies if this posted double.
Adam DeConinck
39. jagso
Simply beautiful. (Please...pick me...)
Dietes
40. John Carlucci
Pick me instead.

JDC
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43. cGk
Very nice-Happy B'day Tor.com!
Dietes
44. AD Studio
Mmmm.... books from Bud.
Dietes
45. Sean Thurlow
Buds Plant has a fantastic collection of books. Love the spectrum series also, been collecting those for awhile now. Fantastic art!
Dietes
46. eve_in_silver
Happy Birthday Tor!
Dietes
47. culfinglin
What a great mathom to give away on your birthday, Tor.com!
Dietes
48. Jens Claessens
i want to win too :)

http://www.jensclaessens.com
Dominick Saponaro
49. dsaponaro
Happy Birthday! Thanks for the year of great content. Especially the artwork. Kudos to Irene.
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54. sheilaR
comment comment comment! It would be great to win this, there are some books in their latest catalog that I ***NEED***
Dietes
55. PresN
Commenting for a birthday present!
Luce C
58. LuceC
I can certainly make good use of this!
Dietes
59. Scott Johnson
Okay, I'm commenting.
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60. sparksmith
The pic is a Martiniere piece called Engine City that can be found in his book "Quantum Dreams".
Stephen will be at the San Diego Comic-Con this weekend.
William Fee
61. WTBFee
I could finally buy something instead of just looking.
Erik Hovland
62. microe
Making my annual raid of their booth at the Con. Con!
Tara Chang
63. tlchang
Happy Anniversary Tor. (hugs to Bud Plant)
Rebecca A.
65. signaltonoise
Oh, wow. I don't know how I would choose which book I wanted.
Dietes
66. schiavowned
Pick me!
Katrina Templeton
67. katster
Very shiny! Art is always good. (Paul's better, though. *run*)

Seriously, this could be an awesome prize.

-kat
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68. Erika Harm
Woohoo! Art for the win.
Sean Purvis
71. stp115
This would be great. I could finally get one of their catalogs without dreading how much I would want from it...
Dietes
77. jafoca
nice! I'm in!
Dietes
80. John Callaham
I would like some comic book books from Bud Plant
Dietes
84. MJ88
Hope I get it.
Dietes
87. DeadPat
My GF would love me forever if I won this...
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88. Ethansdad
I would definately be interested in winning this prize.
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92. EddVick
Sign me up! I love shopping at Bud Plant's at Comicon.
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94. Malveaux
way to go
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96. casabrow
I love art, believe it or not.
Amy Sisson
99. amysisson
Please enter me in this giveaway. We love Bud Plant's catalogs!
Sherrye Nichols
100. san301
Whoa, yes, pick me for this one, please.
Dietes
101. KenB3
If I don't win any of this stuff I will probably end up buying some, that is a cool site.
Dietes
102. LadyCrow
Yay, art!
Dietes
107. Shiloh S.
sounds good ;)
Randy Moore
109. jalingo
Before there were Spectrum Art books there were Bud Plant's catalogs. Count me in.
Oscar Nelson
110. oscar.nelson
Surprised I haven't run into this store before. Looks interesting.
Tyler Davis
111. killerjello
The prize department of tor is awesome.
Dietes
112. QuantumLeaper
Art books....
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113. Jacob P. Silvia
"This is it! I'm havin' an 'art attack!"
Jan Milkin
114. memethief
Weird -- I thought I'd already commented here. hm.
Jerel Crosland
116. jerel2u
My son does motion graphics for a Hollywood company that creates movie trailers, but his background is in art and illustration, so I *know* he would love a copy of this book. If I win, he wins!
Dietes
117. time_to_read
great choice for a prize! I hope I win
Dietes
118. shmoo
I second what the first guy said... can't go wrong with art
Louis Richards
126. lummer5000
What?
Drat! Another site to drool over.
Dietes
127. mark heath
I love this catalog.
Dietes
130. BGA
Looks cool. Happy birthday Tor.
Dietes
134. jayman
Hi! Please consider me for the drawing! Thanks!
Dietes
135. Meems
Ooooooh, pretty! I'm raising my hand for this one! :-)
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136. Charles G. Childers
Thanks!
L K
138. ayo
Art! Yay! I hadn't discovered Bud Plant yet, but now I've clicked through and am kinda drooling all over the place. These giveaways shouldn't be enticing me to spend money!
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139. Steven Anderson
Count me in!!!
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140. Wyndhammer
sign me up!
Patrick Regan
141. tazo85
I'm a sucker for art books, and that's a v. nice cover.
Dietes
145. Angie Camp
i am the winnah
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146. Bruce Coleman
Wood luv this one
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147. digitalbeachbum
What would you do for a $30 gift card?
Dietes
150. Annette Chambers
Oooh, more pretty!
Tracy Golladay
152. ojisama
who knew that art could make me feel again. If I win I can feel every day
Dietes
153. Scott Johnson
Commenting!
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154. Bob the wordless
Me!Me!Me!
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155. LawyerKevin
comment
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156. kibrika
I don't have any art books of my own yet...
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159. bethanyfig
"it's all about the art"
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161. Belinda M
Great artwork to be had if I win this.
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164. disembodiedspirit
A God in the garden of good and evil.
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165. Abhishek
Contest entry! :)
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168. Bryan Jones
What an interesting picture.
Matthew Hlavaty
171. Mhlavaty
I once fought an Alaskan in the deep reaches of antarctica for a prize of this caliber
Douglas Warren
172. BukaHobbit
Some of the prettiest books on the market. Gimme some!
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173. J.C. Stoner
Is art art?
Rich Gold
174. richg25
Thanks for the chance to participate!
Daniel Dos Santos
175. DanDosSantos
I lost a bet with Bud, and he's been threatening to break my knees.
This would buy me a few more days of safety.
Please, for the kids.
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176. KKincaid
Hey, Bud.
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178. 3Charles
Illustration major here, could definitely use this
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180. James Kenison
Looks good.
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181. Sirith
Who could turn down art books?
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182. Jason Barton
I hope I win... I never win anything (cue miniature violin).
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185. Alex C Telander
Here's hoping, happy Moon day everyone!

Alex C. Telander
BookBanter: Author Interview and Book Review Podcast
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188. Pysul
Post under the deadline?!
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