Tonight was the signing at GR2 for the long awaited wooden Choegal figure from David Choe. Limited to only 1,000 pieces, it features mechanical parts and has three facial expressions (happy, sad, angry). All are hand-painted, so no two are different, though not by Choe himself.
Choe was signing anything and everything, taking his time for each fan as they waited patiently in line, some for well over two hours plus. In addition to the Choegal
also had a new limited edition skateboard deck on hand that many were picking up, as well as the new issue of Giant Robot
which Choe graces the cover of. Below he can be seen working on a sweet whale drawing that the owner was going to go get made into a tattoo…
The “PostIt Show”
) was still up and provided a great back drop to pass the time for those waiting in line once they got into GR2
(picked up a sweet lil’ Evah Fan and LeMerde myself
Joe Hahn of Linkin Park swung by (seen below) to offer up his congrats to Choe and got in on the action as well, signing/drawing in a few sketch books for fans… James Jean was also spotted swinging through to offer his congrats to Choe as we were leaving for the evening…
If you weren’t lucky enough to roll through GR2 this evening, you can pick up the new Choegal from Ningyoushi here.