Arthur Suydam Responds To Confirmed Photoshopping Of His Photos


Amongst the controversy of Arthur Suydam and the table space at Montreal Comiccon, Erik Larsen and others pointed out how the promotional images from Arthur Suydam's official website of his line at a show had been doctored to add people to it.

This was denied by those close to Suydam who described such an act as "laughable".

CJLWfRKUsAAeKi0It's not so laughable now.

CJLc4plWUAEsPnjThanks to Toronto Joker, hat tip, kav and Jamie Colville. So what did Arthur have to say? He told Bleeding Cool


"Thanks for bringing the photo to our attention. I'm on the road with no Internet, but if it's the one I think by the description, that's a rather old one that one of my former assistants pulled off the Internet. Probably a pic that a client was using to promote an appearance…I had liked the photo because it was a side view and showcased the fans as well and the convention experience. It seemed representative.

"We had no idea anything in the photo was apart from the original, since I do have a lot of folks visiting–especially on Sunday when I do free sketches for kids. We do that at all shows and offer other promotions as well– I just assumed it was one of those days.

"I haven't updated that site in years. As said, thanks again for pointing it out."


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