KUTV: ‘It’s hilarious’: Parody art steals the spotlight at FanX

Sep 9, 2019 | Media Coverage

Imagine it: Boba Fett reading “Harry Potter”; the Hulk sitting on the toilet, or Darth Vader baking in the kitchen dressed in a Hufflepuff apron. An anonymous artist stole the show at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention with this kind of parody art.

“It’s hilarious and people love it, ” Nick Meagher, an employee of I Am Parody Art told 2News. “It’s very fun to sell because people get such a kick out of it every time they come by. People just throw their heads back laughing.”

A customer gave the idea to create and sell these oil-based paintings to the artist known as “Bucket” nearly three years ago.

“They wondered what it would be like to have Darth Vader sit on a toilet,” Meagher said. “The artist took the idea and it ended up becoming a big thing and became a best selling piece.”(…)

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