Sign & Digital Graphics

Recognized Supplier Guide '20

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S D G M A G . C O M • M A R C H 2 0 2 0 • 3 3 Carlos Molina is the head of business development for Projekt Cars. W hat seemed to be a childhood dream to many comic fanboys who enjoyed their time on Playstation's Gran Turismo, became a reality at SEMA 2019. Five uniquely different comic-themed cars were placed on display by the ever- changing builders from Projekt Cars. All but one was featured inside a booth, but all garnished a lot of attention and social media buzz during the event. After the approval from the artist to allow us the use of his art was received, we immediately contacted Mutoh on our comic-car takeover at SEMA 2019. The list of comic themed vehicles was as follows: • Spider Buggy | NRG Booth • Deathstroke Camaro | MGP Caliper Covers • Spider Gwen Gladiator | Mutoh America • Deadpool vs Carnage Mustang | Schrader • Venom Charger | Mutoh America Projekt Cars first began combining comic book-themed concepts with SEMA builds in 2012 with a Japanese Manga-inspired Evo. Then, with the popularity of Ryan Reynolds, they returned with a Deadpool GT350 for the Mutoh booth in 2015. After a brush with an attorney from Marvel, they sought out the proper protocol with Todd McFarlane and produced four different Spawn builds, two were featured in a booth at SEMA 2017. This year, they completed a multitude of character vehicles with the help and blessing of comic book artist Tyler Kirkham. Wraps take on superpowered personalities Marvels TO BEHOLD B Y C A R L O S M O L I N A

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