CROWDFUND: HEX x Jim Lee | The First Backpacks for Artists & Collectors
On its way to the stretch goal of $250K (contributors receive a Jim Lee print!), this ultimate con-going bag for pros, hobbyists and fans boasts all kinds of features to keep your tools and treasures safe: Removable 11” x 17” portfolio, art supplies organizers, waterproof ink pocket, fleece-lined laptop pocket and padded tablet pocket, charger cable pass-through, quick access card/ID pocket, and more. The Collector’s Backpack boasts individual fleece-lined comic carrying pockets, poster tube holder, anti-theft zipper lock and a pocket that perfectly fits the Overstreet Price Guide. Plus, Jim Lee art that will make the haters say, Holy enviable con accessories, Batman!
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