Saturday, July 15, 2006

CHICAGO WIZARD WORLD CON photo opportunity! is going to exhibit the original ANIMAGIC RUDOLPH & SANTA ANIMAGIC figures at the CHICAGO WIZARD WORLD CON and fans will have an opportunity to be photographed with them digitally! There will also be a LIVE SANTA CLAUS to take pictures with and a LIMITED EDITION postcard given out with purchase of the restored puppets! I will also be showing some VERY Rare RANKIN/BASS clips and discussing my work with RANKIN/BASS and some exciting things on the horizon including a RANKIN/BASS Symphony that I will serve as ART DIRECTOR and MAURY LAWS is orchestrating! The Symphony will tour the country in 2007 and appear at all the major venues including the BOSTON POPS!

RICK GOLDSCHMIDT SINGS is released on CD! My new CD is available at and and it is called RICK GOLDSCHMIDT SINGS. It features 10 original songs recorded in TEMPE, AZ and CHICAGO, IL. Special guest musicians on the project include ROBIN WILSON & SCOTTY JOHNSON of GIN BLOSSOMS, former GIN BLOSSOMS Drummer PHILLIP RHODES, members of THE NEVERLY BROTHERS and THE BLACK MOODS and my band THE STARVING ARTISTS! So far, I have received many positive comments. I am just happy to have it out. The cover art was done by illustrator DAVID SHELDON (LOG COMMERCIALS on REN & STIMPY, OLD NAVY Commercials, OH YEAH! CARTOONS, etc.) and the logos were beautifully done by Illustrator PATRICK OWSLEY! If you like enthusiatic POP/ROCK will probably enjoy my CD. You can take a listen at the sites mentioned as well as www.myspace.con/rickgoldschmidt


The original 1964 RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER ANIMAGIC figures will appear at the SAN DIEGO COMICON and CHICAGO WIZARD WORLD CON at the TIME & SPACE TOYS booth this Summer! They are newly restored by the HOLLYWOOD studio ! This is your chance to see two icons from the CLASSIC RANKIN/BASS TV Special....RUDOLPH and SANTA! I will be with them at the CHICAGO con the first weekend of AUGUST signing my book THE MAKING OF THE RANKIN/BASS HOLIDAY CLASSIC: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER and answering questions...My name is RICK GOLDSCHMIDT.