Pop Artist Sean Danconia to Debut New Brand Collection at FYE Grand Re-Opening

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trans World Entertainment Corporation and Sean Danconia, Disney ®Artist and Anime Expo® Guest of Honor, announce the debut of “SupaPop” and “Super-Pulp"- his two new brand universes at the grand re-opening of the FYE – for your entertainment retail store in Montebello Town Center located in Los Angeles, Dec 4th-6th. Danconia will be on hand to autograph art, meet guests and live paint during the 3-day event.

Artist / designer Sean Danconia's dynamic take on the comic & animation worlds has made him a household name among art aficionados and Pop-Culture tastemakers. Recent exhibitions of his work include Disney's Wonderground Gallery (Disneyland® Resort), Mouche Gallery, Hero Complex and Sotheby’s.

The SupaPop and Super-Pulp universes to debut at FYE retail stores are Danconia's latest hyper-inventive imagination explosion. Inspired and set in the multi-pop-cultural city of San Francisco, Danconia's vision masterfully superglues Gaming, Comics, Anime, Cinema and Music into the ultimate brand launch. Aimed at a wide demographic - from tweens, teens and tastemakers of all ages - SupaPop & Super-Pulp showcase Danconia’s array of characters and east meets west “Pop-Fusion” art stylization.

FYE’s CEO, Michael Feurer says, “Sean's fun fusion of pop culture, entertainment, music and merchandise complements the unique and engaging fan lifestyle experience offered at our stores.”

In addition, Danconia will be debuting a fine-art collection, along with his newest mixed-media original painting – MIGHTY REBEL – which will be on display at FYE for the duration of the event. The product and art release will begin Dec 4th, when Danconia will be on hand from 7-9pm signing prints and meeting fans, and then on Saturday and Sunday from 12-5pm each day.

About: The SupaPop/Super-Pulp is the brainchild of Sean Danconia, father of the Pop-Fusion art movement, released in collaboration with new media creative group - ENJIN FACTORY - based in Beverly Hills, California. www.popsean.com and www.supapop.city

About: Trans World Entertainment (Nasdaq:TWMC) is a leading specialty retailer of entertainment products, including video, music, trend, electronics and related products. The Company operates retail stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, primarily under the names f.y.e. for your entertainment and Suncoast and on the web at www.fye.com and www.secondspin.com.

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Contact: Trans World Entertainment John Anderson Chief Financial Officer (518) 452-1242 Financial Relations Board Marilynn Meek (mmeek@frbir.com) (212) 827-3773

Source:Trans World Entertainment Corp