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Street Fighter fans came out Friday to celebrate the Combo Attack: 25 Years of Street Fighter show at Iam8bit gallery in Echo Park. Over 50 artist contributed works paying homage to the video game which first released in the late 1980's. The evening concluded with a real life car-smash bonus round pinata which was quickly destroyed as the crowds pounced on its candy innards. Works pictured by Barnaby Ward, Aled Lewis, Gabe Swarr, Boneface, Teresa Pilar Huarte, Dan Matutina, Darick Maasen, Dan Hipp, Dave Crosland, Ken Wong, Señor Chips, Ed Kwong, Evanimal, Ethan Marak, Alex Chiu, Oliver Barrett and Mike Thacker/Two Rabbits. All photos by Shannon Cottrell.
Published on August 6, 2012