With Halloween just around the corner, artist’s spooky minds are starting to become horror centric. For his latest Great Showdown, Scott C depicts the classic ‘The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow’ in his own original, cheery fashion!
San Diego Comic Con is in full swing and if, like me, you are sat at home swelling with jealousy, here is a choice selection of what those lucky, lucky nerds will be able to pick up this weekend.
As you would expect, Mondo are basically owning the con from a poster perspective, and with good reason. Having already released their plans for a toy line last week, which you can see at SDCC, Mondo are slowly releasing a series of awesome posters including this fantastic poster for Pans Labyrinth which Jock and Guillermo Del Toro teamed up at the Mondo booth to sign!
It’s fair to say that Scott C’s ‘The Great Showdowns’ are pretty popular. Having already spawned two awesome books and numerous galleries, Scott’s style is simple, unique, fun and yet completely inimitable. Recently Scott did an amazing piece based on AMC’s Breaking Bad called “Upon The Mount” which featured on Talking Bad and sold out minutes after it went on sale.
Scott C and Gallery 1988 have since announced via Twitter the next in The Great Showdown galleries, “Revenge Of The Great Showdowns”
Ever since Gallery1988 announced their plans to hold a Ghostbusters 30th anniversay gallery, we hoped and prayed that there would be a piece by Scott C. Then came the news of the full line up and low and behold, Scott C was up there.
When the reveal came, “Ghostbusterland” was everything we could hope for. Featuring many characters, both main and background, from the film, “Ghostbusterland” paid fantastic homage to my favourite movie using Scott’s inimitable style.
No word came on how many prints would be available and everything went a bit dark. Today Gallery1988 have finally revealed their plans via Twitter!
From the stroke of midnight (EST) / 9 PM (PST) Tuesday, May 27th until Friday night, May 30th at midnight (EST) / 9 PM PST “Ghostbusterland” will be sold as a Timed Release, meaning everyone will have 72 hours to get their hands on it. Once that timeframe is over, this piece will NEVER again be be made available, well, with the exception of ludicrously expensive copies on ebay.
“Ghostbusterland” will be produced as a 16×20 inch, archival ink giclee will come signed and numbered at $70 each and the edition size will be determined by the amount sold during the release.
Personally, I am over the moon that this will be a timed edition. Scott C pieces are notoriously hard to come by and the Gallery1988 Ghostbusters have all sold out quick sharp. This way everyone that wants to get a piece will have the opportunity. Mine will be straight to the front of the framing queue!
Gallery1988 have also revealed a couple of other new pieces for the L.A leg of the show including a great comic panel style piece by Matthew Skiff as well as pieces by Jason Marz and Oliver Barrett. The traveling Ghostbusters gallery show will open at the Los Angeles, West site this Saturday, from 7-10 PM and run. daily from 11-6 PM (Closed Mondays & Tuesday) through to June 1st and will feature over 70 artists who have all passionately created paintings, prints, sculptures, plush and limited edition apparel, all in celebration of Ghostbusters celebrating the big 3-0.
“Ghostbusterland” will be available from www.Ghostbusters30th.com next Tuesday! Make sure you take time to have a look at some of the other pieces from the show and follow Gallery1988 on Twitter. More information can also be found on their Tumblr
Gallery 1988’s ‘Crazy 4 Cult 7’ is only a few days away, opening this Friday at 355 A Bowery, New York. Following our amazingly spectacular preview a few days ago, we are now starting to see many more preview and teases hit the web!
Earlier on today we previewed Joshua Budich’s new ‘Is it A Kissing Book’ Princess Bride print, and we thought we would share with you a few more gems to look forward to!
Glen Brogan’s official Gallery 1988 ‘Crazy 4 Cult 7’ poster
Tom Whalen’s Godzilla inspired piece
Rhys Cooper’s Dark Knight Rises inspired piece
Anthony Petrie’s 3D lenticular Aliens inspired poster, ‘Xenomorphobia’ is a signed, one of kind 24″ x 36″ poster and it can be yours for $800! A 24″ x 36″ glow-in-the-dark, signed and numbered version will be available in a limited edition of 100 for $35.
Matthew Skiff’s The Thing inspired print
Matt Taylor’s Princess Mononoke inspired is four color screen, printed by Half and Half, in an edition of 30.
Kiersten Essenpreis‘ Clue inspired print.
Matthew Braziers Goonies inspired print, ‘Hey You Guys’
Adam Limbert’s Goonies inspired ‘The First Goonie’ will be available as a 16” X 20” giclee print in a signed and numbered edition of 15
Here at Cult Collective, we are big supporters of Gallery 1988 and their ‘Crazy 4 Cult’ shows. They offer a unique way of celebrating both art and film and how other peoples creativity can inspire creativity in others. It is also a fantastic way to support and showcase up and coming new artists as well as offering more established artists the chance to produce work for some of their favourite movies!
Glen Brogan’s official poster is brilliant too. I love the cartoon style that he has chosen to depict some of cult movie hero’s and villains. There seems a definite swing towards the 80’s on here too, which makes sense as that decade produced some pretty iconic cult movie’s. Many included in the show!
Here’s what Glen said over on his site about working on the piece;
It was an absolute blast having free reign over the design of the poster and getting to pick and choose all the movie characters I wanted to include. But it was a challenging piece as well; mostly because I was very excited about being asked to do it, and I was feeling the self-inflicted pressure that comes with such a cool assignment.
Samuel Ho’s Robocop Inspired print ‘Nemesis’, featurind ED209
Bennett Slater’s Monty Python’s The Holy Grail inspired print.
Aled Lewis‘ Battle Royal inspired side scroller piece is bloody awesome!
Mike Mitchell’s Crazy 4 Cult offering is a 16×20 Screenprint, edition of 100.
Scott C’s They Live Inspired print
Gallery 1988’s ‘Crazy 4 Cult 7’ will be running Friday, the 13th until December the 21st at 355 A Bowery, New York, NY, 10003. Follow the hashtag #Crazy4Cult on Twitter and Instagram for more sneak peaks from the artists!