Popular specialty poster-makers, Mondo, the art boutique branch of the famed Alamo Drafthouse cinema, has officially announced a brand new partnership with Sideshow Collectibles to deliver even more of their highly sought after posters.
The first in the series of new posters is inspired from Walt Disney’s Tron universe, with one print devoted to the original film and a second devoted to the brand new sequel, Tron: Legacy, which hits theaters this Friday.
These specialty Tron posters are crafted by artist Eric Tan, and capture both movies in perfect pop cult art harmony. Better yet, both of them glow in the dark!
You can see both of these new Tron posters by clicking on over to the other side now.
You probably noticed that we’ve been posting Back To The Future-related articles all this week in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the film’s theatrical release. We officially wrapped up our Week of Geek yesterday — the actual release date — with a podcast episode devoted to Back To The Future, and here at GoD headquarters, I’ve spent the weekend introducing my 13-year-old nephew to the entire trilogy (he loved it!).
So, you can imagine that Back To The Future has been on my radar for quite some time now, and it’s moments like these that I really miss the ride at Universal Studios and just really wish there was more BTTF out there for me.
That’s why I fell totally in love with a new piece of artwork by Eric Tan made up to look like a 1950’s-style magazine ad for Hill Valley, California, the town in Back To The Future.
As Tan mentions in his blog post, there’s two items in the artwork that show that Marty McFly’s (Michael J. Fox’s character in the trilogy) influence — one is obvious, another you have to look a little harder for (see the image here at right and click for the full, large view).