I knew that there was something special about Scott Campbell’s art the minute I saw it. I think some of the first pieces I remember seeing were the LOST showdowns and the collection of Spider-Man doing weird stuff. Fun, cute, nostalgia, maybe even kiddish are the words I would use to describe his style. So when the folks at Titan Books asked if I would like a copy of his latest book, The Great Showdowns, I said “HELLZ YES!”, did a happy dance, and waited patiently for my copy.
With the new Muppets movie out and the fact that it’s gotten great reviews (97% on Rotten Tomatoes), it seems like the Muppets are back in action and maybe even popular again. I have always loved the Muppets Continue reading
Speaking of Scott Campbell’s amazing art, if you’re not familiar with his Famous Showdowns series, I’ve posted a few of my favorites. He has this geeky way of expressing all the movies I’ve ever loved as a kid and as a huge ’80s movies fan, I can’t get enough of his pop culture references. I think one of my favorites by far is the Raiders of the Lost Ark one. He really captured the crazy look on Toht’s face when they open the Ark.