The genius of Captain America: Civil War is how it tells a seemingly small, personal story through such a huge, exciting framework. “Huge, exciting framework” is also a great way to describe Mondo’s poster for the film by artist Tyler Stout, which was just revealed and will be released Thursday.
Ranking movies or TV shows is easy compared to more traditional art. There are a finite amount of scifi TV shows and movies you can watch, but pop culture art is damn near infinite. Every sliver of the internet is chock-full of it, not to mention the professional galleries, poster companies, on and on.
The word “art” can mean many things but most think of it as paintings and drawings. Visual media. In that broad topic, one of our favorite sub-categories is pop culture art, visual art based on movies and TV shows. And below we’ve picked some great ones.
At 4:30am Saturday morning, I walked into the parking lot of the Holiday Inn hotel in Austin, Texas and sat down behind a line of 150 other people. By 10am, triple that amount would be in line. Why the crowd? We were waiting to buy the latest posters from Mondo.
Love it or hate it, there’s one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to Avengers: Age of Ultron. It’s absolutely packed. Packed full of plot, heroes, villains and that style is perfectly fitted to artist Tyler Stout.
Tyler Stout has a reputation for awesomely classy pop culture posters - and his first of 2015 is no exception, as a beautiful celebration of all things Alien.
Guardians of the Galaxy's licensed soundtrack is as awesome as its name - and because of that, it's vastly popular. It's about to get even more retro-cool however with the announcement that it's coming to Vinyl early next year, complete with sumptuous cover sleeve art by Tyler Stout.
Here's an awesome (if extremely rare) poster Tyler Stout recently created for the Alamo Drafthouse's Mystery Movie. Basically, it's every event from Akira merged into one crazy whole. You can see a much larger version here.
No, these bad boys aren't the official posters, but maybe they should be — there's an obsessive brilliance to these that makes the real one-sheets look kinda tame.
With Lost is coming up on its final season, artists have reflected on five years of bizarre characters, time travel, mystical occurrences, and a polar bear to create sixteen posters teasing out the key themes and moments from the series.
Tyler Stout designs incredibly detailed screenprinted movie posters that give classic science fiction films an updated look while offering newer movies a touch of vintage Hollywood charm.