Please Help Pick The Greatest Print Mondo Has Ever Produced!

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Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:26 am

RottenAtom wrote: I love the little details in the layout. Each poster has a row of characters. On the Star Wars poster they are all "good guys" and they are lined up at the top of the poster. This movie has a happy ending. On the Empire poster the character lineup is at the bottom of the poster and they are all "bad guys" or people who betrayed the rebels and this goes well with the tone and ending of Empire as the Universe is in disarray. On the Jedi poster the characters are good again and they are back on the top of the poster. Stout even shows Vader and Lando's redemption and includes them with the good guys. Genius design and a great way to switch up the titles and make them appealing to the eye instead of having them all at the bottom.
I never picked up on that. Fantastic, well observed.

To summarize your aesthetic comments in another way:

Stout are the kitchen sink, nerdgasm of Star Wars. Observers lean in to soak up the detail and have their memory jolted by each scene and character.

Moss are the cool clean iconic representation of the saga, a summation in one image. Observers smile and admire the cleverness of the artist.
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Fri Mar 29, 2013 10:27 am

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Bingo!
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:26 am

Voting is now live for the first round of the 2012 Mondo bracket. Be sure and place you votes here.

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Mon Apr 01, 2013 9:44 am

guerilladubber wrote:
RottenAtom wrote:
dylansdad wrote:
dlazarow wrote:How can Olly's Star Wars Trilogy not win in the end? Seriously?
I prefer Stout's Star Wars set.
Without a doubt.
You guys are serious?
Add me to the dead serious list. Not the greatest Mondo Star Wars posters (I also prefer the Stouts), not even the best Moss posters (Evil Dead and Totoro for me).
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:07 am

guerilladubber wrote:
RottenAtom wrote:
dylansdad wrote:
dlazarow wrote:How can Olly's Star Wars Trilogy not win in the end? Seriously?
I prefer Stout's Star Wars set.
Without a doubt.
You guys are serious?
both are awesome. Saying one is 'clearly' better than the other is poppycock.
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:38 am

you dont even have the best print up there!! totally lame
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:41 am

ottoisblotto2 wrote:you dont even have the best print up there!! totally lame
What print would that be?
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:01 am

Interesting that Struzan's Thing is included. I know Mondo released it as a print, but it's not really a "Mondo poster" like all the others.
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:03 am

DickButt wrote:Interesting that Struzan's Thing is included. I know Mondo released it as a print, but it's not really a "Mondo poster" like all the others.
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:08 am

Lobbying hard for 20K which I felt was robbed last year. Just a thought, I know its a bracket style tourney but maybe it would've been neat to have catergories as well? Like biggest surprise artist/film pairing or most likely to be used as the Criterion cover? Just my two cents have fun voting peeps! :pint:
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:22 pm

dylansdad wrote:
dlazarow wrote:How can Olly's Star Wars Trilogy not win in the end? Seriously?
I prefer Stout's Star Wars set.
I didn't until I saw both in the flesh and now I do (except for Luke in the Empire poster who just looks sweaty and unwell)
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:51 pm

Looks like there's 4 pretty tight battles going on.
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:57 pm

I'm a tad confused.

At the end of this week, are we going to vote on the first round of 2011 Mondo prints, or the second round of the 2012 prints?
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Mon Apr 01, 2013 2:34 pm

c0bbz wrote:I'm a tad confused.

At the end of this week, are we going to vote on the first round of 2011 Mondo prints, or the second round of the 2012 prints?
Next week we are going to vote on the second round of the 2012 prints. Once this bracket has been determined, we move on to 2011. The whole process should take around six months to determine the all time fan favorite print by Mondo. Don't know if you saw this or not, but you can read more on it here:

http://www.nerdlocker.com/nerd-art/nerd ... print-time
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