Tom Whalen

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Time for your weekly dose of the fantastic fandom-based art that’s hit the web this week with your Nerd Art Dump. Each and every week we pick and choose through the masses of prints and pics on the digital frontier to give you nothing but the best to fill your geek needs. So on with the dump.

ABOVE: What happens when Marvel super heroes are given the Star Wars treatment? Stormtroopers with fancy outfits that would almost certainly not pass Vader’s inspection. Let’s just hope they aim better than their white-clad brothers. – By Jonathan Bolerjack

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Time for your weekly dose of the fantastic fandom based art to hit the web this week with your Nerd Art Dump. Each and every week we pick and choose through the masses of prints and pics on the digital frontier to give you nothing but the best to fill your geek needs. So on with the dump!
ABOVE: Taking a twist on some classic movies with a retro touch. Artists Tom Whalen and Dave Perillo have taken movies like Batman, Robocop, Army of Darkness and Blade Runner and made these amazing prints that will be featured in a show titled Modern Vintage that opens at Gallery 1988 East in Los Angeles on December 6th. [SlashFilm]

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You’re probably familiar with the spectacular posters created by Mondo, the art boutique associated with the Alamo Drafthouse. They’ve made awesome poster designs for everything from Star Wars to Hellboy to TRON to Scott Pilgrim. Mondo likes to focus, “on bringing art back to movie posters,” and they work with some of the best artists available.

With The Avengers releasing in two weeks they’ve announced they’ll be releasing a special seven poster series to celebrate. One can only assume each poster will feature a specific member of the super team and I cannot wait to see what kick ass designs they’ve come up with. Today they shared the posters for both Black Widow and Hawkeye and they are amazing! Olly Moss created Black Widow’s poster and Tom Whalen was responsible for Hawkeye’s. Check ’em out below,

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