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monster squad poster

By strongstuff
fittingly, "the monster squad" is october's first friday fright night selection at the colonial theatre!

due to very limited distribution and no VHS release, this movie was completely off my radar when it came out. i only discovered it a few years ago when a great DVD edition came out. i was pleasantly surprised to find a movie unabashedly reflective of the 80's that re-envisioned the classic universal monsters. fun stuff.

i wanted to take a bit of an abstract approach to the poster. i'm hoping fans of the movie will get (and dig) it. not sure how it'll be received by folks who've never seen it. i'm very curious, so let me know...
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grepdogg's avatar
Scary German Guy
luccidono's avatar
Just introduced to your work this past "The Terminator" Friday. Love your work and I love Monster Squad, I am ashamed as an avid fan I totally missed the premise of the poster but in seeing it again here, AMAZING. Keep up the sweet work.
:highfive: Love this movie!!!!!
Chris-Roy88's avatar
Love this Poster and love the film!

Bringing back some childhood memories with this and the WM poster ate.
Vtheman's avatar
I got that movie on dvd for christmas two years ago and loved it. I'd never seen it until then. This poster is great and I really like the way the text looks.
LordMelchet's avatar
Lol! I forgot about this flick! Great movie, great poster!
Kloudhandz's avatar
Big-SWoD-industries's avatar
WOLFMANS GOT NARDS!!!
epill's avatar
hahaha!!! here is that scene:
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KICK HIM IN THE NARDS!!!!!!!

:D :D
Odd-Voodoo's avatar
"Monster ate my Twinkie" Best line ever.... and in reference to the monster squads version of the Creature from the Black lagoon! Great illo for a great movie! Instant fave!
pirate-trish's avatar
i loved this movie when it showed when i was a wee lass. but man it took me a while to read the pants because the space between the legs is the same color! When it hit though I laughed!! Awesome!
cogwurx's avatar
Brilliant subtlety!
smalltownhero's avatar
haha it took me a minute to get the idea there lol great poster, loved this movie since i was a wee kid!
TheTaoEngine's avatar
very nice typography my friend. :)
epill's avatar
WOLFMAN GOTZ NARDS!!!!!!! YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:D :D :D
MattKaufenberg's avatar
I've never seen the movie (although i really want to!) and i think the poster is awesome! Great job on this one Tom!
7734-01's avatar
really abstract, i saw the movie for the first time a few weeks ago and i dont get the boot reference... my memory may be hazy though as it was part of a glorious 80's monster movie marathon. thems the best years
WillCaligan's avatar
The wolfman has nards? I love this movie. I thought they were going to remake it. Maybe that is just me hoping.
NightmareHound's avatar
Oh no, not his nards!
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