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There's A Cool New ART OF DREW STRUZAN Book Coming Out!!

Merrick here...
Our friends over at Titan Books have a badass new book coming out in a few months (September): THE ART OF DREW STRUZAN. Instead of going into vast detail about Mr. Struzan's contributions to film and Geekdom in general, let's just say that...if you don't know his name, you almost certainly know his work.
A Titan press release describes the upcoming book thusly...
From Harry Potter to Hellboy, Indiana Jones to Star Wars, Drew Struzan has created some of the most iconic movie poster images in cinematic history. Now, gathering together over 300 pieces of artwork from the last 30 years, THE ART OF DREW STRUZAN reveals an unparalleled insight into the acclaimed artist’s movie work. Accompanied by excerpts from an exclusive interview with the artist, the development of forty projects is related and explained in this stunning hardback. From black and white and color comprehensives, presenting concepts for the pieces, through to the final art, this volume looks in-depth for the first time at the evolution of Struzan’s inimitable posters. In addition to some of his most well-known artwork, this collection also showcases scores of previously unseen pieces, including alternative concepts for films such as Buffy The Vampire Slayer and Blade Runner and unused art for movies such as Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome and Waterworld. A collectible for movie buffs and artists alike, this is a stunning celebration of an artist whose work redefined the art of movie poster design, and whose name is synonymous with some of the finest art in Hollywood.

What you see below are developmental "comps" -vs- final product art. This is a very, very small sampling of what's coming our way when the book finally arrives.

© Copyright Drew Struzan / All Right Reserved.

© Copyright and TM Lucasfilm Ltd. 2005 All Right Reserved Used by Permission.

© Copyright Drew Struzan / All Right Reserved.

© Copyright Columbia Tristar 2003 All Rights Reserved, Used by Permission.

To learn more about Drew's work, you can find his official site HERE. THE ART OF DREW STRUZAN is currently up for preorder HERE; we hope to bring you more art fronm the title as well as a link to Titan's official page for the book in the near future. In the coming months, we're hoping to bring AICN readers a chance to snag a copy of this book via a contest of some sort. We'll let you know more as we know more, so stay tuned...
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