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Gorgeous Mondo poster for John Carter

John Carter has received a new poster designed by the artistic whizz-kids at Mondo, and to be honest, it knocks all of Disney’s official efforts into a cocked hat!



The new poster shows Taylor Kitsch’s Carter looking out across the planet of Barsoom (that’s Mars to you and me), while the night sky glitters with an array of stars and spacecraft. Pretty cosmic, no…

Another commission!  This time of John Carter.  The request was to make him smoldering, true to the book, and looking over his shoulder.  It was meant as a gift to a true John Carter fan and was not to be based on the movie depiction of the character.  I had a lot of fun imagining my own version of the character while retaining some elements of the throwback illustrations of yesteryear (looking at you, Frazetta).  If you’ve seen any of the old illustrations, you know Mr. Carter is shown wearing next to nothing, so I wanted to include a little scantily clad man flesh mixed with grit and wear and tear.  Let me know what you think!

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Three versions of John Carter Of Mars and Princess Dejah Thoris

the first, from the Dell Comics version, 1953, and the second, Frank Frazetta’s cover for “A Princess Of Mars”. Lastly, Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins from the 2012 film version, John Carter.