Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Gary Pullin The Abominable Dr. Phibes Poster Release

Skuzzles is truly a passion business. They love to help create artwork for collectors and to create opportunities for artists that they're passionate about. Skuzzles knew Gary Pullin was a huge Vincent Price fan, so when they sat down with Gary to ask him if he was interested in working on a poster for the Abominable Dr. Phibes, his response was to simply prop out his arm and show us his tattoo based on The Abominable Dr. Phibes--his way of saying yes. It's safe to say that Gary loves The Abominable Dr. Phibes and Vincent Price as much as we do. Once Gary started showing them concepts, it was hard to narrow it down to a single one. They decided to go with two concepts for this timeless movie, featuring the one and only Merchant of Menace, Vincent Price.

Initially they did not have the rights to legally include Vincent Price's likeness or name on the poster, so they reached out to his estate. They spoke to Vincent's wonderful daughter Victoria Price who helped them through the process of legally granting the rights to include Vincent Price on their two new The Abominable Dr. Phibes posters. Both Skuzzles and Gary felt that without including Vincent Price, they could not offer a true The Abominable Dr Phibes limited edition collectible movie poster.

Here is what Gary had to say about his two designs:

“Vincent Price turns in one of his most macabre and memorable roles as the vengeful Dr. Anton Phibes. “Phibes Has Great Vibes!", the film's tagline and the Art Deco set designs were the main inspirations behind the regular edition. I wanted to include some of the Art Deco motifs and the clever, bizarre kills but I didn't want to give them all away, you'll have to revisit the film to see them all! The variant poster, plays up the doctor’s iconic disguise in a minimalist and fun way. I've been a long time lover of both Phibes films and I hope Vincent Price fans enjoy these posters as much as I enjoyed creating them.”

The Abominable Dr. Phibes - Art Deco Skull - $50
Size 24" x 36". Edition size of 135
4 Colors printed on French Speckle Tone Madero Beach

The Abominable Dr. Phibes - Night Vengeance - $40
Size 18" x 24" Edition size of 95
3 Colors printed on Mohawk Cream
Featuring Metallic Gold and Silver Inks

ON SALE TUESDAY DEC 16th at 12:00PM EST on our homepage www.skuzzles.com

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