Great Showdowns: The Return

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Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Triceratops. Giant Squid vs. the Sperm Whale. The Circle vs. the Square.

This is a chronicling of some of the greatest confrontations in FILM HISTORY. These are the GREAT SHOWDOWNS.

Acclaimed artist Scott Campbell's hugely popular Great Showdowns series returns, following 2012's bestselling first ...

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Overview

Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Triceratops. Giant Squid vs. the Sperm Whale. The Circle vs. the Square.

This is a chronicling of some of the greatest confrontations in FILM HISTORY. These are the GREAT SHOWDOWNS.

Acclaimed artist Scott Campbell's hugely popular Great Showdowns series returns, following 2012's bestselling first volume.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The artist takes an incredibly simple concept and creates quirky, beautiful art tailor-made for movie geeks." - Parade’s Best Books about Movies and TV 2013

"This book was a fun flip-through and will be entertaining for years to come since it incorporates current and classic epic showdowns that will be interesting and recognizable as long as movies are important to our culture." - NerdSpan

"Movie buffs will soak up every wry and silly portrait as they recognize their favorite films. Scott C’s artwork is humble in its simplicity, yet wildly enjoyable." - Deep Focus

"Scott C's Great Showdowns, some of the coolest pieces of pop art out there." - Paul Sheer on E! Online

PRAISE FOR THE GREAT SHOWDOWNS: "Beautiful" - MTV "Wonderful" - Boing Boing"You're going to love this book... buy two copies... one to cut up and frame all the drawings" - Wired"In this beautifully funny chronicle of the world's most momentous confrontations, there is only one true victor. And his name is Scott Campbell." - Edgar Wright"It's smart. It's simple. It's hilarious." - Neil Patrick Harris"Scott Campbell really is some kind of genius." - Mike Mignola

"Pick this book up for yourself, or as a gift for the art & movie lover in your life. It would make a great coffee table book, and would be the source of many fun conversations with guests!" - Awkward Geeks

"Scott C’s style is an enchanting recipe I can only describe as one third childlike innocence, one third artistic talent and one third movie pop culture." - Geek Nutz

"For those of us who live film, this is a gold mine of smiles." - Renegade Cinema

"Scott C writes and draws this book with an impeccable style that’ll make you smirk, laugh and sometimes even gasp. Oh, and on top of all that, it’s fun for all ages." - Adventures in Poor Taste

"One of the most awesome art related books out there." - Nerdophiles

 "...incredibly funny and curiously good-natured recreations of famous movie showdowns." - Home Cinema Choice

"This is pop culture perfection." - Nerdist gift guide

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781781168899
  • Publisher: Titan
  • Publication date: 10/15/2013
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 956,799
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Scott Campbell (Scott C) is a maker of paintings, illustrations, comics, kid's books and video games. He studied illustration at the Academy of Art in San Francisco and has worked on such games as the critically acclaimed Psychonauts and Brutal Legend. Alongside this career in games, he has published numerous comics and created paintings that have appeared in galleries and publications around the world. Some of his most notable projects include the Igloo Head and Tree Head series, Double Fine Action Comics, Hickee Comics and the Zombie In Love children's book. Scott lives in New York City.
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