In 2012, artist Scott Campbell created The Great Showdowns, his first art book in a series filled with drawings of epic clashes between movie characters. Scott has recently released the second art book of his series, Great Showdowns: The Return. Both of his stylized art books are available to purchase online from Titan Books and Amazon (The Great Showdowns and Great Showdowns: The Return). You can view more of Scott’s ongoing movie character drawings on his GREAT SHOWDOWNS blog.
Han vs the green fellow. Chief Brody vs the very large shark. John McClane vs broken glass, and many, many more… Scott Campbell’s acclaimed ‘Great Showdowns’ series, showing strangely good-natured confrontations between his favorite movie characters, finally gets the book collection fans have been demanding!
Whether it’s Ripley vs the Alien Queen or Spinal Tap vs an undersized model of Stonehenge, these memorable moments of melee deserve to be celebrated. Behold, The Great Showdowns.
“Hey, you guys!” – The Goonies (1985)
“Let us not stand on ceremony, Mr. Wayne.” – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
“Wait a minute. Luigi, dogs can’t talk!” – Lady and the Tramp (1955)
images via GREAT SHOWDOWNS and Titan Books