…or Hirofumi Sugimoto, a Japanese illustrator whose influences include futurist Syd Mead (designer of my beloved Blade Runner!) and Klimt – both of which are (somehow) apparent in these ninja pieces: Official website here and prints for sale on Deviant … Continued
Part of an anonymous package painting for the video game Shinobi.
I’m just IN LOVE with this concept sketch by French comic and vinyl figure artist GOBI: Hmmm… this has me thinking ninja, owls… Could it be CASTLE OF OWLS week??? Thanks to the MuttPop blog for the find!
I’m not a video game fan, but I do appreciate the classic character design and old-school design sensibilities of the new multi-platform game Mini Ninjas. Dang, I just appreciate the hell out of any new ninja property that doesn’t have … Continued
WHY do I say this – check out the ordering page on Threadless. Artist Marco Angeles did something very clever with the red ink placement on this design…
LOST this auction on eBay years ago… still bitter! A great 80’s poster for a British touring circus, centered on some sort of ninja show. Maybe some trapeeze folk and acrobats in black pajamas with swords in their belts, or … Continued
Many thanks to longtime friend and co-conspirator Rafael Navarro for giving us the back inside cover to the new Sonambulo Lives! comic, which makes it’s debut at this year’s ComiCon International in San Diego.
…please greenlight this now! NOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWW!!!! FWAK!’s Dead Ringo developmental project
TORMENT is not having enough wall space to display all the cool art and vintage posters in your collection, and friends, I am a tormented soul. I’ve got enough ninja movie posters to wallpaper my place twice over, more than … Continued
Sepia-tone 2-sided flyer for the Ryutaro Otomo ninja vehicle Maboroshi Kurozukin Yamine Toku-Kage (can’t confirm that title or translate, although the words for black hood, phantom, and shadow are in there…) from Singapore – possibly late 60’s? Enjoy some whacked-out … Continued