A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

Comic book artist Sean Phillips, best known for the likes of Criminal, Kill Or Be Killed, The Fade Out, Incognito, Marvel Zombies, Sleeper, WildC.A.T.s, Batman and Hellblazer unveiled his original artwork for the new Criterion Collection edition of The Great Escape.

And why he went for that shot.

And this is how it looks with dressage and livery.

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

Sadly this may be his last for a little while.

So here's a chance to look back at some of his cover artwork for the prestigious film archival, collation and presentation company… it's been a long time since those unwieldy laserdiscs…

12 Angry Men

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

Mildred Pierce

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

 

Sweet Smell Of Success

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

Mister Johnson

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

 

Breaker Morant

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

In The Heat Of The Night

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

And the ink work behind that.

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

 

On The Waterfront

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

And a sketch of Marlon…

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

Blast Of Silence

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

 

And Night Of The Living Dead

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

It makes for quite a gallery, no?

A Look at Sean Phillips' Cover Art For Criterion Collection

 

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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