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Wanna see Vargas-esque Pin-Up Art of Carla Gugino as Sally Jupiter from WATCHMEN???

Hey folks, Harry here... Wow - maybe it's Comic Con coming up - but tonight is Art Night at AICN! Got sent this from James Jean - and it kinda symbolizes how fucking awesome filmmaking is. You see - here is a created piece of mag-fucking-nificent art that looks as if it came from a by-gone era! To Dream of a time and place where Vargas painted Sally Jupiter for a Pin-Up! Sigh... What a dream. Here ya go...

Hey Harry, I wanted to share an illustration I did for the Watchmen movie that made a super-brief appearance in the trailer: Click Here For The Whole Story! It's a Vargas-esque portrait of Carla Gugino as Sally Jupiter. I worked with the great Alex McDowell on the piece. They told me the piece would play a role in introducing Sally Jupiter in the film -- hopefully it doesn't end up on the cutting room floor! Thanks for the support! All the Best, James Jean

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  • July 21, 2008, 1:08 a.m. CST

    Extra Spicy

    by Chicken Thunder


  • July 21, 2008, 1:11 a.m. CST


    by FilmZ0mbie

    I am sad and will die alone. but I gots me some seconds!

  • July 21, 2008, 1:11 a.m. CST

    Now THERE'S an example...

    by Lord John Whorfin

    of a change in a comic book movie that is actually positive. Goddamn.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:14 a.m. CST

    James Jean

    by NBSB

    Nice to see a piece of Art Center alum work.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:15 a.m. CST

    Carla Gugino has some great tits.

    by The Guy Who Slept Through Everything.

    That are even more emphasized in an illustration. yum.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:25 a.m. CST

    Vargaesque it is but......

    by Aloy

    much like Carla G. -it does not look like says I.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:25 a.m. CST

    by OptimusCrime

    That shit is almost NSFW. Excellent.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:26 a.m. CST

    Carla is a goddess.

    by Finding Forrestal

    Sally Jupiter is a fox.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:46 a.m. CST

    one of the more interesting parts of seeing this

    by kungfuhustler84

    will be watching how they handle they very specific time frames explored in the film. The culture within the story was extremely defined, and it will be cool to see how well Snyder interprets it.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:47 a.m. CST

    great artwork

    by the milf lover

    but I'd much rather see an actual picture of Carla in that costume! yowza!!

  • July 21, 2008, 1:48 a.m. CST

    oh by the way

    by kungfuhustler84

    Carla Gugino is so fucking foxy. Remember Sin City? Yeah...noir boobs. Exciting.

  • July 21, 2008, 1:50 a.m. CST

    sin city/spin city

    by deanbarry

    she was great in both. sigh...

  • July 21, 2008, 1:59 a.m. CST


    by Dogmatic

    I mean....I look at my local 30 screen megaplex...I look at their grand marquee....I see Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, and now The Dark Knight (I mean not even with Batman in the title is how far we have come!!!) all up there...ok Iron Man is already off there but still....this is the dream. I even get to see an incredible trailer to FRACKING Watchmen in front of said Dark Knight movie!!! I gotta say if 10 years ago when I was graduating high school and sad that the world would never get to see how great comics are and I would never see the characters I grew up with done justice....if I went back and told that 18 year old what his eyes would behold on the marquee....he wouldn't believe it. Next time you feel like complaining about any comic movie...justified or not...just take a moment to think about how far we've come. PEACE ALL!

  • July 21, 2008, 2:02 a.m. CST

    Sooooooo hot...

    by Magma Suit

    Want to touch the heinie...

  • July 21, 2008, 2:04 a.m. CST

    But may burn hands.

    by Magma Suit

  • July 21, 2008, 2:05 a.m. CST

    Teh fuck?

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    Looks like (fat) ass.

  • July 21, 2008, 2:08 a.m. CST

    if you like to laugh lookit this

    by ranma627 nma627

  • July 21, 2008, 2:14 a.m. CST

    Carla Gugino makes my pants tight

    by Xiphos_2

    Of course I also buy them a few sizes too small but that's another story for a different day.<p> She has great cans, that broad, and she's a good actress, which is almost as important as having a nice rack.

  • July 21, 2008, 2:18 a.m. CST

    I must say...

    by dagonet_

    Carla Gugino is a huge step up from the comic version.

  • July 21, 2008, 2:19 a.m. CST

    Looks nothing like Carla Gugino, but...

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    It's a nice painting.

  • July 21, 2008, 2:29 a.m. CST

    Wow, you can see her nips...

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    She's cold and is wearing no bra.

  • July 21, 2008, 2:31 a.m. CST

    Is that ScriptGirl?

    by s0nicdeathmonkey


  • July 21, 2008, 2:45 a.m. CST


    by bacci40

    watchmen must have lots of boobies

  • July 21, 2008, 2:45 a.m. CST


    by bacci40

    watchmen must have lots of boobies

  • July 21, 2008, 2:47 a.m. CST

    Sally has some nice Jupiters

    by m_reporter

    Wowza.<p> Love the attention to detail Snyder is displaying for the Watchmen movie, but I still think hes not up to the match.

  • July 21, 2008, 2:48 a.m. CST


    by deanbarry

    Agreed!!! and just think, in about six or so months from now, all these great flicks will be in our hot little hands on dvd and blue ray to watch repeatedly. Oh what a happy time that will be :)

  • July 21, 2008, 2:54 a.m. CST

    The likeness

    by Kurgan

    She looks exactly like Carla Gugino. A bit younger Carla, naturally, as she is going to be playing Sally in the flashbacks and in the 80s.

  • July 21, 2008, 3:05 a.m. CST

    three funny videos involving fireworks!!! watxch and laugh

    by ranma627

  • July 21, 2008, 3:25 a.m. CST

    I love what they are doing

    by David Cloverfield

    I still think the trailer is a little over saturated - too comic booky. I always though it should be shot as a simple thriller, that happens to have people in silly costumes. But I love this, and the picture of the Minutemen. If they throw in some 30's serial and 60's Batman series and some saturday morning cartoon imagery for the different era flashbacks I'll love the hell out of this one.

  • July 21, 2008, 4:30 a.m. CST

    Nipples on Sally!

    by half vader

    Is A-O.K. by me.

  • July 21, 2008, 4:32 a.m. CST

    And flames

    by half vader

    are there too. You can't see 'em, but they're there. Now give us the more graphic (interpret that both ways) George Petty version!

  • July 21, 2008, 6:06 a.m. CST

    James Jean fucking rocks.

    by RawShark13

    His Fables covers are always goddamn amazing.

  • July 21, 2008, 6:17 a.m. CST

    Watchman trailer music

    by TiNSeLToWN TeRRoR

    They should have used a NIN song. But using the pumpkins was not too shabby.

  • July 21, 2008, 6:26 a.m. CST

    Yes. Yes I would. Yes I would thank you.

    by FlickaPoo

  • July 21, 2008, 7:32 a.m. CST

    James Jean is my hero

    by StrokerX

    and I would bang ms. jupiter

  • July 21, 2008, 7:33 a.m. CST

    you guys on crack?

    by omarthesnake

    that looks exactly like Carla G. in the face, once you can draw your eyes to her face. great job! new desktop background for me!

  • July 21, 2008, 8:46 a.m. CST

    That's just ... um .. DAMN

    by chrth

    I almost wish I was single and in college so I could buy a poster of that and put it on my wall. Or ceiling.

  • July 21, 2008, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Sure has that Bettie Page vibe to it

    by skimn

    homina homina homina<p>Carla Gugino was the deciding factor for my Sin City purchase...

  • July 21, 2008, 8:58 a.m. CST

    Sorry, but if I saw that painting without any info...

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    I wouldn't recognize the face as Carla Gugino's. It's too idealized.

  • July 21, 2008, 9:56 a.m. CST

    AintItCool needs to get a grip - THIS ISN'T NEWS!

    by ninpobugei

    This "poster" is a complete yawnfest. Who gives a shit?!?! AintItCool just loves to call anything news...really trolling the bottom of the barrel, aren't you guys?

  • July 21, 2008, 10:04 a.m. CST

    looks like

    by arctor

    Rebecca De Mornay... not that that's a bad thing.

  • July 21, 2008, 10:16 a.m. CST

    james jean is fantastic

    by occula

    go check out his website, jamesjean dot com, if you want to see some fucking sick art.

  • July 21, 2008, 10:20 a.m. CST

    so Im not into comics...

    by ArcadianDS

    ... is there a website that will give me the breakdown on what the mania is all about here? I saw a few photos of a few pages, and it didn't even strike me as a 'high art graphic novel' - looked like something from an early 1980's newspaper.

  • July 21, 2008, 10:45 a.m. CST


    by fiester


  • July 21, 2008, 11:08 a.m. CST


    by Gabba-UK

    Carla is hot!!!

  • July 21, 2008, 11:17 a.m. CST


    by Blue_Demon

    I guess you could go to wikipedia and read up on it, but if you want my opinion, you really should read the book. It's incredibly multi-layered, not only the writing, but Dave Gibbons' art as well. It's a work that demands to be read several times because on the first reading, you're going to miss a lot. I realize a lot of people are not into comics, and I understand, but if you can overlook the medium, the story is amazing.

  • July 21, 2008, 11:21 a.m. CST

    A paint shouldn't be hotter than..

    by Aeghast

    ..the person painted on :) And Gugino's already VERY hot! Anyway, nice paint.. I'd like to have that on my wall

  • July 21, 2008, 1:05 p.m. CST

    forget on the wall...

    by the milf lover

    I want Gugino on my damn bed! Or kitchen table, anywhere so long as I can get a taste! DAAAMN!

  • July 21, 2008, 3:06 p.m. CST

    Dead Eyes!!!!

    by alienindisguise


  • July 21, 2008, 3:52 p.m. CST


    by slaughterstorm

    pin-ups are all about the legs. I want this one on my stealth bomber that i don't have.

  • July 21, 2008, 4:02 p.m. CST

    this art and the Colorado Kid

    by Guy Gaduois

    covergirl . . . fantasy twosome. Boing. Nah, too much trouble. Where's that favorites page for Helen Mirren's bikini shot . . .

  • July 21, 2008, 4:10 p.m. CST


    by slkboxrman

    nice nipplage , yummy

  • July 21, 2008, 7:01 p.m. CST

    Sure its news, nino, unless your gey

    by wilsonfisk89

    Gugino is a goddess. Respect.

  • July 21, 2008, 7:06 p.m. CST


    by ragingdrunklove

    one of her legs is way longer than the other.

  • July 21, 2008, 10:30 p.m. CST

    My crotch is wet

    by Mace Tofu

    and this time it is not from chin drool. No one warned me I would need a tissue here.

  • July 25, 2008, 1:04 p.m. CST

    use in film

    by entropy13

    The image won't end up on the cutting room floor; it's in the background of the Comedian's apartment during the fight scene.

  • May 14, 2009, 11:52 p.m. CST

    This thread is old but....

    by Maestro610

    who knows someone may see this

  • May 14, 2009, 11:55 p.m. CST

    Trying again

    by Maestro610