Exclusive: Check out Mondo’s Adventure Time poster by Dave Perillo!
Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. So, yeah, I got to meet Pendleton Ward last night and maybe I geeked out a little bit and maybe we talked about MMOs and maybe I had a cup of Sprite with jello in it and maybe it was delicious and maybe I had a great time at the Mondo gallery looking at a bunch of different artists’ interpretation of Ward’s bizarro Adventure Time universe. Maybe.
Okay, you caught me. I definitely did all those things.
Although Mondo’s Gallery was decked out with multiple dozens of pieces of art there was one print that wasn’t included and that’s Dave Perillo’s show poster for the big Adventure Time Feast that’s going on right this very minute. Everybody who bought a ticket gets this mathematical poster, but you get to see it first!
Dave Perillo’s poster is 24x36 and limited to 245 pieces.
So, there it is. If you’ll excuse me, I’m updating this using a brand new brain-chip that allows me to just think about an article and BAM it gets published… I’m actually sitting in the theater at the feast as this article goes live. How cool is that? This technology is still in its early stages, so forgive any articles that pop up announcing me hitting the Powerball or marrying Carey Mulligan…
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April 28, 2012, 7:31 p.m. CST
April 28, 2012, 7:49 p.m. CST
It's probably the best cartoon out at the moment, but you can tell the guys behind it can do SO much more.
April 28, 2012, 8:29 p.m. CST
by Tigger Tales
April 28, 2012, 9:04 p.m. CST
I don't even know what this is but it looks cool I'm wasted and I'm going ut soon. fart
April 28, 2012, 9:29 p.m. CST
instead of, you know, just recreating the characters as is?
April 28, 2012, 9:55 p.m. CST
And I like this poster.
April 28, 2012, 9:58 p.m. CST
Great fucking show. Love it. This and Regular Show feel like something that should have came in the 90s
April 28, 2012, 10:52 p.m. CST
hate them so much
April 28, 2012, 11:24 p.m. CST
Wish those were all on when I was 10. Theres some pretty imaginative animation in the mainstream these days.
April 29, 2012, 12:01 a.m. CST
and so does my cranky partner who usually hates everything. Sometimes we imitate Tree Trunks to each other. Really, I'm so stoked to discover Quint is a fellow Adventure Time geek that I'm not even going to demand to know WHERE ARE QUINT'S HOBBIT SET REPORTS
April 29, 2012, 2:53 a.m. CST
Imagine someone's shock when they find their dog managed to get that last piece. Cool art and all but I gotta second the Mondo hate. But likely not for the same reason(s). Mainly that is - why call it a shop if shit you sell is overpriced or out of stock within days? "But it's a specialty shop" doesn't cut the mustard here - because if it did, La-La Land Records would release 5 overpriced releases a year at ~200 copies max and nothing else.
April 29, 2012, 4:21 a.m. CST
2 posts just popped up. One was you marrying someone during Powerball and the other was about you hitting Carey Mulligan. yipes. I feel a bugfix coming.
April 29, 2012, 4:51 a.m. CST
Harry's promise to make this site better after neglecting it last year seems to have fizzled out now he's posting his strange clips on you tube, if it wasn't for that kidd guy AICN would be virtually dead...
...seriously, the biggest year in movies for as long as i can remember and this site is at it's dullest.....
April 29, 2012, 8:46 a.m. CST
...is one cool guy, and I speak from direct experience. He did a great commission for me a while back (it was a combination present for my significant other and, what would you call it, "pitch" art for a comic team of superheroes) and he deserves every great gig he gets. Nice to see him make this page. Rock on, Dave P!
April 29, 2012, 9:11 a.m. CST
April 29, 2012, 9:50 a.m. CST
You aren't alone. Hit Choppah or me up sometime on twitter if that's your game. @shutuptres, @iamchoppah....lots of AICNers have formed a sort of chat group there. It's fun.
April 29, 2012, 10:08 a.m. CST
by Mikey Wood
Great guy. Good friend of mine from the Pittsburgh Comicon throughout the years. He and his wife are expecting a little one any day now and he deserves all the success he can and should get. GO DAVE!
April 29, 2012, 10:34 a.m. CST
And why does the guy that does the Dog basically use the same voice as he does for Bender.
April 29, 2012, 12:39 p.m. CST
by johndalf greymane
I would never have guessed they were the same voice talent...
April 29, 2012, 1:01 p.m. CST
by johndalf greymane
From ep.1 I took to Adventure Time and could tell it would only get better.* The tone was perfectly quirky and all the expanding characters rock. Ice King is the best "Sympathic Sociopath" antagonist I can recall. As someone mentioned above, I myself do a pretty good Treetrunk, too. Regular Show has grown on me. Wasnt a big fan, but all the dorky 'hair metal' attitude and 80s reference has warmed me to it somewhat... oddly enough it was the character Pops that sold me on the show. The wrestling episode and the poetry v. rap episode did it. My daughter does a near perfect Pops, and at random will announce, "I can taste the Himalayas!" and the affirmative reply to any question is almost always, "Yaaahyuuuu!" Gumball sucks. The animation style is original but I hate nearly all the content. A cartoon about spastic over-reacting children REALLY IS for kids. *(Animation shows seem to do that. Look at early eps of 'Family Guy', 'American Dad', 'King of the Hill', 'Simpsons'... and out of the wayback machine, 'Wait till your Father gets Home'. Whatever your current opinion on any of these, youd likely admit that they took a while to hit their stride)
April 29, 2012, 1:26 p.m. CST
The people who create posters are not artists they are nostalgia profiteers.
April 29, 2012, 2:08 p.m. CST
by Prof. Pop-Cult
That was really cool, because the flipped gender versions of all the characters worked. It would be even better if they just produced a spin-off of it, and considered it to be set in a mirror universe to the original.
April 29, 2012, 2:30 p.m. CST
Nothing. I shouldnt say anything bad, i hate doing that about other artists but.... come on.
April 29, 2012, 3 p.m. CST
by johndalf greymane
I like the layers of characters, i like the minimalist style (the show and its characterization are still pretty fresh and any interpretation might go wonky and miss the mark), I like the overall Lady Rainicorn border... The bottom half is ass and seems tacked on/phoned in. Leave the "Adventure Time" title, drop the "with Finn and Jake," Add a row of all the short characters instead. If this is a limited run only, issued to those attending, no one who cares about it will need all the text to know what it is. They also did not include Gunther, so... fail. His is the most evil soul I have ever encountered.
April 29, 2012, 5:45 p.m. CST
When they stop producing limited editions, let me know. But currently, with the ridiculously small print runs on most of their items, there's really no point in bothering with the company. Like someone above said, it's just hipster speculation. Buy a super-limited print for the sole purpose of "flipping" it on eBay.
April 29, 2012, 7:36 p.m. CST
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