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GIANTSUMO thanks you all for your continued support. Please feel free to look around. We are still updating this site, so if you have any feedback, questions or photos of you with our art it can be sent to james@giantsumo.com.  

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Cool Classics showed the fantastic "American Psycho" on June 20th, 2012 at the Colony Theater in Raleigh, NC. Please see this film. It gets better the more you watch it. Christian Bale is so good in this.
 

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Psychotronic Cinema is back this month with a special screening of "Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer" on January 30th at the Glasgow Film Theatre . Join the fun and see one of the best horror movies of the past.

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Here are 2 pics of Michael Rooker and Tom Towles signing my Henry poster. I sent them each a copy and they were kind enough to sign a copy for me. A very special thanks to Jeff M.(pics) and Matthew C. for all their help.

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Cool Classics closed out another great year with a special 35mm screening of the beloved classic "The Princess Bride" on December 21, 2011 at the Colony Theater in Raleigh, NC.

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Cinema Overdrive screened "Class of 1984" (one of the most underated films of the 80's) in glorious 35mm on November 9th, 2011 at the Colony Theater. Class of 1984 is a must see! Please go check it out. A great high school gang film inspired by "A Clockwork Orange" and "Blackboard Jungle". Special thanks to Adam Martin, Danny Miller, Jay Shaw and Boneface for their artistic contributions. "Life is pain, pain is everything"

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 Psychotronic Cinema is back with a bunch of new screenings for 2011 and 2012. Featuring none other than "ROBOCOP" in 35mm at Filmhouse in Edinburgh. Stay tuned for more info regarding future releases. Dead or alive, you're coming with me!

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I was contacted recently by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum regarding submitting some of my gig posters into their Library and Archives. I would just like to thank them for even considering my work and accepting it for others to enjoy. Thank you so much, it is a great honor to be a part of your history.

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On September 9, 2011 there was an art show dedicated to legendary director Sidney Lumet in Denver, CO. My contribution was for the classic film Dog Day Afternoon. Very limited edition which is available at kingdomofnonsense.com by clicking the photo. Special thanks to Jay Shaw and John Vogl.

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In 2009 I was commisioned to submit character artwork that would be used on a B-movie exploitation themed Burton snowboard. 2 years later this showed up at my door. I did not do the layout and I don't know who did, but I think it came out pretty cool. It's called the "Restricted Blunt". Check it out at Burton.com or click the photo.

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Cinema Overdrive screened a very rare 35mm print of "Ms.45" on July 13, 2011 at the Colony Theater in Raleigh, NC. A great early 80's revenge film from director Abel Ferrara.
 

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This was created for the Quentin Tarantino VS. The Coen Bros 2 show in San Francisco. It was inspired by the old Marvel comic series "What If". What if Carla Jean got the coin flip correct and ran off with Anton Chigurh wreaking havoc across the US? There were 2 of these created on gallery frames. Not sure what happened to them, but if you own one, let me know where it ended up.

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Cinema Overdrive is back with a Saturday Night Double Feature screening the original underrated cult classic "Assault on Precinct 13" from my favorite director John Carpenter and "Thou Shall Not Kill...Except!" with Sam Raimi as a crazy cult leader. Presented in 35mm April 23, 2011 at the Colony Theater in Raleigh, NC - Showtime 9:30 pm

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Massive Events is having another unofficial Stargate Convention / Chevron 7.6 featuring special guest Richard Dean Anderson and more for 3 days on May 6-8th at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham NEC. 18" x 24" screen printed posters available at underthefloorboards.com
 

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Psychotronic Cinema is back with "All Night Horror Madness" at the Grosvenor Cinema on 05.03.11 and 12.03.11 in Glasgow. Screening 4 classic horror films, trailers and more running through the night. Come on out and paint the Grosvenor Cinema blood red.
 

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The Colony Theater will screen a 35mm print of the Cool Classic "LEON: The Professional" on February 16th, 2011 in Raleigh, NC. This is the international release which includes around 24 minutes of footage cut from the American release. Next to "State of Grace", this is my favorite Gary Oldman performance. This is also the first feature starring Natalie Portman. Great film, check it out!

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Cinema Overdrive closed out a great year by showing a glorious 35mm print of "Silent Night Deadly Night" on December 8th, 2010 at the Colony Theatre in Raleigh, NC. This screening also includes original footage from the sequel. Garbage Day!!!
 

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Psychotronic Cinema presents the return of the "All night horror show" at the Cameo Cinema on 27.11.10 in Edinburgh. Screening 5 classic horror films running through the night. Bring a change of shorts. 

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"Groovy Evil" art print created for the "I Remember Halloween" art show at the Wootini Gallery in Carrboro, NC. 3 color - 24" x 36" screen print that glows in the dark. SOLD OUT! Thank you!

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18" X 25" Giclee on canvas with gallery frames (for "IRH" art show only).
 
 

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The Colony Theater continued the James Bond series and showed a glorious 35mm print of "Goldfinger" on August 26th, 2010 at the Colony Theater in Raleigh, NC.

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Cinema Overdrive showed a glorious 35mm print of "Lightning Swords of Death" on August 11th, 2010 at the Colony Theatre in Raleigh, NC. If you haven't seen this movie or any of the Shogun Assassin movies and you like sword fighting, over the top villians and rivers of blood, then check them out. Raise a Kung-fu fist against Ogami... and he'll chop it off!

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Fright-Rags.com had two awesome double features on July 16th and 17th for The Fog and Halloween III: Season of the Witch and Monster Squad and Night of the Creeps at the Dryden Theater in Rochester, NY. What was awesome about it? We'll Tom Atkins was there both nights and signed copies of my mash-up poster. There was also an even more awesome poster for the 2nd night which was created by Jason Edmiston and signed by director Fred Dekker. Get both copies now at Fright-Rags.com Also, a quick shout out to Ben from Fright-Rags.com for letting me continue to get my horror fix.
 
 

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Cool Classics showed a glorious 35mm print of "The Big Lebowski" on June 16th, 2010 at the Colony Theatre in Raleigh, NC. For those of you who have never seen this film, shame on you! Over the line!!!

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"LA84" 18" X 24" SCREEN PRINT - D&L

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Cinema Overdrive showed a glorious 35mm print of "Southern Comfort" on May 12th, 2010 at the Colony Theatre in Raleigh, NC. For those who've never seen this movie, it's directed by Walter Hill who has created such classics as The Warriors, The Long Riders, 48 Hrs and Extreme Prejudice. It's a great film and needs to be seen, so go check it out! Stay tuned for more.

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Scars on Broadway played a show at the Troubadour on May 2nd and thanks to Gregg at Gigart.com, I was able to create this limited edition poster for the band. I believe there were only 100 copies printed and handed out to the first 100 people through the door. I've read that it was a great show and hopefully we'll hear some new stuff from them soon. I do not have any copies of these, they were only available at the show.

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It's been awhile since GS created some Gig Posters. Here are 2 new posters for MC Rut and Crime In Stereo. Both these bands have been getting a lot of play on the ipod. If you haven't heard of them, please give them a listen. If you're in the Sacramento area, check them out at The Boardwalk coming up this month. Each poster is a 4 color, 12" x 32" Screen print. Printed by D&L. Now available in the store.


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Celebrate Halloween and Joss Whedon, creator of the hits Buffy, Angel, Firefly , Serenity, Dollhouse and more, at the first ever "HALLOWHEDON". Massive Events presents a three day unofficial fan convention on October 30th through November 1st, 2009 at the Thistle Hotel, Heathrow, U.K. Once there, be sure to hunt down one of these 24.5" x 31.5" limited edition 3 color screen printed posters designed by JRD and printed by D & L Screenprinting. They slay in person! WWW.UNDERTHEFLOORBOARDS.COM

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The Alamo Drafthouse celebrates the end of Terror Thursday this December with this movie poster for the original "Black Christmas". For those of you unaware of this film, it's from 1974 and was the inspiration for a lot of horror films that followed, including the masterpiece "Halloween". Check it out this holiday season.

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The Alamo Drafthouse created a 2008 Horror movie poster series for Halloween featuring some classic films. I was lucky enough to be a part of this very cool series with some amazing artists. My poster was for the classic vampire flick "The Lost Boys". 

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The Alamo Drafthouse created this movie poster for the classic film "A Nightmare on Elm Street". Part of Fear Fest 2 / 2008. I was lucky enough to be asked to create the artwork for this.  The original movie poster is one of my favorites and it was hard trying to come up with my own take on this film, but it seems to have hit home with the true horror fans. A big thanks to UK Mike for getting me a signed copy by both Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp. If you see one of these on Ebay, grab it!


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Psychotronic Cinema held it's latest "All Night Horror Madness" featuring a special screening of the original "A Nightmare on Elm Street" on March 10th, 2012 at the Cameo Cinema. 



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A new tee for Hobo with a Shotgun coming soon to Fright-Rags.com

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 Available now at Fright-Rags.com

Here are 2 new Tee's that were created recently for the horror classics "Maniac Cop" and "The Shining". Ben has a very cool website called "Fright Rags". Please check it out for some really cool horror Tee's. You can click on either image and be magically transported to his site.

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