Exclusive: The Original ‘RoboCop’ Poster Was Actually a Painting, and Now You Can Buy It As a Metallic Print

/Film | 3/18/2019 | Ethan Anderton
Click For Photo: https://d13ezvd6yrslxm.cloudfront.net/wp/wp-content/images/robocop-posterpainting-screenprint-bottleneck-frontpage.jpg

Part man, part machine, all cop. That’s the tagline you’ll find on the original teaser poster for the 1980s favorite RoboCop. The poster is a classic, and any fan can immediately picture RoboCop stepping out of the Detroit Police car, the lights flashing bright red as your imagination runs wild with the prospect of having a robot police officer taking care of justice on the streets.

You might not have realized this, but that theatrical poster for the Paul Verhoeven movie wasn’t simply a touched up photograph. The original RoboCop poster was actually a painting done by artist Mike Bryan. Thanks to Justin Ishmael (the former head of Mondo who made the collectible art and pop culture shop the hotspot it is today) and the folks at Bottleneck Gallery, you can own a perfect recreation of the poster that takes the incredible image of RoboCop and gives it a nice shine with metallic inks. You can even get a RoboCop poster print that looks more like the original painting rather than the final poster.

First - RoboCop - Poster - Everyone - Bottleneck

First up, here’s the original theatrical RoboCop poster that everyone knows and loves. Bottleneck Gallery will be releasing a new screenprint version of the RoboCop poster, sized at 24×36 inches, created with metallic inks. The regular version will be a timed edition that you’ll be able to pick up for $50 starting at 12pm ET tomorrow, March 19th, for 24 hours only. However many are ordered during that time period, that’s how many will be printed.

But if you want your RoboCop poster to have a little more shine, you may want to pick up the variant version of the original theatrical poster. In addition to being screenprinted with metallic inks, it will be printed on silver foil paper. That...
(Excerpt) Read more at: /Film
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Sign In or Register to comment.

Welcome to Long Room!

Where The World Finds Its News!