PosterSpy Announce Panel at MCM London Comic Con

Written by Martin Unsworth Thursday, 18 May 2017

Event News

PosterSpy has announced that they will be holding a panel at MCM London Comic Con on Saturday, May 27th on the Silver Stage at 5.15pm.

Artists Dan Mumford and Paul Shipper will be joining the ‘Poster Posse’ Doaly, The Dark Inker, Luke Butland, and Daniel Nash will be taking part in the 45min panel about how the artists’ careers in the design industry and how they came to be popular doing illustrated film posters. There will be lots of other topics of conversation, too, but if you can’t make it to the ExCel on May 27th, you can watch the live stream of the panel at the PosterSpy Instagram account.

The artists will be happy to meet fans after the panel and sign any prints you may have. Wacom, the leading manufacturer of pen displays, pen tablets and styluses are sponsoring the event, with first attendees receiving gift bags.

About the artists

Dan Mumford is a freelance illustrator working out of Studio100 in central London, UK. Over the past 10 years, Dan has worked within the pop culture and music scene creating everything from album covers, branding and screenprints to new interpretations of classic film posters and albums. Clients include Disney, Sony, Iron Maiden, Wizards of the Coast, Icon Motorsports, CBS and many many bands and record labels from around the world. Visit his site here http://www.dan-mumford.com.

Paul Shipper is a freelance illustrator best known for producing key art and imagery for film, entertainment and advertising properties. Considered by many as keeping the ‘traditional movie poster alive’ Paul Shipper’s artwork spans some of the industries most exciting properties, from Star Wars to the MCU. Paul has had his work appreciated and praised by some fine members of the film industry, including J.J. Abrams, Frank Darabont, Bob Gale, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis. Clients include Arrow Video, Disney, HBO, FOX, Universal, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios Shout Factory. Visit his site here: http://paulshipperstudio.com.


Doaly is a freelance designer and illustrator based in Birmingham, England. Doaly has worked in the design industry for over 17 years, in recent years he has concentrated on poster art and honing his skills as an illustrator. He has worked on many great projects over the years for some incredible clients including Pixar, Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, FOX, BBC and more. Although specialising in illustration and poster art Doaly also has a passion for all forms of design and loves to experiment with new mediums and different forms of storytelling. Visit his site here: http://doaly.com.

The Dark Inker was born in the East end of London and now living and working on the South Coast of England with his crazy cat Haku, Stephen has been working in the entertainment industry for a number years. Clients include, NASA, LucasFilm, Marvel, Disney, Pixar, 20th Century Fox, Imagine Publishing, 2000 AD – Judge Dredd BossAlien, Natural Motion to name but a few!. Also a proud member of the Poster Posse, a diverse collective of global artists who work with pop Culture themes to create unique, collectable art. Visit his site here: http://www.thedarkinker.com.

Luke Butland aka Lost Mind Design Studio was founded in 2015 as a creative outlet for Luke Butland. After working within numerous agencies as a graphic designer Luke decided to branch out and take the leap into illustration and has never looked back. Clients include Disney, SciFiNow, SyFy and 20th Century Fox. Visit his site here:  http://lostminddesignstudio.com.

Daniel Nash is an Illustrator from Bedfordshire, England. After studying illustration at Loughborough and Portsmouth Universities, he is currently working freelance and on his parent's farm. Inspirations include pop culture, sci-fi, film, animals and nature. The strong juxtaposition between rural farm life and technology focused artwork is largely influential to Daniels creative process. Clients include Disney, Marvel, Sony, Pixar, 20th Century Fox, SyFy, LucasFilm, HBO and more. Daniel has also had his art exhibited in New York, London, Paris, Prague, Marseille and L.A. Visit his site here: http://www.danielnashillustration.com.

PosterSpy is the web’s leading show and tell platform for alternative poster designers around the globe. With over 7,000 alternative posters uploaded since the site launch in 2014, it’s been a great destination for artists and fans alike. Find them on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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