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Comics Book Artists Reimagine Criterion DVD Covers

The Criterion Collection is known as the most prestigious video-distribution company, releasing “important classic and contemporary films” to cinema aficionados. Created in 1984 by Janus Films and the Voyager Company, The Criterion Collection now has 562 titles under it’s belt. This week The company is releasing new versions of Samuel Fuller’s The Naked Kiss and Shock Corridor packed with special features and beautiful DVD cover art by comic book illustrator Daniel Clowes (Ghost World, Wilson).

Take a look at the new Criterion movie posters below (some of which were created for screenings at last year’s All Tomorrow’s Parties festival).

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Shock Corridor by Daniel Clowes

Brute Force by Scott Morse (created for All Tomorrow's Parties) Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/01/31/criterion-collection-comic-books-artists/#ixzz1CeRd3GCG

The Naked Kiss by Daniel Clowes

Sweet Smell of Success by Sean Phillips. Check out a neat behind-the-scenes look at the making of Phillips' cover here. Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/01/31/criterion-collection-comic-books-artists/#ixzz1CeRyGNFx

Make Way For Tomorrow by Seth

A Colt Is My Passport by Francesco Francavilla (created for the All Tomorrow's Parties festival) Read More: http://www.comicsalliance.com/2011/01/31/criterion-collection-comic-books-artists/#ixzz1CeSEZNtz

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