Celebrating 50 years since it first aired in the United States, Vice Press has worked with legendary poster artist Paul Mann on an officially licensed, limited edition print for the 1960s television classic The Prisoner, which will be released later this week.
“The Prisoner” print is sized 50cm x 70cm, and is available in a hand numbered edition of 150 and will cost £40, roughly $50. This print is a fine art print produced using the classic offset lithograph print method and printed on 324gsm Mohawk Eggshell Superfine Ultra white paper.
Vice Press are a UK based print house co-founded by artist Matt Ferguson, focused on producing fully licensed art prints and screen printed posters for cult and mainstream properties from all manner of pop culture; movies, television, literature and games, including comics such as 2000AD. Vice Press work with both up and coming and well-known artists from around the world to produce new and distinctive works of art.
Vice Press also work with a number of studios, production companies and distributors to create unique illustrated pieces, prints and posters and media campaigns for theatrical and home releases.
Paul Mann has been an active illustrator and professional artist in the Salt Lake City area for more than 40 years. He has perfected his craft through numerous publications, gallery pieces and commission projects. Through his timeless composition and proven technique he has set himself apart as a premier artist within the industry.
• “The Prisoner” by Paul Mann will be launched this Friday, 27th July 2018 exclusively at www.Vice-Press.com
• Paul Mann is online at www.paulmannartist.com
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The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.