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In May 2011, the Alamo Drafthouse hosted “Day of the Apes,” an epic 8-hour marathon of all five Planet of the Apes films on 35mm. Above all other things, this should be celebrated as one fine event. Every single Apes film in glorious 35mm? What could possibly improve such a situation? How about a brilliant set of posters from some of Mondo’s sinister cabal of artists, the likes of Ken Taylor, Martin Ansin, Phantom City Creative and Jason Edmiston. In an unprecedented exclusive that spans across four of the web’s most popular film blogs (and also Film School Rejects), the poster set, created to commemorate the event, is finally unveiled to the public with each film tackled by a different artist.

First, lets have an exclusive look at Ken Taylor’s Beneath the Planet of the Apes print:

Beneath the Planet of the Apes by Ken Taylor

Click below to view the other exclusive posters at io9, Movies.com, Collider and Badass Digest.

And finally, here’s a look at Jason Edmiston’s limited edition lithograph:

Here’s the specifications on the line-up:

PLANET OF THE APES
Artist: Martin Ansin
Size: 24” x 36”
Edition: 415

BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES
Artist: Ken Taylor
Size: 24” x 36”
Edition: 390

ESCAPE FROM THE PLANET OF THE APES
Artist: Rich Kelly
Size: 24” x 36”
Edition: 320

CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES
Artist: Phantom City Creative
Size: 24” x 36”
Edition: 370

BATTLE FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES
Artist: Florian Bertmer
Size: 24” x 36”
Edition of 345

GO APE*
Limited Edition Lithograph
Artist: Jason Edmiston
Size: 24” x 36”
Edition: 295

*Only available with purchase of the full poster set.

The posters, created in partnership with Sideshow Collectibles, will be sold as a set on Thursday, January 26th for $230.  The set will also include an exclusive print “Alamo Drafthouse Wants You To Go Ape!” This limited edition lithograph is a variation of the famous 20th Century Fox poster created for the 1973 re-release of all five films in theaters, where the artwork “aped” Uncle Sam.  The “Go Ape!” lithograph will only be available with purchase of the full set.

The prints will be sold as a set on Thursday, January 26th for $230. Any remaining individual prints will go on sale on Friday, January 27th.  Follow @MondoNews for on sale announcements.


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