March 24, 2020
‘Too Many Candles’
by Evan Cagle
We're delighted to release a stunning new print by scratchboard fiend Evan Cagle. ‘Too Many Candles’ is a 24" x 18" screenprint on a bright white pearlescent paper from an edition of just 45 copies and will go on sale this Friday at 5pm UK time. As always you can...
March 17, 2020
by Kilian Eng
We're delighted to release the presciently named ‘Isolated Kingdom’ print by Kilian Eng. This is the first 36"x24" print in the Palace Life series and comes signed by the artist from an edition of just 60 copies. Kilian's work just keeps reaching new heights and this piece might be his best...
March 01, 2020
by Johnny Dombrowski
We're delighted to partner up with MONDO once again to release new posters for F. W. Murnau's ‘Faust’ by Johnny Dombrowski. The poster comes in two variants. A regular from an edition of 100 and a variant from an edition of 50. Both versions will go on sale tomorrow Tuesday 03...
February 20, 2020
by Tom Haugomat
This week we are releasing new posters for Yasujiro Ozu's ‘Tokyo Story’ by the celebrated French illustrator Tom Haugomat. We have wanted to work with Tom for a long time and we are over the Moon with our first collaboration. ‘Tokyo Story’ comes in two versions: an English variant from an...
February 06, 2020
by Gérard DuBois
We're very excited to release our first collaboration with the great French/Canadian illustrator Gérard DuBois. Gérard's work adorns over 20 books and has appeared in The New Yorker, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Playboy and many, many more publications; has received four gold medals from the Society of Illustrators plus the very...
January 30, 2020
Kilian Eng's 'Palace Life':
and 'Return To The Fallen Tower'
This week we return to the whimsical world of Kilian Eng's ‘Palace Life’ series with two beautifully evocative prints. ‘Forest Overlook’ and ‘Return To The Fallen Tower’ are 18" x 24" giclee prints from editions of 60 and come signed by the artist. The prints go on sale tomorrow Friday...
January 22, 2020
‘Destiny’ (Fritz Lang)
by Peter Diamond
The next instalment in Peter Diamond's Fritz Lang poster series is ‘Der müde Tod’, or Weary Death, better known in the anglosphere by its given name ‘Destiny’. This poster comes in two versions: a lush, decadent 10-colour regular with gold metallic detailing from an edition of 70; and a...
November 26, 2019
‘Space is the Place’ Giclée edition
by Kilian Eng
We're delighted to release a fine art giclée edition of Kilian Eng's ‘Space is the Place’, celebrating the work of one of the greatest Jazz musicians and composers Sun Ra. You may have spotted the illustration recently on the cover of Heavy Metal magazine's music special. Quite the honour! Since we...
November 06, 2019
Thought Bubble 2019 Releases
It's our favourite time of the year when we head out to the excellent Thought Bubble comic art festival - this edition taking place in the lovely Harrogate - to sell posters, meet old friends and make new ones, and generally enjoy the unique, friendly atmosphere of the UK's best comic...
November 01, 2019
by Adam Maida
We have teamed up with the legendary Moscow studio Mosfilm once again to bring you not one, but two new large-format screenprinted posters for Andrei Tarkovsky's ‘Stalker’ by visual artist Adam Maida. The cream version, both the English and Cyrillic variants will go on sale tomorrow at a random time...
October 22, 2019
Stan's Bestiary Vol. II:
We have commissioned illustrator and comic book creator Stan Manoukian to create a series of illustrations in the form of a bestiary, fusing the natural and the imaginary in that way only Stan can. These will be released as fine art A3 giclées plus a large format version from an edition of just 5, all signed...
October 07, 2019
New ‘Automata’ prints
by Kilian Eng
This week we will be releasing two new sensational prints conjured from the hyperactive imagination of Kilian Eng as part of the the fledgling ‘Automata’ print series. Printed on Bamboo paper and measuring 18" x 24" each, ‘Flight Through the Prototype Graveyard’ and ‘Vessel in Distress’ both come in tiny editions of...
September 25, 2019
Our latest release will bring delight to many a horticulturalist out there. ‘Propagation’ by comic artist and illustrator Choo is an 18" x 13" 5-colour screenprint on a lush 330gsm Plike black paper and limited to just 45 copies worldwide. 18” x 13” screenprinted poster330gsm Plike black paper (Italy)Printed...
August 29, 2019
by Miles Johnston
We are delighted to release a set of stunning letterpress prints by Sweden-based artist and educator Miles Johnston. Originally conceived as part of last year's Inktober exercise, these small ink pieces lend themselves beautifully to the letterpress printing method, by which the images are transferred onto a thick cotton paper...
August 20, 2019
‘Lady with a Hat’
by Thomas Danthony
We're thrilled to release the original landscape composition of Thomas Danthony's now iconic ‘Lady With A Hat’ painting. We have been holding this release back for a special occasion and BDP's fifth anniversary seems like the right time to release it, so here it is in all its glory. ‘Lady With...
August 14, 2019
by Ivan Solyaev
We're thrilled to present 'XVII', a personal piece by the insanely-talented concept artist and illustrator, Ivan Solyaev. We're releasing it as a 4-colour screenprint using metallic silver inks expertly printed by White Duck Editions in the UK. This is an ultra-rare opportunity to own one of Ivan's pieces that you should...
July 07, 2019
Black Dragon Press presents 'Traces'
On the occasion of Black Dragon Press' 5th anniversary we're very excited to present ‘Traces’, an artbook featuring the work of 18 contemporary artists from around the world currently working in the fields of fine art, comics & illustration. The idea for the book is a simple one. We invited some of...
July 02, 2019
Black Dragon Press x Mondo:
'Through A Glass Darkly' and 'The Host'
This week we're proud to offer the next two installments in our ongoing partnership with Mondo. Featuring a double bill for two brilliant, if completely different, bits of film making: Ingmar Bergman’s timeless family drama, THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY, and Bong Joon-ho’s superb monster movie, THE HOST. Doing justice to...
June 26, 2019
'Butcher Shop Bliss'
by Esther Sarto
'Butcher Shop Bliss' won't leave anyone who comes across it indifferent. A juxtaposition of life and death in one gorgeous image, Esther Sarto's lush yet slightly unnerving painting just oozes creative brilliance. So naturally we're delighted to offer this artwork to you as a fine art print on the highest quality Hahnemühle...
June 18, 2019
by Kevin Tong
We're delighted to offer copies of Kevin Tong's 'Amadeus', the second installment in Evil Tender's 'Opera Print Series', on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the film. As Evil Tender's Chris Jalufka puts it:"In September of1984, director Milos Forman and producer Saul Zaentz brought to life playwright Peter Shaffer’s...
June 12, 2019
by Ori Toor
We're delighted to release a brand new officially licensed poster for Lars Von Triers' 'Melancholia' by digital artist Ori Toor. Anyone who has used Adobe products will be very familiar with Ori Toor's work - even without knowing it - and we're very excited to work with him on a...
May 31, 2019
'Last Chance to See: Kirtland's Warbler'
by Maggie Chiang
'Last Chance to See' is a series of prints by the brilliant Maggie Chiang conceived to highlight and assist some of the lesser known protagonists in the fight over the planet's biodiversity. Once the artist and the printing have been paid, every penny from these releases will be donated directly to organisations devoted...
May 09, 2019
'Un Chien Andalou'
by Max Löffler
'Un Chien Andalou' may just be 17 minutes long, but it is easily one of the most influential films ever made. Premiered in 1929, the director Luis Buñuel (as Louis Bunuel) and co-writer Salvador Dali, sought to subvert convention and attack the status quo with a film completely lacking in plot and...
April 17, 2019
'No Exit' by Evan Cagle
& 'Dogtooth' by Isabel Seliger
We're delighted to release brand new work from two very exciting young artists this week. They have both tackled two tough briefs with great skill and a deep understanding of the source materials and we couldn't wait to share their work with you. 'No Exit' is an infamous 1944 existentialist French...
April 04, 2019
by Yuko Shimizu
We’re delighted to announce the release of LE MÉPRIS by the inimitable Yuko Shimizu produced in collaboration with StudioCanal France, a much awaited follow-up to the long sold-out PIERROT LE FOU poster released previously through Black Dragon Press. With regular work for Vertigo, DC Comics, The New Yorker, The New...
March 19, 2019
Kilian Eng's 'Palace Life':
'Scouting The Outer Walls'
and 'Valley Outpost'
This week we travel to the furthest confines of the kingdom for the latest installment of Kilian Eng's artist series 'Palace Life', with two new limited edition pieces showcasing Eng's flair for maximalist landscapes and irresistible world-building. Signed and numbered copies of 'Scouting the Outer Walls' and 'Valley Outpost' are on...
March 06, 2019
'Man With A Movie Camera'
by Piotr Jabłoński
Dissolve, slow motion, stop motion, split screen, double exposure, jump cuts... these techniques may be commonplace now, but 90 years ago they were nothing short of ground-breaking. And one film utilised them all - and more - in an exhilarating whirlwind of visual delight unlike anything that had ever been...
February 20, 2019
Stan's Bestiary Vol I:
We have commissioned veteran illustrator and comic book creator Stan Manoukian to create a series of illustrations in the form of a bestiary, fusing the natural and the imaginary in that way only Stan can. These will be released as fine art giclées from an edition of 40 plus a...
February 07, 2019
'Oryx & Crake'
by Sam Chivers
Are you sitting down? We have the tremendous honour to bring to you a limited edition screenprint for the excellent dystopian novel 'Oryx & Crake' by UK artist Sam Chivers, and approved by Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher and environmental activist Margaret Atwood! Featuring Snowman perched on his tree enjoying...
January 23, 2019
‘M’ by Peter Diamond
We're delighted to release a brand new poster for Fritz Lang's 1931 crime-thriller ‘M’. Peter does a much better job at talking about both ‘M’ and the poster so we'll just hand the mic to him. “‘M’ poses an open question: was Hans Beckert a calculating monster, or a man at...
December 13, 2018
‘Horizons’ by Armando Veve
We're delighted to release ‘Horizons’, an art print by the Philadelphia based illustrator Armando Veve. ‘Horizons’ was originally commissioned to illustrate a short story by Jeff VanderMeer (Annihilation) titled ‘This World is Full of Monsters’ about a man's death and rebirth in a transformed Earth spurred by an alien force. We bring...
November 20, 2018
‘Persona’ by James Martin and
‘Autumn Sonata’ by Patrik Svensson
2018 marks the 100th birthday of the ‘Shining Master Of Darkness’ Ingmar Bergman, arguably the greatest film director who ever lived, and we're very proud to announce that we will be releasing a series of posters celebrating his work over the next few months. As always you can sign up to...
November 06, 2018
‘Emperor's Arrival’ and
‘The Throne Room’
signed art prints by Kilian Eng
We're delighted to release a new pair of signed art prints by the mighty Kilian Eng. 'Emperor's Arrival' and 'The Throne Room' are 18” x 24” limited edition giclée prints expertly printed in the UK. The two new additions to the Palace Life series see Kilian at his most outrageously colourful and inventive....
October 31, 2018
All Hallows' Eve
This year we're celebrating All Hallow's Eve with the grand opening of ‘Stan Manoukian's Monster Gallery’, a ghoulish collection of terrifying critters summoned from the darkest recesses of popular folklore, film and literature by French master practitioner of the dark graphite arts, Stan “Satan” Manoukian. These 31 beasts were conjured mainly at...
October 01, 2018
New poster release:
'The Mirror' and 'The Sacrifice'
We’re delighted to release two new entries in our series celebrating the work of "the cinema poet" Andrei Tarkovsky, in a project art directed by Nicolas Delort and produced in collaboration with Mosfilm in Moscow. They are 'The Mirror' by Wesley Allsbrook and 'The Sacrifice' by Rovina Cai; two inspired...
September 14, 2018
Thought Bubble 2018 Exclusives
Next weekend (22-23 September) we'll be heading North to the city of Leeds to exhibit at our favourite convention in the UK, the brilliant Thought Bubble Sequential Art Festival. As well as meeting old and new friends - fellow exhibitors and attendees alike - we will have some exciting new...
September 06, 2018
Black Dragon Press &
Evil Tender present:
The Opera Print Series
We are teaming up with San Francisco's Evil Tender to handle UK/EU distribution of their nascent Opera Print Series. We absolutely love the first release they've put out and when we found out what they have lined-up for this project we just could not resist being a part of it. Stay...
July 30, 2018
‘Die Nibelungen’ by Peter Diamond
Most people knows Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’ (1927) but his most remarkable film-making achievement probably is 1924’s Die Nibelungen: a strange, visually staggering monster of a story, divided into two distinct but interconnected films, which sees Lang working on his grandest canvas, its fire-and-brimstone spectacle as vast and audacious as anything seen...
July 23, 2018
‘Burgr Joint’ by Stefan Glerum
We’ve been wanting to work with Dutch illustrator Stefan Glerum since we were introduced to his work by our friend Thomas Danthony last year. A former assistant to Dutch cartoon legend Joost Swarte, Stefan Glerum carries the banner for his mentor’s ‘clear line’ style of illustration and adds elements of...
June 20, 2018
‘Solaris’ by Matthew Woodson
We released Victo Ngai’s 'Solaris' just over three years ago and since then we have completely lost count of the number of e-mails asking us for a new 'Solaris' poster. Well, the wait is over. We've teamed up with the very much in demand Matthew Woodson and legendary Moscow studio...
June 12, 2018
Kilian Eng's ‘Automata’
We're very excited to bring to you four brilliant robot designs by none other than Kilian Eng. Kilian's 'Automata' are 10 x 10 inch giclée prints on bamboo paper and limited to just 70 copies each, available individually or as limited sets. Kilian Eng's 'Automata' go on sale this Friday 15 June...
May 23, 2018
‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’
by Jay Gordon
We’re very excited to release a brand new poster for Edgar Allan Poe’s thrilling mystery tale ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’ by South African illustrator Jay Gordon. Widely recognised as the first modern detective story, ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’ changed the history of world literature, with the...
April 24, 2018
Art prints by
Kilian Eng and Ashley Mackenzie
We're going dark this week - presenting two new art prints by the ultra talented Kilian Eng and Ashley Mackenzie to be released this Friday at 5pm UK time. 'Unknown Object' by Kilian Eng is one of the Swedish illustrator's most enigmatic pieces in recent times, which is saying something. A...
April 13, 2018
‘Sneak Peek’ by Choo
We're delighted to release 'Sneak Peek', a set of whimsical and soothing art prints by Melbourne based illustrator Choo. Each 'Sneak Peek' is a 10" x 10" giclée printed on bamboo paper and from an edition of 50 and are now on sale through our shop. Please note that purchasing the...
March 06, 2018
by Satoshi Matsuura
We love Satoshi Matsuura's character designs so we're really excited to be working with him on the release of these Seven Dragons as a set of limited edition prints. Printed on bamboo paper and limited to 300 copies, these handsome little chaps are now on sale individually or as a set from our shop. We have...
February 13, 2018
‘Afternoon of a Faun’
by Kevin Hong
We're delighted to bring the second instalment in our ballet series with 'Afternoon of a Faun' by Kevin Hong. Choreographed and first led by Vaslav Nijinsky with music from Claude Debussy 'Afternoon of a Faun' is considered to be one of the first modern ballets and was not without controversy at its...
January 31, 2018
at The Barbican
London! Join us for 'My Twisted Valentine', an alternative St Valentine's celebration featuring a rare screening of H.G. Clouzot's wickedly perverse 'La Prisonnière' introduced by Virginie Sélavy and the chance to purchase an exclusive screen printed poster designed for the occasion by Australian superstar duo We Buy Your Kids*. This is all being curated...
January 15, 2018
‘Twin Bridges’ and ‘The Water Garden’
signed art prints by Kilian Eng
We're beyond delighted to kick-start 2018 by releasing two brand new art prints by the mighty Kilian Eng. ‘Twin Bridges’ and ‘The Water Garden’ are 18” x 24” limited edition giclee prints expertly printed in the UK and signed by the artist. Showcasing Kilian’s signature sci-fi maximalism and penchant for...
November 24, 2017
‘Detectorists’ by George Bletsis
We’re delighted to release a brand new poster by George Bletsis for the wonderful TV series Detectorists, approved by writer and director Mackenzie Crook! If you are not watching this brilliant, understated British comedy starring Mackenzie Crook himself (The Office, Game of Thrones) alongside BDP perennial favourite Toby Jones (Berberian...