July 02, 2020
by Matt Rota
This week we are releasing our first release with Brooklyn based artist Matt Rota. ‘The Search’ is an intriguing 17" x 11" art print on 100% cotton Hahnemühle photo rag paper limited to just 35 copies worldwide. ‘The Search’ will go on sale tomorrow Friday 03 July at 5pm UK time exclusively...
June 24, 2020
by Hokyoung Kim
This week we are releasing ’Siren’, a beautiful art print by the very talented Hokyoung Kim. The piece is a 14" x 20" giclée fine art print on Hahnemühle cotton archival paper and comes from a limited edition of just 60 copies. ‘Siren’ will go on sale this Friday 26 June at...
June 15, 2020
Berberian Sound Studio
by Edward Kinsella
Tomorrow in collaboration with our friends at Mondo we will be releasing a new screenprinted poster for Peter Strickland's loving homage to Italian horror ‘Berberian Sound Studio’ by Edward Kinsella. Whilst we were finalising the pertinent permissions the piece has been doing the rounds in the illustration awards circuit with...
June 04, 2020
by Gérard DuBois
Tomorrow we will be releasing ‘Enfantillages’, a darkly humorous set of 7" x 7" prints by Canadian illustrator Gérard DuBois. Printed on archival bamboo paper these six pieces come from editions of 35 copies per design and will be available individually or as a set. Full sets will include two extra...
May 27, 2020
by Becky Cloonan
Tomorrow Friday we will be releasing new posters by Becky Cloonan for the Czech film epic ‘Marketa Lazarová’, arguably the most convincing film about the Middle Ages ever made. There are two versions of the poster: a 24" x 36" film poster and an 18" x 24" art print with...
May 21, 2020
‘Study In Reflection’
by Esther Sarto
This Friday we will be releasing a new art print by the very talented Esther Sarto. ‘A Study In Reflection’ is a limited edition fine art giclée on museum grade German etching paper from an edition of just 20 copies and comes signed by the artist. It goes on sale tomorrow...
April 28, 2020
by Ashley Mackenzie
This week we're releasing a stunning new art print by the wonderful Ashley Mackenzie. ‘The Spinners’ is a 14" x 18" fine art giclée on German Etching museum grade paper and comes with an embossed certificate of authenticity signed by the artist from an edition of just 60 copies. ‘The Spinners’ will...
April 18, 2020
‘Destinations’ by Katherine Lam
Tomorrow we will be releasing ‘Destinations’, four limited 10" x 10" art prints by the amazing Katherine Lam. This set is deeply personal and meaningful for Katherine, and for us a timely reminder that things can and will get better."These images were done after my experience with ketamine-assisted therapy. Mental illness has...
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...