Ghost in the Candy Shell

Once again, one of those ideas popped into my head and I was amazed to be unable to find any evidence of it already having been done… so I did it last night, just in time for April Fool’s Day!

A nice mashup of everyone’s favorite green lady M & M and the Ghost in the Shell. Recent promotions for the new live-action movie, starring Scarlett Johansson, are what got this idea going. Truth be told, though, the parody here is drawn from the original anime movie poster design more so than anything to do with the modern remake.

I intentionally skimped on the cityscape at the bottom, it’s just a silhouette to set the stage and to honor the layout of the original poster design. The shades rest a little low on M’s face, ‘cause she doesn’t seem to have a nose! 🙂 I also like the simple repeating pattern I came up with for the background to echo the simulated tech background of the original poster.

Please let me know what you think, and remember, if you’d like an original commission by me or would like to hire me as an Illustrator, please use the Contact page and let me know as much as you can about your request.

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4 responses

  1. That is pretty clever.

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    1. Thanks! Whenever I come up with something I really like, I’m surprised when I don’t find evidence of it already existing… For reference, someone DID do a Goats in the Shell gag… but not an M and M one. Lucky me! 🙂

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  2. Good stuff. I find about 2% pops in my head and then over 50% have already been done 😦

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    1. Every once in a while I get lucky and a thing that makes me laugh doesn’t seem to be done already. I like when that happens! 🙂

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