Online artist Joebot is giving tribute to Alfred Hitchcock in the form of 1988 NES game covers.
“The next show i’m so proud to be a part of is “Suspense & Gallows Humor: A Tribute to the All-Time Greatest” at Gallery 1988 in Venice, CA.
Alfred Hitchcock was a true master. His work was so chilling and visually captivating, there are many options for an artist to interpret his work, which is why I’m so excited for this show! Below is my contribution.
In the 80’s Nintendo was a dominant force to be reckoned with. Had Hitchcock been just a few years behind I’m almost certain that Nintendo would have jumped on the chance to make video-game adaptations of some of his most iconic films. I’m almost certain that their game boxes would have looked a little something like so…”
Hit the jump for boxes featuring Psycho, The Birds and North By Northwest!