Robert McGinnis is the artist who created the iconic, saucy, and highly suggestive, Bond posters:

Images of scantily clad women so offended the movie exhibitors in Ireland they yanked the art and overprinted the ladies – sticking them in crudely rendered high necked dresses.

Now imagine these gals in ill shaped muumuus and you capture the esprit of Ireland…

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  1. November 11, 2012

    These were favorites, alright.

    • November 11, 2012

      They were with my big brothers, too! I can’t imagine why…

  2. November 11, 2012

    You know something…. These work on both sides of the fence. If you get my meaning…. “What makes you think this is my first time.” If you don’t know that quote…I am sure you will in short order.

    • November 11, 2012

      Skyfall??? Tomorrow!

      • November 11, 2012

        Then tomorrow you shall know.

  3. November 12, 2012

    James forever! I’m addicted! Great posters!

  4. […] Having created James Bond in 1953, and enjoyed brisk but hardly epochal sales throughout the 50’s, Fleming became an earner on the same level as Mickey Spillane around 1961–when President Kennedy (an acquaintance of Fleming’s) said in an interview that one of his favorite books was From Russia With Love.  That was just about the exact time Westlake would have been writing The Hunter, you should note.  You should also note that the Robert McGinnis cover for the Gold Medal reprint of that book made Parker look like Sean Connery, and that McGinnis was much better known for his artwork on Bond movie posters.  […]

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