Mad Max: Fury Road won big at the Oscars last night, taking home six of the statues it was nominated for: Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing. The wins are well deserved—Fury Road was a landmark in blockbuster storytelling, transporting movie-goers to a cutthroat world on the brink of collapse where danger reigns supreme. It’s easily one of best action films of the decade and Vertigo has two incredible companion books that are must-haves for fans of the film.
Mad Max: Fury Road – The same minds behind the Oscar winning film, writer-director George Miller, cowriter Nico Lathouris and cowriter-storyboard artist Mark Sexton-present prequel tales set within the world of the blockbuster film and follow Immortan Joe, along with the indomitable Nux, Furiosa, and experience the cycle of violence and tragedy as the Road Warrior Max Rockatansky fights to rebuild his Interceptor-the vehicle that ensures his freedom! Mad Max: Fury Road is an amazing film, but as writer and concept artist Mark Sexton makes clear, the movie’s only part of the story. For the rest, you’ll have to read the comic!
Mad Max: Fury Road Inspired Artists – 65 of comics best artists took to the post apocalyptic landscape to interpret this gorgeous and desolate world of George Miller’s design. From breathtaking action sequences to heartbreaking character portraits, each of these visionary artists brings their unique style to a double page spread of part of the world of Mad Max.