Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

More Mario Propaganda

mario-hero-2.jpg
mario-hero-1.jpg
mario-hero-3.jpg

Gaming fact: in Nintendo's Donkey Kong of 1981 , Mario's (then Jumpman) first gaming appearance was actually as the bad guy. Having mistreated Kong, the poor ape steals 'the Lady' (Pauline) by way of revenge.

Mario's sinister streak is exaggerated in expert fashion in these new propaganda posters of Fro Design Company. Imagining a world in which Bowser uses WW2-style nationalism to stir up recruits for his goomba and koopa army, the posters are a brilliant re-imagining of the other side of the jolly little Italian plumber's story.

These seven new designs join Fro Design Company's existing series of ten. If you fancy picking up a print you'll need to act fast: only 150 of each poster are available. You can browse of Fro's work here.

(Images: Fro Design Company)

Related

mariohero.jpg

Mario meets Magritte

Mario.jpg

Super Modern Mario Bros.

hero_super mario.jpg

Mario Propaganda

Comments

More

Here are the words that other countries use to describe relationships

All the terms that would be much better to describe your 'life partner'

by David Cornish
05 Dec 2016

You’ll soon be able to test the purity of your cocaine and MDMA

by Alex Christian
05 Dec 2016

Vets want people to stop drinking at home for the sake of their pets

Your furry friends have a taste for the good stuff... and that's a problem

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

American hipster dads are demanding to be called 'papa'

by Ralph Jones
05 Dec 2016

America is now making educational adverts to prevent teen shootings

Funny that nowhere else has this problem...

by Sam Diss
05 Dec 2016

Watch this man rescue a dog by punching a kangaroo in the face

Probably the most Australian thing you'll ever see

by Emily Badiozzaman
05 Dec 2016

Bertolucci admits 'Last Tango in Paris' rape scene was non-consensual

He says he feels guilt, but no regret

by Emily Badiozzaman
05 Dec 2016

What does our love of fighting tell us about ourselves?

Why can't we stop watching people pummel each other?

02 Dec 2016

Widower, 89, offered bar job after "stop me dying from boredom" ad

He feels like he’s “won a thousand bucks on the horses”

by Chris Sayer
02 Dec 2016

You can now hire the services of deadly cyber hackers

Rent an army of infected bots and cause untold online havoc

02 Dec 2016