Artist John Alvin 1948 - 2008 Roheryn writes: John Alvin, prolific poster artist of many films including The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, has died of a heart attack at age 59. More details, plus a link to a gallery of his poster art at

Xoanon here, I had the opportunity to interview John about his work on LOTR and other films a few months ago, I will posting that online soon. In the meantime take a look at his LOTR works here.