Hell Pizza: Hell Cross Bun

For a limited time.
A bit like Jesus.

Advertising Agency: Barnes, Catmur & Friends, Auckland, New Zealand
Executive Creative Directors: Paul Catmur, Daniel Barnes
Art Director: Crispin Schuberth
Photographer: Sam Mahayni
Retoucher: Grant Allen
Account Director: Sally Willis
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16 comments

morse's picture
morse
15714 pencils

I guess this fits the brand.

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Jaap Grolleman's picture
Jaap Grolleman
7004 pencils

Was the Jesus reference really a necessity?

bricard's picture
bricard
189 pencils

Definitely not, but think of how much difference that one line has made. It's a good reflection of their brand, sure to offend some people, but will also gain the applause of their loyalists while gaining new consumer interest through PR stories about this; good or bad.

lessismore's picture
lessismore
251 pencils

who isn't limited in this word? that sucks so much :)

Helmet Chrome's picture
Helmet Chrome
260 pencils

I keep seeing this creative shot down in blogs and ad sites because it's offensive... Lighten up, it's just an ad and unless you live under a rock this isn't anywhere near shocking.

Not great but not bad either.

Billoughsby's picture
Billoughsby
5091 pencils

I smell a naked bid for controversy masking average creative. In that sense, tiresome.

No rating.

"Ubi hubave lubearned thubat ubanuby fubool cuban wrubite uba bubad ubad, bubut thubat ubit tubakes uba rubeal gubenubiubus tubo kubeep hubis hubands uboff uba gubood ubone."
-Lubeo Buburnubett

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picopalqlea
999 pencils

a little bit disrespectful isn it?

atb2005's picture
atb2005
13567 pencils

What a steaming pile of tosh. But we are used to these blasphemous campaigns, coming mostly from New Zealand. I am really not religious. I just find this, as Bill said, "average creative". I'd even say below average.

Boxey's picture
Boxey
8885 pencils

Yep, masking average creative. Also, how can it offend Christians when they believe that Christ is alive and well? Weak work.

bakamono's picture
bakamono
1006 pencils

South park is more controversial than this.

This week has been really slow not a single good ad.

because therefore it is

mmackinven's picture
mmackinven
1598 pencils

Made me laugh :)

patterson_olson's picture
patterson_olson
10 pencils

Not enough ATTITUDE!

patterson_olson's picture
patterson_olson
10 pencils

Pentagrams was during the heavy metal era! 80s that is... MORE ATTITUDE!

onefuzz's picture
onefuzz
8 pencils

Pathetic & predictable. Mixing symbols of Satanism with Christianity?.. Another one of the 'square circles'.. And yes, it is insulting.

Richard Finch's picture
Richard Finch
201 pencils

To be honest, I find it funny.
And it works.
And the fact that opinions vary on such a scale shows it hit the controversy mark, which in turn creates some buzz, which in turn generates interest.

Good, although the artwork is god-awful, so average.

Gpoll's picture
Gpoll
12 pencils

I totally agree with you Richard.

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