American WWII US Air Corps poster (1939)

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September 18, 2014 “Light- your death!”
May 19, 2014

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES theatrical poster by Ignition.On the new episode of The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look at the history of movie poster art for Batman and Superman. Listen and view their poster gallery at theposterboys.tumblr.com, or find new and old episodes on iTunes.

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#the_dark_knight_rises, #batman

September 22, 2011
April 5, 2015
October 30, 2017 Pepsi-Cola Co, 1963

Book cover by Paul RandThe Poster Boys discuss designer Paul Rand in their July podcast, available here.

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#paul_rand

Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (US x2, France, Spain, Japan x2, Italy)Planet of the Apes: With War For the Planet of the Apes now in theaters, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look back at the film poster history of the long running franchise. Starting from the original 1968 classic and moving through the subsequent sequels, remakes, and reboots, the boys discuss how deeper approaches to creating poster art can play second fiddle to more commercial directives when promoting a b...

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#planet_of_the_apes

Chinese Great Leap Forward era poster (1956) Text: The hogs of the commune must be raised to be fat and big!

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#china, #china_poster, #chinese, #chinese_poster, #chinese_propaganda, #chinese_propaganda_poster, #propaganda_poster, #communist, #communist_poster, #communism, #communis

Изобретай! Дорогу рабочей смекалке! Invent! Make way for workers’ mother wit!

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#soviet_union, #ussr, #russia, #poster, #propaganda, #art, #worker

Soviet Newspaper advertising poster (1925) Text: “Workers, what should you read? The newspaper Workers’ Moscow, of course! Subscriptions for 1925 are now available, hurry to sign up, every worker in every factory!”

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#soviet, #soviet_poster, #soviet_union, #soviet_union_poster, #ussr, #ussr_poster, #cccp, #cccp_poster, #russia, #russia_poster, #russian, #russian_poster, #poster, #graphic

Paul Rand, ABC TV logoThe Poster Boys discuss designer Paul Rand in their July podcast, available here.

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#paul_rand, #the_poster_boys

December 5, 2015 Parker Brothers, 1982
March 2, 2015

KISS OF THE VAMPIRE poster by Klaus Dill.This month on The Poster Boys podcast: Hammer Horror Film Posters! Best known for their gothic horror, Hammer Films produced motion pictures from the late 1950s until the 1970s that have since become classics of the genre. In celebration of the Halloween season, The Poster Boys look at the history surrounding the posters from several of their more notable releases. From The Mummy with Peter Cushing to Dracula AD 1972 with Christopher Lee, Brandon an...

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#kiss_of_the_vampire, #klaus_dill, #hammer_films, #hammer_horror, #the_poster_boys

July 23, 2014
January 6, 2015
October 7, 2014

Gladys Acosta, Estela DiazIn their new episode, The Poster Boys podcast looks at the Golden Age of Cuban Movie Posters. Download The Poster Boys with Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith at theposterboys.tumblr.com and on iTunes.

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#gladys_acosta, #estela_diaz, #the_poster_boys, #cuban_posters

September 8, 2017 The Barbasol Co, 1949
January 14, 2015
December 7, 2014
November 11, 2014 PKN Perth, Vol. 15

Партия сказала: надо. Комсомол ответил: есть! Party said - “It’s necessary”. Comsomol answered - “It will be done!” On the fields and constructions! 

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#soviet_union, #ussr, #russia, #poster, #propaganda, #agitation, #party, #comsomol, #communism

March 11, 2016 Ford Motor Co, 1950
December 15, 2015 Reddi-wip Inc, 1950
April 2, 2015

Bolshevik’s Gun Surrender for Army Promotional Poster (1918-1922) Text: “Farmer! Give your guns to Red Army soldier! He will protect you, your stuff and your land.”

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#bolshevik, #bolshevik_poster, #red_army, #red_army_poster, #soviet, #soviet_army, #army_poster, #soviet_union, #soviet_republic, #soviet_republic_poster, #russia, #russian

September 28, 2014
November 5, 2014
January 22, 2015

ROLLERBALL film poster, JapanIn the new episode of The Poster Boys, designers Brandon Schaefer and Jay Shaw discuss the work of illustration legend Bob Peak. Download and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or visit theposterboys.tumblr.com for this and all all other episodes.

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#rollerball, #movie_poster

September 15, 2017 American Honda Motor Co, 1982
October 3, 2014
January 8, 2015

The Dead Zone (US theatrical poster; US dust-jacket; UK quad)Stephen King: Find a flashlight and a blanket to hide under, because The Poster Boys are taking a Halloween themed trip down memory lane with the work of Stephen King. This month, Brandon and Sam discuss their favorite book covers and film posters from (and based on) the bestselling author’s more chilling tales, diving into the differences between marketing a story for print and film while reminiscing about how inescapable King’s...

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#stephen_king, #the_dead_zone

October 10, 2014