Check These Out: Iconic Comic Book City Vintage Travel Posters

December 11, 2010
Source: The Daily What


Unless you get to visit a film set, you'll likely never get a chance to set foot in the iconic cities of Metropolis or Gotham City, homes to superheroes Superman and Batman respectively. Of course, these two cities are essentially alternate versions of New York, and other heroes have simply been placed at the center of the Big Apple itself for their stories. Well, now you can dream a little dream of how you might be convinced to travel to one of these superhero cities as graphic designer Justin Van Genderen designed (via The Daily What) travel posters for Gotham City, Metropolis and two other NYC variations with several familiar superheroes.

Justin Van Genderen - Travel Poster - Metropolis  Justin Van Genderen - Travel Poster - Gotham City

Justin Van Genderen - Travel Poster - Neo Tokyo  Justin Van Genderen - Travel Poster - New York Spider-Man

While it's not a superhero city, the poster for Neo Tokyo by way of Katsuhiro Ôtomo's Akira has a very cool look to it, too. However, my favorite is definitely the Metropolis poster with Superman zooming across the skyline. And if you absolutely love these posters as much as I do, then you'll probably want to purchase them in some form. Thankfully, Justin has every poster available for purchase now as: art prints, posters (which can even be purchased pre-framed) and canvas prints as well, all in various sizes. And be sure to check out the gallery of Justin's expansive work in graphic design over at his official website, too. Pretty cool, eh?

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Reader Feedback - 11 Comments


The Neo Toyko one is way too excellent. I would like that one in my home.

Cracky on Dec 11, 2010


these are awesome, i'm torn between the Gotham and the Neo Tokio

Jericho on Dec 11, 2010


I want them all!

Xerxex on Dec 11, 2010


They're all great posters, my favorites are Gotham City and Neo Tokyo too.

lamar on Dec 11, 2010


Freakin' awesome! I want the Batman one although with the new movies we recognize Batman in Chicago more than New York. 😀 Neo Tokyo is fsweet though. Not sure which I'd get.

tra la la la la da di da on Dec 11, 2010


Gotham City has always been Chicago >:P... kinda hard to have 2 New Yorks in the same universe with different names. Have to see if they keep the Lantern in Coast City (LA)

kwd1968 on Dec 11, 2010


seriously there all excellent trying to figure out which one i like best and i just cant.

Cody w on Dec 12, 2010


The people have spoken: Gotham & Neo Tokyo! LOL

Big Boss on Dec 12, 2010


These are awesome. Curious - what are your favorites?

Zirah on Dec 12, 2010


WikiLeaks will publish secret UFO reports soon! ...

www on Dec 12, 2010


Cheers for Akira and Batman

Haz on Dec 12, 2010

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