Target Craftily Assembles Store Products to Promote 'The Avengers'

April 24, 2012

The Avengers - Target Ads

Yesterday brought news of a new art exhibition at Gallery 1988 honoring The Avengers when the film is released next weekend, and Mondo already kicked off their poster series with prints for Black Widow and Hawkeye (with more coming sometime this week). Now Target is getting in on the fun with a cool series of ads from Wieden + Kennedy that take various products sold in their stores (including toys of the assembled comic book heroes and lots of Dr. Pepper) and combined them to form various shapes representing heroes like Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk and Iron Man himself. They're quite impressive. Look!

Here are the Target ads for The Avengers (see more detailed close-ups at (via

The Avengers - Target Ad - The Avengers Logo

The Avengers - Target Ad - Iron Man

The Avengers - Target Ad - Captain America

The Avengers - Target Ad - Thor

The Avengers - Target Ad - Hulk

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. The star studded cast includes Robert Downey Jr, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, as well as Tom Hiddleston and Stellan Skarsgård who are reprising their respective roles from Thor. Marvel's The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon (Serenity), hits theaters everywhere May 4th, 2012. You can watch the first trailer here, the Super Bowl spot here, or the newest theatrical trailer here.

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  • Xerxexx
    Dr. Pepper much?
    • ur_babys_daddy
      I was so expecting "kewl" from you. would've put money on it.
      • Xerxexx
         It was a debate.
  • bat0u
    • Xerxexx
  • that's pretty damn clever.
  • Akirakorn
    Would've been better if was actual store displays not just photoshop. At least they're trying.
  • LosZombies
    ;l I see what they did there...
  • Greatbritain2k3
    love dr pepper




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