'Avengers' Character Posters Assemble Again for One Giant Banner
A batch of six new posters for The Avengers, which is just a month and a half away, surfaced this week, taking the theatrical poster and essentially changing some hero stances and splitting the downtown action sequence into smaller pieces to focus on specific character duos. Now those posters have combined (with some mild differences) with a wider perspective for one big banner featuring Iron Man, Hulk, Hawkeye, Thor and Captain America alongside S.H.I.E.L.D. agents Black Widow, Nick Fury and Maria Hill defending, or rather avenging, the Earth. It's still the same glossy Photoshop finish from before, so just beware. Look!
Here's the giant new banner for Marvel's The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon, found via GeekTyrant:
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.
Reader Feedback - 18 Comments
I wish Iron Man had his helmet on!
Sean on Mar 14, 2012
Think they worry that if they don't show Robert Downey Junior's face the general public won't know he's in it, and therefore won't go "oh that guy from due date is in it, lets go to it LOL he's so funny".
David Carlin on Mar 14, 2012
Marvel + Photoshop® = Still not working...
AgentKidSociety on Mar 14, 2012
"One Giant Banner?" That is to say, "One giant Bruce Banner." I'll let myself out.
Phillip Gockel on Mar 15, 2012
That was a good one, sir.
Manuel on Mar 15, 2012
new poster, new reasons to hate Cap's Helmet....
Jericho on Mar 14, 2012
It does look strange without a chin strap. I'll give you that.
Ethan Anderton on Mar 14, 2012
that may be all it needs but the look itself is completely stupid
Jericho on Mar 15, 2012
Getting a lot of mileage out of those images
Richie G on Mar 14, 2012
was about to say something similar. With a multi million dollar budget you'd think they would've had a photo shoot or something for advertisements. Marvel definitely needs some new people on the marketing team
prantsdagger on Mar 14, 2012
I'm afraid to see how the cover of "The Avengers" DVD is going to look with all of these cartoony posters
JBrotsis on Mar 15, 2012
I think this is how we imagined/fantasized about it when we were kids. Funny how nothing has changed since - NEWS TEAM... ASSEMBLLLLLLLE! http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_loak0gyKUD1qd324t.gif
Nick Sears on Mar 14, 2012
add helmet on ironman remove caps helmet
Ryderup on Mar 14, 2012
ScarJo's ass pose is hammer-blocked!
Razor on Mar 14, 2012
You do not hammerblock Scarletts bum!
Ryderup on Mar 15, 2012
Oh MAN. THESE. ARE. THE. SAME. IMAGES. Nothing new.....nothing new at all.....stop it, just stop it.
Voice of Reason on Mar 15, 2012
All of the posters for this movie have been an absolute tragedy. They should be ashamed. For a summer blockbuster movie they should be paying a little more attention to little details like this. I know the final movie is the product they are concerned with, but the movie posters are still a part of the whole. A very small part, but a part none the less. There is no excuse for a major studio to put out work like this.
Diggy381 on Mar 15, 2012
Totally agree! At least make the figures look like they're on the same plane. Looks like whoever did this just threw characters in there, with no regards to composition, perspective, and depth. I could find tons of things wrong with this poster. I could understand if this was a low budget film, but come on Marvel, this is the Avengers movie that you've been building up for years with lots of $$$ into it. Couldn't you get someone to do a better job?
Nathan on Mar 15, 2012
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