DBH's 'Dark Knight Rises' T-Shirt Design Contest Winners Revealed

May 8, 2012
Source: Design By Humans

The Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Winner

"Hello Mr. Wayne." Yesterday we featured a few brand new shirts by Kinetix for The Dark Knight Rises, today we have the actual winners from the Design By Humans design contest. Back in late March, print shop Design By Humans announced a contest for the best Dark Knight Rises t-shirt design, not only giving budding artists a chance to have their art printed as a t-shirt, but cash prizes totaling upwards of $13,000. The top 5 winning designs have been hand picked by Christopher Nolan and producer Emma Thomas and announced, and they're available for purchase online right now. Check out the winning artwork below!

In order from #1 down. For the full TDKR contest winners, visit Click on any to buy.

#1 - Hello Mr. Wayne by SPYKEEE
The Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Winner

#2 - Come From The Dark by Geno75 from Indonesia
The Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Winner

#3 - ARISE by silentOp from Philippines
The Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Winner

The Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Winner

#5 - The Rising Shadow by Studio8Worx from Philippines
The Dark Knight Rises T-Shirt Contest Winner

All five of these are currently on sale for $22 on the website. Or you can buy a pack of all five for $88 total, good discount. My favorite one is probably the winning one (or others that didn't get chosen) but that BANE face with the crazy colors is extremely badass as well. I'm not really the biggest fan of the blue ARISE one, #3, as it looks a bit too ethereal and over-designed, that's just not my thing. Then again, don't forget that Christopher Nolan did choose these winners, including the #1 Grand Prize design, so if they fit the theme and context of his epic cinematic conclusion, then I trust his choices. Plus, it's always awesome to see fresh artwork for one of my most anticipated movies coming this summer.

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Reader Feedback - 18 Comments



Xerxexx on May 8, 2012


Number 1 and 2 have anatomy problems. The last one is great. 

Ryderup on May 8, 2012


I would have chosen the 3rd one personally... Doesn't the 2nd one look as though Batman's head has just been randomly 'attatched'?

Agent Kid Society on May 8, 2012


I like No. 3 the best.

DAVIDPD on May 8, 2012


I love the 5th one. 

Daniel Vu Tran on May 8, 2012


I'd go for the 3rd one, the others are not so much like tshirt designs. The 1st one is pretty hard to make out.

Crapola on May 8, 2012


People from the Philippines know how to make shirts.

Nielsen700 on May 8, 2012


5th all the way

christox on May 8, 2012


last one is the best

A5J4DX on May 8, 2012


Crescent fresh.

grimjob on May 8, 2012


I like 3 and 5 the best.

grimjob on May 8, 2012



ignant_j on May 8, 2012


Order is all the wrong way round. Number 5 is rocking.

Blargh on May 9, 2012


Number 5 is awesome, number 4 is TERRIBLE. 

DaftBot on May 9, 2012


Must....have...#...5..... *deep breath* NNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWW!!!!!!! >:O

LosZombies on May 9, 2012


Can't say I like the first one. Batman looks like a bit of a bloater in it.

Chris on May 9, 2012


Pffffft. Ed Hardy would've aced this much better than these folks.

Voice of Reason on May 9, 2012


#5 shoulda been first. It's in a different league to the rest. Anyone should be able to see that. what happened..? :/

Player3 on May 9, 2012

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