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Paolo Rivera’s vintage Captain America: The First Avenger poster

Captain America

Artist Paolo Rivera shares this lovely vintage Captain America: The First Avenger poster, which he created to be given as a gift to the cast and crew of the film that’s due out later this summer.

“I was given access to a vast collection of production stills—each emblazoned with a watermark pattern of my name—from which I selected my favorites,” he writes on his blog. “All of the lettering is hand-drawn, with the exception of the small credits at the top and bottom (I ran out of steam). While I did some post-production work in Photoshop, the original looks more or less like what you see here.”

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That’s fantastic! How is this not the official movie poster? You’d get 10x the movie patrons with this one over the ultra-generic real one.

This is a beautiful poster. I wish this was the one in the cinemas!

So fantastic this should be the official poster!

It is a beautiful poster. It would never have worked as the actual poster, though; too niche for general audiences.

I get your point, but come on…who can’t get behind punching Hitler?

I just love how Tommy Lee Jones is going to bring the awesome to this movie and his role.

I think this poster is great and beautifully done. But, here’s a nitpick, why is the Nazi with the gun aiming for Cap’s shield when his body is fully exposed?

Marvel should sell this for the new movie! I’d totally buy one!

@Aaron Frey: Because Nazi’s have the aim of Star Wars Storm Troopers of course.

I totally want one for myself. Marvel, please make it so!

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