by Pierre Vudrag on Monday, November 23, 2015


With the latest installment in the Star Wars franchise, Episode VII – The Force Awakens, gearing up to hit theaters on December 18, 2015, Disney and Lucasfilm are still secretive about the plot of the J.J. Abrams directed film, to tese eager fans the studio released several character posters including the Hans Solo (which of course is being reprised by Harrison Ford) and the villain, Kylo Ren.


While we wet our appetites with the character posters we are excited about seeing all of the film’s promotional posters for this the long-awaited sequel. In the meantime let’s get equally excited as we look back at some of the greatest poster art from the entire Star Wars series, starting with the 1977 advance poster released for the original right through the 6th film in the series, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.


Limited Runs has over a hundred Star Wars related posters spanning the entire six films including Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi as well as the ill-titled highly sought after Revenge of the Jedi. Here are some of the highlights:












Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977) Three Sheet
Artist: Tom Jung








The Empire Strikes Back (20th Century Fox, 1980) International One Sheet
Artist: Roger Kastel
This is the version that was distributed internationally. Roger Kastel’s iconic artwork for this poster is known as the Gone With the Wind style.












Return Of The Jedi (20th Century Fox, 1983) One Sheet, Style B
Artist: Kazuhiko Sano










Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace (20th Century Fox, 1998) One Sheet
Artist: Drew Struzan







Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones (20th Century Fox, 2002) One Sheet, Style B
Artist: Drew Struzan










Star Wars III: Revenge Of The Sith (20th Century Fox, 2005) Poster
Another fabulous design by Matt Busch for Star Wars Episode 3 inspired from the original “Circus” Star Wars style D poster designed by Drew Struzan



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