'The Dark Knight Rises' Drew Struzan Inspired Poster

Artist Alexander Stojanov hand-draws an amazing poster utilizing some of the new characters from Christopher Nolan's final Batman opus.

Taking his cues from the insurmountable amount of spy footage that has leaked from the set of The Dark Knight Rises, artist Alexander Stojanov has created a Drew Struzan-inspired poster that, while considered fan art, is actually quite awesome. Its better than most of the official posters appearing at the Cineplex right now (remember those awful X-Men: First Class posters?). Heck, this is even better than that "official" Drew Struzan-inspired Super 8 poster that made the rounds back in June. Check out Alexander Stojanov's handy work below, and let us know what you think. (Note: with the exception of the logo, the art in this poster was all hand-drawn and then manipulated in Painter X and Photoshop.)

The Dark Knight Rises Fan Art

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The Dark Knight Rises was released July 20th, 2012 and stars Tom Hardy, Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Liam Neeson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, Morgan Freeman. The film is directed by Christopher Nolan.



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  1. Sean

    @SherlockHolmes2009
    It reminds me of that as well.

    3 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  2. Chris

    Amazing

    3 years agoby @unknown21Flag

  3. SherlockHolmes2009

    Interesting. Reminds me of Star Wars

    3 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  4. Nicholaus XX

    @messenger -- Oh, definitely yes.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  5. SomethingMore

    The first looks like star war

    3 years agoby @SomethingMoreFlag

  6. Man of Steel

    the first poster looks like a star wars movie poster, like maybe the 3rd or the 6th, idk 1 of them... u know what i mean

    3 years agoby @Man-of-SteelFlag

  7. Rich Ebersole

    Nice Very nice!

    3 years agoby @Rich-EbersoleFlag

  8. Fluffybunny92

    Wowzers

    3 years agoby @Fluffybunny92Flag

  9. Salem6777

    pretty epic

    3 years agoby @Salem6777Flag

  10. Messenger

    @XxNickTheFilmCriticXx
    It's not my cup of tea but I'm sure we both have seen much worse.

    3 years agoby @messengerFlag

  11. Agent-Cooper

    And yeah, there is definetley a Star Wars vibe to it, and in some ways it does not really fit. But you can't deny that its looks awesome!

    3 years agoby @Agent-CooperFlag

  12. Agent-Cooper

    Looks fantastic! I especially love the second one. Simple but nice. I would definetly hang that one on my wall if that had been a real poster.

    3 years agoby @Agent-CooperFlag

  13. Nicholaus XX

    @messenger -- And what a horrible idea it was.

    3 years agoby @XxNickTheFilmCriticXxFlag

  14. Messenger

    @cyclo
    I think that was the idea.

    3 years agoby @messengerFlag

  15. Scott Stevenson

    Amazing job!! Wish I had a wide format printer

    3 years agoby @Scott-StevensonFlag

  16. Cyclo

    copying star wars much?

    3 years agoby @cycloFlag

  17. Billyboy

    Impressive drawing Alex! Well done.

    3 years agoby @billyboyFlag

  18. Alexanderstojanov

    Thank you all for the comments on my drawing!I coudn't be more humbled and I can't believe the reception the image
    is getting, it got almost 4000 views on it 's first day on Deviantart.
    I made it for 2 days(and that's not two full days of drawing, if I knew the poster was gonna become so popular I would have worked on it more.

    All my best, always, Alex!

    3 years agoby @alexanderstojanovFlag

  19. incmob

    @mr-jellyfish@moviegeek@tmontana I agree, not liking them.... although good artwork, really shy's away from the tone of the series... of course have not been too thrilled with what has been released about it so far, so maybe the tone will lighten up some... hence... the dark knight rises.

    3 years agoby @incmobFlag

  20. Johnnymakaroni

    Is that woman on the left talia ot what ever her name is? And doesnt catwoman got a mask in shape of a cat ?

    3 years agoby @johnnymakaroniFlag

  21. Mr_Jellyfish

    These are pretty bad, they certainly don't fit the tone of the films

    3 years agoby @mr-jellyfishFlag

  22. JOSE_CTM

    1st Looks Like A Star Wars Poster haha

    3 years agoby @jose-ctmFlag

  23. Nick Heskett

    these are tight! I'm curious as to what his posters for Batman Begins and The Dark Knight would look like. now that'd be cool.

    3 years agoby @Nick-HeskettFlag

  24. moviegeek

    Oh yikes these are terrible.

    3 years agoby @moviegeekFlag

  25. rjh094

    different from previous posters, but i still like it.

    3 years agoby @rjh094Flag

  26. The Boondock Saint

    .....i just jizzed my pants.

    3 years agoby @combatmadness360Flag

  27. Tmontana

    @ADDICITON NON-FATAL ya i agree with u i liked it for star wars films and indiana jones films but this poster really doesnt feel batmanish

    3 years agoby @tmontanaFlag

  28. Sean

    @addictionnonfatel
    I see what you mean by that.

    3 years agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  29. bipolarmassive

    The poster wreaks of George Lucas...just sayin!

    3 years agoby @addictionnonfatelFlag

  30. the MovieGhost

    Dig the look of the First, the Second... eh not to sure about it. Cannot wait to see what Bane can do!

    3 years agoby @the-movieghostFlag