Typographic Superhero Posters

Duluth, Minnesota-based artist and designer Matthew Olin has created a series of typographic superhero posters for his MFA thesis exhibition, Some Type of Hero. Comic book heroes and villians are constructed from shapes from a family of type – Spiderman from script faces, or Batman from sans serifs.  

Others are created from a specific typeface, like this Didone Catwoman: 

See the full collections, including a slab serif Hulk, a Blackletter Thor, and a display type Cyclops:

SUPERHERO TYPOGRAPHIC POSTERS BY MATTHEW OLIN  [Design Milk]

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