Star Wars Empire propaganda poster artwork nails the WW2 vibe

AS regular readers of Scyfi Love will know, I have a thing for Star Wars artwork (soon my pretty).

So I was especially pleased to see IO9 flag up this lovely WW2 style poster for the Empire, with Darth Vader‘s glove playing a prominent role. Click through to see.

Loose Lips bring down starships poster by Cliff Chiang

Loose Lips bring down starships poster by Cliff Chiang

As you can see, the artist is a guy called Cliff Chiang who has done several works along similar lines.

Funny, as I’d always thought the Empire would go for a more totalitarian style, but it works somehow, especially pitching Vadar as the hero. Almost like the Do you want to know more? infomercials on Starship Troopers.

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