As expected, Deadpool 2 is tearing up movie theatres around the world having already broken the record for an opening weekend for an R-rated film, and knocking Avengers: Infinity War from the top spot. The well-received sequel starring Ryan Reynolds has already earned back the $110 million budget, and looks on course to break the half billion Dollar threshold before it finishes its cinema run! The film has so far resonated well with audiences, and helps set-up a potential X-Force movie in the near future, progressing 20th Century Fox's X-Men franchise. To celebrate the release of this fan-favourite, here's another selection of Displate artwork featuring the merc with a mouth, Deadpool!
The hugely anticipated sequel to 2016's surprise blockbuster, Deadpool, is finally here! Deadpool 2 is launching in cinemas around the world, and once again follows the hi-jinks of the fourth wall breaking titular character played by Ryan Reynolds, alongside a much larger cast of superhero and anti-hero characters from Marvel's X-Men universe. The previous film broke new ground for R-rated comic book films, proving that there is a place for a foul-mouthed and violent comic book character. The success of the previous film prompted 20th Century Fox to commission a sequel, which sees Deadpool protecting a vulnerable young mutant from the time-traveller Cable. To celebrate the release of Deadpool 2 in theatres, here's a selection of Displate artwork based on the Merc With A Mouth, Wade Wilson!
Avengers: Infinity War has only been in cinema theatres for a few days, but it is already smashing all kinds of opening weekend box office records, beating previous record holder, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to the top of the record charts! The eagerly awaited ensemble movie looks set to becoming the highest earning film of all time, already earning over $630 million worldwide in its first weekend alone! With two big major films due out in May - Deadpool 2 and Solo: A Star Wars Story - will Infinity War still be able to hold on to that number one slot in the coming weeks? To celebrate this monumentous release, here's another set of Displate artwork featuring just some of the popular Marvel characters that form the amazing roster in Avengers: Infinity War!
Ten years in the making, and eighteen films building up to this moment, Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War is finally upon us! The long-awaited battle for the fate of the universe has finally landed in cinemas worldwide, featuring a huge superhero roster vs Thanos, who was first teased during a mid-credits scene in 2012's Avengers Assemble. For the first time ever, the Avengers join forces with the Guardians Of The Galaxy in an epic showdown with the evil overlord of the galaxy, Thanos, who is hell-bent on obtaining the six Infinity Stones - six all-powerful gems that grant the holder God-like powers - in order to power the Infinity Gauntlet and making himself omnipotent in the process. To celebrate the theatrical release of this amazing film, here's a selection of official Displate artwork based on Avengers: Infinity War!
Based on the 2008 Marvel team (not to be confused with the 1969 team of the same name), the modern incarnation of the Guardians Of The Galaxy have been a huge hit on the big screen as part of Marvel's Cinematic Universe! Pairing outstanding special effects with an awesome soundtrack has proven to be a massive success, with the two films have so far earned over $1.6 billion worldwide, firmly placing them near the top of the highest earning comic book films of all time! The cinematic characters include half-human half-God Peter Quill (aka Star-Lord), green-skinned orphan Gamora, warrior Drax The Destroyer, genetically engineered anthropomorphic Rocket Raccoon, living tree Groot, and blue skinned bandit Yondu. Here's a matching set of Displate artwork based on the popular characters from the two films! Many more official Guardians Of The Galaxy designs available - Click the "Browse" button to browse the Guardians Of The Galaxy category!
Marvel's Black Panther is still performing well in cinemas worldwide, and has dominated the box office for a second weekend in a row, with takings potentially placing it well within the top 5 for second weekend sales! Worldwide box office earnings are already over half a billion Dollars, and the cinematic juggernaut shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon! Audiences and critics alike are praising the film, with many film aficionados firmly placing it in their top five Marvel films! To celebrate this phenomenal success, here's a third helping of official Displate artwork based on the popular comic book character! Many more official Black Panther designs available - Click the "Browse" button to browse the Black Panther category!
A week after release, Marvel's Black Panther is currently smashing all kinds of box office records, such as biggest February opening weekend, biggest non-sequel opening weekend, biggest solo superhero launch of all time, biggest President's Day weekend (in North America), biggest opening weekend for a film not directed by a white person, biggest grossing movie (in North America) to be directed by a person of black origin, biggest pre-summer opening weekend, and biggest Monday gross takings! Quite a feat for a comic book character that has so far not had much of the limelight! Critics are praising the film for its predominantly black cast in a genre that has so far been dominated by white actors playing their respective superheroes, with characters of black origin primarily being in the background - until now! The film can also celebrate as the 2nd biggest superhero opening weekend, behind Marvel's Avengers Assemble, beating other films from the genre such as Deadpool, Justice League, Batman V Superman, and The Dark Knight (after figures have been adjusted)! To celebrate the outstanding record-breaking film, here's another selection of official Displate artwork based on the popular comic book character!
After years of anticipation, Marvel's Black Panther is now officially in cinemas around the world! The film takes place after the events of Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Age Of Ultron, and sees T'Challa, the current incarnation of the Black Panther, return to the isolated kingdom of Wakanda in order to assume the role of king after the assassination of his father at the hands of Helmut Zemo. Based on the popular Marvel comic books, the film has been highly anticipated ever since the character was introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with the character of Black Panther and the kingdom of Wakanda playing pivotal roles in the immense shared universe canon, and also setting things up for Avengers: Infinity War. To celebrate the release of the film in cinemas, here's a selection of official Displate artwork based on the popular character!
Created by Marvel legends Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Larry Lieber, Thor Odinson first appeared in the Journey Into Mystery #83 comic in August 1962 as the Asgardian god of thunder. The character was created to be a more powerful being than The Incredible Hulk, and became a founding member of The Avengers! Thor wields the almighty Mjolnir hammer that only he can lift, although many have tried. His nemesis is often his adopted brother, Loki, the god of mischief. The character has most recently appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, played by actor Chris Hemsworth, alongside many of Marvel's other popular superheroes as part of The Avengers. His most recent film appearance is in Thor: Ragnarok with The Hulk, which is officially released in cinemas this weekend! To celebrate this popular superhero, here's a collection of official Displate artwork by Marvel comics!
Created by Marvel legends Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, The Incredible Hulk first appeared in comic books back in 1964, and has become one of the comic book industry's most recognisable characters! The Hulk is the alter-ego of Dr. Bruce Banner, who was accidentally exposed to gamma rays during an experiment that went awry, and undergoes a physical transformation whenever he is subjected to extreme emotional stress such as anger, which often leads to uncontrollable destruction of property during Hulk rampages. The Incredible Hulk was a popular TV series during the 70's, as well as featuring in various animated Marvel shows and several animated feature films during the 80's and 90's. More recently, the character has appeared in two live-action films, and currently as a main member of The Avengers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Hulk's latest big screen appearance will be in Thor Ragnarok, which is due to be released in cinemas later this month! Here's some official Displate artwork by Marvel showcasing the big green Hulk in all his glory!
The Defenders are a group of superheroes from the Hell's Kitchen area of New York, primarily consisting of the Marvel comic book characters Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and Jessica Jones. The Netflix miniseries by the same name is considered part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and relates to events that occur in the blockbuster film franchise, although does not feature any of the established Avengers. The series is considered a continuation of the popular shows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist. Here's a collection of official Marvel Displate artwork featuring several members of the eponymous team!
Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel, PhD was originally a psychiatric doctor at Gotham City's Elizabeth Arkham Asylum For The Criminally Insane, and was assigned to monitoring The Joker. During her studies, she becomes fascinated with him, falling in love, and eventually becoming his lover and right-hand accomplice in crime as Harley Quinn! Often depicted as doing things she finds morally objectionable, she usually complies for her love for her Mister J! Inevitably Harley's dark side emerges, and all traces of Harleen Quinzel are lost to her violent sociopathic side, influenced and misled by The Joker! Here's a selection of Displate artwork based on this popular character from DC Comics' Batman comic books!
As Batman's arch nemesis, The Joker is a vile, calculating, sociopathic clown-like villain who always appears to be one step ahead of Bruce Wayne's cowled alter ego. While The Joker's backstory has changed several times over the years, the one thing that has stayed the same is his hatred for The Dark Knight, and the lengths that he will go to in order to rid Gotham of The Caped Crusader, despite each needing the other in order for their personas to survive. Often seen as the head of many villainous criminal gangs, The Joker is a villain to be reckoned with in Gotham City! Here's several interpretations of the character currently available on the Displate website!
Marvel's Natasha Romanoff, also known as Black Widow, is a former Russian spy, and currently an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. While not having any super-powers like many other Marvel characters, she serves as the femme fatale member of The Avengers, often teaming-up with Hawkeye and utilising her martial arts abilities and special S.H.I.E.L.D. training. She is frequently sent on secret spy missions by Nick Fury, as well as having the ability to tame The Incredible Hulk due to her close relationship with Dr. Bruce Banner in the Marvel Cinematic Universe series of films. Here's a collection of official Displate artwork dedicated to Black Widow!
Sailor Moon is a Japanese Manga that was later turned into an anime TV series. The anime focuses on a middle-school student named Usagi Tsukino who befriends a mystical anthropomorphic black cat called Luna, who enlists Usagi and gives her a magical brooch which transforms her into the titular Sailor Moon! Together they assemble a team of Sailor Soldiers to track down the Silver Crystal and rescue their princess! Artist "Donnie" has created a matching set of Displate artwork as a tribute to this popular cult Japanese anime featuring most of the main characters!