Resource: Star Wars Posters

Visual interpretations of a story - including a cinema story - can vary wildly from one artist to artist, just as a story varies from one storyteller to another. Here are just a few of the posts collections in this wonderful io9 post by Vincze Miklós: A Treasury of Rare and Weird Star Wars Posters From Around the World.

Here is the first Star Wars poster by the Brothers Hildebrandt (famous for their Tolkien art), back in 1976 before the film was released:

Here is a Hungarian poster for the movie from 1979:

Here is a French poster for The Empire Strikes Back in 1980:

Here is a poster for that movie from Poland in 1983:

And here is a poster for Return of the Jedi from Poland in 1984: