There’s just something about Batman. This week, the character introduced in the pages of Detective Comics turns 80 years old. And in that time, so many people have used his story to tell their own stories in ways that look different, feel different, sound different, but at their core, share one common thing: Batman.
There was once a time when movie posters—not movie trailers—did all the heavy lifting to convey the magic and wonder promised by a film’s upcoming release. Portugal-based artist Luis Melo does the kind of illustration work that speaks to those wonderful posters of yesteryear in a truly masterful way.