Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Late 1970s DAMAC NFL Posters

LOOKING BACK
By John Turney

Really, the last set of NFL posters came from a Tennessee company called DAMAC. They used Chuck Ren as the artist for the vast majority of their posters. They kind of rolled out over a several year period, with the more popular teams getting a second and even third poster. In all, they released posters from 1977 through 1983.

Here is the initial set with some of the second versions:
































Here are some of the second editions:











7 comments:

  1. Hmm. Someone added Dorsett's name to his jersey on that poster (it's not there on the original). And Zorn's image is based on a Staubach photo from the 1978 season.

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    1. U R right, I found another shot of that and put it in

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  2. Odd seeing a Chiefs player in that time period not wearing a Dungard facemask.

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  3. Those are all beautiful. I like that real players were depicted.

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  4. Maryland Institute College of Art grad Elena Johnston. web design

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