Yesterday we were up late awaiting the two great final trailers for Spider-Man: Homecoming that dropped around 4 A.M. along with two new posters. We kindly referred to the posters as “dynamic” rather than the more candid “cluttered” or — if Twitter had its say — “riddled with clusterf*ckery.” That’s right, people on the Internet roasted something, many utilizing Photoshop. No one could have possibly foreseen this.
The mishmash of floating heads prompted plenty of complaints about the design (“Did someone win a competition on Reddit?”), the preponderance of Iron Man (“Iron Man 8 poster promises big supporting role for Spider-Man.”), and the two-time appearance of three characters (Spider-Man/Peter Parker, Iron Man/Tony Stark, and The Vulture/Adrian Toomes).
Many brought up the complaint that’s been raised before, namely that the promotional push appears to go heavy on the Iron Man:
To be fair, Robert Downey, Jr. is a huge box office draw. But setting aside Iron Man, others had their own ideas about which characters should be given the spotlight:
While others on Twitter simply wondered how this busy poster came to be:
And some truly went above and beyond:
That looks like an awesome movie, not gonna lie.