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First Posters for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Released

Posted by: sue
February 05, 2009, 12:10 PM

The first posters posters for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince have now been officially released. The first one (courtesy Yahoo) shows a closeup of Harry, with Dumbledore reflected in his glasses.  A second one from MSN, seen here in our galleries,  shows more of Harry, pointing his wand (and sporting a most curious shirt). The third new poster, here in our galleries as well, features Professor Dumbledore turning to look at something, and is without his hat.

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1921 Points

Love the 6. I guess they can’t give us Snape, for those who don’t read the books, but still would love to see a group shot at least, with the trio and D and Snape; that wouldn’t give too much away.

Posted by izziewitch on February 05, 2009, 04:42 PM report to moderator
604 Points

the one of the close up of harry is wicked even though his lips are dry in it..

Posted by Crown Victoria [WBM] on February 05, 2009, 04:47 PM report to moderator
307 Points

I’m thinking now there is nothing in his shirt, maybe it’s just the light and some creases.

Posted by ethanHP on February 05, 2009, 04:53 PM report to moderator
228 Points

looks good!

Posted by herminjet on February 05, 2009, 04:59 PM report to moderator
39 Points

they forgot to make dumbledore’s hand look dead

Posted by Muggleborn1184 on February 05, 2009, 05:00 PM report to moderator
587 Points

awesome posters.

Posted by Laris Peverell {—ЯOAR—} on February 05, 2009, 05:07 PM report to moderator
2121 Points

I like them…they set the tone well. I just don’t like the “HP6” bit on the 1st one, it looks so out of place.

Posted by Bookworm_Weasley {HS} {ROAR} on February 05, 2009, 05:11 PM report to moderator
6690 Points

ok so if twilight ppl can say OME, i will say OMH haha…the posters are really cool! i like the glasses reflection one! yiiip definately wallpaper material!

Posted by levi-OH-sa, not levio-SA [neville♥myhero] on February 05, 2009, 05:12 PM report to moderator
2121 Points

And I suppose they didn’t make Dumbledore’s hand look dead because they want to give the non-readers a shock?

Posted by Bookworm_Weasley {HS} {ROAR} on February 05, 2009, 05:14 PM report to moderator
428 Points

Those are some very cool posters! My fav is the one with Dumbledore in Harry’s glasses.

Posted by rosalie on February 05, 2009, 05:14 PM report to moderator
115 Points

Dumbledore in Harry’s glasses is totally awsome. I think it is my fav poster of all time.

Posted by coweatyou on February 05, 2009, 05:21 PM report to moderator
2162 Points

His shirt just looks wrinkled to me… shrugs

Posted by Noella_Mansrot [Raven] {WBM} on February 05, 2009, 05:26 PM report to moderator
1224 Points

I only like the one with DD reflected in Harry’s glasses. The other ones are a bit odd… hmm…

Posted by Ginevra86 on February 05, 2009, 05:28 PM report to moderator
1012 Points

those posters look cool. The one with Dumbledore in harrys glasses is cool.

Posted by lnh92(Lorrie) on February 05, 2009, 05:33 PM report to moderator
181 Points

For those complaining about the lack of Snape, you just have to accept that they are not going to be giving him too much publicity at this stage. There are many people (in fact probably the majority of the filmgoing audience, even though rabid book fans like us don’t like to accept that) who only watch the movies and they aren’t about to give away the big secret in pre-publicity. Why do you think Alan Rickman never talks about Snape very much in interviews? He doesn’t want to spoil it either.

As for including Snape in a group shot, it would in fact give something away to non-book readers if Snape suddenly started turning up on posters when he hasn’t before (unless he was on the poster for the original film which I can’t remember right now except that it had a lot of characters on it).

Wait until they are publicising DH, you will get your Snape publicity then.

Posted by mouse68 on February 05, 2009, 05:35 PM report to moderator
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