We're loving this designer's ingenious superhero logos

Superhero logos
(Image credit: Sergey Kyrmanov)

We've seen some ingenious fan logo concepts in our time, but this has to be one of the most comprehensive collections of superhero logos that we've seen. A graphics designer has made it his mission to create logos for many of our favourite screen and comic book characters, displaying a highly creative use of typography.

From Batman and Spiderman to the Hulk, Judge Dread, Iron Man and The Flash, Sergey Kyrmanov has been designing text that perfectly takes the form of each hero's face (or mask), creating a unique logo for each character. He's even come up with a new term for his technique. Scroll down to see our pick of some of his best, and see our guide to how to design a logo for some more inspiration for your own work.

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Kyrmanov has designed dozens of text logos that take the form of the faces of famous characters, particularly superheroes, but he's done a few villains too. His 20-piece hero collection has been getting a lot of appreciation on Behance (opens in new tab)and Instagram (opens in new tab) for the creative use of lettering and the attention to detail – we just love Batman's stubble.

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“It was interesting for me to combine the images of the characters with their text writing. The resulting symbiosis of faces and letters was named,” Kyrmanov says on Behance. He's even come up with a new term for "resulting symbiosis of faces and letters" – 'FAСETTERS'. We're not sure that term will catch on, but we're enjoying Kyrmanov's work all the same. Here are his brand identities for villains.

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Like Kyrmanov's work? For more alternative logo inspiration see these gory horror logo redesigns of famous brand logos. And to delve deep into some of the biggest brand logos, see our histories of the Coca-Cola logo and the Google logo. And if you're starting out designing your own logos, make sure you have the best graphic design software.

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Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news and features, updates buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A writer and translator, he also works as a project manager at London and Buenos Aires-based design and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing photography, video content, graphic design and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He enjoys photography, particularly nature photography, wellness and he dances Argentine tango.