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Captain Midnight

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    USA (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Max, Peter, born 1940 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Museum of Modern Art, New York

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 76, box (65)

Physical description

Colour offset lithograph poster depicting a superhero repeated in a circle to create a psychedelic kaleidoscopic effect.

Place of Origin

USA (made)


1966 (made)


Max, Peter, born 1940 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

'Peter Max'


Height: 91.5 cm, Width: 61 cm

Descriptive line

'Captain Midnight'. Poster with quotations from Batman and other strip cartoons. Published by the Peter Max Poster Corporation, New York, USA, 1966.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.


Colour offset lithography

Subjects depicted

Captains; Guns; Hero


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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