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Pro-Demoman Propaganda Poster

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My third and final poster for the TF2 Propaganda contest.
I had so many ideas but so little time :(

I like this one. Funny, and looks pretty good.

The Soldier is based on a screenshot of a posed and slightly inflated Garry's Mod ragdoll that I painted over and modified in the process, in Photoshop ofc.

The message is rather outrageous, but that's what propaganda is for, to make your enemies look bad :P

EDIT September 2014: Apparently this was featured on Russian television as an example of actual historical US propaganda. It's an easy mistake to make, I'm sure.

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nicholasweed's avatar
I remember in the 1939 Soviet film titled, "Alexander Nevsky", German Knights of the Holy Roman Empire were throwing babies into fire to be burned to death.  The book titled "Night" talked about Nazis burning mass graves of babies at Auschwitz Death Camp.  They even through live babies into the burning pits.  Soldiers were "Baby Killers" long before the Vietnam War.  War is terrible.
hannadoesstuff's avatar
Yesterday, my world history teacher used this in as propaganda slide show and explained how it represented the Germans. I turn to my friend and almost die laughing because I read it and she was looking into it way too far.
DyslexicGamer's avatar
Soldier Icon Speech Bubble Black Left Side This is slanderous! You'll be hearing from my lawyer! Which unfortunately for you is the man your currently slandering!  Speech Bubble Black Right Side 
JOELDCARTIST's avatar
You can tell that you made a really good poster when actual teachers and documentaries mistake your poster for being actual propaganda. 
Picklester's avatar
Lol at Russians thinking this is real life propaganda.
Andergrin's avatar
LOL at Russia brainwashing television.
Tank are you aware your art has confused many history teachers around the world?
shockaLocKer's avatar
Actually i'll be honest - I bet if this wasnt on the documentry in the first place things would've gotten better
:/
Ramedlev's avatar
In a russian documentary, this is thought to e actual ww1 propaganda...
Ramedlev's avatar
YouGotBloodOnMySuit's avatar
Team Demoman all day every day!
WinxSurprises's avatar
Think about the children!

Seems legit.
lightyearpig's avatar
strongduan's avatar
Heavy must have made the documentary! with sandviches
WTK55's avatar
How long do you think it will take for the guys who made the documentary realize and fix their mistake? Nice piece btw!! ^_^
Acru's avatar
Gratz, Valve should give you a medal or something.  :3
kquantum3's avatar
I think you should make a poster featuring the Heavy, and make it really pro-Russia looking, to counterbalance the whole thing.

That'd be hilarious.
Mew178's avatar
You're famous now!
Konigsritter's avatar
And now Russia understands the evils of the Soldier... Congrats on getting it on TV!
TheMichaelMacRae's avatar
This Russian documentary nonsense is WONDERFUL!!!
nocturn333's avatar
congratulations
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