Pre-production decal by Ralph McQuarrie
Alex Jay recently created an in-depth examination of the anatomy and evolution of the iconic Star Wars logo. The current logo design has become such a recognized visual that it is quite surprising to see the numerous changes it went through in the early years. You can read the full article on Alex’s blog, Tenth Letter of the Alphabet.
1976 San Diego Comic Con; the text credits Joe Johnston for the lettering
1977 Star Wars Film Poster Suzy Rice
1977 Star Wars Film Poster Revised by Joe Johnston
The New York Times, March 24, 1985 (logo design by Dan Perri)
images via Tenth Letter of the Alphabet