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Mix ‘n’ match heroism

Brazilian guerilla artist Butcher Billy (him of the Charming Man Of Steel) uses quite iconic imagery from the clash of the titans in Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns to tell that only slightly less earth-shattering story of the confrontation between … Continue reading

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Heroic words of wisdom

I’m always interested in projects that combine elements of popular or geek culture to create new visual designs. Heroic Words Of Wisdom is such a project, which has been around for a while but only just popped up on my radar … Continue reading

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Comics as journalism

For an exhibition currently running in the Amsterdam Press Museum, Erik Kriek created an image of the comics journalist par excellence, Clark Kent, jumping to the rescue (on the brink of getting caught). The illustration was originally published on the … Continue reading

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Batman and Superman are creepy

When Ian Gordon saw these shirts in a downscale market in Kuala Lumpur a couple of years ago, he was sure that DC would never license their characters for creepy spinoffs like these. How wrong he was… (Reproduced with permission)

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No superheroes without signal!

These ads for Russian TV carrier Viasat highlight the idea that their subscribers never suddenly lose programs or channels when licencing agreements change, as is often the case with competitors who sometimes tend to carry content “unofficially”. Ironically, though, none of … Continue reading

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Red Bull gives you wings (even if you have powers)

New York designer Diego Fonseca created these mockups for Red Bull energy drink cans adorned with the colors of celebrated Justice League members. I doubt whether these will ever be realised.  After all, the Flash already has wings, and the … Continue reading

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Donors are superheroes

Donors save lives, which is, incidentally, what real superheroes do. Simple message, perfectly executed for this campaign from the government of the State of Ceará, Brasil. Also, it struck me that they only use heroes with real superpowers (so, no … Continue reading

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