All Blog Posts Tagged 'Superhero' (9)

Imaginative Portraits of Superhero Ancestors



Brothers Carlo and Andrea Marvellini, founders of Foto Marvellini, created this fun and impressive series of vintage photographs that reveal the hidden ancestry of many superhero and pop-culture characters of today. From Darth Vader to Catwoman to Popeye, the creative mixed media series is a glimpse into a fabricated past and is inspired by an Albert Einstein quote:…

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Added by katie hosmer on May 9, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments

Story Behind an Aging Superhero

What happens to superheroes when they start to age? Andreas Englund has the answer. He's the creative artist behind this hilarious series that's been "flying" through the web. The Sweden born and based artist takes us on a wild journey through the life of an everyday superhero, one most of us… Continue

Added by alice on September 15, 2011 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Vintage Superhero Illustrations (7 total)



Inspired by Bruce Timm's angular and simplified style character designs in Batman: The Animated Series, Illinois-based illustrator Mike Myers has created a very cool set of vintage superhero illustrations.



"I really really love imagery that can express an idea without overdoing it visually," he tell us. "I'm a huge fan of Olly Moss, who has been really making a… Continue

Added by alice on March 4, 2011 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

Superhero Grandma is a Viral Hit! (10 more photos)

You came (and are still coming) in droves checking out the incredible story of the coolest grandma ever, Super Mamika! Just to give you an idea of what kind of viral sensation she is, the story was shared last night (and today) on… Continue

Added by alice on November 19, 2010 at 11:30am — 8 Comments

Grandma's Superhero Therapy



A few years ago, French photographer Sacha Goldberger found his 91-year-old Hungarian grandmother Frederika feeling lonely and depressed. To cheer her up, he suggested that they shoot a series of outrageous photographs in unusual costumes, poses, and locations. Grandma reluctantly agreed, but once they got rolling, she couldn't stop smiling.



Frederika was born in Budapest 20 years…

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Added by Eugene on November 16, 2010 at 4:30pm — 25 Comments

Superhero Style by Craig McDean (9 pics)

Can someone please tell me how I missed this fabulous editorial by Craig McDean for Vogue? Originally shot for Vogue's May 08 issue, McDean wanted to celebrate the power and glory of superhero style in honor of the Costume Institute's Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Running from May through September 2008, the exhibition… Continue

Added by alice on April 7, 2010 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Exposed Superhero Sculptures (11 pics)

In this series titled Heroes: The Route of Exposure, sculptor Adrian Tranquilli shows us the rarely seen, vulnerable side of our favorite superheroes. Tranquilli wanted to focus less on the heroes' superpowers and psychic abilities, and more on their human fragility. As a result, Batman is positioned on his knees looking for answers while Superman is coming out of…

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Added by Eugene on March 8, 2010 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Everyday Superheroes - Dulce Pinzón (12 pics)

Spiderman is a professional window cleaner.

In order to shed light on the importance of Mexican and Latino immigrant labor on our society, Dulce Pinzón created a series of satirical documentary-style photographs that feature ordinary men and women in their work environments in New York. These are actual immigrants who have put on superhero costumes. The objective?… Continue

Added by alice on January 4, 2010 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

Superhero Nursing Home (4 pics)



Looks like our favorite superheroes have finally grown old. Now, instead of flying around, taking down bad guys, and saving the world, they're spending their last few days at a nursing home made for Superheroes.



Superman leans on a walker, while Catwoman takes her afternoon nap. The Incredible Hulk, flabby and in tatters, vegetates in a wheelchair. Mr.…

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Added by Eugene on November 20, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

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