If 5 Superheroes Had Fought in War - Agan Harahap


What would it have been like if our superheroes had fought during wartime? Would our wars have been cut short? Would innocent civilian lives have been saved? Step into the world of Agan Harahap and you might just find out. Using some clever photoshopping techniques he places our superheroes in interesting scenarios.

Born in 1980 photographer and illustrator Agan Harahap from Jakarta, Indonesia, currently works for music magazine TRAX.

Superhero: Batman

Scenario: Greenham Airfield, June 5, 1944
He gives the order of the Day : 'Full victory-nothing else !' to paratroopers in England, just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the continent of Europe.


Superhero: Superman

Scenario: Stolen Art at Neuschwanstein Castle, 1945
Soldiers from the 7th US Army carry the priceless artworks down the steps of Meunschwanstein Castle where hoards of European art treasures, stolen by the Nazis, were hidden during World War II.


Superhero: Flash

Scenario: Unknown location, 1945
Following the unconditional surrender of the Wehrmacht which went into effect on 8 May 1945, some Wehrmacht units remained active, either independently (e.g. in Norway), or under Allied command as police forces. By the end of August 1945, these units had been dissolved, and a year later on 20 August 1946, the Allied Control Council declared the Wehrmacht as officially abolished.


Superhero: Darth Vader

Scenario: Yalta Conference 1945
Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin pose with leading Allied officers at the Yalta Conference, 1945.

Superhero: Spiderman

Scenario: Cherbourg 1944
Unclear how Spiderman was involved here but if everyone is running away, that is a good thing.

Via RxFresh

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Tags: art, funny, photography, superheroes

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Comment by sAm on October 15, 2009 at 3:33pm
The Spiderman pic is hilarious. These are GREAT!
Comment by Robert Olsen on October 15, 2009 at 1:06pm
That would be epic if superheroes really fought in war. Just imagine what it would be like.....I wonder who's side they would fight on though...
Comment by Eugene on October 15, 2009 at 9:50am
Darth Vader has turned the corner! Nice post!
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