Lichtenstein's Aquaman, Norman Rockwell's Optimus Prime, and Other Fine Art Superheroes

Earlier this week, we showed you Hillary White's amazingly bizarre mashups of pop culture characters with classic paintings. Now other artists are getting in on the act, taking Wolverine, Black Canary, and a host of other heroes out of their normal comic book element and putting them in pieces of fine art. »4/21/12 10:30am4/21/12 10:30am


Minimalist superhero posters bisect Batgirl and Spider-Man into their alter egos

Designer Danny Haas has created a series of weathered posters that split famed superheroes' personalities straight down the middle. For characters such as Jean Grey and Susan Richards, the divide is less obvious but no less charming. Here's hoping he makes a Multiple Man diagram that's shaped like a pie chart. You can… »2/03/12 5:45pm2/03/12 5:45pm

Artist transforms constipated Victorian photos into flamboyant scifi heroes

We've seen kaiju inserted into yard sale paintings and vampiric 1800s facsimiles of Nicolas Cage. In the spirit of such portraiture comes Alex Gross' series of science fiction cabinet cards, in which he takes poor dead bastards who kicked it 100+ years ago and repaints them as pop icons. Gross will be presenting a new… »1/24/12 10:15pm1/24/12 10:15pm