Friday, July 28, 2017

Life Goes by Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

One of the neat things about the internet is that when people get cool creative ideas for mash-ups -- like, say, combining super-heroes with 1980s movie posters -- they can post them for everyone to see, rather than have them available only to people who might attend a convention or something.

Such as the work of Andrew Tarusov, a sample of which is above (Browsers, beware. Some of the rest of Mr. Tarusov's work is rated R and above, and his Deadpool poster is NSFW. It's also stupid, but that opinion could be flavored by the fact I've never thought much of that character). The poster for Sixteen X Candles is another pretty good one; it plays well off the Wolverine/Jean Grey/Cyclops triangle.

Last year I bought a nice little piece that put some of the X-Men into the same poses as The Breakfast Club poster. It's by an artist named Dan Buller, and if you look at his page you'll see that morphing ensemble casts into those five famed detentionees is one of his major motifs. The one I purchased is below:

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