I’m not sure if artist Riza Turker intended it, or even if it really does look that way, but somehow these Spiderman and Venom illustrations remind me of Calvin and Hobbes. The artist takes these characters back to their kiddy days, presenting them as children who could get along well together. These illustrations also include other characters, but the spidey-venom combo seems to trump them all to rule the set.
Superhero costumes haven’t quite known to be the pinnacle of pragmatism, but when it comes to dresses or armor of females, both comics and games take on an entirely new ridiculous level. Cartoonist Fernacular imagined what dresses of our male superheroes would look like if they were to have the same logic that goes into designing dresses for females. The results are hilarious and discomforting.
Pixar has churned out one awesome movie after another, and they’re all so good that legions of people could swear by them. Melbourne based artist/designer Wonchan Lee has created a set of lovely, minimalist posters showing some of the greatest hits ever produced by the studio. Which is to say, many; but damn they’re good. The posters can be bought here.
Having peoples’ necks and faces replaced by hands is not freakishly unsettling in the least. Even so, please feel free to feel uneasy as you look at these weird images created by Paul Ripke.
Of all the mashups we have ever seen, this one by artist James Hance wins hands down.
This little print was made by Allen Hemberger and Sarah Wilson for their friend Lesleigh’s birthday in New Zealand. Since the universe loves cupcakes, it would be impossible for a sweet print like this to remain from the cupcake hungry world. Priced at $50 (for US) and $80 (rest of the world).
Interesting print by Paul Barlow. Costs $18.
Switcheroo is a fun, interesting project from Canadian photographer Hana Pesut. The photographer captures images of couples, once in a conventional setting, and the second time with their clothes exchanged. The resulting images are all full of fun and happy couples.
Artist Lindsey Bessanon acquires dried, dead insects from suppliers on ebay, collectors and entomologists. The insects are then re-humidified so they take on their proper shape. Lindsey then pokes the insect bodies with gears, cogs and metals, creating the terrific/terrifying cyborg-ish Steampunk insects. The insect taxidermy kind of thing looks pretty scary; we’d never want to run into a mechanical spider.
Brazil based artist Carlos Meira makes these superb paper sculptures that make it very difficult to not be impressed.