Cool: Superheroes, in Chinese-Opera and Koi Style

By Luke Y. Thompson in Artwork, Cartoons, Comics
Monday, August 5, 2013 at 10:00 am

Artist Jon Little, who also goes by the amusingly mashed-up moniker "Leprikhan," has a thing for far-East takes on pop-culture icons. In his latest series of images, he gives familiar superhero actors a Chinese opera makeup job that reconceives them with an antique flavor:

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He also has a thing for koi:

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I say give this guy an Elseworlds-style (yes, I know Elseworlds proper is DC) title of his own, stat. Even if he can't write more than "see koi swim," it'll be fun to look at. Check out more on his deviantart and Society 6 pages.


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