Relatable Heroism

Artistic twists on superheros put consumers on the same level as their icons
Implications - Altering the pop culture-obsessed population’s view on superheroes, artists are providing a more realistic perspective on these admired individuals and therefore making them more relatable to consumers. By giving these godly characters a humanistic twist, businesses bridge the gap between hero and man, letting consumers feel less intimidated by their pop culture icons and find more appeal in the products they endorse.
SCORE: 5.7
Hot Top 5 Examples: 101,332 Total Clicks Sep 10 - Apr 11
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Suggestively Silly Superheroes - Bobby Rubio Draws Hilarious Renditions of Comic Book Heroes
SCORE: 6.7
Viral 35,558 Clicks Pub: Mar 15, 11
Suggestively Silly Superheroes
Bobby Rubio Draws Hilarious Renditions of Comic Book Heroes
Bobby Rubio has drawn up some funny superhero sketches that place the comic book characters in kooky scenarios. Bobby Rubio was once a storyboard artist for the hit television cartoon Avatar: The Last… [More]
Overweight Superhero Illustrations - 'Fat Superheroes' Shows Superheroes After Super Eating Binges
SCORE: 6.4
V. Hot 38,471 Clicks Pub: Mar 5, 11
Overweight Superhero Illustrations
'Fat Superheroes' Shows Superheroes After Super Eating Binges
Your view of the Marvel and DC universes may be changed forever once you see 'Fat Superheroes' from Deviant Artist Jesus Nazarenuz. All controversial pen names aside, Nazarenuz's 'Fat Superheroes' is a… [More]
Superhero Gangsters - Steve Seeley Presents Batman and Superman Desperados
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 7,844 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 10
Superhero Gangsters
Steve Seeley Presents Batman and Superman Desperados
Steve Seeley is a talented Chicago painter who used his talents to give Batman and Superman some gangster makeovers. I am no expert on gang signs, but from what I do know, it looks like Superman is repping… [More]
Thug Life Superheros (UPDATE) - Steve Seely Recreates Two Iconic Comic Book Heroes in Gangs
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 4,759 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 11
Thug Life Superheros (UPDATE)
Steve Seely Recreates Two Iconic Comic Book Heroes in Gangs
Steve Seely is an illustrator and painter who creates astonishing and vivid portraits. Most of the subjects in his pieces are either comic book characters or ferocious animals. The savage stencils by… [More]
Bleeding Superhero Illustrations - These Boneface Works Feature Thrashed Comic Book Characters
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 14,700 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 11
Bleeding Superhero Illustrations
These Boneface Works Feature Thrashed Comic Book Characters
These bleeding superhero illustrations by Boneface show a very different side of some of the most iconic comic book characters to grace the fictional world than you've probably seen before. Drawn against… [More]