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Calvin Ma Depicts Icons in a Weakened State

By: Matt Ho - Published: Nov 7, 2011 • References: calvinmasculpts and geek-art.net
Tired and weakened are two words that describe the subjects of Calvin Ma's incredible superhero sculptures. But then again, years of beating on the bad guys will eventually wear you down.

Calvin Ma is a talented San Francisco-based sculptural artist who has shown a different side of heroes in a series called Suit Up. Instead of posing them in a manner that makes them seem larger-than-life and immortal, he's made them look extremely vulnerable. He's transformed the likes of Batman, Captain America and Spiderman into elderly men who are anything but happy in their current state. Although, when you add up the years of injuries sustained from taking on arch nemeses, you'd understand how these superheros are feeling more than just a little frail in their old age.