Marvel Cats Meme Invites Artists to Reinterpret Beloved Superheroes

By: Jason Soy - Published: Feb 23, 2012 • References: superpunch.blogspot & blog.thaeger
If you’re tired of seeing your favorite superheroes as godlike, anatomically perfect figures, why not look through this Marvel Cats gallery and chuckle at the likes of Spider-Man, Juggernaut and Galactus in feline form? The popular meme encouraged artists everywhere to reinterpret their favorite Marvel and DC Comics creations as lovable furry kittens, and the response was overwhelming. Simply type in "Marvel Cats" into any Internet search engine and you’ll no doubt uncover hundreds of images.

What made Marvel Cats especially special, aside from revisiting obscure characters from the deepest reaches of geekdom, was the fact that it allowed artists of various talent levels to display their unique styles to a community of likeminded illustrators. Who could have known that drawing cute cat versions of crime fighters could bring about such a positive result? Stats for Famous Feline Crime Fighters Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 53,130 clicks in 222 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Marvel Cats
Related: 104 examples / 80 photos
Segment: Males, 4-35
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