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43 Comic Book Parodies

From Presidential Superheroes to Heroic Hipsters

— June 21, 2011 — Pop Culture
Superheroes and comic books are an essential part of the development of pop culture. They are not just stories or characters meant to be passively read, but an art form that is highly appreciated by a large and devoted following. Iconic superheroes like Batman, Superman and The Incredible Hulk are just a few examples of comic book characters that have gone on to inspire hundreds of other writers, artists and filmmakers to tell their story through other mediums.

The binary opposition that lies at the core of these celebrated stories is one that inspires the storytelling world and real life: heroes vs. villains; good vs. evil. The relationship between these two forces is a formula that that has gone on to define many other cultural stories. Whether you are a comic book fan or not, the characters and stories that have emerged from the comic book world are ones you are surely acquainted with on account of the never-ending use of them in various forms of pop culture.
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Superhero Legal Advice Blogs
Superhero Legal Advice Blogs
'Law and the Multiverse' Highlights Superhero Legal Issues
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King of Rock Comics
King of Rock Comics
Elvis Comics Bring Blue Suede Shoes Back on the Anniversary of His Death
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Presidential Superheroes
Presidential Superheroes
Musical-Style Jib Jab Video Shows Barack Obama Saving the World
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Fiery Superhero Rebranding
Fiery Superhero Rebranding
At Comic-Con 2010, Marvel Comics Announces the 'Red Hulk'
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Sleeping Superhero Ads
Sleeping Superhero Ads
Stroy Master Soundproof Windows Will Prevent Any Noisy Disruptions
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Gagafied Mutant Parodies
Gagafied Mutant Parodies
The Warp Zone Performs an X-Men Version of "Born This Way"
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Sitcom Comic Books
Sitcom Comic Books
Stephen Edmond's Sitcomics Breathe New Life into Classic Shows
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Jurrasic Superheroes
Jurrasic Superheroes
David Resto Recreates Dinosaurs as Marvel Characters
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Vacationing Superheroes
Vacationing Superheroes
Max Kostenko Plastic Window Illustrations Show Heroes on Their Days Off
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Real Women as Superheroes
Real Women as Superheroes
"Female Force" Comics Feature Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton
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Cartoon Album Cover Covers
Cartoon Album Cover Covers
Cliff Chiang Exchanges Movie and Music Icons With Superheroes
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Celeb Comic Book Covers
Celeb Comic Book Covers
The Old Red Jalopy Comedy Heroes Series Depicts Comedians as Heroic Beings
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Domesticated Superheroes
Domesticated Superheroes
Gregg Segal's Super Photography
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Humdrum Super Heroes
Humdrum Super Heroes
Pierre-Elie de Pibrac Captures Everyday Vigilantes
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Crucifix Superheroes
Crucifix Superheroes
The Munkapeni 'Personal Jesus' Sculptures Turn the Lord into Batman
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Curvaceous Politician Comics
Curvaceous Politician Comics
The Sarah Palin Steampunk Comic Book is Glorious
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Political Comic Book Cameos
Political Comic Book Cameos
Barack Obama Stars on January's Spider-Man Cover
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Unlikey Comic Covers
Unlikey Comic Covers
'Great Comics That Never Happened' Dreams Up Hilarious Heroes and Villains
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Kid-Friendly Heroes
Kid-Friendly Heroes
Artist Seven Hundred Draws 'Mr. Men Superheroes' That Anyone Can Appreciate
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Recreated Cartoon Characters
Recreated Cartoon Characters
Matt Kaufenberg Draws Superheroes in His Own Way
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Fashionista Superheroes
Fashionista Superheroes
Photographer Craig McDean Explores the Exciting World of Fashion
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Comic-Anime Mashups
Comic-Anime Mashups
Marvel and Madhouse Collaborate to Recreate Iron Man and Wolverine
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NHL Superheroes
NHL Superheroes
The Guardian Project With Stan Lee Turns Pro Hockey Players Into Do-Gooders
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Colorful Comedic Characters
Colorful Comedic Characters
South Korean Artist Sakiroo Choi Produces Hilarious Artwork
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Techy Superhero Parodies
Techy Superhero Parodies
Agent X Heroic Computer Problems Comic Shows the Superpower Dilemma
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Superhero Sport Illustrations
Superhero Sport Illustrations
Artist Maris Wicks Makes Athletes Out of Cartoon Heroes
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Heroic Hipster Cartoons
Heroic Hipster Cartoons
The Hipster Superheroes Cartoon Brings Ironic Illustrations to Life
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Muppet Heroes
Muppet Heroes
These Evan Cheng Cartoons Combine Sesame Street Characters & Superheroes
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Laundromat Superheroes
Laundromat Superheroes
Paris Hilton Tells Tatler Her Shopping Will Save the Economy
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Senior Superheroes
Senior Superheroes
Aging Comics by Donald Soffritti
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Superhero Simpsons
Superhero Simpsons
"Springfield Punx" by Dean T. Fraser
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Abstract Comic Characters
Abstract Comic Characters
Picasso Superheroes Collection Takes an Artistic Look at Classic Comics
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Comic Book Rappers
Comic Book Rappers
Eminem Meets The Punisher in Marvel Comics Thriller
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Featureless Superheroes
Featureless Superheroes
Michael Myers Creates Vintage-Style DC Character Posters
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Superhero Fashion Advice
Superhero Fashion Advice
'What Not to Wear: Superheroes & Villains' is an Insightful Critique
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Comical Comic Innuendos
Comical Comic Innuendos
'Comically Vintage' Pokes Fun at an Old Pasttime
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Funny Reimagined Comic Covers
Funny Reimagined Comic Covers
Artist Kerry Callen Puts His Spin On Iconic Comic Book Covers
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Pop Icon Superhero Fusions
Pop Icon Superhero Fusions
These Jeff Owens Illustrations Mash-Up Celebs with Comics
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Biking Superheroes
Biking Superheroes
Line Draw Depicts Iconic Comic-Book Characters on Two-Wheelers
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Suggestively Silly Superheroes
Suggestively Silly Superheroes
Bobby Rubio Draws Hilarious Renditions of Comic Book Heroes
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Overweight Superhero Illustrations
Overweight Superhero Illustrations
'Fat Superheroes' Shows Superheroes After Super Eating Binges
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Obese Batman Icons
Obese Batman Icons
Artist Franceso de Molfetta's 'New Idols' Series
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Gender-Switched Superheroes
Gender-Switched Superheroes
ComicsAlliance's Feminized Collection of Male Comic Book Characters
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