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60 Depictions of Dark Cartoon Characters

From Zombified Muppets to Beat-Up Anime Critters

— June 15, 2013 — Life-Stages
Looking at dark cartoon characters is an easy way to spoil your innocent childhood memories. It is deeply disturbing to see depictions that take the whimsy out of fond childhood characters to imagine them in a more adult light. Although we can empathize, cartoons lose their charm when they are put into real-world situations like poverty and having to undergo surgery.

Although some of these art pieces are grim and quite gruesome, the creepiest of all is when animated characters are imagined as humans. While exaggerated facial features are cute in the cartoon world, realistic human-like adaptations are downright nightmare-inducing -- there is no quicker way to wreck the pristine images you have of your favorite cartoon characters.
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Acapella Fairy Tale Parodies
Acapella Fairy Tale Parodies
This After Ever After Medley Reveals the Dark Fates of Princesses
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Rude Muppet Psychics
Rude Muppet Psychics
Mister Gunther Predicts Your Horoscope in a Crass Way
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Horrific Muppet Tees
Horrific Muppet Tees
Opifan64 Creates a Gruesome Sesame Street Scene Inspired by the Film Alien
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57
Pop Culture Mash-Up Posters
Pop Culture Mash-Up Posters
Jennifer Lewis Reworks Classic Movies in Hilariously Ingenious Ways
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Muppet Horror Icon Mash-Ups
Muppet Horror Icon Mash-Ups
Isaac Bidwell Crosses Children's Characters with Chilling Monsters
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Famous Actor Anime Monsters
Famous Actor Anime Monsters
A New Blog Hilariously Pastes Nicolas Cage Faces onto All 151 Pokemon
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54
Darkened Childhood Films
Darkened Childhood Films
'Walt Disney's Sin City' by 'ChiefBrodyRules' Channels Frank Miller
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53
Grotesque Iconic Character Sketches
Grotesque Iconic Character Sketches
These Spongebob Drawings by Beto Garzo are a Warped Depiction
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Zombified Muppet Roommates
Zombified Muppet Roommates
The Zombert & Zernie T-Shirt is Not for Children
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51
Practically People Puppets
Practically People Puppets
Muppets with People Eyes is Exactly What it Sounds Like
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50
Comical Childlike Artwork
Comical Childlike Artwork
Illustrations by Nacho Diaz Provide New Perspective on Pop Culture
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49
Cookie Monster Coats
Cookie Monster Coats
The Muppet-Inspired Fur Coats for Fall 2010
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Creepy Childhood Characters
Creepy Childhood Characters
Kevin Eslinger Illustrates Sesame Street with a Scary Twist
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Decomposing Disney Artwork
Decomposing Disney Artwork
Jannis Markopoulos Transforms Classical Favorites Into Skulls
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Petrifyingly Distorted Anime Toys
Petrifyingly Distorted Anime Toys
This Deviant Artist Turns Cute Pokemon Into Scary Figurines
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45
Humanized Cartoon Depictions
Humanized Cartoon Depictions
These Realistic Retro Illustrations of the Mario Brothers Are Amazing
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Vintage Villain Depictions
Vintage Villain Depictions
The Disney Villains Are Re-Imagined as 1920s Civilians
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Disney Teams With Designers
Disney Teams With Designers
Princess Gowns for UNICEF
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Iconic Video Game Mash-Ups
Iconic Video Game Mash-Ups
Amirul Hafiz Toughens the Mario Party in This Video Game Crossover
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Disneyfied Marvel Mutants
Disneyfied Marvel Mutants
Matthew Humphreys Draws X-Men as Disney Characters With Charming Results
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Fairy Tale Face Trades
Fairy Tale Face Trades
Disney Face Swap Exchanges Classic Character Mugs
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Mutated Mascot Drawings
Mutated Mascot Drawings
Spencer Mann Imagines Mickey Mouse & Others in Psychedelic Manner
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Beat-Up Anime Critters
Beat-Up Anime Critters
'Injured Pokemon' Depicts the Post-Battle Scars the Monsters Suffer
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Kermit the Frog Couture
Kermit the Frog Couture
Lady GaGa Rocks Jean-Charles de Castelbajac Jacket to German Interview
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Realistic Monster Depictions
Realistic Monster Depictions
Rj Palmer’s Real Pokemon Drawings Will Capitvate Many Pokemon F
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Zombified Muppets
Zombified Muppets
These Zombie Sesame Street Paintings Will Make Your Kids Run for Cover
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Skeletal Disney Drawings
Skeletal Disney Drawings
Alejandro Giraldo Illustrates Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Without Flesh
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Horrifying Muppet Illustrations
Horrifying Muppet Illustrations
Rhys Cooper Re-Imagines Sesame Street
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Zombie Disney Princesses
Zombie Disney Princesses
Miguel Gutierrez Depicts Childhood Heroines as Undead Villains
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Tattooed Disney Toons
Tattooed Disney Toons
Rugman Illustrates Children's Favorites with Adult Body Art Flair
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Naughty Childhood Icons
Naughty Childhood Icons
"Corrupt They Children" Contest
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Evolved Pokemon Illustrations
Evolved Pokemon Illustrations
The Tim Burton-Inspired Pokemon Series is Creepy and Original
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Zombie Fairy Tale Characters
Zombie Fairy Tale Characters
Witit Karpkraikaew 'Zombified Disney Princesses' Haunts Your Dreams
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Phantom Villain Paintings
Phantom Villain Paintings
Arnaud de Vallois Illustrates Images with a Sinister Spectral Style
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Re-Imagined Fairytale Endings
Re-Imagined Fairytale Endings
Justin Turrentine's Victorious Disney Villains Alter Beloved Plots
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Decaying Disney Divas
Decaying Disney Divas
Kendel Marce Illustrates Zombified Versions of Classic Movie Princesses
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Dualing Princess Illustrations
Dualing Princess Illustrations
This Disney Princess Fight Club Scenario is by Yehudi Mercado
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Crime-Prone Princess Pictorials
Crime-Prone Princess Pictorials
Cat Londers Transforms Batman's Foes into Disney Heroines
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X-Rated Cartoon Parodies
X-Rated Cartoon Parodies
Adult Website WoodrocketTV.com Releases Spongeknob Squareknuts
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Lawless Cartoon Designs
Lawless Cartoon Designs
Dan Luvisi’s Simpsons Illustration Showcases a Vice City Concept
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Dark Graphic Cartoon Renderings
Dark Graphic Cartoon Renderings
Dan Luvisi’s Cartoon Depictions Re-Imagines Cartoons in a Gr
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Real-Life Cartoon Depictions
Real-Life Cartoon Depictions
Adventure Time Characters Get Digitally Sculpted by Thomas Lishman
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Tormented Childhood Illustrations
Tormented Childhood Illustrations
Berk Ozturk Creepifies All Your Nostalgic Memories
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Cinematic Comic Mash-Ups
Cinematic Comic Mash-Ups
The Marvel/Disney Hybrids 2 Contest Pairs Childhood Favorites
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Frightful Disney Character Depictions
Frightful Disney Character Depictions
Daniel Karlsson Renders Goofy & Donald Duck Nightmarishly
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Criminalized Kids Show Depictions
Criminalized Kids Show Depictions
Sesame Street Characters Become Hardened Criminals in This Art
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Realistic Princess Depictions
Realistic Princess Depictions
Modern Disney Heroines by Alana May Features Modern Day Princesses
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Offensively Remixed Cartoons
Offensively Remixed Cartoons
'If Life Was Like a Disney Movie' by Jeff Wysaski is Hilarious
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Creepy Sesame Street Characters
Creepy Sesame Street Characters
A Humanlike Bert Character by Nacho Diaz Changes your Childhood
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Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading
Using Fairytale Heroes to Promote Reading
Literacy Foundation Ads
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Muscular Disney Monsters
Muscular Disney Monsters
Royce Southerland Renders Childhood Favorites for Adult Audiences
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Aged Cartoon Illustrations
Aged Cartoon Illustrations
The Modern Renderings of Matthias Seifarth
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Cartoons Getting Gangsta
Cartoons Getting Gangsta
Latest Hip-Hop Streetwear
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Fairytale Boob Jobs
Fairytale Boob Jobs
Dina Goldstein Unveils Modern Truths in the Fallen Princesses Project
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Adult-Themed Disney Artistry
Adult-Themed Disney Artistry
Darko Kreculj Paints Mickey Mouse & Friends as Seedy Citizens
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Naughty Fairytales
Naughty Fairytales
Melissa's Modern Heroine Photography
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Sinister Disney Remix Paintings
Sinister Disney Remix Paintings
The Rodolfo Loaiza DisasterLand Exhibit Taints Childhood Memories
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Sensual Cartoon Heroines
Sensual Cartoon Heroines
These Sin City Disney Princess Posters Show Good Girls Gone Bad
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Lingerie-Clad Disney Princesses
Lingerie-Clad Disney Princesses
DeviantART User Retipug-Rules Draws Heroines in Undergarments
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Comically Crude Pop Art
Comically Crude Pop Art
Gregoire Guillemin Shows Famous Characters Behaving Badly
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