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Ryodita Renders Geeky Characters at Half their Original Size

Making things smaller than their usual size makes them instantly adorable, which is exactly what German illustrator Ryodita has done with some of comicdom’s most beloved superheroes and villains. Batman, Robin, Professor X, Wolverine and a whole slew of characters have been transformed into child-like incarnations of themselves, though surprisingly, most of them retain their badass essence. Batman at a third of his actual height is still someone most people don’t want to confront. Each illustration also comes with spiffy background graphics and is rendered digitally using a pen tablet.

Ryodita adopted a Japanese anime style while creating these images, which is quite inspiring since a European illustrator used an Asian style of art to render North American characters, demonstrating cultural globalization.