Superman or Nietzschean Superman? José Quintero‘s Allegorical Superheroes series places costumed superheroes in philosophical or mythological scenes.
In his 1977 book Exo-Psychology, psychologist and psychedelic drug advocate Timothy Leary revealed his eight-circuit model of consciousness, his theory about the workings of the human mind and the future neurological “circuits” that humanity might someday access and utilize in our travels beyond Earth. In 1979, the theory was adapted into Neurocomics, a trippy comic book exploration of the mind, human evolution, and how we might journey to the stars. Rene Walter has posted the entire (NSFW) Neurocomics online, and it provides a fascinating look into Leary’s peculiar transhumanist ideas. -VIA:- io9-
For his Super Hero series, Agan Harahap inserts the likes of Superman, Batman, and Darth Vader into historical photos.
From The Epic of Gilgamesh to Infinite Jest via Dante, Dangerous Liaisons and Dubliners, the western canon is set to be turned into a 1,344-page, three-volume graphic novel.
Now, Superman knows where exactly he came from.
A noted astrophysicist claimed to have determined actual location of Superman’s fictional home planet — Krypton.
And so these incredibly detailed infographics by Jer Thorp do the knock-off series of superhero scraps almost too much justice, as they meticulously and elegantly plot the appearance of every one of the 132 Avengers through almost 50 years of issues, with each hero designated by a three-color shield borrowed from Captain America.
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Art fans in Southern California looking to see some new superhero works of art, were also able to check out Tim MacLean’s latest solo show and see the Incredible Hulk, Wonder Woman, Batman, and Spider Man in the way only MacLean can present them. For this latest show Maclean “explores the landscapes of mental realms, where the conscious and unconscious connect and archetypal patterns expand and converge.”
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This dude really loves Wonder Woman! But, who can blame him really?
1920′s Batman mask. I like how it actually looks more like a bat…
Yeah, I’m still geeking out over AVENGERS, so here is a list of my favorite 52 comic book heroes and villains (there’s actually 56, but who’s counting?!). And say, you can send me a friend request on Facebook while you’re over there…
With the huge success ($600 million worldwide so far) of AVENGERS, and it unanimously being touted as “the best comic book movie ever made”, here are 7 AVENGERS too lame for the movies…
Here is a lovely pro-nuclear comic book from 1972. Though it predates The Watchmen by more than a decade, check out the Doctor Manhattan-ish figure on the cover.
New AVENGERS scene VIA -THE BLEMISH-