Wait, what?

Looks like you came here from Geekosystem. Don't worry, everything is still here. We've just combined forces with The Mary Sue to bring you more and better content, all in one place.

These Illustrated Superhero Silhouettes Shed Light On Origin Stories

Submitted For Your Approval

[View All on One Page]

Superhero origins are often frightening or humbling, and I think that’s what we love about them. We love the idea that an ordinary human being can become something extraordinary. We love the idea that even gods and aliens can find kinship with humanity. I see those qualities reflected in Khoa Ho’s “Superheroes – Past/Present” poster series, and I admire how simply that effect is achieved. Click through for a sampling of his work. Prints are available at Hero Complex Gallery.

(via Laughing Squid)

Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

Next Page
Filed Under |

© 2014 The Mary Sue   |   About UsAdvertiseNewsletterJobsContributorsComment PolicyPrivacyUser AgreementDisclaimerContactArchives RSS

Dan Abrams, Founder
  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. Styleite
  4. The Braiser
  5. SportsGrid
  6. Gossip Cop