Famous Chunkies: illustrator reimagines famous characters as overweight

Poor Batman, he’s gonna get a lot of ‘Yo Mama’ jokes with that gut hanging out of the Batsuit. In ‘Famous Chunkies’, Chicago-based artist Alex Solis reimagines many famous pop culture characters as having put on a few – ok maybe A LOT – of pounds.

Now overweight and obese, many of them are struggling to fulfill the butt-kicking stunts they once did. For instance, Spider-Man may not be as acrobatic as he used to be, seeing as he can’t even hang on to his webbing anymore. Superman? No longer faster than a speeding bullet. Super Mario? Can’t even fit in those green pipes anymore.

Via Design Taxi

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Inigo is a writer and graphic designer from Manila, Philippines. He is a soldier of love who will carry you on his strong back of awesomeness when the zombie apocalypse arrives.