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Heroes and villains get a fancy makeover with Elizabethan costumes

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 18 November 2014

French photographer Sacha Goldberg is at it again, putting his own spin on superhero pop culture. Previously, he turned his then-91-year-old grandmother into a superhero. Recently, he’s re-imagined the costumes of our favorite characters as if they were living in the Elizabethan era.

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Antique photos of the ancestors of superheroes

Samantha Dalrymple Reader Find

By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Tuesday 8 May 2012

An art workshop based in Milan, Foto Marvellini’s creators Carlo Marvellini and Andrea Marvellini produced this series of altered antique portraits of what could possibly be the ancestors of the superheroes and iconic people we know today. From Batman to Star Wars characters, these images are sure to make you smile.

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Dark Lens by Cedric Delsaux

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Monday 8 November 2010

As sick as I am of all things Star Wars, this series of images by French photographer Cedric Delsaux, in which he adds Star Wars characters, droids, AT-ATs, and spaceships into his photographs of real-life, lonely and apocalyptic-looking cityscapes, is done really well.

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If Dr. Seuss made horror movies and games

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 5 June 2014

DeviantART user and Australian artist ‘DrFaustusAU’ reimagines some of the creepiest characters in film and video games in the adorable and totally non-traumatizing style of Dr. Seuss. He gives iconic titles like The Last of US, Bioshock, Evil Dead, Slender, and Silent Hill child-friendly book covers and posters.

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These are the geekiest terrariums we’ve ever seen

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 28 May 2014

The moss is strong with this one. At first, you might think these terrariums are your plain, old coffee table décor, but take a closer look and you’ll see lightsaber duels and wizard battles taking place!

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The nativity scene in LEGO

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 6 December 2013

Before you think this kind of lego masterpiece is irreverent or disparaging, just know that the work here is being given ‘pride of place’ at Bessels Green Baptist Church in Sevenoaks, Kent. And why shouldn’t it? These lego creations are fantastic, depicting the birth of Christ like never before. And with never-before-seen characters, too. Like […]

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Handsome, smart and athletic? You could be the next Luke Skywalker!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Uncategorized on Tuesday 12 November 2013

If you’ve been wanting to play the next Luke Skywalker, you’re in luck. An open casting call has been issued from the Walt Disney Company for Star Wars: Episode VII and auditions are being held in the UK and US throughout the month. There’s two parts you can audition for: ‘Thomas’ or ‘Rachel’, with both characters requiring athleticism, good looks and smarts.

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Giulia Villa interprets cult movie posters through signature outfits

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 24 October 2013

We found this really cool collection of graphics from Giulia Villa on The Super Slice that we just had to share. Featuring some of our favorite movies, Milan-born (and London-based) Villa treats us to a very colorful mix of characters from the likes of The Big Lebowski, Borat, Kill Bill, Star Wars, Juno, and A […]

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Thanks to Olly Moss, we can never see Spidey in the same way again

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 1 March 2013

The ever-prolific Olly Moss, who has done too many cool projects — like the Star Wars poster and these fantastic silhouettes — also claims to be on a ‘continuing quest to ruin super heroes for everyone’. There are only two in the series so far, but the English graphic designer has already ruined Spidey for […]

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Billy Galaxy: a toy store in Portland

J Swofford Reader Find

By J Swofford in Cool Travel on Tuesday 22 November 2011

I have a hard time buying gifts for my brother. But I knew I had found something special last year when I stepped into Billy Galaxy in Portland, Oregon. This small toy store is filled, floor to ceiling, with vintage toys and comic books from the 1980s. Do you need Star Wars figures or an […]

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Jeff McMillan

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 20 February 2010

Jeff McMillan’s body of work represents a managerie of pop-culture icons where movie characters, Star Wars aliens, and mythical beasts collide in a carnival sideshow.

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mimoco go robotic

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Products on Wednesday 8 August 2007

We’re digging mimoco’s 15 new mimobot releases – the Core Series 2 and Happy Tree Friends Series 1. The Core Series 2 characters, designed by NY-based illustrator Dino Alberto, are the first original mimoco characters to be released since the original Core Series in late 2005. The Happy Tree Friends series is the second licensed series, following up on the Star Wars Series 1, released earlier this year.

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