Superheroes & Villains: The Ultimate List of Illustrations and Artworks
If you have the chance to be a superhero, which superhero would you be? Wielding super strength, the gift of flight, immortality or having the ability to be invisible must be some of the powers we dream to have. How about when you have a chance to choose a different destiny and become a super villain? Which one would you be?
Superheroes and villains have accompanied us through our childhood. In fact, it has become a popular trend in the movie industry. Almost all popular superhero and villain characters have been made into a movie.
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Amazing Superheroes Illustration and Artworks
Here we present some of the most intriguing illustrations and artworks of these superheroes and some of their villainous enemies to complete your superheroes dream.
Batman, originally referred to as "the Bat-Man" is still referred to at times as "the Batman". A fictional character, this comic book superhero was co-created by artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger (although only Kane receives official credit), appearing in publications by DC Comics.
Capcom, a leading international developer and publisher of video games has created several superheroes characters like Mega Man, Street Fighter, Resident Evil, Onimusha and Devil May Cry etc.
DC Universe's Women Super Heroines
The DC Universe (DCU) is the shared universe where most of the comic stories published by DC Comics exist. These heroines include Wonder Woman, Catwoman and Batwoman etc.
The DC Universe (DCU) is the shared universe where most of the comic stories published by DC Comics exist. Fictional characters like Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman are well-known superheroes from this universe.
Lara Croft and Cyberforce
Lara Croft is an English fictional character and the protagonist of Eidos Interactive's Tomb Raider video game series. Cyberforce on the other hand is an Image Comics super-hero team created by artist Marc Silvestri and writer Eric Silvestri in 1992.
Legion of Superheroes
The Legion of Super-Heroes is a fictional superhero team in the 30th and 31st century of the DC Comics Universe. The team first appears in Adventure Comics #247 (April 1958), and was created by Otto Binder and Al Plastino.
This is another great illustration of the Legion of Superheroes.
Legion of Superheroes Trilogy
These are some of the characters from the Legion of Superheroes trilogy.
Marvel counts among its characters well-known properties such as Spider-Man, Wolverine, Iron Man, The X-Men, Captain America, The Fantastic Four, The Hulk, Thor, Daredevil, The Punisher, Ghost Rider, Deadpool, Blade, The Silver Surfer, Nick Fury, and others. Most of Marvel's fictional characters operate in a single reality known as the Marvel Universe, with locales set in real-life cities such as New York.
Justice League vs Avengers
Superheroes from the Justice League goes head on with the Avengers. Which side are you on?
These are a new group of superheroes from the Sanlahi Universe.
Spidey and Friends
Here we have Spiderman with his Marvel friends.
The Teen Titans, also known as The New Teen Titans, New Titans, or The Titans, is a DC Comics superhero team. As the group's name suggests, its members are usually composed of teenage superheroes.
The Fantastic Four is a fictional superhero team appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. The group debuted as The Fantastic Four #1 in November 1961, and helped to usher in a new naturalism in the medium.
A little love for Marvel
This is a great illustration showing the love for the superheroes of Marvel.
The Justice League, also called the Justice League of America or JLA, is a fictional superhero team that appears in comic books published by DC Comics. Some of the first appearing members include Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Flash etc.
Spiderman and Fantastic Four
This is a great illustration of Spiderman with the Fantastic Four.
Ultimate Comics: Avengers is a comic book published by Marvel Comics that began in August of 2009 as part of the re-launch of the Ultimate Universe under the new "Ultimate Comics" imprint.
This is another great illustration featuring members of the X-men.
The X-Men are a superhero team in the Marvel Comics Universe. They were created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, and first appeared in The X-Men #1 (September 1963). Professor Xavier recruited Cyclops, Iceman, Angel, Beast and Jean Grey, calling them "X-Men" because they have special powers due to their "X-Gene". A gene a normal human lacks but gives Mutants their abilities.
Uncanny X-Men, first published as simply The X-Men, is the flagship Marvel Comics book series for the X-Men franchise. Being the official canon, it features the adventures of the eponymous group of mutant superheroes.
X-Men All Stars
A brilliant illustration of all the X-men Stars.
The Outsiders are fictional characters and a DC Comics superhero team. As its name suggests, the team consists of superheroes that allegedly do not fit the norms of the mainstream superhero community, namely the Justice League.
The New Mutants
The New Mutants are three series featuring an eponymous group of teenage mutant superheroes-in-training. The three series, two of which are now defunct, are spin-offs of the popular X-Men franchise published by Marvel Comics.
Justice Society of America
The Justice Society of America, or JSA, is a DC Comics superhero group, and the first team of superheroes in comic book history. Conceived by editor Sheldon Mayer and writer Gardner Fox, the JSA first appeared in All Star Comics #3 (Winter 1940).
Superheroes of the 70s. I do not know their special abilities as I wasn't born then.
Not Your Usual Superheroes
These characters should be familiar to us and they are definitely worth adding into the categories of superheroes.
Warcraft III- Defense of the Ancients
Defense of the Ancients (DotA) is a custom scenario for the real-time strategy video game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne.
The heroes from the High Adventures and they do look a little bit like Conan.
Street Fighter (ストリートファイター Sutorīto Faitā), commonly abbreviated as SF, is a Japanese fighting game in which the players pit competitive fighters from around the world, each with his or her own special moves, against one another. Capcom released the first game in the series in August 1987.
Street Fighter 2
Shown below is another beautiful illustration of the popular heroes from Street fighter.
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Which Superhero Are You?
Have you ever wondered what our life would be like if all those superheroes or villains were real? The damages and destruction they leave behind after every battle might not be promising for our society. Would it just be better if we only admire their beauty from movies, illustration and artworks?
What superhero or villain would you like to be? Don't be shy; share with us your wildest fantasy!