eduard horn turns comic book characters into kaleidoscopic compositions eduard horn turns comic book characters into kaleidoscopic compositions
jan 06, 2015

eduard horn turns comic book characters into kaleidoscopic compositions

eduard horn’s turns comic book characters into kaleidoscopic compositions
all images courtesy of eduard horn

 

 

 

germany-based artist eduard horn pays homage to his childhood heroes with the ‘kaleidocomix’ series, uniting the favorite graphic novels of youths and adults alike with the colorful motifs created through kaleidoscope viewing chambers.

 

the cult-like, almost religious connection many people share with super hero universes is communicated through the images’ stained glass window effect, revealing themselves as vibrantly-toned, intricately patterned church window panels. well-known characters from marvel and DC comics like batman, superman, cat woman and flash are inversed, multiplied, mirrored and spun into mesmerizing mashups that give a novel quality to the original illustrations. as hair, body parts, costumes and crests intermingle and intertwine, one can’t help but relate the digitally enhanced drawings to the ever changing identity and multifaceted personalities of comic book characters and creatures.

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
hair, body parts, costumes and crests intermingle and intertwine

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
motifs from comic books are reinterpreted into spiraling kaleidoscopes

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
superman meets batman and flash in this superhero mashup

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
spiderman spirals into a kaleidoscopic creation

kaleidocomix comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn

comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn

comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
body parts converge in the comic book kaleidoscope series

comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn

comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
the intricacy of the patterns forms an almost stained-glass window effect

comic book kaleidoscopes by eduard horn
characters and creatures are mirrored, inversed, flipped into novel interpretations of the original illustrations

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