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Batman and the (Astro) Boy Wonder by Nick-Perks Batman and the (Astro) Boy Wonder by Nick-Perks
Batman and the (Astro) Boy Wonder.
I had never watched any Astro Boy, and Astro Boy's face isn't at all faithful. However, it was the starting point of the painting - a face so sweet!
It was always a little illogical Batman having a brightly coloured teen sidekick, and this just emphasises that.
Watercolour on paper, scanned in and enhanced (I think)
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Dragonrider1227 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
HA HA That's pretty funny. Maybe Tenma should sell him to Superman :P
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LJ-Phillips Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional
This is almost...surreal! Classic Batman, dark & grim in the bg, and then this escapee from Japanese pop culture in the foreground. He almost seems to personify that particular brand of weaponized cuteness found in certain mangas :D Definitely not designed to strike fear into anyone's heart!
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