2015 is a big year for films, especially in the Superhero genre. The second installment of Marvels massively successful 'Avengers' franchise is set to premiere May 1st, with Ant-Man and the Fantastic Four reboot scheduled for the latter half of the year.
We've all seen amazing pieces of fan art, both redesigns and mash-ups of all our favorite characters. However, usually the artists go for a rethought up portrayal of the heroes' costumes, gender or inhabited world. Justin Currie has just upped the ante for fan made content, with these incredible robotic versions of all our favourite characters. Check out a snippet of his amazing art below!
Earths mightiest warriors get a robotic makeover in what looks like a futuristic alien/bionic collaboration. Somehow, Justin Currie manages to make Marvels Avengers look even more bad ass. Ironman finally completes his transition into machine, and has a God like presence about him. And speaking of Gods, check out Thor still wielding Mjölnir, with Captain America fronting the team with his trusty shield. Hawkeye looks a little more menacing as the accurate sniper, and Hulk doesn't diminish in size or looming presence whatsoever.
Yes, I hear you. Ultron is already a robot. Why re-robot him? Well... look above to see why. Ultron takes on a whole new level of evil with this demonic like reboot, sporting an eye of Sauron-esque armor. As we know, Ultron is capable of constantly upgrading himself. Taking this theory into account, perhaps this isn't to far fetched too believe?
Newly added into the MCU, it's only fair that Spidey also get's a makeover! What I love most about this piece of art, is it's rather subtle changes that somehow keeps what we love the most about Spider-man, but also changes him quite drastically. There is an air of General Grievous with the four arms, but thankfully no lightsabers have been added.
But what about the DC universe...
Not to be shunned, Justin has also incorporated the DC universe in his magnificent works.
Although a robotic makeover for the Bat, in the world of tech-savvy, billionaire Bruce Wayne, this Batsuit wouldn't look out of place in the DC universe at all. The suit encompasses the title of 'The Dark Knight' and even comes complete with batarangs!
Batmans arch nemesis, and Gothams most cunning criminal The Joker. A truly demonic looking take on the prankster king, this is the stuff of nightmares. With his metal looking hair and razor sharp grin, the personality of the Joker is vividly captured in this robotic redesign.
Bane and Catwoman
Another of Gothams most fearsome villains Bane, and the enigmatic Catwoman also get a makeover. The venom experiment tubes work perfectly in this alternative look at the only character to ever break the bat. Catwoman also keeps her feline prowess and femininity ], with her sharp claws and whips doubling for her lack of tail.
Mr. Freeze and The Penguin
In what looks at first glance to be the actual Mr. Freeze, this bionic suit perfectly compliments the cold villain, complete with an attached freeze gun. The Penguin has undergone a steam punk type transition, keeping in theme with his love of ornithology and trick umbrellas for his shady criminal deals.