Before They Were Heroes – Poster Art by Khoa Ho

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By on September 2, 2013, in Concept Art
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Khoa Ho is a California-based artist whose recent series of posters feature the origin of all our favorite comic book heroes. He said: “In this poster series I took a dive into the origins of these individuals and who they were before they became superheroes to remind us that despite the trials of our past, what we choose to do moving forward is much more important to us and the world we share.” He also added that “Everyone has a memory, a past. It’s the driving force behind all of our actions for our present, our future.” The posters are rendered in bold black & white and despite his minimalistic approach, each character is easily recognizable, even without the two-word descriptions beneath. he also did a similar (but colored) series with the characters from Toy Story.
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