X-Men, Power Rangers and more become hieroglyphics in art series

Egyptian hieroglyphics can accurately be considered an early form of the type of sequential art storytelling seen in comic strips and comic books, and artist Josh Ln has drawn a very straight line between the two in his "Hero-Glyphics" series. Ln has taken some of the biggest pop cultural icons -- including Spider-Man, Darth Vader and Wolverine -- and interpreted them in the style of hieroglyphics; retaining the recognizable qualities of the characters but placing them in a considerably different context.

The X-Men were the first in the series, with prints, shirts and more available via Society6.

Star Wars followed:

He's also done Spider-Man, complete with Green Goblin and Vulture:

Plus, "Star Trek," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," "Ghostbusters," "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" and more have also gotten the hero-glyphics treatment.

You can check out more of Josh Lane's work on his website. (via Boing Boing)

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