11 Comic Book Characters in the Elizabethan Era

Taking present pop culture symbols and placing them in ancient times is always an interesting project to make. French photographer Sacha Goldberger reimagined characters from popular comic book franchises as they would have appeared in Elizabethan times. They don’t seem too intimidating dressed up like this.

Superman

Superman

The smuggest superhero of them all.

Batman & Robin

Batman & Robin

Even more camp than the TV show.

The Joker

The Joker

Seems to fit the time better than anyone.

Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Seems to be uncomfortable.

Wolverine

Wolverine

Who would have taken him seriously back then dressed like that?

Iron Man

Iron Man

More like Iron Woman.

Captain America

Captain America

Who needed him back in the 16th century?

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

Whatever he wears just gets torn apart anyway.

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

She looks depressed.

Catwoman

Catwoman

 

For more of Goldberger’s work, check out the website.

The more popular way of depicting superheroes and villains is going Steampunk (Victorian era). Here are some brilliant steampunk villains. 

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