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.
The smuggest superhero of them all.
Batman & Robin
Even more camp than the TV show.
Seems to fit the time better than anyone.
Seems to be uncomfortable.
Who would have taken him seriously back then dressed like that?
More like Iron Woman.
Who needed him back in the 16th century?
The Incredible Hulk
Whatever he wears just gets torn apart anyway.
She looks depressed.
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.