This is a little gallery of superheroes past their prime. They were all drawn by Italian artist Donald Soffritti and made me sadder than hell. You know, because they got me thinking about growing old and shit. Too profound for you? I'm deeper than an ocean trench.
Hit the jump for some of my favorites, then the link for a whole bunch more.
Superheroes - The elder years [toomuchfreetime]
Thanks to Stephen, who won't ever grow old but will wear tights.
Seen here using a remarkably small font for a 400-year old, Ivy Bean, the world's oldest Twitter user, has passed away. Her tweets, and old-lady aroma, will be missed.
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These are two masks by artist Steven Anderson, one superhero and one supervillain, each created by combining elements of seven separate characters' masks. Can you name them all? I couldn't. Of course I couldn't even name my dog and I've had her for nine years. Isn't that ri... / Continue →
Vanja Mrgan is a Croatian illustrator with a dream, a dream of imagining what normally beardless superheroes would look like with some manly facial hair. Although they aren't actually all superheroes, some are jerks like Boba Fett. Now I know what you're thinking, "damn, I wo... / Continue →