Same source, different styles

Posted to Infographics  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Jaakko Seppälä drew ten comic characters, each in its original style and in the style of the other nine. It’s like the same source material can be shown and seen in different ways, communicating different moods and themes. Imagine that.

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