There’s a love-affair that artists have with super-heroes and mash-ups. Whether combined with old music albums or movies, the fusions are often quite a site. Minnesota-based artist Josh Lynch recently contributed his style of Marvel Comics combinations. Taking a cue from the 1987 film “Spaceballs”, he took Marvel characters and turned them into “mogs” (half-men, half-dogs). Fusing known Marvel characters with different breeds of dog, some of his art has an almost stealthy pun to it (the Doc Ock and Ghost Rider mash-ups come to mind). Of the 16 images, there’s only one female character he utilized: Jubilee. Even though writers can use the word “bitch” (with its most famous meaning) in the books now, I suppose Lynch wanted to avoid any potential controversy that would come with publishing any Marvel female character mash-ups. Here they are, along with my take on them:
Logan, the cigar-chomping feral dog!
Spider-dog, Spider-dog…does whatever a Spider-dog does.
This dog breed’s a bit of a stretch.
The dog from “The Adventures of Milo & Otis”…but with more testosterone.
Sad-eyed pooch with a big head and a high-tech wheelchair. MODOK, pay attention!
She’s a bit of a firecracker, ain’t she?
Let’s face it: We all *know* that Tony Stark’s a dog!
Was he a puppy before turning into a gamma-irradiated bulldog?
This one’s literally off-the-chain.
Giant bowls of dog food are his planets and the Surfer dog is his bit….yeah, you get the idea.
Gives new meaning to the term “seeing-eye dog”.
Nazi Germany’s Red Dog and the All-American Pooch.
This dog’s got the Infinity Gauntlet and is obsessed with Death. Translation? BEWARE OF DOG!
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Sy L. Shackleford is a jack-of-all-trades columnist for Action A Go Go. A University of Connecticut graduate with a degree in both psychology and communication sciences, he is a walking encyclopedic repository for all things Marvel Comics, movies, hip-hop, et. al. You can follow him on Twitter @shack_house83.
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