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If Superheroes Were From The Elizabethan Age

Alas, tis Sir Batman of Gotham, and his squire, Robin!.

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Using 17th century techniques of counterpointing light and shadow, the photographs cleverly illustrate the “nobility and fragility” of superheroes.

Goldberger told BuzzFeed: “The superheroes often live their lives cloaked in anonymity. These portraits give them a chance to "fix" their narcissism denied.”

More than 110 people participated in the project, including 60 actors, 5 costume designers led by Jackie Tadeoni, 7 makeup artists, and 5 hairdressers.