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This Artist Adorably Illustrates How Iconic Characters Have Changed Over Time

Famous and cute to boot.

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Jeff Victor is a 41-year-old artist based in Los Angeles who has been illustrating since he first picked up a crayon. He loves to draw characters from pop culture, and over the course of his career, he's drawn things for companies like Nickelodeon, Netflix, Warner Bros., DreamWorks, and Cartoon Network.

Jeff Victor

But as a huge fan of pop culture, Victor said he has a fascination with how characters evolve over the years. This interest led to him creating a series called "The Ultimate Pop Culture Evolution," which documents the changes in pop culture characters over the years.

Jeff Victor

Victor told BuzzFeed how he goes about creating the work. "First I pick a subject. I tend to favor actors who appear in genre movies, as they are the most visually interesting. Then, I narrow their career into six iconic roles. This can be the most challenging part, because for an actor who has had a ton of famous parts, everyone has their own idea of which is the most memorable. "

He added that he hopes people enjoy the artwork, and get a kick out of seeing a cartoon representation of their favorite actors or characters as they change over time. He plans to do a lot more, and even has a horror series in mind.

Here are some of the great illustrations featured in the project:

Princess Leia


Captain America

Jeff Goldblum


Luke Skywalker

The Incredible Hulk

Samuel L. Jackson




Iron Man


Wonder Woman

Dwayne Johnson

The Joker


For more of Victor's work, check out his Instagram, Facebook, and website.