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    Posted on May 24, 2016

    X-Men Characters On Screen Vs. In The Comics

    An artist turned the X-Men: Apocalypse poster into an illustration and the result is totally awesome.

    Kate Willaert is an artist who creates works inspired by past and present Marvel characters.

    Kate Willaert / Fox

    Many of her illustrations feature redesigned scenes from modern movies and posters with the characters as they're traditionally portrayed in the comic books.

    Before the release of X-Men: Apocalyse she decided to do the same with X-Men's uniforms for HalloweenCostumes.com, as they were portrayed on the covers of Empire magazine.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    The magazine covers combine to create a poster featuring most of the main characters from the film.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    The illustrated uniforms were drawn to match the characters' iconic '80s looks:

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    Though most, like Nightcrawler's outfit, debuted much earlier.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    He and his red-and-black onesie were introduced in 1975, to be precise.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    He and his red-and-black onesie were introduced in 1975, to be precise.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    He and his red-and-black onesie were introduced in 1975, to be precise.

    The illustrations really show how different the characters look on the screen versus the comics.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    Though some are essentially identical, like Psylocke.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    Clearly, Professor X has spent time with an image consultant.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    And unlike his film equivalent, Magneto in the comics has the silver-haired hunk look down to perfection.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    And let's be 100% honest, the comic book Apocalypse is way scarier.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    But the movie versions of Cyclops and Beast are much, much cooler.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    And Mystique looks badass no matter the version.

    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
    Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

    Follow Kate Willaert on Tumblr to see her other Marvel-related creations.

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