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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.

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

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

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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
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Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

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

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Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert
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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.

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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
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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
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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
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Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

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

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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
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Bauer Media Group / Fox / Kate Willaert

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

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

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

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