William Mwazi – an artist you should check out

William Mwazi’s an illustrator who does something very interesting: he combines imagery of superheroes and black historical/notable figures to create this fantastic and sometimes-poignant body of work.

Please visit his Website to check out some of these great images which include images of Jesse Jackson, Jr., Barack and Michelle Obama, Cornel West, among others recast as iconic superheroes.

His artist’s statement is pretty awesome too, as he writes that he wants to “inspire strength and courage in the African-American community.”

For a look at his work, follow this link:

http://www.mwazi.com/gall.html

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