Weekend pop art: Watch pop icons change over time

Simon Pegg (image via Laughing Squid (c) Jeff Victor)


Nothing stays the dame for long in this fast-moving world of ours, and that truism applies to pop culture icons as much as anything or anyone else.

Recognising this salient fact, LA-based artist and cartoonist Jeff Victor who describes himself on his Kickstarter page as a “huge pop culture fan” has taken it upon himself to chart the evolution of a dizzying array of pop culture characters and actors.

Drawing (no pun intended: OK yes, totally) on his years of experience as “a character designer in animation and video games, and currently … as a children’s book illustrator”, Jeff charts the changes in about 1200 cartoon characters across the years in artwork that is both incredibly cute and insightful, neatly capturing how much a character can change and yet stay the same over time.

You can see more of his amazing artwork at his Instagram page and even buy it through his online store … and you should, you totally should because change is a good thing and Jeff’s charting of change, pop culture-wise at least, is a wonderful thing indeed.

(source: Laughing Squid)


Winona Ryder (image via Laughing Squid (c) Jeff Victor)


Loki (image via Laughing Squid (c) Jeff Victor)


Wonder Woman (image via Laughing Squid (c) Jeff Victor)


John Goodman (image via Laughing Squid (c) Jeff Victor)

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