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The Birth Of Pop-Culture Characters Simplified With Pictogram Equations

Illustrator Matt Cowan has come up with pictographic mathematical ‘equations’ to help explain the origins of all-time-favorite pop-culture characters. 

He covers a wide rage—from Darth Vader of Star Wars, to Captain Jack Sparrow of Pirates of the Caribbean. 

Check out his equations below to see if he's accurate (or not):


Star Wars Baddies:

Fantastic Four:



Johnny Depp:


Star Wars Goodies:


Batman Villains:

[via, images via Matt Cowan]
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