Category Archives: Fan Art

Back to the Pixel

I have been browsing a lot of movie-inspired retro pixel art lately. Star Wars is a very popular subject (rightfully so), but some other classic films act as muses for many talented artists. As a fan of “Back to the … Continue reading

“They Live” would have made an Amazing Contra-like Video Game

Yes, this makes a great t-shirt, but every time I would catch a look at myself in the mirror I would be reminded how less magical this world is because a “They Live” game was never released. Select and Conform… … Continue reading

Who wouldn’t want to play an Avengers themed version of Space Invaders?

With a new Avengers movie coming up, I think Marvel should consider some retro tie-ins. Now I know the villain in the new movie will be Ultron (spoiler), but I still think this vintage arcade mix-up of the original Avengers … Continue reading

Dave Pollot Adds Retro Touches To Thrift Art!

A big thanks to geektyrant for the heads up on this awesome series of artwork by the talented Dave Pollot. After picking up an older painting at nearby thrift shops, Pollot improves them with the addition of various pop culture … Continue reading

Donkey Kong Cross Stitch Pattern

I do not do cross stitch, although when I take the bus I have seen a few people breaking some out and getting a few stitches in between stops. I saw one of those people using a template and wondered … Continue reading

Pocket ‘Bots Artwork By Earl Green Is Fantastic!

Earl Green is a man of many talents, he has written numerous guidebooks to a little something called Doctor Who as well as wore all the hats of production for his incredible Phosphor Dot Fossils DVD series…and also has his … Continue reading

Penguin-style Doctor Who Book Covers

As the latest series of Doctor Who closed out, my various social media feeds began to fill with the inevitable memes, gifs and fan-art. Amongst those images was a very cool faux book cover for the recent Dark Water episode … Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda’s Link composed entirely of Skittles

Sometimes you find the means to be creative in the most delicious places. For example, in a bag of Skittles. I take these tasty treats and shove them into my maw like some ravenous candy-loving ogre, but Dallas Wilson takes … Continue reading

8-bit Ash is here to Save the Day

Good? Bad? He is the 8-bit guy with the gun… [via] Arnaud COUNET

Not even an ocean of infinite Space will keep us from our memories of ALF

Remember that when you are looking up into that infinite pool of stars and planets that include the planet Melmac, ALF is up there, looking back at you. [via] noirlac

Galaga Video Game Knitted Toy Playset

Are you a fan of Galaga? Always complaining that no one is knitting enough accessories for you to simulate the game experience when not actually playing the game? Well then, DrFrankKnits has just what you are looking for with their … Continue reading

The Superman/Super Grover Team-Up

Despite the attempts at reboots, for me the film version of Superman is always going to be Christopher Reeve. So I think it is pretty perfect that when James Hance decided to make this art featuring the super dynamic duo … Continue reading

Hang some Mario Kart Inspired Art on your Wall

Do you spend your days zooming around the digital go-kart track in Mario Kart? Why not show the world you’re a fan of this classic and yet still modern title with this wonderful art print by iwilding. The concept of … Continue reading

Han And Leia Shop For Ovens

A good friend to the Retroist was kind enough to send us this link to R Kikuo Johnson’s Blog, in particular I loved this wonderful illustration done for GQ Germany of Han Solo and Princess Leia taking a quite moment … Continue reading

Travis Falligant’s “The Lost Mysteries” Collection Art Book

We’ve shared more than a few pieces of artwork from Travis Falligant, an amazing artist who allows us to travel to alternate worlds where Scooby-Doo and the kids from Mystery Inc. happened to bump into Bruce Campbell or the Monster … Continue reading