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Can You Name All the References in This Mash Up Poster?

The Hero Complex Gallery exhibition Sci-Scapes opened recently and it features artwork by Joshua Budich, Tim Anderson, Tim Doyle, as well as others, each of whom provided artwork inspired by Moebius, Katsuhiro Otomo, and Geof Darrow. But it’s the combined work of Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley that really took us aback!

Their piece “The Raid” is a mashup of some of sci-fi, horror, and anime’s most iconic characters, all of whom are engaged in a massive battle that brings blood, gore, and violence. The final result is a smorgasbord of characters that becomes a veritable “Where’s Waldo?” of trying to identify each person contained within the piece. The obvious ones are from Akira, Blade Runner, Alien, Ghost in the Shell, and Blade but there are ones that will be a mite more challenging to recall. How many can you identify?

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  • I’ve found Aliens, Xena the warrior princess, Predator, Blade, Daft Punk, Ex Machina’s girl, Judge Dredd and his buddy, Total Recall, Robocop, Akira, Chappie, Eleven, the guy from Deus Ex videogames (but I’m not totally sure if is really him) and Furiosa from Mad Max.

    • Fracassi

      Rachael from Blade Runner at the piano, I think.

      • aFriendlyAgenda

        It is.

        • Richter Belmont

          That’s Batou from Ghost in the Shell, the Major’s partner.

          • aFriendlyAgenda

            I’ve been trying to catch up on my Anime,
            but I’m not as well versed in it as I should be.

    • midian

      Dredd’s buddy is Judge Anderson the Psi.

  • aFriendlyAgenda

    Nice retro artwork.
    I recognize a lot of the usual suspects, Pedro already named them.
    I dont really recognize anything rare enough to add to Pedro’s list.

    Sting from Dune.

    • Richter Belmont

      Princess Mononoke, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Turbo Kid, Blood: The Last Vampire, and Barbarella.

  • DarkSlayerSigma[Abysswalker66]

    Saya is there!!

  • Fracassi

    Who’s the redhead girl with the hat and mallet? That looks so familiar but I can’t place it.

    • aFriendlyAgenda

      I dont know?

      But gingers are either gnarly hot,
      or atrocious ugly.

      Its an extreme genetics.

  • midian

    found Seymour the dog from Futurama.

  • Ecolink

    turbo kid characters Apple and The Kid. Star crafts might be Nova Tera i think. Cant think of the others that havnt been named

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