Artist/illustrator and self-proclaimed nerd Josh Ln rewrites the histories of Spock, Captain Kirk, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, the Power Rangers, X-Men, and other geek icons as ancient hieroglyphs in his series "Hero-glyphics." It doesn't surprise Ln which piece seems to have emerged as the fan favorite. "Probably the Ninja Turtles piece," he told Crave. "I think people have a strong reaction to pizza, as they should."
"I am partial to the 'Star Trek' one," artist Josh Ln told Crave of the prints in his "Hero-glyphics" series. "Kirk was always really bad at obeying the Prime Directive, that this scenario could have actually happened."
The pink, blue, and green Power Rangers take their place in Egyptian history in Josh Ln's modern twist on ancient hieroglyphs. Ln says he stumbled upon the idea for the series when reading too quickly. "Usually a curse," he told Crave, "but this time I read 'hieroglyphics' as 'heroglyphics,' and then I began daydreaming of how cool that would be and which heroes would find themselves carved on ancient walls."
Professor Xavier teaches young Egyptian students the ways of the X-Men. "I did a lot of research on ancient Egyptian art and looked for symbols that would help me explain the heroes better," artist Josh Ln told Crave. He primarily draws on a tablet.