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Fusion Wayang Kuilt, a group of Malaysian artists, has recreated DC superheroes Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman as traditional Malaysian shadow puppets.

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Labour of love

The team, founded by Malaysian duo Tintoy Chuo and Take Huat, said each puppet takes more than 100 hours to craft, build and paint.

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Ancient art

The art of Wayang Kulit shadow puppetry is more than a thousand years old and originated in the royal courts of the Indonesian islands, brought to the islands by Indian traders.

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Man of Steel

The Superman puppet was originally created for an exhibit last August in Penang, Malaysia.

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Star trio

Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman, the stars of the upcoming Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, were part of that exhibit.

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Team effort

Other Justice League heroes, like The Flash, have also been created.

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In brightest day, in blackest night...

This reimagined Green Lantern actually carries a green lantern.

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Not its first rodeo

This set of DC puppets is not the first time Fusion Wayang Kulit has created shadow puppets based on pop culture. The group also has crafted Star Wars and Bruce Lee sets.

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