Ben Chen’s Horrifyingly Hilarious Pop Icon Illustrations

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Artist/illustrator Ben Chen’s love of pop culture combined with a dark sense of humor equals morbidly hilarious illustrations. Whether he’s re-imagining classic kids’ cartoons with a more morbid theme or mashing up pop culture icons from various movies and video games, one thing is clear. Ben Chen has one wickedly dark sense of humor. I mean, who else could make you laugh about Tigger’s ultimate and fate?

Although his illustrations are done in a simplistic and playful style, Ben Chen’s power does not lie in his drawings but in his sharp and twisted wit. If you were ever curious about what would happen if Marty McFly went back to the time of dinosaurs or if an ear of corn would fare against the electric chair, Ben Chen has the answer. Check out some of Ben Chen’s horrifyingly hilarious pop icon illustrations below.

1. Alien Dog

Alien Dog


2. Apple Rope Jumping

Apple Rope Jumping


3. Bear Eats Fishes

Bear Eats Fishes


4. Brain Robbery

Brain Robbery


5. Bull Riders

Bull Riders


6. Campfire

Campfire


7. Dog & Frisbee

Dog & Frisbee


8. Ear Wings

Ear Wings


9. Eat Frog

Eat Frog


10. Frog’s Revenge

Frog's Revenge


11. The Godfather‘s Cat

Godfather's Cat


12. David’s Secret Weapon

DAVID'S SECRET WEAPON


13. Guile’s Champagne Pyramid

Guile's Champagne Pyramid


14. Hand Drill Fire

Hand Drill Fire


15. I Can’t Blow Out The Candles

I Can't Blow Out The Candles


16. Jumping Stick

Jumping Stick


17. Killer Moon

Killer Moon


18. Lifting Accident

Lifting Accident


19. Magic Mirror Cosplay

Magic Mirror Cosplay


20. Mice Collections

Mice Collections


21. Corn Executions

Corn Executions


22. Pigeons And The Bread

Pigeons And The Bread


23. Pirate Barrel Game

Pirate Barrel Game


24. Rabbit Hunting

Rabbit Hunting


25. Roasted Rabbit

Roasted Rabbit


26. Sashimi

Sashimi


 

27. Saving Princess

Saving Princess


28. Snow Glass Ball

Snow Glass Ball


29. Sofa and Cats

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30. Ultimate Weapon

Ultimate Weapon

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