Granting a classic font superpowers seems like a tall order, but French design student René Mambembé has done just that. Drawing inspiration from major comic book and movie characters (as well as a few unexpected ones), Mambembé dresses Helvetica letterforms in capes, masks and the like, to assemble this imaginative series. An original take on ever-present superhero art. Mambembé should seriously consider making a children’s book out of these!

Via Behance

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