Nothing says fun like defacing one of your country’s beloved historical figures. Queen Elizabeth with a lightning bolt across her face à la glam rock band Kiss, George Washington with a Hilter mustache, and whatever it is that’s going on up in here are just a few examples of the lengths people will go to have a little fun with history.
Even Du Fu, often called the greatest Chinese poet of all time, isn’t immune to the idle hands of creative doodlers. Let’s take a look at 18 different Du Fu makeovers by Chinese artists.
For reference, here’s the original photo of Du Fu:
And here come the doodles:
▼ Attack on Du Fu
▼ This Gundam Du Fu displays a nice use of Whiteout.
▼ Ultra Du Fu
▼ He’s ready to catch ‘em all.
▼ Ronald McDonald looks so wise now.
▼ Desu Nōto
▼ We don’t think Du Fu Mario will be slipping down any drain pipes anytime soon.
▼ Another (creepier) Attack on Titan take.
▼ Diglett Fu
▼ We wonder what an 8th century poet would listen to on his iPod.
▼ This guy?
▼ Use the force, Du Fu.
▼ Kamen Rider!
▼ Monkey Du Lu-Fu-y
▼ What if poets rode in giant mechs? Would their work be more insightful?
▼ Du Fu is going to go Super Saiyan on your a**.
▼ And whatever this is…
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