What would you get by mixing elements of pop culture and dark humor? You'd get Ben Chen illustrations.

Ben Chen is a Taiwanese artist who creates clever illustrations, inspired by movies and illustration books. He describes his style as "dark, humorous and full of imagination" and it's clear why.

The illustrator takes characters from movies, TV shows, fairy tales and video games and combines them in unique, unexpected ways to create surreal situations that are twisted, weird and sometimes even horrifying.

Did you like these surprising illustrations? Let us know in the comments.

More info: flickr.com

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Savant 8 months ago

Imagine his mom's reaction...

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

Screw this, call in MIGHTY EAGLE!

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Alia G. 8 months ago

This one’s cute :)

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Least-Angelic-Angel. 8 months ago

......Space angels?

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Savant 8 months ago

uhoh

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

He's a murder-ear....

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

It's still password protected!

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The Laugh Fan 8 months ago

You can't really blame them...

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

This is Ripley, signing off!

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Bladrim 8 months ago

shes met her match

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Sushi Smack 8 months ago

well, she still lost a shoe

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Savant 8 months ago

a were - smurf

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Savant 8 months ago

pop

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Savant 8 months ago

oops

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Savant 8 months ago

how do they put it back during a full moon?

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Bored Fox 8 months ago

This reminds me of this old comic: http://www.thecursinghedgehog.com/sarjikset?page=45

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

He didn't eggs-hale!

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Sara Kate MacFarland 8 months ago

His Master's Voice...

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Daniel Fleming 8 months ago

iron man, hellboy, and Edward scissorhands, but no infinity gauntlet??

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Least-Angelic-Angel. 8 months ago

The apples are coming........

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eleven's eggos 8 months ago

I'm the thumb

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glowworm2 8 months ago

Heh, cute! The best part is, that cat wasn't actually supposed to be in that scene. Brando just happened to have brought the cat on set--oh and it kept purring too!

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

You'll like it but not a lot! (extra marks for anyone who gets the reference)😀

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The Gumnut Flock 8 months ago

*cue illuminati theme song*

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Roald Andresen 8 months ago

"Sorry, this is a DoS attack."

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Hamlets twin 8 months ago

What big googly eyes you have grandma

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Savant 8 months ago

Exercise is bad for eggheads.

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The Laugh Fan 8 months ago

Food gone bad.

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

Thomas' day got off to a bad start...

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Savant 8 months ago

welp, didn't see that coming, did you NASA?

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Savant 8 months ago

"well,I really screwed up here, didn't I?"

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Savant 8 months ago

And, that, kids, is how the craters on the moon were made.

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Savant 8 months ago

That works, too

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Savant 8 months ago

DUHDUH - DUHDUH - DUP

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Isabella Serkosky 8 months ago

Top 10 anime fights

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

Voldermort is back!

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

Yes yes. Duck Vader....

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The Laugh Fan 8 months ago

He's definitely brown bread... geddit??? Rhyming slang for dead?

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Jaded Queen 7 months ago

Oh the little cute ghost.

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

There's no way he put that date in by accident!

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Sara Kate MacFarland 8 months ago

...well, he'll never be late again!

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Lina S. 8 months ago

What if its a shark baby?

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

What did they say about the burger who went skiing for the first time? How the meaty have fallen! *cue scattered applause*

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Lina S. 8 months ago

Darth Crow

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

He's definitely lost his bounce....😞

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Roald Andresen 8 months ago

Yeah, sometimes I dream of a real life, too.

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KoIvanov 8 months ago

This is supposed to be Trump?

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

Shouldn't tell so many lies...

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Savant 8 months ago

NO DOCTOR, I WILL NOT TAKE OFF THE MASK. NO. FOR ALL I KNOW YOU COULD BE PUTTING POISON DOWN MY THROAT! NO!

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FandomTrashHell 8 months ago

whose late now?

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Lulik 7 months ago

3D tattoos

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

The bun bone's connected to the....oh shit!

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Natalie Binebrink-Davis 8 months ago

There's a snake in my boot.

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Lina S. 8 months ago

head.exe has gone missing...

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BusLady 7 months ago

"Come back here!" "No, we want to go to the landfill!"

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Hamlets twin 8 months ago

I ate his chocolate chips, with M&Ms and a nice 2%

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Lina S. 8 months ago

So many comics about cannibalism in Wonderland

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Glowdaddy 8 months ago

Get the pencil ready

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BusLady 7 months ago

Rescuing Private Ballerina.

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Jessica Gunn 7 months ago

Why does he need a bandage?

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Lizard Queen 7 months ago

Ooh, someone is in dire need of toothpicks.

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Savant 8 months ago

It was supposed to make you invincible, not kill you.

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Zanthe 8 months ago

Now that's some thing.

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Randy Inbred 8 months ago

No. This one's gone too far.😱

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