Wednesday, 13 February 2013


I'd long considered doing a superhero-themed alphabet but I'd resisted for a variety of reasons, including the sheer immense scope of the superhero universe and the fact that there were other similar pieces out there.

Ultimately, however, superheroes and comics were such an important part of my childhood that I couldn't ignore them. So I added a bit of a challenge: I wanted to represent 26 heroes and 26 villains from a specific universe. I wanted to stick to their face and upper torso only (which meant, among other things, no wheelchair for "X" or extra arms for "o")

Introducing.... the Marvelphabet:

Also available in straight hero and villain versions:

Have fun guessing who is who.

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  1. Villains:
    A Apocalypse
    B Bullseye
    C Crossbones
    D Doctor Doom
    E Electro
    F Fing Fan Foom
    H Hobgoblin
    I Immortus
    J Juggernaut
    K Kingpin
    L Lizard
    M Magneto
    N Nitro
    O Dr. Octopus
    P Pyro
    Q Quentin Beck, Mysterio
    R Red Skull
    S Sabretooth
    T Thanos
    U Ultron
    V Venom
    W Whiplash
    X Xorn
    Y Yuriko Oyama, Lady Deathstrike
    Z Zemo

  2. Superheros:
    A Ant-man
    B Beast
    C Captain America
    D Daredevil
    E Elektra
    F Mr. Fantastic
    G Ghost Rider
    H Hulk
    I Iron Man
    J Jean Grey
    K Kitty Pride
    L Luke Cage (Power-Man)
    M Moon Knight
    N Nick Fury
    O Ororo Munro (Storm, X-men)
    P Punisher
    Q Quicksilver
    R Rogue
    S Spiderman
    T The Thing
    U Union Jack
    V Vision
    W Wolverine
    X Charles Xavier
    Y Yellow Jacket
    Z Zeus ?

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  3. I'm making flash cards for my son. Is there a way to make these printable?

    1. Hi Stephanie - Send me an email and I'll see what I can do.

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