8-bit Superheroes

More than 25 years later, and pop culture is still being influenced by the 8-bit graphic movement. Despite it’s obvious limitations, 8-bit art has become a very trendy and uber creative way to depict some of our favorite cultural themes in 256 colors or less.

Below we have gathered a handful of pieces done by Jesus Castaneda, an artist living in Canada, with works featured on Deviant Art. He’s depicted several notable and some not-so-recognizable super heroes, sci-fi icons, and other miscellaneous characters. Take a gander…



Batman & Robin

The Joker

The Ghostbusters

The Flash

Red Tornado

Green Lantern



The Hulk


Iron Man

Boba Fett

Jango Fett

Sam & Frodo