What we need in this troubled world is heroes. Who look cool. And what looks cooler than Art Nouveau? The European art style popularized in the late 19th century is synonymous with beauty, grace and total mind-blowing radness.

Some amazing artists have reimagined our favorite heroes in the Art Nouveau style — both superheroes and other kinds. Are you ready for Art Nouveau Batman? Check out our amazing gallery of Art Nouveau champions!

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Additional reporting by Mandy Curtis and Katharine Trendacosta.

.batman - art noveau by Karen Zachary Wang at iamacoyfish.deviantart.com

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.wonder woman - art nouveau by Karen Zachary Wang at iamacoyfish.deviantart.com

Fav superheroine: Catwoman by Alfonso Pardo Martinez at pardoart.deviantart.com

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Fav superheroine: Powergirl by Alfonso Pardo Martinez at pardoart.deviantart.com

IronMan by Design: Art Nouveau by johntylerchristopher at johntylerchristopher.deviantart.com

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La Dauphine Aux Alderaan Color by Karen Hallion at khallion.deviantart.com

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Nouveau Wonder Woman by Adam Hughes at www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=669197&GSub=102689

COVER RUN Wonder Woman by Adam Hughes at adamhughes.deviantart.com

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Art Nouveau Psylocke by Adam Hughes at adamhughes.deviantart.com

Art Nouveau Slave Leia by Adam Hughes at adamhughes.deviantart.com

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Art Nouveau Gambit by Kim Razvan Courtney at razvan-sedekiah.deviantart.com

Art Nouveau Chun Li by Kim Razvan Courtney at razvan-sedekiah.deviantart.com

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Nouveau Cersei by Pojypojy at pojypojy.deviantart.com

Amy Pond by way of Alphonse Mucha by Bill Mudron at mudron.bigcartel.com

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River Song by way of Alphonse Mucha by Bill Mudron at mudron.bigcartel.com

Rory Pond (nee Williams) by way of Alphonse Mucha by Bill Mudron at mudron.bigcartel.com

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Boomer by Timea Cserny at moon-pookah.deviantart.com

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Starbuck by Timea Cserny at moon-pookah.deviantart.com

Doctor Who - Companions by Gina Biggs at strawberrygina.deviantart.com

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Peace Aeris by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

War Sephiroth by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

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Cheetara the Sloth by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

Prideful She Ra by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

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Jessica Rabbit is Lust by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

The Greed in Bulma by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

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Vanity Jem by Jazmyn at bandeau.deviantart.com

The Seven Disney Sins by Chris Hill at chill07.deviantart.com

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Cyclops - Art Nouveau by Brian Shearer at www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=288177&GSub=44819

Phoenix - Art Nouveau by Brian Shearer at www.comicartfans.com/GalleryPiece.asp?Piece=288027&GSub=44702

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Mystique by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/marvel-nouveau

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Codex by Megan Lara at chesheyre.deviantart.com

Deadpool by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/marvel-nouveau

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Shadowcat by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/marvel-nouveau

Peach by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/fast-friends/

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Phoenix by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/marvel-nouveau

Rogue by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/marvel-nouveau

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Samus Aran by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/fast-friends/

Zelda by Megan Lara at meganlara.com/projects/fast-friends/

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Nouveau Leia by r4design at r4design.deviantart.com

Nouveau Padme by r4design at r4design.deviantart.com

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Poison Ivy Art Nouveau by Chad Spilker at www.comicartfans.com/gallerypiece.asp?piece=312766&gsub=8534

supergirl nouveau by yeso at yeso.deviantart.com

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Triforce Triptych by Messa at deviantART

Gotham Sirens by Mark Brooks at deviantART

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Disney Princesses by Enrique Pita & Ed Irizzary via listal

Disney Princesses by Enrique Pita & Ed Irizzary via listal

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Disney Princesses by Enrique Pita & Ed Irizzary via listal

Disney Princesses by Enrique Pita & Ed Irizzary via listal

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Disney Princesses by Enrique Pita & Ed Irizzary via listal

Inara Serra at 11th Hour Art

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Dune: Nouveau by Shea Standefer at deviantART

Art Nouveau Orion Slave Girl Illustration by Merrypranxter 2010 at flickr

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Feral Kat Art Nouveau in color by katfood25 at deviantART

Padme by Terese Nielsen via starwars.com

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Teyla Woodcut by limiant at deviantART

Princess of the Amazons by Arnel Baluyot

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Art Nouveau Padme by hriviel at deviantART

Ambition by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

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Curiosity by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

Innocence by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

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Freedom by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

Passion by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

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Rebirth by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

Warrior by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

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Rapunzel by Ady at ladyadler.deviantart.com

Super mario world-Art nouveau by NoxIllunis971 at noxillunis971.deviantart.com

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April O'Nouveau by ninjaink at ninjaink.deviantart.com

Ready to Believe You by ninjaink at ninjaink.deviantart.com

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Honey Bunny by ninjaink at ninjaink.deviantart.com