The Walt Disney Company owns Star Wars, Marvel, Pixar, and now Fox, as well as all of their own original Disney films and characters, making this a goldmine for artists around the world. Marcus Williams, also known as Marcus the Visual, is an amazing artist known for some of his amazing work — but his latest one really caught our eye.
Williams decided to mashup the Disney Princesses and Marvel’s X-Men and the results are out of this world!
The team-up we thought we would never see — Cyclops, Banshee, and Merida. Merida shows off her blue and yellow costume, which is practically perfect, with bold colors and of course, the hint of red to recognize Merida’s trademark (her hair).
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The next team up in my Fan fiction, "X-Men Princesses" is Merida, Cyclops, and Banshee. Filled with overflowing curiosity and wonder over this amazing futuristic landscape, Merida could hardly contain her excitement as she was led on a tour of the X-mansion. With her trusty bow in hand, she attempts to ask her tour guide where the practicing range might be located, but soon realizes that her thick Scottish accent fell upon confused ears. Thankfully, Sean Cassidy (a.k.a. Banshee, who is Irish) happened to overhear Merida struggling to communicate, and swooped in to lend a familiar ear. After a warm introduction, the two arrived at the Danger Room, where Sean promised a practice session like nothing she's ever seen before. Just as Merida was readying her arrows, Scott Summers quietly entered the room asking if it was alright if he joined in her practice session. With a quick nod from Merida and confirmation from Sean, the walls of the room quickly melted away revealing the hills and grasslands of old Scotland, complete with rolling forest and the distant sounds of ocean waves crashing against rocky shores. Merida's eyes beamed with wonder as she couldn't believe what she was seeing. Cyclops softly smiled to himself before quietly saying, "Your hair reminds me of someone I use to know". Merida could only pause in wonder as Cyclops motioned to the sky to warn of the oncoming threat. The red-hot glow of his visor began to radiate before releasing a pulsing blast of energy at an enormous dragon rocketing downwards towards the two. Before the blast could hit it's target, Merida rolled under the shade of a nearby tree and let fly a flurry of arrows in the same direction. Both Sean and Scott smiled looking on in admiration. The thunder of battle shook the halls of the mansion as the fight roared on. More to come. Peace ya'll. #MarcusTheVisual #XMen #DisneyPrincesses
This mash-up has female empowerment written all over. The Omege level weather goddess herself, Storm, teams up with the beautiful painter of colorful winds, Pocahontas. You can see Williams kept Pocahontas’ trademarks on her arms, as well has her famous necklace. These two beautiful ladies would be a force to reckon with.
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I remember watching Frozen with my kids when it came out in theaters and saying to myself, 'so…Elsa is pretty much an ice wielding mutant'. Seeing as how Disney now owns the rights to the X-Men, it's only natural that some of the more "magically" adept Disney princesses would pull a crossover with the famed team of mutants…eventually. Well you know I can't wait for them to do that officially so… yeah… I'm dropping my team ups of X-Men & Disney Princesses with a poster collection entitled "X-Men Princesses". 1st up is none other than the Omega level weather goddess herself, Storm, and the incomparable painter of colorful winds, Pocahontas. More on the way. Peace ya'll. #MarcusTheVisual #XMen #DisneyPrincesses
This trio is “composed of like-minded intellectuals.” Shuri, from Marvel’s “Black Panther,” and Belle, from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” are two women who every female has looked up too, and as a pair, they sure make a great team. Williams tells his story of how this trio met in his caption:
“With a shared insatiable appetite for literature, Bell and Hank found that they were swift kindred spirits, often glued to multiple books within the extensive school’s library. Shuri’s first request upon arrival to the X-mansion was to visit the science quarters on campus, and was pleasantly impressed to witness the advanced alien Shi’ar technology being managed by Hank alone. The three became inseparable and often expected to know of the whereabouts of each other if seen wandering solo around campus.”
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Next up for my "X-Men Princesses" lineup is a trio team up composed of like-minded intellectuals. Beast is a veritable wealth of knowledge and brilliance rolled into one furry muscle-filled package, so it's no mistake that both princesses, Shuri, and Bell hit it off very quickly upon meeting the resident blue-haired genius. With a shared insatiable appetite for literature, Bell and Hank found that they were swift kindred spirits, often glued to multiple books within the extensive school's library. Shuri's first request upon arrival to the X-mansion was to visit the science quarters on campus, and was pleasantly impressed to witness the advanced alien Shi'ar technology being managed by Hank alone. The three became inseparable and often expected to know of the whereabouts of each other if seen wandering solo around campus. More to come, peace ya'll. #MarcusTheVisual #XMen #DisneyPrincesses
Williams has several more X-Men and Disney Princess mashups on his Instagram page, including the “X-Men Princesses,” which is the Southern crew featuring Tiana, Gambit, and Rogue and a duo of the King and Queen of cold, Iceman and Elsa.
Which one of these X-Men and Disney Princess mashups is your favorite?
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