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Reader Kevin Paisley recently got in touch to let me know he had a half dozen comic book tattoos, and wondered if we’d be interested in seeing them. He also casually mentioned having a few “Ben 10″ and Sonic the Hedgehog tats, just in case we might be interested in those as well.
In the time between his first e-mail and our last, he added two more tattoos, so settle in and check out Kevin’s collection which features Brainiac, Dr. Manhattan, Sonic the Hedgehog and many more.
Black Bolt is the silent — but not soft-spoken — leader of Marvel Comics’ Inhumans. Kevin’s Black Bolt piece is not the character himself, but is inspired by the design running down the front of his costume. You’ll also notice a Goomba from the “Super Mario Bros.” series of video games.
The preceding Upgrade image was inspired by the character from “Ben 10,” created by comic book and animation stalwarts Man of Action. The idea behind the ink is that it looks like the character does when he takes over a piece of machinery, hence Kevin’s leg gets an “upgrade.”
And for those wondering, here is Kevin, the man with all the ink: