This is a portrait of Bobby Kasthuri, represented in the style of a superhero. It’s from a fundraiser of commissioned portraits
called “Everyday Superheroes” by cartoonist Sasha Matthews
. The idea was to celebrate real people, doing what they love in life, by drawing them in the form of superheroes.
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Sasha notes: “This one was commissioned by Bobby Kasthuri, a neuroscientist at the University of Chicago. He uses high energy X-rays to create complete and comprehensive maps of the brain.” Senator Kamala Harris asks how it got started: