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Making History better


This book was not printed (Possibly). Was designed as a final project but inspired with feelings. Digital Layout. Instructor: Ben Fenton. Parsons The New School for Design. Designed by Marco “Mausx” De la Cruz. Thanks to Fernando “StereoDVT” Martínez. 2011. New York, NY.

“Those are the icons they remember, but these are the icons our children will look back on.� -StereoDVT

“Execution of a Viet Cong Guerrilla” by Eddie Adams. 1968. Bill from Contra. KONAMI. 1987.

“The Falling Man” by Richard Drew. 2001. Lakitu from Super Mario Kart. NINTENDO. 1992.

“Federal Dead on the Field of Battle of First Day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.” by Mathew Brady. 1863. Leonardo from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. NINTENDO. 1989.

“The Kiss” by Alfred Eisenstaedt. 1945. Mario from Super Mario Bros. 3. NINTENDO. 1988. Link from The Legend of Zelda. NINTENDO. 1986.

“Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini.” by Unknown. 1934. Bowser from Super Mario Bros. NINTENDO. 1985.

“Gandhi at his Spinning Wheel” by Margaret Bourke-White. 1946. Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden. TECMO. 1988.

Last Page. “Lunch atop a Skyscraper” by Charles C. Ebbets. 1932. Tetrominoes from Tetris. ALEXEY PAJITNOV. 1984.

This Page. Right. “Last night’s launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour” by Unknown. 2010. Aliens from Space Invaders. MIDWAY. 1978.

“U.S. Marines raising the flag on Iwo Jima� by Joe Rosenthal. 1945. Simon Belmont from Castlevania. KONAMI. 1986.

Last Page. Buzz Aldrin on the moon. 1969. Samus Aran from Metroid. NINTENDO. 1986.

This Page. Left. “Tiananmen Square” by Jeff Widener. 1989. Megaman from Megaman 2. CAPCOM. 1988.


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