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Not-so-super powers

Flight. You have to pick flight. The next time someone asks you "What super power would you have?", if you don't say flight, you're just wrong. Or invisibility, at a push. Or super healing... okay, maybe not flight.

Illustrator Kelly Phillips (@kellypcomics) has thought about this quandary longer than most. In her playful series 'Not-so-super Powers', she highlights the pitfalls of various super powers: if you can run at physics-defying speeds like the Flash, surely you'd swallow the occasional fly? Or if your eyes project deadly laser beams like Cyclops, wouldn't that get a touch annoying for prescription eyewear?

Check out Phillips' brilliant series in the gallery bellow. You can find more of her work here.

(Images: Kelly Phillips)



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Danny Wallace on a case of mistaken identity at the supermarket

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Obama just obliterated Trump On Jimmy Kimmel's 'Mean Tweets'

The bewigged one just got served

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Stephen King teased Donald Trump story and Twitter reacted wonderfully

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This American listed everything we Brits do better than our US cousins

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Scientists claim they've solved the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

About bloody time

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Everything you've ever wanted to ask, answered in explicit detail. NSFW

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Obama just danced to Hotline Bling with Usher

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