New Magic: The Gathering Karn Art by Mark Tedin Becomes A Meme

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By Jake Vyper | More Articles MTG Writer/Streamer
July 22, 2020  12:30 PM


Wizards of the Coast and the Magic: The Gathering community have been revealing reprinted cards from the upcoming compilation set Double Masters, and we've already seen some new wonderful art of premium alternate-art versions of the cards. One of the most memorable ones we've seen so far is Mark Tedin's goofy illustration of Karn Liberated: 

The expression of Karn can definitely be seen in a more comedic light on this one, and what makes it more special is that it's part of a fantastic panorama with the new art of the the Tron lands (Urza's Mine, Power Plant, and Tower) from Double Masters

While some Magic fans are loving the vintage look of the new Karn art, some fans online have mocked how it looks different, with some people pointing out that he looks more like Mr. Freeze from the DC universe than the artificial planeswalker. Love it or hate it, this wild art has inspired some creative memes from social media. 

Check them out here:

Karn vs. Bane / meme by Ventategma via Reddit


Karn is now a Tinman / meme by Reitch via Reddit


Karn & the boys about to drop $100 on one booster pack/ meme by Clownprince via Reddit


Draw me like one of your French golems / meme by quazaz via Reddit


Best Karn art? / meme by red_carpet via Reddit:


No need to thank me / meme by culinarisowl via Reddit



Check out these other memes from Twitter and Reddit:

NGL, Karn do be looking kinda fresh tho ? from r/magicthecirclejerking
NGL, Karn do be looking kinda fresh tho ? from r/magicthecirclejerking
NGL, Karn do be looking kinda fresh tho ? from r/magicthecirclejerking
I thought I recognised him from somewhere! from r/magicthecirclejerking
Truly a masterpiece from r/magicthecirclejerking
The Sound of 7 Mana from r/magicthecirclejerking
Preemptively shitposting this... from r/magicthecirclejerking

These memes are awesome, and I'm sure we'll see more with this dope Karn art. 

Even the artist Mark Tedin updated the profile photo of his official Facebook page with the face of his new Karn art. 

So what do you think about these new Karn memes? Let us know in the comments section below. 

Double Masters will be released on August 7, 2020; it will also be available on Magic Online for $6.99 per pack. The price for the VIP Edition was previously revealed to be $90 a pack. 

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