Saturday, April 25, 2009


This clever photoshop makes the diner out to be an aquarium, complete with colorful fish.

American Flagg

This comic comes from the American Flagg strip by artist Howard Chaykin. The diner is actually named "Nighthawks" here.


This 3D representation of the diner is titled "Afterwards and is by Garvin Hicking.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Mos Eisley

Another Star Wars parody. This one names the diner "Isley's" and has a landspeeder parked out front. This was from a Star Wars themed photoshop contest at

End of Violence

photo showing a shot from Wim Wenders' film "The End of Violence," in which he recreated the famous painting.

More Art

Another interpretation featuring various other works of art mixed in with the original Nighthawks painting. I do not recall where I got this but I did save this description when I saved the picture:

This is a combination of different works of art. Most noticeably, the setting is the same from "Nighthawks" by Ed Hopper. Other paintings thrown in there include Matisse's "Red Room", the obvious Mona Lisa, Van Gogh's "Starry Night", Munch's "Scream", and the melting clocks from Salvador Dali's "Persistence of Memory". I also threw myself in there too ;P 18x24 canvas, acrylic paint.

Thursday, April 23, 2009


These frames are from the "Batman: Year One" comic, drawn by David Mazzucchelli. Commissioner Gordon and his lover meet at "Hopper"s diner.

Silent Hill

The characters from the videogame/movie "Silent Hill" appear at the diner in this parody.


This cartoon as done in 2007 to show how the diner would be today, with some thugs fighting.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Last Call

Artist Colleen Coover did this Ink illustration with Photoshop grey tones for a January 31, 2007 issue of Seattle weekly paper "The Stranger". A client requested a simulation of the Nighthawks painting.


This is from the "Frazz" comic strip by Jef Mallett.


I dont remember where I got this one from. It is a sketchy image of some people at the diner. Im guessing the artist put himself and someone he knows in it.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009


This photoshopped image features the diner as a host to a very nice assortment of other famous paintings and artwork.

God's Gym

The book "God's Gym" by van Leon de Winter has this image on the front in which the "gym" is shown in teh same style as the original painting.

Common Grounds

Comic artist Rodolfo Migliari did this work for the comic book series "Common Grounds". This is the cover of issue 4.

Monday, April 20, 2009


This photoshop places the bar in the classic movie "Casablanca" with the diner named "Phill's Cafe American".

Space Bar

Another "diner in space" parody. I do not know who did this one.


Andreas von Baudissin is a German freelance graphic designer, and he created this barnyard interpretation as part of his "Joe Haflinger & Chickenduck" series.

andreas's Site can be found here.

Sunday, April 19, 2009


This one comes from the German "Moasik Comics", issue 322 and has three characters from the series at the diner with the attendant looking like the one from the actual painting.

empty 3d

Here is another computer generated 3d view that I do not recall where it came from.

Blood Ties

In a comic book titled "Blood Ties" by Hermann Huppen, there is a small frame that has the diner in it with a more modern background and a car,