...but I'm NOT one of them.
Chris Rommel (Superman) , Jason Seiler ( Big Nelly) and Tom Richmond (the Monica Lewinsky)
Here are Tom's thoughts on this kind of plagiarism...
Below is the other side of this person's display board. While I don't recognize any here, (the top row of Nicholson, Mr Bean and Lennon are definitely suspect, though) the most of this work doesn't correspond with the quality of the stolen pieces.
He wasn't drawing anyone, so we could't see what kind of skills he had, but if you CAN draw, why use someone else's work?? Unfortunately, there's really nothing that can be done to curb this kind of artistic thievery...there's no one to enforce copyright law on the streets.
UPDATE: 6-19-12. Sigh... I just found out the that Michael Jackson shown here was ripped off from German artist Paddy Boehm..
So ended our trip to the Big Apple...back to the studio today!