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The Creator of Barack Obama's 'Joker' Poster Is a College Student From Chicago

Remember the posters which had Barack Obama painted as Heath Ledger's Joker, which could be found all over the internet and on the streets of Los Angeles few weeks back ? Well, it turns out that creator of those posters was Firas Alkhateeb, a 20 year old college chap studying in Chicago at the University of Illinois.

The news was first published by LA times which claimed that the boy confirmed the facts to them on Monday.

According to them, Firas made it using a photoshop tutorial he found online.

He applied what he learnt on a picture of Obama he downloaded from October 23 Time magazine's cover. He then uploaded it to his Flickr account and then it spread like wild fire.

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