The PUNKS ecosystem was inspired by these 16 CryptoPunks. For the full backstory, read Pixel Vault's Origin Story.​
The 16 CryptoPunks which started Pixel Vault (source)​
Pixel Vault has created characters based on these CryptoPunks, and have brought them to life in PUNKS Comic, Origin Stories and as Core MetaHero Identities​
Examples of how PV transformed the CryptoPunks into characters. From left to right: Courtney (Punk #2146), The Futurist (Punk #9723), GFunk (Punk #1288) and Hilary (Punk #2041) (source)​
All 16 CryptoPunks alongside their PUNKS Comic characters (source)​