Daily Archives: September 9, 2013

Character Design Contest ♯40- Public Heroes

This week, I would like you to create a character to represent one of the three emergency services (Police, Firefighters or Paramedics) or an associated department or profession (e.g. Police- S.W.A.T (associated department), Paramedics- Doctors/ Nurses (associated profession)). You can do real-life, superhero, futuristic, they can represent the service either through it being their job or a connection due to their superpower, doesn’t matter, just so long as they represent either the Police Service, Fire Department or the Medical profession.

Please make sure you have read the rules before entering. As usual, no limit on entries, so have fun and good luck.

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges that I am hosting: Original characters only, no copyrighted characters, no characters based on copyrighted characters, no characters based on RPG’s or other games. The characters must be your own design and not based on any character that might be copyrighted in any way. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warnings. Only post characters that you have either created for this contest specifically or you know for certain have never been entered to a contest before. If you aren’t certain, don’t enter it, because I’m not going to go back through all of the contests and check.

What Were They Thinking: DC’s Transformation Obsession

It strikes me that, during my numerous times delving into comic book history and lore, DC comics seems to have an odd love for unusual transformations. Now we all know about characters like Beast Boy/ Changeling, but this also includes guys like Clayface and Swamp Thing. However the best ones are the properly weird times, usually between the late 50′s to early 70′s, when DC went transformation crazy. I promise, all of these are really true.

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