Character Design Contest ♯85- National Heroes

Ok guys, for this weeks contest I want you to create a nation themed hero in the vein of Captain America and such. You can choose any nation you please, but I would ask that you refrain from doing America if you can, that one has been done to death don't you think.

As per usual, no limits on entries this week and the contest will close at midnight Saturday (blog time). The winner gets to claim a custom made item from dblade to be put into heromachine, so long as the item conforms to his prize rules, which you can find here: http://www.heromachine.com/forum/the-heromachine-art-gallery/dblades-whiz-bang-item-dispenser/. Please read the contest rules before entering, 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.

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40 Responses to Character Design Contest ♯85- National Heroes

  1. Sweet!

  2. Well I’m doing my home Country Australia. Aussie Aussie Oi Oi

    here is my first one which is the Rainbow Serpent but as a man
    http://pmd-warrior.deviantart.com/art/Rainbow-serpent-the-creator-of-the-world-473030541

    here is my second one which is a Australian bush ranger.
    http://pmd-warrior.deviantart.com/art/Aussie-bushman-473030368

  3. I haven’t entered one of these in a while, so here’s my character (uploaded to a friend’s Photobucket(, Capitano Italia! The name and inspiration is pretty obvious, and the various insignia items let me pretty easily recreate the country’s emblem:

    http://i1268.photobucket.com/albums/jj562/ethanshuster/CapitanoItaliano.png

  4. italian tales

    OK Naturally i had in my book an Capitan Italia (YES the same of Jack!!) with his fantastic vehicule.
    Good Job Jack!! You Capitano is very better that the mine

    http://i1344.photobucket.com/albums/p655/italiantales/capitalia_zps8267e995.jpg

    but now my real entry: I introduce you, from Cuba, el campeon del pueplo, el super hombre de la revolucion: EL COMANDANTE GUERRILLA

    http://i1344.photobucket.com/albums/p655/italiantales/elcomandanteguerrilla_zps1e7cb805.jpg

  5. http://th00.deviantart.net/fs70/PRE/i/2014/216/2/9/the_gallant_greek_by_flash99gr-d7tolbm.png
    I decided to make a hero based on Greece (the place i was born btw!). Hope you like it. This is The Gallant Greek.

  6. A few heroes of the Commonwealth:

    From the isles of New Zealand, The Mighty ANZAC!

    http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p557/Syzyx/Anzac.png?t=1407182681

    And from the oppressive streets of London, Acting Jack!

    http://i1155.photobucket.com/albums/p557/Syzyx/ActingJack.png?t=1407182675

  7. Captain Morgan of The Bahamas

  8. All the way from Poland, it’s the Winged Hussar!

    http://i.imgur.com/FmlXQkT.png

  9. This is my entry for Switzerland. May I present to you the mighty Matterhorn.
    http://s1370.photobucket.com/user/stengun01/media/matterhorn_zpsa5d73add.png.html

  10. Greetings from Argentina!
    This is Mana, descendant from the argentine indian tribe known as Toba.
    She’s a soldier who knows her way around fireguns but hasn’t forget her fighting skills with her grandfather’s weapon: a handmade stone-and-cane lance.

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/madpac/2014/06/Madpac-ManaToba.png

  11. don’t know why it didn’t link before…
    anyway, here is Captain Morgan of The Bahamas

  12. Sergeant Serbia

    http://fc08.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2014/217/8/e/sergeant_serbia__heromachine__by_pathwalkerofdoom-d7tulfj.png

    Has the power to rematerialize things that just exploded, (Infinite Grenades!) along with super speed and regeneration.
    Inspired by Milunka Savic, among others.

  13. Presenting Sir Jonathan Bull, late of the Special Air Service, in his guise as the costumed defender of England, St George’s Warden.

    http://i1360.photobucket.com/albums/r643/Deathwolf1805/England_zpsb6b99270.jpg?t=1407281681

  14. Not the hero Somalia needs, but the one it gets: The Qursan.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v488/saint_nate/Qursan.jpg

  15. Starkiller_RX

    I have a hero AND a villain from Brazil.

    This is Jaguar, a capoeira-fighter vigilante from Rio de Janeiro:
    http://i.imgur.com/XTUnzhq.png

    And this is Commander Brazil, a villan transvested as hero who wants to take his nation back to its Military Dictatorship times:
    http://i.imgur.com/zfyBOhy.png

  16. Next up, it’s Fiery Lass, the superheroine of Ireland:
    http://i1268.photobucket.com/albums/jj562/ethanshuster/FieryLass.png?t=1407347259

  17. Captain Prussia, the iron soldier, who answers only to the Chancellor Bismarck!!!

    http://i1211.photobucket.com/albums/cc434/langolier1/Captain_Prussia.png

  18. luizpauloromanini luizpauloromanini

    Commander Brazil and Jaguar are not the only heroes acting in the most tropical country of the world. There’s also the nation’s most brave woman: A Amazona ( The Amazon )

    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/luizpauloromanini/2014/08/Amazona.png

  19. My first entry, The Flying Finn:

    http://i.imgur.com/fYvu1AQ.png

  20. The Quetzal is a bird with iridescent coloring and long tail feathers. It’s both the national bird of Guatemala (there’s one on the flag) and the name of the currency. So, of course, Guatemala is represented here by the Quetzal. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v488/saint_nate/Quetzal.jpg

  21. Haven’t entered in a while, so I made a couple to make up for it.
    1. Great White North: The Armored Canuck!
    Attempts to recreate Bilford’s supersoldier serum are made every so often, despite multiple failures. The latest recruit to the program was Major Kincaid ‘Kin’ Westmere, a veteran who was partially paralyzed while on a tour of duty. While the new serum did not grant him the physical powers intended, it heightened his intelligence to off-the-charts levels. He used this to build a suit that allowed him the strength, durability, and powers of flight he had sought. He has taken the name of Great White North, in homage to the heroine True North.
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/melmo44/2014/08/melmo44-Great-White-North-2.png
    More about True North here: http://melmo44.deviantart.com/art/Melmo44-True-North-355561819

    2. Gloriana: Chosen of Avalon
    Lottie Alden was enjoying a long-overdue trip to the sea. While on a boat ride with friends, a freak squall blew up and capsized the boat. Lottie found herself washed up on an unfamiliar island, full of strange creatures, magic, and a group of ethereal women. Their leader named herself as Vivian, and the women as priestesses, and that Lottie had been chosen by the Island of Avalon as a Champion of Light. She was imbued with mystical powers that gave her, among other gifts, strength, agility, and durability. She was also given Avalon’s Might, the sword of the Champion. Back in the world, Lottie created a costume for herself, and took for a name Gloriana, one of the titles of Queen Elizabeth I in her fight against both the mystical and the mundane.
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/legacy/forum-image-uploads/melmo44/2014/08/Melmo44-Gloriana.png

  22. The smallest country in the world only needs one champion…

    http://images20.fotki.com/v681/photos/9/3278209/13009693/SkybanditNationalHero3-vi.png

  23. Here is my entry, my first ever! ^^
    This super heroine is named Dear Rain (pun intended!) and she is the keeper and protectress of Lapland! They needed at least one… 😉

  24. why it didn’t work i have no idea… O.o

  25. Protector of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and last descendant of Alexander the Great, Alexandra the Great.
    http://s1370.photobucket.com/user/stengun01/media/Alexandrathegreat_zps048f5b60.png.html

  26. Okay, let’s start with some older characters.

    From my home country Luxembourg: Roude Léiw (aka Red Lion)
    From Italy: Forza Italia
    From Switzerland: Tell
    From the UK: Union Jack
    From Russia: Serp i Molot (aka Sickle & Hammer)
    From Egypt: The Walking Mummy
    From Mexico: El Águila Real (aka Golden Eagle)

    And finally, specifically created today for this contest, from Australia:
    Captain Kangaroo!

  27. Here is the Flying Dutchman! He replaced his wooden shoes for stabilizers. Greatest enemy: Windmills.

    Hope this works:
    http://s1285.photobucket.com/user/servicecover/media/FLYINGDUTCHMANII_zps61ed041d.png.html

  28. Man, this has been a week,
    didn’t think I would ever get to post.

    African hero Mafalme,
    controls animals, including some degree to humans
    , also has some weather and plant control

    http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy240/Cliff_HM3/Cliff_national_Africa_zps59427d4a.png

    Atlantian hero Nautica
    controls aquatic life, plant and animal

    http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy240/Cliff_HM3/Cliff_National_Atlantas_zps38678b2f.jpg

    Aussie hero Wallabe
    his tremendous leg muscles, may his legs and feet his greatest power, wether its jumping great distances or kicking through doors, or kicking the head of soom rustler

    http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy240/Cliff_HM3/Cliff_National_Wallabe00a_zps1c6f62da.jpg

    Fighting Irish
    Patrick Fitzpatrick
    Has super strength, Super Endurance, Superb combat skills, Flight

    http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy240/Cliff_HM3/Cliff_National_FightingIrish001a_zpsc427a6b4.jpg

    Fleetfoot Franois Savate
    A master at the kicking fighting maneuever Savate

    http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy240/Cliff_HM3/Cliff_National_FrenchSavate001_zps049e7f55.jpg

    Japanese hero Rising Sun
    Flight, Light/Heat/Fire production

    http://i795.photobucket.com/albums/yy240/Cliff_HM3/Cliff_National_Japan_RisingSun001_zpsec5bed41.jpg

  29. Ummmm This is Cliff, Bre was obviously on my computer today.
    Sorry guys.
    You can see the file knows and know it’s Cliff

  30. South Africa’s Big Five with the power of the Lion, Buffalo, Elephant, Rhino, and Leopard

  31. Americas best TITANIUM PATRIOT http://www.heromachine.com/heromachine-2-5-character-portrait-creator/ or

    2.5b7*m2*Titanium Patriot*Hair:Standard,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFF00,100,100,23,Eyebrows:Expansion1,droopy2,FFFFFF,181818,100,100,21,Eyes:Faces,face18,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,20,Nose:Standard,widelong,F79E72,F8B684,100,100,27,Mouth:,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,18,Beard:Expansion1,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,26,Ears:,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,19,Skin:,fraBlank,F8B684,F79E72,100,100,6,Mask:Expansion1,skullmask,0000FF,FF0000,100,100,22,Headgear:,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,29,Undershirt:Expansion1,veegloved,DC0028,FFFFFF,100,100,7,Overshirt:CoatStandard,armortek,FF0000,FFFFFF,100,100,8,Coat:Expansion1,cape,FFFFFF,0000FF,100,100,25,RightGlove:Expansion1,rolled,0000FF,FF0000,100,100,17,LeftGlove:Expansion1,rolled,FF0000,FFFFFF,100,100,16,Insignia:Expansion1,fraBlank,DC0028,FFFFFF,100,100,9,Neckwear:Expansion1,bamboo,DC0028,FFFFFF,100,100,24,Belt:Expansion1,x,FFFFFF,0000FF,100,100,15,Leggings:Expansion1,capris,0000FF,DC0028,100,100,10,Overleggings:Expansion1,bikini,FFFFFF,0000FF,100,100,11,Pants:Expansion1,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,14,RightFoot:Expansion1,combatboot,FF0000,FFFFFF,100,100,13,LeftFoot:Expansion1,combatboot,0000FF,FF0000,100,100,12,Back:Expansion1,arms,FF0000,FFFFFF,100,100,3,Wings:Expansion1,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,4,Tail:Expansion1,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,5,Aura:Expansion1,forcefield,EE694A,F8B684,100,100,2,Companion:Standard,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,31,Background:Fantasy,volcano,F79E72,FFD08C,100,100,1,RightHand:,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,30,LeftHand:,fraBlank,FFFFFF,FFFFFF,100,100,28,#

  32. Ok guys, this weeks contest is closed. The poll will be up shortly.
    Obviously I’m going to have to start including the “how to post your entry” guide again for contests.