CDC #415 – Team Building – Volume 2 – Part 3

The premise of this contest is that over the next number of weeks we will build a team of superheroes and a team of villains. Each week I will supply you with a role, name, or list of powers of one of the team members and you will use HM3 to create the character. The winner each week will win a version of their character created on HM by yours truly.

Your challenge this week is to design the hero team speedster.

While speaking at an International Justice symposium in Berlin, Totem was made aware of a very special local boy. 16 year old Eriq von Stroh was born with the gift of supersonic speed. Orphaned at 12, he turned to stealing to feed himself, but when he inadvertently broke up a human trafficking ring by busting through the wrong door, his future was sealed. A local newspaper nicknamed him MACH 20 and he attained almost instant celebrity status. He is wilful, and quick to anger, but was equally quick to take Totem’s guiding hand when it was offered. He now battles evil at her side around the world as MACH20.

 

Please follow the instructions below regarding the naming of entries.

Enter a often as you like!

Rules for posts, contests, and challenges: 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. Please keep all submissions PG13: full or partial nudity is prohibited. I have the right to delete any post that I believe crosses this line without warning. Only post characters that have been created solely using Hero Machine, and that you know for certain have never been entered in 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.

All entries must be in JPG or PNG form (BMPs are too big), posted to a publicly accessible website (like the HeroMachine :,ImageShack, Deviant Art or whatever);Do not use Photobucket.

  • Entries must be made as a comment or comments to this post, containing a link directly to the image and the character name;
  • No copyrighted characters please – they will be deleted.
  • Please name your filesas [your name]-[character name].[file extension] before you upload it. So DiCicatriz, for instance, would save his “Bayou Belle” character image as DiCicatriz-BayouBelle.png.

Please make the link go directly to the image (like this) and not to a hosting jump page (like this).

This contest will close at 9am Eastern on Sunday, May 26th.

17 Responses to CDC #415 – Team Building – Volume 2 – Part 3

  1. Avatar Mark Williams

    Here’s mine. Plainish skintights in the old German colours. Tried to avoid the usual Speedster costume cliches/tropes

    https://imgur.com/pz4zQrB

  2. Here is my entry for CDC 415. My take on the teams speedster MACH 20

    http://www.heromachine.com/forums/topic/nighthawks-nest-of-heroes-and-villains/page/4/#post-157092

  3. Avatar Mark Williams

    Same as before but slightly refined

    https://imgur.com/MFGKrLu

  4. Avatar Mark Williams

    Fixed a minor issue with the right foot

    https://imgur.com/XQL8Qkj

  5. Avatar Mr Comic Guy07

    Hey nighthawk, that’s kinda exactly Flash’s New 52, earth 2 costume…

  6. https://i.imgur.com/FrQHi1v.png

    For my initial entry, I’m going with a minimalist concept. I though it’d be interesting to have a speedster hero who’s skin is immune to friction, but anything he wears isn’t. So he’s got a custom designed set of boxer briefs that are friction resistant. Unfortunately, the chemical process that makes them resistant is insanely expensive. As in, that set of underwear costs a little over a billion dollars to make. The mask and it’s lenses were a little less expensive, only costing 600 million, because most of it’s made from a cloned growth of his own skin.

    This also leads us to a dilemma where Mach 20 is very far in debt to the tech firm that made the suit for him, which means he’s desperate to find a way to pay his way out of the hole.

  7. Mr Comic Guy07:
    Hey nighthawk, that’s kinda exactly Flash’s New 52, earth 2 costume…

    I have never seen that design before but you are right there is a lot of things in common with that suit. Maybe i could do a colour change to make it look different. What are the chances? lol

  8. Due to the strange comparisons to a version of the Flash which has be brought to my attention i have decided to tweak the colour scheme on the costume to try and bring it further away from my previous design. Here is the updated version below..

    http://www.heromachine.com/forums/topic/nighthawks-nest-of-heroes-and-villains/page/5/#post-157125

  9. Here is my Mach 20

    http://fav.me/dd7kfqe

  10. Ubiquitous Pixel Ubiquitous Pixel

    Eriq Von Stroh, AKA Mach 20!

    Eriq was not only taken under the wing by Totem, but also by an incredibly ingenious engineer who helped create Mach 20’s costume to be functional, protective, and of course, superhero stylish. It’s a pinnacle of German engineering and a gift that Eriq cherishes deeply, much like someone’s beloved car.

    https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/9527/sB2s7j.png

  11. Small update to face on my pic to make him a little younger looking.
    @djuby- please use this as my entry.
    http://www.heromachine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/ams-MACH20-May-2019-update-1.png

  12. Ubiquitous Pixel:
    Eriq Von Stroh, AKA Mach 20!

    Eriq was not only taken under the wing by Totem, but also by an incredibly ingenious engineer who helped create Mach 20’s costume to be functional, protective, and of course, superhero stylish. It’s a pinnacle of German engineering and a gift that Eriq cherishes deeply, much like someone’s beloved car.

    https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/9527/sB2s7j.png

    DUDEEEE!!!! That design is insane!!! Surely this must win!!!

  13. Ubiquitous Pixel Ubiquitous Pixel

    Nighthawk: DUDEEEE!!!! That design is insane!!! Surely this must win!!!

    Thanks for the compliment! I tried to take djuby’s advice with making a less complex and busy design, I think I did a little bit better, but still room for improvement! As for the win, there’s still lots of time to enter and there are some very creative designs to compete with! Djuby’s got his work cut out for him!

  14. Avatar Greggory Basore

    For this design, I’m going the opposite direction, with a full body suit to counteract friction.

    https://i.imgur.com/bTQIsPo.png

  15. My take on Erik Von Stroh

    https://imgur.com/AbabSgw

    He has an eagle tattoo on his arm not only in honour of his mentor Totem, but as an expression of his wish to one day become an American citizen. The iron cross on his costume is in memory of his grandfather Heinrich,
    who flew for the Luftwaffe

  16. Challenge closed. Results posted shortly.