Character Design Challenge #345 – What’s In A Name? – Results

The win this week goes to Christi S.

Right side up, or up side down it is fantastic!

Well done you!

Deadpool 2 Trailer Drops!

So today instead of watching the next film in my horror series, I watched the new trailer for Deadpool 2.

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Caption Contest #107

Ok guys, time for another caption contest, where you have to come with the funniest caption for a random panel of my choosing. This week you have to come up with the best caption you possibly can for this panel:

Everyone can have a maximum of 3 entries, entries must be in by next Wednesday (Nov 22nd) and All Entries Must Be PG-13.

Character Design Challenge #345 – What’s In A Name?

Your challenge this week is to create a  female character using HM3 based on the character name I provide. You can interpret them as either a hero or a villain. Your choice.

The name you are working with this week is Anna Phylaxia.

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 :,ImageShackDeviantArt, or whatever - Please 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;
  • 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 on Sunday, November 19th at 9:00am Eastern.

 

Character Design Challenge #344 – What’s In A Name? – Results

This week, after much thought and contemplation, the win goes out to Cliff.

Great pose, great details, slightly confusing origin story, but great work! Well done you!

Caption Contest #106 Results

Ok guys, last week I asked you all to come up with the best caption for this panel:

And your top 5 are:

The Atomic Punk: Breathing his last, Kurusu Kimihito made a deathbed confession: “Anime was a mistake.”

The Atomic Punk: And you were there… and you were there… it was just awful!

Rekulhs Nathe: I swear to god there better not be boobs in my face when I wake up!

HerrD: He did NOT say he would live till the school was empty. He said he would die when there were no more pupils.

Calvary Red: The news that he was allergic to monster girls hit them all pretty hard.

But, of course, there can only be one, and our winner is....

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Fear and Film: A Horror Retrospective- 1920’s

And we’re back again! Its November now, but why quit a good thing? This entry was a little more difficult, I ended up watching three different films for it. I’ll talk really quickly about the other two, but our main focus will be The Phantom of the Opera, starring Lon Chaney Sr., from 1925. This will be both the first with a ‘feature length’ runtime, and the first Hollywood film I’ve reviewed for this project. So let’s get to it!

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Character Design Challenge #344 – What’s In A Name?

Your challenge this week is to create a character using HM3 based on the character name I provide. You can interpret them as either a hero or a villain and as a male or female. Your choice.

The name you are working with this week is Red Halo.

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 :,ImageShackDeviantArt, or whatever - Please 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;
  • 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 on Sunday, November 12th at 9:00am Eastern.

Character Design Challenge #343 – The Spirit of Halloween – Results

Great effort this week folks. Some fantastic work by all. The win this week goes to Melmo44 for his beautiful and creepy take on the duality of Halloween.

Well done you!

What Were They Thinking?: 10 to One

This month marks the tenth anniversary of a very "special" storyline, a storyline delivered to us by our good friends at Marvel Comics Inc. And to celebrate, we've gone above and beyond and baked a cake. It's a lovely chocolate cake. It's a belgian chocolate sandwich with white chocolate icing on top and even chocolate chips in the cake mix. It might not be everyone's cup of tea, but a lot of people would look at it and say "you know what, that's a good cake". And you know what Marvel, as you are the ones celebrating this occasion, I'm going to let you have a slice. See how good that tastes. Now, for no real reason, I'm going to take that cake away from you and replace it with a plain old Victoria Sponge. Oh and by the way, that Victoria Sponge is 20 years old and a bit mouldy. And for good measure I may have vomited on it, but hey, that's the cake you're getting from now on.

Now, if anyone doesn't get that entire long winded metaphor, let me explain. That is exactly how I feel about the storyline we are discussing today. What we had wasn't perfect but it was something that a lot of people really liked and then this storyline came along and replaced it with a status quo that was 20 years out of date and garnished it with as much bile and excretion as possible. This week we are taking a look at THE WORST storyline Marvel comics (or anyone for that matter) has ever published, on the tenth anniversay of its month of release. What Were They Thinking, the place where we look at the most stupid and ill-advised things in comic book history presents to you the stupid and ill-advised dumpster fire that is: One More Day

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