Character Design Contest ♯42- Public Domain Amalgamations

This week, your task, should you choose to accept it, is to make an amalgamation of two characters in any of these public domain comic book company lists:

Incase you don't know what an Amalgamation is, here's the definition:

Amalgamate: to mix or merge so as to make a combination

Your two characters must come from two different comics companies and must have amalgamated costumes, powers (unless the two characters have very similar powers) and names. Use the Amalgam comics characters as a guide if you are unsure what to do, but you can only use characters on these lists.

As per usual, there are no entry limits, the contest will close at 12am Sunday (blog time). Please read the 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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19 Responses to Character Design Contest ♯42- Public Domain Amalgamations

  1. Phatchick says:

    My combination of Frankenstein and The Patchwork Girl. In the novel, Frankenstein agrees to make a mate for his creation but changes his mind out of fear they might have offspring. Had he lived up to his word, this is what she might have looked like-

  2. Timedrop23 says:

    Rocketman/Jetman + Bulletman = Warhead:

    Like Rocketman and Bulletman, their amalgamation has no inherent powers. He does however have a bullet-shaped helmet with a psychic interface that he uses to control his jetpack.

  3. CantDraw says:

    Phantom Lady + Miss America = American Phantom

    American Phantom has the ability to change the molecular structure of nearby items and surroundings. She often uses this ability to cloak her arrival and appearance.

  4. DC-Lover says:

    Black Hood & Spinner

    Black Spinner.

    Abilities: employs a powerful exoskeleton concealed beneath his costume, sticky thread-shooting gloves, and automated robot arachnids called “Nanids”,Trained in hand to hand combat

    Info: Jason Burland was a disgraced cop wrongfully accused of taking bribes from the criminal underworld. His brother, who was also an officer, decided to investagate his brothers apparent crime. Isaac Burland was found dead a week later. An apparent drive by was to blame but Jason knew better. Dawning a simple mask and costume Jason went to confront some criminals who were involved in criminal activities. Having irratated the men he was shot several times and left for dead. Luckily a kind old scientest saved him and gave him an exo-suit capable to avenge his brother.

  5. Timedrop23 says:

    Black Cat + Cat-Man = Cat-Woman

    The Merrywether family was traveling through the jungles of Burma when bandits killed the mother, father, and sister. Young Linda was the only survivor. She was found and raised by a Tigress and gradually gained all the powers of the cat family. As an adult, she returned to the United States and began using her cat-like powers in her newfound career as an actress and stuntwoman. But beneath the glitz and glamour of Hollywood hid a city full of crime and evil. Linda Merriwether decided she would make a greater difference fighting crime as the costumed Cat-Woman.
    Among Cat-Woman’s cat-like powers are the ability to see in the dark, leap many times her length, and climb anything. She also has nine lives. She is watched over by the spirit of the tigress who raised her, and who brings Cat-Woman back to life if and when she is murdered. Cat-Woman also carries a silent-firing pistol called the Power Gun.

    The tigress spirit later inhabits the body of her sidekick, Cat-Girl, who assumes the identity of The Tigress when Cat-Woman dies for the ninth time.

  6. Herr D says:

    This is the last page before the ads in issue number one of “No-Jack Meets The Fedora Five!”

    Full Circle’s Spring Heeled Jack had a ‘demonic’ thin look with blue cloud breath and the ability to jump. Penthouse’s No-Man had a downloadable consciousness and disposable robot bodies. So Full House Comics, by Pentacle Productions, now has a hero named No-Jack who is a jumper that can download with–no . . . jack–to any electrical device, jump through the grid to his next body.

  7. Timedrop23 says:

    Harvey’s Black Kitten + Holyoke’s Kitten and Tigress = Cat-Woman’s sidekick, Katie Weston. Here are her three incarnations (clockwise from bottom): Kitten, Cat-Girl, and (an original fanfic design) Tigress.

  8. Calvary_Red says:

    Robert Morgan Gibson was preforming a chemical analysis on the Egyptian relic called The Amulet of Annihilation, when his lab was hit by lightning. The lightning strike caused the Amulet’s power to flow into him. When his friend, Dr. Blitzen, encouraged him to use his new powers for good, Robert returned to site were the amulet was found and discovered The Old Man of the Pyramids, who trained him to become the hero Shock Lightning.

  9. skybandit says:

    Guess since this was my idea, I have to enter, eh?

    Combines the Centaur & Dell Owls, with a touch of Dell’s Owl Girl thrown in for good measure.

    The Owl is really Jack Terry, freelance reporter, became the Owl after inheriting his murdered father’s secret laboratory located in the marsh at the edge of the city. His father, Professor Wayne Terry, had invented a gravity screen that powered a set of functioning wings. Mounted in the chest-plate of the harness is a “Darklight” that converts visible light into infrared rays, effectively creating a cone of darkness. His helmet includes infra-red goggles (so he can see in the “Darklight”) and a radio transceiver, and he has a robotic flying car that utilizes the same gravity screen that allows him flight. Using these devices and his professional connections to various information sources, he became the Owl and hunted down his father’s killers.

  10. DC-Lover says:

    Headless Rider.

    Rex Fury was the son of Hessian emigrants living in the south of America. He participated in the american Civil war where his head was severed by a unionest soldier. Years later tales of a headless lawman started to appear around small towns in Texas. None would ever see him but some mornings in certain areas people found the decapitated bodies of wanted criminals outside of town.

  11. DC-Lover says:

    Masked Rider And Lone Rider

    Jim Randall worked the rodeo circuit for two years so he could pay for his Ranch. However A man named Bishop, and his gang, showed up with the deed to the ranch. Randall was evicted from the property by the sheriff, and with nowhere else to go, he put on a mask to investigate Bishop, learning that he and his men were forcing all the ranchers in the region to sign their deeds over to him, because their property was rich in oil. Wearing the mask and riding his trusty horse Lightning, he took on the gang and brought them to justice. He stayed on his ranch and watched for any other signs of trouble so that Jim Randall might again become the Masked rider.

  12. Volto from Mars + Super Judge = Judge Volto of Brutus

    Judge Volto decides the punishment of criminals on a galactic scale. With a wave of his right hand, he sends the guilty to their home planet to be judged by their own kind. With a wave of his left, he banishes the guilty into the nether-dimension. Judge Volto also has super memory which is fueled by a certain brand of cereal from earth.


  13. melmo44 says:

    Fran Frazer + TNT Todd = Dynamite

    Francesca ‘Frannie’ Todd was a fiesty photo-journalist for whom no story was too dangerous. While investigating a suspicious chemical factory accident, she was exposed to a strange purple gas that gave her superpowers. Now able to fly and shoot disintegrating beams from her hands, she not only exposes the wicked and corrupt by day, but fights them by night as Dynamite.


  14. Timedrop23 says:

    Squeezing one last hero in….
    Daredevil (Bart Hill) + Red Panther = Red Devil

    A teleporting archer, folks! And he’s been ret-conned on both ends!

  15. JR19759 says:

    Ok guys this weeks contest is closed. The poll will be up shortly.