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    @Anarchangel said:

    Great story. I like the pose you used too. It’s simple but it works.

    Thank you! I figured less is more with Renegade in terms of posing. Very deliberate, like a man on a mission.



    Name: C-4
    Age: 30
    Height: 6’3
    Powers/Abilities: Explosive/Kinetic Energy Absorption, Enhanced Durability, Enhanced Stamina, Accelerated Healing, Explosive/Kinetic Energy Contact
    Weapons: Various handheld explosives (grenades, dynamite, etc.)
    Alignment: Hero

    Cody Forbes was seemingly your average young adult, with a particular affinity for partying. Smoking, drinking, the works. One night, his wild side got the best of him and, unfortunately, ended up in jail. well, it just so happens that that night, happened to be sharing a cell with a very odd man. This man was dressed in a crazy, purple getup and was wearing a mask. He also spoke with a certain rhythm to his words. Turns out this odd man was the criminal mastermind known as Death Adder, awaiting transfer to an asylum for the criminally insane, and his gang was on their way to break him out. Disguised as correctional officers, two of Death Adder’s goons opened the cell doors and retrieved Death Adder. “Wait!” Death Adder exclaimed, grabbing a grenade from one of his goons, “Sorry, my good man, no witnesses allowed.” Cody flinched as Death Adder tossed the grenade towards him and it blew up right next to his face. At this point, Cody accepted death as an inevitability. To his surprise, he didn’t die. In fact, when he opened his eyes, it was as if the grenade never existed. Death Adder was gone and Cody was all alone in his cell. The next morning, the police received word that Death Adder never made it to the asylum, and several people in the surrounding neighborhood heard a loud boom the night before. Cody was questioned as to what happened, but they didn’t exactly believe his story and released him. Cody didn’t exactly believe his story either, and brushed it off as nothing. As Cody was walking home from the police station, some thugs grabbed him and pulled him into an alley. They proceeded to beat him with pipes and bats…or, should I say, attempted to. All of their impacts, whether it be to the face or to the groin, didn’t hurt at all. In fact, every time they hit him, Cody felt as if he just woke up from a wonderful nap, full of energy. “Screw this!” one of the thugs shouted and pulled out the gun, squeezed the trigger, and ran away screaming. The bullet, or rather, the energy from it, was absorbed into Cody’s body, and that energy combined from that of the beating and the grenade from the night before caused him to release an explosion of his own, sending the thugs flying, breaking windows, and destroying several parts of the surrounding buildings. He then knew that he wasn’t hallucinating the night before, but he had some sort of power within him. With this knowledge, Cody joined several other superheroes in an organization of supers, where he trained his powers, and now fights crime as C-4. He is still searching for Death Adder, just to see if he was indeed real.



    Name: Death Adder
    Age: 33
    Height: 6’2
    Powers/Abilities: Accelerated Healing, Gun Proficiency
    Weapons: Two customized pistols that shoot a variety of ammunition (think Judge Dredd’s gun), Grenades [Not Pictured]
    Alignment: Villain

    Death Adder considers himself to be the modern-day Robin Hood. He steals from the rich, gives to the poor, then threatens their lives until they give it back. Currently under the employ of the criminal organization CHIMERA (headed by Manticore), Death Adder and his gang saw to it that CHIMERA had plenty of soldiers in it’s ranks, raiding prisons and asylums in search of new recruits (Death Adder kept a few of the “more stable” ones for his own gang.) One night, after allowing himself to be arrested and taken to jail, Death Adder found himself sharing a cell with a slightly intoxicated young man. After his gang came to break him and any potential recruits out, Death Adder figured that it would be best to eliminate anyone who he wasn’t taking with him…with a grenade. After his escape, Death Adder learned that the slightly intoxicated young man had somehow survived the grenade blast. Death Adder is still in search of this young man, as he would make a perfect addition to his gang.

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    Just a little scene I put together while experimenting with some items




    Back to the OverkillVerse with this one

    A Mutant hunting in a dust storm.

    (Purple clothing indicates the mutant as a servant of the Nephilim)




    Name: Ravyn
    Age: 18
    Height: 5’4
    Powers/Abilities: Flight, Sonic Scream, Echolocation
    Alignment: Hero

    The daughter of the former police chief, Ravyn Lattimore led a quite privileged life. Being very popular and in her senior year of high school, Ravyn always had something going on in her life, whether it be a party or a football game. She had the clothes, the car, the friends, and all the boys knocking her door down. One night, Ravyn and some of her girlfriends went out to the club. Upon leaving, the angry, jealous boyfriend of Ravyn’s best friend, Shannon, stood waiting for them. He began to pull Shannon away by her arm, shouting obscenities and threats at her. “hey, let her go!” Ravyn shouted, moving to reclaim her friend. Shannon’s boyfriend pushed Ravyn to the concrete, “Stay out of this, [bad word here]!” Shannon tried to break away from her boyfriend’s grasp to help her friend, leading him to roughly pull her back and slap her to the ground as well. Overcome with emotion, Ravyn stood to her feet and shouted, “You will not hit her again!” To everyone’s surprise/horror, Shannon’s boyfriend was sent flying through the air, seemingly by the power of Ravyn’s shout alone. He, along with most of Ravyn’s friends, ran away in horror. Ravyn herself was scared beyond belief. “What was that? How did I…?” That’s when Shannon got up and approached Ravyn. “Thank you, Ravyn…” Shannon said whilst hugging her best friend. Ravyn was determined to find out what power was within her, so she went to the only people she knew to ask…Superheroes. After joining them, she honed her skills, becoming quite the skilled fighter. While there, she also found that she had the ability to fly. She decided to make her namesake her signature, created a feathered battle suit, and became a crusader for justice. While still being in high school.




    Towards The Isle




    Wow, that’s cool. Great use of background items and shading. I didn’t even notice the shadowy skeleton in the background at first- neat touch.



    Very cool.



    Thanks, guys!


    Mad Jack

    Very beautyful! Cool



    I love the Isle pic, it gives off just the eerie vibe I think you were going for.



    Thank you all for the support

    Here’s a piece which I think proves experimentation in the ‘Machine to be very worthwhile

    Assembly Required




    That is awesome, great birds eye shot.



    That is very cool, great job.Cool

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