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28 DC redesigns.

joker. deathstroke. catwoman. black adam.
cheetah. bane. two face. killer croc.
livewire. star sapphire. atrocitus. brainiac.
mr freeze. lex luthor. poison ivy. shriek.
dark aya. deadshot. catman. scandal savage.
knockout. black manta. harley quinn. oceanmaster.
darkseid. batman. wonder woman. superman.
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:iconisaiasnatan:
isaiasnatan Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2015
amazing redesigns!
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:iconn-mckay:
N-McKay Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist
oh LORDY this is fantastic!!
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cursed99 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014
I think Deathstroke might do with more body armour. He has slight super strength so the added weight wouldn't bother him. I do like his more practical approach in his gear. Though fans would be disappointed if he had no sword. Probably the best Titans villain.

You've gotten rid of Black Manta's iconic helmet. I disagree with that approach.

Thank you for bringing back Harley Quinn's iconic look. (Iconography is important to me, it seems.)

Shriek had the best episodes in Batman Beyond. I'm not making that up. The episodes concerning him often had huge amounts of character development for Bruce and Terry and amazing fights that showed just how sound can kill. This is an improvement without a doubt over his weird claw hands. And thank you for remembering this villain.

Brainiac's almost turtle look is awesome. I always thought he was better as an intellectual foe. Using minions and robots and all that. This is probably my favourite design of his. Though he is missing the Brainiac tri-circle symbol.

Mr. Freeze might be too ... Tron Legacy in my opinion. Great design, just a lot of glowing.

Luthor's suit looks great. it got way bulky in New Earth. This one looks more serviceable.

Joker shouldn't look that dirty. He sees the world as a performance and so should look his best. I mean he specifically goes and gets a similar suit each and every time and keeps it in good condition or at least tries too.

Croc's more bestial look is awesome, really brings out the character. Or at least until his redemption.
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Youngfly1 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
I should say I'm speechless but I'm not. This is simply brilliant! And I'm not being nice. If I'm ever looking for some help in character design, I'll be calling. I think DC needs to take your Wonder Woman design very serious. Honestly I think they've always had her concept all wrong. This looks spot on. You defiantly should explore more with her and her series. And Batman/Superman look awesome! LOVE IT! ALL OF IT!
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:iconal-husen:
Al-Husen Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
superbly genius design
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:iconkimmygorden:
kimmygorden Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
Um. I wanna see these designs in a book...badly. 
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:icongabred-hat:
GabRed-Hat Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
Awesooomeeeee!!! Batman and deathstroke are my fovourites!!! <3 
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:iconlalunabluena:
Lalunabluena Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh my god. I never realized how much I love these designs until recently 
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:iconnelsonhernandez:
NelsonHernandez Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
oh my. you should redesign everything!!! amazing. 
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:iconstick-bag:
Stick-bag Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
Black Manta actually looks pretty menacing here, instead of the stupid "iconic" helmet DC still insist on forcing onto him.
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:icondualstardagger:
DualStarDagger Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Student Filmographer
really like batman and wonder woman here--your redesign of her makes her look like she's out to thrash an army.
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:iconmr-perkins:
mr-perkins Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
PLZ do more this is great
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:iconuraeusmax:
uraeusmax Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
You should do more of these
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:iconavary18:
Avary18 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013
Awesome fucking awesome
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:iconskyrio:
Skyrio Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Call me crazy, but these should be cannon!
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:iconmattmadeacomic:
Mattmadeacomic Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Incredible!
Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, Star Sapphire and Brainiac are the highlights for me.
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:iconragdollfun:
ragdollfun Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
I like your redesigns. Some of them are really fabulous.
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:iconmatttriano:
MattTriano Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Professional
Love these man 
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:iconotakusenpai:
otakusenpai Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
personaly I like the batman redesign the most it looks simuller to the dark knight outfit but balances it out with the grey on his chest also I like the idea of a batman that isnt a full on body builder and uses his brains far more than his brawn
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:iconryanottley:
RyanOttley Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Professional Artist
So good. We need a good Lobo redesign though.
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:iconanklesnsocks:
anklesnsocks Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Professional Filmographer
almost someone whod belong in a 90s anne rice vampire movie
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:iconanklesnsocks:
anklesnsocks Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2013  Professional Filmographer
one day. one day. honestly, id just make him look like a giant iggy pop.
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:icondavewarg:
DaveWarg Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your style!
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:iconmertbaran:
mertbaran Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
these are awesome man
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:iconfayari:
Fayari Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013
Dat Isley. Is surprisingly not sexy. Why?
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:iconsprocketandspear:
SprocketAndSpear Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
Superb design. You've really brought new life to these characters.
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:icontonydennison:
TonyDennison Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
Inspired work. I particularly like the Mr. Freeze, Black Manta and Wonder Woman.
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:icone-tacha:
E-tacha Featured By Owner May 17, 2013
Supes looks far too old here.
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IamRandolphWilliams Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
These characters are all beautifully done... Especially the gestures.
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:iconkeybladeknight99:
KeybladeKnight99 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Student Writer
Nice! I think your Wonder Woman design is my favorite. Reminds me of Izumi from Full Metal Alchemist.
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:iconblind-of-sense:
Blind-of-Sense Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
its good to see you on deviant i followed your blog and your website man your work is inspiring man keep it UP!!!
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:icondio-03:
dio-03 Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Student Artist
"what if DC actually thought about their character's strengths"
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:iconaquilus09:
aquilus09 Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is AWESOME, you should be designing the New 52 costumes.
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:iconcrusaderkal:
CrusaderKal Featured By Owner May 6, 2013
Very cool !
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:iconidea-man:
Idea-man Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
I have a need to cosplay as your Black Adam!
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:iconanklesnsocks:
anklesnsocks Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Professional Filmographer
doooooo iiiiittttt
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:iconkurvos:
Kurvos Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Pffh... I am SO totally sure it's just pure coincidence the 2 only completely naked characters here happens to be women, right? :P So totally not sexist or anything... oh no, totally not.
Maybe if you made only 1 of them naked, you could have gotten away with an excuse if you tried really hard... but there's just no way in hell you're getting away with this. And of course, both of them are more or less depicted as being sexy.
You could have made Killer Croc naked too, for instance. But CONVENIENTLY, you stopped his drawing just around his waist. Not to mention, you drew him as ugly and repulsive as humanly possible.

I'll admit - some of these designs are great. But I will not let this just pass by with such a questionable thing in it like this. And don't you dare come with the "I'm straight, so I of course love the female figure and want that to be drawn sexy" argument.
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:iconanklesnsocks:
anklesnsocks Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Professional Filmographer
well neither were supposed to be sexy.
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:iconkurvos:
Kurvos Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Compare Cheetah and Poison Ivy with Killer Croc... are those two or he the one most likely to get laid? :P
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:iconanklesnsocks:
anklesnsocks Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Professional Filmographer
neither.
just because they are naked dont assume im going for sexy.
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:iconkurvos:
Kurvos Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Alright, sorry then. I guess I have to accept your excuse of it being a coincidence the two only naked characters here are female though.
And just for the record, I'm gay. So I don't find them sexy myself anyway.
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:iconanklesnsocks:
anklesnsocks Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013  Professional Filmographer
cheetah is supposed to be a straight up animal, so why would she be wearing clothing?

and ivy is a super nature hippie who isnt ashamed of her body.


croc was just a really big drawing, so i didnt have more room on my page to continue the drawing down. id have made him naked as well.
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:iconkurvos:
Kurvos Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
Fair enough then. I'm sorry and apologize for being wrong and overreacting.
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igcreator Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
I absolutely love these redesigns, primarily because you have tailored their body shapes so well. Their postures and proportions, and how their weight is distributed says SO MUCH about what they actually do as a hero/villain, whether it's brains, brawns, gymnastics, stealth, or just straight-up beat-em-ups.

I only pray for a day when stuff like this can be seen in interiors more often.
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griotman Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
Now this is how I think the rebooted DC characters should look like. It should have more of a gritty dark graphic novel feel to it......
I like what you did with Wonder Woman. She actually looks like an Amazon because of the somewhat retro greek hairstyle.

Joker actually looks like someone who fell in a vat of chemicals and survived. Awesome!

Batman with what seems to be an apparent super lightweight armor.

The Superman attire is superb and I feel as if you were going for an alien peace officer with a bit of an ego.

Catwoman looks like a retro acrobat/burglar, which is cool.

Deathstroke actually looks like an assasisin with military background.

Black Manta looks like a BAWSS.

I also like the lightning bolt design for Black Adam.

Catman looks gritty. Cool.

Smaller Lex Luthor armor. Cool.

You brought in a little TDKR for Bane...I like it. He looks like a linebacker/brawler.

I love the nude hippie look you gave to Poison Ivy. I think it's PERFECT. I've always wondered why Ivy always had clothing even though she's a free-spirited evil hippie with plant powers LOL.

All the others look great as well. BRAVO!!! Why don't you do the same type of redesigns for more characters? I would love to see your take on characters like Martian Manhunter, Zod, etc. KEEP UP THE PHENOMENAL WORK. DC should have hired you to make the designs for New 52!!
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inserttoken Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ok wow :)
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:iconpenguin-freak:
penguin-freak Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013
Really digging that Harley Quinn. Great job.
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:iconfskn:
fskn Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
These are frikkin' amazing.
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:iconkindrexab:
kindrexAB Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013
DC should really hit you up on these. These are amazing!
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Seeso2D Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
you are amazing
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