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so here are a couple redesigns i did for fun. took some of the biggest, supposed to be epic badasses, and tried to take away some of the corniness. tried to atleast.

you guys may have seen these on Project Rooftop.

here are a little description on each.

Thanos – This was my attempt to take all the corniness from him. I always felt his costume kept him from being a huge cosmic threat that he should be. I also added the hood to tie him to Death, visually.

Kang – He is from the future. he should look like it, and have tech that looks impossible.

Ultron – So advanced that he is a Biomech — a living robot.

Baron Von Strucker – I tried to combine his WW2 costume with that of the Hydra tights. I wanted to redesign the Hydra logo and streamline it better to better implement as a design element for the costume.

Galactus – My basic idea is that he is sort of a void of power. Make him a more visual representation of the “abstract” concept. The hole in his chest is where he eats planets. Afterwards his body physically becomes whatever main element of that planet was. So if he eats a star, his body becomes fire.
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:iconkyronicartist:
KyronicArtist Featured By Owner May 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Brilliant designs and ideas for these characters. Especially Galactus. Love the planet-eating chest-hole part.
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Nilustrations Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
love it Ultron needed a little meat on his bones and love that he is biomech
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WDCain Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015
I absolutely love your Kang.  My one disagreement is I would have made his cape purple because I would never have guessed that was him unless you told me.  The rest are okay.
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:iconmourad14:
mourad14 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Love Barren Von Strucker.
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tina-art Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015   General Artist
Damndamndamndamn! Damn! How do you design like that? I want to learn to design like that.
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:iconthorimthestormlord:
thorimthestormlord Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015
I like your interpretation of Galactus. The picture defiantly gives of an impression he's this abstract being that consumes worlds.
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Kaedegirl Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I  actually have a soft spot for Baron Von Strucker! the  design is so on spot!
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:iconmonsieurchicken:
monsieurchicken Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014
But what does Galactus become if he eats a giant space cloud?
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:iconmourad14:
mourad14 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
HAHA!:) (Smile) 
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DarthDestruktor Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
I see what you did there.
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:iconzeartist:
Zeartist Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Interesting adaptations of these cool characters!  :)
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:iconspiderguile:
SpiderGuile Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Man, you've become a huge inspiration for me! Thanks for sharing your impressive art!
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:iconpsaimyn:
PSAIMYN Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Professional General Artist
Excellent work!
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:iconartsammich:
Artsammich Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013
I love these redesigns and the thought that went into them.
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:iconkisonii:
Kisonii Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013
Your Galactus gives me some inspiration. I think going from the whole, 'man in a suit' thing makes a TON of sense.
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:iconhincapie319:
HINCAPIE319 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i feel like these make excellent villains in iron man armored adventures
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stoneMonkeyHi-v Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
first I thought first 2 were darkseid and Lex luthor
but I like it, interesting approach
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:iconmadnessabe:
MadnessAbe Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Galactus looks like something from Evangelion. I LIKE IT!
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:iconq7d2:
Q7D2 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
I love these silhouettes. Great Shapes! and the details are just the icing on the cake!
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:iconrandybishopart:
randybishopart Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
very nice
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:iconthrevlin:
Threvlin Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I'm really loving the Galactus and Thanos especially. Wonderful.
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:iconsavvysap:
Savvysap Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This style of yours inspires me a great deal!
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:icondraweverywhere:
draweverywhere Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Your style kills it!!!
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2ndMercWithAMouth Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Student Filmographer
Your Thanos is inspiring me somehow...
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:iconherokiller12344:
Herokiller12344 Featured By Owner May 9, 2012
Thanos and Kang look good, But the others are not that great.
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DANJAMESV Featured By Owner May 5, 2012   Digital Artist
marvel needs to be contacting u right now these are amazing loving the galactus redesign
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PencilsAndNougats Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Student General Artist
Absolutely love 'em, especially Galactus and Thanos. They're just...brilliant. I also really like Ultron's posture, although I think the torso part should be made smaller. But it looks unique, and it still has a great design, so it doesn't really matter. Terrific job, man! :)
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EbolaBears Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
Ultron needs to go on a diet:P

Nice work!:clap:
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:icontinyguy712:
tinyguy712 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
You're getting all the credit since this is the way I see the characters now. Can't draw them any other way!
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Ultrabountyhunter Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
Galactus looks awesome.
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Owl-Robot Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Sweet.

I like the idea for Galactus. It takes what was really a fairly goofy character, and makes him kinda scary.
Kang is also really nicely done.
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yanni101 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
These are really cool! I especially like Kang the Conquerer.
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:iconnerosus:
Nerosus Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012
I really love your design and idea on Thanos, Von Strucker, Kang and Galactus. Especially Thanos and Galactus. I always thought these looked rather corny, especially as time passed, their looks never really got updated as with some of the other villains/heroes. Especially Galactus.. I always thought it was wrong to make him look so human..
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:iconnervmeister:
nervmeister Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012
Galactus now reminds me of an anti-spiral.
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:iconebolabears:
EbolaBears Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
Ha! Nice:headbang:
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:icondruje:
druje Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
I am hostilely telling you, that you would probably be the best choice to revamp the Marvel characters' looks. I'd trust you with it.
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:iconhoppopngo:
hoppopngo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
awesomeness, but galactus should be more top heavy... ya think?
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:iconsurfaceart:
SURFACEART Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011  Professional Artist
nice designs man, also like the color schemes
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:iconwhat-the-gaff:
What-the-Gaff Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic, though the names in the description are out of order.
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:iconhowdycapitan:
HowdyCapitan Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Professional General Artist
great designs and thinking behind each characters transformation. damn good.
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:icona-archer:
a-archer Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
great looking figures!
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:iconghengizz:
GHENGIZZ Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome.
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Waffle-Gear Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2011
holy shit i could take that galactus seriously. the one that's just a big guy with a silly hat always buged me a little.
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:icongreenestreet:
greenestreet Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
These need to be apart of a new animation!!!
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:icongwdill:
gwdill Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011  Hobbyist
Kang and Thanos are AWESOME!! The others look pretty cool too...:)
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:iconcitizen56:
Citizen56 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2011  Student
All excellent designs. Smooth lines and the fine point really make the shapes pop. It'ss all very subdued while still remaining the elements that make it fantastic.
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:iconcarpincho-zc:
Carpincho-ZC Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Student Filmographer
You inspire me. I want to show you something, a design for superman:

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:icongoukitenku:
goukitenku Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good job man! I definitely appreciate the modern feel you give to these guys.
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:iconposerocker:
poserocker Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011   Artist
AWESOME, best Galactus EVER anyways xD
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LeSeanThomas Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Professional Filmographer
these are just wonderful.
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