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The Line it is Drawn #131 – The Great Comic Book Amalgamations of 2013!

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Now on to the bit!

So every week, I ask a question here. You reply to it on our Twitter page (just write @csbg with your reply) and our blog sketch artists will each pick one of your suggestions and I will post them here every week. So every week you will have a new question and you will see the choices picked from the previous week. Here is an archive of all the previous editions of The Line It Is Drawn!

To qualify, you have to be following us when you reply – so go follow us and then give your answer to the following question/challenge (All suggestions due by 9:00 AM Pacific on Friday).

The topic is…

In honor of MODOK March Madness, tweet us ideas for comic book characters that you’d like to see given the MODOK treatment!

Read on for the sketches that came about courtesy of the last question/challenge!

It’s the great comic book amalgamation of 2013! Pick any two comic book characters and our artists will combine them into an, you know, amalgamation! Just like when DC and Marvel did it in the 1990s (Superman and Captain America became Super Soldier, etc.)

Enjoy!

I’ll put them in alphabetical order based on the name of the Twitter user who made the suggestion.

All copyright and trademarks of the following characters are held by their respective owners!

BigMike20X6 suggested:

Ghost Rider + Powedered Toast Man = Toast Rider

Chaz is the artist for this one.

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DellDracula suggested:

The Shadow+Wesley Dodds

Nick Perks is the artist for this one. Here is his website.

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DJStinky suggested:

John Prophet (from the delightfully psychedelic current run) and Spider Jerusalem (delightfully high on psychedelics)

Paul Hostetler did the art for this one. Here is his website.

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Howlermouse suggested:

Batman And Robin amagamated with The Goon and Frankie.

Sean McFarland is the artist for this one. Here is his website.

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jasonlouis2217 suggested:

Thor & Superman

Nick Perks is ALSO the artist for this one. Here is his website.

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kevinchiat suggested:

The Joker and Loki.

Marco D’Alfonso drew this one. Here is his website.

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Schooloftheages suggested:

Popeye and Luke Cage

Brendan Tobin is the artist for this one. Here is his website.

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TheFlashReborn suggested:

Bruce Lee (yellow suit) & Nightwing (blue 96-09)

Xum Yukinori drew this one. Here is his website.

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TheHeroBiz suggested:

Starfire and Storm

Michael “Mic?” Magtanong is back and is the artist for this one. Here is his website.

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TheHeroBiz suggested:

Donna Troy and Jean Grey

Bill Walko drew this one. His website is here.

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therealAstrozac suggested:

Hulk and Hellboy

Axel Medellin drew this one. His website is here.

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therealAstrozac suggested:

The Whizzer and the Golden Age Flash

John Trumbull drew this one. Here is his website.

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therealAstrozac suggested:

She Hulk and Wonder Woman

Steve Howard is the artist for this one. Here is his website.

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Thiefofhearts suggested:

Scooby Doo and Hellboy

Cynthia “Thea” Rodgers drew this one. Her website is here. Who’s reachin’ out to capture a moment? Everyone knows it’s Amanda Rodgers, who happened to color this piece. Her website is here)

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44 Comments

Jinkies! Hellhound is awesome!

Holy shit at the “Flasher”!

Brendan’s Popeye/Cage is my favourite this week, but “Anung Un Gamma” is so perfect a pun that I nearly wept.

Love Walko’s “Teen Mutants” (or X-Titans?) and Howard’s “She-Wonder.” Great work, everyone!

Hellhound should definitely happen (as should Popeye Cage). Flasher was most unexpected and Toast Rider the scariest but another great round, everyone.

Joker + Loki = …Joki?

I have two acknowledgements to make.
Thor as Flash and Green Lantern and Superman was inspired by Action Comics #314
http://www.supermanhomepage.com/comics/pre-crisis-reviews/pre-crisis-mmrs-intro.php?topic=c-review-pc-act314
“The Detective of Dreams” is taken from the title of a short story by Gene Wolfe.

Thea wins this week for me! Great Scoobs mash-up!!!!

Thank you for a wonderful week. Having grown up on Scooby Doo, Hellhound really appeals to me.

I love the way Thea incorporated the traditional Scooby Doo villains in the background! Such a great touch to an already great piece.

Wait, Bill Walko drew his own suggestion? Is that legal or have I just not been paying attention in past weeks?

I’m astonished that Joki isn’t a canon Amalgam character. That’s just perfect.

Stephen Conway

March 22, 2013 at 7:39 am

Bill- Is that Raven combined with Wanda Maximofff?

These are all pretty stellar. The highlights for me are the Luke Cage/Popeye piece and the Scooby Doo/Hellboy.
And props to Johnny T, Human Lantern was one of my favorite minor Amalgam heroes back in the day.

Yep, Stephen! It’s Nightwing/Cyclops, Jean Grey / Donna Troy, Storm/Starfire, Nightcrawler / Beast Boy, Colossus/Cyborg, Quicksilver / Kid Flash and Wanda/Raven.

I would never get sick of reading Hellhound. Amazing work!

I would read, watch or whatever Hellhound.

Thiago Shinken

March 22, 2013 at 9:31 am

Isn’t it kinda racist that you can barely tell Bruce Lee’s skin from his yellow suit?

Luke Cage/Popeye made me laugh. Hellhound was very cool.

Storm looks absolutely gorgeous.

O this is sweet… and it makes me miss events like DeathMate (the Valiant side) and the Amalagam Universe. TLID Comics… All Thriller No Filler 100% Love…

Mr. Cronin make it happen!

*gets handed note*

Um scratch that… stupid copyright infringment laws. Get me Phoenix Murdock on the horn! There’s gotta be a way to do this!

I would read the shit out of “Hellhound.”

this week is one of my favorites. is it possible to make a sequel?

Yeesh, “The Flasher” tuchis by surprise.

hahaha Toast Rider. fantastic.

someone needs to get a kickstarter going on ‘Hellhound.’

Isn’t it kinda racist that you can barely tell Bruce Lee’s skin from his yellow suit?

The Asian guy drew it, so I think we’re safe. :)

And props to Johnny T, Human Lantern was one of my favorite minor Amalgam heroes back in the day.

Yeah, I get a kick out of him. He’s so wonderfully goofy.

BTW, I have an unpixelated version of the Flasher piece. I’ll probably be posting it up on my DeviantArt page. You’ve officially been warned.

Credit to John Turnbull for throwing in Super Solider and Human Lantern, actual characters from the Amalgam line. And there was a Thor-El in Unlimited Access. He was the Kryptonian God of Thunder, merging Thor with the electric blue Superman. Check it out.

Aaaaaaand I messed up John Trumbull’s name. Sorry about that.

Loki + Joker = Loker? :D

Many good ideas here, but my favorite is Hulkboy, Anung un Gamma is priceless. :D

Peace

Thiago Shinken: While “the Asian guy” did draw it, he was borrowing his uncle’s old PC to color it — with Adobe Photoshop 4, a 1993 monitor, and no printer. So the colors may not be what I thought they were.

I did have a blue suit “variant cover,” except to my eyes and screen it blended into the dark-alley background. Maybe I should just stay with black-and-white until I get back home…

Xum– I’d go with “I was using the coloring techniques of the time in which the homage was set”.

Aaaaaaand I messed up John Trumbull’s name. Sorry about that.

No offense taken. It’s far from the worst mangling of my last name I’ve seen. :)

Very true. “John Tumblr” is my favorite…

And Bill, you made the 1980s Kid Flash-Raven relationship much more complicated…

LO< Xum — the Kid Flash-Raven and Pietro-Wanda parallels were not lost on me– especially the icky Ultimate version of the Pietro-Wanda relationship.

I think I prefer “Joki” to “Loker”.

Dammit!! I missed the opportunity to suggest a BPRD/X-Files mashup?

*pouts

Great work by everyone this week!

Loved Stormfire

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HellHound is the hands-down winner! Can’t go wrong with Scooby. :-)

Stormfire, Hulkboy, Bruce NightLee, and HulkWoman are winners, too.

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Heh heh. “Chaz Hoek”.

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