Pizza's Incubator

Pizza's Incubator

Pizza's Incubator
« on: May 03, 2019, 08:08 PM »

Kind of a test post cuz I have no idea what I'm doing.

Design notes:
-He's still in the design phase but for the most part this is what he'll look like.
-Not sure if I want to keep the sword. It's there for decoration mostly. I think I want to make him a fisticuffs brawler.
-He has fangs but it's hard to tell I'm still learning how to draw those.

Info so far
Name: (Count) Burmeister
Species: Vampire/Unnamed Giant Mantis Creature
-He can use telepathy
-He can walk on walls because I saw it in Van Helsing and I'm a huge nerd.
-Usual vampire agility but I don't want to make him super strong.
-He is weak to sunlight

background/personality so far
- After being decapitated by his so called mate, Burmeister's severed head was turned vampire by a generous patron. After which his head was inserted onto a donor human body. He has since lost contact with his mysterious benefactor but he's more concerned about finding meaning in his new, undead life.
-I'm thinking of making him fairly eccentric. Maybe well spoken with hints of manic outbursts.
-Most of his motivation revolves around finding new interesting things to deter him from his notion that his life is meaningless and hollow. Basically he's outgoing and adventurous.

That's all I got for now. Or at least all I can remember.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2019, 03:00 PM by TheFrigginPizzaMan »

Re: Pizza's Incubator
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2019, 01:40 AM »
very interesting concept... vampire mantis.... so he is basically an undead right.

It might help to sketch out some sketch pages and see how he will behave.
bringing him to action might make things clearer.
i would love to see some content besides his reference sketches

Re: Pizza's Incubator
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2019, 11:06 AM »
I'm a big fan of the background of the character literally revolving around the natural behaviors and actions taken by praying mantis. Mantises?? So I wanted to pop in and say that's really fun, and just, in general, this is a really fun vampire character.

You mentioned not knowing if you wanted to keep the sword? You could always tie slicing weapons into his backstory and give him some insane fear of decapitation, and even go as far as to still let him keep a sword, but have it be wooden. I think that would fit in with the fisticuff style too since at that point the sword isn't delivering slashing damage but blunt damage instead. Just a suggestion though. I really enjoy what you've got so far!

Re: Pizza's Incubator
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2019, 11:19 AM »
Really nice design! I agree with Paper as well, having a wooden sword would be a neat tie in to his past and how he fights currently. Are you planning an intro comic btw or submitting him to invitationals?

Re: Pizza's Incubator
« Reply #4 on: Jun 01, 2019, 03:26 PM »

Updated just in time to maybe do the invitational (we'll see if I even make it lol) I kept the sword but he's still a hands on brawler. Might add and take away powers I established last post we'll see in a few hours.
« Last Edit: Jun 01, 2019, 03:28 PM by TheFrigginPizzaMan »

Re: Pizza's Incubator
« Reply #5 on: Feb 05, 2021, 10:08 PM »
New guy! Buffy Blueberry
What I got so far (I hope this isn't confusing):

Bio: A decent, good natured guy he'll kick the ass of anyone who hurts children or kicks puppies. He's not exactly pure hearted though. While he usually does what's morally right he's prone to being selfish and making boneheaded decisions that often backfire on him. He's a pretty good dancer and has incorporated break dancing into his fighting style. He also has quite the catalog of early 2000's songs and can recite them perfectly but is not very fond of singing.

Deeplore time (subject to change): Buffy has been in an oppressive underground society since his creation in 2007 and has just recently escaped and seen the surface for the first time in his life. He was part of a mass manufactured group of edible fruit toons created in response to a massive scurvy outbreak in the hopes they could convince people to eat fruit through song and dance. When this plan massively backfired they were put to work instead, only to be turned into juice once they had worn out their usefulness.  The society he lived in had no media past 2005 and rather than coming up with a new culture, had stagnated into a time capsule of that era for 15 years. Thus, Buffy acts like he came straight out of the early 2000's and often falls back on the dated slang he used for most of his life.

Abilities and anatomy: along with delicious blue flavored goodness, Buffy was created with two other types of ink:
Anime protag red - gives buffy determination (brash stupidity) and willpower seen in many anime protagonists
Unlucky Ultramarine - grants buffy eternal unluckiness, ironically added on accident. Usually only affects him but can transfer to others on occasion. He knows of his above average lack of luck but is unaware as to why.

-He smells and tastes like blue.
-He's a weeb

WIP ref

WIP colors


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