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by Ares
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass! Tyroc!)

I'd also say that, despite my love for classic costumes, the re-boot version of Jo had the overall best design:

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by Ares
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass! Tyroc!)

Jo was one of my favorite Legionnaires, and he seemed to be more popular during the 70's, before Levitz put him on the back burner. It's not hard to see why. His powers gave him the Kryptonian range of abilities without the extreme over-powered levels you'd get from Superboy and Mon-El, since his un...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Invisible Kid (Norg)

https://static.comicvine.com/uploads/original/6/65423/2156373-lylenorg.jpg I do like that the jacket's design and coloring is a clear nod to his classic costume. Invisible Kid's costumes seem to suffer more from being bland than they are strictly bad, though his original outfit wasn't good by any m...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass! Tyroc!)

What kind of sucked about Invisible Kid was that his power was usually just vanilla invisibility (ie, can't be seen in the visible spectra of light), when even today we have a lot of ways that would render that much less useful (thermal sensors, motion detectors, etc.). In the future, you'd almost e...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Dream Girl! Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass!)

Regarding Tyroc, as a little experiment I wanted to see if I could make his outfit look semi-decent with the least amount of changes, using the animated Legion pic of him as a guide. https://photos.smugmug.com/photos/i-85r3QJJ/0/5355194a/O/i-85r3QJJ.png I think it looks alright. Not great, but it'd ...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: J-Mart: El Jaguar, Razor-Fist, Bolphunga the Unrelenting, Gambit, Beast, Colossus, Storm
Replies: 1122
Views: 82334

Re: J-Mart: Superboy, Kon-El, Daken, Donna Troy, Omega Red, Bronze Tiger

Ben's interesting in that he started out as an "ethnic sidekick" during the kung fu craze o the 70's, but has since to go on to become far more popular and well known than the guy he hung out with. Actually, the same is true of Shiva, as both her and Ben are far more well known than Richard Dragon t...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Dream Girl! Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass!)

I’m not a big connoisseur of Star Wars media, the only Twi’lek that I remember are the dancers at Jabba’s Palace (who are obviously sexualized because, y’know, exploited sex slave) and the Jedi Knight with the bare midriff from the Prequels. In her case, a bare midriff actually seems like a pretty ...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Dream Girl! Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass!)

You have a weird way to spell “sexy,” Scots. Of course, I’ve been up to my elbows in Barsoom, Amtor, Tarzan, Conan, and Tor artwork lately digging up inspiration for my own “sword and planet” campaign world. So my perceptions may be skewed. Taylor Kitsch and Lynn Collins were way overdressed in the...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (Dream Girl! Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El! Shadow Lass!)

Also you can't forget that any woman with skin colour outside the human norm in a science fiction or fantasy setting is bound by the genre itself to show as much of that skin as possible. See also: Starfire, Gamora, basically any Twi'lek in Star Wars, basically any Orion in Star Trek, and every sin...
by Ares
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: J-Mart: El Jaguar, Razor-Fist, Bolphunga the Unrelenting, Gambit, Beast, Colossus, Storm
Replies: 1122
Views: 82334

Re: J-Mart: Playtest, Superboy, Kon-El, Daken, Donna Troy

In Kingdom Come it's mentioned that Diana's sword is magical and 'can carve the electrons off an atom', and all the other depictions seem to make it clear that any sword she carries is magic. Sure, but Kingdom Come was also an Elseworld, it was one of the first real manor depictions of Diana with a...
by Ares
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: J-Mart: El Jaguar, Razor-Fist, Bolphunga the Unrelenting, Gambit, Beast, Colossus, Storm
Replies: 1122
Views: 82334

Re: J-Mart: Playtest, Superboy, Kon-El, Daken, Donna Troy

All this talk of weapons and lethality does remind me of one funny bit from a Wonder Woman comic. Some bad guy was fighting Diana abd giving her crap about not being Superman or Batman, listing things they had that she didn't. So Diana asks "You know what else Superman and Batman have that I don't?"...
by Ares
Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: J-Mart: El Jaguar, Razor-Fist, Bolphunga the Unrelenting, Gambit, Beast, Colossus, Storm
Replies: 1122
Views: 82334

Re: J-Mart: Playtest, Superboy, Kon-El, Daken, Donna Troy

I'm still a bit iffy on Diana and Donna using weapons as well. On the one hand, it does give them a fairly unique flavor amongst the DC heroes, and it is reflective of their Amazonian warrior traditions. I think my big issue is that it basically makes Diana and Donna's "default" more inherently bloo...
by Ares
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: J-Mart: El Jaguar, Razor-Fist, Bolphunga the Unrelenting, Gambit, Beast, Colossus, Storm
Replies: 1122
Views: 82334

Re: J-Mart: Playtest, Superboy, Kon-El, Daken, Donna Troy

Yojimbo wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:31 pm
Ares wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:15 am
At least Superman is getting his old costume back.
But Lois and Jon are disappearing. Because Bendis!
. . . . .God damnit Bendis . . .
by Ares
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: Jab's Builds! (Beast! Gaston! Aladdin! Jasmine! Genie! Jafar!)
Replies: 13319
Views: 682651

Re: Jab's Builds! (LOSH- Dream Girl! Star Boy! Colossal Boy! Mon-El!)

M'onel also had the costume shown here on the bottom left. The starfield part reminded me of Starboy's black and white costume. https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/superman/images/d/dd/Mon-El.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20090602164613 Yeah, I thought that one worked really well. Probably the best outfit...
by Ares
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Character Sheets
Topic: J-Mart: El Jaguar, Razor-Fist, Bolphunga the Unrelenting, Gambit, Beast, Colossus, Storm
Replies: 1122
Views: 82334

Re: J-Mart: Playtest, Superboy, Kon-El, Daken, Donna Troy

Jabroniville wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:05 am
Only Ares could post a 15-paragraph rant about Captain Marvel in response to... a build of Donna Troy.
. . . . Batgirl started it.