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Crime Syndicate by philbourassa Crime Syndicate by philbourassa
Here we have the main cast of bad guys for our film. I based the costumes design on some rough conceptual sketches Bruce had done about 5 years ago, when this piece was originally intended as a bridge between Justice League and Justice League Unlimited.
We made a few tweaks and alterations here and there, but for the most part I stayed pretty faithful to the original ideas.
Bad guys are fun! Major props to Dusty Abell for the slick ink clean-up line over my pencils.
Ink clean-up: [link]
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PIG-0149 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Ultraman's design is what I do NOT understand.  He is Superman's counterpart, so how can he be taller?  Why did you make his symbol a simple letter "U"?  His symbol in the original trade paperback was a U within the inverted diamond, which was appropriate given the character's nature.  After all, you did replicate Owlman's costume.

:-? (Confused) 
KurvosVicky Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why did you give Ultra Man more muscles than Superman, eyeshadows, angrier eyebrows, a more crooked nose, and lower cheekbones? Did you really have to make it THAT obvious he is supposed to be evil? Couldn't he just have looked like Superman, but with different clothes and hairstyle? Do we really need the taboo ongoing about how evil people always must obviously LOOK evil? Even if it's based on Bruce's rough sketches, there was no reason for you not to improve on that silly prejudice thing, wouldn't you say? No disrespect meant, I appreciate and admire your work. :)
MrOneEars Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Wonderfully Evil!
Sansomon Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Why not noble and heroic versions of the most terrible villains of DC Comics formed the super-group Justice Underground? Type equivalent noble and heroic, of: Bizarro, Black Adam, Parasite, Mongul, Despero, Sinestro, Darkseid, Doomsday, Major Force, Lion-mane, Cheetah, Deathstroke, Ares, Hades, Circe, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, Bane , Ra's al Ghul, Vandal Savage, Morgaine Le Fey, Gorilla Grodd, General Zod , Ursa and Non, Cyborg Superman, Livewire, Killer Frost, Rampage, Lady Shiva, Dr. Light (Arthur Light), King Shark, Black Manta, Clayface,Protex the White Marcian Leader of Hyperclan,Scarecrow, Two-Face, Giganta, Doctor Polaris, Ultra-Humanite, Solomon Grundy, Kryptonite Man, Atomic Skull, Metallo, Shadow-Thief, Prometheus, Star Sapphire, Shade, Copperhead, Riddler , Fernus, Toyman, Harley Quinn, Ocean Master, Silver Banshee, Felix Faust, Lady Tala, Reverse-Flash (Professor Zoom),Galatea,Fury ( Aresia ) among others that think?
Sansomon Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
And why not a "super-group competitor" to the Crime Syndicate of America formed by evil versions of the Justice Society of America? Type versions of malignant Sentinel / Alan Scott, Jay Garrick, Atom Smasher, Hourman, Starman, Jade, Obsidian, Hawkgirl, Doctor Fate, Powergirl, Wildcat, Amazing-Man (Markus Clay), Doctor Mid-Nite (Dr. Pieter Cross ) Stargirl, Jakeem Thunder, Black Canary, Citizen Steel, Jesse Chambers, Tomcat (Tommy Bronson), Air Wave, Blue Devil, Cyclone (Maxine Hunkel), Darknight, Iron Munro, Huntress (Helena Bertinelli), Manhunter (Kate Spencer), King Chimera (Mon Roi), Lightning (Jennifer Pierce), Magog (David Reid), Mr. Terrific (Michael Holt), Red Beetle (Sara Butters), S.T.R.I.P.E. (Patrick Dugan), Sandy Hawkins, Spectre (Crispus Allen), Uncle Sam, The Ray (Stan Silver), Northwind (Norda Cantrell) do you think?
Kisonii Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
I'm glad the same team who did unlimited continue to work on the cartoons. The quality and storylines have always been above standard kiddie fare.
MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Unidad26 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013
I remmember this movie have a great time watching it and dont get tired of it, your designs introduceme to this characters and really like your design of superwoman over the ones in the comics, thnaks .
astrocitizen Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
Something I've wondered about since I first saw this movie, was Ultraman's look based on Ray Liotta and Paul Sorvino? I've seen GOODFELLAS and given Ultra has that whole mafioso persona going on...
superuk Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
i have to sa the faillm was pretty good it always make me wonder if a Multiverse is real
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