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H is for Hawkman by Mista-M H is for Hawkman by Mista-M
Another static pose, anyway...

Here I wanted to go for the adventurer meets warrior look hence the modern bottom half. I wanted to go for an Egyptian look but their armor designs (the few that I saw) didn't do it for me so I designed my own to avoid the He-Man look Hawkman usually has.

If I was in charge ancient Egypt would of had a league of their own comprised of Hawkman, Black Adam and Fate. The official back story of this character is too convoluted for my liking, rather than reincarnation I would have had the armor retain battle knowledge due to the nth metal properties but whatever. it also would have been cool if Carter had worked with the Batsons as well

Back to the actual design, I wanted to go for mechanical wings but it felt like overkill with the metal. The helmet was heavily influenced by the DCAU designs, I figure the helmet houses the rest of the costume like Dr. Fate.

Forgive me for the belt

Hawkman DC Comics
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sullobog Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
yeah, I kinda remember that, like from the JSA from the mid 2003 or so, they had Egyptian Hawkman, Nabu, and one of the Metamorphos worked together
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sullobog Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013
OMG I love your idea about an Egyptian League :)
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:( apparently some variation of that idea has been used before
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Athelind Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012
I think I like your revised backstory even more than the revised costume!
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I wish I could write a script for something like that but alas I'm not a writer
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ParisNJones Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome redesign. I could never get into Hawkman because of the jumbled up continuity but I could get into this incarnation. Having the armor retain battle knowledge is a nice spin on the concept of reincarnation...
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SOULFORESAKER Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Very very very nice attempt at redesigning him my friend. Its simple plus effective!= Successsss! :D
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks mate
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Deadpool25mm Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist
Nice!!
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks
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lolth2112 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012
Sorry pal but I'm completly disagree. H isn't for Hawkman but for Masterpiece! :D I love how it looks so modern and regal at the same time! BRAVISSIMO! :D
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhhh I see what you did there, almost had me there. Thanks for the compliment
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lolth2112 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012
You welcome! Remember, I still hope one day to see your B for Batman ;)
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:) Batman is hard work but its coming
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lolth2112 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012
EVVAIIIIIIIIIII! :D It's the Italian way to say YESSSSSSSSSS! I know that the Dark Knight isn't a simple challenge but be realistic my dear, by the great talent of your u can do it! So, do it! do it! do it! ;DDDDDDDD
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todsen19 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
SOOOO COOOOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks
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todsen19 Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No Prob Pal!!
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hpWiz Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I love this redesign so much! Very modern! And if the design wasn't enough, I absolutely love your idea about Egypt's league; It would be so awesome!
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Mista-M Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It would wouldn't, DC should have done that it's a no brainer
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