HCC: High Concept Challenge # 14: Surprisingly Awesome Animal Hero

Phantasm phantom_belcher at yahoo.com
Sun Oct 10 05:23:53 PDT 2010

On Oct 9, 7:39 pm, Tom Russell <joltc... at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. Let's avoid Superfriends-Style Aquamen.  That is, heroes whose
> powers are so limited as to only be useful in very specific
> situations, or whose powers make them the laughingstock of other
> heroes.  Make a character who has the potential to be awesome most of
> the time, and show us but one particularly cool example of that
> awesomeness; make "awesomeness" the rule, rather than the exception.
> 2. No origin stories.
> Well, ladies and gents, there it is: choose an animal, gives it powers
> (or mechanically-reproduced abilities) to your hero, and surprise your
> readers with their awesomeness.  The deadline will be November 6th--
> four weeks on the dot hopefully avoiding the need for a one-week
> extension.
> And, go!
> ==Tom

Too bad the Walrus is already taken... a minor Marvel villain with the
proportionate speed, strength, agility, and intelligence of a walrus.
Yes, that means he's weaker than a walrus (but still pretty strong).

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