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Deep in beneath the surface of deviantART lies the heart of comics creation. At the Comic Underground, we strive to bring quality comics to the attention of deviants everywhere. We accept whatever path you choose to follow, whether you create Death Note manga, make detailed drawings of Marvel superheroes, or simply doodle incriminating four panel slides of your boss as an angry badger in your spare time. We are not elitist, and we gladly welcome new comic artists. If you like contests, challenges, features, and surprises, join the Underground today! I guarantee you will not have to take a British subway.

The types of art that we accept are:
:star: Anything related to comics, including . . .
:bulletred: Comic Strips
:bulletred: Comic Book Style
:bulletred: Single Page Comics
:bulletred: Superheroes
:bulletred: Comic Book Fan Art and Fanfiction
:bulletred: Comic Book related Drawings and Sketches
:star: Manga and Anime
:star: Game Art, anything related any games, including . . .
:bulletred: RPG art (MMORPG, roleplaying, LARP, online RPG, RPG fanfiction, etc.)
:bulletred: Video game art
:bulletred: PC game art
:bulletred: Online game art
:bulletred: Board game art
:star: Cartoons and Animation including:
:bulletred: Cartoon characters from TV, movies, etc.
:bulletred: Flash animations
:star: Fan Art, Fanfiction, and Original Characters (from ANY of the above categories ONLY)
:star: Tutorials, Stock Images, and Other Resources (from ANY of the above categories ONLY)
:star: Memes


:censored: Adult Content must follow all deviantART rules and will ONLY be placed in our FAVES collection. :censored:

Contests!

Comic Character of the Month: Recurring CONTEST!

This Month's Character

Hawkgirl
[Shiera Sanders Hall, Shayera Hol, Kendra Saunders]

Comic Underground hosts a special contest called The Comic Character of the Month contest. Every month, we choose a comic book character, and people submit artwork based on that character.

All artwork in the Comic Underground Gallery based on that character is automatically included in contest; however, please enter all submissions into the Comic Character of the Month gallery folder. It takes many hours to filter through the entire gallery, so please enter your work in the right folder so that we can post the feature quicker!

The winner gets 10 deviantART points, a permanent place for their winning work in the Featured section. Everyone who submitted work will have their work in a group feature.

LAST MONTH'S WINNER

September 2014
Professor X by stuartmcghee
Professor X by :iconstuartmcghee:
The Uncanny! [Professor X]


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Artist Spotlight

Artist Spotlight

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barbara gordon se quita la mascara by kaskajo

barbara gordon se quita la mascara
[English Translation: barbara gordon takes off the mask]

kaskajo is a pencil-and-paper artist who hails from Spain. He has been a deviantART member for two years and has quite an expansive gallery. His main subject is the female form, specifically those of Marvel and DC comics. You can really see his talent develop and grow through each drawing. If you have a soft spot for the heroines and villainesses of the comic book world, make sure you take a peek at his gallery! here.

... [about Artist Spotlight]

From time to time, we select one member to feature in this section. We include a selection of their work and a short description of them and their artistic style. They will also receive 10 deviant points and one work permanently displayed in the Featured section of our gallery!

DO NOT ASK TO BE FEATURED. If you do, we will not feature you. We choose an artist from the group based mostly on talent. Group activity is also a secondary factor.

A new artist will be chosen at random times.


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The Uncanny! [Professor X]

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 24, 2014, 7:22 PM




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Professor X by StuartMcGhee



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September 2014


Once again, I apologize for being late.  Not only have I been very busy (nearly failing my Chinese class that has a quiz and a test every single week except for the weeks that it has an exam), but my health has been terrible.  I was in the hospital the last few days.  I've had horrible abdominal pain, but the doctors can't figure out why, so I have to get a cat scan.  Plus, I have many personal problems like with my older sister who thinks there is no reason for her not to live in the same apartment with the man who molested me when I was fifteen.  I've disowned her as a sister.  Anyway, I feel bad that I was so late on this, so everyone in this feature will be getting 5 deviantART points.  The first five Comic Underground members to reply to this journal will also receive 5 deviantART points each.

Anyway . . .

If you don't know what the Comic Character of the Month contest is, here is an explanation:

Comic Underground hosts a special contest called The Comic Character of the Month contest. Every month, I choose a comic book character, and people submit artwork based on that character.  All artwork in the Comic Underground Gallery based on that character is automatically included in contest, but I'd prefer that submissions be put in the Comic Character of the Month gallery.  The winner gets 10 deviantART points, a permanent place for their winning work in the Featured section.  Everyone who submitted work will have their work in the group feature (which is this!)


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One thing that fascinates me about Professor Charles Xavier is the huge difference between his elder self and his younger self.  Let's face it: Patrick Stewart as a wise but sometimes humorless senior citizen didn't really drive all the fangirls and fanboys crazy (except maybe some people who find Captain Picard and Gandalf very sexy).  In X-Men: First Class and X-men: Days of Future Past, the professor is mainly shown as handsome, young, and charismatic (and he also has great hair).  It seemed like overnight, Professor X metamorphosed from the principal with the reflective forehead into British Guy Hottie McHot Hot.

The X-men are often referred to "Amazing" or "Uncanny."  The word "Uncanny" is not just a word that people use when they talk about mutants.  It comes from a German word called "heimlich."  (It has nothing to do with the Heimlich maneuver).  Heimlich roughly translates to "homely," "familiar," or "comfortable."  Rather than just being a synonym for the word "house," it really denotes anything or any place that makes you feel at ease because you're used to it.  Thus, the opposite of something that is heimlich, a well-known and secure place, is "unheimlich" or "uncanny."  Unheimlich means uncomfortable, unknown, and outside the norm; it means something that makes you feel unsafe and unwelcome.  And it is the perfect word to describe the X-men.

As an aging, physically handicap super-mutant genius, Professor Charles Xavier is definitely a character who appears unheimlich to younger generations.  It's not that he's not unrecognizable or scary.  In fact, he seems very safe and tame.  And there begins the disconnect.  Teenagers don't usually see mature, superiority, and strictness to be sexy or cool.  They like elderly men as mentors and father figures, and becomes really problematic if you're trying to convince a teenager to see someone who is over seventy years old as being hot.  Elderly Professor Xavier is very unheimlich, so, as a the main character of X-men: First Class, the screenwriters and casting directors had the challenge of taking a somewhat older character and recreating him as someone who would charm a younger audience making him closer to how they feel about themselves. A younger, better looking protagonist definitely boosted the amount of empathy and attraction.  Elder Xavier always seemed so perfect, so put together.  In X-men: First Class and X-men: Days of Future Past, he had more depth and problems that a young people relate to rather than being the omniscient wiseman whose emotions are always in check and never seems to make mistakes.

And the great thing about it is that they never had to get rid of Old Professor X either.

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NEXT CHARACTER:
[November 2014]
Hawkgirl banner by SavvyRed
Hawkgirl

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Now that you've read this uber-long post, please look at the wonderful artwork!




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Voice is back! Take that, jaw muscles!

Journal Entry: Sat Oct 4, 2014, 3:18 PM
Skin by TMNT-Raph-fan




In my last blog entry, I mentioned how I couldn't speak and how terrible it was.  Well, I went to the dentist, and everything is fine now!  He gave me a mouthguard and some Valium to help loosen my clenched jaw muscles.  And I went to a NAMI meeting and my therapist, so I was able to let some of my feelings out.  I'm feeling like I have a lot less stress, and I feel great!

Thank you to everyone who sent their well wishes.  Stress was the reason for my pain, and hearing people's kind words helped me feel much happier.  You guys are the best. :hug:

- S.

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DenaeFrazierStudios Featured By Owner 9 hours ago  Professional Traditional Artist

Thank you for adding Denae's Harley w/the Babies Harley Quinn (Feeding TIme), Harley Quinn and Harley Quinn w/her Babies and Poison Ivy art pieces! :)

***Happy Halloween everyone!***

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SquireGlitch-Ra Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for requesting my art to be in your gallery! It is an honor!
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SavvyRed Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Student Writer
No problem! :)  Feel free to submit art whenever you like. :)
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kevmann Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the request!
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You're welcome! :)
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Annamarie2014 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for requesting to add my art to your gallery!!!!!:happybounce: :squee: OMG MOAR POEMS! Hug Nuu 
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You are very, very welcome! :hug::hug::iconhugplz:
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LoByteSo Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the request! :-)
Nice group!
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No problem, and thanks! :iconsmileyplz:
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thanks for the request 8-)
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