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Cover made for Boom! comics. The series title is Malignant Man.

Quick Description from Boom!:"MALIGNANT MAN tells the story of Alan Gates, a cancer patient with a terminal diagnosis, who’s resigned to his fate…until he discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious parasite! Granted a second lease on life and incredible, otherworldly powers, Alan must fight against an evil army buried beneath society’s skin, all the while unlocking the secrets of his forgotten past."
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Given 2012-12-21
MM_01 by ~distritopapillon ( Suggested by Smirtouille and Featured by alexandrasalas )
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TinyLittleFirefly Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow it looks really 3D!
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IceLuxray Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
great pic, and great idea!~:heart:
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:iconcommandershepardspoo:
Fantastic plot and the artwork is incredible. Very classical. Love it!
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:iconironarmy:
IronArmy Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice pic and concept!
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:iconaskinnywhiteguy:
ASkinnyWhiteGuy Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
He sounds like a good-guy version of Alex Mercer. But that doesn't matter. I like the concept and I love the artwork. Congrats on the DD.
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lintu47 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats on the well deserved DD! :heart:
Have a nice day! : )
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:iconrivvyn:
Rivvyn Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
cool
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BrokenEye3 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wait. . . so. . . why is a mysterious parasite a good thing?? I mean, granted, its not as bad as cancer but its better ain't the same thing as good.

Also, where did he get the powers?
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:iconbrownpoo:
BrownPoo Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Well, a parasite isn't always a bad thing. Sure, they live off of your own energy, but they can also at times help you. From what I can see in this picture, he seems to be able to transform it into a blade of some sort.
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BrokenEye3 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, parasites never help you. They life off your energy/nutrients/warmth/fluids/whatever and give nothing back. That's the very definition of a parasite.
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BrownPoo Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student General Artist
I can just as easily argue that their relationship is a mutually symbiotic one, but the parasite would still be a parasite since it is leeching.
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:iconbrokeneye3:
BrokenEye3 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Leeching alone does not a parasite make. A parasitic relationship is only beneficial to the parasite, not to the host.
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:iconbrownpoo:
BrownPoo Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Student General Artist
But parasites also tend to have the instinct that it is in their best interests to keep the host alive. If the host were to die, the parasite would too. Therefore, it would be at least slightly beneficial, since the parasite would try to keep them alive.
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timothygreenII Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2011
Great work!
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IkeWhitehead Featured By Owner May 13, 2011  Professional General Artist
super well done.
are you doing any interiors anytime soon?
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:iconsospuff:
SOSPuff Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
Sounds pretty good, actually, and your cover looks nice, though this blade arm makes me think a little too much of Prototype...
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:icondistritopapillon:
distritopapillon Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
You're right buddy. I thought the same, but I had to keep the design established by the editor for the character. But the relation with prototype it's inevitable =)

Thanks
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SOSPuff Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
Bit of a shame, really. With such a starting point, there are so many different possibilities. But I suppose the blade is the best way of giving the book some visibility: us geeks will remember the game, and that visual superposed with a radiography makes for a most striking cover.

It's actually one of the best covers I've seen in a long time, in my opinion.
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rogercruz Featured By Owner May 12, 2011  Professional General Artist
Seu trabalho está incrível, Rael!
Parabéns, cara.

abração,
Roger
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distritopapillon Featured By Owner May 13, 2011
Opa!

que elogio =)
valeu Roger!
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RedKnight91 Featured By Owner May 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Prototype? XD

Anyway, awesome cover : )
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YaBoyRampz Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
That's exactly what I was thinking.
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Orloffable Featured By Owner May 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
strange angle, looks weird, but drawings awesome!
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demonchild02 Featured By Owner May 12, 2011
that looks awesome

good job
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