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EST'z ''The Glyph'' ::TELEPORT:: by Spiderfreak818 by Estonius EST'z ''The Glyph'' ::TELEPORT:: by Spiderfreak818 by Estonius

My character "The Glyph" teleporting in whilst wielding his ancient Egyptian khopesh sword in epic colour styley! Way cool details and colours/fx on this. I really dig the pose too.

By The Amazing :iconjoeyvazquez: Spiderfreak818, a.k.a., Joey Vazquez! Oops! I just gave away his secret identity! My bad! But seriously, folks, here are a few more wicked cool drawings that he has done of my characters… ,… , and… ! So, check out his killer gallery here… and then grab a wicked cool commission for yourself… !

And what we know about The Glyph thus far...

The Glyph was once fully human, but he was genetically altered into an Ankhgorian/human hybrid. After being genetically altered, he eventually lost his left claw/tentacle arm in an epic battle. He decided to get a cybernetic replacement that resembled a human arm, to honor his past, but he added an extendable metal coil tentacle to it, so it would semi-function like the lost Ankhgorian appendage he had become so accustomed to. And The Ankhgorians are an ancient alien race that have some similarities in both looks and abilities to The Glyph.

As far as The Glyph's abilities and powers go, besides the usage of his crab-like claw, and tentacles (1 octopus-like one, which comes out of the center of his open claw & is fully retractable, and 1 extendable metal coil one)… , The Glyph can shoot his cybernetic hand off like a missile and control it remotely… , shoot plasma from his cybernetic hand (from a glowing eye of Horus on his palm)… , teleport (short distances, at most a block)… , and jump very high. He is also trained in martial arts (his weapon of choice is a khopesh, an ancient Egyptian sword, as seen above), and acrobatics.

He uses telepathy to communicate, and cannot speak otherwise. His telepathy is limited to simple communication within close proximity of the other person (just like if 2 people were talking to each other). When someone speaks, he picks up what they are saying from being able to read the portion of their mind from where that speech originates. When he sends out his thoughts for communication purposes, he can choose who "hears" him (one or many).

The Glyph fights in a skilled, efficient, and calm manner; and when not fighting, seems to see things with a childlike wonder through alien eyes. He also has a pretty good sense of humor.

The Glyph has a black winged scarab hieroglyph on his upper back… , which is usually covered up by his cape, and has a spiked sleeve cuff on his claw arm… . And that's an ankh on his belt.

Hmm, I'm sensing an ancient Egyptian theme here...

As far as his design goes, The Glyph started out as a random quick doodle in school many moons ago (a.k.a., the mid-90's)… . I then tried a few different colour schemes, narrowed it down to green or purple, and, finally, decided purple looked best.

I further refined his design by adding elements from Inspector Gadget (Go-Go-Gadget Arm! =… ), Jimbo the Mighty Lobster (claw =… ), Purple Tentacle (tentacle =… ) [I thought it was a cool variation on The Glyph's metallic extendo-arm that I had already included, to add a weird symmetry/asymmetry combo, and, also, tied into the tentacles on his head, that started out as just spikey hair], Great Mazinger (Rocket Punch! =… ), Iron Man (repulsor beam =… ), Nightcrawler (teleportation =… ), steampunk fashion (military uniform), ancient Egypt (hieroglyphs and khopesh sword), and punk fashion (spiked wrist cuff).

Since he doesn't have a mouth or ears, I decided the only way he would be able to communicate would be some sort of telepathy. He doesn't have a nose either, which is neither here nor there.

Well, there you go. ;)

The Glyph™ - The Muted Avenger™ Character, Ozymandias™ (The Ankhgorian™) Character, The Ankhgorian™ Character, Abydos™ the Ankhgorian™ Character, Imhotep™ the Ankhgorian™ Character, Sankhkare™ of the Sun™ Ankhgorian™ Character, The Ankhgorians™, and The Glyphverse™ © Eric Olenslager, a.k.a., Me [ ] All rights reserved.

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milandare Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013
This guy has seriously evolved! So many influences, but still a complete and very stylish whole. Fantastic design.

If I threw him a muffin would he 'bite' his 'tongue'? :)
Estonius Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2013

Many thanks for your kind words!  =)


I don't get what you mean by:

"If I threw him a muffin would he 'bite' his 'tongue'?"


What does it mean?



milandare Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
The tentacle between pincers would need all the dexterity of a tongue :)
VLADAX Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013
Estonius Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013
That would be wicked cool! Thanks for the comment!
InsanityStudios Featured By Owner May 23, 2013  Hobbyist
This is a badass character, great job :D
Estonius Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
Thanks for your comment, I appreciate it! =)
yolkum Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
great looking character
Estonius Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
Many thanks, I appreciate it!
InADreamState Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Student Writer
Wow... He's... Wow. Mad props.
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