View Full Version : Character: Vicious (Wolverine Sidekick)

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 08:58 AM
I just finish my Character Vicious he is supose to be Wolverine Sidekick, I did this to Threedy competition..I got to warn you a lot of images here, I'll post the process here so first of all the Biography of the Char

Real Name: Rey Rodríguez

Nationallity: Mexican

Alias: Vicious

Age: 18 (Genetically 26)

Powers: He can turns his forearms into some kind of metal almost as strong as adamantium but still stronger than any other metal, making it almost indestructible, still doesn't have name but Profesor Charles Xavier calls it Cromatinium.
Also he can also transforms anything he holds in his hands into metal (not his own body) as long as he holds it.
Vicious's age was alterated by an experiment made by a Company named Criocellab which was sponsored by the American and Mexican govermet anti-mutant program. Criocellab was trying to create an elixir of youth experimenting with the SCS gen some kind of antioxidant into Rey's body but the experiment fails instead keeping him young makes him get older.

Weapons: Sice Wolverine is his teacher and only friend, he taugh (teach?) the art of using some samurai weapons as well as martial arts. He uses some kind of wooden Claw and a katana also made of wood, 'cuz he cans turn'em into metal any time and in that way the weapons are lighter.

History: At the age of 10 Rey and his parents went to Monterry, Mexico for as familly vacations while they were on the road a tire got flat (it's that right?) it was night so Guillermo, Rey's father try to change the tire as fast as posible, he was finishing when a car stops right net to them and ask'em if they got problems; Guillermo answers that everithing was fixed and thank the driver, but the driver insists in help them and another man got of the car. They started to ask him about the money and hit him; the mother Martha tryed to help him but also was atacked by the man Rey just can stay in the car and washed that he was paralized.
After 10 to 15 min. of fight one of the man took a knife and kill Rey's father and took the kid out of the car tand told hinm not to move while they ripped Martha in front of Rey and kill her too, Rey was so furious and tyed and trying to fight them but the men olnly laugh at him but suddenlly he turns his arms and the man who holds his hands in to metal the other one scares the hell out of him when saw his friend turned into metal and the little boy release his agressor still alive but in shock the both look each other and scape from there, now little Rey was alone in the midle of nowhere with his parents dead he was alone.
After the killing Rey started to live in the streets under a bridge with some other kids. With time Rey as a teenager (14) baceme into a house bulglar (?), he learned to use his metal forearms to take advence of that, but his luck doesn't last too much he was captured trying to steal a hose in mid day, he argued that he was tring to impress his fellows, once in the police station a blood sample was taken to verify if he was human or mutant the resoult prove he was a mutant and has to be jailed in the new hi security jail for mutants.
By the year 1998 the Anti Mutan Police force was a reallity in Mexico, it was sponsored by the goverment and also in secret by a Genetic Reseach Lab called Criocellab wich, by then was trying to make genetically modified humans to makes'em stronger, faster and more inteligent, but there was a secret reseach the elixir of youth, wich was under development and was being tested into "regular" humans, people that they took from streets so nobody will miss them.
Failure after failure they though they can use mutants and look into the Anti-mutant files triyng to find a perfect candidated with no family and fond that Rey could be a perfect match, so they took him to the lab facilities and after force him put him to sleep with drugs in a big chamber and injectim him with the gen SCS some kind of anti-oxidant.
After tow months Rey didn't died and the cientist who make this research were happy, but time pass and after two years Reystill was alive but something was grong he was ageing so now he was genetically a 26 year old man and decided to shout the experiment and kill the specimen after being release of the cables and pipes Rey recover concius but did't remeber a thing, who he was or where he was, he looks his hands and body and didn't recognize them and stare at the doctors and turns his forearms into metal and kill them, it was the firs time he kill somebody and feel good so starts kill everybody and scape from the lab.
The entire Anti-Mutant police was looking for him and he dicided to scape to USA killing some borders police.
He found him self in Texas doing what he knows stealling drunk people. Once he found a short guy geting out of a Bar and atackhim he tough it will be a easy one but the little guy was Wolverine who went to Texas to be alone and find some troubles and he found them. Rey stand in front of the man and just hear a sound "slink!" and some kind of matal claws came from his hands he was very surprice and took piece of wood that was in the floor and by surprice of Wolverine, Rey turns it into metal.
After fighting and of course Wolverine wining let Rey live and hive him some dollars and told him that he could use his power in a beter way and he could take him somewhere where he cil learn that or just take the money and leave, Rey took the money and told Logan that take him to that place.
In the Xavier Academy Logan and Rey became good friends and Wolverine teach Rey some of his skills using his clawx and swords.
Profesor X. made some test in Rey's body (who has adopted the name of Vicious) and realizad that he was actually genetically a 26 year old man but only has 18 and that due to the experiments his body change into 26 to adapt it and makes him live younger and ageing very slow.
Vicious join Wolverine to Japan were they training for abut a year.

Ok here's the Head I only have make the head cuz I'm based on a drwing of Namor for the body, to make it more comic stile i found it in a old Mexican edition of Spider Man they use to come with a Bio and a Drawing in each mag, and also I don't want to makes Vicious with the clasic spadex uniform and clean metal on it so it wil be a challenge it self, some images of what I'm talking about

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 09:01 AM
Damn it was long...
Ok here the images now

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 09:02 AM
More images here

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 09:04 AM
Even more
This are his arms nomal state
and here they are showing th powers

03 March 2003, 09:07 AM
Cool concept there. I really like the arms and how they blend into a chrome. Cant wait for some updates :P :thumbsup:

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 09:07 AM
A litlle test of the theet
The mask finished
and texturized

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 09:08 AM
The entire body

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 09:10 AM
Finally the Final Render

03 March 2003, 09:14 AM
I like it. The idea behind his powers is ok, but very nicely modelled and portrayed.

03 March 2003, 11:28 PM
Wow!! Really cool!! Love it!!!
Maybe the metal is too clean...
But wonderfull :thumbsup:

03 March 2003, 02:03 AM
That is amazing. Great work. Not only with the model, but with the whole character creation. Worthy of Stan Lee, if you ask me.

03 March 2003, 02:26 AM
his heqad seems too tall in the last two pics.

03 March 2003, 02:53 AM

I absolutely love it, looks great.


Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 05:25 PM
Thanks for th coments people I've been reading this forum for a while but never dare to post ..well just once, :rolleyes: cuz I have ever consider this forum for professionals since it was part of CGChannel and now that I got a little more experience I say well what the hell lets post something in there but everytime I enter here just see wondefull works and feel a little ashame of my work :blush: and really apreciate your coments thanks :thumbsup:

03 March 2003, 05:33 PM
Hey, don't underestimate your great work!
Your character is amazing and well-posed! :thumbsup:

03 March 2003, 06:07 PM
awesome character d00d! I just love the background and his metal arms look great!

03 March 2003, 11:57 AM
nice work but does wolverine need a sidekick really :p

03 March 2003, 08:17 PM
Very nice work. The modeling and texturing are superb. The thing I like best is the detailed story/history you gave of him.

03 March 2003, 08:25 PM
Very nice!

My one critique would be the head proportions... A little "cerebral", imho.

Take a look at this, and see what you think.

Otherwise, it's a really nice design, and fits right in with the X-Universe.


-Hecho en Aztlan-

03 March 2003, 09:57 PM
I think it looks real cool...only thing i'd comment on is the mouth..his teeth are always clenched? or are they rigged? not sure if this is meant to be used for a single dynamic pose is all. Awesome work though, very marvel :beer:

03 March 2003, 11:36 PM
this is very neat to see the stages and such. very niec looking model a efw of these and you will have quite the toon team. :applause: :thumbsup:

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 07:06 AM
brittnell I can't see the image, the angle makes him looks like big head :scream:
As I said the model was made for a competition and just need to submit two poses and I thought that the best way of makes his face was give him a mad face (vicious) and I had very short time to model the head, I just model him in my spare time so the theet are not rigged.
And no Wolverine doesn't need a sidekick but for the reason above mention wolverine is my favorite hero and makw him a sidekick was my way of demostrate it.

Thank everybody for the comments I'm glad you like him the competition is hard and this was actually my first complicated model, my first human (mutant) must say.
Here the posses I tryed to emulate.

BTW this was the last modle I made before this vicious character

Regards Yahid "Brujo" Rodriguez

03 March 2003, 08:00 PM
Hell Yeh Serial killer!!! :buttrock:

He looks worthy of partnering wolverine, but does wolverine need him? make him his enemy!

i did wonder about the head when i first saw it, i think brittnell definitely has a point. its goota be worth a try, it wont take long to scale down a bit and play around with a few angles.......just to see how they compare with each other.

:applause: Excellent work tho man! :thumbsup:

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 01:31 AM
definitly looks better :eek:, I'll try that later now I'm working with another char when it's done I'll post him, is a cartoon character more about him later :thumbsup:

Corn Dog
03 March 2003, 03:58 AM
Guess he walks side ways threw doors huh? :)

03 March 2003, 07:41 PM

First of......GREAT work!! He is Wolverine worthy, but more as an enemy than a side kick. :buttrock:

Two things though.....(In my opinion!)

1. Why does he have swords? I know he can change them with his powers but does he need really them? I think his Wolverine type claws are his best asset and would certanly surfice in battle. In fact, his "midas touch" would probably work better comic/adventure affect by picking up random objects at the battles - rather than carrying around a wooden sword that turned to metal! Why not just carry a metal sword in the first place.

2. Give him some stuble and a scar on the visible part of his face....... He looks way too clean cut for his name. His snarl almost looks like smugness, some stuble would really "mean" him up right nice!

Just my opinions......not critisims! This is much, much better than I can do. :applause:


ps. One last thing, maybe extend the flapping sections on his mask. I think they are at that awkard length that wouldnt do anything interesting if he were animated! :wavey:

03 March 2003, 08:29 PM
WOW this is really great. :bounce:

I must admit I have been following that competition over at and have been quite disappointed. There has been some pretty good modelling, but the concepts in general have been, well, lacking (not all tho').

This is probably one of the best I've seen there. Really great, and pretty true to the Wolverine idea. I love the costume and colours that you have used. The modelling is pretty damn good. I love the exagerated thighs, and the poses are truely cool...

I really hope that you win.... good luck Serial Killer


03 March 2003, 12:18 AM
work on his eyes maybe?

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 12:35 AM
thanks mindrot I hope just get at least a mention in the competence or in cgtalk gallery :rolleyes: voting starts this monday
wish me luck :wip:
he carries a wood sowr cuz is lighter than a metalic sword and yes it could be cooler if he grap thing in the batle field and turn them into metal.. I never thought in his his powers as Midas touch and actually thats exactly what it is probably I wont make any modifications to the model cuz it was made to the competition and now I'm working in another character, some kind of cartoon boy that is supose to resemblance (is that a word) a man any way I;m very nervious about the voting you should go and check the comp

03 March 2003, 12:50 PM
:thumbsup: good luck man... I'll try and vote for you....

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 05:56 PM
I just got 4 votes by now and just 1 is a first pic damd I'm so disaponted I thoug that I got a chance to at least got a mention...I feel pretty bad by now, like I'm not worthy to compete anymore:cry: I think I'll be away from the forums for a while.

03 March 2003, 06:13 PM
Originally posted by Serial Killer
I just got 4 votes by now and just 1 is a first pic damd I'm so disaponted I thoug that I got a chance to at least got a mention...I feel pretty bad by now, like I'm not worthy to compete anymore:cry: I think I'll be away from the forums for a while.

A quote from you, right from your sig:

"What doesn´t kill you, just make you stronger."

Keep at it man!

Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 07:37 PM
I think you are right. I know that I did a good job, and that's what really matters and yes what doesn't kill me only makes me stronger.
Thanks for the encouragement:thumbsup:

ivo D
03 March 2003, 10:20 PM
eej you did good.. i saw your work on 3d total.. when you wher doing the cow.. and was just started i guess.. your doing fine..

and what laks.. to make it a reall good model.. are the little things.. muscles in the arms.. he fights with his arms.. so wher are the muscles?.. and some more detail in the texture.. durt and leather look.. etc..

but.. that will all come.. youer model is great..

it will all come.. :)im still practising to so.. we all are.. we will practise forever!!and we will always be dissapointed in one way or another..

thats art.. its never good enough.. or thats how it has to be

03 March 2003, 10:42 PM
Originally posted by Serial Killer
I think you are right. I know that I did a good job, and that's what really matters and yes what doesn't kill me only makes me stronger.
Thanks for the encouragement:thumbsup:

Hey, no problem man.

You deserve it ;)

03 March 2003, 10:58 PM
Very worked model and excelent textured
I love it :applause:

03 March 2003, 02:51 AM
hey Serial :)

remember me ?
the guy who made 'Liberty' (nudge nudge ...say no more )

Don't get too dissapointed by the voting process.
After all it's just another comp,and ther'll be others to come.
Just don't give up.
And if it helps: You did veeeerry well and were my favourite in this one :thumbsup:
(five points to you )


Serial Killer
03 March 2003, 01:44 AM
Thnks everyone the competition just finish and got a 9th place :rolleyes: I think I'll away from competition for a time not because I'm disapointed but beacuse I want to practice and improve my skills...and hey H13 you did it great man congrats to you

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