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TOME: Heroes and Netkings by Kirbopher15 TOME: Heroes and Netkings by Kirbopher15
A promotional poster of the major TOME Season 2 characters I've been wanting to illustrate for a while. The idea for Alpha and the gang on one side and the Netkings on the opposite side was in mind from the beginning, but Zetto and Kizuna's profiles on the side came later. The artwork also turned out to work well for some of the episode preview images.

Major thanks to :iconheilos: for the amazing background artwork on the ;sanctuary region as well as Webmaster's room.
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:iconc-blaze21:
C-blaze21 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015
Love that series!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconsharpman01:
Sharpman01 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
So...do the heroes know now that Kirb and Zetto are the same guy or no?
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NordicFeline Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015
WHAT!? WHAT!? WHAT!? WHAT!? WHAT?! WHAT!? WHAT!? WHAT!? 

IS THIS TRUE!?
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:iconlavaringx:
LavaringX Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016   General Artist
It's True! It's revealed in the short "Plan Z", but Alpha and the gang figure it out in the final episode. 
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:iconsharpman01:
Sharpman01 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't tell if you're being sincere or just messing with me dude.
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:iconmagicpaper1337:
magicpaper1337 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
Last episode Alpha figured it out.
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:iconsharpman01:
Sharpman01 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
How?
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:iconlavaringx:
LavaringX Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016   General Artist
He realized that a lot of Kirb and Zetto's behaviors were suspiciously similar, such as both of their uses of the phrases "Well, it's about time" and "You need to quit screwing around and show me the real deal". Also, Zetto was looking at Kirb's character model when he referred to "His biggest mistake".
 
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Sharpman01 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh...Huh.
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:iconkingofthekill11:
kingofthekill11 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015
The final episode is out on YouTube. Enjoy. 
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DominicTheRaccoon Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2015
This show will always have a place in my heart.
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LucarioTrainerJ Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  Student Writer
So far, I really love the artwork you did here, Kirb. I've seen TOME since December 2013, and I have been in love with each episode. Keep up the good work!
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BalloonBoy-JosiahC Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
500th Favorite!!
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mafexx Featured By Owner May 7, 2015
I know, I know is frustated to asked you this but,when do you think is done chapter 14.Like 1 or 2 months ?
Your serie is soooo awesome,I can´t wait any longer!Happy 
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SoMurican Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It came out today jjjgiedugpre
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:iconmafexx:
mafexx Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015
Thank you
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:iconthe120cxx:
the120cxx Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
cool. been watching this, I'm interested.
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FlashGordonArt Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
It took me only a little while to get used to the new monochromatic colors for the heroes, but I think it now works quite nicely. I don't think any other web cartoon has been crafted with so much passion and unbridled awesome, and I look forward to the show growing even more!
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Champ243 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Kirb, i don't want to sound like an ass, but why does it feel the quality from season 1 has dropped in season 2? Is it an issue of budget, did one of the groups supporting the show drop? All in all i still love the show and will continue to follow it. But i would prefer you take your time to ensure its quality. Unless the new feel of the show is desired of the mix of new and old tome then i do greatly apologize. 

*Kind of reminds me of how batman tas was in season four.
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KyndallChildOfHades Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
I love how Zetto and Kizuna are in the middle.
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:iconblueblur16:
blueblur16 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014
A series full of unexpected twists and turns, thrilling battles, and incredible characters, TOME is the best internet show i've watched to date.
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:iconssjgokuvsshinymewtwo:
SSJgokuVSshinymewtwo Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student General Artist
Rockoon: "MMMH tell it, brother!"
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DarkCrimsonWings Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Student General Artist
I love TOME. Its really awesome, keep up the great job. I have a theory on what GC said to Nylocke. Then again, it might just be me. Still I think its a possibility. Anyways, this is really amazing.
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X-TheLunarWolf-X Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This has been my phone wallpaper for like forever now... And as a side note, episode 13 was amazing!!! Keep up the awesome work, Chris!!! <3
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SuperMarioMaster170 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
TOME reminds me of Skylanders
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Gideon1389 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014
Badass.
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Aquailita Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I like the new designs a lot but I don't really like the new color schemes (for Alpha and the gang, I mean). They're too monocolor and they just don't do the characters justice. Alpha and Flamey and Kirb's skin colors just look too....too much. We're familiar with Alpha and Flamey's skin colors being more apricot-ish and Kirb's skin being grey (or gray; although I'm American I still use the English spelling of it because reasons). And we're all familiar with GC's buttons being like those of a video game controller, the red and the blue and the grey. Nylocke's color isn't that bad or different, but something about it is still off and makes me slightly uncomfortable. The ONLY thing that I think is good about these monocolor color schemes is that it gives the five of them a stronger association with that color which can be done so much with, such as for colors in fanart and symbolism and things like that. But still.....the look of them is just.....meh.

It's probably too late to change them back to what they were or to something similar to the old designs because you've already put out episodes of Season 2 and are in the process of making the other episodes of Season 2, but maybe for Season 3 you could give them some of the original colorings back? It's not the actual design that myself and many others don't like, but rather it's the colors that put me (and the rest of us) off. So pleeeeeasssseee for Season 3 give them their old colors back? We miss those color schemes a lot, if you haven't already noticed. 

GOOD LUCK WITH THE OTHER EPISODES!
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Cinzel Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
By instinct I got really surprised at the new color schemes. In the first few seconds, that I saw the 1st episode that introduced these new designs (even with TTA knowledge but without seeing promotial artwork) I tought they were heroes pretending to be them, or some sort of ideal heroes that one of the characters were having a dream with. I think the character that suffers most is Flamegirl. She really didn't look like the same character because her (sorry to say this) bitchy attitude reached a new level with her new looks. Yea, it's portraying her more as a distinct woman, but I can't feel she has empanthy. I always remember her upset, or angry.

About the other characters they are different but aren't so bad. There's nothing wrong with gamecrazed, being a blob, Kirbopher and Nylocke are fine and I'm still getting used to Alpha because I always remembered his clothes blue, but his personality still feels the same.

There is no problem with this change, but some fans might take this the wrong way or need more time getting used to. I hope this color scheme makes the animation be easier or something.
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Malfan1 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015  Student Artist
the thing off about Nylokce is probably that he has no cape in season 2
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:iconaquailita:
Aquailita Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I did not even realize that wow..........

But.....then..... HOW WILL HE WOOSH?! D: 
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Malfan1 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  Student Artist
I... I have no idea, but he still does it when he goes through the portal in episode 11
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DigiAndromeda Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
i'm loving the new character designs!
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SalandreJerenity989 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I personally prefer this over RWBY. Simply because the plot and characters were overall better, especially Kirbopher and Zetto.
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Coraxus Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014
Gotta love the new look for the TOME rangers ...err I mean the character updates. :D
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SoniciatheHedgehog Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Student General Artist
Awesome poster! Strange to think after one year, things could escalate so quickly!
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PotatoGurl12 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome
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TheChaoticTrickster Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
Damn, this season is going to be sweet!
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:iconmcjohns:
MCJohnS Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Student Artist
When will the new episodes of T.O.M.E.?
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MorphiusX Featured By Owner Edited Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looking at this poster, I can totally & mentally listen to "Heroes Don't Ask Questions."

I can tell, crap's gonna get real next episode...
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MegamanXZ21 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
If only I can remember the Birthstone colors, those new design are looking incredibly awesome!
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sonicluke Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
Cool :)
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LunarGirl2z Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Epic win~! :happybounce: 
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Vulgaris0 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
Kindra_IS_SO_CUUUUTE
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MC-Gemstone Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
yeah!
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WarpX97 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool, and I also made a mii fighters for Gamecrazed and Zetto.
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Viper-X27 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
I'm using this as my iPod's wallpaper right now!
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nikosgiginth Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
awesome work!!!!!
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:iconkallori:
Kallori Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the heroes new costumes!
Can't wait to see how season 2 unfolds!
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Ragnarok-Dragon1 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
i fell inlove with kirb when he freaked after he defeated that net king, he is so funny in that scene^^
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