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Captain Metropolis [Classic] (Earth-27) commission

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"Captain Metropolis" sponsored by Josh Dunkley and DannyK999 for Roysovitch's Earth-27 project.

Character belongs to DC Comics.

FB page for Earth-27: www.facebook.com/Earth27Projec…
GoFundMe campaign for Earth-27: www.gofundme.com/earth27projec…
Patreon: www.patreon.com/Roysovitch
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J-1992's avatar

Any relation to Guy Gardner?

AzakiShimo's avatar
Love the mask more than the costume itself~
BlatherskiteStudios's avatar
Is he… wearing khakis?
Shadow-DJ's avatar
It’s the 40s.
Voltron64's avatar
Based his appearance here on Jake McDorman's portrayal on the HBO miniseries?
Shadow-DJ's avatar
Likely mixed that in but primarily the comics and movie 
Eagleman27's avatar

Concept for Earth 27 story line: Someone uses the DNA of the Fables characters to replicate their healing factors, and in the process revives all the dead Watchmen characters as their agents.

extrin6's avatar
NRGComics's avatar

Was he the superman of the group?

in the comics, he certainly tried to be the symbol, sans powers. being an ex-Marine certainly helped. however, based on supplemental material, he was racist, classist, and closeted, so he was kind of a failure in that regard.
iceblueflare's avatar

In his partial defense, being all this was seen as the norm back in the 1940's.

Jedi-Paladin-AJ-Ray's avatar
I felt bad for him after he died in that car crash. He might of been trying to relieve the glory days when he tried to start up Crimebusters. I still was shocked he was in a secret relationship with Hooded Justice who was the dom of the relationship because of his style in a mission. 

"Somebody has to do it, don't you see? Somebody has to save the world..."

ndd1982's avatar

The line, it is drawn

The curse, it is cast

The slow one now

Will later be fast

As the present now

Will later be past

The order is

Rapidly fadin’.

And the first one now

Will later be last

For the times, they are a-changin’.


-Bob Dylan


Excellent work on all of these. Detailed and retro looks.

Steelpoodle's avatar
Before Superman, Metropolis was protected by Captain Metropolis.
fairly certain that in Earth-27, Metropolis didn't exist until after the Manhattaning. Metropolis was built on the ruins of New York City, many other of DC's fictional cities starting out the same way(Coast City/LA, Star City/Seattle, National City/Washington, DC, etc).
Roysovitch's avatar
It existed. It just wasn't a... well, it wasn't a metropolis. 
Eagleman27's avatar

I take it from that explanation that Metropolis had some dark days back then.

I stand corrected
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