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Alpha Girl
Part of my XVerse Universe 2

I know it's not a "real upload", but I thought I would do this for fun. 

It's no secret that female superheroes tend to have...less than practical fashion sense (I'm looking at you Red Sonya and Vampirella).  So to sort of poke fun at this a running gag I'm trying to do is the character Alpha Girl constantly finding problems with her costume and making adjustments to fix these issues.  For example the original short skirt...well just imagine the problems with a flying character wearing a skirt.  Same thing goes for the tiny shirt (I even put a zipper on  it to really emphasize the problem), high heeled boots, cape, hair in the eyes, loose fitting mask...you get the idea.  So here is sort of an evolution of the costume from comic book ridiculousness to a practical suit that could work in a realistic setting.
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I've decided to shift my plans for my Marvel universe.  Now instead of multiple teams per arc (which let's be honest, wasn't happening), I am now only focusing on the Avengers.  They will get to interact with other characters...but now I can focus on a handful of characters at a time rather than hundreds.
Red Skull
Part of my Marvel Universe

A complete re-imagining of one of my Favorite Marvel Villains, the Red Skull.

In my Universe Red Skull starts off as a Hydra spy within SHIELD.  And when the decision is made to exponentially expand the Avengers roster, he is made into a super soldier.  When Hydra carries out their plan to take control of the world by taking control of SHIELD, the new "Captain Hydra" leads the charge.  However during the fight with the real Captain America, an explosion causes a lot of damage to him physically.  He somehow managed to escape in an Iron Man armor, but due to extensive damage to his body, he cannot live outside of armor.

Because my Universe's Captain America isn't the original Steve Rogers (but rather his grandson), the Red Skull couldn't be from WWII either.  I also wanted my version to be a real threat to an entire team of heroes so he couldn't be just a guy in a Skull mask like in the mainstream comics.  So I combined a few different ideas (Nazi Cap, Iron Skull, and Agents of SHIELD's Grant Ward) to make a new villain.
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Ultron
Part of my Marvel Universe

Admit it, you all thought I abandoned my Marvel universe didn't you.  Well I'm glad I surprised you.  Anyway I thought I would start off with my favorite Marvel villain of all time, Ultron.  In my version; Ultron is initially designed jointly by Tony Stark, Hank Pym, and Bruce Banner as a way to eventually remove the need for the Avengers.  Basically the Ultron Drones are mass produced Iron Man suits controlled by Pym's Ultron AI. 

Originally the drones are used by the Avengers as backup/crowd control.  But over time Pym's personality starts to shine through, and without his willpower he begins to go down a dark path.  He begins to upgrade himself, and views humanity as a disease to be cured.  But perhaps the most dangerous part about Ultron is his belief that intellectual property is meant to be available to everyone.  Unshackled by the morality of copyright laws Ultron is able to incorporate technology from anyone and anywhere.

In my Marvel universe; I am trying to make it so once a technology is out, the genie is out of the bottle and available to all.  Kinda like how in the MCU the Destroyer was reverse engineered into a gun, or Chitauri tech was re-purposed by SHIELD, Hydra, and Vulture.  Ultron is probably the greatest example of this as he is the culmination of all things tech (Pym's AI, Stark's Armor/Repulsors, Cap's shield, Kree Nega Bands, etc.).  But he is simply the most blatant example, other heroes and villains will be reinvented by adding tech they don't normally use.
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Power Rangers Legacy Preview 2 - Hexagon Rangers
Part 2 of my Power Rangers Legacy project, the Hexagon Rangers

When the Hexagon is invaded by a new evil, Farkas "Bulk" Bulkmeier prioritizes saving his squad of recruits over fighting the Bid Bad.  This leads to them being the only ones who got out and immediately thrust into the role of Power Rangers.

Damian - Considered by Hexagon top brass to be the second coming of Tommy Oliver.  Damian is unmatched in combat. He is cold and calculating.  Yet there is something that has kept him from becoming a full fledged Ranger multiple times.  Not a team player, believing himself to be above others and often disappearing in battle; which alienates him from his fellow Rangers. 

Bulk - Ever since the Power Rangers first appeared in Angel Grove, Bulk has been near the action.  He's been a cop, a detective, a lab assistant, a space explorer, and even a samurai.  This resume combined with a personal recommendation from Tommy Oliver himself made Bulk the squad's drill instructor.  Though he is a Yellow Ranger, he secretly has a Red Morpher that Tommy gave him to lead the team.  However Bulk feels there is someone else out there far more qualified than him.

Luna - On the surface Luna is a stereotypical popular girl...a dumb cheerleader.  But secretly she is a closeted nerd, possessing a mind that rivals Billy Cranston, and the daughter of Rita Repulsa and Lord Zedd.  Recruited and mentored by Tommy Oliver personally, Luna is destined for greatness.  If she can only embrace herself rather than hide behind a facade.

Sayid - Sayid just barely qualified for Ranger training, and was at the bottom of the recruit ranking when the invasion happened.  In fact, he is only the White Ranger because they didn't have enough Morphers for everyone...meaning he is using a training Morpher and therefore is at a major disadvantage compared to his fellow Rangers.  Yet despite all that he is the heart and soul of the team and is always willing to put himself at risk to help his fellow Rangers.

Marcus - Former professional gamer turned Power Ranger recruit.  Marcus made his career with strategy games, a skill thought to be vital for a Ranger.  As such he was recruited to be a tactician.  Now one of the last Rangers he uses his skills to plan the squad's attacks on the enemy by causing maximum damage with minimum risk.  He also has a personality that allows him to get along with just about anyone and is  the only person on the team that catches some of Luna's obscure references.

Akira -  A former member of Jason Scott's rogue Thunder Rangers.  Akira is the team's wild card, often leaping into things before thinking them through.  Sometime this works out, sometimes not so much.  Either way she is a good addition to the Squad because she thinks outside the box of protocol.  She uses her contacts outside Hexagon to aid the squad and find allies in some very unlikely places.

I also included a "training Ranger" all the Hexagon Rangers are given a colorless Morpher while still in training to get a general feel of what a Ranger is capable of.  Note how the badge on the shoulder is blank, this is because they are not Rangers yet.  However that is also what the fully morphed Rangers look like so I thought I would include it.
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    In case you're living under a rock today a monumental thing happened in the world of entertainment; Net Neutrality was killed...oh and some company got bought by some other bigger company (more on that later)...Anyway Net Neutrality means that everyone accesses the internet the same, so if I want to use Google for my searches I get the same speeds as someone who uses Bing and vice versa.  However, now your internet service provider (or ISP) can play favorites and shift your use over to what they want.  For example, my ISP is a small local company (so I won't deal with this as much).  Say they decide to start their own search engine, and now they have incentive to make sure their search engine is the best.  And without Net Neutrality in place, they can make sure sites like Google are slowed or even blocked in order to drive you to their website. 
    Also they can do this same practice based on which company pays a higher premium to the ISPs, forcing said companies to make up the difference by means of higher user fees.  Say Netflix has to pay Time Warner millions of dollars a year in order to get the same level of streaming quality Hulu is allowed, in order to recoup that loss Netflix now needs to charge you the consumer more.  This could also lead to something we occasionally see with television when a channel (in this case a website) is completely blocked off a specific provider as they "negotiate a contract" (code for someone being strong armed). 
    Luckily, the state I live in (and I assume other states as well) have put in place contingencies making it a state law for Net Neutrality to remain, but this vote just set a very dangerous precedent for Democracy; it is now legal for someone with a personal stake in a major company to repeal a law that is in the way of said company making more money.
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Now for the other big news today; Disney bought Fox.  This is huge, but I want to play devil's advocate for a bit and go over the good, the bad, and the ugly of this deal as it is a big deal for more than just Comic Book fans.

For starters, yes this does mean that the Avengers, Fantastic Four, and the X-Men can finally be reunited.  But this comes with some problems.  Chief among them is continuity.  The X-Men movie franchise has gone for most of my life, I have found enjoyment with it and even uphold that Logan is the greatest comic book movie of all time.  Now I know the X-Men continuity is currently complex, and honestly thanks to their new period piece approach the new timeline can be folded into the MCU with reletive ease...but Logan poses a problem.  Logan is set in a future without mutants, or Avengers, or Inhumans...something they can't sweep under the rug.  Now true they can simply make a brief mention of Wolverine and call it good...but that to me seems like a betrayal to everything that movie represented.  Not only that, but the X-Men movies are known for being more risky than others, they gave us the R-Rated Deadpool, the in continuity reboot, they even are making a horror movie that will come out next year.  So in my opinion, I would like to see the two remain parallel universes rather than merge just yet...but with some groundwork (and a cameo from Hugh Jackman) this could eventually work out. 

On the flip side, the Fantastic Four have been mistreated far too long, and would fit in pretty well for what I'm calling the MCU's "Second story" (Everything post Phase 4).  Not only that, but now we have a Big Bad in Galactus that can compare to Thanos.

Aside from comic book movies, Disney now has the rights to the original releases of Star Wars, something that hasn't been seen in forever.  Meaning we can now get the original cuts of the original trilogy and "fans" can finally stop bitching about how Star Wars is a massive dumpster fire thanks to Lucas' meddling (if you have the mindset that only 2 out of 8 Star Wars movies are good; you're not a fan, you liked a movie).  While this is good, Disney now also has the distribution rights to other movies as well.  Meaning they can rerelease movies Fox let gather dust.  However, and I know I'm not alone in this thinking, but when I go to buy a movie it always upsets me that the "Sale Price" for Disney is more expensive than the regular price of other movies...and they don't include all the partsof the combo most have.  This is a minor inconvenience, but it's still an inconvenience.

Now for the thing that really concerns me...restructuring.  It is not uncommon for a company after a buyout to fire the old guard...and in recent years Disney has proven they like to start from scratch...They buy Marvel, all the shows current cartoons get cancelled; they buy Star Wars, they disband Lucasart and remove the extended universe from cannon.  What this could mean for Fox is that the X-Men as we currently know them are in jeopardy, this means movies AND shows.  Marvel has made it clear with their MCU that everything is connected, and if they want to fold in the X-Men, this could mean Legion and The Gifted may be on the chopping block.  It could also mean a possible reboot for the Planet of The Apes franchise.  Another problem that could come out of this is that Disney has a history of over-saturation, for example we're getting a new Star Wars movie every year for the next...forever.  And we're getting so many Marvel movies a lot of average viewers are getting fatigued.  Luckily Disney has also shown that they remain true to the brand without too much changes.  Marvel wasn't ruined when Disney bought it, Star Wars produced the best movie in 30 years after being moved to the House of Mouse.

Next up is the streaming services.  Disney is in the process of creating their very own streaming service to rival Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu...The massive advantage Disney has now is that they own not one, not two, but multiple entertainment juggernauts.  Think about it, Disney now has Pixar, Disney, Marvel Studios, ABC, Freeform, Lucasfilm, Fox, FX, A&E, ESPN, Touchstone Pictures, History Channel, Lifetime, and Vice.  Thus every show, movie, sporting event, whatever that was put out by any of those companies now has a strong possibility to be removed from all streaming sites and exclusive to Disney's new platform.

So in short, there is both good and bad with this deal.  The good is they have shown time and time again they know what they're doing and the things we love will more than likely stay the things we love.  The bad is that this is still a business, and Disney has also proven they like to do everything in their power to make as much as possible.  Will this lead to a greatly expanded MCU? I both hope they do and don't at the same time.  Will this mean the end of The Simpsons? God I hope not...but given the constant jokes about how greedy Disney is, it could mean some changes at least.  Let me know what you think about the buyout or Net Neutrality down below.

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i got to say i really like all of your works,it is excellent and i also like the way you make a character with their classic and comic looks and i am a big fan of you
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