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  • Writer's pictureEric Wencel

"I'm Batman"

Updated: May 12, 2021

Our third monster has been the most elusive to create. We want a monster that contrasts Aldo’s size and bulk. Maybe one that’s maybe the “smarter” one of the group. I’ve been putting a lot of hours toward creating this monster, and I’ll have to admit, it’s been tough, and the group is still in pretty deep disagreement.

This is far from a “check it out, we’re done” post, and more of a loose progress post. I’ve spent a lot of time working on developing this character, and here’s what we’ve got so far.


We were thinking shorter and spindlier for this character. Maybe a bat or a lizard or something. Here’s some of the team’s first concepts.


We liked the idea of a bat monster most. It’s a spin on the vampire concept. Instead of a vampire being Dracula or Robert Pattinson’s character in Twilight, it would just be an anthropomorphic bat. He acts like a typical twenty-something idiot dude, but he’s fuzzy and looks like a bat.


We pushed forward with some of my concepts. I refined them, and did a handful of iterations on detail. If we don’t decide to cut this character, he will probably look something like this.


We found this really cute flying fox (which is just a really big bat) rescue on Youtube. There’s an old flying fox on there named Walter. We like that.

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