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Galactus Reimagined by PK-Artist Galactus Reimagined by PK-Artist
I thought I'd take a shot at redesigning a classic Marvel character.
I always thought Marvel Comic's Galactus was a unique character. His original design is way out there, yet, except in the areas of The Fantasic Four movie and the Ultimate Marvel comics, his look has always been the same: giant-purple-planet-eater.

If I could design a movie version of him, it might look something like this. Keeping icon bits, like the purple armor and the "prongs" on the sides of the tall helmet. But to make him look more alien then most, I opted for the techno-organic look. His body being almost parts of a ship-like mech, held to gather by cosmic energy. Inspirations drawn from the Dredj in Titan AE and the Reapers in Mass Effect.

Maybe the real Galactus is within the head of this thing, or the whole thing is alive. Considering his original origins, that he's from a whole other universe, who knows!

Galactus created by Stan "the Man" Lee and Jack "the King" Kirby and ownership of Marvel comics.
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Slendercell-2 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2016  Student Artist
Better than the cloud in the movie.
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DestroyerX5 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016
Shit seriously this is how galactus is suppose to look like...i mean he is a guy who eats planets...so  he should look like a PROPER COSMIC BEING ...not just a giant human in a purple spandex....
But yeah awesome concept man!
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Doga-87 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015
Sweet! :D
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JNRedmon Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2015
Wow...this is amazing. Galactus' design was always far too silly for me...even for the rest of Marvel. But this is just perfect. Fantastic way of keeping his original character traits while updating him to a modern look.
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AndresCuccaro Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Best reimagining of Galactus I've seen.
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BRNOS Featured By Owner May 23, 2015
Awesome.
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Tanuki-Tales Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014
Three pages of comments and no one mentions the truth behind Galactus?

See, Galactus doesn't actually look like a giant humanoid in armor, that's just how we, as humans, perceive him. He has a different appearance to every race he appears before, very much like The Endless of DC comics.

In fact, this is how Beta Ray Bill's people see Galactus: www.universomarvel.com.aq/otro…

Love this art though. Next to how Korbinite's see him, this is one of my favorites.

By the by, Galactus fused with Gah Lak Tus recently and made it his latest herald.
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Shadowstalker55 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
That be cool. He would be like Kosh Naranek from Babylon 5 where he would have a different perceived form depending on the race he comes across.
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MaxCrack33 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
That is actually what I was thinking a being older than the universe who eats planets should look. Maybe an armored energy based octopus.
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PK-Artist Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, I had never seen that picture before or thought of that whole concept of Galactus being perceived differently by other races, really interesting. But I'm glad you liked my rendition of him; I really wanted to make it look unique but still a throwback to the classic look,'cause I like the classic look.
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Tanuki-Tales Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014
You're welcome! And you definitely succeeded at that!
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Xelku9 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh now that is awesome!
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NinjaOfPokemon Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I just have to say this. I have been on DA for about a year now & this image was the first thing I ever favorited. And despite all the art I have seen, this image still baffles me. Thank you for creating such an amazing piece of work.
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PK-Artist Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!! I feel honored to have my piece be your first favorite!
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Guyverman Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
I've imagined a similar thing with The Mandarin.

While he is still Chinese to remain true to the comics, he is no-longer a Fu Manchu stereotype, but rather a regular Chinese businessman who soon runs amok.
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UberLoser Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013
Looks like more like a yu-gi-oh character than anything else. :-\
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Soulslayer317 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013
Not ba, I think galactose being an energy being would look better, like the ultimate version of being a giant swarm of alien locust wasn't that bad but could've done better. Got a little the whole idea of being human-like too common now.
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Kerevon Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013
Me gusta. Much better than the comics or movie version.
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astrocitizen Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013
Very Galvatron...
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gwdill Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist
Pretty doggone cool!!
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Black253 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2013
Great job! That actually gives the impression of a world devouring being
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RexBlazer1 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome, one of the best versions I've seen. I've drawn up my own version as well, though I don't know when I'll have the time to upload it.
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grendelan Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013
Perfect. It tells the story of the character in a single iconic image. Such in improvement over the big-guy-in-weird-purple-suit and a page full of text to clumsily tell the backstory.
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kaaslave Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012
Awesome.
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BlastAttak Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
Wow!
Great redesign! This would totally work in live action FF movie!
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Cakatarn Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012
Very nice.
I always thought that feet on a cosmic being that floats in space were redundant and the way you do it is good.
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Shadowstalker55 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
I like this but I also like the traditional humanoid look of Galactus as well. Maybe this should be Galactus's true form while the traditional humanoid form with purple armor is like a shell or a Corporal form he manifests in to communicate with the Silver Surfer. He could be like Apocalypse was is X-Men Evolution, [link]
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nelsonavega Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
This is great! Really captured the alien feel and combined it with some sci-fi tech & awesomeness. I'm jealous [link]
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rkainne Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
very cool
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115spartan Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
reminds me a Fourrunners form halo or covenant form halo
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Reldin-pq Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2012
This...is pretty scary looking and it's amazing.
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Urn-zak Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
pure and utter genius! it kinda reminds me of Onsluaghts final form mixed with the twilight archons from the second Starcraft game
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gir131 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
oh, yeah dredj that whole funness
looks pretty goood.
better than Freakin' FOX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
(I hate thos movies with such a passion...)
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gir131 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
frogot to metion that it looks awesome..... Like how you can kinda see a semblance of ribs
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JohnVichlenski Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
Galactus! Wow that is awesome! Great re-imagining of one of my favorite villains.
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MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012
Awesome work
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ShopKey Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it!
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Tsuki222 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012
Awsome!
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starrk10coyote Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012
ok so....he is now an all Energy life form? this could work, i really think it could :)
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warman546 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
this either needs to be in the comics or in an animated series of alternate universe PRONTO THIS AWESOME
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Dragonrider626 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The redesign is epic. You kept what made Galactus who he is and yet put your own spin on it. Very cool
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mr-redx Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Student General Artist
WOW! THIS! IS! AWESOME!
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WonderDookie Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice! That looks really cool. I like how you've retained the design of the helmet in there.

I'll always love the original design for this character (Partially because it's so ridiculous), but this looks much more like a being that would possess the power cosmic.
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