Gadget Man & Bufa (color)

The Gadget Man. Click Rush, the Gadget Man, was created by Lester Dent and appeared in Crime Busters from 1937 to 1938. Rush was a tall, lean, strong young man with brown hair and eyes. (Brown was his favorite color; he usually dressed all in brown.) Rush was an amateur investigator who invented gadgets towards this end. He'd come to the "big city" with the "notion of selling super-modern, crook-catching gadgets to the police." After the cops laughed him out of the station house he went out on his own.

 

Well, okay. He was prompted by a talking toad: "Bufa, of the species Bufonidae, which feeds on snails, slugs, insects, and such undesirable things....(I'm) eager to hire an expert private detective to investigate crimes I think need solving." The toad succeeds in convincing Click to solve crime (the $10,000 fee for each crime helped, too.) but proved to be an only average boss, enjoying giving Click the razz and showing a mean sense of humour.

 

Among Rush's gadgets include a portable x-ray device, phone-tapping equipment, a bulletproof vest, a repeating hypodermic needle he used to deliver a knockout drug; exploding matches; knockout gas vials; containers of liquefied tear gas; and a number of other such things.

 

A mad inventor and techno-detective of the 1930s who believed himself to be the employee of a toad. I suspect the toad to be the kind depraved people lick.

 

Anyway. Wrap your brains around that one.

 

Your task, as ever, is to re-invent that into something a 21st Century audience could enjoy.

 

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  • Tomás 6y

    nada importante, interesante, o bueno.
    ajjaja
    es una maqueta que estamos haciendo para la universidad. Pero para asincerarme contigo, no me gusta y esta quedando bastante fea.
  • Valerio Gómez 6y

    la 1ª impresión es que estás bebiendo de un vaso gigante de color azul con una forma rara.
  • julien hayot 6y

    very nice drawing!! it reminds me some ENKI BILAL drawings...!
    dirty futuristic lifer's!
  • Valerio Gómez 6y

    Enki Bilal?! Wow! Thats so much. Lots of thanks, julien
  • gregory hergert 6y

    that is quite the challenge...fascinating character!
  • Valerio Gómez 6y

    yeah, almost all the elements & tools carried by my Gadget Man are inspired on a particular real job i´ve been doing recently.
    this remake-remodel character game is a lot of fun, you should try : )
  • Naara 6y

    Bela releitura!

    :)
  • Valerio Gómez 6y

    Muchas gracias Naara : )
  • oblonhead 6y

    Hola, soy el administrador de un grupo llamado Love of Comic Art y nos encantaría agregar esto al grupo.
  • Andrés Reynoso 5y

    Gómez algo supremo sus trabajos,de una calidad que me dejaron boquiabierto
    bue-ni-si-mo!!
  • Valerio Gómez 5y

    ¡GUAU! muchas gracias Andrés, eres muy muy muy amable : )
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