Friday 16 December 2016

Step Into the Unknown

Stay warm this winter with the Step into the Unknown Hooded Top I designed for Games Sesh . Available now, along with 13 (yes 13!) other RPG themed t-shirts.

Friday 9 December 2016

Doom of the Red Redemption

Doctor Doom: Disciple of the Red Redemption. Thee Kvlt of Doom. The Secret Origins of the Red Redemptionists. Disciples of the Metal Face of Doom. Darth Eroneous. The Book ov Khörne. Skullthrone. Thee Power Kösmik. Disciples of Doom.

Doom of the Red Redemption | [ZHU] 2016

Johnny Douglas | Spiderman incidental music | 1981  
In the secret temples of the cult, initiates were introduced to the vile and bloody ways of the mighty God Khorne.
Origin of Doctor Doom - Jack Kirby / Stan Lee - 1962
Only then did he see the black robes and iron masks that hung upon the chamber walls. The iron mask was unnaturally hot and seared his face as he put it on. The black robes soaked the blood from his armour...

Origin of Doctor Doom-  John Byrne May 1985

The skin was ritually flayed from the face and torso of each initiate. Glowing hot iron face masks and cuirasses formed a now and tougher skin. At last they were permitted to wear the black robes of Khorne.

The Red Redemption | Lone Sloane Delirius | Philippe Druillet

Origin of Doctor Doom | 1981

Citadel Journal - Autumn 1985

...During the initiation ceremony, Darkhoth reads a special passage from the book which so assaults the mind of the initiate that his personality is forever shattered. 

Darkhoth assesses the suitability of the initiate for cult membership by his reaction. If the initiate reacts with extreme violence, this is judged to be good, and he is prepared for flaying and encasement in glowing iron.

Of course, this resulted in all of the Disciples of the Red Redemption suffering from total and irrevocable madness, but that really didn't bother them too much.

All text taken from The Second Citadel Journal - Autumn 1985 (c) Citadel Miniatures / Games Workshop.