Liberator - the leader of the NATO super-soldier team stationed in West Berlin in the 1980s. (Art by Jacob Blackmon)
The final image for Arrow - a Canadian battlesuit hero. Art by Darren Calvert
The Iron Hand, a mid-80s German street vigilante (art by Jon Gibbons)
This one was designed by Darren Calvert - an excellent artist who's had work published by some of the big boys in the industry (including Green Ronin)
The concept I gave him was just: "A Canadian Superhero during the Cold War". And you can see the image below of what he came up with. In Darren's own words:
"This concept is Arrow, based on the Avro Arrow, a Canadian jet design that got killed by budget constraints. In this alternate history I imagine it being a flight suit project which created one successful prototype to be flown by a RCAF pilot. Powers would basically be supersonic flight and probably some enhanced physical abilities. "
By Jon Gibbons - Here's der Stahladler (the Steel Eagle) - a West German super whose concept and battle rig was designed by the psyops division of NATO as a way to endear the Allied supers with the German populace.
And with the arms race impacting everything - including superheroes - here's the inevitable East German response to Stahladler - Kreigvogel (Warbird)(drawn by Jacob Blackmon.
And here's October Crusader - leader of the East Berlin team of Warsaw Pact supers