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With the increase in behind the scenes activity Dominant Species is moving forward and it is time to reveal more to this survival horror IP.

In the ancient times, man stood apart from the beasts that shared the Earth and chose to turn away from the forest and open the land to a plague of civilization. The Earth was marked for extinction, lands leveled flat over miles. Once a place of simple primal competition, mankind brought new wars to Earth, tipping the scales of natural order, science battling the ways of both beast and nature. Man's drive and ambition cut deep into the heart of the globe, Mother Earth howling her pain at the moon, echoing through space, stars, and infinity.

Touching the ears of something far worse…

A rumbling growl from the darkest corners of beyond, scouts from the black depths of the primal heart, the call of the beast at the core of creation.

Nothing remains from the time of their coming, the Earth a warped reflection of its tropical paradises, the strength of beasts growing over all four corners of the globe. From the stars, under a blood red moon, came the dogs of war, the wolves and their howls piercing the dreams of man and beast, calling out a new age of blood and dominance to the strongest species.

Today the Wolves control most of the Earth, the last human cities stand in feeble refuges scattered across the globe, struggling to survive. Man is nothing more than prey, waiting to be killed. The Wolves make preparations for a coming doom to the feeble species that thrive here, they howl for a cleansing in blood to pave the way for the arrival of their great alpha from the heavens.

Those who stood against the Werewolves, brave fighters trying to reclaim the globe, are few in number and occupied by the daily trials, face the inevitable of bringing Werewolves and humans head to head, for the final battle of man and beasts to becoming the Dominant Species.
This Illustration was penciled by me and the Digital Painting was painted majority by the superb :iconmaskedriderkc: with additional Digital Painting touches :iconukitakumuki: and final touches by me. These two painters really outdid themselves and I couldn't be more proud of them!

:iconmaskedriderkc:, is a highly skilled Artist that I am so glad to have on the DS production team and will be doing the interior art pages via digital paining!

:iconukitakumki: is one of those rare gems you wish you had hidden away where you could just go in and peak at to see how well its shining. Kai's input and visual direction helped solidify this illoe and has taught me some invaluable lessons about capturing visual atmosphere. I will continue to seek his guidance.

Writer:icondarklorddc: will be the one in the Scriptors seat and his script for issue one already has me & others jumping off the walls with anticipation!

This DS Production Team will & has exceeded EVERY expectation I have for the story!

More to come as events unfold!
I also suggest reviewing the comments below as I answer them and reveal bits more to DOMINANT SPECIES's story.

I would like to end this write up with a recent quote from a good and close friend :icondirtbomb: about the DS title:

"Dominant Species has a question embedded in it, you don't know who the Dominant Species is, but inherently if you are asking that question it cant be good."

Thanks Everyone & please comment!
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:icongrezzwizard:
GrezzWizard Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
They looked like Predators vs Werewolves. and I'm intrigued by the story plot! The setting is remarkable and the slight touch of feels in that description is inspiring! 
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WolfGirl1232 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
WHHHHOOOOOOO WHEREWOLVES KICK THEIR BUTTS lol
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Freelancer116 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
who are the large armored ones behind the humans?
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You for asking! They are two soldiers of the armored infantry adorned in Sindelarian Strike Phantom Power Armors (FPA-Phantom 16 - Fighter Power Armor - Phantom 16).  They are well armed for long range and melee combat, and equipped with an array of sensors and equipment to survive against the array of formidable monsters that lurk in Dominant Species.  The Fortress city of Sindelar manufacturers them to fight the Werewolves and whatever else that threatens the safety of mankind.  

When it is all said and done however, people will soon feel that even the deadly power armors are not enough against the Wolves.
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fedupN Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013
This is AMAZING. Where could one find more information about this game? My google-fu has failed me!
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You kindly! There will be a ton more of info on DOMINANT SPECIES, via a website. DS is going to be a comic book/graphic novel first, with the objective of licensing for additional opportunities i.e.: table top game, video game, animation, toys, model kits, etc. For best results in googling info about Dominant Species, I would suggest looking up chuck walton or charles walton along with dominant species for future searches. 
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TijonWolfsMajestys Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Please have your comic sold in California, i SO wanna read it! And if you make it a game PLEEEEEASE make it for xbox :squeeeplz: i'll totally support this both ways! I love the story and that character design it top notch ^^
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You so much and indeed I plan to have it available in California for certain! "If" it is licensed as a video game, then I will be thrilled to have the opportunity to see it on any major platform, Xbox, PS4 & or PC!!! These are major feats to accomplish but enough energy regarding the comic books and with the right support and connections, the appropriate network and licensing could indeed make this a video game reality. 
 
Glad you love the story as it is something that has been honed for many years and I'm extremely happy with the final results and now its time to dive into the production phase. Thank you for the character design compliment! I have been very particular about them as there is just so much to compete against nowadays, and to define a cast that will stick out among the plethora of great concept art and designs is a very hard task. That was the part that has taken me the longest to develop.
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TijonWolfsMajestys Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Well i love a good comic so I'll be purchasing it ^^

Im actually happy to hear that. It always that the tales that were perfected over years are the ones worth waiting for. And yes i understand you wanting your designs to stick out and i have to say from what ive seen they Definitely do :nod:

Best of luck to you :) Hope everything works out!
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KeIIion Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
get a fight of the dominat species ? i would love to see a fight between human and werewolf
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
O the fight, as in the war will be an epic one! Werewolves have not been depicted the way we are planning on showcasing them, nor has the pressures and developments that man will undergo to resist the werewolves plight.  
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Revan005 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
I like.
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ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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mterrance Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012
Will this be a graphic novel or game of some sort? Would make a killer RPG, heck this would be an awesome Tabletop game and a super awesome movie. Will you do a kickstarter to funded it? I just want to know so I can support this project.
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ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You so... much!!! Dominant Species is going to be a comic series/Graphic novel first and is being optioned for other Licensing opportunities. The key is exactly what you said,and that will be early promotion Wise marketing to have a successful Kickstarter to support Dominant Species's agenda. I will seek RPG and video game opportunities as well. ANY and all support is much appreciated.
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mterrance Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
you have my support! wish you much success!
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:iconnazaxprime:
Nazaxprime Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
Thanks again Mr. Walton(Mind if I just call you Chuck form now on? ;)!
That is one star spangled lineup of creators! No wonder this is so grandiose!
I'm so far behind, my monocle can barely reveal the end of the tunnel...
Thank the maker for 1,000,000x zoom optics
xD
Oh, which reminds me... I hope you have seen this.
A gift, from me to you.
;)
1,000,000,000,000 Frames/Second Photography - Ramesh Raskar
[link]
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ionstorm01 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012
Anxious to see how this story unfolds. I am a Sci-Fi nut and I am crazy about werewolves. Love the artwork! You can see the passion that was put into it and you can feel the desperation in the air.
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Ryuzaki-90 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
AWESOMEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!
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:iconryuzaki-90:
Ryuzaki-90 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Np buddy
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:iconionstorm01:
ionstorm01 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012
WAY KEWL!!! I LOVE IT!!!
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
WOW! Thank You so much. I guess we are doing something right after all XD. What part do you love might I ask?
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:iconnazaxprime:
Nazaxprime Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2012
I like the part where it was super high quality in both design and execution, put together by a group of individuals steeped in genius, dedicated to the cause of evoking a vision embracing tech/fantasy hybrid.
(Forgive me if I am fundamentally wrong in my assertion. :P)
Together we can crush all boundaries!
I know you didn't ask me specifically, but since I'm lurking this image ATM...
;)
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:iconlicantrox:
Licantrox Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Student General Artist
Nice work, the poster looks amazing
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You so much. The beasts must have here time to romp! XD

BTW, cool Avatar!
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:iconlicantrox:
Licantrox Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Student General Artist
Haha! I agree!

Yay! Thanks, I glad you like it! And also thanks for those faves C:
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ThierryCravatte Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Outstanding image, I really like the dark mood in it.
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You so much! The mood /atmosphere is so crucial for this thriller, survival horror story.
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ThierryCravatte Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome !
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Earthpatriot117 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
nice. is this to be a story?
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Yep! Its slated in production currently to be a comicbook/graphic novel titled "DOMINANT SPECIES".
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:iconearthpatriot117:
Earthpatriot117 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
whens it come out!?
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Kimolimilama Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
Truly Badass!
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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:iconmaestrotomberi:
MaestroTomberi Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012   Digital Artist
Great work as always, Chazio.

I'd personally love to see a particular version of Mankind fighters against Werevermin hordes. This ones would be a terrific version of rats and plague creatures evolution thriving for world domination as well.

It's just something I thought about that possibly could give many juice.
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ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Ah... Muchos Gracias! Always enjoy reading whats on your mind. I think you will enjoy whats in store for mankind's "freedom fighters", the Werewolven terraformed evolution and the beast they have augmented and or unleashed as well as some special additions including predators of Werewolves.
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mestophales Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This is wicked cool
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:iconnazaxprime:
Nazaxprime Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012
As always, its my pleasure. Thank you for the update. I feel like I could say a ton more, but I am here with limited time, and I want to look at some of your creatures.
xD
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:iconjosh-s:
Josh-S Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012
Amazing, Chuck. Simply amazing.
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Awe Josh, your just saying that because I want to do some Special Shemarrian creatures designs with ya XD!
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:iconjosh-s:
Josh-S Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012
No comment. ;)
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:iconmattermore:
mattermore Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
This is what's HOT, right here. This turned out exquisite!
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
WOW!! Why Thank You so much Dooley! I am stoked to get to working on this as its been brewing for some time.
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:iconfurryrogue:
FurryRogue Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
This is damn nice poster. Go werewolves! ;D
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Ah... True Werewolf fan!! Its been long overdue to release a devoted Werewolf project and I am planning to show out!
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marianoleonardi Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012
Awesome work!!! :D
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:iconchuckwalton:
ChuckWalton Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank You so much!
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marianoleonardi Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012
My pleasure!
:ahoy:
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