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Gotham Gears: Mr Freeze and The Penguin by ChasingArtwork Gotham Gears: Mr Freeze and The Penguin by ChasingArtwork
♦ Extraordinarily long lasting power source- powered by a collection of unique cold-fusions cells. (self designed+integrated)
♦ Emits a extremely cold temperature pulse - most machinery can't function properly if it comes within a close proximity
♦ Superior intelligence

♦ Operating system heavily relies on extremely cold conditions, Freeze can barley function once internal temperature starts approaching zero degrees.
(especially the head unit, requires an enclosed coolant filled dome at all times to ensure constant cold)

♦ Built from a extraordinarily complex arrangement of custom gears and hydraulics- Penguin runs on unknown types of software and hardware.
♦ Invulnerable to any kind of eletrical interference / system hacking ect.
♦ Has a sidekick/butler/kamikaze penguin bot named Sardine

♦ Repairs are extremely difficult to make- every piece needs to be custom built from rare alloys
♦ He actually needs the umbrella, or he'll rust in the rain

also, check out the previous two, Catwoman & Bane:

And Bats!

Next + Final Set: Joker & Batman
EDIT: K, ppl seem distraught that the next set is the final, but if there is this much interest in the series, I will do my best to add more characters after Bats and Joker- I just need to finish off some other projects before I continue past these 6 Gotham Gears- cool beans?
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urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2015
this is cool(pun intended Mr. Freeze!)
Penguin almost looks coal/steam driven...
NoXV Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2015  Student Filmographer
" Invulnerable to any kind of electrical interference / system hacking ect."
is that because Penguin doesn't run on electricity? he looks like an old internal combustion engine.
TheComicCrafter Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So, is Nora Fries an AI by this point or something? Because without Nora, that Freeze-Bot's like a ticking time bomb, just waiting to explode into a murderous rage.
Nightous Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2015  Student General Artist
Sardine is so cute I wanna hug it ^3^ wait will he kill me?
WH5 Featured By Owner May 28, 2015
Gostei desse novo visual dos personagens esses dois são bons vilões.
SpiderNinja24 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I love the penguin in this. He almost looks rather Steam Punkish.
enotsola Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015
Penguin is one of my favorite from this entire series, somehow.
amazerbeta Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Rust in the rain lol
Cjrocker Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"♦ He actually needs the umbrella, or he'll rust in the rain" >Lol
ApplePie3102 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey what program do you use?
Ivan-Ukrainien Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow an awsome job!!!!They both look really "cool"EVIL Laughter! 
gordhanx Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
Great job! I love the designs, details, colours and poses of the two of them.
Fenrek Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
Now that Freeze is hnnnghnnggg_
epikbananablobfish Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
DianeLevistri Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
etile Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
the details! I love it *squees a bit*
CMVreud Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013
Can you do a "Sardine, the Kamikaze penguin" stand-alone?
He just looks as cute as a button.
Like al penguins.
Zer0thea Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
NO WAY. :wow:
Irish-Settler Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Got Arnold Wesker The Ventriloquist/Scarface in this?
mdthorn Featured By Owner May 30, 2013
how would poison ivy work as a robot?
bionic-wolf Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
no, I think she wound be more "technoorganic" than an actual robot
ian1990 Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
robo freeze looks amazing!
Wenvertn Featured By Owner May 1, 2013
The penguin was epic, look at it's tiny gears and flippers!
L0upgarou Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
I was thinking for a two-face bot, perhaps some ultra-modern and sleek model would get half wrecked somehow, and would try to rebuild itself from junkyard parts, but accidentally install another AI within himself. They'd always be fighting for control, with one being normal, and one being insane from centuries of stasis. Aesthetically he'd be kinda like if you cut WALL-E and EVE in half and shoved the halves together, only humanoid and more combat oriented. Two-face is my favorite villain, so i was trying to find a way to make that work a little too hard, ha. But i like that.

I wonder how much backstory have you thought about for this world? Because you mention the Joker-bot wearing clothes that could have belonged to the real joker. This means that Gotham Gears takes place in a timeline where some sort of more normal Batman existed, perhaps a long time ago. It's intriguing, is all.
aestheticreations Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I just can't get enough of this awesomeness!! You are the MAN!
JonKin Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Outstanding creativinty and design work!!!
ThebluePopo Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
I have a sweet spot for Mr.freeze xD
Bunni89 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Gotta say I love how you made penguin more steampunk and realistically adressed the advantages and disadvantages of custom parts :D
I love this series because the designs all show a lot of intelligence regarding how they'd function, its not just piles of robot parts thrown together cos they look cool :D
Chrismilesprower Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Greetings1 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
Great job. But may I suggest one more addition to the Freeze Gear? Mr. Freeze, aside from his intelligence and cold abilities is also one of batman's most physically imposing foes...perhaps this can translate as the the Freeze Gear's frame is constructed from a hyperalloy that makes the Gear much stronger and more resilient relative to its size?

Plus the addition to the penguin gear at being a gadgeteer (umbrella weapons and all that)?
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
mmm, going to have to disagree: I like the version of freeze thats more hyper intelligent, one that attacks strategically and from a distance- kinda like a Professor Moriarty-chess playing type villain. always avoiding direct confrontation. there are enough batman villian brawlers without adding that to freeze.

agreed about penguin tho.
Greetings1 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Yeah, I can see your point...

But with the long-lasting power cells of the freeze gear, what's the special property of the Ras al Ghul gear? A Recovery system?
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
got it, cool aspect: of ras al ghul, creates new designs/bots and when he gets destroyed his programming transfers to another construct... or sumthin
Greetings1 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
Good Idead!
PokeboyD Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
these two are definitely my favorite! ^^
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
big fan of these too :)
felixlyons Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love how Freeze is high-tech and Penguins all steampunky.
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
you know it :)
LegatoTaTu Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
the penguin is freaking awesome looking hope you get your other works done so you can continue your gotham gears ;p
BioTronicDude Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
dude awesome work
MadnessAbe Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
To me, Penguin has this steampunk look, while Freeze looks like one of the turrets from Portal.
warman546 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
DeviantGamer94 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012
I like the style, very unique for a Batman mytho. It would make nice for an animated feature, or a mini comic series.
Gimaldinov Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Interesting idea.
DSkehan2004 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:wow: this is really cool!
aDeSsINgH2 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dude your style is ill! These could definitely be in a video game.
mechanikilla Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012
freeze looks by far the best gear
still luvin those little chracter traits tying it up
ChasingArtwork Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
he's my fav too :)
cheers mate
randomeye713 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
It never occured to me that Freeze and Penguin would share the same environment. Robo-Cobblepot
*reads edit*
I would love to see Poison Ivy as a gardening/agriculture drone that's gone rogue... that would be cool
*Reads the edit to joker*
Hey scarecrow is cool too, I guess he would broadcast a signal which would cause robots to overload their threat analysis matrix
dantetyler Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
This is truly incredible. I'd love to see poison ivy. :)
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