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Super Missionary by mystryl-shada Super Missionary by mystryl-shada
As much as I've been DC superhero obsessing lately, NO THIS IS NOT SUPERMAN. Read below for identification.

SOME RELIGIOUS CONTENT BELOW. If you don't like that stuff, I certiantly won't force you to read.

Something in my gallery that's not a cartoon character? Say it isn't so! But it is. ^_^ My roommate commisioned me to do some art of her boyfriend who's leaving on a mission for our church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints...aka Mormons, if you insist). I got to thinking of a pose, and remembered an old church photo of a missionary pulling his shirt open to reveal a superman logo (and thus show that every missionary is a hero on a quest...or something like that). I thought it would be cool to reconstruct this idea in my pic, so I stuck him in a superhero pose and voila! Super Missionary! Fighting the forces of evil with his testimony and aiding others with his charity, he's a man on a mission! You need not be a church member to benefit from his help! He'll be there for anyone he sees in need! Coming to a mission near you!
(End joke ad)

Anyways, here's my picture wishing this guy good luck on the next two years of his life. And hoping he doesn't mind me sticking this up on my site, because this is my art portfolio and everything I do goes up here. Because I don't think he'd want his face running around the internet, I stuck a copywright notice on it. THIS IS AN ACTUAL PERSON, SO PLEASE BE NICE AND DON'T STEAL. Please? This isn't like my fanart (although I get miffed when people steal those too).

Also in memoriam of the wonderful President Gordon B. Hinkley, our prophet and leader who's personal mission is now being carried out in the life beyond...
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:iconkingdomseno:
Kingdomseno Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
do you do requests?
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:iconfalljoydelux:
Falljoydelux Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm now imagining a brass triumphant theme playing in the back
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7disney7 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012
brilliant work! i love it. when i was on my mission we used to joke that missionaries are superheros.
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DiscreetMemories Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Student General Artist
Yes! And now missionaries can serve at 18 and 19 for the sisters!:D
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mystryl-shada Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
BOO YEAH!! My cousin is now taking advantage of that! :D
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DiscreetMemories Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Student General Artist
Me too!XD
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mariathehedgehog335 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
shouldn't it be the other way around??
you know, the 'super' suit on the outside, and the missionary suit on the inside? xD
i got that from the New Era. can't remember which issue, but it was in one of the 2012 ones. xDD
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HollyGuacamoly Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
This is great. I've got two sibs who are on missions. Instant wallpaper. :D
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:iconareluna:
Areluna Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
I love you for this!! it's great motivation and a good reminder for any missionary work!
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:iconwhiteirislady:
whiteirislady Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012  Hobbyist
My Hero! (the pic, I mean) :love: :squee:
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MoonRaven2 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
Scripture Power! :D
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ssumppg Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
YES! :clap::laughing:
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Poes-crow Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
Yay! Super missionary! i love it. My cousin is on his mission right now. He's Senior Missionary (spanish speaking). :)
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Amethia24 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011
I wonder if they have a version for the sister missonaries. I was one of them and served my time in Taiwan.
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SilentSilverRose Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010  Hobbyist
Oh, that is just strictly awesome! <3
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beccaecka Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wonderful! :D

My husband served his two years in Tennessee. :)
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mormonbookworm Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
Aw, this is so cool! yeah, I know a girl who's pre-fiancee (he even got her a ring!) is on a mission, so you're not the only one! (even though I'm mormon...)
:D
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JediNinjaKenderGirl Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
:D that's great!
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london-broil-fan Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2010
I love this! My brother is coming back from argentina in december and I can't wait! Go lds missionaries!
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CaptainToonerReborn Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2009
Humorous.
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Doodlee-a Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Actually, the mormonad had the Superman costume being ripped away to show the suit underneath, but I think you still did an awesome job!
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KindaKrazy Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2009
Yaaah! *hyperventilates* I'M NOT ALONE ON DA!!!! :crazy: *crawls into your gallery and stays for a while* This is uber cute and awesome!
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LightlyBow Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2009  Student
I'm so excited! MY brother's coming home soon! You know, I drew a "super missionary" myself once in a letter to him. What a funny coincidence!
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the-nadir Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2009
Go fly and spread the Good News to the world! hahaha! ~ XD excellent job!
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Pterux Featured By Owner May 17, 2009
This is hilarious! :D And uber true. We owe alot to our sacrificing missionaries! :heart:
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Shi-girl Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes we do! They helped me find my why back home. Quite literally
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vbabe1 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aww cool! My little bro. just got back from a mission. I wish I weren't too old for them now ^^;
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Shi-girl Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
You're never too old to go on a mission
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vbabe1 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol- I meant, I wish I weren't too old for missionaries! XD
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Shi-girl Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
oh... well, cuz you are never too old for missions, technically you are not to old for missionarys
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Sunfur Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
This is wonderful! They are the truest heroes of all. ^__^ *Is also waiting for her missionary*
Thanks for such an uplifting picture!
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shirohato Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2009
Eek! I can't wait for my missionary! :heart: This is awesome!
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Immortal-Myth Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2009
True!! My brother just recently came back from his mission! It's a hard task. They really are heros! :D
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roxorboxorz Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2008
I adore it! It's an adequate portrayal, for sure.
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macaria-acacia Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2008
*raises fellow mormon hand*

My missionary left on Wednesday. Bleh.
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the-CSM Featured By Owner May 15, 2008
mormon pride!
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WillFactorMedia Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2008  Student Photographer
lol, I bet Elder Kent's companions wondered why he kept dashing off right in the middle of discussions... =D
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centaurfreak Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2008
nice job
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Phobic42 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2008
i love this sooo much!!! :D
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Queen-of-the-Jungle Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2008
This is cute! :giggle: Good luck to your room mate's boyfriend. Where's he headed? Is he going foriegn or stateside? My older brothers went foreign.
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Obi-quiet Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2008
I am SO faving this! That is TOO
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Obi-quiet Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2008
*ahem* *grumbles about computer* Cool! Way too cool!
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randomchick247 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2008
oh my gosh amazing!
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purplerebecca Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Professional General Artist
XD Coolness! ^^
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Mr-M7 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Student Artist
Look! up in the sky! it's an angel! it's the the second comming! its MISSIONARY-MAN!
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Shi-girl Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
luv ur comment funny!
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mormongirlbyu Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Sweeeeeeet! ^_^ That's so cool! One more unmarried year and that'll be me!
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vick330 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not what you could call a religious person, but I admire people so devoted to their faith. My best to your roommate's boyfriend :handshake:
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squireanne Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008
:D this makes me think of my boyfriend, who's off on his mission right now. they really are all superhero-y, with their good doing, and amazingness.

this equals three kinds of amazing. so i think i shall fave it. mmmyezzz. :3
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RogarinPrincess Featured By Owner May 24, 2009
Good luck to your boyfriend. i meet my missionary this past january and were getting married. I'M ABYU STUDENT IF YOU COULDN'T TELL! HAHA!
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