The Minotaur

Half Bull But Still Manly As Hell!

 
So it’s another holiday week and this is a beast who deserves a lil extra time so we’re stretching this baby til the 12th… Ideally that means more of you have time to submit vs the last time when you all forgot (jerks)…
 
Anyways I’m pretty sure most of you know what a Minotaur is from his countless pop culture appearances from Dr Who to Percy what’s his face and put quite simply he’s a dude with a cow’s head who lives in a maze and eats people but just in case you’re aching for learnin’ here’s the full on story ripped straight from wikipedia:
After he ascended the throne of Crete, Minos competed with his brothers to rule. Minos prayed to Poseidon to send him a snow-white bull, as a sign of support (the Cretan Bull). He was to kill the bull to show honor to Poseidon, but decided to keep it instead because of its beauty. He thought Poseidon would not care if he kept the white bull and sacrificed one of his own. To punish Minos, Aphrodite made Pasiphaë, Minos’ wife, fall deeply in love with the bull. Pasiphaë had the archetypal craftsman Daedalus make a hollow wooden cow, and climbed inside it in order to mate with the white bull. The offspring was the monstrous Minotaur. Pasiphaë nursed him in his infancy, but he grew and became ferocious, being the unnatural offspring of man and beast, he had no natural source of nourishment and thus devoured man for sustenance. Minos, after getting advice from the oracle at Delphi, had Daedalus construct a gigantic labyrinth to hold the Minotaur. Its location was near Minos’ palace in Knossos.
 
Now we’re celebrating the 4th during the contest and entirely not required but feel free to let your Minotaur blow sh*t up as troublesome youth are prone to do… and please no more of this “but I don’t know how to draw” nonsense cause if you haven’t noticed, you don’t need to be talented, just have fun with it and we all get to share! It’s been a while since we’ve breached 20 submissions and this one has lots of potential, so get out your doodlers and get to it!
 

judgement Is Complete

 
Judgement is below, judge’s comments never came so i faked them…

The Minotaur Entry # 8

The Minotaur Entry # 8

Yowza that’s a hot nip! And i love how serene…check that, I’m going with somber the whole rest of the piece is in contrast! Great drinky schnozz and you gotta appreciate the tight pressed lips of a being that’s just not having a great go of things… And I’m trying to decide, combover or is that a frazzled hitler do? Either way I like.

Judge’s Commentary – As a huge fan or ferocious nipple play I can immediately identify with the redness and his overwhelming sadness.

The Minotaur Entry # 5

The Minotaur Entry # 5

You know I can’t say New Order is really a favored band in my world but the moment i saw this i started humming that dumb, “Oh you’ve got green eyes, Oh you’ve got blue eyes…” song, so you know, it had an instant mind warping effect and you gotta give that power props. There’s something cutely cubist about his lil mino-mouth, and points for calf wrapped sandals, as everyone knows they are the style most preferred by cow people!

Judge’s Commentary – If you were to ask me my three favorite things they would be: skyflowers, cats and giant minotaur asses… two out of three ain’t bad.

The Minotaur Entry # 2

The Minotaur Entry # 2

I was going to say no wonder he has such an easy time capturing and devouring maze goers with his height advantage, but I’m going to say, advantage or not, that’s a tight freaking squeeze, but at least we know he’s eating well. And I’m really quite enamored with your mostly in perspective and seemingly functionally correct maze!

Judge’s Commentary – I like to watch beasts pee.

The Minotaur Entry # 1

The Minotaur Entry # 1

Yesss beasts in jean shorts making a triumphant return! I mean what better way to celebrate the night away at the “Oyester” then in shortened jeans and no shirt! I’m especially fond of the hanging pockets and his forearms are ridiculous, there’d be no keeping him from rescuing his kid or truck if both depended on his arm wrestling prowess!

The Minotaur Entry # 3

The Minotaur Entry # 3

And Oms thought he had a sweet van! Technically though, and maybe Minotaurs do it entirely differently than people, but while i love a stubby ass van I’d still like to be able to lie down in it at some point. I had to add some gauntlets for manliness as mine seems to lack the massive forearms or size of the ones we’ve seen so far.

The Minotaur Entry # 4

The Minotaur Entry # 4

Holy beauty and the beast batman! Get it cause the girl is hideous! yesss! I kid I kid! Really though the holding hands is kind of sweet as hell and you gotta love some Minotaur horn accessories! My only complaint is I think maybe he could benefit from a little too small, mustard colored, Ewok vest!

The Minotaur Entry # 6

The Minotaur Entry # 6

Well if it isn’t “Old Lightning Toes” the fastest hoofed feet to ever don the traditional blue pants of Minotaur dance fighting… I’m curious if every time he looks at his feet he gets angry, partially cause of the red and partially cause they are really really small…

The Minotaur Entry # 7

The Minotaur Entry # 7

Yes! It puts the lotion in the basket and then it eats the baby! This took me a second to realize it was a string of fingers hanging from that loincloth and not a hand stuffed within as that was scaring me what with the baby, but we’re all good… is it wrong that i think this one has really nice legs? And excellent stitching on previously mentioned loincloth btw.

The Minotaur Entry # 9

The Minotaur Entry # 9

Such well defined abs makes me wonder if Minotaurs don’t have the umpteen million stomachs for slowly digesting cud like teh rest of their bovine bretheren… and i was a lil afraid… i shouldn’t say afraid… intimidated perhaps, that as i scrolled down he was gonna be pantsless… but surprise, surprise there seem to be some jorts down there! And I’ve officially fallen in love with the teeny fingers on that left hand,

The Minotaur Entry # 10

The Minotaur Entry # 10

See if he would have been missing a digit, with those sad angry Nixon eyes, i would have said he looked a lil like a shop teacher but since he has all of his phalanges and because his head reminds me of Benny the Bull, it immediately makes me think gym teacher, but since he’s not wearing the required shorts I’m assuming he’s supplementing his meager salary by teaching Drivers Ed!

The Minotaur Entry # 11

The Minotaur Entry # 11

Interesting what a square corner will do, I assume this represents a touchscreen game of some sort, but the corners trick my eye so that I can’t imagine any depth to the device beyond a postcard, so now i’m seeing it as a postcard, which makes me wonder, what kind of dude, when trapped in a pretty simplistic maze filled with beasts and potential beast poop, stops to send his friends a postcard…

The Minotaur Entry # 12

The Minotaur Entry # 12

Ha! I’m not sure if it’s his flowy quality, or if it’s that I’m not sure if those are his spindly legs or a mouthfull of hay, but I kind of love this guy. ( i sorta like the legs option better). And I’m a little frightened and intrigued by what looks to be a secret outhouse hidden in the structure of his head… perhaps a covert message to meet out back of the famed cow demon farms?

The Minotaur Entry # 13

The Minotaur Entry # 13

Haha! I think it’s the stupid flip flops that officially got me! But big beast head on a puny earthman body will always make me chuckle, especially when accented with knobby knees and an outtie belly button. I do fear he may lean a lil heavy towards water buffalo, but hey, I bet asia’s got minotaurs too!

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