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    4-Wheeled Heroic Warrior Wheelor's Avatar
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    Should any new He-man figure have the classic cross or stylized H?

    Should any new He-man figure have the classic cross or stylized H?
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    I think it should go back to the Cross.

    I don't know what that asterix thing was supposed to be.
    I know the claims. It's an "H" and a "Cross"! It's the "He-Man" symbol so he can be EVEN MORE like a Superman rip off.

    I really didn't like the asterix version of it. I didn't mind it so much when it actually resembled an "H" like on the toon or on the Mini Bust by the 4HM.

    But c'mon... It's just a cross, let's bring it back already!

    Fans have had, and will always have heavy opinions about just about everything MotU related.

    But I can't recall anyone hating the cross. It's how it's always been. I don't think it offended anybody. Or if it did it was a very few individuals.
    Certainly not as many as were offended when they took away the cross.

    And let's not make this yet ANOTHER debate on whether the cross is a christian symbol, a nazi symbol, or whatever. A cross is a cross. And on He-Man, on Eternia... It's always been He-Man's symbol, period, end of story.
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    Any new He-Man better have a cross. I'm very offended by asterisks.

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    Iron Cross, the new sign didn't really work. Although my personal choice would be the "H" sign off the classic Battle Armor.

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    3 guesses what I would pick.

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    I say go with the cross.
    Any variations on the classic chest emblem- be it the "H", the asterick, or whatever else- should be saved for variants.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orko's Magic Hat View Post
    Iron Cross, the new sign didn't really work. Although my personal choice would be the "H" sign off the classic Battle Armor.
    I am in the same camp as Orko's Magic Hat. I really don't like the new H symbol so I will pick the cross. However, I do love the whole Battle Armor He-Man symbol (and outfit). I wouldn't mind if He-Man's look was a new hybrid of classic and classic battle armor.

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    Although I liked the stylized H from the 2002 series, I always felt it was a little cluttered, and at times, hard to get an H out of. So for me, I think several of you are correct in saying it's gotta be the iron cross or classic H, I think Mattel could do major bank by having a series/toyline where He-Man regularly upgrades to battle armor. The classic battle armor design is so cool, as well as several of He-Man's alternate armors from the original line. plus it would give them a chance to use the H and the iron cross both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    I really don't like the new H symbol so I will pick the cross. However, I do love the whole Battle Armor He-Man symbol (and outfit). I wouldn't mind if He-Man's look was a new hybrid of classic and classic battle armor.
    Agreed, that's pretty much what I was going to say too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baena View Post
    And let's not make this yet ANOTHER debate on whether the cross is a christian symbol, a nazi symbol, or whatever. A cross is a cross. And on He-Man, on Eternia... It's always been He-Man's symbol, period, end of story.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Baena View Post
    And let's not make this yet ANOTHER debate on whether the cross is a christian symbol, a nazi symbol, or whatever. A cross is a cross. And on He-Man, on Eternia... It's always been He-Man's symbol, period, end of story.
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    I actually like what the 4HM did on the statue and bust, it was a more detailed version of MYP interpretation of Mattel’s original asterisk. That said I like the classic H that Mattel put on Battle armor, Thunder Punch and Flying fist He-man the best.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LORD FALLEN ELDOR View Post
    I actually like what the 4HM did on the statue and bust, it was a more detailed version of MYP interpretation of Mattel’s original asterisk. That said I like the classic H that Mattel put on Battle armor, Thunder Punch and Flying fist He-man the best.
    the statue had the cross, (both full size and mini statue) the H on the bust wasn't bad, but the really I never saw he-man as having that need to advertise his initial...to me it doesn't fit.
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    the iron cross has everything other charm!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baena View Post
    I think it should go back to the Cross.

    And let's not make this yet ANOTHER debate on whether the cross is a christian symbol, a nazi symbol, or whatever. A cross is a cross. And on He-Man, on Eternia... It's always been He-Man's symbol, period, end of story.
    i second .third that

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wheelor View Post
    Should any new He-man figure have the classic cross or stylized H?
    I think giving the H/Asterisk to King Grayskull & letting He-Man have his cross was the only right decision - no doubt about that. Otherwise It wouldn't be "CLASSIC" He-Man!


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    Cross.

    It's He-Man's symbol. Every time I see a cross shaped like that, I think of He-Man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrPAYNE View Post
    Any new He-Man better have a cross. I'm very offended by asterisks.
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    Cross, but I'm not against the possibility of a repaint down the road in 200X colors with the newer symbol. Especially if he came with a Classics version of the 200X sword and the Bio paid props to the 4HM's original take on the line...
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    I see absolutely no reason to put any crosses on my 'NA' Classics He-Man. There's the mix of 'H' and 'M' letter for that.

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    Of course Iron Cross. That's He-Man. That alone makes Classic New Adventures He-Man perfect.

    Mind you, technically speaking I think He-Man's H symbol from Thunder PUnch, Battle Armour, Flying Fists is perhaps his best symbol, but it lacks the instant recognition factor, if He-Man has any "Instant" recognition from the general public. But if a symbol of his is iconic, it's that Cross.

    Keep it.

    Definately not the asterix from 200x. classic H if anything else.

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    Classic version for me.

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    Whatever respective symbol was on their vintage counterpart. It might look kind of lame, but I want that Grayskull/200X asterisk on Snake Armor He-Man.

    And the Battle Armor/Thunder Punch 'H' was was the coolest.

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    Please go back to the cross. The asterisk was just goofy in my opinion.
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