My younger brother came back one day from shopping with a Faker figure in his hand, I was very intrigued, because I've never been into action figures aside from the Japanese Robots! However when I checked the opened package and the mini-comic book that was inside including the 8-back art, I was immediately hooked!
The idea of fusing superheroes and super-villains in a medieval sword and sorcery setting with a sci-fi tech, was one of the most amazing things I've ever encountered back then...