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    No Rio? We Riot! TheFallen's Avatar
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    Art book concept characters support thread

    I was looking through the SDCC MOTU Art Book and started thinking about all the concept designs shown in the book. From the Space Armour He-Man to the Mattel designs for a Live Action movie.

    Is there any support to see completely off the wall concepts like this make their way into the MOTUC line?

    Would you be willing to buy concept characters like these?









    *If anyone has better pictures please feel free to add them

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    Not really liking the first one…reminds me of Eminem. The rest sure!
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    No, I wouldn't buy them.

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    Well... if nothing else, this thread has reminded me of the damp squib that was the Art Book (and the money I foolishly paid out for it on ebay!!).

    I could live with a couple of these designs maybe ("Space Armor" He-Man, etc.), but right at the end of the line if at all. I don't want to see them yet in place of more prominent / requested characters.

    (Also also, that top pic of He-Man looks terrible - like he just got out of rehab!!!!)
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    I want the black guy with the two metal hands that was in the 200X concept art. He had a hair style similar to Dekker, so I don't know if he was meant to be that character only younger, but he looked very cool.

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    That's a kitbashed Dark Knight Batman, remember...

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    Space Knight He-Man Inwould buy but I think he would look
    out of place next to my Classics.

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    I would like them if they were new characters. I feel we already have enough variants for He-Man & Skeletor to last us for awhile.
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    http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/j...P1010561-1.jpg

    this one reminds me of he-man as a horde trooper, ha ha ha.

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    I could see the second one adapted into new division of the Eterinian Guards, say during the time when Randor disappearance. They could be the cross faction Council of Good troops or such.

    I like the red Beastman design. They could adapt that and make him one of Gygor's troops.

    The spiky guy on the claw thing don't really fit MOTU IMHO. The first He-man and the Skeletor design are kinda plain. They would look good in live action, but weird on the Classic's buck.
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    Hate the first pic.

    Agree that the second pic could be an adapted palace guard...

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the rest! That last pic could work as Demo-Man, for me. The one beside it, I think could be an entirely new character. The Beast Man is awesome, and I agree he could be a Gy-Gor troop. The spikey guy is just cool. Interested in the green guy with the bow. The Trap Jaw is a little weird though.

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    Picture 1: When I look at this one I can't help but think this character can be Dare, Son of King He-Man. The headsculpt needs to be changed but the rest of the design looks good.

    Picture 2: An Eternian Guard during the time of King He-Man. They have incorporated the technology from the New Adventures and the Horde

    Picture 3: These could be the new Evil Warriors that threaten King He-Man

    Picture 4: This could be the leader of the new Evil Warriors. Both pictures are the same character that has a transformation, similar to Mumm-Ra from Thundercats and Mon*Star from Silverhawks

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    If those designs were to be variants of the existing characters then I am happy with the vintage designs ... but as a sucker for new characters I'd be happy for these as completely new and unique warriors. However, I'd much rather see the Tomart article concept figures first (starting with Hoarder).
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