View Poll Results: Would you prefer Batros with a furry buck or the standard human buck?

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Thread: Would you prefer Batros having a "furry" body as opposed to the standard human buck?

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    Heroic Warrior DJ Force's Avatar
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    Would you prefer Batros having a "furry" body as opposed to the standard human buck?

    The title says it all. Batros is an awesome figure, but I canīt help but thinking he would be even more awesome if his body would have some sort of texture.
    So I whipped up a little photoshop pic of the Batros prototype shown at NYTF mixed with the texture of Stratosī buck.
    Judge for yourself and let me (and Mattel) know, which one you would prefer.

    And before someone starts complaining that Batros didnīt have body hair in the Filmation cartoon: Neither did Stratos nor Beastman! This was a drawing and animation limitation, not neccessarily a design choice. So, while keeping the figure as faithful to the original as possible, a texture for his body would not contradict what we have seen in the cartoon! ;-)

    Original Prototype vs. Photosop mock-up:


    Reference: Stratos and Beastman in Filmation cartoon, showing no body hair!
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    A furry body is a great idea! Cant say that I like your recoloring of the figure though

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    I'm fine with him coming as shown at NYTF. To me, Batros is aping the dress of batfolk who came ages before him... I've always seen him as a human who adopted this style and learned his powers through a vast amount of research into Eternia's past. He doesn't need to have a furry body, because he's not actually part bat, IMO.

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    Heroic Warrior DJ Force's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zodac666 View Post
    A furry body is a great idea! Cant say that I like your recoloring of the figure though
    Umm... I didnīt do that on purpose. This was a result of photoshop-merging the grey Stratos buck with the purple Batros figure. I couldnīt get the color back to the original. But you can see in the comparison pic that the skintone is just a little darker, it didnīt change drastically from the original.
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    Either one for me......I like him both ways. I voted furry though just for the heck of it

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    I'm perfectly fine with him as revealed....I don't see him needing to be furry, if he was furry, whatever, but I say leave him as he is.
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    His body doesn't have fur in his cartoon appearance, so my vote goes for "NO fur". Fur is murder after all.

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    Yeah, I like your furry idea!
    Not to sound like a creepy cheerleader for Uki, but it's nice to know there is at least one person on this forum who is extremely positive & friendly all the time. I don't think I could be that nice even if you paid me. If we ever give out awards for "forum member of the month", Uki gets my vote. -Mr. Shokoti

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    i dont think it matters. fine as is so i voted no fur. but fur would have been fine too. however since he has the furry hood i would imagine the fur is an affectation and he would not actually furry.

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    Human body is fine for me but it's not really a big deal either way.

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