Mattel designed the He-Man and the Masters of the Universe toy line after refusing to buy up the Star Wars license. That meant that the heroes and villains of Eternia had to appear to the same kids who gawked in delight every time R2-D2 appeared onscreen. So the biologica
Masters of the Universe
Mattel's released new Masters of the Universe art depicting He-Man, Skeletor, Beast Man, Man-At-Arms, Battlecat and more in a contemporary style befitting the franchise's 30th anniversary. Illustrated by Alvin Lee, who worked with Mattel Staff Product Designers Gabriel De La Torre and Raymond Makowski, the new art kind of blends the classic MoTU style with the 2002 He-Man and the Masters of the Universe animated series and of of course the fan-driven Masters of the Universe Classics toy line by the Four Horsemen and sold through MattyCollector.
Since its debut in 1982, Mattel's Masters of the Universe toy line and accompanying multimedia extensions have netted the toy company the kind of money guys like Steve Jobs can't even sneer at. As with
Looking at Masters of the Universe figures as fine art isn't necessarily a controversial perspective in today's day and age. Blake Wheeler takes toy and video game-based paintings to a whole new level, though, experimenting with different approaches to MotU toys, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters and Metal Gear Solid.
Wheeler's depiction of Sk
Consider writer Tim Seeley, interior artist Wellington Alves and covers artist Eric Powell are the new Masters of the Universe and they won't even have to don furry briefs... as far as we know. The trio wi
If you visit ComicsAlliance with any frequency, you probably don't need any extra incentives to make you want to buy a well done watercolor portrait of a Masters of the Universe character. Jonatha
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