Monday, August 2, 2010

Rockman Parody Comic By Ken Ishikawa

Reader Zeta Metal sent this my way, and it's just so bizarre that I had to share here.

Prior to his death in 2006, Ken Ishikawa, co-creator of the famous Getter Robo series, drew a parody comic based off of the events of Rockman 1. The short one-shot is popular in Japan for its strange and subtly disturbing depiction of the classic series cast; primarily a maniacal Rockman who's hell-bent on defeating everyone that stands in his path in the most vicious manner possible. The story takes a turn to the weird when Rockman assimilates himself with all nearby matter, transforming into an ominous giant as he prepares to confront Wily.

It's a story that has to be seen to be believed, and thankfully, there's an English translation. The strip was finally translated a couple years back thanks to the efforts of Ishikawa's loyal fanbase. The dialog is a bit wonky in some areas, but its supposed to be intentional to coincide with the story's madness. Download it here!

15 comments:

  1. Wat has been seen cannot be unseen.

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  2. I can't download it. It says the file is not found.

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  3. Yeah, and that was the cause of his death!!


    ...Don´t mess with megaman!!...

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  4. @Anon:

    There's multiple mirrors in the provided link. Try the Rapidshare one, works best for me.

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  5. @Kotipeltox: And you really need to respect people more. This parody looks great, something that more things in the world could use.

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  6. Holy crap, this is creepy.

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  7. o_o Probably the creepiest thing I've ever seen.

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  8. That was just BIZZARE.

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  9. I think I'm gonna have nightmares......

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  10. I love Getter Robo... But can't love this... :S

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  11. Rockman?

    More like RockGAR!

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  12. I know this isn't anything related to this blog, but I got MegaMan Zero Collection yesterday. And it was awesome.

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  13. I'd recommend people read all of Scanlated Getter Robo to completely appreciate the vague similarities between the two franchises.

    this is quite old, I thought people already knew this quite awhile ago...

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  14. @Saito

    RockGar?

    Ok, I find it offense.

    You know what? Anything you say is offensive...

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