Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Boom Studios Mega Man Fully Charged Issue #3 Cover Art


As we await the launch of Boom Studios' brand-new Mega Man Fully Charged limited series in a couple weeks, issue #3's covert art has arrived to tide us over.

The character featured in the center is Namagem -- the twin "brother" of Mega Man/Aki Light. (his name is 'Mega Man' spelled backwards. Yeah.) Namagem is depicted standing amidst a pile of broken and tattered robotic bodies with, what appears to be, Skull Man looming in the background. Note that Skull Man did not appear in the Fully Charged animated series.

Pending this issue's solicitation, it remains to be seen if the cover represents an event taking place during the "Hard Wars" or after the events of the show's final episode "The Gauntlet Part II." One thing is certain, though: this series will be tonally darker than the animated series.


Source: Previews World

18 comments:

  1. I love the look of this and cant wait to see this comic do well i just hope the fanbase gives it a shot and reads it knowing its another take on classic just like battle network

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    1. Yeah, seems fair to give it a shot. This cover actually looks alright and seeing a new robot master has me a little optimistic.

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    2. You might be asking a bit too much from the fanbase. Especially since very few people even had the chance to see the show, no thanks to Cartoon Network

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    3. There are too many "another takes" for this franchise. I don't need another.

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    4. I saw it. Felt like it couldn't decide if it wanted to appeal to the original fans or bring in new blood.

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  2. BBA Mega Man color scheme? Hmm...

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  3. wait that’s namagem? I thought that was bad box art Mega Man V2

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  4. Everything I've said about the previous covers applies to this one too.

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  5. The cover looks actually pretty damn good. Namagem looks like a 1980's Spider-Man villain, but still pretty cool.

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  6. Namagem... You're kidding? Not even bothering to use Proto Man?
    I'm convinced the people behind this comic are same group of people that worked on the TV version of Fully Charged, treating the source material as if it's infectious nuclear waste that should never be touched.

    I'm shocked they actually managed to use the actual Wily, rather than bringing back Bert.

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    1. To Man of Action/Dentsu's defense, they weren't trying to make "a Mega Man cartoon" like Ruby-Spears ("Mega Man SatAM") or Ashi Productions (Upon a Star). They were trying to make a whole new timeline. It wasn't much different than Mega Man Battle Network as far as taking familiar concepts and applying them in radically-different ways – kind of like Sonic Boom or Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.

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    2. I'd be more inclined to believe that if they didn't have fanservice that directly referenced the original sprites.

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    3. I wouldn't call it "fanservice", especially when they couldn't even get the artstyle and bit number right, you call that 8-bit? That looks more 32-bit.

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    4. So they even bungled that. Nice.

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    5. ell, that's just it. They were trying to do their own thing but with a little bit of "callbacks" on the side, what with the funky pixel art and the remixed theme songs. You can have callbacks and still go your own way.

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  7. Mega Man's evil twin brother is Bad Box Art Mega Man?

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  8. This makes Captain N's robot masters look like the Mona Lisa.

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  9. IS that Skull Man in the background?

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