Sunday, November 8, 2015

MOTU Minis Maximized


Dark Horse has release a collection of the Masters of the Universe mini-comics that came packaged with the toys. This compact, but weighty tome (nearly 2.5 inches thick) not only contains the comics from the original toyline (1982-1987), but also comics for the follow-up He-Man toyline, the She-Ra line, and the recent comics from the Masters of the Universe Classic toys--plus a bunch of extras.

As I've mentioned before, my favorites are the original series written by Donald Glut and drawn by Alfredo Alcala that present a pulpier, less superheroic version than the ones DC would follow them up with, or particularly the ones after the cartoon became popular. Still, all of them have good bits--plenty of things stealable for a game. Like these time demons:

4 comments:

Dr. Theda said...

My brother got the (bi-monthly) He-Man magazine back then...
... same Type (drawn the same) comic stories were in those....

Trey said...

Oh yeah. I had forgotten about those.

Francis Lee said...

I was a Skeletor fan!

Mike David Jr. said...

I had mine delivered last Saturday. It's a massive chunk of book! I have found memories of the comics because my younger brother loved the figures but he would give me the comics. Reading them takes me back to my childhood, and makes me want to run a MotU-esque campaign sometime.