Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

October 21, 2019 - Comment

In 1982, the world was introduced to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. What followed was a cultural sensation that changed the landscape of children’s entertainment forever! Join Mattel and Dark Horse in this comprehensive retrospective chronicling He-Man’s decades-long epic journey from toy, to television, to film, to a true pop culture phenomenon! This

In 1982, the world was introduced to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. What followed was a cultural sensation that changed the landscape of children’s entertainment forever! Join Mattel and Dark Horse in this comprehensive retrospective chronicling He-Man’s decades-long epic journey from toy, to television, to film, to a true pop culture phenomenon! This beautiful hardcover collects over 30 years of behind-the-scenes material, lore, and classic art! Includes rarely seen images of concept sketches, prototypes, and more from Mattel’s archives!

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  • In 1982, the world was introduced to He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. What followed was a cultural sensation that changed the landscape of children’s entertainment forever! Join Mattel and Dark Horse in this comprehensive retrospective chronicling He-Man’s decades-long epic journey from toy, to television, to film, to a true pop culture phenomenon! This beautiful hardcover collects over 30 years of behind-the-scenes material, lore, and classic art! Includes rarely seen images of concept

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Anonymous says:

the art of He-Man This is a terrific book! It’s 320 pages of information and art work on ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’. For fans of the toys and / or the animated shows, this is real treat.It’s a hardback book, full of glossy prints. It explains the conception of the main characters – which were originally designed to be nothing more than toy figures for boys – and how, as ideas progressed, the franchise evolved first into a comic book series and then a cartoon show. This show, which aired…

Anonymous says:

The most powerful coffee-table art book in the universe This book starts off with an introduction from Alan Oppenheimer, the actor behind the voices of Skeletor, Cringer, Battle Cat, Man-at-Arms, Mer-Man, and other characters from the 1980s cartoon. And it just gets better from there.THE TEXT: Besides the mandatory explanation about the history and development of the property, you also get interviews with the people who realised it in terms of conceptual character designs, cartoons, comic books, story books, magazines, the 1987…

Anonymous says:

An incredibly well-researched and impeccably produced art book on a favourite toy line Such a fantastic book, researched and written with care and enthusiasm. Even the most hardened MOTU fan will find something here that he or she has never seen before, as the writers had access to archival material and also the personal collections of various fans. The first section about the initial idea and designs for the toy range was particularly fascinating, seeing He-Man and the other characters develop and change.As an illustration nerd, I loved the artwork chosen in the…

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