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Kevin Smith's Masters of the Universe: Revelation trailer

INC

Member
Tired Blank Face GIF
 

AJUMP23

Gold Member
Politics injected where none was present. Drop the politics.
I really hope this is kid friendly. I know the old He-Man show did PSAs about littering and stuff in the 80s I hope they do more in that vein.


EDIT FOR MOD: Sorry dropping political commentary on identity politics in kids shows.
 
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Looks decent enough. Reminds me of the '02 series. Woulda rather heard some actual score and not that tired Bonnie Tyler song though. =P
 

Cyberpunkd

Gold Member
I grew up in socialist Poland in the 1980s and I remember my father showing me a set of Polaroids on the wall that told the story, you had a machine and you were moving the pictures with a press, the whole story was on a roll like an old film. One of the stories was about He-Man.

Damn that nostalgia train hits hard.
 

CGiRanger

Banned
Hopefully it's decent. Castlevania was middling in the end. I can already see some awkward CG animation being used as well here. But I'll reserve judgement.
 

sol_bad

Member
Kevin Smith as in Mallrats Kevin Smith?

Yep.

I think this looks great, can't wait to check it out. And I don't care if the rumor of He-Man not being in 80% of the episodes is true. Considering the show is called Masters of the Universe, it'll be good to get some characterization from the other characters.
:)
 

dukeoflegs

Member
I'm in, also thanks for making me feel old Netflix.
Joker voice for Skeletor will take a moment to get use to, but I'm still in.
 

teezzy

Fantastik Tuna
Looks like the best thing to have Kevin Smiths name on it since Clerks 2

Where's Sarah Michelle Gellar?? Isn't she in this?!
 

RoboFu

One of the green rats
I’m shocked they didn’t go for some super hard angled flat art style that everyone does reboots in. This looks great 👍
 
Is that the real synopsis?
Yes, it is:

"The war for Eternia culminates in Masters of the Universe: Revelation, an innovative and action-packed animated series that picks up where the iconic characters left off decades ago. After a cataclysmic battle between He-Man and Skeletor, Eternia is fractured and the Guardians of Grayskull are scattered. And after decades of secrets tore them apart, it's up to Teela to reunite the broken band of heroes, and solve the mystery of the missing Sword of Power in a race against time to restore Eternia and prevent the end of the universe."

Edit: I am pasting the link from IGN but it is embedding the video without the text.
 
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CGiRanger

Banned
Yes, it is:

"The war for Eternia culminates in Masters of the Universe: Revelation, an innovative and action-packed animated series that picks up where the iconic characters left off decades ago. After a cataclysmic battle between He-Man and Skeletor, Eternia is fractured and the Guardians of Grayskull are scattered. And after decades of secrets tore them apart, it's up to Teela to reunite the broken band of heroes, and solve the mystery of the missing Sword of Power in a race against time to restore Eternia and prevent the end of the universe."

Edit: I am pasting the link from IGN but it is embedding the video without the text.
Why am I not surprised. I should have known there was a reason "He-Man" was stripped out of the "Masters of the Universe" title.

Because even if the titular character is male (especially strong male), he is inevitably going to be supplanted by *strong independent woman* in his own show. It's probably the only way this show was able to be green-lit these days after all.
 
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Atrus

Gold Member
I really enjoyed Netflix’s She-Ra.

From this trailer, this new show takes another angle and goes toward a more mature tone than the original.
That’s fine with me so long as the plot is interesting.
 

isual

Member
i think that whole trailer is the first episode. big grand battle against skeletor, he man loses but defeats him, then we move to the 40 years later
 
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