18 July 2007

Up Down Up Down Left Right Left Right AB AB

If you know the code from back in the day, then welcome to the nerd club.

I was watching Captain N: The Game Master tonight (the complete series), and was inspired to draw him. What a great cartoon it was. It still holds up!



Hope y'all digs!

32 comments:

Ross Burt said...

woo! first!! ;)

man alive i flippin loved Captain N...that joybad belt buckle, the mega cool zapper, hanging out with megaman, kid icarus, and that tool Simon from castlevania...awesome cartoon. And the NES is the coolest lookin console ever - period.

Man, think u should like Astrofunk issue 2...the evil chick whips out her 8 bit blasters and goes on a bunny blasting frenzy! ...ok, so i have to finish issue 1 first, but it's gonna be sweeet!!

Awesome drawing as always dude, keep inspiring!

William Dean Blankenship Jr. said...

Ha! That's classic!

3!LL

COMIKXGUY said...

I KNEW YOU WERE GOING TO GET AROUND AND DO THIS ONE CHEEKS!

WHAT A CRAZY CARTOON HUH?

I MISS THOSE GREAT CARTOONS

SO GOING TO DRAW THE REST OF THE CAST?

Jen Zee said...

Haha, I never watched Captain N, but I do remember using the code for Contra..... but there was an additional "select start" at the end!!!!

Looks great :) Love the pose, especially. He's got so much character!

JVC said...
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JVC said...

If you use that, nothing will happen! The Konami Code is actually UUDDLRLRBA (+start)... I used to use it in Gradius.

I don't remember Captain N being that good... I'll have to check it out :)

COMIKXGUY said...

CONTRA RULES!

Andrew said...

Captain N wasnt really that good actually.

Its more fun in a totally nostalgic way. It kind of brings back that Saturday morning feeling in a real way. Kind of like the Super Mario Bros. Super Show only more so.

Luiz Henrique said...

I really like your style. Your drawings are awesome.
Take care
bye

Bobby Chiu said...

whoa... haven't heard Captain N for a while! Sweeet!

Anonymous said...

cheeks...good drawings dogg...keep it up man....and keep all your shit fresh

Mauro said...

Yeah!!!i used to watch that cartoon too!! it was really cool!fantastic "re-design" you made!

Ramez said...

hell yeah man I dig. Keep up the good work

BrianMORANTE said...

O man I loved that show, but only rarely got to watch it. Good job

Anonymous said...

I always thought that was a pretty good one. I had a grey market tape of it from one of those online guys but I'll get this now. Mother Brain is pretty nuts.
Thanks for the heads up on the DVD set!

Marcelo Vignali said...

Hey thanks! I'm glad you liked the show. I was one of the character designers in one of my very first gigs where I was given a leadership role...way back when.

I was made the design lead and I designed Captain N, his dog, the princess, Simon Belmont and Mother Brain. A friend of mine named Fil Barlow designed King Hippo, the eggplant looking guy and Megaman.

I have to say, your design of Captain N is much better than my version. Great job.

keison said...

Love your stuff Sean!!

Jav said...

Shit... its been a minute since Captain N...
I remember checkin out the greats like Thundercats and He-Man after becoming a stupid "grown uo" and sadly enough they were nowhere near what I remember...
But they will always live triumphantly in my heart...
They will always rock....
and so will King Hippo damn it!
Nice job...

Cheeks said...

hahaha thanx, everyone!

the designs for it rock my world.

hey Marcelo! man, you did a great job with those designs. Capt. N, and the dog's design really stuck out as being nicely developed. i love all the designs, but something about those 2 are magnificent.

hope to see whomever at the san diego comicon!

Playkill said...

I'd have to agree with Andrew...Captain N (in retrospect) wasn't that great. BUT I did enjoy it at the time. In any case, awesome drawing!

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