Category Archives: X

Every Hero Needs Support!

Presenting another of my favorite pieces of tribute art from R20+5: A collaboration piece from a team of Capcom artists! Read on for more images, and whodunnit!

Steel Sensei

This is one of my favorite 25th anniversary tribute images published in R20+5. The art stands pretty well on its own, but to catch all the jokes and innuendo some translation may be required.

On X

This edition of The Answer is thematically devoted to X’s wardrobe: What he wears, why he wears it, what he could have worn, and what’s underneath.

The Lady, the Scoundrel, and the Gun

Time now for the Irregular Hunter X edition of The Answer.

The times, they are a-changin’

Time for more answers from The Answer, this time talking about the classic-to-X time interval and the disappearance of Rock’s charge and slide abilities in 9 and 10.

The Answer

R20+5 contains page after page of interviews with Rockman series artists, past, present, and up and coming. It culminates in a section called “The Answer” where more than 10 representatives of Capcom and Inti Creates take turns answering over 50 of the fans’ Rockman-related questions gathered from Rockman Unity. I thought it would be fun […]

Polly want a Force Metal

Rockman X Command Mission‘s concept art section is slightly expanded in R20+5, with the images spread across 2 extra pages. That means room for a few more pieces, plus the ones that were already there are now generally a bit larger and more spread out. Unfortunately, what was added was for the most part already […]

Toru Nakayama’s Women of Rockman

Like the Heroes calendar, Capcom’s 2012 Girls Calendar featured its own Rockman panorama, this one by famed Rockman Zero series artist Toru Nakayama. Taking up the highly contended for New Years/Valentine’s Day position, no less! Not quite as comprehensive as the boys’ side. This one has representations from more of the different subgroups of Rockman, […]

The X-3 Files

Friday bonus pic: original artwork from the Rockman X3 Carddass Station System File. Charge up!


Here’s a random bit of the past for the TRUE FAN: an ad for the Nubytech MMX controller that ran in magazines and even the GCN Mega Man X Collection booklet.