Category Archives: capcom
The Familiar Familiar
Time for another topic from the Lav archives. This one revolves around a most interesting tidbit on Rockman’s first helper robot in 2008’s R20 Official Complete Works book: early concept art showing an early draft of Rush, as well as a hawk-like bird said to have been considered for the supporter role around the same […]
So in two years, we’ll have another Mega Man cartoon… you know, maybe. It’s the first sign we’ve been given in recent times that Capcom isn’t planning to just sit on the franchise and continue to squeeze out anniversary/nostalgia products. They are attempting to take an active direction, so that’s interesting. Especially that it’s going […]
Comic to Card: Ikehara x Adali
Back around 1996 when China ran out of Japanese Rockman Carddas cards to import, they decided to make some of their own. Collectible card kingpin Adali took images from Shigeto Ikehara’s popular Rockman mangas (most of which had been released in China already), colored them, slapped some holographic foil on there and ba-da-boom, you’ve got […]
Pile Up Pipe Dreams
Hey, here’s a thing.
Punk, Rockman Killer No. 2, is one bad mutha. He has an interesting design that breaks the mold of your average Mega Man boss while also staying true to the series’ style. His unconventional construction has been one of designer Keiji Inafune’s personal favorites (which you can read about in Mega Man Official Complete Works […]
Robotic Utility Support Hound
At PAX Prime back in September of 2013, Keiji Inafune was centered in the public eye with the announcement of Mighty No. 9. At the convention he conducted multiple interviews with online gaming news outlets, with questions polled from fans on various subjects. One topic that was mentioned in multiple interviews was whether Mega Man’s […]
Spring is here
Well spring has sprung, but I wouldn’t know it from looking out my window. There’s more snow outside right now as I’m writing this than I’ve seen during the entirety of this winter. At least I can gaze at this picture and pretend the seasons have cycled on. From the 2012 Capcom Girls Calendar, here’s […]
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!
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.
Brilliant Fashion Show Window
The world of ZX is known for its trendy fashion and incredible hairstyles. After all, where would the game be without Serpent’s luscious soul ‘fro?* Therefore it’s only natural that all this series’ topics from The Answer have to do with how people look and what they’re wearing. (All two of them.)