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Totally 80s by J-Scott-Campbell Totally 80s by J-Scott-Campbell
An "oldie" but a "goodie"! This originally appeared back in Wizard magazine #136 in 2002 as the opening spread to an article entitled "80's EXTREME!"

Pencil line-art by ME! Digital colors by the talented Matt Milla!


UPDATE!: (Robert Stack: "Unsolved Mysteries" voice!)

"Woooaaahhh!!!" Over 30,000 views and about 500 comments in 24 hours!!! And without being an "Official Daily Deviation"! You guys are the BEST!! Ok, just a few additional general replies:

* The robot looking, armored guy in black on the far right is a "Micronaut"! I agree, I didn't think he was in the same league as the rest, but the editors at Wizard magazine insisted he be there for some reason, so, "there you go!"

* I too have a soft spot for SilverHawks, M.A.S.K, The REAL Ghostbusters, Bravestar, and even Jem!, My little Pony & Rainbow Brite (Lol!) but this was the list that we came up with as a group! Maybe I'll have to do a "Totally 80's" II (Yes, with roman numerals, 'cause that's SO f**kin' 80's!!! ;-P!) Make your suggestions be heard!

* Yes, "Battle of the Planets" (or "G-FORCE" as it will ALWAYS be known to THIS big kid!) was probably more 70's, you're right...

* YES, there IS a Robotech back there!

* Comments that mentioned Mrs PacMan, finding the Rubik's cube, and specifically taking the time to locate ALL 4 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, give yourselves a GOLD STAR, You guys RULE!


And for a little "SeX-ay 80's"...

;P!
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:iconrongodby:
RonGodby Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
My gen!
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:iconnukuchanchan:
Nukuchanchan Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
What no Rainbow Brite? lol
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Archangeldrako01 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
Best of my childhood memories. Such amazing detail, and great collaboration of characters.
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Barkindji Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
Battle-Cat!! Oh how I miss the Masters of the Universe.
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GundamCat Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2013
complete amazment..but i must ask..where Rainbow Brite?..i only ask cuz i see Stawberry Shortcake in there and im sorry if i offend anyone but Rainbow totaly kicked ass over Stawberry..but still..amazing job
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roloscomics Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Where are the Ghostbusters in thar artwork?? EPIC FAIL, but GREAT WORK!!
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mikelim301 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
So... much... awesomeness!
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Conook1973 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
Ok I want to frame this and put it on my wall! Please tell me I can find a print somewhere that is legal?
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RobertMisirian Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
The big six of 80s cartoons for me have always been GI Joe, He Man and the Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers, Voltron, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Still, I'm surprised no one has mentioned C.O.P.S. here. I hear a bit about it, but it's truly noteworthy.
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ragpsj Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Childhood we meet again!
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Darikin Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
the awesomness
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Greyman101 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
He-Man: Smell my B.O.! I command thee!
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Green-Legend Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
From those of us born int he 80s... we salute you :salute:
You are a...
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to us all! Awesome :headbang: good sir!
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Spillsin Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fuck yeah!!!! I grew up watching all these ~ one of my fav images EVER!
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:iconzt4:
ZT4 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
Wasnt BOTP the 70s?
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MAKiB0Y Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
super cool!! :headbang:
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:iconcaerlaw:
CaerLaw Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012
Awesome! And what memories this conjures!
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jonathan-hillmer Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Very cool piece, indeed.
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Botboy41 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012
So Much 80's Charater's, SO MUCH EPICNESS
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:iconpeghook:
peghook Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
we had such an awsome childhood
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stuperrins Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012
awesome! wow
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H-SAMABlog Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
loved it
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jakerrundle Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant! Made my whole day! :D
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Vampluva Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh man, that's my childhood right there, all wrapped in a ribbon of Awesomesauce!!! xD
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sinz718 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You just brought me back and hit a soft spot on this one for me.
More 80's designs when you can please I really love this image.
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DeadHeartMare Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
GAAAAAAHHHH!!! SO MUCH AWESOME I CAN'T STAND IT!!!
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Artist-Azar Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012
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tinybabii Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i wasnt even born then tbh but i can definitely name like all the of characters in here ^^
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jorun1981 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
I really loved to watch Ulysses 31, Captain Future, Silver Hawks, Thundercats, Bravestarr, Defenders of the Earth, TMNTand many many more.
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jorun1981 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
Oh really cool all the cartoon series I watched as I was young. I so much loved them.
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BatRod Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
Holy crap I'm gettin' old...
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Lutetium71 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, this takes me back. The Micronaut was the only one I didn't recognize. Of course I only know the names of the Care Bears and Strawberry's cat because I have a three-year-old daughter and those two franchises are back in style. I just love Papa Smurf's expression!
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Wrongsidefox Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
but what of rainbow brite?
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MakeMineRonin Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
ooohh this takes me back... way back... I dig this!
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Bulman66 Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Soooo cool
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Superfreak330 Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Reminds me of my youth. Good times...good times.
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MazingerXV Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012
Is there any way of getting this as a print?
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thundercatsarelose Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Student Artist
i think i see the feeliner
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Tellamory Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012
Is it Packman at the left side? :D
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Dead-Rough-Ink Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2012
Awesome sauce!
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toes-in-the-sand Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012
By the power of Greyskull!
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Maniac481 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012
80er jahre waren die besten
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xoxTMNTxox Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2012
Wowzers! :wow: Flashback and a half! Very amazing artwork! :happybounce:
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Exodyus Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
You should seriously consider making a comic book of your own based off of all the characters in this picture in one filthy hot hot heat mash-up.
It could be absolute nonsense, but with your art and these characters -- you can't go wrong.
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JRTHEDEVIANTARTIST Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012
You took the words right out of my mouth,you should have had Bravestarr,The Real Ghostbusters,M.A.S.K.,SilverHawks,Jem,My Little Pony,Rainbow Brite,Muppet Babies,She-Ra:Princess Of Power,Super Ted,Inspector Gadget,The Wuzzles,The Snorks,Alf,Felix The Cat,The Fraggles,Duck Tales,Dragon`s Lair,Mr.T,Visionaries,Pound Puppies,Mario Bros.,Garfield And Friends,The Get-Along Gang,Chuck Norris:Karate Kommandos,Bucky O`Hare,Alvin And The Chipmunks,Dinoriders,Droids,Dungeons And Dragons,Ewoks,Donkey Kong,Bettlejuice,Punky Brewster,The Sooby Doo Cartoon that aired in the 80s,C.O.P.S,Madballs,Dennis The Menace,Teddy Ruxpin,Thundarr The Barbarian,Jayce And The Wheeled Warriors,Gummi Bears,Astro Boy,Chip N`Dale:Rescue Rangers,Danger Mouse,The Adevntures Of Paddington Bear,The New Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh,The Jetsons,Richie Rich,TigerSharks,Galaxy Rangers,Go
-Bots,The Karate Kid,Galtar And The Golden Lance,Rambo, RoboCop(the 1980s were an amazing time,I can`t remember any other time period where R-Rated Movies like Ramobo and RoboCop would get turned into Kid-Friendly Cartoons).

I love this ''Totally 80s Collage''of Classic 1980s Cartoons you`ve done.If I have enough room left on my walls(because I`m getting many framed pictureds for my place),I`ll get a copy of this framed for my walls,too.Yeah,you really should do a ''Totally 80s II.'' Also,have you thought about doing a ''Totally 80s'' Collage for 80s Movies?That would be awesome! So would a ''Totally 90s'' Collage for 90s Cartoons and 90s Movies! Any one who can make a Care Bear look bad ass and cute and cuddly at the same time is a great artist,in my book! I love a lot of your work and this doesn`t disappoint,either.Great Work!
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MTFRY Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
I love how the red Care Bear is like "take that you frigging impossible devil puzzle!"
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MarKomik Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Student Filmographer
As a hungarian, very good to see the Rubik's cube on a magnificent comic artist's page. :) Great works, keep it up!
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ImeldaWhitfield Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i love several of your pics but I believe this is my favorite bc it brings back so many memories!
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sonic500 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
I was a kid of the 90's(Well i was born in 1988 but most of my childhood was in the 90's) but i do rember a lot of the cartoons here.
Awsome job ^_^
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