Growing up, I thought He-Man was the perfect guy. He was strong, smart, sexy, and hung around a ragtag group of dudes all day. Does it get any better?* So why artists Alex Leighton and Marko Djurdjevic felt it necessary to re-imagine the hunk is beyond me. Alex sells his very lighthearted, cartooon-y acrylic originals for $45 (examples after the jump), while Marko, well, Marko is obviously depressed. That's his He-Man there.
Man-At-Arms: He-Man -- Skeletor approaches, we must attack!
He-Man: He-who? I need a clean needle.
Hit the jump for a bunch more of the two completely different takes on He-Man and the Masters of My Universe.
*Not unless he mixes a good daiquiri.
Marko Djurdjevic And Alex Leighton Make He-Man Cooler Than Ever! [youbentmywookie]
Thanks to mike, who once beat He-Man in an arm wrestling match and made me cry.
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