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Ask Dr. Robotnik 85 by FractiousLemon Ask Dr. Robotnik 85 by FractiousLemon
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I'm not sure what will excite people more about this post: The obvious sexual tension between Dr. X and Professor Misato, or the triumphant return of Dr. Robotnik.

I think I've probably destroyed the brains of 99% of my followers either way.
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LordEd Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The king has returned!

Long live the Eggman Empire.
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BurningResurrection Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
This may be just as appropriate situation as any to link you to this 
board.sonicstadium.org/topic/1…

VERY early concept art for Sonic SatAM
you will laugh
suddenly it all makes sense  
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FractiousLemon Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
Wow, haven't seen those! I knew that early in development, the cartoon was meant to be much sillier with dark undertones and differences in opinion led to the two very different cartoons existing, but that artwork does bring a few things into perspective. I always assumed it was another idea that they just kind of slapped Sonic and Eggman into and that seems about right.
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BurningResurrection Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
It would certainly explain why SatAM was so very different from any other sonic adaptation (except for Underground, which was originally supposed to be a SatAM revival anyway)
I also find it fascinating how the motive of Sonic having a human love-interest keeps re-surfacing throughout the history of the franchise 
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FractiousLemon Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
I find it disturbing. *laughs*
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BurningResurrection Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
it seems that you just can't keep certain ideas down 
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mattwo Featured By Owner Edited Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Actually SatAM was based on the comics. That's an obvious reason for it to be different if you ask me.

Seems a bit off for show based on the comic to look so different. I'm seriously wondering if the producers had even read the comic before making the show.
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BurningResurrection Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
actually, the comic was based, or rather heavily influenced of the show 
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mattwo Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Umm no, you have that backwards. The comic started in September '92, SatAM started in November '93. I clearly remember a issue of the comic advertising the show's debut well after the comic had started. There were certain elements of the show adapted into the comic, but the comic adapted elements of AoStH (Mostly Scratch, Grounder, and Coconuts far as I can recall) as well... there was also quite sadly, a single comic involving the alternate universe of Sonic Underground(while it was simple enough to composite the canons of the comic and AoStH (aside from the presence of humans, but that wasn't a detail that had been established in the comic canon at the time IIRC) Sonic Underground's three sonics required an alternate universe (there was also a possible future where Sonic has three kids, with one of them also being named Manic apparently)).

I might not be too up to date with the comics, but I know plenty about the first 150 or so issues. How much actual research on the subject have you done?
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BurningResurrection Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014
You pretty much pointed it out yourself however 
The early issues adapted AoStH, NOT SatAM 

Only once SatAM came out, did they start emulating the series 

Also, this is a very early development stage 
Shows tend to be in development for years, before they come even close to a pilot 
Which would means that these concepts are older than the comic 
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