Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby paul463 » 18 Feb 2013 16:47

In terms of sales how popular was the Roboskull?
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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby Red Laser » 18 Feb 2013 19:28

Larry: If you do use the Red Shadows again will you use the Joecon Vacation in the Shadows set as inspiration or the original toys and BAF comics?
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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby jamarmiller » 18 Feb 2013 19:39

Larry ;

Whose idea was it to use the Red Shadows First ?

If it was your idea, what was IDWs reaction ?

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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby Thundershot » 18 Feb 2013 20:05

Bob:
Was there, at any time, the possibility considered for giving the Roboskull any electronic features,such as light or sound effects?

Did any other members of the Palitoy staff work alongside you on the project &, if so, what input did they have into the finalised design?

Larry:
In the U.K comics the Black Major was notoriously unforgiving of failure or any form of dissension by his subordinates..often killing his own troops if they displeased him in any way.. have you kept, or felt you had to change, this blood thirsty aspect of his personality?
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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby Chopper » 18 Feb 2013 23:26

Larry: Battle Action Force had a big impact on a lot of kids around the world and BFTB is evidence that would suggest there is still a huge amount of nostalgia where these toys and stories are concerned. Do you think that is a market that could be tapped outside of the USA as it was 30 years ago and is your addition of the Shads a small way of doing that?

Bob: After the Roboskull (which is very cool) are there any other figures or vehicles which you consider to be your best work?
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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby ZForce Loon » 19 Feb 2013 17:53

Bob,

Were the glow in the dark stickers for the Roboskull something added at the last minute or was it part of the design phase.

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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby SteveD » 19 Feb 2013 19:21

Bob - If two swallows set off, carrying a coconut.... (sorry! Couldn't resist! ;-) )
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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby Thundershot » 19 Feb 2013 19:39

Bob:

How did you first come up with the idea of a flying machine that resembled a human skull, were you inspired by anything in particular or was it just something which sprang purely from your own imagination?

Did you design the Roboskull's pilot too & was the use of a Hasbro figure ever considered for this vehicle?..also, on a side-note, I've noticed most Hasbro originated vehicles came with Hasbro figures, whereas Palitoy vehicle designs had Palitoy figures, was there any reason for this?
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Re: Larry Hama, Shannon Gallant and Bob Brechin interviews!!

Postby The Baron » 20 Feb 2013 11:31

OK, wrapping it up. Thanks everyone!

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