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Ulysses 31 Fanart01 by AlexBaxtheDarkSide Ulysses 31 Fanart01 by AlexBaxtheDarkSide
Does This ring a bell to anyone? it should, because this show is Excellent.

If you are unfamiliar this will fill you in :the struggles of Ulysses and his crew against the divine entities that rule the universe, the ancient gods from Greek mythology. The Gods of Olympus are angered when Ulysses, commander of the giant spaceship, Odyssey, kills the giant Cyclops to save a group of enslaved children, including his son. Zeus sentences Ulysses to travel the universe with his crew frozen until he finds the Kingdom of Hades, at which point his crew will be revived and he will be able to return to Earth. Along the way they encounter numerous other famous figures from Greek mythology given a futuristic twist.

if that is not cat in pants exciting i don't know what is. Greek Myth set in the 31st century with light sabers and monsters. Awesome! :D

This is by far one of the best pieces of work i have done in a while :)

Hopefully I can get more people watching this show, because it did indeed come out in the wake of starwars, but it is one of the few shows to branch off and tell its own story and being truly awesome while doing it. This was probably the "darkest" cartoon i had seen as a child by far, dealing with themes of eternal damnation, loss of loved ones, going up against insurmountable odds. The music is haunting and atmospheric. This stand alone series is a masterpiece and a real inspiration. I recommend you seek it out :)
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Eyemelt Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
Awesome series! Nice work!
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AlexBaxtheDarkSide Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
thanks very Much Eyemelt (cool name) I love your Robot teenager, fantastic style, has a retro 50's B-movie feel, great stuff! :D Thanks very much for checking out my Digital painting, Great avatar as well! :)
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Eyemelt Featured By Owner May 30, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks for kind words, keep up the good work!
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T-SquaredProductions Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YES! YES! YES YES YES YES!!!!!!!! 8D

I saw the ENTIRE series in December of 2010! It was AWESOME! 8D
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AlexBaxtheDarkSide Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
Music to my ears, yah,it has some real fresh ideas, considering the age of the cartoon. It's one of those I grew up with as a kid, so some of the scarier moments were multiplied ten fold on my impressionable brain tissue ;)

Nice one adding it to the "Holy Crap this is Good" Folder. It makes me smile I qualify for such an Honor, LOL,

Thanks very much ^_^
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Rburrows Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2010  Hobbyist Filmographer
Awesome work Alex!!!!
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AlexBaxtheDarkSide Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2011  Professional General Artist
aw thankyou Vellly much Rochelle, glad you like it, was fun ^_^
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OneShallStand Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010   Writer
Looks great. Ulysses 31 was a fantastic show for its time and it holds up very well today.
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