Rare Sonic Art (And restoring it)

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  1. Xilla

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    Popped up in a few magazines around the time of Sonic 3's release...!
     
  2. Boxer Hockey

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    the reason some art ended up that way is undoubtedly because the artists weren't given enough reference materials.
     
  3. Turbohog

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    That's probably the case. But that "Knuckles'" is the stuff of nightmares. Holy crap.
     
  4. SystemsReady

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    Welp that is gonna be popping up in my mind as I try to fall asleep tonight.
     
  5. Oh yeah, I remember that version of Knux. lol

    Contrasted the colors a bit, got rid of the black background as lazily best as I could.

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    I wish I'd backed up the images posted when this thread started. Some links are dead now. Oh well.

    ETA: Seen these images a few pages back, and I just wanted to de-skew/re-size them to a good approx. proportion.

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  6. Black Squirrel

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    Afternoon,

    https://picclick.com/SONIC-Hedgehog-Adventure-SKI-SNOWBOARD-JR-Holiday-Catalog-323247364593.html

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    I have no idea what this is, other than being skiing/snowboarding related and Japanese.
     
  7. Looks like holiday catelogs or brochures to hotel lodging.

    Fixed the perspective on the covers. They need some artifact clean up:

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  8. Trunks

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    I love that Snowboard Sonic piece, so I tried to clean it up and cut it out.

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  9. Black Squirrel

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    https://picclick.co.uk/Gamespotting-SEGA-Ozisoft-Gaming-Avant-Card-1997-Advertising-112759315703.html
     
  10. Ch1pper

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    How are every pose in that image inconsistent with each other? :v:
     
  11. Black Squirrel

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    So you know how the other day I was saying how you should scan old catalogues? Here's your motivation:


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    https://picclick.com/55pg-1993-Toys-R-US-Color-Catalog-Nintendo-323181878967.html#&gid=1&pid=4


    I don't really understand this one - I don't think it's a 1993 catalogue as claimed (I think it's pre-summer holiday as opposed to a pre-winter one), given that all the coupons expire in November 1994. But Sonic 3 should have been out by then - why fake the cover?

    Is it even an official Sega placeholder? It looks exceedingly bad.
     
  12. Windii

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    Recently I've begun collecting the aforementioned Sonic X DVD volumes I posted about a few months back, and already got five volumes out of thirteen. I uploaded the scans I've currently finished here. I'll get the rest as soon as I get some cash, and I'm counting on Scott to give me his copies of volumes 11-13, lmao.

    When I get the full house I might scan the discs as well.
     
  13. Black Squirrel

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    You will document these things on our wikis. I don't care if I have to post this stuff for years. I think.


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    So I know how you guys are massive fans of stationary - here are some Sonic-related pens and pencils and whatever the box with the handle is meant to be, created by a company called "Tombow". Some strange art used by this company already appears in this topic - I'm not sure these front-facing characters do though.
     
  14. Adamis

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    It's a pencil sharpener.

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  15. Black Squirrel

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    Okay if I can't encourage you to document Japanese stationary, how about a genuine British A4 Sonic binder???

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    From Highgrove Stationery Limited. I don't think that company even exists anymore!


    Get all this noise wikied up.
     
  16. big smile

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    They actually made different variations of that folder as well as note book.

    I have a folder with Sonic & Tails in GHZ and MBZ and a note book with them in SYZ. Sadly, I don't have a camera (not even in my mobile) at the moment.
     
  17. Overlord

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    I actually have one of these, ahahahahaha

    There's also a tin pencil case, a couple of notebooks, a rubber, a pencil...
     
  18. JaxTH

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  19. Black Squirrel

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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/M-P-Promo-1993-12-Month-Calendar-Feat-Sonic-2-Mega-Man-5-Felix-SF-NES-SNES-Sega-/152554966248

    I feel like I've seen this Sonic artwork before.

    p.s. I don't know what "M&P Design Group" is - Google's returning photos of firearms and offices.
     
  20. Pengi

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    The blaster Poh-Bee also appears in this Sonic CD promo leaflet. So it definitely originates from Sega

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