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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Character Fan Art Feature: Wario

Welcome to our first feature of character fan art. The geek umbrella covers a number of different mediums from TV to comics to gaming, each featuring a range of beloved characters. To celebrate the diversity of our interests I intend to bring a regular selection of different artists take on one character. 

Today’s chosen character is Wario, I know, an odd choice, but I didn’t want to go for the obvious characters first.  Making his first appearance in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins for the Gameboy back in 1992, this antagonist has gone onto have his own range of games.

Interesting fact I didn’t know: The name Wario is a combination of Mario and the Japanese adjective warui meaning ‘bad’ thus a ‘bad’ Mario. I just thought they had turned the M upside down. 

Let’s start with a cutesie version of this bad boy, Poutty Wario by sillysimeongurl:

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Next this realistic rendition, Wario by Robotpencil

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The creepy nature and intricate details of this piece are impressive.  Wario and Waluigi by sumox

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This portrayal screams a man with a devious and sinister nature Wario by Josh Summana

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Finally a bit of fun, the artist of this piece describes Wario as his hero, and has drawn him as such MY HERO by Zorrin

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If you have any suggestions as to characters you would like to see featured add a comment to the facebook post.

Becca Harper
Becca Harperhttp://geekparenting.tumblr.com/
Editor and occasional writer for Geek Pride! I prefer Star Trek over Star Wars, collect comics and wish I could be a superhero one day. I tabletop RPG as well as a little gaming, design the odd t-shirt now and again, update my Geek Parenting Tumblr and when I have cash to spend (which is rare) I scour the internet for Wonder Woman collectables. Also Doctor Who and Firefly rock!!

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