Solarman (1986)

TV Movie   |    |  Animation, Action, Adventure

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Unsold animated TV pilot about an aspiring teenage comic book artist who is given an alien bracelet by a dying alien scientist that turns him into a superhero powered by the Sun who must stop an evil galactic overlord from destroying it.


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7 December 2017 | Platypuschow
| Solarman: All kinds of bad
The world has seen its fair share of poor superheroes, I mean come on we had Captain Planet (1990) and many of them didn't last all too long.

Solarman was the pilot episode of a proposed television series which never came into fruition. Had I been on a board watching this deciding whether I wanted to invest into such a show I'd have turned it down to.

Solarman has a very similar origin story to Green Lantern, it's kind of Green Lantern meets Shazam in fact.

A boy finds a wounded alien who tells him he is earths last hope before handing him a bracelet that turns him into *Dun dun dun* Solarman.

Solarman powered by the sun (Original) and has an unspecified cluster of powers and must face off against a generic villain who looks like he's straight off the He-Man boat.

Generic, clichéd, and not even remotely original this is one series that I'm very glad died before birth.

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The Bad:

Tacky as hell

Entirely unoriginal

Things I Learnt From This Show:

A villain who threatens to make people "Feel his touch" should have worn a white collar




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