appearing on He-Man? For those of you who do not
know, Blackstar was the series that came out just
before He-Man, by Filmation Studios, and although
it only had 13 episodes, many respect it. In the season
one episode "Temple of The Sun," Nepthu searches
for an ancient scarab, and finds it gaining great powers,
and becoming the episode's main villain.
the camera pans across to where Nepthu desperately searches,
we can see in the background a few statues. The very prominent
statue holding a sword above his head is none other than
Blackstar. Obviously the artists thought it would be a good
inside joke to include this character from a former series.
In the close up we can see that it definitely is Blackstar,
holding the Starsword aloft.
definitely retained his look, even as a statue. The artists
made sure that even in a simple background painting the
character still looked the same. Always remember that the
show Blackstar was in many ways responsible for
the He-Man show getting off the ground.