Comic The game had a long-running recurring strip in the British comic Sonic the Comic published by Fleetway. Decap Attack was a weird Platform Game released for Sega Genesis/Megadrive in 1991, and probably the only game in existence which starred a headless mummy. Both are updates of the 1988 NES game Kid Kool and the 1989 Master System game Psycho Fox. Want to discover art related to dolcett? Sonic the Comic Wiki is a FANDOM Comics Community. It was the UK's official Sega comic, featuring stories about its mascot Sonic the Hedgehog, other Sega video game characters and some characters that appeared on Sega's consoles. Chuck D. Head, a headless mummy created by mad scientist Dr Frank N. Stein and his assistant Igor, is sent to defeat Max D. Cap, a demon who has returned from the Underworld with his army of monsters to conquer the surface world, splitting the skeleton-shaped cluster of islands the land is on into pieces in the process. Hm. The strip contained a very absurdist and manic sense of humour, dealing with the daily life of Chuck, Head (the talking skull who, to Head's annoyance, gets thrown at enemies), the evil-minded Igor (who is constantly trying to kill Chuck) and the stereotypical mad scientist Professor Frank N. Stein, who is actually faking his German accent and is really a former choirboy from Cardiff. Also, in Magical Hat, players are killed if they are hit once, while in Decap Attack, players can choose to have up to three hearts per life at the options menu before starting the game, with health upgrades found in certain levels of the game allowing players to have a maximum of five hearts (a total of ten hits) per life. Kitching later admitted that he hadn't thought of giving long-time partner Richard Elson the chance to draw a strip. Console Generation Exclusive: Sega Genesis; SEGA Forever series ; User Reviews. Max D. Cap only appeared twice in the strip, in the first story and one where the characters went to Hell, and was partnered both times with his accountant, who is constantly encouraging Max to be more stereotypically evil in his mannerisms. Levels contain many enemies and hazards that can harm or kill Chuck, and power-ups to collect; at the end of the last level in every area, there is a boss to defeat. While jumping, players can repeatedly hit the jump button to slow down Chuck's descent. The foursome attempted to defuse the situation but only got Chuck into anot… That "Frank N. Stein" gag was used in one of the live-action skits on the Super Mario Bros. Super Show. Unusual-looking platformer: Genesis: Gary Smith (65) Despite the title, it's good fun for all ages: Genesis: dancinhomer (9) [review game] Critic Reviews. The plot of Decap Attack is suitably loose considering the game it came from. HISTORY Flagpoles that can restore health in Decap Attack increase lives in Magical Hat. Many of the strips are comedic one-shots that put the creations and unhappy residents into everday circumstances only for somebody to lose out at the end - usually Igor. The game has also been released as part of several emulated compilations.. Tropes used in Decap Attack include: Advancing Wall of Doom: One in the form of a totem pole in Stage 3-1. - Chuck’s head actually has his own name – it’s ‘Head’! Chuck may collect a skull power-up; which will sit on his shoulders like a head and can be thrown at enemies. 1 Biography 1.1 Decap Attack 1.2 Sonic the Comic 2 Gallery 3 Trivia Max is a Demon Overlord from the underworld who seeks to conquer the surface world with his army, startingwith Body Island. Set it to ON, and when you begin a game, the Round Select menu appears. The potions consist of powerups typical for the genre, such as invincibility, instantly eliminating all enemies on screen, increasing speed and jumping power, and increasing the range and power of Chuck's punch. The Round Select text appears. To save Body Island and the world,Frank. As well as this, the trio have taken an adventure to medieval Swansea. The series revolves around Castle Frank N. Stein and its inhabitants - Professor Frank N. Stein, Chuck D. Head, Igor and Head - as they struggle to live together while Frank churns out more revived corpses in an attempt to be a famous mad professor. Decap Attack is a long running horror-comedy strip, based on Sega's Decap Attack game; it bears the honour of being the longest non-Sonic strip, being around for five years and only ending after the introduction of reprints. This was a minor rebellion on Nigel's part, after. Bedsheet Ghost: Some enemies. The strip contained a very absurdist and manic sense of humour, dealing with the daily life of Chuck, Head (the talking skull who, to Head's annoyance, gets thrown at enemies), the evil-minded Igor (who is constantly trying to kill Chuck) and th… "Decap Attack" -- Alternative spelling "디캡 어택" -- Korean spelling [add alternate title] Part of the Following Groups. The game is a westernized version of the 1990 Japanese Mega Drive game Magical Hat no Buttobi Tābo! Early stories were much longer and followed the invasion of Max D. Cap or the relentless pursuit of Chuck by Detective Case. In Options, move the cursor to Exit. In order of appearance, these are Kevin the Bat, Max D. Cap, Rupert, Bullhead, Croc, the Blockbusters contestant, Winston, Detective Case, Boris, Keiff, Doctor X, Terry, Take That, Nanny, Mr Cuddle Bunny, Daphne, Kevin, the Pumpelkins, Mick C McTosis, Timothy Twitch, Billy No-Friends, the Thin Controller, Ricardo, Bernard, The Snagsbys, Mr Winkleton, Tipsy the Goldfish, Peter the Perfect Pixie, Stinky Bates, Pongo, Basher, Doctor Daffyd Leek, Gareth and Blodwyn, Lord Wobblebury, Nerys H. Aboristwith, The Maltese Budgies, Meek, Rocky, Moose, Colonel Boldwig-Smythe, George Curdle, Slurp-a-Kins, Tall Tim, Mr Lowe, Klaus, Dorothy, Doctor Carcass, Midnight Nurse, Copycat, Contradictor, Giggler, Punster, Monty the Python, Reverse Psychology Man, Mystery Man, Jennifer AND Chuck's twin brother from an alternate future. Share your thoughts, experiences and the tales behind the art. Sonic the Comic, also known as STC, was a UK children's comic released fortnightly between 1993 and 2002. For many years, a comic strip loosely based upon Decap Attack appeared in the U.K.'s Sonic the Comic, written and drawn by Nigel Kitching (with Richard Piers Rayner co-writing some episodes, and Mike McMahondrawing a few of those) and a firm fan favourite. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Mega placed the game at #22 in their Top Mega Drive Games of All Time. DECAP ATTACK TRIVIA. During the game, Chuck attacks enemies by extending his face out to hit them or by jumping on them. Gameplay remains similar between the two games, albeit the graphics, characters, music and level designs have all been changed. I've never heard of Decap Attack before. The fictional island the game takes place on, shaped like a skeleton, is split apart into many pieces. All stories were written by Nigel Kitching, although many were co-written by Richard Rayner. During the game, Chuck may also collect a variety of potions, which can be collected and used at the player's leisure. Although the entire series is focused on the four main characters, there have been a slew of minor background characters that would rival the main Sonic the Comic universe.  Sega Force praised the game's graphics, saying it was "big, bold, colourfully and beautifully animated" while criticizing the gameplay as unoriginal. Max D. Cap is the main antagonist of Decap Attack. Japanese version After reforming the scattered islands to normal and defeating Max, Chuck sluggishly returns home, where Stein rewards him by transforming him into a real human. However, during a bout of illness, Chuck was pronounced dead and was sent to Hell. Decap Attack was adapted into a long-running comic strip in British magazine Sonic the Comic, which brought the zaniness of the game Up to Eleven. - Decap Attack is actually a remake of 1990 Japanese Mega Drive game Magical Hat. Despite the series supposedly being set in modern-day Transylvania, the supporting characters talk very British-ly and the accents are derived from regional ones. - Decap Attack a reimagining of 1990's Japanese Mega Drive game Magical Hat - The game is a spiritual sequel to Master System classic Psycho Fox - Decap Attack received multiple comic runs in British publication Sonic the Comic back in the '90s - There's a level select in Decap Attack - check the SEGAZINE to see how to unlock it! As well as this, the trio have taken an adventure to medieval Swansea. Decap Attack is a 1991 platformer video game developed by Vic Tokai and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis. For many years, a comic strip loosely based upon Decap Attack appeared in the U.K.'s Sonic the Comic, written and drawn by Nigel Kitching (with Richard Piers Rayner co-writing some episodes, and Mike McMahon drawing a few of those) and a firm fan favourite. He has also recruited many of the Mad Scientist, Dr. Frank N. Stein's creations into his army. Chuck continued to serve his master, helping out in the laboratory and stopped Timothy Twitch from gaining the legendary hat of Mr Cuddle Bunny. The player controls a living mummy, named Chuck D. Head, through various side-scrolling levels to battle an underworld army led by Max D. Cap.