History WesternAnimation / MutilatorHeroOfTheWasteland

13th Aug '16 5:14:00 PM Troper251
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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of blood-thirsty mutants.

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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project.project in 1991, with the second part being made a year later. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of blood-thirsty mutants.



Despite it's amateur beginnings, ''Mutilator'' became quite popular with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, and has achieved minor cult status on YouTube. Fogel himself has posted both videos on his youtube page, which you can see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWLE-1xpBtU here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BUXkQ7puw4&feature=plcp here]]. Fogel has also [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/552888978/havoc-a-stop-motion-animated-film started work]] on bringing Mutilator to the big screen as a stop-motion animation project ([[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc titled "Havoc"]]).

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Despite it's amateur beginnings, ''Mutilator'' became quite popular with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, and has achieved minor cult status on YouTube. Fogel himself has posted both videos on his youtube page, which you can see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWLE-1xpBtU here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BUXkQ7puw4&feature=plcp here]]. Fogel has also started work on a big screen stop-motion movie ([[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc titled "Havoc,"]]) but the [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/552888978/havoc-a-stop-motion-animated-film started work]] Kickstarter]] campaign didn't take off. However, he did say in a Twitter post that Havoc will live on, and posted an [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XocNaEVCxo0 animatic]] on bringing Mutilator to his youtube page two years later, suggesting that the big screen as a stop-motion animation project ([[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc titled "Havoc"]]).
isn't dead yet.



* NoEnding: "And now we leave the Mutilator to his life in the wasteland. Whether or not he survives another day, is entirely up to you."

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* NoEnding: "And now we leave the Mutilator to his life in the wasteland. Whether or not he survives another day, is entirely up to you.him."



* OldShame: Averted. Fogel himself posted the videos online, and also runs a [[http://ericfogel.tumblr.com/ Tumblr account]] that has started posting Mutilator comics. He's also started work on making a feature film for the character, calling it the culmination of a 20 year dream.



* TheOtherDarrin: The first short changes narrators ''halfway through''.
4th Aug '16 1:09:35 PM Morgenthaler
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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of blood-thirsty mutants.

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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create CelebrityDeathmatch) WesternAnimation/CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of blood-thirsty mutants.
12th Jul '14 1:16:01 AM normal19
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* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The main charachter is called "Mutilator" by everyone he meets, but his real name is [[spoiler: Havoc]].

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* DullSurprise: Mutilator's response when the ground beneath him crumbles: "...[[PrecisionFStrike Shit.]]"
** His response when he falls into a cave as a result: "I hate when that happens."
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The main charachter character is called "Mutilator" by everyone he meets, but his real name is [[spoiler: Havoc]].



* RandomEventsPlot: Mutilator kills guys, gets his arm repaired, kills more guys. The end.

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* RandomEventsPlot: Episode 1: Mutilator kills guys, gets his arm repaired, kills more guys. The end.



* TheStoic: Mutilaor isn't fazed by much. The only time he shows emotion is when he's physically injured, or watches another human be killed.

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* TheStoic: Mutilaor Mutilator isn't fazed by much. The only time he shows emotion is when he's physically injured, or watches another human be killed.




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* WalkingTheEarth: All he seems to do is wander the wasteland looking for innocents to help.
1st Mar '13 11:44:10 PM Troper251
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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' takes place at an [[AfterTheEnd undetermined time in the future]], and follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of blood-thirsty mutants.

Like so many college projects, ''Mutilator'' is clearly the work of someone just starting off with their chosen craft. The animation is very simple and downright crude at times, with low production values, awkward character movements, (characters constantly shake, as if high on caffeine), inconsistent anatomy and perspective, and [[RandomEventsPlot there's no real plot to speak of]], as the Mutilator just wanders around and kills things. It's very heavy on over-the-top violence and gore (so much so that Fogel's college professor called it "inappropriate due to its violent content."). Yet, the consensus seems to be that it's extremely amusing, if not [[SoBadItsGood outright hilarious]], due to these shortcomings.

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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' takes place at an [[AfterTheEnd undetermined time in the future]], and follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of blood-thirsty mutants.

Like so many college projects, ''Mutilator'' is clearly the work of someone just starting off with their chosen craft. The animation is very simple and downright crude at times, with low production values, awkward character movements, (characters constantly shake, as if high on caffeine), inconsistent anatomy and perspective, and [[RandomEventsPlot there's no real plot to speak of]], as the Mutilator just wanders around and kills things. It's very heavy on over-the-top violence and gore (so much so that Fogel's college professor called it "inappropriate due to its violent content."). Yet, the consensus seems to be that it's extremely amusing, if not [[SoBadItsGood outright hilarious]], due to these shortcomings.



* AllThereInTheManual: According to Fogel's tumblr account, Mutilator's real name is Havoc. It also reveals that at one point, he had a mutated arm but had to sacrifice it it to save his life, and gained his biomechanical arm afterwards.
* ApocalypseHow: Class 3: Humanity is all but wiped out, with mutants now being the dominant lifeforms.

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* AllThereInTheManual: According If you want any background on Mutilator's world, you'll have to hunt around Fogel's tumblr account, Mutilator's real name is Havoc. It also reveals and kickstarter page. Among the revelations are:
** The earth was almost destroyed by a meteor in the year 1999, and by the year 3001, the atmosphere has been turned to toxic gas
that at one point, few can breathe.
** What remains of civilization hides out in a space station above the earth, and plans to reclaim it by building massive air-scrubbers, and by creating armies of super soldiers to protect them.
** Mutilator is a genetic human/mutant hybrid soldier who was eventually betrayed by his superiors, and cast into the wasteland, where
he vowed to protect any surviving humans he came across.
** Mutilator once
had a mutated arm but had to sacrifice it it to save his life, and gained his biomechanical arm afterwards.
* ApocalypseHow: Class 3: Humanity is all but almost wiped out, with mutants now being the dominant lifeforms.



* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The main charachter is called "Mutilator" by everyone he meets, but his real name is [[spoiler: Havoc]].



* NoNameGiven: Everyone.

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* NoNameGiven: Everyone.Everyone besides Mutilator, who's real name isn't even mentioned on screen.



* TwentyMinutesInTheFuture: According to the comics, the earth was almost destroyed by a meteor impact in 1999, but no date is given for anything that happens afterwards. It is futuristic enough that there are cybernetic arms, aliens, and fully mutated life forms (Mutants).

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* TwentyMinutesInTheFuture: According to the comics, While the earth was almost destroyed by a meteor impact in 1999, but no date is given for anything that happens afterwards. It is futuristic enough that there are cybernetic arms, aliens, and fully mutated life forms (Mutants).
the events of the shorts themselves take place in the year 3001.
4th Feb '13 11:41:50 AM Troper251
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Despite it's amateur beginnings, ''Mutilator'' became quite popular with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, and has achieved minor cult status on YouTube. Fogel himself has posted both videos on his youtube page, which you can see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWLE-1xpBtU here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BUXkQ7puw4&feature=plcp here]]. Fogel has also [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/552888978/havoc-a-stop-motion-animated-film started work]] on bringing Mutilator to the big screen as a stop-motion animation project that appears to be a Reboot of the series ([[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc now titled "Havoc"]]).

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Despite it's amateur beginnings, ''Mutilator'' became quite popular with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, and has achieved minor cult status on YouTube. Fogel himself has posted both videos on his youtube page, which you can see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWLE-1xpBtU here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BUXkQ7puw4&feature=plcp here]]. Fogel has also [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/552888978/havoc-a-stop-motion-animated-film started work]] on bringing Mutilator to the big screen as a stop-motion animation project that appears to be a Reboot of the series ([[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc now titled "Havoc"]]).



* AllThereInTheManual: According to Fogel's tumblr account, Mutilator's real name is Havoc. It also reveals that at one point, he had a mutated arm but had to sacrifice it it to save his life, and gained his biomechanical arm afterwards.



* OldShame: Seemingly averted. Fogel himself posted the videos online, and also runs a [[http://ericfogel.tumblr.com/ Tumblr account]] that has started posting Mutilator comics. He's also started work on making a feature film for the character, calling it the culmination of a 20 year dream.

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* OldShame: Seemingly averted.Averted. Fogel himself posted the videos online, and also runs a [[http://ericfogel.tumblr.com/ Tumblr account]] that has started posting Mutilator comics. He's also started work on making a feature film for the character, calling it the culmination of a 20 year dream.
26th Jan '13 8:38:36 PM Troper251
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Despite it's amateur beginnings, ''Mutilator'' became quite popular with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, and has achieved minor cult status on YouTube. Fogel himself has posted both videos on his youtube page, which you can see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWLE-1xpBtU here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BUXkQ7puw4&feature=plcp here]]. Fogel has also [[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc started work]] on bringing Mutilator to the big screen as a stop-motion animation project that appears to be a Reboot of the series (now titled "Havoc").

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Despite it's amateur beginnings, ''Mutilator'' became quite popular with Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation, and has achieved minor cult status on YouTube. Fogel himself has posted both videos on his youtube page, which you can see [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWLE-1xpBtU here]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BUXkQ7puw4&feature=plcp here]]. Fogel has also [[http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/552888978/havoc-a-stop-motion-animated-film started work]] on bringing Mutilator to the big screen as a stop-motion animation project that appears to be a Reboot of the series ([[http://www.ericfogel.com/#!havoc started work]] on bringing Mutilator to the big screen as a stop-motion animation project that appears to be a Reboot of the series (now now titled "Havoc").
"Havoc"]]).
27th Oct '12 11:48:55 AM Troper251
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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' takes place at an [[AfterTheEnd undetermined time in the future]], and follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of mutants, some of whom are friendly, but the vast majority are ugly and very hostile.

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''Mutilator'' (AKA ''Mutilator: Hero of the Wasteland'') is a short series created by Eric Fogel (who would later create CelebrityDeathmatch) as a college animation project. Best described as Mad Max meets the cover artwork of a heavy metal band, ''Mutilator'' takes place at an [[AfterTheEnd undetermined time in the future]], and follows the adventures of the Mutilator, a man with a mechanical arm, as he fights for survival in a post-apocalyptic wasteland populated by all manner of mutants, some of whom are friendly, but the vast majority are ugly and very hostile.blood-thirsty mutants.
27th Oct '12 11:47:16 AM Troper251
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* OldShame: Seemingly averted. Fogel himself posted the videos online, and also runs a [[http://ericfogel.tumblr.com/ Tumblr account]] that has started posted Mutilator comics. He's also started work on making a feature film for the character, calling it the culmination of a 20 year dream.

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* OldShame: Seemingly averted. Fogel himself posted the videos online, and also runs a [[http://ericfogel.tumblr.com/ Tumblr account]] that has started posted posting Mutilator comics. He's also started work on making a feature film for the character, calling it the culmination of a 20 year dream.
27th Oct '12 12:19:53 AM Troper251
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Like so many college projects, ''Mutilator'' is clearly the work of someone just starting off with their chosen craft. The animation is very simple and downright crude at times, with low production values, awkward character movements, (characters constantly shake, as if high on caffeine), inconsistent anatomy and perspective, and [[RandomEventsPlot there's no real plot to speak of]], as the Mutilator just wanders around and kills things. It's very heavy on over-the-top violence and gore (so much so that Fogel's college professor called it "inappropriate due to its violent content." Yet, the consensus seems to be that it's extremely amusing, if not [[SoBadItsGood outright hilarious]], due to these shortcomings.

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Like so many college projects, ''Mutilator'' is clearly the work of someone just starting off with their chosen craft. The animation is very simple and downright crude at times, with low production values, awkward character movements, (characters constantly shake, as if high on caffeine), inconsistent anatomy and perspective, and [[RandomEventsPlot there's no real plot to speak of]], as the Mutilator just wanders around and kills things. It's very heavy on over-the-top violence and gore (so much so that Fogel's college professor called it "inappropriate due to its violent content." "). Yet, the consensus seems to be that it's extremely amusing, if not [[SoBadItsGood outright hilarious]], due to these shortcomings.
26th Oct '12 10:54:55 PM Troper251
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* NarmCharm: Oh so much. Part of the charm of the series is Mutilator's delivery of serious lines. One man gets his arm sawed off, and Mutilator asks if he's okay, but it sounds like he's really bored.
** "I've got a hole in my arm."
** "These mercenaries are ruthless. I've got to get to my arm."



* SoBadItsGood: There's no denying that the series is crude, but it's arguably a lot funnier because of it.
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