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** Alistair’s hair color changes constantly, and there is still some confusion as to what his canon hair color is. In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' it is sandy blonde (although lighting makes it almost brown) and he is called “Blondie” at least once. In the [[VideoGame/DragonAgeII sequel]] it is notably lighter. In [[VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition Inquisition]] it’s strawberry blonde, and in the comics it’s flat-out orange.
** Varric’s hair is brown in his concept art but ended up reddish blonde in-game. In promotional material for Inquisition (including a demo showed at a convention) it was brown again, but once again he ultimately ended up as a strawberry blonde...except for his in-game portrait where he's a brunette. The comics are even more inconsistent, with varying shades of brown or blonde depending on the series. The brown hair actually makes more sense, considering his nickname for Anders is “Blondie”, even though the two have the exact same hair color.

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** Alistair’s Alistair's hair color changes constantly, and there is still some confusion as to what his canon hair color is. In ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins'' ''[[VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins Origins]]'' it is sandy blonde (although lighting makes it almost brown) and he is called “Blondie” "Blondie" at least once. In the [[VideoGame/DragonAgeII sequel]] it is notably lighter. In [[VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition Inquisition]] it’s ''[[VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition Inquisition]]'' it's strawberry blonde, and in the comics it’s it's flat-out orange.
** Varric’s Varric's hair is brown in his concept art art, but ended up reddish blonde in-game. In promotional material for Inquisition ''Inquisition'' (including a demo showed shown at a convention) it was brown again, but once again he ultimately ended up as a strawberry blonde...blonde... except for his in-game portrait where he's a brunette. The comics are even more inconsistent, with varying shades of brown or blonde depending on the series. The brown hair actually makes more sense, considering his nickname for Anders is “Blondie”, "Blondie", even though the two have the exact same hair color.


* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', D.W.'s pantyhose are light pink, but they are white in promotional images for the show, and are occasionally miscolored white in the show itself. This may be because in the books the cartoon series is based on, her pantyhose actually ''were'' white with pink stripes.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', D.W.'s pantyhose are light pink, but they are white in promotional images for the show, and are occasionally miscolored white in the show itself. This may be because [[AdaptationDyeJob in the books the cartoon series is based on, on]], her pantyhose actually ''were'' white with pink stripes.


* In on episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheCharlieBrownAndSnoopyShow'', Linus' blanket is colored green instead of light blue. HandWaved by a voice-over of Lucy saying that "My brother's got a stupid new blanket."

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* In on one episode of ''WesternAnimation/TheCharlieBrownAndSnoopyShow'', Linus' blanket is colored green instead of light blue. HandWaved by a voice-over of Lucy saying that "My brother's got a stupid new blanket."


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* On ''WesternAnimation/{{Arthur}}'', D.W.'s pantyhose are light pink, but they are white in promotional images for the show, and are occasionally miscolored white in the show itself. This may be because in the books the cartoon series is based on, her pantyhose actually ''were'' white with pink stripes.


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[[caption-width-right:350:Comic reprints often change colors. Either that, or Veronica heard that a red dress with [[PrettyInMink a white fur wrap]] is so last century.]]



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[[caption-width-right:350:Comic reprints often change colors. Either that, or Veronica heard that a red dress with [[PrettyInMink a white fur wrap]] is so last century.]]


->''All adown her back floated tresses of ruddy gold, with a slender jeweled circlet confining them at brow.''
-->-- Ozma as described in ''Literature/TheMarvelousLandOfOz''

->''The diminutive brown-haired Princess was act-ually commanding him to give up his slaves.''
-->-- Ozma as described in ''Speedy in Oz''



** Ozma is described as having "ruddy blonde locks" in ''Literature/TheMarvelousLandOfOz''. Most official art portrays her as a brunette, though some also portray Ozma with black hair or red hair as well. Subsequently, popular {{fanon}} depicts Ozma as a brunette and [[AdaptationDyeJob most adaptations portray her as any color]] ''[[AdaptationDyeJob but]]'' [[AdaptationDyeJob blonde]]. ''Film/ReturnToOz'' is one of the few adaptations where she is a blonde (and even then she doesn't have a reddish tone to her hair). Even 1914's ''Film/ThePatchworkGirlOfOz'' portrays Ozma with brown hair and Baum himself was involved with that film.

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** Ozma is described as having "ruddy blonde locks" in ''Literature/TheMarvelousLandOfOz''. Most official art portrays dating back to ''Literature/OzmaOfOz'' portray her as a brunette, though some also portray Ozma with black hair or red hair as well. Subsequently, popular {{fanon}} depicts Ozma as a brunette and [[AdaptationDyeJob most adaptations portray her as any color]] ''[[AdaptationDyeJob but]]'' [[AdaptationDyeJob blonde]]. ''Film/ReturnToOz'' is one of the few adaptations where she is a blonde (and even then she doesn't have a reddish tone to her hair). Even 1914's ''Film/ThePatchworkGirlOfOz'' (which Creator/LFrankBaum himself was directly involved with) portrays Ozma with brown hair hair. Amongst the Famous Forty not written by Baum, Ruth Plumly Thompson wrote Ozma as brown-haired and Baum himself was involved with that film.the [=McGraw=]'s wrote has as black-haired.

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* In ''Where are you Constanza'', by the chilean writer José Luis Rosasco, Constanza, the protagonist's mysterious platonic love, has eyes whose color changes from blue to gray, to a very clear green.

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* On ''WesternAnimation/KaBlam'', June's jacket is orange. In various blocks and promos on Nickelodeon hosted by Henry and June from 1999 to 2001, her jacket is red.

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* The cover of ''Comicbook/TheBeano Book 1965'' shows Minnie the Minx and Little Plum blowing up a Biffo balloon. Minnie's jersey is red and ''yellow'' hoops, rather than the red and black the character is now associated with. But at the time, she'd have mostly been appearing in black and white or duotone, so the colour of the hoops was somewhat up for grabs.


Compare to DependingOnTheArtist, AdaptationDyeJob, EarlyInstallmentCharacterDesignDifference, HairColorDissonance, UnreliableIllustrator. Not to be confused with EyeColourChange, which is where a character's eyes legitimately change color as part of the story.

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Compare to DependingOnTheArtist, AdaptationDyeJob, EarlyInstallmentCharacterDesignDifference, HairColorDissonance, UnreliableIllustrator. Supertrope to SuddenEyeColor. Not to be confused with EyeColourChange, which is where a character's eyes legitimately change color as part of the story.


* ''ComicBook/SonicTheComic'' had problems with eye colors in the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' arc. Porker Lewis' eyes changed from brown to blue and back. Everyone with BlackBeadEyes before [[SuddenEyeColour switched to colored eyes]] in the ''Sonic Adventure'' arc.
* ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'':
** Characters in the comic originally had BlackBeadEyes that would sometimes appear colored, however the colors weren't consistent. Eventually the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' era created an excuse to give Sonic green eyes, while everyone else was just assumed to have always looked that way. Their colors stayed stationary since then.
** Amy had violet eyes at the beginning of the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' arc instead of her normal green.

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'':
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''ComicBook/SonicTheComic'' had problems with eye colors in the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' arc. Porker Lewis' eyes changed from brown to blue and back. Everyone with BlackBeadEyes before [[SuddenEyeColour switched to colored eyes]] in the ''Sonic Adventure'' arc.
* ** ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'':
** *** Characters in the comic originally had BlackBeadEyes that would sometimes appear colored, however the colors weren't consistent. Eventually the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' era created an excuse to give Sonic green eyes, while everyone else was just assumed to have always looked that way. Their colors stayed stationary since then.
** *** Amy had violet eyes at the beginning of the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' arc instead of her normal green.

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* In his first published appearance, [[ComicBook/{{New Gods}} Orion]]'s costume is red with purple trunks, boots and gloves -- and his helmet is purpleish, too. When the original 11 issues were reprinted in semi-digest format on higher-quality paper, the purple became blue and the helmet became a shining metal that looked a lot like polished or stainless steel. That colour scheme has been used ever since, even forming the basis for a couple of costume redesigns.


** The exact shade of colours for certain characters varies. For example, do Dawn and Lucas have bright blue hair, dark blue hair, or black hair with blue tints? Red's hair as of the Generation 3 redesign is brown but the exact shade of brown differs. Sometimes it's so light that it looks grey but other times (such as his sprite in 'VideoGame/PokemonBlac2AndWhite2'' and his appearance in ''VideoGame/PokemonMasters'') it's so dark that he looks raven haired.

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** The exact shade of colours for certain characters varies. For example, do Dawn and Lucas have bright blue hair, dark blue hair, or black hair with blue tints? Red's hair as of the Generation 3 redesign is brown but the exact shade of brown differs. Sometimes it's so light that it looks grey but other times (such as his sprite in 'VideoGame/PokemonBlac2AndWhite2'' ''VideoGame/PokemonBlack2AndWhite2'' and his appearance in ''VideoGame/PokemonMasters'') it's so dark that he looks raven haired.


** The exact shade of colours for certain characters varies. For example, do Dawn and Lucas have bright blue hair, dark blue hair, or black hair with blue tints?

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** The exact shade of colours for certain characters varies. For example, do Dawn and Lucas have bright blue hair, dark blue hair, or black hair with blue tints?tints? Red's hair as of the Generation 3 redesign is brown but the exact shade of brown differs. Sometimes it's so light that it looks grey but other times (such as his sprite in 'VideoGame/PokemonBlac2AndWhite2'' and his appearance in ''VideoGame/PokemonMasters'') it's so dark that he looks raven haired.


* ''ComicBook/SonicTheComic'' had problems with eye colors in the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' arc. Porker Lewis' eyes changed from brown to blue and back. Everyone with BlackBeadEyes before switched to colored eyes in the ''Sonic Adventure'' arc.

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* ''ComicBook/SonicTheComic'' had problems with eye colors in the ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure'' arc. Porker Lewis' eyes changed from brown to blue and back. Everyone with BlackBeadEyes before [[SuddenEyeColour switched to colored eyes eyes]] in the ''Sonic Adventure'' arc.



** Ozma is described as having "ruddy blonde locks". Most official art portrays her as a brunette, though some also portray Ozma with black hair or red hair as well. Subsequently, popular {{fanon}} depicts Ozma as a brunette and [[AdaptationDyeJob most adaptations portray her as any color]] ''[[AdaptationDyeJob but]]'' [[AdaptationDyeJob blonde]]. ''Film/ReturnToOz'' is one of the few adaptations where she is a blonde (and even then she doesn't have a reddish tone to her hair).

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** Ozma is described as having "ruddy blonde locks".locks" in ''Literature/TheMarvelousLandOfOz''. Most official art portrays her as a brunette, though some also portray Ozma with black hair or red hair as well. Subsequently, popular {{fanon}} depicts Ozma as a brunette and [[AdaptationDyeJob most adaptations portray her as any color]] ''[[AdaptationDyeJob but]]'' [[AdaptationDyeJob blonde]]. ''Film/ReturnToOz'' is one of the few adaptations where she is a blonde (and even then she doesn't have a reddish tone to her hair). Even 1914's ''Film/ThePatchworkGirlOfOz'' portrays Ozma with brown hair and Baum himself was involved with that film.



** Cross-gen ponies designs can differ so heavily to the point of YouDontLookLikeYou. G1's orange furred and flaxen haired Applejack became apple red furred and green haired in G3 before returning to her original colours in G4.

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** Cross-gen ponies designs can differ so heavily to the point of YouDontLookLikeYou. G1's orange furred and flaxen haired Applejack became apple red apple-red furred and green haired in G3 before returning to her original colours in G4.


** Despite being the protagonist of the first StoryArc and having the most official images out of any character in the series, the artist of the series can't seem to decide whether Firestar should have tabby stripes, what shade of orange his fur is, and whether or not he has GreenEyes (the canon color) or [[EyesOfGold yellow]]. In a particularly egregious example, on the book jackets of the [[ExpandedUniverse Super Edition books]], it shows him as having yellow eyes on the cover of ''Firestar's Quest'', even though the actual cover has him with ''green eyes''! The books themselves never refer to Firestar as a tabby, implying he's solid-coloured.

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** Despite being the protagonist of the first StoryArc and having the most official images out of any character in the series, the artist of the series can't seem to decide whether Firestar should have tabby stripes, what shade of orange his fur is, and whether or not he has GreenEyes green eyes (the canon color) or [[EyesOfGold yellow]].yellow. In a particularly egregious example, on the book jackets of the [[ExpandedUniverse Super Edition books]], it shows him as having yellow eyes on the cover of ''Firestar's Quest'', even though the actual cover has him with ''green eyes''! The books themselves never refer to Firestar as a tabby, implying he's solid-coloured.

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