Re: Introduction - newbie

Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Mon, 14 Dec 1998 18:31:20 -0700 (MST)

> saw in the original series. Aside from Giren Zabi's battle cry of "Sieg
> Zeon," the original series makes this allegory only in a pretty subtle

  Well, Degin DID call Giren "Hitler's Tail", that's, I think, where alot
of this stuff got started.
  Then, there was the whole "Aryan Nation" feel of Giren and his policies,
the Gassing of colonies, the big Nazi-eagle emblems on the uniforms, the
whole superweapon-mobile armor schtick, the U-boats, the desert warfare
episodes, the 'Greatcoat' and german-helmet like lines of the Dom, etc.
  Of course, these were touches probably added for flavor that got
promoted way out of proportion in later Gundam serieses.

> were three sets - Gundam classic, Gundam 0083, and Z Gundam. Once upon a
> time they were in the Info-Mac archives, but now I dunno where you'd find
> them. I can send you copies, if you like.

  Hey! I didn't know you ever made a Z-Gundam set! Probe WANTS!


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