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Welcome to the Boss Level! WIR SPOILERS by Turquoisephoenix Welcome to the Boss Level! WIR SPOILERS by Turquoisephoenix
EDIT: This became my most faved deviation in only 24 hours. Man, you people must really like the candybug!






If you know me well enough, you probably guessed correctly that I was gonna draw this guy. And I did. And I had a blast.

A couple years ago, if you had told me that there would be a Disney villain that's part robot, part candy, and part insect with a clownish human head attached to a candy necklace chain neck, I would've said you were crazy.
And yet here we are.

Now, I had entered the theater expecting Wreck-It Ralph to be a good movie. I just didn't expect it to instantly become one of my favorite Disney films. This was the rare film where I exited the theater and I was like "I MUST NOW OWN EVERYTHING THERE IS TO OWN OF WRECK-IT RALPH". I already own the art book but I'm working my way towards getting some King Candy swag.

And yes, King Candy is my favorite character. One of the rare characters that just gets better and better and better as the movie progresses. I'm mostly a King Candy and King Candybug fan over Turbo (I know they're all the same guy), but Turbo is still great too.

I say it was because King Candy is just a fantastic villain reminiscent of the Disney Renaissance and is probably one of the best Disney villains I've seen. Oh, I liked him when he was just being a silly Mad Hatter impersonator in his sugar castle with his sour ball sidekick, and I got a real kick during his big reveal, and even then, they had to amp it up with probably the coolest monster design I've seen in a Disney film. His arms are candy canes and he managed to keep his cufflinks!

I think it's the fact that his monster form, unlike Maleficent who was basically just a dragon at that point, still had his bouncy, happy, bubbly personality, but when it was in a monster form, it was terrifying. Especially since he would switch from happy and bargaining to sudden homicidal tendencies.

I don't know, I could go on about King Candy for days. I also kind of need some Candybug merchandise in my life right now.

Tried to stick to the film as much as possible, except I added a cy-bug swarm behind him because it probably would've been even more frightening if he was like the King of the Cy-Bugs and could control them. It probably made more sense that he was independent of the other bugs, but think of how awesome it would be if he was directing the cy-bugs.

Not much more to say about this, other than I had a total blast coloring this. It offered more colored lines experimentation and glow work. Nothing's more soothing than using glowy purples while blasting boss battle music.

I think I could've used more purple.

King Candy must be really assured of his own masculinity if he can roam around with hot pink salmon wings and a candy necklace neck.

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Disclaimer: King Candy/Turbo/King Candybug/King Turbug/King Cybug is owned by Disney.
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gogeta17 Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
yeahhhhh, i think this is just a picture of the stoopidest retard in the galaxy (i spelled stoopidest on purpose)
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Turquoisephoenix Aug 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
Wow, thank you for insulting the subject of the fanart I just drew and doing it in the rudest way possible. Do you have any more delightful insight? Probably from all the other King Candybug pictures you just flamed?
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gogeta17 Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
ahh! i'm sorry! i wasn't myself! that was evil me!
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Turquoisephoenix Aug 30, 2013  Student Filmographer
"Evil Me" does things like go onto different deviations with the King Candybug and leave comments like "he's a retard" and "he's gay"? You'd better get that checked out because it's very unhealthy.
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AsherTye Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Definitely going into my Experts in Villainy folder.
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trana-blay5 Jul 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
"I really should thank you... Buuuut, it'd be more fun to kill you~"
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Coolzafara96 Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
How did King candy turn into this, the T-Veronica Virus?
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gogeta17 Aug 30, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
well first, he got turned into a glitch by vanellope, which revealed him to be turbo. then, he got eaten by a cybug.
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Turbotastique Jun 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
When I saw that for the first time, I tought: "Oh shit, these a really creepy character!" That remind me some movie like Beetlejuice or Stephen King... Even in Turbo form, he have some strange ghostly appareance. Not usual like Felix or Ralph.
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Turquoisephoenix Jun 10, 2013  Student Filmographer
Now that you mention it...King Candybug does totally look like something that'd come out of Beetlejuice. Especially the awesome animated series that came out after the movie.
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