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The 168 faces of Kirby by Buci01 The 168 faces of Kirby by Buci01
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Welcome to the many faces of Kirby Superstar!

Kirby, the main star of the Kirby series from Nintendo and Hal Laboratories, is known for eating his enemies and friends to copy their abilities. This way he also gains a nice set of headware also known as Kirby hats. His friend Metaknight helps him out a bit. So he left his mask and cape at home to play with Kirby oldschool style.

I was working on this for weeks (actually... now it's years), and still no end in sight. There are just so many characters worthy to be eaten by Kirby.

So the characters are:

Kirby: Kirby, King Dedede, Kirby as Metaknight
Ace Attorney: Phoenix Wright
Assassin's Creed: Altair
Balloon Fight: Balloon Fighter
Battletoads: Rash, Zitz, Pimple
Bubble Bobble: Bub, Bob, Metaknight as prey
Chrono Trigger: Crono, Ayla, Robo, Lucca, Frog, Magus, Marle, Lavos Bit
Conker's Bad Fur Day: Conker
Cool Spot: Cool Spot
Day of the Tentacle: Bernard Bernoulli, Hoagie, Lavern, Purple, Green
Donkey Kong: Donkey Kong, Diddy Kong, Dixie Kong
Drill Dozer: Drill Dozer + Deco-Jill-Head
Edna bricht aus: Edna
Eternal Darkness: Alexandra Roivas, Pious Augustus
F-Zero: Captain Falcon
Fallout: Fallout Boy
Final Fantasy: Cactuar, Chocobo, Cloud Strife, Kefka, Moogle, Sephiroth, Vivi
Fire Emblem: Marth, Roy, Ike
Game & Watch: Mr. Game & Watch
Geist: John Raimi
Glover: Glover
God of War: Kratos, Metaknight as Helios head
Golden Sun: Isaac, Felix
Grand Theft Auto: Troy, Metaknight as Victim
Grim Fandango: Manny Calavera
Half Life: Gordon Freeman
Halo: Master Chief
Hotel Dusk Roon 215: Kyle Hyde
Ice Climber: Kirby as Popo, Metaknight as Nana
Impossible Creatures: Kirby as Rex Chance, Meta Knight as Wolfian (half Wolf, half Skorpion, half Metaknight...)
Jazz Jackrabbit: Jazz
Jumping Flash: Jumping Flash Thing
Kid Icarus: Pit, Palutena, Eggplant Wizard, Medusa
Legend of Zelda: Link + Navi, Young Link, Wolf Link, Zelda, Sheik, Gannondorf, Dark Beast Ganon, Midna, Twilight Princess
Megaman: Mega Man
Metal Gear: Solid Snake, Gray Fox
Metroid: Samus, Zero Suit Samus, Ridley, Mother Brain, Metroid attacking Metaknight, Chozo, Space Pirat
Mischief Makers: Marina
Monkey Island: Guybrush Threepwood, Zombie Pirate LeChuck, Elaine Marley, Lemonhead, Stan, Three-headed Monkey
Mother: Ness, Lucas
Oddworld: Kirby as Abe possessing Metaknight
Pac-Man: Kirby as Pac-Man, Metaknight as Pokey the yellow Ghost
Pikmin: Olimar + red, blue, yellow Pikmin
Plok: Plok
PoKéMoN: Red, Pikachu, Pichu, Squirtle, Ivysaur, Charizard, Voltorb, Onix, Mewtwo, Victreebel, Sandslash, Lucario, Jigglypuff
Portal: Chell with Companion Cube, GLaDOS, Chell again
Professor Layton: Professor Layton, Metaknight as Luke
Q*bert: Q*bert
Rayman Raving Rabbids: Rabbid
Robot: R.O.B.
Rocket Robot on Wheels: Rocket Robot on only one Wheel
Sam&Max: Sam, Max
Secret of Evermore: Boy with Toaster Dog
Secret of Mana: Randi, Purin, Popoi
Simon the Sorcerer: Simon
Skull Monkeys: Klayman, Skullmonkey
Sonic the Hedgehog: Sonic, Tails
Soul Calibur: Isabella "Ivy" Valentine
Star Fox: Fox McCloud, Falco Lombardi, Wolf O'Donnell, Krystal, Andross
Street Fighter: Ryu, Ken, Chun Li, Dhalsim, E. Honda, Vega, Guile
Super Mario Bros: Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Bowser Jr., Toad, Peach, Daisy, Rosalina with Luma, Shyguy, Wario, Waluigi, Yoshi, Metaknight as Goomba, Dr. Mario
Team Fortress 2: Sniper, Scout, Soldier, Spy, Pyro, Demoman, Heavy Guy, Medic, Engineer
Terranigma: Underworld Ark + Pandorra (Europe: Fluffy)
Tetris: T-Block, Metaknight as S-Block
The Whispered World: Sadwick
Tomb Raider: Lara Croft
Trauma Center: Dr. Derek Stiles operating on Metaknight
Worms: Bazooka Worm


Kirby: Kirby (old one was kinda crap), King Dedede, Kirby as Metaknight
Edna bricht aus: Edna
Fire Emblem: Marth, Roy, Ike
Kid Icarus: Medusa (new Design)
Legend of Zelda: Young Link (recolor of adult Link)
PoKéMoN: Squirtle, Ivysaur, Charizard, Pichu, Jigglypuff
Robot: R.O.B.
Star Fox: Wold O'Donnell
Super Mario Bros: Dr. Mario
The Whispered World: Sadwick

So what do we have?
- 1 Kirby as himself
- 167 Kirbies with hats
- 9 Meta Knights as a victim
- 6 Meta Knights with hats
- Special Guest Stars: Red Pikmin, Blue Pikmin, Yellow Pikmin, Navi, Pandorra, Lavos Bit, Lavos Core, Companion Cube, Luma, Toaster Dog

Wow, I have now more than 150 Hats :D

I see that I am missing some letters... I have no franchise with the letters N, U, V, X, Y, Z... hmmm

So many Characters.... Update soon with more characters ...
Apropos Download ... You should Download High res to see High res
I accept wishes and request if people have any... and if I have never heard of the character or the game series, give me time to research
I think this pic is way too crowded... maybe I should split it up

Maybe someone can tell me how to organize this pic... it's getting way too crowded

Characters belong to Nintendo, Sony, LucasArts, GameFreak, Hal, Taito, Square Enix, Konami, Capcom and other people who I don't know or remember.


nearly exactly one year after the amazing internet features on kotaku and co. this deviation got now the next incredible feature:

Daily Deviation status
thanks to StormPenguin for the feature.

Oh, and I am going to update this picture as I have already done a few more, that are not on this pic yet

Yesterday was a surprising day
This piece was featured yesterday... four times

and NOT on deviantart

kotaku: [link]
reddit: [link]
pressthe button: [link]
sfx-360: [link]
now that caught me by surprise
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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-04-02
The 131 faces of Kirby by ~Buci01

Oh look! Kirby is taking over a lot of Fandoms! Can you find him impersonating your favorite Fandom? This is just so epic, Kirby can copy just about anyone! ( Featured by TommyGK )
Molp---rus Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GTA funny signs... :D (Big Grin) 
MtH897Ultra Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2015  Student Artist
Wouldn't kirby say "POYO!", actually?
dadwave Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
woaaaaah this is awesome! great work :]
Buci01 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks :)
Ezzy585 Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015
no animal crossing?
Buci01 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think I doodled one once. I seriously need to do some more. Haven't made any more in ages...

I at least need to do everyone from smash 4 and Kid Icarus Uprising and more of the other games I played recently like Bioshock, Mortal Kombat, Wonderful 101, Splatoon and whatnot
MrJacko Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2015
Nice job doing GTA Kirby lol i'd like to see him in the costumes of the GTAV protagonists :3
Buci01 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the problem with those are, that they all have pretty generic clothes and looks :/
Tyler5036 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
Star Kirby
Buci01 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
what Star Kirby? I don't know, who Star is, sorry...
Superjustinbros Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Battletoads Kirby would be fun.
Plumsi Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Such awesome work, man! :)
UltraMario3000 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014
Congratulations on predicting Rosalina and Luma, Bowser Jr., Pac-Man, and Mega Man in Smash 4! :D
Buci01 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah... predicting XD Now let's hope I am also predicting the entire cast of Chrono Trigger as DLC XD
Dallenson Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
Okay, the thought of Kirby going. "Oi, nuttah!" just amuses me so damn much.
decco6226 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Dude.... this... is... amazing
AnnotherZeldaLord Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Exept for gta that game sucks.
Buci01 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Why do you bash GTA? GTA2 is among my favorite games.
AnnotherZeldaLord Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014
It's basically terrorism.
That's how i see it. 
AnnotherZeldaLord Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
I freakin love Kirby games. I think Kirby should be in every video game! 
Mitsuraga Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
Love it, but why not Bomberman?
Buci01 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I couldn't think of a fitting hat design back then. But he is definitely on my to do list, once I continue working on this piece.
dogdog43 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is so amazing
TommyGK Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Just so you know, this piece inspired me to run this collab
And snap we didn't beat you :shakefist:
Buci01 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my! amazing collab there, some of those really look amazing. Maybe it's time for me to update my picture, I did like 10 more but never bothered to update my picture. Maybe it's time to hit the 200!
Austria-Gentleman Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
total awesome!
euamodeus Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Sister7777 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2013
Wildfly13 Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

Hylian-Socks Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
I love your Kirby as Link, Pit, Ness , Lucas, Ark and Megaman!Fangirl Emote 
AnnotherZeldaLord Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Don't forget sheik!  sheik was amazing to!
Hylian-Socks Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
Yeah!. :iconsheikplz:
megasonicmanlover Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
this is amazing
SmithKalivaJordan Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
no Castlevania-Kirby? In the word of the TF2 engineer: "Son, I am disapointed!"
YangTheFeline Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
Mischief makers, Golden sun and Chrono trigger Kirby...SO NEEDED!
MsGameandWatch Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So MUCH Kirby...

It's SO cool!
hetalia5 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013
all of the kirbys! allof them... :iconkirbyplz:
Trami0501 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Student Photographer
Kirby has many faces!
AnotherUser666 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
...This is amazing. Anything combining Kirby, Pikmin, Bubble Bobble, Skullmonkeys, and Half-Life is a little something worth talking about.
toongrowner Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice, very nice...but, why the rabbids and not rayman him self?
Austria-Man Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
A very cool idea! Here're so much of my favourite videogame series...
sonikuu4 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Student Artist
zap1123 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012  Student Artist
So... you put Conker... But not Banjo-Kazooie...
:iconwthplz: What is this world coming to.
SilverGameDesigns Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
LOVE Kirby! Great work!
LilB-7 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Edna bricht aus,

yep, mmmm, this is so goooood!
GoldenMariokirby Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
how about makeing 290 faces of kirby icuding kirby`s copyabites
Buci01 Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
yeah, well, maybe, if all of videogaming is done *ehem*

but as you can see, I am super lazy (and filled with work and phd thesis and all) that I already have problems to update this one here with my finished mortal kombat and punchout ones
GoldenMariokirby Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
will i am just saying.
el-f1otakugamer Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Student Artist
Buci01 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much... but I'm lazy, i have finished the Mortal Kombat ones ages ago and still haven't uploaded them
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