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Masters Of The Universe: Revelation Teaser Trailer Is Breaking The Internet

While the Kevin Smith-helmed "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" is the first new "He-Man" cartoon in nearly 40 years, the series won't be a reboot in the manner of many prior revivals of popular '80s properties but rather a direct continuation of the classic "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" cartoon. That said, an early preview of "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" revealed that the upcoming series will update He-Man and friends for a more adult audience, exploring mature subject matter like grief and abuse within the confines of its fantastical setting.

On June 10, Netflix released its first teaser trailer for "Masters of the Universe: Revelation." The new trailer opens with a voiceover of the Sorceress of Castle Grayskull (voiced by Susan Eisenberg) taunting perennial villain Skeletor (now voiced by Mark Hamill) for his repeated, failed attempts at taking He-Man's (Chris Wood) lair. Skeletor challenges the Sorceress to send forth a champion in the castle's defense. Much of what follows is a compilation of action scenes presumably taken from throughout the first batch of "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" episodes, showcasing its sizable cast of heroes and villains. All the while, the video is underscored by the Bonnie Tyler single "Holding Out For A Hero," injecting the trailer with some currently on-trend '80s flair and calling back to the decade in which its predecessor was released.

In response, fans online have expressed little else but excitement about this first look at the series.

He-Man is back, baby

In the comments section attached to the new "Masters of the Universe: Revelation" trailer on YouTube, fans have expressed widespread excitement for the series and even appreciation for the quality of the trailer itself. User Ryan Ansloan, for example, categorized it as "one of the better trailers I've seen cut in a while" and received quite a few likes for the comment. Felix W. described the Bonnie Tyler song scoring the trailer as a perfect fit, which was a sentiment apparently shared by hundreds of people who liked the comment.

User MadDemon64, meanwhile, posted that "you know a He-Man revival is going to be good when it makes Orko of all people look cool." This same sentiment was shared in response to Kevin Smith posting the trailer to his personal Twitter account by user @AJThompson, who wrote that the "close-up shot of Orko gave me all the confidence I need in this show."

Orko isn't the only character to which fans have responded kindly. Twitter user @CrackinWax replied to Kevin Smith, "Add Skeletor to Mark Hamill's already stacked résumé," and was liked more than 100 times. Patrick Schumacker, who works as a producer on the animated "Harley Quinn" TV series, simply wrote, "Oh my goodness I can't wait. This is perfect."

"Masters of the Universe: Revelation" will be released in two parts. The first half of the series is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on July 23.