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robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 12:33 p.m. PST

Great Apes only, people. No chimps, lemurs or so-so apes.

Kong, of course.
Cornelius
Caesar
The Librarian
Supergorilla Grodd
Monsieur Mallah
Congorilla

Let the nominations gush forth!

TNE230011 Oct 2018 12:36 p.m. PST

magilla?

dragon611 Oct 2018 12:41 p.m. PST

The Librarian? Surely you don't mean the orangutan? Not a great ape.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 12:43 p.m. PST

Mighty Joe Young
King Louis (Jungle Book), as voiced by Louis Prima. Oh, I'm the King of the Swingers, ooo, a real live V.I.P….

Wackmole9 Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 12:47 p.m. PST

2nd Mighty Joe Young

Cacique Caribe11 Oct 2018 1:11 p.m. PST

+3 Mighty Joe Young

At least the size was somewhat believable, specially after the initial speculations on Gigantopithecus Blacki. :)

Dan

Cyrus the Great11 Oct 2018 1:14 p.m. PST

Optimus Primal

Hey You11 Oct 2018 1:47 p.m. PST

Grape Ape.

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Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 2:20 p.m. PST

Tracey, The Ghost Busters, TV series 1975.

JimSelzer Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 2:42 p.m. PST

Kong is a wrap so no poll needed

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 2:53 p.m. PST

Ape, George of the Jungle.


Kong is Forrest Tucker's character, Tracey is the gorilla!
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JimDuncanUK11 Oct 2018 2:56 p.m. PST

Orang-utans are Great Apes.

torokchar Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 3:07 p.m. PST

Lance Link

Personal logo Jeff Ewing Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 3:35 p.m. PST

Does Luther from _Umbrella Academy_ (Netflix, Feb. 2019!) count?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 5:03 p.m. PST

I checked. Orangs are great apes, and even if they weren't would you argue with The Librarian about it?

Chimps are also great apes, so Lancelot Link is in the poll, and I have to include Bif & Stan, the writers for The Chimp Channel. Probably also Ford Carter, the Australian gazillionaire who owns the Chimp Channel.

pmwalt11 Oct 2018 5:08 p.m. PST

Cheetah

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 5:10 p.m. PST

Hanuman.

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And the Yeti King.

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Also, they made a statue of this guy, so he must be important …

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And, of course …

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rmaker11 Oct 2018 7:44 p.m. PST

Monkeys ARE NOT apes, great or otherwise.

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP11 Oct 2018 8:08 p.m. PST

Well, if chimps are great apes, then The Marquis Chimps: Candy, Charlie, and Enoch!
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Old Wolfman12 Oct 2018 5:59 a.m. PST

Professor Bobo,from MST3K.,Clyde the Orangutan too.

Dynaman878912 Oct 2018 6:20 a.m. PST

Magilla Gorilla

KimRYoung Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2018 7:01 a.m. PST

"Harry the hairy Ape"!

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Kim

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2018 7:29 a.m. PST

In addition to some already listed above, there was a whole cast of them in Scooby-Doo Team-Up #42 this month "Gorilla Warfare":

Gorilla Boss of Gotham City
Mod Gorilla Boss
Pryemaul (Nazi vampire gorilla has a lot of bad going for him!)
Sam Simeon
Titano the Super-Ape
Ultra-Humanite


Also a vote for:
Mecha-Kong!

Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2018 10:06 a.m. PST

Humans are great apes, tallest great ape in fact. And chimpanzee, bonobo and urangutans are also great apes.

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2018 11:10 a.m. PST

Who's the gorilla crime boss in Mega-City One? He seems to keep coming back every time they make 2000AD figures.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP12 Oct 2018 9:29 p.m. PST

Merriam-Webster

Definition of great ape

: any of several large primates including the orangutan, gorilla, chimpanzee, and bonobo that are either placed in the same family (Hominidae) as humans or are grouped in a separate family (Pongidae)

Legion 413 Oct 2018 7:44 a.m. PST

The Apes here … I just have not painted them yet …

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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Oct 2018 10:01 a.m. PST

I can't believe I forgot Commie Rat-Bastard Gorillas from Outs Space …

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Legion 415 Oct 2018 7:11 a.m. PST

huh?

Corporal Fagen15 Oct 2018 8:53 a.m. PST

Detective Chimp

Personal logo Toy Soldier Green Supporting Member of TMP17 Oct 2018 6:13 p.m. PST

Caesar
King Kong
White Apes of Barsoom
Oklahoma Sasquatch

Old Wolfman23 Oct 2018 6:05 a.m. PST

And Donkey Kong too. ;^)

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