Space Marine Armor

All artwork Copyright © long ago John Blanche
Who now has a nifty book for sale with GW UK.

Space Marine power armor has gone through a great deal of change over the years. More thought went into its design and evolution than all of the products released by GW since 1995. So great was the value of 'fluff' in its day that an entire essay was written upon the existing and pre-existing (never released) styles of marine armor.

Originally there was Mark 6, then later Mark 7 appeared as a result of the 'Horus Heresy' boxed game and the first edition of 'Space Marine' (Epic 40K).

Descriptions of the armor in the Golden Compendium were very lengthy (and available elsewhere on the net), so they will not be requoted here. Instead, this is what it looked like:

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