Meta: Tuckerizations and Character Names

Jesse Willey cabbagewielder at
Mon Oct 30 05:51:39 PST 2006

--- Martin Phipps <martinphipps2 at> wrote:

> cabbagewielder at wrote:
> >      My point is Martin named a character
> (loosely) after me
> This is a lie, Jesse, and you know damn well that I
> didn't base him on
> you because I've already explained it to you through
> e-mail.  It's too
> bad, really, that I'm not in North America right now
> where I could deal
> with this through the courts.  Seriously.  Because I
> take extreme
> offense at your attitude.  I feel, quite frankly,
> that I have been
> punched in the face and, worse, I have absolutely no
> means to
> retaliate.  You know damn well that I was pulling
> names out the air
> when I wrote Superfreaks.  I don't have to apologize
> or make excuses
> because I did nothing wrong.  Accept this.  Then
> give me the apology
> you know you owe me.

   It's your claim and one that I don't buy.   It
seems too coincidental.   Especially with half a dozen
other character names in Superfreaks that are
obviously lifted from people on the group.   The only
reason you deny it in this instance is because I got

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