[REVIEW] The Tribulations of Kid Review #1

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 17:33:34 PST 2009

On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 20:38:11 +0000 (UTC), Tom Russell
<milos_parker at yahoo.com> wrote:

>Thank you very much for the kind words, Kid Review!

Kid Review: Just doing my duty, citizen!

>I'm glad you picked up on all that, and that you find it interesting.

Deeply so!  Makes him much more three-dimensional.

>One thing I love about the superhero genre is its ability to transform
>the potentially ridiculous into the sublime.  Whether I achieved that
>or not is, of course, for the reader to decide, but I will definitely
>say that it is my ambition to do just that.

Usually, it does.  There's been a couple clunkers, but it's mostly

>> "Of course, one thing about Jolt City is that, while it has silly
>> moments, it's not, overall, light-hearted.  Indeed, there is more than
>> one dark night of the soul for Martin Rock.
>The first story arc, comprising I guess the first eleven issues, could
>be termed one long dark night of the soul for Martin.

So it gets lighter?  Interesting.

>It does exist; it was seven issues long.  There is a corrected TEB
>edition floating around somewhere on RACC.  The next step after those
>seven issues would be the Green Knight Annual, which then leads into
>Jolt City.  But, as you say,

Ahhhhh, neat. >>c*yoink!*

>> but it doesn't matter, because all you need to start
>> out with is in the opening story.
>And that's just about the best compliment you can pay me, right
>there. :-)

I just wish I knew how you did it. @-@

>Thank you again for the wonderful review.

Glad to be of service!

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, Barsoom!

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