REVIEW: End of Month Reviews #76 - April 2010 [spoilers]

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Wed Jun 2 20:47:40 PDT 2010

On Tue, 1 Jun 2010 17:43:12 +0000 (UTC), Saxon Brenton wrote:

> On Sun 30 May 2010 Andrew Perron replied:

>> Though the characters are far more unlikely than impossible.
> Very true.  And if I wanted to get really technical I could start 
> theorising on where stories fall when measured on two sliding scales of 
> cause and effect, one for the characters and one for the physical setting.
> For my part I was thinking mainly of the tall tales of the old west, like 
> Paul Bunyan or Pecos Bill at the time I was writing, but there are other styles.

Indeed. On a tangent: linking tall tale heroes to superheroes isn't done
nearly enough.

>> And note I teased Cyborg Gorilla Hemingway at the end of last issue, made a
>> double Hemingway reference in the title of this one, and yet still haven't
>> had him appear as of the latest!  It's taking a lot longer to get to the
>> center of the universe than I expected.
> I had forgotten the Cyborg Gorilla Hemmingway references.  Darn.

Next issue!  Or the one after that!  Unless someone else writes one!

>> If I do this right, all three Manga Men will have
>> their place in the Looniverse afterwards.
> I suspected as much.  Or at least, I suspected that it was intended to do as 
> much.  However the proof, as they say, will be in the eating of the pudding.  
> Especially since it's happening in a cascade, which is *almost* an invitation 
> for things to be changed in a everything-you-just-saw-is-wrong! shock reveal.
> Fortunately the low writer participation numbers means that this cascade is 
> functionally almost a series, so I doubt if nayone will deliberately try to screw 
> the plot point about.  Accidentally, maybe.  But not deliberately.

Incidentally, if anyone's interested in writing the next chapter, I can
send you some if my notes. (Or not, if you prefer to freestyle.)

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, will roll with it~

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