8FOLD/HCC: Journey Into # 15, Slow Build

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Sep 30 20:03:10 PDT 2010

On Thu, 30 Sep 2010 16:07:57 +0000 (UTC), Tom Russell wrote:

> And then Martin sees this black teen hero who isn't a joke, one who
> grows up to be a well-liked and capable adult, one who has no baggage,
> one whom achieves the laudits that Martin knows are always beyond his
> reach.  And this could result in some envy-- and, who knows, maybe
> there's some of that in there that reared its head on bad days.  But
> there's also a sense of, he's what Martin wishes he had turned out to
> be; indeed, when Martin does, surprisingly, find himself with the
> mantle of the Green Knight, he seeks to be an inspiring figure to
> other black youth in much the same way Darkhorse was.

And this makes a lot of sense.  I had figured it was more what Darkhorse
represented as an adult, but this works even better.

>> (Besides, the world needs more sassy Muslim women.)
> Oh, you should visit Dearborn. We've plenty. :-)

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, to Michigan!

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