LNH/META: To Reboot or Not to Reboot....
robrogers72 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 09:50:18 PDT 2011
On Oct 26, 5:02 pm, Arthur Spitzer <arspit... at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >The reasons are: when is the last time we got a new writer?
> >I think I'm not the last but the, well, last but one. For the LNH to
> >survive as a concept it needs both new writers and new readers.
I'd love to know how Mitchell Crouch discovered the group. I think
he may be the youngest writer we've had in quite a while...
> The LNH was cool back in the 90s
> because there was not much else to do on the internet.
It also appealed to people who were both interested in comics
AND technologically-savvy enough to get all of the jokes and
references to computers and the Internet. That was always
going to be a fairly small subset...
> >And it's intimidating for writers because there's all these characters
> >that are important for this or that reason and that you just can't use
> >(either because they're reserved or because you're terrified you'll
> >get them wrong and the ghost of wReam will come in the night and give
> >you a wedgie.
I think Andrew has gone a long way toward addressing this problem
by updating the LNH Wiki. But it's still pretty intimidating. When
started writing for the LNH, I was able to get most of the background
information I needed by printing out the FAQ and roster.
It also helped that there were a few core titles at the time --
LNH, Jeff McCoskey's LNH Triple Play and Ken Schmidt's LNH
Comics Presents -- that came out fairly regularly and gave me a
good sense what the LNH was all about and whom the major
> Arthur "On the singing USENET ship..." Spitzer
I knew there was a reason I should keep the speakers
on my computer turned on...
--Does not mean "turned on" in the Rule 34 sense
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