LNH20: LNH Comics Presents: Spoon of Destiny Saga Recap

Martin Phipps martinphipps2 at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 23 16:43:34 PST 2012

On Feb 22, 6:37 am, Andrew Perron <pwer... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2012 17:08:42 +0000 (UTC), Dave Van Domelen wrote:
> >      A sort of "buyer's regret" sets in awfully quickly when you create a
> > character with an oddball formulaic mode of speech.  This issue's really
> > nifty idea becomes next issue's albatross.  Eventually you write the
> > character out entirely, or change them (for instance, Kaliban in ASH stopped
> > speaking solely in iambic pentameter once I took him over from Tony).
> That's true - *but* what I'm thinking is, he changes, flipping constantly
> between different modes of expression.  So none of them stick around long
> enough to become annoying instead of fun, and whichever writer uses him can
> use whatever they like best.

Okay, stupid question time.  WHY does he change his mode of speech?
Is he suffering from a multiple personality syndrome?  That could be
interesting but we would need a list of different speech patterns and
their corresponding personalities and then people can add to the list


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