SW10/WWW: Powernaut 2005 #9: Welcome - 'Til the World Obeys!
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Sun Aug 4 23:07:37 PDT 2013
On Sat, 3 Aug 2013 03:29:30 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:
> The Party 'Til The World Obeys finally gets rolling, and Karl
> contemplates a room full of world dominators. Meanwhile, the Powernaut
> is back - facing Super-Hurricane Katrina! Things start moving fast from
Oooooo. I like that the Hypergaardians (great name) use a different text
> The guests at the Party 'Til The World Obeys deserve some mention in a
> way the 2005 commentator may not be able to provide... Wyatt Ferguson
> met a council of villains in 2007, whose membership closely resembles
> the people on panel. (The Siege of Raleigh,
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/2007/raleigh.htm) Eric X from the 2011
> series is leading the conclave. Russell Anvernacht and Philippe St.
> Joseph Lateran (characters both longstanding and future) are prominent.
> Osama bin Laden is in the audience too; I actually used the cover art
> from my 2007 story for artistic reference.
> Powernaut comics are optimized for download speed, not for art quality;
> it takes at least eight Powernaut strips to fill as much bandwidth as
> one comic from other people. But I'm trying out some new artistic tricks
> to increase my pixel budget, particularly where reality storms and
> Pentahedrons are involved. I'm also compressing the artwork more than
> ever before (indexed instead of RGB mode), which reduces my pixel
> budget. Hopefully these two trends will keep each other from extremes.
> And if the art with Hypergaardians in it makes the other stuff look
> flat, that's really not a bad thing. The visitors themselves look as
> flat as everyone else (so far), because they're trying to fit in. But
> space tends to bend around them.
I like the various effects! Especially the dots on the Reality Storm,
though I don't think the blur effects quite work with your style.
Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perrin, those dots tho.
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