8FOLD: Mighty Medley # 4, April 2014, by Messrs. Brenton, Perron & Russell

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sat Apr 5 09:37:22 PDT 2014

On Sat, 5 Apr 2014 02:44:46 +0000 (UTC), Tom Russell wrote:

> On Wednesday, April 2, 2014 11:18:54 PM UTC-4, Scott Eiler wrote:
>> On 4/2/2014 7:29 PM, Tom Russell wrote:
>>> I told Mary that this was either the best or the worst thing I've
>>> written. My intention was to do something sensationalist,
>>> hyper-violent, and deliberately unpolished-- 100% thrills, no
>>> nuance/
>> Ah.  I thought you were maybe trying for manga style.
> There are certainly influences of Japanese pop culture present (or the
> American stereotyping thereof)-- the character name itself being a tip of
> the hat to Galaxy 999, which is basically about a kid gunfighter killing
> robots on a steam-powered space train (though watching it now, it is a lot
> more depressing than that sounds)-- but I think the primary influence are
> the old Judge Dredd stories from the early issues of 2000 AD.

Ahhhhhhh, interesting. Makes sense.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, Galaxy Express 999 is weird and good.

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