SW10/WWW/HCC: Powernaut 1912 #1: Being the Adventures of Paul Poderr in the Ways of Power!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Feb 16 04:03:56 PST 2014

On Sat, 15 Feb 2014 20:05:17 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

> As promised, the Powernaut is going where Powernauts have never gone 
> before.  As often happens, he's going in a totally different direction 
> than people might expect.
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1912.htm

Innnnnnnnteresting. And cute.

> When I started the story, I was expecting one more month of free time 
> and figured I'd never get a better chance to tell this story.  So I 
> started drawing 1912, which requires double-sized strips.  Then the free 
> time disappeared.  Oh well.  I shall have to continue, only at a normal 
> pace.  That leads me to one strip every two weeks.  I'm going to 
> officially start the series next week.  But you're all members of the 
> Power Patrol, so you get to see the whole thing a week early!  (Just in 
> time to meet the challenge deadline.)

Works for me! <3

> The more I learned about 1912, the more feasible the idea became. Comic 
> strips not only existed then, they were in their Golden Age. 1912 was 
> notable for one comic strip everyone may recognize: "Little Nemo in 
> Slumberland". The strips were about double the size as the present day, 
> and more verbose. The art was as detailed as any time ever since. I've 
> tried to reflect that in Powernaut 1912. I've "outsourced" some of the 
> forest scenes, but I think that fits the spirit of the times also.

I see. So does this count as an actual publication in whatever world the
Powernaut is published in?

> In a very real sense, this series drives home what the Powernaut is. He 
> may appear anywhere. He is a hero. And, power will figure into the story 
> somehow.

Very interesting. <3

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, za powaa

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