LNH/REVIEW: Kid Review's Roundup: December 2013

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 18:34:21 PST 2014

On Thu, 16 Jan 2014 22:41:26 +0000 (UTC), Saxon Brenton wrote:

> On Fri 17 Jan 2014 Andrew Perron (pwerdna at gmail.com) wrote:
>> "A little late with this one - at least, where 'late' is a self-imposed
>> deadline of 'within the first week of the month'. Which I think is what
>> Saxon used, but he never specified.
> It was, and I have a vague memory that I did specify at some point (and 
> probably also moaned about it when I started habitually breaking that 
> deadline), but after all this time I'd have to go back and search to 
> find an actual example.

You might have? I re-read all of them recently in order to make the wiki
page (which inspired this), and I don't remember any specific examples, but
my own memory is not exactly flawless.

>> Catalog of Earths #1-5
> [...]
>> "And then, of course, there's Psychovant, who, like a good deranged
>> antihero, has full metafictional awareness and a snarky attitude about it.
>> It's clear that Scott's not holding back, letting some pretty incisive
>> criticisms out through the duck's mouth
> Psychovant is always lots of fun, combining fourth wall breaking with 
> obnoxious truth-telling

It's so true.

>> Legion of Net.Heroes Volume 2 #57
> [...]
>> "Also, Saxon's NTB stories often involve an LNHer in Standard Superhero
>> Thought Pattern Mode as a complication. I don't have anything in particular
>> to say about this; I just think it's interesting."
> Oh dear crap on a stick, I hadn't recognised that.  (If I wanted an excuse, 
> I could make up something about how since these are NTB stories taking 
> place in highjacked issues of an LNH series, they require an LNH guest 
> appearance to metatextually anchor it, or something,  but the truth is 
> that I didn't realise I was doing it.)  Hmm.  Now I'm wondering if I 
> should do a 'straight' NTB story just to buck the trend...

Honestly, the more surprising thing at this point would be for the LNHer to
a.) actually be helpful with the quest involved, b.) not be Occultism Kid.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, or any of the other Standard
Sort-of-NTB LNHers.

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