LNH/SW/GC/HCC: Just Another Multi-Writer Cascade That Will Probably Never Have an Ending #9: "Merissa Stole the Precious Thing"

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Thu May 15 21:24:08 PDT 2014

Now that I think of it, on 5/15/2014 9:31 AM, Andrew Perron *also* wrote:

>>> He had to be careful - he knew how much over-the-top ridiculous
>>> characters like Ambush Bug and Lobo got twisted around by being part of
>>> a larger universe. Soon he'd be introspecting, and then angsting, and at
>>> that point it would be all over except for the part where he got
>>> rebooted with a committee-approved generically threatening design.
>> Ah, how true.
> I thought this was a neat bit of satire that also had the effect of
> covering my ass in case I did mess up the characterization. `-`;

Funny you should mention Lobo and Ambush Bug, then.  At first they were 
*both* throwaway weird guys in tights, trying to pick off obscure DC 
heroes such as the Omega Men and the Doom Patrol.  Only after other 
writers messed with their characterization did they become the 
characters we all recognize.

(signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> -------- http://www.eilertech.com/ ---------

When you *are* the leader... whatever goes wrong... whether you did it
or not... *you* are held responsible. - Barack Obama

I know. - Archie Andrews

- from Archie #617, March 2011, scripted by Alex Simmons.

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