SW10/WWW: Power-Star Comics 1984 #3: Solar Sail Roboto!

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Thu Aug 6 21:07:02 PDT 2015

On 8/6/2015 8:11 PM, Andrew Perron wrote:
> On 8/6/2015 10:11 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
>> Solar Sail Roboto deserves some design notes... I'm borrowing
>> Andrew Perron's team the Solar Sails, with one important
>> difference: These robots merge, in finest 1980s fashion.  This will
>> be important for the 1985 series, just to keep the story from being
>> visually dominated by five giant robots.
> Which makes a lot of sense, TBH. There's a reason most superteams only
> have one character whose power is Grows Really Big.


>> I think Andrew and I have successfully established that my robots
>> are different from his. This makes sense, because they're twenty
>> years apart; mine are (probably) predecessors to his. This strip
>> has some *LNH* Wiki support to which Andrew and I have both
>> contributed recently. http://lnhq.info/wiki/Solar%20Sails
> Mine are definitely more on the Sailor Moon side than the Transformers
> side, in terms of characterization and purpose. It's interesting to see
> someone else take the same concept and flip that aspect.

My own creative influences in this strip were:  (1) *Programming* the 
giant robot might be an important concept for Powernaut 1985.  (2) err, 
I have no idea how to characterize Sailor Moon.

> Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, love collaboration, love other
> people playing with my toys

yay...  Thanks, Andrew.

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