SW10/TOF/WWW/HCC: Power-Star Comics 1984 #6: Saved by the Turtle!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 01:47:34 PDT 2015

On 8/26/2015 8:32 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> Carefully guest-crafted by Tom Russell to draw you in and engage you for a good
> long read of a good short story...  Just Kidding!  Speedily crafted by *me* to
> entertain you for thirty seconds!
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1984.htm#6

I would have given a little more description to the "And..."s.

> The 1984 TV series "Punky Brewster" and "Going Bananas"
> (featuring the family-fun super-monkey Roxana Banana) took this concept the rest
> of the way.

Ah, man, I remember Punky Brewster. Both the original wacky-foster-family sitcom 
and the animated-series-with-inexplicable-magical-mascot.

> But this Turtle is not going to appear in Powernaut 1985...  He's too smart to
> be sucked into a superhero fight, when his friends' lives need his help.  Heh.
> Indeed, I don't see him fitting in my universe at all. Yes, he *can* fit... but
> if he stayed, he'd be revealed as an alien experiment or a Doom Creature or an
> armored envoy from Earth-Draconis or something.

Aw, but metafiction!

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, metafiction, yo

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