SW10/WWW/HCC: Power-Star Comics 1984, Starring Manly-Man!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 13:00:17 PDT 2015

On Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 10:15:01 PM UTC-4, Scott Eiler wrote:
> My commentator just never met heroes who appealed to the public *and* 
> cared about marketing themselves.  I bet Marvel-Earth has Avenger toys...

It's cheesy, but I really enjoyed how the first Avengers movie used trading cards for a critical emotional beat.

> However, the 1980s had no shortage of 
> comic-book toys and toy-based comic books.  I've already considered the 
> effect that will have on the upcoming Powernaut 1985 strip.  As such, I 
> was able to launch a toy comic series on short notice.  I went from 
> roughest draft to presentable web site in five days, which is even 
> faster than the first Powernaut comics.

Very nice! <3

> This series could easily be a growth category.  I bet I can get as many 
> contributions as for 1944 if I ask for volunteers.  So I hereby ask. 
> Who else loves the '80s?  (Or at least '80s cartoons?)

Oh man. I'm going to contribute the Solar Sails, from Digital JUMP! #6 and 7:

The idea is that they're combinations of Transformers and Sailor Moon, living on a planet full of giant robots, the Silver City. A denizen of the Silver City also guest-starred in The Super Wizard From Space #23:

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, manly-boy indeed

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