SW10/WWW: Powernaut 1985 #23: The Powernauts Gave Their Lives to Save Us

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 00:28:28 PDT 2016

On 4/21/2016 8:20 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> For various trivial reasons, I (mostly) postponed publishing the final issue of
> the 1985 Powernaut(s) from yesterday 'til today.  In the meantime, Prince died.
> And I noticed, the sky over Hypergaard was purple when the Powernauts went to
> their rest...
> Anyway, Powernaut 1985 is now laid to rest also.
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1985b.htm#23

Fascinating. So what effects will the reboot have, I wonder. :o

> Perhaps in future I might play more to my strengths as a cartoonist, and not do
> those massive crowd scenes so much.

Heeheehee. `-`;

> Wyatt talks about generations of fighters and about mental illness. I've
> basically seen those things at a distance.  So for those topics, I shall let him
> speak for me.


> I'll just say...  I've spent the better part of a year reading
> these strips, in one form or another.  For me, they look as silly as ever.  Oh,
> what fun.

Yes! <3

> The Powernaut 1985 comic previews a 1987 storyline with a new Powernaut.  It
> would be shown (at least in the comics), this new Powernaut was one of the
> Hyper-Children of 1969.  Was he really the famous actor Jeffrey Goldblatt?
> Given how he always wore a mask, the world may never know. But anyway...

Ah yes, that version. I'm looking forward to finding out more about him!

> What about the rest of us Hyper-Children?  We were either still getting
> established as young professionals (like me and Steffi Brock), or coming of age
> in high school.  But my adventures would start in another three years, and those
> of Stephen and Julie Wolcott just two years after that.  So you could say, a new
> generation of heroes really was getting started.  And at least for me, it was
> inspired by superhero comics such as the Powernaut's.

Hell yeah. :D

Drew "how Earth-1 of you" Perron

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