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