SW10/WWW: Power Stars 1945 #7: It Worked!

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 22:09:09 PST 2016

On 12/7/2016 10:30 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> But there's a price to pay.  An old warrior has fought the good fight against
> the Fascists of his day.  But now it's over...  Power Stars 1945 / 2000+, To Be
> Concluded!
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1945.htm#7

Wait, what work-- ohhh nooooo ;.;

> Wyatt has a couple of weeks of commentary left in him.  And he's kind of
> inspired by a concept of Idolon characters tonight, thank you Drew.

Absolutely! :3

> Power Star Comics of 1945 predicted, their favorite boy heroes would die at a
> ripe old age.  That was hardly going out on a limb.  But for excitement, they
> predicted at least one of them would die fighting future Nazis...

I mean, to be honest, that's not out of character of a lot of comics of the era. 
The lines of what "acceptable violence" was were often not very well-drawn.

> This prediction was self-fulfilling in the end.  By 2006, our future Earth was
> actually getting a different reality shift every year.  In 2005 we got President
> Bush II instead of President Rodham.  The next year, we actually got Nazis who
> looked like what Power Star Comics had dreamed of.  And Stephen Oliver Samuels
> actually died fighting them. Hence how I now do the commentary in his place.

Hmmmm, yes. :o

> In 2003, I saw an outbreak of familiar-looking fiction-heroes.  That included a
> Powernaut who looked a *lot* like this.  So I'll just say: Every story is real
> somewhere, and every idea influences something.

Yes. <3

Drew "exactly!!" Perron

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