SW10/WWW: Power Stars 1945 #7: It Worked!
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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
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.
> 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.
Drew "exactly!!" Perron
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