SW10/WWW: Powernaut 1985 #9: Uh Oh

Drew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 14:37:14 PST 2016

On 1/7/2016 10:35 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> On 2016-01-06 21:48, Drew Perron wrote:
>> On 12/31/2015 10:37 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
>>> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/powernaut/1985.htm#9
>> Fireproof... um... I think there's too much going on in this one @-@
> heh...  That one bit seems like a reasonable extension of mysterious Powernaut
> power to me, with about the usual Powernaut amount of explanation.

I think finding "the right amount" of explanation for something like this is a 
tricky process. Frankly, I'm gaining more and more respect for Silver Age writers...

> You will
> soon see the ramifications of the Powernaut spending his power that way.

Oooooh. Rad. :D

> As for the rest...  This strip (and the next) are the action height (well, the
> *first* one) of the Powernaut version of the Crisis on Infinite Earths.  "Too
> much going on" goes with the territory.

I mean, that's fair!

> (If I did it over, I would probably turn the Doom Bear loose beforehand, in that
> unpublished Hyper-Power Crisis Wars series.  He'd pick one hero from each 80s
> team, to fight alone against others and whatever.  But I wrote Powernaut 1985
> before I even thought of putting the Doom Bear in.)

Also fair.

> But I saw your comments on the fairly-similar Power School 2012, and I knew
> they'd apply to this story too.  I've rewritten and added some upcoming strips,
> to be a bit more careful about explaining what's going on.  Powernaut 1985 will
> now be 23 issues.  So, I will try to avoid too much going on.

Awwwww. <3 Very good, then!

> Thanks for the review, Drew.

No problem, sir!

Drew "happy to oblige" Perron

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