LNH20: LNH20 Comics Presents #21 [2/2]
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Wed Jan 24 10:16:34 PST 2018
On 1/23/2018 10:16 PM, Scott Eiler wrote:
> On 2018-01-18 21:28, Jeanne Morningstar wrote:
>> THE LEGION OF NET.HEROES
>> Is only going to get gayer from here
> I may have said this before, but there's plenty of gayness embedded in nostalgia.
It's true!!! Fight the erasure of queer media from the past!
>> "They don't seem terribly long ago for me. I'm an immortal, remember? I grew
>> up in Whitechapel at the turn of the 19th century. The place where all the
>> cruelty and oppression of the world's greatest empire came to rest in its very
>> heart. On days like this, I feel I've scarcely left it behind. But these times
>> are when I'm the most needed. Once, I fought to escape my roots, to distance
>> myself from poverty and misery. Now I fight to keep anyone from suffering what
>> I suffered.
> I don't recall reading that about January Frost before now. But it's a good
I think the Whitechapel detail is new, but it makes so much sense.
>> I was also thinking about LNH20, and how that had been inspired by both the
>> Obama-age zeitgeist and the early New 52, and how many things had changed in
>> both the world and comics since then. So here we are.
> I'd do apocalypse stories for my favorite universe, only I've been doing them
> for years now. Pesky universe that's written itself into a corner *and* elected
> President Trump four years early.
SW10 is weirdly in tune with the zeitgeist!?
>> A group of transparent cylinders were clustered around a device. Inside of
>> them were teenagers, wearing bright and outdated costumes.
>> "...What the heck?"
>> They were clearly the Saviors of the Net.
> (insert "da da dunnn" noise)
"Bright and outdated costumes" fits really well with what we were saying about
nostalgic red and blue in the responses to part 1. Of course, since the Saviors
of the Net are from the '90s, they're more likely to wear nostalgic magenta and
Drew "or maybe banana-yellow like Jubilee" Perron
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