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Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« on: January 11, 2017, 11:07:50 PM »


Plots are converging! Things are falling into place. And that’s where we end Issue 3.

Jessica tried really hard to make sure this page wouldn’t take as long as the last few (and it didn’t), but still took longer than we’d like. We’re determined to get back on a steady page a week schedule. But first, we’ll have to take a brief hiatus.

So here’s our game plan during this hiatus. First, Jessica’s going to take a week off of drawing for the first time in years, which will help her from burning out. Then there’s a bunch of minor things in Issue 3 that she’s going to go back and spruce up. They’re mostly mega minor, so this shouldn’t take longer than a week, and we’ll let you know about the interesting changes in a blog post. Then she’s going to bust out a rad cover for Issue 4.

In the meantime, we’ll resume our weekly podcast, and Jessica will continue to stream on Twitch and fulfill her Patreon rewards.

By the way, the title for Issue 4 is “Rad As Hell” and it’ll totally live up to its namesake.

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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2017, 12:50:24 AM »
Great job. Will be interesting to see how all the different storylines converge on each other. But most importantly, will Eddie ever get Veronica? And how will a demonic being not of this Earth looking for a satanic power glove affect his quest to get Veronica?
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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2017, 02:51:33 AM »
So, high-five to Mumm-Rad for correctly guessing that we'd get some "Yub" action on this final page.

Here were Microwave Dude's guesses:

Guess  #1: The Satan Ninjas get distracted by the arrival of the spaceship and would do some investigating.  They would then encounter Ket and Darwick and an altercation would ensue.  Naturally, Ket and Darwick would end up kicking the Satan Ninja's asses. Guess # 2: Psycho Sam will have an encounter on his way to trying to butt-fuck Debbie Slater.  It will either be Razor and his remaining gang or Mr. Skull (I think I'll go with Mr. Skull, why not?).  Guess #3: We get to see Jennifer and Toxic imprisoned somewhere deep within the Satan Ninja's lair.

All great guesses, but none were quite right on the money. Although the page didn't involve the satan ninjas, it did involve someone going to investigate Ket's space ship, so you totally deserve a cyber high-five as well. Especially since you weren't mega vague like Mumm-rad, which makes it harder to be right.

Great job. Will be interesting to see how all the different storylines converge on each other. But most importantly, will Eddie ever get Veronica? And how will a demonic being not of this Earth looking for a satanic power glove affect his quest to get Veronica?

Even knowing how everything is going to go down, I'm still super pumped to see it play out. Issue 4 will sort of serve as a climax to the first act of the comic. Lots of stuff happens in it that I've been looking forward to for years. Now that we've finally wrapped this epic weekend (crazy to think that only a few days have passed since the comic started), we get to tackle Eddie going back to school for the first time since his transformation, and ... well, I'll just stop there.
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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2017, 08:53:22 PM »
Here were Microwave Dude's guesses:

Guess  #1: The Satan Ninjas get distracted by the arrival of the spaceship and would do some investigating.  They would then encounter Ket and Darwick and an altercation would ensue.  Naturally, Ket and Darwick would end up kicking the Satan Ninja's asses. Guess # 2: Psycho Sam will have an encounter on his way to trying to butt-fuck Debbie Slater.  It will either be Razor and his remaining gang or Mr. Skull (I think I'll go with Mr. Skull, why not?).  Guess #3: We get to see Jennifer and Toxic imprisoned somewhere deep within the Satan Ninja's lair.

All great guesses, but none were quite right on the money. Although the page didn't involve the satan ninjas, it did involve someone going to investigate Ket's space ship, so you totally deserve a cyber high-five as well. Especially since you weren't mega vague like Mumm-rad, which makes it harder to be right.

Aw shucks, I was so close to getting one of my guesses right.  I figured it would've been the Satan Ninjas doing the investigating since they were in closer proximity to the ship. Oh well.  At least I got a cyber high-five out of it.

Great job. Will be interesting to see how all the different storylines converge on each other. But most importantly, will Eddie ever get Veronica? And how will a demonic being not of this Earth looking for a satanic power glove affect his quest to get Veronica?

I can see Eddie using his new identity as a way to attract Veronica and then Veronica being impressed (you know, kind of like in one of the Satan Ninja promo videos).  Anyways, Veronica will be so impressed that she'll ditch Dean and agree to be Eddie's date for the prom.  This will make Dean so jealous that he'll get into an altercation with Eddie but since Eddie's now a Satan Ninja, he'll easily kick Dean's ass.  This of course will lead to even more shenanigans (i.e. the appearance of the Ninja Commander's minions), but I'll end my speculating here.

Even knowing how everything is going to go down, I'm still super pumped to see it play out. Issue 4 will sort of serve as a climax to the first act of the comic. Lots of stuff happens in it that I've been looking forward to for years. Now that we've finally wrapped this epic weekend (crazy to think that only a few days have passed since the comic started), we get to tackle Eddie going back to school for the first time since his transformation, and ... well, I'll just stop there.

I'm really curious to see what solution Eddie comes up with.  Pretend he's going through a Goth phase, perhaps?
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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2017, 10:48:42 PM »
Aw shucks, I was so close to getting one of my guesses right.  I figured it would've been the Satan Ninjas doing the investigating since they were in closer proximity to the ship. Oh well.  At least I got a cyber high-five out of it.

Yeah, it would make sense for the Satan Ninjas to go explore the ship (if they noticed it landing), but then to have them battle Ket would've been too much to squeeze into a final page. But no worries, we'll get to see Ket in action next issue.

I can see Eddie using his new identity as a way to attract Veronica and then Veronica being impressed (you know, kind of like in one of the Satan Ninja promo videos).

Hah, yeah, hopefully Eddie is cool enough for Veronica's big tits now.
Man, I love those promo videos.

Anyways, Veronica will be so impressed that she'll ditch Dean and agree to be Eddie's date for the prom.  This will make Dean so jealous that he'll get into an altercation with Eddie but since Eddie's now a Satan Ninja, he'll easily kick Dean's ass.  This of course will lead to even more shenanigans (i.e. the appearance of the Ninja Commander's minions), but I'll end my speculating here.

I don't ever want to comment directly on this type of speculation, so as no to confirm or deny, but I'll just say that we're obviously very aware of '80s movie tropes and sometimes we may subvert them in unexpected ways (don't want the comic to be too predicable, after all), and even when we adhere to the common tropes, I'd like to think that we pull it off in our own way.

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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2017, 11:48:23 PM »
I don't ever want to comment directly on this type of speculation, so as no to confirm or deny, but I'll just say that we're obviously very aware of '80s movie tropes and sometimes we may subvert them in unexpected ways (don't want the comic to be too predicable, after all), and even when we adhere to the common tropes, I'd like to think that we pull it off in our own way.

Sorry, I guess I got a little too carried away with the speculating.
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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2017, 12:01:03 AM »
Sorry, I guess I got a little too carried away with the speculating.

Oh, no need to apologize. It's fun to read people guesses.

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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2017, 05:20:02 PM »
So, high-five to Mumm-Rad for correctly guessing that we'd get some "Yub" action on this final page.

Thanks Adam, High five back at ya! This page is the perfect cliffhanger. I can't wait to see how it will play out. So many amazing paths. Mind blown!

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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2017, 08:49:04 AM »
Corey lost his chance to knock up some alien babe! ;) :D ;D :P

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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2017, 11:12:26 PM »
Corey lost his chance to knock up some alien babe! ;) :D ;D :P

If he only knew what's under the armor of the alien he's running from...

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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2017, 01:36:48 PM »
Corey lost his chance to knock up some alien babe! ;) :D ;D :P

If he only knew what's under the armor of the alien he's running from...

He should've known you can't judge an alien babe by her armor..

I'm really looking forward to the climax you mentioned, the whole comic just feels like something mega is just around the corner. So many story lines meandering right past each other, so many characters with hidden agendas. Unless you count "get my hands on/in those gloves", in which case they're not so hidden.
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« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2017, 11:29:29 PM »
Corey lost his chance to knock up some alien babe! ;) :D ;D :P

If he only knew what's under the armor of the alien he's running from...

He should've known you can't judge an alien babe by her armor..

I'm really looking forward to the climax you mentioned, the whole comic just feels like something mega is just around the corner. So many story lines meandering right past each other, so many characters with hidden agendas. Unless you count "get my hands on/in those gloves", in which case they're not so hidden.

I think that boys in River City will be quite surprised when they find out there's a female underneath that armour.  It'll be kind of like how people were surprised at how Samus Aran ended up being a female.  Furthermore, I'm also looking forward to see how things progress in Issue 4 and beyond.
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Re: Issue 3 - Ninja Power! - Page 38 - Aliens
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2017, 10:53:14 AM »
Corey lost his chance to knock up some alien babe! ;) :D ;D :P

If he only knew what's under the armor of the alien he's running from...

He should've known you can't judge an alien babe by her armor..

I'm really looking forward to the climax you mentioned, the whole comic just feels like something mega is just around the corner. So many story lines meandering right past each other, so many characters with hidden agendas. Unless you count "get my hands on/in those gloves", in which case they're not so hidden.

I think that boys in River City will be quite surprised when they find out there's a female underneath that armour.  It'll be kind of like how people were surprised at how Samus Aran ended up being a female.  Furthermore, I'm also looking forward to see how things progress in Issue 4 and beyond.

It'll be a bit like when I discovered that armour hid a female, except that it's real for them..  :)
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