2017-10-20 Dark Alley

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2017-10-20 Dark Alley

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by 'J' » Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:55 am

Well, someone is about to regret his recent life-choices.

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Cortez » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:19 am

Both Aina and Cammi are looking badass and scary here.

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by LegendaryKroc » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:46 am

Whew, missed the opportunity to say this, so... belated Merry Christmas, everybody, and a Happy New Year!

Also, geez this just suddenly got kinda dark. Like something out of a Batman comic dark.

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Abraxas » Wed Dec 27, 2017 10:27 am

I got it... Aina's a Spiderman Villainess!

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Spidrift » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:16 am

Well, that went about as well for the guy as everyone expected. Good bit of classic wordless action sequence art there; props to Eisu, who can put it in the resume if and when applying for a gig with a superhero comics publisher.

(There's probably a TV Tropes term for that arms-spread, legs-bent, hair-swirling drop pose that Aaina is pulling. Or if not, there should be.)
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Castamir » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:17 am

Why would you take off motorcycle helmet before getting into a fight? Their visors are wide enough so you don't lose any real peripheral vision, and a helmet good enough for a motorcycle is also good for protecting your most vulnerable body part, that also happens to be targetted the most.

Helping against being recognized by witnesses/police in case you beat the perp too hard (pretty likely to happen) would also be a bonus.
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Osaru Sensei » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:22 am

LegendaryKroc wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:46 am
Also, geez this just suddenly got kinda dark. Like something out of a Batman comic dark.
I am VENGEANCE, I am THE NIGHT... I am... BATMAN!
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She is indeed a wonderful artist who could doubtless turn her hand to anything, but from what I've seen, I don't get the feeling that she's very interested in depicting some of those bits in all their wrinkly Lovecraftian glory.
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Spidrift » Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:32 am

Castamir wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:17 am
Why would you take off motorcycle helmet before getting into a fight? Their visors are wide enough so you don't lose any real peripheral vision, and a helmet good enough for a motorcycle is also good for protecting your most vulnerable body part, that also happens to be targetted the most.
I think that there is a TV Tropes entry for heroes never wearing helmets. (I was reminded only the other night, watching the Punisher TV series.) Helmets are a wonderful invention for everyone except artists and lead actors.
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by LegendaryKroc » Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:45 pm

Osaru Sensei wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:22 am
LegendaryKroc wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:46 am
Also, geez this just suddenly got kinda dark. Like something out of a Batman comic dark.
I am VENGEANCE, I am THE NIGHT... I am... BATMAN!
Yes, very clever.

You know, Kevin Conroy does excellent work, but for some reason I've got real sick of his Batman portrayals lately. Maybe I'm just sick of Batman and he voices the Dark Knight in more than half the stuff he does.
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Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:32 am
Castamir wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:17 am
Why would you take off motorcycle helmet before getting into a fight? Their visors are wide enough so you don't lose any real peripheral vision, and a helmet good enough for a motorcycle is also good for protecting your most vulnerable body part, that also happens to be targetted the most.
I think that there is a TV Tropes entry for heroes never wearing helmets. (I was reminded only the other night, watching the Punisher TV series.) Helmets are a wonderful invention for everyone except artists and lead actors.
Yes, such a trope exists. Here it is.
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Milnoc » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:01 pm

Trope or not, I love how this superhero style scenario is unfolding!

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by TwoWayStar » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:11 pm

honestly!!!!!!!!!! they look so awesome!!!

GREAT JOB on the action, i feel like im looking at a movie still :3

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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by rogermart » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:26 pm

This strip deserves this soundtrack.
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Spidrift » Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:09 pm

“Batman Dark”? Really? Just because the lights are down?

“Dark” is if somebody kills somebody or reveals childhood trauma or sonething. This is just a comedy change-of-pace “BOO!” scene.
LegendaryKroc wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:45 pm
Yes, such a trope exists. Here it is.
No it isn’t. Here it is.

Proofread, old chum. Proofread.
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Re: 2017-10-20 Dark Alley

Post by Eisu » Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:34 pm

Castamir wrote:
Wed Dec 27, 2017 11:17 am
Why would you take off motorcycle helmet before getting into a fight? Their visors are wide enough so you don't lose any real peripheral vision, and a helmet good enough for a motorcycle is also good for protecting your most vulnerable body part, that also happens to be targetted the most.

Helping against being recognized by witnesses/police in case you beat the perp too hard (pretty likely to happen) would also be a bonus.
Ahhh, but you forget, helmets also makes great weapon, which it wouldn't be one if it's being worn. Notice in the third/fifth panel how her hand is behind the wall? Holding the helmet... to whack this guy with.

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