And we’re back to Dhuvalia!
You’ll notice that we’ve been doing a lot more jumping around in Book 2 as far as our narrative is concerned. An acquaintance recommended that I read American Flagg as an example of a classic comic with a fantastic sense of pacing. I’ve been pulling quite a bit of inspiration from Flagg while writing Book 2 (not in content but the way we’re structuring it). I can certainly recommend the Flagg. It’s 80s cyberpunk so it’s definitely NSFW but really impressive for its era. My only caveat is that the longer you read it, the more you start to ask yourself whether or not the author is a racist, not a deal-breaker but it can be distracting.
Another thing Matt and I have spent quite a bit of time discussing is the the Dhuvalian and Free Marketeer attitudes towards the world and how it effects their design choices. For example: the Free Market sees technology as a replacement to nature, whereas Dhuvalia sees technology as a tool which can cultivate nature towards a desired goal. These are the sorts of things I obsess over in my free time.
Thanks for reading,
- Luther out
UPDATE: Due to some scheduling difficulties, we will not be posting an update this week, my apologies. We will however, soon be premiering something that I think you’ll really like!