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Comic 904 - In Our Own Native Land, Page 19

16th Apr 2020, 11:00 PM in 24. In Our Own Native Land
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In Our Own Native Land, Page 19
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Author Notes:

16th Apr 2020, 11:00 PM
Adam C.
..... Huh.

Yeah, given Paxton has been shown to have a lot of grievances with the Patriot Initiative and (something at least sort of resembling) a conscience, this is a bit of a twist... Then again, Paxton is a self-admitted asshole, so maybe he couldn't resist the urge to beat the shit out of someone in a public forum. He IS the sort of guy who'd enjoy a throwdown in front of a massive, cheering crowd of people. Hell, given his personality, Sareena offering a literal hand in friendship probably just made him want to swing for her more.

But this is a bit disappointing; I really liked Paxton a lot, and dug the relationship he formed with Ana, so seeing him go on full "Team Asshole" hurts a bit. Ah, well. Still had a lot fun doing his expressions; look at how much fun he's having. He's SO into the fight. It's weird; we've got a fair amount of Blood Knight characters, but this is the first time I've really felt like we're doing the Trope.
16th Apr 2020, 11:41 PM
Martin F.
Hey, turns out Misty was right when she said to go in expecting to fight Paxton.

wrightasrayne.thecomicseries.com/comics/896/

Very forward-thinking of her.

This page actually has a bit of an interesting experiment with the art going on with it, but I'm not entirely sure how much it registers at a glance; I feel like the pages are often kind of overly zoomed out so I mentioned that to Adam and also said I wanted to try doing some light storyboarding once he did the outlines for this one. He wound up working with the zoomed in thing himself when putting it together, but I did end up doing a bit of tinkering on that front afterward. Hopefully helps with making this sequence feel more dynamic.

Y'know, DeGroot looks really uncomfortable with this for some reason.

Comments:

17th Apr 2020, 12:21 AM
Some people just can't resist the urge to fight and be violent, what in the world is going to happen now.