“Taking the scenic route”

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The good news is you’re not going to be stranded in time, W-Tusi25. The bad news… well, find out next week!

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8 Comments to ““Taking the scenic route””

  1. Oh, snap! This is one of those “never leave home without it” times when you don’t KNOW to never leave home without it!!

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  2. A license? Leave it to some bureaucracy to take the fun out of time travel!

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    • Yeah, but it also keeps time travelers from going back and snatching up all the copies of Action Comics #1 for a dime to resell in the future!

      … unless that’s what it’s so rare today…

      … but if nobody could read it in 1938, how would Superman have gotten popular enough in the first place for it to be valuable in the future?

      Oh, time paradox!!

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  3. The first copy sold so well (though it wasn’t known at the time that it was mostly to time travelers) there had to be a second issue produced to meet the demand. Everybody heard there was a demand but couldn’t find copies of the first issue, or anybody who had one, so they had to buy lots of issue 2, which meant a high demand and printing of number 3, etc.

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  4. I’m liking the wavy effect of the curved panel borders for the time stream. Helps to indicate the uncertainty of the moment. And where exactly does one apply for a time travel license? Hopefully there’s stricter requirements for one of those than there is for a gun license or a driver’s license today. I wonder if a publisher could go back in time to destroy some of their press run, to artifically create higher prices for a popular comic? Or how about going back in time to catch a Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire or Sammy Sosa home run ball? (Or even better – Babe Ruth or Hank Aaron!) Or how about going back in time to prevent yourself from making a boneheaded mistake? (Joe Q, I’m looking at you and thinking of Brand New Day!) Ah, so many possibilities! Can’t wait to see what will happen to W-Tusi25, but since I don’t have a time machine to get to next Wednesday’s, I’ll just use the slower time travel method of waiting for it to be Wednesday, and see what you come up with.

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    • Glad you’re enjoying the panel shapes for this sequence– I enjoyed breaking out my usual square boxes for it.

      Isn’t it fun to think about time travel? I hope if Joe Q uses it to undo past errors he’ll take Dan DiDio with him!

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