[S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

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[S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby Chaos Priest on Tue Jan 13, 2009 6:27 pm

http://www.egscomics.com/d/20020526.html

Well, here it is. The first story title page for EGS. Taking a look at it now it's kinda weird. The background makes no sense whatsoever. It looks like it is supposed to be something with the way various characters are popping out of it, but it's kinda hard to tell what it's supposed to be other than green/brown squigglely stuff. I'm also not quite sure what the different expressions on the characters are supposed to represent. Their overall mood during the arc? I could see that matching Elliot during the first part of it at least, and maybe Nanase toward the end, but otherwise I'm not sure. Their feelings about Shadowy Figure X in the center? That doesn't seem to match either. Was Dan just getting in some practice with drawing various expressions and it has nothing to do with Sister at all? It's a very confusing cover page.

It's kinda funny though that back during the first Sister storyline Greg was apparently an important enough character to get space on the cover.
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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby The Old Hack on Tue Jan 13, 2009 7:10 pm

Chaos Priest wrote:It's kinda funny though that back during the first Sister storyline Greg was apparently an important enough character to get space on the cover.

He was doing something important! He was hiding in the bushes!

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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby nitpicking on Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:12 pm

If I were doing litcrit, I could write a lot about the significance of color in that image. For instance, note that the three character with purple color are all linked by their closeness to Elliot.
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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby ChronosCat on Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:48 pm

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Chronos: Wow, a title-page? Must be an important story-arc. I just hope this isn't another one of those lame "long lost sibling" stories.
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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby Ineluki on Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:26 am

The Old Hack wrote:
Chaos Priest wrote:It's kinda funny though that back during the first Sister storyline Greg was apparently an important enough character to get space on the cover.

He was doing something important! He was hiding in the bushes!

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I just noticed there are actually a lot of people hiding in the bushes on this cover! :lol:
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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby The Old Hack on Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:43 am

Ineluki wrote:I just noticed there are actually a lot of people hiding in the bushes on this cover! :lol:

See? See? Hiding in bushes isn't just important, it's all but a patriotic duty! :shifty:
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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby ForkBomb on Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:05 pm

As I recall, Ellen was originally to be a villain, so I guess that explains some of the expressions.
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Re: [S.T.O.R.Y. 5/26/02] Sister

Postby ChronosCat on Fri Jan 16, 2009 7:00 pm

ForkBomb wrote:As I recall, Ellen was originally to be a villain, so I guess that explains some of the expressions.


And she was a villain at first, too! Sorta. For 29 comics / two months real time.
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