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  • #31
    This isn't JMS but I wanted to share. From AWA/Upshot:

    https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinio...ontent=Covid19

    "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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    • #32
      Here's #2 of the Reborns.

      https://awastudios.net/comic/reborns-the-dangerous/

      I'm liking these!
      "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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      • #33
        Originally posted by Jan View Post
        Here's #2 of the Reborns.

        https://awastudios.net/comic/reborns-the-dangerous/

        I'm liking these!
        I like this a good deal more than the Resistance. Just feels more grounded and personal. Less of the grandiose showboating and over reliance on bombastic narration. It's good stuff.
        Captain John Sheridan: I really *hate* it when you do that.

        Kosh: Good!

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        • #34
          #3 of "The Resistance: Reborns" is up. Have I mentioned how much I'm enjoying these?

          https://awastudios.net/comic/reborns-the-hidden/

          This one has a slight echo of 'Midnight Nation' to it. Wonder/hope we'll be seeing all these folks down the road.
          "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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          • #35
            Oops! Looks like I forgot to post the third chapter. And the fourth is up now, too. JMS posted:

            J. Michael Straczynski - Hang with JMS

            As most of you know, we're doing five stand-alone, bite-sized mini chapters for The Resistance that are available free online along with the first two issues of the main book. The fourth mini, "The Lost," just went online today. If you want to check these out, no subscription, no cost, not even a request for an email address, you can find them at: https://www.webtoons.com/en/challenge/the-resistance/list…

            A global disaster leaves hundreds of millions dead in its wake. Shortly after, a few thousand suddenly manifest superhuman powers. Are they harbingers of more perils to come…or Earth’s last hope?
            The full list & links to what's available online is here: https://www.webtoons.com/en/challeng...itle_no=404179
            "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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            • #36
              This stuff is still so variable, I was really enjoying these, then the last one (Chapter 4) goes into long winded narration again, where JMS does an awful lot of telling and not showing. Or telling and showing the same thing. He has a really bad habit of doing this and I think he's missing a lot of the potential of the medium. It's got the same tone as the long winded (often mocked) speeches in B5. Some of those speeches are great, don't get me wrong, but in comic book format I'm a bit unsure about so much omnipresent narrator.
              Last edited by Ubik; 08-21-2020, 09:32 AM.
              Captain John Sheridan: I really *hate* it when you do that.

              Kosh: Good!

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              • #37
                Here is the Previews page with the Trade Paperback solicitation.
                It looks like it will be in the upcoming catalog.
                https://www.previewsworld.com/Catalog/AUG201209

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                • #38
                  Humble Bundle has all of the AWA/Upshot comics in this new group!

                  https://www.humblebundle.com/books/h...a-studio-books
                  "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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                  • #39
                    Humble Bundles are always amazing value!
                    Captain John Sheridan: I really *hate* it when you do that.

                    Kosh: Good!

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                    • #40
                      If you haven't picked up this Humble Bundle yet, I just discovered two great extras. First, the 'Resistance: Reborns' short comics are included. And second, the scripts for the comics and the shorts are included! This plust the other AWA/Upshot comics makes one heck of a deal!

                      https://www.humblebundle.com/books/h...roduct_tile&hm b_campaign=tile_index_11
                      "As empathy spreads, civilization spreads. As empathy contracts, civilization contracts...as we're seeing now.

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