Copper - "Jump Station"

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Post by kiolia » Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:14 am

There's a particular atmosphere to the action > thoughtful downtime > action progression that I really enjoy (writing and reading), and I think this captures that so well! Awesome.

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Post by Ian Jay » Wed Dec 07, 2005 9:35 am

The new Copper is exceptionally boss. It isn't caustic, but it isn't boring either, and it manages to be wonderfully unique while being familiar to everyone at the same time. Kazu, I'm probably not saying anything new to you, but Copper is one of those stories that works perfectly well with its medium. I can't picture it getting any better than the comic it is now.

Of course, I could be proven wrong...

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PS: Jumping off of stuff to get to work is now officially the new biking to work. It's healthier AND more life-threatening! (Of course, you know that there are probably going to be some bored suburban kids who will try to make it even more dangerous, for thrills. And then maybe turn it into a sport. Extreme Jumping Off Of Stuff.)
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Post by jdalton » Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:57 am

Warning: The drop to the next AirTrans platform may take longer than you'd planned for. Feelings of terror and vertigo are to be expected.

(But if you don't jump, you won't get anywhere).


Or to put it another way,
the London Underground wrote:Mind the gap.
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Post by Belacaleb » Wed Dec 07, 2005 3:19 pm

Feathers as giant rotors equal really cool.
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Post by AntSky0 » Wed Dec 07, 2005 10:34 pm

Love that last panel and the storyline of the whole comic. Really good stuff.
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Post by Clank » Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:29 pm

:shock:

Jeez, Kazu, they always get better and better. Ridiculous!

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Post by Lee M » Fri Dec 09, 2005 5:51 pm

OK, I won't ruin it by asking stupidly logical questions like if they're always jumping down, how do they ever get up again?

I'm sure this strip represents some very profound aspect of human nature which I'll probably figure out sometime during the next decade or so, but in the meantime I'll just add my voice to the general chorus of approval and leave it at that.

Feathers. Heh. Good one.
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Post by wpilot » Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:36 pm

Awesome.

Copper should be an animated cartoon on Cartoon Network. Then you could make millions of dollars merchandising cool vinyl toys and I would buy one.

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Post by Yoder » Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:58 pm

I like the fact that the businessmen with briefcases do not feel the need for parachutes.

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Post by Josh Mauser » Sat Dec 10, 2005 12:32 am

Copper toys would be the thought provoking, metaphorical equivalent to a Mighty Max playset, lol.

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Post by deantrippe » Sat Dec 10, 2005 5:27 am

nice one, kazu. :)

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Post by Kazu » Sat Dec 10, 2005 1:29 pm

Thanks guys. :D
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