I would post it in the project's defacto thread (Dreams & Daydreams, blah blah etc.) but that thread is bloated, slow, and full of Old Shame
I spend a year planning (and practicing for) a webcomic about a teenage girl who escapes from her crappy life into a Rule of Cool
-powered escapist fantasy
in which her Parody Sue Author Avatar
fights Aliens and Monsters *
When Sucker Punch
There are enough differences to make my version salvageable, but I'm going to need to rework a lot of shit.
First of all, said Author Avatar
was originally a sailor-suited, Zettai Ryouiki
-ed Hot Chick with a Sword
Turns out she was basically this with brown hair, a cape, and a bow.
I'm not disappointed, though. This is a chance to make her much more interesting.
I think I want to make her (a parody of) a more traditional Magical Girl Warrior
. Here's what I have so far:
- As for her appearances: I think I want to keep the bow and maybe the cape. But after that (and the possiblility of giving her knee-kigh white boots), I'm drawing a blank.
- As for attacks: I have no idea. I was thinking of making her an Improbable Weapon User, or maybe having her weild a BFS that would be the subject of a lot of lampshade hanging, but it might be more interesting to stick to magic attacks - maybe Grotesque Cute parodies of regular Magical Girl Warrior attacks *. I've never written a story with any form of magic involved, though, so this is totally alien territory for me. Any ideas?
Also, while there are definite elements of Stylistic Suck
, it's not really supposed to be over-the-top stupid and cheesy
(although the Self-Deprecation
-prone protagonist does make fun of it later on
). More like those wierd-but-fun fantasies kids make up over their action figures.
I'll post concept sketches as the topic goes on and I come up with stuff.
edited 4th Mar '11 2:44:01 PM by Wheezy