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POWERNAUT 1987!

Year One!

Greeting

Hello, Readers!

What do you do when you have no Powernauts? In the finest Powernaut tradition, we now proudly present a new Powernaut for a new era. Finally, one for the 1980s and beyond! To properly reflect this important occasion for this series which has been going for decades, we're calling this series Year One. So, enjoy!

(signed) Scott Eiler, Publisher for Powernaut Comics, 1987.

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100% Digital!

Bonus Section: 2005 Reprint Commentary from Stephen Oliver Samuels (S.O.S.)! Another Powernaut, Another Year One

I hesitate to drop names, but Mister Goldblatt and I actually go way back. He was one of the Hyper-Children in Hypergaard 1969. He was the one who was dressed like a Powernaut then. So I paid close attention to his career. At first when I heard of the Powernaut movie, I wondered if that was the reason he was dressed like that in Hypergaard. But... well, keep reading this series to find out.

More Secret.

Wiki! The Infrared Sunbreaker Choir

Sunbreaker-Wiki
You'll Need a Pass, Buddy

Maybe Hearses

You're Not Dead!

That's Real!

Your Fans Are Calling

No One Can Know My Secret

My Foot Shall Finish This Battle

Huh??

And Get Us Attacked?

Three Wikis! Powernaut 1987

87-Wiki

Hyper-Piper

Piper-Wiki

Auge von Shaitan

Shaitan-Wiki

Author's Notes:

Finally, the missing link in the history of Powernauts. I would love to have skipped to some other stories, but I really have to start this Powernaut here. I would also love to have stuck to my conventional Powernaut drawing style, but part of the concept for this one was "100% Digital!". DC was trying that concept out with a Batman special at the time. They promptly abandoned the concept afterward. I will do likewise after this series ends. But people say, creators should try things outside their comfort zones.

Reportedly, Batman Digital Justice was ahead of Powernaut 1987 on artistic tricks, but those tricks still look dated like Tron nowadays. And the Powernaut is still way ahead on action.

The concept allows for a certain level of crappy art, suitable for 1987 drawing software. That's about what I use here. (My strong right hand usually handles the drawing duties.) In the modern age, some better drawing software exists, with character templates... but it's not readily usable to design a Powernaut with. If it were, it still wouldn't be appropriate for 1987. So I'll just shut up now and try to get the job done... I think near the end, it starts to look like decent cartooning.

This story is mostly here so I can bring forth the Powernaut of the 1990s. In future stories, I am going to throw everything I can at this Powernaut. This will include the Doom Bear, Wyatt Ferguson Year One, and Ellipsis Year Two. There will be lots of 1990s style stuff too, with lots of old foes. And a 1999 apocaplyse too... This story turns loose from here. Heh, I wish it could happen already. But I have to finish *this* story first. So let's slog through together.

And yes, the Hyper-Piper is playing the Powernaut theme song from 1964.

(signed) Scott Eiler, 4 April 2017.


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