Graham Belmont (gbelmont@hotmail.com)
Tue, 12 Dec 2000 05:14:39 -0600


> >>Just wondering whether anyone would be interested in seeing original US
> >>Gundam comics or novels. I think it would be fascinating to see
>American
> >>creators' take on Gundam, and comics or novels would be considerably
>easier
> >>and less expensive to produce than animation or live-action. Who would
> >>people like to see working on Gundam?
> >
> >Sounds too much like published fanfiction. ^_^ Well, I would have to say
> >that I wouldn't like the idea...simply because I don't think Gundam
>should
> >be drawn by American artists. The art style is far too different, and for
> >the story, I'm afraid the majority of artists and script writers wouldn't
> >"get" Gundam - I'm not saying they would mangle it, just misinterpret it
> >badly (through no fault of their own, of course)
>
>That didn't stop the Japanese from making their own Spiderman manga
>series...
>
>Eddie
>

But then again, when it comes to most well established American comics (DC
and Marvel, for example), the quality can only get better. It boggles my
mind how they've been able to last as long as they have.

-G
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