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Star Wars- The Fans Reaction by RobertMacQuarrie1
Star Wars- The Fans Reaction
I'm sorry for being so silly, but this was one of the first things I thought of when I saw the new Star Wars Trailer:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMOVFv…

And, make no mistake, I am all for more diversity and greater representation of other ethnicities in fiction, especially in something like Star Wars, which I love immensely.

On another note, it really seems like the narrator of the piece is going "Full Cumberbatch." 
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Why No One Cares About Marvel's Agents of SHIELD by RobertMacQuarrie1
Why No One Cares About Marvel's Agents of SHIELD
Alright, alright "Obelisk," but I think that this does underline a major problem with Marvel's flagship show has with enticing viewers. 

Say what you will about the Flash and Arrow series, but while they may not be "epic" television on the same level that something like Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, Mad Men or Breaking Bad aspire to, they are still fairly entertaining.  Yes, its "popcorn" fare.  But they know what they are, and what they are trying to do.  Their first focus is to entertain, and they do so quite admirably.  Yes, there are times when they do try to reach for the stars.  But this doesn't come off as a misguided belief in their own abilities, but more of an attempt to really push the limit and make the best product available.

Agents of SHILED???  Yeah, not so much.  The problem with this is that while shows like Arrow, Flash and Gotham strive to be their own thing, Agents of SHIELD just seems like an extended advertisement for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  They don't feel important, because we know- at some level- nothing they do will impact the films.  The films are the ones that are going to set the standard, and so why even bother watching the show?  It's just going to change with the next Marvel movie, like it did with the last Captain America film.  And instead of setting up their own storylines, they are merely reacting to the ones set up by the Marvel Movies or setting up storylines for future Marvel Movies.  Yet nothing they will do will be essential to see those films, because the studios probably will want the average viewer to be able to watch the movies without being lost.  I doubt anything established on Agents of SHIELD will be essential when going into the Inhumans film when it hits two or three years down the line. 

And, most importantly, the shows like Flash and Arrow are ABOUT the Flash and Green Arrow.  Sure, Gotham may have the same problems.  But Gordon's arc can be done independently of Batman's, and instead the show is about his story, his journey.  He is the central focus.  With Flash and Arrow, I'm more interested in the stories about the guy with super speed, or the urban vigilante.  Not their support teams.  Agents of SHIELD feels more like the adventures of the supporting cast of the DC shows than a compelling group of independent heroes.  Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with characters like Diggle, Kaitlin, Cisco, Felicity (comparisons to Carlie Cooper notwithstanding) or on the Marvel side with Coulson or Melinda May, they kind of come second fiddle to the more compelling characters like Flash, Arrow or the other Marvel Cinematic heroes. 

In the end, while Agents of SHIELD is sitting on the sidelines trying to prove while they are also important, shows like Flash, Arrow and Gotham are important in and of themselves, without having to rely on a larger movie to bolster interest in their series.  And, sure, DC may not have had a winner with Constantine, but given that they've still got three series on TV compared to Marvel's one that is still struggling, I'd say that they are doing a fairly good job at the time.    
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Blink by RobertMacQuarrie1
Blink
Blink is another weird character.  She was a character killed off early in Generation X's introductory story, but became incredibly popular afterwards, being featured prominently in the Age of Apocalypse storyline (where this appearance was taken from) and even got her own spinoff series in Exiles.  And she was even featured in the latest X-Men film, portrayed by Fan BingBing. 

Maybe it's the pointed ears and the pink skin....
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Pixie by RobertMacQuarrie1
Pixie
I was inspired to draw this picture after seeing this cosplay: X-Men - Pixie - Costume Tribute

Pixie is really weird character.  She was kind of just a secondary character in a second-tier book at Marvel, until Marvel decided that she was going to be popular for some reason.

And she seemed to connect with fans.  At least with cosplayers.  Probably because of her unique design which is more "cute" than sexy and offers some interesting design aspects.
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lockett730 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
hey if your ever interested check out our site and display your original characters and there bios here.

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thanks Rodney
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SEwing0109 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Are you on Twitter?
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RobertMacQuarrie1 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Yes, but I don't post much.  It'll be months between when I would post something.
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SEwing0109 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Just wondering. I love your comic strips!
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RobertMacQuarrie1 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014
Just saw it.

It's an alternate reality tale. 
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AHochrein2010 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Professional General Artist
You do awesome work!
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RobertMacQuarrie1 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Thank you.
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BigBadMonster Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey, can i ask a question? What materials do you use when you normally color your artwork?
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