Saturday, January 19, 2019

Starbolts #418: Daughters of Liberty (Part 1)


The trial is over and Gladstone has been dealt with! Sara and Crystal, however, have stolen Gladstone's car. Well, he won't be needing it any time soon! He deserved it. You can't deny that. Now the two have come face to face with the woman who knew Marshall the best. Her name is Elisabeth King and she is Sara's birth mother! Don't expect her to be nice or anything. The next comic will explain why. It's clear that Sara got her attitude from her adoptive mother.

The comic is called "Daughters of Liberty" as the two daughters of Andrea are teaming up for this little adventure. Traveling from DC to Leicester took a while, though. Honestly, it would have been easier to just use a shuttlecraft. But, I guess if you have the opportunity, you steal Gladstone's car. Oh well.

It looks like Elisabeth has made quite a name for herself. Look at this house. Pretty amazing. More surprises will be in store next time so stay tuned!

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Starbolts #417: The Mad Scientist's Agenda


All of Clive Marshall's plans are laid bare before the world. He planned to use every metahuman girl he could find to create a master race of metahumans with Firaxil. He is one sick man. The Starbolts will be dealing with him in time. Right now they have a bigger fish to fry and his name is Gladstone. Sufficed it to say next comic will have him face the music. I don't think he'll be getting out of this one. The Starbolts will be less than lenient and I think everyone'll be lining up for a piece of the general.

You might be wondering where Jack and Norad are in the scene in the room. They're actually keeping an eye on Gladstone. Jack figured something was up with him as he read the room. He saw how Manta and the other Aquans were behaving. So, the soldier thought it would be a good idea to keep an eye on the guy. And for good reason!

Tune in next time for some feels and some baddie getting his just desserts. Meanwhile, you gotta feel bad for Sara. Firaxil's at the center of this mess and she just found out a mad scientist is her father. More on that next time, too. Lot of drama this week! Stay tuned for more!

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Starbolts #416: The Terra Nova Girls


Four hundred comics ago, Sara disappeared and a clone was put in her place. The clone died and that set the stage for what has happened all these comics later. Now it has been revealed that not only is Clive Marshall a mad scientist who wanted to experiment on metahuman girls. He is Sara's biological father! I can't imagine the family reunion will be pleasant. I suppose people could have seen it coming. Who can say? The truth is finally out there and who knows what will happen next.

The nine people who knew the darkest parts of Sara's past are: Stan, Andrea, Crystal, Firaxil, Jack, Kevin, Manta, Aquita and Shrall. It's not like the others were purposely left in the dark. They were just not in the know. It really doesn't make a difference now that the truth is out.

As far as Marcus goes, he was told not to sit with Crystal because the press and Gladstone have this hate for Crystal. They see her as a bad girl because of her Terra Nova past. The DMA has all but cleared her record and a special note was put in her ledger about how she helped to finally put her own parents away. I joke with Sam and say that the Arronfelds are on Rura Penthe, the ice prison from Star Trek VI. I'm not too far off. Trust me. =D

Well, here's part one of the trial. Look for part two coming soon! Stay tuned!

Monday, December 31, 2018

Starbolts 2019 Blockbuster Preview


Happy new year, everyone! As per tradition we have the annual CJ interviewing a Starbolt segment and recapping the past year in the comic! Lots of stuff happened this year. LOTS of drama, action and all that fun stuff. Next year will be no exception. As usual panels 31-40 are in canon. So, that just leaves us with a question for the new year.

Who is Ellie? We'll find out about her story next year. We may have to wait a bit because Sara will be on trial next time. Then we will be reintroduced to this blonde high school student who writes Starbolts fanfiction. She's got a part to play in the upcoming story. I won''t give it away, yet. Just stay tuned and find out!

Happy New Year!

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Starbolts #415: A Whitefox Christmas


Happy holidays from the Starbolts! Well, the ones with the Whitefox name anyway. Everyone else had other plans it seems. That's okay. Everyone's got lives and such. Still, a family gettogether is nice this time of year. This holiday comic serves a few purposes.

First off it's the first one with Sara in it. I wanted to get her into the holiday comic this year. Sam agreed with me and here she is. The second purpose was to have it be a sequel to a Christmas comic from a few years ago when I had the ghost of his dead girlfriend, Scarlett, talk to him about letting go of the past and being with Anya Petrov, the Starbolts' resident Russian spy. Check it out here. Wow. That was exactly two hundred comics ago!!! Amazing how time flies!

I also wanted to have a bit with Stan and Andrea as we never really had a moment with them as a couple. There's certainly a lot going on in this Christmas comic as a lot happened this year in the comic. Funny thing is that only a few Christmas comics are actually in canon. That would be this one. And this one.  And maybe parts of #215.

At some point I am going to have to make Jack and Anya's romance canon. They flirt in the canon, sure. But, now that Sara's back she and Crystal can conspire and get Jack and Anya together. They're perfect for each other!!

Well, that's it from me. Happy holidays, everyone! And a happy new year!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Starbolts #414: Red Auras


Now we know what red auras are all about. When an Aquan reaches a certain age, he or she is able to read the auras of other living creatures. To understand them, M'anta needed to seek out the guidance of his elders. Since his parents are dead, he turned to Aquita for help since she is his older sister. Well, now we know that Sara is in deep trouble when it comes to Gladstone. It's a good thing the Starbolts are going with her!

You also just know that he is going to try and drag Crystal down with Sara because he's just that kind of person. She was involved with Terra Nova. So, he feels he should bring her down as well. Guilt by association is the name of his game. After the Christmas comic next week, be sure to come back for the next comic entitled "The Terra Nova Girls". The trial will be in full swing. Will something come of the red aura M'anta detected? What did Smith want Kevin to do? Find out more next time!

See you then!

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Starbolts #413: The Morning After


Wow! What a drama-filled comic this week, huh? I don't think I've ever done a scene that takes place in over thirty panels before. That was pretty epic. Still, there was a reason for that length. Sam and I wanted to show that Crystal and Sara are on their way to being sisters like they should've been in the beginning. Crystal explained why they weren't and it's sad. But, now they've all but made up for the past. Sara is back and Crystal sees it as a chance to start over. It's just too bad Henry Peter Gladstone stuck his abnormally large nose in where it didn't belong!

Something is fishy with him. M'anta can sense it. That's why his telepathic senses have been flashing throughout this week's comic. It's like a spider-sense. Imagine a migraine about ten thousand times worse. That's what M'anta is sensing when he looks at Gladstone. Something is up and he needs his sister's help in figuring out what's wrong. Leave it to big sisters helping out their little brothers. We'll be sure to see that scene next week.

In the mean time, we have Crystal and Sara reuniting. They will be bonding more deeply a lot sooner than you think. *Taps nose* Spoilers. Just keep in mind what Gladstone called them. "The Terra Nova Girls". It's a negative connotation to be sure and in the coming comics we'll see just how entrenched those two were in the machinations of that organization.

See you next time!