Saturday, June 4, 2016
Starbolts #311: Secret Messages
There's a lot to cover this week since I've referenced a few past issues in this comic alone. The first one is Starbolts #125. That comic had a flashback to when Cobra killed Scarlett, a member of Soldier Six. The baddie just doesn't seem to like gingers. Notice everyone in that panel's mouths dropped? I bet they were thinking "Oh, snap!" I just needed to have Crystal twist the knife in there just a little bit. She knows all about Scarlett and what Cobra did to her. Expect her to reference it a wee bit more in the coming comics. She may be stuck on D.I.S.C.O.R.D. Island for a while. But, she is NOT going to make it easy for the Legion.
The next reference comes a lot later in Starbolts #273. That was when Dreadwing restored Spectra's speaking ability to her. Of course batboy is going to twist the knife in Crystal since Doctor Harris, an Agent of S.T.A.R., could not heal her. There's a lot of twisting and turning of knives to be had this week, huh?
Next week promises to have a bit more drama as Marcus reads the file Crystal sent and plays keep-away with Umbra. I have a few possible names for next week's comic. I'm thinking "For the Starbolts' eyes only". But, first we're going to see Crystal take on Princess. Pretty sure this cat has still got her claws.
Speaking of cats, I have changed Crystal's codename on the hero's profile page. Soon she will be known as Wildcat. The circumstances surrounding the name change should be good. So stay tuned. The Wildcat is on the prowl!