– A day late. Sorry about that!
– So I have this new t-shirt. Medusa, Groot and Rocket, together for the first time! It’ll only be available until the end of August, after that it’s gone. It’s available in all the Women’s, Men’s and Kid’s style, all the usual sizes and a bunch of different colors. $20.00. You can buy it here!
– It’s Final Fantasy Medusa! I’ve been a huge Final Fantasy fan since I was a kid. the series has had a huge and obvious influence on everything I’ve done as an artist. This month is the 1 year anniversary of Final Fantasy 14, the 2nd FF MMO. I never have any time to play (seriously never. I’m barely level 30) but I’ve had a subscription to the game since it launched… 3 years ago? And yes, this is the one year anniversary of a game that came out over three years ago. FF14 has a confusing history! Anyway, there’s a cool site where artists involved with the project are posting anniversary art. you can check it out here.
This is the art for August’s Medusa sticker of the month! Each month Medusa Patron’s who pledge $25 or more receive a pack of stickers in the mail. If you’re interested in supporting my work on Modest Medusa through Patreon here’s the link.
Like any little kid, she doesn’t just want to tell, she wants to tell a dozen times.
This applies to fans as well. And being a little kid increases that desire exponentially.
Telling other people about the shows is how fans re-live watching them for the first time.
Even if the person they’re telling already knows. 🙂
Mako isn’t very cool is he? Although I guess being a cop earns him a few pity cool points.
mako isn’t cool, but he has become an interesting character. Looking back, the forced romance between he and Korra seems a lot less strange now that it’s led to a much more interesting/awkward friendship.
Yeah it’s easy to forget sometimes that LoK was originally only going to be one season long. I think if the producers knew they’d get picked up so fast a lot of things in season one would of changed….Still an ackward Mako is a funny Mako, just not a cool Mako.
I believe that season 1 was originally supposed to be 24 episodes, and would have covered much of what we saw in Season 2 as well. I know that at one point early on they talked about how after the series was ordered but before production started they had to change a bunch of stuff because the network decided that 24 episodes was more than they wanted to commit to. Or something like that. Apparently there was also a struggle over making the Avatar female.
I remember seeing a special where people were worried about Korra being a girl wouldn’t relate to boys, but then they test screened it and the boys were like “Korra kicks ass!” It’s a little sad they’d think something like that would even matter. Plus everyone knows the girl avatars the toughest ones.
I’ve had conversations with a few people who don’t like Korra, but aren’t willing to say why. Eventually it comes out that it’s because she’s a girl. I’ve also seen people specifically point to that reason, without trying to hide it. And of course there are people who don’t like the character for other reasons. The most common one I hear is that she makes so many mistakes, but I think that’s ridiculous. Aang and Katara made mistakes all the time. The difference is that when Korra makes a mistake it has huge consequences and blows up in her face, and she’s forced to learn from it. And she does, although not always right away. That’s her great strength as a character. She’s stubborn and impulsive, but she learns and grows. When Aang and Katara make mistakes coincidence saves the day, and they end up learning nothing.
Oh man I hate when adults decide that they should shut down a kid’s enthusiasm for their own personal comfort instead of encouraging it and using it as an opportunity to guide them.
Sarah could always harness this enthusiasm.
Sarah: Well, if you really want to tell me about it, how about you help me clean the kitchen floor at the same time?
And next we would see Modest with a very old blanket wrapped and tied ar0und her tail, polishing the floor as she enthuses loquaciously.
We’re going through all three seasons of this show right now as a family. Almost done with season 1. Asesome show, and great followup to the original series. We’re all Avatar fans here in my household.
Apropos of nothing — a fanfic wherein Modest Medusa meet the Cutie Mark Crusaders. (I know, I’m shameless.)
I will read this later today.
Tsk. You’re treading dangerous ground there, Modest. Nostalgia Critic learned you don’t mess with Mako.