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by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Astro Boy Annee Zero (2019 International Manga)
Replies: 2
Views: 743

Re: Astro Boy Annee Zero (2019 International Manga)

Very weird and dark looking! The last page reminds me of Pluto.
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Go Astro Boy Go! (2019 Animated Series)
Replies: 92
Views: 31549

Re: Go Astro Boy Go! (2019 Animated Series)

They left out the 'little astro boy' series when they showed Astro's history. Dr. Elefun was also referred to as Dr. Elephant in the descriptions. It looks like Astro won't have the fanny guns and lasers. Not sure if Dr. Blunt is based on Dr. Tenma. Are the Gordskis supposed to be Hyotantsugi? I won...
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Original board and cover printing
Replies: 13
Views: 1554

Re: Original board and cover printing

From what I've read the original manga magazines were printed on very cheap, high acid content paper, which has very poor archival properties. Reprints were done on better paper that could stand the test of time. So unless the originals were put into air tight folders they are probably discolored an...
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Original board and cover printing
Replies: 13
Views: 1554

Re: Original board and cover printing

It was common for the first few pages of a long Manga story to be in color, with the rest of the story in B&W.
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Fan Creations
Topic: A little fun at the work place
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Re: A little fun at the work place

Ever get any comments from your passengers about your driving partner on the dashboard? I hope that vending machine in the bus does not contain cigarettes. What city are you in? Is that old green bus still in service, or is that a museum piece? A friend of mine worked for the transit system in Browa...
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Magnetic North Pole moving faster
Replies: 4
Views: 1550

Re: Magnetic North Pole moving faster

The magnetic poles don't switch around all at once. Gradually the magnetic field will become weaker, and less defined, and there may be several north and south poles at once. Then the field will become stronger as a new south pole appears where the north pole was and visa versa. This switching of th...
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Fan Creations
Topic: A little fun at the work place
Replies: 5
Views: 1962

Re: A little fun at the work place

Neat. Are you a bus driver?
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Astro Boy Discussion
Topic: Go Astro Boy Go! (2019 Animated Series)
Replies: 92
Views: 31549

Re: Go Astro Boy Go! (2019 Animated Series)

There are two different videos on the site (two of the three links are the same though).
The island looks like Astro's head!
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Magnetic North Pole moving faster
Replies: 4
Views: 1550

Re: Magnetic North Pole moving faster

Gyro compasses still have to be aligned against magnetic once in a while (offset by the isogonic correction, same as in aircraft). It's worse for subs as they can't rely on GPS as aircraft can (except on the surface).
by Tetsuwan Penguin
1 year ago
Forum: Fan Creations
Topic: Darkmelter is the name of the Astro Boy X villain
Replies: 3
Views: 1471

Re: Darkmelter is the name of the Astro Boy X villain

Looks like a cross between a 'Borg' and Dr. Black Jack, with a Demon and a 'Terminator' thrown in for good measure.

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