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Old 01-30-2019, 07:34 PM   #4
Trey Strain
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Originally Posted by Mister Ed View Post
That's an odd choice for the first three. How often has Guy even appeared in the same comic with Alan before? (I'm sure it has happened, but nothing is leaping to mind.) I haven't a clue who the fourth should be without a better idea of what situation put those three together in the first place.
You don't assemble a four-character team whose members think the same things. Nobody will want to read that. You need to use four members who have contrasting characteristics. Think about the Fantastic Four when Stan Lee was writing it. That's what works.

And you don't really think it would be hard to put those three together, do you? That's a piece of cake.

Example: Alan and Jenny pop up here from 1951, and Ganthet comes to Earth and establishes a bridge between the different kinds of Lanterns.

Or Guy and Alan could encounter each other and just decide to do it on their own. Alan and Jenny need someone to show them around the 21st century.

That Alan and Guy have never met has nothing to do with it, unless you're going to limit yourself to what's already happened. And why would you do that?

Putting the team together is the easiest thing in the world. But it needs a competent writer for the first couple of years to get it up and running. That's where it could go off the rails.

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