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@  Wulfsbane : (24 May 2019 - 07:18 AM)

Sonic film delayed by 3 months

@  Shadow : (23 May 2019 - 09:43 PM)

Is their enough artists to keep the comic going?

@  chief : (23 May 2019 - 08:02 PM)

As for that cell...wow 2 thousand

@  chief : (23 May 2019 - 07:27 PM)

As for discord...Yeah I'm looking into doing one. I mean I already use one for the comic staff and others. So looking into creating a FUS one

@  chief : (23 May 2019 - 07:26 PM)

So my goal there is to be fully transparent

@  chief : (23 May 2019 - 07:25 PM)

Its a big task...Yeah. And honestly...Well I sure as hell hope we pull it off. Just 1 episode would be great.

 

Our plan is to make all the money raised totally transparent. As the patreons will see how much we have and wen we have to spend it on something like painted backgrounds etc we will tell them who it is going to and how much etc. I hate raising money..the rest of the team just sorta said we kinda have to for some of the artists we need.

@  chief : (23 May 2019 - 07:23 PM)

Also chatted with people in sega...on the corporate front which gets you no where cause of Sega of America and legal with Sega of Japan...but on a more personal talk with employees etc

@  chief : (23 May 2019 - 07:22 PM)

The comic is actually starting to move along good. The issue with the comic was staffing. Only 2 artists.

 

The animated bit....Okay I was totally unsure years back when I was first approached to try it...And I was right to be that. This time I was half approached half just chatting with people again and started to figure out what went wrong..Why we lost our sega contacts (they restructured...) and so on.

 

also this time we...well refused to go public till now. Its been a work in progress since October/November. Weve got proper scripts, storyboard artist working on all that. we contacted people to help out....a lot...and some said they would (and are). Even chatted with DHX (the studio that owns s1 and s2 plus all writes)

@  nzoomed : (23 May 2019 - 05:41 PM)

count me in

@  Ishapar : (23 May 2019 - 05:38 PM)

Crazy...I didn't think you guys would do it. It was hard enough to keep the Sea3on comic alive: you guys sure you're up for this?

@  nzoomed : (23 May 2019 - 05:19 PM)

wow an animated series at last? this is awesome. i hope we get similar animation to the original series. Getting the voices right will be hard.

@  Shadow : (23 May 2019 - 01:41 PM)

Right here, bud https://www.patreon.com/sea3on/posts

@  Ishapar : (23 May 2019 - 12:27 PM)

I know I haven't been around for awhile, but what did I miss? You guys started a patreon for Season 3?

@  ShenFNWoo : (23 May 2019 - 06:42 AM)

Don't worry, I gotcha fam 8-)

@  ShenFNWoo : (23 May 2019 - 06:42 AM)

Or is what happened the reason why it's usually dead around here? Zoom view past the incoming thunderstorm to make out microscopic details on the surface of the moon, when there's plenty of opportunity to notice both?

@  ShenFNWoo : (23 May 2019 - 06:39 AM)

@Kef, I'm reading context clues. That's how I know you're not interested. I can feel the low key disrespect from orbit

 

https://youtu.be/5EVCTpWTwEU?t=225

@  nzoomed : (23 May 2019 - 02:17 AM)

@ furrykef Good pointing that out on the cel, i see what you mean after looking at the intro. Its very possible this was an early concept cel and was scrapped. Possible also that they had decided to give her more prominent robotic legs early in the characters design perhaps?

@  randomizer : (23 May 2019 - 02:17 AM)

Satam is full of animation errors. This is one of my favourites: https://i.imgur.com/aYo73nh.jpg

@  Shadow : (23 May 2019 - 02:04 AM)

Their was a lot of color problems if you ever pause the frames of episodes.

@  furrykef : (22 May 2019 - 10:02 PM)

Okay, I just had a real close look at the intro. Bunnie holds that pose for two frames. In the first, Sonic's in front of one thigh and the other thigh is colored correctly (gray). In the second frame, Sonic covers both thighs. But I looked real close and I noticed in the first frame you do get a glimpse of Bunnie's hidden thigh... and it's brown. So I think the gray thigh was a separate cel that was overlaid to correct the colors, or it was corrected in postproduction.


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#1 Ishapar

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Posted 02 August 2016 - 05:33 PM

Looks like Archie just got into trouble again with another lawsuit.  Take a look:

 

http://www.tssznews....-entertainment/


Free Scribes of Mobius are discussing the issue.  Might be wise to check them out for more details.


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Posted 03 August 2016 - 12:26 PM

Here is FSOM link about the lawsuit if any of you are interested:  http://freescribesof...e/?_fromLogin=1


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#3 HeavensChampion

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Posted 07 August 2016 - 02:54 AM

.... It's a curse.



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Posted 07 August 2016 - 12:32 PM

I find the whole thing rather suspicious. Why is this guy now after all these years deciding to have a dispute with Archie. Going to court over a bunch of literal who's? that nobody misses or even cared much for to begin with. What a legacy worth fighting for...I feel he is only doing this because he saw Ken Penders pull the same crap and walked away with riches. Archie needs to hire some fucking better lawyers because it seems every two bit writer seems capable of just rolling over them.



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Posted 07 August 2016 - 03:42 PM

I find the whole thing rather suspicious. Why is this guy now after all these years deciding to have a dispute with Archie. Going to court over a bunch of literal who's? that nobody misses or even cared much for to begin with. What a legacy worth fighting for...I feel he is only doing this because he saw Ken Penders pull the same crap and walked away with riches. Archie needs to hire some fucking better lawyers because it seems every two bit writer seems capable of just rolling over them.


From what I gather, this guy is taking issue with the re-releases.


So basically he wants to completely screw over everyone and make a few dollars.

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Posted 07 August 2016 - 08:21 PM

I've talking with Donnie from TSSZ and he's gonna keep me updated.


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“Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn’t a sale on, and that his favourite boxing venue is Munich airport. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

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Posted 26 October 2016 - 11:38 PM

I find the whole thing rather suspicious. Why is this guy now after all these years deciding to have a dispute with Archie. Going to court over a bunch of literal who's? that nobody misses or even cared much for to begin with. What a legacy worth fighting for...I feel he is only doing this because he saw Ken Penders pull the same crap and walked away with riches. Archie needs to hire some fucking better lawyers because it seems every two bit writer seems capable of just rolling over them.

Indeed they do.


A petition to keep up to a third of the characters in the sonic comics from being lost forever.

https://www.change.o...-hedgehog-comic

To those who want to give this "new direction" a chance, don't say I didn't warn you.


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Posted 30 October 2016 - 01:53 PM

Rather disappointing to be honest.  I can't see future Sonic Archives ever being released at this point if any other past writers decide to sue Archie over their characters being shown in reprints of old stories.  I don't read the post reboot stuff, so I was hoping we would get some more archive releases someday.



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Posted 30 October 2016 - 03:43 PM

Rather disappointing to be honest.  I can't see future Sonic Archives ever being released at this point if any other past writers decide to sue Archie over their characters being shown in reprints of old stories.  I don't read the post reboot stuff, so I was hoping we would get some more archive releases someday.

 

Circumstances being as they are, I guess it can't be helped.

 

Not that I think it would've made much of a difference. The later issues prior to Ian's run aren't that fondly remembered by readers anyway.



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Posted 03 November 2016 - 07:39 PM

I find the whole thing rather suspicious. Why is this guy now after all these years deciding to have a dispute with Archie. Going to court over a bunch of literal who's? that nobody misses or even cared much for to begin with. What a legacy worth fighting for...I feel he is only doing this because he saw Ken Penders pull the same crap and walked away with riches. Archie needs to hire some fucking better lawyers because it seems every two bit writer seems capable of just rolling over them.

Did it really ended like that?



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Posted 04 November 2016 - 01:30 PM

I wouldn't say Ken walked away with "riches", exactly, but he did get the things he wanted most, which was the right to use his characters and royalties if Archie uses them. The latter is why Archie simply removed them from the comic.

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Posted 04 November 2016 - 02:45 PM

I wouldn't say Ken walked away with "riches", exactly, but he did get the things he wanted most, which was the right to use his characters and royalties if Archie uses them. The latter is why Archie simply removed them from the comic.

And how is Ken doing with his new story, Lara-Sue Chronicles or something like that?


Looks like Archie just got into trouble again with another lawsuit.  Take a look:

 

http://www.tssznews....-entertainment/


Free Scribes of Mobius are discussing the issue.  Might be wise to check them out for more details.

I guess getting rid of any original character from Archie Sonic didn't deflect any future lawsuit.



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Posted 05 November 2016 - 08:53 AM

 

I wouldn't say Ken walked away with "riches", exactly, but he did get the things he wanted most, which was the right to use his characters and royalties if Archie uses them. The latter is why Archie simply removed them from the comic.

And how is Ken doing with his new story, Lara-Sue Chronicles or something like that?

 

 

No release time yet. I doubt he is ever going to release it


The Scribes, if anyone wants to join a growing community. Ask me if you want to know more.

 

“Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn’t a sale on, and that his favourite boxing venue is Munich airport. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. -Colossians 3:13


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Posted 07 November 2016 - 09:03 AM

I knew Fulop would follow in Penders footsteps...


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#15 HeavensChampion

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Posted 10 November 2016 - 04:49 PM

Everyone's out to get Archie Comics, it seems.



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Posted 12 November 2016 - 12:39 PM

Everyone's out to get Archie Comics, it seems.

 

I dont think its necessarily that, I think it's more or less Archie had questionable bookkeeping and filing and it came back to haunt them.

 

I dont understand why these guys all want their characters. The royalty aspect is understandable (like in WWE, everyone gets a cut of dvd sales and such, even if they've been retired for 15 years. Kamala showed his recently cause someone asked) and they I do think they deserve a cut of any sales, though I think they ask for too much, but what are they going to actually do with their characters. Penders can use his character cause he made and entire culture and history for the, regardless of how bad it was, and in theory he could make something out of it... though from storyboards and artwork Penders has posted it looks to be a complete flop and there's Sega who can always step in and say something. Fulop on the other hand I dont think he really can do much with his characters as a lot of them, outside of a very small handful, were secondary and background characters. If he wanted to do a standalone with someone lke Mogul, I guess he can but would he gain any success from it?


The Scribes, if anyone wants to join a growing community. Ask me if you want to know more.

 

“Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn’t a sale on, and that his favourite boxing venue is Munich airport. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. -Colossians 3:13


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Posted 20 November 2016 - 10:47 AM

I'm not really sure how they can sue Archie to begin with.  Even if writers create new characters, I imagine that Archie uses a similar policy to DC and Marvel where writers have work for hire contracts where all that they create is owned by the parent company.  So Archie, and therefore, Sega as well would own all of the characters.  I can't understand how the courts could let the lawsuit progress.  And I know I seem to keep harping on this, but I would really like to have more archives reprinting the old material.  I've read all of it before, but it's been a long time, and I don't have all of the old issues.



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Posted 20 November 2016 - 12:03 PM

I've always thought that myself. Writers are writers for hire..there for charcaters they create shouldmt belong to them..BUT it all depends on how the contracts and copy write is worded. Obviously Penders found a way.


This almost tells me that Archies lawyers or whomever back in the day had loopholes in contracts. Obviously not planner..But someone found them.

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Posted 20 November 2016 - 12:08 PM

Well, the issue with Penders was either Penders never signed such a contract or Archie lost whatever contract they had him sign. Presumably the situation with Fulop is similar.

Still, Penders must have known that Archie expected to retain the rights to his creations, and that's why I'm not on his side.

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Posted 22 November 2016 - 09:11 PM

Well, the issue with Penders was either Penders never signed such a contract or Archie lost whatever contract they had him sign. Presumably the situation with Fulop is similar.

Still, Penders must have known that Archie expected to retain the rights to his creations, and that's why I'm not on his side.

 

If I remember correctly, they had a contract but they lost it due to a fire. No one ever bothered to copy it. Which is why I said Questionable bookkeeping


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“Some say that he is the only man in history to buy a DFS sofa when there wasn’t a sale on, and that his favourite boxing venue is Munich airport. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

“Some say that if you hold him in the wrong way he doesn’t work properly, and that just very recently he developed an irrational hatred of Rubens Barrichello. All we know is he’s called the Stig.”

 

Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. -Colossians 3:13




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