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February 24th, 2012

February 24th, 2012 published on 40 Comments on February 24th, 2012

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Only took you 55 pages to make your introduction, Harry.

Just to state again, this story’s coming to an end next week, and I could do with some help from some of my art bros! I’d like to run guest strips for a week or two while I buffer up the next story, so if anyone could send me something I’d appreciate it! Email me at kojiro_muyo@hotmail.com :)

Transcripts

(Still seated in the deactivated circle, Sid rubs his wrist where the mark has vanished…)

Sid: There, all taken care of!

(He stands, noticing the ongoing swordfight. Harry is holding her own, pushing Macavity back onto the defensive more often than not.)

Sid: ..oh, that! Don’t let me interrupt!

Macavity: Who th’ hell are you, girlie?
Harry: (taking the pipe from her mouth with her free hand) A hunter.

Harry: Also, a smoker.

(She blows a lungful of smoke into Macavity’s face and takes advantage of his surprise to smack him hard with the blunt side of the blade, sending him sprawling across the table.)

Harry: And I don’t much care for kings.

Harry: (pointing her sword down at Macavity) Harriet Barber.
Harry: Pleased to meet you.

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  • rgelok30

    So who else noticed Harry turned her blade around to hit Macavity with the dull side in panel 5?  Very nice touch–as a fencer myself, I really appreciate little details like this rather than, say, a melodramatic anime-esque bit where the hero really obviously turns the blade backwards. 

    • KomiIsDrawing

      Oh yay, I’m glad that worked! I was kinda winging it, I know next to nothing about fencing which is something I should really change!

      • rgelok30

        Well, if you ever have a swordfight again:  especially with relatively light weapons like these would be, quick and understated moves typically work best (they’re faster and so harder to catch) but are less dramatic.  For a good balance, see if you can find some movie swordfights coreographed by the late Bob Anderson (Princess Bride, Mask of Zorro, etc.) or an old Errol Flynn movie to use for ideas.  My only real criticism (and only if I really look hard at the page) is that the swords seem a little short–most duelling sabres would be longer, probably around 3 feet long or just a bit longer, although this is highly variable.  It kind of looks like they’re fighting with skinny machetes :)

  • rgelok30

    So who else noticed Harry turned her blade around to hit Macavity with the dull side in panel 5?  Very nice touch–as a fencer myself, I really appreciate little details like this rather than, say, a melodramatic anime-esque bit where the hero really obviously turns the blade backwards. 

    • Oh yay, I’m glad that worked! I was kinda winging it, I know next to nothing about fencing which is something I should really change!

      • rgelok30

        Well, if you ever have a swordfight again:  especially with relatively light weapons like these would be, quick and understated moves typically work best (they’re faster and so harder to catch) but are less dramatic.  For a good balance, see if you can find some movie swordfights coreographed by the late Bob Anderson (Princess Bride, Mask of Zorro, etc.) or an old Errol Flynn movie to use for ideas.  My only real criticism (and only if I really look hard at the page) is that the swords seem a little short–most duelling sabres would be longer, probably around 3 feet long or just a bit longer, although this is highly variable.  It kind of looks like they’re fighting with skinny machetes :)

  • Oh my, I wouldn’t want to ever kiss Harry. Her mouth breath completely shocked Macavity!

  • Oh my, I wouldn’t want to ever kiss Harry. Her mouth breath completely shocked Macavity!

  • svartalf

    Very nice conclusion to the fight- as a fencer, I have to agree with rgelok30 on the quick flip around.  Can’t wait to see the finish of this arc and to see the next arc on this one.  You’ve come quite a long ways from the start of your first webcomic- keep it coming, Kate!

    • KomiIsDrawing

      Just FYI, you got comment number 666 :o That might make you a satan. Gotta watch out for that.

      • svartalf

        Niice…

        Well…guess there’s more to my handle than meets the eye then…  >:-D

  • svartalf

    Very nice conclusion to the fight- as a fencer, I have to agree with rgelok30 on the quick flip around.  Can’t wait to see the finish of this arc and to see the next arc on this one.  You’ve come quite a long ways from the start of your first webcomic- keep it coming, Kate!

    • Just FYI, you got comment number 666 :o That might make you a satan. Gotta watch out for that.

      • svartalf

        Niice…

        Well…guess there’s more to my handle than meets the eye then…  >:-D

  • I think this somehow made Harry even more badass, gonna be sad she’s not in the next chapter.

    • Garrett_cw

      What!!!!!!!!! She’s not in the next chapter. “Say it isn’t so, Joe.”

      • KomiIsDrawing

        ‘fraid not, Harry and Sid will be out for one story! They’ll be back though :)

        • Garrett_cw

          Glad to hear they’re coming back.  BIG Smiley.

        • Nina H

          Is the next one gonna be about the two fellows on the train?

          • KomiIsDrawing

            Maaaybe..

  • wanderingdreamer

    I think this somehow made Harry even more badass, gonna be sad she’s not in the next chapter.

    • Garrett_cw

      What!!!!!!!!! She’s not in the next chapter. “Say it isn’t so, Joe.”

      • ‘fraid not, Harry and Sid will be out for one story! They’ll be back though :)

        • Garrett_cw

          Glad to hear they’re coming back.  BIG Smiley.

        • Nina H

          Is the next one gonna be about the two fellows on the train?

  • Hornet

    As rfor my own comment. And they say smoking is bad for you. :P

    I’m having trouble seeing how she hit him with the blade, rather than the pummel.

    • TrueWolves

       From the looks and the conversation, she used the dull edge of the blade for the smack, as a saber it’s only sharp on one edge.

  • Hornet

    As rfor my own comment. And they say smoking is bad for you. :P

    I’m having trouble seeing how she hit him with the blade, rather than the pummel.

    • TrueWolves

       From the looks and the conversation, she used the dull edge of the blade for the smack, as a saber it’s only sharp on one edge.

  • Nonesuch

    Nicely done, Harry. ^^ … I really do hope they didn’t just give Greed the freedom to move about and manifest at will, thouh.

  • Nonesuch

    Nicely done, Harry. ^^ … I really do hope they didn’t just give Greed the freedom to move about and manifest at will, thouh.

  • Tatzel

    So much love for Harry. :)

  • Tatzel

    So much love for Harry. :)

  • SoItBegins

    I’d say she’s smoking hot right now :D

  • SoItBegins

    I’d say she’s smoking hot right now :D

  • Harry is talented! Still, I prefer Maliks style…

  • Harry is talented! Still, I prefer Maliks style…

  • tinwatchman

    Eff yeah.

  • Ilmari

    Who woulda thought it, sometimes smoking *can* be good for you!

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