October 25th, 2006
|slothdere||05:04 pm - Moar Alternate?|
Heheh. I actually drew this the morning I got Et Cetera 8. I was all "I'd rather draw Alternate in photoshop than do work. D:" So I did.
I JUST NOW GET TO POSTING IT BECAUSE I'M LAZY.
( Image!!!1Collapse )
Current Mood: busy
October 10th, 2006
|drdazzlement||08:08 pm - Et Cetera volume 8|
September 29th, 2006
|slothdere||11:14 am - HAY GUYS.|
I did some doodles a while back, and I finally got to scanning them... they were all done unreferenced at school, so forgive any errors on my part! Ohoho...
( Oddly enough, Blush was fun to draw. Way fun.Collapse )
I need to carry a volume with me for next time I get a sketch urge... xD
And make more icons.
Current Mood: cheerful
August 10th, 2006
July 20th, 2006
|mistressofrobin||01:18 pm - Gender bender, whut?|
I heart this manga. I wish it was animated, but I doubt we'll ever see that happen. -.-;;
But anyway, I was rereading vol. 04 and turned to the page with the Blush concept sketches. I found it interesting that there was a possibility that Blush could've been a girl and it got me thinkin' and ponderin'.
What if the final version of Blush stayed a woman?
I really like the character design of female Blush, but Nakazaki-san made a good call deciding to make him male. Blush is that flashy, arrogant, power-trippy kind of villain that seems to work a lot better with male villains than female ones, and the concept sketches of girl Blush don't really match final Blush's personality. She reminds me of Cavanaugh, except in less classy get-up, but they have the same expression and smirk. Maybe some of Nakazaki-san's ideas for girl Blush carried over to Cavanaugh?
The Blush we ended up with is a rather entertaining villain, and he adds a lot of excitement to the story--along with Mingchao and the gang, of course, but still. I won't say the series wouldn't be as good if he'd remained a woman, but the parts he's involved with would have a much different pace and energy.
Erm...hopefully everything I said makes any sense. I don't know. Discuss. What do you think?
Current Mood: curious
July 4th, 2006
|slothdere||07:56 pm - Why hello!|
I've been collecting Et Cetera since the first volume, which intriuged me with it's blonde priest and tan chinese girl. And guns. Yes, I am easily satisfied.
But, either way, it always seemed like I was the only person in my friggin state to have read it! So imagine my joy to find an Et Cetera community while messing around on my Alternate roleplay journal!
Now, I always feel like I should contribute to communities I join... and, seeing as how there's a dramatic lack of these... I have 30 Et Cetera icons I'd like to share!
You can find them at my icon journal!
Oh, while I'm here... does anyone know the exact color scheme of the Et Cetera characters? I had to guess on some eye colors, and Benkate's clothes, etc...
Current Mood: chipper
June 26th, 2006
|mature||01:24 pm - BAM.|
Pass the Lord and praise the ammunition! We've got a street date for volume 8!
Current Location: Spring Valley Library, trying to contain my squeeing.
Current Mood: Yay yay yay!
April 20th, 2006
|drdazzlement||10:57 am - Paris hold the kkey to your heart!!|
I went on vacation to Paris this past week, and I purchased volumes 8 and 9 of Et Cetera. It was in French, of course, and I can read French, so naturally, I have finished the series...
YAGHI LEARNS TO FLY
CAVANAUGH IS ACTUALLY A MAN
MR. PRIEST IS MINGCHAO'S FATHER
ALT AND FINO MAKE SWEET LOVE ON A BABY GRAND PIANO
THE BOSS IS ACTUALLY A ROBOT
THE GANG ENDS UP IN FRANCE
THE FINAL BATTLE TAKES PLACE ON A BOAT
ET CETERA DIES
... thanks to my brother for that last one XD
In case you didn't know, that was a pack of lies.
However, I really DID finish the series... it has a super ending which rocks :D I won't give it away though, I'll just drop subtle hits XD
Current Location: My haus
Current Mood: ETC
Current Music: Unsent- Alanis Morisette
April 1st, 2006
|drdazzlement||07:06 pm - Again with the FinoAlternate...|
thanks to mature for LJ-cutty goodness... I'ma go do that to the other picture posts I hae XD
( More fun with Fino and Alternate... just cuzCollapse )
I could say something here about volume seven, but I won't, because saying that I could is so much more toturous... :D
So... FinoAlternate.... Falternate? Altrino? Whatsup with combined name pairing names anyway? I'll make some more (Please note, I support like two or three of these, and I made most of them up on the fly. I think they're all fun though... if you have anymore, tell me! I'll add em :D):
MingchaoBaskerville/Razy- Mingville, Baskerchao, Mazy, Ringchao
I like "Mazy" the best out of these. XD
BenkateBaskerville/Razy- Benville, Baskate, Benzy, Razkate
Baskate... I've always pronounced Benkate like "Ben-kah-tey" because it don't seem like a western name to me... so Baskate... like biscotti XD
FinoAlternate- Falternate, Atrino
Altrino sounds so cool... like some kinda car...
BenkateYaghi (don't look at me like that, you all secretly love it XD)- Benghi, Yakate
Benghi sounds like a city in China...
CavanaughRazy- Crazy, Ravanaugh
I like Crazy the best XD
MingchaoYaghi- Maghi, Yingchao
I'ma start spelling my name Maghi XD
MingchaoLuriele- Muriele, Lingchao
I can't decide which I like better XD
MingchaoBenkate (Thanks to Mature for this pairing...)- Mingkate, Benchao, or best yet, the drunken two XD
the drunken two suits them best
MingchaoFino- Mino, Fingchao
Mino... Just cuz
BlushAlternate- Blalternate, Altush
Altush... All tush XD
BlushRazy- Blazy, Rush
Both could be the name of the narc Blush gives him...
An thats all I could think of right now!
Current Location: My den :D
Current Mood: WIRED
Current Music: DJ Scott Project- Overdrive
March 31st, 2006
|drdazzlement||04:08 pm - VOLUME SEVEN!|
Guess what guess what guess what guess what? I WENT TO THE BOOKSTORE YESTERDAY AND BOUGHT ET CETERA VOLUME 7!!!
Even though Tokyopop still claims it ain't comiing out until April eleventh... its so weird! I just popped in to look around and BAM- there it is, a glittering number seven right above or below Benkate's smiling head!!! I could have a blast ruining it for you and all, but I won't... I'll just tell you that IT ROCKS!!! and that its INTENSE!
Current Location: At home :D
Current Mood: WOO!
Current Music: Habibi Arash- Amr Diab