oHOTmu or NOT Ep.19: Chief Examiner to Clea

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5 comments:

Erich said...

I think it was meant to be a mystery as to whether or not Durgan actually WAS the Chief Examiner, or whether Durgan had somehow summoned or created the Examiner to help his people. I noticed in that close-up panel that Durgan has three stubby fingers, rather than the four long, slender fingers on the Chief Examiner...I don't know whether or not this was meant to be a clue about the Examiner's nature.

I know that the planned fourth issue of the Questprobe mini-series eventually ran in Marvel Fanfare #33, and the Chief Examiner later reappeared in a storyline in Quasar, but I don't know whether anything about his nature, identity, or mission was actually resolved.

Mike W. said...

Well, cat burglars ARE pretty confusing :) Another great episode ... I knew Clea would be universally loved. I'm thinking Darkstar will get unanimous "hots" next issue too.

Siskoid, don't let anyone tell you Commodore 64s weren't cool--I had one too. I never played Questprobe, but I have fond memories of some other text-based games like Tome of Aliard and (of course) Zork.

Siskoid said...

The Zork series of course. My other favorites were Hitchhiker' Guide to the Galaxy and Planetfall.

speedball said...

Regarding Chthon: I've always heard his name pronounced as K'thon, the same way that Cthulu is pronounced. I mean, he is an "Elder God" after all.

Siskoid said...

That makes a lot of sense.

 

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