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Phillip M Jackson
United Kingdom
Current Residence: The darkest corner of England
Favourite genre of music: Contemporary Classics (A contradiction, but accurate appraisal)
Favourite style of art: Comic book/Anime/Manga
Personal Quote: "Fortune favours the prepared"
The first Mad Max film, from 1979, is the worst of the lot. “Original” and “Classic” do not equate to “Good”. In my opinion, this is because the world in which Max exists is more interesting than the titular character himself and in that first flick we spend far too much time with him and his soon-to-be-roadkill wife and sprog.
In the sequels, Max exists purely as our eyes upon this world, its insane inhabitants and weird, irradiated charm. Max isn’t the main character, the wasteland is. Max is as much a vehicle as the rusty death machines that tear up the sand.
The makers of Fury Road clearly understood this. It’s right up there with Road Warrior and Beyond Thunderdome. If you’re a fan of either, you’ll certainly enjoy this latest outing as it’s more of the same: crazy vehicles being driven by crazy people…..crazily.
And then everything explodes.
There’s not really much more to be said about it. It’s a thrill ride that doesn’t try to explain itself, but throws enough bits and pieces of its mythology at you by way of dialogue and visuals that you can come to your own conclusions and be quite satisfied with them.

One thing that does nag at the back of my head, though is: how old is Max supposed to be? He was a cop just before the world fell, but a society such as that depicted in Fury Road would take decades to come together. A place like Beyond Thunderdome’s Barter Town could certainly form within Max’s lifetime, but a generation would have had to go by before the freakshow civilization of War Boys, Bullet Farmers and Pole Cats coalesced. Max would be the same age as Immortan Joe by then.

Just my inner Anthropologist screaming at me. Should probably just ignore him.


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SrxV96 Featured By Owner Edited May 13, 2015
Congrats on reaching 16 million pageviews (and counting)!! :)
PedroSotto Featured By Owner May 11, 2015
Nice gallery!
CaptainXpendable Featured By Owner May 9, 2015
The only thing missing from today's SA is JollyJacks alter ego popping up with some snarky comment. =P (Razz) 
jclv Featured By Owner May 8, 2015
Today's SA reminded me of this…
SamConnor Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, Scarlet, will you touch it? That´s a really funny situation. I just had to laugh :D but I wonder what this thing really is. I´m quite sure that´s not his ... well you all know what I mean when you read the new Sequential Art page ;)
alexkl5 Featured By Owner May 7, 2015
Scarlet is experiencing new sensations....

...strange new sensations...
Fyllm Featured By Owner May 7, 2015
"Summon my mighty wand.."

Nope, no innuendo there, not at all... Move along children, nothing to see here. xD

I swear Jack, you're tempting the rule34 gods something fierce with this one...
williamtheblue Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
Well jack does the Suicide Squad picture disappoint you like some many of use or are you more optimistic about it? 
jollyjack Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
They can get away with more when they're using less iconic characters. I've always hated the biker-slut version of Harley, though.
Apollotalon Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
I've seen your most recent page for Sequential Art the person in the dungeon cell with Scarlet I hope he becomes a permanent character! I actually want to see Scarlet have a love interest in her life, it would be a bit curious. And this guy might also be one to get Kat's attention as well, which would make Art jealous (and cause some DRAMA).
jollyjack Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
I'm not sure if Scarlet actually understands the concept :)
Director714 Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
Understand the CONCEPT OF LOVE!…
Apollotalon Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
Which would make for some interesting entertainment. I mean, even in her Idiot mode (what I call Scarlet behavior when she does NOT use any of her apparent knowledge from the think tank) it would be hilarious.
MegaNorperTheHedgie Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ok, I just have to say

I, LOVE, your art style!

Like, LOVE IT!!!
Dawnbreaker545 Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  New member
I enjoy your work.
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