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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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Dawnbreaker545 Featured By Owner May 3, 2015  New member
And I am on the quest to find artists like you!
Crossforge Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015
Hey you know how you asked about how useful Wonder Woman's Braclets were, with this pic?… Turns out someone finally came up with a satisfactory answer to that question, well at the very least and answer you would love, Phil :D…
ChainsawGenie Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015
That someone would be this talented individual. :aww:

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And there's plenty more where that came from, folks.

*makes a note to start his own blog someday*
Fyllm Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
So this is a thing in Manchester now:…

I swear there's a chicken crossing the road joke in there somewheres.
these-dark-faces Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
I can just imagine Kat seething with jealous fury if she found out where Scarlet was and who she'd just met.
Blaze150 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
Just to inform you, I found someone that stole one of your old works and is passing it off as their own.…
williamtheblue Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015
So i really like where Sequential Art is going.
theanon Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015
I think you're giving Cameron too much credit.

Also, no Boris?
SamConnor Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Jackson, I just have to say it again: You are awesome. Can't say why, but your work is motivating me. Hope I can soon manage it to come at a ComicCon where you will be. 
AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015  Student Digital Artist
...I totally ship Scarlet and that lion man. She seems to be attracted to him.
emailed333 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015
Just read latest "sequential art strip." Love the punchline. Keep up the good work. *Gives Awkward thumbs up*
roguetitan666 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015
Fyllm Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015
I swear the new SA strip looks a bit like the beginning of a Apsara comic. xD
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