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#100 Mew hunt
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Looking Back:
From the beginning, I always wanted Pebble Version to have more to it than Brendan and May following the plot of the games. Not that they wouldn't go through all the game stuff, but I wanted an original story in there as well, one that would eventually even makes some changes to the main plot. However, I planned for the new plot to take over gradually (very, very gradually) so I knew it would be a long time before things really got going. But since it was going to take such a long time (far longer than I originally thought), I decided to work in some little bits and pieces of the new plot here and there, just so people would know it exists. This mew hunt arc is the first part of that new plot.
With the 100th strip coming up, I wanted to do something special. Most sprite comic authors do a '100th strip' special, usually a party of sorts with lots of characters, the author, and no fourth wall what-so-ever (as in, it has no bearing on the main plot and characters typically know that they're in a comic and act accordingly). Bob & George, one of the oldest (and most copied) sprite comics in existence, started the whole party strip concept.
I, on the other hand, had no intention of ripping off Bob & George (way too many comics did that already) and didn't want to break the fourth wall either. But how could I do something special for the 100th strip without breaking the fourth wall? I decided to do two things. The first was to change the scene away from Brendan and May for a little while, just for a change of pace. And the second? The scene change gave me the perfect opportunity to show a little bit of the original plot I had planned, and so the mew hunt began.
I think the strip speaks for itself and introduces both the legendary pokémon mew (who doesn't normally appear in Pokémon Ruby/Sapphire) and the mysterious duo currently known only as 'The Black Suit Guys'.

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