Active Users:145 Time:09/05/2021 11:54:28 AM
Fluent English if I remember correctly ironclad Send a noteboard - 18/02/2016 09:11:38 AM

View original post
IIRC, Colossus' diction and vocabulary were pretty good. On the page, he would come across speaking fluent English. Did they have some method of indicating accents in the comics, like spelling out the Russian pronunciations? Did they indicate his origin by peppering his dialogue with a lot of Russian phrases or exclamations, like bozhe moi or calling everyone godspodin or tovarisch? The former is what you say they did with Nightcrawler, while the latter is common with French characters in books, where everyone is Monsieur this or Mademoiselle that, or Senor for Spanish, and so on.

I read some Guardians of the Galaxy recently, where Cosmo the Russian dog runs Knowhere space station. He says "Bohze Moi" all the time, and they simply spell a few words differently and mess up his grammar ("my mouth was beink full of your arm" ) for him to sound Russian. I don't think they ever did that for Petr, but I could be wrong.

*MySmiley*

You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.
Reply to message
Deadpool - 13/02/2016 03:06:45 AM 965 Views
Pretty much agree! - 15/02/2016 02:54:13 PM 969 Views
It ihas been a long time since I read X-Men but I remember Colosus being very Russian - 16/02/2016 05:32:13 PM 462 Views
Re: It ihas been a long time since I read X-Men but I remember Colosus being very Russian - 17/02/2016 09:27:41 AM 717 Views
How did he sound in the comics? - 17/02/2016 12:10:27 PM 494 Views
It is hard to write in accent without it being hard to read - 17/02/2016 05:24:57 PM 474 Views
Fluent English if I remember correctly - 18/02/2016 09:11:38 AM 770 Views
Finally saw it and I liked it - 17/03/2016 04:33:45 PM 414 Views

Reply to Message