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Archive for August 2008

The Last Day of August Went Like This…

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And that completes the month of August. I was actually quite unsure I’d accomplish what I set out to do: draw a comic for every single day, and then some. Bonus comics slowed things down, but I climbed and conquered them in my own fashion, and I gotta say that it’s kinda neat to have a true day-by-day account of the month for me to enjoy whenever I so please.

Anyways, now that the month is complete I can begin work on the print zine. Once it is completed–hopefully within the week, but no promises there as I won’t be in my apartment for most of it–I’ll let y’all know…in case any of you might want to give me a few dollars to have such a product.

But really, if you remember, I said that this month was an experiment. It was aimed at saving time…and did it? Yes and no. These last three days I’ve had to draw like a maniac in order to catch up, which did not save me time. But for the most part it went okay. I think I’ll continue doing it like so.

How do you think it went? Things you liked or didn’t? Would you rather not have comics uploaded in big bunches and rather spaced out more? Let me know your thoughts!

And as always, thanks for reading! Onwards to September…

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August 31, 2008 at 9:27 pm

Posted in ADD, artwork, comics, writing, zine

Tara’s Birthday, Now with Familial Drama

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That be sarcasm there in the final panel, for the slow and unknowing.

I’m not going to say any more of the situation except that whiffleball, wine, and cake helped slice the tension.

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August 30, 2008 at 9:23 pm

GameStop Employees Are Braindead Teenagers

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Note: they’re braindead, but not zombies. Calling them zombies would be too complimentary. Vegetables have served me with better grace than my local GameStop masters. I only shop there out of convenience; the moment a better store closer by opens up, I’m there.

Wanna take a guess at what game I bought? It’s for the PlayStation 2, it involves collecting a bunch of clockwork artifacts, and it is led by a rather uncouth raccoon with a habit for slinking around and whacking people with his cane. Yes, hopefully you’ve got it all figured out now. If not, well…go ask your local GameStop employee.

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August 29, 2008 at 9:16 pm

It’s Getting Autumny Out

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The chibi version of me at the end was inspired by a recent sketch I did in the same style:

I think there’s something wrong with me, as I have an odd compulsion to want to draw myself like this for the continuation of the comics. Don’t worry; I won’t. But I got a burning to…

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August 28, 2008 at 9:05 pm

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Old Guy on the Bench Outside

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Do not fret, concerned citizens! I’ve seen him every morning since this morning. Yes, I worried for nothing, but when you live in an apartment complex that is 95% old people, 3% cats, and 2% me…well, you know that people a-come and then they a-go. Such is the wheel of time…

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August 27, 2008 at 8:45 pm

I Want To Do a Million Billion Things

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I couldn’t think of how to draw this. So I drew a plant…growing?

Whatever. I do not have to explain my genius art whatsoever.

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August 26, 2008 at 8:21 pm

Posted in ADD, artwork, comics, weirdness

Surprise Package in the Mail

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Free books in the mail? Like little slices of heaven dribbled in Godiva chocolate syrup with a tower of whipped cream on top. Hmm, I must be hungry. Plus, I’m a big fan of the first two books in the series by Tobias S. Buckell so I’m looking forward to checking this one out. Thanks, sir, and Tor for sending it my way!

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August 25, 2008 at 8:16 pm

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BONUS: Marie Gets Her Own Comic

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I’m starting to get predictable! It was either this conversation or the random bag of grapes that we found in the arts and crafts section of Walmart. Tough decision, I know.

This is just one of the many bonus comics that will be inside the print zine of the August 2008 issue (which is forthcoming, I swears it). I promised Marie I’d share her debut with the world, and so here we are…

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August 24, 2008 at 8:12 pm

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Taking Tara Back to College

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Carrying water, I believe, is standard procedure for training for the Olympics.

Okay, I made that up. But it should be.

As per the final panel…well, I’m used to my own mother forgetting my name, but generally she calls me by a name of my same gender. Generally. Monica is a new one. No offense to the real Monica, but I don’t think I look like one–maybe a Stephanie or a Samantha, but not a Mon. Tis not fate.

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August 24, 2008 at 8:07 pm

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Stepping in Some Pee

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If you couldn’t tell, it was quite comical. Let’s all laugh at our pee feet! Ha ha! HA HA! Come on, everyone now!

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August 23, 2008 at 8:01 pm

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