December 7, 2008
UPDATE: Some of the turbogeeks in the forum started a forum RPG. This tickles my geek bone, so I'd love to see it work out. Sign up!

WOW. Somehow this comic ended up taking 3 hours. I'm not sure it makes sense anymore, so I'll just keep my fingers crossed that I was sane when I wrote the script.

Also, wanted to give some linky love to old school comics guru and friend Dave Olbrich, who recently started a comics blog. He's one of the nicest people I've ever met, and has about a billion anecdotes about the comic biz. He cofounded the late Malibu Comics, and was there for the birth of Image.

The man met Jack Kirby for crap's sake!
December 6, 2008
BOOM. An update at the right time of day, though technically I'm behind a day.

I've received quite a few emailed chastisements over the store not yet returning. I promise we're working on it, but I want the new stuff to be of a higher quality than the last run. This is ending up taking more time than I planned. However, next year is the year in which we'll have books, shirts, prints, and pictures of my face on g-strings. Promise!
December 5, 2008
Hey nerds! A reader referred me to a way to raise money for charity by playing a game. It looks pretty nifty, though I don't personally have time to play. If you're interested, the person who referred me is on Team Cystic Fibrosis!

December 4, 2008
December 3, 2008
HEYO--

I wanted to give a little shout-out to a nifty new site called Is It Funny Today. It's a cool site for both readers and creators. For creators, it's nice because it drives traffic directly back to your site. For readers, it's nice because you get to quantitatively verify your hypothesis that SMBC is always hilarious.

We're nearing the end of a semester, and I want to remind all would-be school paper editors that they can have SMBC for free every day, provided they put in a URL, and agree to sign a boilerplate. If you can send me a copy to prove that it's running, I'd be happy to send the paper staff some t-shirts, and autographed tasteful nude drawings of myself. I have a strong belief that the latter will, in time, become the dominant form of international currency. So, this may be quite a bargain.

I'm loving the CRAP out of the book on Walt Disney I'm reading. According to Wikipedia, Disney's daughter wasn't terribly happy with the book, but I suppose anyone would be a bit disenchanted by an in depth survey of her parents' lives.

Series and sequences are going well enough, though they seem a bit easy. There are lots of particular techniques to learn and master, but I feel like I could pass a test on everything we've learned by having knowledge of limits and integrals, and then just applying a not-terribly-complex flow chart. We shall see...