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#533: Away with Words

November 29, 2010

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #464: Sweet Little Sixteen; #517: Too Young; #527: Got My Eye on You; #530: Outie 5000

There will be three updates this week. Or, at least, that's the plan. Hopefully I'll have one up on Wednesday and Friday, so I can wrap up Whitey's going away party!

In honor of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, I have a big ol' sale going on at the Multiplex Store (it started on Friday and is ending today). Copies of Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show (a.k.a. Book 1) are 20% off — with even steeper discounts for those of you who buy multiple copies for your friends and loved ones — and just about everything else is discounted, too. Check it out!


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The Multiplex 10 is ten years old this month

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Multiplex-10-Years

Ten years ago this month (on July 10th, 2005, to be specific), I posted two shitty looking comics to a corner of the Stripped Books website. At that point, I had no idea what I was in for: it was a gag strip that would quickly transform into a character-based comedy where people talk about movies — not just superficially about specific movies, but about how people watch and talk about movies of all kinds. The art got a little better, too.

The Multiplex characters took on a life of their own and ultimately turned this comic into an eleven- or twelve-year “epic” about the movie theater industry in one of the most interesting periods in its hundred-year history (and also this one jerk who kinda sorta becomes a slightly better person maybe if you squint your eyes and cock your head to the side a little).

Multiplex’s readership grew quickly in those first few years, thanks in very large part to a pair of guest strips on PvP and some well-placed Project Wonderful ad campaigns (thanks, Something Positive and Shortpacked!), and in the years since it has since retained a small but passionate readership that has supported me time and time again: the Patreon project of course, as well as two successful Kickstarter projects to fund two books I’m very proud of.*

Thank you for allowing me to tell this story.

Thank you for reading.

— Gordon


* Speaking of Kickstarter projects, there will be an announcement about Multiplex: Book Three… very soon.

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