First  |  Previous  |  Permalink  |  Next  |  Latest

#550: Digging a Hole, Part One

January 17, 2011

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #548: Brain Candy; #549: It’s Almost Like a Triple Standard

There's a pretty good chance of three this week, so stay tuned.

Thanks to everyone who came out to see me at Acme Comics last Saturday! If you didn't already see it, I have an MP3 of my visit to the Greg & Dan Show over at the Deleted Scenes blog.

This weekend, though, I'll be appearing with Justin Pierce (Wonderella) at Chicago Comics in… y'know, Chicago. There's a little flier for it over at Deleted Scenes, too. It's on Saturday — the 22nd — from 3pm to 8pm — more likely going to be like 3–5pm and 6–8pm. We're gonna be playing it by ear, really. Come pick up the brand spankin' new Wonderella Book 2, get your copy of Multiplex: Enjoy Your Show signed and scribbled in, say hi to both of us, whatever!


Share This Strip:   Twitter Facebook Google+ StumbleUpon

Become a Multiplex patron

Multiplex is supported by Andrew Hathaway at Can’t Stop the Movies, A Fan of Coherence, and readers like you via PATREON. Help keep the Multiplex 10 open for business by becoming a patron today!

Patron rewards include:

  • Free eBooks!
  • Multiplex Movie Reviews and other bonus comics
  • Character doodles!
  • Invites to Google Hangouts!
  • Sneak peeks at early and in-progress strips and artwork!
  • and MORE!

Visit my Patreon page to learn more!

Deleted Scenes Blog

Bonus comics, drawings,
movie trailers and more

Leonard Nimoy (1931–2015)

Sunday, March 1, 2015

I was never a huge Star Trek fan, exactly. I love some of the early episodes, and I think Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is one of the greatest science fiction movies of all time. I enjoyed Star Trek III and IV, too, for what they were. I read a bunch of the DC Comics Star Trek stuff at that time, because my brother bought them. And I watched a bit of the Next Generation and then fell off the wagon. Kirk and Spock were my Star Trek, and the Star Trek 2–4 “era” was its peak for me, warts and all, because that’s the “era” that really hooked me. And really, for me, it was all about Wrath of Khan.

In addition to playing Mr. Spock, of course, Leonard Nimoy did a lot of other things. He was on Mission: Impossible. He directed a few movies (Three Men and a Baby!). He was a photographer. He was the voice of Civilization IV. But one thing I really loved of his was Standby: Lights, Camera, Action, on Nickelodeon from 1982–1987, which provided a behind the scenes look at movies like Star Trek III, Return of the Jedi, 2010, and more. Nimoy hosted and occasionally interviewed guests like George Lucas. As a budding film nerd in the pre-Internet Dark Ages, behind the scenes specials like Standby: Lights, Camera, Action were hard to come by. I ate that show up.

Anyway, as you’re undoubtedly aware by now, Leonard Nimoy passed away on the 27th. As cartoonists do when they’re sad about these kinds of things, I drew a picture:

Leonard_Nimoy

Other Recent Posts

RETURN TO TOP OF PAGE