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#596: It’s for the Children!

June 6, 2011

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #63: Take a Stand; #248: Training Day; #258: Parental Discretion Is the Better Part of Valor; #591: Blood Thirst; #592: It’s All Fun and Games…

Well, it looks like a last-minute freelance gig fell into my lap this week, and I'm planning on heading up to Minneapolis this weekend to find an apartment (since, y'know, I'm moving up there in August) — so, it's highly unlikely I'll get the three updates I had hoped to do. Maybe next week…

See you (sigh) on Thursday. Kurt will be in it, I promise. In fact, you can see proof (and a tease of what happens in the strip) by voting for Multiplex at TopWebComics.

Happy birthday to my brother Lawrence, who programmed the Multiplex website and the iPhone app!

The customers you see here are Bad Dad and Pumpkin, who first appeared in a bonus comic for the Chapter 1 eBook, although I've used them a number times since then. I've tweaked Pumpkin's character design a bit here to show that she's getting older. (I've actually made her taller gradually over the years, but this time, I've changed her model in more significant ways, like her hair and eyes.) 

So! Those of you who saw X-Men: First Class, what did you think? Worth seeing? Was it another X-Men 2 or another X-Men: The Last Stand…?


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Mae Volume One is now available… and I have a comic in it!

Friday, February 17, 2017

Heads up, completists. I have a three page story in the new Mae Volume One TPB from Dark Horse Comics. This is the same one I co-wrote (with Mae creator Gene Ha) and as a thank-you for backers of its original Kickstarter edition — and Dark Horse’s editors decided to include the story in the back matter of this new collection, along with a bunch of other short stories by other great creators.

BUT… I have a story in a Dark Horse-published book! That’s cool!

If you’re not familiar with Mae, it’s an all-ages adventure comic by Gene Ha (Top Ten and a billion other comics). Here’s the official Dark Horse synopsis:

When she was just a girl, Abbie discovered a portal to a fantasy world and has since had great adventures there: defeating horrible monsters, power-mad scientists, and evil nobles. But when she turned twenty-one it all came apart and she decided to return home. Her sister, Mae, had no idea what happened to Abbie all this time, and Abbie’s tales are too hard to believe—that is, until the monsters and other terrible creatures start to cross over to our world . . . Collects issues #1–#6.

I highly recommend it. It is a lot of fun. You can learn more about Mae Volume One on Amazon.

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