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#833: Pride and Prejudice, Part Two

August 8, 2013

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #826: Now That You Mention It; #827: Go Cry on Somebody Else’s Shoulder; #828: Let Me In; #829: Sense and Sensibility, Part One; #830: Sense and Sensibility, Part Two; #831: Sense and Sensibility, Part Three; #832: Pride and Prejudice, Part One

Those of you who don’t get Jason’s line in the first panel haven’t seen Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing. Here’s a clip from the film, although since it’s pretty much the very end of the movie, so maybe do yourself a favor and watch the whole flick; it’s — arguably — one of the most important films of the 1980’s.

(There’s another line from a film in the last panel. If you don’t know that one, I’m sure someone will explain it to you in the comments while I shake my head gently.)

That does it for this arc. We’re going to jump forward in time slightly for next week. See you Monday!


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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.*

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Thank you for reading.

— Gordon


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

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