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his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

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Mo wrote:Prescient

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Yeah, I spent a lot of time saying "OK, you've put iOS on a Surface, but...really?"
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Reading through this thread, it's a pity that a lot of the comics mentioned are gone. Some die off early like Geist Panik after its first arc, while others suddenly vanish after years of plotlines, like Blip.

Ah, well.
I like that one.
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Sorry guys, but David Malki is really hitting it out of the park lately.
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Slip inside a sleeping bag.
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Slip inside a sleeping bag.
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True-to-life Superman.
I won't post the whole thing here because it's pretty big, but it's basically "What if economists advised Superman on the most efficient use of his abilities?"
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For Rachel:

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Slip inside a sleeping bag.
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A comic I've been following with a remarkably straightforward name: How to Be a Werewolf.

The protagonist's a woman in her twenties, Malaya, who got bit by a strange wolf as a small child. Ever since, her family has helped her hide her periodic Lon Cheney episodes, but Malaya grew up afraid to do much more than go to work and come home each day. Then, another werewolf finds her and offers to teach her all the things she doesn't know about her situation...and warn her about something very wrong in her town.

The art's good, and it's what caught my eye. The writing's thoughtful and very character-driven, with characters dealing as best they can with unnatural situations. It's also rather fresh in avoiding a lot of well-worn ground in horror and "urban" fantasy. A lot of cliched beats get skipped to go more interesting places, which I always enjoy. It has dark and even eerie moments, but it's also the most charming possible comic I can imagine about someone deeply afraid she'll lose control and hurt the people she loves.

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(Really, this sequence might be the best "two guys held captive in a basement" scene I've ever seen in any medium...)
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Eric, it's a good thing you mostly post these on days I'm not busy.
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Jadagul wrote:Eric, it's a good thing you mostly post these on days I'm not busy.
Well, at least the archive on that one wasn't too deep. :)
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his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

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I especially like the alt-text:
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Kinda late for a Ron Paul dig. But hey. ;)
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tmw I regret not posting this in the UBI thread just to piss off JasonL.
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the innominate one wrote: 05 Sep 2017, 20:58I'm already following too many on Twitter, and thanks to PJB (I think), I'm now following too many plus one.
Just in case you hadn't come across it, Calvin & Muad'Dib. Calvin and Hobbes installments with Dune quotes. It really should not work so well.
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Goodnight Dune, while clunky in spots, is fun.
his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

no one ever yells worldstar when a pet gets fucked up - dhex
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pistoffnick wrote: 13 Sep 2017, 12:57 Image
It's an old joke
his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

no one ever yells worldstar when a pet gets fucked up - dhex
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