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“That’s because…

“That’s because you think of hope as something light and fragile. My version of hope has calluses and dirt under the fingernails and isn’t past bringing brass knuckles to a fight.” -freefall 10/30/2013 by Mark Stanley I like this webcomic, always have. But this description of hope as a metaphor grabbed me, today. I have … Continue reading

A word about comics
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A word about comics

I didn’t grow up with comic books. Or comic strips, even, as there was no newspaper delivery out in the Alaskan Bush where I spent most of my childhood. So I came to comics rather late in life. I can remember tracking down Gary Larsen comics whenever possible, and Calvin & Hobbes, and when I … Continue reading

Schlock Mercenary
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Schlock Mercenary

“Is it possible that intelligence is an aphrodisiac?” That single line caught my attention in a Schlock Mercenary strip one day, and took me from an occasional reader to a daily follower. The intelligence of the strip balances neatly with guffaw-out-loud moments that, truly, made me fall in love with it. If you enjoy mad … Continue reading