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Clearly, the only silly thing going on right now is the suggestion that it's nap time... said the puppy-girl to the indestructible living library.
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Blitzkrieg1701, 27 Mar 2015 03:05 am

Sorry Avatar, you're just not as good at manipulating superpowered felines as Ichabod. Some people just have a knack for that sort of thing, I guess.

I should probably be apologizing for the middle panel, since that's actually the rough draft instead of a finished version. But actually, I like how you can ALMOST tell what's happening amid all the sketchiness. AT least, I liked it enough to fear that I'd just ruin the energy by polishing the art (Heck, I should use that excuse to avoid all editing. These pages would get done so much faster!)

Also, this wasn't planned, but I really love how honestly childish Tax's line is. She just assumes Avatar knows when she usually takes a nap, 'cos why wouldn't she? It's such a weird thing as a kid to wrap your head around the notion that your "normal" might not be everyone else's.

Also, be sure to check out the new Voting Incentive, which isn't normal for ANYBODY.

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Seros Senric (Guest), 27 Mar 2015 04:50 am

After this, Avatar should ask Ichabod for tips on dealing with Stilez.
Then crawl under the couch in an attempt to coax him back out from under it.

I think the middle panel is ok being all sketchy, partly due to it being inverted then made yellow, rather than a simple sketch.

Concerning weird child stuff, usually when I meet a child, within half an hour they are acting like they've known me their entire lives. I've even had a child, whom I have only ever met on this one occaison, tell me that she would have brought certain things to show me if I'd told her I'd be there beforehand.
This is just one of many events that have led to my realisation that children are creepy.

I don't know what I was expecting, but it certainly wasn't that.

Blitzkrieg1701, 27 Mar 2015 05:14 am

Yeah, I really like the look of colored lines on black background. In retrospect, it's surprising I haven't used that more in this comic.

Darius Drake (Guest), 27 Mar 2015 05:20 am

@ Incentive: Gright's the leader? Are you sure he's not a member of the cannon-fodder corps? Actually, an front line made up of replicated Gright Cannon Fodder Ground Troops could be really scary, especially since I see them not needing much more motivation than "If you kill enough of them, they might just kill you."

@ Comic: The fact that Tax wasn't hit is something I find impressive. Though, yes, really young children see the world through their eyes and have difficulty understarnding that there are other ways of living. I, for example, used to think that I was the only person who saw out of their eyes (because of Videogames. I didn't play any First Person games, and thought everyone else saw the world in a Third Person Perspective, like the characters on the screen).

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