CALLBACKS: And You Can’t Stop Me, An Excuse to Draw a Mech This strip originated with a series of twitter posts. First of all, Luke Surl (who posts his own comics at LukeSurl.com) retweeted a tweet of Ryan North’s: “Comic will be delayed until I am no longer in a hot air balloon” with Luke’s […]
Long-time readers may remember Robert Gryfft. Also, special thanks to Sebatinsky, one of my fellow bloggers at Air Theremin, who inspired this comic by insisting that I draw a mech.
Gordon McAlpin makes another guest appearance in this strip. Additionally, he co-wrote it. Gordon is a master of mixing the topical and the timeless in his own comic strip, Multiplex, about the staff of a fictional movie theater. But you knew that already, because I’m constantly mentioning it all the time.
Thanks for the email, Chris B.! Props also to Robert Montoya for helping with the writing and research on this one. Somehow, I don’t think I had ever heard of Bishop Berkeley before fielding this question. It’s nice to have a wide receiver you can defer these things to.
Co-writing comics with Robert Montoya has required some extra effort to come up with scripts we’re both pleased with, and we’ve had to scrap a few ideas in the process. Writing is re-writing, as they say. Also, here’s a closer look at my shirt.
Related Strips: Robert Gryfft Intrudes upon Sketch Comedy Robert Gryfft Kidnaps the Cartoonist (off-site, by Gryfft)
Gryfft is one of my fellow bloggers from Air Theremin. Furthermore, he has created his own comic in response. The fourth wall is dead; long live the fourth wall.