Monday, April 10, 2006


Two silent penultimate panels today, and maybe they actually work:
For Better of For Worse by Lynn Johnston
9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney

It helps that these are both more dramatic beats than gag beats--even if FOOB does have some awkward blocking. For a spontaneous hug, it sure does take a while to happen.

And I don't mean to encroach on Josh's turf, but, from Apartment 3-G:

Television cameras transmit word balloons? No. Everyone knows that television screens speak in jagged-edged balloons with a zig-zag tail. There are established laws of cartoon science. Don't mess with them.


Blogger Cibbuano said...

Breaking the rules of comic is so NOT cool...

Great idea, btw. Why does every frame have to be packed with conversation?

4:34 PM  

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