Comic 14 - Tall Grass Blues
25th May 2012, 11:00 PM
Tall Grass Blues
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Author Notes:
Guybrush20X6 edit delete
Guybrush20X6
Whenever there is a delay I vent through the magic of sprite comics.
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The colour version will be here soon so make sure to check back. TheMightyBox is hard at work on it... I think... someone stuck a fridge magnet on my spy camera so I can't be certain.
So to summurise, Ditto's nervous, Alakazam is nuts but he doesn't know it, you were a horrible person for mocking Oshawott's design when he was first shown and Cofagricus... well. Each of the panels is a seperate gag in and of it's self so we used up 4 weeks of material in one. Don't you feel special?

Immitaing the Peanuts style of word balloons is more dificult than it looks. The font is free and I'll drop you the link if you ask.
TheMightyBox edit delete
TheMightyBox
There's an old saying, and one that I righteously stick by,
there is no problem that can't be solved with a Gaussian Blur.
User comments:
E-hero Vulven edit delete reply
E-hero Vulven
Nice to see how it looks without color but I'd advise not to do this very often if you want to keep face. I'd personally, delay releases but that's just me.
GigaNerd17 edit delete reply
GigaNerd17
We'd rather have something available for our readers instead of missing an update, but that's just us. ;)
Anonymous (Guest) edit delete reply
Comments I have about this comic:

Panel 2: Cofagrigus's Mummy ability. Great for screwing over opponents who rely on their abilities such as Conkeldurr, for example. God (or I guess in this case, Arceus) help you if Slaking, Regigigas, or Archeops get hit with Mummy...

Panel 3: The only bad things I've recently heard people say about Oshawott now are all anime based. Mainly complaints about how Oshawott gets too much screen time and how it acts exactly like a CERTAIN PEGUIN POKEMON. *cough*Dawn's Piplup*cough*

Panel 4: Maybe because in your case, Alakazam, IT IS.

Anonymous (Guest) edit delete reply
Er, PENGUIN.
Anonymous (Guest) edit delete reply
Speaking of all that stuff I said about the 3rd panel, has anyone else here heard of all the news about Best Wishes Season 2 in Japan? Apparently, Dawn and Piplup are coming back. For how long is unknown as of this moment. Wait, Piplup and Oshawott on the same screen? Cue hilarity!
Guybrush20X6 edit delete reply
Guybrush20X6
This comic was writen just as Black and White were coming out in the UK and Oshawott was still the butt of Derp-otter jokes. Still works because hi evolutions are real cool. I mean, it's a freaking samurai sea lion!

P.S.I have dibs on the band name Samurai Sea Lion.
IanTannerChristensen edit delete reply
I find your lack of color....disturbing. i'm just kidding, I know what its like to have a lot of pressure. good job!
Guybrush20X6 edit delete reply
Guybrush20X6
And Ta-da Now in full colo(u)r!
IanTannerChristensen (Guest) edit delete reply
quite nice, i must say! righty-o then, continue with the awesomeness as per usual. cheerio!
Centcomm edit delete reply
Centcomm
giggles - cute comic - nice humor !
Nap1400 (Guest) edit delete reply
...What's Magus doing over there? He's making me a bit nervous...
Latiaslover97 (Guest) edit delete reply
Because he kinda looks like a bean in the sprite comic, and I'm sitting at my computer desk thinking and laughing about Box being one of those Mightybeanz toys.

http://s3.amazonaws.com/kidzworld_photo/images/2010831/3830960f-dcfb-493c-a3a7-c0690db62942/mighty-beanz.jpg

Like those. (copy and paste the url into your browser's search bar if the picture doesn't work.)

Whoops, I'm commenting on the sub comic instead of the comic, sorry.
Latiaslover97 (Guest) edit delete reply
Whoops titles don't matter and if you can't see the title of my other post it doesn't make sense, so here's the title of other post

"Is Box's sprite in the sprite comic a joke on his name?"

Sorry for being off topic.
TheMightyBox edit delete reply
TheMightyBox
Not really, I was asked to make a sprite version of my persona OC (you know the one) and I ended up just editing the Blob prits from a Boy and his Blob.
And then Guy 8-bit-ized it.
Ultragamer42 edit delete reply
A mummied Gardevoir...

Now I've seen everything.
MadmanJohnson (Guest) edit delete reply
Poor Oshawott. Just makes you wanna give him a hug, doesn't it.
spycrab king edit delete reply
spycrab king
I have the same problem as alakazam
I think about life too hard and then I feel like my brain will explode
coincidentally,all the pokemon in this comic are my favourites!
Hurricane (Guest) edit delete reply
Wait... she's mummified, but her hair isn't wrapped up..... THIS NOT SENSE MAKE!
Invenblocker edit delete reply
Invenblocker
Hope you learned your lesson Gardevoir. For everything in the world never ever EVER <b>EVER</b> make an intelligent conversation with another psychich type. Unless psychic is taken away from you.
DiZ Boshi (Guest) edit delete reply
Panel 4. Charlie Brown reference. Anyone else noticed?
jacobsfam2004 edit delete reply
987 bottles of milk on the wall, 987 bottles of milk, take one down, pass it around, 986 bottles of milk on the wall.