Sep 282014

Episode 15 – Webcam – Part 2
Originally Released on September 4th, 2005

Well, this is something very real that has happened to me. The only difference between the strip and my experience was the call I placed to the shipping company when they told me to come down and pick my package up. When I arrived they said they had already sent it out for delivery.

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Sep 212014

Episode 14 – Webcam – Part 1

Originally Released on August 28th, 2005

Robby, like most amateur astronomers, has decided that astrophotography is what he needs to be doing. So Robby calls up his favorite astronomy store and orders a fool-proof webcam. This week is the first time we see a company in the strip that does not bear the Acme logo. I decided to go with “Big Brown Truck” because it would be easily recognizable as a shipping outfit and would need no additional information or frames to explain. In the following strip, however, we ended up putting the Acme logo on the building after all.

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Sep 162014

Episode 13

Mice on Ice – Part 4

Originally Released on August 21st, 2005

This week we drop a big hint as to who the caller is, and the relationship to Robby. Robby is still in a good mood despite his failed trip to the dark sky site. This is the last installment in this storyline for a few weeks, but it sets up the strip for several other storylines to branch off.

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