SAM & FUZZY, by Sam Logan (updates M/W/F)

Harvest, Pt. 8

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Feb 23, 2011

ECCC

Holy smokes, gang! Emerald City is just over a week away! I'd better get my butt in gear finishing up this surprise new print*.

Come back on Friday for an extra-large new comic, and a new round of Q and A. It's going to be magical.

-Sam Logan

*Existence of new print may not actually be a surprise. Consult your physician.


Feb 21, 2011

Investigations

I started playing the Miles Edgeworth game on the plane-ride to Orlando. I'm a big fan of the Ace Attorney series, and in general, I've been enjoying this latest iteration. Edgeworth is a great character, and it's a lot of fun to see him thrust into the spotlight.

But boy, was I surprised to find out that there were no actual trials in the game! Mechanically, there is still just as much of the traditional testifying, cross-examining and objecting to be had, but it's all done outside the courtroom, as part of a pre-trial investigation.

It just seems like a bit of a missed opportunity, especially considering that all the previous games have had you take the role of a defence attorney. Now here you are, playing as video gaming's most famous cravat-wearing prosecutor, and you never actually get to... you know... prosecute anyone? In the words of Phoenix Wright... "step-ladder!"

Er, or "objection." Whichever!

-Sam Logan


Feb 18, 2011

Who is this person? What is going on? If you find yourself asking these questions, I suggest you acquaint (or re-aquaint) yourself with this storyline!

Sam and Fuzzy Q & A: Ethical Edition
Got a question you want answered? Just drop me an email with "Q & A" in the subject line!

"I'm a young artist and a long time reader. I admire how your comics have developed and I'm curious about it's developed for you. Maybe you always wanted to be a cartoonist, but were you always passionate about it? Where does the work ethic come from? " -Sage

I honestly couldn't tell you where the work ethic comes from, Sage. But I was producing ridiculous quantities of comics for years, long before I ever put anything online. I'm talking literal thousands of pages of (borderline unreadable) cartoons, even when I could only convince a handful of unfortunate friends and family members to read them.

Of course, that was before the internet... before there was any real way or expectation that a child or teen cartoonist could reach a larger audience at all. You just had to draw comics for the love of drawing comics. And that's exactly what I did, because I guess I just really flippin' love drawing comics!

"So... is anybody going to mention Aaron's robot hand to Dev?" -Riley

I'm not sure! Maybe she already knows. After all, Aaron did use the screwdriver to help verify the extra Fuzzy's robot-cloniness. Uh, somehow.

"Any progress on those mugs you mentioned a while back? I'm looking forward to buying one." -Anket

Ah, yes... our vanishing ninja mug! Sadly, we've had a bit of trouble tracking down a manufacturer that can produce the mugs with the disappearing/reappearing design effect at the quality and quantity we want. But we're working on it!

Failing that, though... how many of you would be interested in purchasing a regular, design-always-showing mug with the same wrap-around graphic? Let me know what you think!



"So how come Sam wasn't aware that X and Y were Fuzzy's new body guards? Doesn't he check his staffs timesheets or look over the accounts? (Assuming Fuzzy is paying for them.) Surely they are too loyal to go freelance!" -J

Fuzzy probably just approached them told them that Sam had approved their reassignment. I imagine appropriate quantities of persuasive ability and raw stupidity were present on either side of that conversation equation.

That's a wrap for this week! See you on Monday, team.

-Sam Logan