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

Meet and Greet, Pt. 7

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Jul 4, 2011

Splash damage

Look at this thing! My pal J.J. -- he of the Canadian web editorial cartoon institution Filibuster -- put together an epic splash pin-up featuring pretty much every major character from Fix Your Problem. And I didn't even ask him to do it! That's friendship, man.

You can see the whole thing (and I recommend you do) by clicking the image below!


In other news... our ultimate Fix Your Problem Book Club Bonus Pack mails out on Wednesday! If you would like to nab this last set of rare comics and exclusive desktop backgrounds, just pick up a copy of our first book by Wednesday! Everyone who has got a book will receive this swag automatically later this week, free of charge. Woo!



-Sam Logan


Jul 1, 2011

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

"Is that the 'Overkill is just one of my many modes' and a werewolf in the Monday/Wednesday strips?" -Tom

Pretty much! That is a werewolf, and a similar (albeit not the exact same) robot. There are a lot of groups (and species) from throughout Sam and Fuzzy history represented on the Committee. And a few of the members themselves have appeared (or at least been mentioned by name) before.

"Counting the votes in comic 1433, I saw RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT-RIGHT-LEFT-LEFT-LEFT. How was it a tie?" -Charles

It's a montage, my friend! That's just how eight of the members voted. The committee has many others! In fact, after having to draw them all so many times over the last two weeks... I might even say too many.

*shudder*

"Even though he fell to his death in the 'Showdown' storyline, Mr. Blank returned for a cameo in 'The Big Cheat'. Any chance we might see other departed characters (e.g., Mr. Black, Candice, or 17th-century chemist Robert Boyle) show up? " -Harold

Probably! And in one case, definitely. But not for quite awhile. (And don't worry... as in Mr. Blank's cameo, they won't be magically springing back to life or anything.)

In the nearer future, some other equally familiar but significantly less dead faces will also be turning up. Can you guess who? You might be able to, if you have been paying attention!


"Did you know that Brandon Sanderson (author of the Mistborn trilogy and the man hand-picked to finish the last Wheel of Time books, among other things) is apparently a fan of yours? (Considering I'm a big fan of both you and him, I find that really cool.)" -Matt

I did! Brandon is super nice guy, and a pretty serious webcomic fan to boot. He was reading way back in the early days of Sam and Fuzzy. I actually have a signed copy of his very first book, Elantris, that he kindly sent me when it was released back in 2005. (And I was finally able to return the favour at last year's Comic-con, when we were launching Fix Your Problem!)

That's a wrap for this week. Come back on Monday to find out what the heck is going on!

-Sam Logan


Jun 29, 2011

The plot thickens

Today's comic finally answers a burning question many of you have been wondering about for years. Yes... Mr. Sin can read. Now you know!

At last! Thanks to the hard work of my webcomicing pals Kate Beaton, Meredith Gran, and Carly Morando, you can finally read comics about Strong Female Characters. I see now I've been going about it entirely the wrong way. I mean, look... you can see their breasts AND their butts at the same time! I'm going to have to beef up on my figure drawing before I can compete with this kind of work.

(OK, OK... I actually have LOTS of practice drawing the "spine-breaker." One of my fondest convention memories is of a bunch of us huddled around a table at the Seattle GameWorks, taking turns demonstrating our mastery of all the terrible art trends 90s superhero comics had to offer. Aaron Diaz is probably the best at it. There were Liefeld belts, bomber jackets, giant guns and wasp waists everywhere, man.)

-Sam Logan