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Sam and Fuzzy Q & A: Ending Edition
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"Would that happen to be Carlyle driving Sam
around in his town car? If not, will he be coming back into the story
I get this question so often, I feel like I should really feature it in a Q and A.
I'm not going to answer it, but I am going to feature it!
"What happened to Nicole wanting to break away from the Noosehead brandname? Did she give in to the pressure, as Sam has done? Is it some sort of parallelism?" -Stuart
At the time, I think Nicole would have argued that changing the name was about establishing a new identity for the group, and refusing to coast on the band's previous, Sidney-fronted successes. But in the end, I think it was more about her being insecure, and afraid that the band's new material with her as the front-woman wouldn't live up to the legend of the old stuff.
These days, Nicole is in a pretty confident, assertive place, and she's written some material that she believes in... material written pretty aggressively in the exact genre the old band was known for. I see it as kind of defiantly inviting comparison and criticism rather than hiding from it. The Noosehead name doesn't intimidate her anymore.
The parallelism with Sam is kind of interesting. They certainly both think they're doing the what's right for themselves, embracing these sort of legacy institutions. I guess we'll see if either or both of them are right as the story progresses!
Anyhoo, that's all for now. Come back on Monday for more comics!