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

Double Jeopardy, Pt. 19

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Jun 10, 2013

Game on (and on and on)

I had a lot of fun at this weekend's Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo, meeting a bunch of Sam and Fuzzy readers and drawing a lot of random game characters for kids and fans. I wish I'd taken pictures of them all! But I've posted the few I still have left on my tumblr.



I'm not going to put them up in my Etsy shop or anything, but if you'd like to buy one of them for my usual sketch-off prices, just email me and let me know.

Anyhow, it was a fun show! And a welcome respite from gaming's constant e3 hype train. (Of course, now that Ubisoft is teasing Beyond Good and Evil 2 again, it's time to get right back on.)

-Sam Logan


Jun 7, 2013

Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo starts tomorrow!

Hey you! If you're in Vancouver this weekend, come check out the Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo! I will be there in full force, peddling my books and t-shirts and probably drawing a lot of Pokemon.

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

"I think I've figured out the difference between X and his imposter. (X cut off his right arm, whereas the imposter is missing the left.) However, in this comic, the imposter is missing his right arm! Was this a mistake on my part in my deductions or your one mishap on imposter X?" -Jamie

You are correct! The real Mr. X is missing his right arm. But Jess Star -- from the first strip where she impersonates Mr. X to the most recent one -- is always missing her left.

Well, uh, almost always. Now, I vowed with all my heart to depict the "wrong arm" easter egg consistently. (The twist was actually inspired by an earlier incident, where I drew the real X's arm on the wrong side by accident and had to fix it.) But despite my best efforts, I did drop the ball in that one strip you mentioned.... while Jess-X has the correct arm in the rest of that chapter, she has the wrong one in that one panel.

Sure, you can rationalize it as her choosing to use both arms while no one is looking, but the truth is: I goofed. And I was so close! Ah, well.

"Is there anything in your comic that you wish was different?" -Jake

Aside from the traditional impossible artist wish that all my older work was written and drawn to my current quality standards? I wish it didn't take so long for cool female characters to start appearing in the strip. The first couple of years of Sam and Fuzzy are a real boys club, and it feels kind of weird and embarrassing to me in retrospect.

I also wish I could draw it faster!

"When does the "secret" giant-book-of-the-old-comics kickstarter launch? I'm getting impatient, Logan!" -Emily

Soon!

I mean, uh, what kickstarter?

-Sam Logan


Jun 5, 2013

Single cam

OK... I might have gotten a little carried away with today's comic.

Mailed off a bunch of original art from the Sam and Fuzzy Etsy shop today! There's still a few pieces left in there, if you're interested. I'll try to be better about making more originals available in there in the future.

All right! Back to work on the not-very-secret secret Kickstarter project. I want to be able to launch this thing soon!

-Sam Logan