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

Deep Down, Pt. 58

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Mar 23, 2018

Sam and Fuzzy Q & A:  X and Y Edition
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"First of all: OHMYGOD THANK YOU FOR BRINGING MY FAV CHARACTERS BACK YEEEESSS!!! Again, not relevant, but I'm just happy!

Second: Are you aware that S&F has a Wikipedia page now? How long has that been a thing? Am I just ignorant?

Third: Why weren't you at Capital City Comic-Con?" -Naiajah

Here's a three-for-one for you, Naiajah!

1) You're welcome! I like X and Y a lot, too.

2) The S&F Wikipedia article has actually been there for a very long time! As the creator of the comic, I'm not allowed to have any say in it being there or what it says, but it's neat that it's there.

3) I was curious about Capital City Comic-Con, since it's in my old home town of Victoria! But I actually already had convention appearances the two previous weekends. I try to avoid doing three in a row... it can get pretty brutal! Maybe in a future year? That said, I will be at the Camosun Comic Arts Festival in April. It's free!

"What was Raphael trying to mutter? Was it in reference to him being lucky, or was there something more to his ramblings?" -Caleb

I don't think there was anything that particular to his ramblings! I think he was just trying (and failing) to remember what he was just doing. Poor guy!

"Arms. Arms! Arms????? It's alllways X's arms! They're like the focal point of this whole comic. X is acting strangely and has mysteriously betrayed Sam? The secret lies within his arms. Y thinks he's done X in for good? Decoy arm. Monster on the loose? Kakapo arm. Sam needs some pit codes? They're probably in his arm. Okay that was Sin's arm but you get the point. Arms are the crux of this entire story! Sin knew this. This is why he has arms for every situation. Rocket arms... Erm. Pit code storing arms. Cup-holder arms. The works.

Anyway. I infer that they went to work for the Cyborg Mafia so X could get a new arm. And now they've been sent to retrieve Sam for his code collection. Although, after my, erm, direct and to-the-point "question" yesterday, it occurred to me that maybe X and Y overheard the bit about their ancestors being gifted to Rexford. And therefore, they've inherited the "bloodline" of loyalty and are coming to help him out. That's my long-shot hope, anyway.Otherwise, they're all doomed.
It all comes down to this next moment. And what X's arms choose to do." -Claire

I would not normally post a question so long, but I thought it was important to include all the details you discovered of the vast Sam and Fuzzy arm conspiracy. Now you know the truth! The Pit... is full of arms.

As for X and Y, as you saw in today's strip, their reasons for rejoining Sam are a little more personal than techincal. I do think they were both pretty hurt to learn that Sam had been lying to them. But at the same time, they want to live their lives a certain (insane) way, and Sam made that happen better than even a lot of the "real" emperors did! (Some of you old-timers may recall how bored and bitter Mr. Black was about his tenure as a Blankface.)

That's a wrap for this week, friends. See you on Monday with our next comic!

-Sam Logan

Mar 21, 2018


Hey... it's those guys!

We return on Friday with a new comic, and a new round of reader Q and A! As usual, if you've got a question you'd like to ask me -- about the comic, comics in general, or the world at large -- pop it in an email with "Q and A" in the subject line. 'Til then!

-Sam Logan

Mar 19, 2018

Health conscious Buddy Bots

SO: I have been playing a ton of Celeste lately, and boy, do I recommend it heartily to anyone who enjoys tough-but-slickly-designed platformers. On the surface, it most closely resembles stuff like Super Meat Boy, but for me, it's really scratching the same itch as the brutal endgame stages of recent 3D Mario games... possibly because of the Mario-esque way each stage revolves around a clever new mechanic that puts a unique twist on your core abilities. Pretty rad!

We return on Wednesday with our next comic. See you then!

-Sam Logan