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

Whether Permitting, Pt. 3

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Oct 16, 2020

Sam and Fuzzy Q & A:  Musgrave Edition
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"Will the antics of Reginald P. Musgrave feature in this next story? I know you promised to bring Kate Sanders back as a villain but old Reginald is a much more interesting character" -Lilly

Y'know, I have actually been tempted! I actually kind of miss Trevor. A couple of times, I've considered doing some actual comics about his ludicrous backstory or improbable solo adventures as a joke.

But I haven't decided yet if that's what I actually want to do with the Trevor character yet, or if I'd rather use him in another way. I guess I will think about it! (Hopefully not for another 17 years.)

"Hey, it's Lance! Is Lance PoC and we just never saw him in the new art style, or is this just a quirk of how you shaded this scene?" -Alexander

The former! Lance is black. But because of S&F's limited monochrome pallette, it used to be something that was only noticible in his rare full-colour appearances... like on the cover of the softcover version of the Classic Omnibus:

But, now that I've added more grayscale shading to the comic art (as discussed in this previous Q and A), Lance can have a visible skintone in his black-and-white appearances, too.

"What's the weirdest/strangest/grossest commission request that you've ever had to turn down? I imagine some people ask for some really weird stuff." -Doug

Honestly, nothing springs to mind! I mean, I'm not sure I've ever had to turn down a commission requests because it was, like, offensive or something. I do get some weird requests at conventions sometimes -- like drawing the Fantastic Four as sea creatures, or a pair of velociraptors doing the "king of the world" scene from Titanic -- but I don't think those count, since I don't turn them down, haha!

To be honest, the vast majority of my commissioners are already familiar with my work. So generally speaking, they ask for the kinds of things they know me for: S&F stuff, pet portraits, pin-up stuff, and so on. (And of course, people also ask for portraits of themselves, their friends, and family -- but I think everyone gets asked to draw those.)

That's all for this week, team! But come back on Monday for our next comic.

-Sam Logan

Hey, it's Lance! Is Lance PoC and we just never saw him in the new art style, or is this just a quirk of how you shaded this scene?

Oct 14, 2020

Big Stretch

Today's comic was drawn to work as a double-page spread. However, that format does NOT fit in my website layout, so I made the alternate split version you see above. But if you're curious, here's how it looks in actual double-page spread form. (This is also (roughly) how it will look when it is eventually included in a physical book!)

As you may have noticed, I started drawing all my comics in "full bleed" format with Cult Classic Pt. 2. Basically, that means that sometimes the art runs all the way to the edges of the "pages", rather than being completely contained within the bordered panels. It also means I have to draw a little extra around all the sides of the pages to account for how the physical book versions will be bound and trimmed, as you can see above.

OK! We return on Friday with our next comic and a new round of Q and A! If you've got a question you'd like answered, just email it my way with "Q and A" in the subject line, or hit me up on twitter.

-Sam Logan


Oct 12, 2020

Whether Permitting

A new chapter begins today! And yes, this is the moment where I admit that this one is part of a bigger multi-chapter story arc. (The real question is, which previous stories were also secretly part of it? Ha!)

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

-Sam Logan