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

Empire, Pt. 15

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Dec 2, 2005

My business is done

WARNING: The demon temperature physics described in today's comic are imaginary. Please do not attempt to exorcise demons from your friends and neighbours by lighting them on fire. Such actions are only slightly less wrong than they are hillarious.

Today is the last day to order things with assured pre-Christmas delivery! Tomorrow is the first day to order things with unassured pre-Christmas delivery! Tuesday is the second day of the week! "K" is the eleventh letter of the alphabet! Chuck Yeager was the first test pilot to break the sound barrier!

Sam Logan

Nov 30, 2005

500 up on the ladder

I don't really have anything profound to say about my 500th consecutive Sam and Fuzzy strip. Perhaps if I was growing sick of it, or getting ready to pack it in altogether, it would feel more monumental -- like I had completed some great challenge or overcome some tremendous obstacle. But I don't feel that way at all. No, today is just another day, and today's strip is just one more comic that I loved creating and am thrilled to be able to share with so many people. So, that's that. On to the next 500!

I should probably mention that this Friday is the last day to order books and t-shirts when I can promise a pre-xmas delivery. After that, we enter a phase of probable Christmas delivery, followed by hopeful Christmas delivery, followed by pre-Christmas 2006 delivery. So, act fast! Or... don't!

Sam Logan

Nov 28, 2005

Ska cha cha

Sam has been waiting for someone to call him on his cellphone for a really, really long time.

Unless I have miscounted, this Wednesday will bring us the 500th standard Sam and Fuzzy strip ever to grace this website. Once upon a time, this milestone was intended to double as the final strip in the Empire storyline. But this was a good year or two ago, when I was still planting the very first seeds of this whole Ninja Mafia plotline. The closer I got to the big five-oh-oh, the more I doubted that I could wrap up the plot in time for it.

In the end, I decided to make my pacing decisions based on what I thought worked best for the story, rather than letting myself be guided by some arbitrary number. Wednesday's strip is a special one, but it's not this storyline's Grande Finale! I don't think anyone will mind too much. You'll still be seeing the end of Empire before you get to see the inside of any of your Christmas presents!

Sam Logan