Going the Distance 030: Cooking By The Book

Essentially, if you’ve ever seen Lazytown, you know what this is. Again, without color, this was really tough to pull off in the newspaper. Catchy song though. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each time. Let’s just say You fails more often than You succeeds. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a quest if You could just get cake whenever You wanted, would it? For more background on … Continue reading Going the Distance 030: Cooking By The Book

Going the Distance 029: Push and Pull

We couldn’t run this in the newspaper because it was hard to tell that was a magnet without color. I’ll leave it to your imagination what else it could have been perceived as. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each time. Let’s just say You fails more often than You succeeds. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a quest if You could just get cake whenever You wanted, … Continue reading Going the Distance 029: Push and Pull

Going the Distance 028: Heads Up

I’m not even sure what this means. Is it some surreal dream thing? A comment on society’s pressure to create challenges for ourselves? Acid-laced cake? You be the judge. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each time. Let’s just say You fails more often than You succeeds. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a quest if You could just get cake whenever You wanted, would it? For more … Continue reading Going the Distance 028: Heads Up

Going the Distance 027: Out of Rupees

We’ve had some pretty cool Zelda themed comics in this space before, from sprite art to gifs and other clever ideas. This is not one of those comics. I guess the budget ran out. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each time. Let’s just say You fails more often than You succeeds. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a quest if You could just get cake whenever You … Continue reading Going the Distance 027: Out of Rupees

Going the Distance 026: Breaking My Mind

You know, it starts off easy, but then…  There’s also a Portal joke here somewhere, but those were overplayed a long time ago. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each time. Let’s just say You fails more often than You succeeds. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a quest if You could just get cake whenever You wanted, would it? For more background on the comic or info … Continue reading Going the Distance 026: Breaking My Mind

Going the Distance 025: Might As Well Jump

This is an ollllllld submission by Nick Fiala that actually ran in the newspaper. You’ll notice he was still a senior in college at the time. So adorable. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each time. Let’s just say You fails more often than You succeeds. After all, it wouldn’t be much of a quest if You could just get cake whenever You wanted, would it? For more background … Continue reading Going the Distance 025: Might As Well Jump

Going the Distance 024: Out With a Bang

This is easily my favorite of any comics we’ve had submitted. The end gets me every time. The brothers Fiala teamed up for this one — make sure you view it full size to get the most out of it. NOTE: This is another GIF, so you might have to click the picture to see it in action depending on your browser. In Going the Distance, our main character, “You,” has to manage to make his way to delicious cake. Sounds simple, right? But there are deadly spikes to deal with, and a host of other problems that appear each … Continue reading Going the Distance 024: Out With a Bang