Comic 112 - Happy Halloween

20th Oct 2020, 8:42 PM
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Happy Halloween
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area5.1 20th Oct 2020, 8:42 PM edit delete
Todays work for Halloween.

After spending a bit of time discussing front-on lighting with Marcel I couldn't resist seeing if I could put my money where my mouth is. Hope you enjoy it and if you see these two guys, maybe think twice about opening the door!


chris-tar 20th Oct 2020, 9:41 PM edit delete reply
area5.1 20th Oct 2020, 10:38 PM edit delete reply
Thanks Chris-tar
Marcel 20th Oct 2020, 10:06 PM edit delete reply
That literally made me laugh out loud! Perfect choice of costumes! I'd give them fried chicken embryos and beer!
area5.1 20th Oct 2020, 10:40 PM edit delete reply
I’ll send them over to your place. Mr Potato Head was an obvious choice, the other took some pondering. Glad you liked it.
McGrenivan 21st Oct 2020, 2:02 AM edit delete reply
Excellent application of light. To be honest, I don’t recognize the chap on the right...their left. Humpty Dumpty?
area5.1 21st Oct 2020, 8:55 AM edit delete reply
Thanks McGrenivan, that lighting is slightly unnatural looking, but it's mostly associated with lit night scenes.

The costume choice at the store was a bit limited, so they dressed as their body shapes suggested.

After seeing Carlos's halloween comic last week I felt like I had to make a bit more of an effort. Sorry Marcel, but I stole your idea!... all props to Marcel when he posts his work.
Marcel 22nd Oct 2020, 3:30 AM edit delete reply
Having your characters in Halloween costumes isn't by any means an original idea. What I find interesting is that they apparently knocked on the door on October 20th, like they got the date wrong. If they did it on Halloween they would have gotten away with it, but on the 20th it might make the humans suspicious.
area5.1 23rd Oct 2020, 7:45 AM edit delete reply
I think you've just demonstrated one of the issues of faster and light travel!
McGrenivan 26th Oct 2020, 12:36 AM edit delete reply
I just went through a bunch of your older comics and I wonder, when did the eye stalks go away?
area5.1 27th Oct 2020, 7:47 AM edit delete reply
Eye stalks?.. they're just very short now.
When?.. seems to be after the X-Failes run I put the comic on hiatus for about a year while I worked on FunStreak.
ztjinc 21st Oct 2020, 6:33 AM edit delete reply
area5.1 21st Oct 2020, 8:45 AM edit delete reply
Thanks ztjinc

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