Saturday, December 19, 2009
My first series.
"Real" comic strips routinely introduced storylines on Monday that wrapped up by Friday or Saturday. Charles Schulz, my hero, often had sagas that continued for several weeks (Sundays excepted). Since my strip didn't appear every day, and since I couldn't count on my readers to follow the strip every day, I had resisted the idea of going beyond the joke-a-day format. But this idea was too good to pass up. It coincided with the beginning of my stint as "force cartoonist" for the UNC Campus Police (more on that later). Dedicated to former Sgt. Ned Comar