Wait…what? You aren’t having a happy Thursday? **
That is unfortunate, but I can help. Head over to the fabulous www.twoforonecomics.com and read today’s fantastic Dear Dinosaur, which is the conclusion of the current Word the Bird storyline. I guarantee that you’ll feel way more content with your life the moment that you do. Then you can come back here and check out this week’s official Dear Dinosaur commentary!
**Please note, even if you are having a kickass Thursday, you should still check out Dear Dinosaur. Your Thursday will get that much better. I promise.
This week we say goodbye to Dear Dinosaur’s sidekick, Word the Bird, who was forced upon our hero a few weeks ago by the Shadowy Board of Editorial Figures. I’m sure some of you are thinking that it’s far too soon for Word to go, but I really didn’t want to drag it out. For one, it’s actually kind of hard to write the interplay between Word and Dear Dinosaur without it getting stale, plus we are still really early into the storyline for the Shadowy Board of Editorial Figures and I feel like Dear Dinosaur needed to get a “win” here. There is a lot of crazy stuff coming up and this little victory is going to help kick that off. You’ll have to check back next week to find out what I mean.
I drew this week’s strip really quickly and even though I really didn’t care for the art after I drew it, I came back the next day to tone and letter the comic, only to find that I really liked it. It’s a bit looser than my usual style, which I think worked really well. I don’t know if you’d see it without me pointing it out, but I assure you, it’s there. Trust me.
This week’s soundtrack song is one I have wanted to use since the first moment I heard it on the radio a few weeks back. It’s “Kangaroo Court” by indie pop duo Capital Cities. Their debut album dropped just a few weeks ago and I haven’t picked it up yet, but I really dig the two songs I’ve heard thus far (this and “Safe and Sound”). It should be pretty rad. If you’ve heard it, tell me how rad it is.
Finally, this week’s strip, along with many others is for sale! If you’d like to buy the original 11 x 17 art, it’s only $10 plus $3 shipping anywhere in the US. Shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested!