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355 – The Peak

355 – The Peak







355 – The Peak

Tuesday, August 16 — 1:00 PM

I’m not sure what it is about the Ice Climbers, but I’ve always liked them a lot.  They’re sort of hard to write comics about, though, since I don’t know much about mountaineering.  For this strip, it sure was fun to kind of reinterpret the NES game into a slightly more realistic setting.  The punchline is pretty simple but I really wanted to have a tall mountain to lead up to it.

But the next time I put off work because I tell myself “it’s only one panel” (despite it being the size of around 30), I’m going to kick myself.

-By Matthew