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Two funny webcomic thingies

David Willis’ response to Eric Burns’ “The David Willis Sequential Art Derivation Principle” (Willis, Willis, Willis, Willis. Willis. Willis?) is nothing less than spectacular.

Seriously, I can’t stand how everyone in webcomics is ripping me off. Sluggy? I came up with that in sixth grade after making a poop that looked like a rabbit. Penny-Arcade? Just like Shortpacked!, but it’s about video games. Real smooth, Tycho. I remember when I told Bobby Crosby that his Halloween pumpkin looked like a little orange dog. Scott McCloud came up with the idea for micropayments based on a “Stupidest ideas ever” rant I posted on Usenet in 1994. To top it off, I’ve been ghost-writing Websnark for years. Why do you think It’s Walky! made it into the “Had me and lost me” category? Oh, yeah, I was really sad about that. Really sad about my comic being permanently linked on the front page!. You have no idea how much traffic that drove to me.

:D

In other news, today’s Help Desk points out something really, really funny. I have watched the Mac-Intel drama unfold across various news sites, and I have to say that I think Derik Delong’s responses have been the most internally consistent.