120. Lay no suspicion to rest
Posted on 16th May 2012, 5:45 AM in 5. Battle at Pokeyhead

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Morgenstern 16th May 2012, 5:45 AM edit delete
Morgenstern
Oh my is this


Is this a comic?

Is this happening?

That's right ladies, it's back. Though, I make no guarantees about scheduling--right now, I'm thinking Mushroom Go updates "whenever the heck I feel like it"

(Which should be pretty frequently for a while because a;dk;jdf;a haven't done comics in forever)

I want to thank everybody that's supported me and kept the comments section busy and given me money, even though you guys just knew it was going to alcohol. I mean some of it might have gone toward Photoshop, domain names and whatnot but most of it went to getting me krunk

I think I said I wouldn't do anything special for donators, but I might have to change my mind and do something special for y'all I dunno yet

Also! I will be going to A-Kon again this year!

Still not as like, a guest or anything I'm just going to buy a ticket and drive there like a normal human being

But it's in Dallas/Fort Worth from June 1 to the 3rd. Last year some people said they wished they'd have gotten more of a heads up, since they were totally there and didn't know I would be. If a story my friend told me was true, I might have literally walked past some people discussing Mushroom Go and not realized it. So... there's your heads up. A-Kon.



I feel like I'm forgetting something! I haven't done a comic in like three months. Oh, yeah--Koopasta is a thing with some Marios in it, from what I understand. Also, Obfuscobble is now doing commissions!

And Tom Waits is still amazing, but that's not really relevant or news

Dr.Cake 16th May 2012, 6:08 AM edit delete reply
First*
Guybrush20X6 16th May 2012, 6:23 AM edit delete reply
Guybrush20X6
*First to make a worthwhile comment*

Good to see you're back Morg. In the time that you were down I started up my own webcomic. Well it was in planning for about a year so...

Nice explination for why Mario and Co. isn't there BTW.
vash_ts 16th May 2012, 6:41 AM edit delete reply
HELL YEAH!!!
TheZombieShana 16th May 2012, 7:46 AM edit delete reply
TheZombieShana
:D

..That is all.
fuzzy3158 16th May 2012, 9:48 AM edit delete reply
Ah thank god :)
Thisguysucks 16th May 2012, 10:12 AM edit delete reply
When I saw the new comic up, there was a massive explosion in my pants.

:D Really glad to see an update.

P.s I <3 you Morgenstern.
the_unchosen_one 17th May 2012, 3:00 AM edit delete reply
Mayhap an enema would've been a more sanitary solution? Just a thought...
Luffy327 16th May 2012, 10:14 AM edit delete reply
Welcome back man glad to see you have not lost your touch
Noah 16th May 2012, 11:12 AM edit delete reply
Welcome back! I missed this!
great cliffhanger...
Guest 16th May 2012, 1:27 PM edit delete reply
Glad to see you back--mm
Silverpraetorian 16th May 2012, 1:32 PM edit delete reply
Silverpraetorian
So that explains how he ended off the airship.... but where did the other toad end up me wonders.

In other news, I guess dry bones are a thing. Wonder how that exactly works out.
the_unchosen_one 17th May 2012, 3:02 AM edit delete reply
1 - He'll be fine, he has a 1-up
2 - Just like every other unexplainable thin in fantasy universes. A magikoopa did it
Mr. Vareel 22nd May 2012, 3:31 PM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
Who cares? That's the most badass looking Dry Bones I've seen since...ehh...uh...never. It's the most badass looking Dry Bones I've ever seen.
(I'll probably start caring about how a Dry Bones are formed once I stop being a fanboy. Should be from two days to a week.)
the_unchosen_one 23rd May 2012, 2:15 AM edit delete reply
Maybe they're just another breed of Koopa? Who said they're actually skeletal remains? Maybe their just held together on the inside. Like an exoskeletal organism or something
Invader.Socks 5th Jun 2012, 10:32 AM edit delete reply
Invader.Socks
Hey, that's my Dry Bones! He made it in after all. :3 Thanks, Morgenstern!
Z3TSU91 16th May 2012, 2:04 PM edit delete reply
THE ALMIGHTY MORGENSTERN HAS RETURN, HUZZAH!!!
Cammiluna 16th May 2012, 2:12 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
THAT LADYBIRD.

IS THAT YOUR MOM, MCCOY?

I'm such a lightweight with alcohol. I passed out with stomach cramps after one sip of vodka.
Bonz0 16th May 2012, 2:35 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
McCoy, the guy who makes racist jokes at the expense of the Pidgit species, turns out to be half-Pidgit himself? What a twist!
Cammiluna 16th May 2012, 2:38 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I could write such amazing fanfiction on that concept!
Pinstripe 16th May 2012, 2:45 PM edit delete reply
Y'all should totally take a look at Obfuscobble's commissions post! I commissioned some art from him of Yosuke and Chie from Persona 4 as a Christmas gift for my sister and it was AMAZING.
Fortis 16th May 2012, 3:49 PM edit delete reply
Mushroom go is back! Cue the angelic choir.

Good to see this updating again.
CyberSkull 16th May 2012, 4:59 PM edit delete reply
CyberSkull
Secret origin: bar brawl near the edge of an airship? Was there some guy narrating the fight and shouting K.O.?
Owl 16th May 2012, 6:09 PM edit delete reply
Owl
I love how the fight is drawn with chibi characters. XD

I wonder what Guy is doing. Is he off making friends again?
Maltor Drey 15th Jun 2012, 8:35 PM edit delete reply
I think Guy is about to get involved in the race.
Tobias 16th May 2012, 6:52 PM edit delete reply
YAY!!!!!
NotJoe 16th May 2012, 7:32 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
NO PRINCESSES? MCCOY AND GUY RACED KARTS? THIS COMIC APPEARED? Also, lol at Go's big amnesia/waking up in a desert turned out to be him getting his ass beat in a fight.
Amaare 16th May 2012, 7:56 PM edit delete reply
Amaare
At last! The time loop has ended, This is the future!
*starts singing "Return of The Mack" as "Return of the Morg"*
Osa 16th May 2012, 9:37 PM edit delete reply
YYEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Welcome back
Sheets 16th May 2012, 10:35 PM edit delete reply
You, good sir, have made my life full of win. THANK YOU! A new comic! ^_^ You're the best.
Mecha X 16th May 2012, 11:50 PM edit delete reply
Mecha X
The great one returns!
Evdog 17th May 2012, 5:06 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
YESYESYESYESYESYESYESYESALLOFMYYES!

So did the green toad die in the quicksand, or will he become an important character.
Tobias 17th May 2012, 6:53 PM edit delete reply
I'm wondering if green guy is actually Fungus, perhaps with his face damaged by the fall. Fungus seems a lot more like a guy than Blair to me, though it's quite possible he's someone from Go's past we don't know about yet.
Silverpraetorian 17th May 2012, 9:21 PM edit delete reply
Silverpraetorian
I'll admit that thought had crossed my mind as well, though I don't think there is enough to say one way or the other.
Fuzzy 17th May 2012, 3:50 PM edit delete reply
This is what happiness feels like. Good to see you alive again, Morg.
A Gray Phantom 17th May 2012, 8:52 PM edit delete reply
Why are you spending donations on alcohol? Shouldn't it go towards the comic?
This is why I don't donate to stuff like this. Art should come out of pocket, but then people give you cash.. to spend on inebriation?
I am glad the comic is being posted again. It's nice to see Guy's back story. I especially like the traditional Nintendo-style art for the flashbacks.
Bonz0 17th May 2012, 9:17 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
The Toad's name is actually "Go". That's why the comic is called "Mushroom Go". He's the main character and he's a member of a mushroom themed species.

"Guy" is in fact the name of the masked fellow who belongs to the "Shy Guy" tribe.
NotJoe 17th May 2012, 9:20 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
He stated multiple times that if you donate it'll likely end up being spent on alcohol.
Cammiluna 17th May 2012, 9:42 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Not to mention some of the greatest artists in history did their best works while intoxicated. Or drugged in some other way.
Evdog 18th May 2012, 2:36 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
@A Gray Phantom:

10/10 Would rage again
Morgenstern 18th May 2012, 4:16 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
And the part where I spent it on Photoshop and domain names

Speaking of which, the website can now be reached at mushroomgo.net in addition to mushroomgo.com
A Gray Phantom 18th May 2012, 10:50 PM edit delete reply
Ah, domain names. I hear those are expensive. I'm afraid the thing that jumped out the most when I read your post is that fact that you were spending donations on alcohol. And I suppose you did advertise what you were spending donations on. I still don't agree, but if it works it works.
And yes, I feel silly for calling Go "Guy." I even thought that in my head when I was posting. Guess it's been a while.
Cammiluna 17th May 2012, 9:44 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
You know what also makes this page awesome?

Read it again, and then hit the "FIRST" button. Read the whole archive, then when you come to this page again, read it and hit "FIRST" again. Go's Life is now on infinite loop.
Amaare 18th May 2012, 6:29 AM edit delete reply
Amaare
What have you done?
What Have You Done?!
I thought the loop was over, now I realise that is has just begun...
How to save the world of MG from this spiraling vortex of destruction?
Time for something heroic...
Whistle-Tall 18th May 2012, 11:56 AM edit delete reply
It's just a jump to the left...
theo 23rd May 2012, 6:34 PM edit delete reply
But if this is a flashback...
Grimlock13 17th May 2012, 9:59 PM edit delete reply
Who is manning the betting booth, a buzzy beetle or a sumo bros? Lets the discussion begin.
Aer 18th May 2012, 6:23 AM edit delete reply
Buzzy beetles would be more adorable looking, I say sumo bro.
Amaare 18th May 2012, 6:37 AM edit delete reply
Amaare
Looks kind of tortoise-ish to me, but my knowledge of Marioverse (or should I now say Go-niverse?) characters isn't that great.
Whistle-Tall 18th May 2012, 11:55 AM edit delete reply
Sumo brothers have a single spike coming out of the top of their heads, making them a pain to encounter from above.
The bandage suggests that this elderly man has encounterred some form of jump-based damage. However, his muzzle and shell are definitely of the Sumo bro persuasion.
His shell also reminds me of the shell from a hammer bros. suit.
Hm...
SomeGuy 18th May 2012, 2:43 PM edit delete reply
Well. I rarely comment here, as I'm sure has been noticed, but I will on this occasion.
Welcome back, and it's great to see that everything is fine. This comic is one of the better ones I've seen, and it's good to know it will continue. Keep up the awesome work.
Morgenstern 18th May 2012, 6:05 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Comment removed for page breakiness
Guybrush20X6 19th May 2012, 4:38 AM edit delete reply
Guybrush20X6
Breakiness.

If that's not in the dictionary, it should be.
the_unchosen_one 18th May 2012, 10:38 PM edit delete reply
Did anyone else notice the change to the banner?
Silverpraetorian 19th May 2012, 6:14 AM edit delete reply
Silverpraetorian
I did now, my amusement approves of it.
Reaper Guy 19th May 2012, 10:52 AM edit delete reply
Reaper Guy
zomg you're back!
:D
Jere 19th May 2012, 3:32 PM edit delete reply
Yay for comic back and updating on irregular basis it's better than never i say.

Mapleman 19th May 2012, 7:51 PM edit delete reply
YESSSSHHHHH!!!!! FINNALY LIKE A BOSS! Well now i have no excuse to not write my own comic... NOOOO
NotJoe 20th May 2012, 10:54 AM edit delete reply
NotJoe
Shia Lebeouf is Go. Everything is right with this world/
Bonz0 20th May 2012, 9:18 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Shia Lebeouf is a Nintendo hater, though...
Super Mariachi Bros. 21st May 2012, 3:28 AM edit delete reply
Shia has enough airtime as it is, and I can't think of any character he played after Holes that I actually liked.
I'm liable to be disagreed with, but I can see someone like Rupert Grint doing a passable job as Go.
Charles 20th May 2012, 5:12 PM edit delete reply
wait wait wait, i could have contributed to getting someone drunk!!!?
let me know next time!
mail you a bottle o nice rum!
Bonz0 20th May 2012, 9:13 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
"Super Kawaii Bishounen Manga"? That reminds me of that comic Morg posted when people were complaining about Ob's art being "too anime".
NotJoe 20th May 2012, 10:21 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
I have a new theory. Green toad is Dr. Jiffy.
This Guy 21st May 2012, 10:40 AM edit delete reply
he could also be the masked toad following go around.
NotJoe 21st May 2012, 8:45 PM edit delete reply
NotJoe
Double subversion, Dr. Jiffy is Fungus' day job.
DALEK 20th May 2012, 10:38 PM edit delete reply
EXTERMINATE
FuzzyZergling 21st May 2012, 12:08 AM edit delete reply
Go's back!
Yay~
Mutterscrawl 21st May 2012, 6:34 AM edit delete reply
YES! YESSSS!
Guybrush20X6 21st May 2012, 4:56 PM edit delete reply
Guybrush20X6
I least expected it to update right now when I casually checked it... FALSE ADVERTISING!!!

;)
Bartimaeus 23rd May 2012, 2:26 PM edit delete reply
Yay! You're baaaack~!
Cammiluna 23rd May 2012, 8:00 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I approve of SUPER KAWAII BISHOUNEN MANGA DESU
the_unchosen_one 24th May 2012, 2:30 AM edit delete reply
Oh, how the mighty have fallen...
Morgenstern 24th May 2012, 2:40 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Uguu~
Cammiluna 24th May 2012, 3:24 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
image

MAKKOI-SAMA! YOU MAKE MY KOKORO GO DOKI-DOKI
Evdog 24th May 2012, 7:40 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
Is it just me, or does Go looks somewhat gender ambiguous in this picture. While it's beautifully drawn, Cammiluna, I almost mistook Go for a female version of himself (Mushroom ...Jo?).
Cammiluna 24th May 2012, 7:51 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Technical reasons include "it was 5am", having no knowledge of how to draw Go at the time, ukeism, yaoi trolling, 5am..goddamn he looks way too girly.

I'm gonna head back to bed.
Amaare 24th May 2012, 7:52 PM edit delete reply
Amaare
I, I ... I...
There are no words...
Mr. Vareel 24th May 2012, 2:57 AM edit delete reply
Mr. Vareel
Woah...for some reason, I don't know why, the green Toad is reminding me of Envy from FMΛ. Maybe the spikey green hair? I don't know. It must have been that cornbread I ate. You should never trust cornbread.
Morgenstern 24th May 2012, 11:09 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Is it corn, or is it bread? I can't even pretend to trust it until it at least picks a side and sticks with it
Marcus 27th May 2012, 8:39 AM edit delete reply
okay GreenToad (GT) looks like he's trying to save Go. even in Chibi form, i read that feel here.

which makes me think the words "Not like this!" went through his head.

Oh snap for awkward reunions.
Hobojoe007 29th May 2012, 12:32 PM edit delete reply
Hobojoe007
inb4, Guy will be in the kart race!