136. Hostage debates
Posted on 20th Feb 2013, 12:29 AM in 5. Battle at Pokeyhead

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Morgenstern 20th Feb 2013, 12:29 AM edit delete
Morgenstern
129, 130 and 131... for those of you that can't remember what they're talking about

I realized they've been having this conversation since like July of last year

Danger Schade 20th Feb 2013, 1:19 AM edit delete reply
Danger Schade
Arm's gonna break.

Better stop him or somethin'.

With your bird fists.
DancesWithChihuahuas 20th Feb 2013, 1:50 AM edit delete reply
Love the panel arrangement in this one, and Fungus looks very Fungus-y.

Also managed to make McCoy look like a badass (as he is) while still look very bird-y. I approve!
MrKarosu 20th Feb 2013, 3:27 AM edit delete reply
MrKarosu
Liking the new art style!!
Baratone 20th Feb 2013, 3:55 AM edit delete reply
Baratone
Yay! New comic! Always hard to adjust to a new style, though. Eh, I'll get over it eventually.
blk@rubylink.net 20th Feb 2013, 4:41 AM edit delete reply
Glad to see you're keepin' on keepin' on. :D
Bonz0 20th Feb 2013, 5:31 AM edit delete reply
Bonz0
SQUAAWWWK

I think by the end of the comic McCoy will just be drawn as a photo-realistic raven.
Morgenstern 20th Feb 2013, 7:06 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
image
thedandmom 20th Feb 2013, 8:54 AM edit delete reply
thedandmom
You're doing it wrong Morg.

image
pwag42 20th Feb 2013, 11:09 AM edit delete reply
pwag42
So what is Mr. "Fungus" (if that is his real name) anyways? A toad wearing a ski mask?

(Insert obligatory "Hooray for update!" here.)
Evdog 24th Feb 2013, 7:21 PM edit delete reply
Evdog
I have two ideas:
1) Go from the future (but that's less likely than)
2) A previously unmentioned character that was with them on Bravo Brigand back in the day.
theo 25th Feb 2013, 6:47 PM edit delete reply
*cough*Lucina*cough*
pwag42 28th Feb 2013, 3:15 PM edit delete reply
pwag42
That game wins the "Most likely to require a shipping grid for 100% completion" award for 2013.
fuzzy3158 20th Feb 2013, 11:37 AM edit delete reply
fuzzy3158
Always great to see a new comic. I'll also chime in on the whole "new art" conversation and say that McCoy's new look is completely different again, but still great to me.
Yay new comic!!! Go Morg and D&Dmom :D Great work as always!
theo 20th Feb 2013, 12:13 PM edit delete reply
There should be a "Characters Through the Artists/Ages" thing.
blaZe9v 20th Feb 2013, 2:03 PM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
That is actually a really interesting idea actually.
Star1412 20th Feb 2013, 3:02 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
That could be really cool.
BlueMario 20th Feb 2013, 3:16 PM edit delete reply
What would be better:
-a compilation of each character in similar poses, from comics done by the different artist
--or--
-getting each artist to draw the main characters individually in the same poses?
blaZe9v 22nd Feb 2013, 1:10 PM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
Not bad idea BlueMario, but Morg hasn't been able to contact Obfuscobble for a long time now.
theo 25th Feb 2013, 6:49 PM edit delete reply
Exactly, actual communication would be required, so out of the question.
Sheets 20th Feb 2013, 7:51 PM edit delete reply
YAY! Update! I like this new art style (Though I liked the old ones too.) I also now sort of ship Martello/McCoy. Is that bad?
Cammiluna 21st Feb 2013, 3:36 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
If I wasn't so swamped with commissions for three more weeks, I'd draw it!
Amaare 20th Feb 2013, 9:34 PM edit delete reply
Amaare
It's good to see that McCoy and Guy are looking as Awesome as ever!
Huzzah for updates!
Amaare 21st Feb 2013, 5:14 AM edit delete reply
Amaare
Though I'm slightly worried by Guy, how skinny are his arms and where is his right hand?
Cammiluna 21st Feb 2013, 1:26 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Looks like the hand was planned in there but forgotten in later stages of page production. Gosh knows how many times that happened to me over the years!
thedandmom 21st Feb 2013, 4:15 PM edit delete reply
thedandmom
wouldn't be the first time i've done it honestly


Edit: proof http://www.experiment073.com/page-49/
Amaare 23rd Feb 2013, 4:55 AM edit delete reply
Amaare
I see, an on-going hand-based forgetfulness issue... I'm not sure there is any known cure!
BlueMario 25th Feb 2013, 10:58 AM edit delete reply
I'm afraid, m'am, you have HRF; Hand Rendering Forgetfulness. It is an unfortunate, but not uncommon, combination disease/disorder that causes an artist to occasionally forget to render a hand. However, I'm afraid there is even worse news; not only is there no know cure, but the symptoms will continue to increase in severity, escalating from forgetting to render on hat, to forgetting to render either. The symptoms will continue until YOU YOURSELF LOSE YOU HANDS!
Tobias7 20th Feb 2013, 10:41 PM edit delete reply
Woah. This is awesome! I was shocked when I saw the art, it looks amazing! I really really really want to see Martello though. Guess I'll just have to wait :) Keep up the good work, it's amazing to see new comics!!! :)
Cammiluna 21st Feb 2013, 3:10 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
McCoy, you look so attractive there!
Evdog 21st Feb 2013, 7:54 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
Time to start livening up the comments section again!
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What's that? You don't even? Me either...
blaZe9v 22nd Feb 2013, 1:08 PM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
wat
Lukkai 22nd Feb 2013, 10:31 PM edit delete reply
Hehe... That actually cracked a smile. Not to shabby. Interesting how little you had to change and it actually made kind of sense. (^_^)

Nice looks for three more of our current protagonists by the way. Liking it!
pwag42 28th Feb 2013, 3:26 PM edit delete reply
pwag42
What is...
How does...
I don't even...
RedAuthar 21st Feb 2013, 10:20 AM edit delete reply
RedAuthar
This is when Guy Reveals it's been a fake arm this whole time....
Starcat5 24th Feb 2013, 8:10 PM edit delete reply
Starcat5
Hmm... An ad for Mushroom Go...

Eh. Might as well give the archive anoth- Oh dear Shigeru Miyamoto! The comic updated! @o@
Baratone 27th Feb 2013, 4:31 PM edit delete reply
Baratone
Hey guys! It's Cammi's birthday! Let's all give her a shout out from the comments section!
Starcat5 28th Feb 2013, 7:50 AM edit delete reply
Starcat5
Woot for Cammi! Congratulations on surviving another trip around the sun!
Super Mariachi Bros. 1st Mar 2013, 2:37 AM edit delete reply
Congratulations, Cammiluna, on surviving my worthless minions' assassination attempts.
You are a worthy foe, indeed.
blaZe9v 5th Mar 2013, 10:53 AM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
Happy belated birthday Cammi!
Star1412 27th Feb 2013, 6:04 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
Oh, happy birthday Cammiluna!
Sheets 27th Feb 2013, 10:54 PM edit delete reply
Happy Birthday Cammi!
Tobias7 27th Feb 2013, 11:02 PM edit delete reply
Happy Birthday Cammiluna!!!
fuzzy3158 28th Feb 2013, 3:58 AM edit delete reply
fuzzy3158
So I've just been reading the comics for the last year or so and I've gotta say, without all the waiting between chapters, I actually really like the flow and pacing of the story :) Makes me remember why this comic is worth waiting for...
Cammiluna 1st Mar 2013, 10:37 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Oh my god guys! Thank you!!!

I'll edit this with a gif later. Last two days were busy, I just woke up and I'm posting from an android. ;)
a. 2nd Mar 2013, 5:45 PM edit delete reply
I NEED AN IPDAAATTTEEE!!!
fuzzy3158 2nd Mar 2013, 6:24 PM edit delete reply
fuzzy3158
Oh come on, we just had an update last week. What do you think this is? both one of the most awesome comics on the web as well as a weekly updater? If you want that, go read Mokepon :p
Evdog 3rd Mar 2013, 8:02 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
At least it updates more frequently than VGCats
Morgenstern 3rd Mar 2013, 8:32 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
That phrase is what keeps me sleeping at night
Starcat5 4th Mar 2013, 7:55 AM edit delete reply
Starcat5
Wait... VGcats actually updated in 2012?

Why didn't anyone TELL ME!

*Gets caught up*

...meh. That page dissing television as a form of entertainment and news consumption in the 21st Century was nice, though.
thedandmom 4th Mar 2013, 6:20 PM edit delete reply
Last week of the Conquering Corsairs Kickstarter. I've been busy making extree cash and working on pushing that.
BlueMario 4th Mar 2013, 8:29 PM edit delete reply
Yeaaah, I'm not going to be able to kickstart that: still haven't gotten a job. Almost no one is hiring over here.

Also, I'm pretty certain any comic that updates more than twice a year updates more than VG Cats
thedandmom 4th Mar 2013, 8:55 PM edit delete reply
It's alright, we are now completely funded.
BlueMario 5th Mar 2013, 6:01 PM edit delete reply
Nice! Hope everything runs smoothly now that they/you have the funds needed.
thedandmom 6th Mar 2013, 1:23 AM edit delete reply
I don't start on that stuff until next week, this week will be catching on commissions and pages and such
Cammiluna 7th Mar 2013, 2:22 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Congrats! I pledged for the pdf set as I am also broke and looking for work!
BlueMario 7th Mar 2013, 11:35 AM edit delete reply
I just saw a banner ad for Mushroom Go at the top of the page for Mushroom Go.

Response A: Mushroom Go-ception
Response B: I'M ALREADY READING IT! WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM MEEEEEEE!?!?!
Cammiluna 7th Mar 2013, 2:21 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Project wonderful allows you to put custom graphics in the adspace to appear when nobody's made a bid. That's probably what it was. :)
Bonz0 7th Mar 2013, 5:34 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Project wonderful allows you to put custom graphics in the adspace to appear when nobody's made a bid. That's probably what it was. :)
Amaare 7th Mar 2013, 5:49 PM edit delete reply
Amaare
Project wonderful allows you to put custom graphics in the adspace to appear when nobody's made a bid. That's probably what it was. :)
Bonz0 7th Mar 2013, 8:11 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
Why do you always have to ruin my fun Cammiluna?
3-I 7th Mar 2013, 9:06 PM edit delete reply
I stopped reading about a year before the Comic's Over thing... I meant to let the archive build up for a while and come back to it, but I lost the link and forgot the name.

I am so so so so so so SO so glad you didn't stop. I love the world you've crafted, and I'm dying to work my way through all the mysteries you've dragged us into. n_n
Cammiluna 8th Mar 2013, 4:47 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
There's no point in hijacking the adspace for my comics these days. I hope what I did instead will prove to be interesting.
BlueMario 8th Mar 2013, 11:36 AM edit delete reply
Why not?
So are you the one that put the random Mario wiki link banner there?
Cammiluna 8th Mar 2013, 3:24 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Because most readers visit my pages regularly anyway. All I have to do is upload a new userpic everytime I update immortal fool.

But yes, I did this. high bid is 25 cents a day for the next 7 days. I laughed myself to sleep.
pwag42 8th Mar 2013, 12:48 PM edit delete reply
pwag42
Indeed, I'm curious as to why you don't need the ads anymore. An artist of your caliber deserves all the attention she can get!
Cammiluna 8th Mar 2013, 11:46 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Like I said in response to someone else, many of this comic's readers visit my stuff regularly anyway. It would be silly. I will use the adspace when I start the HiEx kickstarter this fall, that will be fun!

I'm focusing my comic advertisements on webcomic sites that get at least 10K pageviews for dirt cheap bids in hopes to get more traffic sources (I get roughly six dollars in PW revenue in a four-month span). I had a spot on Gunnerkrigg for eight hours after a Monday update on just fifty cents, but then the bids went way high and last night it went past four dollars. But those 8 hours gave me 1000 pageviews for fifty cents. That's an accomplishment for me.
Nate1Daniels 30th Mar 2013, 1:36 PM edit delete reply
You've updated Immortal Fool, and yet you haven't uploaded a new userpic. Paradoxical much?
Cammiluna 30th Mar 2013, 5:18 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I just really really liked that one, but ok.

Last week aside, I think I've done good updating every Friday. The intermission is just two more pages.
1412 9th Mar 2013, 10:57 PM edit delete reply
1412
On an unrelated note, here's an epic-looking kickstarter I found:http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fourzerotwo/the-adventures-of-dash-a-2d-platform-and-puzzle-ad
Not mine, but looks very interesting.
BlueMario 9th Mar 2013, 11:27 PM edit delete reply
Dangit! Quit posting links to awesome money-based things when I have no money!
>XO



I have literally never used that emoticon before. Huh.
RICK BO 17th Mar 2013, 3:03 AM edit delete reply
RICK BO
I dunno, the more detailed McCoy gets, the farther he feels like his character. I just can't see that birdlike face cracking jokes like before.
Star1412 17th Mar 2013, 11:10 AM edit delete reply
Star1412
True, but he hasn't been in a position to joke around much in awhile either.
BlueMario 18th Mar 2013, 11:14 AM edit delete reply
Don't worry, to compensate for the difficulty to show emotion with a beak, they can simply put a lot of focus on the eyes and ocular area in general
pwag42 19th Mar 2013, 2:39 PM edit delete reply
pwag42
Isn't that how it was in the beginning, too? Emoting with eyebrows worked fine back then.
Thedandmom 21st Mar 2013, 4:26 PM edit delete reply
I'm in Boston this week at a convention and recharging my art batteries.
thegreatandmightyone 22nd Mar 2013, 8:13 AM edit delete reply
I was just wondering if perhaps you had fallen off the face of the planet. Thanks for checking in with us. You're the best!
Evdog 25th Mar 2013, 11:06 PM edit delete reply
Evdog
We're all hyped up awaiting the next panel, so thanks for letting us all sleep easier.
BlueMario 26th Mar 2013, 11:10 AM edit delete reply
hyped I'm so sentences right make
Bonz0 26th Mar 2013, 2:05 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
I anything can't do right since because pickles
MasterIppi 25th Mar 2013, 12:53 AM edit delete reply
I am glad I still had this bookmarked. WELCOME BACK! YAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!!
Bonz0 26th Mar 2013, 2:07 PM edit delete reply
Bonz0
By the way, LM:Dark Moon is really really good so far. My avatar choice is justified.
BlueMario 26th Mar 2013, 4:36 PM edit delete reply
Yeah, well, MY avatar choice is non-existent! Ha!
Futurevgd 26th Mar 2013, 9:00 PM edit delete reply
Hey, its back! When did this happen? Why isn't everyone celebrating?! WHERE IS THE CHAMPAGNE?!
*takes deep breath*
YEEESSSSS!!!!
*passes out*
Super Mariachi Bros. 27th Mar 2013, 1:01 AM edit delete reply
I threw it in the lake!
...
It must be hard to type when you're passing out.
I commend you for your skill.
BlueMario 27th Mar 2013, 5:14 PM edit delete reply
But, didn't you buy that?
Did you buy it just to throw it in the lake?
Oh well *drinks apple juice because aj rocks*
Futurevgd 27th Mar 2013, 6:44 PM edit delete reply
Ah, yes. Rounds of apple juice for everyone! CHEERS!
*drinks massive amounts of juice then passes out agian*
BlueMario 28th Mar 2013, 11:07 AM edit delete reply
DOOD. Dud. Noo joek. I kan lygyt gett drnuk of teh aj
Owl 28th Mar 2013, 4:47 PM edit delete reply
Owl
I think an intervention might be in order here.
BlueMario 28th Mar 2013, 7:36 PM edit delete reply
ym fin i tall ewe. A dunt nead nu untravuntsoin. leeev ma alan
thegreatandmightyone 29th Mar 2013, 9:27 AM edit delete reply
I think I agree with Owl. We definitely need to have an intervention.
BlueMario 29th Mar 2013, 1:40 PM edit delete reply
whuz awl. iz thut wat tat puctur wuz/ u that yt wus i dak
blaZe9v 29th Mar 2013, 2:16 PM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
BlueMario, what's up with the way you're typing??
Owl 29th Mar 2013, 3:48 PM edit delete reply
Owl
He's drunk off of apple juice
BlueMario 29th Mar 2013, 3:55 PM edit delete reply
giez' y gut e purplum/ ym ut ov aj
GIAZ
IMM OAT
UV
AJ
blaZe9v 30th Mar 2013, 12:09 PM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
Heh. Apple juice is some powerful stuff, eh?
thegreatandmightyone 1st Apr 2013, 9:37 AM edit delete reply
Too powerful it seems. Bluemario... stahp.
BlueMario 1st Apr 2013, 9:44 AM edit delete reply
GAIZ
A LYD
YTS AL GUD
UPRUL FULZ
*imbibes heavily in the intoxicating beverage known as apple juice*
thedandmom 28th Mar 2013, 5:57 PM edit delete reply
thedandmom
Back from PAXEast. Much gaming was accomplished. Now much packing must be done because while we were gone, our house was finished and is ready to be moved into. *always busy*
BlueMario 28th Mar 2013, 7:38 PM edit delete reply
but tym yuo gut buc; artist. eerytyng haz gun rung
Star1412 29th Mar 2013, 3:07 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
That's great! Hope the moving goes ok. :)
BlueMario 29th Mar 2013, 3:54 PM edit delete reply
I meant to reply seriously to this sooner; I guess it never sent?

Anyway, good luck with moving; I've done it a lot, so I know how much it can suck.
thedandmom 30th Mar 2013, 9:26 AM edit delete reply
thedandmom
Moving should go fine. We're moving to a bigger house in the same town. We didn't even bother unpacking from our trip to Boston.
Cammiluna 30th Mar 2013, 5:22 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Did you just conveniently drop your Boston stuff off in the new house on the way home?
thedandmom 30th Mar 2013, 11:33 PM edit delete reply
thedandmom
No, we're living out of those suitcases while we move everything else over. At this point, it's mostly big stuff that needs packing/moving. Like furnature. We should be moved out this week.
Star1412 31st Mar 2013, 5:05 AM edit delete reply
Star1412
Happy Easter everyone!

If that's a holiday you celebrate I mean.

Edit: if not, well, Happy early April fools day!
Owl 31st Mar 2013, 9:43 AM edit delete reply
Owl
Happy Easter! :D
Dead Apple (Lazy Edtion) 31st Mar 2013, 11:38 AM edit delete reply
Happy Easter Everyone...Eggs.
BlueMario 31st Mar 2013, 5:03 PM edit delete reply
If you don't celebrate Easter, weather due to lack of plans or it not being in your religion, have a better-than-mediocre Sunday.
Amaare 31st Mar 2013, 9:03 PM edit delete reply
Amaare
Happy missapropriated pagan spring festival to you too!
Guest 31st Mar 2013, 4:18 PM edit delete reply
Happy Chocolate Egg and misc. Candy gathering Day!
Baratone 1st Apr 2013, 11:16 AM edit delete reply
Baratone
Happy April Fool's Day!... I'm not joking.
BlueMario 4th Apr 2013, 1:26 PM edit delete reply
Everyone is deeeeeead. I mean, undead; everyone would obviously come back as zombies, but zombies can't type. Pushing keys knocks their fingers off.
How am I able to type?
ROBOTS CAN'T DIE.
Futurevgd 4th Apr 2013, 5:11 PM edit delete reply
It's okay,I'm here...ghosts don't die either...They only get stuck in inconvenient places, such as a vacuum, an air duct,or the internet.
Star1412 4th Apr 2013, 5:53 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
I'm here too! Lost on the internet would be a good way to discribe my spring break... Does that mean I'm a ghost too?
Owl 4th Apr 2013, 9:00 PM edit delete reply
Owl
People should come hangout in mushroomgo.chantango.com please :)
Evdog 5th Apr 2013, 7:44 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
mushroomgo.chatango.com

Took me ages to find out that there was an extra "n", and I would've given up if I wasn't so determined to find it.
Owl 5th Apr 2013, 1:41 PM edit delete reply
Owl
Oops, sorry about that!
blaZe9v 5th Apr 2013, 7:52 AM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
Hey owl, the chat window refuses to finish loading. Do you have any idea why that'd happen?
BlueMario 5th Apr 2013, 9:18 AM edit delete reply
That's usually just Flash being stupid; just refresh once or twice and it should be fixed
Evdog 11th Apr 2013, 6:16 PM edit delete reply
Evdog
I keep jumping on to your chat, but no one is ever on when I am :(
Cammiluna 7th Apr 2013, 1:15 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I don't have money to buy Luigi's mansion or HarmoKnight so I'm just replaying Mario & Luigi games and stuff. Next week's immortal fool page is already halfway done and then that chapter is over. whoo!
Dead Apple (Lazy Edition) 7th Apr 2013, 10:56 PM edit delete reply
I know your feelings well

I'm going back to Pokemon Black

sooo much to do in that game.
thegreatandmightyone 8th Apr 2013, 10:57 PM edit delete reply
Black and white have SO much after game content that you could drown in it. Also I get enough money for Luigi's mansion on Friday!! Happy dance!
Morgenstern 8th Apr 2013, 4:41 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
I keep wanting to play Luigi's Mansion, but that would require me to pry myself from Monster Hunter
RICK BO 8th Apr 2013, 6:45 PM edit delete reply
RICK BO
I would play the new luigi's mansion...but that would require me to buy a 3DS, and then sticker star and play that. and then play the original Luigi's Mansion, and then finish Superstar Saga because I don't want to leave it hanging and forget about it. All in between New super mario U with my roomates. or douchwaffle (New Super Mario U where you all be the biggest jerks you can)
Dead Apple (Lazy Edition) 10th Apr 2013, 6:42 AM edit delete reply
Oh dear Lord, Monster Hunter. I'm kinda glad I havn't gotten it yet. Otherwise you would never see me again...muhahahahahaha

(I want a Wii U sooo bad....)
Canadan_Ninja 8th Apr 2013, 1:13 PM edit delete reply
Whaaa! I left when you went on your hiatus/Quit last year I just happened to pass by a couple days ago and MAN I'm so happy seeing new content again! I hope things work out for you and your new artist!
Morgenstern 8th Apr 2013, 4:42 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Hey, thanks! Things have been a little, er, slow lately but it's... getting there.
thegreatandmightyone 10th Apr 2013, 4:13 PM edit delete reply
thegreatandmightyone
This is One reporting in, It's been 49 days since the last update, signs of life dwindling. There have been rumors about people becoming zombies from one BlueMario, though no one can confirm or deny those statements. In conclusion we are all just waiting around with bated breath to see what happens. :) (Disclaimer, no offense is meant by this comment, just trying to liven the place up a bit.)
Tobias7 10th Apr 2013, 6:47 PM edit delete reply
Braaaaainnnnnssssss....
Star1412 10th Apr 2013, 7:14 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
I guess trying to drag more people into the chat is always an option...

In case that hasn't been brought up enough it's at mushroomgo.chatango.com
SuperPlatypus 11th Apr 2013, 8:15 AM edit delete reply
Graaaaaaaaiinnnnnnssssssss...Im a vegan zombie
Polmac 11th Apr 2013, 9:02 AM edit delete reply
Briiiiiaaaannns....I'm lysdexic zombie
1412 11th Apr 2013, 6:17 PM edit delete reply
A Zmobie, then?
pwag42 11th Apr 2013, 12:54 PM edit delete reply
pwag42
Traaaaaiiiiinnnsssss... I'm an engineer zombie
Futurevgd 11th Apr 2013, 3:04 PM edit delete reply
Draaaaiiiiiinnnnnsssss... I'm a plumber zombie
Darkstorm 4th May 2013, 11:47 AM edit delete reply
Oh no, the zombies got Mario. Welp, we're doomed.
polmac 11th Apr 2013, 4:48 PM edit delete reply
Craaaaaaannnneeees.... I'm a zombie who bird watches
Futurevgd 11th Apr 2013, 6:16 PM edit delete reply
maaaaaannnnnneeeeesssss... I'm a zombie lion
Tobias7 11th Apr 2013, 7:25 PM edit delete reply
DRR...DRR...DRR..I'm a noodle zombie, and this hole was made for me!
Futurevgd 11th Apr 2013, 7:59 PM edit delete reply
laaaannneeeesss... I'm a driving zombie.
on a somewhat related note, i think i have a problem...
thegreatandmightyone 12th Apr 2013, 8:59 AM edit delete reply
thegreatandmightyone
What have I done!!! Quick call in an airstrike! This place is crawling with zombies!
BlueMario 12th Apr 2013, 9:38 AM edit delete reply
*A little kid runs in pretending to be an airplane and throws building blocks at zombies*
grimlock13 12th Apr 2013, 1:33 PM edit delete reply
It's super effective...


...at killing the kid...
Futurevgd 12th Apr 2013, 10:31 PM edit delete reply
Paaaaaannnneeeesss....I'm a window washing zombie.
I just can't stop this madness! Someone change the topic, quick!
Evdog 13th Apr 2013, 3:35 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
Ethoxyethaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnneeeeeee...
I'm the naive uni scientist that became patient zero.
Futurevgd 13th Apr 2013, 4:51 PM edit delete reply
Well played, sir...
thedandmom 13th Apr 2013, 6:10 PM edit delete reply
thedandmom
Moving had begun and my computer is set up in my new house. still lots to do and I also have 11 weeks to get about 45 images done for a game.
BlueMario 13th Apr 2013, 6:40 PM edit delete reply
I don't know much about drawing speeds; is 11 weeks for 45 images a short amount of time, just about enough, or definitely plenty?
thedandmom 13th Apr 2013, 7:32 PM edit delete reply
thedandmom
it's a bit of a crunch. I would have liked to have more time but the project started up right as we were moving. I can be a little late. They just want to be able to ship out the game at the beginning of august.
BlueMario 22nd Apr 2013, 10:13 AM edit delete reply
So hows it going? The crunch treating you well?
SuperPlatypus 13th Apr 2013, 6:33 PM edit delete reply
That I will speak to thee: I'll call thee Hamlet,King, father, royal Daneeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Im a Shakespearean Zombie
BlueMario 13th Apr 2013, 6:41 PM edit delete reply
BANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNEEEEE
I'M BATZOMBIE
RICK BO 14th Apr 2013, 11:26 AM edit delete reply
RICK BO
Morg, My phone is telling me I'm supposed to be asking you:

Why were you laughing in the livestream those months ago?
Morgenstern 15th Apr 2013, 5:52 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Man, I'd almost forgotten about that

I think Cammiluna might have figured it out at the time, but I forgot to ask her afterward. You guys will find out eventually, but I don't want to ruin anything just yet

It's really funny, just take my word for it
Star1412 14th Apr 2013, 5:25 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
Spaaaaaaaiiiiiiin... I'm a map zombie
BlueMario 15th Apr 2013, 9:46 AM edit delete reply
Teraaaaaaaaiiiiin....I'm another map zombie
1412 15th Apr 2013, 4:36 PM edit delete reply
Braaaaaaaiiin...
I'm a dieting zombie.
Futurevgd 15th Apr 2013, 9:06 PM edit delete reply
Chaaaaaaaiiiiiins... I'm a biker zombie.
Renadt 16th Apr 2013, 12:23 AM edit delete reply
McClaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannnneeeee
Hans Grober as a zombie
Henix 16th Apr 2013, 8:49 AM edit delete reply
HOW LONG HAVE I BEEN BEHIND
WHEN DID THIS COMIC RESUME

...screw that it's awesome regardless why am I complaining
BlueMario 16th Apr 2013, 10:20 AM edit delete reply
Hello, and welcome back to MuGo, where the comics are great and the date doesn't matter.
Staring Ryan Styles as Go, Wayne Brady as McCoy, [insert favorite 4th person here] as Captain Martello, and Collin Mochrie as Palma
Tobias7 17th Apr 2013, 2:42 PM edit delete reply
And all the commenters as zombies! Brainnnsss....
pwag42 16th Apr 2013, 4:26 PM edit delete reply
pwag42
Vaaannneeesss....
I'm a weatherman zombie.
BlueMario 22nd Apr 2013, 10:14 AM edit delete reply
VEEEEIIINNNNSSSS
I'm a zampire
Futurevgd 16th Apr 2013, 8:44 PM edit delete reply
Riiiiieeeeeeennnnnnsssss.....
I'm a zombie on a horse.
Renadt 17th Apr 2013, 7:36 PM edit delete reply
Anything is possible when your man uses Old Spice.
theunchosenone 18th Apr 2013, 2:44 AM edit delete reply
+1 Internet
Renadt 22nd Apr 2013, 9:04 PM edit delete reply
Yaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
BlueMario 18th Apr 2013, 9:21 AM edit delete reply
Anybraaaaains is brainsible when you zombie usez Old BRAAAAAAAAAIIIIINS

IM ON A ZOMBIE HORSE
Guest 19th Apr 2013, 10:12 AM edit delete reply
oh thank god! updates! glad to see that things are moving.
theo 19th Apr 2013, 8:50 PM edit delete reply
GRRRRRAAAAAIIIIINNNNSSSS

Vegetarian zombie.
Futurevgd 19th Apr 2013, 11:45 PM edit delete reply
someone sort of did that one already...
Canadan_Ninja 19th Apr 2013, 9:28 PM edit delete reply
PLAAAAAAAAAAAANNESSSS

Zombie Pilot
Flipz 20th Apr 2013, 3:47 AM edit delete reply
Gaaaaaaaaaaaiinsss...

I'm a greedy Wario zombie.

DeadApple 21st Apr 2013, 6:54 AM edit delete reply
DeadApple
Propaaaaaaaaaine.......

I'm a Hank Hill Zombie.
Futurevgd 21st Apr 2013, 10:25 PM edit delete reply
Faaaaammmmmmmeeeee......
I'm a celebrity zombie.
Star1412 22nd Apr 2013, 4:06 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
I'm trying to add a character sheet to the tropes page (edit: and I'd like some help) if anyone is interested.
If not, just ignore this...
Evdog 22nd Apr 2013, 7:35 PM edit delete reply
Evdog
Ooh, nice!
Morgenstern 24th Apr 2013, 2:22 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
I'll gladly help however I can, though I'm all fumbles when it comes to editing trope pages. I can probably toss out info / suggestions / answer questions / whatever whatever whenever as necessary.
BlueMario 24th Apr 2013, 10:10 AM edit delete reply
Lol, I'd help, but I'm afraid I'd take it over completely.
I'm an avid troper, though, so if you need an SUGGESTIONS, just see me on the Chatango. I'm almost always on
Star1412 24th Apr 2013, 5:01 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
Well, I'm the only one who's done anything on it so far. I wouldn't really mind if someone did take over. I don't know about everyone else though.
the_unchosen_one 23rd Apr 2013, 1:57 AM edit delete reply
The gaaaaaaaaaaaaame


You just lost it
Star1412 23rd Apr 2013, 5:17 AM edit delete reply
Star1412
Aww...
Tobias7 23rd Apr 2013, 8:37 AM edit delete reply
You just won it
the_unchosen_one 24th Apr 2013, 1:58 AM edit delete reply
Delaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaays...

I'm a zombie with a Wii U
Futurevgd 24th Apr 2013, 5:03 PM edit delete reply
A comment that seems vaguely against Nintendo? On a mario comic? You sir, will not live to see another sunrise.
thegreatandmightyone 24th Apr 2013, 5:53 PM edit delete reply
I think he's mocking me name too.
the_unchosen_one 24th Apr 2013, 9:01 PM edit delete reply
1) Not hating on Nintendo, just impatient
2) Not mocking your name. I've always used this one. Look for me on other comics, too
Futurevgd 24th Apr 2013, 10:48 PM edit delete reply
Futurevgd
Impatience is an offence punishable by death or losing a toe. Your call.
the_unchosen_one 24th Apr 2013, 11:59 PM edit delete reply
Good sir! I have already lost all of my toes! I am offended at your insensitivity! Now get on your knees, I thought I saw one run under the couch. Don't just stand there, help me find my toes!
Futurevgd 25th Apr 2013, 9:26 AM edit delete reply
Futurevgd
Thir, yeth, thir!
model S 24th Apr 2013, 6:30 PM edit delete reply
model S
there's UPDATES!? -brain explodes- i just came by to see if anyone had said anything funny in the comments before finally deleting it and giving up, now i see not just one but MULTIPLE updates. i am so happy right now.
thedandmom 24th Apr 2013, 11:58 PM edit delete reply
thedandmom
There would be more but i'm a crazy busy lady @-@ I'm not even keeping up with my own webcomic.
BlueMario 25th Apr 2013, 9:53 AM edit delete reply
Oh, hush artist, you're doing just fine; we still update more than VG Cats! HaHA! XD
Tobias7 26th Apr 2013, 8:32 AM edit delete reply
Yeah, I'm just glad we have our Mushroom Go back :) Still, I'm so eager to see you draw Martello, but at the rate the Jack storyline is going (relative to the Shrapnel storyline and Fungus storyline) I'm thinking that might be a while. Oh well, that's just life! :)
Bro 25th Apr 2013, 12:51 PM edit delete reply
Why is there no main logo today? WHO STOLE THE LOGO
BlueMario 25th Apr 2013, 3:56 PM edit delete reply
Dudebroguy. You ok?
The logo's there man. I think it's YOU who aren't all here today

Also is your last name Stider?
Bro 26th Apr 2013, 9:22 AM edit delete reply
It is not Stider, keep guessing.

I wasn't there when I looked, I swear to glob! Maybe I need a vacation...
BlueMario 26th Apr 2013, 9:55 AM edit delete reply
Dudebroguy, there's this thing called the reply button.

(That Strider thing was a reference to something but I will keep guessing anyway)
Jackson
Thompson
McClain
Morgenstern 29th Apr 2013, 5:47 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Also

just finished getting all the star coins in Super Mario Bros U

did not know this had happened

image

So I guess these are now cannon
BlueMario 29th Apr 2013, 9:56 AM edit delete reply
Morg, I am, so, so proud of you.
That pun was pure, Star Coin gold
Futurevgd 2nd May 2013, 9:39 AM edit delete reply
*lurk*
thegreatandmightyone 2nd May 2013, 9:48 AM edit delete reply
*Joins Lurking party*
thegreatandmightyone 2nd May 2013, 9:51 AM edit delete reply
Time to sound off!
How many people check this periodically and scroll down to the bottom of the comments section to see if anyone has posted anything interesting?
blaZe9v 2nd May 2013, 12:31 PM edit delete reply
blaZe9v
Plenty!
BlueMario 2nd May 2013, 12:50 PM edit delete reply
TECHNICALLY, I don't but that's only because i click the End button instead of scrolling.
I come here, like, 3 times a day usually.
Owl 2nd May 2013, 2:36 PM edit delete reply
Owl
I certainly do!
FuzzyZergling 2nd May 2013, 4:35 PM edit delete reply
FuzzyZergling
Yup.
Star1412 2nd May 2013, 7:11 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
I come at least a couple times a day.
Tobias7 2nd May 2013, 7:26 PM edit delete reply
A couple times a day here :)
Futurevgd 2nd May 2013, 10:02 PM edit delete reply
yep...a few times every day...
Baratone 3rd May 2013, 1:09 AM edit delete reply
Baratone
Would you believe it's my homepage?
thegreatandmightyone 3rd May 2013, 9:11 AM edit delete reply
I think you win.
Evdog 6th May 2013, 3:01 AM edit delete reply
Evdog
I do. All the time.
Cammiluna 6th May 2013, 6:49 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I check here whenever I am not busy??? Sometimes when immortal fool updates but that's on a 2 month hiatus now while I work on bonus material for a hiex book.
Super Mariachi Bros. 2nd May 2013, 3:33 PM edit delete reply
I know I don't.

...

Okay, yeah... I do.

Incidentally, folks, I realize I've
been neglecting the facebook page,
so I'll get on that soon.
Not sure what to do another species
brief on, though... any requests?
It has to be something Morg's covered
somewhat, as I'm basing these on the
comic's art and written content as much
as on Nintendo canon.
Star1412 2nd May 2013, 7:20 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
Wait... There's a Facebook page? Why didn't I know about this? *goes an likes it*

As for suggestions, what about the bob-oms?
Super Mariachi Bros. 3rd May 2013, 1:13 AM edit delete reply
I'm not really sure how to promote it, generally. Besides, the site's not mine to add a link to it.
Speaking of links, embedding links is a trick I'm still trying to learn.
Let's see if this does it.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="https://www.facebook.com/gomushroomgo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Super Mariachi Bros. 3rd May 2013, 1:13 AM edit delete reply
Nope... still a newb.
BlueMario 3rd May 2013, 10:01 AM edit delete reply
This is based on BB Code, which is based on HTML. Try using href a=(site).
TO close it it's jsut /a
Super Mariachi Bros. 3rd May 2013, 12:05 PM edit delete reply
You mean like this?

href a=(www.facebook.com/gomushroomgo)/a

Super Mariachi Bros. 3rd May 2013, 12:06 PM edit delete reply
Hrm... guess not.
BlueMario 3rd May 2013, 7:05 PM edit delete reply
You'd still need the carrot brackets. Let me test:
<href a=http://www.mushroomgo.com>mugo</a>
Bro 4th May 2013, 8:41 AM edit delete reply
a is for anchor, href is for http reference

But this is BB Code? so it's url in square brackets []

mugo
Bro 4th May 2013, 8:43 AM edit delete reply
I FORGOT TO HIT REPLY, my bad.

BUT THE LINK WORKS SO I'M FORGIVEN RIGHT?!

So yes, add a square bracket to the start of this - url=http://www.mushroomgo.com]mugo[/url]
BlueMario 4th May 2013, 11:35 AM edit delete reply
Ok I see. Yeah, I learned HTML code and I've seen enough of BB to tell that it's an HHTML derivative, but I haven't ever actually learned it.

Also, Dudebroguy, you're really bad at replying XP
Super Mariachi Bros. 4th May 2013, 4:17 PM edit delete reply
Thanks for the help, gents. :) The
link is below. Here goes!

[]url=https://www.facebook.com/gomushroomgo]Mushroom Go's Facebook page[/url]
Super Mariachi Bros. 4th May 2013, 4:20 PM edit delete reply
...This is why I studied English in college.
Star1412 4th May 2013, 9:09 PM edit delete reply
Star1412
maybe like this?
Mushroom Go's Facebook page
Super Mariachi Bros. 4th May 2013, 9:54 PM edit delete reply
Yes, exactly like that!
Bro 5th May 2013, 4:27 PM edit delete reply
This bracket [ is the beginning, this bracket is the end ]

So you were so very close! [blahhh]

BlueMario I know I am, my mind moves too fast to keep up. ALL PART OF THE PLAN ROBIN
fuzzy3158 5th May 2013, 11:56 AM edit delete reply
So honestly, Since Morg and TheD&Dmom are so damn busy with stuff they actually get paid for, why don't we MuGo fans start our own kickstarter so we can get more comic pages? I dunno what we would do with what amount of money, but I'm sure hiring another artist would help somewhere along the way...
Tobias7 5th May 2013, 7:04 PM edit delete reply
Honestly, I'm not sure another artist would be all that great. Mushroom Go has a certain style about it, I feel like most artists just wouldn't be able to bring that flair to it. I think though, that perhaps we could use the money to actually pay for Mushroom Go, maybe help make it higher on the priority list (which is completely fair, we love you D&DMom for doing this for free, you should definitely get paid for the work you've done!)
thegreatandmightyone 5th May 2013, 10:12 PM edit delete reply
Another idea that may be plausible, is to have a string of guest artists draw for awhile. At least until our artist gets her feet under her (moving is so hard). I know we have a couple artists that hang out in the peanut gallery (I am one of them). They don't have to be the most beautiful strips in the world just to keep the story moving. It might also help bring the community closer together. I think it would be fun to have some of us fans get in on the action.
Tobias7 5th May 2013, 11:19 PM edit delete reply
That could be cool too, but Morg would have to be in on it. I know he wants a certain level of professionalism, but if they're guest strips to help while things are really busy, perhaps he'd be okay with that? I think it's a cool idea :)
Tobias7 5th May 2013, 11:20 PM edit delete reply
grr, was replying to thegreatandmightone in the comment above. Why does hitting reply have to be so hard?
Morgenstern 5th May 2013, 11:53 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
On a related note, thedandmom has totally upped and quit




awkward




So now there's a whopping three pages of the comic with a totally different style, never to be seen again. Which was kind of why I was afraid of having a volunteer artist in the first place, but... hey. I've been scrambling to find some way to handle this with really no idea what to do from here. Or how to address it properly.

Which is why this is kind of blunt
Morgenstern 5th May 2013, 11:58 PM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Oh, but before anyone asks--I'm not quitting. I already realized that if I retired and then unretired and then retired again three months later I'd look like a total jackass, so I'm kind of stuck in a position where I need to push forward. I just don't know what the hell to do.
Cammiluna 6th May 2013, 6:48 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Let us meet in person so I can give you a well-needed hug.
Morgenstern 6th May 2013, 7:28 AM edit delete reply
Morgenstern
Do me a favor, when you get time

Toss me a 160x600ish advertisement for HiEx and/or Immortal Fool. I have a big ol' honkin' tower ad on my site that needs to be replaced.
Cammiluna 7th May 2013, 3:36 AM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I'll work on something tomorrow. I just fixed up a personal site that'll link to both comics and I wanna make a nice banner for it. :)
Cammiluna 7th May 2013, 10:50 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
I changed my mind. I saw this panel and had to make it a banner for Immortal fool.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/ef69e4b55c7e8d900f4932822e336691/tumblr_mm9cqx7cKq1s12yaio5_r1_400.png
Tobias7 6th May 2013, 7:39 AM edit delete reply
Thanks for not quitting, I know things have been hard for you. Let me know if I can help, I might even be able to contribute to a kickstarter or something.
Tobias7 6th May 2013, 7:45 AM edit delete reply
By the way, I still like your style the best. I understand if your next move is to look for a volunteer artist because you just can't stand drawing (I was that way writing my masters thesis), but if you do decide to continue drawing, know that you are VERY good at the art, even if it's not quite your thing.
Quietone 6th May 2013, 1:41 AM edit delete reply
try drawing a few 1-4 panel comics instead of a whole huge page. I love your work, found it by accident at around your 5th one. Smaller pages means less pressure to get them out and it becomes easier to schedule.
Tobias7 6th May 2013, 7:38 AM edit delete reply
I agree with Quietone IF you decide to continue the drawing. Reading from the beginning, you notice the comics get bigger and bigger and bigger. Towards the end you have these monstrous battles that are several times the length of the first few comics. What I propose is to go back to that size, and weeks where you want epic battles, skip one week. I have a feeling it wouldn't break the flow that much if we lost a week if we knew an epic battle was coming up.
Tobias7 6th May 2013, 7:49 AM edit delete reply
To see what we're saying, look at 133, 4 page long panels, compared to 1, 2, or 3, all of which are just a single page, but are very complete comics.
thegreatandmightyone 6th May 2013, 8:01 AM edit delete reply
So Morg, What do you want us to help you with? A kickstarter? Finding an artist? I mean really we all want to see this work just let us know what you need. And thanks for not quitting on us.
Cammiluna 7th May 2013, 11:02 PM edit delete reply
Cammiluna
Finding an artist is not easy. I have a best friend that's been trying to start a webcomic for some time but needed an artist. Even when offering to pay, he couldn't get an artist and tumblr users snarked at him for charging too little. Several people agreed in the past but the artist would quit barely after the concept art stage.

Unless you're drawing XKCD, the art part of a comic is the longest and most tedious part of making a comic. A once-weekly full-color comic will sap any artist ten hours of their time every week.

My friend just finally got an artist to work with after over six months of searching. :D