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Sorry to announce this -- the comic will be taking a brief hiatus.  My wife Joan took a sudden turn for the worse and passed away on Sunday morning.  I'm going to be spending the next couple of weeks taking care of personal business.

The character of Joan Generic (based on real-life Joan) will still appear in the comic occasionally.  I've already got a lot of the story plotted out, and she has a small but important part to play.

If you would like to do something in her honor, please make a contribution to the American Cancer Society.  Thanks.

Mark Chapman (aardvark86) says:

Ed, my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. I've donated to the Cancer Council of Australia.

Sean Duggan (duggansc) says: Oh my. My condolences.
The Auld Grump (theauldgrump) says:

I am so very sorry to read of her passing.


My good wishes go out to you.

gwen patton (ardrhi) says:

I'm so sorry, Ed. If you need a shoulder, you can always call on me. Maggie sends her condolences as well.

Joshua Deming (longshotlink) says:

I'm so sorry, Ed. Take all the time you need. We'll be here for you.

A David Merritt (admerritt) says:

My Condolences.

Edwin Quantrall (reynard) says:

My condolences as well. Take whatever time you need to sort things out.

Dave Fields (justdave) says:

"And each one there
Has one thing shared:
They have sweated beneath the same sun,
Looked up in wonder at the same moon,
And wept when it was all done
For being done too soon." --N. Diamond

Alec MacDonald (jormuungaand) says:

My condolences as well.  Take as much time as you need.

Don Robinson (zel848484) says:

Aw, hell. My heart goes out to you, Ed. All the best.

John E (barn0wl) says:

Ed, I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. Grief is one of the things that connects us all as human beings. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jennifer McGaffey (jjmcgaffey) says:

So sorry. Take care of yourself and your needs - we'll be here when you can get back.

Katherine Stimpson (dancing4jesus) says:

Oh, Ed, I'm so sorry.  I can't imagine what that would feel like.  If you ever need something, we're all here for you.

Tom Chappell (tomhcinmi) says:

I am very sorry.  She was only my little brother's age.

My daughter's mother passed away suddenly and unexpectedly recently -- January 2013 is still recent to us.

I don't know how long it takes to recover; I guess it depends on what you call "recovery".  I can sympathize, but (as far as I know) I can't help.

Chic Geek (chic_geek) says:

Ed, I am so sorry.

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I'm a middle-aged computer programmer from Indiana, but I've always enjoyed doodling and drawing. After discovering webcomics recently, I decide to try my hand at creating one. My wife thinks I'm crazy. My wife is a very sensible woman. ... full profile