Leon Arnott (l) says: I miss Smithson. Will we ever find out what precisely was the deal with the first Roger Langridge sequence? This and many other mystery may well follow us into our graves.
(But, I only just noticed now that Smithson was the apocryphal "More Fun" comic mentioned in several previous updates. That's one puzzle solved, at least.)
Kay Gilbert (kaygilbert) says:
Smithson was totally captivating, and I loved the way each artist interpreted the characters. I'm still bummed that it stopped on a cliffhanger: I'm dying to know what happened. And I'm not the only reader who'd be willing to Kickstart a collection of the strips to date. (I know, you were experenting with infite-page style, but I think it could still be done, maybe as a cd-rom, if not a book.)
Joe Glow (joe_glow) says:
Brian is indisputably super talented, but I think I'd have liked Smithson a lot more if you'd drawn it. I didn't feel like his art was a good fit for the story.
Shaenon Garrity (shaenongarrity) says:
Brian's art was pretty close to exactly what I wanted for Smithson. I also think it might have been good drawn in a really glamorous style, completely different from either of us. I sometimes picture the characters as drawn by Ai Yazawa.
John Wells (johnwwells) says:
As a Glee Club member and steam tunnel spelunker, I could not help but like Smithson.
Brian Moore (brianmooredraws2) says: I just looked up Ai Yazawa's art. Shaenon, you should definitely go back in time and fire me and hire her. And also please pick up some goodies from Citizen Cupcake for this end of the timestream. Smithson was great fun. I learned a lot, and I had an awesome collaborator. Thanks Shaenon. (In case anyone here hasn't seen it, a pitch for a print version of Smithson is here: http://www.brianmooredraws.com/sketchblog/2011/08/smithson-pitch-project/ )
Jason Summerlott (melkarion) says:
That ties it.
I now know what I will do if I become obscenely rich, and can't think of anything selfish to do with my (no-doubt) filthy lucre:
Fund Smithson, the TV Series.
It's a bit too strange and wonderful for network TV, but I bet we could find it a home on cable. Maybe HBO? There's *almost* enough implied nudity...
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