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Narita

Episode four out of about seven comics

This one is probably straight forward enough to not need any context.

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You can tell that I did the pencils for this one a while back because the arline staff has got one of those huge CRT monitors behind the counter.

Like all these comics, this is based on a true story, and I was only half joking when I hoped they could sit me beside someone I might want to flirt with. But really I was motivated to be clever in asking about my seating assignment because I think I'm funny and so I annoy people by imposing my wit in all sorts of scenarios. Anyway, at the time I actually walked away from the counter wondering what information the airlines kept about their passengers. It took me a while to realize the woman was fucking with me.

I've come to realize that I'm slow to recognize when others are being ironic because I always assume I'm the one who is being ironic and messing with people. As if everyone I encounter are all playing at a lower level than me. Did I mention I'm arrogant? I'm pretty arrogant when it comes to how much wittier I think I am than everyone else.

Colours in this comic were done by Eddie Jensen , who makes a comic called Grappleseed . Please take a look at his work when you get the chance.

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My book about how I think humour is processed in the human brain.

Mizumushi Mizumushi Mizumushi Mizumushi

Mizumushi

A very typical moment when living in Japan, at least for me.

Gordon at the Conbini Gordon at the Conbini Gordon at the Conbini Gordon at the Conbini

Gordon at the Conbini

One of the comics that I did about life in Japan, this time in Japanese, because there was a time I actually wanted to do things in Japanese.

A Bar Fight A Bar Fight A Bar Fight A Bar Fight

A Bar Fight

Another episode in a comic diary of life in Japan, with a story that comes from comedian Cory Jarvis.

Tama Chan Tama Chan Tama Chan Tama Chan

Tama Chan

There was a time I considered doing a comic about my experience in Japan. I decided it wasn't worth it, but I did about seven or so, and I'm going to put them online just so the effort isn't wasted. This first comic is probably the most dysfunctional, referencing issues that no longer matter and events no one remembers.

At the Bank At the Bank At the Bank At the Bank

At the Bank

More diary-of-sorts about being Japan as a comic. This one is about negotiations. Or something. I don't know.

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