Thursday, November 12, 2009

Crisis Centre #4 - "That Man You Like"



MISS ION ACCOMPLISHED. MISS ION ACCOMPLISHED!!! DO YOU SEE? DO YOU SEE? THE GREATEST JOKE OF MY CAREER!


Wise words to bolster my flagging spirits from Joe List of the Annotated Weekender today. I think this comic paints him in a bad light. I have airbrushed out the four straight hours one day where I explained that I thought Comic Sans was brilliant just to annoy him and even sang a song about it with a passing marching band.

As for the cowboy man, I don't really care one way or the other.

17 comments:

Timothy J Swann said...

I love this comic, perhaps because it has the sense of a British Overcompensating, but mostly because anything that gives us more of you, the JA, creator of Bobbins, SGR and Bad Machinery, is always a good thing!

Delidel said...

Like a phoenix from the ashes, John Allison manages to set fire to young flamable hearts.

Glenatron said...

You are rapidly creating the impression of a man who spends far too much time arguing with people about fonts...

Although I agree, Comic Sans is a great font. I wouldn't want to promote a 1997 social workers' christmas party with any other ( although I would want to also use some of those "bean person" clip art things as well. )

JAM said...

Comic Sans: the Georgey Bush of fonts. If you're not with it, you're against it.

I've got a solution to the problem: a new comic featuring the adventures of Miss Ion and Robot Friend!

Gam0ra said...

I am greatly enjoying the new comic. I greatly enjoyed the last comic. In fact, I would say it's great comics all the way down from you.

Jeremy D. Impson said...

Gosh dangit. Everyone is ignoring the fact that this John Allison fellow (if that is his real name) is more guilty of an even greater crime! To wit: he has ROBBED us of the opportunity of witnessing what must have been the most hilarious (or perhaps ennui-full) wedding of all time!

I DEMAND TO SEE RYAN & AMY GET HITCHED! The jokes! The misunderstandings that lead to hilarious consequences! Ryan's self-doubt! Amy's regret and self-recrimination! The horde of men Amy has slept with, dressed as brides maids!

Daniel said...

This has a happy ending, right? Because you dropped a satellite on an imaginary football team. Comics where that happens should for happy endings make.
Also, that was indeed the greatest joke of all time. Slow down, do not jump any sharks!

John A said...

Dear Jeremy D. Impson

let us hope that one day this story is told.

Kind regards
John W. Allison

Hilary said...

Jeremy is SO CORRECT. Why have I never thought of that before? This is a BIG DEAL, mister comics man.

Michael G said...

Jeremy & Hillary:

A story on the Beckwith Chilton nuptials would be interesting, but great care must be taken to avoid the same tired wedding tropes/clichés, or at least subvert them somehow. Heaven forbid it turns into "My Big Fat Tackleford Wedding." Let Mr. Allison have the freedom to get to that story in his own time.

William B. Hill said...

Sir Allison,
Since hearing about the dramatic slide in readership, I have promptly started shouting at all my friends who read SGR and are currently not reading Bad Machinery. They are making a mockery of justice! Don't you worry.

Special K said...

Are people seriously not reading Bad Machinery? I imagine there is a lot of petulant foot stamping going on.

John A said...

Special K, I think I am the biggest petulant foot stamper of all. My nickname is "Mr Stampsworth". I've been stamping around the blog all week!

Joshua said...

I've followed your artistic exploits more or less since the beginning of SGR, and just wanted to say. you have given me hours of entertainment and wry chuckles, for which I thank you.

You are an incredible artist and comic writer, and probably the best thing on the internet. I bet your hair smells wonderful, too.

Ally said...

But...Bad Machinery is awesome :( What on earth does anyone have to complain about?

*so confused*

KNar the Destroyer said...

Bad Machinery is awesome, word to that. It's just a different pace. I fell out for awhile, but then I started from the beginning again and read all the way through and I feel more invested this time around.

I love the colors - the art is really really wonderful.

barefoot hiker said...

It's a shame you were born 50 years too late to work on Roger Ramjet.

And I actually mean that as a compliment. :)