“What do you mean you haven't read it for a year?” said Spring.
“I just haven't,” I said.
“You hook me on Sluggy Freelance and yet you
haven't kept up!”
“Well, smart pushers never take their own merchandise,” I said, dodging a
That was a couple of days ago. So tonight I hunkered down and caught up
with a years worth of Sluggy Freelance. Fire and Rain has to
be one of the best story arcs Pete Abrams has done for Sluggy (and like Dave
Sim's Cerebus, Sluggy
Freelance is one of those comics that you pretty much have to read from the
start or else it doesn't really make all that much sense; and also like
Cerebus, the artwork has progressed wonderfully).
Now I finally can make in-jokes with Spring and Rob.
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