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#50: Git-R-Done!

March 27, 2006

Notes from the Manager

For those of your who missed the announcement last week, Multiplex now has its own discussion forums. Join other Multiplex readers talk about the strip, movies, or whatever you like. As a special thank-you to all the movie theater employees who read and support Multiplex, there is a special area in the forum set aside solely for them.

Oh, and… NUMBER 50! Hooray for Multiplex, and thank you for reading these past eight months (or whatever), everybody. Tell a friend about your favorite movie theater employee-themed webcomic today. :)

In honor of the 50th strip, an Extras section has been added to the Multiplex site. It's pretty bare right now, but it has the official Multiplex theme song, a twelve-second bit of fun called "(Mutilate Us)" (used with permission from the indie pop band AM/FM's Mutilate Us album). Check it out, and may it forever be ingrained in your mind when you read Multiplex.


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The Multiplex 10 is ten years old this month

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Multiplex-10-Years

Ten years ago this month (on July 10th, 2005, to be specific), I posted two shitty looking comics to a corner of the Stripped Books website. At that point, I had no idea what I was in for: it was a gag strip that would quickly transform into a character-based comedy where people talk about movies — not just superficially about specific movies, but about how people watch and talk about movies of all kinds. The art got a little better, too.

The Multiplex characters took on a life of their own and ultimately turned this comic into an eleven- or twelve-year “epic” about the movie theater industry in one of the most interesting periods in its hundred-year history (and also this one jerk who kinda sorta becomes a slightly better person maybe if you squint your eyes and cock your head to the side a little).

Multiplex’s readership grew quickly in those first few years, thanks in very large part to a pair of guest strips on PvP and some well-placed Project Wonderful ad campaigns (thanks, Something Positive and Shortpacked!), and in the years since it has since retained a small but passionate readership that has supported me time and time again: the Patreon project of course, as well as two successful Kickstarter projects to fund two books I’m very proud of.*

Thank you for allowing me to tell this story.

Thank you for reading.

— Gordon


* Speaking of Kickstarter projects, there will be an announcement about Multiplex: Book Three… very soon.

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