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#542: Sequelly Abused

December 27, 2010

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #27: Merry Christmas from Multiplex; #103: Deck the Halls with Déjà Vu; #311: Exactly Like the Holidays

On a mostly unrelated note, The Weinstein Company is "developing" a sequel to Bad Santa. Okay, it's my favorite Christmas movie ever and all, but… really? (Also on their list of "properties" to enfranchise: Rounders and Shakespeare in Love.)

By the way, I did a guest strip for Shortpacked! (To any new readers from Shortpacked!: please start from the beginning. The comic makes way more sense that way. Don't feel intimidated by all the movie chatter; Multiplex is about movies in the same way Shortpacked! is about toys — which is to say, you don't need to be a big nerd about 'em to enjoy the comic. Or, at least, I'm not into toys, but I love Shortpacked!, so I don't think you do.)

I've had a few promised guest strips go up in smoke, so anyone interested in doing one — or writing a script for one — please drop me a line for the rules and regulations! I will be drawing (by hand) the best script that gets sent to me in the VERY near future, sometime later this week. As an added bonus, if I draw your script, I'll send you the original art!


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Leonard Nimoy (1931–2015)

Sunday, March 1, 2015

I was never a huge Star Trek fan, exactly. I love some of the early episodes, and I think Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan is one of the greatest science fiction movies of all time. I enjoyed Star Trek III and IV, too, for what they were. I read a bunch of the DC Comics Star Trek stuff at that time, because my brother bought them. And I watched a bit of the Next Generation and then fell off the wagon. Kirk and Spock were my Star Trek, and the Star Trek 2–4 “era” was its peak for me, warts and all, because that’s the “era” that really hooked me. And really, for me, it was all about Wrath of Khan.

In addition to playing Mr. Spock, of course, Leonard Nimoy did a lot of other things. He was on Mission: Impossible. He directed a few movies (Three Men and a Baby!). He was a photographer. He was the voice of Civilization IV. But one thing I really loved of his was Standby: Lights, Camera, Action, on Nickelodeon from 1982–1987, which provided a behind the scenes look at movies like Star Trek III, Return of the Jedi, 2010, and more. Nimoy hosted and occasionally interviewed guests like George Lucas. As a budding film nerd in the pre-Internet Dark Ages, behind the scenes specials like Standby: Lights, Camera, Action were hard to come by. I ate that show up.

Anyway, as you’re undoubtedly aware by now, Leonard Nimoy passed away on the 27th. As cartoonists do when they’re sad about these kinds of things, I drew a picture:

Leonard_Nimoy

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