BuzzComix seems to be having some difficulty connecting to its database this morning, but in the off-handed case it returns to us soon, do me a solid and vote for Theater Hopper, would you? The top list recently reset and we have a little leg-work to do before we reach the upper echelons again. Did you know we placed number three last month? That's a record for us!
Anyway, I've slapped this little reminder on the front page for the time being, mostly because I'm trying to find a way to stretch out some content!
I know the third panel in today's comic is particularly repulsive because it's been battle-tested and market researched by my closest accomplice, Cami. I showed it to her while she was eating her Rice Krispies, and let's just say she had some trouble finishing for a minute or two.
The idea for today's strip pretty much came to me after I realized that I had kept Tom in the Spider-Man mask all of last week. In the movies, it looks like the Spider-Man costume is made out of some kind of Body Glove wet suit material. I don't imagine that "breathes" very well. Anyhow, figuring "Comic Tom" wouldn't have the sense to take off the mask combined with "Real World Tom's" propensity for sugary snacks led me to the ultimate conclusion.
Switching gears now, I should probably notify you that I am sitting on some bomb-shell information relating to the comic. Don't worry. It's nothing bad. But I'm keeping it under my hat today since the comic was already late. Come back to this space on Wednesday and prepare to have your world blown apart!
Am I building things up enough for you?
Hey, you have the day off, don't you? Why don't you sign up for the THorum and say "Hi" to all the cool people that inhabit our little sanctuary?
That’s not true! I’ve taken it off to eat Spider-Man 2 Pop Tarts and limited edition cans of Spider-Man Dr. Pepper!
I shudder to think what a week-long diet of nothing but sugar and a skin-tight mask has done to your complexion. Why don’t you take off the mask?
Fine. Whatever you say, Estee Lauder.
SWEET LORD! Put the mask back on!
You’re the boss, Mary Kay.