Sidekick Girl

Saving the City: Sans-Spandex

We have decided to move to an every other week schedule from now until the end of the year. We’ve been struggling to get back to once a week on time comics with everything that’s been going on, between one or both of us on overtime, the season for our nonprofit ramping up, and general brain fatigue.  Because, you know, 2020.

There will be a comic this coming Wednesday (9/30) and then every other week after that, with filler during November as per usual.

If their positions were reversed, would Cranky Val have told them that in the other dimension, they weren't dating?

I’m pretty sure I would consider knowledge of an other-dimension success story more of a pressure-hindrance sorta thing than encouragement.

7 responses to “Hazel and Jasper III”

  • Cheska on December 17, 2014 at 8:11 PM

    Well, they say that imitation is the fondest form of flattery.. so a manga artist called “Iron Shin.” is making his own thing called Sidekicks.

    It is pretty much a rip off of your work.. and not as well drawn or written.

    I <3 Sidekick Girl.

  • Tower015 on December 18, 2014 at 3:23 AM

    I can see where the similarities come in, but I would not classify it a rip-off directly. It isn’t really a rip-off simply by virtue of being such a ludicrous mish-mash of gaming system tropes and really bad anime cliches. Similar concept though – officially a Korean knock-off Sidekick Girl.

  • Laura on December 18, 2014 at 8:14 PM

    It is true, when a comic relies heavily (and purposefully) on overdone tropes, other materials can look quite similar. I haven’t read it but I’m not too worried about it.

    Unless somewhere in there a character revealed to be a vigilante shrowded in black shadows and blue light. Then I’ll be worried of some sort of mind-reading device placed under our beds. I guess I’d have to read it to find that out though.

  • Sidekickgirl on December 20, 2014 at 7:09 PM

    From my brief glance at the other comic, I tend to agree. I think it’s more that the comic is based on the same genre and the similarities just flow from there. It’s also possible that the author read SG and was inspired by it, but I didn’t see anything that I would term plagiarism.

  • Laura on December 23, 2014 at 6:37 PM

    Thanks for looking out though, seriously. Glad you like the comic. 😀

  • Lord_Incaros on February 18, 2015 at 8:53 AM

    You know…just because they are her ancestors, doesn’t mean THEY get together. I mean, it could be their kids that get together. Or their kids’ kids. Or so on.

  • AusNado on April 9, 2015 at 11:09 PM

    Except they share a surname when the descendant said it.

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