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.

Really, what's the point of making up your own worlds if you can't make things like schoolwork WAY COOLER than you had in real life.

Oh noes, GROUP PROJECT! The most terrifying thing in school for super and civilian alike.

The Actual Mr B’s class is studying Hunger Games right now and boy, did THAT turn out to be Thematically Appropriate.

25 responses to “Making It V”

  • Sidekickgirl on June 3, 2020 at 4:47 PM

    Testing

    (the comments issue is being worked on)

  • JohanBroad on June 3, 2020 at 5:10 PM

    I’m not sure which is more terrifying for them; The fact that they are assigned as partners, or the fact that it’s a group project…

  • alurker on June 3, 2020 at 5:27 PM

    Bwahahahaha!

  • Sidekickgirl on June 3, 2020 at 5:46 PM

    test

  • The Actual Mr. B on June 3, 2020 at 5:53 PM

    It’s almost like a picked the Hunger Games after the world caught on fire for a reason… 😉

  • Sidekickgirl on June 3, 2020 at 6:16 PM

    REALLY hoping that the comments issue has resolved. All you lurkers who have been unable to post all this time, give it a try and see how it goes. xoxo

  • hswoolve on June 3, 2020 at 6:35 PM

    I’m not sure which one looks more horrified.

  • Vandegraffe on June 3, 2020 at 9:11 PM

    Testing.

    And also, BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Team new kids. Hard to tell who looks more horrified. 🙂

  • Nealithi on June 3, 2020 at 11:01 PM

    Hunger games, and two kids who seemingly can’t stand each other. . .

    If they started fighting each other would they get an ‘A’?

  • Nealithi on June 3, 2020 at 11:03 PM

    I tried to make a comment on the page and it all hung. I tried a refresh and it said I already put that comment.
    But it is not showing here. . .

  • David Johnston on June 4, 2020 at 12:01 AM

    You know in YA fiction, this set up would inevitably lead to romance.

  • David Johnston on June 4, 2020 at 12:13 AM

    OK so comments now more or less work, but you have to come back to see them.

  • Opus the Poet on June 4, 2020 at 5:20 AM

    You know this just might work, or there could be a murder-suicide.

    Also I haven’t been able to post a comment for a couple of years now, so I really hope you got it fixed.

  • weremoogle on June 5, 2020 at 5:10 AM

    This is going to be a disaster!

  • The Passing Critic on June 5, 2020 at 8:38 AM

    Given the themes of The Hunger games its kind of an apt thing for them to work on.

    Clearly Break would be pro the Capitol since they have turned punishing all those who once rebelled into a tradition believing its the only way to go to stop the people rebelling again(Once a villain always a villain) and I suppose Tim gets to play the protagonist/the oppressed peoples who are more interested in getting on with their lives and know that fighting back as the capitol expects will lead to a phyrric victory at best but are getting continually pushed to do so because of the capitols obsession with the past.

  • Livvy on June 5, 2020 at 9:35 AM

    Or I suppose it could be a story about two kids doing a class project together. Can’t wait to find out!

  • Kelly on June 5, 2020 at 10:11 AM

    Real life Hunger Games – team member who survives gets the A.

  • Twitch, Licensed Lurking SideKick on June 5, 2020 at 6:45 PM

    Group projects are cruel and unusual punishment.

  • Sidekick grl on June 5, 2020 at 8:50 PM

    Twitch is back, yaaay!

  • CheshireMadcat on June 5, 2020 at 9:19 PM

    I really hope this will work as a means to fix things with them. Sometimes I feel that he really needs a positive person in his life that understands being powered. (Super intellect is a power) Once they work through their issues maybe they can be friends. That’s my hope at least.

  • The Passing Critic on June 6, 2020 at 7:32 AM

    Also yeah group projects are the work of the devil!The only time they were ever good for me was when i could team up with friends cause even my laziest friends would put in more effort than all the idiots I got forcibly stuck with most of the time lol.

  • Sidekickgirl on June 6, 2020 at 10:23 AM

    I hated group projects because I was a shy, awkward kid with no friends. The only time I remember having one where one person was a COMPLETE dud was in culinary school for my cost control class.

    We knew he was a dud from the get go, and was already failing the class. So when it was time for him to send me his portion (the least amount of work we could give him) and it was half missing and all unusable, it wasn’t a surprise that I had to do it all over again. Fortunately, that teacher had a mechanism built in to deal with it. Every person in the group graded every OTHER person on their contributions, so he knew who did what.

  • Nealithi on June 7, 2020 at 3:32 PM

    School was not one of my strong points. Partly because there was nothing to be done to alter my grades. Don’t do homework? Fail. Do homework? Shamed in front of class by same teacher.
    Home Ec. had group projects on cooking. I did all the cooking and cleaning up the work space and dishes while the other three discussed random things. I would fail and they got passing marks. Then the teacher would ask why I had no enthusiasm for any projects.
    So yeah I can see group projects as living hell.

  • Black Rose on June 10, 2020 at 8:35 AM

    That went over like a cast iron zeppelin…!

  • Hinoron on June 12, 2020 at 10:30 PM

    Here we have a teacher who has watched too many movies, grew up watching shows like “Saved by the Bell”, and is going to teach these two children who obviously dislike each other a beeaauutiful lesson about tolerance!

    Part of me wants this story arc to end when one of these two hands this teacher the severed head of the other, and just walks away. “Thanks for teaching us a lesson, Teach.”

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