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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.

the color is NEVER puce

We have seen detective shows!

9 responses to “Windows XXII”

  • J on April 24, 2019 at 1:41 PM

    Nope, don’t believe her.

    A good line, a plausible story, still don’t believe her.

  • Black Rose on April 25, 2019 at 10:44 PM

    Will the real Val take whatever the other Val says with a grain of salt!?!?

  • Foradain on April 26, 2019 at 9:03 PM

    Hopefully, Our Val will listen carefully to everything Other Val says, go in eyes open, prepared to save a life *and* turn the Sudden Yet Inevitable Betrayal back on the Bad Guys. Whether Other Val is part of the Bad Guys remains to be seen. ^_^

  • Coriolis on April 26, 2019 at 6:24 PM

    I’m leaning towards giving her the benefit of the doubt because Other-Val is filling Native-Val in on a lot of details (the scheme AND the motivations behind it!) that would require superscience shenanigans by a local good-aligned Doc Brown clone plus a lot of mundane police legwork to figure out. Other-Val has no real reason to reveal all these things; it’s well-established that Val is Genre-Savvy (and would be in any parallel), but she’s no Xanatos. If this is a Xanatos Gambit, it’s brilliant, because I can’t see how this exposition would help a truly villianous Val, or her team.

  • Potatohead on April 24, 2019 at 1:43 PM

    Eh. We knew that every Val in every other reality the gang had visited was on Team Good. In retrospect it’s suspicious that only this Val breaks the pattern (which makes me wonder if the gang is suspicious of ‘their’ Val).

  • Mischa Avros on April 25, 2019 at 12:12 PM

    Ooooh, I wonder if this “larger syndicate” is the Villain Agency of Alternate Val’s world, and it’s just getting started. We could get an alternate universe portrait of the early days of the Hero/Villain conflict.

  • Aeshdan on April 26, 2019 at 3:36 PM

    Hmm… assuming (which is a big assumption, I’ll admit), that other!Val is telling the truth, I’m guessing that the life in question is the window girl’s.

  • Mischa Avros on April 26, 2019 at 5:22 PM

    Agreed. Who I still think might be alternate Mac.

  • Lance Taylor on May 1, 2019 at 2:17 PM

    Other Val is telling a half truth. She was a good cop, then she turned to crime, becoming. …… not-good Val!

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