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Ask A Cartoonist: Spooky, Scary!

First off, we're sending our best wishes to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey, and to remind readers out there that there's still plenty of need for help-- please give to a relief organization of your choice, if you can!

Secondly, in the annals of "weird holidays you didn't know existed," today is FRANKENSTEIN DAY. Even funny people are afraid of things, and this week, I asked our cartoonists to talk about fear: the things they're afraid of, and the scary stuff they love the most. Here are their answers:

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Ask A Cartoonist: A Series of Tubes

Hi, all!

Every now and then, I think back twenty years to what my life was like before the internet, and I struggle to figure out what it might be like now without it! After all, I talk to all of you online every week as part of my job, and I even met my husband on the internet! For one thing, I'm pretty sure I would have far fewer friends without the internet.

I asked our cartoonists to talk about how the internet has influenced their comics and cartooning life.
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Ask A Cartoonist: Words to Live By

We spend a lot of the time focusing on the *pictures* in comics, so today, I thought it would be fun to focus on the writing-- which is often just as important, and sometimes moreso, than the images that accompany it. I asked our cartoonists to talk a little bit about some of their favorite words and the way they use words in their cartooning! Keep Reading

Ask A Cartoonist: On Location

Though it may seem like a rarity, sometimes cartoonists *do* get out from behind their desks to see the world-- and when they do, the sights they see often become inspiration for new locations in their comics. This week, I asked our cartoonists to share real-world locations that have found their way into their work. Keep Reading

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