Friday, January 23, 2009

Episode 617

Read the comic here.

Nothing like a little Paradox to start your day.

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Blogger CyberLizard said...

You know what's sad? I truly had no idea where this was going until this strip. I'm a smart guy, I can program the world's most powerful computers, but who-done-its, mysteries and good plot twists completely leave me stumped. Gaping hole in my cognitive reasoning, I guess.

January 23, 2009 9:17 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...


Don't sweat it - I'm just glad the strips themselves were able to keep you up to speed!

There's still more fallout from this revelation to come, but rest assured it will all be explained eventually.

Thanks for reading. :)

January 23, 2009 9:22 AM  
Blogger CyberLizard said...

np, thanks for writing :)

[begin lame fanboi post]
I've actually got an idea for a lego strip. Are you amenable to answering a few questions if I emailed them to you? Just basic stuff about your process and photography, etc.
[end lame fanboi post]

January 23, 2009 10:40 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...

Email is always welcome, but I'm actually working up a FAQ about how I put the strip together. I hope to have it posted in the next week or so.

So I guess this would be a good spot to say: If anyone has a question regarding the strip creation process, ask it now so I can try and include it.

January 23, 2009 10:49 AM  
Blogger Tometheus said...

Ever since BH Episode 16 (where Whiskey's name was introduced), I've been waiting for him to reveal his full last name is actually hyphenated Tango-Foxtrot to finalize the Whiskey Tango-Foxtrot trifecta. (Although I have a vague memory of it being mentioned before, but I can't find it anywhere.) And was Mary Beth a typo? Or is that a further plot point?

January 23, 2009 10:58 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...

At this point all I'll reveal is that Mary Beth was *not* a typo. ;)

January 23, 2009 11:05 AM  
Blogger somesome said...

is mary beth named after mary sue.and when are you doing the star wars bootleg

January 23, 2009 11:07 AM  
Blogger Christopher Doyle said...


That'd be a "wait and see" to both.

January 23, 2009 11:08 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Every Friday you have to keep us hanging, because of the weekend. ;)
This is going somewhere I expected, Chris.

January 23, 2009 11:39 AM  
Anonymous takua-777 said...

vw is almost a real word: emial. and great paradox in the making here. looking forward to the friday fail.

January 23, 2009 11:48 AM  
Blogger Great escaper said...

WOW chris, if there was a BAFTA for best-webcomic-storyline, you should definetly win it!

January 23, 2009 12:34 PM  
Blogger Baz said...

I just love predestionals! They're my favourite type of paradox, you know.

January 23, 2009 2:04 PM  
Anonymous Xcalibur said...

omagosh! This is a plot twist! How long have you been planning this!?

January 23, 2009 3:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

so THATS why i recognized whiskeys mother from somewhere.


WV anotoloq

January 23, 2009 3:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

If it's been ten years since Wash lost his arm, why hasn't he gotten one of those snazzy metallic silver Inferno ones yet? He could sure use one.

January 23, 2009 5:10 PM  
Blogger CyberLizard said...

If it's been ten years since Wash lost his arm, why hasn't he gotten one of those snazzy metallic silver Inferno ones yet?

Everyone knows that zombies can't use cybernetics!

January 23, 2009 5:22 PM  
Blogger Geoffrey said...

I guess there's a bit more to this story yet, as quite how Whiskey grew up unaware that he's half-zombie or related to Wash & Fox in some way is a mystery. If he did know, it'd probably penetrate his consciousness unless they deliberately hid it from him, which hasn't been done yet.

I think this will be a great chapter in the BH storyline! Well done, Chris!

January 23, 2009 6:17 PM  
Anonymous papaya said...

I love it how Fox's face is the same the whole time. =P

January 23, 2009 7:20 PM  
Anonymous Zepher said...

Saw it coming just seconds before hand (a few comics, that is), but I'll be happy to see how this turns out. You're going to have a hard time looping this. You'll have to get Wash and Fox back in the past, unless they're alredy ack in the past.

January 24, 2009 10:49 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I wonder how far back this goes to...Time to read all the other 616Comics to find out.

January 24, 2009 5:54 PM  
Blogger Jasmin said...


it goes back to strip 399.

wv: ingenni

March 31, 2009 7:49 PM  

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