If you prefer things laid out chronologically with little calendars and all that, you can pop over to the 2003 archive, the 2004 archive, the 2005 archive, the 2006 archive, the 2007 archive, the 2008 archive, the 2009 archive, the 2010 archive, the 2011 archive, the 2012 archive, the 2013 archive, the 2014 archive, the 2015 archive, the 2016 archive, or the Current Archive & History. This page, however, lists everything according to storyline.

"HatDance" is, as it says, the first adventure.


Wherein we briefly meet our four main characters
[  1]   [  2]   [  3]   [  4]   [  5]


Wherein faces are drawn, hats discussed, and quests begun
[  6]   [  7]   [  8]   [  9]   [10]   [11]   [12]   [13]   [14]   [15]   [16]   [17]
[18]   [19]   [20]   [21]   [22]   [23]   [24]   [25]   [26]   [27]   [28 & 29]


Wherein ground is trod, perils uncovered, and mettles tested
[30]   [31]   [32]   [33]   [34]   [35]   [36]   [37]   [38]   [39]   [40]   [41]
[42]   [43]   [44]   [45]   [46]   [47]   [48]   [49]   [50]   [51]   [52]   [53]


Wherein escapes are made, blood is shed, and complete doom seemingly averted
[54]   [55]   [56]   [57]   [58]   [59]   [60]   [61]   [62]   [63]   [64]   [65]   
[66]   [67]   [68]   [69]   [70]   [71]   [72]   [73]   [74]   [75]   [76]


Wherein reunions are celebrated, songs sung, and philosophies discussed
[77]   [78]   [79]   [80]   [81]   [82]   [83]   [84]   [85]   [86]   [87]   [88]   
[89]   [90]   [91]   [92]   [93]   [94]   [95]   [96]   [97]   [98]   [99]


Wherein truth is revealed, falls are taken, and lives are changed
[100]  [101]  [102]  [103]  [104]  [105]  [106]  [107]  [108]  [109]  [110]
[111 & 112]  [113]  [114]  [115]  [116]  [117]  [118]  [119]  [120]  [121]  [122]


Wherein a hat finally gets danced
[123]  [124]  [125]  [126]

"Talking Points," then, is the second adventure, smaller than the first and yet still fairly heavily populated.


Meet a new character
[127]  [128]  [129]  [130]  [131]  [132]  [133]  [134]  [135]  [136]


See how the old characters spend their days
[137]  [138]  [139]  [140]  [141]  [142]  [143]  [144]  [145]  [146]


Meet three more new characters
[147]  [148]  [149]  [150]  [151]  [152]  [153]  [154]  [155]  [156]


See the old characters meet the new characters
[157]  [158]  [159]  [160]  [161]  [162]  [163]  [164]  [165]  [166]


A couple more characters, and everyone lives happily till the next storyline
[167]  [168]  [169]  [170]  [171]  [172]  [173]  [174]  [175]  [176]


"Sketches, volume 1" isn't quite a story, but still, all our characters mix and move, finding patterns around and among each other.

[177]  [178]  [179]  [180]  [181]  [182]  [183]  [184]  [185]  [186]  [187]  [188]
[189]  [190]  [191]  [192]  [193]  [194]  [195]  [196]  [197]  [198]  [199]  [200]

In "Prey," the past, thought forgotten, proves to be very much alive and kicking.


Here, we see the pattern our characters have settled into
[201]  [202]  [203]  [204]  [205]  [206]  [207]  [208]


Here, we see how that pattern is destroyed by the past
(scene i): [209]  [210]  [211]  [212]  [213]  [214]  [215]  [216]  [217]  [218]  [219]  [220]  [221]  [222]
(scene ii): [223]  [224]  [225]  [226]  [227]  [228]  [229]  [230]  [231]  [232]  [233]
(scene iii): [234]  [235]  [236]  [237]  [238]  [239]  [240]


Here, we see the past apparently forming new patterns for our characters
(scene i): [241]  [242]  [243]  [244]  [245]  [246]  [247]  [248]  [249]
(scene ii): [250]  [251]  [252]  [253]  [254]  [255]  [256]  [257]
(scene iii): [258]  [259]  [260]  [261]  [262]  [263]  [264]
(scene iv): [265]  [266]  [267]  [268]


Here, we see how some of these new patterns aren't exactly what they seem.
(scene i): [269]  [270]  [271]  [272]  [273]  [274]  [275]  [276]  [277]  [278]  [279]  [280]  [281]
(scene ii): [282]  [283]  [284]  [285]  [286]  [287]  [288]  [289]  [290]  [291]
(scene iii): [292]  [293]  [294]  [295]  [296]  [297]  [298]  [299]  [300]


Here, we see how some patterns unravel while others become more tightly knit
(scene i): [301]  [302]  [303]  [304]  [305]  [306]  [307]  [308]  [309]  [310]
(scene ii): [311]  [312]  [313]  [314]  [315]  [316]  [317]  [318]  [319]  [320]  [321]
(scene iii): [322]  [323]  [324]  [325]  [326]  [327]  [328]  [329]  [330]  [331]


Here, we see how all the preceding patterns weave and reweave themselves toward one final shape
(scene i): [332]  [333]  [334]  [335]  [336]  [337]  [338]  [339]  [340]
(scene ii): [341]  [342]  [343]  [344]  [345]  [346]  [347]
(scene iii): [348]  [349]  [350]  [351]  [352]  [353]  [354]
(scene iv): [355]  [356]  [357]  [358]  [359]  [360]  [361]  [362]  [363]  [364]  [365]  [366]  [367]


And here, we see that final pattern resolve
[368]  [369]  [370]  [371]  [372]  [373]  [374]  [375]

Of course, while all the preceding was going on, some of our characters were still on "The Homefront."


I mean, when two of your main characters are a tree and a rock, they don't do all that much running around...
[376]


Fortunately, we have several squirrels in the cast who can do all the running around anyone can possibly want.
[377]  [378]  [379]  [380]  [381]


And run around, they do.
[382]  [383]  [384]  [385]  [386]  [387]


Until introspection strikes...
[388]  [389]  [390]  [391]


But then the plan comes together...
[392]  [393]  [394]  [395]


Which leads to a bit more introspection...
[396]  [397]  [398]  [399]


And a final bit of news that cheers everyone considerably.
[400]

Our Heroes return in "Jet Lag," and even though they were traveling on foot, they still display some of the symptoms of the title syndrome.


Party!
[401]  [402]  [403]  [404]  [405]  [406]  [407]  [408]  [409]  [410]  [411]  [412]  [413]  [414]  [415]  [416]


OK, so maybe not ev'ryone's exactly in a party mood...
[417]  [418]  [419]  [420]  [421]  [422]  [423]  [424]  [425]  [426]  [427]  [428]  [429]  [430]  [431]


It's all about the squirrel angst, when you get right down to it.
[432]  [433]  [434]  [435]  [436]  [437]  [438]  [439]  [440]  [441]  [442]  [443]  [444]  [445]  [446]  [447]


Hmmm. Maybe we'll get that party after all...
[448]  [449]  [450]  [451]  [452]  [453]  [454]  [455]  [456]  [457]  [458]  [459]  [460]  [461]  [462]  [463]


Party!
[464]  [465]  [466]  [467]  [468]  [469]  [470]  [471]  [472]  [473]  [474]  [475]  [476]  [477]  [478]  [479]  [480]

Another volume of "Sketches" wraps up a few plotlines and introduces a few more.

[481]  [482]  [483]  [484]  [485]  [486]  [487]  [488]  [489]  [490]
[491]  [492]  [493]  [494]  [495]  [496]  [497]  [498]  [499]  [500]

And so things settle down in the area around Terebinth. Except, of course, for all these characters who keep running around, slinging poetry and pedagogy left and right! But then, well, I guess we wouldn't have any stories otherwise, would we?


It's not exactly Cyrano de Bergerac, nor is it Strangers on a Train....
[501]  [502]  [503]  [504]  [505]  [506]  [507]  [508]  [509]  [510]  [511]  [512]  [513]  [514]  [515]  [516]  [517]  [518]


Plans are laid.
[519]  [520]  [521]  [522]  [523]  [524]  [525]  [526]  [527]  [528]  [529]  [530]  [531]  [532]  [533]  [534]  [535]  [536]


Poetry gets written.
[537]  [538]  [539]  [540]  [541]  [542]  [543]  [544]  [545]  [546]  [547]  [548]  [549]  [550]  [551]  [552]  [553]  [554]


And then everything goes awry.
[555]  [556]  [557]  [558]  [559]  [560]  [561]  [562]  [563]  [564]  [565]  [566]  [567]  [568]  [569]  [570]  [571]  [572]


And running around ensues until resolutions are reached. Just like always...
[573]  [574]  [575]  [576]  [577]  [578]  [579]  [580]  [581]  [582]  [583]  [584]  [585]  [586]  [587]  [588]  [589]  [590]

Each of our 8 heroes gets the spotlight in the following "Solo Adventures!"

[591]  [592]  [593]  [594]  [595]  [596]  [597]  [598]  [599]  [600]
[601]  [602]  [603]  [604]  [605]  [606]  [607]  [608]  [609]  [610]

[611]  [612]  [613]  [614]  [615]

[616]  [617]  [618]  [619]  [620]  [621]  [622]  [623]  [624]  [625]
[626]  [627]  [628]  [629]  [630]  [631]  [632]  [633]  [634]  [635]


Act I
scene i: [636]  [637]  [638]  [639]  [640]  [641]  [642]  [643]  [644]  [645]
scene ii: [646]  [647]  [648]  [649]  [650]  [651]  [652]  [653]  [654]
Act II
scene i: [655]  [656]  [657]  [658]  [659]  [660]  [661]  [662]  [663]  [664]
scene ii: [665]  [666]  [667]  [668]  [669]  [670]  [671]  [672]  [673]
Act III
scene i: [674]  [675]  [676]  [677]  [678]  [679]  [680]  [681]  [682]  [683]
scene ii: [684]  [685]  [686]  [687]  [688]  [689]  [690]  [691]  [692]  [693]

[694]  [695]  [696]  [697]  [698]  [699]  [700]

[701]  [702]  [703]  [704]  [705]  [706]  [707]  [708]  [709]  [710]  [711]
[712]  [713]  [714]  [715]  [716]  [717]  [718]  [719]  [720]  [721]  [722]
[723]  [724]  [725]  [726]  [727]  [728]  [729]  [730]  [731]  [732]  [733]
[734]  [735]  [736]  [737]  [738]  [739]  [740]  [741]  [742]  [743]  [744]

[745]  [746]  [747]  [748]  [749]  [750]  [751]  [752]  [753]  [754]
[755]  [756]  [757]  [758]  [759]  [760]  [761]  [762]  [763]  [764]

[765]  [766]  [767]  [768]  [769]  [770]  [771]  [772]  [773]  [774]  [775]  [776]
[777]  [778]  [779]  [780]  [781]  [782]  [783]  [784]  [785]  [786]  [787]  [788]
[789]  [790]  [791]  [792]  [793]  [794]  [795]  [796]  [797]  [798]  [799]  [800]


Because one should always shuffle a couple times. Twice in this case...

[801]  [802]  [803]  [804]  [805]  [806]  [807]  [808]  [809]  [810]  [811]  [812]  [813]  [814]  [815]
[816]  [817]  [818]  [819]  [820]  [821]  [822]  [823]  [824]  [825]  [826]  [827]  [828]  [829]  [830]


And after one shuffles, one should deal.


[831]  [832]  [833]  [834]  [835]  [836]  [837]  [838]  [839]  [840]  [841]  [842]  [843]  [844]


[845]  [846]  [847]  [848]  [849]  [850]  [851]  [852]  [853]  [854]  [855]  [856]  [857]  [858]  [859]


[860]  [861]  [862]  [863]  [864]  [865]  [866]  [867]  [868]  [869]  [870]  [871]  [872]


[873]  [874]  [875]  [876]  [877]  [878]  [879]  [880]  [881]  [882]  [883]  [884]  [885]


[886]  [887]  [888]  [889]  [890]  [891]  [892]  [893]  [894]  [895]  [896]  [897]  [898]  [899]  [900]

Our third volume of "Sketches" should open and close a few doors here and there.

[901]  [902]  [903]  [904]  [905]  [906]  [907]  [908]  [909]  [910]  [911]
[912]  [913]  [914]  [915]  [916]  [917]  [918]  [919]  [920]  [921]  [922]
[923]  [924]  [925]  [926]  [927]  [928]  [929]  [930]  [931]  [932]  [933]

I think most of our characters could qualify as monsters in someone's eyes...

[934]  [935]  [936]  [937]  [938]  [939]  [940]  [941]  [942]  [943]  [944]
[945]  [946]  [947]  [948]  [949]  [950]  [951]  [952]  [953]  [954]  [955]
[956]  [957]  [958]  [959]  [960]  [961]  [962]  [963]  [964]  [965]  [966]

[967]  [968]  [969]  [970]  [971]  [972]  [973]  [974]  [975]  [976]  [977]
[978]  [979]  [980]  [981]  [982]  [983]  [984]  [985]  [986]  [987]  [988]
[989]  [990]  [991]  [992]  [993]  [994]  [995]  [996]  [997]  [998]  [999]

[1000]  [1001]  [1002]  [1003]  [1004]  [1005]  [1006]  [1007]  [1008]  [1009]  [1010]
[1011]  [1012]  [1013]  [1014]  [1015]  [1016]  [1017]  [1018]  [1019]  [1020]  [1021]
[1022]  [1023]  [1024]  [1025]  [1026]  [1027]  [1028]  [1029]  [1030]  [1031]  [1032]  [1033]
[1034]  [1035]  [1036]  [1037]  [1038]  [1039]  [1040]  [1041]  [1042]  [1043]  [1044]  [1045]  [1046]

After the shocking revelations of the previous storyline, well, couldn't hurt to have a few more, could it?

[1047]  [1048]  [1049]  [1050]  [1051]  [1052]  [1053]  [1054]  [1055]  [1056]  [1057]
[1058]  [1059]  [1060]  [1061]  [1062]  [1063]  [1064]  [1065]  [1066]  [1067]  [1068]
[1069]  [1070]  [1071]  [1072]  [1073]  [1074]  [1075]  [1076]  [1077]  [1078]  [1079]
[1080]  [1081]  [1082]  [1083]  [1084]  [1085]  [1086]  [1087]  [1088]  [1089]  [1090]
[1091]  [1092]  [1093]  [1094]  [1095]  [1096]  [1097]  [1098]  [1099]  [1100]  [1101]
[1102]  [1103]  [1104]  [1105]  [1106]  [1107]  [1108]  [1109]  [1110]  [1111]  [1112]
[1113]  [1114]  [1115]  [1116]  [1117]  [1118]  [1119]  [1120]  [1121]  [1122]  [1123]

Interstitial

Not a story because, well, even though I apparently stopped doing the comic in February of 2012, pages have kept appearing at least weekly. The following is a rough map to the proceedings.

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