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Yeah, there are some things I’m kind of obligated to mention here.


Discussion (7)¬

  1. victor says:

    Now that’s what I’d call a sincere form of flattery!

  2. It’s amazing how many disciplines comics can enhance.

    When I was a kid, I read numerous educational comic books. I recall the style and some of the content (history and science) decades later. I believe comics have a unique ability to improve the overall quality of the connection with a target audience, and also increase general comprehension of the topic. How many people are visually drawn to a comic book, only to find out it’s on a topic that doesn’t necessarily interest them, yet they read it anyway, and learn something? It’s a pretty cool effect.

    And, MAN that hamster is cute!

  3. Unless you use Google Web Kit, which is like a ham to hamster converter :P

  4. Steve Mackin says:

    Hey Victor that’s the first thing I thought too. If you scroll down and look at the comments, a few posters give Scott his props. One guy doesn’t even mention the Chrome Comic, but says how it reminds him of Understanding Comics.

  5. Marisol says:

    Scott, I realize I’m off-topic here, but I wonder, have you ever gotten an offer to make a movie based on your wonderful creation Zot? I’ve been a fan of that series for years, and I cannot believe that Hollywood has shown no interest in it. It would make a terrific movie. How can the movie industry dwell on endless remakes of tired old TV shows and overlook the gold mine that is Zot? Have you gotten any nibbles?

    • Scott says:

      There have been, and continue to be, discussions on this topic. If anything ever comes of it, I’ll be sure to let you guys know.

  6. Marisol says:

    That’s great news, Scott! I’d heard that Bone and Elfquest have been tapped for movies, and, while love those comics, it seems to me that your creation is far better suited to the medium, and is far more accessible to your average movie audience, than even they are. I think that even those moviegoers who aren’t acquainted with your comic could easily identify with your characters and story. Anyway, I’m keeping my fingers crossed as to a movie project. And I hope that WHEN the Zot! movie happens you will be allowed input into the movie-making process. Make sure your creation is respected, Scott. I’ll be eagerly awaiting future developments.