8 Phases of Dating, Beards, Cats, & More

Posted on 15/11/08

I've been mega-super-ultra busy lately with illustrated guides and comics. This is a summary of my most recent stuff.

The 8 Phases of Dating
I think some (all?) of us can relate to this. This comic is one of my favorites, maybe because I've spent way too much time in the dating scene.

How to turn your car into an unstoppable murder machine
I created this around Halloween. I drew most of the material in this, except the pictures of the Yak and the chainsaw I found through google images.

10 very good reasons to grow a giant beard

Ironically, I have no beard. This didn't stop me from encouraging everyone else to grow one.

After beards I moved onto cats, starting with skitters and then progressing to this guide:

How to tell if your cat is plotting to kill you

Growing up, my family had a LOT of cats. 10+ of them (yeah, we were that family). I don't have a cat now, but I know how their conniving little minds work.
This illustrated guide did incredibly well. I launched it while in las vegas at pubcon, and it nearly took my server down while I was having dinner with some friends. I launched it on Wednesday, since then the guide has received almost 2 million page views in 4 days! I've received a ton of emails from people who enjoyed it, even one from a publishing firm from Los Angeles who wanted to know if I was interested in a book deal.

I'm trying to decide what to do with any future guides I create. They're working really well to get the word out about Mingle2, but they've also kind of become their own thing. I was considering either opening up an entire comics section on Mingle2, or just creating an entirely new website devoted exclusively to comics.

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  • Joe writes on 15/11/08
    These comics are all hilarious
  • Matt writes on 18/11/08
    Did you ever see that Dexter's Lab episode where he grows a beard to be more rugged? Dexter and Action Hank team up and use their impenetrable beards to deflect various projectiles. You're probably too old to have seen it but your images totally reminded me of it. Awesome.
  • erienne writes on 21/11/08
    I love the image of the cat's guide. The cat at my job has tried to "kill me" this morning because i pushed her of my keyboard.
  • Jess writes on 21/11/08
    These were made by you? Awesome! I found them yesterday through StumbleUpon & then found this site today through SUpon. You are fantastic!
  • Syrie writes on 26/11/08
    You are fantastic. Thanks for making me giggle so much.
  • Failman writes on 4/12/08
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  • FAIL writes on 4/12/08
    FAIL
  • stopsayingstopsayingfail.com writes on 4/12/08
    http://www.stopsayingstopsayingfail.com
  • Diane writes on 5/12/08
    Funny and true. I've got a cat staring at me right now. Well, staring just to the right of me trying to unnerve me until I go and open a sachet of the new cat food.
  • kirstie writes on 5/12/08
    Your stuff is hilarious. Thanks for the laughs.
  • Fail writes on 5/12/08
    Fail
  • james writes on 9/12/08
    You are bloody hilarious, i enjoy you and your comics.
  • dione writes on 18/12/08
    you rock. i spent the last twenty minutes laughing like a maniac. thank you.
  • Online Printing writes on 19/12/08
    Gorgeous illustrations you are very talented!
  • evilindsey writes on 20/12/08
    fantastically hysterical!!!
  • Timothy JAmes writes on 21/12/08
    Where can I see more of these things I havent laughed that hard since I pushed my brother down a short flight of stairs and then peed on him when I was but 7 years old. He wrecked my bike, what was I supposed to do?
  • Will writes on 23/12/08
    These comics are hilarious.
  • Kat writes on 25/12/08
    I'm gonna try to grow a beard now. Although a red haired beard always looks funny... especially on a female...
  • DJ Bozo writes on 4/1/09
    "9 Reasons Not to Date a T-Rex" is HI-larious! Awesome illustrations man, the color schemes work well!
    Hope you don't mind but I used a few of your images from "How To Turn Your Car Into an Unstoppable Murder Machine" on my blog.
    PEACE
  • A Person writes on 4/1/09
    Yeah...the rickrolling thing is pretty low-class. This website is terrible, too. Really. Do you expect to get readers doing shit like that? REALLY? Fucking moron. Anyway, I'm going to stop trolling around here and do something about it. DoS, Anyone?
  • Mike W. writes on 20/1/09
    I hope you know that these cartoons made me laugh constantly for about 10 minutes, a feat that deserves great honor and congratulation. GREAT work. :)
  • l33t speak writes on 22/1/09
    f41l ;)

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