Episode 22



It seems like the strip is settling back into a regular schedule as my arm continues to heal. This story line is winding down and a new adventure begins on March 15th.

For those of you who like to see behind the curtain (you know who you are), I will admit that I had no idea how this story was going to end when I started it. It's a terribly unfocused way to work, but it produces some surprising results often. But back in September I attended an Ad Club luncheon where we viewed award-winning work from around the world. Included in the commercials and campaigns was a documentary on the making of the Tupac hologram at the Coachella festival. It was a tailor-made solution to my Hawking problem. Marge wouldn't have to actually eat Stephen's brain after all.


  1. Poor Marge... But are smart brains yummier than stupid ones? They are probably more stringy and tough. What would be the Kobe beef of brains?

  2. The tenderest brains are the ones that don't get used often, like Snookie's.

  3. Way to go, Tim! It takes guts, imagination, and — dare I say it? — an essential foolishness to risk takin on a big story like this without an ending! Congratulations.

    Me, I'm too terrified to commit to the big stories yet. But they will come after I feel on solid ground with my 9-panel Shermin the Vermin strips...but they'll never look as good as yours. What commitment you got