About this Episode: …and the introductions started next week finally come to and end. Zombie Cliché Lookout: A lifetime of video games has taught me to search absolutely everything for things of value. It doesn’t matter if I just shot a duck, I know that there’s a good chance that duck is carrying a first… Read more »
About this Episode: Clark is named after two important American explorers: William Clark, who explored the Lousiana purchase along with Meriwether Lewis and Sacajawea; and Clark W. Griswald, who mapped an overland route to Wally World in National Lampoon’s Vacation. Also, when I originally created the comic, there were eight frames per page. Since moving… Read more »
Zombie Cliché Lookout: Whenever you get two characters with something to prove in the same room (or in the same general area, in this case), they will inevitable clash while trying to assert their dominance. Sometimes it’s simply a war or words, but things can easily turn violent, especially when law and order is all… Read more »
Zombie Cliché Lookout: Enter the mysterious stranger! That noise you heard behind you isn’t always a zombie, sometimes it’s another survivor. Perhaps they’re here to help, perhaps they want to rob you blind and leave you for the walking dead. You’ll never know until it’s too late. Of course if his first action upon meeting… Read more »
Zombie Cliché Lookout: In zombie films there is an unspoken rule that the word “zombie” should never, ever be uttered. When the rule is broken, other characters should quickly dismiss or correct the rule-breaking character. Perhaps the finest example of this comes from Shaun of the Dead in an exchange between the titular hero and… Read more »
About This Episode: I have to say, I’m really unhappy about the lighting in this one. Everything looks a little washed out and discolored. Zombie Cliché Lookout: If horror movies have taught us anything it’s this: do not go through the woods (and for heaven’s sake, don’t split up). Of course horror movies haven’t taught… Read more »
Zombie Cliché Lookout: Most men like to think they have a basic understanding of military tactics and strategy; it’s all part of being a man. Some of us take it a little far and become Armchair Pattons. Thankfully most Armchair Pattons never have to put their imaginary martial knowledge to the test because, if they… Read more »
Zombie Cliché Lookout: Often played for comedy (zomedy, in this case) running away is always a part of surviving in zombie apocalypse. Meathead characters will want to fight through all their problems, but the more intelligent ones will recognize that discretion is the better part of valor.