Zombie Cliche Lookout: Guilt
Survivors in zombie stories have a lot to be happy about. Namely that they didn’t get eaten by zombies (yet). But then, they also have a lot to drag them down. Their normal lives have been destroyed. Friends, family, and loved ones are dead. They’re in constant danger. I could go on and on. It can get so bad that many survivors often end up envying the dead, or even the undead.
One common emotion is guilt, which can come in many flavors. You’ve got your survivor’s guilt, where people get down because they survived when so many others didn’t. Then there are those who feel responsible for the deaths of others, whether they’re actually responsible or not. That’s a tough one to get through, and it can be made even worse when you get unscrupulous people using that guilt as a way to control people.
About this Episode:
Lately I’ve noticed that one of the eyes on the “Serious” Sam head has heavier printing than the other, which looks a little weird. I was going to swap it out for another head, but the more I look at it, the more I think that it makes Sam look a bit unhinged, and I like that.
Well guys, I’m going to be moving soon. The actual move is scheduled for March 8th, but we’ve already started packing up and moving over a bunch of stuff we won’t need right away (books, summer clothes, etc.). So what does that mean for Bricks of the Dead? Well, it means that we’re going to have to go on hiatus for a little bit. I’ll run the comic through February 28th, and then I’m going to have to take a couple of weeks off to move and get settled at the new place. We’ll start back up on March 17th.
I know, it sucks.
Discussion Question: Do You Want to Help?
As I mention above, Bricks of the Dead is going to have to take a bit of a break next month, but I don’t want the site to be completely dead for two weeks, because that sucks. So here’s the deal: I want your help to fill the space for that time. I’m not going to get too picky here. If you want to do a guest comic, that’s super. Fan art? That’d be awesome (I’ve never gotten any, actually). Really cool builds? Works for me. So if you want to help and contribute a piece of content to fill the two weeks I need to take off, let me know in the comments below and we’ll get it setup.
Thank you in advance!