Category Archives: health

Unmasked

This week’s new Dustinland comic is about people who refuse to wear face masks in public. I’m sure it will piss plenty of people off, but you know what also pisses me off? When people spread a deadly virus because they are can’t accept the slightest inconvenience in their spoiled, ill-informed lives.

Blahrantine

This week’s new Dustinland comic is about how blah quarantine is. Just the same day, over and over again. I mean, when it’s nice out at least you can go for a walk or something, but when it’s cloudy or rainy it’s just… BLAH. Of course I can still suck it up and deal with it because it’s not like living in a hole for two years hiding from nazis like some people had to do during WWII. It’s not like I’m going to risk my life and the lives of my friends and family just so I can go to the gym or hair salon after I burn down a 5G tower. Oh man, we are so doomed in this planet of idiots. That’s a big part of the blah. It only gets more blah if you read the news.

Masked Emotions

This week’s new Dustinland comic is about how telling a face mask is. Yes, it is not fun to wear one, but not wearing one is quite the statement.

Lately I’ve felt the urge to write a comic about how stupid we are in our rush to open everything back up. And how spoiled we are as a nation — completely unwilling to sacrifice anything, and totally intolerant of the slightest suffering, ignorant due to failed systems of education and belief, etc.  But I don’t think people need this right now. They don’t need me telling them what they already know — that we will only learn from mistakes, and so more people will have to die before we suck it up and shut up and deal with this crappy situation without throwing a shit fit because we can’t go to the beach.

So yeah, that stuff is NOT in my comic this week, so enjoy. But it felt nice to leave it here.

Work From Home Brew

Quarantine means working from home — at least for those lucky white collar peeps such as myself. And as we are trapped inside safely, not forced to risk our asses for everyone else like so many essential workers are right now, many of them severely underpaid and unappreciated, those of us unfamiliar with this kind of work style are learning that we need tricks to successfully WFH. This new Dustinland comic is about a new one I just discovered! Maybe not sustainable but for now, it feels pretty right.

Quarantined

This new Dustinland comic is about how it’s only three days into social distancing quarantine time, and already it’s wearing on us all. Well, gotta laugh at it, or else you’re gonna cry!

Hospitalized

This week’s Dustinland comic is the first drawing I’ve made with my right hand in a month AKA since I broke my hand! Not perfect, but progress!

Left Get Physical

I drew this new Dustinland comic lefty since my right hand is broken. But man, physical therapy is not fun. Ouch.

Ragweed Takeover

Yup. This is pretty much my life right now. As I say in my comic, it’s a ragweed takeover. The worst part about it is that no one really has a ton of sympathy for allergies. I’m sure I’ve said this before since I tackle this subject from time to time, as it’s a yearly occurrence, but allergies are sort of funny to those who don’t suffer from it. It’s not like cancer or a broken leg. It’s sort of like, hey, that sucks but deal with it. And yes, that is true to some degree, but man, it really is hard going about your life when your allergies are out of control. Besides dealing with your symptoms, you have to think about all kind of things that you’d normal never consider. Hey, did you take a shower before bedtime? Don’t want to get pollen on your pillow. And worst of all, better not drink — alcohol exacerbates allergies. That really kills me because after a long day of sniffling and coughing, there’s nothing I could use more than a drink. Or five.