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Stay Clean

This week’s Dustinland comic is about the cleaning frenzy that goes on before guests arrive. Of course I’m exaggerating a bit, but the general idea is correct. Your day-to-day life at home does not ever live up to the cleanliness that occurs when you host – even just a few friends. There’s always some cleanup in an attempt to generate an image of neatness+. In fact, one of the best things about having people over is that it forces you to clean up. Of course, this can backfire if the hosting leaves the house messier than it was to begin with, due to massive amounts of cooking, eating, and children playing with every toys and art supply they can find. Either way, drinking can help.

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I Broke My Hand

Oops. Guess this is as close as I’ll be getting to a comic anytime soon.

Technically it’s a fracture of one of the smaller bones but it definitely doesn’t feel good.

High five (lefty only).

Migraine

In this week’s new Dustinland comic, I pretty much show you what it’s like to have a migraine. Although I did leave out the incredible sensitivity to light. Not the trippy sparkly light they call auras. That I covered. I mean like once the pain starts, you can’t even be in a room with the lights on without cowering like a vampire. I was out in the broad daylight for a few minutes and I really did feel like Nosferatu. It would have been embarrassing if I wasn’t in such agony.

Anyway, I’d prefer not to do that again. Man, do I feel bad for people who deal with this all the time! Brutal. It is NOT a headache. A headache is like a cool breeze compared to this.

Well, if you do deal with migraines and people tell you to “suck it up” or something like that, send them this comic.

Meh

This week’s Dustinland comic is something something meh I dunno.

You know the thing is, I am most energized and inspired in the morning, yet that is when I am least available to be creative, between family life and work. I occasionally have time at night, after a full day of activity, and that’s when I am tired and uninspired and all I want to do is sit on the couch. Such is life I guess, or at least until my kiddo is a teenager who sleeps until 11:00 and never wants to hang out with me. Not that I’m looking forward to that but it will be good for the comic.

Just Fine

This week’s new Dustinland comic is about when you’re in a bad mood and someone is all bubbly and friendly, asking you “HEY WHAT’S UP?!” and you just can’t hide your discontent and you just sort of fake it unconvincingly. Also I was super busy and only had time to draw one frame, so yeah, tah-dah!

Listen to the robot:

Special thanks to Zeke O’Donnell for bringing this to life in one day. Amazing. Genius. Brilliant.

Now go buy my book on Amazon, because a robot told you to!

Watch the Dustlog. Buy the Dustbook.

To help you celebrate the holidays — and my new book — I present to you: The Dustlog. I highly recommend watching with sound on. 

 

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