Your Recess Was Never Like This
October 28, 2011 4:03 PM   Subscribe

Armstrong is an online graphic novel in 3 parts (with more potentially to come), each on a long-scrolling 'infinite canvas'. 1, 2, 3. It has everything, Superheroes, Zombies, Pirates, Cowboys and Cooties. Cooties? Well, it is set in a playground full of 4th graders.

(And the Cooties-Zombies connection now seems so obvious)

Also from the same artist, David Halvorson, maybe some of the best use of recycled art since T-Rex first stomped on the web: "Sometimes, late at night, I lay awake in bed and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and wonder... and...
posted by oneswellfoop (7 comments total) 31 users marked this as a favorite
hi There...very nice website for graphic novel. i am a graphic artist and also art appreciator ..i want to say thanks for make an art website...
posted by flamerz at 5:09 PM on October 28, 2011 [3 favorites]

This is fabulous -- a beautiful palette, and plays well with display and form. Story reminds me a little bit of Umbrella Academy, but with more feel good and a touch of nostalgia thrown in for good measure.
Thanks for this!
posted by Hadroed at 6:31 PM on October 28, 2011

These are fun links!

The vertical scroll reveal is perfect for digital sequential art, story just flows down the page, an idea worth stealing. Excellent stuff.
posted by elphTeq at 12:45 AM on October 29, 2011

This was excellent. Thank you for sharing.
posted by Scattercat at 7:53 AM on October 29, 2011

What a fun, clever, beautiful-drawn comic. Thank you, oneswellfoop!

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posted by straight at 8:38 AM on October 29, 2011

posted by bz at 9:08 AM on October 29, 2011

This is wonderful! Thanks!
posted by pemberkins at 3:48 PM on October 29, 2011

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