In 1983, the Dayton Daily News accidentally switched the captions for “Dennis the Menace” and “The Far Side”. And then, a few days later, they did it again.
So that got me to thinking… Scott McCloud invented “Five Card Nancy“, using panels from Ernie Bushmiller’s “Nancy” comic strip.
Could I make a similar game, using the real-world example from the Dayton Daily News? Of course! [Read more…]
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