Hubris Comics http://hubriscomics.com Read this, then go outside and play. Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:01:49 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Hubris- It’s an OKAYstition, but not SUPER… http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-its-an-okaystition-but-not-super/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-its-an-okaystition-but-not-super/#comments Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:01:49 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7710 2016-08-26-hubris

It’s one of those things you should look up, once you realize.  What the heck IS a ‘stition’, and why is a ‘super’ one so silly? Are regular Stitions NOT silly? All I know is, you darn well better take[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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It’s one of those things you should look up, once you realize.  What the heck IS a ‘stition’, and why is a ‘super’ one so silly? Are regular Stitions NOT silly?

All I know is, you darn well better take a rainfly and a raincoat on camping trips.  The one time everyone in the car thought that someone else had brought the tent?  Yeah, it rained.  No other way THAT one could have happened.  We slept under a tarp.  With holes in it.  I think we might have tied it up with boot laces.  It was a long evening anyhow.

 

Now that I’ve thought a little more about it, we need to find two SUPER competitive people. One of them, convinced that the bad luck of black cats crossing your path is the worst kind of thing, pitted against the other, who is absolutely positive that breaking a mirror will cause the most horrific bad luck.  Provide them with an open space, a few black cats and a few mirrors, and things will get lively for a good long while, don’t you think?

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Hubris- Throwback Thursday http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-throwback-thursday/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-throwback-thursday/#comments Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:01:10 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7707 2016-08-25-hubris

This was a good stand-alone cartoon when I wrote it. Outdoors and athletic-wear is always being upgraded and made from the next New Thing… but the average suit?  Or even the above-average suit?  Looks pretty much the same as it[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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This was a good stand-alone cartoon when I wrote it.

Outdoors and athletic-wear is always being upgraded and made from the next New Thing… but the average suit?  Or even the above-average suit?  Looks pretty much the same as it did a few years ago, if not decades ago ( assuming you ignore Leisure Suits- or as my generation called them “Six Million Dollar Man suits)  Even with the advent of Grunge-era billionaires with their laid-back wardrobes, Casual Friday, and social acceptance of pro athletes as All That Is Good In Life, nobody ever said, “Hey, let’s make a men’s suit that a superhero would wear! Get out the Lycra/Polyester waffle patterned sweat-wicking nano-fabric!”

When I ran the cartoon, though, I managed to fit it into a sort of a storyline.  That works out pretty good, since there’s no reason, usually, for Hubris to go suit-buying.

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Hubris- Balanced View http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-balanced-view/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-balanced-view/#comments Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:01:58 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7701 2016-08-24-hubris

Every so often, I notice that the digital folder that I keep all the Hubris stuff in is named ‘Hubris In Color’.  I chuckle.  I made that folder when I decided to do the Hubris website, and that I would add color[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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Every so often, I notice that the digital folder that I keep all the Hubris stuff in is named ‘Hubris In Color’.  I chuckle.  I made that folder when I decided to do the Hubris website, and that I would add color to the comic strips that were, after all, just ‘black and white newspaper strips’… color dailies in the newspaper being things you couldn’t rely on from newspaper to newspaper, it was so new.

How things change.  We still ‘dial’ a phone, we still ‘tape’ video… and ‘Hubris In Color’ is still there as a spoof on the old original Star Trek commercials (“IN COLOR!”).  And the words just get funnier to those of us who see the cobwebs on them.

 

PS.  I just double-checked to make sure this post would go up correctly and saw that I have an ad for Banana Triangle right there on Hubriscomics.com. I’m glad.  I like Banana Triangle.  Look and see if the ad is still up.  If you haven’t read it, by all means, go check it out.  It gets pretty crazy now and then. You might want to start at the beginning.

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Hubris- Aid for the Aide http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-aid-for-the-aide/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-aid-for-the-aide/#comments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 05:01:34 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7698 2016-08-23-hubris

Long hikes.  It’s an entertaining time to see whose phone coverage is the best… or there at all. Our grandkids will one day be baffled by the idea that there was anywhere on Earth you couldn’t get a phone signal.[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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Long hikes.  It’s an entertaining time to see whose phone coverage is the best… or there at all.

Our grandkids will one day be baffled by the idea that there was anywhere on Earth you couldn’t get a phone signal.

Or, perhaps, our grandkids will one day not know what a phone is and drive souped up junkers in the wasteland that is our collective grave.

Either way.

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Hubris- What the Seer Sees http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-what-the-seer-sees/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-what-the-seer-sees/#comments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 05:01:02 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7695 2016-08-22-hubris

Have I ever mentioned how much more fun it is, drawing trees and dirt than it is drawing buildings, windows and cars?]]>
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Have I ever mentioned how much more fun it is, drawing trees and dirt than it is drawing buildings, windows and cars?

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Hubris- TeleVisions of Sugarplums http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-televisions-of-sugarplums/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-televisions-of-sugarplums/#comments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 05:01:20 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7689 2016-08-19-hubris

Christmas has come early for Kelly. Kelly is original to the Hubris comic strip, but not the way he is now.  Paste, Kara, Lowell… they all found a place later. Originally, Kelly was supposed to be a character behind the[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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Christmas has come early for Kelly.

Kelly is original to the Hubris comic strip, but not the way he is now.  Paste, Kara, Lowell… they all found a place later.

Originally, Kelly was supposed to be a character behind the camera that would always be pointed at Hubris.  That’s because Hubris was supposed to be the host of the show ‘Because It’s There’, which was also the name of the comic strip way back then.  Hubris’ father was also alive back then, too.  Honestly, I don’t really recognize the original incarnation any more.

Kelly was to be an off-panel voice.  He was to be ‘Us’- able to talk to Hubris while remaining remote.  Genderless (that’s why he’s named Kelly- I’ve known both genders to be named Kelly) and faceless, he was a character without being a character.

As Hubris found a place away from a TV show, and into the shop his father was supposed to have been running, Kelly remained and took on a gender and a race and a face.  He became one of those upscale guys who obviously visits the gym and makes time to do cool stuff even though he’s more often wearing a suit and doing big things.

Then, I needed the TV show to be a peripheral thing in the new version of the comic strip, and Kelly resumed his cameraman duties.

Weird, how these people take on little lives in these comics.

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Hubris- Fair Warning http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-fair-warning/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-fair-warning/#comments Wed, 17 Aug 2016 05:01:24 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7686 2016-08-17-hubris

Seems fitting to take a minute to thank everyone for supporting Hubris, whether by reading it or doing even more- sharing links to the site on social media, telling a friend to check out the site, clicking on the ads,[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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Seems fitting to take a minute to thank everyone for supporting Hubris, whether by reading it or doing even more- sharing links to the site on social media, telling a friend to check out the site, clicking on the ads, clicking on the Vote Hubris button, donating at the ‘You & Hubris’ button, being a Patreon patron, or buying a book.  Thanks, everyone!  All that stuff is really helpful in keeping Hubris afloat.

And I should welcome the two new Patrons that joined up last month, which means that this month, Patreon says I get to send you your goodies.

So, again, thanks for reading, clicking, sharing, telling, tip-jarring, patronning, buying, voting and anything else you do.  Like commenting.  That’s fun, too.  Do that.

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Hubris-Rude Awakening http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-rude-awakening/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-rude-awakening/#comments Tue, 16 Aug 2016 05:01:32 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7683 2016-08-16-hubris

I’ve never had an issue with snakes in sleeping bags.  I was fascinated to see a few scorpions when a tent was lifted up first thing in the morning.  That was cool.]]>
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I’ve never had an issue with snakes in sleeping bags.  I was fascinated to see a few scorpions when a tent was lifted up first thing in the morning.  That was cool.

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Hubris- Why Buy http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-why-buy/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-why-buy/#comments Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:01:09 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7680 2016-08-15-hubris

For those of you who read Ethan Nicolle’s Bearmageddon– yes, I referenced his Wow Mart in this comic. For those of you who don’t read it- I stole Ethan’s ‘Wow Mart’ concept for this comic. Now, go read it.  First[…]↓ Read the rest of this entry...]]>
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For those of you who read Ethan Nicolle’s Bearmageddon– yes, I referenced his Wow Mart in this comic.

For those of you who don’t read it- I stole Ethan’s ‘Wow Mart’ concept for this comic.

Now, go read it.  First the guy did Axe Cop with his little brother, and now this.  He’s got a genius for stuff that needs to be television shows.

If anyone of you makes TV shows, I’d like to talk to you about a concept called “Hubris”…

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Hubris- Fortune’s Favor http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-fortunes-favor/ http://hubriscomics.com/comic/hubris-fortunes-favor/#comments Fri, 12 Aug 2016 05:01:19 +0000 http://hubriscomics.com/?post_type=comic&p=7677 2016-08-12-hubris

Lowell’s long journey comes to an end.  Oh, how happy he is now that his every dream has come true. Now everything will be easy peasy. That’s how THAT usually goes.]]>
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Lowell’s long journey comes to an end.  Oh, how happy he is now that his every dream has come true. Now everything will be easy peasy.

That’s how THAT usually goes.

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