Maria's Day by John Zakour and Scott Roberts

Maria's Day

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  1. vwdualnomand

    vwdualnomand said, about 1 year ago

    danica, seems to be bust on the circuit. is it because of her, or her pit crew?

  2. colcam

    colcam said, about 1 year ago

    Are the child seat rules different for comics?

  3. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    I am confident that regardless of actual child safety seat laws, no child was harmed in the drawing of this fictional strip.

  4. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @colcam

    I considered putting her in a child seat, but I wasn’t sure what the age limit is, and I don’t think we’ve pinpointed Maria’s exact age. She’s at least eight in my mind. Some cartoonists don’t even draw seat belts. I do, but they’re a real nuisance to draw without cluttering up the art. And cartoonists do tend to draw from their own childhood experiences- and I was a kid before all these laws existed. We never rode in child seats, or wore belts.

  5. Comic Minister

    Comic Minister said, about 1 year ago

    Agreed sir.

  6. rekam

    rekam GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    When I was growing up, nobody had seat belts. And my brother and I even rode in the back of our dad’s pick-up truck without any worries.

  7. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @rekam

    I remember some of us riding on the tailgate of a station wagon with our feet dangling below, hoping there wouldn’t be any really hard bumps (only at city driving speeds, though).

  8. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @Thomas Scott Roberts

    I just wish the colorist wouldn’t have colored her arms and hands orange like the seat.

  9. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @Penny Robinson Fan Club

    Why did you call Colcam a troll by default?

  10. Thomas Scott Roberts

    Thomas Scott Roberts GoComics PRO Member said, about 1 year ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Well that would be me. What happened is I forgot to put color where her underarm would be. The drawing in this strip is much looser than Working Daze- largely because I created this one with John from the ground up, whereas WD had already been established for years. While I didn’t copy Kyle Miller’s style, I didn’t vary as widely from it. And because WD is in color every day, I wanted an approach that would be quicker to color.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, about 1 year ago

    @Thomas Scott Roberts

    Well for the printed version it can be fixed. You are excused. May you live long and prosper.

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