Copying-and-pasting my comment from a couple months ago. (Up a few from here.)
A response from Gavin on the Zen Pencils FB page today (21 Nov 2020), about the lack of any new Zen Pencils:
“Yes…a few factors in making the decision [to stop drawing Zen Pencils]. Namely, it was just time to move on and try something new. I felt I would just be repeating myself – I’m so proud of the archives. Also financially it was becoming a struggle with two kids now!”
The copyright date on this strip (between the first two panels) is 1998.
Since Karl got a paper cut, Spot now thinks the paper attacked Karl, or is otherwise dangerous. That’s why Spot has distanced himself from the paper and is looking at the paper with suspicion.
The list of Ohio State quarterbacks who bombed in the NFL is quite long.
Try making a request to him on the “Zen Pencils” Facebook page.
By coincidence, I too make the same resolution every year – to never tell the truth about what my resolution is.
That’s still no reason not to tell the store staff, so they can take the items that need to be kept cold or frozen back to the coolers.
Yep, I’m on Eastern time. I get up early to beat the worst of the morning rush hour.
Now you’re just going off on a tangent.
Are there any limits to the math puns? Give me a sine!(I’m sure there are more but it’s early and I haven’t fully woken up yet.)
Obviously, this is a flashback to what happened shortly before the events of the January 1 strip.