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The army pants, of course, are what make this bad guy deadly.
I would submit that they make him EVEN MORE INVISIBLE.
I want Axe Cop’s sunglasses that can zoom in.
He looks like the last boss from every NES game.
Holy smokes…. Axe Cop’s secret is HE HAS NO EYES BEHIND THOSE SUNGLASSES
This is one of the few characters I actually drew with Malachai watching over my shoulder and making changes. I tried giving him crab claws and Malachai was not cool with that. He did however want him specifically to be wearing army pants and have one eye and a crown and be super buff.
Ah, the King of All Bad Guys! Awesome. And is this Axe Cop’s first appearance without his sunglasses?
I look forward to receiving Bad Guy Earth in the mail this week…
It would be hilarious if he would be four-feet tall sitting in his diarama room. xD
Huge = Medium Big
I’ll keep that in mind.
Chemist M needs a Nobel Prize!
Please please continue the alt text! I’ve been checking every week since I started reading Dr.McNinja.
Where’s the alt-text that everyone is talking about? O_o
Yes please on alt text
I also noticed.
I’m glad the alt text finally made its way here. I’ve been waiting for it.
The bad guy planet looks like a surprisingly nice place.
Yea on new alt-text
Also VERY YES on new commenting rendering
I can just imagine your little brother describing the Bad Guy King. hehehehehe
Oh, there it is. For some reason, it wouldn’t work on MSN IE. But yes, I would notice.
Yes, it would be noticed.
An alt text works very well for sarcastic comments like “Dr. McNinja” and “xkcd” where the humour lies in the imposition of rational storytelling and explanations onto fantastical situations. Editorializing is a mistake for “Axe Cop” because the point is to indulge in the fantastical without rationalizing it.
The humour of “Dr. McNinja” begins with an absurd caricature of the contemporary idea of “awesome,” like banditos on Velociraptors. It then tries to explain how this can fit in with a world that works rationally, like newscasters reporting on it and making the meteorologist look really pathetic. Then it extrapolates from that in a rational absurdity, like the weatherman killing a jet-packing body-builder in order to placate the banditos because he needs to keep the audiences attention and in a world where banditos can maraud the countryside on dinosaurs, why not? An alt-text takes it one step further by offering a detail that explains or results from a rational extension of the same absurdity, or on occasion the relating of that absurdity to the actual world. It’s a little cherry of sarcasm on the Dr. McNinja Sundae of Cynicism.
“Axe Cop,” conversely, derives its humour from nonchalantly embracing the same absurdity. It is funny because it doesn’t seek the slightest explanation. If it asks “Why can’t my dog suddenly learn to talk and tell me to go on a mission?” the answer is “I want my dog to talk and I need a new mission.” “Axe Cop” is beautiful in its childlike naïveté and simplicity. An alt-text commenting on it by means of extending it or rationalizing it would miss the point.
Axe Cop should really look into getting NetHorn. They mail out a giant dinosaur horn, and when you’re done with it and want a new one, you just mail it back. Much more convenient, and no late fees!
I noticed, too.
I agree with KB. The alt text would not suit this comic well unless you are very careful about what the alt text says.
I saw your alternate text, only because for the first time ever in all the time I’ve been reading Axe Cop did I want to see if you HAD alt text. xD
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