I'm not quite sure if the fake-out succeeds here, even though we alluded to a Nintendo 2 pages ago. One has to believe that Sean has a good bone in his body to make whatever Hanna's sad about right.
Hanna feels a delusion here that I've since processed and feel content with - one that we all must suffer in order to make our closest, most important work. If no one else cares, the artist damn well better!
8 thoughts on “#432 – everything was a possibility”
The fakeout worked for me, but I'm high at the moment. Aw who am I kidding, I'm high all the time.
Can we set the record straight here?
Is it pronounced Puh-JET Sean, or Puh-GET Sean?
My brain reads it as Puh-jet, cause it sounds like Pudgy and that just sounds funnier.
I think it’s a play on Puget Sound. So like how that is pronounced more puh-jet
It's PEW-jet. Puget Sound is the body of water on which Seattle sits.
In my brain I’ve always pronounced it as “Pungent”
The fake-out totally works.
Was Sean's character ever meant to imbue any specific traits connected to the Pacific Northwest?
When Sean was first introduced, Hanna said he'd single-handedly brought back the grunge look. http://www.octopuspie.com/2008-04-25/137-souffle/ And indeed his whole look in that strip is very Seattle/Portland.
This page really fucked me up the first time I read it.