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Jussie Smollet and the Disintegrating Story

Hi, fellows. General George Washington's birthday is this weekend, I'm excited!

Jussie Smollet's story has captured Chicago's attention and set tongues to wagging! The latest, up to the minute scuttlebutt is that the Chicago Police are talking to two men of interest who may have had something to do with Smollet's claim that two red-hat-wearing white fellas assaulted him with bleach and a clothesline at 2:30 in the morning in -7 degree Fahrenheit weather. He said the two white fellas told him that he was in MAGA country (Chicago).

The two men of interest, that the police are talking to, are from Nigeria. The men are familiar with Smollet, one of them having been an extra on his important television show, and were also Mr. Smollet's "work out partners". The police raided the apartment of the Nigerians who came to America, and according to reports, found a red hat, bleach, and clothesline packaging. I will point out that the men are not of European ancestry. No, they are African-blooded, and likely their ancestors are native to Nigeria and have been for eons past.

Very strange. I have a feeling that we might learn some more about these two men in the coming weeks. As of February 15th, the two men have been released from custody after two (!) days of interrogation.

In this week's episode, we see the difficulty of depicting a house in the middle of nowhere at night. I used shaded zipatone (actually it was a computer program that provided the zipatone) to depict the night sky, but I left the ground white-colored, the same color as the ground in the previous panel in the afternoon.

Okay I notice these details sixteen years later, but I shouldn't be so hard on myself. I'll fix it the next time

. Thanks for visiting! Seeya next week!

Comic transcript

You're reading a page from a comic book based on the ancient Irish Myth the Three daughters of King Coluath O'hara. The translation and story was from Jeremiah Curtin's book Irish Myths and Fairy Tales but don't go and spoil the comic by reading it. I'll be posting a page a week, and the first page is here. Please let me know in the comments if you want to buy a copy and end the suspense, and if enough people want it then hey I'll publish it. Thanks!

...but he couldn't leave the wife, for she followed him from the castle, was after him in the night and the day too, and never lost sight of him.

In the afternoon he turned, and told her to go back to her father, but she would not listen to him.

At nightfall they came to the first house they had seen since leaving the castle. The man who was a white dog during the day said "Do you go inside and stay in this house till morning. I'll pass the night outside where I am."

There's probably some significance in this detail, that the guy decided to stay outside rather than go inside the house with his wife. Why wouldn't he go inside? So far, the only house he had stayed in with his wife was their own house together, and in her father the King's house at the castle. Now at this strange house, he lets her go in alone to stay the night. In fact, he instructs her to stay there.

The wife went in. The woman of the house rose up, gave her a pleasant welcome, and put a good supper before her.

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