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Some People

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© 2009 - 2020 MumblingIdiot
You can now buy this as a four page printed comic with bonus making-of images and a wrap-around cover.

See previews here [link] or buy it from my shop here [link]


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My entry for the Guardian graphic short story competition.
It's basically a bunch of microstories documenting changes in people and personalities over time and the fickleness of first impressions.

Thank you everyone for all the great comments, I really appreciate it.

NOTE: If you share this around or post it somewhere else, please make sure you link back to this page or it's page on my blog, here [link] Thanks!
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FvsGHobbyist Artist
The story of Stan Lee...
BrianRandom's avatar
That's very deep. Good stuff this one.
DubaiBunniesUAE's avatar
Wonderful job
MDPhantasm's avatar
Damn, dude, this was a really good read.
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Gotashi-ChanHobbyist Traditional Artist
Such an amazing and powerful comic. This kind of stuff just isn't seen like it should be. Absolutely stunning work.
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GabbiProfessional Digital Artist
There is so much power in this comic! 
Amazing work! :heart:
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S-A-DiamondHobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so clever. It's really thought provoking and moving.
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RowossHobbyist Digital Artist
love this
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DryBirdStudent General Artist
Whoa... this is trippy. And amazing. You must have put a lot of thought into this. Well done!
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DryBirdStudent General Artist
I was so intrigued by this that I made a little chart to see if the timeline of this would actually make sense, and it does! I'm even more impressed now.
This is the timeline I made:
man at beginning
40 years->grandpa and girl
30 years->girl and joanne, shy man and boyfriend
15 years<-racist father
25 years<-father is a child, girl and mom, crying man, father
25 years<-younger father


each part adds up to around 65-70 years of time.
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This is so cool! It's true comics aren't art but this is so interesting and I'm glad I found it.
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vivikvHobbyist Digital Artist
Comics aren't art? How?
smalltowngirly's avatar
I guess they are art. If u really think. I still love it though how it retraced back to the beginning. So talented!
RandomPerson1310's avatar
Comics aren't art? In what way? They provide the same amount of expression as a single drawing and a novel.
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LeludarHobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutly amazing.
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WannaB3ProHobbyist General Artist
whoa 
leadfoot9's avatar
COMICS ARE NOT ART!

/s
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SugaryAshesStudent Digital Artist
Amazing! The tone and subject kinda reminds me of Chris Ware's work.
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Cosmic--ChaosHobbyist General Artist
And I thought I was depressed before :(
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amazing. beautiful. 
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Rain-TwisterHobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, I'm both happy and confused at the same time.
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I really love this comic about how people can change as they grow up. I also like how it flows really well and eventually ties the end back to the beginning. this really is a piece of meaningful and inspiring art. (the only thing is, what are the numbers between some of the panels throughout the comic?)
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GidgetechHobbyist General Artist
Pretty sure those are the page numbers, since this is now being sold as a short comic.
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