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David Willis on the 10-Year Anniversary of His Webcomic Making (PR)
posted September 10, 2007
1997. The term "weblog" is coined. Netscape is the browser of choice for 72% of users. Titanic
crashes into theaters. And David Willis posts his Roomies! comic.
2007. It's now called a blog. Netscape hit an iceberg of its own. And our hearts are still going on for Shortpacked!
-- the popular daily comic that arose from Willis' first comic production.
On the Web, ten years of regularly-updated entertainment is a significant achievement that precious few can boast. Blank Label Comics
is proud to salute David Willis as he celebrates his tenth anniversary in webcomics.
Shortpacked! is ringing in this occasion with two special events. First, its first book collection, Shortpacked! Brings Back the Eighties
, has arrived and is ready for order! Second, Roomies!, It's Walky!, Joyce and Walky!
and Shortpacked! are commemorated with a limited print, seen on the left. See The Shortpacked! Blog
To help celebrate close to 3000 strips, here's a Top 10 List of the all-time favorite storylines year-by-year from David Willis:
1997: Obligatory Flashback Sequence
1998: Liberation and the Modern Joyce
1999: Beer Necessities/No Regrets
2001: Guess Who's Coming to Denver
2002: Round Two
2003: The Best I Could Do
2004: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
2005: Mrs. Greg Killmaster
2006: The Drama Tag