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Is It Not Nifty? (Sluggy Freelance #1)

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Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 1st 1998 by Plan Nine Publishing
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CJ - So, you wanna play with magic?
I found Sluggy on accident.

I left Sluggy because it became too much to read on the internet.

I loved Sluggy in between.

I miss Sluggy.

:)

If you get a chance to go back and read the first adventures you will find a wonderful funny blend of sci-fi geekdom. If you can't get into the plot - there's always a homicidal bunny ;)
Ruthie
I've been reading these online - didn't realize they'd been published as books! Not that I need to add more books to my to-read list for the year... but... anyway...going back and adding to the list for April since I started these last month :)
The other John
This is the first collection of strips from the webcomic Sluggy Freelance . The art is somewhat crude. The storylines are simplistic. Some of the gags are dated. But I continue to laugh out loud.
Wastrel
Very uneven - the best bits are OK, the worst bits are terrible. Very little sign of the bright future ahead, but then back in 1997 it must have been difficult to imagine anything meaningful about the future of webcomics.

Anyway, I don't have a review for this book itself, but I reviewed the first three books together over here on my blog.
phaedra lewis
There is a lot of promise of what the series will become, and the silliness is already there, though the story telling is a bit awkward as he finds a direction to go, but some of it is already very good and very funny, with entertaining, engaging characters. The art gets a lot better, and the storytelling is very good when it's good, and otherwise is a little jerky.
Fran
Classic early Sluggy fun.
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