Digital Strips Podcast 331 – Help Us Oh Hero (Horizons Watch feat. Help Us Great Warrior and Hero Oh Hero)

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Easily my favorite image to come from a Google image search for “hero”

Whatcha Been Readin’

  • (4:50) Polar by Victor Santos
  • (10:25) Juniper by Carrie Potter and Sarah Thurber

The News

  • (13:35) Eisner Award winners announced (we were pretty lukewarm on this list of nominees here)
  • (15:25) Harvey Award nominees announced (now this is more like it)


The Midshow Break (in honor of EVO 2013, Steve’s religious holiday)

The Feature

All this, plus!

  • Adam West, Burt Ward, and Kevin Sorbo will attend the hell out of your comic convention
  • For all random comments, just assume Jason is playing Animal Crossing
  • Terrible roommate video game webcomics (or the sad future we were once faced with)
  • Steve hates Comixology because he’s cheap
  • If you’ve won before, give someone else a chance
  • Next buttons on the left side of the page confuse us and will affect your review

4 thoughts on “Digital Strips Podcast 331 – Help Us Oh Hero (Horizons Watch feat. Help Us Great Warrior and Hero Oh Hero)

  1. Hi, great episode. Do you guys think that the problem of sprite comics is the same as the roommate gamer comic? I mean, both of them, for the most part, rely on referential humor (“it’s funny because I know that game they are talking about!”).

    It seems to me that is more a thing about low fruit than the actual media. I love pixel art and I would like to see more good webcomics using it. it would be great to see a webcomic by Paul Robertson (he made the art for the Scott Pilgrim game) or someone else with that level of skill.

  2. I loved the art in that game, it was the main reason I checked it out (also, side-scrolling beat-em-up FTW). You’re right, it can be done well, and Hero Oh Hero is a good example of that, for the most part.

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