How to Avenge Your Brother's Murder

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Scott I have been amused by your comics for some time now, working my way backwards through the archives. Today, and I think this has to do with the site redesign, some change to the nav? i skipped back to this first strip and finally the logo header image thing makes perfect beautiful sense.

December 4, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterHal

Is this actually the first comic you ever drew?

December 7, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterJohn

Hope you're not gonna burn out too soon!

I just got your book from - kept me up 'till 3:30am. On page 17, 18, and 80 I had to stop because I was laughing so loud I thought I'd wake my whole family - even though I was hundreds of miles away in a St Louis hotel.

January 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterGabor Wolf

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[...] 14, 2009 at 9:16 f m (Kultur: Serier) (Serier) Scott Meyer, som gör Basic Instructions har kommit IKEA:s hemliga affärsmodell på [...]

What?!? IKEA has your book? Is it made out of sustainable forestry materials? How about the 2x4? :D

January 3, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDarla Dixon

I just read every single BI. It helped me forget I had H1N1. Thanks Scott!

January 20, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJake



February 3, 2010 | Unregistered Commentercompn

@ Darla Dixon-They sell it, but you have to put it together yourself. I ended up with a few screws left over wondering where I missed a step and if it was going to collapse if I read it too hard.

February 4, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJess

Completely agree!

May 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNimDrele

awww was that all? I demand moar!

July 24, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAlex

No! I've been reading backwards too and it's over. Too soon, too soon. How am I supposed to get through my day at work now? it's only 10:25...

We need a BI showing us how to make it through a day at work after we have no more BI to read...

August 3, 2010 | Unregistered Commentertony

And to be continued?

August 6, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNaDrele

For the past few days I have been going through all the comics backwards starting from the newest one since I discovered it from..err...where...can't remember, and now I'm sad it's over.

*waits patiently for a new strip*

August 25, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAngel

Same here, I read every comics, enjoyed most of them, thanks for making these last weeks of work lot less boring.

September 2, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterpapy_russe

wow what a great bunch of comics. its always sad when you reach the "end" of something this good, but it was fun while it lasted and i would like to personally say thank you Scott Meyer and all others associated with this great comic.
i suffer from depression, and i cant even remember the last time ive laughed this hard. i honestly don't think i can thank you guys enough.
keep up the good work :)

October 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterContentment

I am...finished...worked my way all the way back through. Lots of enjoyable comics, but not nearly enough to please me. Now, Cyanide and Happiness on the other hand.... =)

Excellent comics.

November 22, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAlphaEnder

Why do I feel like the only one who read these comic from bottom to top?

April 22, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGoes

Heh. Like all the other comments here, I worked my way backward as soon as I discovered the "previous instructions" button, over the last two days, and I wanted to say... awesome. :) I hope it's not insulting if I say this is officially my second-favorite webcomic. ^--^

Also, "Repeat as need" is the icing on the comic. It made me crack up.

July 2, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterLythande

Too good! the very 1st comic!

now you have +1 button and got my +1

Thanks Scotty

December 14, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterDarth GTB

Going by the comments above, a "How to read a comic strip from the start" would appear to be required. ;-)

October 8, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSimes

Another "backwards reader" here. Having reached the Big Bang of Basic Instructions, I will now return to to future and await further issues.

February 13, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterFranL

It can't just be me who thinks that the murderer guy looks a bit like Darren Criss...

January 19, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterqwerty

Hahaha! Just started reading these after seeing one on Cracked.

Well, I'm going to do something crazy and go through the archives from this end.

January 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDrazil

Hey, Drazil! In which Cracked article have you seen a BI?

Tell me the title and not the link, because if I'm not wrong, links are deleted from the comments session...


Note from Scott: I'm late to this, and haven't seen the comment to which this post refers, but for the record, Cracked ran Basic Instructions regularly for quite some time. They were quite good to me, and we parted on good terms.

January 21, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDarth GTB

Thanks for the great comic!

March 15, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterWinchestro

Wow! That's Awesome, Scott! I've just used Google search inside Cracked for "Basic Instructions" and found it! I didn't know that! Cracked is another awesome comical website and it's really nice to know that you have good relations with them!

Keep the good work!

March 16, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDarth GTB

Heh, I can't remember anymore and didn't think to check back (till now, I guess?) I had hit a "random" button on their free app.

Still haven't made it through all of the archives.... Lots of good stuff, I've had to share many of them.

June 8, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDrazil
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