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Panel 4 was the hilarious meatball on top of the spaghetti that is Omnipresent Man. I love Omnipresent Man, and I'm not just saying that because he's standing next to me.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTodd

Yay! Welcome back Omnipresent Man! Not that he's ever really been away, of course..

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAndrew

Oh, Omnipresent Man. Always at the wrong place at the wrong time. Coincidentally, also always at the right place at the right time.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCMK

It must really suck to be omnipresent man.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJim

At least he's there somewhere else while he's there as well.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEli

I'm beginning to think some of these drawings are being subtly altered and REUSED!!!


November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMoon

I love you, Omnipresent Man. I guess you know that since you're here, reading this over my shoulder.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAdam H.

i fuckin love Omnipresent Man

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterwiggles

I have always been a HUGE fan (but I am on a diet, so watch this space) of your strip and Morrissey lyrics, but never been a sycophantic slag for Omnipresent Man...but this quadrangle has changed that, for The Time Being.


The Time Being

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergreymase

And all of Henry Mudd's robots explode after reading this comic.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterStaneslav

I adore Omnipresent Man.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKaa

Omnipresent Man: the greatest superhero ever invented

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterXactilian

so even though he is there, omnipresent man does not know what happened? seems like the most confounding super power to have.

if ever there was a strip for blurring or removing panel boundaries, this would have been it. ominpresent man is everywhere!


November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterirrogical

With great power comes endless frustration.

Say, does his ability to avoid cars also prevent him from getting shot on purpose? Is he indestructible?

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterClassic Steve

Omnipresent man is so awesome...

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commentertom

Good, but sadly the final panel was predictable. Maybe I just read these too much (all of them!) and am beginning to think like Scott.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMikey

That's got to be the worst superpower ever!

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWade

I'm telling you!!!!!! On his shirt is the Google Maps marker!!!!!!

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterSniffy

THe last line had me giggling for quite a while.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterrbell

How could they even charge omnipresent man? I mean, technically he's simultaneously both inside and outside their jurisdiction.

Love it.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterEric

Brilliant strip! Every single panel - And very metaphorically spiritual.

So, I'm off to Disney World in December.

Scott - I hope that you are still working there. I'm not sure if you recall, but a while ago I asked by email to the Missy if Omnipresent man (and other superheros) are available for character breakfasts (apparently these are very important to the Disney experience).

We are booked for Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, the Mouse, etc. but I was hoping for something for myself - Codpiece Guy would be incredible - although I imagine that would be a Character Late-Night Pub Snack type of engagement).

Note from Scott: Please feel free to swing by the front desk of the Grand Floridian and say hi. There's a good chance you'll catch me (if you come during the day) and at the very least you'll see the full sized gingerbread house!

You didn't respond... Perhaps because of some contractual Disney thing - that's OK.

Anyhoo - I'll try to catch up with you. Maybe get your autograph (along with autographs of all the other cast members - I understand that's an important part of the experience as well).

SCOTT: Your strip is awesome - glad you have time & resources to dedicate to 3/week - the increase in How-To's has been joyful.

EVERYONE ELSE: Heads up: If you hear reports of a Canadian arrested for stalking bald guys with goatees at Disney World in December - you got the scoop here first and I would appreciate your descretion. The stalking charge would be my first offence of this type (in Florida), and I don't need any of you testifying that it was pre-meditated stalking... Just saying.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBrent Kobayashi

I still love Omnipresent Man's inability to not be everywhere else.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJason

Why is Omnipresent Man always drawn on the left side? Shouldn't he be on the right side also?

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTygerblade

My favorite character, Omnipresent man with the Google Maps locator as torso-logo ! Scott is truly in the recycling thing with well-known poses donned by Omnipresent Man !

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike

I just couldn't stop laughing! Fantastic, as usual...

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHanna

This....this may possibly be my favorite Omnipresent Man strip ever. And it definitely made me laugh more than any other strip, by any artist, that I've read in recent months. Well done, sir. ^_^

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKunou

Man, it's tougher to be omnipresent than I thought. I have some questions...
-Is O-Man unable to stop crime or just resigned to the fact that he's already going to be in jail so he may as well let it go since he has to do the "time" anyways?
-Is O-Man present everywhere in creation or just on this planet?
-Is O-Man in heaven and hell?
You shouldn't be concerned that my entire belief system is riding on the answers to these questions.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMike F

Every panel made me laugh out loud.

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCopland

ermm... what is that black dot on omni-present mans crotch?

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterben

Awesome. Can't fight his logic!

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterShawn

This might just be the single funniest webcomic page I've ever read, possibly excepting the other Omnipresent Man one. And I read a lot of webcomics.

The fact that you use a very low number of fixed poses just makes it all the better. Rock on :)

November 12, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKrags

Omnipresent man really could use his own comic.. the possibilities are ENDLESS! Not that Basic Instructions isn't the best part of my M/W/F but Omnipresent man strips have me cracking up every single time. Some of the other only make me chuckle.

November 13, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterxenapan that police officer Dwight K. Schrute?

November 13, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJess

So does he choose where and when he's visible, or will you always see him if you look hard enough?

November 13, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGreenham

Talk! Shut Up! HAHAHA Scott, you are a genius.

November 13, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPaula

Bahahaha! Long time reader, laughing all the time, but this one finally moved me to comment. You nailed this one, Scott!

November 13, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBob

The "police guy" in panels 1 and 4 looks like Dwight Schrute in sunglasses.


November 14, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

You know, the more you mine this idea, the richer it turns out to be. Omnipresent Man is just fun to think about. Though I'm sure you're aware; this strip proves you've thought about him far more than I.

November 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGarrett

@ staneslav: i'm not usually such a stickler but it IS Star Trek. It was "Harry" Mudd, not "Henry"

November 15, 2010 | Unregistered Commentermrphysics42

the cop looks way too much like dwight from office

November 16, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterjim halpert

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