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His brainwaves can fit on a jump drive?
(Does that constitute a comment? Whatever, it's good enough for me.)
The whole instruction is priceless, but frame 2 has kept me laughing non-stop for 15 minutes. The judge's wig on Missy is perfect, and whatever is going on with Scott's goofy stance and expression is masterful. Not to mention Rick's thoroughly absurd superhero costume.
So glad I discovered Basic Instructions.
That's idiotic. I love it.
omnipresent man is Always pelvic thrusting something.And Martial Crafts! The deadly art of gluing Beads to Paper!
Even the characters we used to think were permanently dead don't stay dead these days. They just come back as bad guys for a while. Robin, Bucky, hell, I give it a year or two before Uncle Ben suddenly comes back and tries to kill Spider Man.
I can not stop seeing the black circle as a hole, and the google marking as a ....:(
Too bad Omnipresent Man didn't ID the body, since he was standing right there anyway... :P
First! Great comic
Bah, almost choked on my tea laughing...again.
Absolutely fantastic! Thanks!
Is it just me, or is Omnipresent Man the campest superhero ever created? Genius stuff as always, Scott :-D
I started laughing while loading the page.... The first thing to load was the page title : Basic Instructions - How to Resurrect a Dead Character", and I was laughing already!
I love hero comics, even when Rocket hat is not on it!
Googly eyes. Yes!
Nice to see Rodney again. *whispers* who's Rodney, I don't remember.
Funny as usual. xD
Shouldn't Omnipresent Man appear in every panel, even if it's a really tiny version in the background? As a matter of fact, Omnipresent Man should appear in every single panel of every strip from here on. Yes, add that to your "To Do" list, sir.
This still makes more sense than "The Death of Superman," when that cyborg Superman with googly eyes appeared out of nowhere.
"But, the way your lifeless eyes were rolling around in your head..." I laughed until I stopped! Thanks, Scott!
I'm sure Rocket actually WAS in the comic, he was just battling MacraMayhem at the bank off screen.
Great one! Love the superhero's!
Shenanigans. Killing a character to the point where it's a running gag can also work (Aeon Flux, South Park) and does not affect the credibility of the work, just the continuity of the setting. Also South Park did an epic job explaining the kenny thing after like 12 seasons, so :P
You packed a lot of goodness into this one! "Martial crafts" is a permanent addition to my mental landscape. Won't be long before I thought it up myself.
It would be great if you tagged each strip with the characters in it, so we could go back and look at them over time.
Is it just me, or does Omnipresent Man's stance in panel 2 look like Daphne from Scooby Doo? :)
Spot on, that's one of my biggest pet peeves in entertainment (and it's depressingly common in sci-fi): dead characters' tendency to not stay dead.
Was this prompted by Johnny Storm, or had this been baking for a while?
Oh dude! I just identified the giant katana knitting needles sheathed on MacraMayhem's back! It is layer upon layer of subtly obvious awesomeness
Is Rodney the guy who killed your brother, then, to get revenge, you befriended and killed when he was looking at his watch? It kinda looks like him, but the shirt is wrong... You're bringing back a character that never existed!
Yes! I called it! (Not sure if my comment calling it ever came thru, tho.) I knew there'd be instructions like these involving MacraMayhem!
Oh, this is classic.
Are you a Fantastic Four fan, by any chance?
Clearly, Omnipresent Man saw what both MarcaMayhem did to create "body" (I love the googly eyes) and that the Knifekateer (spelling?) sqiunted from a distance and then passed out. The unanswered question is why he appears so amused in frame two. He already knows it all. Of course, after reading frame two, I was highly amused.
Who's this rodney character?
What's with the omniprsent man hip-thrusting in panel 2?
I had to think for a while before I remembered Rodney the mechanic
Seeing how the taboo on cheap marketing ploys has been lifted, does this mean the road is clear for Slaughter-Bots resurrection? It could give the Human Joke his first cool looking weapon.
Rodney, for those who can't remember.
For those who don't remember, Rodney is the one who died in "How to Kill Off a Fictional Character",
And by the way, where the hell is Stabby? He should have the final word on this!
YES! As soon as I read the title I instantly thought of Rodney
Wasn't Rodney the Mechanic that died in "how to kill off a fictional character" I knew he wasn't really dead!
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