HAIKU COMICS

We rarely see ourselves clearly

When you look at yourself in the mirror, you’re only seeing an optical distortion. The same is true of selfies and the other pictures of you that exist.

What would it be like to see yourself through the eyes of someone who deeply, unconditionally loved you? How would that change…

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HAIKU COMICS

The only reason we want to stay young is that we’re afraid of death

I once wrote 50 or 60 science-fiction haiku about a time after machines had gained sentience. I created this comic as an experiment to see if the concept would work for a graphic novel told in haiku.

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HAIKU COMICS

There’s only one way to stop time

We know that time is a human construct. Time is not a valid variable in quantum mechanics. Time as we experience it is simply entropy — the trend of the universe towards chaos. That means you can stop time if you want to.

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HAIKU COMICS

It’s okay to just enjoy things

We live in an age of hyper-productivity. We are pressured to track and measure everything — even how we use our downtime. Don’s count how many chocolate cookies you eat a year. Refuse to track how many novels you read. Rebel against the urge to see how many hours of…

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HAIKU COMICS

Summer nostalgia

The calendar says it’s fall, but here in the Pacific Northwest, we are still having summer weather. While I’m excited for the seasons to change, I’m always a little nostalgic for carefree summer nights.

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HAIKU COMICS

The house quaked with the thunder

Fall thunderstorms are a rare treat in the Willamette Valley. The beauty of a fall thunderstorm is that you get to enjoy the awesome power of the sky without worrying about lighting sparking new wildfires like you do when thunderstorms roll through in the summer.

A few years ago, we…

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HAIKU COMICS

Sometimes all you can do is watch the disaster come and overtake you

I sometimes play a game with my anxiety where I imagine what I’d do in certain unlikely scenarios. I like to believe that I would fight to live as long as it was possible to survive but that I would accept my certain doom with equanimity. I find this exercise…

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