Awakeman #20: The Event

Awakeman! Comic

Happy 2016!


AwakeMan! No. 20

Panel 1

AWAKEMAN (narrating): It was another ordinary day…

View of a computer screen. It is showing a website called TwitWire.

NEWS TWITS: 22 Passengers spontaneou–(cut off by right side of panel)–from 747 mid-flight

POINTY-HAIRED WINGNUT: The PM is a bozo! It’s very unbecoming

NEKOFAN: LOOK AT THIS PUPPY OMG OMG OMG http://icanhaspuppys –(cut off)

BUSINOOSE: $108 million gone… maybe phone bleaching will nev–(cut off)

Panel 2

Awakeman ponders their phone, which has lit up with a notification, next to the desk with Mac Classic and beneath a high-up shelf hap-hazardously supporting 20 books.

AWAKEMAN (narrating): I was just an ordinary stick-figure in a mediocre absurdist comic.

Panel 3

AWAKEMAN (narrating): I never asked for this.

Awakeman’s phone screen. On the status bar at the top it displays full signal from the BANANATEL network, the time 9:41, the Wi-Fi indicator, and a roughly half-charged battery. Beneath the status bar is the notification: a message.

MESSAGE: SCIENCE J: You won’t believe this one weird message!!: I detected an event!!!! 😆