Crows and Natural Selection

February 18, 2019

In this comic, the crows discuss how natural selection has effected their lives.

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Crows and Natural Selection

Comic written and illustrated by Ryan Reid

Panel 1: Two CROWS are perched on a tree branch.

CROW 1

How long have we not had thumbs?

CROW 2

Since a little after the Therapods, I guess.

Panel 2: The CROWS take flight, leaving the tree.

CROW 1

Natural Selection is such a buzzkill.

Panel 3: The CROWS fly silently at a distance, Trees reach into the sky beneath them.

Panel 4: The CROWS continue their flight.

CROW 1

We could have been 5 stories tall!

Panel 5: As the CROWS fly, suburban rooftops come into view amongst the trees.

CROW 1

Fierce predators, devouring cave men!

Panel 6: The CROWS land on the peak of a roof.

CROW 1

Abolishing bourgeois property through common ownership of production!

Panel 7: Close up of CROWS.

CROW 2

Hold on. That last one was Communism, not Evolution.

Panel 8: The CROWS remain perched on the roof peak.

CROW 1

Is there nothing dinosaurs couldn’t do?

CROW 2

Surviving meteor impacts seemed to be a weak point.

Lofty Whales

February 5, 2019

In this comic, Harold the whale can fly!

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Lofty Whales

Comic written and illustrated by Ryan Reid

Panel 1: HAROLD the WHALE is floating high in the sky.

HAROLD

Weee!

Panel 2:  DICK the WHALE swims into view, in the ocean below HAROLD.

HAROLD

Look DICK! I’m flying!

Panel 3

DICK

No you’re not.

Panel 4: A couple fish and some assorted aquatic sea life.

HAROLD (voice over)

Yes I am! Look! I’m breaking the laws of nature!

Panel 5: Clouds, blue  sky, a few birds fly in the distance.

DICK (voice over)

They’re not real laws.

Panel 6: THOM the BIRD is flying past HAROLD.

THOM

Nice day for flying, HAROLD!

HAROLD

It truly is, THOM!

Panel 7

HAROLD (voice over)

There! See? THOM just said I’m flying!

DICK

Of course a bird would say that.

Panel 8: DICK swimming away.

DICK

Honestly, HAROLD. Whales can’t fly. Get your head out of the clouds.

Panel 9: HAROLD watches DICK swim away.

Panel 10: HAROLD is flying high above the ocean.

HAROLD

Weee!