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0367: Roaming Data
19th Sep, 2016 in Hakuna Nevada

0367: Roaming Data
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Author Notes:
Mel Cormac edit delete
Mel Cormac
It would be really funny if I just didn't post for 6 months after this page.

This one was a struggle to get through, but I like the end result well enough.
User comments:

lirvilas edit delete reply
"...If I just didn't post for 6 months after this page"

Yeah, don't do that. And I agree, it's a most agreeable page. Nice crowd scene!
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Ha don't worry, I've got a semi decent buffer to keep me going

And thanks! Crowd scenes are tough but worth it
JammyTheBirb edit delete reply
All those people and buildings! Woah! 0w0

And also, 'Shit.' indeed. poor Jon 0n0
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
This page took waaaaay longer than I wanted it to... had to be done though!
Shirokuro edit delete reply
Oh crap...I saw this coming lol
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Jon why you so silly
MST3KFan edit delete reply
Welp. Hopefully Jon knows where their hotel is and hope they might think he would go there.

Otherwise, being lost in a big city is definitely not gonna be fun.
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Yes, that would be the smart thing to do... XD
TheD-Wrek edit delete reply
Been there before (as a child). Best of luck to ya Jon... :'D
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Oh dang, yeah it's way scarier as a child. I was originally planning to have Jon think of what he used to do in this situation when he was six, and somehow lying down on the ground and sobbing didn't seem like a great solution... XD
anonymous coward (Guest) edit delete reply
Are any of the crowd cameos?
Are there really lots of shirtless people wandering around in Las Vegas?
Is the gag where a smartphone user bumps into a phone pole/mailbox/fire hydrant/tree/(fill in blank) coming soon? (I see this one too often IRL.)
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
In order: not intentionally, in my ideal world there are, and watch this space ;)
AmbiguousMouse (Guest) edit delete reply

That person on the left is either the world's broadest-boned and masculine child to have ever been birthed, or a very confident midget with a very amused significant other. The black woman above them, meanwhile, might have the skinniest shoulders I've ever seen in a first world country. That woman is definitely coming out of the boy's head and presumably has yet to retrieve her lower body from his skull. The man in the dress shirt is giving the man in the yellow shirt a back rub with one hand while checking his watch with the other, and the yellow-shirted man is presumably planning to punish this halfhearted back rub by tripping the man when he tries to walk away. And the woman on the far right is not watching where she's going and is definitely about to walk into the wall.

Vegas is such an interesting and diverse place.
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Me while drawing this page: I hope no one pays too much attention to the background characters because I didn't spend as much time on them to make them look good or make all that much sense.

Me now: ...Awkward.
AmbiguousMouse (Guest) edit delete reply
Hahaha! No judgment, comic-drawing is hard and time-consuming work. Just thought I'd have a little fun seeing which ones I could spot :3 As I said, I'm just chalking it up to the general insanity of it being Vegas.
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Oh yeah, don't get me wrong, it gave me a good laugh! Though I often see near-equal craziness in the streets of Nottingham!
JC Webcomics edit delete reply
JC Webcomics
Ah, this is a constant fear of mine, especially since I normally rely on other people to navigate when I go to other countries. The only time I've been on my own in another country was in Hallstatt, the Austrian village where it is literally impossible to get lost - it's the equivalent of that train station in The Matrix Revolutions that just loops over and over!

How much is Seth gonna freak out when he realises Jon's not there?
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
I couldn't find a gif of that scene in Bunny Drop where Daikichi turns around for one second and realises Rin has suddenly vanished.

But yeah, that.
junoro edit delete reply
Haha uh OHHHHH...... Jon's lost! Almost like that guy in the background lost his shirt! Nice details in the crowd by the way!
rufiangel edit delete reply
Holy crowd cakes, batman! XD; seriously, nice work on the crowd! I like what you did with the outlines to make sure Jon really stood out <3
Mel Cormac edit delete reply
Mel Cormac
Aah thank you! Crowds are hard but sometimes necessary. :')