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Sinfest
Cover of first Sinfest anthology
Cover of the first Sinfest book, collecting strips up to late 2002.
Author(s) Tatsuya Ishida
Website http://www.sinfest.net/
Current status / schedule daily (usually)
Launch date January 17, 2000
Genre(s) Humor, Religion, Sex, Media

Sinfest is a webcomic written and drawn by Japanese-American comic strip artist Tatsuya Ishida. The first strip appeared on January 17, 2000. A new strip is published often (usually daily) on the Sinfest website. On July 9, 2006, the Sinfest website underwent a redesign, and became self-published, no longer a member of Keenspot. Image File history File links This image is of a book cover, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by the publisher of the book. ... For other uses, see Author (disambiguation). ... Tatsuya Ishida portrait Tatsuya Ishida is the author of the webcomic Sinfest. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Look up day in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... The webcomic genres are the types of themes a webcomic can take. ... Look up Humour in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Webcomics, also known as online comics and internet comics, are comics that are available to read on the Internet. ... Japanese Americans ) are Americans of Japanese descent who trace their ancestry to Japan or Okinawa and are residents and/or citizens of the United States. ... This article is about the comic strip, the sequential art form as published in newspapers and on the Internet. ... Tatsuya Ishida portrait Tatsuya Ishida is the author of the webcomic Sinfest. ... is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Keenspot claims to be the largest publisher of exclusive webcomics on the Internet. ...

Contents

Overview

Sinfest is perhaps best summarized as Eastern art with Western writing. Ishida's drawing is clearly influenced by manga but not limited to that particular style. The strip is hand-drawn in oversized frames and then scaled down, to achieve said detail. Ishida never re-uses the same frame within the same strip, even if the only change is a speech bubble. This article is about the comics published in East Asian countries. ...


Originally, all strips were pure black and white line art, but larger Sunday strips with full color were introduced shortly after Ishida broke away from Keenspot in the summer of 2006, which also coincided with a site redesign. Starting around late February 2007 Sinfest's style changed, and it is now drawn with different shades of grey. This change in itself was commemorated in a strip.[1] Historically, the strip has been updated more or less every day, but the period leading up to the split saw significantly fewer comics, with two unexplained dry-spells lasting at least a month. Since the new site was introduced on July 10, 2006, there has been a new strip every day (as of early 2007).[2] It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Line Art. ... See also Comic strip and Daily strip. ...


The subject matter of Sinfest is often human nature, with particular attention paid to sexuality and religion. Less frequently, the strip will parody popular culture or indulge in political commentary. There are some recurring types of strip, such as "You Had to Be There" (where the reader is not told what the characters are discussing), "Japanese Calligraphy" (where one of the characters transforms over four panels into a kanji ideograph, usually related to the strip in some way.), "Porn Script Readings" (where Monique and Slick read porn star dialogue in deadpan style, except for once where they used flash cards for a Silent Film reading) and "Ninja Theatre" (where the characters take on the roles of heroes and villains in a martial arts movie). For other uses, see Human nature (disambiguation). ... This article is about human sexual perceptions. ... Popular culture, sometimes abbreviated to pop culture, consists of widespread cultural elements in any given society. ... Unenrolled Moderates Unenrolled Voters. ... Japanese writing Kanji Kana Hiragana Katakana Hentaigana Manyōgana Uses Furigana Okurigana Rōmaji   ) are the Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese logographic writing system along with hiragana (平仮名), katakana (片仮名), and the Arabic numerals. ... Deadpan is a form of comedic delivery in which humour is presented without exhibiting a change in emotion or facial expression. ... A flashcard or flash card is a piece of paper that is used as a learning aid. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ...


In each strip, a unique epigram appears above Ishida's name, for example: "Da Bomb," "Patent Pending" and "Some Assembly Required." The new-style Sunday strips include no epigrams. An epigram is a short poem with a clever twist at the end or a concise and witty statement. ...


Sinfest in print

According to the "Futility Watch" that was on the website previous to the July 9, 2006 redesign, Sinfest has been rejected by newspaper comic syndicates eleven times as of January 25, 2006. is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the association term. ... is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Sinfest has appeared in print in the form of anthology books, released by Ishida's own production company Museworks. So far, three books have been published: An anthology, literally a garland or collection of flowers, is a collection of literary works, originally of poems. ...

In Norway, Sinfest has appeared in the comic magazine Nemi. Unlike the web version it was colored before printing (in addition to being translated) and the daily "slogan" was cropped. is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Look up November in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nemi: So you dont think playing hard to get will work after this? Nemi is a Norwegian comic strip, written and drawn by Lise Myhre. ...


Characters

Slick

Slick

Slick is an inept womanizer and self-proclaimed pimp. During poetry readings, he takes on the name Slick-Daddy the Beat Poet, while during the "Ninja Theatre" strips, he becomes Wasabi the Pimp Ninja. Ishida admits that Slick's appearance is based on Calvin from Bill Watterson's Calvin and Hobbes; he has the same spiky blond hair and diminutive stature, but he is always wearing shades. Ishida alludes to this fact in the classic strip titled "Originality". Slick is aged "between 14 and 21,"[3] but he is often seen consuming alcohol and looking at porn. In the first strips, he applies to the Devil to sell his soul, and his application remained pending for years (it was accepted, later rejected, and, after the Devil's return from retirement, finally processed[4]). Much of the strip's humor revolves around Slick's futile attempts to persuade Monique to have sex with him, although in later sequences Slick has admitted genuine feelings for her while drunk[5]. Slick once gained a date with Monique[6] but it was ruined by Squigley[7]. In recent strips, Slick is often shown having genuine feelings for Monique[8], and sometimes trying to confess them. However, even when he is able to propose, his plans often backfire, and are met with rejection[9][10]. However, his feelings for Monique do not appear to compromise his tendency to hit on other girls.
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Monique

Monique as It Girl

Monique is an attractive 16-year-old girl who has "many tramp-like qualities, but deep down inside she's still a tramp".[3] Monique often appears shallow and vain, but has a reflective and insecure side as well. She has low fidelity and a rampant interest in men. She remains single, however; early strips implied that she might be quite promiscuous in her sexual activity, but this aspect of her character was later toned down. A running gag in the strip is that she seems to be attracted to every man she sees except Slick. Although Slick and Monique are frequently shown getting on each other's nerves, they remain friends. The majority of Slick's comments and actions toward Monique are of a purely sexual nature, but the two often depend on one another for company and amusement. Image File history File links Monique3. ... Image File history File links Monique3. ... The running gag is a popular hallmark of comic and serious forms of entertainment. ...


There have also been strips where it is implied that she may have some feelings for Slick as well (or at least a possessive nature towards him). One such example involved Slick having a conversation with a girl in a bar who seemed to be romantically interested in him, which prompted Monique to indignantly state that the other other girl was talking to "my Slicky!".[11] Also, in one of the Sunday comics when Slick and Monique have taken to writing their own stories, in the last panel as they sit on two opposite sides of a tree, there is an engraving on the tree between them that says "S+M" surrounded by a heart that may have been made by Monique, as it seemed above Slick's reach due to his diminutive stature.[12] Monique's alter egos include Yellow Tail the Geisha Slut Villainess and Spoken-word Star It Girl; her nicknames include 'Nique and Money, which sometimes causes some of Slick's comments to have double meanings. Typical nape make-up Geisha ) or Geigi ) are traditional, female Japanese entertainers, whose skills include performing various Japanese arts, such as classical music and dance. ... Spoken word is a form of music or artistic performance in which lyrics, poetry, or stories are spoken rather than sung. ... An It girl is a charming, sexy young woman, or one who has just broken into mainstream cinema. ...


Notably, despite the fact her hair is depicted normally as having a blue tint, Monique's hair has always been done in purple for the Sunday strips [citation needed]. Tatsuya has not given a reason for this.


Criminy

Criminy is an intelligent, bespectacled youngster who frequently acts as the strip's lone voice of reason. He is shy, innocent and polite, frequently addressing the other characters as "Ms. Monique" and "Sir." His nicknames include Crim, Short Stuff and Crimmy. Despite his somewhat staid demeanor, Criminy is a great breakdancer and DJ,[13][14] but the other characters do not seem to be aware of this. Possibly due to his gentlemanly nature, Criminy seems to be very attractive to other women, but his unceasing innocence prevents him from getting involved with the romantic or devious intentions of his suitors. This USPS stamp depicts an 80s breakdancer and a boombox. ...


Beginning in the later part of 2007, Criminy is mostly seen in a fort made entirely of books that is posted against a tree near a lake. The purpose of the fort is appearently to shield him from the evils of the world. [1]#redirect Book ...


Squigley

Squigley

In direct contrast to Criminy is Slick's sidekick Squigley, or "Squig," an anthropomorphic pig. Crude and dumb, he is a male chauvinist who belittles women shamelessly: "Naw, they're trophies, man, trophies. They're objects! Show ponies! Slabs o' meat! SEX TOYS!"[15] Like Slick, he is addicted to pornography and alcohol, and is also a heavy marijuana user. A joke which is seen several times is Squigley's tendency to smoke any plant he finds using his pipe - including mistletoe and clover. Squigley's alter egos include the poet Notorious P.I.G. and Tonkatsu the Pig Ninja. During the series he once quit his habits [16] but returned eventually [17] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Chauvinism (IPA:) is extreme and unreasoning partisanship on behalf of a group to which one belongs, especially when the partisanship includes malice and hatred towards a rival group. ... Cannabis (also known as marijuana[1] or ganja[2] in its herbal form and hashish in its resinous form[3]) is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa L. subsp. ... Typical Japanese Tonkatsu, served in Seoul, Korea. ...


God

The Hand of God, as it appears in the comic.

God is typically shown as his hand (or occasionally both hands). God often uses a hand puppet to portray other characters, most often the Devil. His "Devil" puppet looks intentionally ridiculous. Image File history File links SinfestGod. ... Image File history File links SinfestGod. ...


God's speech is written in blackletter when he is speaking directly. When God is speaking as one of the hand puppets, normal letters are used. His speech bubbles usually come from between two large cumulus clouds above some hills, upon which the strip's other characters usually sit or stand to talk to him. His manner of speaking is no different from that of any other character. Blackletter in a Latin Bible of AD 1407, on display in Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire, England. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


With the exception of "fan boy" Seymour, none of the mortal characters seem especially impressed with the ability to regularly converse with God, nor does God seem offended at their casual form of address. In particular, Slick tends to speak to God with remarkable casualness: "Look, it's the giant hand of God. Hey, God. Wassup."[18]


In one strip placing the strip in Bizarro World, God's appearance is hinted as he stands on the ground and looks into the clouds at the Devil's hand.[19]
The Bizarro World, Htrae, is a fictional planet in the DC comics universe. ...


The Devil

The Devil in his kiosk

Unlike God, the Devil is portrayed as a human-sized being. He has the requisite horns, pointed beard and tail. He is usually dressed in a suit, except for a sequence of strips where he "quit" and was seen at the beach wearing a Hawaiian shirt or when hunting he wears a hat and hunting jacket. Like God, his manner of speech is no different from anyone else's. When he first sees God making fun of him with His "Devil" hand puppet, the Devil responds with "Hey yo that shit ain't funny." The Devil walks the Earth like any human, conversing with people normally, usually to give (bad) advice. While said people often ask the Devil theological questions, the Devil rarely gives a straight answer. However, he is not often seen being actively evil. Instead he engages in monologues in which he expounds on all the evil deeds he has done. He also frequently has a small, home-made kiosk which says "Anything you want," in exchange for "$Your soul." It is very similar to Lucy's from Peanuts, which is pointed out in one particular strip.[20] After the similarity is shown, the Devil makes a "The Devil is in" sign to parody it further. The devil's 'regular' customer is Slick. Image File history File links Sinfestdevil. ... Image File history File links Sinfestdevil. ... This page is about the concept of the Devil. ... Aloha shirts are usually adorned with repeating tropical patterns. ... Book cover Lucy van Pelt is a character in the syndicated comic strip Peanuts, written and drawn by Charles Schulz. ... For other uses, see Peanut (disambiguation). ...


God and the Devil are rivals, but in Sinfest their rivalry seems to be a vehicle for insights on religion.


Sinfest's devil makes an appearance in an installment of the webcomic Chopping Block.[21] Chopping Block is a darkly humorous webcomic by Lee Adam Herold that is a member of Alternative Brand Studios. ...


The Devil owns Cerberus, a three-headed dog. Heracles and threatened Cerberus, Attic black-figure neck-amphora, ca. ...


Seymour

Seymour is an unflattering portrayal of Christian fundamentalists. His face and head are like those of a stick figure, and he wears a white robe. He has a halo, but it is not a true halo: there is a support visible. He is often seen praying, preaching, or sitting quietly reading his Bible. He is a constant annoyance or laughing-stock to all of the other characters, except God (though even God has made fun of him behind his back[22]), especially the Devil and the Devil's fanboy, Li'l Evil. He incessantly criticizes anyone who is not as pious as he, and is never deterred when the response to his criticism and preaching is negative, as it always is. Even God's angels, Ezekiel and Ariel, seem to think Seymour is an embarrassment to all Christians; in one strip, to excuse his behavior, they say that Seymour still is "in training". Fundamentalist Christianity, or Christian fundamentalism, is a movement that arose mainly within British and American Protestantism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by conservative evangelical Christians, who, in a reaction to modernism, actively affirmed a fundamental set of Christian beliefs: the inerrancy of the Bible, Sola Scriptura, the...


Seymour's life is dominated by all things related to Christianity. However, even this does not prevent his manner of speech from being as "street" as any of the other characters'. Some of the humor of Seymour is generated by his mixing of religious terms and archaic diction with street-speak. For example, when preparing for a fight: "VERILY! C'mon, heathen punk, let's dance!"[23] and later: "Gonna get my tussle on and smite thee from here to rapture! By faith, thou art toast!".[24] The other characters most often regard Seymour with mild amusement so long as he does not become too pushy. Topics in Christianity Movements · Denominations · Other religions Ecumenism · Preaching · Prayer Music · Liturgy · Calendar Symbols · Art · Criticism Important figures Apostle Paul · Church Fathers Constantine · Athanasius · Augustine Anselm · Aquinas · Palamas · Luther Calvin · Wesley Arius · Marcion of Sinope Archbishop of Canterbury · Catholic Pope Coptic Pope · Ecumenical Patriarch Christianity Portal This box:      Christianity is...


Seymour's has often been shown grappling with his own faith on many occasions. Such as when he was tempted into wishing harm on others, and bursting out into an angry and violent tirade. However, the true fundamentalist, he is always seen praying and confessing afterwards, even if worried and scared.


In the Ninja Theatre stories Seymour's alter ego is the Iron Monk, who endlessly praises Buddha while carrying signs.


Li'l Evil

Perhaps in order to associate a bit of humor with the character of the Devil, and to create an ironic counterpoint to Seymour's obsessive worship of God, Ishida introduced the initially unnamed Devil's fanboy (later dubbed Li'l Evil). Li'l Evil is a miniature (about Slick's height) copy of the Devil himself, usually seen dressed in a suit (he sometimes wears an "E" T-shirt) and with a pair of horns, except that he lacks a tail, a beard and supernatural powers; unlike Slick, Li'l Evil may be a pre-adolescent. The Devil once addressed him as "Jethro"[25]. He is apparently a normal human dressed up as the Devil. He constantly tries to emulate his idol, much to The Devil's annoyance, although his acts of evil are rather mundane (such as returning a rented video without rewinding it). The character's "evil" nature brings him into frequent conflict with his "good" counterpart Seymour, and the two are frequently seen exchanging insults. Li'l Evil has also been seen antagonizing Ezekiel and Ariel, and even yelling insults skyward at God, although God doesn't seem to regard him very seriously (once commenting that an apple thrown up at him "missed"). Despite his idol-worship of a supreme evil, Li'l Evil is primarily a humorous character, and there is little seriousness associated with him. One rare exception is a strip portraying him preparing to commit evil, walking along a street and seeing graffiti, strip clubs and homeless people. His only comment is, "Actually, there isn't much left for me to do." Look up Supernatural in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... For other uses, see Graffiti (disambiguation). ... A homeless person in Paris. ...


He is one of the few main comic characters who is shown to own a pet: a baby Cerberus, a three-headed pink puppy (who, like Li'l Evil himself, is very cute and not at all scary or evil-looking)[26].


Ezekiel and Ariel

Ezekiel and Ariel are angels. Utterly devoted to each other, they are always together and never seem to disagree on anything. Sometimes they look like angels, as they have wings and halos and fly around in the clouds. Other times, they are dressed smartly in suits and walk the earth proselytizing, not unlike Jehovah's Witnesses. This article is about the supernatural being. ...


In keeping with their angelic status, they always behave perfectly. Unlike Seymour's constant consumerism, they are seen to be planning good deeds; they are virtually always cheerful and chipper, rarely falling into anything worse than mild befuddlement. Their only misbehavior is mocking the Devil, who occasionally goes out "angel-hunting". They have also been known to sing slightly unorthodox Christmas carols ("Jingle bells, Satan smells, Jesus is the way!"). However, some times the dialog between them can get very heavy on the double-entendres. For the short novel by Charles Dickens, see A Christmas Carol. ...


The Dragon

Just as Christian religion is represented by God and the Devil, Asian religion and world views are represented by the Dragon. He puts in comparatively rare appearances. His goals in life are harmony, oneness and nirvana. According to Ishida, he is "possibly the only being who's got God's number."[3] He was once seen dueling with God, but the two more often interact as peers. For other uses, see Christian (disambiguation). ... The Orient is a term traditionally used in Western culture to refer to the Middle East (Southwest Asia and Egypt), South Asia and East Asia. ... A world view (or worldview) is a term calqued from the German word Weltanschauung (pronounced ) Welt is the German word for world, and Anschauung is the German word for view or outlook. It implies a concept fundamental to German philosophy and epistemology and refers to a wide world perception. ... For other uses, see Dragon (disambiguation). ... This article is about the Buddhist concept. ...


Like dragons of legend, the Dragon appears snake-like, can fly, and breathes fire. Additionally, he can control the weather.


He is rarely seen to display any strong emotion, similar to God. He alternates between sarcasm and candor, even when he is speaking to God. He is usually smiling, however, implying that he is close to achieving his goal.


Pooch and Percival

Percival (left) and Pooch.

Usually separate from the world of the characters above is the world of Pooch and Percival (usually called Percy), a dog and cat, respectively. The main comic characters almost never appear with Pooch and Percy, and when they do there is very little interaction between them. Image File history File links Poochandpercival. ... Image File history File links Poochandpercival. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog (Canis lupus familiaris) is a domestic subspecies of the wolf, a mammal of the Canidae family of the order Carnivora. ... Binomial name Felis catus Linnaeus, 1758 Synonyms Felis lybica invalid junior synonym The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. ...


For the most part, Pooch and Percy strips have clean humor, more like one would expect from a "family" comic. The humor revolves around the nature of cats and dogs, their relationships with each other, with humans, and with nature. There is seldom any vulgar or suggestive humor.


Pooch and Percy live in the same household, with an owner (called "master") who is heard and only occasionally seen but only in undetailed profile. It is likely that the "master" is supposed to be Tatsuya Ishida himself, based on evidence from several comics. In one strip, a drawing board with a four-panelled paper strip on it is seen inside the house.[27] In another incident, Pooch remarks on his owner Hunter-Gathering for food; Ishida's epigram for that strip reads "Hunter-Gatherer".[28] In one strip, Pooch is seen lying on master's lap, and master is wearing a shirt with the two Japanese characters that make up "Ishida."[29] Also, in another incident Pooch and Percy are shown talking about their master's work, at a drawing table with a Monique sketch lying on it.[30] And, in a "Special Behind-The-Scenes Making Of Sinfest Featurette" in one strip, "master" is again shown at the drawing board .[31] For the most part, however, the two animals seem to be alone in the house. A drafting table in use A drawing board (also drawing table, drafting table, architects table or draughting table) is, in its antique form, a kind of multipurpose Desk which can be used for any kind of drawing, writing or impromptu sketching on a large sheet of paper or for...


Pooch is a stereotypical dog: unquestioningly adoring of his master, endlessly cheerful, and easily pleased. He celebrates at every meal ("Dog food! AGAIN! I am so LOVED!"). He has a ball that he calls "Bally" and loves to play with. Percy always disdains Pooch when he plays with Bally, but has been seen playing with Bally while Pooch is not there. Pooch loves to go outside (both animals are allowed to roam freely outside, unaccompanied) and commune with nature by frolicking in fallen leaves and watching birds and squirrels. For other uses, see Bird (disambiguation). ... This article is about the animal. ...


Percy is a stereotypical cat: very cynical, disdainful, solitary and mistrustful. Although he has shown some signs of affection for Pooch, for the most part, he merely tolerates him. He is rarely seen to be cheerful, though he often smiles sarcastically. He has a ball of yarn, called "Yarny", that he plays with, thinking he is a ferocious hunter. However, Yarny usually comes unraveled and Percy becomes hopelessly tangled. Percy often stalks birds, but always fails to catch them. He does kill flies, which puts him in a good mood for some time. For other uses, see Fly (disambiguation) and Flies (disambiguation). ...


Pooch and Percival strips are fairly frequent, but not among the majority of Sinfest strips. They seem to be a way for Ishida to take a break from his regular characters, and to focus on something more down-to-earth. In earlier strips they were more anthropomorphic; standing on two legs, holding objects in their "hands", but as the series progressed they lost those features.


Other Religious Figures

  • Jesus has appeared various points in the strip. In earlier years he would appear very rarely, did not interact with the other characters, and usually appeared to set up a joke or punchline. More recently he has become a more common appearance, mostly interacting with Buddha and the Devil, but not totally separate from the strip's other characters. He is apparently very skilled at basketball, managing to sink a two-pointer even when the devil drop-kicked him[32].
  • Buddha, on the other hand, started appearing in late 2006 and, although he rarely says anything, he does interact with the other characters at various points, usually with the other characters commenting on him. Buddha appears mostly as an alternative point of view to the Satanic-Christian characters much to the confusion or frustration of all.

This article is about Jesus of Nazareth. ... Media:Example. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

First appearances of characters (chronological order)

  • Slick and the Devil: January 17, 2000 (first strip)
  • God and Jesus: January 21, 2000
  • Criminy: January 23, 2000
  • Squigley: January 25, 2000
  • Pooch and Percival: January 30, 2000
  • Monique: February 2, 2000
  • The Dragon: March 1, 2000
  • Pooch and Percival's master: March 10, 2000
  • Seymour: April 27, 2000
  • Ezekiel and Ariel: May 1, 2000
  • Li'l Evil: July 24, 2002
  • Buddha: October 9, 2006

References

  1. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for February 21, 2007
  2. ^ Sinfest archive page with calendars showing days when new strips were added
  3. ^ a b c Old "cast" page on the Sinfest website, now available archived
  4. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for December 16, 2005
  5. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for January 1st, 2003
  6. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for December 8th, 2005
  7. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for January 3rd, 2006
  8. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for February 25th, 2007
  9. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for March 4th, 2007
  10. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for February 28th, 2007
  11. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for January 16, 2003
  12. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for September 3rd, 2006
  13. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for June 5, 2004
  14. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for December 31, 2004
  15. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for April 27, 2000
  16. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for October 24, 2006
  17. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for November 24, 2006
  18. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for January 23, 2000
  19. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for July 15, 2002
  20. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for July 16, 2000
  21. ^ Herold, Lee Adam: Chopping Block strip for October 9, 2000
  22. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for April 28, 2000
  23. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for July 10, 2000
  24. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for July 11, 2000
  25. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for April 9, 2004
  26. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for October 1, 2006
  27. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for December 9, 2004
  28. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for May 23, 2005
  29. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for October 20, 2006
  30. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for January 22, 2007
  31. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for April 29, 2007
  32. ^ Ishida, Tatsuya: Sinfest strip for March 18, 2007

External links

  • Sinfest.net
  • Sinfest strip for March 3, 2000 - Sinfest comments on its debt to Calvin and Hobbes

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Sinfest - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3060 words)
Sinfest is a webcomic written and drawn by Japanese American comic strip artist Tatsuya Ishida.
Sinfest has appeared in print recently in the form of anthology books, Sinfest (ISBN 0-9724663-0-4), Life is My Bitch (ISBN 0-9724663-1-2), and Dance of the Gods (ISBN 0-9724663-2-0).
The subject matter Sinfest is usually human nature, with particular attention paid to sexuality and religion.
Sinfest: The Webcomic To End all Webcomics (203 words)
Sinfest, of course, is a major player in the New World Order, disseminating encrypted messages, via webcomic, to the Secret Order of the Brotherhood of The Clandestine Society of The Black Skull of Illuminated Knowledge of Darkness.
If the punchlines in Sinfest are sometimes lame, that's only because you don't know the code.
No duplication, reproduction, or reprinting of Sinfest strips and/or related characters allowed without written permission from the author/publisher.
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