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SDL: Rice and Relevance, I by terriblenerd SDL: Rice and Relevance, I by terriblenerd
Wahey! New cintiq means I finally get to shade the few pages I scanned before I lost my lab access. Boy, I really need to update my journal about this, huh. xD SOON, SOON.

Anyway! This was supposed to go on while Miss SDL was going, but I ended up not getting to work on it until after the final round. There's a couple other comics scripted as well, which will to some degree explain how/why Ani finds herself in the situations we saw in the Miss SDL entries.

For anyone who's confused about what Annie and the Professor are doing in feudal Japan in the first place, the Samurai Dueler's League is an alternate universe where people have adapted their characters to fit in that particular time period and locale. Participants are free to duel one another, similar to tournament-type fighting, but without the multiple-round commitment. Ginger made it into SDL a long time before Ani did; he's also a member of the Gokiburi-gumi, a yakuza family led by `Endling's Ree.

SO NOW THAT WE'RE ALL ON THE SAME PAGE.

A teeeny bit more of the back story begins to raise its malformed head! Yes, folks, it's true: in this universe, Ani and Ginger have yet to actually. Y'know. Hook up. Hence this little side-series! Also, that man at the end has nooo idea what's coming. Pro tip: run fast, little man, and run far.

SDL (c) :iconroninsultramix:
Lilith, Rex (c) :iconendling:
Professor (c) meeee
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Avagueidea Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2009
I really enjoy these comics. @.@ I don't know that I've ever commented and said so, so I am now! Annie and Ginger are hilarious and fun.

:heart:
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ninjacharles Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2009
epic win.=3
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WTFWonder Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009
Unpleasantness for the faceless, unnamed fellow in the background is on the horizon. I know it.
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100manga Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2009
The poor soul in the last panel is a goner. :XD:
I can't wait for the other comics! :D
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pencilwarrior01 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
That little man does not need to run. He needs a one-way rocket trip to Mars if he doesn't want to a statistic.
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Blaze-Typhoon Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009
yeah, it is best NOT to mess with Ani.
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HysteriaBound Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2009
I'm very excited to see Ani and the Professor get together. I predict sexual tension! :iconimhappyplz:
I think Rex got a lot more sassy in this page. Before, he was a bit more... coherent xD
And Lilith makes a return? :O Don't we all know by now that she only spells trouble?
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TadpoleOfDoom Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
I totally agree with the person above, you've got me to follow any and every ';Professor and Annie' things you've done which is pretty uncommon for someone else's OCs.

(Though Endling's characters are a close second, so I of course love this you're doing, keep it up!)
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WinterVines Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Yay for being able to shade. This is no less than amazing, like all your work. I love the story you can tell!
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wolfy-girl Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Oh, you're writing a web comic? I can't wait for that! I know it will be amazing, whatever it's about. :)

I really like the new entry. I love it when you get to see a large range of the Professors' emotions, all in one strip.

Also: Yay! An idiot at a bar provides amusement for us! =D
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Icey5670 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
that dude is gunna die lol :3
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Bladnoched Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
OMGZ LILITH...! O.O
Fantastic strip, keep it coming :thumbsup:
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doctorlit Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Ree was so true to form while she was speaking that for a brief moment I thought this was an Endling comic; I had to scroll up to remind myself who drew this!
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heysawbones Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009  Professional General Artist
You consistently write OCs I can actually care about.


Ahhhh, wonderful~
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terriblenerd Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Just wait 'til I start the webcomic. >w>
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heysawbones Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009  Professional General Artist
Keep it up.

I dunno. I lose interest in webcomics really quickly. The only ones I manage to keep up with are Achewood and Kate Beaton.
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TheJohnsonDesign Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009  Professional Interface Designer
is... annie and professor web comic?! will happen?
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Allegra-the-Neko Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
But- but- married D8 YOU TOOK AWAY THE SATISFACTION OF KNOWING THEY'RE TOGETHER SOB. Also that classy guy in the background is screwed.

Great page, love all of the expressions and witty dialogue as always :D Can't wait to see more!
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Dreamwish Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Oooh God the Professor's expression is wonderful at the end thar.
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Pinumbra Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009  Hobbyist
If female distraction is needed for hilarious misunderstandings, the triplets are at your command 8D
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Solomen Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dannnng... he got served :rofl:

and poor guy in the background just became an outlet for aggression :D
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Z-Crackers Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
"Hell, if the ginger isn't gonna break it off in that ass, then I'll take her myself, shnozz or not"

Oh random GG member, you're so smooth <3
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KingdomHarts Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2009
Oh yes. RUN.
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Alphaistic Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009
XD I always love how you draw Rex! He's always all :iconimhappyplz:

I hope the little man gets his life spared. >.>
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J3V1L Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He will not get very far at all.
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