Re: Strangers in Paradise (I finally finished).
- So SiP finally finished? I remember that being recommended to me
through the Xena fandom. My interest tapered off in the later
editions, though, because the melodrama started getting a bit too
painful. ^^; I'll have to look into collecting the last volumes
again, especially since you say the ending's satisfying. :D
--- In Yuricon@yahoogroups.com, "Jen" <puni@...> wrote:
> Finally got around to reading the last collected volume.
> All done. No more random western lesbian melodrama for me. With a
> collected volume appearing maybe once a year, it was an otherwise
> enjoyable distraction.
> I still have the collected SiP volume #1 I picked up on a whim from
> the local comic store (The front cover caught my eye, and the back
> cover held promise). That was... what, 1994?
> And now it's over. Damn, I feel old. This one hung in there. I like
> it when western comic series take cues from JP manga, and keep the
> same writer/artist on from start to finish... unless they become TOO
> successful, in which case the franchise MUST outlive the creator's
> disinterest never letting them conclusively end their story.
> ...but that's a discussion that's been done to death on other boards,
> and holds NO interest to me. Never one to read nor glance at the
> individual issues, the SiP collected volumes were truly an enjoyable
> once-a-year read.
> The ending satisfied me, which I know is quite important to the
> writer. He can continue life knowing his product earned my blessing.
> He may rest now. ^__^
> Kisses XXOOXX