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Life Sucks or Why I Love Dean Lee

Dean is my co-everything on the web-comic STARSEARCHERS– look us up on Facebook. Without him, STARSEARCHERS exists only in my teenage notebooks, and not as an actual THANG that is out there in the webiverse. He’s a lot busier these days than he was, so any chance to collab with him is a good thing. I was delighted to hear from him recently, asking if I could script a one page story using some ideas he had.

One page? Difficult, yes, but I wasn’t about to say no to Dean. As I recall, his idea was about a man who was tired at work, and the tiredness involved a woman, but he wanted a twist to it. And thus the one-page wonder that is LOVE SUCKS was born.

When he completed his as-always fantastic artwork/coloring/lettering on the script I submitted to him, the only critique I had was that the 1-page format did not do justice to the twist at the end.

I love any chance to work with Dean. I’d love nothing more than to be able to pay him a comfortable wage to bring all of our ideas to life. Maybe one of these days… until then, here’s LIFE SUCKS. Let us know what you think:

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STARSEARCHERS # 1 cover & pages 1-3

The web’s coolest, craziest and free-est web comic is here!  Written by your humble fandango host Michael Lash and illustrated, colored, and lettered by man of many talents Dean Lee!  Get your space opera on!

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