gabby's playhouse

a gabby schulz & ken dahl internet repository




For years we’ve been admirers of the simple but elegant economics of Dorothy Gambrell’s Donation Derby comic. You pay something, you get a comic, & the rest of us get to read it. We’d love to do something similar, except 1) she already thought up this idea; 2) we fear we wouldn’t get any “donations”; 3) we only spend money on extremely boring things like rent and food and cheap beer, and usually do sans bon mots. We’re not sure a comic of us trudging around alone finicking over the dollar difference between a case of Hamm’s & PBR would really make for Eisner material. But, we just spent a lot of time typing out this paragraph so we’re not going to delete it, consider the idea pondered.

2 Comments on “6-9-14”

    • Yeah, they scuttled my pessimism by fixing it & then adding “well-maintained pinball machines” to ads for their bar! Somewhere, hope still flickers.

      And i owe you a pinball email

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