Graduation comic strip

From to , the strip was highly gag oriented, with humor coming from physical and prop comedy and surreal situations: running gags included the school's computer having become sentient and subjecting the students to its obsession with Star Trek ; student "Crazy" Harry's ability to play pizzas like records; the school's winless football team; and band director Harry L. Dinkle's attempts to win each year's "Battle of the Bands," despite the contest always coinciding with a natural disaster usually a downpour from a heavy rainstorm. Though the titular everyman Funky Winkerbean was the ostensible main character, nerds Les Moore and Lisa Crawford became breakout characters and the primary focus of the strip. Supporting characters included obsessive majorette Holly who never removed her Majorette uniform , "Crazy" Harry who lived in his locker , Jerome T. It was established that Funky, Les, Cindy and all the rest of the previous cast had graduated from Westview in ; their college years were skipped, and the story continued in their adulthood. Subsequently, the characters started to age in real time and undergo significant life changes.

A Graduate Student Experience, In Four Panels

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For most, it provides a way to pass the time; for Jorge Cham, it paved the way to a new career— one that graduate students across the world appreciate. These include the joys of being a teaching assistant, how to scam free food, dating, explaining your project to your parents, trying to find a job and, of course, trying to write that pesky dissertation. These, and other day-to-day experiences, are quite familiar to Cham. He spent many years producing PHD Comics while living the life of an academic, first as a graduate student at Stanford University, where he designed better robotic legs, and later as a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology, where he studied neural prosthetics. But, shortly after he arrived at Stanford in , he happened to read that the student newspaper was looking to run a new comic strip; over dinner that night with his older brother, who was also a Stanford graduate student, and some of his friends, PHD Comics was born. They think: Am I being productive enough? Should I go to lab this weekend?

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Ты же не хочешь беспокоить своих друзей, а чем дольше ты останешься, тем труднее будет нам сделать необходимые коррекции. Элвин мог с этим согласиться, хотя ему и хотелось узнать, в чем состоят эти "коррекции". Вероятно, кто-то из Лиса встретится с Хедроном - а Шут даже не заметит этого - и подправит его память. С течением веков имя Элвина присоединится к другим Уникумам, таинственно исчезнувшим без следа и вскоре Тут крылось много загадок, а он не приблизился к решению ни одной из .

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