"Working on this comic about a bird," klaivu wrote in June 2011, posting a striking batch of starter images to SA's Creative Convention subforum. Since that humble origin, klaivu added scores of pages and shopped the finished product to online publishers, culminating in the recent release of Jaybird as an iBook and the launch of a fundraising campaign to transfer it to the printed page. While there's a lighthearted panel here and there, Jaybird isn't a comedic work, but sometimes this space showcases outstanding forums-generated accomplishments regardless of humor content. I'm proud to present an extensive sample of Jaybird, by Lauri and Jaakko Ahonen.
'We’re going to be in trouble!' Little Sister wailed, clutching her favorite book to her chest and sobbing. 'This isn’t fun like a story anymore!' But Big Sister was not listening, she was thinking. She grabbed Little Sister’s book from her and ran into town, yelling 'Help! A book made me and my sister hurt someone!'
I've been wanting to meet you all for the past few weeks, but I guess I cut an intimidating figure. I'm the new guy, with the cool job you've all surely been gossiping about. Yep, I'm the Lead Loremaster, and I'm here to enrich everything we do with much-needed lore.
The Comedy Goldmine examines the funniest and most creative threads from the Something Awful Forums. Although the Comedy Goldmine has changed authors many times over the years, its focus on the Something Awful Forums is still the same. Includes hilarious Photoshops, amusing work stories, parodies, and other types of oddball humor.