On this day, July 24, 2007, a bored blogger with way too much time on his hands started writing about webcomics. At around the same time (three days earlier than this blog, in fact), Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows was released.
Four years later, I’m still blogging about webcomics. Meanwhile, Deathly Hollows, the book, became the fastest selling book in history, and, a week ago, the movie broke records everywhere — including the worldwide record opening weekend numbers.
There’s a lesson here.
This site clearly needs more witches.
So while I’m hard at work infusing this blog with the unspeakable powers of the occult, I’d like to give big props to all readers of The Webcomic Overlook. According to WordPress, this site averages around 2,000 readers a day… and a good number of you, I’m guessing aren’t spam!
It doesn’t matter whether you’re here because you came to defend drawings of Powerpuff Girls as jailbait or whether you legitimately wanted recommendations of good webcomics. I’m just glad you dropped by. Otherwise, I would’ve … I don’t know … done long form video reviews of the Star Wars prequels using a serial killer gimmick or yelling about cartoons I watched as a kid while waving a pistol around. But that would never catch on.
What does the future of the Webcomic Overlook hold?
Will I finally figure out what in the heck Sluggy Freelance means?
Or maybe I’ll finally lose my will to live and write a review of Least I Could Do?
Will this blog somehow transform into lengthy dissertations of WWII aircraft nose art so subtly that you fail to notice the change?
Will I abandon all of this to start doing a video blog about retro video games and laughing at all the primitive 16-bit graphics?
Will I start blogging … from the Moon?
Will my new mastery of wicked voodoo magic turn all of you reading this very post into my unwitting army of horror? … (No?)
Only time will tell, my friends. Only time will tell.