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2/9/21: LOOK BACK IN DREAD
Feb 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Cartoonist watches old TV in a modern (COVID) context; one of Seattle’s last big record stores will close; NIMBY homeowners seek landmark protection for most of Wallingford; Black Brilliance Research Project cuts ties with King County Equity Now.

12/3/20: THE TOWERING ILLUSION
Dec 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Space Needle New Year’s fireworks are canceled (again), to ‘go virtual’ this year; COVID outbreak at a WA Frito-Lay plant; police pepper-spray and topple an old man with PTSD at a Capitol Hill protest; can the unfinished Convention Center expansion plan be redirected?

9/1/20: GODS, HEROES, AND REPRESENTATION
Aug 31st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Indigenous art meets Marvel; simple ‘social gatherings’ as COVID spreader events; city rejects Bayer’s PCB-pollution settlement offer; the trouble with ‘helpful’ white people.

8/28/20: I DON’T HEAR YOU SMILING!
Aug 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A new Amazon wrist band warns if you’re not ‘happy’ enough; comparing our age to a cheesy BDSM movie (NOT ‘50 Shades’!); the Storm joins the pro-sports strike; CHOP murder victim’s dad sues for $3 billion.

8/13/20: ‘STAT’-US SYMBOLS
Aug 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Microsoft engineer makes ‘Black Lives Matter’ posters; City Council overrides veto of, then trims, COVID relief funding bill; REI to sell its new Bellevue offices; Microsoft launches its newest and costliest smartphone.

8/11/20: GOAT FOR IT
Aug 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Garth Stein’s graphic novel about a goat-boy on Seattle’s streets; City Council passes minuscule SPD cuts, Chief Best might quit anyway; a touring evangelist and his audience defy mask guidelines; the first use of Amazon-hosted podcasts: ‘don’t diss Amazon’.

7/10/20: A TIME ALREADY PAST, SORT OF, MAYBE
Jul 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Photos of when Seattle’s streets were even emptier than now; a City Council majority backs major police changes; Inslee won’t be bullied about reopening schools; viewing local art in ‘augmented reality.’

7/8/20: IT’S A GAS!
Jul 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Former ‘MAD’ cartoonist draws Jenny Durkan as a Garbage Pail Kid; Mary Kay Letourneau RIP; south King County is a rising COVID hot spot; Inslee warns: wear masks or go back to the March restrictions.

6/30/20: POST-PANDEMIC PRACTICES?
Jun 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Imagining future human behaviors as current COVID conditions drag on; not all of the rise in COVID diagnoses in the region can be attributed to more testing; another fatal near-CHOP shooting and the now-usual reactions; the state’s population’s still rising.

6/2/20: THE LAST PANEL
Jun 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering comix creator Noel Franklin; more poignant demonstrators and more police (over) reaction; 85 COVID cases on one Seattle-based factory trawler; suburban ‘communities of color’ have lost the most jobs in the lockdown.6/2/20:

5/15/20: WAS THE ICU2 TV SET THE ORIGINAL ZOOM CONFERENCE?
May 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Official J.P. Patches (and Gertrude!) face masks are now available; a day without a King County COVID death; ‘National Geographic’ admires our handling of the crisis; could Bezos become the world’s first trillionaire?

5/12/20: ART OF THE MATTER
May 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Posters to inspire and instruct in this moment; a closed-but-timely museum show; the latest excuse for predicting emptied-out cities; King County wants to see a face mask on you.

5/1/20: DRAWN, APART
May 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Comix artist depicts local folks’ current fears/hopes; economic grimness continues; Amazon’s sales shoot up (as do its expenses; what will talk radio ranters do without a May Day march to rail against?

2/28/20: DEPRESSION EXPRESSION
Apr 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tatiana Gill’s comix tales of medication (Rx and other); (some) outdoor recreation to return in WA; doing real work in online office ‘environments’; we’ve hit the COVID ‘plateau’ but that’s not enough.

4/27/20: POSITIVE (C-)ID
Apr 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Artists send love to the Chinatown-International District; the ‘New Yorker’ thinks we had a better early COVID response than NYC; Boeing jilts Embraer at the merger altar; ‘the Seattle that existed before March is gone forever’.

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