Here’s what happens to a cartoonist who discovers he’s pressed for time.
Cartoon #1: normal
Cartoon #2: Next day, use characters that don’t need as much detail
Cartoon #3: Today, getting farther behind! Must put all the action in the dark!
Cartoon #4: Too far behind. Admit defeat!
The Kickstand comic is by Rick Smith and Brian Griggs. I hope whatever it is that put the strip behind isn’t serious. Cartoon #4 appeared 9/13, almost a week ago.
Update: 9/27/2011 the following appeared, announcing the end of the strip: