It’s a new BFW! Here’s what I wrote on the front page about that:
Okay, so BFW’s return from hiatus was premature. The fact is that Big Fat Whale earns me pennies, even though it takes nearly as much effort as The Strip, which pays my bills and has many more readers. (A few million or so.) After the election, I’m going to try to incorporate The Strip into this site, so it doesn’t get so stale and showcases my best and most current work. And when the spirit, or someone’s pocketbook, moves me, I’ll continue to post new BFWs as well.
This week also marks 11 years since I made the ridiculous decision to start a weekly comic strip in an industry that was just about to start its precipitous decline. I stuck with it for a decade, because I refused to work an office job, and that stubbornness paid off last year with the NYTimes gig. If you told that to 22-year-old me, I would’ve punched you for being so sarcastic.