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June 23, 2015 AT 5:00 pm

Adafruit’s comic reading list: Freefall by Mark Stanley #adafruitcomics

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A new edition of Adafruit’s comic reading list — this week it’s Freefall by Mark Stanley, the second in a series of webcomics recommended by Adafruit forum support guru Mike!

Florence Ambrose is an uplifted wolf (genetically engineered sapient) and starship engineer.

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Sam Starfall is an alien squid in a mobility suit who “borrowed” Florence midway through her spaceflight to another job so she could fix his ship (the Savage Chicken).

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Helix is a medium duty warehouse robot who’s Sam’s best friend.. and accomplice, when Sam can get around Helix’s law-abiding programming/nature.

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The strip confronts tough issues — what counts as “human” and when does a machine become a person? — without ever losing a sense of basic innocence. Come for the angry mobs who expect ice cream when the riot is done, stay for the showdown in the Strategic Pie Reserve Warehouse.

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Check out our previous posts Bee and the Puppycat, Spacetrawler, Grrl PowerKrazy KatShe-Hulk, King City, and The Whiteboard!


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