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Exoplanets. Letters to an Absent Father Explores the Softer Side of the Pokemon Journey [Comic] Despite the mountain of licensed manga released over the course of Pokémon’s ongoing 15 year multimedia reign, there are a few questions stemming from US localized anime protagonist Ash Ketchum’s life that continue to haunt fans: Where’s his dad?

Letters to an Absent Father Explores the Softer Side of the Pokemon Journey [Comic]

Those who grew up following Ash and Pikachu’s exploits have their own theories on his father’s identity ranging from a generic absentee pokémon trainer to someone more sinister, but the bottom line is fans will probably never know the real story. Aiming to fill this gaping plot hole, artist Maré Odomo created Letters to an Absent Father, a Game Boy-sized minicomic that frames Ash’s experiences through touching and presumably unanswered correspondence with the faceless Mr. Ketchum.The series of strips follows Ash’s adventures from aspiring novice to certified champion, reflecting the highs and lows associated with becoming “the very best” with the young trainer’s father issues.

Our thanks to Odomo for allowing us to post the strips in full. LAB RAT. The following is an actual question given on a University of Washingto... - StumbleUpon. Dresden Codak » Comics. Rebooting the Justice League! Freefall Last Three Comics. Freefall 02031 May 9, 2011. Darths & Droids. Crowdsourcing.

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Six Strange Cases of Science Fiction Trademarks

But I'm curious as to how they actually managed to trademark "monster"? It's interesting that, in my experience, the BBC isn't very keen on enforcing its trademarks. DW fans sell merchandise all over the place. TARDISes are everywhere: prints, T-shirts, buttons, stuffed toys, jewelry. I've never heard of them even issuing C&D letter.

The Tolkien Estate on the other hand, is very diligent about it. The illustrated guide to a Ph.D. Imagine a circle that contains all of human knowledge: By the time you finish elementary school, you know a little: By the time you finish high school, you know a bit more: With a bachelor's degree, you gain a specialty: A master's degree deepens that specialty: Reading research papers takes you to the edge of human knowledge: Once you're at the boundary, you focus: You push at the boundary for a few years: Until one day, the boundary gives way: And, that dent you've made is called a Ph.D Of course, the world looks different to you now: So, don't forget the bigger picture: Keep pushing.

The illustrated guide to a Ph.D.

There's a bit more below, but I also wrote a follow-up 5 years after the illustrated guide which may be of interest -- HOWTO: Get tenure. Related posts. Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal.

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