400 – Dark Maiden

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  1. CartoonistWill

    Thanks, Marc, for 100 AWESOME strips’ artwork!!! And thanks for the drawing you did of my character SuperMilo and sending me the original of the comic strip a character based on me appeared in – was wanting to personally write you a letter back, but I’ve been UBER busy!!!

    And, secondly but definitely not least, thanks, Brock, the man behind the curtain, for 400 AWESOME strips in general!!! Great writing, awesome original character designs and artwork for the first 300 strips, and always a good read!

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Thanks, Will! And I do believe I still owe you a pretty piece of art. I haven’t forgotten. I’m just really, really lame.

  2. Bryan

    And so it begins.

  3. Splash*Boogie

    First thing my mind went to was Pinky and the Brain.

    But ROCK IT! Congrats on the 4th centennial over all and first for Marc! Thanks for the ride. I’m stayin on the roller coaster so keep it up y’all!

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Thanks, Splash!

  4. Si Civa
    Si Civa

    Waitin’ for the 500th strip already.

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Whoa, whoa, whoa. Don’t get ahead of yourself. Everyone dies in episode 498, so…

  5. Holaved

    I like the ships very much, Mr LaPierre. I look forward to seeing ‘em in greater detail! Makes me very, very sad that no Hollywood production company would likely ever take on the complexity and nuance of SF all over again.
    Ah well. I also look forward to SUPERHEROES PUNCHING SPACE BATTLECRUISERS (and playing many more years of ‘find-the-easter-egg-inna-background!). Betting you’ll make it all kickass.

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Wouldn’t a SF cartoon be so cool? Man, that thing would rock. Thanks, Holaved!

  6. Spike Matthews

    Um… Wow.
    The artwork on this is impeccable. And whoever thinks of Pinky & the Brain before Dark Phoenix is … well, just wrong…

    • Bryan

      I didn’t think about Pinky and the Brain until after I re-read these comments and the comic. It’s pretty near and dear for me since I grew up with it!

      • Brock Heasley
        Brock Heasley

        Yeah, Marc raised the bar for himself once again. And… Dark Phoenix… what’s that? I have NO idea what you’re talking about. None at all.

  7. Jeremy

    Awesome comic today, guys. Happy 400! And yay for the Pinky and the Brain ref!

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Thanks, Jeremy!

  8. Scott

    I’m surprised Star Maiden threw in with that lot, and more surprised that she seems to be the leader. That seems extremely unlikely. Love the artwork though.

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      It is a bit of a shock, but we’ll be getting to know all of our villains much, much more in the weeks ahead.

    • TPman

      Yeah there’s got to be more to this. Star Maiden couldn’t have just joined up with them and established herself as leader that quickly. Dark Maiden is either a different person (evil reflection? Star Maiden 2.0?) or else our heroine’s betrayl goes back much further…

  9. tmcelmurry

    Love the Pinky and the Brain shout out, and man what an epic panel in that last one. AWESOME!! Congrats on #400 and for #100 by Marc, this collaboration just get’s better and better.

    We knew there would be an invasion, I just never expected Star Maiden would be leading the assault. Her past shows her dark side and her power to decimate those that have crossed her, so the potential was always there, guess it took a shot to the head to bring it all back, and it looks to be back with a vengeance.

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      You said it, Todd. Big stuff ahead. Thanks for all your support!

  10. quarktime


    Not BOTH of Cap’s crazy, megalomaniac exes! I’m surprised the two of them that close together doesn’t cause some kind of annihilation event of its own, from all the evil nutty in proximity. There should be a tidal effect that’s simply stultifying.

  11. drew

    TWO of caps ex’s, TWO space pigs in the back….and correct me if i’m wrong but might that be caps other son?

    • Blackbeard's Delight
      Blackbeard's Delight

      Good eye – I second Cap’n Jr. 2 by 2 – Is this the Noah’s Ark of evil space overlords?

      • Brock Heasley
        Brock Heasley

        Could be! And… good eye, drew.

        • drew

          this will be interesting to see OUR space pig against the villainous pigs! SUDDENLY THERE WAS PEE every where!!! Shortest battle EVER!!!

  12. Greg Bulmash

    Ruh roh! Way to keep us on the edges of our seats guys.

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Nothing we love doing more, Greg!

  13. John Jett

    I love where this is all going.

    Marc, thanks for 100 of the best comics I have ever had the pleasure to drool over. I have no idea how you managed to do that. You continue to motivate and inspire me every week.

    And I can’t wait to see the new Dark Maiden outfit. The upside down star is so ominous.

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Her new, full outfit is awesome. Designed by both Marc and myself. We had some nice back and forth going on that one. Thanks, John!

  14. Jande

    What a gorgeous page, guys! Things are going to get interesting (again!)

    Marc, I am always blown away by your art. Congrats on your hundredth piece for SuperFogeys!

    Brock, Thank you so much for never giving up on your dreams! Congrats on your 400th Superfogeys!

    Both singly and as a team you guys are profoundly inspiring!

    • Brock Heasley
      Brock Heasley

      Thanks, Jande! It’s our pleasure, for sure.

  15. Daniel Elliott

    Wow! Love the art!

  16. Heather

    Thanks Mark and Brock for the fun times. I don’t know enough about art to get technical but I am learning to appreciate the colors, shadings, expressions, nuances. I have read more comics and graphic novels this past year than I have my entire life. And I have SuperFogeys to thank for it.

  17. quarktime

    “We’re going to take over the world…then we’re going to demand the world’s ENTIRE SUPPLY of Oil of Olay. Dammit, I want that patented ultra-rejuvenex formula, and I want it NOW!”

  18. artisan54

    looks like a space pig armada, and isnt that her dad in the jar? i like how dark star maidens star on her tiara is now a pentagram (upside down star)

  19. rmyidid1@gmail.com

    This one was kind of obvious in the makings, yet so much fun to witness.

  20. Puck

    Someone takes after his father! -singsong-
    If only he weren’t green…. The color scheme is still better. >>

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