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Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« on: September 16, 2016, 06:45:31 pm »
20 years ago today........well, actually yesterday, the online comic strip known as Sabrina Online was created by Eric W. Schwartz. I just got word from my best friend tonight that Eric has ended the comic........at least, on a happy note. ;) I won't spoil it here except to say you'll have to read September's strips here:
http://www.sabrina-online.com/thismonth.html

My best friend tried to get me to read the online comic long, long ago. Sadly, I didn't keep up with it as much as I should have.  :-[  :( Maybe sometime I'll have to buy the books whenever I can.

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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2016, 07:46:28 pm »
I've never heard of this comic, but I checked the wiki fur and the first few strips of the comic. I'm gonna read the whole thing only because I want to know what this ending is all about.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2016, 01:00:29 pm »

Aw. :(  I loved that comic so badly. It had every fun stuff I liked so much. Anyway, Eric E. Schwartz did a really great job! :)  And... does Sabrina Online really has books, Kobuk? Or did I read wrong? That sounds interesting.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2016, 01:16:29 pm »

Aw. :(  I loved that comic so badly. It had every fun stuff I liked so much. Anyway, Eric E. Schwartz did a really great job! :)  And... does Sabrina Online really has books, Kobuk? Or did I read wrong? That sounds interesting.


There are......or were......books of the collected comic strips. But a lot of volumes are out-of-print and may be difficult to get. :(
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2016, 01:47:55 pm »

Aw. :(  I loved that comic so badly. It had every fun stuff I liked so much. Anyway, Eric E. Schwartz did a really great job! :)  And... does Sabrina Online really has books, Kobuk? Or did I read wrong? That sounds interesting.


There are......or were......books of the collected comic strips. But a lot of volumes are out-of-print and may be difficult to get. :(


Oh. At least you can print the strips... he says that they are 'semi-printable.' So, why not? ;)  It's a shame Sabrina Online ended. Maybe I can make a topic about the best moments of it. :)  Nevertheless, SO is not actually PG-13, so I don't know.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2016, 02:03:41 pm »

Aw. :(  I loved that comic so badly. It had every fun stuff I liked so much. Anyway, Eric E. Schwartz did a really great job! :)  And... does Sabrina Online really has books, Kobuk? Or did I read wrong? That sounds interesting.


There are......or were......books of the collected comic strips. But a lot of volumes are out-of-print and may be difficult to get. :(


Oh. At least you can print the strips... he says that they are 'semi-printable.' So, why not? ;)  It's a shame Sabrina Online ended. Maybe I can make a topic about the best moments of it. :)  Nevertheless, SO is not actually PG-13, so I don't know.


Rather than making a separate topic to discuss S.O., why not just continue in my thread here? It's more efficient. ;) And S.O. is not that bad when it comes to "adult stuff". Eric Schwartz has done a pretty good job on keeping the comic "tame" for younger audiences. While he does touch on some issues and topics, he does not appear to "cross the line". 
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2016, 05:49:11 pm »
I've started to re-read the comic all over again. I'm currently on October 1998 right now. There are a lot of great strips here.  :D  :D  :D
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2016, 07:06:29 pm »

I've always thought that first strips were the best. ;)  My favourite part was Fast Forward, though. And I agree with Kobuk, Eric did very well managing the plot's topics, and applied that funny facts that often retired the entire comic from mature stuff suddenly. I always liked that, and he made that dream true.

Also, I'd like to invite people to post their favourite moments of the comic to produce some nostalgia in the topic. :)
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2016, 09:10:23 pm »
I've started to re-read the comic all over again. I'm currently on October 1998 right now. There are a lot of great strips here.  :D  :D  :D
I just got to April 1999. I love it so far.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2016, 07:13:57 am »
I've started to re-read the comic all over again. I'm currently on October 1998 right now. There are a lot of great strips here.  :D  :D  :D
I just got to April 1999. I love it so far.

I got up to January 2002 before I went to bed last night. I'm so addicted to the strip now, that I hope to have EVERYTHING read before bed tonight.  :D
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2016, 07:25:41 am »
Gave it a read. Couldn't really get into it.

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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #11 on: September 18, 2016, 11:38:32 am »
I think I'm addicted to reading... I'm at January 2010.

Edit: I just finished it. That ending was great. Finally, I can get on to doing something else.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2016, 07:06:10 pm »
Just finished it myself about half an hour ago. :)  *saves all the strips to my comp for future reading*
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2016, 07:38:40 pm »
Just finished it myself about half an hour ago. :)  *saves all the strips to my comp for future reading*
What an excellent idea! Is there a way to do it quickly or do I have to go through the comic again?
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2016, 08:57:17 pm »
I like his style of strips; most are done digitally and I will miss his unique hand-drawn and written works.

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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2016, 07:43:36 am »
I had forgotton about the comic. I was reading it when it was live
so to speak (1990's). SO is one of those things that comes along once
in a generation..

I have a hunch Eric's art style attracted almost as many readers as
the script did.. Sabrina is a very cute squirrel. Not counting some
of her friends.  :)
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #16 on: September 19, 2016, 09:52:27 am »
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Sabrina is a very cute squirrel.

Skunk. Sabrina is a skunk.
Amy, her friend, was a squirrel.
Zig Zag was a skunk/white tiger hybrid.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #17 on: September 21, 2016, 12:08:56 am »
I really need to read all the strips! I started quite awhile back but never finished. the art and the whole vibe of the comic is so charming. I'm a huge sucker for "vintage furry," so to speak.

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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #18 on: September 21, 2016, 07:41:18 am »
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Sabrina is a very cute squirrel.

Skunk. Sabrina is a skunk.
Amy, her friend, was a squirrel.
Zig Zag was a skunk/white tiger hybrid.


Well it has been a few years.  :D  I should have reviewed the comic a bit. Now
that you mention it I do remember. I only looked a the one you made a link
to, and it wasn't in color. I now remember that some of the strips didn't always
show Sabrina, but one of her friends.

At the time I drew a little funny of a skunk gal using a computer. So I should have
remembered.  Here is a link to it if anyone is curious.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #19 on: September 21, 2016, 08:14:36 am »
Just finished it myself about half an hour ago. :)  *saves all the strips to my comp for future reading*
What an excellent idea! Is there a way to do it quickly or do I have to go through the comic again?

I think you'll have to go through the comic again.



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I only looked a the one you made a link
to, and it wasn't in color.

Only the anniversary strips were in color. Such as the 100th strip, 200th strip, 300th strip, and so forth. ;)

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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #20 on: September 21, 2016, 08:23:05 am »
And just for the record....... :D

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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #21 on: September 21, 2016, 08:47:18 am »
I may try reviewing them Kobuk, but I can't see black print or thin lines on a white
background very well anymore. That's why most of my later artwork is on a
black background.

I always did like Eric's drawing style of the Subrina strips though. :orbunny:
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #22 on: September 21, 2016, 03:29:54 pm »
It seems that many of the strips I followed are either on hiatus or have ceased. Sabrina Online had many wonderful well-drawn characters, but in recent months, it's been mostly the skunks and Sabrina's Transformer toys.
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #23 on: September 21, 2016, 04:00:35 pm »
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Someone created a ZigZag fursuit which is quite popular at cons.

Yep. Sure did. ;)
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Re: Sabrina Online has officially ended.
« Reply #24 on: September 22, 2016, 07:52:53 am »
My my ZigZag certainly made a doll out of Subrina.. It's enough to get an old rabbits ticker
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