mad in pursuit journal

DISPATCHED FROM THE CROSSROADS, AT THE intersection OF personal and universal

Maddie Malone, Strategy Geek

Maddie MaloneHere is the pencil comic I did for my class — in PDF to preserve the size.

The Adventures of Maddie Malone, Strategy Geek

The story is very specific to a certain type of non-profit workplace, but I'm hoping it touches on some universal themes: The triumph of ego over effort. The difficulties of holding people accountable. Distraction thumps passion. The cheese stands alone.

Or perhaps the strategy geek simply feels sorry for herself. Nobody gets it. Nobody appreciates her hard work. Her hero must be Charley Brown. And, in the end, she clings to her good stewardship of the mission. Martyr or cry baby?


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