Here we have the inside front cover. We originally had not intended to put these inside covers on the web comic but this was a part of that original publication and it gives you information on where we were at the time as we did in Project: New Man #1. This one in Humants actually gives you an introduction to the story. That’s Freazie’s inks over Mark’s pencils, for a change, at the bottom of the page. All the text was set with an Electic Typewriter. Yep, these were the days before we had a computers. Back then they were still new and still considered more of a luxery item for many households. Now days, we can’t hardly do without them. Times have really changed, eh?
Mark’s Remarks: We always got some interesting reactions to our title Humants. It was especially interesting at conventions. People would pronounce it different ways and interpret in different ways than we ever conceived. Some would break the syllables into “Hum-Ants”. We came up with a slogan we used many times to help promote the proper pronunciation. We would say “Humants are not just mutants but a different name.” We hoped this would give the reader a clue that the pronunciation of Humants was similar to mutants with the dividing of syllables being “Hu-mants” just as it is “mu-tants” rather than “mut-ants.” Most caught on right away. But of course we did always have the obligatory wise guys who liked to get a laugh with “Hum-ants, huh? What are they… human ants?” sigh…. 😕
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