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'Off Course' Is Still on Course

Off Course' Is Still on Course

Glancing at the past few issues of The Tech, it seems that Hugo M. Ayala G, creator of the fine comic strip "Off Course," is worried that "Red Meat," the latest in a long line of fine comics to be carried by The Tech, might steal readers away from his own comic, making him feel the need to duplicate the rather cruel and, to quote a friend of mine, "far-out" humor in order to maintain his current base of readers.

I feel Ayala's concerns are as overblown as the previous sentence. Mr. Ayala, your comic strip brings a smile to my face every Tuesday and Friday during 6.170 [Laboratory in Software Engineering] and 6.003 [Signals and Systems], and I can relate more to the situations portrayed in your comic than to the manic rants in "Red Meat" (Although, oddly enough, I can somehow relate to Milkman Dan).

George R. Lee '98