The Kind You Don't Bring Home to Mother

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Sure, werewolves are frightening when the moon is full, but the rest of the month they're just ordinary people! "The Kind You Don't Bring Home to Mother" is a werewolf comic without the werewolves, created by Ryan Estrada, the artist behind the Neatorama comic.

I had an ill-fated romance in India a few years back. I was on a plane to Mumbai to pick up my girlfriend, who had decided to travel the world with me, despite her parent’s protests that she was seeing a foreigner.

It was a long flight, and I was nervous, excited, and scared. So I decided to draw a comic just to pass the time. I gave myself a completely random jumping off point: to make a werewolf comic without a werewolf in it.

But with all that was on my mind, the comic subconsciously became about a relationship, with lycanthropy basically being a metaphor for cultural differences, and the characters came to represent where I was in my relationship.

Though the girl dumped me shortly after I got off the plane, the comic stuck with me.

Link - via ryanestrada

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Well, as a White American who was seriously involved with an Indian-American girl for a couple of years in the past, I can really get the lycanthropy metaphor. The poor girl was trapped between her traditional parents and her Americanized self.
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