Chris Hallbeck at Maximumble is doing something different: a continued story. This is the first installment, from about a week ago. Since then, this little monster has gone out on his own and is trying to find a job, which isn't so easy. I don't know where the story is going, but I'm keen to follow along! You can start here, and hit the "next" button to pull up the panels in order. You might want to bookmark Maximumble to check for updates.