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St. Spires

posted on March 4, 2021

Mistakes in both Funky and Crankshaft are such rare occurrences  😉  that, when one popped up recently involving both strips, I thought I’d better jump on it for a Secret Sauce post because who knows when, if ever, another one may come along. So I had this story arc coming up in Funky that needed a church, and, rather than make one up out of whole shroud, I just thought I’d borrow the little small town church from Crankshaft, St. Spires.  But then, as in any good Star Trek episode, an anomaly occurred.

In Funky, in a sort of quasi-crossover, I had one of the St. Spires choir members make reference to the fact that there hadn’t been a man in the choir in years, while in this week’s Crankshaft there quite clearly was a man in the choir. But wait,  you say… there was no man in the choir in this week’s Crankshaft. 

Well, there was, and then thanks to the magic of Photoshop, there wasn’t. Our male chorister was replaced by a woman who bears a striking resemblance to Hester Prynne. And, thanks to the Secret Sauce, you now know the rest of the story. Maybe now the nightmares will stop.