dear chip,

on behalf of all the trade waiters, thank you!

for the trade AND for the title of "trade waiter" which makes me feel seen.

i've been waiting for that assignation for so long, i didn't even know i WAS a "trade waiter" waiter.

(if only it were my job, then i'd be a trade waiter waiter by trade.)

want to hire me to be a trade waiter waiter, anyone?

thanks as always for all the great work!



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Nov 16, 2023Liked by Chip Zdarsky

Sweet! Now I just need confirmation you will be at MegaCon next year and my day will be perfect.

Also congrats on the release of the final trade to you DD run. Been a heck of a ride. Definitely going to miss you and Marco working on the man without fear. But thankfully the new guys have proven to be up to the task.

Just curious, how big is your Spider-Man omnibus precisely? Shames me to say I can’t recall how much spider-man you actually wrote. (I know, shame on me T_T ).

Anyways, great news all around today, glad to see things are going well, and I really hope you enjoy yourself at the L.A Comic Con...baby ;)

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Nov 18, 2023Liked by Chip Zdarsky

I love/will love your runs on KAPTARA: UNIVERSAL TRUTHS, HOWARD THE DUCK, BATMAN, SPIDER-MAN BY CHIP ZDARSKY OMNIBUS, THE ALL-NIGHTER, NEWBURN, AVENGERS: TWILIGHT..... but Chip are you burning the candle at both ends???? I worry.... For you and for the DALLAS BOYS (the Public Domain set not the Dallas Cowboys)

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December 1st is like, two hours from now

Have fun in LA and stay healthy!!!

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Nov 16, 2023Liked by Chip Zdarsky

OK I'm not funny so I'll force myself to be sincere - I am *so* excited that you'll will be coming to LA. I have crowd/sensory issues and a love/hate relationship with LA that mostly involves me never going there, but I feel so lucky that you are visiting and I can't not go. Thanks, Chip 😊 it's nice to have something to look forward to.

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How exciting! Can't wait to see you there, especially right before the next Newburn releases!

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Nov 18, 2023·edited Nov 18, 2023

May Los Angeles treat you right, Chip.

And now, you’ll just have to return to NY with some inky headwashes. (Those head drawings are really nice Chip. Did Jorge pose for the Joker?)

Yes, I bought the last DD trade in print & digital:


As you can see, there’s a tiny quandry here with who gets to read the trade first. I tried to take a peek, but decided it would be safer if “angry kitten meme” King DD gets first dibs.

And thanks to you & Marco & Matt, and now Saladin, Aaron, & German, DD is tending to his flock on the farm with the Missues and he’s feeling the Heat…

After hearing about Pedro Pascal potentially being cast as Mr. Fantastic, I am still waiting on the Hollywood trades to update the report to correctly note that you are in talks to play Reed Richards.

Have a wonderful weekend, Chip.

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safe travels to L.A!!! best joker ever!!!

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