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Join Sinbad and his merry men as they embark on a dubiously-conceived quest to foil a dubiously-conceived but probably evil plot by the evil vizier Jaffar! Sinbad Comic is a screen-cap comic based on the incredible, incomparable, and inexplicable 1989 Lou Ferrigno film, Sinbad of the Seven Seas.

Sinbad Comic has a new strip every Monday and Thursday.

Episode 20: Stalemate, By Sam, 7/6/2009     [ Jump To Comments ]

Episode 20: Stalemate
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Comments  (15)
From: geneva
Date: Mon, 7/12/2010, 16:06:14
I didnt see the dagger in the 10th panel at first and was like "DAYYUMM, he's Vulcan deathgripping the Sultan???"
From: Gahalyn
Date: Mon, 8/17/2009, 01:59:04
AAAAAAAAAH THE EYES.
WIDE *AND* GLOWY.

And it's fantastic that the wide, creepy eyes of Jaffar are completely matched in intensity and presence by Sinbad's SNEER OF DOOM.
From: diana_lark
Date: Wed, 7/8/2009, 08:01:56
Sam: Thanks to the comic, there were a few things that i was looking for that i might otherwise have missed in a first viewing (the Caliph running into the pillar, for example). The stills also capture some of the more eccentric camera angles (like the one with the bowl of fruit, before Sinbad fights the guards). But nothing had prepared me for Soukra (a drag queen dressed as Ursula from Disney's "The Little Mermaid", but minus the tentacles), or the Caliph's accent, or the close-up of Sinbad's bicep while he's blowing up the hot air balloon . . . For me, i think that the comic was like another IABBBBM review: hilarious and wonderful, but barely scratching the surface. It seems that it would be impossible to say enough about Sinbad.
From: Sam
Date: Tue, 7/7/2009, 21:05:36
diana: Hahahaha. It does seem like Sinbad of the Seven Seas is the one movie that cannot be overhyped. I've shown it to people who have been told and told and told how greatly, wonderfully terrible it is, by me and others, and whether they believe the hype or not, the movie always exceeds their expectations. I think it's just because it is a movie that is simply beyond the normal human capacity to imagine.

But what was it like seeing the movie after first having read this comic? That must have added an extra level of surreality.
From: diana_lark
Date: Tue, 7/7/2009, 20:34:46
I just finished the movie. I thought that the reviews had been exaggerated. Turns out that they didn't even come close to doing Sinbad justice. Anyone who hasn't seen it or doesn't own it should get the DVD on Amazon NOW. I found a used copy for $2.58, but decided to spring for the brand-new copy (which cost $2.59). My life will never be the same.
From: ThePhan
Date: Tue, 7/7/2009, 02:23:47
If I had a sword that turned into Styrofoam every time I drew it, I might throw it away, too...
From: Randy
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 23:54:49
This is probably my favorite so far! yay!
From: 10Kan
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 22:23:17
Jaffar's lucky that Sinbad decides to be a sport and play along. This is Sinbad we're talking about; he can kill you with styrofoam. It just hurts more and takes a bit longer.
From: Elfred
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 19:05:24
"Your beloved calif will wake up dead!" Waking up to find yourself dead would certainly be a bummer.
From: Lirelyn
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 17:00:37
Nice. One of the things I love most about Darths and Droids, the other screencap comic I read, is how much more sense certain elements make according to their retelling. I like that you've done the same here.

Jaffar's expressions really are pure gold. Sinbad's are great too, but man... it must be fun to be John Steiner.
From: Nyperold
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 14:33:16
No! Styrofoam! My one weakness! Okay, sorry, sorry. ;-)
From: Goosey
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 12:27:46
I love how at first Jaffar doesn't HAVE any better ideas, hehe.
From: MiniGeek
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 10:47:08
Was the Calif originally hypnotized at this place where he's "sleeping with his eyes open"?
Why in the world did Sinbad throw those weapons away in the real movie? *scratches head*
"Seems like we're at an impasse. What do we do now?"
...
"I can tell you my evil plan!"
From: Sam
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 10:22:20
One of the great amusing things about the movie is how Sinbad keeps throwing his sword away right when he'd need it. I say "keeps," because that's how it seems, but he really only throws it away once -- right here, in this scene, immediately after he has also thrown away his polearm. Another time, he throws away his scabbard. Another time he throws his sword away only after it has broken. Still another time, Jaffar zaps it out of his hand. In one scene, the Viking Warrior throws his hammer-mace away, then picks it right back up again.

I thought it would be fun to try to come up with sensible reasons why the nonsensical things in the movie happen; this strip is an example of that. The shots of Jaffar's glowy eyes were taken from earlier in the movie, when Jaffar hypnotized the Calif into doing his bidding. I figured it would be more amusing for the Calif to go along willingly, which left me free to use these glowy-eye Jaffar stills elsewhere.
From: Monkeyman
Date: Mon, 7/6/2009, 09:05:52
Yippee! His evil plan!

I love what you did with the sword, there. :-)
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