ZOMG A NEW SMBC BOOK...and monocles?

Posted by Christina Xu on October 13, 2011

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal: The Most Dangerous Game

Seems like only yesterday when we were throwing Zach Weiner a party to celebrate his first-ever English book, but the prolific genius has already wrapped up his second compilation. The Most Dangerous Game is another 74 full-color pages of Zach's finest work, supplemented with the second installment of the Choose Your Own Adventure from the first book. Also, all of Breadpig's non-sustainable proceeds from the book are going straight to the fine folks at Khan Academy so they can keep turning the traditional education system on its head.

We will have a limited stock of these books at the SMBC booth at NYCC (#1724) on Saturday and Sunday, so come by early and get them signed by Zach! If you won't be in town, you can also pre-order them off of our online store.

In case you're concerned, this is more of a Rocky II than a Matrix 2 kind of sequel. I mean, just look at the polar bears.

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!

Introducing...the Gentleman's Single-Use Unlubricated Monocle

Many moons ago, there was a SMBC comic about a monocle in a condom wrapper. We love turning the bizarre into reality, so when Zach approached us with the idea of making these, we said yes immediately. Now, with the help of engineer-and-occasional-curler Ben Peters and the artistic touch of steampunk god David Malki, we're proud to debut these beauties at NYCC on Saturday.

Comments (14 Comments)

  • We did make some lubricated ones. They were too gross for the public.

    We will do our best to make them available online!

    Posted by Christina Xu on October 18, 2011
  • on the “don’t make these a con-only item” front!
    Posted by Cameron on October 17, 2011
  • These monocles need to be in the shop!

    Posted by guest on October 18, 2011
  • I also know a few people who would totally buy a bunch of these. In fact, we’d like to install a vending machine in the toilets here at work!

    Posted by Myk on October 17, 2011
  • You’re our target market of awesome! This is quite encouraging, thanks.

    sent from phone; disregard typos caused by ogre-thumbs http://about.me/alexis
    @kn0thing

    Posted by Alexis Ohanian on October 16, 2011
  • My friends and I would totally buy a few dozen if you had them for sale online.

    Posted by John on October 16, 2011
  • I can think of at least a dozen people I would buy one of those for. Please make them available online or something. Also, didn’t you make any lubricated ones?

    Posted by Sadf on October 15, 2011
  • If you can have more produced, I’ll order a dozen! And I live in Canada!

    Posted by Nazsha on October 15, 2011
  • Then produce MOAR!

    Posted by Christina Martinez on October 15, 2011
  • please make some for general sale after the con for those who can’t go.  must have,will pay cash monies!

    Posted by guest on October 15, 2011
  • This is fantastic! I have the first book and I am so happy you are supporting the Kahn Academy with the second. Now there’s a guy totally “creating” outside the box. And to think it all started with him trying to help his nephews study on line. There are some significant implications for the way the lessons are formatted (simple manuscript on a black surface) and the verbal delivery of instruction provided by the Kahn Academy Tutorials for students with Autism who do not relate to faces, but respond to computer simulations. If only we could get our school systems to allow us to use youtube with the kids. I would just love to talk to him sometime about creating instruction at the primary level – his videos start at about third grade….but I see a need for even younger children just learning to read and do math and science.

    Posted by Debby Guardino on October 15, 2011
  • Will the condomonocles be for sale after NYCC?

    Posted by Jkappas1550 on October 13, 2011
  • If there are any left :)


    sent from phone; disregard typos caused by ogre-thumbs http://about.me/alexis
    @kn0thing

    Posted by Alexis Ohanian on October 13, 2011
  • Hasbro engineer made condomonocles…brilliant! 

    Posted by Tom Elovi Spruce on October 15, 2011

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