First Published: August 1, 2008

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The In-Between Years

When I first heard about advertisers targeting certain age groups, I felt I was caught in the crosshairs of faceless forces.

I eventually got used to it, but it still makes me resentful at times. I can virtually see a marketing executive waiting for his chance to pounce on me with offers I will be too weak to refuse.

Drawing Notes

The main challenge offered by this strip was: "How to cover the pages of a newspaper with suitable ads."

The old man in the third panel is an one-off character. That means: Don't get attached.

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