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"Poorly Drawn Lines" Is Now A Book And It's Just Wonderful

"What are you thinking about, little duck?"

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Poorly Drawn Lines is a popular web comic by San Francisco artist Reza Farazmand.

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

Farazmand told BuzzFeed he started posting the comics in college, but only "got serious about it" in 2012, when he started posting three times a week.

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

With his unique mix of wit, silliness, and social commentary, he quickly built a loyal readership, and started working on PDL full time in 2013.

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

On his prodigious output, Farazmand said: "I have to get all these ideas out or they'll eat me up from the inside in an attempt to escape. It's a matter of survival."

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

Last month, Poorly Drawn Lines was turned into a book, and Farazmand had the unenviable task of choosing which of his comics to include.

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

He told BuzzFeed: "It's a combination of fan favourites and my personal favourites, along with new material created just for the book."

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

When asked why his readers are so supportive (the Poorly Drawn Lines comments section is a joy), Farazmand says he's wondered the same himself.

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

He said: "I usually try to make my comics a little bit thoughtful and insightful as well as funny, and I think that just attracts a unique brand of funny, thoughtful readers."

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

"Many of whom are borderline obsessed with puns."

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

Poorly Drawn Lines: Good Ideas and Amazing Stories is out now.

Reza Farazmand / Plume Books

You can read more on the Poorly Drawn Lines website.

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