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This was a weekly comic strip that chronicled the adventures of Horatio Algiers, and friends, as they battled the insanity of the Amalgamated Regions Postal Service. It is now retired!

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Rest In Peace pt. 3

Remember these guys? Check out the series Devil Angel from June 4th and 11th.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Rest in peace

Sorry for the delay!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Christian Bale - Mommy Abuser

Final version:



Written by Samuel Marzioli
Art and extra dialog by Isaac Marzioli
Except second panel Horatio eye and third panel Mrs. Bale eye, and new text boxes by Samuel Marzioli

Monday, July 28, 2008

Horatio Special - The Thrift Store

Once in a while I'll draw strips that aren't necessarily canon. Here's the first one:

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Snail Mail (Alt Version)



I wrote an alternative version to this weeks strip. It's the exact same gag, but with the added dynamic that actual dialogue provides.

Additional Comment: I didn't mention it previously, but the slowness of traditional mailing has been a subject of comic strip jokes for years. Inevitably the snail is used as a replacement for the USPS's proud eagle logo. Because it was tired, I had to make my own. Perhaps I did it for the same reason every comedian has their own version of the Aristocrats. However, unlike the Aristocrats, I think I came up with something familiar yet unique.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Snail Mail



Okay, admittedly this was an experimental narrative. It was inspired by Sergio Aragones, the creator of Groo and long time contributor to Mad Magazine.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

The Prize!

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

The Problem With Pigeons pt. 2



This final draft was uploaded later in the evening. If you viewed a version before 7 PM then you saw the wrong one! Refresh your browser and enjoy as if seen for the first time!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Problem With Pigeons



I don't know if I've mentioned it before, but these characters are named Short Terrorist and T&T Ali. I thought you should know.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Devil, Angel pt. 2

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Devil, Angel

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

The New Girl pt. 3



If you viewed the strip before 7:27 AM on Wednesday, you might have seen a previous, rough draft version. Simply refresh the screen to see it as it was intended.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Horatio may be late!

Sorry folks. Horatio may be late this week. Check back by FRIDAY for sure! I've been ill off and on and have had a very sore back ache (which has interfered with my sleep). In the meantime, I hope this will tide you over. It won't, but I can hope. It's my, and Horatio's, different world selves mixed and matched.

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Duck Playing Poker pt. 2




My first and, perhaps, last "Sunday" strip. It's a lot more work, but perhaps necessary if I want portray a lot of detail. Like it? Hate it? Sometimes? Always? Never?

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Duck Playing Poker



The poster on the right was designed by Sam Gordon.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Rage Against the Machine! pt. 4



Can anyone guess which movies are quoted in panel 2 and 3? First right answer wins my coveted "Big Deal, Everyone Should Know That" award.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Management pt. 4



I can't say I've ever done this for payback. My lawyer won't let me.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Management Pt. 3



Just in case you didn't know that big black mat with the white circles is a keyboard. Hey, lay off! It's harder to draw than it looks.

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Management Pt. 2




I was barely able to drag myself over to the computer to finish this. The flu is going on day five as of this Friday (It started Sunday night). My fever broke Thursday morning, but I'm still really sick. My work is going to hate that I'm out this long, but in the interest of my health (that is to say, my interest as they don't have any) they can like it or lump it! And knowing my managers, they're all summarily lumping my absence as we speak.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

The Flu

Last night I fever dreamed that my flu symptoms were U-shaped. What does that even mean? I couldn't tell you. Somewhere in my overheated brain meats it made sense, and so for 12 straight hours of fitful sleep I traced these U's in my mind. I don't know why fever dreams are so monotonous. It's like being stuck on the same scene in a dvd, which is played over and over. And not just any scene. I'm talking Pod Racing ala Star Wars Episode 1, or highlights from Water World.

Anyway, I just had a coughing fit and almost passed out. Horatio Algiers is postponed until Friday. If I'm not able to get to it I'll be sure to update you! I profusely apologize. Feel free to read past strips over again. It's rerun time.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Management




If you think about it, being stared at by management for long periods of time is probably sexual harassment. Who knows what's going on in their heads. They're probably undressing us with their eyes.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Charles Darwin Vs. Ron Jeremiah



I could have had a go at any politician aspiring for the presidency. Of course I'd have had to change the text substantially. I choose to think this one was a tad more difficult, and rewarding.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

We Are In Your Postal Facility Reading Your Magazines



I'd like to think Mr. "Jeremiah" would be good natured enough not to balk at being represented in comic form. I know for a fact Charles Darwin is tickled pink. Well... maybe not pink. Probably more like bleached white and wormy. I hope many young, fragile-minded, young-men and women stumbled on this strip hoping to see naughty bits, only to discover the only thing naughty going on is my cheeky sense of humor.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Beating the Habit



Horatio Algiers, now in a new, more compact size. Better? Worse? Let me know!

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Terrorism 3



What would Freud say about THIS strip? Long, erect strings attached to balding kites. I'll tell you what he'd say. He'd say, "sometimes a kite with a cheap toupee is just a kite with a cheap toupee."

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Terrorism 2



Several people have commented that cocaine doesn't, in fact, give you hallucinations. My answer is, maybe you didn't get them but I sure as hell did. That is to say, I would have... If I had had some... Which I didn't... Okay, fine! It was in my nose, but I didn't inhale.

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I'm an Italian / Filipino writer of mostly dark fiction. My stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Apex Magazine, Intergalactic Medicine Show, Shock Totem, Penumbra eMag, Ares Magazine, Stupefying Stories, and more.

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