WikiFur:Comic of the Week/Week 3, 2006

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Left to right: Merlitz, Photophie, Miss Mab, Pip, Wildy, Daniel Ti'Fiona and Jyrras

Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures (or DMFA) is a furry web comic by Amber Panyko. It updates three times a week, normally on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and recently celebrated its 600th strip. The comic is partially based off of the online game Furcadia and several of the main characters are based off of the artist's friends there.

DMFA began in 1998, when Amber promised a shrine of sorts on Furcadia to anyone who could find a particular song for her. When a friend who went by the name of Daniel Ti'Fiona found the song in question, Amber made good on her promise and created the shrine. As a joke, she added a sign proclaiming "Coming soon: the Misadventures of Daniel Ti'Fiona, the comic!" Daniel took this seriously and prodded her to start the comic until she gave in, posting the first comic in 1999.

Initially featuring Daniel and Miss Mab, the cast of the comic soon expanded, including both friends of Amber's on Furcadia and characters of her own creation. Later on in 1999, the comic fell into a hiatus for about a year. Amber resumed comic production in 2000, and the comic has been updating steadily ever since.

The comic's arcs revolve around the adventures and misadventures of the cast. Most of these exploits are whimsical and humorous, sometimes parodizing aspects of popular culture. Most events occur in or around an inn/pub called Lost Lake. The first five arcs are in black and white. Starting in the middle of the sixth arc, the comic has been in color. (comic - more...)