The Importance of Being Earnest

Today’s toon is summarized aptly as: “Your call really isn’t important to us.”

Thanks to the “Do Not Call” registry, we’ve eliminated 90% of the phone solicitation calls we used to get. But there are still a few outliers who ping us from time to time, and I wish I could muster the gumption to do what Bob did in today’s comic.

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Krishna Sadasivam creates custom comics and illustrations for organizations, magazines and companies. A champion of comics advocacy, Krishna speaks, blogs, and writes articles on illustration and sequential arts techniques and the importance of the comics medium in both education and brand awareness. His clients have included Microsoft, Mashable, Other World Computing and EE Times. His work has been featured on many notable websites, including TechCrunch, Gizmodo and CNET. His portfolio can be found at

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  • gregb999Reply
    January 28, 2013 at 8:48 am

    There’s always the option of giving the phone to your girl and telling her that it’s Santa on the other end if she would still go for something like that.

  • Ben WilsonReply
    February 6, 2013 at 8:47 am

    Love Bob in strips like this. I’d do the same thing.

    • Krishna M. SadasivamReply
      February 6, 2013 at 9:17 am

      lol. Thanks, Ben! Bob’s a snarky bugger at times, and that’s what I love the most about his character.

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