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Knights of the Dinner Table is the award-winning comic focusing on the hilarious gaming misadventures of a group of players in Muncie, Indiana. They represent a gamut of people we’ve all known at the table (though personally deny being)! Their adventures are often hauntingly familiar and a humorous reminiscence because, like it or not, we’ve all shared similar experiences.



The Strips


  • Lair of the Gazebo
    • Is it the most dangerous monster ever...?
  • A Question of Honor
    • Brian doesn't take well to accusations of cheating.
  • By the Book
    • B.A.'s home-brewed rules disrupt the 'sanctity of dragons.'
  • Attack of the Rules Lawyer
    • A rule's a rule - depending on who you ask.
  • Let the Dice Fall Where They May
    • The Knights find an unexpected shortcut to dungeon level two.
  • The Farmer Wars
    • The Knights try Farmer: the Role-Playing Game.
  • The Wonderful GaryCon Adventure
    • The Knights travel to GaryCon '94.
  • Diminishing Returns
    • B.A. mixes the HackMaster and Warmace systems - with surprising results.
  • Plea for Help
    • The Knights talk about the next issue and request gamer ideas.


Other Features


  • Editorial: History of the Group by Jolly R. Blackburn
  • Who's Who in the Group

36 pages, b&w


About this PDF: Issues 1-3 of Knights of the Dinner Table were created at the dawn of the digital age when “paste ups”, “camera ready art”, and stripping film were still mainstream practices in print production. These comics were laid out and lettered digitally but were subsequently laser printed for Jolly to finalize the comic by manually inking in the eyes and facial expressions. This became the “camera ready art” which the printer photographed to create the negatives that were then etched into the plates that reproduced the image in the web press. The final product (if you can find one of these issues today) shows a marked decrease in quality, especially given the fact that it was produced on rough newsprint almost fifteen years ago.

When we compiled these issues in Bundle of Trouble Volume One, we had moved to a completely digital workflow that necessitated reconstructing the layout and reworking all of the images as computer files instead of manual inking. We also updated the typography and other presentation details to be consistent with our current standard.

We did, however, retain the camera-ready art for these issues. It is from these masters, tucked away in archival plastic for a dozen years, that the PDFs were scanned. While not “direct to PDF”, these are the truest versions available and far superior to any printed issue.

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This title was added to our catalog on May 15, 2008.