A Place for the Near and the Queer!
Welcome to the "Semi"
Official Website of Skipping Out; a comic strip for everyone. Don't
let the "Semi" part fool you, though, it doesn't get more official than this (at least for now it doesn't...)! Ok,
now that we're done with that, let's talk about what Skipping Out is and what brings
you to this particular neck of Woodbury...
is a weekly web comic (where, you ask? Oh, here,
thank you for asking, you're so kind!), featured by Prism Comics, Brat Boy School, C.I.T.Y. x1, and appearing in a Woolworth
Our story begins with the hapless Skippy Green, a young man just coming
out, who struggles to understand his new life in this complicated and "alternative" community. Here is the home
of cigarettes that only ash but never snuff out, dancing go-go models, frighteningly butch barristas, pumpkin spice latte's,
Guykea, and Pride Parades that get you a tan AND a phone number ... well, for some
at the "Comics
" page and catch up with Skip's latest adventures.
to know Skippy and "The Cast
as you learn about Eric Schlegel
by visiting the "About 'Skout'
in our newsletter (to your right!) and receive site updates hot off the press and future releases of comic strips and don't
! your pride with some Skipping
. Oh, baby.
Well, don't YOU have your fun cut out for you!
- December 25, 2011: MISFIT MAGIC.
Gov. Perry shoves his joy up your stocking in this tinsel-totting comic. Have a wholesome
and merry Christmas... or else!
- December 21, 2011: STORMY WEATHER.
Skip's not exactly singin' in the rain, and who knows what his definition of "mudslide" is...
5, 2011: CREATURE FEATURE! Skipping Out's Eric
Schlegel and his little gingerly helper are featured in the LA Weekly Blog this week at his Bent-Con booth (thanks!)! Check out the full article covering the spectrum of the Bent-Con 2011 Convention.
And a special thanks to Sean-Z (aka: Sean Holman) and Jeff Krell for the very warm welcome.
- November 18, 2011: BENT-CON
WEEKEND!!! It's been a busy month getting ready for BENT-CON this weekend!! Skipping
Out will have it's very own booth this year - and some "nifty" plans in store for you! Make sure to stop in
and support this convention - you'll have a gay 'ol time.
- October 31, 2011:
ORANGE AND BLACK PLAGUE: Happy Hallowe'en!
- October 4, 2011: SKIPPING OUT'S 200TH STRIP! It's a milestone and it could never be possible without
*you*. And YOU rhymes with TWO... hundred.
- September 9, 2011: 0 SCORE AND 8 YEARS AG0,
Skippy was born! And since we're on a celebratory note, Bent-Con is coming soon and Skipping Out will be there! More
- July 22, 2011: HANG TEN: Happy Summer -
celebrating with a sizzling new strip! See ya at the Flip-Flop Fashion Festival!
- April 18, 2011:
I'LL BUY YOU A CHOCOLATE BAR. Yes, it's
true! Things have been awfully busy here in Woodbury, but we're happy to
present this brand new comic for you, as we see Skippy go on his first date in a looonnng t-- Oh wait, it's over?
- February 4, 2011:
NOW SERVING: Hope you've been enjoying Tranuary
over here in Woodbury - here's another new strip to stuff in your girdle with everything else.
- January 7,
2011: 3... 2... 1... : A new year
has arrived and resolutions are contrived; but if you stick with Skippy you'll lose that weight in a jiffy (it's true).
10, 2010: A SEASONAL TREAT!
Just try and take a bite out of the merchandise store... cause you can! It's now spiced with Ginger
and ready for your dough. (the christmas merch is here.)
24, 2010: FULL OF IT. Have a wonderful
holiday, read this new strip, don't eat too much pecan pie (like Skippy will), and always remember
to say "please" and "thank you".
- October 10, 2010: HONEY, I'M HOME! Skippy's back in town and everyone's talking
(except Scareskippy). In todays strip, we celebrate revitalization.
- September 17, 2010: IT'S A BEAR! IT'S A TWINK! ...No, it's just a new comic strip. And if that
doesn't scare you enough, check out the newly Hallowe'enified merchandise store. Some new items have materialized, not to
mention all the prices on the Hallowe'en merchandise have been ... SLASHED!!
- July 26, 2010: OH MY FLANNEL PANELS. Hope everyone had a chance to
check out the inspiring "Gays in Comics" panel at Comic-Con, this year! And here's a new strip to continue this
- April 16, 2010: BAD DREAM? Nope! A brand new strip (the first in two months!) is published today,
along with some site readjustments, which hint at more to come...
- February 11, 2010:
GOODBYE, SKIPPY Skippy
walks into the sunset, ending the 3-year weekly run of "Skipping Out". But
we haven't seen the last of him...
- November 15, 2009: BUTTONS! A whooooole new array of buttons grace our storefront. Check out the
- September 9, 2009: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SKIPPY!
To celebrate 6 years of "Skipping Out" we've got a special anniversary strip,
- June 1, 2009: LUCKY LEGENDARY MENTION!
Click here to read "Skipping Out"'s shout-out on www.LuckyLegendary.com!
- February 24, 2009: A CAST OF CHARACTERS!
SkippingOutComic.com gets revamped! Among the changes is a new feature where creator
Eric Schlegel gives you the scoop on all of your favorite familiar faces from "Skipping
Out"... found here.
- April 12, 2007: WEBSITE OPEN! The (Semi)Official "Skipping Out" Website is
officially launched at www.skippingoutcomic.com!