In the epic unfolding that began last week here at The Intersection–which has come to be known throughout the interwebs as The Great Marine Invertebrate Wars–it’s a proud day for echinoderm enthusiasts everywhere…
Yes friends, the ever-charismatic sea cucumber has become a comic book hero!
When we last left Pucker, we were missing the other star on the marquee of my nascent Web comic. But given the recent kerfuffle over on the Science Blogs over the merits of molluscs versus echinoderms, it seemed natural to settle on a sea cucumber as the best choice to play the sparring role. So there you have it folks, it’s decided: Pucker is an octopus and Bloat will be a sea cucumber.
Read more of the saga that is Episode I over at Cephalopodcast.