My First English Comic, My Bad – A Zits Treasury

It’s been years since I last bought my last comic book, and that was Captain Tsubasa – Golden 23 series, back in somewhere 2008..

Now I’ve bought my first comic book in 3 years and of course my first ever English comic book, that is Zits, the comic strip you read on local The Star newspaper..

Thanks to Kelli for selling the extra one to me, now I’ve gotten my first English comic book, “My Bad – A Zits Treasury”..

I’ll have to say this is my current favourite and yes, I’ve never read X-Men or Superman or Spiderman before..Archie, yes, a bit..

Zits is basically about a teenager named Jeremy Duncan going to high school and doing what most teenagers do nowadays, be it in the US or even in Malaysia..

He’s very attached to his mobile phone, he’s very attached to his Facebook, and he’s very attached to his iPod and music, like many other teenagers around the world..

He has big appetite, he hates doing house chores like he’s born not knowing what house chores meant, he’s quite rebellious towards his parents in terms of communication, and yet he’s very smart in his study..

He hates seeing his dad signing up on Facebook, he hates his dad watching video on Youtube, and he hates his mom checking out his blog and Facebook status..

His dad, Walter Duncan, is an orthodontist and most of the time wanted to look cool in front of Jeremy but most of the time looked clueless due to his illiteracy in technology..

His mom, Connie Duncan, is very strict towards Jeremy, giving curfews, giving punishments, and most of the time, like most of the caring mothers in the world, would forgive him for his wrongdoing and eventually treat him with care, like any mother would do..

Jeremy has other crazy friends namely girlfriend Sara Toomey, best friend Hector Gracia, and close friend Pierce who usually do weird stuff like keeping flies and other funny animals as pets..

It’s one freaking funny comic strip that is suitable for teenagers nowadays because it deals with the local trends (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, blogs, etc) and it’s suitable for parents in the sense that it’s kinda like seeing themselves having trouble to communicate with their children if they are like Jeremy’s parents, or have a good laugh if they are as tech-savvy as Jeremy..

Maroon 5 Live Concert @ Bukit Jalil Putra Indoor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur

Managed to grab a pair of Maroon 5 live concert tickets at at Bukit Jalil Putra Indoor Stadium thanks to Maxis..

Went to the concert with Daphne on 29th April 2011, equipped only with a normal PnS camera, here I present some photos and video of Maroon 5..


*The queue was pretty massive*

I was pretty surprise with the crowd turnout because the queues were pretty long! Glad it didn’t took too long for us to enter the stadium..

There was no opening for Maroon 5 but it’s all fine because it started around 9.30pm, about 30-minutes later from its proposed 9pm as written on the tickets..

The crowd was very supportive and all, ranging from young to old and all kinds of people..

Well I couldn’t really remember much which song they started with but I was amazed with the amount of singles they had..

For I, who have never listened to any of their full track albums, I pretty much know at least 70% of their songs during the concert..

Which at the same time shows that they have quite a number of singles being played on the airwaves..

Moreover, most of the tune and rhythm of their songs are quite identical so it’s quite surprising that they actually have so many singles being played around all this while..

It all sounded familiar, I know the lyrics, but I don’t know the name of the songs..I know it’s pretty weird but that’s what happens when almost every song has almost identical tune..

Nonetheless, their songs are very nice, what’s more for a live concert..I think it’s almost a sold-out concert coz most of the seats in the stadium were pretty much all filled..

Most of the songs were their famous tracks such as “Misery”, “She Will Be Loved”, “Harder To Breathe”, “Won’t Go Home Without You”, and “Wake Up Call”, just to name a few..

Look out for a video I’ve recorded..It’s at the end of this blog post..

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