COINCEDENCE... OR CONSPIRACY?
are not familiar with the Knights of the Dinner Table comic
book, which details the adventures of a small band of role-players,
their fellow gamers, and several members of their gaming community.
anyone knows about the remarkable Kennedy-Lincolnesque similarities
between KotDT regular Bob Herzog and keeper of The Escapist,
Bill Walton. Similarities so remarkable,
in fact, that it leads one to believe that there is something more to
this than mere coincedence.
identity been stolen? Is this an attempt to rob me of my very
self? Or has the hand of fate rolled another critical miss on
the "artistic creativity" table? I leave it to you, the
reader, to decide...
|First name begins with "B".
||First name begins with "B".
|Lives in Delaware county.
||Lives in Delaware State.
|Balding and wears dorky
||Has a distinguished receding hairline
and sports nifty Lennon specs.
|Looks like Bill with a carrot taped to
||Looks like Bob with a nose job.
|Last name is Herzog.
||Once played a Paladin named Herzog.
|Plays in B.A. Felton's
||Lives in the town of Felton.
|Drives A Chevy Chevette.
||Drives a Chevy Nova (close enough!).
|Drinks lots of Faygo.
||Got sick from drinking too much Faygo
at Origins '91
Not enough for
you? Then I urge you to visit these web pages for more
shocking evidence of the pillaging of my personality:
The official KoDT website, where you can purchase volumes and volumes
of this plagaristic rag.
View animated KoDT strips here. These villians must have cameras
hidden in my home! The nerve!
The Yahoo! KoDT club, which aids in the exchange of their nefarious
plans to further ruin my character and likeness.
As if this
flagrant theft of my identity were not enough, those scoundrels at
Kenzer and Company have forced me to include the
following statement: Knights of the Dinner Table and
Bob Herzog and his likeness are
trademarks of Kenzer and Company, and are used here with
permission. All rights reserved.
have no such legal fetters on my likeness. Once
again, the little guy gets screwed. Hoody hoo, indeed.
Disclaimer for the terminally clueless: Mr. Walton
does not honestly hold any of the statements made above as the truth,
and has no personal grudge against KoDT, it's creator Jolly Blackburn,
or it's parent company Kenzer & Co. We all know that
Bill is much more hip, handsome, and a bigger hit with the ladies than
Bob Herzog could ever dream to be. Please consider the
publication date of this particular column before taking it very