Picture of Michael the Corgi via Flaco Images. All Rights Reserved.
HOBARKEN (Corgi Press) — Joe’s personal
life is starting to invade his professional life! On a similar note, I
thought it’d be worth mentioning that my “life model,” Michael, for this
webcomic had his first birthday on the 11th of January. It’s been a long year, and I’m glad to see we both made it!
While a lot of people were getting COVID pets, I didn’t—believe or not—get
a dog as a result of the pandemic. The news of the disease and the
shutdown just happened to break about a week after we picked him up. Nor
did I get him because I actually needed a “life model” for the comic.
Interestingly enough, the Corgi Boss comic grew out of a desire to get a
Corgi that preceded the site’s launch by a few years. I think the point
I’m making is that I feel very hipster about getting a pet. I did it
before COVID made it…cool?
Believe it or not, Michael’s (a real-life dog) personality is quite
different from the boss (a fictional dog) as well. Crazy, right? While
the fictional Boss runs a newspaper, Michael just runs in circles. The
Corgi in the comic is married, but my dog is single, ladies. Although,
there are similarities too. While the boss enjoys biting a depressed
white Latino man, Michael does as well!
Well, I guess I better sign off here before my “life model” demands
an increase in pay (he gets treats). He’s a tough negotiator, and he’s
See you next week, all