The Promise of Infinite Possibilities in Fu Jitsu 5

by Drew Baumgartner

Fu Jitsu 5

This article contains SPOILERS. If you haven’t read the issue yet, proceed at your own risk!

There are infinite possibilities occurring simultaneously, every second.

Fu Jitsu

And with that, Jai Nitz and Wesley St. Claire lay out the case for more Fu Jitsu. Sure, they get more specific at the end of the issue, encouraging folks to spread the word about the series to help keep it alive, but the reason to keep it alive is revealed right there in Fu’s opening lines: this is a series built on infinite possibilities. Indeed, Nitz and St. Claire are so confident with that truth that they don’t need to bother explaining how future issues could even be possible. [SPOILERS aplenty after the break]  Continue reading

Back to the Future meets Wile E. Coyote in Fu Jitsu 4

by Drew Baumgartner

Fu Jitsu 4

This article contains SPOILERS. If you haven’t read the issue yet, proceed at your own risk!

Man, I’m such a sucker for time travel stories. Fu Jitsu 4 has plenty of other sci-fi insanity that someone might latch onto, but I can’t help but be charmed by the little time paradoxes and other time travel quirks built into the narrative. Indeed, the irreverent tone that Jai Nitz and Wesley St. Claire have struck with this series allow them to have much more fun with those tropes than any other time travel story I’ve ever encountered. Continue reading

A Romp Through Absurdity in Fu Jitsu 1

by Drew Baumgartner

Fu Jitsu 1

This article will contain SPOILERS. If you haven’t read the issue yet, proceed at your own risk!

I just killed James Dean and disarmed a bomb from the future.

Fu Jitsu, Fu Jitsu 1

My own interpretation of the solicit for Fu Jitsu 1 was “if Forrest Gump was a genius and immortal” — it’s an absurd premise, but one that could be fun. Turns out this issue is actually several times more absurd than I expected, but it embraces that absurdity so enthusiastically, I can’t help but love it. Continue reading