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A close-up of the Barrel Boy from 1: Barrel - Part 1
First appearance 1: Barrel - Part 1
Known appearances 6

Barrel was an early series of 5 comics, whose parts were randomly published during the first several dozen strips. The series features a character that is not consistent with what would quickly become the xkcd stick figure style. The character is in a barrel.

At some point Randall did create a page with a collection of all the Barrel comics. (as well as the first comic with the flying ferret: 20: Ferret, which is in this way also became a part of the Barrel series). This page can still be seen on a web archive: The Boy and his Barrel.

Pages in category "Barrel"

The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.

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