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Red Spiders 2
Original title: Friday's Drawing - Red Spiders 2
This was actually drawn years before Red SpidersOriginal caption: And lo, they still have six legs.
Title text: This was actually drawn years before Red Spiders

Original caption: And lo, they still have six legs.


This was the fortieth comic originally posted to LiveJournal. The previous one was 38: Apple Jacks, and the next one was 39: Bowl.

This is the second comic in the Red Spiders series, published just over 2 months after the first one. Like its predecessor, it is more of a sketch than a comic. The titular spiders appear to be ascending —or possibly building— a structure, probably to get into the window at the top of the picture. Two spiders at the top appear to be passing a block between them, implying that they are, at least, trying to change the structure.

In the title text, Randalll says the comic was drawn years before the previous Red Spiders despite being posted later.

The full series of Red Spiders comics:


[Nine red spiders, with round appendages at the end of each of their six legs, are seen navigating an environment of blocks and other geometric constructions. The second-from-the-top spider appears to be holding a block down for the spider just below to climb on to help it up, or they might be lifting the block together. One is almost outside the frame at the top.]

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Do we have sources for the quotes from Randal? gijobarts (talk) 03:28, 29 January 2013 (UTC)

Yes we do, and I added them a decade later --FaviFake (talk) 20:10, 18 August 2023 (UTC)