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The question of how to render all the stories in the world was pretty tough, especially since (technically speaking) this comic takes place before written language. What I eventually settled on was a magic globe that would constantly shift and re-form, showing everything going on everywhere.

Posted by Matthew Ellison, 2012-07-08 Metadata

Transcript

Nyame: I see that you have delivered what you promised, little Spider.

Spider: Aw, shucks, it weren’t nothing, Nyame!

Nyame: Shut it.

Spider: Shutting, sir.

Nyame: Now, receive thy due!

(A scroll appears and unfurls towards Spider, rolling back into a ball and shifting as it floats in his hands. Anansi is deeply moved.)

Anansi: I...I can...