Trivia / Mulberry

  • Creator Backlash: When "Prison Broke" came out, Peter Paltridge wrote on the Toon Zone forum that he didn't consider it one of his favorite Mulberry comics. In fact, he kept putting off finishing it, so he could start making more interesting Platypus Comix stories. However, unlike other Mulberry comics that displeased Peter, he couldn't remove this one from the Mulberry archive, since it contains the conclusion to "Scary Berry".
  • Development Hell: Peter hoped that Mulberry would have her own newspaper comic someday, but had trouble finding someone to syndicate her. Apparently, the strip would go something like this. The comics featured in BANG! each run about as long as normal stories, except with the reader-submitted content breaking them up.
  • Missing Episode: Several, but the absence of "Suddenly Mulberry" sticks out the most. After its removal, "Mulberry's 2004 Fall TV Preview" became the oldest comic in the Mulberry archive. A few obvious signs exist that something came before it: the cover reads, "the second one", and Mulberry acknowledges the comic's interrupting her actual first arc.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Peter has released a list of abandoned Mulberry stories.
    • Peter once planned to make a sequel to "Faces and Places #1", starring Far East Movement. Since he reportedly did not have time to make drawings for such a comic, he retooled this concept into an article in which he pretends to interview Far East Movement.
    • September 2013 would have seen the release of "Thanks, Obama!", in which Mulberry tries to defend Barack Obama from common complaints, only to discover him spying on her. Peter announced it on the same day that he gave release dates to the Keiki finale and the Free Spirit premiere, but the government shutdown made the script already seem dated.