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The notes for #171, posted in July 2006, call attention to the then-recent announcement of Team Fortress 2 shipping alongside Half-Life 2: Episode Two, after which Chris states "I'm gonna go out on a pessimistic limb and say we're not gonna see Episode 2 until '07." Sure enough, two of the very last blog posts on the comic's original site before Chris moved on to 1fort confirmed delays to summer and then fall of 2007.
He's Just Hiding: Despite reading the title, many loyal readers were outraged and in denial once poor Frohman finally got offed.
Concerned 2, an unofficial sequel, revealed that Frohman was brought Back From the Dead by simply re-loading from the last checkpoint.