If sitcoms have have taught us anything (and I will admit that an alarming amount of my knowledge comes from similar sources) it’s that firefighters and police have cartoonish rivalries.

What would you ask a stunt person? A stunter, if you will. A name they’re almost definitely not called in the biz. I feel like I covered the spread more or less here. I guess the “what’s the most dangerous” or “had the most potential to go wrong” is really where you start. After that, I think I’d ask, “what’s the most benign stunt?” Because studios usually won’t allow actors to do nearly anything these days. Obviously there are some very notable exceptions, but I guess it’s understandable they don’t want doing anything even remotely dangerous like… I dunno, sliding down a bannister or taking any kind of fall when they can’t pad the ground. If an actor twists an ankle or gets a tooth knocked out, it can hold up the production and cost the studio a ton of money. I bet the most lame stunts out there are things like getting water thrown in their face because some actress can’t help but inhale sharply when it happens to her and she winds up coughing and choking and ruining every take.

On a tangentially related note, has anyone ever noticed how often you see girls/women holding their nose when they jump in the water? I never see guys doing that, but like, half the women I see do it. Watch a few episodes of Wipeout and you’ll start to notice it. Assuming they didn’t just take a giant foam covered armature in the gut and are spinning as they go in. It’s probably just some weird bit of confirmation bias I’ve picked up. I mean, just exhale slightly through your nose when you hit the water. That’s enough to keep water out of your sinuses, unless you’re colliding with the water like you fell off a speedboat.

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Every so often I get the urge to try and draw Maxima all properly shiny, and this… isn’t my favorite attempt if I’m honest. I’ve been sitting on this for a little while doing little tweaks, and decided to finally publish it cause I’m already behind on these. The next one will (almost definitely) resume the trend of including a little mini comic to extend the scene a bit.

As usual, Patreon has some outfit variations as well as sans flagrante.

Double res version will be posted over at Patreon. Feel free to contribute as much as you like.