High Crimes (Comic)

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At this point in the year, we all know what tension is about. The Caps-Rangers series is mostly a low-scoring affair, a goalie battle if you will. And in a goalie battle there is one matter that eventually comes up.

And there’s one guy who spoils it for everyone.

This is the story of that guy.

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That Guy (Comic)

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With the best of intentions, Shinny takes her boyfriend to the game, where he proceeds to ruin everything. Continue Reading

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Ritual and Transgression (Comic)

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Our hero chosen to bring her dopey boyfriend to the Caps game instead of her father. Now, we learn how Shinny, an avowed superfan, prepares for a big game — just like tonight’s bout with the Jets. There are rituals, superstitions, and traditions that must be honored. Everything must be just right or else it will surely spell disaster for the team.

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A Gracious Winner (Comic)

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Previously on Shinny! Our hero got a pair of tickets to a Caps game and had to consult her shoulder angels to decision whom to bring with her. Today she decides.

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The Small Council (Comic)

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Last time on Shinny, our hero got a pair of tickets to the Caps game and learned she had to choose between her boyfriend and dad who would come with her. We now join her– deep in thought, as she is visited by … well, you’ll see.

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Windfall, Part II (Comic)

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Rachel has returned from parts unknown so Shinny! is back to continue our best story yet. Special thanks to Sfé for filling in for us while Rachel was gone!

When we last left Shinny, she had just procured two tickets to a Caps game. And now, the wrinkle.

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There are Things You Don’t Say (Comic)

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I’m doing studying abroad, so this week’s Shinny! is a guest comic by my good friend (and fellow hockey fan) Sfé M. This week we learn are certain things you don’t say to hockey players, who are a superstitious lot.

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Windfall, Part I (Comic)

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I was a suburb kid, so I didn’t get to go to a lot of Caps games when I was young. But my buddy Johnny and his dad got great seats sometimes, and they’d bring me along once or twice a year. It was a rare thrill. Before we all got jaded and blasé about watching hockey, just getting tickets was a life-altering experience. And that’s where Shinny is in this strip– kicking off a multi-part story.

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The Odds (Comic)

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Here’s a little inside baseball: Rachel and I started putting Shinny after last year’s playoffs. For a while we didn’t know what the lockout would do to our precious little hockey comic. This strip in particular is a time-shifted product of that anxiety. Let us flash back to a conversation held between Shinny and her boyfriend in those pivotal days before the CBA memo.

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Nothing Else Matters (Comic)

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Last week, we gazed into the past. Today, we’re face to face with the stormy present. The Caps are DFL in the Southeast, struggling to establish a new style of play. It’s all drama all the time in Caps town, but there’s at least one thing fans can rely on– and Shinny’s boyfriend is here to remind us of that.

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