Gene Catlow Comic for 2001
1-1 Tavatiana says the right thing
1-3 Cotton says all kinds of things
1-5 Cotton believes he is being tested by Fate
1-8 Thade and Drent plot and scheme...
1-10 ...but should do so more quietly!
1-12 Meanwhile, Cotton tastes his gift leaf.. and gets a surprise!
1-15 I'Brolent calls for backup, then goes to investigate
1-17 Cotton is transported back in time to an ancient civilization!
1-19 With his partners in place, I'Brolent makes his move...
1-22 Cotton suddenly makes the connection - and Ernie confirms it
1-24 Cotton thanks Tavatiana for her help - but she may not be able to help him much longer
1-26 The two intruders try to make their escape!
1-29 Cotton gets permission from Gene to go do something...
1-31 ..but that something could get dangerous...
2-2 Yes, it turned out to be dangerous.
2-5 Martin is disarmed... Cotton notices something
2-7 Cotton discovers the formal name for his perceptive ability
2-9 The human breaks his partnership... Martin breaks the human
2-12 The battle is joined on all fronts
2-14 Joleen drops in
2-16 Ted flies by
2-19 Cotton is about to do Thade in...?
2-21 Tavatiana stops him
2-23 Cotton has a secret revealed to him by Tavatiana
2-26 Cotton learns a great deal about controlling his rage
2-28 The human, on the other hand, is still the same
3-2 But Cotton is ready for him
3-5 The human puts on the brakes
3-7 Cotton speaks of the reason the human is in pain
3-9 The reason the human was trying to get those with the ability out of the way
3-12 Cotton aplogizes to Tavatiana
3-14 Cotton discovers Joleen's full name and heritage
3-16 Joleen puts her heritage to full use against the human
3-19 The human has had enough and runs away! (With a few familiar faces watching)
3-21 Joleen is grateful to Cotton and Tavatiana, but the premier seems to be fading...
3-23 Thade and Drent are taken into custody
3-26 Cotton goes up to Tavatiana's room to inform her of the proceedings
3-28 Ted has folloed the human to the airport... and has found out some information about him
3-30 The Mayor analyzes the info and recognizes the human as Michael Alan Avariss!
4-2 Tavatiana and Cotton are interrupted
4-4 Tavatiana keeps them from being interrupted again...
4-6 ...by switching Cotton and herself into a separate time-stream!
4-9 Tavatiana asks Cotton to give her a glimpse of Furriston
4-11 Cotton is happy to oblige! He takes her to the Leonine Theatre
4-13 They visit the Furriston Museum and see portaits of the past
4-16 They view the commemorative statues in the Animen Circle
4-18 Tavatiana is unused to having anyone care about her.. Cotton suggests she get used to it!
4-20 Cotton offers to assist the premier in Canovia and she is overcome by his headstrong resolve
4-23 Realizing that Cotton must be who he is, Tavatiana accepts his offer!
4-25 Cotton and Tavatiana share a very special lapine gesture of affection
4-27 Cotton and Tavatiana are interrupted again... but not for long
4-30 But they have reached the limit for staying in the separate time-stream and return to her room
5-2 Cotton realizes that he's overstayed his time! Tavatiana helps him out a little...
5-4 Gene's impression of the time that Cotton's been gone has been changed by Tavatiana (and Cotton is glad)
5-7 Cotton reveals to Gene and CW that he is in love!
5-9 Cotton also reveals that one day he may leave Furriston
5-11 Tavatiana notices for the first time that her headfur is different!
5-14 Meanwhile, Michael Alan Avariss returns to Bridgeway, none too happy about the outcome of his trip to Furriston
5-16 There is a human who is a friend of furries!
5-18 But her friendship puts her at odds with her employer, and she leaves Bridgeway to live in Furriston
5-21 Cotton's lady friend is revealed to Gene and CW
5-23 Cotton asks that the Sight of the Soul be kept a secret... what he doesn't know is that it is already being spoken of...
5-25 Tavatiana and Cotton work out their travel plans
5-28 Gene works with a customer whose equipment is very outdated
5-30 The employees are reluctant to part with their old devices, but Gene makes a strong case for new ones
6-1 Gene makes an even better case for new devices, and the employees go for it
6-4 Gene and CW make plans for after the device install, when they are contacted by Tavatiana
6-6 Tavatiana asks to meet them and Cotton over the weekend, and also asks them not to tell Cotton-so that it will be a surprise
6-8 Cotton is sad that he cannot contact Tavatiana, but agrees to accompany Gene and CW to the beach
6-11 Billy is impressed by the sleek new machines, but feels the older devices have more heart and soul
6-13 Gene, fascinated by Billy's comment, asks Tavatiana if the Sight of the Soul applies to organic beings only...
6-15 Gene discovers that the Sight of the Soul doesn't apply to organic beings only!
6-18 Having discovered that devices may have some form of a 'soul', Gene arranges for the old machines to be saved from being scrapped
6-20 Cotton, at the beach, discovers that Tavatiana planned to surprise him (to his relief and delight!)
6-22 Gene joins the others at the beach to find Cotton and Tavatiana enjoying each other's company
6-25 Cotton and Tavatiana make their plans
6-27 Gene and CatsWhisker already have their plans
6-29 Cotton gets another surprise - a thank you from Maxine Gables!
7-2 Tavatiana must leave... she says her goodbyes
7-4 Meanwhile, Michael Alan Avariss works on purging all those around him sympathetic to furries, including his own son!
7-6 Avariss' son, Steven, finds himself disliked both in Bridgeway and in Furriston
7-9 In Furriston, Steven discovers how human children cope with the culture clash
7-11 Steven speaks of the sadness he has felt being Michael Alan Avariss' son, and his desire to change his life
7-13 Steven meets former Avariss employee Maxine Gables, and goes to work for her
7-16 A kangaroo couple feels the influence of the cultural changes in Furriston
7-18 Lloyd wants to know when things will change... Alice feels that change is already happening
7-20 Lloyd and his human-hostile friend find solace in the presence of Cotton, who knows only that he seems more popular lately
7-23 (Temporary break from main story during AC2001: Parable of the Wise Manager Part 1)
7-25 (Temporary break from main story during AC2001: Parable of the Wise Manager Part 2)
7-27 (Temporary break from main story during AC2001: Parable of the Wise Manager Part 3)
7-30 Mayor Clydesdale officially revokes Cotton's 'hoax' status - Lloyd uses the confirmation of his ability to threaten humans
8-1 Alice tries to figure out why Lloyd is acting the way he is
8-3 Alice seeks answers at the Bureau of Instinctual Information, where CW is already analyzing some instinctive troubles
8-6 At that same moment, in Bridgeway, some human behavior is going very wrong, as Ted finds out.
8-8 Lloyd discovers that Alice is doing a data check on his behavior, which she feels is wrong. Lloyd points out the violence in Bridgeway
8-10 The violence in Bridgeway is viewed on TV by both furry and human citizens of Furriston
8-13 Lloyd defuses Alice's attempt to analyze his behavior by half-admitting wrongdoing on his part
8-15 Lloyd feels remorse, but not for the right things. He and Alice meet Arlo, one of the Troubadogs
8-17 Arlo tells of the upcoming Grandville Days Festival. Lloyd is surprised that it will still be held
8-20 Lloyd is cynical of the potential success of the Festival - Arlo suggests he keep an open mind
8-22 Ted recovers from the Bridgeway violent attack
8-24 Maxine discovers that Steven Avariss is considering avoiding the Festival - she encourages him to attend
8-27 Meanwhile, in Canovia, the first steps toward reconstruction are being taken. Tavatiana is officially reinstated as premier
8-29 Tavatiana delivers an eloquent speech to the Council as Cotton cheers her on from Furriston
8-31 After the Council reconvention, Drent is surly and unrepentant. Thade can only hang his head in silent shame
9-3 Back in Furriston, Lloyd is awakened by a shadowy figure looking in through their bedroom window
9-5 Cotton is visited also by a shadowy creature, while staying up late watching TV with Ernie
9-7 Late at night, the Mayor and several BII repositors venture high in the mountains above Furriston, for a meeting...
9-10 ...with the shadowy creatures, who tell the group they meant no harm by their ventures into Furriston
9-12 Gene picks up CW after the meeting, and tells her that Cotton has seen one of the shadow people...
9-14 At the BII office, Gene and CW discuss the hazard that Cotton's awareness of these beings could pose
9-17 Ted, fully recovered, is back on the job, preventing Lloyd's ursine friend from carrying out violence against humans
9-19 Taken into custody, the ursine trades harsh words with an equally incarcerated (and equally hate-filled) human
9-21 Furriston in general prepares for the Grandville Days Festival
9-24 Gene returns from an unsuccessful search for the lost shadow-people, when CW finds both Alice and Lloyd waiting for her!
9-26 Lloyd and Alice have agreed that Lloyd's behavior warranted an instinctive data check after all
9-28 On their way out of the BII, Gene and CW encounter the first human to ever visit there - Maxine Gables!
10-1 CW and Gene and CW speak to Maxine about humans and their rejection of instinct
10-3 Leaving the BII office, Gene and CW discuss the hypocrisy of their societies
10-5 Cotton spots one of the wandering shadowy creatures again, while those who remain at home are questioned
10-8 Cotton almost puts CW and Gene on the spot, but presumes they wish to be alone, thus unknowingly avoiding a confrontation
10-10 The Grandville Days Festival begins!
10-12 Crowds flock to the Fairgrounds for the Festival, while Steven Avariss stays at home
10-15 Charlie Dobbs, Blake and DodoModo regale the crowds, while Chaos Inc. enjoy the Brainscrambler rollercoaster
10-17 Attic Rat and Otterby Shot discuss human behaviour, while Catnel and Kassy meet Sunblaze
10-19 Sunblaze discovers the Chompetition, while C Eagle and Bill Pellic enjoy the Tilt-A-Whirl
10-22 Deacon and Mira brag a little about their showroom-condition '65 Chariot, while Sunblaze discovers Ferris is also entered in the Chompetition
10-24 CW meets ItaX at the BII booth, while Mokonapuff of Chaos Inc. tires of riding the Brainscrambler
10-26 CW tells ItaX that he may one day benefit from his dual identity, while Chaos Inc. rides the Grandville Jr. RR with Telbert as the engineer
10-29 ItaX joins CW, Gene and other couples for lunch, but is distracted by his mordant half sensing a trio of juveniles breaking into the Festival, up to no good
10-31 Cotton and ItaX converge on the spot where the juveniles broke in, while the troublemakers themselves put on tail-bandages to make themselves look fur-friendly
11-2 ItaX believes that the troublemakers aren't worth turning over to security - meanwhile, one of them appears to be armed!
11-5 Steven is wishy-washy about attending the Festival, so his mind is made up for him
11-7 The three troublemakers begin their plan, while the three Chompetition entrants begin their event
11-9 Mokonapuff confounds one troublemaker with multiple images of himself
11-12 Kristen plunges another troublemaker into darkness
11-14 Radio commentator Bob O'Link begins his coverage of the Chompetition, while the third troublemaker is unable to find his cohorts
11-16 Round one ends and the entrants take a break, while the third troublemaker is suspicious of Becca
11-19 Shad goes to check on something, while the third troublemaker is forced to ask Becca for help
11-21 Bob O'Link interviews a tiny spectator, while the troublemaker in darkness confronts the dark side of ItaX
11-23 Cotton stops ItaX before his other self can do any damage
11-26 Shad returns from tipping off Cotton, while Kristen drops her influence on the troublemaker in darkness
11-28 Mokonapuff tears up her multiple images, and the first troublemaker is taken into custody - as the tiny spectator is accidentally hurled down Sunblaze's throat
11-30 Becca takes the troublemaker to his friends... who are being arrested... and so is arrested himself
12-3 The security furs seal off the area, while the tiny fur explores Sunblaze
12-5 The armed (?) troublemaker is confronted by I'Brolent, while Shad attempts to coax the tiny fur out of Sunblaze
12-7 I'brolent and Ted discover that the weapon the troublemaker is carrying is non-lethal, to the kid's dismay - as Ferris finds a way to evict the tiny fur
12-10 The Chompetition gets back underway, as the troublemakers despair of their plan - until they see Steven Avariss in the crowd...
12-12 The Chompetition seems a one-sided affair, as the formerly armed troublemaker seems to have an idea in his head (in more ways than one)...
12-14 There was something in the formerly armed troublemaker's head. Something fatal...
12-17 The three troublemakers' plan was, in fact, to make trouble for Steven
12-19 And they intended to cause the trouble to keep Steven from being able to live peacefully in Furriston. His father enlisted the troublemakers for that purpose
12-21 With the discovery of just how low his father will stoop to control his son, his son resolves with even more conviction that he will never give in
12-24 The Grandville Days Festival concludes!
12-26 The attendees of the Festival go their separate ways
12-28 The troublemaker who threw his life away discovers that his sacrifice has only begun to cost him...
12-31 Penance, Furriston's D.A, is denied the chance to defend the human attacked before the Festival began... but an even bigger occurrence takes place...
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