The strip debuted on February 10, Past artists for the strip include John Horsley from y2clwho dropped out before the strip launched, Trevor Adams, who was on board for about six months, then Chad W.
Porter, who drew the strip for two years. The strip updates every day. Beginningsa strip following Rayne at age 8 with storylines unrelated to the main strip.
Story lines tend to last for only a few strips, but some have gone several weeks. The original artist for the strip was Trevor Adams, who drew the strip from its debut until July 18,later moving on to create his own comic Gemini Paradox.
Chad Porter took over on July 28, In earlythe strip underwent a major change with the introduction of a new character, Noel, Rayne's friend. Noel was often given roles that previously would have gone to the character John Gold, whose frequency in the strip had been reduced.
Least I Could Do "3. Lar deSouza, a long time friend of Sohmer and his artistic partner on the daily comic In Other Newstook over as the artist. The comic and website have been undergoing some major changes as a result. December marked the publication of My Will Be Donethe complete 2nd-year collection featuring Chad Porter's final strips for the comic.
It also included a mini-comic drawn by Lar, depicting the origins of "Bra-Man". In July the first Bra-Man comic was released. In NovemberBecause I Canthe 3rd year collection, and the first to feature current artist Lar deSouza was published. In the July 9, strip, the cast opened a "letter" from the writer and artist which stated that from that moment on, they would age normally rather than remain a perpetual age 24 or so.
Since then, the strip's characters have enacted major life changes: InSohmer announced that deSouza will be re-drawing the original strips done by Trevor Adams in the current artistic style. Though the primary character is Rayne, there are a large number of supporting characters, and the strip will sometimes go for up to a week without a strip featuring Rayne. These usually The dating guy least i could do characters large story arcs involving the other characters, though Least I Could Do still specializes in the one strip joke.
He is a shallow, childlike, and sexually driven year-old now 35 with an underdeveloped emotional intelligence as well as a severe superiority complex. Rayne shares a joyful sibling rivalry with his older brother Eric Summerswho is a surgeon. In the storyline, Rayne and Eric found out they had a sister they never knew about, and a niece named Ashley. Rayne eventually takes a liking to his niece, despite The dating guy least i could do characters rocky start, and  eventually comes to care for her as a surrogate father, with Ashley considering him her favourite Unca.
As the comic progressed, Rayne's character developed and The dating guy least i could do characters been dealing with increased maturity and vulnerability.
It was revealed that much of Rayne's promiscuity and childishness came as a reaction to severe depression caused by his inability to settle down and his fear of change.
His promiscuity has become less and less of a theme as the strip has progressed, and as of March 8,he is in an exclusive relationship with the character Jumpmaster Julie who first appeared on August 23, Noel is Rayne's best friend, a later addition to the strip, first appearing on January 5, Noel's first appearances lined up with a period in which the Rayne character needed a comedic foil. Noel is the calm, sardonic yin to Rayne's yang, and although he is more than willing to participate in Rayne's insane schemes, he has learned to sit back and watch the carnage rather than get too involved.
Although introduced as Rayne's wingman, Noel soon found himself in a serious relationship with Kate, a woman he met at a speed dating event. Over the course of the comic, they married and had three children: Melissa "Issa" Allie is one of Rayne's few platonic female friends.
An extremely gorgeous redhead with a voluptuous figure and natural yellow eyes, Issa is the object The dating guy least i could do characters Rayne's frequent sexual advances which she continually rejects.
Despite this, it sometimes seems as though she has a slight subconscious crush on him. When she introduced her friends to her farmer-boyfriend, Huck, the crew noted his resemblance to Rayne.
Despite her attractiveness and continual disgust at some of their antics, Issa still manages to play the voice of reason and fits in with Rayne and the rest of the boys. She The dating guy least i could do characters not above manipulating her male friends, such as offering to try on underwear at Victoria's Secret for Rayne, in exchange for him accompanying her to the mall.
Issa has known Rayne since at least his teenage years, offering him advice after the relationship that started his womanizing streak, showing her to be one of Rayne's oldest friends. Issa holds the record for holding out against Rayne's advances. Rayne got her a job at IDS as a replacement for a staff member on maternity leave, although it remains to be seen if this is a permanent post. Mick Alfa is an overweight and socially awkward friend of Rayne's, who is often used as a wingman.
Rayne often enlists Mick in elaborate and occasionally bizarre charades to help him get laid. Mick is a TV program director, and has had a greater number of steady relationships than Rayne, Noel and John combined. Mick has been dating Tamara, a young college co-ed, for two years.
Mick also has a passion for potato chips. Recently, it has been revealed that Mick's father was murdered by his mother's lover, after which his mother went to prison and became a The dating guy least i could do characters. In July it was revealed that Mick will be marrying Tamara Tammy after a six-year relationship.
John Gold is Rayne's childhood friend and roommate, who often acts as his foil. He continually expresses a resigned discontent with Rayne's promiscuity. John is looking for a wife, which has been shown to lead him into being somewhat needy and over-hasty in relationships. He is a grade school teacher. One relationship of John's was with a woman named Hannah, who became a major part of his life and even moved in with him, but The dating guy least i could do characters left him due to Rayne's antics.
The Darth Vader character frequently appears, not only to tempt him, but also to voice the darker thoughts that John represses. As ofhe moved from Rayne's apartment to a new house to start a family with his girlfriend Laura, whom he met in As ofthere were six Least I Could Do collections published,  which include the two years that the comic was drawn by Chad and the three years of deSouza's work. The second book includes a mini-comic drawn by Lar that explains the origins of Bra-Man.
They have also printed the first edition of Bra-Man, a spin-off comic based on Rayne's drunken alter-ego and a book of Least I Could Do: Beginnings which tells stories about Rayne's childhood along with his friends and family. Since FebruaryLeast I Could Do has had a yearly event in which fans can submit themselves to be 'dates' for one of the strip's characters, either primary or secondary.
The selection process is shown in the comic, with the cast sorting through letters and often with Rayne attempting to be the selected date. Upon the decision, the fan is drawn into the strip, sharing a date with the cast member of their choice. If supporting cast members are selected, the date storyline often involves Rayne attempting to sabotage things, primarily out of jealousy for not being selected.
The Valentine's storyline runs for roughly a week's time. Krunch Bloodrage also appeared in the same arc, fighting Rayne's Audibot in the background of the April 10, strip. In Julythe first "Bra-Man" comic was released. The page comic showcases the adventures of Bra-Man, Rayne Summers' alter-ego.
On November 9,Sohmer and DeSouza announced that a new strip would appear on Sundays, thus having a strip every day of the week. While other creators seem to be cutting back The dating guy least i could do characters their output lately, we wanted to do more.
But, not wanting to do just another normal strip, Sohmer and DeSouza decided to start up "Beginnings," a Sunday-only strip on the website with storylines separate from the rest of the comic based around Rayne's childhood, specifically at 8 years old. Blind Ferret Entertainment and Teletoon had a development deal for an animated version of Least I Could Do ; however, Blind Ferret opted out of the deal because it believed they would have to surrender too much creative control.
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