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About Fly You Fools | Fly, You Fools!

Fly, You Fools! is an Indian webcomic about life, and its irritations. It uses photos-turned-into-comics to push its misanthropic take on Indian life, onto an unsuspecting public (The public is always unsuspecting, in such sentences. Why?).

The comics are updated about twice monthly. Sometimes. Be sure to subscribe to get comic alerts. Or you can follow the comic on Twitter.

The site has been ooh’ed and aah’ed in major newspapers, TV channels, chai shops around the country and Pinky aunty next door is a big fan. You can read all about it in the Fly You Fool Blog.

Saad Akhtar

The Author

The author’s name is Saad Akhtar. He is a New Media designer from the National Institute of Design. He works as an Interaction Designer with a software company in Delhi.

He is actually me, I’m just writing like this to make it look like I have a full staff running this site.

You can get in touch with me using the Contact form. That way you won’t have give your email address. The preferred method of sending bad words and “youR so L@me” mails.

Or you can email on contact [at] fly you fools dot com

Now here are some pseudo-FAQs

Q. Why “Fly You Fools”? Who’se flying?
A. No one. Domain names are hard to find. This one was available.

Q. Can I copy the comics on my site, or print them or make them my wallpaper or something?
A. Yes you can. All the work here is under a Creative Commons license. You are free to download and reuse any of the comics. As long as it’s not for commercial use. If you want to post a comic on your own blog, use the embed html code below each comic.

Q. Damit, but I want to make money out of it. Is there any way?
A. Yes there is. Contact the author and work something out with him. It’s very cheap.

Q. Whose photos are these? Is it even legal?
A. Most of these photos have been taken by me. Otherwise I ask the photographer’s permission before using a photo. So yeah, it’s legal enough. If you have a photo with potential to be a hilarious comic send it over to me and we’ll work something out.

Q. Are these actual Frequently Asked Questions?
A. Well, technically these questions have NEVER been asked. I’m just putting down some “In case someone did, what’ll they ask” questions. ICSDWTAQ’s.

Q. In case I don’t find your comic funny or am insulted by it, should I send death threats, put up a prize for anyone who brings your head then go out and burn some flags and generally be a bad person?
A. No.

Q. I want to read more about this blog’s history and the inspirations or whatever. Where?
A. You can go through the Fly You Fools blog.

Comments

  1. 1
    harris ejaz // February 25th, 2010 at 8:21 pm

    I’m just this pakistani drawguy. your webcomics are very enjoyable,
    and mose are very relavant to us pakistanis as well.
    I really should start one of these myself.
    oh well.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Harris-Ejaz-Drawguy/232315333958

  2. 2
    Ankur // March 24th, 2010 at 12:51 am

    sir you are supremely funny and your site is refreshing breeze
    compared to the cliche-ridden television.
    I died laughing, still giggling
    Kudos

  3. 3
    Mayank // March 30th, 2010 at 1:13 am

    “The site has been ooh’ed and aah’ed in major newspapers, TV channels, chai shops around the country and Pinky aunty next door is a big fan.”
    Nice move Dude…Humour…humour…humour…humour…ShowOff…humour..humour..!
    ;)
    Just kidding…Good to see that there is someone else with the REAL sense of humour in our country!;)

  4. 4
    Familiar Person // April 16th, 2010 at 5:56 pm

    Dude, naiice! … Great man … at last an Indian webcomic … great to see genuine wit on the web by an Indian! Keep up the good work!
    :)

  5. 5
    b2 // May 18th, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    you are awesome~~… you rock~~

  6. 6
    Dilbert // May 18th, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    u made my day~~

  7. 7
    Mayur Desai // May 25th, 2010 at 6:54 pm

    Like your tweets and the comics. The name ‘Fly You Fools’, inspired by LOTR ?

  8. 8
    Megh Shah // July 17th, 2010 at 9:39 pm

    I have an idea for a comic. How do I approach this site? I just need to email my idea to you? Please advice.

  9. 9
    Anita Rane // July 23rd, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    You are so funny!!! So so funny!

    *Bows down*

  10. 10
    Rahul // August 2nd, 2010 at 10:13 am

    Lame!

    lol, sorry. awesome stuff man! Toe nail guy is my fav.

    Toe Nail guy FTW!!

  11. 11
    mayank // August 14th, 2010 at 12:53 am

    Sir..inspired by u..i worked on some ideas fr my comic strips…plz do chek it out…and some valuable advice is most welcome..!

    diedudedie.blogspot.com

    (Money is a problem thats y that “blogspot”!!!)

  12. 12
    Mohit // September 10th, 2010 at 2:21 am

    I know you are a redditor. I can feel it.

    Keep up the good work!

  13. 13
    Nitesh Sharma // September 15th, 2010 at 11:43 am

    Hats off Saad! Your doing great stuff! Obscenely funny–a totally necessary look at our much-vaunted ‘Indianess!’ Haven’t had such a good laugh in ages! Proud to have you as a fellow, albeit junior ;) , ex-NIDian!

  14. 14
    Omendra // September 17th, 2010 at 10:52 am

    This is fucking awesome.

  15. 15
    Jude // September 18th, 2010 at 9:53 am

    You rock mate!!!… All the way!!!!!!!!!..

  16. 17
    Benish Augustine // October 17th, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    Damn.
    I wish I was that funny.
    :(

    Even the smileys on this page are cooler.
    :P

  17. 18
    Sanchari // December 25th, 2010 at 12:38 am

    Hey, these are supremely awesome! So glad to have found this website. Reminds me a bit of http://www.currybear.com, but obviously, MUCH better.

  18. 19
    ~Romil // January 28th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Yuhmmm… sarcasm, love it in the flavor you serve.

    Keep’em comin’ mate!

  19. 20
    Arun Shivaram // February 24th, 2011 at 10:29 am

    One word says it all! AWESOME…

  20. 21
    manisha // April 1st, 2011 at 4:19 am

    hi, i saw a bunch of your posts on this site:
    http://bit.ly/dT3iBX
    my posts have been republished there, too. do you have any connection with that site? i don’t but i am looking for ways to get my content off that site.

  21. 22
    nitin // May 10th, 2011 at 2:06 pm

    Hey Saad

    I am not able to go beyond the last 5 posts when i view the site on my iPhone in the mobile version. It doesnt show me the older comic posts

    can u check and tell me how this can be viewed?

    regards
    Nitin

  22. 23
    Xyz // May 27th, 2011 at 2:45 am

    what the hell is this Mr.?
    If you don’t know how to respect others religion then don’t do but why the are you insulting Hindus sentiments?..huh?..we demand you to remove that comic about cow..
    otherwise we will fight against you in the court…You have hurt the feelings of Many Hindus n within two days if you don’t regret n remove the comics then We will take a huge agitation against you…

  23. 24
    Jai Shri Ram! // May 27th, 2011 at 2:54 am

    http://www.flyyoufools.com/cows-indian-roads

    The so mentioned link is offensive as its against a certain class of people…you can’t just tell that “Its not because of an action against cow slaughter but because no one cares”
    and for this reason you better remove that article off!

    Being a blogger u might every single celeb involved can complain dis way but dat’s a personal issue…u are not supposed to make a joke on a Hindus… and so u better take that thing off as soon as you can!!!

  24. 25
    Juhi Shrivastava // July 11th, 2011 at 4:38 pm

    I will not go over board in your appreciation. U r good. i enjoyed reading ur post.

  25. 26
    Ali Sina fan // August 10th, 2011 at 1:20 am

    Hi Saad

    Speaking of comics, what do you think of this one?

    http://IslamComicBook.com/

  26. 27
    Tulsi Tawari // February 6th, 2012 at 9:52 am

    Hey man, u r too good. Love to meet you. i am based in Mumbai 9820113641. I feel your kind of humor can be applied to change Indian-attitudes in wholesale (we are full of pretensions everywhere)…. maybe starting with our polity.

  27. 28
    Shaunik Rai // September 5th, 2012 at 6:15 pm

    Hey Saad,

    Let the haters keep on hating, you just keep on rollin’ buddy! Rolling stones gather no moss.

  28. 29
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