A list of Shortpacked! storylines in order of continuity.
- 1 Book 1: Shortpacked! Brings Back the '80s
- 2 Book 2: Shortpacked! Pulls the Drama Tag
- 3 Book 3: Shortpacked! Is Totally Gay
- 4 Book 4: Shortpacked! And the Tome of the Ages
- 5 Book 5: Shortpacked! Begins
- 6 Book 6
- 7 Book 7
- 8 Book 8
- 9 Book 9
- 10 Book 10
- 11 Book 11
- 12 Book 12
- 13 Book 13
- 14 Book 14
- 15 Book 15
- 16 Book 16: End of Shortpacked!: Soggies May (Not) Rule
Book 1: Shortpacked! Brings Back the '80s[edit | edit source]
- Just A Toy Store: The saga begins.
- One-Upmanship: Robin does her dangdest to make Ethan look bad.
- Customer Protection Rackets: Mike inspires Galasso to hatch an ethically dubious new money-making scheme.
- Roomies: Robin moves in with Amber.
- Now In Technicolor: Greyscale no more!
- Mrs. Greg Killmaster: Robin goes husband-hunting at ILM.
- Body Massage Machine: Roadblock menaces Ethan.
- Prison Sex: Robin tries to learn more about Amber's boyfriend.
- Independent Man: Robin tries to seduce Ethan.
- Superstar Funana: Artistic success, the Pat Lee way.
Book 2: Shortpacked! Pulls the Drama Tag[edit | edit source]
- Addicted: Amber suffers a computer emergency.
- BotCon 2005 Sketches
- Clump Soul: Internet withdrawal throws Amber into an Katamari-inspired daydream.
- Fear-mongering: Galasso tries to stir up controversy.
- Faztivus: Faz joins the team.
- The Drama Tag: Robin unleashes drama on the Shortpacked! crew.
- Bride of Faz: Faz begins his pursuit of Amber.
Book 3: Shortpacked! Is Totally Gay[edit | edit source]
- Cadbury Cereal: Robin eats some dubious cereal and wakes up in Congress.
- Wikimania: Ethan discovers the Transformers Wiki.
- When Amber Met Nathan: Amber finally meets her internet boyfriend.
- Head of the Schemin: Galasso desires an heir. Robin desires Ethan.
- Iacon One Sketches
- SDCC 2006 Sketches
- Dirty Pool: Robin tries to undermine Ethan's new promotion.
- Ninja Rick: The Moaning Sword: The story nobody asked for, in glorious Manga-Vision!
Book 4: Shortpacked! And the Tome of the Ages[edit | edit source]
- Of Presidents and Randomness: Pretty much.
- BotCon 2006 Sketches
- Whoremongering: Conquest drums up business.
- Girls Kiss in this Story: Robin tries to convince Ethan she's gay.
- Partisan Romp: Bruce Tinsley crashes into the store.
- Ways to Tell...
- The Tome of the Ages: Galasso dabbles in retail prophecy.
- The Gospel of Faz: Faz spreads his heresy around. No, that's not a euphemism.
- Yaoi Incest: The gang goes to see TMNT.
- A Talking Car Joins the Cast: Yep.
- The Amazing Spider-Car: Amber and Ultra Car contemplate the superhero life.
- Ethan`s Strawman: Galasso tries to give Ethan an attitude adjustment.
- Roadblock is Also Gay, Apparently: Roadblock continues to haunt Ethan's life.
Book 5: Shortpacked! Begins[edit | edit source]
- Amazi-Girl Begins: Amber designs a superhero.
- Flashbacked!: Robin tries to keep the store team from flashbacking.
- The Spectacular Spider-Car: Who is that mysterious masked hero?
- The End of Shortpacked!: A guy makes a suggestion. Drama ensues.
Book 6[edit | edit source]
- Seasonal Employee Affective Disorder: The team faces Black Friday.
- Proposition 469: Robin prepares to ban cancer.
- Gritty and Adult: Odds and ends.
- A Poor Man`s Mike: Ultra Car attempts to one-up the store's resident asshole.
- Faz`s Magic Wall: Faz steals from CNN.
Book 7[edit | edit source]
- Dr. Jan Itor: Miscellaneous pop-culture one-shots.
- Guest Strips
- Summer Slump: With Ethan on vacation, Robin tries to shake things up.
- SDCC 2008 Sketches
- Pedostache: Amber's internet boyfriend returns with some unfortunate facial hair in tow.
- Price Hike: Ethan realizes he's getting old.
- Everyone Moves into a House: Robin buys Leslie a house.
- The Cartoonist Proposes: The Shortpacked! crew help David Willis propose.
- Rock Band Week: Everybody plays Rock Band.
- Palin Comparison: Robin does not appreciate Sarah Palin biting her style.
- NO on Proposition 469: Leslie and Robin campaign for Proportion 469.
Book 8[edit | edit source]
- Skeleflex: Ethan spreads the Gospel of Skeleflex.
- Autumn: Amber dabbles in the supernatural romance genre.
- Message to Upper Management: The Shortpacked! team stages a coup d'etat.
- Guest Strips and Miscellany
- The Day that Shortpacked! Fell!: Sydney Yus and the Axis of Something try to take the store out once and for all.
- Batwake: Ethan learns to cope with Batman's death.
- When Robin Didn`t Meet that Other Guy: Leslie wants to do something special for Valentine's Day. Robin fails to meet her male counterpart.
- Heroic BSOD: Ethan has second thoughts about imprisoning Galasso.
Book 9[edit | edit source]
- Fired!: After the gang gets fired, Robin rethinks her relationship with Leslie.
- Everyone Starts Having Rosy Cheeks: They do.
- Mike`s Double Life: Amber discovers Mike's terrible, embarrassing secret.
- BotCon 2009
- Blackmail Is Love: Amber and Mike have their first date.
- Revenge of the Fallen: The gang go to a Transformers movie. Again.
- Hello Roz, Goodbye Reagan: Robin's little sister shows up. Galasso begins to rebuild the store.
- Guest Strips and Miscellany
- GRAND REOPENING: The new and improved Shortpacked! debuts.
- Faz Gets his Comeuppance: Mike beats up Faz. A lot.
- Nerdfight: Ethan and Jacob butt heads.
- More guest strips `cuz I got married
Book 10[edit | edit source]
- This Man -- This Manhattan: Amber meets Mike's parents. A Honey Bun attacks.
- I Am Also Batman: Pop culture miscellany and the horrors of Venus De Milo.
- The Comedy Laugh: Robin goes shopping for male prostitutes while Ethan rediscovers his passion for stand-up.
- Hamalanche: Mike and Amber get some hamsters.
- Reader Mail Week
- Jacob Travels to the Penis Building: Ultra Car confronts his creator.
- No Turtles in 2010: Amber takes her Turtles seriously.
- Toy Fair 2010 Sketches
Book 11[edit | edit source]
- No Thanks to eHarmony: Robin and Leslie leverage the power of the internet to get Ethan laid.
- The Relationshipocalypse: Amber gets kicked out of the house.
- Vote Chopperface: Robin campaigns for Dinobot and battles the Axis of Something.
- Errant Ham: Amber learns about Jacob's addiction issues.
- SG Ravage Goes to BotCon
- SDCC 2010 sketches
- Sister Tact: Roz attempts to seduce Jacob, with unexpected consequences.
Book 12[edit | edit source]
- Batman Jokes: Batman jokes.
- Minorities Report: Galasso tries to improve the store's diversity.
- Change is Coming: Robin goes full goth after losing her seat in Congress.
- NEWW 2010 Comics
- Bi Partisan: Robin teams up with a fellow Congressman to solve all problems forever.
- Honeymoon Guest Strips
- This Is SO Babies: Robin must face the consequences of her Cadbury Cereal bender.
Book 13[edit | edit source]
- Daddy Issues: Joe and Robin bond.
- The New Girl: Amber gets a promotion, and a beloved new character joins the team.
- Remedial Adulthood: Amber pulls Jacob back into the real world. Mike has a very special message.
- The Death of Snkrs: Amber loses a ham.
- Reader Mail Week Two
- This Continues To Be So Babies: Leslie attempts to court Malaya.
- Multipacked!: Crossovers ensue when Ken and Malaya go to see The Phantom Menace in 3D (his idea, not hers).
- The Secondish Coming: Jesus returns, and now works retail.
Book 14[edit | edit source]
- Deady Dearest: Blaine finally kicks the bucket.
- Kitty Galore: Jacob and Roz try to work out their relationship.
- Totally Babies: Amber gives birth.
- Proposition for $69K: Conquest makes Amber an offer she can't refuse.
- Merger and Restructuring: Lucy joins the team, and Mike and Amber tie the knot.
- Girthday: Malaya discovers the downsides of getting older.
- Leslie NOPEs: Leslie tries to win Robin back.
- Reader Mail Week Three
- Same Planet, Different Dementia: Ultra Car and Leslie travel to another dimension.
Book 15[edit | edit source]
- About Face: Ultra Car makes some major changes, and Ethan calls it quits.
- BotCon 2013
- SDCC 2013
- Aisle of Lucy: Lucy goes to creative lengths to get a crack at the action figures aisle.
- Shortpacked!'s Finest: Lucy and Ultra-Car go all superheroic to take down a thief.
- Ultra Car Awareness Week: Ultra Car makes others aware of her.
- Beast Wars Doujinshi: A Beast Wars fan comic featuring Ultra Mammoth.
- Back to Fair Use Via Parody and Satire: Seasonal hijinks.
- Thrall in the Family: Another DeSanto sister surfaces, and Robin finally makes an honest woman of Leslie.
Book 16: End of Shortpacked!: Soggies May (Not) Rule[edit | edit source]
- And Baby Makes Eeeeeeeeeeeeeee: Robin and Leslie turn to superscience to crank out some offspring.
- Jacob Goes To A Better Place: Jacob gives notice.
- The Last Temptation of Leslie Bean: In a very special flashback, Leslie copes with the fallout from Robin's sex tape.
- Auto Erotic Ass-Fixation: Malaya tries to take her robosexuality to the next level.
- Botcon 2014: Ethan and Ken make their annual pilgrimage to toy robot Mecca.
- One Reptile to Ride Them: Fuckface threatens the store's balance of power.
- It's Bean Real: Leslie attempts to reconcile with her estranged parents.
- We'll Meet You On God's Golden Shore: The grand finale.
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