The Wastrels is a comedy about going to college in New York City. The comic is set in Simon Hall, a freshman-sophomore dorm. Xavier, Cassady and Zig Zag live across the hall from Ashley, Dechen, Naomi and Mallory.
It’s also about making students films and all of the tragedy that ensues.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a “wastrel”?
A wastrel (noun) is:
1. Someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently.
2. An idler, loafer, layabout, shirker, good-for-nothing, waster, ne’er-do-well, spendthrift, squanderer, profligate, or vagabond.
3. Your average late-rising, dope-smoking, binge-drinking college student.
Who is the person responsible for this insanity?
ME! Steven Huber! I’m the creator, artist, writer, letterer, colorist, and character designer of The Wastrels.
This is my first comic.
How often does The Wastrels update?
I’m aiming for 5 days a week, Monday-Friday, but real life might get in the way.
Did you go to film school?
I did. I went to that place in NYC that’s trying to buy up all of the real estate. (No, not Columbia – the other joint.)
You can check out my film work at: