This page describes content which, while legally created, was not licensed by the Walt Disney Company. Lord Thymon and the Department of Problem-Solving is a written story by Aristide Twain, illustrated by the same. It features the Crew of the Copper-Colored Cupids, and, in their debuts, the titular Lord Thymon and individual Cupids Pythagoras-858, Carter-1277, Edwin-750, Juliet-178 and Valerius-1497. The Supreme Quaestor, Sherlock Holmes and Enrico are mentioned, as is “the Creator”.


At the heart of the Cupid Homeworld, Pythagoras-858 and the rest of the Department of Problem-Solving try to figure out a way to protect time-traveling Cupid from a time demon known as Lord Thymon. All the Problem-Solvers can come up with is an insane-sounding scheme involving a hall filled with a sea of clocks… but it might just be crazy enough to work.



Behind the scenes

This short story was first released in March of 2019 on the Crew of the Copper-Colored Cupids website, and was later collected with the other first three short Cupid short stories in The Quintessential Cupid, with two new illustrations and a brand-new cover.

It was the first fully narrative short story released there, following several Cupid Fact Files and the introductory post Our Latest Success Story. It marks what appears to be the first in-universe mention of the term Prime Universe.

The Crew of the Copper-Colored Cupids
Books & Other Prose
Collected in The Quintessential Cupid (2019)
Cupid Fact File No. 001 — The Crew of the Copper-Colored Cupids • Lord Thymon and the Department of Problem-Solving
Cupid Fact File No. 315 — The Szaclowk & the HalfworldThe Labors of JulietCupid Fact File No. 828 — On the Origins of Hooligans
Marksmanship-522 and the Multi-Dimensional RaceCupid Fact File No. 177 — The Green Gorillas
Acquaintanceship-982 and the Missing Mail MysteryCupid Fact File No. 444 — The Faction of the Fooling Fish
Collected in The Cosmical Conquests (unreleased)
• … • Pessimist and the DromedariesThe Mad Cupid of the Euclidean Plane
Misadventures in the Interdimensional Black MarketThe Toymaker’s Labyrinth • … •
The Cupid Courier
Cupid Courier No. 1020Cupid Courier No. 1034Cupid Courier No. 1056
Online exclusives
Our Latest Success Story
Regular comic strips
Why Doth Love Sting So?Scaled-Up SoldierA Visit to Doc-012The Copper-Colored CowboyWhatever Happened to Lord Thymon?
The Pessimist's Guide to the Small ScreenCrocodile TimeA Slight MisunderstandingSuspiciousTime Loops & TreacheryTowering Success
All That Sparkles Is Not ConcreteProfessional EndorsementHaberDASHING!Time-OutFollowing the Party VineThe Wisecracking Wraith
The Perils of PessimistPerspectiveThe Right QuestionsGorillas in Space!No Accounting For LoveOwl Do You Do?
Clothing Maketh Them MadCupid BabiesSimian Question, Simian Answer!A Braincell of MarsIn the CardsSea For Yourself
Til Proven GuiltyEight Bendy Legs Under The SeaGorby's HobbyMarksmanship the DragonslayerThe Prodigal Wellsians
From the 2019 Advent Calendar
Geometrons' HolidayA Message From PhilatelMerry Christmas From Argathone-056Wintertime Woes
A Very H.G. ChristmasSzaclowk Christmas…And A Thymey New Year!
From the 2020 Advent Calendar
Thymon Christmas
The Cupid Archives
The WellsiansThe Phantom of Flatwoods
The Crew of the Copper-Colored CupidsCupids in the Snow
Video Games
Cupid Chaos!Cupid Christmas Tree
C.Y.O.A. Games
Multiverse Mayhem: A Multiple-Choice Cupid Caper
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